Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1465/18
Date of Creation: 1926
Place of Creation: London, England
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 1465
Content: Political diary of Alexander MacCallum Scott, 1926, Vol.2 (Apr.9-Jun.11)
General Strike with particular reference to London events; the Fabians, the I.L.P., Lloyd George, Asquith, Churchill, MacDonald, Sir John Simon; passing mention of Fascisti activity; the Scottish situation and J.H. Thomas; Scott's search for a constituency; thoughts on the art of travel; Asquith - Lloyd George controversy with the crisis and decline of the Liberal Party
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: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill 1874-1965
Prime Minister
subject: Independent Labour Party 1893-
Founded by James Keir Hardie in 1893
subject: David Lloyd George Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor 1863-1945
Prime Minister, 1916-1922.
subject: James Ramsay Macdonald 1866-1937
First Labour party prime minister of Great Britain.
subject: John Allsebrook Simon 1st Viscount Simon 1873-1954
Lawyer and politician. Attorney-General from 1913 and Home Secretary during the first world war.
subject: James Henry Thomas 1874-1949
M.P., Derby, 1910-1936.
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