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Found in 233 Collections and/or Records:

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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 02 Mar 1935 - 12 Nov 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/115A-B
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (21 March, Albert Hall, London, India Defence League Demonstration) entitled "Dead as Mutton" on the Government of India bill and his misgivings about the National Government. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5557-8.Notes for WSC's speech (26 September, City Carlton Club Luncheon, London) on German rearmament, Italian designs in Abyssinia [Ethiopia], and the League of Nations. Also includes: letter of support from Sir Austen Chamberlain. Published: Complete...
Dates: 02 Mar 1935 - 12 Nov 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 18 Feb 1937 - 25 May 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/125
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (18 February, [Grosvenor House, London] British Iron and Steel Federation Annual Dinner) on the state of the iron and steel industry and defence spending. Part published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5827-8.Notes for WSC's speech (22 February, [Porchester Hall] Paddington [London]) supporting the Municipal Reform Party in the London County Council election, criticising local Labour policy and Herbert Morrison [Leader of the LCC]. Source material includes election notes,...
Dates: 18 Feb 1937 - 25 May 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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The Papers of Christopher Child

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHLD
Scope and Contents

Papers from Child's work as part of Neil Kinnock's private office, including: briefings and other papers relating to South Africa and the Commonwealth; General Election papers, particularly briefings on key seats and marginals and briefings for the 1992 election tour.

Dates: 1983 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Ernest Bevin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BEVN
Scope and Contents

The Papers consist of political papers, correspondence, speeches and press cuttings, mainly relating to Trade Unions, the Ministry of Labour and National Service, and the Foreign Office.

Dates: 1889 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Jeremy Bray

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRAY
Scope and Contents The papers of Jeremy Bray consist of a wide range of political, scientific and economic material. There are a large number of political subject files, often resulting from Bray's work in various Parliamentary committees, and these cover areas including: economic policy; scientific and technical policy; the steel industry (particularly relating to the Ravenscraig steelworks in Bray's own Lanarkshire constituency); Scottish affairs in general; education; Hong Kong and China; Africa; mental...
Dates: 1953 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of John Burns Hynd

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HYND
Scope and Contents The collection includes material relating to Hynd's spell as Minister for Germany and Austria from 1945 to 1947 and his consequent life-long interest in Germany and in promoting good relations between Germany and Great Britain. There are several files of papers in the collection illustrating this aspect of his career as well as his involvement in other aspects of foreign relations. Having started his career as a railway clerk in his home town of Perth, Hynd kept some of his early...
Dates: 1920 - 1986
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One item within the collection (HYND 7/19/2, part 1 of 2) is currently closed for conservation reasons.
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The Papers of John Ernest Silkin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLKN
Scope and Contents

The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre cover Silkin's Parliamentary and Ministerial career, and his other public interests, including the Channel Tunnel, the E.E.C. and the dairy industry. There is material of particular interest on Silkin's difficulties with his Constituency Party in Deptford, and on the Labour Party Leadership and Deputy Leadership elections in 1980 and 1983.

Dates: 1950 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures of individual files are noted in the paper catalogue, please ask staff for further details.
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The Papers of John Newbigin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NEWB
Scope and Contents

Speech drafts written for Neil Kinnock, as Leader of the Labour Party, with notes on speech writing strategy, and also papers on Labour's Black Sections policy and ethnic minority representation in the Party.

Dates: 1978 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lord Francis-Williams

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FRWS
Scope and Contents Most of the collection comprises manuscripts and typescripts of books, articles, lectures and radio scripts by Lord Francis-Williams. There are also numerous newspaper cuttings of his articles and book reviews and copies of a number of his own published works. FRWS 7 contains papers relating to his visits to Mauritius and Mosul and FRWS 8 his correspondence from 1945-1972 including letters to and from Attlee, Beaverbrook, Churchill, Dalton, Eden, Gaitskell, Julian Huxley, Lord Reith and...
Dates: 1937 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lord Stewart of Fulham and Baroness Stewart of Alvechurch

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STWT
Scope and Contents The sections of Lord Stewart's papers which are of greatest interest are those dealing with his public life particularly his periods as First Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1965-66). The public side of Lord Stewart's life is complemented by the personal reflections contained in the diaries and in his personal correspondence. The papers also contain a large collection of photographs and many photograph albums in addition to press cuttings, biographical information,...
Dates: 1882 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of a number of individual files, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Mary Agnes Hamilton

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HMTN
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises a small collection of personal papers, ephemera, and photographs; printed copies of Hamilton's published articles and talks; biographical materials prepared by Hamilton's niece and nephew; and a series of Mary Agnes Hamilton's handwritten private diaries in small notebooks compiled between January 1938 and August 1945. The sequence of diaries is complete, apart from one diary dating from November 1942-March 1943.

Dates: 1892 - 2018
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Neil Kinnock

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK
Scope and Contents

The collection contains Kinnock's papers as Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition, 1983-92, and also from his work for the European Commission, 1995-2004.

The papers include political papers (mainly relating to Kinnock's leadership of the Labour Party), engagements diaries and visits papers, copies of his speeches and public statements, constituency correspondence, photographs and some audio-visual material.

Dates: 1947 - 2008
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Dingle Foot

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DGFT
Scope and Contents

The material held at Churchill Archives Centre deals with Sir Dingle's career as a Liberal and then a Labour Member of Parliament, as well as with his distinguished position in the legal profession, particularly with regard to Commonwealth countries and with his literary skills.

Dates: 1909 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open (except for a few files which are closed under data protection) for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Tam Dalyell

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TADA
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise correspondence, subject files, visit files, literary papers, diaries and audio-visual material.

Dates: 1936 - 2008
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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(Untitled), 14 Dec 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/127/44
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir William Graham Greene (Travellers' Club, Pall Mall, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on the conviction of Lord Alfred Douglas and attributing WSC's electoral defeats in Dundee [Angus, Scotland] and Leicester to unfair attacks on him, although Greene thinks WSC should have stood for a Manchester constituency rather than a Leicester one. Greene adds that a Labour government would be hard pressed to disprove WSC's words about them and he praises [the second volume of "The...
Dates: 14 Dec 1923
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), [Jan] [1924]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/132/1-6
Scope and Contents

Press statement by WSC proposing non-partisan alternatives to the installation of a Labour government, which, together with a continuation of the present party political strife, WSC believes would exacerbate Britain's problems at home and abroad. Annotated carbon copy.

Dates: [Jan] [1924]
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), 06 Jan 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/132/9
Scope and Contents

Letter from J W Lomax, joint treasurer of the Bolton Liberal Association (Blair Athol, Heaton, Bolton, [Lancashire]) to WSC asserting his opposition to Socialism and arguing that Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] should consult Liberal opinion in the country before allowing a minority Labour government to take office.

Dates: 06 Jan 1924
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), 08 Jan 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/132/10-13
Scope and Contents

Letter from [WSC] to Violet, Lady Bonham-Carter [earlier Violet Asquith, later Lady Violet Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury] arguing that the Liberals should not keep a Socialist government in office because this in time would lead to a strengthening of the Conservatives. Carbon copy.

Dates: 08 Jan 1924
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), 19 Jan 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/132/21
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Alfred Goodson (Waddeton Court, Brixham, Devon) to WSC opposing the policy of Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] and David Lloyd George of supporting the Labour party, arguing that the Liberals' success in the recent general election was due to their support for Free Trade and their opposition to Socialism, and assuring WSC of support if he takes a lead in this matter.

Dates: 19 Jan 1924
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), 28 Jul 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/134/42
Scope and Contents

Letter from T H Deakin, mining engineer (Parkend, Lydney, Gloucestershire) to WSC arguing that Labour will gain votes through some people being "gulled" by their apparent moderation and through the extension of votes to women of 21 years of age and above, a measure which WSC should urge Liberal leaders to oppose with the Conservatives.

Dates: 28 Jul 1924
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), 02 Oct 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/135/11
Scope and Contents

Letter from N Gwynne Trew (The Spies Petroleum Company Ltd, 62 London Wall, London) to WSC (Chartwell) enclosing CHAR 2/135/12-13 and CHAR 2/125/14-19 as showing the attitude which the Labour Party are likely to take up in the debate in the House of Commons on the Anglo-Russian treaty.

Dates: 02 Oct 1924
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), 06 Oct 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/135/29-31
Scope and Contents Letter from [WSC] (Chartwell) to Sir Robert Horne [later Lord Horne of Slamannan] on the grave threat posed to the Government by the Liberal amendment calling for an enquiry [into the dropping of charges against John Campbell] and the need to ensure that it is carried. Warns of the difficulties the Conservatives would face if they took office in the present parliament with the support of the Asquithian Liberals and argues that now is the time when a general election will do maximum damage to...
Dates: 06 Oct 1924
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 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/135/43-48
Scope and Contents Statement for the Press Association by WSC describing how a full parliamentary enquiry into the dropping of charges against John Campbell would get to the bottom of the matter but arguing that the Government cannot agree to one being conducted because it would mean that parliament has no confidence in it. In an election this issue and that of the Russian treaty could be fairly represented as examples of the way in which members of the Government have been deflected from the right courses...
Dates: 07 Oct 1924
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), [09] [Jan] [1922]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/120/45-52
Scope and Contents Press statement by WSC suggesting that it is unfair that David Lloyd George should be subject to "threats and menaces" about a possible general election whilst he is engaged on very important disarmament negotiations at the Washington Conference, asserting that Britain is highly respected among other nations, that the Coalition, having faced the challenges of the war and subsequent reconstruction, is very strong, that the election of a Labour Government would be a disaster and that therefore...
Dates: [09] [Jan] [1922]
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), 13 Jan 1922 - 14 Jan 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/120/53
Scope and Contents

Letter from Edward Shortt, Home Secretary, to WSC announcing his intention of withdrawing special police protection for Cabinet ministers against attacks from Sinn Fein and asking for WSC's views, 13 Jan. Annotated by WSC that he answered agreeing in general but stating that protection should still be provided on special occasions such as public meetings, 14 Jan.

Dates: 13 Jan 1922 - 14 Jan 1922
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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