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Baldwin papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Baldwin
Scope and Contents The collection now at Cambridge has certain limitations. In the first place, it comprises only Baldwin's political papers: family and personal papers are not included. Secondly, it is perhaps more revealing of Baldwin's colleagues than of the man himself. As G.M. Young observed in the preface to his biography, Baldwin "kept no diary, circulated no memoranda to his colleagues, rarely wrote a political letter, and still more rarely made a copy of anything he did write". Thirdly, there is...
Dates: 1905-1955
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Dr John Moore: Journal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9339
Scope and Contents The journal covers the period 6 November 1790 - 28 July 1792, just before Moore's departure for France, and 26 September - 3 November 1795. It includes (1791) reactions to Burke's Reflections on the French Revolution; the convention signed between Britain and Spain; the question of Warren Hastings' impeachment; Pitt's political difficulties; the defeat of Wilberforce's motion for the abolition of the slave trade; the fleet at Spithead ready to sail against Russia; the flight of the King and...
Dates: 1790-1795
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Hardinge Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Hardinge
Scope and Contents The diplomatic letters and papers of Lord Hardinge of Penshurst, accumulated during his years in the Diplomatic Service. They include papers from his many foreign appointments including Constantinople, Tehran, St. Petersburg, and Paris. He served as Viceroy of India 1910-16 and a large amount of correspondence relates to this period. Lord Hardinge also accompanied King Edward VII as Minister in Attendance on His Majesty's journeys abroad. The bulk of the collection consists of original...
Dates: 1880-1922
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers of Geoffrey Storrs Fry

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9710
Scope and Contents

Personal and family correspondence and papers

Dates: 1796-1959
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Spencer Perceval: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8713
Scope and Contents The papers provide a most useful insight into the working of both administrations, comprising as they do some of Perceval's most intimate political correspondence both as chancellor of the exchequer under Portland (1807-9) and subsequently as prime minister (1809-12). All the major events of the day are considered, including the scandals surrounding the princess of Wales and the duke of York, the ill-fated military expedition to Walcheren in 1809, George III's recurring mental illness, and...
Dates: 1806-1906 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Papers of A V Alexander

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AVAR
Scope and Contents

The papers of A V Alexander include personal papers; parliamentary and political papers and correspondence; material relating to the Protestant movement and the Co-operative movement; literary material (including speech notes), plus film and photographic material.

Dates: 1903 - 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 Archibald Sinclair, 1st Viscount Thurso

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THRS
Scope and Contents The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre includes correspondence (including general, official, political, constituency, parliamentary and family correspondence); speeches; Liberal Organisation and Scottish Liberal organisation and Federation material; press cuttings; business papers; and Scottish Office, Scottish Board of Health and Secretary of State for Scotland material. For the most part, the collection is made up of constituency, parliamentary and Liberal party...
Dates: 1814 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of the fire-damaged material in section VI, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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The Papers of Austen Albu

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ALBU
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises pamphlets, papers and correspondence relating to a wide range of subjects including: the Labour party; Germany after the Second World War; the Spanish Civil War; education, economic affairs, industry and employment in the United Kingdom.

Dates: 1928 - 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 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 Ernest Bevin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BEVN
Scope and Contents

The Papers consist of political papers, correspondence, speeches and press cuttings, mainly relating to Trade Unions, the Ministry of Labour and National Service, and the Foreign Office.

Dates: 1889 - 1965
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 Ernest Marples

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MPLS
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence, official and personal papers, pocket and desk diaries, press cuttings, photographs, audio tapes and dictaphone tapes.

Dates: 1940 - 1991
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 Jeremy Bray

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRAY
Scope and Contents The papers of Jeremy Bray consist of a wide range of political, scientific and economic material. There are a large number of political subject files, often resulting from Bray's work in various Parliamentary committees, and these cover areas including: economic policy; scientific and technical policy; the steel industry (particularly relating to the Ravenscraig steelworks in Bray's own Lanarkshire constituency); Scottish affairs in general; education; Hong Kong and China; Africa; mental...
Dates: 1953 - 1997
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 Biffen

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BIFF
Scope and Contents

Personal and political papers, including, correspondence, press cuttings, campaign material, drafts of memoir, administrative, articles, speeches and appointment diaries. The collection covers his early life, university life and political career.

Dates: 1940 - 2008
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is closed until catalogued.
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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 Hailsham

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIL
Scope and Contents

Papers mainly comprising correspondence

Dates: 1922 - 1939
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 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 Plowden

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLDN
Scope and Contents The Plowden Papers include: engagement diaries (1947-93); a wide range of political and personal correspondence (1946-94); copies of speeches (1960-90); working papers and correspondence on Plowden's autobiography "An Industrialist in the Treasury"; a large amount of papers relating to public commitments such as atomic energy, Plowden's various committees, political groups and business interests, enquiries into the police, the review board on top salaries etc (1957-95); press cuttings and...
Dates: 1947 - 1994-08
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lord Silkin of Dulwich

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SILK
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of political and legal papers. The earlier papers mostly relate to Silkin's time at Attorney General including correspondence files, press cuttings and printed papers. The later papers consist of Bills, correspondence and proceedings from the House of Lords as well as constituency correspondence and papers relating to Silkin's other interests.

Dates: 1968 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: This collection is CLOSED until it has been catalogued.
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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 Richard Thorpe

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THRP
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to a biography of Alec Douglas-Home, comprising a manuscript of the book with drafts, notes, correspondence, transcripts of interviews, press cuttings and copies of original documents.

Dates: 1989 - 1997
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 Frederick Corfield

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CFLD
Scope and Contents This small collection consists of political papers, speeches and articles selected by Sir Frederick Corfield for deposit at Churchill Archives Centre. The political papers include letters received by Corfield while Minister of Aviation, publications about aerospace companies such as Rolls Royce, and Corfield's decision not to stand at the 1974 election. There are also some publications relating to the British Waterways Board. The speeches and articles are mostly those written by Corfield...
Dates: 1958 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: he 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 John Hoskyns

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HOSK
Scope and Contents

Briefing notes produced by Hoskyns and his team, mainly for Margaret Thatcher MP

Dates: 1974 - 1982
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 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 William Bull

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BULL
Scope and Contents BULL 1 - 10 is made up of diaries kept faithfully by William (or Paul, as he was known to his family and close friends) Bull from 1878, when he was thirteen years old until some three weeks before his death in January 1931. The earlier diaries were illustrated and all the diaries are interleaved with letters, press cuttings, menus, theatre programmes and photographs relating to the events they describe. Twice yearly, in June and December, Bull compiled a 'Retrospect' of the past six months...
Dates: 1862 - 1943
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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George, III, 1738-1820 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) 1
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Hogg, Douglas McGarel, 1872 - 1950 (1st Viscount Hailsham, politician) 1
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Hoskyns, John Austin Hungerford Leigh, Sir, 1927 - 2014 (Knight, political adviser to Margaret Thatcher, businessman) 1
Law, Andrew Bonar, 1858-1923 (businessman and Prime Minister) 1
Lloyd, Blanche Isabella, 1880 - 1969 (née Lascelles, wife of 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran) 1
Lloyd, George Ambrose, 1879 - 1941 (1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran) 1
Marples, Alfred Ernest, 1907 - 1978 (Baron Marples, politician) 1
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Moore, John, 1729-1802 (physician and writer) 1
Nott, John William Frederic, Sir, 1932 (Knight, politician) 1
Perceval, Spencer, 1762-1812 (Prime Minister) 1
Plowden, Edwin Noel, 1907 - 2001 (Baron Plowden, civil servant) 1
Powell, John Enoch, 1912 - 1998 (politician and author) 1
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Silkin, Samuel Charles, 1918 - 1988 (Baron Silkin of Dulwich, Labour politician) 1
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Stewart, Robert Michael Maitland, 1906 - 1990 (Baron Stewart of Fulham) 1
Thatcher, Margaret Hilda, 1925 - 2013 (née Roberts, Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, Prime Minister) 1
Thorpe, David Richard, 1943 (writer) 1
Trades Union Congress 1
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority 1
Young, George Malcolm, 1882-1959 (historian) 1
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