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Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on the Russian campaign., 02 Jun 1919 - 30 Jun 1919

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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 [later Czech Republic and Slovakia]; Admiral Charles Beresford; Sir Reginald Brade [Secretary, War Office]; Josiah Wedgwood (2) asking for WSC's assistance in connection with...
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

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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, minutes, notes, and other papers., 02 Feb 1920 - 30 Dec 1920

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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, much on demobilisation problems., 01 Jan 1919 - 31 Jan 1919

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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

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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

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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 Aug 1919 - 31 Aug 1919

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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

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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

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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, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Jul 1919 - 31 Jul 1919

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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 on Russian policy while WSC was at the Paris [France] Peace Conference., 15 Feb 1919 - 18 Feb 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/20
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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: printed War Office General Staff papers on Russia., 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/58
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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: printed War Office General Staff papers on Russia., 12 Jan 1919 - 08 Oct 1919

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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: 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

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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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Official: War and Air: telegrams and letters on Russia., 14 Jan 1919 - 30 Dec 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/22
Scope and Contents Includes telegrams and letters from: Chief of Imperial General Staff [General Sir Henry Wilson]; Brigadier-General Edmund Ironside [Commander-in-Chief Allied troops, Archangel, Northern Russia]; Lieutenant-General Sir George Milne [Commanded the British Forces at Constantinople, later Istanbul, Turkey]; Commander-in-Chief of the Allied Forces at Murmansk [Russia, Sir Charles Maynard]; Major-General Sir Alfred Knox [Chief of British Military Mission to Siberia] (6); Major-General Herbert...
Dates: 14 Jan 1919 - 30 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: telegrams on the Russian Civil War., 08 Jan 1920 - 22 Nov 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/55
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Herbert Holman [Chief of British Military Mission to South Russia] (13); Chief of Imperial General Staff [General Sir Henry Wilson].Also includes copies of telegrams and notes from WSC those mentioned above and to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War], Prime Minister [David Lloyd George], Lieutenant-General Sir George Milne [Commanded the British Forces at Constantinople, later...
Dates: 08 Jan 1920 - 22 Nov 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: various papers., 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/2
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of a meeting of the Committee on the Limitation of Armaments; a War Office memorandum on WSC's and other appointments; copy of Army Orders for 1919; copies of telegrams from the Adjutant-General [Lieutenant-General Sir George Macdonogh] on potential police strikes; RAF demobilisation form; precis on the Roger Casement letters; outline of scheme of army reorganisation; notes from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso], Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary...
Dates: 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: War Cabinet papers., 12 Jan 1919 - 29 Dec 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/19
Scope and Contents Includes papers and memoranda prepared by: WSC, General Sir Henry Wilson, Chief of Imperial General Staff; Lieutenant-General Sir Hubert Gough [Chief Allied Mission Baltic]; Major-General Herbert Holman, Chief of British Military Mission to South Russia; Major-General Neill Malcolm [British Military Mission, Berlin, Germany]; Lieutenant-General Sir George Milne [Commanded the British Forces at Constantinople, later Istanbul, Turkey]; and other War Office officials.Subjects include: matters...
Dates: 12 Jan 1919 - 29 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: WSC's minutes., 01 Jan 1920 - 29 Apr 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/51A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes (and telegrams) from WSC to various individuals including: Secretary [War Office, Sir Reginald Brade]; 1st Lord Peel [Under-Secretary of State for War]; Chief of Imperial General Staff [General Sir Henry Wilson]; Sir Herbert Creedy; Deputy Chief of Imperial General Staff [Major-General Charles Harington]; Chief of the Air Staff [Air-Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard]; Major-General Fabian Ware; [David Lloyd George]; Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal]; Director of...
Dates: 01 Jan 1920 - 29 Apr 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: WSC's minutes., 01 May 1920 - 31 Aug 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/52A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals including: Quartermaster-General [Lieutenant-General Travers Clarke]; Jack Scott [Air Secretary and Private Secretary to WSC]; Sir James Stevenson [Surveyor-General of Supply]; Secretary [War Office, ?Sir Reginald Brade]; Military Secretary [Lieutenant-General Sir Philip Chetwode]; Adjutant-General [Lieutenant-General Sir George Macdonogh]; Major Lionel de Rothschild; Finance Member [Sir Archibald Williamson, later...
Dates: 01 May 1920 - 31 Aug 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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