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Literary: The Second World War: Volume 6 "Triumph and Tragedy" Book 1 "The Tide of Victory", Chapter 17 "Counter Strike in the Ardennes"., Dec 1951 - Aug 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/358
Scope and Contents Typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 17 "Counter Strike in the Ardennes", originally titled "Paris: The Rundstedt Offensive", annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including WSC, Denis Kelly, William Deakin, Lt-General Sir Henry Pownall Lord Ismay and Charles Wood.With cutting from the Daily Express - article "Hitler's Desperate Last Gamble" by Lt-General W Bedell Smith, Jun 1946, letter from General Pownall suggesting the insertion of a tribute to Field...
Dates: Dec 1951 - Aug 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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The 1913 strike, 1960 - 1983

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).
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Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: set of copies., 05 May 1926 - 13 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/145
Scope and Contents

Complete set of the British Gazette.

Dates: 05 May 1926 - 13 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Papers relating to the 1984/5 miners' strike (5), 1984

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/12/27
Scope and Contents

Includes: MT's handwritten notes
includes: letter from Lord (Hugh) Thomas of Swynnerton, 2 October 1984; and notes on radio interview by (Lionel) "Len" Murray (General Secretary, Trades Union Congress), September 1984

Dates: 1984
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in October 2014 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Press cuttings, 1985-02 - 1985-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/14
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Labour’s relations with the miners’ unions; a call from Tony Benn and Eric Heffer to withdraw Britain from NATO; the miners’ strike; strikes by the National Union of Teachers (NUT), supported by Glenys Kinnock; the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting for breaking the Official Secrets Act [after he leaked documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War]; rate-capping of local government budgets.

Dates: 1985-02 - 1985-03
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: Cabinet: British Gazette: correspondence., 05 May 1926 - 22 Jul 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/143
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 2nd Lord Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer]; George Pilcher; Kenneth Henderson (2); William Horwood [Commissioner, Metropolitan Police]; Geoffrey Dawson [Editor of the Times], on commandeering newsprint; Edward Cadbury [Director of Daily News Limited,]; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken, owner of the Daily Express] on donating newsprint (2); 1st Lord Grey [of Fallodon] on the coal dispute; a copy of the Daily Mail's report on Grigory Zinoviev [President of the...
Dates: 05 May 1926 - 22 Jul 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business Correspondence concerning "The World Crisis" and its sequel "The Aftermath" [published as Volume 4]., 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/207
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with representatives of Curtis Brown Limited concerning: negotiations with Charles Scribner on the publication of an American edition; negotiations with Thornton Butterworth Limited; world-wide serialisation of the books; contracts; financial agreements on advances and commission to be paid to WSC; and sales figures for "The Aftermath".Includes material on the disruption caused by the General Strike.

Dates: 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Unknown

"Report of the Coal Commission", 22 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/96/117-122
Scope and Contents

Memorandum by the Secretary for Mines, George Lane Fox, [later 1st Lord Bingley] setting out the recommendations of the Commission which involve action by the government on using and usage of coal; industrial research; legislation and structure of the industry; distribution and sale of coal; transport of coal; wages, housing, welfare and hours for miners. Typescript marked "secret".

Dates: 22 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Letters to AWB from Sir C. P. Duff concerning Duff's participation in a radio documentary on the General Strike, with transcripts of his full interview and the brief extracts that were broadcast, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Windham Baldwin/9/3/1-5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Correspondence and papers of ARTHUR WINDHAM BALDWIN 3RD EARL BALDWIN OF BEWDLEY (1904-1976) mostly concerning his father STANLEY BALDWIN 1ST EARL BALDWIN OF BEWDLEY (1867-1947)

Dates: 1960
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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Letters to AWB from Daphne Wall and Sir H. J. Wilson, and to Wilson from Hermione Hobhouse and J. I. Isaacs, concerning Granada television documentaries on the General Strike and on SB's career, 1961-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Windham Baldwin/9/5/1-5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Correspondence and papers of ARTHUR WINDHAM BALDWIN 3RD EARL BALDWIN OF BEWDLEY (1904-1976) mostly concerning his father STANLEY BALDWIN 1ST EARL BALDWIN OF BEWDLEY (1867-1947)

Dates: 1961-1962
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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Miscellanea, 1919 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HTRY 13
Scope and Contents

Includes newspapers published during the General Strike.

Dates: 1919 - 1966
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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Copy of report to the Cabinet Re The "British Gazette", 25 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/142/119-132
Scope and Contents

Report by Sir Malcolm Fraser, Controller of the Stationery Office, on subjects including: the decision to produce a daily newspaper; requisitioning the offices of the "Morning Post"; use of volunteers; distribution of the British Gazette; requisitioning of a paper mill and paper from newspapers and paper manufacturing; difficulties of obtaining men to work; and circulation figures for the "British Gazette" 'the largest of any daily paper in any part of the world at any time'.

Dates: 25 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Unknown

"The Coal Dispute", 15 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/96/53-54
Scope and Contents

Draft statement to be made by the Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin] when announcing the decision of the government to legislate on Miners' Hours, covering miners hours and wages. Typescript marked "secret".

Dates: 15 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Papers relating to the 1984/5 miners' strike (4), 1984

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/12/26
Scope and Contents Includes: memorandum from John Redwood (Head, PM's Policy Unit) on the miners' and dock strikes, August 1984; copy of letter from Ian MacGregor (Chairman, National Coal Board) to (Lionel) "Len" Murray (General Secretary, Trades Union Congress), August 1984; list of profitable and non-profitable pits, September 1984; memorandum from Redwood on the coal industry, September 1984; copies of MT's correspondence with David Hart, Jack Peel and Lord (Harold) Watkinson relating to the...
Dates: 1984
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in October 2014 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Letter from Sir Roger Keyes, 08 Sep 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/28/28-30
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Roger Keyes [later 1st Lord Keyes] (HMS Warspite, Mediterranean Fleet, Off Thaso [Thasos, Greece] marked "private" to WSC on subjects including: WSC's role in leading the government during the miners' strike; observations about [1st Lord] Beatty and his position [as Admiral of the Fleet] recommending that Beatty should remain in his role to oversee any further naval reductions, Beatty's role at the Battle of Jutland ("he saved the honour of the British Navy"); WSC's account...
Dates: 08 Sep 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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General papers, 1984-09 - 1984-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/21
Scope and Contents

Cuttings and correspondence, with correspondents including: James Over, Chief Constable of Gwent, on policing of the strike; James Mortimer, General Secretary of the Labour Party, on an accusation from the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) that NK used offensive language about Arthur Scargill [President of the NUM] in the Face the Press programme.

Dates: 1984-09 - 1984-11
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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Newsnight, 1984-10 - 1985-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/39
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of and briefing for interviews on subjects including the miners’ strike, defence, economic policy and the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance. Also includes correspondence between the BBC and Peter Mandelson, Director of Campaigns and Communications, on coverage of Labour in general.

Dates: 1984-10 - 1985-12
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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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes, source material, print and press cutting., 03 Apr 1926 - 10 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/75A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's statement (3 April) on the choice between an indefinite coal subsidy or a General Strike, and maintaining essential services in a strike. Source material includes a note from [Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister] on [Ramsay MacDonald, Leader of the Labour Party]'s attitude to the subsidy, a copy of a letter from Walter Citrine, Secretary, Trades Union Congress General Council, on the distribution of essential foodstuffs, and a press cutting reporting a statement by Arthur...
Dates: 03 Apr 1926 - 10 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/88
Scope and Contents

Resolution supporting the Government passed by a meeting of working women at Grays [Essex]). Sent with CHAR 2/147/87.

Dates: 05 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.
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General papers, 1983-10 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/1
Scope and Contents Includes: briefings for meetings with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM); press statements; report of meeting between representatives of the National Executive Committee and the NUM; background papers; correspondence with individuals including Hugh Montefiore, Bishop of Birmingham and John Reid [political advisor to NK]; extracts from Hansard; copies of correspondence between Arthur Scargill, President of the NUM and the BBC and ITN News, on reporting of the strike; declaration by Welsh...
Dates: 1983-10 - 1984-12
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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General correspondence, 2009-10 - 2009-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/10/21
Scope and Contents

Subjects include NK’s meetings with Soviet leaders in the 1980s and NK’s views on the Miners’ Strike. Also includes drafts and text of his speech to the British Council on international cultural relations.

Dates: 2009-10 - 2009-11
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), 05 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/85
Scope and Contents

Letter from H C Robbins, general manager of the Press Association Ltd (Byron House, 85 Fleet Street, London) to WSC quoting a telegram from Sir James Owen, vice-president of the Newspaper Society, reporting that printers returning to work have been victimised by their trade union and suggesting that a proclamation be made against such victimisation.

Dates: 05 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.
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Limerick newspapers, 16 Apr. 1919-19 Apr. 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/280-281
Scope and Contents

Papers published in Limerick during general strike, 'Printed by permission of Limerick Strike Committee'

Dates: 16 Apr. 1919-19 Apr. 1919
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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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 02 Jan 1926 - 14 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/30A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Sir Russell Scott [Controller]; Sir Warren Fisher...
Dates: 02 Jan 1926 - 14 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript., 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/76
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's statement (2 July), entitled "Emergency Power", on the coal dispute, the 8 Hours Bill, wages, the Labour Party's vote of censure against the Government, the miners' refusal to come to terms, and the results of the strike. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4014 - 4024.Speech notes for WSC's statement (15 July), entitled "Finance Bill (Betting Duty)", on the expected revenue from the tax, and different rates for racecourses and betting offices. Published:...
Dates: 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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