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British Diplomatic Oral History Programme

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP
Scope and Contents

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 1995 - 2022
Conditions Governing Access: 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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The Papers of Baron Soames

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM
Scope and Contents The papers include: political correspondence relating to Soames's ministerial career and with his Conservative colleagues; papers from his diplomatic postings in Paris, Brussels and Rhodesia; articles and speeches; photographs; appointment diaries; personal correspondence with friends; recordings and transcripts of interviews with CS which were to be used in his memoirs, which were never completed; some papers on his personal interests, including horseracing; some videos, particularly...
Dates: 1921 - 2006
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of George Urban

Reference Code: GBR/0014/URBN
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Urban's informal advice on foreign policy for Margaret Thatcher

Dates: 1978 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of John Burns Hynd

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HYND
Scope and Contents The collection includes material relating to Hynd's spell as Minister for Germany and Austria from 1945 to 1947 and his consequent life-long interest in Germany and in promoting good relations between Germany and Great Britain. There are several files of papers in the collection illustrating this aspect of his career as well as his involvement in other aspects of foreign relations. Having started his career as a railway clerk in his home town of Perth, Hynd kept some of his early...
Dates: 1920 - 1986
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One item within the collection (HYND 7/19/2, part 1 of 2) is currently closed for conservation reasons.
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The Papers of Julian Amery

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ
Scope and Contents The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre includes: personal and family papers, including correspondence with other members of the Amery family, financial and household papers; some papers from Amery's wartime service; Amery's personal and general correspondence; political correspondence and papers, including copies of ministerial papers and election material; a large amount of constituency correspondence, from Amery's Preston and Brighton seats; papers on foreign affairs, including...
Dates: 1891 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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The Papers of Lord Lloyd of Dolobran

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD
Scope and Contents The papers consist of: personal material, including photographs, press cuttings and correspondence; papers on Eastern affairs, including reports and correspondence from Lloyd's time at Constantinople and official copies of telegrams to and from the Turkish Government; papers and correspondence from Lloyd's various Eastern postings in the First World War; papers from India, during Lloyd's governorship of Bombay and also later papers from Lloyd's membership of the India Group; official...
Dates: 1879 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please cite as Churchill Archives Centre, The Papers of George Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, GLLD
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The Papers of Lord Stewart of Fulham and Baroness Stewart of Alvechurch

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STWT
Scope and Contents The sections of Lord Stewart's papers which are of greatest interest are those dealing with his public life particularly his periods as First Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1965-66). The public side of Lord Stewart's life is complemented by the personal reflections contained in the diaries and in his personal correspondence. The papers also contain a large collection of photographs and many photograph albums in addition to press cuttings, biographical information,...
Dates: 1882 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of a number of individual files, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Frank Lascelles

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASC
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of copies of personal papers from various stages in Lascelles's career, and other material relating to Lascelles, including: letters and diary from his posting to Paris [France] during the Franco-Prussian War and at the beginning and end of his position as Ambassador to Germany; the diary of his family's visit to Iran in 1892; press cuttings of obituaries for Lascelles.

Dates: 1870 - 1971
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Frank Roberts

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROBT
Scope and Contents The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre comprises Roberts' personal papers and includes: correspondence and press cuttings relating to Roberts' diplomatic career and postings to Bonn and Moscow; material relating to international organisations (NATO, the British Atlantic Committee and the Atlantic Treaty Association); annotated proofs of Roberts' book "Dealing with Dictators" (published in 1991); correspondence between Roberts and his parents; photographs; and articles and papers by...
Dates: 1901 - 1994
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir John Colville

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLVL
Scope and Contents

The material held at Churchill Archives Centre mainly consists of Colville's diaries. They provide an insight into the decision-making of three Prime Ministers and the meetings held with other top officials, as well as the lives of key figures during World War II, and its aftermath.

Dates: 1939 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Michael Franklin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FKLN
Scope and Contents

The collection relates primarily to Sir Michael’s involvement with policy on Europe. It includes his diaries from 1961-4, and a memoir of his time at the Cabinet Office from 1977-81. This memoir was written by Sir Michael in retirement.

Dates: 1961 - 2012
Conditions Governing Access: 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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The Papers of Sir Winston Churchill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR and CHUR
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original documents accumulated by Sir Winston Churchill throughout his life (1874-1965). They have been divided into two sections: the Chartwell Papers (CHAR) and the Churchill Papers (CHUR). Together, the two sets of papers cover the following major areas: Personal (CHAR 1 and CHUR 1), 1884-1965 The papers of Churchill as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics and papers relating to...
Dates: The majority of files date from the 1870s to 1965.
Conditions Governing Access: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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The Papers of William Strang

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STRN
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence; drafts of books, articles, broadcasts, and speeches; family papers; a diary; and photographs.Some of the highlights of the collection include correspondence and papers relating to William Strang's career in the Foreign Office, including the Metro-Vickers trial in Moscow, 1933; Appeasement policy, 1938-9, and his relations with the Foreign Office during that period; and the work of the European Advisory Commission 1943-5, and the British...
Dates: 1916 - 1978

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