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Eden, Robert Anthony, 1897 - 1977 (1st Earl of Avon, statesman)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1897 - 1977

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

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"Clementine Churchill": source material, copies from the Avon Papers, 1965-77, 2000-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/2/35
Scope and Contents

Copies of correspondence between CSC and 1st Lord Avon [earlier Robert Anthony Eden] and Clarissa, Lady Avon [earlier Clarissa Churchill], also including copies of letters from Anthony Montague Browne [former Private Secretary to Sir Winston Churchill].

Dates: 2000-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence: Anthony Eden, 1955 - 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN II/4/6
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence with Anthony Eden [Earl of Avon] including a copy of a NATO press conference meeting report, Rome, 1951 and also including a copy of cabinet minutes on the EDC (80); correspondence between Anthony Eden with A Moir [The Times]; M Muggeridge; F Giles; Sir Burke Trend; Harold Macmillan; JA McCracken; BJ Pimplott; and Harold Wilson (18). Also including correspondence with Robert Arthur James Gascoyne Cecil [5th Marquis of Salisbury] (2); and Martin Gilbert (4).

Dates: 1955 - 1971
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with Anthony Eden, 1915-08 - 1956-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 1/13
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Sir [Robert] Anthony Eden, Foreign Secretary, then Prime Minister [later 1st Lord Avon] on subjects including a Cabinet reshuffle, with Eden giving up the Foreign Office, and the decision not to recommission the battleship HMS Vanguard. Also includes: a covering letter from Philip de Zulueta, Private Secretary to Eden; statement by [? Eden] on Churchill being presented with an Italian medal as a souvenir after the battle of El Alamein; statement on the progress...
Dates: 1915-08 - 1956-04
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for review.
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Diary, 1936-01-01 - 1936-09-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/4
Scope and Contents Diary of the final few months of Cadogan's time in China and his new role as Joint Deputy Under-Secretary at the Foreign Office in 1936. Subjects covered include: his relationship with important figures within the Foreign Office when in China, such as Frederick Leith-Ross and in London; the relationship between China and Japan and meetings with Chiang Kai-Shek; the death of King George V; a meeting with King Edward VIII; problems within the Foreign Office; his trip to the Montreaux...
Dates: 1936-01-01 - 1936-09-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1936-09-09 - 1936-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/5
Scope and Contents

Diary. Subjects covered include: Cadogan's relationship with and his role within the Foreign Office; the atmosphere within the Foreign Office and his opinions on international relations with Germany, Italy, Japan and China; the status of the Abyssinian delegation to the League of Nations and the abdication of King Edward VIII as well as social and family events.

Dates: 1936-09-09 - 1936-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/6
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships within the Foreign Office and diplomatic service; the growing threat of Hitler and Mussolini; the challenges of, and opinions on, British foreign policy; international relations with, in particular, Italy, Spain, Japan, China, France and the United States of America; the Spanish Civil War and the Non-Intervention Committee; paralysis at the League of Nations; the Abyssinian and Sudetenland Crises and the Imperial Conference as well as social and...
Dates: 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/7
Scope and Contents

Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships inside the Foreign Office and diplomatic service; the Abyssinian crisis and relations with Italy as differing to those with Germany; the Anglo-American and Anglo-French relationships; Anthony Eden's resignation in February; the Czechoslovakian crisis and the Munich Agreement; the policies of rearmament and appeasement and the League of Nations as well as social and family events.

Dates: 1938
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/10
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships within the Foreign Office, in particular with Anthony Eden; Cadogan's insight into the Axis campaigns in the Balkans; diplomatic concerns regarding Britain's activities in North Africa and Persia; reception of intelligence in advance of Hitler’s planned attack on Russia; Cadogan's opinions and influence upon Churchill's communications with Roosevelt, the voyage to the USA aboard the H.M.S. Prince of Wales and the drafting of the Joint...
Dates: 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/11
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the Foreign Office, War Cabinet, and Special Operations Executive; Cadogan's role and interventions in ongoing strategic discussions between Churchill and Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Stalin, and De Gaulle; Cadogan's opinions on the Allied negotiations over future Soviet frontiers and the second front; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits, and the hosting of Soviet diplomats in Edinburgh and London; plans for an Allied...
Dates: 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/12
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's role as an intermediary between Churchill and statesmen including Anthony Eden and Charles De Gaulle; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits; Turkey's relationship with the Allied powers and strained relations with the Soviet Union, including discussions with Ismet Inönü at the Adana Conference; the increasingly hostile relations between the Soviet Union and Poland...
Dates: 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/13
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits; ongoing disputes between the Soviet Union and Poland relating to borders and the Curzon Line; meetings and preparations for Operation Overlord and the D-Day landings; notes on the progress of the Italian Campaign and Allied progress in France, Belgium, and Greece; discussions on 'World Organisation' and post-war planning; concerns...
Dates: 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/15
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits, including meetings at Alupka, Athens, Cairo, Washington, and San Francisco; Cadogan's role in the Malta Conference, Yalta Conference, and the United Nations Conference on International Organisation; the Allied invasion of Germany; negotiations over the Polish question and Soviet actions in Eastern Europe; reactions to the death of...
Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/22
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: Cadogan's relationship with Anthony Eden; meetings of the London Regional Council of the United Nations Association, with discussions on the rearmament of Germany and NATO, and comments on attendees, including Barbara Castle; Chatham House meetings on Anglo-American relations; Suez Canal Company business; English Speaking Union meetings; National Provincial Bank business; Cadogan receiving the Order of Merit; and trips to Portugal and Switzerland. Also...
Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/27
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank business; private meetings with Foreign Office officials including Ivone Kirkpatrick; United Nations Association meetings; Suez Canal Company business, including news of crisis and responses to nationalisation by Gamal Abdel Nassar; BBC Board of Governors meetings and policy discussions, including remarks on the BBC's relationship with the government, competition with commercial television,...
Dates: 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/28
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank and Phoenix Assurance Company business; comments on Anthony Eden's resignation and the formation of a new Cabinet; Suez Canal Company business; BBC Board of Governors meetings and policy discussions, including remarks on the BBC's General Advisory Council and relationship with the government, the future of sound broadcasting, and the White Paper on changes to BBC overseas information...
Dates: 1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Extract from memoirs: Sir Donald Logan, 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 62
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2002
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.
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General correspondence, 1976 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/1/13
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: [Robert] Anthony Eden [1st Lord Avon]; the European Parliament; Romania and the United Nations; the reality of the Soviet threat to the West.

Dates: 1976 - 1986
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Journal (London), 1935-02 - 1935-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LKEN 1/18
Scope and Contents

Includes memorandum of conversation with Anthony Eden and a letter about him inserted with other papers

Dates: 1935-02 - 1935-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Journal (London), 1944-01 - 1946-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LKEN 1/25
Scope and Contents

Includes letters inserted from inter alia Anthony Eden and Alexander Cadogan.

Dates: 1944-01 - 1946-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Notebook, 1956 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 3/1/50
Scope and Contents

Notes for [?or on] an article for Foreign Affairs magazine on [?] Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon].

Dates: 1956 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Political correspondence, 1953-08 - 1957-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 1/12
Scope and Contents Includes: letters from 5th Lord Salisbury [Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Lords, earlier Lord Cranborne] on young blood being needed in the Cabinet and his own decision to make way for a younger man, and the shortage of senior ministers in the House of Lords (2); correspondence with [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [Minister of Housing and Local Government, then Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Stockton] on giving Sir [Robert] Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] a definite...
Dates: 1953-08 - 1957-08
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for review.
 Series

Potsdam Conference, 1938 - 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LEGT 1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection comprises George Leggett's diary of the Potsdam conference, souvenirs and papers connected with his time in Potsdam, and electronic transcripts of the diary.

Dates: 1938 - 2001
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Scrapbook, 1940 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SALM 1/1B
Scope and Contents

Material largely relating to time working at Palace of Westminster. Includes letters signed by Prime Ministers, photographs of weddings, memorable visits in recess and material relating to charitable roles. Also includes 2 loose Royal Warrants for Henry Lennox Hopkinson, 1st Baron Colyton (1936 and 1944).

Dates: 1940 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre. Researchers wishing to publish excerpts from Miss Salmon's own writings must obtain prior permission from Churchill Archives Centre, as Churchill College is the copyright holder.
 Sub-Series

Sir [Robert] Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], 1953 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FICA 2/3
Scope and Contents

Publicity papers, material from the Heads of Government Conference, 1955, and papers on Eden's visits.

Dates: 1953 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Special correspondence: [Robert] Anthony Eden, 1937-02 - 1955-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/10
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] on subjects including: a pension paid to the Turkish Imperial Family; French attempts to bring about a Four-Power meeting on the future of Germany; developing Empire trade and the influence of GATT [general agreement on tariffs and trade]; LSA's views on the situation in Palestine; National Service; defence of the Suez Canal [Egypt] and the Sudan problem; keeping out of internal Yugoslav politics; LSA's plan for a nucleus of skiing and...
Dates: 1937-02 - 1955-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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