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Found in 755 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: War Cabinet: various papers., 03 Jan 1918 - 18 Feb 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/33
Scope and Contents Papers by various individuals including: General Jan Smuts on the dissolution of the war organisation committee; [17th] Lord Derby [earlier Edward Stanley] Secretary of State for War, on gun ammunition and salvage; [1st ] Lord Rhondda [earlier David Thomas] Food Controller, recommending a National Salvage Board; Colonel [Lancelot] Storr on the extension of the British front in France; Rowland Prothero [later 1st Lord Ernle] President of the Board of Agriculture, Christopher Addison [Minister...
Dates: 03 Jan 1918 - 18 Feb 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: various papers., 02 Apr 1918 - 26 Apr 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/35
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence or papers by various individuals including: Christopher Addison, Minister of Reconstruction, on military service; Sir Auckland Geddes, Minister of National Service, on anti-recruiting strikes, the release of men employed by the Admiralty, and the proposed proclamation by King George V; WSC, Minister of Munitions, on the Eastern Front, manpower and munitions, and "certain hypothetical contingencies" on war strategy; [1st] Lord Bertie [British Ambassador to France]; Sir...
Dates: 02 Apr 1918 - 26 Apr 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: various papers., 07 May 1918 - 30 May 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/37
Scope and Contents Papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Imperial War Cabinet, on the extension of the British line in France; [Lieutenant-General George Bridges] British military representative in the United States, on the transportation of American troops; Sir William Weir, Secretary of State for Air, on the policy of the Air Ministry and the long-range bombing of Germany; Sir Auckland Geddes [Minister of National Service and Reconstruction] on the...
Dates: 07 May 1918 - 30 May 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Council, 1914-1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 26
Scope and Contents The War Council was established in November 1914 to direct the overall conduct of the War. This class contains all of WSC's correspondence and papers relating to the discharge of this responsibility except those relating to the Admiralty and certain other specific bodies such as the Cabinet and its various committees. The two correspondence files (26/1 and 26/2) contain valuable correspondence with Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War and General Sir John French [later 1st Lord Ypres],...
Dates: 1914-1915
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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Official: War Council., 09 Aug 1914 - 31 Dec 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 26/1
Scope and Contents General Correspondence Correspondents include Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, on Yeomanry Organisation, the possible use of Russian troops on the Western Front and at Gallipoli, and his visit to the British Expeditionary Force in France; General Sir John French, (later Lord Ypres) C. in C., British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front; Herbert Asquith (later Lord Oxford and Asquith), Prime Minister, giving permission for WSC to visit Dunkirk to look into Naval matters, but...
Dates: 09 Aug 1914 - 31 Dec 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Council., Jan 1915 - May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 26/2
Scope and Contents General Correspondence.Correspondents include 1st Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, (3) mainly on Russia; General Sir John French [later 1st Lord Ypres] (9), mainly on the Western Front; General Sir Ian Hamilton (8); on the Territorial Army; Major-General William Birdwood, the 2nd London Division and the Dardanelles; F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead] (2); Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith], Prime Minister (2), on the War Council and the Dardanelles; David Lloyd...
Dates: Jan 1915 - May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Correspondence:., 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/29
Scope and Contents Correspondents include Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman; George Buckle; Lord Rosebery (8); Lord Cromer (2); Arthur Balfour (2), Lord Charles Beresford; W St John Broderick (later Lord Midleton) (2); Sir Ernest Cassel; Sir William Vernon-Harcourt (2); Hugh Arnold-Forster; Sir Felix Semon; Austen Chamberlain; Lord Curzon; W T Stead; James Pond; Lord James of Hereford; Aylmer Haldane; Lord Morley (6); Sir Edward Grey (later Lord Grey of Fallodon) (2); The Duke of Devonshire; Walter Long (3); Sir...
Dates: 1901
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars., Oct 1904 - Dec 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/45
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers.

Dates: Oct 1904 - Dec 1904
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars: Henley Squadron., 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/67
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers.

Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Dundee: Correspondence:., 01 Jan 1921 - 31 Dec 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 5/24
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir George Ritchie (9), on Liberal Party, constituency affairs and unemployment in Dundee; The City of Dundee Territorial Force Association and the War Office on the amalgamation of the 4th and 5th Black Watch.

Dates: 01 Jan 1921 - 31 Dec 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence E-G., 04 Jan 1939 - 27 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/55A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: C S Ketchen [Houses of Parliament guide] (4); Charles S Foster and Sons, Building Contractors, on local War Office and Air Ministry building contracts (6); CSC, giving her and WSC's support to Sir Harry Goschen and Sir James Hawkey, Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association.Subjects include: conscription from public school Officers' Training Corps; county poor relief; local fire brigades; local Conservative criticism of WSC; repeal of...
Dates: 04 Jan 1939 - 27 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence H-J., 03 Jun 1938 - 09 Oct 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/56A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lieutenant J E G Halsey (4); Brendan Bracken; Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (12); Sir John Anderson [Lord Privy Seal, later 1st Lord Waverley] on ARP Controllers and London Regional Commissioners (3); Walter Elliot [Minister of Health]; H E Hounsell (5).Subjects include: Conservative Central Office undermining WSC in Epping; Supplementary Reserve and Territorial Army commissions; air raid shelters; munitions profiteering;...
Dates: 03 Jun 1938 - 09 Oct 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence K-N., 08 Dec 1938 - 02 Aug 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/57A-B
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Local branches of the League of Nations Union (12); Sir John Maitland; Philip Maskens (4); Daisy Simmons (5); Sir Kingsley Wood [Secretary of State for Air].Subjects include: insufficiency of the army training period; local ARP; the Cancer Bill; anti-Semitism among British Union of Fascists; the Shops Bill; coal control; doctors and ARP; references to WSC in the American press.Also includes: petitions in support of Republican Spain.

Dates: 08 Dec 1938 - 02 Aug 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-B., Mar 1943 - Apr 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/23A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (16); Sir James Hawkey [Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association] (15); M L Elder of the War Office (5); [Anthony] Ward, Legal Secretary, Royal Courts of Justice; A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (8); W Gladstone of the Ministry of Works (6); Edith Watson [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Clement Attlee]; [John] Millson, [Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Air]...
Dates: Mar 1943 - Apr 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 239-41 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2021.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-G., Mar 1946 - Feb 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/32
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (11); [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home Secretary] (2); Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head] of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat [and Joint Director, Conservative Research Department] (2); E A Baker, Private Secretary, Ministry of Food (4); L D Baynes of the War Office (7); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War]; constituent...
Dates: Mar 1946 - Feb 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-H., Jul 1946 - Nov 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/30
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: P M James of GPO Headquarters (6); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (7); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War] (2); constituent W Askew (5); Frank Foster, Honorary Treasurer of Woodford Conservative Association (2); constituent Keith Catmur (4); [John] Millson [Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Air]; Bernard Lawrence, Chief Education Officer, County of Essex, on...
Dates: Jul 1946 - Nov 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Dec 1945 - Sep 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ralph Bury on WSC addressing a meeting in the Epping Division [Essex] (2); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association (3); Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (5); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (8); Brigadier Ivan de la Bere, Secretary, Central Chancery of the Order of Knighthood, on a warrant and insignia for a constituent; constituent E L Ensor (7); Frank Foster on obtaining a living for a reverend...
Dates: Dec 1945 - Sep 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Nov 1946 - May 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/34A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (4); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (12); Sir Godfrey Thomas, Equerry to the Duke of Gloucester; [Theresa] Brewster, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (8); Ralph Bury on Nigel Davies, prospective Conservative candidate for the Epping Division [Essex]; Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (8); Stuart Mallinson on Anglo-American goodwill; [Anthony]...
Dates: Nov 1946 - May 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 42-50 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2046.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Jun 1947 - Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (14); Reginald Maudling of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat; John Boyd-Carpenter; J T Williams, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (7); H J Backwell, Deputy Regional Petroleum Officer, Ministry of Fuel and Power (5); Lena Prescott, Private Secretary, Ministry of Health (4); W Brennan, Housing Manager, Chigwell Urban District Council [Essex] (5); constituent E T Craft (7);...
Dates: Jun 1947 - Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, C - F., 03 Mar 1953 - 29 Dec 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/85
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (13); J R Jameson, Ministry of Education (7); I H Slee, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (4); [Sherard] Falkner Allison, Bishop of Chelmsford [Essex]; G D Gooden, Chairman, Chigwell [Essex] County Primary School Parent-Teachers Association (4); Norman Calvert, [Assistant Principal], Ministry of Housing and Local Government; Stella Fisher, Assistant Private Secretary to the...
Dates: 03 Mar 1953 - 29 Dec 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, C-F., Apr 1945 - Apr 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Hugh] Farmar [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air]; J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (7); M L Elder of the War Office (4); Sir James Hawkey [Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association] (6); [James] McGregor [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War]; S A Coles (4); Muriel Loosemore of the Ministry of Fuel and Power (5); Steven Watson, Private Secretary to the Minister of Fuel and Power; Sir George Harvie Watt; [Claud] Wright,...
Dates: Apr 1945 - Apr 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, G-K., Apr 1945 - May 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/25A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (5); Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (6); M L Elder of the War Office (7); Sir James Hawkey [Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association] (11); [Nicholas] Henderson [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (2) and Evelyn Shuckburgh [First Secretary, HM Embassy, Prague, Czechoslovakia] on the parents of a constituent in Czechoslovakia; A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (5); Sylvia...
Dates: Apr 1945 - May 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 61-8, 195-207, and 335-47 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about potentially living individuals until 1 January 2022.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, H-Z., Dec 1948 - May 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/50
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: constituent D R Harding (4); H J Backwell, Deputy Regional Petroleum Officer, Ministry of Fuel and Power (8); [Derek] Stephen [Assistant Principal] War Office; Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (5); Percy Cohen [Joint Director] of the Conservative Research Department (3); [Anthony] Ridge, [Principal Private Secretary to the Postmaster General]; [Stanley] Fingland, Private Secretary, British High Commission, India; Sir...
Dates: Dec 1948 - May 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, I-Z., Jul 1946 - Nov 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/31
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home Secretary]; [Harold] Bailey, Private Secretary [to the Minister of Supply and Aircraft Production] (2); Sir Harold Mackintosh [later 1st Lord Mackintosh of Halifax], Chairman, National Savings Committee (circular letter); [John] Millson, [Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Air] (2); [Claud] Wright, [Principal] War Office (3); constituent W L Simpson (4); Hector McNeil...
Dates: Jul 1946 - Nov 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, I-Z., Jul 1946 - Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/37
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Theresa Brewster, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (4); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association; L D Baynes of the War Office (4); [Evan] Maude [Assistant Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer]; M M Killeen, Private Secretary to the Minister of Pensions (4); J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (5); [Anthony] Ridge, [Principal Private Secretary to the Postmaster General]; [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home...
Dates: Jul 1946 - Jul 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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