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FOULKES, Maj Gen Charles Howard (1875-1969)

Service as Director of Irish Propaganda during the Anglo-Irish War, 1921

References on this page: FOULKES: 7/1-46


FOULKES: 7/1-7 Papers relating to general principles of propaganda, Ireland, 1921


FOULKES: 7/1

1921 Jul 4

Paper entitled 'Secrets of Crewe House', on the general principles and methods of propaganda. 3pp


FOULKES: 7/2

1921 Jul 24, 1921 Jul 25

Comments of Foulkes and J E S Brind on a draft circular by Col C N French (not included) about propaganda. 5pp


FOULKES: 7/3

1921 Dec 20

'Notes on publicity duties', compiled by Foulkes and comprising his recommendations on propaganda developments. 4pp


FOULKES: 7/4

[1921]

'Some notes on general principles of propaganda', and 'Some special points as regards propaganda in Ireland', both compiled by Col Davis. 6pp


FOULKES: 7/5

[1921]

'Notes on military propaganda'. 1p


FOULKES: 7/6

[1921]

Typed notes from 'Looking Forward' by Charles Frederick Higham, citing channels for the dissemination of information. 3pp


FOULKES: 7/7

[1921]

Foulkes' notes on the general principles of propaganda and comments on Basil Clarke's memoranda (not included). 2pp


FOULKES: 7/8-31 Papers relating to duties as Director of Irish Propaganda, 1921


FOULKES: 7/8

1904, 1921

Two Ordnance Survey maps of Ireland (1904 editions) and two group photographs of Royal Engineers personnel at Fermoy in 1921. 5pp


FOULKES: 7/9

1921 Apr 29

Letter from Foulkes as Commander, Royal Engineers, Fermoy to Col George Walker, detailing his tour of Tipperary and current involvement in propaganda duties. 2pp


FOULKES: 7/10

1921 May 2

Initial letter of invitation to Foulkes from J E S Brind at General HQ, Parkgate, Dublin to discuss the post of Director of Irish Propaganda. 3pp


FOULKES: 7/11

1921 May 16

Foulkes' view of the Irish situation and evaluation of his duties as Director. 2pp


FOULKES: 7/12

1921 Jun 1

Letter from Foulkes detailing his suggested system for the construction and distribution of leaflets. Recipient unknown. 1p


FOULKES: 7/13

1921 Jul 5

Account of existing provision for propaganda, and description of the Director's duties in the production and distribution of propaganda. 3pp


FOULKES: 7/14

1921 Jun

Copy of a proposed resolution of the United States House of Representatives, criticising operations against the Irish Republican Army, sent to the Chief Secretary's Office at Dublin Castle in Jun 1921 and counteractive reply, apparently corrected by Foulkes (2 copies). 15pp


FOULKES: 7/15

1921 Jun-Nov

Papers relating to Col Sir Alexander Sprot, Member of Parliament for East Fife and Unionst sympathiser, including correspondence on the Irish settlement, 1921 and attempts of Foulkes in Jul 1921 to contact through Sprot those interested in becoming special reporters in Ireland. With newspaper cuttings illustrating Sprot's stand on the Irish question, and notes on Eamon de Valera of the Sinn Fein organisation. Also copy, on House of Commons' paper of a Resolution passed on 5 Jul 1921, regretting the necessity of negotiations with de Valera, evidently referring to David Lloyd George's invitation in Jun to de Valera to attend a conference [conference opened 11 Oct]. 30pp


FOULKES: 7/16

1921 Jul 14, 1921 Jul 27

Letter from Foulkes to Frederick Emett at General HQ, Dublin describing his difficulties with Press coverage of Irish affairs and Emett's reply. 3pp


FOULKES: 7/17

1921 Aug 5

Copy of letter from Foulkes to Col W J Maxwell Scott at the Curragh, relating to rumours of peace terms. 2pp


FOULKES: 7/18

1921 Aug

Papers relating to reports of Irish Republican Army brutality, comprising correspondence with a Mrs Stuart Menzies and copies of letters to Foulkes from an informant. 7pp


FOULKES: 7/19

1921 Sep 27

Letter from Foulkes to the 'DPM', relating to the confiscation of his pistol by Customs at Holyhead. 1p


FOULKES: 7/20

1921 Oct

Papers relating to the proposed release of internees, to be considered at the Anglo-Irish Conference in Oct 1921, including Foulkes' view on the subject given in a letter dated 10 Oct to C Marsh at the Colonial Office. 7pp


FOULKES: 7/21

1921 Oct

Printed booklet, 'Synopsis of eleven lectures delivered before an Intelligence Conference, Oct 1921' held in Chester, with a timetable (both marked Secret). 1 booklet, 1p


FOULKES: 7/22

1921 Nov 24

Memorandum from Col C N French detailing the proposed reorganisation of the Intelligence section into three units, and giving their respective responsibilities. 1p


FOULKES: 7/23

1921

Notes on the activities of captured Irish Republican Army suspects, including Father Delahunty, involved in the civil activities of Sinn Fein. 13pp


FOULKES: 7/24

1921

Series of 'epitomes' and indexes to 'epitomes', apparently compiled as quick guides to the contents of documents seized by during raids on various Irish Republican Army hideouts. The indexes include details of and references to general Irish Republican Army policy and members, Irish Republican Army propaganda, and orders and reports. 128pp


FOULKES: 7/25

[1921]

Papers relating to the production of propaganda leaflets, including drafts and printed leaflets, two addressed to Irish Republican Army members. 36pp


FOULKES: 7/26

[1921]

Papers relating to casualty numbers of the British Army, including letters dated 21 Jun from Gen C F M Macready, General HQ, to the Editors of the Daily News and Review of Reviews denying reports that casualty statistics had been suppressed. With table of deaths, Sep 1919 to Jul 1921. 11pp


FOULKES: 7/27

[1921]

List of books held in the London Library relating to the history of Ireland. 1p


FOULKES: 7/28

[1921]

Official Officers' identity pass, number 3248, issued to Foulkes as Brevet Colonel. 1p, 1 photograph


FOULKES: 7/29

[1921]

Draft circular of instructions for the collection of material for issue in official communique and public statements in the event of breakdown in the current peace negotiations. 5pp


FOULKES: 7/30

1921-1922, 1971

Newspaper cuttings relating to the Irish situation, taken from The Irish News and Belfast Morning News, 7 Feb 1921; Irish Independent, May 1921; The Morning Post, 31 Oct 1921; An T'glac, 24 Jun 1922; and article by Cameron Hazlehurst from The Times, 27 Nov 1971, on the Irish settlement of 1921. 8pp


FOULKES: 7/31

1922

Letters to Foulkes from a Mr Russell of Wimbledon, apparently a former member of staff engaged in drafting propaganda leaflets in Ireland. The letters refer to his past employment in Ireland and attempts to find work. Also letters from Eileen Henelie, writer of loyalist material, describing the situation in Dublin. With newspaper cuttings. 25pp


FOULKES: 7/32-46 Articles and related newspaper cuttings, relating to Irish propaganda and the Anglo-Irish War, 1921


FOULKES: 7/32

1921 Jan-Jul

'An IRA Ambush', article on Irish Republican Army method of attack, including copy of the report to HQ 1 Cork Brigade by Irish Republican Army 6 Battalion with details of their ambush near Dripsey, 28 Jan. 7pp


FOULKES: 7/33

1921 Apr 24, 1921 Apr 30

'The Worm Turns', and 'Southern Loyalists', draft for and cutting from The Daily Telegraph relating to the murder of George Stone, also known as George Street, in Tipperary. 2p


FOULKES: 7/34

1921 Apr

Draft for and cutting, 'Sinn Fein War on Women', account of the shooting of Nellie Carey in Fermoy, 18 Mar and written while Commander, Royal Engineers, Fermoy. Published in the Morning Post, 27 Apr. 3pp


FOULKES: 7/35

1921 Jul-Nov

'Ireland's Future State', referring to the spread of violence with newspaper cuttings including The Times, Nov 2 1921. 10pp


FOULKES: 7/36

[1921]

'IRA "Justice" ', concerning the murder of Mrs M Lindsay, British informer and treatment by the Irish Republican Army of suspected spies. Also cutting, 'A prisoner of the IRA', account of the captivity of Arthur Hunt. 7pp


FOULKES: 7/37

[1921]

Papers relating to the murder by the Irish Republican Army of Mrs Lindsay, British informer, on 5 Mar 1921. 4pp


FOULKES: 7/38

[1921]

'Sinn Fein and Labour', referring to the relationship between the Irish Labour party and workforce and Sinn Fein. 8pp


FOULKES: 7/39

[1921]

'Belligerent Status of the IRA', arguing the Irish Republican Army's contravention of the Hague rules, 1907. 5pp


FOULKES: 7/40

[1921]

'Legality of Guerilla War', as applied to the Irish Republican Army. 3pp


FOULKES: 7/41

[1921]

'Reprisals', arguing the necessity of reprisals by the British in Ireland. 14pp


FOULKES: 7/42

[1921]

'An T-Oglac', criticising the claims of the official paper of the Irish Volunteers in general and stating specific cases. 13pp


FOULKES: 7/43

[1921]

'Is the Irish Republican Army a Murder Gang?', referring to British casualty figures. With newspaper cuttings from the Irish Times and Irish Independent and reports of specific incidents in Ireland. With instructions on infecting horses with glanders and humans with typhoid. 18pp


FOULKES: 7/44

[1921]

'Sinn Fein Relations with the Catholic Church', citing instances of close ties between the two. 16pp


FOULKES: 7/45

[1921]

'Proposed New Dail Loans in Ireland and USA', referring to Sinn Fein member Michael Collins' request for the loan to be raised in Ireland and the USA in Aug 1921, and methods used in collecting the money in Ireland. 9pp


FOULKES: 7/46

[1921]

'Activities of the Sinn Fein Envoy to USA', referring to propaganda activities of the envoy, Harold Bolan, in the USA. 7pp

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