Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

New Search
Search all record types where
  • keyword(s): general strike

Showing Results: 151 - 175 of 333

 File

General correspondence with Patricia Hewitt, Press and Broadcasting Secretary, 1984-02 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/3/11
Scope and Contents

Mainly correspondence on Hewitt’s own engagements and dealings with the press, also including: a note from Hewitt to NK on the press notice following a meeting between the National Executive Committee and National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) during the miners’ strike, Dec 1984, with notes of the meeting; briefing for a meeting on Lobby procedures (for press briefings).

Dates: 1984-02 - 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Official: Treasury: correspondence., 23 Jan 1929 - 03 Jun 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/101
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Dominions] (2); Sir Thomas Davies MP on road relief; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] on his health; Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] (3) on subjects including him giving an interview to John Bull magazine; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Herbert Spender-Clay MP; 1st Lord Hailsham [earlier Sir Douglas Hogg, Lord Chancellor]; Sir Austen Chamberlain...
Dates: 23 Jan 1929 - 03 Jun 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Photocopies of briefing papers from Ferdinand Mount (Head, PM's Policy Unit, 1982-4) on the preparation of policy and the 1983 General Election manifesto, 1982-3, 1982-06 - 1982-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/15/9
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1982: includes briefing notes from Mount on, "Renewing the value of society suggestions for the mid-80s", 22 June 1982; "After the rail strike", 29 June 1982; "The Prime Minister's Department", 15 July 1982 Part 2, 1983: "Draft alpha" of 1983 General Election manifesto, ? 1983; "Unemployment", 24 June 1983; "A strategy for jobs" [note for a Seminar at Chequers on economic policy, 2 September 1983; "DHSS...
Dates: 1982-06 - 1982-12
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1, opened in March 2013; part 2, in October 2013; later material closed 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.
 File

General papers, 1984-03 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/9
Scope and Contents Includes: briefing for and notes of a meeting between the National Executive Committee and representatives of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Dec 1984; papers from a meeting of NK’s constituency party, Nov 1984; copies of letters from NK to Arthur Scargill [President of the NUM] and Peter Heathfield, General Secretary of the NUM, on subjects including public meetings and rallies to put the miners’ case, and allegations of links between Labour and Libya; transcript of a meeting...
Dates: 1984-03 - 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

General papers, 1984-01 - 1985-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/42
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence, with correspondents including: Ian MacGregor, Chairman of the National Coal Board (NCB); Kevin Barron on the actions of police at Maltby Colliery [Yorkshire], September 1984; [Melvin] Barry Hines on his film Threads, on nuclear war; John Morris, Shadow Attorney-General on the sequestration of union funds. Also includes: text of a speech by NK given in Stoke [Staffordshire]; note from Charles Clarke [head of NK’s office] describing a call from Arthur Scargill...
Dates: 1984-01 - 1985-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Letters from John Julius to Lady Diana from Beirut, 1958-01 - 1958-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/2/26
Scope and Contents Letters sent while John Julius was working as Second Secretary at the British Embassy in Beirut [Lebanon], on subjects including: the Lebanese crisis, including disturbances in the city, terrorist attacks and the effects of a general strike; a catastrophic visit from Randolph Churchill, Jun 1958; the arrival of American forces, July 1948; General Fuad Chehab being chosen as successor to Camille Chamoun as President of Lebanon; John Julius being shot, Sept 1958. Also includes a letter from...
Dates: 1958-01 - 1958-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Item

Ivor Montagu, 1925 (circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gardiner/ C/4/4
Scope and Contents

London and Russia , political discution, e.g. on general strike; also three letters from Austin Lee c.1925

Dates: 1925 (circa)
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).
 File

Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and press cuttings., 14 Jul 1926 - 26 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/78
Scope and Contents Print and partial typescript of WSC's speech (14 July, Lord Mayor's Banquet, Mansion House, London), entitled "War Debts" on the mysteries of finance, the need for a stable currency and economy, the settlement of France's debt and the whole principle of war debts, the effects of the coal dispute and Trade Union involvement in politics. Also includes a press cutting from the City Press reporting the banquet. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4038 - 4042.Typescript and speech notes for WSC's...
Dates: 14 Jul 1926 - 26 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Series

Official: Treasury, 1924 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18
Scope and Contents The Treasury papers contain correspondence, minutes, tables, printed reports, and other papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Chancellor of the Exchequer, a position held from November 1924 to June 1929. The papers have been divided into general correspondence, WSC's outgoing minutes, and subject-based files and are arranged chronologically.The Treasury material covers WSC's ministerial duties as Chancellor, including the annual production of the budget,...
Dates: 1924 - 1929
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.
 File

Nora Barlow Letters: 1926, 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/8/27
Scope and Contents

Contains 20 letters from Nora to Ida Darwin sent between 15 February and December 1926. Amongst news of family and social engagements, the letters include commentary on the General Strike and an account of volunteer work provided by Nora's cousin, Oliver Thomas Farrer (1904-1954) on the railways during the strike.
Includes a single letter from Eva Farrer to Ida and a coloured crayon drawing from Hilda Barlow to Ida.

Dates: 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).
 File

Official: Treasury: correspondence., 11 Jan 1926 - 16 Jul 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/27
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] (2) including one on agricultural policy; Sir Robert Burton-Chadwick [Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Trade]; Sir James Craig [later 1st Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland] and Hugh Pollock [First Minister of Finance for Ulster, Ireland] (2) on the Northern Irish unemployment fund; Air-Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard [Chief of the Air Staff] on air force economies; Neville...
Dates: 11 Jan 1926 - 16 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Unknown

(Untitled), 14 Jun 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/169/199
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Bernard Freyberg [Governor-General of New Zealand], (Government House, Wellington, New Zealand) to WSC, hoping that CSC was back and strong again; Freyberg states that everyone took the keenest interest in WSC's wellbeing, adding that nowhere would he be more welcome. He explains that he was writing to thank WSC and CSC for their message of congratulation [on Freyberg's peerage]. In a postscript he begs WSC to take life easier, as he might be wanted at any time and comments...
Dates: 14 Jun 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Series — Container: SEPH/2/9

Other College events and national events, 1926 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0276/SEPH/2/9
Scope and Contents

Including students working in the General Strike 1926 at Hull docks and Cambridge railways with names identified by EJ Elam, Archivist (1978); Group of prospective ordinands from Selwyn and elsewhere, including A. S. Reeve, at Archbishop's Palace, Canterbury (1928); Group of undergraduates and other unidentified people, Master seated is Martin Telfer c.1950;

Dates: 1926 - 1978
 Item

(Untitled), 24 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/44/46-48
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Major-General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] advising that he will support Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder [Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Middle East] and Auchinleck should commence attack; proceed to Tripoli [Libya] if possible; Soviets are holding Moscow [Soviet Union] and "winter is near. This is the moment for us to strike hard"; includes envelope.

Dates: 24 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
 File

Diary and correspondence, 1921-01 - 1921-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BULL 5/3
Scope and Contents Correspondence family, ephemeral, and political, including correspondence with Walter Long and on the subject of the election of the Speaker. Interspersed with autobiographical notes including an account of a typical day in Bull's life. Includes typed letter sent by Eamon de Valera to Members of Parliament about ill-treatment of the Irish by British Army; secret report from Directorate of Intelligence on Revolutionary Organisations in the United Kingdom; invitation to Bull to attend the...
Dates: 1921-01 - 1921-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

"Clementine Churchill": source material, 1920-29, 1976-08 - 2001-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/2/17
Scope and Contents

Notes and copies on subjects including F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell], the Mitford family, the General Strike and British Gazette and Winston Churchill's paintings. Includes a copy of a letter from Churchill to [Emma] Margot Asquith [Lady Oxford and Asquith] on the death of 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith, recalling Asquith's career and the cruise of the Admiralty yacht Enchantress in the Mediterranean, May 1913

Dates: 1976-08 - 2001-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Office messages, 1984-05 - 1985-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/14
Scope and Contents Includes notes of meetings, phone messages, statements etc on subjects including: the South Wales area of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM); demonstrations during a visit to the Aberavon rally by Norman Willis, General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress; attempts by the Socialist Worker to find criticism of NK’s attitude to the strike; the legality of the TUC assisting the NUM; comments by Margaret Thatcher [Prime Minister] on the murder of a taxi driver in Wales; the miners’...
Dates: 1984-05 - 1985-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Letter (23 Campden Hill Square), 11 May 1926 (date inferred; 'Tuesday')

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9454/37
Scope and Contents

Concerning his involvement in the General Strike and his new book.

Dates: 11 May 1926 (date inferred; 'Tuesday')
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).
 Item

'Footpath at the mine officials' houses', 1950 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 199/2/1/3/11
Scope and Contents

205 x 152 mm. 'Footpath at the mine officials’ houses where a foot policeman on patrol was at the receiving end of the first shot fired in the strike'.

Dates: 1950 - 1970
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).
 File

Papers relating to transport, May 1979-April 1983, 1979-05 - 1983-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/175
Scope and Contents Includes MT’s handwritten annotations Part 1, 1979: includes copy of letter from Lord (Christopher) Soames (Lord President of the Council) to Sir Geoffrey Howe MP (Chancellor of the Exchequer), "The future of Vehicle Excise Duty (VED)", 14 May 1979; briefing note for 'Mr [Kenneth] Stowe (MT's Principal Private Secretary)' from Sir Kenneth Berrill (Head, Central Policy Review Staff), on "Public expenditure- seat belts and the cost to the DHSS", 1 June 1979; note for MT...
Dates: 1979-05 - 1983-04
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2012; part 3 in March 2013; and part 4 in October 2013 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.
 Item

(Untitled), 17 Aug 1911

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
 Item

(Untitled), 11 Jun 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/76/78
Scope and Contents Telegram from Herbert Evatt [Australian Minister for External Affairs and Attorney General] to WSC: states that he is about to leave Washington [United States] for Australia; reports on meeting Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Head of British Joint Staff Mission to Washington, United States]; comments on reaction in the United States to the battle of Midway and asks whether it may not be possible to strike the enemy harder in the Pacific "now that he is groggy"; asks WSC to tell Brendon [?...
Dates: 11 Jun 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
 File

"Clementine Churchill": copies of letters from Bartlett Watt's collection, 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/292
Scope and Contents Copies of letters from Winston Churchill to correspondents including: Sir Gerald Kelly, on sending pictures to the Royal Academy; Leonie Leslie; Lady Randolph Churchill [earlier Jennie Jerome] from Harrow; [?] Venetia Montagu [earlier Venetia Stanley] from the Western Front; Francis Howard [Honorary Managing Director of the Grafton and Grosvenor Galleries] on exhibiting paintings; Lord Trafalgar [later 6th Lord Nelson] on death duties; Max Aitken [later 1st Lord Beaverbrook] on subjects...
Dates: 1970-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Briefings and correspondence, 1984-05 - 1984-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/11
Scope and Contents Includes: note on arrangements for dealing with letters about the strike; correspondence with the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation on the import of coal from Poland; copy of a letter from NK to Arthur Scargill, President of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on the implications of a blockade on coal supplies to British Steel plants; statement on the future of energy policy; copy of a letter from Dennis Skinner to James Mortimer, General Secretary of the Labour Party, on the provision...
Dates: 1984-05 - 1984-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., 15 Jan 1908 - 30 Jul 1908

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

Filtered By

  • Type: Archival Object X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Repository
Churchill Archives Centre 253
Cambridge University Library 69
Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge 3
Girton College Archive 2
Selwyn College Archives 2
∨ more  
ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 63
Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) 3
University Archives (GBR/0265) 2
Map Dept. (GBR/3296) 1
 
Subject
Strikes 98
General Strike (1926) 86
Labour relations 72
Trade unions 57
Economic policy 33
∨ more
Coal mining 31
Economic conditions 31
Colonialism 18
Taxation 17
Transport 15
Speeches 12
Literature 11
Unemployment 11
Foreign policy 10
Canada (nation) 9
Military equipment 9
Press 9
Soviet Union 9
Elections 8
South Africa (nation) 8
Sport 8
Broadcasting 7
Ireland (nation) 7
Railway transport 7
Second World War (1939-1945) 7
Social reform 7
United States (nation) 7
Coal Strike (1984-1985) 6
Communism 6
Education 6
Defence 5
Egypt 5
Political patronage 5
Agriculture 4
Air warfare 4
Armed forces 4
Arts 4
Food 4
India (nation) 4
Intelligence 4
Photographs 4
Police 4
Roads 4
Scotland 4
Women 4
Africa (continent) 3
Asia-Pacific War, 1941-1945 3
Australia 3
Chemical/biological warfare 3
Constitutional history 3
Constitutional law 3
France 3
Germany 3
Immigrants 3
Monarchy 3
Northern Ireland 3
Science 3
State security 3
Witwatersrand (general region) 3
Cinema 2
Civil aviation 2
Civil defence 2
Colonial countries 2
Cyprus 2
East West relations 2
Falkland Islands 2
First World War (1914-1918) 2
Free trade 2
International cooperation 2
International tensions 2
Ireland 2
Lebanon 2
Local government 2
London 2
Medical profession 2
Medical treatment 2
North Africa (general region) 2
Nuclear warfare 2
Planning 2
Portraits 2
Religion 2
Russia (nation) 2
Social security 2
Suffrage 2
Wales 2
Western Europe 2
Abdication of Edward VIII 1
Associations 1
Aviation 1
Battle of the Atlantic (1939-1945) 1
Business 1
Cambridge 1
Canada 1
China 1
Clubs 1
Crime 1
Diseases 1
Domestic animals 1
Educational theory 1
Electoral systems 1
∧ less
 
Language
English 329
 
Names
Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian) 26
Conservative Party 8
Royal Navy 8
Treasury 8
Army 7

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.