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Women

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 409 Collections and/or Records:

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Transcript of interview: Dame Mariot Leslie, 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 162
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2017
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Thorhilda Abbott-Watt, 2022

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 212
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2022
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
 Series — Degr.

University degree lists and related records, 1580 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Degr.
Scope and Contents

The records comprise chiefly lists of student matriculations and degrees. There is a smaller quantity of records relating to unmatriculated and degrading students and to the examining and issuing of degrees to women in the years before admission to full membership of the University.

Dates: 1580 - 1969
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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University of Cambridge Local Lectures, 1893-04 - 1896-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 4/9
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence including: examination papers; letter and memorandum from Alfred Marshall [Professor of Political Economy, Cambridge] on university degrees for women at Cambridge and the Bishop of Stepney's scheme for a separate Imperial University for Women; letter from the Cambridge Local Examinations and Lectures Syndicate on language requirements for those taking examinations in Foreign Literature; examiner's report for JWHM's lecture class at Leicester, studying the foundation...
Dates: 1893-04 - 1896-10
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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(Untitled), 15 Oct 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/117/100
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in which he thanks him for the present of a stick to be used against the suffragettes, comments on a reference to L G [David Lloyd George] at the Journalists' Banquet and on the favourable treatment WSC has been given by Northcliffe's newspapers.

Dates: 15 Oct 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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(Untitled), 14 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/91-92
Scope and Contents

Minute from WSC to Chancellor of the Exchequer [Sir John Anderson, later 1st Lord Waverley] asking for a thorough examination of the Manpower position in the Services, questioning [Anderson's] "assumption" on women leaving the Services, arguing for further reductions in the Middle East, and emphasising the need for a "ruthless combing of the Services". [Carbon copy].

Dates: 14 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/93
Scope and Contents

Minute from "J A" [Sir John Anderson, later 1st Lord Waverley, Chancellor of the Exchequer] (Treasury) to WSC stating that the Chiefs of Staff are working out the operational implications of additional releases from the services, and defending the "controlled scheme" for the release of women. [initialled with annotations].

Dates: 16 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/94
Scope and Contents

Minute from WSC [Potsdam, Berlin, Germany] to Chancellor of the Exchequer [Sir John Anderson, later 1st Lord Waverley] suggesting the views of women in the Services should be canvassed to ascertain what proportion wish to return to civilian life. [Carbon copy].

Dates: 17 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/95-96
Scope and Contents Minute from Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Additional Secretary to the Cabinet] to [Leslie] Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] marked "Private" hoping that WSC will accept the suggestion of the Chancellor [of the Exchequer, Sir John Anderson, later 1st Lord Waverley] on releasing women from the services, and suggesting that the Cabinet was "pretty well convinced" that the Manpower Committee's proposals on demobilisation "went as far as the Services could be expected to...
Dates: 17 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/98-100
Scope and Contents

Minute from "J A" [Sir John Anderson, later 1st Lord Waverley, Chancellor of the Exchequer] (Treasury) to WSC explaining why the Manpower Committee stand by their argument against a scheme of uncontrolled release of women from the Services and reporting government efforts to counter press criticism of the rate of demobilisation. [initialled; annotated by WSC's Private Office].

Dates: 19 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/1-3
Scope and Contents

Minute from "T L R" [Leslie Rowan, Prime Minister's Private Secretary] giving information on manpower levels in the Middle East, and WSC's general request for reductions, stating that the Manpower Committee and Cabinet have not accepted a general release from the Services of any women who want to go, and enclosing a report from the Chancellor [of the Exchequer, Sir John Anderson, later 1st Lord Waverley, CHAR 20/232/4-5]. [initialled].

Dates: 13 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/4-6
Scope and Contents

Memorandum from "J A" [Sir John Anderson, later 1st Lord Waverley, Chancellor of the Exchequer] to WSC marked "Top Secret" on Manpower Committee proposals on demobilisation in the second half of 1945, releasing women and men from the Services, and concluding that any enlargement of military commitment is incompatible with the demands of domestic reconstruction. [initialled; flagged "A"].

Dates: 12 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/7-8
Scope and Contents

Extract from Cabinet conclusions on the redistribution of manpower in the second half of 1945: on maximising releases to benefit the restoration of civilian industry and housing, and the position of serving women; including contributions from WSC, the Secretary of State for Air [Harold MacMillan, later 1st Lord Stockton], and the Minister of Works [Duncan Sandys].

Dates: 06 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/9
Scope and Contents

Minute from WSC to Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the Cabinet] on releasing women from the Services, directing them into civil manufacturing, and commenting on the Photographic Unit. [Carbon copy].

Dates: 07 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/10
Scope and Contents

Cabinet note by WSC marked "Secret" on why women should be treated differently from men in relation to demobilisation, arguing against keeping "masses of highly-paid young women hanging around" unnecessarily.

Dates: 05 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/11
Scope and Contents

Cabinet note by WSC marked "Secret" arguing for the release from the Women's Services at the earliest date of all women who wish to go and suggesting the Manpower Committee review their recommendation on this matter.

Dates: 03 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/12-13
Scope and Contents

Special note by WSC on why women should be treated differently from men in relation to demobilisation, arguing against keeping "masses of highly-paid young women hanging around" unnecessarily. [Carbon copy; annotated by WSC's Secretary Patrick Kinna].

Dates: 05 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/14-15
Scope and Contents

Special note by WSC on why women should be treated differently from men in relation to demobilisation, arguing against keeping "masses of highly-paid young women hanging around" unnecessarily. [Carbon copy].

Dates: 05 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/16-17
Scope and Contents

Special note by WSC on why women should be treated differently from men in relation to demobilisation, arguing against keeping "masses of highly-paid young women hanging around" unnecessarily. [Carbon copy].

Dates: 05 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/18
Scope and Contents

Minute from "T L R" [Leslie Rowan, Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC suggesting amending WSC's "special note" on the release of women from the Services [CHAR 20/232/19-20] to take into account the rate of release for Class A. [initialled].

Dates: 04 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/19-20
Scope and Contents

Special note by WSC on why women should be treated differently from men in relation to demobilisation, arguing against keeping "masses of highly-paid young women hanging around" unnecessarily. [draft on 10 Downing Street paper; annotated by WSC and his Private Office].

Dates: 04 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/232/30
Scope and Contents

Draft cabinet note in WSC's name marked "Secret" arguing for the release from the Women's Services at the earliest date of all women who wish to go and suggesting the Manpower Committee review their recommendation on this matter. [prepared by Sir Edward Bridges, Secretary to the Cabinet, and annotated by WSC's Secretary Patrick Kinna].

Dates: 03 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229B/186
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Dame] Vera Laugton Mathews [Director Women's Royal Naval Service] (Admiralty) expressing her grateful thoughts as a "representative of a very large body of women" for WSC's war leadership. [signed manuscript].

Dates: 09 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 [Jul] 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/121/77-78
Scope and Contents

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Headquarters, 5th Army, British Expeditionary Force, France) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses sympathy about the cancellation of her plans [to visit Nigeria] due to the rules about women travelling; describes a day spent with WSC and "Sunny" [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough] at the battle field and thanks her for offering to pay school fees for "Johnnie" [John G Churchill]. Envelope present.

Dates: 12 [Jul] 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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