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"Air and aviation", 1964-10 - 1965-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/6/23
Scope and Contents Includes: text of [? an article] on the state of the aviation industry, particularly the actions of the Labour Government; extracts from Hansard on the cancellation of the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft; memoranda on the drive for nuclear weapons in Britain, France and China, from the Indian perspective; text of [? an article] on whether the Labour Government would keep a nuclear deterrent; draft review of "Out on a Wing", the memoirs of Sir [William] Miles Thomas; account of a speech...
Dates: 1964-10 - 1965-05
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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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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Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1902 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4
Scope and Contents Colonial Office papers, on subjects including: LSA's appointment as Secretary of State; speeches relating to the Empire; LSA's Empire Tour of 1927-28; a claim against the Canadian Government over the contract to build the Georgian Bay Canal; the administration of central and eastern Africa; other issues such as the trade outlook, pension policy and the General Strike.
Dates: 1902 - 1948
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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Correspondence with Winston Churchill, 1910-08 - 1911-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 3/21
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Churchill, Home Secretary, on subjects including: a complaint from Churchill's brother-in-law, Lieutenant William Hozier, against his captain and requests for advancement from others of Churchill's friends or relatives; the German construction programme; the effects of a general strike on the Admiralty coal supply; the food supply in time of war.
Dates: 1910-08 - 1911-09
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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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1926, 1926 - 1967

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. 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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Audio tape of Thomas Elmhirst's reminiscences about his life, 1925-30, 1973-12 - 1974-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ELMT 10/7
Scope and Contents Including learning to fly an Avro 504 and a Bristol Fighter at the RAF Staff College in Andover, 1925-6; fox hunting at his family home in Yorkshire and later in Fife; a posting to the Air Ministry Air Staff as the intelligence officer for the Middle East, 1926-8; volunteering on the railways at King's Cross station during the General Strike; an undercover visit to Turkey travelling out on the Orient Express and back on a French commercial airline; an undercover visit to the oilfields at Abadan...
Dates: 1973-12 - 1974-01
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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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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Semi-official letters from Yokohama to Hong Kong, 7 Jan. 1922-30 Dec. 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/10/5
Scope and Contents Semi-official letters nos 1-52 from F.H. Bugbird, Yokohama, to D.G.M. Bernard, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers, including memoranda. There are also copies of semi-official correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Yokohama, and Jardine Matheson, Kobe, London and Shanghai, with covering letters from Jardine Matheson, Yokohama, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong.There is an index at the beginning of the volume containing the following entries:A: Alliance Assurance Co....
Dates: 7 Jan. 1922-30 Dec. 1922
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 correspondence, 1955-12 - 1956-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/21
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Selwyn-Lloyd, Foreign Secretary, on the alleged persecution of Albanian refugees in Yugoslavia and a claim by Prince Fazil against the Egyptian Government (4); 2nd Lord Altrincham [earlier John Grigg], Editor of the National and English Review, on reform of the House of Lords (3); Jacques Bardoux; [Ian] Michael Peacock, Producer, BBC Television Talks Department; [Eric] Bentley Beauman, Librarian of the Alpine Club; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] on JA's...
Dates: 1955-12 - 1956-06
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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Private and personal letters A - Z, 1911-08 - 1912-12

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 surrender...
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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Speeches and articles, 1974-05 - 1975-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/52
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Conservative policies, including notes from JA sent to Edward Heath, Leader of the Conservative Party [see also AMEJ 6/49]; foreign policy; Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; the economic crisis; the need for the cruiser HMS Invincible; the Oct 1974 General Election; the philosophy of Toryism; the miners' strike; Northern Ireland; defence; the Conservative Party leadership contest.
Dates: 1974-05 - 1975-03
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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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.
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Political correspondence D - L, 1941-11 - 1945-05

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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Miscellaneous collection 2, 1897 - 1981

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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General correspondence, 1965-01 - 1965-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Peter Agnew, enclosing a note on subjects which Sheikh Isa of Bahrein wanted to raise with the Government; Jeffrey Archer; Anthony Barber; Roland Beamont on the scrapping of the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft; [Harold] Montgomery Belgion; Max Beloff, Gladstone Professor of Government and Public Administration, University of Oxford; John Biggs-Davison, inviting JA to join the Watching Committee; Michael Wolff, Editor of Crossbow (the Bow Group magazine);...
Dates: 1965-01 - 1965-07
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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Correspondence re conditions of service, 1 Oct. 1939-22 Apr. 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J14/1/4
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the conditions of service of the Chinese crews of the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, mainly regarding pay. The letters include correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, General Managers of the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co Ltd, and between the Marine Superintendents, Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The other papers include many tables of the scale and rates of pay of Chinese crew; a memorandum for Mr...
Dates: 1 Oct. 1939-22 Apr. 1947
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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Vol I Copyright and permissions, 1961 - 1967

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 Errington];...
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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Royal United Services Institution, 1968-10 - 1969-09

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 a...
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

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. 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, 1966-03 - 1966-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/47
Scope and Contents Correspondents (many commiserating with JA on the loss of his Parliamentary seat at Preston [Lancashire]) include: Augustus Agar on the Government's policy on Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; Florence Amery; 1st Lord Balfour of Inchrye; Erik Bennett; Humphry Berkeley; Sir Cyril Black; 1st Lord Blakenham [earlier John Hare]; 1st Lord Boyd of Merton [earlier Alan Lennox-Boyd] (3); John Boyd-Carpenter (2); Bernard Braine; Edward du Cann, Chairman of the Conservative Party; [Leonard] Robert Carr; 6th...
Dates: 1966-03 - 1966-05
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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Letters: 1920-1929, 1920-1929

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 (b.1916)...
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)

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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Personal correspondence of Nancy Maurice [also Nancy, Lady Spears], 1921-08 - 1970-08

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. 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 1st Sea Lord, 1908-04 - 1910-12

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 and...
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. 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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BBC 9 O'Clock News and Panorama interview, 1988-11

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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