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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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(Untitled), 05 Sep 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/64/23
Scope and Contents Letter from [WSC] to Lord Northcliffe [later Sir Alfred Harmsworth] attacking the "panic-stricken stuff" written by the war correspondent of the "Times" and sending paraphrases of the telegrams being received by the Government [not present]. Typescript copy.
Dates: 05 Sep 1914
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 Oct 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/64/30
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Admiralty) to Charles a Court Repington on: arrangements for providing information about the war to the press; the fall of Antwerp [Belgium]; the prospect of a hard struggle on the Western Front. Copy in WSC's hand.
Dates: 15 Oct 1914
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 Dec 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/64/34
Scope and Contents Letter from J L Garvin (9 Greville Place, [London]) to WSC on the attitude of Waldorf Astor [later 2nd Lord Astor of Hever Castle] and 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] to the advocacy of a "vigorous, broad, independent national policy" in the "Observer".
Dates: 04 Dec 1914
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), 07 Dec 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/64/35
Scope and Contents Letter from J L Garvin (9 Greville Place, [London]) to WSC on the improved prospects of ?[William] Waldorf Astor [later 1st Lord Astor of Hever Castle] retaining ownership of the "Observer".
Dates: 07 Dec 1914
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 Dec 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/64/42
Scope and Contents Letter from J L Garvin (9 Greville Place, [London]) to WSC on: the wish of "my young officer" [his son] to meet WSC and get his autograph; the way in which Andrew Bonar Law and "the whole frondeur-press have swung round to our line"; the possibility of 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Harold Harmsworth] or Waldorf Astor [later 2nd Lord Astor of Hever Castle] acquiring the "Observer".
Dates: 22 Dec 1914
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), 21 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/65/57
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to Lord Haldane [earlier Richard Haldane] hoping that the press campaign against Haldane will be ineffective. Copy in the hand of Edward Marsh.
Dates: 21 May 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), 21 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/65/58
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to Lord Kitchener regretting the attacks in the press on Kitchener, expressing confidence that the Dardanelles campaign "will come out all right" and noting that Lord Fisher [earlier Sir John Fisher] "went mad".
Dates: 21 May 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), May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/65/59
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Kitchener (War Office) to WSC stating that the attempts in the press to create bad feeling between himself and Sir John French [later Lord French and Lord Ypres] will fail and mentioning the "cheerful" telegrams received from the Dardanelles.
Dates: May 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), 21 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/65/65
Scope and Contents Letter from Sarah, Lady Wilson (Brighton, [Sussex]) to WSC urging him to stay at the Admiralty and condemning the press attacks on the conduct of the war as encouraging to the Germans.
Dates: 21 May 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), 28 May [1915]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/66/20
Scope and Contents Letter from E M Lafone (10 Embankment Gardens, Chelsea, [London]) to WSC expressing regret at his resignation as First Lord of the Admiralty and urging him to work for the regulation of the press.
Dates: 28 May [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), 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), 09 Jun 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/69/3
Scope and Contents Cutting from the "Daily Mail": editorial on: the falsehood of the charge by John Dillon that the Mail was responsible for the fall of the Government, which really resulted from the revelation that the army was getting insufficient supplies of high explosives; the need for compulsory national service; the unfairness of recruiting married men into the army instead of single men.
Dates: 09 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), 05 Jul 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/69/26
Scope and Contents Cutting from the Daily Mail: editorial on the increased circulation of the Daily Mail despite attacks on its reports of the gravity of the war situation by "Hide-the-Truth" newspapers.
Dates: 05 Jul 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), 15 Feb 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/71/13
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Wimborne [2nd baron, later 1st viscount] [earlier Ivor Guest and Lord Ashby St Ledgers] (Wimborne House, Arlington Street, [London]) to WSC on: the stalemate in the war; the task of reconstruction after it is over; the increasing prominence of women and the imminent disappearance of the press.
Dates: 15 Feb 1916
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), 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), 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), 04 Sep 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/79
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Scott [editor of the Manchester Guardian] (Arolla, Valais [Switzerland]) to WSC thanking him for explaining the action he has taken over the misconduct of a [Manchester Guardian] correspondent. Signed manuscript.
Dates: 04 Sep 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/60-62
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: debate of the Vote on Account; censure of Sir Robert Anderson for his articles in Blackwood's Magazine and the decision that he would not be deprived of his pension; and the uproar which followed a remark made by [James] Campbell.
Dates: 22 Apr 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), 01 Dec 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/1/41
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Northcliffe [owner of the Times, earlier Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC, on the question of the suppression of news of naval movements in the newspapers, stating that it should be enforced tactfully but drastically, and that he was all for the most drastic censorship before and during war.
Dates: 01 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/1/44
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Admiralty) to Archibald Hurd, on his decision not to reveal his source of information about naval affairs, commenting on the lack of secrecy in regard to naval matters and the levity in which disclosures were regarded, and adding that unless the press were prepared to co-operate with the Admiralty, legislation would be required. [Typescript, annotated and signed by WSC].
Dates: 13 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Mar 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/8/91
Scope and Contents Letter from [1st] Lord Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth] (The Times), to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, stating that at the request of the British Embassy, Berlin [Germany], he was reluctantly holding back news about the German naval scheme, complaining that the Foreign Office, while using the press "as a sort of doormat" were always talking of its "Dangerous tendency", also commenting that the Government were not very able in their management of the newspapers, and that his papers the...
Dates: 01 Mar 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Apr 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/9/14
Scope and Contents Minute from Prince Louis of Battenberg [2nd Sea Lord, later 1st Lord Milford Haven] to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, on the appointment of Admiral Sir William May as Chief Umpire at the forthcoming Manoeuvres, suggesting that he be provided with a headquarters at the Admiralty, or at Admiralty House, Devonport [Devon], rather than a flagship at sea; he also suggests that the press be banned from the Manoeuvres: "We have had bitter experiences with them in the past and I hope never to see...
Dates: 24 Apr 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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