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Associated Papers of Lise Meitner

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MTNR AS
Scope and Contents

This small collection comprises material relating to Professor Lise Meitner, namely correspondence by her and concerning her.

Dates: 1918 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Associated Papers of Sir Alan Lascelles

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASL AS
Scope and Contents

Letters from Sir Alan Lascelles to Sir Rupert Hart-Davis, chiefly on the Literary Society, of which Lascelles was President and Hart-Davis Secretary, and on books edited by Hart-Davis.

Dates: 1957 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Audio cassette tapes of oral history interviews with Mr L. C. Wild

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WILD
Scope and Contents

These audio cassette tapes are recordings of oral history interviews with Mr Wild about his experiences in World War I, 1914- 1917, including the Battle of the Somme, 1916, and Passchendaele, 1917.

Dates: 1976-9
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Audio podcasts for Women’s Parliamentary Radio, conducted by Boni Sones with contributions by Jackie Ashley, Deborah McGurran and Linda Fairbrother

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA
Scope and Contents The first set of 76 interviews contributed toward Sones’ fourth book which coincided with Vote 100 Year 2018, entitled ‘When There’s a Woman in the Room’ covers a range of issues from the centenary of women’s suffrage to Brexit debates. These interviews also cover issues which have a profound effect of women’s lives and give MPs a chance to discuss openly issues that impact their constituents. The second set of interviews cover May - November 2019 and address a turbulent time in British...
Dates: 2017-11-15 - 2019-11-14
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Biographical material collected by Donald McLachlan relating to Admiral of the Fleet Sir Dudley Pound

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUPO
Scope and Contents

Pound's own papers were destroyed (by burning), shortly after World War Two, by his fellow admirals Cunningham and Geoffrey Blake.

Dates: 1865 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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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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.
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Cabinet Office Indexes to Prime Minister's Speeches in the House of Commons

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CBNT
Scope and Contents

The collection chiefly consists of indexes to Prime Minister's speeches in the House of Commons, but also includes an index to pledges made by the Prime Minister and an index to Prime Minister's parliamentary questions.

Dates: 1919 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Chartwell Manuscripts

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHWL
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of material either sent to Churchill during his lifetime or sent as a tribute to him after his death, and is extremely varied. It includes artefacts such as certificates of Churchill's membership of various societies, historically important items such as the degrees Churchill was awarded in Zurich [Switzerland] in 1946 after his "United Europe" speech or a tribute signed by members of the French Resistance. There are also some facsimiles of...
Dates: 1704 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Christison Family Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHIE
Scope and Contents

The small collection of Christison papers held at Churchill Archives Centre comprises a bound volume of Sir Philip's autobiography and two items relating to his father Sir Alexander Christison, who was a medical officer in the 2nd Burmese War.

Dates: 1851 - 1986
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Churchill Archives Centre Miscellaneous Holdings

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises a wide variety of material from a number of different sources which have been deemed too small to be considered individual collections in their own right and have been grouped together under the heading "miscellaneous". Subjects covered include First and Second World Wars, the Falklands Campaign, and recollections of Sir Winston Churchill.

Dates: 1847 - 2018
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
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Churchill Heritage

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHHE
Scope and Contents

Images of the paintings of Sir Winston Churchill as used in the publication "Sir Winston Churchill's Life Through his Paintings" by David Coombs with Minnie S. Churchill (Pegasus, Limpsfield, Surrey, 2003).

Dates: 1916 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Churchill Oral History

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHOH
Scope and Contents

Interviews with former staff and colleagues of Sir Winston Churchill, and also interviews with politicians and soldiers on subjects including the foundation of Churchill College.

Dates: 1965 - 2012
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Churchill Press Cuttings

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHPC
Scope and Contents

This is a large and comprehensive collection of press cuttings covering Sir Winston Churchill's political activities from Dec 1919 and also includes references to him after his death.

Dates: 1919 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Churchill Press Photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHPH
Scope and Contents

Photographs of WSC throughout his career.

Dates: 1874 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Cockcroft Associated Material

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT AS
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Cockcroft, particularly his research work and correspondence with the Cavendish Laboratory, and lectures by and concerning him.

Dates: 1938 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Commemorative issues of magazines and newspapers 1897, 1953, 1965 and various

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHTY
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of "the Times", "The Graphic", "Sphere", "Country Life" and "Illustrated London News"

Dates: 1897-08 - 1965-08
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Copies of the Papers of the 1st Earl of Halifax (Edward Frederick Lindley Wood)

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HLFX
Scope and Contents

Microfilm of part of the "Hickleton papers", now in Borthwick Institute, York; papers and printed notes including meetings with Gandhi, Feb-Mar 1931, and time in Washington.

Dates: 1922 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Cosslett Associated Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0014/COSS AS
Scope and Contents

Drawings relating to the construction of the first UK high voltage transmission electron microscope at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

Dates: 1960 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Day files of Sir Malcolm Robertson, Chairman of the British Council 1942-5

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRCO
Scope and Contents

The correspondence reveals Sir Malcolm's close contact with the Foreign Service, Parliament and University circles as well as depicting something of the daily routine of the British Council. The range of British Council activities is clearly illustrated as is its contribution towards the war effort.

Dates: 1942 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diaries of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HRPO
Scope and Contents

The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre consists of photocopies of Pownall's diaries.

Dates: 1933 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary of Libyan Desert Expedition

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND AS
Scope and Contents

Copy of Peel's diary, kept during an expedition to Libya and Egypt led by Brigadier Ralph Bagnold, in areas including Wadi el Aqaba and the Gilf Kebir Plateau.

Dates: 1938-01 - 1938-04
Conditions Governing Access: The diary is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Edwards Associated Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0014/EDWS AS
Scope and Contents

Material relating to Sir Robert Edwards.

Dates: 1978 - 2019
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Extracts from the diaries of Sir Roger Casement

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CANT
Scope and Contents

Photocopy extracts from Casement's diaries 1903-4 and 1910 and cash ledger, 1911, prepared for case Rex v Casement, 1916. Including details of his visits to the Congo and Peru and of his sexual activities. The diary entries are not continuous and there are gaps between entries in some places.

There has existed for many years a widely held belief that the diaries were forged.

Dates: 1903 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Financial Limitation, Technological Innovation and British Naval Policy, 1904-1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SUMI
Scope and Contents

Doctoral dissertation for the University of Chicago.

Dates: 1982-08
Conditions Governing Access: The dissertation is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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Churchill, Clementine Ogilvy Spencer (1885-1977, née Hozier, Baroness Spencer-Churchill of Chartwell) 6
Cockcroft, John Douglas, Sir, 1897 - 1967 (Knight, nuclear physicist and first Master of Churchill College) 6
Roskill, Stephen Wentworth, 1903 - 1982 (naval historian) 6
Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell 5
Royal Air Force 5
Soames, Mary, Dame, 1922 - 2014 (née Churchill, writer, wife of Baron Soames) 5
Thatcher, Margaret Hilda, 1925 - 2013 (née Roberts, Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, Prime Minister) 5
Whittle, Frank, Sir, 1907 - 1996 (Knight, Air Commodore, aeronautical engineer) 5
Churchill College 4
Foreign Office 4
Kinnock, Neil Gordon, 1942 (Baron Kinnock of Bedwellty, Labour politician) 4
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority 4
Edwards, Robert Geoffrey, Sir, 1925 - 2013 (Knight, Professor of Human Reproduction) 3
Keyes, Roger John Brownlow, 1872 - 1945 (1st Baron Keyes of Zeebrugge and of Dover, Admiral of the Fleet) 3
Morley, James Wycliffe Headlam, Sir (1863-1929, Knight, civil servant, historian) 3
Soames, Arthur Christopher John, 1920 - 1987 (Baron Soames of Fletching, politician) 3
United Nations 3
Vansittart, Robert Gilbert, 1881 - 1957 (1st Baron Vansittart of Denham, diplomat) 3
Amery, Leopold Stennett, 1873 - 1955 (politician) 2
Army 2
Arup, Ove Nyquist, Sir, 1895 - 1988 (Knight, consulting engineer) 2
Bagnold, Ralph Alger, 1896 - 1990 (Brigadier, geophysicist) 2
Baker, Philip John Noel (1889-1982, Baron Noel-Baker, politician) 2
Broome, John Egerton, 1901 - 1985 (Captain) 2
Carden, Sackville Hamilton, Sir, 1857 - 1930 (Knight, Admiral) 2
Carter, Charles Bonham, Sir (1876-1955, Knight and General) 2
Churchill, Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer, 1911 - 1968 (politician, author) 2
Churchill, Randolph Henry Spencer, Lord, 1849 - 1895 (politician) 2
Clarke, Richard William Barnes, Sir, 1910 - 1975 (Knight) 2
Clarke, William Francis, 1883 - 1961 (Intelligence Officer) 2
Cooper, Alfred Duff, 1890 - 1954 (1st Viscount Norwich) 2
Cooper, Diana Olivia Winifred Maud, Lady, 1892 - 1986 (née Manners, wife of 1st Viscount Norwich) 2
Cosslett, Vernon Ellis, 1908 - 1990 (electron microscopist) 2
Cunningham, Andrew Brown, 1883 - 1963 (1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, Admiral of the Fleet) 2
Fisher, William Wordsworth, Sir, 1875 - 1937 (Knight, Admiral) 2
Gilbert, Martin John, Sir, 1936 - 2015 (Knight, historian) 2
Hall, William Reginald, Sir, 1870 - 1943 (Knight, Admiral) 2
Hankey, Maurice Pascal Alers, 1877 - 1963 (Lord Hankey of the Chart, civil servant) 2
Hewish, Antony, 1924-2021 (Professor of Radioastronomy) 2
Jebb, Cynthia, 1898 - 1990 (wife of 1st Baron Gladwyn, political hostess and diarist) 2
Jebb, Hubert Miles Gladwyn, 1900 - 1996 (1st Baron Gladwyn, diplomat) 2
Jones, Reginald Victor, 1911 - 1997 (physicist and intelligence scientist) 2
Lascelles, Alan Frederick, Sir, 1887 - 1981 (Knight and Private Secretary to King George VI) 2
Lawson, John David, 1923 - 2008 (nuclear physicist) 2
Meitner, Lise, 1878 - 1968 (Professor of Nuclear Physics) 2
Mitrokhin, Vasiliy, 1922 - 2004 (Archivist, First Chief Directorate (foreign intelligence), KGB) 2
Morley, Agnes Headlam (1902-1986, Professor of International Relations) 2
Powell, John Enoch, 1912 - 1998 (politician and author) 2
Ramsay, Bertram Home, Sir, 1883 - 1945 (Knight, Admiral) 2
Robertson, Malcolm Arnold, Sir, 1877 - 1951 (Knight, Civil Servant, MP) 2
Steiner, Francis George, 1929 - 2020 (Professor of Comparative Literature, philosopher, critic) 2
Steiner, Frederick George, 1890 - 1968 (lawyer, international banking executive and investment advisor) 2
Thomson, George Paget, Sir, 1892 - 1975 (Knight, nuclear physicist) 2
University of Cambridge 2
Vilim, Blazej, 1909 - 1976 (Czech Social Democratic leader) 2
Wallis, Barnes Neville, Sir, 1887 - 1979 (Knight, aeronautical engineer) 2
Walters, Professor Sir Alan Arthur, 1926 - 2009 (Knight, economist) 2
Wemyss, Rosslyn Erskine, 1864 - 1933 (1st Baron Wester Wemyss, Admiral of the Fleet) 2
Young, Michael, 1915 - 2002 (Baron Young of Dartington, sociologist) 2
Abrams, Mark Alexander, 1906 - 1994 (social scientist and businessman) 1
Adams, John Harold, 1918 - 2008 (Rear-Admiral) 1
Admiralty 1
Agar, Alan Wawn, 1920 (physicist) 1
Agnew, Stair Carnegie, 1872 - 1940 (lawyer) 1
Aitken, Jonathan William Patrick, 1942 (politician) 1
Albu, Austen Harry, 1903 - 1994 (engineer and Member of Parliament) 1
Alexander, Albert Victor, 1885 - 1965 (1st Earl Alexander of Hillsborough, politician) 1
Allen, George Roland Gordon, 1891 - 1980 (naval officer and literary assistant to Sir Winston Churchill) 1
Allibone, Thomas Edward, 1903 - 2003 (physicist) 1
Alliluyeva, Svetlana Iosifovna, 1926 - 2011 (afterwards Lana Peters, daughter of Joseph Stalin) 1
Amery, Harold Julian, 1919 - 1996 (Baron Amery of Lustleigh, politician) 1
Ashanti Goldfields Corporation Ltd 1
Ashburner, Michael, 1942 (Professor of Biology and Fellow of Churchill College) 1
Ashmore, Leslie Haliburton, 1893 - 1974 (Vice-Admiral) 1
Astor, Nancy, 1879 - 1964 (née Langhorne, Viscountess Astor, politician) 1
Attlee, Clement Richard, 1883 - 1967 (1st Earl Attlee, statesman) 1
Backhouse, Roger Roland Charles, Sir, 1878 - 1939 (Knight, Admiral of the Fleet) 1
Bacon, Francis Thomas, 1904 - 1992 (engineer and fuel cell pioneer) 1
Bailly, Louis Edward Stewart Holland Le, Sir, 1915 (Knight and Vice-Admiral) 1
Baker, Irene Noel (c 1879-1956, wife of Philip Noel-Baker) 1
Baker, John Fleetwood, 1901 - 1985 (Baron Baker of Windrush, scientist and Professor of Mechanical Sciences) 1
Balfour, Harold Harington, 1897 - 1988 (Baron Balfour of Inchrye, politician) 1
Banks, Francis Rodwell, 1898 - 1985 (Air Commodore) 1
Barker, Nicholas John, 1933 - 1997 (Captain Royal Navy) 1
Barker, Paul, 1935 - 2019 (writer, editor and broadcaster) 1
Barker, Ralph, 1917 (writer) 1
Barker, William, Sir, 1909 - 1992 (Knight, diplomat and Professor of Russian) 1
Barnes, William Lethbridge Gorell, Sir, 1909 - 1987 (Knight, civil servant) 1
Barnett, Correlli Douglas, 1927-2022 (author and historian) 1
Barry, Philip Stuart Milner, Sir (1906-1995, Knight and codebreaker) 1
Batey, Mavis Lilian, 1921 - 2013 (nee Lever, wartime codebreaker and garden campaigner) 1
Beamish, Henry Hamilton, 1829 - 1901 (Rear Admiral) 1
Beamish, Tufton Percy Hamilton, 1874 - 1951 (Rear Admiral) 1
Beamish, Tufton Victor Hamilton, 1917 - 1989 (Baron Chelwood of Lewes) 1
Beatty, David, 1871 - 1936 (1st Earl Beatty, Admiral of the Fleet) 1
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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.