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Miscellaneous photographs, 1912 - 1933

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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

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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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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 02 Jan 1926 - 14 Dec 1926

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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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(Untitled), 31 Dec 1942

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

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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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Copy of a letter from WSC to Geoffrey Dawson, 08 May 1926

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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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Letter from AMT to his parents, 1926-05-05

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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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Box 15: [Various] (3), 1968 - 1980

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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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Correspondence with mine, 1966

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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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(Untitled), 18 May 1936

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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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Ivor Montagu, 1925 (circa)

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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).
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Edition of The Spectator, 1926-05-08

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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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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript., 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926

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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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Literary: Collier's magazine articles by WSC: 1., Jul 1938 - Sep 1938

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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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"Clementine Churchill": politics, 1924-36, 1946 - 1967

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

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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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Commentaries of government performance and policy, 1979 & 1981-83, 1979 - 1983

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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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Trades Union Congress, 1986-05 - 1986-09

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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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Birmingham constituency financial records, 1925-12 - 1927-05

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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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Miscellaneous political papers and correspondence, 1920 - 1929

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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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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and Hansard., 26 Jan 1931 - 12 Mar 1931

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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

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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: Cabinet: papers 301 - 314., 02 Feb 1926 - 13 Aug 1926

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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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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 19 Jun 1926 - 31 Dec 1926

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

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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

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