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General papers, 1984-01 - 1985-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/42
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence, with correspondents including: Ian MacGregor, Chairman of the National Coal Board (NCB); Kevin Barron on the actions of police at Maltby Colliery [Yorkshire], September 1984; [Melvin] Barry Hines on his film Threads, on nuclear war; John Morris, Shadow Attorney-General on the sequestration of union funds. Also includes: text of a speech by NK given in Stoke [Staffordshire]; note from Charles Clarke [head of NK’s office] describing a call from Arthur Scargill...
Dates: 1984-01 - 1985-09
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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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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Papers relating to transport, May 1979-April 1983, 1979-05 - 1983-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/175
Scope and Contents Includes MT’s handwritten annotations Part 1, 1979: includes copy of letter from Lord (Christopher) Soames (Lord President of the Council) to Sir Geoffrey Howe MP (Chancellor of the Exchequer), "The future of Vehicle Excise Duty (VED)", 14 May 1979; briefing note for 'Mr [Kenneth] Stowe (MT's Principal Private Secretary)' from Sir Kenneth Berrill (Head, Central Policy Review Staff), on "Public expenditure- seat belts and the cost to the DHSS", 1 June 1979; note for MT...
Dates: 1979-05 - 1983-04
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2012; part 3 in March 2013; and part 4 in October 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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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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Diary and correspondence, 1921-01 - 1921-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BULL 5/3
Scope and Contents Correspondence family, ephemeral, and political, including correspondence with Walter Long and on the subject of the election of the Speaker. Interspersed with autobiographical notes including an account of a typical day in Bull's life. Includes typed letter sent by Eamon de Valera to Members of Parliament about ill-treatment of the Irish by British Army; secret report from Directorate of Intelligence on Revolutionary Organisations in the United Kingdom; invitation to Bull to attend the 'State...
Dates: 1921-01 - 1921-06
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": source material, 1920-29, 1976-08 - 2001-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/2/17
Scope and Contents Notes and copies on subjects including F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell], the Mitford family, the General Strike and British Gazette and Winston Churchill's paintings. Includes a copy of a letter from Churchill to [Emma] Margot Asquith [Lady Oxford and Asquith] on the death of 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith, recalling Asquith's career and the cruise of the Admiralty yacht Enchantress in the Mediterranean, May 1913
Dates: 1976-08 - 2001-10
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.
 Series — Container: SEPH/2/9

Other College events and national events, 1926 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0276/SEPH/2/9
Scope and Contents Including students working in the General Strike 1926 at Hull docks and Cambridge railways with names identified by EJ Elam, Archivist (1978); Group of prospective ordinands from Selwyn and elsewhere, including A. S. Reeve, at Archbishop's Palace, Canterbury (1928); Group of undergraduates and other unidentified people, Master seated is Martin Telfer c.1950;
Dates: 1926 - 1978
 File — Container: SEPP/MAC/2/2

Photograph album 2, 1924 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0276/SEPP/MAC/2/2
Scope and Contents This album covers McEldowney’s participation in the Boat Club and there are also interesting shots of the Great Strike in 1926, College servants such as the Heavenley twins and the Friars society 1924. Most images are in chronological sequence but there are some at the rear of the volume (such as the Friars Society) that are out of sequence. Photos include: Matriculation 1921, Henley Royal Regatta 1924, C.U. Trial Eights Michaelmas 1925, Putney 1925, Heffer & Hudder (Heavenly Twins), 1st...
Dates: 1924 - 1927
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Briefings and correspondence, 1984-05 - 1984-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/11
Scope and Contents Includes: note on arrangements for dealing with letters about the strike; correspondence with the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation on the import of coal from Poland; copy of a letter from NK to Arthur Scargill, President of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on the implications of a blockade on coal supplies to British Steel plants; statement on the future of energy policy; copy of a letter from Dennis Skinner to James Mortimer, General Secretary of the Labour Party, on the provision of...
Dates: 1984-05 - 1984-07
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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Office messages, 1984-05 - 1985-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/14
Scope and Contents Includes notes of meetings, phone messages, statements etc on subjects including: the South Wales area of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM); demonstrations during a visit to the Aberavon rally by Norman Willis, General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress; attempts by the Socialist Worker to find criticism of NK’s attitude to the strike; the legality of the TUC assisting the NUM; comments by Margaret Thatcher [Prime Minister] on the murder of a taxi driver in Wales; the miners’ families...
Dates: 1984-05 - 1985-01
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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'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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Letter, 11 May 1926 (circa; year inferred)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9877/1/1/43
Scope and Contents Concerning the publication of 'Satirical Poems' and the poem 'Solar Eclipse'; also mentioning the general strike.
Dates: 11 May 1926 (circa; year inferred)
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 A - Z, 1920-01 - 1920-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Henry Birchenough; Sir Herbert Creedy [Secretary of the War Office]; J L Garvin; Margaret Lloyd George; Frederick Kellaway, Secretary, Department of Overseas Trade, on a threatened miners' strike; David Lloyd George, Prime Minister, asking LSA to act as a Civil Commissioner during a strike; Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal] on LSA acting as a Civil Commissioner; Oliver Locker-Lampson, on LSA eventually succeeding 1st Lord Milner as Secretary of State for the...
Dates: 1920-01 - 1920-12
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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Letters to Joan Lascelles, 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASL II/1/6A
Scope and Contents Including a visit to his family home, Sutton Waldron House, in Dorset, April 1926; moving house to 3 Hyde Park Street, London, April 1926; a trip to Scotland and being stranded at Lairg, in Sutherland, during the General Strike, May 1926; and the Prince of Wales' visit to Oxford, August 1926.
Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Permission to consult CLOSED material within the Lascelles papers (LASL 1/2/1-6; and sections of LASL 2-4) and the catalogue describing the closed material must be obtained from the Royal Archives. The remainder of 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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Photographs of Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill during the later 1920s, 1927-08 - 2002-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/15
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the General Strike; Churchill and Randolph Churchill at the Baths of Caracalla in Rome [Italy], 1927; Churchill with F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead] in a railway carriage, 1927; on the beach at Deauville [France], 1927; Clementine with F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] on the frozen lake at Chartwell [Kent], 1927-28; Churchill with Coco Chanel; boarhunting with the Duke of Westminster in northern France, 1928; building walls at Chartwell, c 1928; the dining room at...
Dates: 1927-08 - 2002-08
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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"Clementine Churchill": copies of letters from Bartlett Watt's collection, 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/292
Scope and Contents Copies of letters from Winston Churchill to correspondents including: Sir Gerald Kelly, on sending pictures to the Royal Academy; Leonie Leslie; Lady Randolph Churchill [earlier Jennie Jerome] from Harrow; [?] Venetia Montagu [earlier Venetia Stanley] from the Western Front; Francis Howard [Honorary Managing Director of the Grafton and Grosvenor Galleries] on exhibiting paintings; Lord Trafalgar [later 6th Lord Nelson] on death duties; Max Aitken [later 1st Lord Beaverbrook] on subjects...
Dates: 1970-08
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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History (OCSEB) Question Papers and Marking Schemes, 1974 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/2086/JC/TDRU PMC/2/8
Scope and Contents a) 252 (1974-1979)b) 253 (1978)c) 254 (1974-1979)d) 2101 (Charles I) (1980-1982)e) 2102 (Jacobite Rebellions) (1980-1982)f) 2103 (Chartism and Bismarck) (1980-1982)g) 2104 (Bismarck and Women’s Rights) (1980-1982)h) 2105 (Women’s Rights, Spain and Civil War) (1980-1982)i) 2107 (Railways and Enclosures) (1980-1982)j) 2108 (World Affairs) (1980-1982)k) 2110/7-14 Specimen Questions and Notes for Teachers (1980-1982)l) 2110/7 (Sir Thomas Moore)...
Dates: 1974 - 1987
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Typescript copies of various documents, 1923-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Windham Baldwin/13/1/1-5
Scope and Contents SB to Lord Curzon (1923), [from original in the Curzon Papers], memorandum by Sir R. P. M. Gower on the General Strike (1926), C. P. Duff to 'Dear Sir' on the American debt settlement (1929), G. P. Brett to Harold Macmillan (1939), and John Barnes to Sir H. J. Wilson with Wilson's reply (1962).
Dates: 1923-1962
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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Semi-official letters from Shanghai to Hong Kong, 7 Jan. 1926-30 June 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/24/36
Scope and Contents Semi-official letters nos 583-619 from B.D.F. Beith and J.J. Paterson to D.G.M. Bernard, with enclosed letters and papers.There is an index at the beginning of the volume containing the following entries:A: L. Ashton; E.F. Aucott; R.M. Austin; J.R. Allan; Annual Accounts; Auctions; Amalgamation of China Association & Shanghai Chamber of Commerce.B: Bonuses; Boycott Claims; Boxer Indemnity; British Interests in China; A. Brooke Smith; W.R. Butchart; Estate of...
Dates: 7 Jan. 1926-30 June 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & 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_permission_form.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 to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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General Election 1964: correspondence, 1964-08 - 1964-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 6/37
Scope and Contents Includes questions from constituents, administrative correspondence, arrangements for JA to visit other constituencies to speak in support of fellow candidates and letters and telegrams of good wishes and congratulation, with correspondents including: 1st Lord Boyd of Merton [earlier Alan Lennox-Boyd]; Paul Fox, Head of BBC Public Affairs Programmes; Paul Bryan, Vice-Chairman of Conservative Central Office; 1st Lord Blakenham, Chairman of the Conservative Party [earlier John Hare] on subjects...
Dates: 1964-08 - 1964-11
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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Diary, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/26
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank business; United Nations Association meetings; Suez Canal Company business; BBC Board of Governors meetings and policy discussions, including remarks on audience research and the BBC's relationship with the government and the Independent Television Authority; religious programming; arrangements for the installation of television transmitters at Crystal Palace; the BBC's role during the...
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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General correspondence, 1984-07 - 1984-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/125
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Jonathan Aitken, Conservative Philosophy Group; [Jeremy] Paddy Ashdown on his bill to amend the Visiting Forces Act, on immunity for visiting servicemen; Robert Banks; Sir [Richard] Geoffrey Howe, Foreign Secretary, on subjects including the Antarctic Treaty (3); Mark Bonham Carter, Joint Chairman, Anglo-Polish Round Table Conference, on action being taken against the Polish Committee for Social Self-defence (KOR) (2); Nicholas Ridley, Secretary of State for Transport,...
Dates: 1984-07 - 1984-08
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, 1984-12 - 1985-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/3/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Alton; Gavin Laird, General Secretary of the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (AUEW) enclosing a statement on the AUEW’s loyalty to the Trades Union Congress; Peter Archer [chief Northern Ireland spokesman] enclosing a memorandum in business in Parliament relating to Northern Ireland and a letter from [Henry] Chapman Pincher on allegations by Peter Wright about KGB penetration of the security services (2); Ernest Armstrong; Joseph Ashton; Sir Richard...
Dates: 1984-12 - 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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Minister's office: personal correspondence: departmental, 1963-08 - 1964-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/6/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lady Antonia Fraser; Sir [William] Miles Thomas, former Chairman of the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC); 1st Lord Mountbatten of Burma, Chairman of the National Electronics Research Council; [Aubrey] Geoffrey Rippon, Minister of Public Buildings and Works; John Peyton; 1st Lord Brabazon of Tara [earlier John Moore-Brabazon]. Also includes: general briefings; draft notes on achievements of the aviation industry and the Government's attitude towards...
Dates: 1963-08 - 1964-08
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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