Found in 454 Collections and/or Records:
Acquired Papers. Copies of correspondence between WSC and Alfred Harmsworth, who became Lord Northcliffe in 1905. All items are typescript and unsigned unless otherwise described., 1899 - 1922
Acquired Papers. Copies of special issues of the St Stephen's Review which include cartoons and satirical pieces about Lord Randolph Churchill., 1884 - 1886
Cutting from the Sunday Dispatch of an article by WSC asking whether life exists elsewhere in the universe. Written shortly before the war, but not published until 1942.
Correspondence concerning NK’s libel cases against the press, on subjects including: the bill for his son Stephen Kinnock’s 21st birthday party and allegations that it was paid for by the Cypriot politician Charilaos Costa; an alleged row between NK and Brian Walden during a television interview, 1991; an article with malicious allegations about NK’s daughter Rachel, 1991; NK’s alleged friendship with the businessman 'Gifi' Fields.
Correspondence concerning NK’s libel case against the press, on an alleged row between himself and a guard over seating on a train.
Correspondence concerning NK’s libel case against the press, on his visit to the Parachute Regiment, Belfast, 1990 and alleged remarks he made about Northern Ireland.
Articles by NK and concerning NK, and transcripts of television and radio broadcasts and interviews given by NK, with associated correspondence and briefings. Includes European Commission interviews and requests for interviews.
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'.
Papers and correspondence on a libel case taken out by NK following an article by Simon Heffer in the Daily Mail on NK’s resignation as Michael Foot’s Parliamentary Private Secretary, venality, and failure to deal with European Commission fraud.
Diary of Cadogan's first year in China. Subjects covered include: the ongoing difficult relationship between Japan and China and the importance of balancing British interests in the region; his promotion to Ambassador in June 1935; Cadogan's relationship with the Foreign Office and the impact of Frederick Leith-Ross' mission; the Chinese financial crisis and difficulties with journalists as well social and family events.
Diary of Cadogan's involvement in the Dumbarton Oaks and Second Quebec Conferences in the autumn of 1944. Subjects covered include: discussions surrounding the formation of the United Nations Security Council, including negotiations over voting procedure and rights of veto for member states; interaction with the press and photographers; Cadogan's reaction to hearing his own voice on a Paramount film of the Dumbarton Oaks Conference; and comments on travel, dinners, and books read.
Correspondence with representatives of the campaign for press and broadcasting freedom.
Copy of a special illustrated pamphlet by the Graphic, reproducing Admiralty despatches on events including: the loss of HMS Aboukir, HMS Hogue and HMS Cressy; the battle of the Bight of Heligoland [Germany]; the sinking of the German cruiser Emden; the loss of Rear-Admiral Christopher Cradock's squadron off Chile; the battle of the Falkland Islands; naval assistance to the army in France; the work of the Naval Flying Corps; German and British naval losses up to December 1914.
Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 1 to 4, "The Birth of Britain", "The New World", "The Age of Revolution", and "The Great Democracies": press reviews., Apr 1956 - Apr 1958
Literary: Co-operation Press Service for International Understanding: business correspondence., 24 Dec 1937 - 27 Dec 1938
Correspondents include: [1st] Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (4) suggesting that WSC should write for the Daily Mail on issues connected with the General Election and Douglas Crawford of the Daily Mail.Also includes material on the influence of the press over elections.
Correspondents include: Brendan Bracken suggesting an agreement with the Daily Mail which would be financially beneficial to WSC (5); various staff of the Daily Mail including William McWhirter, Donald Bradfield and Robert Prew; Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere on aspects of the arrangement with WSC including exclusivity (5).Also includes copies of letters from WSC on his accident involving a motor car in New York [United States] and on his friendship with David Lloyd George.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.