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Animals

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

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Animals, 1985-07 - 1987-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/71
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the general public on animal welfare and experiments on animals, with correspondents including: Dame Olga Uvarov [Vice-President, Institute of Animal Technicians] (2).

Also includes: the explanatory memorandum to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Bill (1985); papers by Dame Olga Uvarov on research with animals and veterinary implications of the 1968 Medicines Act.

Dates: 1985-07 - 1987-02
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Archives of the Department of Zoology, 1882 - 2016

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Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ZOO
Scope and Contents The records of the Department of Zoology have come to the University Archives in two tranches: i) account books,1882-1956, which are stray survivals and ii) much fuller departmental records from the 1960s onwards, produced in the main by the Head of Department and Departmental Administrator. The latter cover every aspect of departmental activity. Teaching and research shifts towards Ecology and Conservation, and securing the funding to support them, are a particular feature of the records...
Dates: 1882 - 2016
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"At the zoo [London]", 1947-09-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/260
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC kneeling down to feed an albino kangaroo ["Digger" a gift from the Australian Stockbreeders' Association]. WSC is wearing a suit and hat and has a cigar in his mouth.

Dates: 1947-09-10
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"At the zoo [London]", 1947-09-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/261
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC leaning forward holding a stick through the bars of a cage to feed a lion ["Rota"]. WSC is wearing a suit and hat and has a cigar in his mouth.

Dates: 1947-09-10
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Bloodstock: Airlie Stud, 1968-12 - 1980-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 11/23
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Papers, correspondence and accounts notes on the breeding, buying and selling of horses in which CS had an interest or shares.

Dates: 1968-12 - 1980-08
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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1956, 1956-02 - 1956-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/174
Scope and Contents

Letter from CS to Sir Winston Churchill on his investments and the progress of Churchill's stud and racehorses.

Dates: 1956-02 - 1956-04
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Colour photograph of WSC sitting with his poodle Rufus II, 1950-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/10/22c
Scope and Contents Photograph taken from the side of WSC sitting at the far end of a green garden bench [at Chartwell, Kent] with his chocolate-coloured poodle Rufus beside him, nearer the camera. WSC is holding on to Rufus's neck with one hand, and holding his cigar in his mouth and his cane between his fingers with the other. He is twisting slightly to look at the camera, frowning a little, and is wearing a blue siren suit with a white shirt collar sticking out, and a large light coloured sun hat. In the...
Dates: 1950-08
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Correspondence between CS and Sir Winston Churchill and Clementine, Lady Churchill, 1953-06 - 1958-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 9/8
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: a family weekend at Chequers [Buckinghamshire], June 1954; a crisis within the Conservative Party caused by stagnation with the Cabinet; feeling within the Party about Churchill stepping down as Prime Minister; Churchill's investments; horse racing and the stud.

Also includes: a letter from 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] thanking CS for his care of Churchill [following his stroke, June 1953]; photograph of CS at Chartwell Farm;

Dates: 1953-06 - 1958-08
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Correspondence on butterflies, fish and birds, 1947 - 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHWL 4/4 (box 89)
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on butterflies, mealworms, golden orfe, tropical fish, red breasted geese and black swans.

Dates: 1947 - 1963
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CS's individual racehorses, 1969-10 - 1987-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 11/25
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, accounts, cuttings and photographs.

Dates: 1969-10 - 1987-01
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Dogs, 1968-09 - 1975-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 11/28
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, mainly on gundogs bred and owned by CS, particularly a labrador retriever bitch called Tara. Correspondents include Sir Martin Charteris, Private Secretary to the Queen, on a puppy that CS had given to the Queen, which she had then given to Charteris.

Dates: 1968-09 - 1975-03
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Dogs Order, 1982-07 - 1983-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 9/2/31
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the Dogs (Northern Ireland) Order, on keeping dogs under control, with correspondents including: Adam Butler, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (6); [William] John Biffen, Lord President of the Council (2).

Also includes: draft copies of the order, with report from the Committee of Public Accounts on dog licensing; notes on amendments to the draft order; extract from Hansard for the Northern Ireland Committee covering the debate on the order.

Dates: 1982-07 - 1983-05
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Extracts from the Times and other sources relating to the Churchill family: 1930-35, 1967-02 - 1978-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/8/113
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the Komodo Dragons presented to the Zoological Society of London by 1st Lord Moyne [earlier Walter Guinness] in 1935, following his cruise on the yacht Rosaura (includes a letter from 1st Lord Zuckerman [former Resident Anatomist to the Zoological Society]); the death of Mary, Lady St Helier; Churchill's heated pool and pet swans, ducks and geese; Randolph Churchill's campaign at the Wavertree by-election [Liverpool], 1935; Churchill's attack of paratyphoid in Austria,...
Dates: 1967-02 - 1978-04
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Hamsell Stud, 1962-05 - 1972-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 11/22
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence on the partnership known as the Hamsell Stud, between CS and [A D D] Tim Rogers (former aide to Sir Winston Churchill), which was formed to own and manage the horses and interests in horses left to CS by Churchill.

Dates: 1962-05 - 1972-05
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Horseracing: "Windsor: Sept 1950", 1950-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 5/3/92
Scope and Contents

WSC outside weighing room, with binoculars round his neck and smoking a cigar, admiring a racehorse.

Dates: 1950-09
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"Hunting wild boar at Foucarmont [France] 1927", 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/111
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