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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

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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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Public and Political: General: Oxford University By-election: F A Lindemann's candidature., 10 Jul 1936 - 27 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/288
Scope and Contents Correspondents on the by-election include: F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] on subjects including gaining Parliamentary support for his candidature, other candidates for the seat and a speech given by WSC on his behalf (8); Alan Lennox-Boyd [later 1st Lord Boyd of Merton] (2); Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle; [Sydney] Frank Markham; [?] 2nd Lord Melchett [earlier Sir Henry Mond]; Randolph Churchill on support for Lindemann and attempts to find other candidates.Also includes: prints and...
Dates: 10 Jul 1936 - 27 Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: correspondence on special subjects, A-K., May 1958 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/570A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold Taylor, Secretary General of the Faculties of Cambridge University; John Morrison, Senior Tutor, Churchill College, on admissions to the College (3); Major-General John Hamilton, Bursar of Churchill College (5); McCormack Smith, Tutor for Advanced Students, Churchill College (4); G Horsley on the exhibition of an illuminated scroll (5); Francis Humphrys, Secretary of the Churchill College Trust Fund (11); Stephen Roskill suggesting that the Churchill Papers,...
Dates: May 1958 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: correspondence on special subjects, L-Z and miscellaneous., Mar 1958 - Jul 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/571A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General John Hamilton, Bursar of Churchill College (17); 1st Lord Tedder, Chancellor of Cambridge University (3); Sir John Cockcroft, Master of Churchill College (7); Anthony Phelps, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister; Sir Shane Leslie; Robert Tollast (7) on arrangements to paint a portrait of WSC from photographs (7); Alexander Fleck, Chairman of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) Limited (3); 1st Lord Weeks; Sir Alexander Todd; Brian Downs; 1st Lord...
Dates: Mar 1958 - Jul 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Executive Committee., Jan 1959 - Aug 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/577
Scope and Contents Includes agenda papers and minutes of meetings of the College Executive Committee on subjects including: financial information on the College Trust Fund and on the progress of fund-raising; the College statutes and ordinances; the appointment of the bursar; scholarships and the election of Fellows.Also includes correspondence from Francis Humphrys, Secretary of the Churchill College Trust Fund (5) and notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to...
Dates: Jan 1959 - Aug 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Executive Committee., Jun 1958 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/576A-B
Scope and Contents Includes agenda papers and minutes of meetings of the College Executive Committee on subjects including: financial information on the College Trust Fund and on the progress of fund-raising; the site and design of the college; the selection of an architect to design the College and the drafting of the architect's brief; information about the Trustees; the administrative structure of the college; education policy; appointments and admissions; the statutes of the College; and obtaining...
Dates: Jun 1958 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: general and technical correspondence., Jan 1956 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/568A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Jock" Sir John Colville (24); 1st Lord Leathers; 1st Lord Adrian, Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University (5); 1st Lord Tedder, Chancellor of Cambridge University (4); Harold Taylor, Fellow of Clare College; Oliver, 1st Lord Chandos [earlier Oliver Lyttelton]; 1st Lord Godber (3); Alexander Fleck, Chairman of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) Limited; Sir John Cockcroft; Brian Downs (4); Sir Alexander Todd (3); 1st Lord Weeks (4); 2nd Lord Knollys (4); Neil...
Dates: Jan 1956 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Statutes and Ordinances., Nov 1958 - Jun 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/580
Scope and Contents Includes various copies of the College's draft statutes (on aspects of the College's administration including the positions of the Master, Vice-Master and the Bursar, the structure of the College, the fellowships, and the finances); a copy of the petition made to Queen Elizabeth II asking her to recognise the College's charter and ordinances; and a copy of the statutes submitted for her approval.Also includes copies of correspondence and notes from Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary...
Dates: Nov 1958 - Jun 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Trust Fund, correspondence and papers., Apr 1958 - Sep 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/572A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [2nd Lord] Knollys (5); 1st Lord Tedder, Chancellor of Cambridge University; Francis Humphrys, Secretary of the Churchill College Trust Fund (3); Charles Pannett on his bequest to Churchill College; Major-General John Hamilton, Bursar of Churchill College (9); Henry Heald, President of the Ford Foundation; "Jock" [Sir John Colville]; and George Drew, High Commissioner for Canada.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private...
Dates: Apr 1958 - Sep 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Trust Fund, correspondence and papers., Jan 1961 - Aug 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/573A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [2nd Lord] Knollys (5); Francis Humphrys, Secretary of the Churchill College Trust Fund; Major-General John Hamilton, Bursar of Churchill College (3); Charles De Gaulle on his gift of a tapestry; W Kalhorn (3), Managing Director, and Joyce Hall of Hallmark cards on funds raised by the sale of greetings cards; "Jock" [Sir John Colville] (10); Sir John Cockcroft, Master of Churchill College; [Willard] Garfield Weston; Jacques de Thier [Belgian Ambassador to Great...
Dates: Jan 1961 - Aug 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Trustees Committee and Finance Committee., May 1958 - Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/574
Scope and Contents

Includes agenda papers and minutes of meetings of the College Trustees and the Finance Committee on subjects including: the selection of an architect to design the College; appointments and salaries; fund-raising; the schedule of events; and the statutes, charter and ordinances of the College.Also includes correspondence from Francis Humphrys, Secretary of the Churchill College Trust Fund (4) and 1st Lord Weeks.

Dates: May 1958 - Dec 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Trustees Committee and Finance Committee., Jan 1960 - Feb 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/575
Scope and Contents

Includes agenda papers and minutes of meetings of the College Trustees and the Finance Committee on subjects including: the progress of construction work; the College statutes; appointments; fellowships; fund-raising and finance; gifts to the college and the chapel.Also includes correspondence from Major-General John Hamilton, Bursar of Churchill College.

Dates: Jan 1960 - Feb 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Bristol University., Feb 1958 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/543A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents from representatives of Bristol University to WSC [Chancellor of Bristol University] include: Sir Philip Morris, Vice Chancellor, on subjects including the visit by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, to open the Engineering Department, plans for commemorating the University's 50th anniversary, and WSC's decision not to attend the Royal visit (18); Alan Reynolds, Warden of Churchill Hall (2); Ernest Marples, Postmaster General, on the Queen dialling the...
Dates: Feb 1958 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on trade with the Soviet Union and its satellite countries., Jul 1950 - Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/110
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: J R Greenwood of Craven Brothers (Manchester) Limited (10); James Blackshaw, Assistant Secretary (Ministry of Supply); Martin Lindsay; Norman Hulbert; William Craven-Ellis, Director, Craven Brothers; Antony Head; Sir Alfred Herbert; Cuthbert Alport; Sir John Greaves, Managing Director, Davey, Paxman and Company Limited. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S")...
Dates: Jul 1950 - Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 7-10 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a living individual until 1 January 2026.
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence E-G., Jun 1948 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/82A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (9) on subjects including his tour of Canada and east Asia, Spanish matters, and the Indian constitution; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (5); Alfred Edwards; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); various other representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office including John Profumo (6); Walter Elliot (2); J Edgar Walker...
Dates: Jun 1948 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence H-J., Nov 1949 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/98
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Samuel Hammersley on the possibility of atomic war; [Arthur] Vere Harvey [later Lord Harvey of Prestbury] on the Schuman Plan and passing on a letter on Sweden (2); Antony Head on an Austrian admirer of WSC; John Henderson (2); James Henderson-Stewart; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (10); Prime Minister Clement Attlee (12); 6th Lord Winterton [earlier Edward Turnour] (2); Edward Cass [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister];...
Dates: Nov 1949 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence M-Q. (includes copies of wartime documents)., Feb 1941 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/7A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Baronessa Bettina de Malfatti on Italian royal affairs (2); 1st Lord Marchwood [earlier Frederick Penny] resigning as Honorary Treasurer of the Conservative Party; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin] (5) and Marjorie Maxse, Vice-Chairmen of Conservative and Unionist Party; Duncan Sandys on "Maycrete" houses; "Scribe", 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] (2); Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Clement Attlee], Sir Herbert Williams, and...
Dates: Feb 1941 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence, R-S., Jan 1958 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/512A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Julian Ridsdale, MP; Sir David Robertson, MP; John Rodgers, MP (5) on subjects including his meeting with Chiang Kai Shek; Colonel Sir Leonard Ropner, MP on the Unionist Club; Anthony Royle, MP [later Lord Fanshawe]; Duncan Sandys on the work of the Civic Trust; Michael Wilmshurst, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; [Gerard Andre], French Ambassador to Great Britain; Sir John Dean on the Sevenoaks [Kent] Conservative Association; Sir Derek Greenaway,...
Dates: Jan 1958 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence E - M., 09 Feb 1944 - 02 Jan 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/141A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Eden on not accepting the order of the garter, building up the Conservative Front Bench and broadening the party's appeal (2); Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe] on finding United States accommodation for WSC on the Riviera [France] and on a statement concerning the crisis in January 1945 over pulling troops out of Alsace (3); Frank Cook [Charge d'Affaires, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia] on the gift of a picture from...
Dates: 09 Feb 1944 - 02 Jan 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Haile Selassie - Hearst., Mar 1958 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/525
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia (7); Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone [earlier Quintin Hogg] (2); Joyce Hall, President of Hallmark Cards on subjects including the 'People to People' programme, gifts to WSC, a meeting with Hailsham, Oscar Nemon, the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to the United States, a Churchill museum and a project to microfilm WSC's papers (25); Conrad Knickerbocker, Manager of Public Relations at Hallmark Cards on the loan of films to WSC (4);...
Dates: Mar 1958 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence M., 27 Apr 1949 - 10 Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/173
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Mabane; George Marshall, United States Secretary of Defence, comparing his current service with wartime (3); Julius Holmes, Charge d'Affaires, United States Embassy, London; Walter Gifford [United States Ambassador to Britain] (2); Lieutenant-General Sir Gifford Martel [former head of Military Mission to Moscow, Soviet Union] on banding the Allied armies together against the Soviet Union, and 1st Lord Montgomery's failure to exploit mobility and armour (2);...
Dates: 27 Apr 1949 - 10 Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Noel-Baker - Plowden., Jul 1955 - Oct 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/531
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook] on subjects including his visits to the United States, Ghana and Nigeria, working with WSC, his career in the Civil Service, the economic state of Great Britain, and Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] as Prime Minister (18); Sir Anthony Nutting; Sir Tom O'Brien (5); Katsumi Ohno; "Bill" [Berkeley] Ormerod, Head of British Information Services, New York [United States] (4); Sir Laurence Olivier on a charity appeal;...
Dates: Jul 1955 - Oct 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with President Eisenhower., 04 Feb 1952 - 22 Aug 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/217
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC and Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States, on subjects including the 4-Power Summit at Geneva, American foreign policy, particularly on the Far East, former relations between Eisenhower and WSC, the declassification of war records, the defence of Formosa [later Taiwan], a medallion for WSC's 81st birthday, Western unity, Eisenhower's health, his relations with Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] and Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton], atomic...
Dates: 04 Feb 1952 - 22 Aug 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Research

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND E.70-E.81
Scope and Contents

Photographs and glass photographic plates recording results of wind tunnel experiments on sand movement. The material was found in Bagnold's boxes, the titles of which are reproduced in the catalogue entries.

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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Revd. Arthur Ashley Sykes, letters and tables on eclipses from Gabriel Morris

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10237
Scope and Contents

A series of four letters, including some calculation tables, written by Gabriel Morris to the Revd. Arthur Ashley Sykes (1684?-1756), discussing the extent of various eclipses, with mention of Edmund Halley.

Dates: Sep. 1732-Oct. 1732
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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