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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 16 "The offensive in the Aether."., Jul 1948 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/268
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 16 "The offensive in the Aether" annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, [George] Gordon Allen, 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier Frederick Lindemann], Sir Edward Marsh, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], Professor R V Jones [former Director of Intelligence Research at the Air Ministry], and...
Dates: Jul 1948 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 17 "Malta and the Desert."., Jan 1949 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/269A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 17 "Malta and the Desert" (provisionally entitled "Desert delays and Malta") annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, [George] Gordon Allen, Sir Edward Marsh, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, and 1st Lord Ismay.Some source material is also...
Dates: Jan 1949 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Miscellaneous articles collected by MT relating to science etc, 1975-76, 1975 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/19/9
Scope and Contents

Includes: MT's handwritten notes

Dates: 1975 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in July 2009 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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Notes from Philosophical Transactions (1683-1775), Vol. 16, No. 181 (1686-1687), pp. 78-123, c 1687 (Date refers to the notes from Philosophical Transactions only.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4005.15: 64-84
Scope and Contents

And other fragmentary notes.

Dates: c 1687 (Date refers to the notes from Philosophical Transactions only.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Official: Admiralty, 1939 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19
Scope and Contents The Admiralty papers contain correspondence, minutes, and War Cabinet papers created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as First Lord of the Admiralty, a position held from 3 September 1939 to 10 May 1940 when he became Prime Minister.The material contains correspondence with senior Admiralty figures, politicians including Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, public and foreign figures including Edward, Duke of Windsor [earlier Edward, Prince of Wales and Edward VIII], and WSC's...
Dates: 1939 - 1940
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: Admiralty: copies of minutes [?mostly from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, WSC's Personal Assistant] to WSC, with a summary of the contents at the start of the file. Also includes a small amount of later correspondence [from the time of the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., Jan 1940 - Sep 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/7
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Admiralty papers contain correspondence, minutes, and War Cabinet papers created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as First Lord of the Admiralty, a position held from 3 September 1939 to 10 May 1940 when he became Prime Minister.The material contains correspondence with senior Admiralty figures, politicians including Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, public and foreign figures including Edward, Duke of Windsor [earlier Edward, Prince of Wales and Edward VIII], and WSC's...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Sep 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: copies of minutes [mostly from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC, some with WSC's annotations added in typescript, numbered [by WSC's literary assistant Denis Kelly, ?at the time of the production of WSC's "Second World War"] with a summary of the contents at the start of each part of the file., 01 Jan 1941 - 28 Sep 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/258A-C
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: 01 Jan 1941 - 28 Sep 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on liquid fuel tax proposals., 02 Apr 1928 - 24 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/95
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (10); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; Cyril Hurcomb [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport] (3); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (4); Edward Hale [Treasury] (2); Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (4); Edward Shrapnell-Smith, President, Commercial Motor Users' Association; Sir John Cadman (2); Sir Robert Waley-Cohen...
Dates: 02 Apr 1928 - 24 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: intelligence reports, including material from the K K Series., 13 Oct 1920-18 Feb 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/62
Scope and Contents Includes secret intelligence reports, intercepted documents and notes of interviews on various subjects including: issues and affairs in Soviet Russia including policy towards Persia [later Iran], speech by [Lev] Kamenev, negotiations with Great Britain on the Anglo-Russian trade agreement and war debts, conditions in Russia, food shortages, low morale in the Red Army, counter-revolutionaries, arrests of scientists, White Russia, Bolshevik forces in Persia and Mesopotamia [later Iraq],...
Dates: 13 Oct 1920-18 Feb 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Opened on Cabinet Office instructions, June 2013, apart from folio 150 which remains closed under S 23 of the Freedom of Information Act. Review date 1 January 2021
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Our Own Magazine

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6232
Scope and Contents

Vol. 2, 1867.

Dates: 1867
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Out of Philosophicall Transactions, c 1667

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3958.1: 9-24
Scope and Contents

Brief notes on all the items in Philosophical Transactions (1665-1678), Vol. 1 (1665 - 1666), pp.1-408; and Vol. 2 (1666-1667), pp.409-448.

Dates: c 1667
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Papers on astronomy, 1769 - 1830

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/52
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers regarding general astronomy, pure mathematics and science in general.

Dates: 1769 - 1830
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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 C P Snow, 1930 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SEAG 3
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Anne Seagrim's relationship with Snow, including: her memoir "Partners and Lovers" and other recollections of her life with him; Snow's letters to her; Snow's diary, 1971-72; the typescript of Snow's novel "Last Things"; recordings of Snow from the University of Louisville, Kentucky; other correspondence and papers relating to Snow; correspondence after Snow's death on possible biographies of him and on Anne Seagrim's papers relating to him.

Dates: 1930 - 1999
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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Papers relating to science, October 1976-November 1978, 1976-10 - 1978-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/220
Scope and Contents

Consisting mainly of papers of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee

Dates: 1976-10 - 1978-11
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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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Papers relating to the Women in Science, Engineering and Technology Initiative (WiSETI), 1993 - 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/WiSETI
Scope and Contents WiSETI has its origins in 1993 when the University joined the Opportunity 2000 Campaign. Opportunity 2000 aimed to maximise the potential of female employees and improve their recruitment and retention prior to the start of the new millennium. WiSETI was formally created in 1999 with support from the Human Resources Division, funding from the Vice-Chancellor and oversight of an Advisory Board, to address the under-representation of women in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET)....
Dates: 1993 - 2007
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Personal: Business correspondence., Nov 1948 - Apr 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/20
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Miles-Martin Pen Company on the pen WSC used to annotate "The Second World War" (4); Christopher Hewer on WSC's medical bill; Robert MacKenna on WSC's medication (2); Douglas Parbury on fish at Chartwell [Kent] (6); John Baber and his wife offering WSC a stay at their home in Portofino [Italy]; Herbert Gfroerer of the Soundscriber Corporation (10), James Killian, President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [United States], and George...
Dates: Nov 1948 - Apr 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Photographs, 1939 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT 26
Scope and Contents

This series includes photographs of apparatus, laboratories, scientists, award ceremonies and visits abroad.

Dates: 1939 - 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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Policy Review: Productive and Competitive Economy group, 1988-10 - 1989-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/2/12
Scope and Contents

Papers from group meetings, on subjects including: promoting industrial research and development; science for the citizen; harnessing the information technology revolution; science strategy for the 1990s; high-tech investment; urban and regional policy; social ownership and regulation.

Dates: 1988-10 - 1989-04
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: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Jun 1947 - Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (14); Reginald Maudling of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat; John Boyd-Carpenter; J T Williams, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (7); H J Backwell, Deputy Regional Petroleum Officer, Ministry of Fuel and Power (5); Lena Prescott, Private Secretary, Ministry of Health (4); W Brennan, Housing Manager, Chigwell Urban District Council [Essex] (5); constituent E T Craft (7);...
Dates: Jun 1947 - Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 12 Dec 1938 - 27 Feb 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/357A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Laura, Lady Lovat (3); Bernard Baruch (3); Ian Roy, Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Home Affairs; 1st Lord Hailey [former Director of the African Research Survey]; "Edward" [Lord Halifax, earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, Foreign Secretary] on a meeting of the Focus in Defence of Freedom and Peace (2); Sir Henry Fildes; Vice-Amiral Paul Guepratte; Hugh Fraser; Vice-Admiral Kenneth Dewar on his book "The Navy from Within" (5);...
Dates: 12 Dec 1938 - 27 Feb 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., Jun 1936 - 30 Mar 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/295
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Ormsby-Gore [Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 4th Lord Harlech] on the Peel Commission [into Britain's Palestine Mandate]; "Harold R" [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on Randolph Churchill's interview with General Franco for the Daily Mail, and Franco's sensible policies; Oliver Locker-Lampson; 4th Lord Camden, President, Kent Council of Social Service; Philip Guedalla [Honorary Director, Ibero- American Institute of Great...
Dates: Jun 1936 - 30 Mar 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 10 Jan 1935 - 30 Jun 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/296A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Carl Bechhofer Roberts on subjects including his biography of WSC, and particularly the Abdication Crisis [of King Edward VIII, earlier Edward, Prince of Wales, later Duke of Windsor] (2); Ivy, Lady Chamberlain; Cosmo Lang [Archbishop of Canterbury]; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], Foreign Secretary, on a speech by WSC in a foreign affairs debate, and his tribute to the Foreign Office; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [President, League of Nations Union, earlier Lord...
Dates: 10 Jan 1935 - 30 Jun 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 01 Oct 1937 - 30 Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/299
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Shane Leslie; Sir Hubert Young [Governor and Commander- in-Chief of Northern Rhodesia, later Zambia]; General Sir Ian Hamilton on claims by Margot, Lady Oxford and Asquith [earlier Margot Asquith] on the resignation of 1st Lord Haldane [as Lord Chancellor, 1915] (2); Marshal of the RAF 1st Lord Trenchard on meeting the German Official Air Mission; Bernard Freyberg; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on the Privy Councillorships of F E Smith [1st Lord...
Dates: 01 Oct 1937 - 30 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Defence., 06 Nov 1936 - 20 Jan 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/371A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents on defence issues include: Sir Thomas Inskip [Minister for Co-ordination of Defence, later 1st Lord Caldecote]; Harry Sellar, Private Secretary to Inskip (2); Leslie Hore-Belisha, Secretary of State for War, on subjects including the arming of the Guards Battalions; Sir Kingsley Wood, Secretary of State for Air, on showing WSC [air construction graphs]; 1st Lord Swinton [former Secretary of State for Air, earlier Philip Cunliffe-Lister and Philip Lloyd-Greame] on the formation...
Dates: 06 Nov 1936 - 20 Jan 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: Defence: Inventions and suggestions., 03 Dec 1937 - 23 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/342
Scope and Contents Correspondents on defence inventions and suggestions from the general public include: Laurence Boutwood [Secretary to 3rd Sea Lord and Controller of the Navy]; Wing Commander William Elliott [Assistant Secretary], Committee of Imperial Defence (11); Vice-Admiral Sir Reginald Henderson [3rd Sea Lord and Controller of the Navy]; Rowland Jerram [Secretary to 1st Sea Lord]; [Thomas] Graham Charlton, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War.Subjects include: schemes for munitions;...
Dates: 03 Dec 1937 - 23 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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