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Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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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: 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: 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), 30 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/121
Scope and Contents

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), 11 Feb 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53A/47
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Archbishop of York [William Temple] recommending him for the Archbishopric of Canterbury.

Dates: 11 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Mar 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53B/117
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Dean of St Paul's Cathedral [Walter Matthews] advising that Vigo Demant will be the new Canon.

Dates: 07 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Mar 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53B/118
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Archbishop of Canterbury [? Cosmo Lang] agreeing that April 19 should be National Day of Prayer.

Dates: 07 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Mar 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53B/119
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Vigo Demant on his appointment as the new Canon of St Paul's Cathedral.

Dates: 07 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 May 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53C/225
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Bishop of Blackburn [Percy Herbert] on his appointment to the Bishopric of Norwich.

Dates: 04 May 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/136
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Archbishop of Canterbury [William Temple] asking that Convocation be restrained from discussing certain topics [undisclosed].

Dates: 14 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Nov 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/196-197
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Archbishop of Canterbury [William Temple] explaining the delay in acting upon the ultimatum issued to the German Government hoping that prisoners of war may be exchanged.

Dates: 04 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2B/102-103
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Archbishop of York [William Temple] on the resignation of Henry Woollcombe as Bishop of Selby [Yorkshire]. [Carbon].

Dates: 13 Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2B/115
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Archbishop of Canterbury [Cosmo Lang] on the proposed resignation of the Bishop of Ely [Bernard Heywood]. [Carbon].

Dates: 22 Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2B/141
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Reverend Alan Don offering him the vacant canonry of Westminster [London] and the Rectory of St. Margaret, Westminster. [Carbon].

Dates: 09 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2B/159
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Reverend Alan Don on his appointment to the Canonry of Westminster [London] and Rectory of St Margaret, Westminster. [Carbon].

Dates: 17 Dec 1940
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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(Untitled), 16 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/199
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Letter from WSC to Bishop [Herbert] Hensley Henson [Canon of Westminster Abbey, London] accepting his resignation with regret.

Dates: 16 Apr 1941
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), 16 Nov 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22C/266
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Archbishop of Canterbury [Cosmo Lang] advising that the Bishop of Norwich [Bertram Pollock] has announced his intention of retiring; requests the Archbishop's views.

Dates: 16 Nov 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Nov 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22C/270-271
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Archbishop of Canterbury [Cosmo Lang] arranging a meeting to discuss Lang's request to retire; suggests the Bishop of Kensington [Bertram Simpson] should be recommended for the vacant see at Southwark [London] and the Bishop of Croydon [William Anderson] for Portsmouth [Hampshire].

Dates: 17 Nov 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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