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Colonial Office

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Found in 115 Collections and/or Records:

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Colonial Office, 1957 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/5
Scope and Contents

Papers from JA's time as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Colonial Office, particularly covering the negotiations on independence for Cyprus, but also including official papers on Trinidad and on JA's official visit to the Pacific islands, and JA's personal Colonial Office correspondence.

Dates: 1957 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Colonial Office, 1965-02 - 1965-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/7/22
Scope and Contents

Includes: Commonwealth Parliamentary questions on colonial and Commonwealth affairs; Colonial Office staff lists; paper from the Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce, "Facts on the Gibraltar Problem"; paper presented to Parliament by the Foreign Secretary and Secretary of State for the Colonies on Gibraltar, and recent differences with Spain.

Dates: 1965-02 - 1965-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Colonial Office, 1954-07 - 1954-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN II/4/10
Scope and Contents

Letters received on resignation from the Colonial Office mostly from members of the House of Commons and from the House of Lords, with some replies from Oliver Lyttelton (110).

Dates: 1954-07 - 1954-08
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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"Colonial Office: Acquired Papers: Elgin Papers", 3 Aug 1906- 14 Aug 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/153
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class of papers was acquired by WSC at various times either by inheritance or gift and has been arranged in groups according to the presumed original owner: Lady Randolph Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill; John S Churchill; W Bernau of Lloyds Bank and others.The major groups may be broken into sub-series by correspondents and the papers thereafter are arranged chronologically (e.g. Lady Randolph Churchill's letters from WSC are mainly found at CHAR 28/13-28).The series includes a...
Dates: 3 Aug 1906- 14 Aug 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Correspondence A - K, 1926-01 - 1927-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/11
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anatole de Monzie, French Minister of Public Works; Reginald Leigh [Assistant Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; 2nd Lord Lamington [earlier Charles Cochrane Baillie]; Elise Aubry (4); [George] Nevile Bland, Foreign Office; [?] Lucy Baldwin; Sir John Beale, on protection for manufacturing; Sir Hugh Bell, on the death of his daughter Gertrude Bell (2); Sir Henry Dobbs [High Commissioner and Consul-General for Iraq] on subjects including the...
Dates: 1926-01 - 1927-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - K, 1927-12 - 1928-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/15
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Herbert Baker on his plans for a new memorial area in Westminster Abbey [London]; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, on LSA's return from his Empire Tour and on his impressions of Canada; Sir Otto Beit; Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Madden, 1st Sea Lord; Alfred Beit; Richard Bennett, Leader of the Conservative Party in Canada, on the possibility of a uniform currency throughout the Empire; Field Marshal Sir William Birdwood, Commander-in-Chief of the Army in...
Dates: 1927-12 - 1928-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - L, 1926-12 - 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Grigg [Governor of Kenya, later 1st Lord Altrincham] on his visit home, settling a question of port handling in Kenya, and his health; Reginald Leigh [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on LSA's invitation to join the Academie Diplomatique Internationale; 1st Lord Athlone [Governor-General of South Africa] on the good effect of LSA's visit to South Africa and reaching a compromise with [?] Senator Nicolas de Wet (2); Sir Robert...
Dates: 1926-12 - 1927-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1920-01 - 1920-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Henry Birchenough; Sir Herbert Creedy [Secretary of the War Office]; J L Garvin; Margaret Lloyd George; Frederick Kellaway, Secretary, Department of Overseas Trade, on a threatened miners' strike; David Lloyd George, Prime Minister, asking LSA to act as a Civil Commissioner during a strike; Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal] on LSA acting as a Civil Commissioner; Oliver Locker-Lampson, on LSA eventually succeeding 1st Lord Milner as Secretary of State for the...
Dates: 1920-01 - 1920-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1921-01 - 1921-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly congratulating LSA on his appointment as Parliamentary and Financial Secretary to the Admiralty and regretting his departure from the Colonial Office) include: Alfred Ashbolt, Agent-General for Tasmania; [William] Wedgwood Benn [later 1st Lord Stansgate]; Sir Robert Borden (2); Sir Arthur Griffith-Boscawen; Sir Thomas Bramsdon; 1st Lord Buxton; Lord Carson; James Calder, former Canadian Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Ivy Chamberlain, on [Joseph] Austen...
Dates: 1921-01 - 1921-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1925-01 - 1925-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Grigg [later 1st Lord Altrincham], on taking up his position as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Kenya, a vote on his salary and his work as Secretary to the Rhodes Trustees (2); Sir Kenneth Anderson; Sir Abe Bailey, supporting LSA's position on Iraq; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister; Sir Otto Beit on appointing Grigg's successor as Secretary to the Rhodes Trustees (2); Gertrude Bell [Oriental Secretary to the High Commissioner for Iraq, Sir Henry Dobbs]...
Dates: 1925-01 - 1925-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1928-12 - 1929-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/17
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Grigg [Governor of Kenya, later 1st Lord Altrincham] on the report of the commission on East African Closer Union, particularly probable attempts to use the report as an excuse for inactivity and trying to avoid attacks on party lines from the opposition, and also the Government's refusal to use expert advice (2); Stephen Gaselee, Foreign Office; Sir Geoffrey Archer; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, on subjects including granting Sir Hamar Greenwood a...
Dates: 1928-12 - 1929-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1928-12 - 1929-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/18
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Philip Allan (3); Sir [Christopher] James Parr, High Commissioner in London for New Zealand (2); Patrick Duncan; Florence, Lady Bell, recalling LSA's visit to Iraq and meeting with her daughter, Gertrude Bell [former Oriental Secretary to the High Commissioner of the Iraq]; William Bankes Amery, Oversea Settlement Department; 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] asking LSA to chair the Imperial Committee of the British Social Hygiene Council; Sir John Ducane...
Dates: 1928-12 - 1929-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence L - Z, 1925-12 - 1926-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Lloyd, High Commissioner for Egypt and the Sudan, congratulating LSA on the negotiations over Mosul [Al-Mawsil, Iraq] and his difficulties with Saad Zaghlul Pasha [President of Egypt] and the weakened British position in Egypt; Beryl Lafone on the enforced retirement of her husband, Edgar Lafone [Chief Constable Metropolitan Police]; Edgar Lafone; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, Home Secretary [later 1st Lord Brentford]; 14th Lord Lovat [earlier Simon Fraser] (2);...
Dates: 1925-12 - 1926-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence L - Z, 1928-01 - 1929-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/16
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry Lewin (2); Basil Liddell Hart on an article by LSA on army reform; O Louwers, General Secretary of the Institut Colonial International, inviting LSA to join the institute (3); Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on a suggested honour for Major-General Charles Luard [General Officer Commanding Forces in South China]; Harry Luke, thanking LSA for his appointment as Colonial Secretary of Sierra Leone; Joseph Lyons, Premier of Tasmania; 14th...
Dates: 1928-01 - 1929-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence M - Z, 1927-01 - 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/14
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Roderick Macleod (3); 1st Lord Cave, Lord Chancellor, on a memorandum by LSA on House of Lords reform; 1st Lord Midleton [earlier St John Brodrick] on House of Lords reform; Howard Moffat, Premier and Minister of Native Affairs, Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] on the death of Sir Charles Coghlan [former Premier] and on LSA's visit to Rhodesia; John Lockhart, Philip Allan and Company Limited, publishers, on LSA's proposed book on Imperial economics (3); Michael...
Dates: 1927-01 - 1927-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Marketing Board: summary of work and recommendations, 1931-06 - 1950-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/13
Scope and Contents Papers including: report of the Board's constitution committee; report on the work of the Board (May 1932); letters from Sir Stephen Tallents, Secretary (2); reports on the general work of the Board, grants for scientific research and other schemes, statistics, market research and economic investigation, market promotion, publicity and illustrations of the Board's work; appreciations and regrets on the work of the Board on its termination, including resolutions and comments from public and...
Dates: 1931-06 - 1950-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/279A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence, research notes and proofs of articles by WSC: "The United States of Europe" on European affairs and trade, the treaty of Versailles [France], the League of Nations, decisions made by [Aristide] Briand and the positions of the United States and Canada; "The Truth about the Dardanelles" including WSC's relationship with Lord Fisher at the Admiralty; "A Great Big Idea" on European affairs; "Why Pay More Taxes" including a statement by WSC on the Budget; "Mr Churchill advises...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Aftermath", Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"., 1921 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/260
Scope and Contents

Colonial Office report of the 1921 Middle East Peace Conference held in Cairo [Egypt] and Jerusalem [Palestine]. Includes a covering letter from Sir John Shuckburgh [Assistant Under Secretary of State, Colonial Office].

Dates: 1921 - 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Lord Milner papers: correspondence, 1919-01 - 1921-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/42
Scope and Contents Letters and minutes between LSA and Milner on subjects including: Milner's new position as Secretary of State for the Colonies and LSA's position as Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies; the Raw Materials Board; policy on Cyprus; Portuguese East Africa [later Mozambique]; free trade within the League of Nations; Milner being pulled out from the Colonial Office and sent to the Versailles Peace Conference [France]; the reconstruction of East Africa; Syria; Imperial Preference; the...
Dates: 1919-01 - 1921-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Malta, 1919-09 - 1924-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/59
Scope and Contents Colonial Office correspondence and memoranda on Malta, with correspondents including: Sir Gerald Strickland [Member of Malta Legislative Assembly] on circulating Empire news to counter propaganda, the new constitution, the influence of Italy, the use of English in Malta and the behaviour of ministers in Parliament (8); Edward Wood [Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies, later 1st Lord Irwin and 1st Lord Halifax]; 1st Lord Plumer, Governor of Malta, on subjects including the Malta...
Dates: 1919-09 - 1924-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Memoir of Sir Charles William Dixon, 1970-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/6/15
Scope and Contents

Unpublished memoir, mainly on Dixon's time in the Colonial Office and Commonwealth Relations Office.

Dates: 1970-02
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for Cabinet Office review.
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Miscellaneous letters, pamphlets and papers, 1909-12 - 1975-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/153
Scope and Contents Includes: cards (including one card from Clementine Churchill); postcards; menus and programmes; letters from Henry de Satge [Ceremonial Secretary, Colonial Office] and LSA on the presentation of women from the Dominions at Court, with Dominions Office memoranda and lists of presentations for 1927; print of Winston Churchill's broadcast on the death of King George VI; account of a journey from Germany to London in August 1914; text of a speech by Count Wladimir d'Ormesson on awarding the...
Dates: 1909-12 - 1975-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., Apr 1901 - 30 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Marks [Liberal MP for Launceston, Cornwall] and Sir John Barker [Liberal MP for Penryn and Falmouth, Cornwall] on the appointment of a Conservative to the post of Official Receiver in Cornwall; Ailwyn Fellowes [Deputy Chairman, Great Eastern Railway, later 1st Lord Ailwyn]; William Ridgeway, President of the Royal Anthropological Institute, on the importance of colonial officials learning anthropology; Joseph Pease [Patronage Secretary to the Treasury, later...
Dates: Apr 1901 - 30 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Correspondence and notes., 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/18
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary] on notes kept by [Lewis] Harcourt on Cabinet proceedings; Basil Blackett on reduction of taxes between 1906-1909; Lord Crewe [earlier Lord Houghton also Robert Milnes, Secretary of State for the Colonies] on Colonial Office estimates and affairs in Somaliland [later Somalia] (2); Admiral Charles Beresford; Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith, Prime Minister]; Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith [Permanent Secretary to the Board of...
Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 140 - 179., 29 Jan 1925 - 26 Mar 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/32
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on subjects including the loan for the completion of the Benguela [Angola] Railway and the objections of the Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia] railway companies, the handling of Dominion affairs by the Colonial Office, moving the Imperial Institute to London University, granting oil concessions in Iraq to the Turkish Petroleum Company and the proposed Washington [United...
Dates: 29 Jan 1925 - 26 Mar 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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