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Lee, Arthur Hamilton, (1868-1947), 1st Viscount Lee of Fareham, statesman

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Alternative name(s):
  • Fareham (Also known as)
Surname: Lee
Forenames: Arthur Hamilton
Gender: Male
Date: 1868-1947
Title: 1st Viscount Lee of Fareham
History: Statesman, benefactor, patron of the arts. Cons MP for Fareham 1900-1918. DG of Food Production 1917-18. Pres of Board of Agriculture 1919-21. First Lord of Admiralty, 1921-22. Presented Chequers to nation for use by PMs 1917. Baron 1918; Viscount 1922.
Biography: ODNB link for Lee, Arthur Hamilton (1868-1947) Viscount Lee of Fareham, statesman
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274874 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P133393 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Arthur Hamilton Lee
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1921-1968: Prime Minister's Office: Official Residences, Chequers Estate Files
The National Archives, Kew
1878-1954: papers
London University: Courtauld Institute of Art
See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
1933-69: corresp with Lord Clark and papers concerning his legacy
Tate Gallery Archive
NRA 32463 Clark
c1914-16: reports to Lord Kitchener rel to army medical arrangements
Wellcome Collection
See Accessions to Repositories 1964
1910-21: corresp with Andrew Bonar Law
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19286
1915-41: corresp with David Lloyd George
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 15700
1907-26: corresp with FS Oliver
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 29194 Rutherfurd
1903-21: corresp with J St L Strachey
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19285
1920-1954: letters rel to gifts to Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey Library and Muniment Room