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Cecil, James Edward Hubert Gascoyne (1861-1947, 4th Marquess of Salisbury, politician)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1861 - 1947

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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AFA in-letters, 1916-10 - 1938-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/92
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Dorothy, Lady Stanley; Sir Vincent Baddeley [First Principal Assistant Secretary, Admiralty] (2); Charles Ffoulkes [Curator of the Tower Armouries] on supplying and cleaning the armour at Admiralty House (3); John Singer Sargent on his portrait of 1st Lord Plumer (4); Lady Edward Cecil [later Violet, Lady Milner]; Margaret, Duchess of Buccleuch; Sir Edward Davson; 1st Lord Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth]; Sir Robert Borden; Sir Hamar Greenwood; Olive Lecky...
Dates: 1916-10 - 1938-01
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Cabinet papers on naval policy and naval statistics, 1917-07

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

Includes: memorandum by Winston Churchill on naval war policy, particularly the ineffectiveness of the distant blockade and the Navy's defensive approach, while submarines were attacking commercial shipping, and the advantages of inshore offensives from an overseas base close to Germany, such as the Frisian Islands, Borkum or Sylt; comparative tables for the Anglo-American and German fleets, supplied by Churchill.

Dates: 1917-07
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Correspondence with naval colleagues and the Admiralty, 1900 - 1910

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

With press cuttings.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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Correspondence with Winston Churchill, 1911-08 - 1912-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 4/3
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Churchill [First Lord of the Admiralty] on subjects including the naval estimates, particularly the spending cuts which McKenna had previously promised, when McKenna would have to move out of his Admiralty quarters and why McKenna had got rid of Sir Philip Watts [Director of Naval Construction]. Also includes a memorandum by Churchill for the Committee of Imperial Defence, on military aspects of the continental problem, particularly how Britain would support...
Dates: 1911-08 - 1912-02
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Description of the history of the Electrical Enginnering Department of the Admiralty, 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLSN 5/3
Scope and Contents

Written by Captain E. T. Wickham and H. F. Simes.
With correspondence, 1948-60.

Dates: 1954
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General: Fisher Correspondence, 1908 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 6
Scope and Contents Letters from Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher [1st Sea Lord, 1904-10 and 1914-15], mainly on Admiralty business, including the naval estimates, but also ranging over Fisher's more general concerns, including his feud with Admiral Lord Charles Beresford and his good and bad opinions of various other naval and political figures, comments on the political situation, his relations with Winston Churchill as First Lord of the Admiralty, his resignation during the Dardanelles Campaign and...
Dates: 1908 - 1920
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Microfilm copies of "ULTRA" signals

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ULTR
Dates: 1942-06 - 1943-09
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Miscellaneous copies of papers, 1942, 1944, 1950 and 1966

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRME 5/10
Scope and Contents

Including a summary of reports of ships which reached Archangel, 1942; an extract from the "Mercantile Signal Instructions" (Mersigs) issued by the Admiralty, undated; an extract from Admiralty convoy instructions to escorts, 1944; letters from Jackie Broome, 1966 (2); a supplement to the "London Gazette", 17 October 1950; and a German article on Convoy PQ 17, undated.

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Prints: Admiralty, Committee of Imperial Defence; Cabinet and "White" Papers, 1899 - 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: fleet operations; shipbuilding; battleship design; naval training; naval dockyards; Imperial defence; naval reforms; Admiralty policy; the Channel Tunnel; armaments; the conduct of the war; the Dardanelles Commission; submarines; the naval forces of the dominions; war plans.

Dates: 1899 - 1919
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Public: Admiralty, 1906 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 3
Scope and Contents Includes: correspondence, mainly with other members of the Board of Admiralty, flag officers and the Cabinet, on naval business, particularly the naval estimates and the feud between Admiral Lord Charles Beresford and Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher, 1st Sea Lord; papers and correspondence relating to the inquiry on Admiral Beresford; intelligence reports by Sir [Arthur] Trevor Dawson and other papers on the German battleship programme; Admiralty correspondence relating to the 1910...
Dates: 1906 - 1915
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Report on the administration of personnel at the Admiralty

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 5/8
Scope and Contents

Written by Somerville as Director of Personal Services at the Admiralty, 1934-5.

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Maritime warfare 2
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First World War (1914-1918) 1
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