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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1926, 1926 - 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/66
Scope and Contents

Letters (mainly copies) from Randolph Churchill and Diana Churchill [later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] to CSC and to Winston Churchill. Subjects include the General Strike and Diana's visit to Paris [France].

Dates: 1926 - 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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Political: Constituency: Dundee: Correspondence., 01 Jan 1913 - 31 Dec 1913

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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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Miscellaneous collection 2, 1897 - 1981

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCRF 10/1/2
Scope and Contents 1) Photographs of Hannah More for M G Jones’s book, with photographs of the Napoleon and Josephine chairs given by M G Jones in 1949; 2) Illustrated London News, 17 Sep 1955. Note of M G Jones’s death on p491, given by Grace Jones;3) Printed portraits of the Mortlocks, a Cambridge banking family;4) 2 watercolours of Girton roses by Helen Corkery, 1969;5) Watercolour painted by Rachel S Cook (later Mrs Scott) while a schoolgirl at St Andrews;6) St John’s College kitchen,...
Dates: 1897 - 1981
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Semi-official correspondence between Shanghai and Harbin, 10 Jan. 1925-29 Dec. 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/29/5
Scope and Contents Semi-official letters nos 305-354 from W.H.T. King and H.H. Lennox, Harbin, to J.J. Paterson and A. Brooke Smith, Shanghai, 10 January-29 December 1925, and unnumbered semi-official letters from J.J. Paterson and A. Brooke Smith, Shanghai, to W.H.T. King and H.H. Lennox, Harbin, 13 January-24 December 1925, with enclosed letters and papers.There is an index at the beginning of the volume containing the following entries:A: Annual Accounts; Annual Accounts to...
Dates: 10 Jan. 1925-29 Dec. 1925
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and 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_application_form_2024_02.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 is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Political correspondence D - L, 1941-11 - 1945-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BEVN 3/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Hugh Dalton, re shortage and demobilisation, location of new industries, and aluminium rolling mill and international cartel including copy letter from H.F. James to the Senior Commissioner for the Wales Region; Arthur Deakin re Transport and General Workers Union presentation, and London Bus Area labour shortage; Sir Andrew Duncan; Anthony Eden re post-war monetary policy, women in the Diplomatic Service, the Atlantic Charter and the trustworthiness of foreign...
Dates: 1941-11 - 1945-05
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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Royal United Services Institution, 1968-10 - 1969-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/40
Scope and Contents Text of a lecture by JA to the institution on Britain's military role in the 1970s, Jan 1969, including correspondence on arrangements, with Air Vice-Marshal Stewart "Paddy" Menaul, Director-General. Also includes: a RUSI case study on the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft; a paper on men, money and war; text of a lecture by [John] Enoch Powell [to RUSI, Sept 1968, to which JA was responding], also on Britain's military role in the 1970s, with comments; report of...
Dates: 1968-10 - 1969-09
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1985-06 - 1985-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/19
Scope and Contents Includes NK’s speech to the Plymouth rally [Devon] and his speech to the Parliamentary Party and Party staff on Labour’s position midway between General Elections and the development of campaigning, July 85. Other subjects include: industrial strategy in London; the treatment of Scottish miners following the miners’ strike; results from the United Nations Decade for Women; the teaching of science; the Government’s review of social security and pensions; the National Health Service; nuclear...
Dates: 1985-06 - 1985-07
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: War Cabinet: various papers., 02 Apr 1918 - 26 Apr 1918

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/35
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence or papers by various individuals including: Christopher Addison, Minister of Reconstruction, on military service; Sir Auckland Geddes, Minister of National Service, on anti-recruiting strikes, the release of men employed by the Admiralty, and the proposed proclamation by King George V; WSC, Minister of Munitions, on the Eastern Front, manpower and munitions, and "certain hypothetical contingencies" on war strategy; [1st] Lord Bertie [British Ambassador to France]; Sir...
Dates: 02 Apr 1918 - 26 Apr 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 360 - 379., 21 Jun 1926 - 09 Nov 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/103
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: 1st Lord Cecil [of Chelwood, earlier Lord Robert Cecil], Chancellor of the Duchy ofLancaster, on compulsory arbitration in international disputes; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on the Police (Appeals) Bill, and poor relief for miners' dependants; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on loans for poor relief in areas affected by the miners' strike; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; Sir...
Dates: 21 Jun 1926 - 09 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 201 - 234., 28 Jan 1926 - 10 Jun 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/95
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; notes on the oil negotiations between Britain, Turkey and Iraq; proposals for the settlement of the miners' strike; Sir Laming Worthington- Evans, Secretary of State for War, on amendments to the Official Secrets Act; 1st Lord Cave, the Lord Chancellor, on trade union legislation; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on subjects including the phasing out of...
Dates: 28 Jan 1926 - 10 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Correspondence, 1976-07 - 1976-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FEBR 6/19
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Phyllis Brockway and [Kathleen] Nora Brockway (2); Peter Cadogan, General Secretary of the South Place Ethical Society, on the success of a lecture by AFB, October 1976; Christopher Child, National President, Bakers’ Union, asking AFB to write a foreword for a pamphlet on the work of Cesar Chavez and his United Farm Workers Association; Livia Gollancz, Governing Director of Victor Gollancz Limited, on AFB's recommendation of a book by Mary Tyler, "My Years in an...
Dates: 1976-07 - 1976-10
Conditions Governing Access: File 1 closed as it contains sensitive personal information on a potentially living individual.
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Private and personal letters A - Z, 1911-08 - 1912-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/5/11
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Abe Bailey on the improved profile of Tariff Reform and Imperial Preference in the Conservative Party under Andrew Bonar Law; Robert Borden, Prime Minister of Canada (3); Lionel Curtis on LSA's suggestion that he should accept the Beit Lectureship; Alfred Deakin [Leader of the Australian Opposition] commenting on the Home Rule Crisis; George Foster, Canadian Minister of Trade and Commerce; J L Garvin, Editor of the Pall Mall Gazette on his distress at the...
Dates: 1911-08 - 1912-12
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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Letters: 1920-1929, 1920-1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9790/1/6
Scope and Contents Contains 18 letters addressed to Nora Barlow née Darwin.The letters include descriptions of visits to the home of Gwen and Jacques Raverat in Vence, France in the early 1920s and Ruth's thoughts on hearing of the death of Jacques Raverat in March 1925; accounts of time spent with Ida Darwin in France in July 1925, with the family of Aubrey and Lina Waterfield in Italy in 1926, with Bernard and Ellen (Eily) Darwin and their three children Ursula (b.1908), Robin (b.1910) and Nicola...
Dates: 1920-1929
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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Printed offprints and ephemera, 1899-1947 (Circa)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7671/II/E/2
Scope and Contents Including: Association for the Promotion of Unity in Christendom leaflets; Alliance Francaise, Cambridge Branch (1940s); Westcott House Chronicle (Dec 1947); Cambridge Free Church Council, Tercentenary of the death of Oliver Cromwell, (Cambridge, 1899); Rules of the Anglican Fellowship; Cambridge Committees for Belgian Refugee Relief, 1914-19; printed letters from Cambridge University teachers relating to the General Strike, 1926; SPCK leaflets, 1914-18; Robert Bridges, 'The Pronunciation of...
Dates: 1899-1947 (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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Vol I Copyright and permissions, 1961 - 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 3/6/1/51
Scope and Contents Correspondence with copyright holders whose family archives RSC wished to quote from, including: 2nd Lord St Aldwyn [earlier Lord Quenington]; 3rd Lord Ashbourne [earlier Edward Gibson]; 3rd Lord Ampthill [earlier John Russell]; Rear-Admiral Sir Anthony Buzzard; 8th Lord Bathurst [earlier Lord Apsley]; 2nd Lord Birkenhead [earlier Lord Furneaux]; Mark Bonham-Carter; 3rd Lord Balfour; Sir James Butler; 10th Lord Calthorpe [earlier Peter Gough-Calthorpe]; 3rd Lord Cromer [earlier Lord...
Dates: 1961 - 1967
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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Personal correspondence of Nancy Maurice [also Nancy, Lady Spears], 1921-08 - 1970-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 4/2/11
Scope and Contents Correspondence with ELS on subjects including a hip operation for MS, Michael Spears’s health, a visit to Iraq (1946), a strike at the Ashanti Goldfields Corporation Limited [Gold Coast, later Ghana], the situation in the Lebanon, and relations with Winston Churchill in 1943. Other correspondents include: William Allen (4); Donald Harris, Vicar of St Paul’s, Knightsbridge, on Nancy's approaching marriage to ELS; 4th Lord Esher [earlier Lionel Brett]; Michael Howard, fellow of All...
Dates: 1921-08 - 1970-08
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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Correspondence, 1976-10 - 1977-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FEBR 6/23
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Peter Cadogan, General Secretary of the South Place Ethical Society on the ending of their right to conduct weddings at Conway Hall [London]; Philip Noel-Baker [earlier Philip Baker] on an open letter to Jimmy Carter, President of the United States, urging the elimination of all nuclear weapons; Biplab Dasgupta, Convenor of the Committee for Civil Liberties in India, inviting AFB to a meeting on the post-election situation in India; Om Mehta, Indian Minister of State...
Dates: 1976-10 - 1977-03
Conditions Governing Access: File 1 closed as it contains sensitive personal information on a potentially living individual.
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and press cuttings., 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/77A-B
Scope and Contents Typescript for WSC's speech (3 January, Wolfe Dinner, Westerham, Kent) on the achievements and prosperity of Canada.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (20 January, Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Leeds, Yorkshire), entitled "National Finance", on the increase in national expenditure and necessity for cuts, particularly in education, on the changing funding system for local authorities, electricity development, the coal subsidy and averting a coal dispute, and the general improvement in...
Dates: 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign Office prints., 01 Jan 1926 - 10 Dec 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/146
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: William Peters [Commercial Secretary to the British Mission, Moscow, Soviet Union] on the Communist Party Congress and State control over the Soviet press; Sir Ronald Macleay [British Minister to China] on the conference on Chinese customs tariffs; notes of a meeting between Godfrey Locker- Lampson [Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] and representatives of the London Chamber of Commerce, on Anglo-Soviet trade;...
Dates: 01 Jan 1926 - 10 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Da - Don., 28 Mar 1951 - 10 May 1961

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/184
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Esmond [2nd Lord Rothermere, earlier Esmond Harmsworth, Chairman, Daily Mail]; Hugh Cudlipp, Editorial Director, Daily Mirror; Colin Coote [Managing Editor, Daily Telegraph] on the Telegraph's centenary; Michael Berry [later 1st Lord Hartwell, Chairman, Daily Telegraph] (2); Stella Daly (4); Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] on WSC's involvement in the "bouncing bomb"; Josephine, Lady Daresbury (2); Sir William Darling (2); Olive,...
Dates: 28 Mar 1951 - 10 May 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 03 Mar 1919 - 15 Dec 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/57
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's statement (3 March) on army estimates, demobilisation, the formation of a regular army, British forces in Russia and the enforcing of peace terms on Germany. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 2674 - 2692.Speech notes for WSC's statement (29 May) on using the army for strike-breaking and sending volunteer forces to Russia. Source material includes a note on the current situation of Admiral Alexander Kolchak [leader of anti-Bolshevik forces], and extracts from a...
Dates: 03 Mar 1919 - 15 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt and Edith Roosevelt, 1887-07-05 - 1917-04-19

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CASR I 9/1
Scope and Contents Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to CASR on the visit of Elliott Roosevelt and his wife to London, 5 July 1887. Letters from CASR to Theodore Roosevelt, on subjects including Roosevelt's political career; Colonel Grierson; the German Army; the relationship between Russia and China; European affairs; Patterdale Hall; congratulations on becoming Assistant Secretary of the Navy; [?] Speck; the decline of the Roman Empire; the Kaiser and his policies; Russia; Germany; the death of King Edward...
Dates: 1887-07-05 - 1917-04-19
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 1st Sea Lord, 1908-04 - 1910-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 3/4
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher on subjects including: naval estimates; submarine numbers and distribution; American warships; economies to the naval manoeuvres; the attitude and proposed dismissal of Admiral Lord Charles Beresford; Germany's accelerated shipbuilding programme and its effect on the British naval estimates; defence policy; reorganisation of the Home and Channel Fleets; King Edward VII's visit to Russia; Brazilian dreadnoughts; relations with Turkey...
Dates: 1908-04 - 1910-12
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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Ian and Cecil Jacob's diary, 1925-7

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/JACB 1/3
Scope and Contents Written by Ian Jacob about his and his wife Cecil Jacob's daily lives, including his work at the Royal School of Military Engineers at Chatham and their domestic life at Gillingham Green in Kent, November 1925-September 1926, and Woodbridge in Suffolk, November 1925-June 1927; visits to the theatre, ballet, comic opera, exhibitions, cinema and sporting events, November 1925-June 1927; a backstage tour of the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, with a friend of Cecil's who was in the cast, January...
Dates: 1925-7
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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BBC 9 O'Clock News and Panorama interview, 1988-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/83
Scope and Contents Recording of television news bulletin on subjects including: the Government’s white paper on broadcasting; financial help for pensioners in need; a strike over the ban on trades union membership at GCHQ; the United States election; the stuation in the Soviet Union; the CBI [Confederation of British Industry] conference. Also includes a [BBC Panorama] television interview with Nigel Lawson, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on subjects including: financial help for pensioners and other...
Dates: 1988-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.

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