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Colonial Office

 Organization

Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

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Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1902 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4
Scope and Contents

Colonial Office papers, on subjects including: LSA's appointment as Secretary of State; speeches relating to the Empire; LSA's Empire Tour of 1927-28; a claim against the Canadian Government over the contract to build the Georgian Bay Canal; the administration of central and eastern Africa; other issues such as the trade outlook, pension policy and the General Strike.

Dates: 1902 - 1948
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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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript., 12 Feb 1921 - 24 Sep 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/64
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (12 February, English-Speaking Union dinner, Hyde Park Hotel, London), entitled "Imperial Family Council" on the English speaking peoples, the unity of the Empire, and understanding with the United States. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 3063 - 3066.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (31 March, reply to Moslem delegation, Government House, Jerusalem [Palestine]), entitled "Justice for Arab and Jew" on Arthur Balfour [Lord President of the...
Dates: 12 Feb 1921 - 24 Sep 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Transcript of interview: John Buist, 2008

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 118
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2008
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: John Sankey, 2010

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 134
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2010
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), 03 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/26-27
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: discussion of the Colonial Office estimates; the statement on British policy in Somaliland [Africa] made by WSC and his opinion of British withdrawal to the Somaliland coast.

Dates: 03 Mar 1910
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), 1-2 Jun 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/153/26
Scope and Contents

Letter from 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] to WSC on land bills, arguing that a policy of land values would not be beneficial for British Honduras and that the local government should be given an opportunity to come into line.Signed manuscript annotated by WSC "May I have this back" and including a reply from WSC suggesting that he would prefer that funds were not used to build a railway if it will benefit a "Yankee Trust".

Dates: 1-2 Jun 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Feb 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53A/57-58
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Moyne [Secretary of State for the Colonies, earlier Walter Guinness] regretting that he will be replaced at the Colonial Office by Lord Cranborne [later 5th Lord Salisbury] in the Cabinet reshuffle.

Dates: 19 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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South Africa (nation) 37
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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.