The Albert Sloman Library
The University of Essex

The Lord Alport Papers

Outline Arrangement of Alport Papers

Book cover showing picture of Lord Alport

 

Please note that work on The Alport Papers continues and that, in the course of time, various lists in this catalogue will be revised, expanded and corrected. Many papers, including correspondence, are confidential or personal. The normal conventions of confidentiality should accordingly be observed.

I Box 1

Early years (school, university, Bonar Law College), 1912-1939

II Box 2

Artists' Rifles, 1939-1945

III Box 3, Box 4, Box 5

Family and marriage, 1945-1950; Lady Alport's correspondence and personal papers

IV Box 6, Box 7, Box 8, Box 9, Box 10, Box 11, Box 12

Candidate and M.P. for Colchester, 1948-1961; Assistant Postmaster General, 1956; Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations, 1957-1959; Minister of State for Commonwealth Relation, 1959-1961

V Box 13, Boxes 14 & 14a, Box 15, Box 16, Box 17, Box 18, Box 19

British High Commissioner, Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland, 1961-1963

VI Box 20, Box 21, Boxes 22 & 22a

Special Representative to Rhodesia, June-July 1967

VII Box 23, Box 24, Box 25, Box 26, Box 27

Central & Southern Africa. Correspondence and visits, 1964-1990

VIII Box 28, Box 29, Box 30, Box 31, Box 31a, Box 31b, Box 32, Box 33, Box 34, Box 35, Boxes 36 & 36a, Box 36b

House of Lords, 1965-1995

IX Box 37, Box 37a, Box 38, Box 39, Box 40, Box 41, Boxes 41a, 41b & 41c, Box 42, Box 43

Correspondence, political and personal, 1946-1993. One Nation. Correspondence and minutes, 1951-1988 (Box 37)

X Box 44, Box 45, Boxes 46 & 46a, Box 47

Notes and diaries, 1937-1982

XI Box 48, Box 49, Box 50, Box 51

Colchester and Essex, including University of Essex papers 1965-1990

XII Box 52, Box 53, Box 54

The Skinners Company (52); City University (53); Ceremonial occasions (54)

XIII Box 55, Box 56

Professor A.C.Alport, Correspondence and publications, 1914-1959

XIV Box 57, Box 58, Box 59

Miscellaneous items (for example, invitations and greeting and 59 cards); visits to Malta 1962/1965; local election publicity; Coalfield Communities Campaign, 1987-1989

Box 1 Early years (1912-1939)

Haileybury College, school reports (not listed) ["A good start. He is quite promising in every way". 1925.]

Cambridge. Miscellaneous items and publications (not listed); includes issue of The Granta, 22.5.35, 

("In authority : C.J.M. Alport, President of the Union".)

Personal Correspondence, 1935-1938 (including appointment as Junior Tutor, Bonar Law College, Ashridge, 17.10.35)

Newspaper articles, 1939, by C.J.M. Alport (including "The Chamberlain trip" and "A Christmas visit to Italy".)

Family photographs

Miscellanea (not listed)

Political papers, including:

Letter, 5.5.38, to Faber & Faber (with comments by Mr R.A. Butler)

The expansion of political education and its relation to the organisation (text of a speech)

A conference on political education, organised by the Conservative Central Education Committee, July 1939

Box 2 1935-1945

Artists' Rifles : photographs, notebooks, press cuttings, notes and correspondence

Personal correspondence

Photographs

Miscellanea

Box 3 Family and marriage (1945-1950)

Correspondence and photographs (family and personal) (not listed)

Box 4 Lady Alport (Rachel Bingham)

Personal correspondence 1944-1963 (not listed)

Box 5 Lady Alport

Personal items and papers re: Alport family

Diary of visit to Africa, 1970 (Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, South Africa, Rhodesia)

Diary of African tour, January - March 1977 (South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland, Rhodesia, Malawi)

Family papers

Box 6 Candidate and M.P. for Colchester, 1948-1950

Speeches and articles

Nationalisation : do not interpret the phrase too narrowly

Colonial issues and the next election

The post-War press

History and the Conservative Party

The role of the Empire

Thoughts and talks : what is your policy?

The decision before the Workers' Educational Association

[The economy]

[The Empire]

Twilight and the dawn

Bravo, the BOT!

Evangelists for Conservatism

The agricultural charter (letter 8.7.48 attached)

The Conservative Party and the intellectuals (letter 27.4.49 attached)

Thoughts and talks : [humanizing industry]

The importance of management

Right thinking

Thoughts and talks : [State pubs]

Thoughts and talks : why Joe Hargreaves is a Tory

Speech to the Conservative Party in Colchester

The Union of East Africa

Young electors' meeting

Report on speech at Welfare Foods Campaign

Talk to the Young Farmer Club of Essex on the Agricultural Charter

Southend Conference : the British Empire

Speech to the St John's Ward Branch, Colchester

Speech at Colchester

Speech at Colchester Conservative Party Fete, 2.7.49

Correspondence, 1948-1949 re: publication of various articles [not listed]

Miscellaneous, including:

The challenge to industry. Opening address by Lord Woolton

Press reports on Imperial policy

Conservative Party publications

Imperial policy. 1949

The industrial charter. 1947

The right road for Britain. 1949

This is the road. 1950

Election publications and publicity [not listed]

Letters of congratulation on election as M.P. for Colchester [not listed]

Miscellaneous

Box 7 - Candidate and M.P. for Colchester, 1950-1951

Speeches:

Adoption meeting speech, 4.10.51

Maiden speech, House of Commons

The growth of the Parties

Property-owning democracy (and paper on Property-owning democracy by Bristol University Conservative Association, 1949)

Conservative Imperial policy

Notes of 8 speeches, attacking the Socialist Government

Correspondence (not listed)

Photographs

Newspaper cuttings 1948-1950

Box 8 1959-1959 (M.P.; Assistant Postmaster General, 1956: Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations, 1957-1959)

Various items, including:

Election address, Colchester 1951

Text of speech re: Suez

Mss. notes on political figures (Mr Enoch Powell, Mr Edward Heath and Mr Harold Wilson)

Kenya in perspective (typescript)

Ghana: visit of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations. (Report of visit, May 1957)

Press cuttings and photographs

Letters of congratulation on election as M.P. for Colchester (not listed)

Miscellaneous (ceremonial engagements etc.)

Box 9 M.P. for Colchester

Ledger of meetings with constituents who came for advice to Lord Alport's surgeries, 4 March 1950 - 4 February 1961 (not available for consultation)

Box 10 1959 - 1961 (Minister of State for Commonwealth Relations)

Letters of congratulation on appointment as Minister of State, CRO, 1959 (not listed)

Letters of congratulation on appointment to the Privy Council, 1960 (not listed)

Box 11 Minister of State for Commonwealth Relations, 1959-1961

Overseas visits (India and Pakistan): photographs and press cuttings

Ceylon : visit of Minister of State, CRO. (Report of visit, December 1960)

Box 12   Minister of State for Commonwealth Relations, 1959 - 1961

Commonwealth visits (India and Pakistan):

Press Cuttings and photographs

Visit to Malta, 1965; Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Note on a visit to the Maldives [n.d.]

Box 13 British High Commissioner, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1961-1963

Letters of congratulation on appointment, February 1961 (not listed)

1.6.63 Telegram from Secretary of State (CRO) and reply 4.6.63

List of members of staff, High Commission in Salisbury, 1961-63

Boxes 14 & 14a British High Commissioner, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1961-63

Newspaper cuttings, including Rhodesian press cuttings

Photographs

Miscellaneous items

Box 15 British High Commissioner, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1961-63

Personal correspondence February 1961 - June 1961

File includes list of letters, numbered 1 to 164 (File includes letters 1-107)

Correspondence includes:

14.6.61 (no 94) to Mr Julian Amery re: Northern Rhodesia Constitution

14.6.61 (no 92) to Mr R.A. Butler

23.5.61 (no 55) Telegram to Essex County Standard. "The decision to found a University in Colchester is the most important thing since the Emperor Claudius built his Temple".

13.5.61 (no 47) to Mr R.A. Butler

Personal correspondence, June 1961 - November 1961

Replies listed 18; 108-263, and included in an index, attached with correspondence)

Correspondence includes :

7.11.61 (letter 217) and 25.10.61, from Mr R.A. Butler

31.10.61 (letter 215), to Mr R.A. Butler

18.8.61 (letter 157), to Mr P. Wall, re: the political situation

11.8.61 from Mr P Wall reporting on discussions in the House of Commons concerning Central Africa

29.6.61 from Mr B. Harrison, re: statement in the House of Commons by Mr Iain McLeod

12.6.61 from Mr R.A. Butler; reply 6.7.61

Box 16 High Commissioner, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1961-1963

Personal correspondence, January 1962 - December 1962

File I January - June 1962

File includes list of letters, numbered 264 to 435

Correspondence includes:

22.3.62 Letter from Mr P. Wall re: news from the House of Commons (reply, 7.5.62)

10.3.62 Letter from Mr R.A. Butler

19.3.62 Letter to Mr W. Deedes re: the political situation

6.3.62 Letter from Mr B. Harrison re: news from the House of Commons (reply, 12.3.62)

15.1.62 Letter to the Earl of Home

15.1.62 Letter to Mr Julian Amery re: the political situation in the Federation

[January 1962] Note from Mr Roy Welensky

File II June - December 1962

File includes list of letters, numbered 436 to 585. (File includes letters 436 to 583).

Correspondence on the political situation includes:

7.12.62 Letter from Mr B. Harrison

15.8.62 Letter to Mr W. Deedes

31.7.62 Letter (no. 500) from Mr B. Harrison

8.8.62 Letter to Mr O. Woods (The Times)

19.7.62 Letter (no. 478) to Mr Angus Maude

19.7.62 Letter (no. 477) to Mr Julian Amery

3.7.62 Letter from Mr B. Harrison

4.7.62 Letter (no. 458) to Mr J. Hare

18.6.62 Letter (no. 438) to Mr B. Harrison

15.6.62 Letter (no. 436) to Mr W. Deedes

Box 17 High Commissioner to Central Africa, 1961-1963

Personal correspondence, January 1963 - June 1963

File I  January - June 1963

Not listed by Library; letters numbered 584 to 663 with attached list

Letters include :

22.4.63 (no 641) to Mr B. Harrison

11.2.63 from Mr B. Harrison, re: House of Commons business

File II February - April 1963

Not listed by Library; letters numbered 1 to 42, with attached miscellaneous correspondence and list)

Letters include :

6.2.63 (no 7) to Mr Duncan Sandys

Box 18   Minister of State for Commonwealth Relations 1959-1961

British High Commissioner, Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland, 1961-1963

File I Minutes to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations (Mr Duncan Sandys)

West Africa, 10.11.59

Constitutional progress in Tanganyika, 19.11.59

Commentary on paper by the Colonial Secretary re: Nyasaland, 19.7.60 (2 copies)

Note re: invitation to Nasir, 8.6.60

Note re: letter from the Foreign Secretary, 10.5.60

Note re: economic aid for the Maldives, 22.3.60

Two handwritten notes, 18/3 and 16 Nov.

Serial no. 10/60 [from the] Prime Minister re: Cyprus, 14.3.60

Blue Streak research programme, 18.3.60

Commonwealth investment, 2.3.60 [2 copies]

Note re: a resident of Nyasaland, 17.2.60

Note re: Arthur Bottomley, 4.2.59

Note re: visit to Pakistan, 4.2.59

Telegram re: Secretary of State's visit to Pakistan, 30.1.59

Private investment, 24.2.59

Promoting export trade, 17.2.59

Future policy over Africa, 27.2.59 (2 copies)

The Congo, 19.7.60

Detainees and [Dr] Banda, 16.12.59

File II Correspondence with R.A. Butler (Letters to R.A.B.)

1963

9.6.63; 4.5.63; 26.4.63; 17.4.63 (reply, 23.4.63); 9.4.63;

3.4.63; 15.3.63 (reply, 9.4.63); 11.3.63 (reply, 12.3.63);

23.2.63 and 25.2.63 (replies, 1.3.63 and 7.3.63); Letter from R.A.B. 21.2.63;

20.2.63; 12.2.63 (reply 15.2.63); 11.1.63; 9.1.63

1962

26.11.62; [n.d; November 1963]; Letter from R.A.B. 27.11.62; 12.11.62 and 13.11.62 (telegram) (replies 13.11.62. 14.11.62 and 20.11.62);

Memorandum by H.C., 9.11.62; 10.11.62; 19.10.62; 6.10.62 (Telegram); 5.10.62 (Telegram);

3.10.62 (Telegram); 7.9.62 (reply 13.9.62); 5.9.62; Letters from R.A.B. 30.8.62 and 23.8.62; 6.8.62;

18.7.62 (reply 27.7.62); 18.7.62 (draft); 29.6.62; Letter from R.A.B. 19.6.62; 12.6.62; 4.4.62 (draft telegram)

Supplementary correspondence:

1963 -

3.5.63 | 29.4.63 (from 'Martin') | 29.3.63 (reply to letter from W. Deedes, 3.3.63) | 15.1.63 from R. Stevens

1962 -

10.11.62 | 8.10.62 (draft) | 20.8.62 (from R.A.B.) | 14.9.61 (from R.A.B.)

File III Correspondence 1961

3.5.61 to Sir Glyn Jones, Governor of Nyasaland | 0.1.62 and 15.1.62 to Mr Duncan Sandys | 5.1.62 to Sir Saville Garner

27.11.61 to Sir Glyn Jones | 14.11.61 to Mr Duncan Sandys | 26.10.61 to Mr Reginald Maudling

12.10.61 to Sir Evelyn Hone, Governor of Northern Rhodesia | 6.10.61 to Sir Richard Turnbull, Governor of Tanganyika | 28.9.61 to Sir Evelyn Hone

22.9.61 to Mr Duncan Sandys | 14.9.61 to Sir Evelyn Hone | 9.9.61 to Sir Roy Welensky | 8.9.61 to Sir Evelyn Hone

8.9.61 to Mr M. Metcalf (CRO) | 25.8.61 to Sir Glyn Jones | 17.8.61 to Sir Evelyn Hone | 15.8.61 to Mr M. Metcalf | 31.7.61 to Sir Evelyn Hone

24.7.61 to Sir Glyn Jones | 21.7.61 to Sir Evelyn Hone | 13.7.61 to Mr Duncan Sandys | 3.7.61 to Mr B. St. J. Trend (Treasury)

6.6.61 to Sir Evelyn Hone | 23.5.61 to Sir Alexander Clutterbuck (CRO) | 25.3.61 to Sir Evelyn Hone

File IV Correspondence 1961-63 1

5.10.61 (2 copies) to Sir Evelyn Hone | 5.10.61 to Mr Duncan Sandys

30.1.62 to Mr Duncan Sandys | 13.1.62 from Dr H.K. Banda; reply 23.1.62 (and copy of letter of 13.1.62)

26.1.62 from Dr H.K. Banda | 18.1.63 from the Earl of Home

9.1.63 to the Earl of Home | 9.1.63 to Sir Roger Stevens (F.O.)

12.11.62 to Sir John Maud (British Ambassador, Pretoria) | [n.d.] draft telegram to Secretary of State

23.2.63 inward telegram from C.R.O. (4 copies) | [date?] inward telegram from C.R.O.

19.1.62 draft telegram to C.R.O. | [date?] inward telegram from Commonwealth Secretary, Northern Rhodesia

18.1.62 draft telegram to C.R.O. | 17.1.62 inward telegram from Commonwealth Secretary, Northern Rhodesia

[date?] outward telegram | [date?] draft telegram [to Secretary of State]

[date?] draft telegram to C.R.O. | 20.12[61] draft telegram to C.R.O.

14.12.61 draft telegram to C.R.O. (Kipushi Airstrip) | 14.12.61 draft telegram to C.R.O. (MIPT)

12.12.61 draft telegram to C.R.O. | 12.12.61 draft telegram (mss) to C.R.O.

12.12.61 inward telegram | 12.12.61 draft telegram to C.R.O. (Kipushi)

12.12.61 draft telegrams (2) to C.R.O. (Katanga) | 12.12.61 draft telegram to C.R.O. (U.N.)

13.12.61 inward telegram from C.R.O. | 1.12.61 draft telegram to Secretary of State, C.R.O.

4.12.61 inward telegram from C.R.O. | 9.10.61 draft telegram to C.R.O./P.M.

7.10.61 inward telegram from P.M. | 16.10.61 letter from Mr Duncan Sandys

9.10.61 inward telegram from C.R.O. | 20.7.61 draft telegram to Secretary of State, C.R.O.

20.7.61 inward telegram from C.R.O. | 19.7.61 inward telegram (2) from C.R.O. (with transcript)

19.7.61 inward telegram (1) from C.R.O. (with transcript) | 19.7.61 draft telegram to Secretary of State C.R.O. (2 copies)

Box 19 High Commissioner, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1961-1963

31.1.61 Memorandum to Sir A. Clutterbuck

File 1  Copies of despatches

4.1.63 To Mr R.A. Butler. The state of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (Despatch no. 1)

6.5.63 To Mr R.A. Butler Southern Rhodesia : first months of Mr Field's government

23.6.61 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland : Southern Rhodesia constitutional proposals

5.7.62 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland : visit of the Home Secretary, 11-26 May

18.3.63 General De Gaulle and Britain's future (Sir Pierson Dixon to Lord Home)

7.8.62 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland : State visit of the Governor-General of Mozambique

8.12.62 Despatch no. 11 to Mr R.A. Butler re: polling in Southern Rhodesia

28.11.62 Despatch no. 10 to R.A.B. re: Annual Congress of the Southern Rhodesian Division of the United Federal Party (with summary, 24.11.62)

22.11.62 Despatch no. 9 to R.A.B. re: the economy of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland

20.11.62 Despatch no. 8 to R.A.B. re: the political situation in Southern Rhodesia

3.7.62 Despatch no. 7 to R.A.B. re: the state visit of the Governor-General of Mozambique

31.5.62 Despatch no. 6 to R.A.B. re: the Home Secretary's visit to Central Africa, 11-26 May

21.5.62 Despatch no. 5 to R.A.B. re: the General Election in the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland

13.3.62 Despatch no. 4 to R.A.B. re: visit of Duncan Sandys (Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations) to Rhodesia and Nyasaland (2 sets of papers)

2.3.62 Despatch no. 3 to Mr Duncan Sandys re: Annual Federal Congress of the United Federal Party

6.2.62 Despatch no. 2 to Mr Duncan Sandys re: the Southern Rhodesian Constitution

26.1.62 Despatch no. 1 to Mr Duncan Sandys re: the Congo

File 2  Copies of despatches to Mr Duncan Sandys (Secretary of State for C.R.)

17.11.61 Despatch no. 11 re: meeting with the Ambassador to the Congo

20.11.61 Despatch re: U.N. action in Katanga and cease-fire negotiations

20.10.61 Despatch no. 10 re: economic developments in the Federation

17.10.61 Despatch no. 9 re: annual congress of the Southern Rhodesia United Federal Party (note of resolutions and discussions attached)

25.7.61 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland : forthcoming referendum on the Southern Rhodesia constitutional proposals (2 copies)

25.9.61 Despatch no. 8 re: Katanga and the Federation (including report on the Ndola incident), with Appendix A and B (report by Mr Neil Ritchie)

18.8.61 Despatch no. 7 re: referendum on the Southern Rhodesia constitutional proposals

24.7.61 Despatch no. 6 re: the development of the political situation in the Federation, March-June 1961

18.7.61 Despatch no. 5 re: public and political reactions to White Paper Cmnd. 1399 and 1400

13.7.61 Despatch no. 4 to Viscount Kilmuir (Lord Chancellor) re: discontent in Rusape District, Southern Rhodesia and freehold ownership of land

9.6.61 Despatch no. 3 re: political situation in Southern Rhodesia

18.4.61 Despatch no. 2 re: recent developments in Northern Rhodesia and their possible effects on the future of the Federation

Notes and papers concerning the Ndola Disaster (death of Mr Dag Hammarskjold)

22.1.93 Letter from R. Bone, and reply 2.2.93

8.2.93 Comments on the Ndola disaster, by Lord Alport

9.10.61 Letter from P. Spinelli, U.N. Under-Secretary, to Lord Alport

15.2.93 Letter from B. Rosio to Lord Alport; and reply 23.2.93

26.4.94 Letter from T. Nelson, and reply 17.5.94

3.5.94 and 1.7.94 Letters from T. Nelson, and replies 7.6.94 and 5.7.94

20.9.94 Letter from B. Rosio to Lord Alport, and reply 20.9.94

29.7.94 Letter from T. Nelson to The Daily Telegraph

Papers by B. Rosio

Basic facts about Dag Hammarskjold's fatal flight [n.d.]

The Ndola disaster, November 1992

The Ndola disaster, revised version, February 1993

Comments on the Ndola disaster [n.d.]

End notes to the Ndola disaster [n.d.]

End notes to the Ndola disaster, revised version [n.d.]

Ndola once again

Correspondence on return from Rhodesia

Correspondence includes:

18.7.63 Letter to Sir Humphrey Gibbs; 15.8.63 Letter to R.A. Butler; 15.8.63 Letter to Sir Glyn Jones (reply to G J’s letter, 2.8.63)

15.8.63 Letter to J. Rodgers; 15.8.63 Letter to Sir Evelyn Hone; 24.8.63 Letter from R.A. Butler; 26.8.63 Letter from Sir Evelyn Hone

29.8.63 Letter to R.A. Butler; 9.10.63 Letter to R.A. Butler; 9.10.63 Letter to Duncan Sandys; 29.10.63 Letter to Sir Humphrey Gibbs; 29.12.63 Letter from Winston Field

Typescripts of articles and speeches on return from Rhodesia

Speech to the Royal African and Royal Commonwealth Societies (mss)

Return to Britain (mss)

[South Africa and Rhodesia : no title]

[The Commonwealth : no title]

Pipes and arms in Zanzibar

Commonwealth conferences

[Federation of Southern and Northern Rhodesia : no title]

[The ending of the Federation of Southern and Northern Rhodesia : no title]

[Southern Rhodesia : no title]

The British overseas

The University in Salisbury

Looking after the British abroad

Box 20 Special Representative to Rhodesia, June-July 1967

Draft Directive [re: Representative to Rhodesia, June-July 1967]

Letter from Sir John Ruggles-Brise, 20.6.67

File 1

Diary and summary of engagements, 20 June - 15 July 1967

File 2

Personal notes and papers

Record of a conversation between the Prime Minister, Mr Harold Wilson, and Mr Ian Smith, the then Prime Minister of Rhodesia, 11.11.65

Prime Minister's report to the House of Commons on Lord Alport's mission to hodesia

Summary of engagements 22 June - 13 July

Record of a meeting between Lord Alport and Mr Ian Smith, Salisbury, 3.00 pm, 12 July [1967]

Record of a meeting between Lord Alport and Mr Ian Smith, Salisbury, 3.00 pm, 4 July [1967]

27.6.67 Telegram from Lord Alport to Secretary of State, Commonwealth Office, re: meeting with Mr Ian Smith, 27.6.67v

27.6.67 Telegram from Lord Alport to Secretary of State, Commonwealth Office, re: the extent and limitations of Lord Alport's role

4.7.67 Telegram from Lord Alport to Secretary of State, Commonwealth Office, re: meeting with Mr Ian Smith on 4 July 1967

28.6.67 Note by Lord Alport : Impression of Mr Smith following Lord Alport's meeting with him on 27 June [1967]

30.6.67 Note by Lord Alport : Impression of Col. Knox (Chairman of the Rhodesian Front), whom Lord Alport met on 30 June [1967]

28.6.67 Note by Lord Alport : Impression of Mr Wrathall "Deputy Prime Minister" and "Minister" of Finance, following Lord Alport's meeting with him on 28 June [1967]

30.6.67 Note of a conversation between Lord Alport and Mr Harper on 29 June 1967

28.6.67 Impression of Mr Lardner-Burke ("Minister" of Law and Order), whom Lord Alport met on 28 June [1967]

28.6.67 Impression of Mr Rudland ("Minister" of Agriculture), whom Lord Alport met on 28 June [1967]

28.6.67 Impression of Lord Graham ("Minister" of External Affairs) whom Lord Alport met on 28 June [1967]

30.6.67 Impression of Mr McLean whom Lord Alport met on 30 June [1967]

[n.d.] Typescript of questions referred to in record of meeting between Lord Alport and Mr Ian Smith, 12 July [1967]

[n.d.] The above in MSS. (Lord Alport's handwritten list)

[n.d.] Note by Lord Alport : The questions I am required to ask

[n.d.] Lord Alport : handwritten Aide Memoire

[n.d.] Lord Alport : handwritten note re: message to Mr Smith's Private Secretary

[n.d.] People wishing to see Lord Alport. [List made by Mr Hemmings before Lord Alport's arrival in Rhodesia]

[n.d.] Directive [re: the object of Lord Alport's visit]

[n.d.] Extract from Hansard re: the Rhodesian constitutional crisis

[13 June 1967] Extract from Hansard re: announcement of Lord Alport's mission

File 5

Memoranda presented to Lord Alport, Vol. 1

Presented to Lord Alport by the African Trades Union Congress, 3 July 1967 : Bulawayo

Memorandum from S.E. Aitken-Cade

Memorandum [unsigned], Umtali, July 1967

Letter from Mr E.C. Mutasa, former Welfare & Defence Secretary for the banned ZANU, 8.7.67

Memorandum from Sir Frederick Crawford, 27.6.67

On devising a new constitution for Rhodesia. Evidence submitted to the Constitution Commission by the Grass Roots Organisation [n.d.]

Recommendations to the Rhodesian Constitutional Commission, submitted by the Grass Roots Organisation [n.d.]

Letter from Mr N.M. Campbell, 11.7.67

Memorandum [from the African Trades Unions] : Our approach to the Proposals for the constitutional and political settlement of Rhodesia / Proposals for the constitutional and political settlement of Rhodesia

Ian Smith : an [unsigned] note

Memorandum from Mr E. Gargett, 3.7.67

Memorandum from Mr G. Brown, 3.7.67 (Manpower development and manpower utilization ...)

Memorandum ... from Mr E. Hendrikz, 4 July 1967

Notes presented to Lord Alport by the Rhodesian Mine Officials and Salaried Staff Association

Memorandum from Mr J.M. Morgan, Vice-Chairman, United Peoples Party [n.d.]

Memorandum from the Indian and Coloured Vigilance Society, 5 July 1967 (Protest against proposed Property-Owners (Residential Protection) Bill ...)

Memorandum to the Constitutional Commission representing the views of the farmers in the Odzi - Inyazura area ... compiled by Mr F.J. Vivier [n.d.]

File 6

Memoranda presented to Lord Alport, Vol. 2

Memorandum presented by the Chambers of African Traders, Bulawayo

Path finding suggestions [by Sir H. Macdonald], 6 July 1967

Letter from Mr E.C. Mutasa, former Welfare and Defence Secretary, ZANU, 8 July 1967

Interview with Lord Alport [from Mr Gregg, Rehabilitation Officer, Ministry of Justice]

Interview with Lord Alport [from Mr Matinga, Rehabilitation Officer, Ministry of Justice]

Memorandum to Constitutional Commission, J.F. Bowles, April 1967

Social change and development in the Congo, Central and East Africa 

(International Affairs Seminars of Washington), 21-23 January, 1964

[Memorandum by Mr Pilley and representatives of the Arcadia Ratepayer's and Residents Association, 5 July]

Memorandum from the United Peoples' Party

Memorandum (photograph copy) from Mr P. Mkudu, Mr J. Gondo, Mr C. Hove and Mr H. Labangana, 

ZANU members

Memorandum submitted by Mr R.C. Makaya

Memorandum [from an African student at University College] on the current Rhodesian constitutional crisis

The Confederate Party's 'New Deal' for establishing and preserving harmonious race relations, R.I. Weekes

Ministerial statement on new plan for African education [based on a statement by the Minister of Education, 20 April 1966]

Letter from Sir E.L. Guest, 19.6.67, with reply 6.7.67. Statement by ELG attached

File 10

Correspondence with the public, Vol. 2

Letters from:

N.P.G. Miller, 23.6.67, and reply 27.6.67

W.G. Hutton, 23.6.67, and reply 27.6.67

P. Gray, 20.6.67, and reply 26.6.67

J.R.B. Broome, 22.6.67, and reply 27.6.67

A.R. Beattie, 22.6.67, and reply 27.6.67

J. Peto, 26.6.67 with attachment, April 1967; reply 27.6.67

E.G.P. Sherwood, 21.6.67, and reply 27.6.67

M. Green, 22.6.67, and reply 27.6.67

A.P.D. Thomson (University College of Rhodesia), 23.6.67, and reply 27.6.67

B.E. Clothier, 22.6.67, and reply 27.6.67

K.M. Regan, 20.6.67, and reply 27.6.67

R.L. Moffat, 22.6.67, and reply 27.6.67 Memorandum and Resolutions for a meeting of the Rhodesian Constitutional Association, attached.

G. Taylor, 22.6.67, and reply 28.6.67

J. Gwynne-Evans, and reply 28.6.67; letter to British Residual Mission attached

C.L. Cook, 21.6.67, and reply 28.6.67

H.G. Seward, 23.6.67, and reply 27.6.67

G. Mufudza, 20.6.67, and reply 27.6.67

G.C. Brock, 20.6.67, and reply 28.6.67

G. Hobson, 23.6.67, and reply 28.6.67

W.L. Moncrieff, 23.6.67, and reply 28.6.67

A.M. Close, 19.6.67, and reply 28.6.67

E. Ashcroft, 19.6.67, and reply 28.6.67. Statement by Dean Worsley - Peace in Rhodesia - attached.

M.W. Harris, 19.6.67, and reply 28.6.67

R.G.W. Mills, 23.6.67, and reply 30.6.67

D.L. Garley, 25.6.67, and reply 30.6.67

B. Darroll, 26.6.67, and reply 30.6.67

F.D. Van Zyl, 25.6.67, and reply 30.6.67

A.T. Gallagher, 30.6.67

G.A. Taylor, 29.6.67

Lady Maxwell, 19.6.67, and reply 29.6.67

H. Stobart, 21.6.67, and reply 29.6.67

File 12

Correspondence with the public, Vol. 4

39 letters, with replies [not listed]

File 13

Correspondence with the public, Vol. 5

32 letters, with replies [not listed]

Box 21 Special Representative to Rhodesia, June-July 1967

Correspondence with Rhodesians and others [c.75 letters, and replies; not listed]

Transcripts of broadcasts, BBC African Service

30.11.67 Possibility of Rhodesian settlement : interviewee, Lord Alport

8.12.67 Discussion between Sir Roy Welensky and Lord Alport

15.1.68 Lord Alport's position in the context of Rhodesia

26.1.68 Suggestions for resolving the Rhodesia deadlock, by Lord Alport

29.1.68 The world and Rhodesia; Lord Alport, Ian Colvin, Roy Lewis and Malcolm Smith

2.2.68 Censorship of Lord Alport's proposals, by Lord Alport

9.2.68 Lord Alport on the consequences of not reaching a settlement

23.2.68 Lord Alport on Sir Alec Douglas Home's visit to Rhodesia

Salisbury Radio : 2.2.[68] Text of yesterday in parliament

Salisbury Press and Radio reactions to Lord Alport's visit

8.6.67 Summary of statement by Mr Ian Smith

9.6.67 Summary of broadcast by Mr Ian Smith

11.6.67 Extract from statement by Mr Ian Smith

13.6.67 Report concerning an announcement by Mr Harold Wilson

14.6.67 Telegram to Commonwealth Office re: Lord Alport's visit

14.6.67 Text of commentary by Salisbury Radio

14.6.67 Extract from the Rhodesian Herald

14.6.67 Report on statement by President Banda

14.6.67 Report concerning an announcement by Mr Harold Wilson

16.6.67 Extract from the Rhodesian Herald

Parliamentary papers and official publications (London and Salisbury), including:

Economic survey of Rhodesia for 1966, with letter from J.J. Wrathall 6.7.67

Rhodesia Independence Constitution : proposals for a settlement contained in the Working Document produced at the conference aboard H.M.S. Tiger. Prime Minister's Office, Salisbury, 1967.

Meeting of Commonwealth Prime Ministers, September 1966. Communique on Rhodesia.

Ten step plan for peace with Rhodesia. Extract from a speech to be made by Mr Duncan Sandys, 7.4.[67]

Government of Rhodesia Press reports [August - September 1965] 192/65, 196/65, 197/65, 198/65, 199/65, 200/65, 203/65, 204/65, 205/65, 206/65, 207/65, 208/65, 210/65, 211/65, 212/65, 213/65, 214/65, 215/65, 216/65, 217/65

Government of Rhodesia newsletters 31/65 (Mr Ian Smith speaks on independence, 13.8.65) and 33/65

Boxes 22 & 22a Special Representative to Rhodesia, June-July 1967

Press cuttings from UK and Rhodesia [not listed]

Photographs

The Rhodesian crisis : article in The Times, 15.9.65, with correspondence (not listed)

The Rhodesian problem (typescript of article for Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1965)

"The sudden assignment" : press cuttings and reviews, 1965

Correspondence associated with "The sudden assignment", 1964-1965

Box 23 Central & Southern Africa

Correspondence with Sir Roy Welensky 1964-1978 (not listed)

General Correspondence re: Rhodesia 1970-1972 (unsorted) including letter from Mrs Mugabe, 9.11.71, and reply 12.11.71

General Correspondence (various matters) 1971-1979 (unsorted)

General Correspondence (not listed): includes correspondence from Mr Harold Macmillan (26.10.76); Mr Francis Pym; Mr David Owen; The Marquis of Salisbury; Sir Alec Douglas-Home; Dr H K Banda; Sir Humphrey Gibbs

Press cuttings: Rhodesia, 1974-1976

Correspondence re: Rhodesia, 1979-1983 (not listed) : Lord Carrington; Mr S A Noko (United National Federal Party); Mr David Owen; Sir Humphrey Gibbs

ZANLA Press statement, 28.12.79

Aide-memoir (draft A/PJD, 19.3.80) re: a meeting with representatives of the United Federal Party, 18.3.1980

List of speeches by Lord Alport on Rhodesia, October 1965-1979

Comment on the White Papers by Lord Alport. Text of a transmission, 6 June 1969, "The world and Rhodesia

Box 24 Central & Southern Africa

General correspondence 1962-1978 [not listed]

Press cuttings 1960-1968

Official correspondence

9.12.66 Letter from R.B. Pakenham, Ministry of Information, Immigration and Tourism, Salisbury

30.7.67 Letter from British High Commission, Uganda

17.8.67 Letter from J.D. Hennings, British High Commission, Southern Rhodesia

27.9.67 Letter from Mr G. Thomas, Commonwealth Office

2.10.67 Letter from George Thomson, Commonwealth Office

11.10.67 Letter from Commonwealth Office re: official documents

18.1.68 Letter from Commonwealth Office

10.7.69 Letter from Foreign and Commonwealth Office re: official archives

September 1972 Letter from Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office re: sanctions

10.12.76 Letter to Mr Anthony Crosland

Correspondence concerning "The sudden assignment"

Comments [n.d./ author n.k.]

3.1.64 Letter from C.R.O. with three sets of comments on Lord Alport's book

7.10.64 Letter from Hodder and Stoughton

28.10.64 Letter from C.R.O.

29.10.64 Letter from Duncan?

2.11.64 and 9.11.64 letters from C.R.O.

16.11.64 Letter from A. Heron

25.11.64 Letter from J.S. Ellis (C.R.O.)

3.12.64 Letter from M. Gluckman

Notes and Communications

[n.d.] Lord Alport's personal notes [concerning his mission to Rhodesia] for his report to the Prime Minister

6.8.62 Letter to Mr R.A. Butler, concerning the shape of the Federation in the next phase

9.1.63 Broadcast by Lord Alport (High Commissioner to Central Africa) (2 copies)

19.2.63 Speech by Lord Alport, Bulawayo (2 copies)

22.3.63 Note by Lord Alport on a meeting with the Prime Minister (Mr Harold Wilson), concerning his visit as Special Representative to Rhodesia

14.6.67 Note on meeting with Dr Banda

[n.d.] Note on meeting with the Prime Minister

[n.d.] Some observations on possible negotiations between H.M.G. and the Rhodesian Front Regime in Salisbury

25.8.67 Note by Lord Alport : lines upon which discussions about the Rhodesian problem should be conducted

[n.d.] Note on visit to Salisbury

Personal correspondence concerning Rhodesia, June 1967 - January 1970, includes:

4.7.68 and 16.6.69 Letters to Sir Humphrey Gibbs

4.3.69 Letter from Mr M. Foley, F & CO; 24.2.69 Letter to Mr M. Foley

3.7.68 Article from The Rhodesian Herald "Alport totally unreliable as an interpreter of the Rhodesian scene"

17.10.68 and 23.7.68 Letters to Mr George Thomson, F & CO

12.7.68 Note on a meeting with Sir Cyril Hawker

12.7.68 and 11.7.68 Letters to Mr F. Giles, The Sunday Times

[?26.6.68] Letter from Sir Humphrey Gibbs

20.6.68 Letter to Mr George Thomson; reply 25.6.68

19.6.68 Letter to Sir Humphrey Gibbs

[n.d.] Memorandum on the Rhodesian situation [June 1968]

31.5.68 Letter to Sir Humphrey Gibbs

31.5.68 Letter to Mr George Thomson's Private Secretary; reply 17.6.68

Box 25 Central & Southern Africa

[n.d.] 

Personal perspective on political developments in Central Africa (2 copies) (typescript, with mss. notes)

Note on interview with Sir Roy Welensky, 17.2.70

Note on meeting with Mr Foley and Mr Mansfield (F & CO), 7.5.70

Note on meeting with Sir John Johnston, 7.5.70

Note on interview with Dr Banda, 1.6.70

Correspondence, July - August 1970, relating to Rhodesian visit

Text of interview with Mr Ian Smith, 23.10.[1970], (Rhodesian Broadcasting Corporation)

Draft outline for article ... in the Salisbury Sunday Mail

Rhodesia: press cuttings 1970, relating to Lord Alport's visit

Box 26 Tour of Southern Africa, September/October 1970 : Correspondence

File I

includes the following correspondence:

Letters from Sir Roy Welensky, 28.4.71; 7.4.71 (reply 14.4.71); reply, 18.3.71

Letter to Dr H K Banda, 19.3.71

Letter to Sir Alec Douglas-Home, 9.2.71; reply, 3.3.71

Letter to Sir Arthur Snelling (British Embassy, S.A.), 4.1.71

Letter to Sir Roy Welensky, 18.12.70; reply 24.12.70

Letter from Sir Roy Welensky, 3.12.70

Letter to Dr H L Banda, 21.10.70

Letter to Sir Alec Douglas-Home, 14.10.70

Letter to Col. W Knox, The Rhodesian Office, Lisbon, 3.8.70

Letter from Sir Roy Welensky, 28.7.70

Letter to Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 3.8.70; reply, 6.8.70

Letter to the President of Malawi, 17.7.70

Letter from Col. W Knox, 14.7.70; reply 17.7.70

Letter to Col. W. Knox, 2.6.70; reply 18.6.70

File II

General Correspondence concerning Rhodesia 1971 [not listed] includes letters from W. van Straubenzee, 27.11.70 and;

19.12.70, re: University of Rhodesia; replies 20.10.70 and 1.12.70

File III

Correspondence, 1971, with F.C.O. and Rhodesians concerning individual circumstances (e.g. citizenship)

Box 27 Correspondence relating to Lord & Lady Alport's visit to Southern and Eastern Africa, 26 January to 1 March 1977

Correspondence with Foreign & Commonwealth Office, not listed but includes:

[n.d.] Letter from Dr David Owen (Secretary of State, F & C O) re: Rhodesia; reply 7.12.97; attached statement by Dr Owen

15.11.77 Letter to Dr Owen re: division of Rhodesia

27.7.77 Letter to Dr Owen re: views on the Rhodesian situation

Record of a meeting, 4.3.77, with the Minister of State and Sir Antony Duff

Various correspondence re: Botswana (not listed)

Various correspondence with the British Embassy, Pretoria, British High Commission (Nairobi), British High Commission (Lelongwe, Malawi) re: visit arrangements

Correspondence with individuals and organisations re: Rhodesia, includes:

26.1.77 Letter from Sir Roy Welensky; 19.1.77 Letter to Colonel Knox (Chairman, Rhodesian Front Party); reply 7.2.77

30.11.76 Letter from Mrs Margaret Thatcher; July 1977 Letter to Mr Nelson Samkange, ANC representative

African visit 16 January - 9 February 1981

Observations [by Lord Alport] following [his] visit to Zimbabwe, Botswana and Malawi, January - February 1981

11.2.81 Letter to Lord Carrington, re: the visit; reply, 25.2.81

Itinerary and correspondence (not listed)

Correspondence re: Zimbabwe 1981 - 1990 (not listed) includes letter of 24.11.81 to Lord Carrington re: four files of papers which Lord Alport deposited with the FCO in 1963; reply 30.12.81

Box 28 House of Lords 1965-1968

Correspondence

13.8.[?] Letter from Sir Alec Douglas-Home re: Rhodesia

10.4.65 to 5.7.66 Correspondence re: reform of the House of Lords [not listed]

24.3.68 Letter from Reggie [Maudling]

17.10.72 Note from Mr Edward Heath

Reform and Procedure

[n.d.] A new Reform Bill. Paper by Lord Alport, with draft of Reform Bill attached

[n.d.] Draft Reform Bill (typescript)

various official publications (not listed)

27.7.65 Letter from the Chairman of Committees Office

30.7.65 Letter from Mr R. Percival re: a business committee, with paper attached

October 1965 Draft letter to Chairman of Committees; draft paper attached

October 1965 Letter to Chairman of Committees; paper attached (3 sets)

21.5.92 Letter from Lord Alport to John (?) re: debate on procedure in 1965

Notes for speeches

Rhodesia (6 sets of notes)

House of Lords procedure (4)

National government (4)

Reorganisation of county boundaries in East Anglia and N.E. Essex

Managerial education (2)

Overseas aid

Official reports and Minutes of Proceedings (not listed)

Press cuttings (including speech on Rhodesia)

Box 29 House of Lords, 1965-1971

Compositions and Functions Bill

[n.d.] A new House of Lords (typescript, 3 copies)

October 1965 Submission by Lord Alport to the Sub-Committee on Procedure

27.10.65 Letter from Mr R.W. Percival, with comments on Lord Alport's submission

27.4.71 Memorandum by Mr R.W. Percival, on the role of the Deputy Chairman

[n.d.] The Lords and reform. Commentary on the findings of a survey questionnaire (attached)

[n.d.] Draft of the Bill [typescript] and Proof copy (1967)

Papers on procedures of House of Lords (not listed)

Compositions and Functions Bill : correspondence (not listed); includes letter, 6.11.67, from Mr Edward Heath

Press cuttings

8.5.69 Debate on reform of the House of Lords. Lord Alport's notes for his speech (pages 2-37)

February 1971 Circular letter to Peers re: composition of the House of Lords

General Correspondence (2 copies) (Bill, speeches etc.) 1969-1972 (File I, not listed)

1971 Correspondence with Peers (File II, not listed); includes letter from Mr R.W. Percival, 7.1.71, and reply 24.2.71

1971-72 Correspondence with Peers (File III, not listed); includes letters to Lord Butler, 5.2.71; Lord Brooke, 7.5.71; paper on Reform, by R.W. Percival; and minutes of the Meeting on the Working of the House of Lords (with draft minutes), 3.3.71

Box 30 House of Lords : 1970s

Notes for speeches :

Rhodesia and Tour of Southern Africa (3 sets of notes); Boycott of South African goods

Foreign affairs, including : The Middle East, Afghanistan and the Soviet Union; The Soviet Union; The Commonwealth (4); Europe (2)

Government and Parliament, including : Parliamentary procedure; The Government's legislative timetable; Referendum Bill; 

The authority of Parliament; Proportional representation

Economic policy; including : Economic and financial policy; The economy and a government of national unity; Robbins and economics - price and pay code; The economy; British Industry

Various, including : The Post Office; Scotland and the Union; closure of The Colchester Military Hospital; Church buildings; Higher education

Correspondence (miscellaneous) : not listed

Various items (official reports, press cuttings etc.) : not listed

Box 31 House of Lords 1975 - 1986

1975 Correspondence (not listed); includes letters to The Times, 13.6.75 and 24.7.75 re: a new political alignment

Notes for speeches on:

South Africa and sanctions | Canadian Constitution (Canada Bill) | The Commonwealth | The Economy

The Government | The Economy and unemployment | Higher Education | Docklands Railway (City Extension) Bill

GLC/ILEA | Local Government Bill | Swanage Marina development | various (not listed)

Correspondence (not listed): includes a letter [n.d.] to Lord Whitelaw (?) re: the use of the 3-line Whip in the House of Lords

Official reports (not listed)

Withdrawal of the Government Whip (December 1984)

An account of the sequence of events [n.d.]

13.12.84 Letter from Lord Denham, Government Chief Whip; reply 17.12.84

17.12.84 Letter to Lord Denham

Other correspondence (from well-wishers), 1984-85 (not listed)

1985-86 House of Lords papers (not listed)

Box 31a House of Lords

Correspondence from individuals and institutions, 1985-1990, re: legislation in the House of Lords

Box 31b House of Lords, 1990s(?) - 1995

Mss. notes for speeches (9)

Written evidence submitted by Lord Alport to the Select Committee on Relations Between Central and Local Government, 8 December 1995 (Mss. drafts and typescript)

Letter from J. Cobley, 27.11.95, enclosed

Three letters, 29.6.89 (J. Wakeham), 19.11.97 (Lord Armstrong), 23.3.95 (Lord Astor)

House of Lords publications (not listed)

Box 32 House of Lords : Constitutional Referendum Bill, 1980

Typescript drafts

Manuscript drafts and Notes for speeches (4 sets)

House of Lords official publications (Minutes of proceedings etc)

Correspondence, including:

19.5.80 Letter to Lord Hailsham; reply 22.5.80 | 9.7.80 Letter to Charles Fletcher-Cooke; reply 14.7.80

10.7.80 Letter to Lord Soames; reply 15.7.80

September 1980 Circular from the Association of Independent Unionist Peers. "The need to retain a second chamber", attached

10.9.80 Letter to the Prime Minister; reply 2.10.80 (original and three copies) | 3.10.80 Letter from Lord Hylton

24.10.80 Letter from Lord Boyd-Carpenter | 13.11.80 Note from Lord Hailsham

21.11.80 Letter from Mr B. Keith (Public Bill Office) | 17.11.80 Letter from Lord Chelwood | 11.1.83 Letter from Lord Jellicoe

Press Cuttings

Box 33 House of Lords : Straw and Stubble Burning Prohibition Bill, 1984

Mss. notes for speeches

Drafts (mss and typescript) of the Bill

Detailed comments on the Bill

Proof copies

Extent of Byelaws

Revision of Model Byelaws for Straw and Stubble Burning

Official publications (Hansard, House of Lords official reports)

Box 34 Straw and Stubble Burning Prohibition Bill 1984

Correspondence 1983-1990 (not listed) (Correspondence with institutions and individuals)

Box 35 House of Lords : Straw and Stubble Burning Control Bill, 1984

Publications (not listed), including Straw and Stubble burning : a personal initiative (by Lord Alport)

Press cuttings

Boxes 36 & 36a House of Lords

Minutes of evidence taken before Committees 1975-1979 (not listed)

Box 36b House of Lords Select Committee on Medical Ethics

Termination of Medical Treatment : drafts of a Bill, 1993

Submission from Lord Alport to the Select Committee : draft and final version

Various official publications (Report of the Select Committee) and submissions 

Correspondence (not listed) and publications

Box 37 Notes and correspondence with political figures, 1946-1973

One Nation minutes, 1951-1956

[n.d.] ?writer

31.7.?[57] Note from Sir Alec Douglas-Home re: a White Paper [on Commonwealth Development]

17.9.46 Note from Sir Anthony Eden

12.10.50 Motion by Lord Alport at the 71st Annual Conference, Conservative Party, October 1950 re:  administration in the Colonial Empire

v9.1.57 Note from Downing Street re: resignation of Sir Anthony Eden

11.1.57 Note from Mr R A Butler "Yesterday was naturally something of a disappointment"

1.8.57 Letter from Mr Harold Macmillan re: the White Paper on Commonwealth Development

31.8.58 Letter from Mr Harold Macmillan re: a speaking campaign

12.10.58 Letter from Downing Street re: a reconstruction of the Government

22.3.60 Note from Mr Harold Macmillan re: the handling of Mr Gaitskell's Private Notice Question

13.5.60 Note from Mr Harold Macmillan re: list of Birthday Honours

1.8.60 Letter from Mr Harold Macmillan re: African Year

26.1.61 Letter from Mr Harold Macmillan re: the HC post in Salisbury and 2.2.61 (reply, 2.2.61)

2.4.64 Letter from Sir Alec Douglas-Home re: delegation to the Consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe

21.10.64 Note from Sir Alec Douglas-Home "... I hope we can win"

5.11.64 and 9.11.64 Letters from Mr R A Butler re: Lord Alport's book

11.2.65 Note from the Lord Chancellor re: discussion concerning Rhodesia

7.4.65 Letter to Lord Carrington, re: spokesman on Agriculture; reply, 14.4.65

26.9.65 Letter of thanks from Mr Edward Heath

30.9.65 Note from Mr A. Fletcher (Private Office, Leader of Opposition) with attachments

28.10.65 Letter from Sir Alec Douglas-Home re: Rhodesian settlement

13.11.65 Note from Mr R A Butler

1.12.65 Note from Mr Edward Heath

19.1.66 Letter to The Times re: the next election and the Conservative Party

3.5.66 Letter from Mr Edward Heath

11.11.66 Letter to Lord Carrington re: the European Common Market

13.12.66 Note from the Lord Chancellor

1.2.67 Note from Mr R A Butler

3.2.67 Letter from Lord Beswick (FCO) re: a question in the House

24.7.67 "Please telephone no. 10 Downing St"

29.8.67 Note from Mr George Thomas (Commonwealth Office)

23.11.67 Letter from Lord Longford (Leader of the House of Lords)

3.1.68 Letter from Lord Longford re: House of Lords (Composition and Functions) Bill

5.10.73 Note from Mr Harold Macmillan re: Rhodesia

Notes and correspondence re: One Nation:

[n.d.] Note on the origin of 'One Nation'

[n.d.] Paper, 'The origins of One Nation'

30.3.88 Interview with Lord Alport [Robert Behrens]

April 1988 One Nation Conservatives, Mr Robert Behrens

Minutes of the One Nation Group, 23.1.51 - 26.1.56 - The originals with Sir John Rodgers; this is the only copy.  Minutes taken by the Secretary, Mr Enoch Powell [handwritten note]

Minutes for meetings

Jan - Jun 1951

23.1.51 | 5.2.51 | 13.2.51 | 22.2.51 | 1.3.51 | 8.3.51 | 14.3.51 | 5.4.51 | 11.4.51

19.4.51 | 26.4.51 | 3.5.51 | 10.5.51 | 31.5.51 | 7.6.51 | 14.6.51 | 21.6.51 | 28.6.51 (2.30 pm) | 28.6.51 (7.30 pm)

Jul - Dec 1951

5.7.51 | 12.7.51 | 19.7.51 | 23.7.51 | 26.7.51 | 8.11.51

15.11.51 | 22.11.51 | 29.11.51 | 6.12.51

Jan - Jun 1952

31.1.52 | 21.2.52 | 28.2.52 | 6.3.52 | 13.3.52 | 20.3.52 | 7.4.52

1.5.52 | 8.5.52 | 15.5.52 | 22.5.52 | 29.5.52 | 12.6.52 | 19.6.52 | 26.6.52

Jul - Dec 1952

10.7.52 | 17.7.52 | 24.7.52 | 31.7.52 | 16.10.52 | 23.10.52 | 6.11.52

13.11.52 | 20.11.52 | 27.11.52 | 4.12.52 | 11.12.52 | 18.12.52

Jan - Jun 1953

29.1.53 | 5.2.53 | 12.2.53 | 19.2.53 | 26.2.53 | 5.3.53 | 12.3.53 | 19.3.53

26.3.53 | 21.4.53 | 28.4.53 | 5.5.53 | 12.5.53 | 19.5.53 | 9.6.53

16.6.53 | 23.6.53 | 30.6.53

Jul - Dec 1953

7.7.53 | 14.7.53 | 21.7.53 | 28.7.53 | 20.10.53 | 27.10.53

10.11.53 | 17.11.53 | 24.11.53 | 1.12.53 | 8.12.53 | 15.12.53

Jan - Jun 1954

19.1.54 | 26.1.54 | 2.2.54 | 9.2.54 | 16.2.54 | 23.2.54 | 2.3.54 | 9.3.54 | 16.3.54

23.3.54 | 30.3.54 | 6.4.54 | 12.4.54 | 27.4.54 | 4.5.54 | 11.5.54 | 18.5.54

25.5.54 | 1.6.54 | 15.6.54 |22.6.54 | 29.6.54

Jul - Dec 1954

6.7.54 | 13.7.54 | 20.7.54 | 27.7.54 | 19.10.54 | 26.10.54

2.11.54 | 9.11.54 | 16.11.54 | 23.11.54 | 7.12.54 | 14.12.54 | 21.12.54

Jan - Jun 1955

25.1.55 | 1.2.55 | 8.2.55 | 15.2.55 | 22.2.55 | 1.3.55 | 8.3.55 | 8.3.55

15.3.55 | 22.3.55 | 29.3.55 | 5.4.55 | 26.4.55 | 3.5.55 | 14.6.55 | 21.6.55 | 28.6.55 | 5.7.55

Jul - Dec 1955; Jan 1956

12.7.55 | 19.7.55 | 25.10.55 | 1.11.55 | 8.11.55 | 15.11.55

22.11.55 | 29.11.55 | 13.12.55 | 20.12.55 | 26.1.56

One Nation : a Tory approach to social problems, by ... C J M Alport [and others]. Conservative Political Centre, 1950. (includes newspaper article; What the tories could do, by C J M Alport)

Forming One Nation, article by Lord Alport in The Spectator, 30.3.96

Draft manifesto for a national government, article by Lord Alport in The Spectator, 14.9.74

The One Nation group : an interview with Lord Alport conducted by Robert Walsha, 25.11.96

Box 37a Personal Correspondence, 1963-1964 (not listed)

Box 38 Correspondence 1965-1968

Political correspondence, including:

11.11.66 Letter to Lord Carrington re: the European Common Market

4.4.67 Letter to Mr Edward Heath re: Conservative publication "I believe"

26.5.67 Note to Sir Keith Joseph

19.1.68 and 23.1.68 Letter to Mr Max Beloff re: a Coalition and the political situation; replies 22.1.68 and 25.1.68

5.3.68 Letter from Mr Max Beloff, reply 25.3.68

17.4.68 Letter from Lord Gladwyn re: debate on the structure of government; reply 18.4.68

26.4.68 Note to Mr Max Beloff

29.4.68 Letter from Mr K Baker (Saffron Walden Constituency Conservative Association); paper on Conservative policy attached

8.5.68 and 15.5.68 Letter to Commander H. Burrows re: House of Lords' Reform Bill; reply 13.5.68

10.5.68 Letters to Mr Edward Heath and Lord Carrington re: reform of the House of Lords

15.5.68 Letter to Lord Brown (Board of Trade) re: Companies Bill (correspondence attached)

23.5.68 Letter from Mr Julian Amery re: article in the Daily Mail about the House of Lords (attached); reply 24.5.68

28.5.68 Further letter from Mr Julian Amery; reply 29.5.68

19.6.68 Letter to the Earl of St Aldwyn re: reform of the House of Lords

Personal and business correspondence (not listed)

Box 39 Correspondence 1973 - 1974

Personal correspondence 1973 (not listed)

Political correspondence 1974

[n.d.] Letter to Lord Chalfont re: a National Government

4.3.74 Letter from Sir Rupert Speir re: article in The Times; reply 5.3.74

20.3.74 Letter from Sir Rupert Speir re: a National Government; reply 7.5.74

8.5.74 Letter from Sir Rupert Speir re: the Conservative Leadership; reply 13.5.74

23.5.74 and 4.6.74 Letters from Sir Rupert Speir; replies 6.6.74 and 29.5.74

5.6.74 Letter from Mr S. Digby re: the Conservative Leadership; reply 14.6.74

18.6.74 Letter from Sir Rupert Speir (with attachments); reply 19.6.74

5.8.74 Letter to Sir Rupert Speir

19.9.74 Letter to Sir Rupert Speir

27.9.74 Letter to Mr William Whitelaw re: the Leadership; reply 30.9.74

18.10.74 Letter from Sir Rupert Speir; reply 21.10.74

Draft manifesto for a National Government [prepared by Lord Alport], 1974 (master copy; printed copy; and issue of the Spectator, 14.9.74)

4.3.74 Letter to The Times "Issues after the election"

12.3.74 Letter to Mr F. Giles (The Times) re: the Conservative Party

Correspondence relating to various articles in the press, 1974 (not listed)

Personal and private correspondence (two files) 1973 and 1974 (not listed)

Box 40 Conservative Action for Electoral Reform, correspondence 1975-1978

Correspondence includes:

1.7.77 Letter to Mr A. Wigram re: House of Lords reform

18.3.76 Letter to Lord Plowden

18.11.75 Letter to Mr Jeremy Thorpe

24.7.75 Letter from Mrs Margaret Thatcher to Lord Chelwood

31.7.75 Letter to Mr Robert Carr

28.7.75 Note from Mr William Whitelaw

30.5.75 Letter to Mrs Margaret Thatcher; reply from Mrs Thatcher, 4.6.75

28.5.75 Letter from Lord Chelwood

2.5.75 Letter to Mrs Margaret Thatcher; reply from Mrs Thatcher, 5.5.75

Box 41 Correspondence 1976-1995

Personal correspondence and correspondence concerning press articles by Lord Alport, 1983-1995 (not listed)

Political correspondence, including:

26.4.78 Letter from Mrs Margaret Thatcher re: former Rhodesians

31.5.79 Note from (? Lord Carrington)

4.1.80 Letter to (? Lord Carrington) re: Pakistan

27.2.80 Letter to Mr James Prior re: controversy within the Conservative Party; reply 13.3.80

30.5.80 Letter from Mr James Prior re: the approaching recession

Boxes 41a, 41b & 41c Personal Correspondence, 1991-1992, 1993-1994, 1995-1997 (not listed)

Box 42 Correspondence 1973-1979

Conservative Party Leadership

10.4.78 Letter to Margaret Thatcher; acknowledgement 13.4.78

7.7.77 Letter to Lord Thorneycroft; reply 13.7.77

9.1.75 Letter from Sir Rupert Speir; reply 10.1.75

6.1.75 Letter to Richard [Wood]; reply 7.1.75

4.1.75 Letter from Richard [Wood]

24.12.74 Letter from Lord Home; reply 2.1.75

18.12.74 Letter from Richard [Wood]; reply 2.1.75

22.12.74 Letter from Mr David James

19.12.74 Note from Lord Coleraine

19.12.74 Letter to Lord Home

17.12.74 Letter to Mr David James

December 74 Letter from Mr David James

13.12.74 and 10.12.74 Letters from Sir Rupert [Speir]

9.12.74 Notes to Sir Rupert Speir and Mr Julian Ridsdale

6.12.74 Letter to Richard [Wood]

19.11.74 Letter from [Sir] Rupert [Speir]; letter (13.11.74) from Richard [Wood] attached

18.11.74 Letter to Lt. Col. A.J. Sones; letter from A.J.S. (14.11.74) attached

15.11.74 Letter from Sir Nigel Fisher

11.11.74 Letter to Sir Nigel Fisher; letter from Richard [Wood] attached

11.11.74 and 1.11.74 Notes to Mr S.W. Digby; note from S.W.D., 31.10.74, attached

House of Lords and House of Commons correspondence, 3.1.73 to 8.12.76 not listed, but includes:

23.7.73 Letter to Sir Alec Douglas-Home, with attachment from Sir Roy Welensky (question for Sir Alec Douglas-Home in the House of Commons)

1.8.73 Reply to the above from Mr Julian Amery

5.3.74 Letter to Mr Edward Heath re: his leadership of the Conservative Party

6.3.74 Letter to Mr Edward Du Cann; reply 8.3.74

7.3.74 Letter to Mr Julian Ridsdale; reply 8.3.74

11.3.74 Reply from Mr Edward Heath

13.3.74 and 18.2.74 Letters from Sir Roy Welensky

20.3.74 Letter to Sir Roy Welensky

8.4.74 Letter to Sir Roy Welensky

May 1974 Letter from Mr Anthony Buck re: University of Essex Conservative Association; reply 3.5.74

3.7.74 Notes on a meeting with Dr Gabellah and Dr Chavunduka, representatives of the A.N.C.

13.8.74 Letter from Sir Roy Welensky; reply 19.8.74

2.8.74 Text of a speech by Lord Alport to the House of Lords re: the emergence of a national government

23.9.75 Letter to Lord Goronwy-Roberts re: withdrawal of a question in the House of Lords concerning Rhodesia

Miscellaneous correspondence 12.7.78 - 18.7.79

12.7.78 Letter to The Times re: Rhodesia

11.9.78 Letter to The Times re: the threat to the Far East by Russia

18.7.79 Letter from Lord Carrington re: Pakistan

Box 43  Home Office Correspondence concerning Exclusion Orders on named individuals

NOT AVAILABLE FOR CONSULTATION

24.3.76 and 30.4.76 Letters from Mr Roy Jenkins

14.3.80 Letter from Lord Belstead

23.12.82 Letter from Lord Jellicoe, with draft report on exclusion attached

Confidential File I, correspondence 1974-1979 concerning individuals

Confidential File II, correspondence 1975-1982 concerning individuals

File of copies of Prevention of Terrorism Bill

Miscellaneous publications

Correspondence, 1965, with Home Office re: citizenship

Box 44 Diaries, memoir and notes

Diary at Cambridge

Diary of visit to the U.S. 1935 (2 vols)

Notes for a memoir. Typescript I. [iii], 97

Notes for a memoir. Typescript II (incomplete)

Lord Alport's memoirs (typescript summary)

Personal note re: re-visiting Africa

Manuscript notes

Notes on meetings

17.7.67. Notes on meeting with the Prime Minister (Mr Wilson) re: visit to Rhodesia

8.10.68 Note on meeting with Lord Shackleton, Leader of the House of Lords, re: a question in the House concerning Rhodesia

23.1.70 Note on meeting with Sir John Johnston (Foreign Office) re: visit to Africa

3.2.70 Note on meeting with Sir Alec Douglas-Home re: Rhodesia

Final notes on Conservatism [n.d.]

Typescripts

The Conservative Party and social reform [n.d.]

The Conservative Party [n.d.]

The House of Lords today [n.d.]

Government and opposition (broadcast) [n.d.]

Manuscript notes (not listed)

Correspondence with publisher (Hodder & Stoughton)

re:

"The furniture of one man's life" (not listed), including The Red Notebook: "Our nation" (typescript - 2 copies - and mss.)

"The character of a Wet" (mss.)

"Looking back from AD2025" (typescript)

The Rt. Hon. Lord Butler of Saffron Walden : the memoir of a friendship in Pembroke College Cambridge Society, Annual gazette 56, September 1982. (Letter, 12.10.82, enclosed)

Box 45 Draft of an autobiography and notes

"A man born lucky" outline of chapters

Typescript and notes (Cambridge years - c.1939/40)

Personal introduction (typescript)

"Chapter I" (South Africa/Cambridge) (typescript)

"The charm of Malta" (notes on a visit)

Various notes (not listed)

Chapters (typescripts) from Mark Garnett's biography

Boxes 46 & 46a  

Diaries of Lord and Lady Alport (not listed)

Appointments diaries (Lord Alport) 1957; 1964; 1975-1982; 1984-1994; 1996-1997

Box 47 Papers and correspondence for a book on Sir Richard Bingham, 1528-1598

File I

Chapter I (Prelude and Origins) mss. and typescript

Correspondence (not listed)

File II

Notes and correspondence (not listed)

Box 48 Colchester and Essex

High Steward of Colchester, 1967 - , correspondence and press cuttings

Press cuttings

North East Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board, correspondence (1966)

General correspondence (not listed)

Colchester Civic Society papers, 1965 (not listed)

Commemorative publications (receptions and ceremonies)

Box 49 University of Essex papers

including :

Council papers, 1965

Building sub-Committee on the Teaching Building (Social and Comparative Studies), 1965

Chaplaincy project correspondence, 1983-1990

Box 50 Colchester Church Commission

Minutes, papers and correspondence, 1972-1973 (list to be prepared)

Box 51  Colchester and Essex

Colchester Oyster Feast invitation programmes, 1951-1995 (incomplete)

Box 52

The Skinners Company (Invitations to dinners and receptions, not listed)

Box 53

City University

Notes for a speech [to Court]

Speech on the occasion of an honorary degree being conferred on Mr Roy Jenkins

Degree congregation pamphlets (not listed)

Correspondence with the University Grants Committee, 1974-1978 (not listed)

Box 54

Memorabilia of ceremonial occasions (programmes, newspaper cuttings) including material concerning the State Funeral of Sir Winston Churchill, 30 January 1965

Box 55 Professor A.C. Alport

Correspondence

1914-1920, Personal and Official, (Medical Officer in military service)

The Rebellion in South Africa, 1914

The German South West Campaign, 1914

The 2/1st Wessex Casualty Clearing Station, 1915-1916

The 33rd Stationary Hospital, Salonika, 1916-1917

France, 1918; correspondence 1920/1926

Personal correspondence 1950s

Box 56 Professor A.C. Alport

Photographs (Medical Officer, South Africa; Egypt; family)

Publications and notes, including:

Makers of modern South Africa : the story of the Huguenots (typescript)

Makers of modern South Africa : the story of the Dutch (typescript)

Unmakers of modern Egypt : the story of the Egyptian Army revolutionaries (typescript)

Unmakers of the Holy Land : the story of modern Palestine (typescript)

The rise of the "Hitler of the East" (mss. and typescript)

The verse of Arthur Cecil Alport 1880-1959: biographical notes by Lord Alport, 14.10.59

Medical publications

Correspondence, 1981-82, re: biography of Professor A.C. Alport, by B.G. Firkin

Miscellanea