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Women

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 409 Collections and/or Records:

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209 Women Photo Exhibition in #Vote100 year of 207 women MPs, 2018-12-14

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/59
Scope and Contents MPs across party celebrated the 209 Women photo exhibition in Westminster, on December 14th 1918 women voted for the first time and in the same year, the first female MP was elected. Sones speaks to Joanna Cherry QC and the SNP MP for Edinburgh South West. Cherry is a fan of Georgina Markievicz who never took up her seat as an Irish nationalist and suffragist and whose portrait now hangs in Parliament for the first time. Cherry also helped to instigate the legal challenge to Brexit in the...
Dates: 2018-12-14
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50:50 Parliament #AskHerToStand, 2018-11-19

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/56
Scope and Contents In November 2018, 200 MPs took 300 women to the UK Parliament as part of the 50:50 Parliament campaign to encourage more women to stand for and become MPs. Sones hears from supporters of the campaign: Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party; Daniel Zeichner, the Labour MP for Cambridge, Frances Scott of 50:50 Parliament; Jackie Ashley, a former president of Lucy Cavendish College and Professor Dame Carol Black, Principle of Newnham College. Womack emphasised that 'women need to be...
Dates: 2018-11-19
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Abortion (Amendment) Bill, 1987-10 - 1988-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/1/4
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers on the campaign against David Alton’s bill to reduce the time limit for abortions from the 28th to the 18th week.

Dates: 1987-10 - 1988-05
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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Acquired Papers. Articles by Lady Randolph Churchill and papers relating to her literary projects and lectures., 1904 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/85
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class of papers was acquired by WSC at various times either by inheritance or gift and has been arranged in groups according to the presumed original owner: Lady Randolph Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill; John S Churchill; W Bernau of Lloyds Bank and others.The major groups may be broken into sub-series by correspondents and the papers thereafter are arranged chronologically (e.g. Lady Randolph Churchill's letters from WSC are mainly found at CHAR 28/13-28).The series includes a...
Dates: 1904 - 1912
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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Acquired Papers. Correspondence concerning Lady Randolph Churchill's role in the Primrose League, a club founded to support the Conservative Party. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described., 1886 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class of papers was acquired by WSC at various times either by inheritance or gift and has been arranged in groups according to the presumed original owner: Lady Randolph Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill; John S Churchill; W Bernau of Lloyds Bank and others.The major groups may be broken into sub-series by correspondents and the papers thereafter are arranged chronologically (e.g. Lady Randolph Churchill's letters from WSC are mainly found at CHAR 28/13-28).The series includes a...
Dates: 1886 - 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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Acquired Papers. Letters and telegrams concerning the Woodstock by-election which Lady Randolph Churchill canvassed on behalf of Lord Randolph Churchill, and which he won with an increased majority. All letters are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described., 29 Jun 1885 - 04 Jul 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/45
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class of papers was acquired by WSC at various times either by inheritance or gift and has been arranged in groups according to the presumed original owner: Lady Randolph Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill; John S Churchill; W Bernau of Lloyds Bank and others.The major groups may be broken into sub-series by correspondents and the papers thereafter are arranged chronologically (e.g. Lady Randolph Churchill's letters from WSC are mainly found at CHAR 28/13-28).The series includes a...
Dates: 29 Jun 1885 - 04 Jul 1885
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.
 Fonds — APTB

Archives of the Appointments Board and its successor, the Careers Service, 1899 - 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/APTB
Scope and Contents

The archives of the Appointments Board and its successor, the Careers Service comprise the full range of operational records of the boards for men and women, separately and post-amalgamation. In this catalogue, the term Appointments Board before 1974 refers to the service provided for men only.

Dates: 1899 - 2017
Conditions Governing Access: Personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years under data protection legislation. Governing records are closed to scholars for 30 years from the date of creation as a condition of transfer.
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Audio podcasts for interviews conducted during the Centenary Year of Women in Parliament, 2017-11-15 - 2019-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1
Scope and Contents

76 podcast interviews collated for the publication 'When There's a Woman in the Room - #Vote 100 year January 2018 to January 2019' and written with journalists Jackie Ashley, Deborah McGurran and Linda Fairbrother. Sones' focus was primarily on recording interviews with MPs who champion public policy reforms through debates in Westminster Hall or by asking questions at PMQs.

For most podcasts, both 'raw' and 'edited' versions exist.

Dates: 2017-11-15 - 2019-01-31
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Audio podcasts for Women’s Parliamentary Radio, conducted by Boni Sones with contributions by Jackie Ashley, Deborah McGurran and Linda Fairbrother

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA
Scope and Contents The first set of 76 interviews contributed toward Sones’ fourth book which coincided with Vote 100 Year 2018, entitled ‘When There’s a Woman in the Room’ covers a range of issues from the centenary of women’s suffrage to Brexit debates. These interviews also cover issues which have a profound effect of women’s lives and give MPs a chance to discuss openly issues that impact their constituents. The second set of interviews cover May - November 2019 and address a turbulent time in British...
Dates: 2017-11-15 - 2019-11-14
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BBC Radio 4, Woman’s Hour, 1990-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/137
Scope and Contents

Interview with NK on equality, particularly in Parliament.

Dates: 1990-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Brighton: constituency correspondence on the Abortion Act, 1973-07 - 1973-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 9/2/46
Scope and Contents

Also includes some information to be used by MPs on the Government's counter-inflation measures.

Dates: 1973-07 - 1973-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The majority of this series is closed under data protection law as it contains sensitive personal information.
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Broadcasts, 1968-02 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/28
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: Britain and the Common Market, regulation of capitalism and immigration (included in a Politics in the 70's radio debate with Roy Jenkins); the Labour Party and Conservative Party (in Politics in the 70's radio debates with Roy Jenkins, Reginald Maudling and Michael Foot); legislation on equal rights for women; the Commonwealth; the relation between immigration and Christian duty (in a...
Dates: 1968-02 - 1979-02
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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Campaign Directorate, 1984-07 - 1986-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/66
Scope and Contents Memoranda and minutes on strategy for campaigns, mainly by Peter Mandelson, Director of Campaigns and Communications, and also Patricia Hewitt [Press and Broadcasting Secretary] and Philip Gould, including: communications; women’s seminars; the Defence Campaign; the Caring Community and Personal Freedom campaign; the Jobs and Industry Campaign. Also includes: minutes of the Campaign Strategy Committee; correspondence including a letter from Robin Cook, Campaigns Co-ordinator, on his...
Dates: 1984-07 - 1986-02
Conditions Governing Access: Applications for the position of Director of Campaigns and Communications have been closed for data protection reasons.
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Campaign Planning, 1989-05 - 1991-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/134
Scope and Contents File kept by Neil Stewart [Political and Campaigns Secretary], including: target list for 1991 local elections; notes of problem areas in the party; notes for general planning meetings, Campaign Strategy Committee meetings and election planning meetings; planning timetables, 1989-91; notes by contributors including Jack Cunningham [Campaigns Co-ordinator], Peter Mandelson, Director of Campaigns and Communications and Colin Byrne [Chief Press and Broadcasting Officer], on specific campaigns...
Dates: 1989-05 - 1991-03
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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Cartoons, 1905-04-22 - 1906-11-28

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 4
Scope and Contents

Cartoons on WSC as Liberal and Under-Secretary of State for Colonies; General Election and issues of Chinese Labour and Female suffrage; photos of WSC.

Dates: 1905-04-22 - 1906-11-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Cartoons, 1907-09-21 - 1908-05-23

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 15
Scope and Contents

Cartoons of WSC on African Tour, on WSC’s defeat in North West Manchester, on Female Suffrage and Socialism; WSC’s reception in Dundee [Scotland].

Dates: 1907-09-21 - 1908-05-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Cartoons, 1909-01-17 - 1910-05-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 18
Scope and Contents

Cartoons of WSC on Tariff Reform, Budget, Navy debate, Unemployment insurance, Female Suffrage, Labour Exchanges, electoral reform (WSC appearing in Parliament in pyjamas); photos of CSC.

Dates: 1909-01-17 - 1910-05-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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"Clementine Churchill": letters from MS to CSC and Winston Churchill, 1945, 1945-01 - 1945-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/116
Scope and Contents Letters written mainly while MS was in Belgium and Germany with her ATS unit [Auxiliary Territorial Service]. Other subjects besides MS's ATS work include: a visit to Paris [France]; driving through the wreck of Hamburg; visiting the site of Belsen; reaction in the forces to the General Election campaign; the Potsdam Conference; the success of CSC's visit to the Soviet Union; an inspection by Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery; the loss of the General Election; buying 27 Hyde Park Gate...
Dates: 1945-01 - 1945-10
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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"Clementine Churchill": MS's report on Canada and the United States, 1943, 1943-08 - 1943-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/108
Scope and Contents

MS's report to the War Office on her impressions of the Canadian and American Women's Army Corps and of American industry during her visit to Canada and the United States as aide to Winston Churchill, Aug-Sept 1943. Also includes the text of her broadcast from Quebec for the anniversary of the Canadian Women's Army Corps.

Dates: 1943-08 - 1943-09
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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"Clementine Churchill": suffragettes, 1912 - 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/39
Scope and Contents

Notes on the suffragettes, particularly Winston Churchill's involvement with the movement. Also includes a press cutting of CSC's letter to the Times "Ought not women to be abolished?" in answer to Sir Almroth Wright's article "Should women have votes?", 1912.

Dates: 1912 - 1970-08
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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Correspondence and papers, mainly fly-sheets, relating to degrees for women, 1919 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/VCCorr.XII/20
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Corporate management records - embraces records of the central decision-making bodies, University officers such as the Vice-Chancellor and the Registrary, and their administrative support. It includes constitutional records.

Dates: 1919 - 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Dorothea Oschinsky: Doctoral Thesis and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9355
Dates: 1933-1995
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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Embryo Bill, 1985, 1985-06 - 1989-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/54
Scope and Contents Papers relating to JEP's Unborn Children (Protection) Bill (1985), including: copy of the Unborn Children (Protection) Bill of 17th Duke of Norfolk [earlier Miles Fitzalan-Howard] (1989), with briefing notes, note of amendments, extracts from Hansard, letters from Norfolk (5) and [Jane] Ann Winterton; copy of Alistair Burt's Unborn Children (Protection) Bill (1986); copy of speech by JEP to the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children on embryo research (July 1985); extracts from...
Dates: 1985-06 - 1989-04
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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Embryo Bill, 1985: correspondence, 1987-01 - 1994-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/53
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating JEP's Unborn Children (Protection) Bill (1985), with the general public or Members of Parliament on behalf of their constituents. Correspondents include: [Jane] Ann Winterton; William Ross; Lewis Wolpert, Professor of Biology as Applied to Medicine, London University; Phyllis Bowman, National Director of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (6); David Poole, Association of Lawyers for the Defence of the Unborn; Peter Thurnham. Also includes:...
Dates: 1987-01 - 1994-11
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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