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Newspapers and notices: General Strike of 1926, Installation of Prince Albert in 1847 and instructions for civilians from 1915

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9742
Scope and Contents Complete or partial copies of editions of The British Gazette, The British Worker, Sevenoaks Chronicle and the Daily Mail from 1926, along with public notices regarding the strikes; extracts from The Pictorial Times and The Illustrated London News 1847, regarding the installation of Prince Albert at Cambridge, along with a sketch of the coronation fête on Parker's Piece; and 'Instructions for the Guidance of the Civil Population in the event of a landing by the Enemy in this Country' for the...
Dates: 1926
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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 Fonds

The Papers of Sir Winston Churchill

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR, CHUR and CHAQ
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original documents accumulated by Sir Winston Churchill throughout his life (1874-1965). They have been divided into three sections: the Chartwell Papers (CHAR) and the Churchill Papers (CHUR), with some additional material (CHAQ). Together, the three sets of papers cover the following major areas: Personal (CHAR 1, CHUR 1 and CHAQ 1/1 and 2/1), 1884-1965 The papers of Churchill as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his...
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.
 File

General Strike, 1926-05 - 1926-06

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/7
Scope and Contents

Includes: letter from LSA to his constituency (Sparkbrook, Birmingham [Warwickshire]), explaining why he could not leave London, and putting the Government position on the strike; issue of the British Gazette; issue of the Birmingham Central strike bulletin; issues of Punch, produced during and after the strike; Conservative and Unionist Central Office hints for speakers on the strike.

Dates: 1926-05 - 1926-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

General Strike, 1926-05

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 3/6/1/6
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of newspaper cuttings on the strike.

Dates: 1926-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.
 File

General Strike, 1926-05

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 3/6/1/7
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of newspaper cuttings on the strike.

Dates: 1926-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.
 Unknown

["The General Strike"], 1937

 Unknown
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/567/1-19
Scope and Contents

Draft proof of an article by WSC on the General Strike including: the railway strikes of 1911 and 1919; liaison with the Trade Unions; his decisions and concerns as Chancellor of the Exchequer; the Royal Commission; Ernest Bevin, Ramsay Macdonald and the Trade Union Congress; the press; Government organisation for the transport and distribution of food; the British Gazette and the end of the strike. Typescript proofs annotated with amendments and corrections in black ink by WSC.

Dates: 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Official: Cabinet: General Strike., 01 May 1926 - 17 Jun 1926

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/141
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the General Strike, including: draft statements on the Government position; Walter Citrine, Acting Secretary, Trades Union Congress (2); notes on the Special Constabulary; Frederick Britten Austin on broadcasting coverage (2); Frederick Guest on broadcasting and Union strike pay (2); Reginald Hoare; a copy of the Birmingham Trade Union Strike Bulletin; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the need to use the Special Constabulary and the Territorial...
Dates: 01 May 1926 - 17 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Sub-Series

The General Strike, May 1926, 1926

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.

Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 File

Newspapers relating to the General Strike, 1926-05-09 - 1926-05-14

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRESS 5/3/11
Scope and Contents The newspapers are: Daily Mirror, Daily Graphic, The Star, The British Worker, Yorkshire Post, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard, Daily Mail, Daily Chronicle, and Special London News. Includes a photograph of 'Cambridge undergraduates dealing with the foreign mail at Dover.' The strike was relevant to the Press, and the Daily Mail of 14 May states 'The master printers are re-engaging their men as and when they can, but are offering only day to day contracts pending a national settlement in...
Dates: 1926-05-09 - 1926-05-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
 Sub-Series

Newspapers published during the General Strike, 1926

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0014/HTRY 13/3
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Includes newspapers published during the General Strike.

Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Symons, Julian Gustave (the General Strike), 1956-1957

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Windham Baldwin/8/11/1-10
Scope and Contents

Includes letters to AWB from Viscount Davidson, Sir G. S. Fry and Sir H. J. Wilson

Dates: 1956-1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 File

Portfolio of newspapers from the General Strike, 1926-05

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHWL/PE 27 (box 80)
Scope and Contents

Includes the Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Daily Express, Daily Mirror and Sunday Pictorial, with a copy of King George V's message to the nation, issued after the end of the strike.

Dates: 1926-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Item

Notes by Hoare, 'The General Strike' (typescript), c.1926

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/18
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.

Dates: c.1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Item

Notes by Hoare, 'The General Strike' (typescript), c.1926

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/21
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.

Dates: c.1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Item

MS. notes by Hoare on the General Strike, c.1926

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/16
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.

Dates: c.1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Item

Notes by Hoare, 'General Strike: Air Mail' (typescript), c.1926

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/20
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.

Dates: c.1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Item

MS. note by Hoare on the General Strike, c.1926

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/22
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.

Dates: c.1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Item

Notes by Hoare, 'General Strike', chronology of events (typescript), c.1926

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.

Dates: c.1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 File

Public and political: newspapers relating to the General Strike., May 1926

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/149
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings...
Dates: May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 File

Cuttings, pamphlets and notes regarding coal and the General Strike., 1926

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 1/3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Material relating to Noel-Baker's time as Labour Member of Parliament for Coventry.

Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Item

Further notes by Hoare, 'General Strike', chronology of events (typescript), c.1926

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/15
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.

Dates: c.1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Item

Notes by Hoare, 'General Strike: Supply and Transport Committee' (typescript), c.1926

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/19
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.

Dates: c.1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 File

The 1913 strike, 1960 - 1983

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 199/2/1/1
Scope and Contents This file consists of research notes, bibliographies and copies or extracts from the following pamphlets or speeches:‘The strike and its lessons: being a speech delivered by the Right Hon. John X. Merriman, at Stellenbosch, 5th Aug. 1913’‘Labour upheaval on the Rand', ‘Weekly times & farmers’ record’, 12 July 1913‘The attempt to crush labour. A reply to Smuts. [F.H.P] Creswell’s Speech on Indemnity Bill, Feb. 1914’‘The Syndicalist conspiracy in South...
Dates: 1960 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 File

The 1922 strike, 1960 - 1983

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 199/2/1/2
Scope and Contents This file consists of copies or extracts of the following publications:Andrews, W.H. 'Aftermath of the strike', 'Freedom', Oct. 1946‘The government and the strike: plain answers to simple questions’ (Cape Town, 1922)Glanville, Ernest, ‘The reign of terror’ (Johannesburg, 1922)‘The story of a crime: being the vindication of the Transvaal Strike Legal Defence Committee…’ (Johannesburg, 1924)‘Revolt’, ‘Sunday Times Colour Magazine’, 19 Mar....
Dates: 1960 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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