Conservative Party Archive: Vice Chairmen's Offices

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Vice-Chairman (Candidates), 1955-1963
    Donald Kaberry, Vice-Chairman (Candidates), 1955-1963
        US Presidential Elections, 1956
Vice-Chairman (Youth), 1964-1969
    Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Vice-Chairman (Youth), 1965-1970
Party Conferences, 1963-1969
Vice-Chairman (Women), 1948-1975
    Marjorie Maxse, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1944-1950
    Sylvia Maxwell Fyfe, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1951-1954
    Barbara Brooke, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1954-1964
    Susan Walker, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1964-1968
    Katharine Macmillan, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1968-1971
    Sara Morrison, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1971-1975
    Janet Young, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1975-1983
    Emma Nicholson, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1983-1987


Vice-Chairmen's Offices, 1948-1975

Abstract:
Papers of the Vice Chairmen, 1948-75

Shelfmarks: CCO 60/1-4

Extent: 43 shelfmarks

Organisational History

The Vice Chairmen are not simply titular posts but carry executive responsibility. There are generally three or four vice chairmen, although the number has occasionally been increased to five. Each has responsibility for a particular aspect of party organisation:

Papers have not yet been received into the archive from all of the above categories.

Scope and Content

The Vice Chairmen's papers consist of: CCO 60/1, US Presidential Elections, 1956; CCO 60/2, Youth, 1964-9; CCO 60/3, Party Conference, 1963-9; CCO 60/4, Women, 1948-74.

Restrictions on Access

General access conditions apply to this material.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library, Conservative Party Archive [followed by shelfmark, e.g. CCO 60/1/1].

Corporate names (NCA Rules)

Conservative Party | Vice Chairmen's Offices

Subjects (LCSH)

Women
Youth



Vice-Chairman (Candidates), 1955-1963

Related Material: Most of the papers relating to Candidates until the 1970s were filed by the Conservative Central Office Filing Registry, and can be found in series CCO 4

    Donald Kaberry, Vice-Chairman (Candidates), 1955-1963

        US Presidential Elections, 1956

CCO 60/1/1 Report on Donald Kaberry's visit to Washington DC for US Presidential elections 1956
CCO 60/1/2 Appendices to Kaberry's visit 1956
CCO 60/1/3 Samples of Campaign materials for US Presidential election (Republican National Committee) 1956
CCO 60/1/4 Samples of Campaign materials (Democratic National Committee) 1956




Vice-Chairman (Youth), 1964-1969

    Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Vice-Chairman (Youth), 1965-1970

CCO 60/2/1 Young Britons Working Group 1964-5
CCO 60/2/2 Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - Geoffrey Johnson Smith correspondence 1968
CCO 60/2/3 Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) (G. Johnson Smith) Jan.-June 1969
CCO 60/2/4 Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) (G. Johnson Smith) July-Dec. 1969
CCO 60/2/5 Geoffrey Johnson Smith - correspondence with Young Conservatives (YC's) National Advisory Committee 1969




Party Conferences, 1963-1969

CCO 60/3/1 Annual Party Conferences (NUA) 1963, 1967-9
CCO 60/3/2 Annual Party Conference (NUA) 1968




Vice-Chairman (Women), 1948-1975

    Marjorie Maxse, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1944-1950

CCO 60/4/31 Outside Organisations 1948-62

    Sylvia Maxwell Fyfe, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1951-1954

[No records held]

    Barbara Brooke, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1954-1964

CCO 60/4/1 Correspondence with American Embassy (scholarships) 1955-62
CCO 60/4/2 General correspondence 1956-7
CCO 60/4/5 Dame Barbara Brooke - WNAC, United Nations 1958-64
CCO 60/4/6 Meetings of Area Women Chairmen and Area Deputy Central Office Agents, with Vice-Chairmen for Women 1960-4
CCO 60/4/7 Women's Policy Group, reports 1962-3
CCO 60/4/9 WNAC - Employment of Women Working Party 1963-4
CCO 60/4/17 Correspondence with Senior Party Leaders, politicans 1961-6
CCO 60/4/23 Correspondence with Chairman 1959-61
CCO 60/4/24 Correspondence with Deputy Chairman 1958-61, 1971
CCO 60/4/25 1964 General Election - Area reports 1964
CCO 60/4/26 1964 General Election - general correspondence 1964
CCO 60/4/28 1962 membership campaign 1962
CCO 60/4/29 Mrs. Henry Brooke's visit to USA 1958
CCO 60/4/30 Royal Garden Parties - correspondence 1963-2
CCO 60/4/32 Honours 1953-65

    Susan Walker, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1964-1968

CCO 60/4/14 European Union of Women, Executive Committee minutes and newsletters 1965
CCO 60/4/15 European Union of Women Vienna Conference 1965
CCO 60/4/20 Letters to and from Mr. Edward Heath 1967-8, 1970

    Katharine Macmillan, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1968-1971

CCO 60/4/3 General correspondence: Katharine Macmillan, Vice-Chairman (Women) 1969-70
CCO 60/4/4 Westminster Hospital Trust 1970
CCO 60/4/8 Katherine Macmillan correspondence 1963-71
CCO 60/4/18 Correspondence with Senior Party Leaders, politicans 1970, 1972

    Sara Morrison, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1971-1975

CCO 60/4/10 General correspondence 1970-2
CCO 60/4/11 General correspondence 1973
CCO 60/4/12 General correspondence 1974
CCO 60/4/13 General correspondence 1975
CCO 60/4/16 Committee on Europe - minutes and correspondence Oct. 1970-June 1971
CCO 60/4/19 Correspondence with Senior Party Leaders, politicans 1974-5
CCO 60/4/21 Letters to and from Mr. Edward Heath (Mrs. Charles Morrison) n.d.
CCO 60/4/22 Letters to and from Mr. Douglas Hurd and Mr. Michael Wolff for PM 1972-4
CCO 60/4/27 1966 General Election 1966

    Janet Young, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1975-1983

[Not yet catalogued]

    Emma Nicholson, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1983-1987

[Not yet catalogued]




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