Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1465/7
Date of Creation: 1916
Place of Creation: London, England
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 1465
Content: Political diary of Alexander MacCallum Scott, 1916
World War I, conscription, P.O.W. camp at Crawford, Lancashire, Battle of Jutland, Dardenelles enquiry; Clyde labour troubles, execution of Irish rebels, conversation with Mrs. Pankhurst on pacifism in Glasgow and her support for the war effort. Mention of Lloyd George, Herbert Asquith, Sir Edward Carson, Sir John Simon, Winston Churchill and John Burns
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Diary
Accession Number: 4337
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Alexander MacCallum Scott 1874-1928
M.P., Glasgow Bridgeton, 1910-1918.
subject: Herbert Henry Asquith 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith 1852-1928
Prime Minister, 1908-1916.
subject: Edward Henry Carson Baron Carson of Duncairn 1854-1935
Politician and lawyer. Born in Dublin, studied at Trinity College and was called to the Irish bar in 1877. Appointed a QC in 1889 and solicitor-general for Ireland in 1892. …
subject: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill 1874-1965
Prime Minister
subject: Andrew Bonar Law 1858-1923
Prime Minister, 1922-1923.
subject: David Lloyd George Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor 1863-1945
Prime Minister, 1916-1922.
subject: Emmeline Pankhurst 1858-1928
Pioneering leader of the Sufragettes. Ne Goulden.
subject: John Allsebrook Simon 1st Viscount Simon 1873-1954
Lawyer and politician. Attorney-General from 1913 and Home Secretary during the first world war.
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