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The Papers of Sir Winston Churchill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR and CHUR
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original documents accumulated by Sir Winston Churchill throughout his life (1874-1965). They have been divided into two sections: the Chartwell Papers (CHAR) and the Churchill Papers (CHUR). Together, the two sets of papers cover the following major areas: Personal (CHAR 1 and CHUR 1), 1884-1965 The papers of Churchill as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics and papers relating to...
Dates: 1690 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: 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

General files on political issues, 1924-04 - 1948-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/11
Scope and Contents Includes: Unionist Central Office hints for speakers on the budget (April 1924 and May 1925), general progress from November 1924 to spring 1925, unemployment, general progress from November 1924 to August 1925, the coal dispute, General Strike and the Unemployment Insurance Act; copy of Hansard on debates over the frontiers of Iraq, naval commitments to the League of Nations, and a vote of censure against the Government; report and notes on the appointment of ex-servicemen to the civil...
Dates: 1924-04 - 1948-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Cuttings, 1926-03-10 - 1926-12-19

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 26 B/2
Scope and Contents Cuttings on the economy: Budget (attacks on WSC’s handling including speech by David Lloyd George, and release of the new budget); General Strike and subsequent negotiations; Trade Unionism; war debts of France; taxation (especially betting); Bank Rate.
International/National affairs: WSC’s visit to Belfast, Ulster, problems with Soviet Union, Agricultural Policy; rumours of WSC being made first Minister of Defence.
Dates: 1926-03-10 - 1926-12-19
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Newsnight, 1984-10 - 1985-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/39
Scope and Contents Transcripts of and briefing for interviews on subjects including the miners’ strike, defence, economic policy and the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance. Also includes correspondence between the BBC and Peter Mandelson, Director of Campaigns and Communications, on coverage of Labour in general.
Dates: 1984-10 - 1985-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches and articles, 1974-06 - 1975-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/53
Scope and Contents Subjects include: a tribute to Desmond Donnelly; economic policy; the philosophy of Toryism; Britain's place in Europe; the [? Oct 1974] General Election; foreign policy; Cyprus; defence; Northern Ireland; the miners' strike.
Dates: 1974-06 - 1975-02
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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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General correspondence, 1980-10 - 1980-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/103
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 2nd Lord Barnby [earlier Francis Vernon Willey]; Anthony Berry on JA's decision not to attend a Save Israel campaign meeting in his constituency; Keith Best; John Biggs-Davison, asking JA to become a patron of the Pan-Europe Club; 1st Lord Boyd of Merton [earlier Alan Lennox-Boyd]; Sir Paul Bryan, Chairman of the Unionist Club; Edward du Cann; John Carlisle; 6th Lord Carrington, Foreign Secretary, on the disputed claims of Iran and Iraq to the Iranian province of...
Dates: 1980-10 - 1980-11
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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, 1983-01 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/16
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: the uses of education; ending direct rule in Ulster, the Anglo-Irish Council, the past attitudes of the British Government to Ulster, interventions by the United States and representation for Ulster in Parliament; the results of past immigration policy; NATO defence policy; international exchange rates, the floating pound, the international monetary system and international monetary fund; British membership of the European Economic...
Dates: 1983-01 - 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.

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