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Found in 755 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: papers 201 to 220., Jul 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/161
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the position of the heavy steel industry; the report of a committee on the representation of the British government in the dominions including notes on the situations in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and the Irish Free State; a report on affairs in the Soviet Union; the Committee of Imperial Defence...
Dates: Jul 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 221 to 245., Aug 1927 - Oct 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/162
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook and poor economic situation including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on a pact between France and the United States and the effect of the resignation of [1st] Lord Cecil [of Chelwood]; Chamberlain, HM Office of Works...
Dates: Aug 1927 - Oct 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 317 to 327., Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/166
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: a report on public expenditure; a committee report on compensation claims by Irish loyalists; a committee report on the "indianisation" of the Indian army; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook and improved economic situation including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer,...
Dates: Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers., Mar 1914 - Aug 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/36
Scope and Contents Includes Cabinet papers on various subjects including: a proposed aircraft expedition to Somaliland [later Somalia]; the national insurance bill including measures to alleviate the problems of unemployment; the foreign enlistment bill; notes on the composition of British Expeditionary Force; correspondence between the Foreign Secretary [Sir Edward Grey] and various ambassadors regarding the European crisis and events leading up to the outbreak of World War I including the declaration of war...
Dates: Mar 1914 - Aug 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I., Aug 1914 - May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/38
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers on various subjects by various individuals including: Field Marshal Sir John French [later 1st Lord Ypres, Commander-in-Chief of the Expeditionary Forces in France] on the strengths and weaknesses of the British army on the Western Front and in the Eastern theatre; David Lloyd George [Minister of Munitions] on the conduct of the war, its treatment by the press and the shortage of munitions; [Lord] Kitchener [Secretary of State for War] on operations, forces, munitions and...
Dates: Aug 1914 - May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I., Jun 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/39
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers by various individuals on various subjects including: WSC on the war situation including the Dardanelles; Walter Runciman [President of the Board of Trade] on food supplies to Germany and the effects on diminished exports; the effects of an air raid on London; national registration and military service; the supply of information to neutral countries; negotiations with the French; Sir William Max-Muller on the economic situation of Germany and Austria-Hungary; literary...
Dates: Jun 1916
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I., Aug 1915 - Sep 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/41
Scope and Contents Printed papers by various individuals on various subjects including: the representation of India at the Imperial Conference; press summaries of affairs in various countries including Albania, Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary and Russia; Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary] on the declaration of cotton as contraband, dealings with the United States, Portugal and the war, the leaking of information and an agreement with Sweden regarding contraband; Lord Lansdowne on naval and military war...
Dates: Aug 1915 - Sep 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I., Oct 1915 - Nov 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/42
Scope and Contents Printed papers by various individuals on various subjects including: the national register; [Lord] Kitchener [Secretary of State for War], [Lord] Curzon of Kedleston [Lord Privy Seal] and Lord Crewe [earlier Lord Houghton and Robert Milnes] Secretary of State for India] on recruitment to the army; WSC on Gallipoli and the Dardanelles; a neutral press committee; WSC on trench mortar guns; Sir William Max-Muller on the economic situation of Germany and Austria-Hungary; the Dardanelles...
Dates: Oct 1915 - Nov 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Standing Committee on Expenditure: Conclusions., 10 Feb 1927 - 27 Oct 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/168
Scope and Contents Includes committee minutes of statements made by: Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister; Lord Curzon of Kedleston, Lord Privy Seal; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton] President of the Board of Trade; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne] Minister of Agriculture; [1st] Lord Peel, 1st Commissioner of Works; [1st] Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] Secretary of State for India; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health;...
Dates: 10 Feb 1927 - 27 Oct 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Standing Committee on Expenditure: Papers., 31 Jan 1927 - 03 Nov 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/169
Scope and Contents Includes papers relating to reductions in public expenditure including: 4 papers by Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the army estimates for 1927 and 1928; [Sir] Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, and a Treasury memorandum, on the unemployment insurance bill; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the overseas settlement and proposed reductions; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services, Treasury] suggesting savings to meet the supplementary estimate...
Dates: 31 Jan 1927 - 03 Nov 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: War Policy Committee: correspondence and papers., Aug 1915 - Oct 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/61
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Reginald Brade [Secretary, War Office] on machine gun wastage; [Lord] Curzon [of Kedleston, Lord Privy Seal]; [3rd Lord] Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer] on population calculations and compulsory military service (2); Major General Charles Callwell [Director of Military Operations at the War Office](4); Austen Chamberlain [Secretary of State for India]; Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith, Prime Minister]; Robert Borden [Prime Minister of Canada] on the...
Dates: Aug 1915 - Oct 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: War Policy Committee: printed reports on World War I., Sep 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/60
Scope and Contents Includes: the main report of the War Policy Committee covering recruitment to the army, munitions, the air service and the navy; a note on the War Policy Cabinet Committee by Lord Kitchener [Secretary of State for War]; a supplementary report by some members of the War Policy Committee (including WSC) which includes additional sections on the hostile and allied armies, the supply of labour and notes on statements by the President of the Board of Trade [Walter Runciman], the Chancellor of the...
Dates: Sep 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: War Policy Committee: statement by David Lloyd George [Minister of Munitions]., 16 Aug 1915 - 18 Aug 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/56
Scope and Contents

Includes 3 copies of a statement by Lloyd George on the manufacture of munitions covering requirements for the war, estimated dates of completion, calculations of wastage on the Western Front, labour problems including the employment of women and the deployment of trained engineers in the army, the possible effect of compulsory military service. Also includes a statement by Lloyd George on the supply of guns.

Dates: 16 Aug 1915 - 18 Aug 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: War Policy Committee: statements., 19 Aug 1915 - 23 Aug 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/58
Scope and Contents Includes 2 copies of statements by: Walter Runciman, President of the Board of Trade, on numbers of people employed in services "of national importance", the employment of women in the railway industry and the extent of enlistment from the industrial classes; Walter Long, President of the Local Government Board, on the use of the national register to recall skilled men from the army for munitions work and on compulsory service; and Reginald McKenna, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on economic...
Dates: 19 Aug 1915 - 23 Aug 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: War Policy Committee: statements., 17 Aug 1915 - 24 Aug 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/59
Scope and Contents Includes 2 copies of statements by: Major General Robert Montgomery, Director of Recruiting, on recruitment and wastage; Sir Reginald Brade, Secretary of the War Office, on the supply of rifles and control of munitions factories; Lieutenant-General Sir Archibald Murray, Deputy Chief of the Imperial General Staff, on the military forces stationed in the United Kingdom to repel invasion and the possibility of deploying them abroad; and Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, on...
Dates: 17 Aug 1915 - 24 Aug 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Cabinet, Foreign and War Office: printed papers., Dec 1905 - Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/6
Scope and Contents Includes copies and drafts of official papers prepared by WSC, 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine, Secretary of State for the Colonies, and officials of the Colonial Office. These papers also include the texts of correspondence from 2nd Lord Selborne, Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa, General Sir Henry Hildyard, Acting Governor of the Transvaal, officials of the India Office and the Foreign Office, and Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Matthew Nathan, Governor of Natal [South...
Dates: Dec 1905 - Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference 1907: printed papers., 1906 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/28
Scope and Contents Includes papers on the representation of Australian states; the function of the Committee of Imperial Defence; the "Strategical conditions of the Empire from the military point of view"; the possibility of assimilating war organisation throughout the Empire; patterns and provisions of equipment and stores for colonial forces; desirability that the Colonial Governments should give their orders for ordinance stores through the War Office; naval defence; statement of the military and naval...
Dates: 1906 - 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference: printed minutes of proceedings., Apr 1907 - May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/29
Scope and Contents Subjects covered by the minutes include the constitution of the conference; the organisation of the Colonial Office; colonial representation on the Committee of Imperial Defence; military defence; naval defence; emigration; naturalisation; double income tax; silver coinage; decimal currency and metric system; imperial court of appeal; preferential trade; imperial surtax on foreign imports; coastwise trade; commercial treaties; trade marks and patents; trade statistics; company law; admitting...
Dates: Apr 1907 - May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference: printed papers., Jun 1902 - Aug 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/1
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to a conference between the Secretary of State for the Colonies [Joseph Chamberlain] and the Prime Ministers of self-governing colonies, held in London, at which discussions took place on subjects including: political relations between Great Britain and the colonies, imperial defence, commercial relations within the Empire, naturalisation and settlement in South Africa, and relations of the Commonwealth and New Zealand with the islands of the Pacific. [indexed].

Dates: Jun 1902 - Aug 1902
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: East Africa Protectorate [later Kenya]: disbanding the King's African rifles (and the subject of the South African garrison): correspondence., 01 Jul 1907 - 30 Nov 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/36
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler [Governor, British East Africa Protectorate]; Charles Bowring; Hartmann Just and Reginald Antrobus [Assistant Under-Secretaries of State for the Colonies]; Sir George Murray [Permanent Secretary to the Treasury]; Francis Hopwood [later 1st Lord Southborough, Permanent Under-Secretary for the Colonies]; Colonel John Gough [Inspector-General, King's African Rifles].

Dates: 01 Jul 1907 - 30 Nov 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Middle East and Far East: troop inspections: reports., Feb 1907 - May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/39
Scope and Contents

Includes letter from General Sir John Maxwell sending on reports by Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught [Inspector-General of the Forces] of inspections of troops and defences at Hong Kong, Singapore-Straits settlements, Ceylon [later Sri Lanka], and Egypt, and of Malay States Guides at Penang [later Malaysia].

Dates: Feb 1907 - May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Committee of Imperial Defence: correspondence and papers., 10 Mar 1913 - 16 May 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 24/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone, Secretary of State for War] on subjects including his appointment of Lieutenant-Colonel Ian Hogg to the command of the 4th Hussars, and joint Army and Admiralty Home Defence plans in the absence of an Expeditionary Force (2); Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Committee].Also includes: a map of troop distribution for Home Defence; WSC on the Admiralty side of Home Defence, and the security risk of secret papers being circulated to...
Dates: 10 Mar 1913 - 16 May 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Committee of Imperial Defence: Military Aspects of the Continental Problem (1911): reprint., 13 Aug 1911 - Sep 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 24/7
Scope and Contents

Includes: Theophile Delcasse [French Minister of Foreign Affairs] on WSC's foresight in his memorandum of 1911; a reprint of WSC's memorandum, Military Aspects of the Continental Problem, on the action to be taken by Britain in the event of Germany invading France.

Dates: 13 Aug 1911 - Sep 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Committee of Imperial Defence: National Service: correspondence., 04 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 24/2
Scope and Contents

Includes: a draft memorandum [? by WSC] on national service, including a Foreign Service Army, an Imperial Service Army and an Army of National Defence; Major- General Sir William Nicholson [Chief of Imperial General Staff], commenting on the memorandum (2).

Dates: 04 Nov 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: African, Mediterranean, and Middle East theatres, 1939-43: proofs of contemporary despatches and reports, to be published as supplements to the London Gazette, and a copy of a pamphlet on the New Zealand Division in Egypt and Libya in 1942, with accompanying correspondence. [some material probably used in the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., 1942 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/246
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: 1942 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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