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Found in 923 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Prime Minister: correspondence mainly relating to change of administration., 24 Aug 1953 - 31 Mar 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Gordon Wilson and Paul Beards (Private Secretaries, War Office) on South African war graves; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] (6); R A Butler [Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Harold Macmillan [later Lord Stockton, Minister of Housing and Local Government]; Duncan Sandys [Minister of Supply] (2); Christopher Soames [Parliamentary Private Secretary to Prime Minister]; John Colville [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] on subjects...
Dates: 24 Aug 1953 - 31 Mar 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: correspondence regarding Ministerial changes., 03 May 1952 - 01 Aug 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Maclay [later Lord Muirshiel] (3) on his resignation as Minister of Transport in 1952; Frederic Harris MP, Beresford Craddock MP (2), Alan Lennox-Boyd [later Lord Boyd of Merton], Roy Welensby (Chairman of unofficial members of Northern Rhodesia, later Zambia, Legislature), Angus Mackintosh (Principal Private Secretary, Colonial Office), and David Hunt [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] on removal of Alan Lennox-Boyd as Minister of State for the Colonies and...
Dates: 03 May 1952 - 01 Aug 1954
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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Official: Prime Minister: lists and correspondence regarding Ministerial and Government appointments., 13 Oct 1951 - 13 Nov 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/1A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Patrick Buchan Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Government Chief Whip] (4), Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton, Minister of Housing and Local Government] (2), Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley], James Stuart [later 1st Lord Stuart of Findhorn, Secretary of State for Scotland], 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne, Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal] (4), David Pitblado [Prime Minister's...
Dates: 13 Oct 1951 - 13 Nov 1951
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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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax., 10 Feb 1928 - 20 Jul 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/79
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Hardisty [HM Customs and Excise] (2); John Davidson [Conservative Party Chairman]; Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (9); Attorney-General, Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham]; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; bookmakers' representatives, including Ladbroke and Company (4), the Northern Bookmakers' and Backers' Protection Association (2), the National Sporting League, and the Betting Duty Reform...
Dates: 10 Feb 1928 - 20 Jul 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax., 28 Dec 1928 - 27 Mar 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/104
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: bookmakers' representatives; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (4); Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (11); Lord Stanley [Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party] (2); the Chairman, Sir Clement Hindley, (2) and Secretary, Major John Chambers, of the Racecourse Betting Control Board.Also includes: notes of interviews between Treasury officials and Hindley, Chambers, and bookmakers; cutting from the...
Dates: 28 Dec 1928 - 27 Mar 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax., 01 Mar 1927 - 29 Apr 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/51
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W J Randall, Managing Director and Secretary of the Turf Guardian Society (6); John Davidson [Conservative Party Chairman] (3); 5th Lord Lonsdale; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (5); Sir Philip Dawson MP; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne]; 17th Lord Derby; Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (6); Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell [Jockey Club Steward].Also...
Dates: 01 Mar 1927 - 29 Apr 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax., 04 Mar 1927 - 29 Jun 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/52
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (14); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Patrick Hannon MP.Also includes: cuttings from papers including the Sporting Life and the Sporting Chronicle; copy of the official report of the House of Lords for the second reading of the betting bill; copy of supplementary notes on betting duty...
Dates: 04 Mar 1927 - 29 Jun 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax., 01 Nov 1927 - 22 Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/54
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (7); Charles Hardisty [HM Customs and Excise]; Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (2); John Davidson [Conservative Party Chairman]; 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell [Jockey Club Steward] (2).Also includes: newspaper cuttings; draft of the Race Course Betting Act 1928; copy of a Cabinet minute.Subjects covered by the file include: the totalisator; details of Jockey Club...
Dates: 01 Nov 1927 - 22 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence on reducing national expenditure, including with members of the House of Commons Economy Group., 22 May 1927 - 31 Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/67
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Gretton MP (8); Geoffrey Fry [Private Secretary to Stanley Baldwin]; Sir Philip Pilditch MP (2); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (11); Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury] (2); Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (2); Alfred Hurst [Treasury] (3); Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services, Treasury]; Patrick Duff [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister] (2).Also includes copy of Cabinet paper and a...
Dates: 22 May 1927 - 31 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Emergency Business Committee., 27 May 1945 - 09 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/16
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to Cabinet] on the function of the committee during the General Election, and its formation (5); 1st Lord Margesson, accepting a place on the committee; Sir James Edmondson [later 1st Lord Sandford, Deputy Chief Whip] accepting a place on the committee; 1st Lord Swinton [earlier Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, Minister of Civil Aviation] accepting the chairmanship of the committee, and acknowledging the work...
Dates: 27 May 1945 - 09 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Pamphlets, 1953 - 1972

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 6/2/1
Scope and Contents

Subjects include the Trades Union Congress, Conservative Party, House of Lords and pension reform, also including correspondence with Sir Tufton Beamish on "One Europe".

Dates: 1953 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Papers concerning Margaret Thatcher's time as Member of Parliament for the Finchley Constituency, 1948-1992.

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FINC
Scope and Contents

Including in and copy-out constituency correspondence answered by Margaret Thatcher and her constituency office staff, 1986; constituents' cases and surgery files, 1987-91; details of Mrs Thatcher's constituency engagements, 1971-87 (incomplete); annual yearbooks of the (then) Finchley and Friern Barnet Conservative Association, 1948/9-55/6, 1983, 1985/6-89/90; and other miscellaneous material, ca. 1983-92

Dates: 1948 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: Closed while uncatalogued. Much of the material relates to individual constituents and would require closure on data protection grounds.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, 1977/8-May 1981 (mainly February-December 1980), 1977 - 1981-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/37
Scope and Contents

Part 1, 1977/8-1979: includes copy of "Conservative News", December 1979; and CCO annual reports for 1977/8-1978/9
Part 2, 1980: includes briefing circulated by Conservative Research Department on the Boundary Commission, April 1980; copies of "Conservative News", and CCO annual reports, 1979/80
Part 3, 1981: includes copies of "Conservative News", February-Winter 1981

Dates: 1977 - 1981-05
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, April- October 1976, 1976-04 - 1976-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/69
Scope and Contents

Includes MT’s handwritten annotations
Includes notes of a meeting between MT and the Local Government Policy Liaison Group on 2 March 1976
Also includes correspondence with Geoffrey Finsberg MP, Geoffrey Howe MP, James Prior MP and Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft

Dates: 1976-04 - 1976-10
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, February 1975-August 1976, 1975-02 - 1976-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/68
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with Anthony Grant MP, Harry Greenway, Sir Donald Kaberry MP, Lord (Michael) Fraser of Kilmorack, Airey Neave MP, Gordon Reece, Sara Morrison, Donald Stringer, Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft and Baroness (Janet) Young

Dates: 1975-02 - 1976-08
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, February 1978-January 1979, 1978-02 - 1979-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/73
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft
Also includes minutes of meetings of the Management Committee of CCO (not attended by MT), February-November 1978

Dates: 1978-02 - 1979-01
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, including copy minutes of Directors' meetings and Management meetings held at Conservative Central Office (MT did not attend), 1979 - 1980

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/36
Scope and Contents

Part 1, 1979
Part 2, 1980: includes papers relating to MT's visits to Conservative Central Office, 25 January 1980 & 22 February 1980

Dates: 1979 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; and part 2 opened in March 2011 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, January-April 1979, 1979-01 - 1979-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/74
Scope and Contents

Includes copy minutes of meetings of the Directors of CCO (not attended by MT); and detailed notes for MT of certain meetings made by Richard Ryder (her Political Secretary)

Dates: 1979-01 - 1979-04
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, May-December 1979, 1979-05 - 1979-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/38
Scope and Contents Includes MT's correspondence with the Party Chairman, Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft Also includes correspondence between Harvey Thomas (consultant working on media relations at CCO) and Richard Ryder (MT's Political Secretary), CCO's annual report for 1978/9; and briefings by the Conservative Research Department on "Public opinion after the first seven months of the new government" and by ‘AM [Angus Maude MP, Paymaster General]', "Government/Party strategy", circulated in...
Dates: 1979-05 - 1979-12
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in February 2010 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, October 1976-April 1978, 1976-10 - 1978-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/71
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Alastair Burnet, Edward du Cann MP, Chris Gent, Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft and David Wolfson Also includes papers relating to meetings of the Communication Group, including correspondence with Geoffrey Johnson Smith MP, March 1975-February 1976 Also includes papers relating to the Anglo-Asian Conservative Society; copies of "Conservative Monthly News", May 1977-April 1978 (incomplete); and public opinion profile survey by ADM (Allen, Brady and...
Dates: 1976-10 - 1978-04
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, October 1976-November 1977, 1976-10 - 1977-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/70
Scope and Contents

Includes press release by CCO of a speech given by MT to Bute and North Ayrshire
Conservatives, 6 September 1975; and correspondence with Sir Louis Gluckstein,
Sir Donald Kaberry MP and Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft (including a copy of MT’s handwritten letter on his absence from Central Office, "Monday [3 October 1977]")

Dates: 1976-10 - 1977-11
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, October 1977-December 1978, 1977-10 - 1978-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/72
Scope and Contents Includes list of MT's proposed engagements for 1979, as at 28 November 1978 Also includes correspondence with Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft Also includes minutes of Meetings of the Directors of CCO, October 1977-January 1978 (not attended by MT) Also includes minutes of a meeting at CCO (at which MT was not present) to discuss presentation of social services policy, 12 July 1978, and copy of a circulated paper by Patrick Jenkin MP on Conservative Social Services policy, July 1978, to...
Dates: 1977-10 - 1978-12
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative International Office, January 1976-December 1978, 1976-01 - 1978-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/75
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with Baroness (Diana) Elles; details of visits to and from foreign conservative groups; and papers relating to the launch of the European Democrat Union, September 1977-March 1978

Dates: 1976-01 - 1978-12
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative Party constituency agents, September 1975- October 1978, 1975-09 - 1978-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/5
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft, (Chairman, Conservative Party)

Dates: 1975-09 - 1978-10
Conditions Governing Access: Open in 2054 (data protection)
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Papers relating to the [Conservative Party] International Office, June 1979-May 1982, 1979-06 - 1982-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/97
Scope and Contents

Part 1, 1979
Part 2, 1980
Part 3, 1981
Part 4, 1982


Dates: 1979-06 - 1982-05
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012; and part 4 in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.