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Found in 755 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: War and Air: correspondence mainly from Major Gerald Geiger [Head] of the British Military Mission in Paris [France] to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] and War Office officials., 03 Jan 1921 - 14 Jan 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/75
Scope and Contents Also includes notes and minutes between WSC and Sinclair; correspondence from: Sophia Kolchak on her financial situation; Sir Herbert Creedy [Secretary, War Office]; Lieutenant-General Sir Alexander Godley [Military Secretary]; cutting from a French newspaper.Subjects include: Geiger's impressions of Raiberti [French Minister of War]; arrangements for WSC's visit to Paris; the activities of various Russians in Paris; the role of the Mission; French political changes; Geiger's position and...
Dates: 03 Jan 1921 - 14 Jan 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on demobilisation and the reorganisation of the Air Ministry., 01 Feb 1919 - 28 Feb 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: King Manuel II on the "future of Portugal"; General Sir William Robertson [General Officer Commanding-in-Chief the Forces in Great Britain] (3); 1st Lord Milner [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on appointing neither Major-General Sir Hugh Trenchard or General Sir John Cowans as Governor of Nigeria (2); Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal] passing on a copy of a letter from Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Lawson on a decline in his pay and position; Philip Kerr [later...
Dates: 01 Feb 1919 - 28 Feb 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on the Russian campaign., 02 Jun 1919 - 30 Jun 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (12); George Roberts [Food Controller] and Sir Eric Geddes on Sir Guy Granet being honoured; Winifred, Duchess of Portland; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood] (5) on subjects including the situation in Hungary and Czechoslovakia; Admiral Charles Beresford; Sir Reginald Brade [Secretary, War Office]; Josiah Wedgwood (2) asking for WSC's assistance in connection with a trip to Vienna [Austria];...
Dates: 02 Jun 1919 - 30 Jun 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on the Russian campaign., 18 Sep 1919 - 31 Oct 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (3); General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (9) on subjects including reorganising territorial divisions, Brigadier-General Edward Spears' position, and the strength of forces on the Rhine; Sir Hamar Greenwood [Under-Secretary of State at the Home Office] on commerce with south Russia; Major-General John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone,...
Dates: 18 Sep 1919 - 31 Oct 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on the Russian campaign., 01 Nov 1919 - 29 Nov 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Michael Dewar; 1st Lord Curzon [Foreign Secretary]; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (2); Ivanoff and Zeidler of the Red Cross; Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal] on an increase in appropriations in aid; Randall [Davidson], Archbishop of Canterbury; Robert Donald of the Globe (2); Lord French [earlier Sir John French, later 1st Lord Ypres, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland] on his son's record of...
Dates: 01 Nov 1919 - 29 Nov 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, minutes, notes, and other papers., 02 Feb 1920 - 30 Dec 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (8); ?Colonel Alexander Russell on Chilean army supplies (2); Major-General George Jeffreys on guards' officers' quarters in London (2); Sir James Stevenson [Surveyor-General of Supply] on functions transferred from the Ministry of Munitions.Also includes copy minutes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal], Chancellor...
Dates: 02 Feb 1920 - 30 Dec 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, minutes, notes, and other papers., 31 Dec 1920 - 31 Jan 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/71
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Colonel Walter Kirke [Deputy Director Military Operations]; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (4); Secretary to the Cabinet [Sir Maurice Hankey].Also includes minutes and notes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Chief of Imperial General Staff [General Sir Henry Wilson]; a map of Persia [later Iran]; WSC's notes on a visit to Paris [France] and talks with Alexandre Millerand...
Dates: 31 Dec 1920 - 31 Jan 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on demobilisation problems., 01 Jan 1919 - 31 Jan 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lieutenant-General Travers Clarke [Quartermaster-General to the British Armies in France]; Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig [Commander-in-Chief of the Expeditionary Forces in France and Flanders] (2); 1st Lord Milner [Secretary of State for the Colonies]; High Commissioner [?in Siberia, Robert Hodgson]; Lieutenant-General 10th Lord Cavan, Commander-in-Chief, Italy; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff]; Sir Eric Geddes [Minister without Portfolio]...
Dates: 01 Jan 1919 - 31 Jan 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Apr 1919 - 30 Apr 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Ian Hamilton refuting press allegations; Walter Roch on the Dardanelles [Turkey] Inquiry; Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig [Commander-in-Chief of the Expeditionary Forces in France and Flanders] (2); General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] on matters discussed at the Paris [France] Peace Conference (7); 1st Lord Milner [Secretary of State for the Colonies]; Colonel James Blair [Chief, British Military Mission in Siberia]; 1st Lord Haldane...
Dates: 01 Apr 1919 - 30 Apr 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 May 1919 - 31 May 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Long [First Lord of the Admiralty] on cemeteries in France; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (7); 1st Lord Inverforth [earlier Andrew Weir, Minister of Munitions] (2); Major-General Neill Malcolm, British Military Mission, Berlin [Germany], sending on a letter purporting to be by Enver Pasha appealing for British intervention to preserve Turkey; Elizabeth Haldane on the territorial force nursing service; Lieutenant-General Sir Philip...
Dates: 01 May 1919 - 31 May 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Jul 1919 - 31 Jul 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Hugh Trenchard [Chief of the Air Staff] on the availability of aeroplanes for Air Ministry officials; Frederick Guest [Patronage Secretary, Treasury]; Major-General John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone, Under-Secretary of State for Air] on air force matters, including flying casualties (2); Austen Chamberlain [Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2) on subjects including War Office stocks and army estimates; Clive Wigram [Assistant Private Secretary and...
Dates: 01 Jul 1919 - 31 Jul 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Aug 1919 - 31 Aug 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (4); General Sir William Robertson [Commander-in-Chief, British Army on the Rhine] on his baronetcy; Lord French [earlier Sir John French, later 1st Lord Ypres, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland] on his account of the events of 1914; Major-General John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone, Under-Secretary of State for Air] on air force matters and Sir Frederick Banbury's role in the O'Sullivan enquiry (3); Jack Scott...
Dates: 01 Aug 1919 - 31 Aug 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 24 Aug 1919 - 30 Sep 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/11
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lieutenant-General Serge Belosselsky-Belozersky (3); Lord French [earlier Sir John French, later 1st Lord Ypres, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland] and General Sir William Robertson [Commander-in-Chief, British Army on the Rhine] on Robertson being appointed to Ireland; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (9) on subjects including matters discussed at the Paris [France] Peace Conference and Wilson's health; Major-General Sir Hugh Trenchard [Chief of...
Dates: 24 Aug 1919 - 30 Sep 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Dec 1919 - 31 Dec 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/14
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Reginald Brade [Secretary, War Office] on promotions and his health; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (2); Robert Donald of the Globe; H A Gwynne, [Editor] of the Morning Post; Niall, 10th Duke of Argyll; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff]; 1st Lord Curzon [Lord President of Council] (2); Sir Charles Darling on his son (2); Major-General Boris Heroys; Sir Maurice...
Dates: 01 Dec 1919 - 31 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence on Russian policy while WSC was at the Paris [France] Peace Conference., 15 Feb 1919 - 18 Feb 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/20
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: David Lloyd George (2); Arthur Balfour [Foreign Secretary]; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff].Subjects covered: possible negotiations with the Bolsheviks; British assistance to the anti-Bolshevik forces; the effect of war with the Bolsheviks on the political situation in Britain.

Dates: 15 Feb 1919 - 18 Feb 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia., 04 Feb 1919 - 30 Apr 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/23
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff]; Brigadier-General Charles Grant; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War]; Major-General Percy Radcliffe [Director of Military Operations, War Office] (2); Rear-Admiral Sydney Fremantle, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff; G Sydorenko [Chief of the Ukrainian Delegation at the Paris Peace Conference] (2); Alexander Trepov.Also includes House of Commons...
Dates: 04 Feb 1919 - 30 Apr 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia., 05 May 1919 - 30 Aug 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major Sir Ernest Shackleton; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (12); Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Briggs (5); General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff]; William de Ropp; Vladimir Litvinov-Falynsky; C Nabokov.Also includes copy minutes, telegrams and notes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Deputy Chief of Imperial General Staff [Major-General Charles Harington];...
Dates: 05 May 1919 - 30 Aug 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia., 02 Sep 1919 - 22 Sep 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/25
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (7); Gregori Alexinsky; Lieutenant-General Sir Hubert Gough [Chief, Allied Mission Baltic]; General Nikolai Youdenitch; Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Kisch (2); Major-General Neill Malcolm [British Military Mission, Berlin, Germany]; Brigadier-General Edward Spears [Head of the British Military Mission to Paris, France]; local government officials from north...
Dates: 02 Sep 1919 - 22 Sep 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia., 07 Oct 1919 - 31 Dec 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/26
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (26); Lord Kilmarnock [later 21st Lord Erroll, 1st Secretary, Copenhagen, Denmark]; David Lloyd George; Major-General Boris Heroys (2); Lieutenant-General Serge Belosselsky-Belozersky; Major-General Percy Radcliffe [Director of Military Operations]; Major Newson [United States Army]; Colonel Henry Needham; Major Eric Skaife; ?General Bicherakhov;...
Dates: 07 Oct 1919 - 31 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia, mainly between WSC and Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War]., 31 Dec 1919 - 23 Nov 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/56
Scope and Contents Also includes correspondence from Boris Savinkov and Arthur Balfour [Lord President of Council], and from Sinclair to the Director of Military Operations [Major-General Sir Percy Radcliffe] and Deputy Chief of Imperial General Staff [Major-General Charles Harington]; notes of interviews with Ukrainian political figures; a comparison of the views of WSC and David Lloyd George.Subjects include: support for Generals Anton Denikin and Peter Wrangel; Galician Ukrainians; the general military...
Dates: 31 Dec 1919 - 23 Nov 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: miscellanea., c 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/78
Scope and Contents

Includes notes on army property; Sir Archibald Sinclair's [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] notebook [only two pages used]; a War Office pamphlet on "Funds, associations, societies, etc., for the assistance of officers and men and their dependants"; maps of the front in Asia Minor and the battle of Eskisehir [Turkey].

Dates: c 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: papers on the Hunter Commission and the disorder in India in 1919., 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/60
Scope and Contents

Includes minute from Air-Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard [Chief of the Air Staff]; extracts from a report of the Cabinet Committee; the India Office response to the Hunter Commission.Subjects include: Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer's retirement; the use of aircraft in connection with riots, such as at Gujranwala.

Dates: 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: printed War Office General Staff papers on Russia., 12 Jan 1919 - 08 Oct 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/29
Scope and Contents

Includes reports and other papers on: the internal situation in Russia; a short history of events from November 1917 to February 1919; a visit to the headquarters of the volunteer army in south Russia by Major-General Frederick Poole; the situation in north Russia; operations by Allied forces in the Archangel district; the British Military Mission, South Russia; and a report by Major-General Herbert Holman [Chief of British Military Mission to South Russia].

Dates: 12 Jan 1919 - 08 Oct 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: printed War Office General Staff papers on Russia., 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/58
Scope and Contents

Includes a narrative of events in Siberia, 1918-1920; Major-General Sir Herbert Holman's [Chief of British Military Mission to South Russia] final report; papers on the campaign in and the evacuation of north Russia, 1919; and a copy of a supplement to the London Gazette.

Dates: 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: reports and correspondence from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War], mainly keeping WSC informed of affairs during his visit to France., 01 Jan 1921 - 11 Feb 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/76
Scope and Contents Subjects include: territorial army pay; Russian finances and Leonid Krassin [Commissar for Foreign Trade]; Sinclair's sources of information; French and United States foreign policy; information on the political situation in Poland, Russia, Turkey, Afghanistan, Persia [later Iran], Mesopotamia [later Iraq], and other countries; Moreton Frewen's travels in north America; comments on a history of World War I; WSC's access to secret telegrams; intelligence reports on subjects including Poland...
Dates: 01 Jan 1921 - 11 Feb 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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