Archives: Ashridge College, 1929–54: A Glimpse at the Archive of a Conservative Intellectual Project

  title={Archives: Ashridge College, 1929–54: A Glimpse at the Archive of a Conservative Intellectual Project},
  author={Clarisse Berthez{\`e}ne},
  journal={Contemporary British History},
  pages={79 - 93}
This essay offers an introduction to the contents of the archive of Ashridge College and gives a brief outline of Ashridge's history as a ‘College of Citizenship’ closely affiliated to the Conservative Party in the period 1929–54. The archive illustrates the inter-war Conservative Party's concern about its vulnerability to the Left in what was termed ‘the battle of ideas’ and gives detailed information with regard to the personnel and the subject matter deployed in an attempt to pursue a… Expand
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The Conservatives and Industrial Efficiency: Thirteen Wasted Years
  • 1998
Report To The Finance Committee, Dealing With The Financial History Of The BLMT, The Present Financial Position
  • And Future Prospects’,
  • 1937
The Conservative Party Archive at the Bodleian Library holds the Ashridge Journal but is missing the volume for 1937. The Ashridge archive's holding is lacking half the year's issues for the year
  • 1937
Report to the Finance Committee, Dealing With the Financial History of the BLMT, the Present
  • Financial Position and Future Prospects,
  • 1935
Another was the Conservative Research Department, which, like Ashridge, was founded in the autumn of
  • 1929
Stanley Baldwin and the Ideology of the Conservative Response to Socialism, 1918–31
  • Lord Irwin,
  • 1929
Memorandum, ‘Political Research and Adult Education
  • n.d. Feb? 1927. Baldwin papers, Cambridge University Library,
  • 1927
Ashridge Papers, Ashridge College (all archive references are to this source unless otherwise stated)
  • Bonar Law Memorial BLMT Deed
Davidson to the Chairman of Lloyds Bank
  • Governing Body General Correspondence