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Correspondence with Margaret Thatcher, 1984-04 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/1/3
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the famine in Ethiopia; the miners’ strike; the bombing of the Grand Hotel, Brighton [Sussex]; the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting under the Official Secrets Act after he sent documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War; South African opposition leaders seeking sanctuary in the British consulate, Durban; the banning of Martin Galvin, Publicity Director of NORAID [Irish Northern Aid Committee] from...
Dates: 1984-04 - 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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(Untitled), 14 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/27-29
Scope and Contents

Draft telegram from [WSC] describing the deterioration of the dock strike and rioting in Liverpool. He discusses the strike among tram workers which has not taken place and the possibility that the general manager of one of the railway companies has negotiated with the leader of the strike committee. Includes covering sheet giving the date and time of the dispatch of the telegram. Manuscript.

Dates: 14 Aug 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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Copy of 'The Financial News', 5 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Kennet/Part I/96/1
Scope and Contents

Copy of 'The Financial News', issued during General Strike.

Dates: 5 May 1926
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Miscellaneous photographs, 1912 - 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BEVN II 10/1
Scope and Contents

Includes Bevin's birthplace, Bevin in his early days; Ben Tillett addressing the crowd on Tower Hill during the London Dock Strike of 1912; and Transport and General Workers Union conferences in the 1930's.

Dates: 1912 - 1933
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 with mines, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 3/1/146
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with senior staff, particularly the mines manager, on subjects including meetings of the Mine Employees Union, a general strike, propaganda pamphlets, wage negotiations and production figures.

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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Correspondence with mine, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 3/1/399
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with senior staff, mainly the consulting engineer and General Mines Manager, on subjects including expatriate housing requirements, the Africanisation programme and an unofficial strike, also including a staff complement list.

Dates: 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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General personal letters to GJ, 1919-02 - 1928-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 8/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Luke] William Teeling, congratulating JA on getting into the Foreign Office; Ralph Wigram, congratulating JA on getting into the Foreign Office; Henry Hopkinson [? later 1st Lord Colyton], congratulating JA on getting into the Foreign Office; [?] Andrew Gow, Assistant Master at Eton College (3); Archibald MacLeish; Francis Urquhart ["Sligger" Urquhart, Dean of Balliol College, University of Oxford] on subjects including congratulating JA on getting into the Foreign...
Dates: 1919-02 - 1928-08
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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General Election 1966: correspondence, 1966-01 - 1966-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 6/40
Scope and Contents Includes questions from constituents, some general constituency correspondence, administrative correspondence, and letters and telegrams of good wishes, with correspondents including: John Biggs-Davison; Frederick Burden; Air Vice-Marshal Joseph Cox (2); [Leonard] Robert Carr on personal attacks against JA over the cancellation of BOAC's order for the VC.10 airliner; Lieutenant-General Sir [William] Alexander Drummond; Paul Emrys-Evans; General Sir Richard Gale, Chairman of the Army League;...
Dates: 1966-01 - 1966-03
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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"Clementine Churchill": politics, 1924-36, 1946 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/62
Scope and Contents Includes: note on the fight between Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Beatty, 1st Sea Lord, and the Treasury in 1925 over naval spending; a letter and article by Sir [Arthur] Clive Morrison-Bell, sent to CSC, on the General Strike; General Election leaflet (sent out in CSC's name, March 1924) on Winston Churchill's political record; notes on CSC's work in Churchill's Epping and Woodford constituencies [Essex], 1924-63; extracts from the papers of the Conservative Central Women's Advisory...
Dates: 1946 - 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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General papers, 1984-09 - 1984-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/20
Scope and Contents Includes: annotated draft National Executive Committee statement for Conference, "A Future for British Coal"; synopsis of events and statements, Apr-June 1984, from the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation, particularly relating to coal supplies for Llanwern Steelworks, Gwent [Wales]; summary and extracts of major speeches and statements by NK; survey of a group of working miners by the Aims of Industry campaign against revolutionary violence; extract from a World at One interview by NK, Oct...
Dates: 1984-09 - 1984-10
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, 2006-06 - 2006-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/10/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Alexander] Sandy Nairne, Director of the National Portrait Gallery; Ann Clywd; Ian McCartney, Minister of State for Trade, Investment and Foreign Affairs, on securing a UN Security Council Resolution on Burma [Myanmar]; John Bercow, All-Party Parliamentary Group for Democracy in Burma; Christine McCafferty; Peter Mortimore; Kelvin Hopkins on the Euro Rail Freight Route; Liam Byrne, Minister of State, Home Office; Baroness Quin. Also includes: invitations to...
Dates: 2006-06 - 2006-08
Conditions Governing Access: Closed under data protection as the file contains some personal information on living individuals.
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1974 Election: GBP [? General British Public] letters sent before dissolution of Parliament, 1973-12 - 1974-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/2/6
Scope and Contents

Letters received on subjects including support for JEP's views on immigration, Europe and the economy, speeches and interviews given by JEP, his decision not to stand for re-election as a Conservative and the miners' strike.

Also includes: a note from [Alfred] Ernest Marples to a correspondent; extract from a speech by JEP on anti-inflation policy.

Dates: 1973-12 - 1974-02
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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Trades Union Congress, 1986-05 - 1986-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/1/13
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on proposed reforms to industrial relations legislation, including: correspondence with Eric Hammond, General Secretary of the Electrical Electronic Telecommunication and Plumbing Union (EEPTU) over remarks by John Prescott, employment spokesman about his opposition to pre-strike ballots; letter from NK to Ron Todd [General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers’ Union, TGWU] on the proposed reforms; TUC papers and statements on the reforms; briefing for a...
Dates: 1986-05 - 1986-09
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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(Untitled), 17 Mar 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/254/58
Scope and Contents

Letter from C E Bechhofer Roberts, Abinger Common, Dorking , Surrey to WSC, on his forthcoming book on Stanley Baldwin. Asking WSC about Baldwin's attitude to the General Strike.

Dates: 17 Mar 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 May 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/254/85
Scope and Contents

Letter from C E Bechhofer Roberts, Abinger Common, Dorking, Surrey to WSC, on Stanley Baldwin, F E Smith (later Lord Birkenhead) and the General Strike.

Dates: 20 May 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Miscellaneous political papers and correspondence, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIL 2/2/6
Scope and Contents

Includes documents regarding safeguarding political secrecy; Report on the Arbitration Treaty 1929; Reports regarding the Royal Family and Death Duties; Handwritten draft note for the Attorney General; Income and Super tax; ‘Strike Strategy in Britain’ report written by a Communist, 1925; Memorandum on the Zinovieff Letter,1924

Dates: 1920 - 1929
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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Birmingham constituency financial records, 1925-12 - 1927-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 3/2
Scope and Contents

Includes bills, receipts, open letters from LSA to his constituents, on subjects including the General Strike and a letter from Frank McDougall [Economic Adviser to the Australian Government in London] with statistics on the importance of the Empire as an export market for Birmingham [Warwickshire].

Dates: 1925-12 - 1927-05
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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Official: Cabinet: Legislation Committee (Trade Union Bill): papers 9 - 17., 25 May 1926 - 26 Jul 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/132
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the Trade Unions, including: Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on Trade Unionism in local authorities; the draft report of the committee; a draft of the Trade Union Bill; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the secret ballot; draft clauses on Trade Unionism in the Civil Service and local authorities, and the ballot; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on his meeting with representatives of the...
Dates: 25 May 1926 - 26 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Correspondence with MPs, D, 1985-10 - 1991-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/2/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Tam Dalyell on subjects including the investigation into the bombing of the La Belle discotheque in Berlin [Germany], the miners’ strike and the role of David Hart (including text of a speech by Dalyell initiating a debate on the conduct of Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, over the Falklands War, on the American bombing of Libya from British bases and the Westland share-dealing affair, with a copy of a letter from John Morris, Shadow Attorney General, to Thatcher on...
Dates: 1985-10 - 1991-12
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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Press cuttings on general Northern Irish politics, 1955- 1966, 1955 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCLK 6/1/1
Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings on the death of a soldier from County Londonderry in a training exercise in the Bahrain desert, 1960; Shipping Strike, 1960; Northern Ireland Safeguarding of Employment Act (1947) and the effect on this Act if Britain joins the European Common Market, 1961; case of Mr Frank Carr and pensioners. March 1966; extension of the powers of the British Ombudsman to Northern Ireland, Nov 1966; Ian Paisley, 1966; Gerry Fitt, 1966-1970; Government of Ireland Act (1920), 1966-67.

Dates: 1955 - 1970
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., 09 Feb 1927 - 06 Jul 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/79
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's statement (9 February), for the debate on the address on the programme of Government legislation, the Trade Unions Bill, the situation in China and Britain's attitude to the Soviet Union. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4140 - 4148.Speech notes for WSC's Budget statement (11 April), on the effects of the General Strike and coal dispute, revenue (1926-1927) and expenditure (1926-1928), post-war Government departments, the National Debt, war debts, the sinking fund,...
Dates: 09 Feb 1927 - 06 Jul 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/37/5
Scope and Contents

Telegram from [Sir Ronald] Campbell [British Minister to Yugoslavia] (Belgrade) passing on a message from [?Sir Thomas] Preston to WSC on General [Dusan] Simovic's [Prime Minister of Yugoslavia] reluctance to strike Italy, but promise to attack Albania.

Dates: 01 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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Box 15: [Various] (3), 1968 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/3124/NHAR 1/1/1/15
Scope and Contents

General 1971-73; Students on Council c. 1974; Statements for Newsletter 1973-80; Rent strike 1973. Consists of 5 files.

Dates: 1968 - 1980
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(Untitled), c 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/40-49
Scope and Contents Notes marked "confidential" concerning the imminent danger of sympathetic strikes created by a "new force" in trade unionism and the spread of the concepts of sympathetic strikes and of a general strike. Suggestions to avoid this possibility include: compulsory arbitration; the power to report after investigation; the establishment of a Permanent Industrial Commission; and consultation on the steps which should be taken in the event of a general strike. Typescript with handwritten...
Dates: c 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 relating to NK’s Islwyn constituency, 1983-12 - 1984-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/8
Scope and Contents Correspondence with individuals including: Jim Mortimer, General Secretary of the Labour Party, on a general appeal for party funds (2); Rhodes Boyson, Minister of State for Social Security, on housing benefit for strikers; [Roger] Nicholas Edwards, Secretary of State for Wales [later Lord Crickhowell]; Roy Hughes, MP for Newport East; Austin Mitchell (5); Stanley Orme [energy spokesman], writing to Peter Walker, Secretary of State for Energy, on a secret list of planned pit closures in the...
Dates: 1983-12 - 1984-10
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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