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Thatcher, Margaret Hilda, 1925 - 2013 (née Roberts, Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, Prime Minister)


Dates and places

b. 1925

Sphere of activity

Prime Minister 1979 - 1990.

Other information

Conservative MP, 1959-92; Secretary of State for Education and Science, 1970-4; Leader of the Opposition, 1975-9.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:


BBC World Service, People in Politics and BBC Radio 4, Newsnight: interviews with NK, 1989-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/95
Scope and Contents

Subjects (in the People in Politics interview) include: NK's view of Margaret Thatcher; socialism and the free market; the future of Europe; nuclear disarmament.

Subjects in the Newsnight interview include: NK's view of Margaret Thatcher's legacy and character; the failure of the opposition parties; the view of Thatcher within the Conservative Party.

Dates: 1989-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.

Correspondence between Margaret Thatcher and NGA, 1971-03-02 - 1989-01-04

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NGA/5/1/967
Scope and Contents

This file comprises:-
1 autograph letter signed and 5 typed letters signed from Margaret Thatcher to NGA. 26 Mar. 1971 - 4 Jan. 1989
2 carbon typed letters from NGA to Margaret Thatcher. 2 Mar. 1971 and 15 Nov. 1972
1 typed letter signed from Margaret Thatcher's Assistant Private Secretary to NGA. 13 Nov. 1972
1 carbon typed letter from NGA to A.A. Bath. 15 Nov. 1972.

Dates: 1971-03-02 - 1989-01-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some files are closed because they contain personal information. Most files which are marked as restricted access can be read with the written permission of the author. All other files may be consulted in the Archive Centre following the standard registration procedures.
 File — Container: SC/Latham/1

'Hitler's War', 1977 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0272/SC/Latham/1
Scope and Contents File of correspondence and news cuttings documenting Sir Michael Latham's enquiries into claims made by David Irving in his book _Hitler's War_ relating to Enigma machine decryptions, and related Intelligence matters. Includes correspondence with: the then Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher; Ian Gow, Parliamentary Private Secretary; Jean Howard (former staff at Bletchley Park); David Irving, and correspondence with his publishers; Professor F H Hinsley, Master of Jesus College, Cambridge;...
Dates: 1977 - 1982

Interview with NK on the murder of Ian Gow and later news bulletins, 1990-07-30 - 1991-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/134
Scope and Contents Includes: interview on the death of Ian Gow, and also on other subjects including the Poll Tax and changes to the party constitution allowing the expulsion of members (16 minutes 17 seconds); BBC Radio 4 World at One bulletin, 21 Nov 1990, mainly on the Conservative Party leadership election (31 minutes 14 seconds); BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, May 1991, on subjects including health reforms, including interviews with Robin Cook, Labour health spokesman, and William Waldegrave, Secretary of...
Dates: 1990-07-30 - 1991-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.

Letter from Margaret Thatcher to GHWR, 1987-05-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/414
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed.

Dates: 1987-05-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.

'The Funeral of Baroness Thatcher' - British Broadcasting Corporation Transcript, St Paul's Cathedral , 2020-08-22

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 114
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection comprises a wide variety of material from a number of different sources which have been deemed too small to be considered individual collections in their own right and have been grouped together under the heading "miscellaneous". Subjects covered include First and Second World Wars, the Falklands Campaign, and recollections of Sir Winston Churchill.

Dates: 2020-08-22
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.

Transcript of interview: David Barrie, 2023

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 220
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2023
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.

Additional filters:

Anglo-Irish Agreement (1985) 1
Ethiopia (nation) 1
European cooperation 1
Falklands War (1982) 1
Health policy 1