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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 457 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 30 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/7/15-16
Scope and Contents

Letter from George Edwards (New Scotland Yard) to an un-named addressee reporting on a meeting with [John] Kempster [editor of the Police Review and Parade Gossip] to discuss the case of [Ex-Inspector John] Syme at which it emerged that Kempster was not keen to publish the Commissioner's judgement on the case. Signed typescript.

Dates: 30 Sep 1910
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), 23 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/7/21
Scope and Contents Letter from Sidney Harris [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to Mr Mylius concerning the case of [Ex-Inspector John] Syme. He asks whether the editor of the Police Review and Parade Gossip, [John] Kempster, has definitely refused to publish the judgement reached in the case, and tells Mylius to forward the letter to Sir Edward Henry [Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police] if he is unable to answer. Signed manuscript with note by Sir Edward Henry asking Mylius to obtain a statement...
Dates: 23 Sep 1910
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), 18 Feb 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/8/31
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Arthur Bigge [later Lord Stamfordham, Permanent Secretary to King George V] (Buckingham Palace) to Sidney Harris [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] thanking him for the February issue of the Liberator, adding "the King is glad to think that these are being stopped in the Post under the Home Secretary's warrant". Signed typescript.

Dates: 18 Feb 1911
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 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/91
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to Sir Charles Mathews [Director of Public Prosecutions] enclosing newspaper cuttings from the Times [see CHAR 12/9/92]. He reports that WSC would like to know whether Christabel Pankhurst or the Times could be prosecuted for criminal libel. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 04 Mar 1911
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), 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...
Dates: 10 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Apr 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/14/94-97
Scope and Contents Letter from Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher, (Hotel Excelsior, Naples [Italy]) to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the departure of 15,000 Italian troops to Tripoli [? Libya]: Fisher comments that no Italian newspapers had "given the show away" and wonders if British newspapers would do the same. He asks WSC if he could trust Ralph Blumenfeld, Editor of the Daily Express, H A Gwynne, Editor of the Morning Post, or Leslie Cornford of the Standard, suggesting that if war broke out,...
Dates: 01 Apr 1912
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), 01 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/44
Scope and Contents

Letter from G Wallace Carter, general secretary of the Free Trade Union (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC (Home Office) describing the inadequate British news service in Canadian newspapers and suggesting that a summary of each day's parliamentary debates be cabled to all the Dominions free of charge. Signed typescript. Annotated with instruction by WSC to show the letter to Colonel [John Seely, late Lord Mottistone].

Dates: 01 Sep 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Apr 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/34
Scope and Contents

Letter from E P Stevenson (15 Old Cavendish Street, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his campaign [in North-West Manchester] and on his attack on the Harmsworth Press. Denounces the methods of the Daily Mail.

Dates: 25 Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Sep 1908]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/59
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] (Carlton Hotel, Frankfurt-am-Main, [Germany]) to WSC on newspaper reporting of political speeches.

Dates: [Sep 1908]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/38/34-35
Scope and Contents

Letter from Arthur Lawrence, director of the Globe Press (35 Surrey Street, Strand, [London]) to WSC inviting him to join the committee of a planned club for enhancing "the social amenities between English and Americans." Expresses disappointment at WSC's defeat in the [North-West Manchester] by-election and endorses his remarks during the campaign about certain newspapers. Signed typescript. Annotated: "politely declined". Illustration of the Globe Press premises in letter-head.

Dates: 27 Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 May 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/39/45
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] (The Daily Mail) to WSC advising him to meet Canadian journalists, especially Sir Hugh Graham of the Montreal Star.

Dates: 01 May 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Sep 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/24
Scope and Contents

Letter from [WSC] to Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] asking for the Times to report his speeches at Dundee [Angus, Scotland] in October as these are the only ones he is giving during the parliamentary recess. Praises the line taken by the Times and the Daily Mail [over the Agadir crisis in Morocco.] Typescript. Preceded by instruction to Edward Marsh to write the letter out.

Dates: 13 Sep 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Sep 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/28
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth (Shire Donald Hotel, Newcastle, County Down, [Ulster, Ireland]) to WSC reporting that he has written to Printing House Square about the reporting of WSC's speeches [in Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]] and criticising the speeches of some of WSC's colleagues on the international situation because they betray a lack of awareness that Germany's army is unwieldy, bureaucratic and hidebound and that she really fears the French army. Asserts...
Dates: 18 Sep 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Jan 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/2
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Gulland (12 Downing Street) to Mr Harris recommending that Macrae of the Free Trade paper the "Northern Weekly" should receive funding.

Dates: 04 Jan 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 May 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/235/97
Scope and Contents Letter from 1st Lord Camrose [Editor-in-Chief of the Sunday Times and Daily Telegraph, earlier Sir William Berry], to WSC, regretting that he cannot use Oliver Locker Lampson as a columnist in the Sunday Times, as he is already partially committed to John Buchan [later Lord Tweedsmuir]. Camrose adds that the dropping of Locker Lampson's work from the Daily Mail and Evening News had nothing to do with the trouble between Camrose himself and 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth]....
Dates: 14 May 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Jul 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/246/111
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Kenneth Henderson, Legal Department, Associated Newspapers, commenting that he was satisfied with the outcome of Randolph Churchill's libel action against Sir Thomas White. [in which Randolph made an out of court payment of 1,000 pounds]. Stating that he particularly appreciated the chivalrous manner in which the Daily Mail rated Randolph's interests above their own. [Carbon].

Dates: 18 Jul 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Mar 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/240A/67
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Gretton (Belgrave Square, London SW1) to WSC, on the necessity for the Harmsworth press to "push" the Albert Hall meeting [of the India Defence League] on opposition to the Government of India Bill; commenting that a "flop" would do so much damage that it might be fatal, that an audience of at least 9,000 was necessary, as the Hall looked half empty with an audience of 7,000.

Dates: 07 Mar 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Mar 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/240A/71-72
Scope and Contents

Letter from Edward Russell, (the Morning Post, Tudor Street, London EC4), to WSC, on the disadvantages of the Post being seen to interfere in the India Bill and asking WSC to circulate speeches from the Post [from the Conference of Indian Princes] instead.

Dates: 11 Mar 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Mar 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/240A/83-84
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to H A Gwynne, [Editor of the Morning Post], with thanks for sending a letter from [Bhuphindra Singh], Maharaja of Patiala [Chancellor of the Indian Chamber of Princes] on the rejection of the Government of India Bill by the Indian Princes and on circulating the Post's report on the Princes' meeting. [Carbon].

Dates: 13 Mar 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Feb 1935 - 17 Mar 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/240A/85-86
Scope and Contents

Printed pamphlet "Report of the Speeches delivered at the Conference of Indian Princes, held at Bombay" [at which they rejected the Government of India Bill], printed by the Morning Post, and circulated by WSC to members of the House of Commons, with note that WSC wanted to know how many MPs acknowledge the report.

Dates: 25 Feb 1935 - 17 Mar 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 May 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/103/1
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (House of Commons Library) to Lady [Mary] Jeune in which he comments on the effect on members of the [Conservative] Party of an "indiscretion" in the Times and asks her to relay the contents of his letter to the Times if the division in the House of Commons is unsatisfactory.

Dates: 11 May 1894
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), 13 May 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/117/27-28
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] (22 St James' Place [London]) to WSC in which he explains that he had nothing to do with a report in the Manchester Guardian and that he has never doubted WSC and informs him that he has made enquiries about the treatment of the Colonial Conference in the press.

Dates: 13 May 1908
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), 15 May 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/117/30
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he says that he does not intend to discuss [WSC's action against] the Manchester Courier further and that he would like to avoid talking to F E Smith [later Lord Birkenhead] as Smith is acting against him.

Dates: 15 May 1908
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), 24 Jun 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/117/31
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] informing him that his libel action against the Manchester Courier has been settled.

Dates: 24 Jun 1908
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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