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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 3., 12 Apr 1942 - 10 May 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/704
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "The other Winston Churchill" on WSC's correspondence and meetings with his namesake, the American author; "Primrose Day" on the influence of [Benjamin] Disraeli [Lord Beaconsfield and Lord Hughendon], and the founding of the Primrose League by Lord Randolph Churchill and Sir Henry [Drummond] Wolff; "Life under the microscope" on cells and the blood (also on the same page is an article on "Press and the Censor" by Brendan Bracken [Minister of...
Dates: 12 Apr 1942 - 10 May 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., 20 Dec 1924 - 05 Nov 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association] (6).Subjects include: pension queries from WSC's constituents; the League of Nations; press criticism of WSC; constituency business.
Dates: 20 Dec 1924 - 05 Nov 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (15); Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (10); Sir Albert Stephenson [newspaper proprietor] (3); 6th Lord Londonderry [President of the Board of Education] (4).Subjects include: Free trade; WSC's relationship with local Conservative party and political clubs; patronage of Oldham churches; Oldham schools, particularly East Crompton National School and the Wesleyan Greenacres...
Dates: 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 1903
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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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 05 Oct 1937 - 31 Mar 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/328
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on the French financial capability for war; Anthony Eden [Foreign Secretary, later 1st Lord Avon]; 1st Lord Craigavon [earlier Sir James Craig], Prime Minister of Northern Ireland; Samuel Hood [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for India]; Lord Ednam [later 4th Lord Dudley], President, Eton Political Society (2); Brigadier-General Sir Henry Page Croft on a meeting of the Friends of Spain group, and...
Dates: 05 Oct 1937 - 31 Mar 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 01 Sep 1939 - 28 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/362
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Alfred Knox, comparing the invasion of Poland with the beginning of the First World War; Count Dino Grandi on Randolph Churchill's engagement; Rubeigh Minney, Editor of [the War Weekly], asking WSC to contribute a message (3); Nina, Duchess of Hamilton, on WSC's broadcast [? 1 October "The First Month of War"], the possible dangers of Communism after Nazism and the need for increased British propaganda; Ivan Soubbotitch [Soubotic], Yugoslav Minister in...
Dates: 01 Sep 1939 - 28 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers concerning the Conservative and Unionist Party., Feb 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/450
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Douglas Hacking resigning as Chairman of the Party; Sir Robert Topping, General Director of Conservative and Unionist Central Office and Honorary Secretary of the Post-War Problems Central Committee (6), James Stuart [Government Chief Whip] (5), and Thomas Dugdale [later 1st Lord Crathorne], Chairman of the Party [from March 1942], sending on copies of and commenting on reports and resolutions. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from [George]...
Dates: Feb 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Election: Broadcasts and articles., 11 May 1945 - 28 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/556
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe], Chairman of the Conservative Party Organisation with a draft article for WSC; Geoffrey Lloyd, Minister of Information, on WSC's election film speech; [Edward] Guy Schofield, Editor of the Evening News; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] on the effect of WSC's broadcast; and [1st Lord] Margesson.Also includes: copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above; notes and copies of correspondence from...
Dates: 11 May 1945 - 28 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Election: Various press cuttings., 21 May 1945 - 04 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/557
Scope and Contents Newspaper cuttings (mainly from the Times and the Daily Telegraph) on subjects, events and issues including: Clement Attlee's refusal to continue the Coalition government; the timing and announcement of the General Election; Professor Harold Laski's statements about Attlee's position as an 'observer' to the Potsdam [Berlin, Germany] conference; the division in the Labour Party over Laski's comments; WSC's inviting Attlee to attend the Potsdam conference; and the position of the National...
Dates: 21 May 1945 - 04 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence, C., Dec 1957 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/507
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Burke Trend, Cabinet Secretary, sending copies of official histories and proofs for comments (2); William Indoe, Private Secretary to Secretary of Cabinet, on a book by David Irving (2); [1st] Lord Ismay criticising Michael Foot's interpretation of World War II events; David Irving requesting permission to publish (3); Henry Brooke, Home Secretary, on the service of remembrance; Sir Llewellyn Woodward, historian; James Robertson of the Cabinet Office on the casualty...
Dates: Dec 1957 - Nov 1964
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: Private and Personal: Correspondence La - Me., 04 Jun 1951 - 09 Sep 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/193
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Maurice Macmillan [later Lord Macmillan of Ovenden, Group Chairman, Macmillan Limited]; Sir Eric Harrison, High Commissioner for Australia; Henry Luce [Editor], Time and Life, on subjects including covering WSC's retirement, the Suez Crisis [Egypt], Anglo-United States relations, and asking WSC to attend Independence Day in Washington (11); Sir Jocelyn Lucas [Chairman], Empire War Memorial Fund; 2nd Lord Lyle [of Westbourne]; Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos] on...
Dates: 04 Jun 1951 - 09 Sep 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches, 1965-09 - 1967-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/2
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Labour prices and incomes policy; Conservatism; responsibility of the press; the wreck of the oil tanker Torrey Canyon; trades union closed shop policy and intimidation; Labour economic and housing targets; relations between the Labour Government and the unions; the nuclear deterrent; selection in education; the balance of payments deficit; Vietnam and Britain's role in South East Asia; North Sea gas and Labour's National Economic Plan;...
Dates: 1965-09 - 1967-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes., 05 Mar 1952 - 26 Jun 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/47A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes, typescript and galley proofs for WSC's speech (5 March, House of Commons) entitled "Defence" on subjects including: WSC's resignation as Minister of Defence; the Conservatives' voting on defence while in Opposition; the short-fall of defence spending; aid from the United States; the scarcity of home defence, and the training of new forces, including the registration of the Home Guard and forming of new battalions; the extension of National Service; armoured forces and new tanks;...
Dates: 05 Mar 1952 - 26 Jun 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 04 Oct 1952 - 11 Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/49A-C
Scope and Contents Typescript for WSC's broadcast (4 October, London) entitled "King George VI Memorial Fund Appeal", on the national memorial for the King, his interest in children's welfare, funding a statue of the King and a foundation for the care of children and the elderly. Published: Complete Speeches VIII pp 8409 - 10.Speech notes, typescript and transcripts for WSC's speech (11 October, Conservative Annual Conference, the Spa, Scarborough [Yorkshire]) entitled "The First Year" on subjects including: the...
Dates: 04 Oct 1952 - 11 Dec 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 09 Oct 1954 - 08 Dec 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/56A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes and transcripts for WSC's speech (9 October, Conservative Party Conference, Winter Gardens, Blackpool [Lancashire]) entitled "'Peace Through Strength'" on subjects including: the achievements of the Government, including restored national solvency, the dismantling of wartime economic controls and the work done by Conservative MPs; the corrective influence of the press on politics; the need for stable government; the 2-Party system, and common ground between Conservatives and Labour...
Dates: 09 Oct 1954 - 08 Dec 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes, source material and Hansard., 25 Jan 1955 - 28 Mar 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/57A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (25 January, National Federation of Building Trade Employers' Dinner, Dorchester Hotel [London]) entitled "The Building Industry" on WSC's bricklayer status, the increasing part played by the Trade Unions and the influence of Union leaders, the past uncertainty of building trade employment, present stable employment conditions and long-term building demand, the increasing accord between the Unions and employers, the ending of direct controls on the industry, the...
Dates: 25 Jan 1955 - 28 Mar 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 11 Feb 1950 - 24 Feb 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/32A-C
Scope and Contents Press Association transcript and press cutting from the Sevenoaks News reporting WSC's election address (11 February, Sevenoaks [Kent] Constitutional Club) on the Labour threat to the economy and the Empire. Also includes transcript of comments by Ness Edwards [Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service] on WSC's responsibility for sending in troops during the miners' strike at [Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Wales, 1910]. Part published: Complete Speeches VIII pp 7935 - 6.Speech...
Dates: 11 Feb 1950 - 24 Feb 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and press cuttings., 25 Apr 1925 - 15 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/73
Scope and Contents Print of WSC's speech (25 April, Royal Naval Division War Memorial unveiling ceremony, Admiralty Building, London). Also includes a note from Lieutenant-Colonel Bernard Freyberg. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3554 - 3556.Speech notes for WSC's speech (1 May, Primrose League Demonstration, Albert Hall, London) on the founding of the League, conditions now facing Conservatives, the Budget and foreign policy. Also includes a note from [Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister], regretting his absence...
Dates: 25 Apr 1925 - 15 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Nov 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/103/73
Scope and Contents Letter from 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (71 Savoy Court, Strand, [London]) to David Lloyd George asserting that Lloyd George's coalition owes its survival to its supporters in the press and complaining about the attacks made on him [Rothermere], Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] and Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] at meetings of the Unionist War Committee. States that he will not work for the return of Conservative MPs, whom he believes will...
Dates: 14 Nov 1918
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), 12 Jan 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/120/31-32
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to [David Lloyd George] reporting the hostile attitude of the press, Sir George Younger and other Conservatives towards the calling of a general election and advising that no decision be taken until Lloyd George returns. Typescript copy annotated by WSC.
Dates: 12 Jan 1922
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), 04 Jun 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/17/72-73
Scope and Contents Letter from William Robinson (154 New Hall Lane, Preston, [Lancashire]) to WSC (House of Commons) describing how he was forced out of his editorial posts at the Preston Herald and the Darwen Gazette by local Tory leaders, who objected to his support of Free Trade, and soliciting WSC's help in securing a post with a liberal paper. Annotated by WSC: "I will dictate a reply".
Dates: 04 Jun 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Jan 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/52-53
Scope and Contents Letter from 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Riviera Palace Hotel, Monte Carlo [Monaco]) to WSC predicting that WSC will become Prime Minister, expressing doubt whether the Conservatives could win a General Election, suggesting that [James] Ramsay MacDonald [Prime Minister] could have the same number of followers in the next parliament as in this, and stating that one of the conditions for his support of 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken]...
Dates: 31 Jan 1931
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), 03 Feb 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/61-65
Scope and Contents Letter from [WSC] to [1st Lord Rothermere, owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on: the interest in Indian affairs in Lancashire; the need for a Conservative Party meeting on the issue; the need for full reporting in Rothermere's newspapers of WSC's speeches on the issue; the good performance of Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] at the meeting in Manchester; the defeat of P E Springman, the candidate backed by 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken], in the...
Dates: 03 Feb 1931
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), 03 May 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/193/82-83
Scope and Contents Letter from [WSC] to 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on the growing opposition to the Government's Indian policy among Conservatives in the country and the help given to the cause by the Daily Mail and the Morning Post. Carbon typescript copy.
Dates: 03 May 1933
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), 19 Jan 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/200/28
Scope and Contents Letter from Clutterbuck & Co (Clutterbuck, Trevenen & Mawson, Solicitors, Bank Chambers, Bank Street, Carlisle [Cumberland]) to Major General Sir Edward Spears [Conservative MP for Carlisle, Cumberland] (164, St Stephens House, Westminster, London, SW1) enclosing extract from Daily Mail of 5 Dec 1944 [see CHAR 20/200/26] and stating that "a great deal of harm is being done" and that "Some steps ought to be taken with a view to correcting what would appear to be a most erroneous...
Dates: 19 Jan 1945
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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