Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1465/9
Date of Creation: 1918
Place of Creation: London, England
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 1465
Content: Political diary of Alexander MacCallum Scott, 1918
World War I, peace proposals, strikes, Russian Revolution, Home Rule, General Election, Scottish Education Bill, anti-war stance of Labour Party; activities of Winston Churchill, Lloyd George, Bonar Law, Herbert Asquith, Stanley Baldwin, Sir John Simon; obituary of John Redmond; anecdotes of Sir Edward Carson, 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: Stanley Baldwin 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley 1867-1947
Prime Minister, 1923-1931, 1935-1937.
subject: John Burns 1858-1943
M.P., Battersea, 1892-1918.
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: John Edmund Redmond 1851-1918
M.P., Waterford.
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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