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Found in 235 Collections and/or Records:

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Speeches: speech notes., 22 Oct 1945 - 26 Apr 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/17A-G
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (8 March 1948, House of Commons) on navy estimates including: the absence of enemies at sea; the importance of the navy to sustaining the British empire; criticism of the Labour government's secrecy about their naval policy and naval estimates; previous mistakes in naval policy; the scrapping of ships; and his experiences as First Lord of the Admiralty. Source material includes: notes from Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC] and "N S" ["Jo" Sturdee, later Lady...
Dates: 22 Oct 1945 - 26 Apr 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 18 Feb 1937 - 25 May 1937

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

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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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The Papers of Christopher Child

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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

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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 Fenner Brockway

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FEBR
Scope and Contents

Papers mainly comprising correspondence (chiefly political), political subject files, speeches and articles and literary drafts and proofs.

Dates: 1906 - 1985
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

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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

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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

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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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/NEWB
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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), 20 Nov 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/228/34
Scope and Contents Letter from H A Gwynne, The Morning Post, London, to WSC, on his Amendment to the Address on the inadequacy of Britain's air defence. Stating that it was very unfair that the Labour Party should be allowed to pose as pacifists when the question of building of defences was discussed. Suggesting that he "call their bluff", and ask them directly "Are you in favour of Hitler and all he stands for, or are you not? If you are not, then you must support my Amendment. If you are, then have the...
Dates: 20 Nov 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Jan 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/184/23
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Printed memorandum by Frederick Guest suggesting means by which the work of the National Government can continue after the next General Election.

Dates: Jan 1933
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), 17 Sep 1942 - 06 Oct 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/58/4-11
Scope and Contents Extracts from letter from Jennie Lee [Janet Bevan] to King Gordon, United States, intercepted by the censor: controversial comments on Sir Stafford Cripps [Lord Privy Seal], the attitude of the coal miners, organising opposition to a Conservative Government, and the resentment felt by United States airmen in Britain at slow British military development; includes covering notes between Hubert Gee [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Labour and National Service], John Martin [Private...
Dates: 17 Sep 1942 - 06 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Sep 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22B/148
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Letter from WSC to Sir Douglas Hacking [Chairman, Conservative Party Organization] thanking him for his letter on the difficulties with articles and speeches by supporters of the Labour Party and the need for unity in time of National Government.

Dates: 28 Sep 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/96A/53
Scope and Contents Note from George Harvie Watt [Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC] to WSC describing the political career of [1st] Lord Elton stating that: he contested the Thornbury Division of Gloucestershire as a Socialist in 1924 and 1929; that he was expelled from the Labour Party for supporting Ramsay MacDonald; that he then became honorary Political Secretary of the National Labour Committee and was editor of the National Labour Group's newsletter; that he was created a peer in 1934 by Ramsay...
Dates: 01 Nov 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/39/131-132
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Telegram from WSC to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, then Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States] asking him to contact Josiah Wedgwood on tour in America and enquire whether he would accept a Barony of the United Kingdom and represent Labour in the House of Lords; with reply of acceptance from Wedgwood.

Dates: 14 Jun 1941
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), 21 Aug 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/25
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Letter from D J Shackleton (51 London Terrace, Darwen, [Lancashire]) to WSC on the by-election in the Cockermouth Division of Cumberland, and its implications for contests between Liberal and Labour candidates.

Dates: 21 Aug 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Aug [1906]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/26-27
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Letter from Edward Hemmerde (1 Hare Court, Temple, [London]) to WSC asserting that Labour men can only be kept in the Liberal ranks if candidates are selected for their ability rather than their wealth. Advocates the establishment of a democratic fighting-fund.

Dates: 21 Aug [1906]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Dec 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/63
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Letter from W H Wainwright (Gore Lodge, Gorton, [Manchester]) to WSC discussing the result of the election in Huddersfield [Yorkshire] and reporting that Canon Tynan, secretary of the Roman Catholic Education Association, believed that Catholics would work against Liberal and Labour candidates. Also reports the widespread belief that WSC's speech swayed many voters to the Liberal side.

Dates: 02 Dec 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open