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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: Private and Personal: Correspondence Q - Roo., 09 Dec 1940 - 18 Mar 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/196
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Quickswood [earlier Lord Hugh Cecil] on subjects including WSC's career, chances of war with the Soviet Union, and WSC's speeches (6); Admiral Arthur Radford; Prince Rainier of Monaco (2); Raja Sir Maharaj Singh; Habib Rahimtoola, Governor of Sind, Pakistan; J Arthur Rank, Chairman, Rank Organisation Limited, on a film about Douglas Bader; Helen Reid [Chairman], New York Herald Tribune, on the Herald Tribune Forum; 1st Lord Reith, former Chairman, Imperial...
Dates: 09 Dec 1940 - 18 Mar 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Personal correspondence O - R., 03 Nov 1951 - 14 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/207
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Princess Mary, the Princess Royal, on the death of her mother, Queen Mary; David Astor [Editor], the Observer, on the paper's attitude to WSC; Cyril Osborne; [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (2); George Jellicoe, [1st Secretary], British Embassy, Brussels [Belgium]; C M Arthur, Honorary Secretary, Parliamentary Press Gallery, on a presentation to WSC on his 80th birthday (9); Trevor Evans, Chairman, the Press Club, on a...
Dates: 03 Nov 1951 - 14 Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Personal correspondence Sa - St., 17 Feb 1949 - 05 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/208
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Lord Cranborne] on WSC's party political broadcast (22 December 1951); 1st Lord Samuel (2); Samuel Hammersley; Thomas Driberg [later Lord Bradwell] on a proposed broadcast debate between WSC and Herbert Morrison [Deputy Prime Minister]; Michael Foot on the proposed debate; Donald Murray, Foreign Office; "Pepe", Duke de San Lucar la Mayor; Sir John Dalton on the Savage Club; Sir Douglas Savory on forecasts of the 2nd World War;...
Dates: 17 Feb 1949 - 05 Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Proposed libel action against the Daily Mirror., 09 Oct 1951 - 11 Mar 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/221
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's libel action include: Henry Gisborne, senior partner, Lewis and Lewis, and Gisborne and Company, solicitors (19); Sir Valentine Holmes, former QC [Queen's Counsel] (2); Sir Walter Monckton (11); Brendan Bracken; Sir Lionel Heald, Attorney-General; Sir Hartley Shawcross, counsel for the defence (3); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Government Chief Whip]; Sir Herbert Williams; Sir [Robert] Patrick Gower [former Chief Publicity Officer, Conservative and...
Dates: 09 Oct 1951 - 11 Mar 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Proposed broadcasts abroad following BBC ban., 22 Apr 1932 - 04 Jul 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/590
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ira Morrison, Chairman of the International Radio Forum (enclosing information about the purpose of the forum) on arrangements for WSC to speak (2); [Benjamin] Cardozo on a broadcast by WSC; Esmond Rothermere [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] on the BBC's refusal to allow WSC to speak (3); Charles Hunter suggesting venues from which WSC could speak.Also includes: copies of letters from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and a note from Violet Pearman [Secretary to WSC]...
Dates: 22 Apr 1932 - 04 Jul 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Trinity House., Feb 1920 - Mar 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/571
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Alfred Gann (3) on pensions; Captain Sir Acton Blake, Deputy Master of Trinity House, on subjects including applications for pensions from Trinity House (4); Sir Frank Meyer recommending a candidate for an apprenticeship; W Liesching, Private Secretary (4) and M Smith, Secretary (10) at Trinity House; John Christie; Frederick Miller; [George] Robert Mansell, Deputy Master of Trinity House; Evelyn Wrench, Chairman of the Spectator; [1st Lord] Curzon [of Kedelston];...
Dates: Feb 1920 - Mar 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Ulster Boundary., Mar 1922 - Oct 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/570
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning the partition of Ireland, the Boundary Commission, the publication of a letter from "F E" [1st Lord Birkenhead, earlier F E Smith] on the subject, and the drafting of clause 12 of the Anglo-Irish Treaty) include: 1st Lord Carson (4); Lionel Curtis on peace talks and Michael Collins; "F E" [1st Lord Birkenhead, earlier F E Smith] (3); Arthur Balfour; Sir Wilfrid Spender, Head of the Civil Service in Northern Ireland; Geoffrey Dawson, Editor of the Times; and Sir...
Dates: Mar 1922 - Oct 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and political: newspapers relating to the General Strike., May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/149
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings...
Dates: May 1926
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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Referendum on the Constitution, 2004-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 21/40
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Press coverage of the proposed British referendum on the European Union constitution.

Dates: 2004-04
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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Scrapbooks and press cutting books about RSC and WSC, 1930 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection includes: Randolph Churchill's correspondence, with his own friends and those of his father; personal papers, particularly on a book to commemorate his parents' golden wedding anniversary and on his house in Suffolk; correspondence, source material and proofs for his many books, particularly his autobiography, 'Twenty-One Years' and the biography of his father; correspondence and texts relating to Randolph's journalistic career; papers relating to his various election...
Dates: 1930 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.
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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...
Dates: 1965-09 - 1967-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1966-07 - 1975-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/3
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: relations between politicians and the press; free speech, particularly adverse reactions to JEP's speeches and intolerance shown by universities; Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; housing policy; the world monetary system; the balance of payments deficit; reform of the House of Lords; Labour prices and incomes policy; taxation; nationalisation, particularly of the railways; Conservatism since 1951; trade union law; national unity,...
Dates: 1966-07 - 1975-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1974-03 - 1974-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/10
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: the balance of payments and international exchange rates; Northern Ireland, particularly the Constitutional Convention, representation of Ulster in the British Parliament, the General Election in Northern Ireland, including JEP's election speech, agriculture and the 1973 constitution; relations between the Church and the monarchy; political responsibility, relating to the Conservative Party's abandonment of its principles; housing;...
Dates: 1974-03 - 1974-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. 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...
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 Nov 1950 - 14 Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/39A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (6 November, House of Commons) entitled "Housing", for the housing amendment in the debate on the address, on failed Government election pledges on housing, the contrast with the post-First World War housing programme, rent increases, the results for the building trade of limiting the housing target, the possibility of increasing the target, including increasing the production of building materials, the harm done by the overuse of economic...
Dates: 04 Nov 1950 - 14 Dec 1950
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:...
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...
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: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 06 May 1942 - 02 Jul 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/185A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (2 July) on the central direction of the war including: setbacks in Egypt and Cyrenaica [Libya] including the fall of Tobruk to forces under Field Marshal Erwin Rommel and WSC's confidence in General Claude Auchinleck [Commander-in-Chief Middle East]; press coverage of the war and the freedom of war correspondents; his meeting with President Roosevelt and the strength of the alliance with the United States; ship-building and the production and deployment of...
Dates: 06 May 1942 - 02 Jul 1942
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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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 01 Feb 1943 - 31 Mar 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/193A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's broadcast (21 March) on post war plans including: his illness; the difficulty of forecasting post war expenditure; anticipation of victory against Germany and Japan; the need for a 4 year plan; the Beveridge report; WSC's conviction of the need for social reform; agriculture; public health; education; unemployment. Extracts from the draft [unused] notes include criticism of Gandhi's fast and of the Beveridge report. See CHAR 9/193A/85-116 for description of draft...
Dates: 01 Feb 1943 - 31 Mar 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 06 Jun 1943 - 09 Nov 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/196A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes and transcript of WSC's speech (6 September, University of Harvard, United States) on receiving an honorary degree and on Anglo-American unity including the success of joint operations and also on his interest in Basic English which he shares with President Roosevelt, including the phrase "The empires of the future are the empires of the mind". Also includes correspondence from C K Ogden on Basic English (2); Isaiah Berlin (2); Alan Hodge; Raymond Swing; Averell Harriman;...
Dates: 06 Jun 1943 - 09 Nov 1943
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 -...
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...
Dates: 25 Apr 1925 - 15 Dec 1925
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.