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Roskill, Stephen Wentworth, 1903 - 1982 (naval historian)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1903 - 1982

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

British Naval Intelligence Papers, mainly of Donald McLachlan and Patrick Beesly.

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MLBE
Scope and Contents The collection includes: McLachlan's papers for "Room 39"; Beesly's papers for "Very Special Intelligence" and for "Very Special Admiral"; and papers of Commander Lloyd Hirst, an intelligence officer.
Dates: 1926 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 File

Commander John Somerville's correspondence, 1959 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 8/12
Scope and Contents Mainly comprising correspondence with Stephen Roskill about relations between Somerville and Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten in the Eastern Fleet.
Dates: 1959 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Copies of correspondence, notes and papers of Stephen Roskill, 1948-68

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRME 9/2
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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Copy correspondence between David Irving, Jackie Broome and Stephen Roskill, 1963 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRME 9/4
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.
Dates: 1963 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 File

Copy correspondence between Stephen Roskill and Godfrey Winn, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRME 5/7
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.
Dates: 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Copy correspondence between Stephen Roskill and Jackie Broome, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRME 5/8
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.
Dates: 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 File

Copy correspondence between Stephen Roskill and William Kimber & Co Ltd, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRME 5/5
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.
Dates: 1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Copy correspondence between Stephen Roskill, Geoffrey Bennett and Peter Kemp, 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRME 5/9
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.
Dates: 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Copy correspondence between Stephen Roskill, Jackie Broome, William Kimber & Co Ltd and David Irving, 1966 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRME 5/6
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.
Dates: 1966 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence between Stephen and Ashton Roskill, 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRME 10/6
Scope and Contents With a copy of Stephen Roskill's foreword to the Broome papers explaining the details of the legal action.
Dates: 1979
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence with Stephen Roskill, 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GSNR 9/1
Scope and Contents Includes Roskill's "Ramblings for Zara Steiner in answer to her questions about me" (187 pages) and other extensive narrative/memoir pieces including "Meanderings of a nonentity continued".
Dates: 1977
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. Individual closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Miscellaneous papers about HMS Glorious, 1980 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 83/2
Scope and Contents These papers were collected by David Ellison, who owned the photograph album.
Including press cuttings, undated, 1980; correspondence with John Winton, author of "Carrier Glorious. The Life and Death of an Aircraft Carrier" (1999), 1984-5 (8); a letter from Stephen Roskill, 5 August 1980; and a short guide and 2 postcards of St Peter's, Martindale, Cumbria, which contains a memorial to HMS Glorious.
Dates: 1980 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
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The Dilke-Crawford-Roskill Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0014/REND
Scope and Contents Roskill-Dilke section: The Roskill-Dilke section includes all AWD's surviving letters from Russia, most of which are addressed to his paternal grandmother Caroline Duncombe Chatfield - always referred to by him as 'Dear Dragon' - and to CWD. AWD also had much correspondence 1875-81 with Russian émigrés and political refugees living in Paris, including Lopatin and Ludwik Hartmann. This evidently deals with the trial of Hartmann; but as many of the letters are written in Russian we must...
Dates: 1787 - 1980
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The Papers of Group Captain Hugh Williamson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLMN
Scope and Contents The collection comprises unpublished memoirs, articles and other papers relating to Group Captain Williamson’s service in both World Wars and the inter-war period.
Dates: 1912 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Sir Angus Cunninghame Graham

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ANCG
Scope and Contents The papers comprise signals, letters and miscellaneous papers relating to Admiral Cunninghame Graham's Naval service in both world wars and the inter-war period; his correspondence with Professor Arthur Marder and his correspondence on the subject of the libel action brought by Captain Jack Broome, RN, against David Irving for his book on convoy PQ 17; and papers, press-cuttings and recollections dating from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Dates: 1913 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Stephen Roskill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK
Scope and Contents Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, broadcasts, preparatory notes, copies of original papers used in research, card indexes, subject files for the official naval history of the Second World War, press cuttings, microfilms and photographs.
Dates: 1650 - 2002
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"The Shane Leslie-Godfrey Faussett Archive"

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLGF
Scope and Contents The collection includes: letters collected by Leslie while working on the biography of Beatty, notes by him, and extracts from a diary, and his manuscript and typescript drafts; letters dealing both with the production of "The Epic of Jutland" and its reception; and letters from Beatty to Eugenie Godfrey Faussett.
Dates: 1884 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.

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