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Air force personnel

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence A - Z, 1923-01 - 1923-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Commander-in-Chief Atlantic Fleet [Vice-Admiral Sir John de Robeck], thanking LSA for his congratulatory message to the Fleet following its spring cruise; Lucy Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, on a disagreement between LSA and 1st Lord Curzon [Foreign Secretary]; Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Beatty [1st Sea Lord] on the Cabinet's refusal to allow the Navy control of its own air forces (2); Sir Arthur Griffith-Boscawen on opposition to him; Winston Churchill,...
Dates: 1923-01 - 1923-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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India Office and War Cabinet papers, 1940-06 - 1942-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/6/10
Scope and Contents War Cabinet memoranda including: memoranda by LSA on the preparation of more troops in India for service overseas, the question of action against the Indian Congress Party, the release of Satyagrahi prisoners (particularly Kalim Azad and Shri Jawaharlal Nehru) and India's war effort; memoranda by the Chiefs of Staff Committee on the provision of further forces by India; note by General Sir Archibald Wavell, Commander-in-Chief, India, on Indian military problems; print of telegrams between...
Dates: 1940-06 - 1942-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Letters of [Clarence] Terry Dawson relating to his time as an RAF Cadet at Downing College, 1941-09 - 1943-05

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/DAW
Scope and Contents Copies of original letters from Terry to his "very, very dearest" Cynthia, which are often incredibly romantic but contain much information and details about life as an RAF cadet in Cambridge and (social) life more generally at Downing College during the Second World War. His first letters from Downing in November 1942 describe a dance with girls from Homerton College, rowing with the Downing College Boat Club, military training and exams (on a Sunday as the 'Varsity sports' were on the...
Dates: 1941-09 - 1943-05
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1922-08 - 1944-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BOWR 1/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Herbert Samuel [Leader of the Liberal Parliamentary Party] explaining his inability to support Bower in his election campaign; 4th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], suggesting that Bower might join the Watching Committee (2); Leo Amery on pre-war defeatism; 1st Lord Tyrrell on subjects including political leaders interfering in naval and military affairs (2); Leslie Hore-Belisha on a memorandum by Bower on problems with the campaign in Crete, on Coastal...
Dates: 1922-08 - 1944-11
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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Papers and photographs relating to his career in the Auxiliary Air Force, 1936 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 82
Scope and Contents Comprising a photocopy pilot's certificate of competency and licence, 6 January 1936; a curriculum vitae of his career in the Auxiliary Air Force from 1937 to 1944, with a photocopy manuscript draft, undated; a certificate of appointment to the rank of Pilot Officer, 7 March 1938; a letter from Winston Churchill congratulating 615 Squadron on their recent record of enemy kills, 7 June 1940; a certificate recording the award of a Mentioned in Despatches (MID), 29 September 1940; and copies of...
Dates: 1936 - 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
 Fonds

Papers of Air Marshal Sir William Dickson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DCKN
Scope and Contents

Papers and photographs mainly relating to his service as Chief of Air Staff (1953-56), Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff (1956-59), and Chief of the Defence Staff (1958-59).

Dates: 1918 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Report on British man-power, 1918-06 - 1918-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/56
Scope and Contents Includes: annotated report by Lieutenant-Colonel Roure of the French Ministry of War, on British man-power and suggested reorganisation of the army; notes on the report by LSA (for the Secretary of State for War), with comments by various individuals and departments; letters from Philip Lloyd-Greame [Joint Secretary of Ministry of National Service, later Philip Cunliffe-Lister and 1st Lord Swinton] on the report, particularly as affecting the Air Ministry (2); notes on the British war...
Dates: 1918-06 - 1918-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Air Vice Marshal Sir Victor Hubert Tait

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TAIT
Scope and Contents

Material relating to Tait's service career, mainly to his time in Egypt.

Dates: 1917 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Bernard Hurren

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HREN
Scope and Contents

Notes and unpublished biography of Sir Barnes Wallis; and "The British Aircraft Industry 1939" produced by Society of British Aircraft Constructors

Dates: 1939 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Sir John Edward Lennard-Jones

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LEJO
Scope and Contents

Personal and scientific papers

Dates: 1906 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Sir Robert Hardingham

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HRDM
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the aviation industry

Dates: 1920 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is mostly open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some files, though, remain closed at present. Open, except for HRDM/11 ( material relating to honours) and 14 (audio visual material and no access copy available)
 Fonds

The Papers of Wing Commander Charles Kimber

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KMBR
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising a scrapbook and photocopies of a flying log book and a desk diary

Dates: 1928 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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