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(Untitled), 23 May 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/20
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Copy of a letter from [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] on behalf of [WSC] to the Chief Constable of Newport [Monmouthshire, Wales] expressing satisfaction at the agreement reached between Houlder Brothers [one of the shipping companies involved with the dockers' strike at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales] and their general cargo employees, and thanking him for his "efforts to protect person and property". Unsigned typescript.

Dates: 23 May 1910
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.
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Diary, 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/26
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank business; United Nations Association meetings; Suez Canal Company business; BBC Board of Governors meetings and policy discussions, including remarks on audience research and the BBC's relationship with the government and the Independent Television Authority; religious programming; arrangements for the installation of television transmitters at Crystal Palace; the BBC's role during the...
Dates: 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., 15 Jan 1908 - 30 Jul 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Tattersall, cotton trade expert and statistician, on the deadlock between employers and men over a strike in 2 Oldham [Lancashire] cotton mills; Sir William Collins [MP for St Pancras West, London]; Sir Charles King-Harman [High Commissioner of Cyprus]; Sir Sydney Parry, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Customs; 1st Lord Knollys [Private Secretary to Edward VII] passing on the King's approval at the end of a shipbuilding strike, and his hope for the...
Dates: 15 Jan 1908 - 30 Jul 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Correspondence A - Z, 1920-01 - 1920-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Henry Birchenough; Sir Herbert Creedy [Secretary of the War Office]; J L Garvin; Margaret Lloyd George; Frederick Kellaway, Secretary, Department of Overseas Trade, on a threatened miners' strike; David Lloyd George, Prime Minister, asking LSA to act as a Civil Commissioner during a strike; Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal] on LSA acting as a Civil Commissioner; Oliver Locker-Lampson, on LSA eventually succeeding 1st Lord Milner as Secretary of State for the...
Dates: 1920-01 - 1920-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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(Untitled), 15 Aug 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/76
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Letter from Sir William Granet (General Manager's Office, Midland Railway, Derby) to WSC marked "secret" enclosing information about money coming from abroad [to fund the strike in Liverpool] via a German agent called Bebel who has distributed the money amongst various unions. Signed manuscript. See CHAR 12/10/77.

Dates: 15 Aug 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Aug 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/77
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Transcript of a letter from Sir William Granet (General Manager's Office, Midland Railway, Derby) to WSC marked "secret" enclosing information about money coming from abroad [to fund the strike in Liverpool] via a German agent called Bebel who has distributed the money amongst various unions. Manuscript in the hand of Edward Marsh. See CHAR 12/10/76.

Dates: 15 Aug 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 May 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/19
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to WSC enclosing a report [see CHAR 12/6/21-24] by [I H] Mitchell on the settlement [between Houlder Brothers, one of the shipping companies involved with the dockers' strike at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales and their general cargo employees]. He also encloses copies of the letters of thanks sent on WSC's behalf [see CHAR 12/6/17, CHAR 12/6/18, CHAR 12/6/18A and CHAR 12/6/20], mentions that Houlder Brothers may...
Dates: 23 May 1910
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.
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Speeches and articles, 1974-05 - 1975-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/52
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Subjects include: Conservative policies, including notes from JA sent to Edward Heath, Leader of the Conservative Party [see also AMEJ 6/49]; foreign policy; Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; the economic crisis; the need for the cruiser HMS Invincible; the Oct 1974 General Election; the philosophy of Toryism; the miners' strike; Northern Ireland; defence; the Conservative Party leadership contest.

Dates: 1974-05 - 1975-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Speeches and articles, 1974-06 - 1975-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/53
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Subjects include: a tribute to Desmond Donnelly; economic policy; the philosophy of Toryism; Britain's place in Europe; the [? Oct 1974] General Election; foreign policy; Cyprus; defence; Northern Ireland; the miners' strike.

Dates: 1974-06 - 1975-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Official: Cabinet: papers 360 - 379., 21 Jun 1926 - 09 Nov 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/103
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: 1st Lord Cecil [of Chelwood, earlier Lord Robert Cecil], Chancellor of the Duchy ofLancaster, on compulsory arbitration in international disputes; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on the Police (Appeals) Bill, and poor relief for miners' dependants; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on loans for poor relief in areas affected by the miners' strike; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; Sir...
Dates: 21 Jun 1926 - 09 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 201 - 234., 28 Jan 1926 - 10 Jun 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/95
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; notes on the oil negotiations between Britain, Turkey and Iraq; proposals for the settlement of the miners' strike; Sir Laming Worthington- Evans, Secretary of State for War, on amendments to the Official Secrets Act; 1st Lord Cave, the Lord Chancellor, on trade union legislation; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on subjects including the phasing out of...
Dates: 28 Jan 1926 - 10 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and press cuttings., 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/77A-B
Scope and Contents Typescript for WSC's speech (3 January, Wolfe Dinner, Westerham, Kent) on the achievements and prosperity of Canada.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (20 January, Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Leeds, Yorkshire), entitled "National Finance", on the increase in national expenditure and necessity for cuts, particularly in education, on the changing funding system for local authorities, electricity development, the coal subsidy and averting a coal dispute, and the general improvement in...
Dates: 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 03 Mar 1919 - 15 Dec 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/57
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's statement (3 March) on army estimates, demobilisation, the formation of a regular army, British forces in Russia and the enforcing of peace terms on Germany. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 2674 - 2692.Speech notes for WSC's statement (29 May) on using the army for strike-breaking and sending volunteer forces to Russia. Source material includes a note on the current situation of Admiral Alexander Kolchak [leader of anti-Bolshevik forces], and extracts from a...
Dates: 03 Mar 1919 - 15 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence W-Y., Jan 1938 - Dec 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/50
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (6); Geoffrey Lloyd [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office] on ARP; Sir Edward Warner on the Connaught Hospital, Walthamstow [London]; Loftus Wigram on the Coal Bill; Lord Esme Gordon-Lennox [Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain] on a visit to the Houses of Parliament by constituents; Frederick Wooding, Secretary of the Royal Wanstead [Essex] School, formerly the Royal Infant...
Dates: Jan 1938 - Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, R - S., 21 Aug 1950 - 17 Dec 1952

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/72A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including Sir James Hawkey, Chairman, on subjects including the rebuilding of a local school (14), W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (14) and "Kath", Kathleen Kemp, Secretary to the Agent (4); M E Blackman, Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries (7); Bernard Atha, Education Officer, RAF Chigwell [Essex] (3); Gordon Wilson, Assistant Private Secretary to the...
Dates: 21 Aug 1950 - 17 Dec 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 70 - 72, 90 - 91 and 330 - 336, closed for 75 years until 2028 on data protection grounds, due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on potentially living individuals.
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Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, 1922 - 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/13
Scope and Contents Written from Wemyss Castle in Fife, New Club in Edinburgh, The Corner House in Gullane, the House of Lords, 94 Piccadilly, the Naval & Military Club, 28 Half Moon Street, the Royal Automobile Club and the Beefsteak Club in London, Dorney Wood in Buckinghamshire and the Travellers' Club in Paris. Subjects include the prospect of peace in Ireland, Sir Winston Churchill's comments shortly before the deaths of Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins, Wemyss being advised not to invest any...
Dates: 1922 - 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Home Office, 1910 - 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12
Scope and Contents INTRODUCTION TO CHAR 12: THE HOME OFFICE: GENERAL The Home Office papers contain correspondence, printed material and papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Home Secretary. The papers have been arranged into correspondence and subject-based files. The Home Office papers form a departmental sub-class of the official class of the Chartwell Papers which was divided according to the various offices held by WSC. Files containing varying numbers of items were...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, much on South African affairs., 01 Nov 1906 - 30 Nov 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/17
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Charles Eliot asking to be considered as successor to Sir Frederick Lugard as [High Commissioner and Commander in Chief of Northern Nigeria]; 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (3) on subjects including honours in Natal [South Africa], WSC's comments on departmental minutes and Colonel Sir Percy Girouard; Mackenzie King [Deputy Minister of Labour, Canada] sending a memorandum on strike breakers being brought into Canada from Great...
Dates: 01 Nov 1906 - 30 Nov 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, source material and press cuttings., 27 Nov 1926 - 06 May 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/80
Scope and Contents Print of the speeches (3 January, Wolfe Society Bicentenary Dinner, Savoy Hotel, London), including a speech by WSC, entitled "Canada" on changes in the constitution of the Empire and Canada's part in the Empire. Also includes speeches by Edward, Prince of Wales [later Edward VIII, then Edward, Duke of Windsor], Sir Charles Warde, President of the society, Peter Larkin, High Commissioner for Canada, 7th Lord Stanhope, Vice-President of the society, and a telegram from MacKenzie King, Prime...
Dates: 27 Nov 1926 - 06 May 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches, 1983-01 - 1984-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/16
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: the uses of education; ending direct rule in Ulster, the Anglo-Irish Council, the past attitudes of the British Government to Ulster, interventions by the United States and representation for Ulster in Parliament; the results of past immigration policy; NATO defence policy; international exchange rates, the floating pound, the international monetary system and international monetary fund; British membership of the European Economic...
Dates: 1983-01 - 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Official: Cabinet: papers 485 - 519., 07 Sep 1925 - 09 Dec 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/46
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subjects including paper duty; reports of Safeguarding of Industries committees on various industries; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; the conclusions of the Standing Committee of Civil Research on the iron and steel industry; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies; a Colonial Office...
Dates: 07 Sep 1925 - 09 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC (carbon copies)., 10 Jan 1926 - 21 Dec 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/29
Scope and Contents Recipients include: President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (3); F Stanley Jackson [Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Party]; Count Guiseppe Volpi [Italian Minister of Finance] (2); Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport] (2); Sir Robert Horne [later 1st Lord Slamannan]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (4); Sir James Craig [later 1st Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister...
Dates: 10 Jan 1926 - 21 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 430 - 459., 02 Apr 1925 - 09 Nov 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/44
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: 1st Lord Balfour, Chairman of the Committee on Civil Research, on the British Dye Industry, and, as Lord President of the Council, on the Rosyth [Fife, Scotland] Dockyard; 1st Lord Haldane on the dye industry; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subjects including the Finance Bill (Safeguarding of Industries); the Board of Trade...
Dates: 02 Apr 1925 - 09 Nov 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., Apr 1951 - 28 Sep 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/42A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (3 July, Grosvenor House Hotel [London]) at the English Speaking Union dinner for General Dwight Eisenhower, on the English Speaking Union as a foundation for peace and an advance towards a united Europe.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (10 July, Royal College of Physicians [London]) entitled "Lord Moran" (for the presentation of his portrait to 1st Lord Moran [earlier Charles Wilson, former President, Royal College of Physicians]), on subjects...
Dates: Apr 1951 - 28 Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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