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Miscellanea, 1919 - 1966

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0014/HTRY 13
Scope and Contents

Includes newspapers published during the General Strike.

Dates: 1919 - 1966
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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Cuttings, 1926-03-10 - 1926-12-19

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 26 B/2
Scope and Contents

Cuttings on the economy: Budget (attacks on WSC’s handling including speech by David Lloyd George, and release of the new budget); General Strike and subsequent negotiations; Trade Unionism; war debts of France; taxation (especially betting); Bank Rate.
International/National affairs: WSC’s visit to Belfast, Ulster, problems with Soviet Union, Agricultural Policy; rumours of WSC being made first Minister of Defence.

Dates: 1926-03-10 - 1926-12-19
Conditions Governing Access: Available as digital surrogates only, to protect the fragile original.
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Budget Statement, 11 Apr 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/79/7-71
Scope and Contents

Speech notes for WSC's Budget statement on the effects of the General Strike and coal dispute, revenue (1926-1927) and expenditure (1926-1928), post-war Government departments, the National Debt, war debts, the sinking fund, simplification of income tax, tax evasion, indirect taxation, the McKenna Duties, wine and tobacco duties, the Road Fund and beer duties.Typescript laid out in "psalm style" with manuscript annotations in red and black ink by WSC.

Dates: 11 Apr 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Supply and Transport Committee: papers 22 - 28., 16 May 1926 - 27 May 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/129
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the General Strike, including: James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, WSC]; George Lane-Fox, [later 1st Lord Bingley] Secretary for Mines, on the import of foreign coal; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subjects including food prices; a report on the capacity of ports for taking coal imports; interim reports on Emergency...
Dates: 16 May 1926 - 27 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/89
Scope and Contents

Letter from Wilfrid Ashley (Ministry of Transport) to [WSC] on his scheme for transporting by car members and officials of the House of Commons, for which no Labour members have put down their names.

Dates: 03 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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(Untitled), 26 Aug 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/134
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to the Managing Director of the BBC [John Reith, later Lord Reith] asking him to accede to the request of Havelock Wilson to broadcast an appeal for industrial peace. Typescript copy.

Dates: 26 Aug 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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(Untitled), Aug 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/135-138
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Havelock Wilson to WSC asking him to help in getting the BBC to allow Wilson to broadcast an appeal for industrial peace.

Dates: Aug 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom: 340 - 350., 15 Apr 1926 - 12 Aug 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/148
Scope and Contents

Typescript reports on Communist organisations, including: the Independent Labour Party; the National Minority Movement; Communist propaganda in the Armed Forces; the Young Communist League; the Communists and the General Strike; May Day demonstrations; Anglo-Soviet Trade Union unity.

Dates: 15 Apr 1926 - 12 Aug 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Limerick newspapers, 16 Apr. 1919-19 Apr. 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/280-281
Scope and Contents

Papers published in Limerick during general strike, 'Printed by permission of Limerick Strike Committee'

Dates: 16 Apr. 1919-19 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 from William Codling [Controller, HM Stationery Office] to Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC], 01 Jun 1926

 Unknown
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/143/101
Scope and Contents

Letter from William Codling (Stationery Office) to Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC] reporting on the possibility of protecting the use of the title "The British Gazette" for use by the Crown. He advises that it would be possible to achieve this through legislation. Signed typecript. Annotated by WSC "No legislation" and by Marsh "Mr Codley so informed."

Dates: 01 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 260 - 279., 26 Jun 1924 - 22 Jul 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/97
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: the report of the Imperial Conference (Documents) Committee, on co-operation in financial assistance to Imperial development; 1st Lord Cave, the Lord Chancellor, on royal assent to legislation and the conduct of Labour Justices of the Peace during the General Strike; the interim reports of the Committee on the report of the Royal Commission on the coal industry; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; Leo Amery,...
Dates: 26 Jun 1924 - 22 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: News of the World 4., Oct 1937 - Nov 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/567
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The General Strike" on the railway strikes of 1911 and 1919, and the General Strike of 1926; "The Crisis of 1931" on the economic crisis of summer 1931 and the fall of Ramsay Macdonald's Labour Government; "Vision of the Future Through Eyes of Science" on the history and future of human progress; "Life in a World Controlled by the Scientists" on the future possibilities and risks of science.Also includes: annotated proofs...
Dates: Oct 1937 - Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Copy of 'The Financial News', 5 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Kennet 123
Scope and Contents

Copy of 'The Financial News', issued during General Strike.

Dates: 5 May 1926
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Press cuttings, 1985-02 - 1985-03

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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.
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Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: set of copies., 05 May 1926 - 13 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/145
Scope and Contents

Complete set of the British Gazette.

Dates: 05 May 1926 - 13 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Aug 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/27-29
Scope and Contents

Draft telegram from [WSC] describing the deterioration of the dock strike and rioting in Liverpool. He discusses the strike among tram workers which has not taken place and the possibility that the general manager of one of the railway companies has negotiated with the leader of the strike committee. Includes covering sheet giving the date and time of the dispatch of the telegram. Manuscript.

Dates: 14 Aug 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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"Report of the Coal Commission", 22 Jun 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/96/117-122
Scope and Contents

Memorandum by the Secretary for Mines, George Lane Fox, [later 1st Lord Bingley] setting out the recommendations of the Commission which involve action by the government on using and usage of coal; industrial research; legislation and structure of the industry; distribution and sale of coal; transport of coal; wages, housing, welfare and hours for miners. Typescript marked "secret".

Dates: 22 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: correspondence., 05 May 1926 - 22 Jul 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/143
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 2nd Lord Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer]; George Pilcher; Kenneth Henderson (2); William Horwood [Commissioner, Metropolitan Police]; Geoffrey Dawson [Editor of the Times], on commandeering newsprint; Edward Cadbury [Director of Daily News Limited,]; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken, owner of the Daily Express] on donating newsprint (2); 1st Lord Grey [of Fallodon] on the coal dispute; a copy of the Daily Mail's report on Grigory Zinoviev [President of the...
Dates: 05 May 1926 - 22 Jul 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business Correspondence concerning "The World Crisis" and its sequel "The Aftermath" [published as Volume 4]., 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/207
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with representatives of Curtis Brown Limited concerning: negotiations with Charles Scribner on the publication of an American edition; negotiations with Thornton Butterworth Limited; world-wide serialisation of the books; contracts; financial agreements on advances and commission to be paid to WSC; and sales figures for "The Aftermath".Includes material on the disruption caused by the General Strike.

Dates: 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Newsnight, 1984-10 - 1985-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/39
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of and briefing for interviews on subjects including the miners’ strike, defence, economic policy and the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance. Also includes correspondence between the BBC and Peter Mandelson, Director of Campaigns and Communications, on coverage of Labour in general.

Dates: 1984-10 - 1985-12
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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(Untitled), c 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/40-49
Scope and Contents Notes marked "confidential" concerning the imminent danger of sympathetic strikes created by a "new force" in trade unionism and the spread of the concepts of sympathetic strikes and of a general strike. Suggestions to avoid this possibility include: compulsory arbitration; the power to report after investigation; the establishment of a Permanent Industrial Commission; and consultation on the steps which should be taken in the event of a general strike. Typescript with handwritten...
Dates: c 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Copy of report to the Cabinet Re The "British Gazette", 25 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/142/119-132
Scope and Contents

Report by Sir Malcolm Fraser, Controller of the Stationery Office, on subjects including: the decision to produce a daily newspaper; requisitioning the offices of the "Morning Post"; use of volunteers; distribution of the British Gazette; requisitioning of a paper mill and paper from newspapers and paper manufacturing; difficulties of obtaining men to work; and circulation figures for the "British Gazette" 'the largest of any daily paper in any part of the world at any time'.

Dates: 25 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"The Coal Dispute", 15 Jun 1926

 Unknown
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/96/53-54
Scope and Contents

Draft statement to be made by the Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin] when announcing the decision of the government to legislate on Miners' Hours, covering miners hours and wages. Typescript marked "secret".

Dates: 15 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Letter from Sir Roger Keyes, 08 Sep 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/28/28-30
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Roger Keyes [later 1st Lord Keyes] (HMS Warspite, Mediterranean Fleet, Off Thaso [Thasos, Greece] marked "private" to WSC on subjects including: WSC's role in leading the government during the miners' strike; observations about [1st Lord] Beatty and his position [as Admiral of the Fleet] recommending that Beatty should remain in his role to oversee any further naval reductions, Beatty's role at the Battle of Jutland ("he saved the honour of the British Navy"); WSC's account...
Dates: 08 Sep 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Aug 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/42A/9
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC and General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to the British High Commissioner in South Africa [4th Lord Harlech, earlier William Ormsby-Gore] asking for his opinion on the decision by Major-General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] not to strike until November.

Dates: 24 Aug 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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