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Philip Noel-Baker Associated

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR AS
Scope and Contents Material relating to Philip Noel-Baker, including speeches made between 1959 and 1982 relating to global nuclear disarmament collated by Frank Field, formed United Nations Association - United Kingdom Director. The collection also contains a book authored by Noel-Baker - a possible later draft of Third Time Dead, renamed 'Hawkes vs. Doves', which Frank Field sought to edit and publish. Subsequently there is correspondence and research undertaken by Frank Field for his editorship, as well as...
Dates: 1912 - 2013
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Selected Correspondence of Marshal of the RAF 1st Lord Trenchard

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TREN
Scope and Contents

Xeroxed material used by Captain Stephen Roskill for his book "Hankey, Man of Secrets", consisting of Trenchard's correspondence with Winston Churchill, 1st Lord Hankey and Sir Samuel Wilson over air defence, particularly as relating to naval forces, and papers on his agreement with Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes over relations between the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy.

Dates: 1919 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Bickersteth War Diaries and the Papers of John Burgon Bickersteth

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BICK
Scope and Contents

The 17 volumes cover both World Wars and comprise letters home from the front, accounts of particular events by individual family members, photographs and postcards as well as newspaper clippings and telegrams. They provide a unique perspective on the war years both from those who fought abroad and those who remained at home in Canterbury.

The papers of John Bickersteth are photocopies of correspondence and reports to Maurice Hankey on Canadian affairs (1932 - 1940).

Dates: 1914 - 1972
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 1st Lord Gladwyn

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD
Scope and Contents The material at Churchill Archives Centre begins with Lord Gladwyn's school and college notebooks, and runs to his final articles, but with the exception of his personal and family correspondence, was chiefly created after Lord Gladwyn's retirement from the Diplomatic Service. A large proportion of the papers consists of notes, reports, articles, speeches and correspondence amassed from Lord Gladwyn's work as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords and Liberal spokesman...
Dates: 1875 - 2002
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 Captain Godfrey Alexander French

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GDFR
Scope and Contents

The papers cover Captain French's career from 1930, when he attended the R.N. Staff College at Greenwich, until his retirement in 1978.

Dates: 1914 - 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 Group Captain Malcolm Christie

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHRS
Scope and Contents The core of the collection consists of the series of reports by Christie and his manuscript notes, mainly in German, the reports of his informants and his letters to Vansittart. The papers of more general interest are Christie's notes of interviews with various notable Nazis, particularly Goering, information about the German resistance and German peace workers in 1939-1940. There are also large quantities of related press cuttings. The obvious gaps are in the records of Christie's relations...
Dates: 1928 - 1946
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 Peter Hill-Norton, Baron Hill-Norton

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HLNN
Scope and Contents

The collection of Hill-Norton's papers held at Churchill Archives Centre relate to the later part of Hill-Norton's career. It includes personal and official correspondence, letters to the press, speeches and articles covering defence and military issues and controversial political issues, such as the repeal of section 28 and the ordination of women.

Dates: 1968 - 2003
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 Philip Cunliffe-Lister, First Earl of Swinton

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SWIN
Scope and Contents

The papers in this collection reflect the events of both Swinton's personal and professional lives. There are family letters and mementoes as well as speech notes, engagement diaries and political correspondence.

Dates: 1833 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open (except for 1 closure marked on the catalogue) for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Auckland Campbell Geddes

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GEDD
Scope and Contents

This collection mainly consists of private papers and correspondence, 1885-1954, and family papers, 1783-1963. The material, especially the ministerial and ambassadorial papers, collected together by David Geddes provides an insight into the 1910s and 1920s. The collection also includes Geddes' writings on medical, spiritual and military matters.

Dates: 1783 - 1991
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 (Eric) John Hodsoll

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDSL
Scope and Contents Hodsoll played a major role in the development of air raid precautions [ARP]/ civil defence and this is reflected in the collection held at Churchill Archives Centre which he described as representing "a unique history of Civil Defence and its allied problems" (letter to Stephen Roskill, 27 August 1967). Until 1935 Sir John seems to have kept very few papers, but from then onwards very little of importance is missing. The printed material is particularly important because it consists of...
Dates: 1920 - 1967
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 Ian Jacob

Reference Code: GBR/0014/JACB
Scope and Contents

The papers cover Jacob's adult life from his early army career, his work as Assistant Military Secretary to the War Cabinet and as Director General of the BBC, to his retirement where he remained active in many important public services. Also included are some Boer War papers which were kept by Jacob's father-in-law.

Dates: 1899 - 1993
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 Nott

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NOTT
Scope and Contents The papers chiefly relate to Sir John Nott's time in Margaret Thatcher's government, particularly his tenure as Secretary of State for Defence during the Falklands War. They include: papers relating to Nott's search for employment, 1975; papers collected for the production of Sir John's memoirs, including annotated drafts, original correspondence and dictation tapes; personal correspondence and other papers, 1982-1998; papers relating to his career with Lazards, mid 1980s onwards; material...
Dates: 1936-08 - 2004
Conditions Governing Access: Most of this collection is open for consultation by readers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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 Wayland Young, 2nd Baron Kennet

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNT
Scope and Contents

Personal, political and literary papers

Dates: 1927 - 2005
Conditions Governing Access: Closed until catalogued (please contact Archives Centre to enquire about progress)

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