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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 457 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles: correspondence., 28 Jan 1942 - 12 Jul 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/699
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade, editor of the Sunday Dispatch, on the publication of various articles by WSC and details of payment (4).Other subjects include: copyright matters concerning the publication of WSC's works in the Dispatch and their effect on a settlement for Mary Churchill [later Lady Soames].Also includes: a cutting from the Sunday Pictorial by its former editor, Hugh Cudlipp, alleging that WSC is being made a "weekly fool of" by the republishing of his old works such as...
Dates: 28 Jan 1942 - 12 Jul 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: various correspondence., 14 Sep 1937 - 31 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/594
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir John Marriott on the projected 1910 Coalition Government; Maurice Gamelin, Vice-Admiral Emile-Paul Guepratte and others thanking WSC for copies of ["My Early Life"]; Arthur Asquith praising "The River War"; Longmans, Green and Company (8) on subjects including WSC writing the foreword for "Alarms and Excursions" by General Sir Tom Bridges (6); General Sir Hubert Gough on a memorial to the 5th Army; Adam Marshall Diston (15) on subjects including the preparation of...
Dates: 14 Sep 1937 - 31 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: various correspondence., 04 Jan 1939 - 11 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/624
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Martell on a proposed "Biographical Dictionary of the British Empire" (3); Sir Roger Keyes asking WSC to write the forward to his book and advocating WSC taking over responsibility for air defences (2); John Gloag; Louis [Edward Spears] (2) on subjects including writing the preface for his book "Doomed Enterprise"; 1st Lord Lee on WSC's method of printing his manuscripts; representatives of Jonathan Cape Limited including G Wren Howard and Rupert Hart-Davis;...
Dates: 04 Jan 1939 - 11 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Various Correspondence relating to Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"., Jan 1917 - Mar 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/208
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Jonathan Cape Limited on the possibility of WSC writing an introduction to Lord John Herbey's memoirs of the reign of King George II (2); Major-General Sir Frederick Maurice on the accuracy of WSC's citation of army statistics which were given to [David] Lloyd George (8); Brigadier General James Edmonds of the Military Branch of the Historical Section (3); General Debeney of the French Ministry of War; Professor F A Lindemann [later Lord Cherwell]; Admiral Sir Cecil...
Dates: Jan 1917 - Mar 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Misleading statements as to the breakdown", May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/141/51-53
Scope and Contents Paper on beliefs about the causes of the General Strike including: the closing of the "Daily Mail" and other threats to newspapers; lookout notices issued by coal owners; and on the need for the government to issue information in printed form and through using trained speakers. Carbon typescript with manuscript additions, annotated "Keep". In file of papers labelled "Various reports issued during Strike".
Dates: May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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News of the World, 2003-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 21/35
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence arising from an article about NK in the News of the World, relating to NK’s and Glenys Kinnock’s salaries. Includes earlier European Commission papers on members’ salaries and expenses.
Dates: 2003-06
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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Northern Ireland 1975-95: press, 1977-10 - 1984-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 9/1/13
Scope and Contents Correspondence with representatives of the press on coverage of Northern Irish affairs, with correspondents including: [?] Andrew Alexander [Parliamentary Sketch-Writer and Columnist, Daily Mail]; David Chipp, Editor-in-Chief, the Press Association Limited (2); M F Bramley, Parliamentary Editor, Press Association (7); James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party, House of Commons] (to the Press Association); Ray Lilley, Editor, the Belfast Telegraph (3); William Deedes [Editor, the Daily...
Dates: 1977-10 - 1984-02
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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Notes of a meeting held in the Chancellor of the Exchequer's Room at the Treasury, 03 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/142/34-44
Scope and Contents Minutes of a meeting between WSC and members of the Newspaper Proprietors' Association and the Newspaper Society on issues connected with the British Gazette, such as printing, distribution, finding men to work during the strike and whether it is a Government publication.
Dates: 03 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: copy., 04 May 1926 - 12 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/144
Scope and Contents Includes: a copy of the British Gazette; draft copy for the British Gazette, including articles by WSC; a Board of Trade note on food supplies for the British Gazette; reports from Liverpool and Southampton; draft copies of a statement by Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] giving an official guarantee of protection for workers against Union reprisals; extracts from the report of the Coal Commission for the British Gazette; a draft statement by 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith [earlier Herbert...
Dates: 04 May 1926 - 12 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: correspondence., 05 May 1926 - 22 Jul 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/143
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 2nd Lord Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer]; George Pilcher; Kenneth Henderson (2); William Horwood [Commissioner, Metropolitan Police]; Geoffrey Dawson [Editor of the Times], on commandeering newsprint; Edward Cadbury [Director of Daily News Limited,]; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken, owner of the Daily Express] on donating newsprint (2); 1st Lord Grey [of Fallodon] on the coal dispute; a copy of the Daily Mail's report on Grigory Zinoviev [President of the...
Dates: 05 May 1926 - 22 Jul 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: set of copies., 05 May 1926 - 13 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/145
Scope and Contents Complete set of the British Gazette.
Dates: 05 May 1926 - 13 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: various papers., 03 May 1926 - 05 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/142
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the British Gazette and General Strike, including: WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the need to lead public opinion, and the establishment of the British Gazette; notes of meetings between WSC and representatives of the Newspaper Proprietors' Association and the Newspaper Society; William Codling [Controller, HM Stationery Office], on emergency newspaper production; reports on the general situation, the railways, and the coal dispute, from the...
Dates: 03 May 1926 - 05 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I., Aug 1914 - May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/38
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers on various subjects by various individuals including: Field Marshal Sir John French [later 1st Lord Ypres, Commander-in-Chief of the Expeditionary Forces in France] on the strengths and weaknesses of the British army on the Western Front and in the Eastern theatre; David Lloyd George [Minister of Munitions] on the conduct of the war, its treatment by the press and the shortage of munitions; [Lord] Kitchener [Secretary of State for War] on operations, forces, munitions and...
Dates: Aug 1914 - May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I., Jun 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/39
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers by various individuals on various subjects including: WSC on the war situation including the Dardanelles; Walter Runciman [President of the Board of Trade] on food supplies to Germany and the effects on diminished exports; the effects of an air raid on London; national registration and military service; the supply of information to neutral countries; negotiations with the French; Sir William Max-Muller on the economic situation of Germany and Austria-Hungary; literary propaganda...
Dates: Jun 1916
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I., Oct 1915 - Nov 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/42
Scope and Contents Printed papers by various individuals on various subjects including: the national register; [Lord] Kitchener [Secretary of State for War], [Lord] Curzon of Kedleston [Lord Privy Seal] and Lord Crewe [earlier Lord Houghton and Robert Milnes] Secretary of State for India] on recruitment to the army; WSC on Gallipoli and the Dardanelles; a neutral press committee; WSC on trench mortar guns; Sir William Max-Muller on the economic situation of Germany and Austria-Hungary; the Dardanelles committee;...
Dates: Oct 1915 - Nov 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 09 Feb 1906 - 12 May 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Cecil Grenfell; Dudley Marjoribanks [later 3rd Lord Tweedmouth, Military Secretary to Lord Selborne] and his wife (2); Abe Bailey (2); Leonard Courtney; 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa] (4); Herbert de Reuter [Auguste Reuter] on criticism by WSC of bias in Reuter's coverage of South African affairs and the Munshi expedition in Nigeria (3); James Hutton, [Vice President] of the British Cotton Growing Association; Jan...
Dates: 09 Feb 1906 - 12 May 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 23 Apr 1906 - 30 May 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/11
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: ?William Solomon; representatives of Reuter's Telegram Company Limited including Herbert de Reuter [Auguste Reuter] on WSC's criticism of Reuter's press coverage of South Africa (4); Frederic Creswell (2); Joseph Robinson (3); 3rd Lord Denman and Gordon Forbes on diamond mining in Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia]; Flora, Lady Lugard on British administration in Nigeria (2); Cecil Grenfell; Joseph Chamberlain; 5th Lord Warwick and Moreton Frewen on the Eldama ravine...
Dates: 23 Apr 1906 - 30 May 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 21 May 1906 - 28 Jun 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Abe Bailey; 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (5); Moreton Frewen on timber leases and the [Eldama ravine, British East Africa, later Kenya] railway concession (3); Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony, South Africa] on subjects including his future prospects; 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa] (2); Messrs Gregory, Eyles and Waring (4), and Messrs Sir...
Dates: 21 May 1906 - 28 Jun 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Herbert Morrison, Secretary of the London Labour Party, on unemployment; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] on disarmament; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; 1st Lord Weir (3) including one on industrial relief; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; Francis Curzon [later 5th Lord Howe] on naval officers' marriage allowance; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (2) including...
Dates: 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 21 Dec 1927 - 28 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/72
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Frederick Lugard; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (4); Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] on Lord Curzon's [of Kedleston] estate (2); Herbert Williams [Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Trade]; John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone, Chairman of National Savings Committee] on matters including Wembley Stadium [London] (2); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] and...
Dates: 21 Dec 1927 - 28 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax and totalisator proposals., 11 Mar 1927 - 30 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/59
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (10); Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise, until mid-1927] (2); Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Gaunt; Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise, from latter part of 1927] (5); 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell [Jockey Club Steward] (6); Sir Benjamin Hawkins [Solicitor to the Board of Customs and Excise]; Ralph Glyn MP (2); Sir William Joynson Hicks [later 1st Lord...
Dates: 11 Mar 1927 - 30 Dec 1927
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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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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Official: War and Air: intelligence reports, including material from the K K Series and others., 27 Dec 1920-5 Jan 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/74
Scope and Contents Includes secret intelligence reports and intercepted documents from and about the Soviet Union, Greece, India and Japan on various subjects including: Soviet and Bolshevik issues such as Anglo-Russian trade, Soviet government telegrams to the Daily Herald, orders to Soviet troops and dissatisfaction in the Red Army, and the anti-Bolshevik (White Russian) movement; Sylvia Pankhurst and Communist publications; security of cyphers; affairs in Turkey including the anti-American movement and Turkish...
Dates: 27 Dec 1920-5 Jan 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Opened on instructions from the Cabinet Office, June 2013.
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Official: War Cabinet: Foreign Office cables., 06 Sep 1917 - 12 Sep 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/21
Scope and Contents Includes copies of telegrams from Foreign Office representatives including: [Esme] Howard [British Minister in Sweden] on dealings between Sweden and Argentina (13); Sir Mansfeldt Findlay [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary Norway] (5); Sir Francis Stronge [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Chile]; [1st] Lord Bertie [British Ambassador to France] (13); Sir Walter Townley [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Queen of the Netherlands] with...
Dates: 06 Sep 1917 - 12 Sep 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.