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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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General articles 1914-18: official naval despatches No 3, 1914-08 - 1914-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/11
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1914-08 - 1914-12
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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Literary: Collier's magazine articles: correspondence., 03 Feb 1938 - 30 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/604
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of Collier's including the Editor, William Chenery (16); representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, New York [United States] Office (28) on subjects including WSC's US taxes and the scope for syndicating his articles in the US, and the London Office on publication rights for WSC's US articles in the United Kingdom (2); Brendan Bracken suggesting subjects for US articles; Adam Marshall Diston and Richard Clarke on preparing articles for WSC; Admiral Sir...
Dates: 03 Feb 1938 - 30 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: News of the World articles: correspondence., 21 Feb 1939 - 26 Oct 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/629
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [David] Percy Davies, Deputy Editor [and Chairman] of the News of the World, on arrangements over articles on air defence, the War Office, the prospects of war and unpublished scientific articles (11); Wing Commander John Hodsoll [Inspector-General of Air Raid Precautions Department] on WSC's article on air defence; Sir Emsley Carr [Chairman and Editor of the News of the World] on his health, topics for articles by WSC, congratulations on WSC's appointment as First Lord...
Dates: 21 Feb 1939 - 26 Oct 1939
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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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 2., 03 Mar 1940 - 07 Apr 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/666
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Power of the Cartoon" on WSC's love of the cartoon from his schooldays, being the victim of a cartoonist, and [David] Low; "Running the Admiralty" on the history and structure of the Admiralty, his experience of it during World War I, Lord Fisher, and the Admiralty yacht, the Enchantress; "The Mystery of Empire" on the strength of the British Empire, its contribution to World War I, and the creation of the Dominions; "A Message of Hope for Easter...
Dates: 03 Mar 1940 - 07 Apr 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence from WSC (carbon copies)., 02 Jan 1929 - 04 Jun 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/102
Scope and Contents Recipients include: Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (4), on subjects including recommendations for honours and WSC completing ["the Aftermath", published as volume 4 of "The World Crisis"]; First Lord of the Admiralty, William Bridgeman, on reducing the navy estimates (3); Sir Henri Deterding; Sir Charles Addis [British Representative on General Council of Reichsbank]; Sir Basil Blackett; Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Dominions] on a...
Dates: 02 Jan 1929 - 04 Jun 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Defence: Inventions and suggestions., Nov 1935 - 31 Jul 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/278
Scope and Contents Correspondents on defence inventions and suggestions from the general public include: Richard Powell [Assistant Private Secretary to the First Lord of the Admiralty] (3); Desmond Morton [Director, Industrial Intelligence Centre]; Sir Christopher Bullock [Permanent Secretary], Air Ministry; Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe]; Colonel George Turner [former Superintendent, Design Department, Royal Arsenal]; Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Thoroton on the advantages of Admiralty control of the...
Dates: Nov 1935 - 31 Jul 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office: Correspondence A - B., 05 Jun 1918 - 27 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/363
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Samuel] Vyvyan Adams on WSC's broadcast (18 December [on the scuttling of the Graf Spee]); Herwald Ramsbotham [later 1st Lord Soulbury], 1st Commissioner of Works, on WSC's occupation of Admiralty House; 17th Duke of Alba [Spanish Ambassador to Britain] on false allegations about WSC in the French and Spanish press (2); 1st Lord Alness [earlier Robert Munro], congratulating WSC on his appointment as First Lord of the Admiralty; Leo Amery on subjects including...
Dates: 05 Jun 1918 - 27 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence F - G., 09 Jul 1945 - 21 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/149A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Douglas Fairbanks [junior]; James Farley, Chairman, Coca-Cola Export Corporation (9); King Farouk of Egypt; Keith Feiling; [?] Frederick Fenning; 4th Lord Fermoy [earlier Edmund Roche]; Sir Aylmer Firebrace, former Chief of Fire Staff, asking WSC to write a foreword for his ["Fire Service Memories"] (3); Wilfred Fish [Dean, Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons] (2); Marguerite Flandin, on the imprisonment of her husband, Pierre Flandin [former French...
Dates: 09 Jul 1945 - 21 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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: Speech notes and source material., 19 Jul 1944 - 08 Aug 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/200A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's statement (2 August) on the war situation including: successes against Germany and Japan world-wide including the Far East; decisions made at the Quebec [Canada] conference; the Normandy landings; RAF losses; the tanks supplied by the United States and praise for the Sherman and Churchill tanks; the progress of General Sir Harold Alexander [Commander in Chief of the Allied Armies in Italy]; his hopes of victory; flying bombs and the evacuation of London; improved...
Dates: 19 Jul 1944 - 08 Aug 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 28 Aug 1944 - 18 Oct 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/201A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (28 September) on the war situation including: successes in France, the liberation of Paris, and landings in the South of France; fighting in Italy; a tribute to the achievements of the British and United States armies; casualty figures; the campaign in Burma and progress against Japan; the use of DDT; setbacks in China; the modernisation of the British fleet; the position of Eastern European countries; and the presidential elections in the United States. Also...
Dates: 28 Aug 1944 - 18 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Jun 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/67/5
Scope and Contents Letter from J L Garvin (Shootlands, Wotton, Dorking, [Surrey]) to WSC expressing confidence that WSC's forthcoming speech [at Dundee on the war situation] will be powerful and explaining that it is still uncertain whether he (Garvin) will continue as editor of the Observer. Describes his correspondence with Waldorf Astor [later 2nd Lord Astor of Hever Castle] on this matter and how he has written to Nancy Astor [later Lady Astor] asking her to take the judgement of Arthur Balfour [later Lord...
Dates: 03 Jun 1915
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), 22 Feb 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/169/55-56
Scope and Contents Letter from [WSC] to 1st Lord Balfour [earlier Arthur Balfour] (Fishers Hill, Woking, [Surrey]) promising to send him his articles on the battles of Tannenberg and the Marne, noting the failure of the bid by Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] and Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] to dominate the political scene, and reporting that he has been informally told that a strong speech by him on naval policy would be welcome to the Government and he is therefore going to give one...
Dates: 22 Feb 1930
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Jan 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/14/9-12
Scope and Contents Letter from Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] offering congratulations on his "splendid memorandum", which was "Napoleonic in its audacity and Cromwellian in its thoroughness". Fisher advises WSC not to spend money on major repairs to ships, as they went out of date so quickly, but to build new; he states that he once told the German Naval Attache that he could arrange for him to steal plans for ships more than a year old, and alleges that the Attache had...
Dates: 10 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Jan 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/16/5-6
Scope and Contents Letter from Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] offering congratulations on his "splendid memorandum", which was "Napoleonic in its audacity and Cromwellian in its thoroughness". Fisher advises WSC not to spend money on major repairs to ships, as they went out of date so quickly, but to build new; he states that he once told the German Naval Attache that he could arrange for him to steal plans for ships more than a year old, and alleges that the Attache had...
Dates: 10 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Oct 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/22B/236-238
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to an unidentified correspondent [? Geoffrey Dawson, Editor of the Times], regretting that the word "permanent" was omitted in the Times report of his reference to the "permanent unity of Ireland". WSC also comments on out of date articles being published in the Times on warship design. [Carbon copy].
Dates: 21 Oct 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Mar 1942 - 30 Mar 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/67/2
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, March 1942.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: Major-General Leslie Hollis [Military Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet]; the Chiefs of Staff; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chief Whip [James Stuart].Subjects covered by the minutes include: matters concerning the command structure, including...
Dates: 01 Mar 1942 - 30 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Jul 1942 - 28 Aug 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/67/6
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, July and August 1942. Some written by WSC when in the Middle East.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Major-General Leslie Hollis [Military Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet].Subjects covered by the...
Dates: 03 Jul 1942 - 28 Aug 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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