Speeches: speech notes and other material.

Reference code: CHAR 9/131

Part of: CHAR 9
Next record: CHAR 9/132
Previous record: CHAR 9/130A-D

Date: 24 Feb 1938 - 17 May 1938

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Notes for WSC's speech (24 February, Constitutional Club [London]) on Anthony Eden's [later 1st Lord Avon] resignation as Foreign Secretary, foreign policy particularly concerning Italy, and British rearmament. Also includes cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech. Part published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5917-20.

Notes for WSC's speech (6 April, Guildhall [London], National Council of Girls' Clubs benefit dinner) on the changing status of women in work and at leisure. Also includes cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5945-6.

Cuttings from the Sunday Times and the Times on WSC's speech (30 April, Burlington House [London], Royal Academy Banquet) entitled "Tradition and novelty in art", comparing politics to art, and commenting on the place of art in national life. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5946-8.

Notes for WSC's speech (1 May, BBC broadcast) appealing on behalf of the Queen Alexandria Hospital Home, Worthing [Sussex], and its work for disabled sailors and soldiers. Also includes correspondence concerning the appeal from individuals including Mary Hay, Chairman [of the Governors] of the Home.

Notes for WSC's speech (9 May, Free Trade Hall, Manchester) entitled "Arm, and stand by the covenant" on collective security, rearmament, the League of Nations, and international affairs. Also includes press cuttings from the Manchester Guardian reporting WSC's speech [see also CHAR 9/130C and [?] CHAR 2/340 for further notes for the speech]. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5955-63.

Cutting from the Western Daily Press and Bristol Mirror on WSC's speech (16 May, Bristol) on similar themes to the above speech, particularly the situation concerning Czechoslovakia. Also includes later note by William Deakin [WSC's literary assistant]. Part published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5963-5.

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