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United Nations

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Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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Diary, 1946-01-01 - 1946-01-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/16
Scope and Contents

Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Ernest Bevin and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's role in the first meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations Organisation, and his pessimistic account of the progress made at delegation meetings; and comments on books read while travelling, including disparaging remarks on Douglas Goldring's "The Nineteen Twenties".

Dates: 1946-01-01 - 1946-01-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Literary: typescript proofs and draft copies [some annotated by WSC] of WSC's article entitled "One Way to Stop a Third World War"., 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/71
Scope and Contents

First published in Collier's magazine, on the aftermath of World War II, the roles of France, the United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union with regard to Europe, the United Nations, the need for a Council of Europe, and the atomic bomb.

Dates: 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: correspondence between WSC and President Dwight D Eisenhower [President of the United States]., 29 Jan 1953 - 31 Mar 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/3A-C
Scope and Contents ff 1- 139 are copies of letters and telegrams from WSC to President Dwight D Eisenhower, 07 Feb 1953 - 31 Mar 1955.ff 140 - 214 are copies of letters from President Dwight D Eisenhower to WSC, 02 Feb1953 - 29 Mar 1955.ff 215 - 282 are copies of correspondence between WSC and President Dwight D Eisenhower, 29 Jan 1953 - 24 Mar 1955. Includes original letters from Dwight D Eisenhower, James D Moffett (2nd Secretary, United States Embassy in Britain) and Winthrop Aldrich (United States...
Dates: 29 Jan 1953 - 31 Mar 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: "Argonaut" - record of proceedings., 29 Jan 1945 - 12 Mar 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/15
Scope and Contents Chiefs of Staff Committee minutes and memoranda of the proceedings of the conferences at Malta and Yalta [Soviet Union] on subjects including: the U-boat threat during 1945; co-ordination of Anglo-American and Soviet air operations in Eastern Germany; Mediterranean strategy; the South East Asia Command; a review of merchant shipping; fuel supplies; zones of occupation in Germany; strategy in North West Europe; German bomb and rocket attacks; Pacific operations; prisoners of war;...
Dates: 29 Jan 1945 - 12 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Prime Minister's Directives., 24 Nov 1942 - 28 Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/11
Scope and Contents Printed directives by the Prime Minister, WSC, on subjects including: a forecast of the arrival of American forces in Britain; enemy strength in Tunisia, including notes by General Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to WSC]; over- optimism on post-war conditions; Sir William Beveridge's report on social security; demands on shipping by overseas cereal requirements; the ringing of church bells; telegrams between WSC and Stalin on Soviet-Polish relations; Jewish immigration into Palestine,...
Dates: 24 Nov 1942 - 28 Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Prime Minister's Directives., 29 Dec 1944 - 17 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/14
Scope and Contents Printed directives by the Prime Minister, WSC, on subjects including: correspondence between WSC and President Franklin Roosevelt on American voting powers in the United Nations; post-war demand for airfields, including a report by the Chiefs of Staff; records of speeches and a conversation between WSC and Stalin at the Yalta Conference [Soviet Union]; the allocation of man-power, including the release of women from the Forces; telegrams between WSC and [Mackenzie King] Prime Minister of...
Dates: 29 Dec 1944 - 17 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on a number of immediate post-war issues (includes copies of wartime documents)., Jan 1940 - Oct 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Prime Minister Clement Attlee (15) on subjects including questions in Parliament about raw materials for atomic weapons and secret agreements with Belgium, Holland and Brazil, and also on decorations for wartime service ; Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley] (2); Norman Tucker [Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer Hugh Dalton]; Robert Brand [Representative of HM Treasury in Washington, United States] (2); Leslie Rowan [Principal Private Secretary to...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Oct 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence R-Z., Dec 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/8A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir David Robertson on industrial affairs; Randolph Churchill and John Dugdale on Soviet attitudes; 1st Lord Rankeillour [earlier James Hope] and Francis Turnbull [Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for India] on Indian affairs; Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (4); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office [from July 1946] (4); James Stuart [Chief...
Dates: Dec 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence S., Apr 1946 - Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/71A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bobbety", 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil and Lord Cranborne] (3); R A Butler (2); Arthur Bryant; Douglas Savory; Aubrey Halford [later Aubrey Halford-MacLeod, Principal Private Secretary to Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on the use of excerpts from WSC's memoirs in a war crimes trial; Sir Arthur Young [Scottish Unionist Whip] on Scottish Unionist resolutions; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative...
Dates: Apr 1946 - Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with President Eisenhower., 04 Feb 1952 - 22 Aug 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/217
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC and Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States, on subjects including the 4-Power Summit at Geneva, American foreign policy, particularly on the Far East, former relations between Eisenhower and WSC, the declassification of war records, the defence of Formosa [later Taiwan], a medallion for WSC's 81st birthday, Western unity, Eisenhower's health, his relations with Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] and Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton], atomic...
Dates: 04 Feb 1952 - 22 Aug 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 13 Jan 1946 - 29 Apr 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/4A-E
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's address to personnel on board the R M S Queen Elizabeth (13 January) in which he reviews the war and links between the United Kingdom and Canada.Speech notes for WSC's speech of thanks (26 February, University of Miami, United States) on receiving an honorary law degree in which he discusses education. Includes the phrase "I am surprised that in my later life I should have become so experienced in taking degrees, when, as a school boy, I was so bad at passing...
Dates: 13 Jan 1946 - 29 Apr 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"The darkening international scene", 15 Mar 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/4C/100-116
Scope and Contents

Draft speech notes for WSC's speech (City Banquet, New York) on the effect of his speech entitled "The sinews of peace" including: his confidence in the speech, the solidarity of the United Nations, his admiration for the Soviet Union, and the importance of the relationship between Great Britain and the United States. Typescript draft notes heavily annotated with changes and edits by WSC in blue-black ink and ?also in pencil.

Dates: 15 Mar 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"The deterrent-nuclear warfare", 01 Mar 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/57A/33-89
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: the unique division of the world into nuclear Communist and non-Communist sides; WSC's prediction of the power of nuclear energy in 1931; nuclear development in Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union; the lack of defence against the hydrogen bomb; difficulties in fair disarmament; defence through deterrents, including the ability to paralyse Soviet airfields, industrial targets and submarine bases; the power of...
Dates: 01 Mar 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"The Sinews of Peace", 5 Mar 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/4A/51-100
Scope and Contents Top copy of WSC's speaking notes for his speech at Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri [United States]. WSC begins by thanking President [Harry Truman] and explaining that he is speaking with "no official mission or status". The speech covers various subjects including: the responsibility of the United States and Britain to secure peace; the role of the United Nations and the need for an international armed force; predictions of the Cold War; education; international affairs; the...
Dates: 5 Mar 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Transcript of interview: Sir Brian Fall, 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 157
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2017
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir David Logan, 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 169
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2017
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Roderic Lyne, 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 105
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2006
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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(Untitled), [Oct 1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/3/105
Scope and Contents Copy of a message from WSC to Prime Minister [Clement Attlee] marked "personal and secret" about the text of a draft message for [Harry Truman, President of the United States, from Attlee] in which he questions what [Attlee] wishes the Americans to do about sharing information about atomic weapons with the Soviet Union and a reference to an "Act of Faith"; discusses the importance of security in world policy and the timing of a United Nations conference; WSC's agreement with President...
Dates: [Oct 1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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United States (nation) 15
International tensions 10
East West relations 9
Nuclear warfare 9
International cooperation 7

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.