File of notes, speeches and other papers on industry

Scope and Content

Index to speeches: 7 Mar 1956 Speech at RSAC Club dinner; 31 Jan 1955 Speech at dinner for A K Stevenson; 5 Sep 1954 Speech at luncheon of Henry Wiggin & Co Ltd; 12 May 1952 Speech at complimentary dinner to Lord Weir by RSAC Club Committee; 17 Dec 1951 Speech at dinner to John Brown & Co and drafts; 1 Dec 1949 Speech and draft at RSAC Club Committee Jubilee dinner; 14 Nov 1949 Speech at Scottish Motor Traders Association dinner; 11 Nov 1949 Speech at opening of Scottish Motor Show; 4 Oct 1948 Speech at Golden Jubilee banquet of British Motor Industry and draft; 18 Dec 1944 Speech at Wm Denny & Bros Ltd's centenary dinner; 10 Sep 1943 Speech at Lord Weir's Jubilee with G & J Weir Ltd, Speech at Liverpool Caledonian Association; 22 Aug 1941 Eulogy to Viscount Stonehaven and drafts; 28 Dec 1938 Speech at presentation to R J Smith after forty years service with RSAC; 8 Dec 1935 Speech at annual dinner of the Consular Corporations; 22 Nov 1938 Speech to Royal Technical College; 8 Oct 1938 Speech at opening of new outdoor dispensary and nurses' home of Glasgow Eye Infirmary; 21 Jun 1938 Speech at opening of International Engineering Congress; 12 Jun 1938 Speech at House of Lords on RAF; 12 Nov 1937 Speech and drafts, RSAC Club dinner to Minister of Transport; Sep 1937 Some impressions of a visit to Paris Exhibition; 7 Oct 1936 Speech at 4th centenary dinner of the Incorporation of Hammermen; 17 May 1935 Speech at Henry Wiggin & Co centenary dinner; Apr 1935 Article for the Jubilee edition of Engineering ; 22 Feb 1935 Speech to Institute of Marine Engineers; 7 Dec 1934 Speech at 15th annual reunion of No.3 Squadron RAF; 16 May 1934 Speech and notes at annual dinner of BEAMA; 9 Apr 1934 Speech at Ardeer staff reunion dinner; 19 Mar 1934 Notes on the cotton trade; 2 Feb 1934 Speech to Hotels and Restaurants Association of Great Britain; 15 Nov 1933 Draft of letter to The Times on shipbuilding; 23 Feb 1933 Speech at annual dinner of Liverpool Chamber of Commerce; 17 Feb 1933 Speech at North-East Coast Institution dinner; 11 Mar 1932 Speech at Chemical Society anniversary dinner; 7 May 1931 Speech at annual dinner of the Iron and Steel Institute; 23 Apr 1931 Speech on opening extension at Acton Precious Metal Refinery; 30 Apr 1930 Speech in House of Lords on Coal Mines Bill; 1 Jan 1929 Pre-election letter, 'This Year of Grace'; Feb-Jun 1928 Letters and notes relating to centenary and conference of Institution of Civil Engineers; 3 Apr 1928 Speech at annual meeting of RSAC; 9 Feb 1928 Speech to Liverpool Engineering Society; 23-24 Nov 1926 Draft and speeches on Electricity Supply Bill; Nov 1925 Speech at Trades House; 29 Jun 1923 Speech in House of Lords on housing; Jun 1924 Speech to Society of British Gas Industries; 1 May 1924 Speech to the British Engineers' Association; 15 Apr 1924 Letter to The Times , 'Politics and Industry'; 7 Mar 1924 Speech to Engineering and National Employers' Federation; 30 Nov 1923 Speech at the James Watt dinner, 'Prosperity of our Empire'; 10 Nov 1923 Speech at annual general meeting of Society of British Gas Industries