Public and Political: General: Press cuttings.

Reference code: CHAR 2/1

Part of: CHAR 2
Next record: CHAR 2/2

Date: 1898 - 1970

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CHAR 2/1/1 Cutting from the Heckmondwike Herald, on speech by WSC to Spen Valley Conservative Association [Yorkshire], subjects covered include Home Rule, the Truck Acts, India, and the need for a Church Discipline Bill. 21 Jul 1898
CHAR 2/1/2-3 Cutting on speech by WSC at Annual Dinner of Southsea Conservative Association [Hampshire], subjects covered include service and old age pensions, social reform and the Empire Speech part pub. in Complete Speeches V.1 p.30. 05 Nov 1898
CHAR 2/1/4 Cutting from the British Pelican, article on WSC, predicting "high future". Jan 1899
CHAR 2/1/5 Cutting from Modern Society, article on WSC accusing him of "playing at soldiering". 21 Jan 1899
CHAR 2/1/6 Cutting from Army and Navy Gazette, letter from WSC, replying to letter from "A General Officer" criticising his activities as a journalist while a serving soldier. 11 Feb 1899
CHAR 2/1/7-13 Cuttings from Manchester Evening News, Manchester Evening Mail, Glasgow Evening Citizen, Western Morning News, Morning Herald, Sussex Daily News, St James's Gazette, Sheffield Daily Telegraph, Yorkshire Daily Post, Daily Mail, Liverpool Daily Courier, Manchester Guardian, and the Birmingham Daily Gazette on WSC's adoption as Conservative candidate for Oldham. 26 Jun 1899-27 Jun 1899
CHAR 2/1/14-17 Cutting from Oldham Daily Standard, account of Conservative Election meeting at Theatre Royal, Oldham, including speech by WSC, praising the late member Robert Ascroft, also on pensions and the need for a Church Discipline Bill. 28 Jun 1899
CHAR 2/1/18 Cutting from the Manchester Guardian, article on the Oldham election, particularly meeting at Greenacres Co-Op Hall, addressed by WSC. 30 Jun 1899
CHAR 2/1/19 Cutting from Manchester Evening News, article on Oldham election campaign, including account of meeting in King Street Co-Op Hall, addressed by WSC 7 July 1899 Cutting from the Birmingham Daily Gazette on WSC's defeat in Oldham 7 July 1899 Cutting from The Star, expressing pleasure at defeat of Conservative candidates, WSC and James Mawdsley. 05 Jul 1899
CHAR 2/1/20 Cuttings from Manchester Courier and Pall Mall Gazette on election result in Oldham and defeat of WSC. 07 Jul 1899
CHAR 2/1/21 Cutting from The Times of India on election result in Oldham and defeat of WSC. 10 Jul 1899
CHAR 2/1/22 Cutting from Boston Herald, report on WSC's lecture on the Boer War at St James's Hall, London 16 Nov 1900 Cutting from Philadelphia Record, report on WSC's lecture on the Boer War at St James's Hall, London 17 Nov 1900 Cutting from Minneapolis Journal on WSC's U.S. lecture tour 17 Nov 1900 Cutting from Austin Statesman on WSC's U.S. lecture tour 2 Dec 1900 Cutting from Brooklyn Standard on WSC's admission to Author's Club of Boston 6 Dec 1900 Cutting from Washington Evening Times on WSC's U.S. lecture tour. 11 Nov 1900
CHAR 2/1/23-25 Cuttings from Brooklyn Standard, New York Evening Journal, New York Mail and Express, New York Post, New York Commercial Advertiser, Brooklyn Eagle, and the New York Evening World, on WSC's arrival in New York at start of U.S. lecture tour. 08 Dec 1900
CHAR 2/1/26-27 Cuttings from New York Tribune, Brooklyn Citizen, New York Morning Telegraph, New York Herald, New York Tribune, Paris Messenger, Westminster Gazette, St James's Gazette, and the Bradford Argus on WSC's U.S. lecture tour. 09 Jan 1901-14 Jan 1901
CHAR 2/1/28-30 Cuttings from North British Daily Mail, Daily News, and St James's Gazette, commenting on WSC's article "The British Officer", pub in the Pall Mall Magazine for Jan 1901. 19 Dec 1900
CHAR 2/1/31 Cutting from the Nottingham Daily Express commenting on WSC's article "The British Officer", pub in the Pall Mall Magazine for Jan 1901. 20 Dec 1900
CHAR 2/1/32 Pamphlet The Budget of 1901 and British Trade, published by the United Empire Trade League. 09 Apr 1901
CHAR 2/1/33 Cutting from Fun, profile and caricature of WSC. 08 Jun 1901
CHAR 2/1/34 Press cutting - article on attack on Joseph Chamberlain by Thomas Gibson Bowles MP. [1901]
CHAR 2/1/36 Note of file contents by [? Martin Gilbert]. [1970]