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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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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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Mary Soames Associated Material

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

Papers relating to Mary Soames, from other sources.

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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The Papers of Air Vice-Marshal Stanley Vincent

Reference Code: GBR/0014/VNCT
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of drafts for Vincent's autobiography, Flying Fever, with correspondence on its publication.

Dates: 1970-08 - 1972-08
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Cecil Roberts

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RBTS
Scope and Contents A lot of this collection consists of letters from many authors and statesmen including Sir Winston Churchill, Sir J. M. Barrie, Sir John Betjeman, Graham Greene, Somerset Maugham, Lord Halifax and Sir Gerald Campbell. The majority of the correspondence is on literary topics. The collection also contains diaries of Cecil Roberts and his commonplace book from 1959-61 which are a source of information on the society in which he lived. There are numerous press cuttings and reviews spanning...
Dates: 1911 - 1977
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 Correlli Barnett

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRNT
Scope and Contents This small collection mainly consists of Barnett's correspondence with Major-General Eric Dorman O'Gowan (formerly Dorman-Smith) for his research for The Desert Generals. The date range covered by the collection is 1958-1963. The collection largely comprises O'Gowan's side of the correspondence (although there are occasional copies of letters from Barnett). The correspondence is lively and detailed and covers O'Gowan's experiences during the desert war and arguments and events supporting his...
Dates: 1958 - 1983
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 Denis Kelly

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DEKE
Scope and Contents

The papers mainly consist of Kelly's recollections of his work for Churchill, in the form of memoirs and other papers, taped interviews, and in correspondence, particularly with Churchill's official biographer, Sir Martin Gilbert. There is also a small amount of correspondence dating back to Kelly's time as Churchill's literary assistant and two volumes of Winston Churchill's, "The Second World War" heavily annotated by Kelly, presumably for his own abridged version of these volumes.

Dates: 1937 - 1992
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 Enoch Powell

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and public papers of Enoch Powell. The papers include: personal correspondence, literary and academic material and some wartime papers, 1922-1998; diaries, 1946-1995; political papers, including some ministerial and shadow cabinet papers, election material, subject files on a wide range of political issues, papers from Powell's various constituencies and letters from the public on various issues, and also papers from Powell's long-running...
Dates: 1650 - 2015
Conditions Governing Access: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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The Papers of George Steiner

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GSNR
Scope and Contents The material held at Churchill Archives Centre comprises Professor Steiner’s personal papers. They include papers of his wife Dr Zara Steiner and his children David and Deborah Steiner. They are predominantly in English with some French. They consist of correspondence with Professor Steiner’s parents Dr Frederick Steiner and Mrs Else Steiner, other correspondence, memorabilia and scrapbooks. There is also an extensive collection of press cuttings, and a small number of family...
Dates: 1929 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures are marked in the catalogue.
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The Papers of (Harold) Montgomery Belgion

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BLGN
Scope and Contents The collection includes personal papers, pocket diaries, photographs, literary material and personal correspondence. There is only a small amount of material relating to HMB's early life and unfortunately a great many papers and correspondence were destroyed in a German bombing raid on London during the Second World War. Virtually all HMB's letters home written as a prisoner-of-war (BLGN 3) appear to have survived and constitute an interesting record of his experiences during the...
Dates: 1891 - 1980
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 Cowper Powys

Reference Code: GBR/0014/JCPS
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising a copy typescript of "Porius", a typescript of a dramatisation of Dostoevsky's "The Idiot", and a press cuttings album.

Dates: 1930 - 1963
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 Piers Brendon

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BREN
Scope and Contents

The material deposited at Churchill Archives Centre by Dr Piers Brendon relates to two documentaries "The Churchills" and "The Windsors".

Dates: 1993 - 2000
Conditions Governing Access: One file within the collection (BREN 2/1/1) is closed but the remainder of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Robert Rhodes James

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RHJS
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Rhodes James' research and writings on the 1915 Dardanelles Campaign. The collection includes Rhodes James' research notes and correspondence plus material he collected about Gallipoli including a significant number of contemporary photographs and newspaper cuttings and rare printed material.

Dates: 1915 - 1998
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 Ronald Lewin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RLEW
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence relating to his books on World War II. The papers are mostly organised round the different books that Ronald Lewin published and, for the most part, comprise correspondence with Lewin or his notes from interviews with people who were colleagues of the military leaders about whom he wrote or who worked in operations he was describing.

Dates: 1890 - 1984
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is mostly open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Nicholas and Lady (Minna) O'Conor

Reference Code: GBR/0014/OCON
Scope and Contents

Includes diaries, family and diplomatic correspondence of Sir Nicholas O'Conor; and diaries, personal and literary papers of Lady (Minna) O'Conor

Dates: 1785 - 1938
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 William Deakin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DEAK
Scope and Contents

The collection largely comprises research papers, particularly about Yugoslavia during the Second World War, 1950s-1990s. In addition, a small number of papers concern Deakin's work on "Marlborough: His Life and Times", mainly consisting of typed transcripts of letters and documents used in research, and on Churchill's history of the Second World War.

Dates: 1935 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of William T. Stead

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STED
Scope and Contents

The bulk of this collection is Stead's letters from his many correspondents including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, William Gladstone, and Christabel Pankhurst. There are also papers relating to his time in prison, and to his many publications. Material related to interviews with Royal and political figures and notes for work are also included.

Dates: 1871 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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