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Newspapers and notices: General Strike of 1926, Installation of Prince Albert in 1847 and instructions for civilians from 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9742
Scope and Contents Complete or partial copies of editions of The British Gazette, The British Worker, Sevenoaks Chronicle and the Daily Mail from 1926, along with public notices regarding the strikes; extracts from The Pictorial Times and The Illustrated London News 1847, regarding the installation of Prince Albert at Cambridge, along with a sketch of the coronation fête on Parker's Piece; and 'Instructions for the Guidance of the Civil Population in the event of a landing by the Enemy in this Country' for the...
Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: 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).
 Sub-Series

The General Strike, May 1926, 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6
Scope and Contents Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.
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).
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The 1922 strike, 1960 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 199/2/1/2
Scope and Contents This file consists of copies or extracts of the following publications:Andrews, W.H. 'Aftermath of the strike', 'Freedom', Oct. 1946‘The government and the strike: plain answers to simple questions’ (Cape Town, 1922)Glanville, Ernest, ‘The reign of terror’ (Johannesburg, 1922)‘The story of a crime: being the vindication of the Transvaal Strike Legal Defence Committee…’ (Johannesburg, 1924)‘Revolt’, ‘Sunday Times Colour Magazine’, 19 Mar....
Dates: 1960 - 1983
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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Correspondence relating to the committee for taking action in the event of a General Strike, 1928 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.III.C 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group: The category - Teaching, learning and research records - comprises records relating to curriculum delivery and examination, further research and the award of degrees; also such adjuncts to study as laboratories, the Botanic Garden and University Library.
Dates: 1928 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Notes by Hoare, 'General Strike', chronology of events (typescript), c.1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.
Dates: c.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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Further notes by Hoare, 'General Strike', chronology of events (typescript), c.1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/15
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.
Dates: c.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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MS. notes by Hoare on the General Strike, c.1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/16
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.
Dates: c.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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Notes by Hoare, 'The General Strike' (typescript), c.1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/18
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.
Dates: c.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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Notes by Hoare, 'General Strike: Supply and Transport Committee' (typescript), c.1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/19
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.
Dates: c.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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Notes by Hoare, 'General Strike: Air Mail' (typescript), c.1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/20
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.
Dates: c.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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Notes by Hoare, 'The General Strike' (typescript), c.1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/21
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.
Dates: c.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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MS. note by Hoare on the General Strike, c.1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Templewood/V/File 6/22
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Correspondence, papers, articles and notes concerning the General Strike, May 1926.
Dates: c.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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Symons, Julian Gustave (the General Strike), 1956-1957

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Windham Baldwin/8/11/1-10
Scope and Contents Includes letters to AWB from Viscount Davidson, Sir G. S. Fry and Sir H. J. Wilson
Dates: 1956-1957
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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The 1913 strike, 1960 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 199/2/1/1
Scope and Contents This file consists of research notes, bibliographies and copies or extracts from the following pamphlets or speeches:‘The strike and its lessons: being a speech delivered by the Right Hon. John X. Merriman, at Stellenbosch, 5th Aug. 1913’‘Labour upheaval on the Rand', ‘Weekly times & farmers’ record’, 12 July 1913‘The attempt to crush labour. A reply to Smuts. [F.H.P] Creswell’s Speech on Indemnity Bill, Feb. 1914’‘The Syndicalist conspiracy in South Africa....
Dates: 1960 - 1983
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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Letters to AWB from Sir C. P. Duff concerning Duff's participation in a radio documentary on the General Strike, with transcripts of his full interview and the brief extracts that were broadcast, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Windham Baldwin/9/3/1-5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Correspondence and papers of ARTHUR WINDHAM BALDWIN 3RD EARL BALDWIN OF BEWDLEY (1904-1976) mostly concerning his father STANLEY BALDWIN 1ST EARL BALDWIN OF BEWDLEY (1867-1947)
Dates: 1960
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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Letters to AWB from Daphne Wall and Sir H. J. Wilson, and to Wilson from Hermione Hobhouse and J. I. Isaacs, concerning Granada television documentaries on the General Strike and on SB's career, 1961-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Windham Baldwin/9/5/1-5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Correspondence and papers of ARTHUR WINDHAM BALDWIN 3RD EARL BALDWIN OF BEWDLEY (1904-1976) mostly concerning his father STANLEY BALDWIN 1ST EARL BALDWIN OF BEWDLEY (1867-1947)
Dates: 1961-1962
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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Limerick newspapers, 16 Apr. 1919-19 Apr. 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/280-281
Scope and Contents Papers published in Limerick during general strike, 'Printed by permission of Limerick Strike Committee'
Dates: 16 Apr. 1919-19 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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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.
 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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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
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Restricted. Permission must be sought before consulting anything from this collection.
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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).
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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).
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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).
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'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).
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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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