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Correspondence with Margaret Thatcher, 1984-04 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/1/3
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the famine in Ethiopia; the miners’ strike; the bombing of the Grand Hotel, Brighton [Sussex]; the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting under the Official Secrets Act after he sent documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War; South African opposition leaders seeking sanctuary in the British consulate, Durban; the banning of Martin Galvin, Publicity Director of NORAID [Irish Northern Aid Committee] from...
Dates: 1984-04 - 1984-12
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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Miscellaneous photographs, 1912 - 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BEVN II 10/1
Scope and Contents Includes Bevin's birthplace, Bevin in his early days; Ben Tillett addressing the crowd on Tower Hill during the London Dock Strike of 1912; and Transport and General Workers Union conferences in the 1930's.
Dates: 1912 - 1933
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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Diary and correspondence, 1926-01 - 1926-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BULL 5/16
Scope and Contents Including Bull's letters home to his family during his trip to India and his articles on this trip; papers, leaflets and letters about the General Strike; some political gossip and personal and ephemeral letters.
Dates: 1926-01 - 1926-06
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, 2006-06 - 2006-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/10/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Alexander] Sandy Nairne, Director of the National Portrait Gallery; Ann Clywd; Ian McCartney, Minister of State for Trade, Investment and Foreign Affairs, on securing a UN Security Council Resolution on Burma [Myanmar]; John Bercow, All-Party Parliamentary Group for Democracy in Burma; Christine McCafferty; Peter Mortimore; Kelvin Hopkins on the Euro Rail Freight Route; Liam Byrne, Minister of State, Home Office; Baroness Quin. Also includes: invitations to...
Dates: 2006-06 - 2006-08
Conditions Governing Access: Closed under data protection as the file contains some personal information on living individuals.
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1974 Election: GBP [? General British Public] letters sent before dissolution of Parliament, 1973-12 - 1974-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/2/6
Scope and Contents Letters received on subjects including support for JEP's views on immigration, Europe and the economy, speeches and interviews given by JEP, his decision not to stand for re-election as a Conservative and the miners' strike.

Also includes: a note from [Alfred] Ernest Marples to a correspondent; extract from a speech by JEP on anti-inflation policy.

Dates: 1973-12 - 1974-02
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.
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General Election 1966: correspondence, 1966-01 - 1966-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 6/40
Scope and Contents Includes questions from constituents, some general constituency correspondence, administrative correspondence, and letters and telegrams of good wishes, with correspondents including: John Biggs-Davison; Frederick Burden; Air Vice-Marshal Joseph Cox (2); [Leonard] Robert Carr on personal attacks against JA over the cancellation of BOAC's order for the VC.10 airliner; Lieutenant-General Sir [William] Alexander Drummond; Paul Emrys-Evans; General Sir Richard Gale, Chairman of the Army League;...
Dates: 1966-01 - 1966-03
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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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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Swinton's criticisms of John Barnes' 'Life of Baldwin', 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SWIN I 11/21
Scope and Contents Especially with regard to Coal Subsidy and General Strike.
Dates: 1969
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open (except for 1 closure marked on the catalogue) 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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Birmingham constituency financial records, 1925-12 - 1927-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 3/2
Scope and Contents Includes bills, receipts, open letters from LSA to his constituents, on subjects including the General Strike and a letter from Frank McDougall [Economic Adviser to the Australian Government in London] with statistics on the importance of the Empire as an export market for Birmingham [Warwickshire].
Dates: 1925-12 - 1927-05
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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General personal letters to GJ, 1919-02 - 1928-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 8/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Luke] William Teeling, congratulating JA on getting into the Foreign Office; Ralph Wigram, congratulating JA on getting into the Foreign Office; Henry Hopkinson [? later 1st Lord Colyton], congratulating JA on getting into the Foreign Office; [?] Andrew Gow, Assistant Master at Eton College (3); Archibald MacLeish; Francis Urquhart ["Sligger" Urquhart, Dean of Balliol College, University of Oxford] on subjects including congratulating JA on getting into the Foreign...
Dates: 1919-02 - 1928-08
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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Press cuttings on general Northern Irish politics, 1955- 1966, 1955 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCLK 6/1/1
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings on the death of a soldier from County Londonderry in a training exercise in the Bahrain desert, 1960; Shipping Strike, 1960; Northern Ireland Safeguarding of Employment Act (1947) and the effect on this Act if Britain joins the European Common Market, 1961; case of Mr Frank Carr and pensioners. March 1966; extension of the powers of the British Ombudsman to Northern Ireland, Nov 1966; Ian Paisley, 1966; Gerry Fitt, 1966-1970; Government of Ireland Act (1920), 1966-67.
Dates: 1955 - 1970
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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Trades Union Congress, 1986-05 - 1986-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/1/13
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on proposed reforms to industrial relations legislation, including: correspondence with Eric Hammond, General Secretary of the Electrical Electronic Telecommunication and Plumbing Union (EEPTU) over remarks by John Prescott, employment spokesman about his opposition to pre-strike ballots; letter from NK to Ron Todd [General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers’ Union, TGWU] on the proposed reforms; TUC papers and statements on the reforms; briefing for a TUC...
Dates: 1986-05 - 1986-09
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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Correspondence with mines, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 3/1/146
Scope and Contents Correspondence with senior staff, particularly the mines manager, on subjects including meetings of the Mine Employees Union, a general strike, propaganda pamphlets, wage negotiations and production figures.
Dates: 1955
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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Correspondence with mine, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 3/1/399
Scope and Contents Correspondence with senior staff, mainly the consulting engineer and General Mines Manager, on subjects including expatriate housing requirements, the Africanisation programme and an unofficial strike, also including a staff complement list.
Dates: 1966
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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Correspondence with MPs, D, 1985-10 - 1991-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/2/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Tam Dalyell on subjects including the investigation into the bombing of the La Belle discotheque in Berlin [Germany], the miners’ strike and the role of David Hart (including text of a speech by Dalyell initiating a debate on the conduct of Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, over the Falklands War, on the American bombing of Libya from British bases and the Westland share-dealing affair, with a copy of a letter from John Morris, Shadow Attorney General, to Thatcher on...
Dates: 1985-10 - 1991-12
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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General papers, 1984-09 - 1984-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/20
Scope and Contents Includes: annotated draft National Executive Committee statement for Conference, "A Future for British Coal"; synopsis of events and statements, Apr-June 1984, from the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation, particularly relating to coal supplies for Llanwern Steelworks, Gwent [Wales]; summary and extracts of major speeches and statements by NK; survey of a group of working miners by the Aims of Industry campaign against revolutionary violence; extract from a World at One interview by NK, Oct...
Dates: 1984-09 - 1984-10
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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"Clementine Churchill": politics, 1924-36, 1946 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/62
Scope and Contents Includes: note on the fight between Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Beatty, 1st Sea Lord, and the Treasury in 1925 over naval spending; a letter and article by Sir [Arthur] Clive Morrison-Bell, sent to CSC, on the General Strike; General Election leaflet (sent out in CSC's name, March 1924) on Winston Churchill's political record; notes on CSC's work in Churchill's Epping and Woodford constituencies [Essex], 1924-63; extracts from the papers of the Conservative Central Women's Advisory Committee...
Dates: 1946 - 1967
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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General papers, 1984-03 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/9
Scope and Contents Includes: briefing for and notes of a meeting between the National Executive Committee and representatives of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Dec 1984; papers from a meeting of NK’s constituency party, Nov 1984; copies of letters from NK to Arthur Scargill [President of the NUM] and Peter Heathfield, General Secretary of the NUM, on subjects including public meetings and rallies to put the miners’ case, and allegations of links between Labour and Libya; transcript of a meeting between...
Dates: 1984-03 - 1984-12
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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Photocopies of briefing papers from Ferdinand Mount (Head, PM's Policy Unit, 1982-4) on the preparation of policy and the 1983 General Election manifesto, 1982-3, 1982-06 - 1982-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/15/9
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1982: includes briefing notes from Mount on, "Renewing the value of society suggestions for the mid-80s", 22 June 1982; "After the rail strike", 29 June 1982; "The Prime Minister's Department", 15 July 1982 Part 2, 1983: "Draft alpha" of 1983 General Election manifesto, ? 1983; "Unemployment", 24 June 1983; "A strategy for jobs" [note for a Seminar at Chequers on economic policy, 2 September 1983; "DHSS seminar",...
Dates: 1982-06 - 1982-12
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1, opened in March 2013; part 2, in October 2013; later material closed 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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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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Miscellaneous political papers and correspondence, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIL 2/2/6
Scope and Contents Includes documents regarding safeguarding political secrecy; Report on the Arbitration Treaty 1929; Reports regarding the Royal Family and Death Duties; Handwritten draft note for the Attorney General; Income and Super tax; ‘Strike Strategy in Britain’ report written by a Communist, 1925; Memorandum on the Zinovieff Letter,1924
Dates: 1920 - 1929
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 indentification are required.
 Sub-sub-fonds — Container: NHAR 1/1/1/15

Box 15: [Various] (3), 1968 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/3124/NHAR 1/1/1/15
Scope and Contents General 1971-73; Students on Council c. 1974; Statements for Newsletter 1973-80; Rent strike 1973. Consists of 5 files.
Dates: 1968 - 1980
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General correspondence with Patricia Hewitt, Press and Broadcasting Secretary, 1984-02 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/3/11
Scope and Contents Mainly correspondence on Hewitt’s own engagements and dealings with the press, also including: a note from Hewitt to NK on the press notice following a meeting between the National Executive Committee and National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) during the miners’ strike, Dec 1984, with notes of the meeting; briefing for a meeting on Lobby procedures (for press briefings).
Dates: 1984-02 - 1984-12
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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Correspondence relating to NK’s Islwyn constituency, 1983-12 - 1984-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/8
Scope and Contents Correspondence with individuals including: Jim Mortimer, General Secretary of the Labour Party, on a general appeal for party funds (2); Rhodes Boyson, Minister of State for Social Security, on housing benefit for strikers; [Roger] Nicholas Edwards, Secretary of State for Wales [later Lord Crickhowell]; Roy Hughes, MP for Newport East; Austin Mitchell (5); Stanley Orme [energy spokesman], writing to Peter Walker, Secretary of State for Energy, on a secret list of planned pit closures in the...
Dates: 1983-12 - 1984-10
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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Letters from John Julius to Lady Diana from Beirut, 1958-01 - 1958-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/2/26
Scope and Contents Letters sent while John Julius was working as Second Secretary at the British Embassy in Beirut [Lebanon], on subjects including: the Lebanese crisis, including disturbances in the city, terrorist attacks and the effects of a general strike; a catastrophic visit from Randolph Churchill, Jun 1958; the arrival of American forces, July 1948; General Fuad Chehab being chosen as successor to Camille Chamoun as President of Lebanon; John Julius being shot, Sept 1958. Also includes a letter from...
Dates: 1958-01 - 1958-12
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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