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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.
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Press cuttings, 1985-02 - 1985-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/14
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Labour’s relations with the miners’ unions; a call from Tony Benn and Eric Heffer to withdraw Britain from NATO; the miners’ strike; strikes by the National Union of Teachers (NUT), supported by Glenys Kinnock; the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting for breaking the Official Secrets Act [after he leaked documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War]; rate-capping of local government budgets.
Dates: 1985-02 - 1985-03
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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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 key...
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. 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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Papers relating to trade unions, May 1979-January 1982, 1979-05 - 1982-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/174
Scope and Contents Part 1: includes copy of briefing note to MT from 'J.P. [James Prior MP, Secretary of State for Employment]', "... how I have it in mind to handle our proposals for industrial relations legislation", 14 May 1979 Part 2, 1980: includes note for MT from Ian Gow MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary) on "Steel Strike", 17 January 1980; paper by Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft (Chairman, Conservative Party) on "The unions and public opinion", January 1980; and paper by...
Dates: 1979-05 - 1982-01
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010, part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012; and part 4 in March 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.

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