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United Nations

 Organization

Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:

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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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(Untitled), 26 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/68
Scope and Contents

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), 27 Apr 1945 - 28 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/86
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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), 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
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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), 27 Feb 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/71A/2
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to the President of the United States [Franklin Roosevelt] regarding accessions to the United Nations Declaration: comments on applications from individuals and organisations to accede as "appropriate authorities"; emphasises the need for consultation over all accessions.

Dates: 27 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Mar 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/71A/24-25
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Franklin Roosevelt [President of the United States] to WSC regarding the United Nations Declaration: he believes that the adherence of the French National Committee should be accepted whenever submitted but recommends consultation for further adherences from other governments and full consultation before the adherence of "Free Groups" and other organizations.

Dates: 04 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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"What the Conservatives will do: a shortened version of the Conservative and Unionist Party's policy: General Election, 1951", 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/123/3
Scope and Contents Pamphlet detailing Conservative election policy under a number of headings: "Pillars of Peace" on measures to support the British empire and Commonwealth (including an Empire economic conference, imperial preference), the unity of the English speaking peoples, the United Nations and hopes that Soviet Russia will join it, and support for the rearmament programme; "Increase national output"; "Halt to nationalisation" including industrial measures, and the repeal of the Iron and Steel Act,...
Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) 1
 
Type
Archival Object 110
Collection 3
 
Subject
Soviet Union 31
International cooperation 24
East West relations 23
Western Europe 23
International tensions 22

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