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(Untitled), 24 May 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/21-24
Scope and Contents Copy of a report by I H M[itchell, a representative of the Board of Trade] in which he reports that Houlder Brothers [one of the shipping companies involved with the dockers' strike at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales] had repudiated the agreement reached with their general cargo employees, and intended to use men from the Shipping Federation to load a boat at Newport. He reports that the action of this firm threatens to revive "the trouble" [of the dockers' strike]. Typescript. Notes by Sir...
Dates: 24 May 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 A - Z, 1920-01 - 1920-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Henry Birchenough; Sir Herbert Creedy [Secretary of the War Office]; J L Garvin; Margaret Lloyd George; Frederick Kellaway, Secretary, Department of Overseas Trade, on a threatened miners' strike; David Lloyd George, Prime Minister, asking LSA to act as a Civil Commissioner during a strike; Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal] on LSA acting as a Civil Commissioner; Oliver Locker-Lampson, on LSA eventually succeeding 1st Lord Milner as Secretary of State for the...
Dates: 1920-01 - 1920-12
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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Photograph album 2, 1924 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0276/SEPP/MAC/2/2
Scope and Contents This album covers McEldowney’s participation in the Boat Club and there are also interesting shots of the Great Strike in 1926, College servants such as the Heavenley twins and the Friars society 1924. Most images are in chronological sequence but there are some at the rear of the volume (such as the Friars Society) that are out of sequence. Photos include: Matriculation 1921, Henley Royal Regatta 1924, C.U. Trial Eights Michaelmas 1925, Putney 1925, Heffer & Hudder (Heavenly Twins), 1st...
Dates: 1924 - 1927
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'The Worker's Bulletin', Vol. 1, No. 6 (New Series) and Vol. 1, No. 7, 21 Apr. 1919-23 Apr. 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/277-278
Scope and Contents

Issued by 'Limerick Proletariat' during general strike in the city

Dates: 21 Apr. 1919-23 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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Letter, 11 May 1926 (circa; year inferred)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9877/1/1/43
Scope and Contents

Concerning the publication of 'Satirical Poems' and the poem 'Solar Eclipse'; also mentioning the general strike.

Dates: 11 May 1926 (circa; year inferred)
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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Photographs of Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill during the later 1920s, 1927-08 - 2002-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/15
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the General Strike; Churchill and Randolph Churchill at the Baths of Caracalla in Rome [Italy], 1927; Churchill with F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead] in a railway carriage, 1927; on the beach at Deauville [France], 1927; Clementine with F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] on the frozen lake at Chartwell [Kent], 1927-28; Churchill with Coco Chanel; boarhunting with the Duke of Westminster in northern France, 1928; building walls at Chartwell, c 1928; the dining room...
Dates: 1927-08 - 2002-08
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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Letters to Joan Lascelles, 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASL II/1/6A
Scope and Contents

Including a visit to his family home, Sutton Waldron House, in Dorset, April 1926; moving house to 3 Hyde Park Street, London, April 1926; a trip to Scotland and being stranded at Lairg, in Sutherland, during the General Strike, May 1926; and the Prince of Wales' visit to Oxford, August 1926.

Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Permission to consult CLOSED material within the Lascelles papers (LASL 1/2/1-6; and sections of LASL 2-4) and the catalogue describing the closed material must be obtained from the Royal Archives. The remainder of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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General Election 1964: correspondence, 1964-08 - 1964-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 6/37
Scope and Contents Includes questions from constituents, administrative correspondence, arrangements for JA to visit other constituencies to speak in support of fellow candidates and letters and telegrams of good wishes and congratulation, with correspondents including: 1st Lord Boyd of Merton [earlier Alan Lennox-Boyd]; Paul Fox, Head of BBC Public Affairs Programmes; Paul Bryan, Vice-Chairman of Conservative Central Office; 1st Lord Blakenham, Chairman of the Conservative Party [earlier John Hare] on...
Dates: 1964-08 - 1964-11
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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(Untitled), [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/10-11
Scope and Contents

Notes concerning the widespread industrial unrest including observations on the following subjects: the threat posed by trade unionism; the concepts of sympathetic strikes and the general strike; and the lack of control in the event of a railway strike. Suggestions are made for a meeting between the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] and large industrial employers or the establishment of a committee. Manuscript on the notepaper of the Board of Trade.

Dates: [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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(Untitled), [17] [Aug] [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/68-72
Scope and Contents Copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V covering various subjects including: an improvement in the London dock strike; negotiations with the railway workers and the fact that the signal for a general railway strike has not been given; assurances that railway services can be maintained; a report from the Chief Constable of Liverpool which includes notification that the [H M S] Antrim has arrived at the Mersey; details of the troops sent to Sheffield and London and preparations to swear...
Dates: [17] [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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(Untitled), [17] [Aug] [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/73-77
Scope and Contents Draft copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V covering various subjects including: an improvement in the London dock strike; negotiations with the railway workers and the fact that the signal for a general railway strike has not been given; assurances that railway services can be maintained; a report from the Chief Constable of Liverpool which includes notification that the [H M S] Antrim has arrived at the Mersey; details of the troops sent to Sheffield and London and preparations to...
Dates: [17] [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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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 May 1919 - 31 May 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Long [First Lord of the Admiralty] on cemeteries in France; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (7); 1st Lord Inverforth [earlier Andrew Weir, Minister of Munitions] (2); Major-General Neill Malcolm, British Military Mission, Berlin [Germany], sending on a letter purporting to be by Enver Pasha appealing for British intervention to preserve Turkey; Elizabeth Haldane on the territorial force nursing service; Lieutenant-General Sir Philip...
Dates: 01 May 1919 - 31 May 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Typescript copies of various documents, 1923-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Windham Baldwin/13/1/1-5
Scope and Contents

SB to Lord Curzon (1923), [from original in the Curzon Papers], memorandum by Sir R. P. M. Gower on the General Strike (1926), C. P. Duff to 'Dear Sir' on the American debt settlement (1929), G. P. Brett to Harold Macmillan (1939), and John Barnes to Sir H. J. Wilson with Wilson's reply (1962).

Dates: 1923-1962
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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Audio tape of Thomas Elmhirst's reminiscences about his life, 1925-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ELMT 10/7
Scope and Contents Including learning to fly an Avro 504 and a Bristol Fighter at the RAF Staff College in Andover, 1925-6; fox hunting at his family home in Yorkshire and later in Fife; a posting to the Air Ministry Air Staff as the intelligence officer for the Middle East, 1926-8; volunteering on the railways at King's Cross station during the General Strike; an undercover visit to Turkey travelling out on the Orient Express and back on a French commercial airline; an undercover visit to the oilfields at...
Dates: 1925-30
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), 03 Nov 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/42/16
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiralty to the Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet [Admiral Sir John Jellicoe], passing on a report from the Intelligence Officer at St John's, Newfoundland [Canada], that the British Consul-General in New York [United States] had been informed confidentially by Herman Rusder, that a German Cruiser Squadron intended to strike somewhere in the North Atlantic within a few days. Initialled by Vice-Admiral Sir [Frederick] Doveton Sturdee [Chief of Staff]. [Carbon].

Dates: 03 Nov 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/76
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir William Granet (General Manager's Office, Midland Railway, Derby) to WSC marked "secret" enclosing information about money coming from abroad [to fund the strike in Liverpool] via a German agent called Bebel who has distributed the money amongst various unions. Signed manuscript. See CHAR 12/10/77.

Dates: 15 Aug 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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History (OCSEB) Question Papers and Marking Schemes, 1974 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/2086/JC/TDRU PMC/2/8
Scope and Contents a) 252 (1974-1979)b) 253 (1978)c) 254 (1974-1979)d) 2101 (Charles I) (1980-1982)e) 2102 (Jacobite Rebellions) (1980-1982)f) 2103 (Chartism and Bismarck) (1980-1982)g) 2104 (Bismarck and Women’s Rights) (1980-1982)h) 2105 (Women’s Rights, Spain and Civil War) (1980-1982)i) 2107 (Railways and Enclosures) (1980-1982)j) 2108 (World Affairs) (1980-1982)k) 2110/7-14 Specimen Questions and Notes for Teachers (1980-1982)l) 2110/7 (Sir Thomas Moore)...
Dates: 1974 - 1987
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Diary, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/26
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank business; United Nations Association meetings; Suez Canal Company business; BBC Board of Governors meetings and policy discussions, including remarks on audience research and the BBC's relationship with the government and the Independent Television Authority; religious programming; arrangements for the installation of television transmitters at Crystal Palace; the BBC's role during the...
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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General correspondence, 1984-07 - 1984-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/125
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Jonathan Aitken, Conservative Philosophy Group; [Jeremy] Paddy Ashdown on his bill to amend the Visiting Forces Act, on immunity for visiting servicemen; Robert Banks; Sir [Richard] Geoffrey Howe, Foreign Secretary, on subjects including the Antarctic Treaty (3); Mark Bonham Carter, Joint Chairman, Anglo-Polish Round Table Conference, on action being taken against the Polish Committee for Social Self-defence (KOR) (2); Nicholas Ridley, Secretary of State for...
Dates: 1984-07 - 1984-08
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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Semi-official letters from Shanghai to Hong Kong, 7 Jan. 1926-30 June 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/24/36
Scope and Contents Semi-official letters nos 583-619 from B.D.F. Beith and J.J. Paterson to D.G.M. Bernard, with enclosed letters and papers.There is an index at the beginning of the volume containing the following entries:A: L. Ashton; E.F. Aucott; R.M. Austin; J.R. Allan; Annual Accounts; Auctions; Amalgamation of China Association & Shanghai Chamber of Commerce.B: Bonuses; Boycott Claims; Boxer Indemnity; British Interests in China; A. Brooke Smith; W.R. Butchart; Estate of...
Dates: 7 Jan. 1926-30 June 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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(Untitled), 23 May 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/18A
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] on behalf of [WSC] to John Macauley, General Manager of the Alexandra Works and Railway Company, expressing satisfaction at the agreement reached between Houlder Brothers [one of the shipping companies involved in the dockers' strike at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales] and their general cargo employees, and thanking him for his "conciliatory spirit". Unsigned typescript.

Dates: 23 May 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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Policy Review: industrial legislation, 1989-03 - 1990-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/2/10
Scope and Contents Includes: text of a statement by Tony Blair on the social charter and the rights of people at work; note by Michael Meacher, employment secretary, and Eddie Haigh, Assistant General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union, on the People at Work review group and legislative protection for the unions; notes on Labour’s policy on union immunity; note by Lord Irvine [legal and home affairs spokesman] on weaknesses in the Review on strike ballots and secondary action; draft note on...
Dates: 1989-03 - 1990-05
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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Letters from RSC to CSC, 1921-01 - 1967-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 1/3/4
Scope and Contents Subjects include: RSC’s life at school; the General Strike; visiting Canada and the United States with WSC, 1929, particularly impressions of Quebec and Banff, getting round Prohibition, visiting California, including Hollywood and meeting William Randolph Hearst; RSC’s lecture tour of the United States, 1930-31; the death of 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith]; relations with Pamela Churchill [earlier Pamela Digby, later Pamela Hayward and Pamela Harriman] after their separation [note,...
Dates: 1921-01 - 1967-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.
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Political: Constituency: Dundee: Correspondence., 01 Jan 1913 - 31 Dec 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 5/15
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include Herbert Samuel, Postmaster General (3); Dundee Women's Suffrage Society; Dundee Liberal Association; The Independent Labour Party (Dundee Branch).Subjects include Female suffrage; telegraph links with Dundee; the strike of Leven textile workers; the claims of Dundee over Aberdeen for the site of new wireless station; the Scottish Temperance Bill.

Dates: 01 Jan 1913 - 31 Dec 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Minister's office: personal correspondence: departmental, 1963-08 - 1964-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/6/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lady Antonia Fraser; Sir [William] Miles Thomas, former Chairman of the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC); 1st Lord Mountbatten of Burma, Chairman of the National Electronics Research Council; [Aubrey] Geoffrey Rippon, Minister of Public Buildings and Works; John Peyton; 1st Lord Brabazon of Tara [earlier John Moore-Brabazon]. Also includes: general briefings; draft notes on achievements of the aviation industry and the Government's attitude towards...
Dates: 1963-08 - 1964-08
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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