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Literature

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:

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The Papers of (Harold) Montgomery Belgion

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BLGN
Scope and Contents The collection includes personal papers, pocket diaries, photographs, literary material and personal correspondence. There is only a small amount of material relating to HMB's early life and unfortunately a great many papers and correspondence were destroyed in a German bombing raid on London during the Second World War. Virtually all HMB's letters home written as a prisoner-of-war (BLGN 3) appear to have survived and constitute an interesting record of his experiences during the...
Dates: 1891 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of John Cowper Powys

Reference Code: GBR/0014/JCPS
Scope and Contents Papers comprising a copy typescript of "Porius", a typescript of a dramatisation of Dostoevsky's "The Idiot", and a press cuttings album.
Dates: 1930 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Piers Brendon

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BREN
Scope and Contents The material deposited at Churchill Archives Centre by Dr Piers Brendon relates to two documentaries "The Churchills" and "The Windsors".
Dates: 1993 - 2000
Conditions Governing Access: One file within the collection (BREN 2/1/1) is closed but the remainder of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Robert Rhodes James

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RHJS
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Rhodes James' research and writings on the 1915 Dardanelles Campaign. The collection includes Rhodes James' research notes and correspondence plus material he collected about Gallipoli including a significant number of contemporary photographs and newspaper cuttings and rare printed material.
Dates: 1915 - 1998
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Ronald Lewin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RLEW
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence relating to his books on World War II. The papers are mostly organised round the different books that Ronald Lewin published and, for the most part, comprise correspondence with Lewin or his notes from interviews with people who were colleagues of the military leaders about whom he wrote or who worked in operations he was describing.
Dates: 1890 - 1984
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is mostly open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Sir Nicholas and Lady (Minna) O'Conor

Reference Code: GBR/0014/OCON
Scope and Contents Includes diaries, family and diplomatic correspondence of Sir Nicholas O'Conor; and diaries, personal and literary papers of Lady (Minna) O'Conor
Dates: 1785 - 1938
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Sir William Deakin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DEAK
Scope and Contents The collection largely comprises research papers, particularly about Yugoslavia during the Second World War, 1950s-1990s. In addition, a small number of papers concern Deakin's work on "Marlborough: His Life and Times", mainly consisting of typed transcripts of letters and documents used in research, and on Churchill's history of the Second World War.
Dates: 1935 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of William T. Stead

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STED
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection is Stead's letters from his many correspondents including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, William Gladstone, and Christabel Pankhurst. There are also papers relating to his time in prison, and to his many publications. Material related to interviews with Royal and political figures and notes for work are also included.
Dates: 1871 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"The World's Great Stories", 1933-01 - 1933-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 2/5
Scope and Contents Press cuttings and texts of 12 articles by Churchill, famous novels retold as short stories for The News of the World: "Uncle Tom’s Cabin"; "The Count of Monte Cristo"; "The Moonstone"; "Ben-Hur"; "Tess of the D’Urbervilles"; "A Tale of Two Cities"; "Jane Eyre"; "Adam Bede"; "Vice Versa"; "Ivanhoe"; "Westward Ho!"; "Don Quixote". Also includes cuttings of some of the stories reprinted in the Chicago Sunday Tribune.
Dates: 1933-01 - 1933-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Typescript copy of "The Dream", 1947-08 - 1948-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 2/9
Scope and Contents Draft copy of an article by Churchill describing a dream encounter with his father, Lord Randolph Churchill. Includes comments by Charles Wood [literary assistant to Churchill] and annotations by Wood and Churchill.
Dates: 1947-08 - 1948-12
Conditions Governing Access: Available on cd only, to protect the fragile original.
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Wickenden and Other Letters, 1936-01 - 1951-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/6/13
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence, with correspondents including (Henry) James Wickenden, on subjects including his posting to India (20); Major-General Ross McCay [Military Secretary, India]; Colin Hardie [Tutor in Classics, Magdalen College, University of Oxford] on post-war degree courses at Oxford that Wickenden might apply for; Denys Winstanley [Vice-Master of Trinity College, University of Cambridge] on places Wickenden might apply for; Patrick Duff, Senior Tutor, Trinity College (5); Michael...
Dates: 1936-01 - 1951-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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William Shakespeare: general correspondence and papers on authorship question, 1988 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/3/22
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-class: Material on JEP's theological, historical and literary interests.
Dates: 1988 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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William Williams: Welsh Compositions

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6172
Scope and Contents Compositions in Welsh by William Williams, with a sermon or religious text found in the church of Strata Florida, Cardiganshire.
Dates: 1800 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Winston Churchill: Great Nobel Prizes, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 1/1/2
Scope and Contents Manuscript of book on Churchill as a winner of the Nobel prize for Literature, (Edito-Service, Geneva, 1970).
Dates: 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Working with Randolph Churchill, 1961-08 - 1967-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 2/7
Scope and Contents 4 pieces of writing about working on the Official Biography. Possibly unpublished or intended as publicity material.
Dates: 1961-08 - 1967-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Writings, 1932 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLVL 3
Scope and Contents History essays, copies of diary entries, and papers relating to articles and other publications by Colville.
Dates: 1932 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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WSC and "The Second World War", 1948 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW II 11/1
Scope and Contents Presscuttings from WSC's war memoirs serialised in the Daily Telegraph.
Dates: 1948 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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WSC and "The Second World War", 1948 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW II 11/2
Scope and Contents Presscuttings from WSC's war memoirs serialised in the Daily Telegraph.
Dates: 1948 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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WSC: "The New World" ("A History of the English-Speaking Peoples" Vol II), 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW II 13
Scope and Contents American reviews.
Dates: 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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