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United Nations

 Organization

Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 28 Feb 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/212/45
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Dr Herbert Evatt [Australian Attorney General and Minister for External Affairs] to WSC marked "Secret" stating that the Australian representatives at both the San Francisco [United States] Conference and the Conference of the British Commonwealth prior to it will be Francis Forde [Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for the Army] and himself; and suggesting London rather than Canada as the location for the latter. Photocopy.

Dates: 28 Feb 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Mar 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/213A/53-55
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" expressing his concern at a "deterioration" in the Soviet attitude since [the] Yalta [Conference]: arguing that Vyacheslav Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister] is stalling over Poland while the Lublin Committee consolidates its position; that if they fail to get a satisfactory solution to the Polish problems, then they risk losing all influence in Eastern Europe; that it is time to send a message from the two of...
Dates: 27 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Mar 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/213A/70-71
Scope and Contents

Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" passing on an interchange of messages between Marshal Stalin and himself on the absence of Vyacheslav Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister] from the San Francisco [United States] Conference.

Dates: 29 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/213A/118-119
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Prime Ministers and Acting Prime Ministers of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa marked "Top Secret and Personal" asking for their endorsement and explaining the reasons behind the United States and the Soviet Union receiving three votes in the Assembly of the "new World Organisation".

Dates: 03 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/214/19-20
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Prime Minister of Canada [Mackenzie King] to WSC marked "Top Secret and Personal" arguing that White Russia and the Ukraine should be admitted to the Assembly [of the future world organisation] on the basis of their individual qualifications for membership rather than multiple Soviet representation; and that the assumption that the British Commonwealth will vote as a single entity needs to be dispelled, explaining why he thinks this is not the case.

Dates: 05 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 21 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/215/84
Scope and Contents Telegram from Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Top Secret and Personal" reporting that Vyacheslav Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister] has just reached Edmonton [Canada]; on difficulties over the San Francisco [United States] Conference; and stating that he will try to persuade Edward Stettinius [Secretary of State, United States] that they should not allow the Russians to veto their decision on the situation in the Netherlands....
Dates: 21 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Sep 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/257/14
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC [in the United States] to Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon] marked "From: Octagon" and "Gunfire No. 264" and "Personal and Top Secret" on a decision to postpone the United Nations Conference and the drafting of a joint communique with President [Franklin Roosevelt] on Italy. [Copy].

Dates: 18 Sep 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1945 - 28 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/86
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Deputy Prime Minister [Clement Attlee] (San Francisco [United States]) to WSC reporting on Anthony Eden's [later Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] speech to the San Francisco Conference and other Conference matters. Despatched on 28 April. Carbon copy.

Dates: 27 Apr 1945 - 28 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/113
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] (San Francisco [United States]) marked "Personal and Top Secret" and "Private and Confidential" commenting on Eden's performance at the San Francisco Conference; the likelihood of an election in the near future; and on his telegram to Marshal Stalin on the "Polish deadlock" [see CHAR 20/216/104-109]. Carbon copy.

Dates: 29 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Apr 1945 - 30 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/130
Scope and Contents Telegram from Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (San Francisco [United States]) to WSC marked "Top Secret", "personal" and "Private and Confidential" speculating on developments at the San Francisco Conference; how long Clement Attlee [Deputy Prime Minister] and he are likely to be away from the United Kingdom; giving his views on the "Empire party", Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa], Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada], Dr Herbert Evatt...
Dates: 29 Apr 1945 - 30 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/217/56
Scope and Contents Telegram from Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (San Francisco [United States]) to WSC marked "Secret" reporting discussions between Vyacheslav Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister], Edward Stettinius [Secretary of State, United States] and himself on Poland: including Molotov stating that the Soviet Government had accepted Stanislaw Mikolajczyk [former Prime Minister of Poland] for consultation; attempts to agree further names for consultation; and Molotov's arguments for...
Dates: 02 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 May 1945 - 10 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/218/61-62
Scope and Contents Telegram from Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (San Francisco [United States]) to WSC marked "Top Secret" explaining why he needs to stay on in San Francisco for longer than intended; proposing to start the journey back to the United Kingdom on 13 May; discussing the possibility of a meeting between President Harry Truman, Marshal Stalin and WSC in San Francisco for the final stage of the Conference; and suggesting Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British...
Dates: 09 May 1945 - 10 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 09 May 1945 - 10 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/218/63
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (San Francisco [United States]) to WSC marked "Strictly Personal" stating that he wants to return to the United Kingdom "very badly" but fears that the [San Francisco] Conference might collapse without him; asking if WSC was referring to the General Election in his last telegram; and suggesting that Clement Attlee [Deputy Prime Minister] could travel back two days earlier than him. Despatched on 10 May. Copy.

Dates: 09 May 1945 - 10 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 11 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/218/83
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary, San Francisco, United States] marked "Personal and Top Secret" expressing concern at the possible withdrawal of American troops from Europe and British demobilisation, leaving the Soviet Union in the dominant position; and stating that these issues are more important than a "world constitution which may never come into being till it is superseded after a period of appeasement by a third world war".

Dates: 11 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 28 Sep 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/172/56-57
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" informing him that he agrees with Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] that Dumbarton Oaks [Washington, United States] proposals be reconsidered in light of Soviet objections and suggesting that official publication of the plan be deferred, giving detailed reasons behind his thinking.

Dates: 28 Sep 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 04 Oct 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/172/103
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Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal, Private and Top Secret" informing him that Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] and he will be starting their journey to Moscow on 7 October; requesting that Roosevelt send a message approving the mission to Marshal Stalin; stating that he wants to find out more about Soviet intentions in the Far East; that the main talks will be about Poland; that Dumbarton Oaks [Washington, United States] will be discussed. Copy.

Dates: 04 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 07 Oct 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/173/9
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Prime Minister of Canada [Mackenzie King] marked "Top Secret and Personal" stating that he will give full consideration to King's views on the Dumbarton Oaks [Washington, United States] recommendations but that he feels they must acquiesce to United States wishes with regard to early publication of the plans.

Dates: 07 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 26 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/68
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Telegram from Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (San Francisco [United States]) to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" reporting that he has already "tapped the fount of [Field Marshal Jan] Smuts' [Prime Minister of South Africa] deep wisdom"; and stating that he agrees with the need to stiffen the Americans' attitude to the Soviet Union over Poland. Copy.

Dates: 26 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/73
Scope and Contents Telegram from Deputy Prime Minister [Clement Attlee] and Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (San Francisco [United States]) to WSC marked "Top Secret and Personal" reporting that Sir Walter Citrine [General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress and President of the International Federation of Trade Unions] and Robert Edwards [National Chairman, Independent Labour Party] have urged that TUC representatives should be appointed as official advisers to the British delegation [at...
Dates: 27 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/77
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Deputy Prime Minister [Clement Attlee] and Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (San Francisco [United States]) stating that the War Cabinet has agreed to stick to its decision not to attach a TUC representative to the British Delegation [to the San Francisco Conference]. Carbon copy.

Dates: 27 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/78
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to Deputy Prime Minister [Clement Attlee] and Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (San Francisco [United States]) stating that the War Cabinet was fully attended, Ernest Bevin [Minister of Labour and National Service], Herbert Morrison [Home Secretary] and the Leader of the Liberal Party [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later Lord Thurso, Secretary of State for Air], being present, and the view of the Cabinet was unanimous [on not attaching a TUC representative to the...
Dates: 27 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/215/118-120
Scope and Contents Telegram from Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Top Secret and Personal" reporting on a meeting between Vyacheslav Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister], Edward Stettinius [Secretary of State, United States] and himself on Poland: stating that Molotov asked for time to study the joint message sent by President Harry Truman and WSC to Marshal Stalin; describing discussions on the treaty [of mutual assistance] signed by the Soviet...
Dates: 23 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/215/121-122
Scope and Contents Telegram from Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Top Secret and Personal" describing a conversation with Edward Stettinius [Secretary of State, United States] on their meeting with Vyacheslav Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister]: emphasising their fears over the San Francisco [United States] Conference in light of Molotov's attitude to Poland; indicating that President Harry Truman has agreed to speak directly to Molotov if...
Dates: 23 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Apr 1945 - 23 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/3-5
Scope and Contents Telegram from Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Top Secret and Personal" reporting on a meeting with President Harry Truman, Edward Stettinius [Secretary of State, United States] and Averell Harriman [United States Ambassador in the Soviet Union] on: Truman's intention of seeing Vyacheslav Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister] immediately on his arrival at the White House; the importance of the Polish question and its effect on...
Dates: 22 Apr 1945 - 23 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/19-20
Scope and Contents Telegram from Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Secret" repeating a memorandum from Edward Stettinius [Secretary of State, United States] on the points raised by President Harry Truman in his conversation with Vyacheslav Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister]: the "fair and reasonable" nature of the joint message from Truman and WSC to Marshal Stalin on Poland; Truman's assertion that failure to reach agreement will "cast serious...
Dates: 23 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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