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Papers concerning the "Amethyst Incident" [or "Yangtze Incident"] and papers of Rear Admiral Sir David Scott

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DKNS
Scope and Contents This collection mainly consists of naval signal logs from H.M.S. Amethyst while under attack by Communist forces on the Yangtze River. This was also known as the "Yangtze Incident" and took place 20 April - 31 July 1949. There are also other papers relating to the incident such as reminiscences of those involved, articles and correspondence. The Rear Admiral Sir David Scott material includes reminiscences of events from his boyhood; through to his retirement and also includes material...
Dates: 1949 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers of Admiral Sir Algernon U. Willis

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLLS
Scope and Contents

Includes material relating to Willis' naval career, including material relating to World War Two

Dates: 1905 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers of Admiral Sir Frederick Parham

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/PARM
Scope and Contents

Album from HMS Malaya and a recording of Parham's reminiscences.

Dates: 1917 - 1990-08
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers of Admiral Sir Ralph Alan Bevan Edwards

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/REDW
Scope and Contents

Diaries and other papers

Dates: 1938 - 1950
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 Admiral Sir Ralph Edwards, REDW.
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Papers of Air Marshal Sir William Dickson

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DCKN
Scope and Contents

Papers and photographs mainly relating to his service as Chief of Air Staff (1953-56), Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff (1956-59), and Chief of the Defence Staff (1958-59).

Dates: 1918 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers of Dame Norma Major

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/NMAJ
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence; engagement diaries and files; photograph albums and loose photographs; and audio visual material.

Dates: 1990 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is closed until catalogued.
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Papers of Douglas E Ritchie and Noel Newsome

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/NERI
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to their work in European Service of the BBC during World War II.

Dates: 1939 - 1962
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers of Piotr Leonidovich Kapitza

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KPZA
Scope and Contents

The material was mainly collected by Professor David Schoenberg while he was writing the Royal Society Memoir of Kapitza in 1985. Régis Brun provided additional correspondence to, from and about Kapitza in 2007. This is a small collection of papers, pamphlets, letters and extracts from published sources relating to Kapitza. It includes xerox copies.

Dates: 1900 - 1994
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers of Rear Admiral Henry Hamilton Beamish, Rear Admiral Tufton Percy Hamilton Beamish, Lord Chelwood of Lewes (Tufton Victor Hamilton Beamish) and some earlier family material

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BEAM
Dates: 1824 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers of the Petrophysical Institute Committee

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WWWS
Scope and Contents

Minutes, reports and papers

Dates: 1919
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Patient Pioneers Oral Histories

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/PPOH
Scope and Contents

Comprising oral history interviews with five patients who underwent treatment for infertility in the 1980s and 1990s (IVF and other fertility treatments). The patients were treated at Bourn Hall and other fertility clinics.

Dates: 2021
Conditions Governing Access: The original interviews are closed under the terms of the Data Protection Act 2018 until 2055-2092, but edited access copies (excluding identifying information) are open to researchers.
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Personal Papers of Lieutenant-General Sir Alexander Galloway

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLWY
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence with colleagues from the Eighth Army, historians and key figures from World War II.

Dates: 1958 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Philip Noel-Baker Associated

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR AS
Dates: 1912 - 2022
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Photographs by Yousuf Karsh

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KRSH
Dates: 1941 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Photographs from World War II

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/GWDA
Scope and Contents

Official wartime British photographs, including the Quebec, Cairo and Teheran Conferences and Chiang Kai Shek.

Dates: 1943
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Photographs taken by Lieutenant R W A Ivermee, RAF

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/IVRM
Scope and Contents The bulk of the slides in the collection were prepared for a lecture called 'Bombs and Bolos' on the British campaign against the Bolsheviks in North Russia in 1919. These have all been placed in section 1. The other slides include a group showing the surrender of the German Grand Fleet at Scapa Flow and the surrender of the German submarines at Harwich in November 1919. There are also a few slides of British warships (most of which were in the Grand Fleet) and two of the Suez Canal. All...
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Powell Associated Papers

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

Material distinct from Enoch Powell's own papers as it has a different provenance (it was not maintained with Powell's own archive) and cannot be considered as having been generated by the same processes as Powell's papers.

Dates: 1948-02 - 2008-03
Conditions Governing Access: This collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Press Cuttings about Sir Robert Mowbray

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MOWB
Scope and Contents

Albums of press cuttings about Sir Robert's political career. A few menus are included in the albums.

Dates: 1873 - 1898
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Press Photographs

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/COWL
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises press photographs of the Royal Family; the Churchill family; World War II including the liberation of the concentration camp at Belsen. Many of the photographs have caption information on the back plus press agency stamps.

Dates: 1940 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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R V Jones Associated Papers

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

These papers were deposited by Steuart Campbell, who corresponded with R V Jones in the 1980s. The contents are mainly letters from R V Jones, sent to Campbell between 1980 and 1988.

Dates: 1980 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is owned by Churchill College. The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Reminiscences of Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Gretton

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/GRTN
Scope and Contents

Unpublished memoirs of Admiral Gretton, based on his occasional diaries, photo albums, naval papers and family histories, and particularly concentrating on the earlier and later years of Gretton's career.

Dates: 1979 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: A digital surrogate of the volume is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Scottish Soldier": the Autobiography of Major-General Douglas Wimberley

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WIMB
Scope and Contents

Churchill Archives Centre holds excerpts from volume one and a complete copy of volume two of the autobiography. Subjects covered include Wimberley's service in the First World War, between the wars and during the Second World War.

Dates: 1973
Conditions Governing Access: The autobiography 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

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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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Sir Arthur Pedder's Memoirs of World War II

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/PEDR
Scope and Contents In 1977 Sir Jock Colville suggested that Churchill Archives Centre should approach Sir Arthur Pedder about his memoirs of World War II. Correlli Barnett (the then Keeper of the Archives Centre) did so and the Archives Centre staff then recorded Pedder's memoirs on tape and transcribed them. Captain Stephen Roskill and Sir Arthur Pedder were then sent the transcript to check. The transcript does not seem to have ever been re-typed to include their corrections so they remain clear in PEDR 2....
Dates: 1939 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: The transcript is open (please consult staff about access to the tapes) for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College,
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'Sir Warren Fisher, Head of the Civil Service 1919 - 1939'

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/OHPN
Scope and Contents

PhD thesis by Eunan O'Halpin in the course of which O'Halpin consulted and interviewed people who had known Fisher including his son, colleagues and associates. Includes letters from and interviews with contemporaries of Fisher.

Dates: 1979 - 2008
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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Roskill, Stephen Wentworth, 1903 - 1982 (naval historian) 6
Thatcher, Margaret Hilda, 1925 - 2013 (née Roberts, Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, Prime Minister) 6
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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
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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
Brockway, Archibald Fenner, 1888 - 1988 (Baron Brockway of Eton and Slough, 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
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, 1942-2023 (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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