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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:

 File

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

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
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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Cabinet papers on naval policy and naval statistics, 1917-07

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
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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Copies of Admiralty documents, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRME 8/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Correspondence and papers mainly relating to a libel action against David Irving and Cassell and Co Ltd over the publication of "The Destruction of Convoy PQ 17".
With a photograph album of Louis Egerton Broome, 1900-10.

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: Marquess of Salisbury, 1915 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/8/10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Includes childhood and war time letters to his parents.

Dates: 1915 - 1964
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 naval colleagues and the Admiralty, 1900 - 1910

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

With press cuttings.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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 naval colleagues and the Admiralty, 1911 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 3/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising correspondence, log books, scrapbooks, press cuttings, drawings and photographs.
Also with some papers about Admiral Sturdee's death, 1925-35.

Dates: 1911 - 1913
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 the Admiralty about naval service, 1916 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLSN 5/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising official reports, articles, lectures, correspondence and press cuttings

Dates: 1916 - 1920
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence with the Admiralty about publication of despatches, 1946 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 7/30
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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 the Admiralty about Somerville's illness, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 6/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

Dates: 1939
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 the Admiralty about Somerville's request to be restored to the active list, 1940 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 6/4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

Dates: 1940 - 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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Correspondence with the Admiralty about Somerville's request to be restored to the active list, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 6/5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

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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Correspondence with Winston Churchill, 1911-08 - 1912-02

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
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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Description of the history of the Electrical Enginnering Department of the Admiralty, 1954

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

General: Fisher Correspondence, 1908 - 1920

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

Microfilm copies of "ULTRA" signals

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ULTR
Scope and Contents

Consisting of intelligence from intercepted enemy communications, forwarded from the Admiralty to Allied Commands, "Cairo Series", June 1942-September 1943.

Generally being decrypts from the Government Code and Cipher School at Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire, using the Enigma machine. The Enigma signals were given a special security classification, "MSS" (Most Secret Source) or "ULTRA".

Dates: 1942-06 - 1943-09
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Miscellaneous copies of papers, 1942, 1944, 1950 and 1966

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.

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

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

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

Public: Admiralty, 1906 - 1915

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
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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Report on the administration of personnel at the Admiralty

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

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

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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Type
Archival Object 18
Collection 1
 
Subject
Maritime warfare 2
Medical conditions 2
Engineering 1
First World War (1914-1918) 1
Intelligence 1

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.