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Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: copy., 04 May 1926 - 12 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/144
Scope and Contents Includes: a copy of the British Gazette; draft copy for the British Gazette, including articles by WSC; a Board of Trade note on food supplies for the British Gazette; reports from Liverpool and Southampton; draft copies of a statement by Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] giving an official guarantee of protection for workers against Union reprisals; extracts from the report of the Coal Commission for the British Gazette; a draft statement by 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith [earlier Herbert...
Dates: 04 May 1926 - 12 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 May [1926]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/86
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil] (Treasury Chambers) to WSC suggesting that special constables be recruited to perform ordinary police duties to enable regular police to form "an army of manoeuvre to be sent anywhere where it is necessary".

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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(Untitled), 28 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/112
Scope and Contents

Cutting from the Daily Mail: report of speech by David Lloyd George in which he joked that if Jesus Christ came to contemporary London his utterances would have been excluded from the "British Gazette". Sent with CHAR 2/147/111. With deprecatory annotation by [Frances Helen Pumfrey].

Dates: 28 Jun 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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(Untitled), 17 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/113
Scope and Contents

Letter from Frances Helen Pumfrey (Portway, Wantage, Berkshire) to the editor of the "Daily Mail" attacking Stanley Baldwin and the miners' leaders for leading them into strikes. Copy sent with CHAR 2/147/111.

Dates: 17 Jun 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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(Untitled), 26 Aug 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/134
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to the Managing Director of the BBC [John Reith, later Lord Reith] asking him to accede to the request of Havelock Wilson to broadcast an appeal for industrial peace. Typescript copy.

Dates: 26 Aug 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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(Untitled), Aug 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/135-138
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Havelock Wilson to WSC asking him to help in getting the BBC to allow Wilson to broadcast an appeal for industrial peace.

Dates: Aug 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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(Untitled), 03 Jun 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/152/96
Scope and Contents

Letter from H A Gwynne (The "Morning Post", 15 Tudor Street, [London]) to [WSC ] thanking him for remembering those who worked for the "British Gazette" in the honours list.

Dates: 03 Jun 1927
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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Copy of a letter from WSC to Geoffrey Dawson, 08 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/143/10-12
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to Geoffrey Dawson [Editor of the Times], marked "private and confidential" on the government's decision to comandeer supplies of newsprint compatible with the British Gazette's printing machines. WSC explains that Dawson should continue printing [the Times]; states the importance of the British Gazette "it is the only vehicle now left for concerting action simultaneously in all parts of the country"; and contests the idea that the TUC has as much right as the...
Dates: 08 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles by WSC: 1., Jul 1938 - Sep 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/620
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings from Collier's for: "Japan Guesses Wrong" on Japanese battleship building, the British and American response, making comparisons with naval strategy during World War I; "Dictators on Dynamite" (British title "Dictators at the Cross-roads") on the rise of Hitler and Benito Mussolini and the contemporary situation in Germany and Italy; "England Learns About Labor" (British title "The Problem of the Labour Unions") on union radicalism, supporting the recognition of...
Dates: Jul 1938 - Sep 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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(Untitled), 24 Aug 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/42A/9
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC and General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to the British High Commissioner in South Africa [4th Lord Harlech, earlier William Ormsby-Gore] asking for his opinion on the decision by Major-General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] not to strike until November.

Dates: 24 Aug 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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Commentaries of government performance and policy, 1979 & 1981-83, 1979 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/15/3
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1979: includes typescript notes probably from Woodrow Wyatt, "General" [on the composition of the Government and related issues], "Taxation" and "Denationalisation and allied matters", all 8 May 1979; with second draft of a separate note for MT to send to colleagues on the work of her new Government, May 1979 (for earlier draft see THCR 2/6/2/118) Part 2 1981: copy of official paper, "Gas gathering in the north sea", circa July 1981, and...
Dates: 1979 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 opened in March 2012; part 3, opened in March 2013; and part 4, 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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Edition of The Spectator, 1926-05-08

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/1/Atkins/1
Scope and Contents

Edition of The Spectator (Number 5, 106), produced during the first week of the General Strike of 1926. Atkins was then the Assistant Editor.

Dates: Publication: 1926-05-08
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Letter from AMT to his parents, 1926-05-05

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AMT/K/1/17
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed, written from Sherborne; he landed in England on the outbreak of the General Strike and had to cycle to Sherborne.

Dates: 1926-05-05
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(Untitled), 18 May 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/254/67
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to C E Bechhofer Roberts on Stanley Baldwin, F E Smith (later 1st Lord Birkenhead) and the General Strike [carbon].

Dates: 18 May 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and Hansard., 26 Jan 1931 - 12 Mar 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/93A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (26 January), entitled "India - 'A Frightful Prospect'" on poor recent handling of Indian affairs, Indian hopes for Dominion status and a Federal Government, parallels with South Africa and Ireland and the effects of losing India. Also includes an extract from Hansard reporting the debate. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4947 - 4956.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (28 January), entitled "'Cut Its Dirty Throat' - Trade Disputes and...
Dates: 26 Jan 1931 - 12 Mar 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 235 - 259., 13 Jul 1924 - 07 Jul 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/96
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on an enquiry into industrial relations in the United States; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the influx of Soviet money and State companies into London; the report of the Legislation Committee on laws concerning trade unions, and trade unionism in the Civil Service; Sir Warren Fisher, Permanent Secretary to the Treasury, on trade...
Dates: 13 Jul 1924 - 07 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 19 Jun 1926 - 31 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton, President of the Board of Trade] on the level of trade; Abe [Bailey]; Admiral Sir Roger Keyes (6) on subjects including his tax position, the naval officers' marriage allowance, and Admiralty matters; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith, Secretary of State for India] (2) including one on Indian financial matters; Walter Runciman; Frederick Guest;...
Dates: 19 Jun 1926 - 31 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 301 - 314., 02 Feb 1926 - 13 Aug 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/99
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: the report of the Parliamentary Business Committee; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on subjects including liquor smuggling; Sir William Tyrrell [Permanent Under- Secretary of State, Foreign Office] on policy towards the Soviet Union and Japan; the report of the sub-committee of the Imperial Conference (Documents) Committee, on the form of treaties; reports of the...
Dates: 02 Feb 1926 - 13 Aug 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Swinton's criticisms of John Barnes' 'Life of Baldwin', 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SWIN I 11/21
Scope and Contents

Especially with regard to Coal Subsidy and General Strike.

Dates: 1969
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open (except for 1 closure marked on the catalogue) for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary and correspondence, 1926-01 - 1926-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BULL 5/16
Scope and Contents

Including Bull's letters home to his family during his trip to India and his articles on this trip; papers, leaflets and letters about the General Strike; some political gossip and personal and ephemeral letters.

Dates: 1926-01 - 1926-06
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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Presentation to Brigadier Andrew Hoon, Chief Executive of Military Survey, of facsimile of 'The General Strike map of 1926', 1995

Reference Code: GBR/3296/Maps/CCSA.IM_462_7
Scope and Contents

No further details.

Dates: 1995
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: The Charles Close Society Archives is available for consultation by researchers in the Map Room at Cambridge University Library. Appointments for access should be made in advance by contacting the Head of the Map Department, Anne Taylor (maps@lib.cam.ac.uk). Further contact details and Map Room opening hours can be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/maps/map-department-contact-details. Anyone wishing to use the collection must first acquire a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket, see https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/using-library. Members of the Charles Close Society wishing to consult the Charles Close Society Archives will not be charged for a ticket on production of their current CCS membership card and providing that they have first contacted Anne Taylor who will support their application.
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(Untitled), 03 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/89
Scope and Contents

Letter from Wilfrid Ashley (Ministry of Transport) to [WSC] on his scheme for transporting by car members and officials of the House of Commons, for which no Labour members have put down their names.

Dates: 03 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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Copy of a letter from WSC to "Charlie", 7th Lord Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh], 03 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/28/106-108
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC setting out his thoughts on what owners of mines ought to have done, specifically attending a conference and agreeing to negotiate a national agreement. He criticises the attitude of the owners' representatives and comments on the government's efforts to combat Bolshevism and on the position of the coal owners "It is not the business of Coal Owners as Coal Owners to fight Socialism" and that he (WSC) could not avoid making some criticisms of the coal owners though...
Dates: 03 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Series

Letter from John Simon, 1st Viscount Simon, 18 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8990/468
Scope and Contents

Thanks for letter; will be bringing out book called 'Three speeches on the General Strike'; remarks on strike

Dates: 18 May 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).
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(Untitled), 31 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/105/2
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Commander in Chief Middle East] and General Sir Bernard Montgomery [General Officer Commanding the Eighth Army] sending extracts from various recent telegrams regarding Tunisia to give them the full picture and explaining: that General Dwight Eisenhower's [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations, United States Army] northern flank is much more likely to be more successfully attacked than the...
Dates: 31 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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