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Ball, Chamberlain and Truth

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 February 2009

R. B. Cockett
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Royal Holloway and Bedford new College, London

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References

1 From the entry by Blake, Lord on Ball in the Dictionary of national biography, 1961 to 1970 (Oxford, 1981)Google Scholar.

2 For a discussion of Ball's possible involvement in the ‘Zinoviev Letter’ scandal, see Ramsden, John, The age of Baldwin and Balfour (London, 1978)Google Scholar.

3 Davidson, J. C. C., Memoirs of a Conservative (London, 1969), p. 272Google Scholar.

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5 Tree, Ronald, When the moon was high (London, 1975), p. 76Google Scholar.

6 Ramsden, John, The making of Conservative Party policy (London, 1980), p. 66Google Scholar

7 Information from Sir Samuel Hoare's interview with Sir Joseph Ball on 25 Dec 1951, Cambridge University Library, Templewood papers, XIX(B) 5.

8 University of Birmingham Library (UBL), Chamberlain MSS, 7/11/30/10, Sir Joseph Ball to Neville Chamberlain, 21 Feb. 1938.

9 Manchester Guardian, 24 Feb. 1938.

10 Ramsden, , Conservative Party policy, p. 87Google Scholar.

11 Quoted by Koss, Stephen, The riseandfall of the political press in Britain, Vol. 2 (London, 1984), p. 551Google Scholar.

12 Churchill College Cambridge (CCC), Vansittart papers, II/32, ‘Report on Truth’, p. 9a.

13 CCC, Vansittart papers, II/32, ‘Report on Truth’, p. 13.

14 UBL, Chamberlain MSS, 18/1/108, Neville to Ida Chamberlain, 23 July 1939.

15 Margach, James, The abuse of power (London, 1978), p. 53Google Scholar.

16 Truth, 19 Jan. 1940.

17 Truth, 19 Oct. 1938.

18 CCC, Vansittart papers, II/31, ‘Obervations on the control of Truth’ Sept. 1941.

19 UBL, Chamberlain MSS, Neville to Ida Chamberlain, 23 Jul. 1939.

20 CCC, Vansittart papers, II/32, ‘Report on Truth’, p. 22.

21 Truth, 15 Sept. 1939.

22 Truth, 29 Sept. 1939.

23 For Fuller's, Major-General letter, see Truth, 24 11 1939Google Scholar.

24 Nicolson, Harold, Diaries and letters 1930 to 1964, ed. by Olson, Stanley (Harmondsworth, 1985)Google Scholar, entry for 7 Jan. 1940.

25 CCC, Vansittart papers, II/32, ‘Report on Truth’, p. 42.

26 Minney, R.J., The private papers of Hore-Belisha (London, 1960), p. 15Google Scholar.

27 Quoted by Feiling, Keith in Neville Chamberlain (London, 1946), p. 283Google Scholar.

28 UBL, Chamberlain MSS, 18/1/1139, Neville to Ida Chamberlain, 20 Jan. 1940.

29 CCC, Vansittart papers, II/32, ‘Report on Truth’ p. 35.

30 Ibid. p. 38.

31 The diplomatic diaries of Oliver Harvey, ed. Harvey, J. (London, 1970), 23 09 1937Google Scholar.

32 Ball, to Brooke, Henry, quoted in Ramsden, , Conservative Party policy, p. 67Google Scholar.

33 Truth, 17 May 1940.

34 UBL, Chamberlain MSS, 7/11/33/19, Ball to Neville Chamberlain, undated (probably August or September 1940).

35 For the debate on Truth, see Hansard, CCCLXXIV, Cols. 1454–1462.

36 ccc, Vansittart papers, II/32 ‘Report on Truth’, p. 15.

37 Howard, Anthony, RAB: The life of R. A. Butler (London, 1987), p. 152Google Scholar.

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