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Press

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 457 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: correspondence with or about Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]., Jan 1940 - Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/410
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Sir John Reith [Minister of Information] on meeting Reves; "D M" [Desmond Morton, Personal Assistant to WSC]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by WSC's secretary [Kathleen] Hill.Subjects covered by the file include: Reves' views on disseminating British propaganda in the "neutral countries", including praise for WSC's broadcast [of 20 January]; Reves' naturalisation; Reves going to the United States to undertake propaganda work for North and South...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Nov 1940
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: 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: Germany: Political intelligence., 24 Jan 1936 - 24 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/275
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Horace Seymour [Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on German influence in the Netherlands (2); Katharine, Duchess of Atholl, on subjects including Hitler's views on the Locarno Treaty, the appointment of Sir Thomas Inskip [later 1st Lord Caldecote, as Minister for the Co-ordination of Defence], notes by Sir Arthur McWatters on the report by Sir Otto Niemeyer on [the Financial Mission to India, see also CHAR 2/263], the German Peace Plan and information from...
Dates: 24 Jan 1936 - 24 Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Golden wedding: press arrangements., Aug 1958 - Nov 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/487
Scope and Contents Correspondents concerning requests from the press for interviews with and photographs of WSC and CSC include George Christ, Parliamentary Liaison Officer for the Conservative and Unionist Party.Also includes: press statements from WSC and CSC; commemorative issues of the Primrose League Gazette and the Kent Messenger; and notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Doreen Pugh, Jill Lynam and Grace Hamblin [Private Secretaries to WSC].
Dates: Aug 1958 - Nov 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Press articles., Nov 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/480A-D
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Peter Mennel of the Foreign Office sending transcripts of radio, television and press coverage of WSC's 80th birthday; John Graham (5), Terence Grady and Andrew Stark (2), Assistant Private Secretaries to Foreign Secretary sending copies of reports on tributes to WSC (see below); Henry Pratt Boorman of the Kent Messenger; and Arthur Christiansen, Editor of the Daily Express.Includes: copies of reports on tributes to WSC from Sir Michael Wright, United Kingdom Ambassador...
Dates: Nov 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Resignation messages: General public and press articles., Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/482A-E
Scope and Contents Includes files of French and German newspaper cuttings on WSC's resignation as Prime Minister with covering letters from Andrew Stark, Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; letters from members of the public; and copies of replies from David Pitblado and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretaries to WSC] and Gwen Davies and Magdalene Stenhouse [Secretaries to WSC].
Dates: Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian affairs: Newspapers, press cuttings and photographs., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/587
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from various newspapers on subjects including: statements and speeches by Gandhi, his meetings with Lord Irwin [earlier Edward Wood and later Lord Halifax], Viceroy of India, the Round Table conference, the Cawnpore [India] riots and unrest in India; Dominion status for India; the Bengal Muslim conference, the powers of the Governor-General of India and two issues of "Capital", the Indian Financial Review.
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Caernarvonshire - Cheshire., May 1954 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/547A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents concerning honours to be given to WSC, or tributes made to him or requesting support from WSC include: P Williamson, President of the Calcutta [India] Polo Club (8); [1st Lord] Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] and Pierre Dupuy on the Canadian Corporation for the 1967 World Exhibition; Sir Cecil Wakeley, Vice-President of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund; Dwight Eisenhower and Christopher Everett of the British Embassy in Washington [United States] regarding WSC's membership of...
Dates: May 1954 - Nov 1964
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: Personal Office correspondence, L-M, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and Leader of the Conservative Party and praising his leadership., Dec 1939 - Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/396
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Lambert; Nathan Laski (2) including (1) on Randolph Churchill; Harold Laski; [1st] Lord Lee of Fareham and [Ruth] Lady Lee; [Brigadier-General] Raymond Lee [US Military Attache] on a dinner with WSC; Alexis Leger ["St-John Perse"]; "Charley", [7th] Lord Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh] (3) including (1) on using Southern Irish ports and (2) on his attitude to German rearmament in the 1930s; Major [Richard] Eric Long (2); 11th Lord Lothian [earlier Philip...
Dates: Dec 1939 - Dec 1940
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: Press cuttings etc., 03 Feb 1938 - 20 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/355
Scope and Contents Press cuttings from British and American newspapers, with reports of statements, speeches and letters by individuals including: Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood], Home Secretary, on the need for ARP training; Sir Thomas Inskip [later 1st Lord Caldecote], Minister for Co-ordination of Defence, on aircraft production, particularly by "shadow" car factories; Neville Chamberlain [Prime Minister] on progress in rearmament and a call for national unity, including a transcript of his speech...
Dates: 03 Feb 1938 - 20 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: press cuttings of articles, letters, and leader comments, on the international situation and British politics, mainly from national and local British newspapers and magazines, such as the Times, the Daily Mail, the Daily Telegraph, the Manchester Guardian, the Illustrated London News, and Picture Post, as well as United States and German articles., Dec 1938 - Oct 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/389A-B
Scope and Contents Includes: articles by John Morgan, [William] Stephen King-Hall, Sir Abe Bailey, A G Gardiner, Hannen Swaffer, Ellen Wilkinson, Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine], and "Scrutator" [Robert Ensor]; letters to papers by Francis Pakenham [later 7th Lord Longford], [Edward] Mozley, James Bridie, Sir Reginald St Johnston, Sir Francis Anderton, [John] Chamier, and Eleanor Rathbone.Subjects covered by the cuttings include: the threat posed by the Axis powers; Czechoslovakia; France's role and...
Dates: Dec 1938 - Oct 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence A., 05 Jan 1946 - 30 Jun 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/145A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Haile Selassie, Emperor [of Ethiopia] (2); Grant Duff Ainslie on the loss of India; "Brookie" [1st Lord Alanbrooke, earlier Sir Alan Brooke, Chief of Imperial General Staff] on subjects including the evacuation of British troops from Egypt (6); "Jimmy", 17th Duke of Alba, on subjects including Andres Revesz's biography of 1st Duke of Marlborough, and being prevented from leaving Spain (7); 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] on the country's need for WSC's...
Dates: 05 Jan 1946 - 30 Jun 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence B., 18 Dec 1948 - 14 Sep 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/167
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Balfour of Inchyre; Rear Admiral William Chalmers on his biography of 1st Lord Beatty (3); Commodore George [Gordon] Allen on the Beatty biography (4); 2nd Lord Beatty [earlier Lord Borodale] on the biography; Sir Brograve Beauchamp (2); 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on ["The Second World War"], a history of the War Production Board and good wishes for the General Election (7); Charles Wood [literary assistant to WSC]; Edward Beddington-Behrens...
Dates: 18 Dec 1948 - 14 Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Baruch - Beaverbrook., Jul 1951 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/519A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bernie" [Bernard Baruch] on various subjects including arrangements to meet WSC, disarmament, the Cold War and atomic weapons, NATO, requests to publish excerpts from letters from WSC, racehorses and his memoirs (36); Donald Logan, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, on a gift from Baruch; William Buckley of Henry Holt and Company Incorporated on Baruch's memoirs; [6th Lord] Bath [earlier Lord Weymouth] on items for his Churchill museum (4); Christofor,...
Dates: Jul 1951 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C - D., 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/168A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Hughes [former Prime Minister of Australia] introducing Archibald Cameron, Speaker of the Australian Parliament; "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, owner of the Daily Telegraph] on racing, and Daily Telegraph criticism of Conservative taxation pledges (7); Tilly Losch-Carnarvon [Ottilie, Lady Carnarvon]; Admiral Robert Carney, Commander- in-Chief, Allied Forces in Southern Europe (2); Sir Robert Cary (2); Richard Casey, Australian Minister for...
Dates: 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence D - E., 04 Jan 1946 - 17 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/148
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edouard Daladier; Sir William Darling on Elbert Hubbard's "A Message to Garcia", and using a recording of a speech by WSC (5); 1st Lord Davidson; "Clem", Clement Davies; William Deakin [literary assistant to WSC] on subjects including ["The Second World War"] (10); Kenneth de Courcy; General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny (5); "Buck", 9th Lord de la Warr [earlier Lord Buckhurst] (2); Filippo del Giudice, Managing Director, Pilgrim Pictures Limited (4); 6th Lord De L'Isle and...
Dates: 04 Jan 1946 - 17 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 314 - 321, closed under S40 and S41(1) of the Freedom of Information Act on advice from the Cabinet Office. Review date: 1 Jan 2022.
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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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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence K., 03 Jan 1946 - 12 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/171
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Keeling; Rear Admiral Piers Kekewich on the funeral of Admiral Sir Max Horton; Sir Gerald Kelly, President, Royal Academy of Arts, on subjects including a speech by WSC and adverse press comment on the Academy (4); 1st Lord Kemsley [earlier Sir James Berry, Chairman, Kemsley Newspapers] on subjects including covering the General Election in Manchester, and supporting the Conservative Party (5); General George Kennedy, United States Air Force; Marina, Duchess of...
Dates: 03 Jan 1946 - 12 Oct 1951
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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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Meigher - Montgomery., Apr 1955 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/529
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arthur Meigher; Robert Menzies enclosing copies of his speeches on various subjects including Commonwealth affairs, international affairs (including the Cold War and the Suez canal) on allegations made by General Sir John Kennedy about Menzies' opinion of WSC (9); Drew Middleton, Chief London Correspondent of the New York Times, on subjects including WSC's signing a book (4); Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]; Princess Grace of Monaco [earlier Grace Kelly]; 1st Lord...
Dates: Apr 1955 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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