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Asquith, Herbert Henry (1852-1928) 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, statesman

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Alternative name(s):
  • Oxford and Asquith (Also known as)
Surname: Asquith
Forenames: Herbert Henry
Gender: Male
Date: 1852-1928
Title: 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith
History: MP (Liberal) from 1886-1918 (East Fife) and 1920-1924 (Paisley), and Liberal leader until 1926. Home Secretary 1892-1895, and Chancellor of the Exchequer 1905-1908. Prime Minister 1908-1916. Created Earl in 1925.
Biography: ODNB link for Asquith, Herbert Henry (1852-1928) 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, statesman
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274903 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P139624 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Herbert Henry Asquith
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1890-1968: Treasury: Papers of Sir Frederick Leith-Ross
The National Archives, Kew
2
1864-1929: corresp and papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 12685

See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
3
1864-1927: corresp and misc papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 42917
4
1915: engagement diary
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
5
1917-27: letters to Lady Aberconway
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
1899-1924: letters to Lord Aberdeen
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 9758
7
c1906-36: corresp with Viscount Addison
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 42344
8
1892-1913: letters to Lord Alverstone
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
9
1913-25: corresp with AJ Balfour
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10026 Balfour

See NRA(S)0012
10
1891-1916: corresp with Arthur James Balfour
British Library, Manuscript Collections
11
1898-1919: letters to Sir Thomas Barlow
Wellcome Collection
NRA 41070 Barlow
12
1918-35: corresp with Lord Beaverbrook
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19284 Aitken
13
corresp with JE Burns
British Library, Manuscript Collections
14
1893-1908: corresp with Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
British Library, Manuscript Collections
15
corresp with Edward Carson
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 17985 Carson
16
1913-44: corresp with Lord Cecil
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
1898-99: corresp with Joseph Chamberlain
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 12604 Chamberlain
18
1910-26: letters to Lord D'Abernon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
19
1909: corresp with Lord Derby
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 20761
20
1891-1916: letters (23) to Lady Desborough
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 26768
21
1893-1908: letters to Sir Charles Dilke
British Library, Manuscript Collections
22
1892-98: letters (13) to TE Ellis
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 26129 Ellis
23
1904-14: corresp (9 items) with Sir Ellis Ellis-Griffith
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 37534
24
1901-26: corresp with Lord Emmott
Oxford University: Nuffield College Library
NRA 17309 Emmott
25
1893-1917: letters (12) to Sir Edward Evans
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 18343 Evans
26
1909-19: corresp with Lord Fisher
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 16615 Fisher
27
letters to HAL Fisher
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 16446 Fisher
28
1892-1926: corresp with Lord Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
29
1887-94: corresp with WE Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
30
1903-25: letters to Sir Edmund Gosse
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
NRA 9840 Gosse
31
corresp with HA Gwynne
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Chris Cook, Sources in British political history 1900-1951 vol 5 1978
32
1885-1922: corresp with Lord Haldane
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
33
1896-1908: corresp with Sir Edward Walter Hamilton
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 20962
34
1889-1916: corresp with Sir William Harcourt
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 3679
35
1908-20: corresp with Lord Hardinge
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 3853
36
1915-19: letters (344) to Sylvia Henley
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Bodleian Lib Record, vol 10, no 5
37
c1916: corresp with WAS Hewins
Sheffield University Library
NRA 42721
38
1912-26: letters to Lady Kennet
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 12509 Young
39
1893-1901: corresp with Lord Kimberley
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 1274 Wodehouse
40
1914-1916: corresp with Lord Kitchener
The National Archives
41
1914-16: corresp with Lord Kitchener
The National Archives
42
1906-18: corresp with Andrew Bonar Law
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19286
43
1890-1919: letters to the Lewis family
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 40097
44
1908-26: corresp with David Lloyd-George
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 15700
45
1907-23: corresp with Lord Long
British Library, Manuscript Collections
46
1915-24: letters (2) to DS MacColl
Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department
See Art History Papers 1850-1950
47
1908-11: corresp with Reginald McKenna
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 12034 McKenna
48
1919-25: corresp with Sir Donald Maclean
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 17784 Maclean
49
1917-27: corresp with Christabel Mclaren
British Library, Manuscript Collections
50
1895-1918: corresp with Lord Midleton
The National Archives
51
1905-27: corresp with Lord Mottistone
Oxford University: Nuffield College Library
52
1912-27: corresp with Gilbert Murray
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 16865
53
1906-14: corresp with Lord Ponsonby
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 18634
54
1893-1916: corresp with John Redmond
National Library of Ireland
55
1894-1908: corresp with Lord Ripon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
56
1891-1926: corresp with Lord Rosebery
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 22490 Primrose
57
1892-1902: letters to Lord Rosebery
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10461 Primrose
58
1891-1927: letters to JH Roskill
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 21872
59
1902-26: letters to Walter Runciman
Newcastle University: Special Collections
NRA 13873
60
corresp with Herbert Samuel
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 11187
61
1895-1925: corresp with Lord Simon
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 24981
62
1906-16: corresp with Lord Selborne
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 17810
63
corresp with JA Spender
British Library, Manuscript Collections
64
1907-24: corresp with John St Loe Strachey
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19285
65
1915-18: corresp with JH Thomas
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 15918
66
1894-1928: letters to Sir Herbert and Lady Beerbohm Tree
British Library, Manuscript Collections
67
1911-24: letters to Lady Tree
British Library, Manuscript Collections
68
1904-26: letters to Viola Tree
British Library, Manuscript Collections
69
1901-14: corresp with CP Trevelyan
Newcastle University: Special Collections
NRA 12238 Trevelyan
70
1914-16: letters (14) to Spenser Wilkinson
National Army Museum Templer Study Centre
NRA 6700 Wilkinson
71
1877-1910: letters
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
72
1897-2006: records rel to his role as parish councillor in Mells
Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)
See Annual Return 2011

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