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Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles: correspondence., 04 Jan 1938 - 16 Sep 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/603
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Representatives of the Sunday Chronicle including the Editor, James Drawbell, on publishing articles by WSC in the Chronicle and its provincial papers (7).Also includes: annotated proof of an article by WSC, "The Changing Face of Divorce", tracing the history of divorce in England, focusing on the role of the Church and famous divorce cases.

Dates: 04 Jan 1938 - 16 Sep 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: copies of WSC's correspondence., 14 Oct 1954 - 07 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/6A-C
Scope and Contents Carbons of letters from WSC to a variety of prominent individuals including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Lords, foreign Heads of State, foreign ambassadors, British High Commissioners, Conservative parliamentary candidates, and others.Includes correspondence with Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury], Sir Ian Jacob [Director General of the BBC], 2nd Lord Camrose [earlier...
Dates: 14 Oct 1954 - 07 Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., 05 Aug 1924 - 06 Nov 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association] (8); F Stanley Jackson [Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Party]; Sir Raymond Greene; James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (2); Sir George Lloyd; Richard Colvin; Lord Balfour [earlier Arthur Balfour]; Lord Carson [earlier Sir Edward Carson]; Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere]; Lord Rochdale [earlier George Kemp]; Sir Ian Hamilton; Ralph Bury;...
Dates: 05 Aug 1924 - 06 Nov 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (15); Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (10); Sir Albert Stephenson [newspaper proprietor] (3); 6th Lord Londonderry [President of the Board of Education] (4).Subjects include: Free trade; WSC's relationship with local Conservative party and political clubs; patronage of Oldham churches; Oldham schools, particularly East Crompton National School and the Wesleyan...
Dates: 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 1903
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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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: Correspondence., 08 Jul 1903 - 30 Dec 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association] (18); Samuel Smethurst [Vice-Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association] (7); Sir William Walrond [later 1st Lord Waleran, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] regarding the creation of magistrates for Waterhead [Lancashire]; Alfred Emmott [later 1st Lord Oldham, Liberal MP for Oldham] regarding an industrial dispute on the railways; 6th Lord Londonderry [President of the Board of Education]...
Dates: 08 Jul 1903 - 30 Dec 1903
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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Public and Political: General: correspondence from the general public on the abdication crisis, A-K, mainly supporting WSC's stance., Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/597A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Gerald Bullett on King Edward VIII's [earlier Edward, Prince of Wales, later the Duke of Windsor] statements; [Robert] Kenneth Bowes on the views of the "younger generation"; Christopher Addison; Phyllis Forbes Dennis (Phyllis Bottome); Charles Franklyn, Honorary Assistant Editor of Burke's Landed Gentry; [Herbert] Stanley Jevons on matters including Labour attitudes; Bernard Wright. Also includes: note by WSC's secretary [Violet] Pearman; "The truth about the crisis"...
Dates: Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence from the general public on the abdication crisis, L-Z, mainly supporting WSC's stance., Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/598A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: ?[Oliver Locker-Lampson] sending on a letter; [John] Walton Newbold; [Arthur] Nicholson on the constitutional position; Stephen Taylor offering to stand in north Lambeth [London] for WSC and the King [Edward VIII, earlier Edward, Prince of Wales, later the Duke of Windsor]; [Harold] Hamel Smith, Editor of Tropical Life and Stockfarming, sending on a letter from him to the Daily Mirror on comments by the Archbishop of Canterbury [Cosmo Lang].Other subjects include:...
Dates: Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Press cuttings etc., 03 Feb 1938 - 20 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/355
Scope and Contents Press cuttings from British and American newspapers, with reports of statements, speeches and letters by individuals including: Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood], Home Secretary, on the need for ARP training; Sir Thomas Inskip [later 1st Lord Caldecote], Minister for Co-ordination of Defence, on aircraft production, particularly by "shadow" car factories; Neville Chamberlain [Prime Minister] on progress in rearmament and a call for national unity, including a transcript of his...
Dates: 03 Feb 1938 - 20 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 07 Feb 1951 - 21 Mar 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/40A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes, typescript and extract from Hansard for WSC's speech (7 February, House of Commons) entitled "Iron and Steel Industry" on subjects including: the disruptive timing of the Iron and Steel Nationalization Act during a time of national crisis; the Government's mandate for nationalization; the splitting up of the industry; the industry's achievements and efficiency, particularly in its use of coal; the experience of wartime iron and steel control; the disruptive effects of...
Dates: 07 Feb 1951 - 21 Mar 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript, source material and press cuttings., 26 Apr 1928 - 09 Nov 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/84
Scope and Contents Typescript for [? Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health]'s draft reply to David Lloyd George [Leader of the Liberal Party] on local rating reform.Speech notes for WSC's statement (1 May), entitled "The Budget (Kerosene Duty)". Also includes extracts from Hansard reporting the statement. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4410 - 4416.Speech notes for WSC's statement (5 June), entitled "Finance Bill (Rating Reform)", for the 2nd reading of the bill, on rating relief for industry and Liberal...
Dates: 26 Apr 1928 - 09 Nov 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jul 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/106/16
Scope and Contents Letter from Margot Asquith [later Lady Oxford and Asquith] (20 Cavendish Square, [London]) to WSC on: the case of one Dickens; the interesting time "Henry" [Herbert Asquith, later Lord Oxford and Asquith] had with Sir William Robertson in Germany; WSC' s sale of "the farmhouse" [Lullenden]; an address by Arthur Balfour [later Lord Balfour] on "decadence" and a work by William Inge on "the Church and the Age"; the amusing idea of Herbert Asquith and Lord French [earlier Sir John French, later...
Dates: 17 Jul 1919
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), [Jun 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/10
Scope and Contents

Letter from Shane Leslie (10 Great Cumberland Place, [London]) to WSC recommending Rev R G Bury to a canonry or other good living in the Church. Returned with CHAR 2/46/11.

Dates: [Jun 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Oct 1943 - 31 Oct 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/104/4
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, October 1943.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: Lord Louis Mountbatten [Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Colonel Ian Jacob and Major-General Leslie Hollis [Military Assistant Secretaries to the War Cabinet]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; senior civil servants, including...
Dates: 02 Oct 1943 - 31 Oct 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for minutes M 758/3 and M 762/3 which are closed on Cabinet Office instructions under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act.
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(Untitled), 30 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/121
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Letter from Joseph Garner [Senior Secretary to the United Kingdom High Commissioner in Canada] (Office of the High Commissioner for the United Kingdom, Earnscliffe, Ottowa [Canada]) to Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] commenting on the visit to Canada by reverend Bryan Green, and particularly about the "great nuisance" he made of himself over the arrangements for his return trip. Signed typescript.

Dates: 30 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jan 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/122
Scope and Contents

Letter from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Joseph Garner [Senior Secretary to the United Kingdom High Commissioner in Canada] thanking him for his letter, stating that he has not yet seen the reverend Bryan Green, and informing him that if Green complains about the High Commissioner's Office or the Canadian Government he will reply in "moderately unecclesiastical language". Initialled carbon.

Dates: 09 Jan 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Mar 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/193B/142
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Archbishop of Canterbury [Geoffrey Fisher later Lord Fisher of Lambeth] regarding arranging a meeting in Easter week to discuss the vacancy in the Bishopric of London [carbon].

Dates: 20 Mar 1945
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), 18 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/193B/194
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Letter from WSC to the Archbishop of Cantebury [Geoffrey Fisher, later Lord Fisher of Lambeth] regretting that the present burden of work will prevent him attending the ceremony tomorrow [carbon].

Dates: 18 Apr 1945
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), 08 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/114
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Dr William Wand [Bishop of Bath and Wells] informing of his intention to submit his name to the King [George VI] for succession to the Bishopric of London.[carbon].

Dates: 08 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/143
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Letter from WSC to Dr William Wand [Bishop of Bath and Wells] informing him that the King [George VI] has approved his appointment as Bishop of London [carbon].

Dates: 21 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/272
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Archbishop of Canterbury [William Temple] allowing the ringing of church bells only on Christmas Day.

Dates: 17 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Jul 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/1/1
Scope and Contents

Cutting from the Heckmondwike Herald, on speech by WSC to Spen Valley Conservative Association [Yorkshire], subjects covered include Home Rule, the Truck Acts, India, and the need for a Church Discipline Bill.

Dates: 21 Jul 1898
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jun 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/1/14-17
Scope and Contents

Cutting from Oldham Daily Standard, account of Conservative Election meeting at Theatre Royal, Oldham, including speech by WSC, praising the late member Robert Ascroft, also on pensions and the need for a Church Discipline Bill.

Dates: 28 Jun 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Mar 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/16/94-95
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to Samuel Lamb, on possible points of difference between himself and the Liberals, particularly the Licensing Question, Disestablishment and Disendowment, and the need for reform of the Education Act, giving his opinion that the election would be fought on four main issues, (1) Free Trade, (2) Retrenchment and the reorganisaton of finance on strict Gladstonian principles, (3) Reduction in size and cost of the Army and the Navy, (4) a copmplete re-organisation of the Army...
Dates: 26 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 May 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/17/47
Scope and Contents Letter from David Thomas (House of Commons) to WSC explaining that his support for WSC's possible candidature for Cardiff [Wales] was based on the belief that WSC was prepared to come fully over to the Liberal side, but Thomas has been disappointed by WSC's attitude to such issues as Irish Home Rule, disestablishment of the English Church, and reform of the House of Lords. Neither is Ivor Guest [later Lord Ashby St Ledgers and Lord Wimborne (2nd baron, 1st viscount)] radical enough for...
Dates: 05 May 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Mar 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/159-160
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Bishop of London [Geoffrey Fisher] on the difficulties of urging employers to respect Sunday observance and the Day of National Prayer.

Dates: 22 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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