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"Air and aviation", 1964-10 - 1965-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/6/23
Scope and Contents Includes: text of [? an article] on the state of the aviation industry, particularly the actions of the Labour Government; extracts from Hansard on the cancellation of the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft; memoranda on the drive for nuclear weapons in Britain, France and China, from the Indian perspective; text of [? an article] on whether the Labour Government would keep a nuclear deterrent; draft review of "Out on a Wing", the memoirs of Sir [William] Miles Thomas; account of a...
Dates: 1964-10 - 1965-05
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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Photographs of Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill during the later 1920s, 1927-08 - 2002-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/15
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the General Strike; Churchill and Randolph Churchill at the Baths of Caracalla in Rome [Italy], 1927; Churchill with F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead] in a railway carriage, 1927; on the beach at Deauville [France], 1927; Clementine with F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] on the frozen lake at Chartwell [Kent], 1927-28; Churchill with Coco Chanel; boarhunting with the Duke of Westminster in northern France, 1928; building walls at Chartwell, c 1928; the dining room...
Dates: 1927-08 - 2002-08
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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(Untitled), 17 Aug 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/75
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir William Granet (General Manager's Office, Midland Railway, 16 Great George Street, Westminster [London]) to Edward Marsh enclosing a report of the railway strike [not present]. He provides an explanation of an interview published in the Daily Mail in which his words were distorted and which has made him "grieved and ashamed". Signed manuscript.

Dates: 17 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 12/6/17
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] on behalf of [WSC] to the Secretary of the Board of Trade expressing satisfaction at the agreement reached between Houlder Brothers [one of the shipping companies involved in the dockers' strike at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales] and their general cargo employees, and congratulating those involved with the negotiations for their tact and discretion, particularly [I H] Mitchell [a representative of the...
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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(Untitled), 23 May 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/20
Scope and Contents

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: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 May 1919 - 31 May 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Long [First Lord of the Admiralty] on cemeteries in France; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (7); 1st Lord Inverforth [earlier Andrew Weir, Minister of Munitions] (2); Major-General Neill Malcolm, British Military Mission, Berlin [Germany], sending on a letter purporting to be by Enver Pasha appealing for British intervention to preserve Turkey; Elizabeth Haldane on the territorial force nursing service; Lieutenant-General Sir Philip...
Dates: 01 May 1919 - 31 May 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Semi-official letters from Yokohama to Hong Kong, 7 Jan. 1922-30 Dec. 1922

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/10/5
Scope and Contents Semi-official letters nos 1-52 from F.H. Bugbird, Yokohama, to D.G.M. Bernard, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers, including memoranda. There are also copies of semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Yokohama, and Jardine Matheson, Kobe, London and Shanghai, with covering letters from Jardine Matheson, Yokohama, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong.There is an index at the beginning of the volume containing the following entries:A: Alliance Assurance...
Dates: 7 Jan. 1922-30 Dec. 1922
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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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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Policy Review: industrial legislation, 1989-03 - 1990-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/2/10
Scope and Contents Includes: text of a statement by Tony Blair on the social charter and the rights of people at work; note by Michael Meacher, employment secretary, and Eddie Haigh, Assistant General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union, on the People at Work review group and legislative protection for the unions; notes on Labour’s policy on union immunity; note by Lord Irvine [legal and home affairs spokesman] on weaknesses in the Review on strike ballots and secondary action; draft note on...
Dates: 1989-03 - 1990-05
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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Audio tape of Thomas Elmhirst's reminiscences about his life, 1925-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ELMT 10/7
Scope and Contents Including learning to fly an Avro 504 and a Bristol Fighter at the RAF Staff College in Andover, 1925-6; fox hunting at his family home in Yorkshire and later in Fife; a posting to the Air Ministry Air Staff as the intelligence officer for the Middle East, 1926-8; volunteering on the railways at King's Cross station during the General Strike; an undercover visit to Turkey travelling out on the Orient Express and back on a French commercial airline; an undercover visit to the oilfields at...
Dates: 1925-30
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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Correspondence re conditions of service, 1 Oct. 1939-22 Apr. 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J14/1/4
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the conditions of service of the Chinese crews of the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, mainly regarding pay. The letters include correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, General Managers of the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co Ltd, and between the Marine Superintendents, Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The other papers include many tables of the scale and rates of pay of Chinese crew; a memorandum for...
Dates: 1 Oct. 1939-22 Apr. 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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(Untitled), 27 Dec 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/85/70
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Telegram from WSC to General Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis] (Commander in Chief Middle East) marked "personal and most secret" commenting on "Boniface" information [Enigma decrypts, ULTRA] showing the enemy in great anxiety and disarray at Buerat [Libya] and hoping that Alexander will be able to bring forward his strike.

Dates: 27 Dec 1942
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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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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Semi-official letters from Shanghai to Hong Kong, 7 Jan. 1926-30 June 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/24/36
Scope and Contents Semi-official letters nos 583-619 from B.D.F. Beith and J.J. Paterson to D.G.M. Bernard, with enclosed letters and papers.There is an index at the beginning of the volume containing the following entries:A: L. Ashton; E.F. Aucott; R.M. Austin; J.R. Allan; Annual Accounts; Auctions; Amalgamation of China Association & Shanghai Chamber of Commerce.B: Bonuses; Boycott Claims; Boxer Indemnity; British Interests in China; A. Brooke Smith; W.R. Butchart; Estate of...
Dates: 7 Jan. 1926-30 June 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_application_form_2024_02.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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History (OCSEB) Question Papers and Marking Schemes, 1974 - 1987

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Reference Code: GBR/2086/JC/TDRU PMC/2/8
Scope and Contents a) 252 (1974-1979)b) 253 (1978)c) 254 (1974-1979)d) 2101 (Charles I) (1980-1982)e) 2102 (Jacobite Rebellions) (1980-1982)f) 2103 (Chartism and Bismarck) (1980-1982)g) 2104 (Bismarck and Women’s Rights) (1980-1982)h) 2105 (Women’s Rights, Spain and Civil War) (1980-1982)i) 2107 (Railways and Enclosures) (1980-1982)j) 2108 (World Affairs) (1980-1982)k) 2110/7-14 Specimen Questions and Notes for Teachers (1980-1982)l) 2110/7 (Sir Thomas Moore)...
Dates: 1974 - 1987
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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), 03 Nov 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/42/16
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Telegram from Admiralty to the Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet [Admiral Sir John Jellicoe], passing on a report from the Intelligence Officer at St John's, Newfoundland [Canada], that the British Consul-General in New York [United States] had been informed confidentially by Herman Rusder, that a German Cruiser Squadron intended to strike somewhere in the North Atlantic within a few days. Initialled by Vice-Admiral Sir [Frederick] Doveton Sturdee [Chief of Staff]. [Carbon].

Dates: 03 Nov 1914
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Correspondence with Winston Churchill, 1910-08 - 1911-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 3/21
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Correspondence with Churchill, Home Secretary, on subjects including: a complaint from Churchill's brother-in-law, Lieutenant William Hozier, against his captain and requests for advancement from others of Churchill's friends or relatives; the German construction programme; the effects of a general strike on the Admiralty coal supply; the food supply in time of war.

Dates: 1910-08 - 1911-09
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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Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1902 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4
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Colonial Office papers, on subjects including: LSA's appointment as Secretary of State; speeches relating to the Empire; LSA's Empire Tour of 1927-28; a claim against the Canadian Government over the contract to build the Georgian Bay Canal; the administration of central and eastern Africa; other issues such as the trade outlook, pension policy and the General Strike.

Dates: 1902 - 1948
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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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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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1926, 1926 - 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/66
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Letters (mainly copies) from Randolph Churchill and Diana Churchill [later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] to CSC and to Winston Churchill. Subjects include the General Strike and Diana's visit to Paris [France].

Dates: 1926 - 1967
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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