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Gibraltar

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

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Admiralty printed papers: uncovered prints, 1905 - 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/15
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: renewal of the Anglo-Japanese alliance; the balance of naval power in the Far East; the transfer of Gibraltar from the War Office to the Admiralty; defence of naval and commercial harbours; strategic aspects of the naval building programme; engineer officers; officering in the Royal Marines; designs for new ships built 1906-7, and the employment of armed mercantile cruisers; French Navy Estimates.

Dates: 1905 - 1906
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Admiralty printed papers: uncovered prints, 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/17
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the new system of entry, training and employment of Royal Marine officers; entry and training of naval officers; the transfer of Gibraltar from the War Office to the Admiralty; the defence of colonial and Indian ports.

Dates: 1906
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Briefing on Gibraltar, 1992-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/50
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Subjects include: Central America; relations with the Soviet Union, including NK's involvement in various human rights cases; the Middle East; sanctions against South Africa; meetings with African leaders; Eastern Europe.

Dates: 1992-02
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Colonial Office, 1965-02 - 1965-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/7/22
Scope and Contents

Includes: Commonwealth Parliamentary questions on colonial and Commonwealth affairs; Colonial Office staff lists; paper from the Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce, "Facts on the Gibraltar Problem"; paper presented to Parliament by the Foreign Secretary and Secretary of State for the Colonies on Gibraltar, and recent differences with Spain.

Dates: 1965-02 - 1965-04
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Correspondence on longitudes and latitudes, 1873 - 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/258
Scope and Contents Letter and observations from Captain W.J. Wharton regarding the results of his experiment to find the longitude of Malta from Gibraltar, 1873.Printed paper on the galvanic determination of the difference in longitude between Bombay and Malta, 1874.Newspaper cutting from the 'South Australian Advertiser', 19 February 1889, regarding Australian longitudes.Correspondence on marking Major Darwin's longitude station at Singapore, 1891-1892.Miscellaneous...
Dates: 1873 - 1903
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Correspondence to siblings, [Charles] Waltham and Florence, 1899 - 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 2/3
Scope and Contents

Written from HMS Repulse, HMS Goliath, HMS Canopus, HMS King Alfred, HMS Glory, HMS Albemarle and from the British Embassy, Tokyo, including Gibraltar, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Malta, Russia, Denmark and the Netherlands.
With a diary entry, 12-25 August 1900; an inventory of gifts, undated; a photograph of a polo player, undated; a copy insurance policy, undated; and sketches.

Dates: 1899 - 1909
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Drawings of ships and harbours, 1875

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 1/2
Scope and Contents

Comprising pencil and pen-and-ink drawings.
Including views of Vigo, Spain; Aden (Yemen); Corfu and Zante (Zakinthos) in the Ionian Islands; Rhodes in the Dodecanese Islands; Suez from the Canal (Egypt); Gibraltar; Malta; Turkey, including Adalia (Antalya); and Salonica (Thessaloniki), Greece.

Dates: 1875
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European Commission speeches, 2003-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/2/123
Scope and Contents

Speeches mostly relating to reform of the Commission. Also includes the Keir Hardie Memorial Lecture, an opinion on the status of Gibraltar and statements by NK on his visit to Tallinn [Estonia] on the enlargement of the European Union.

Dates: 2003-10
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Family correspondence, 1899 - 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUCK 2/2
Scope and Contents

Written from HMS Repulse, HMS Canopus, HMS Goliath, HMS Albemarle, HMS King Alfred and from the British Embassy, Tokyo, including England, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Morocco, Gibraltar, Sri Lanka, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Malta, Sicily and Italy.
With sketches.

Dates: 1899 - 1908
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General correspondence, 1981-01 - 1981-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/105
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Andrew Alexander, Daily Mail, on a speech by JA on Northern Ireland; Humphrey Atkins, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland [later Lord Colnbrook]; [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; Kenneth Baker on asking Macmillan to take part in a conference at Ditchley Park [Oxfordshire] on the state of politics in the West; 1st Lord Balfour of Inchrye; 2nd Lord Barnby [earlier Francis Vernon Willey] on Sir Walter Walker's book "The Next Domino" and...
Dates: 1981-01 - 1981-03
Conditions Governing Access: Some folios closed and filed separately for data protection as they contain sensitive personal information on a potentially living individual.
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General papers relating to Europe, August 1977-March 1979, 1977-08 - 1979-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/109
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Basil de Ferranti and Francis Pym MP Also includes briefing note by Professor Hugh Thomas on Gibraltar, November 1978; with MT's handwritten notes and notes from Douglas Hurd MP in response Also includes papers relating to MT's statements on the abduction and death of Signor Aldo Moro (President, Christian Democrat Party), including note from "Douglas" [Hurd MP], May 1978 Also includes circulars from the Conservative Group for Europe and...
Dates: 1977-08 - 1979-03
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge: Correspondence

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8782
Dates: 1847-1902 (Circa)
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Gibraltar, 1963-09 - 1966-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/7/20
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence on the future of Gibraltar, including: press cuttings; report by Patrick Wall on his visit to Gibraltar; suggestions by Nigel Fisher [Conservative spokesman for Commonwealth Affairs] for negotiations with Spain; notes on the frontier situation; statements by Sir Joshua Hassan, Chief Minister of Gibraltar, and others to the United Nations Special Committee on progress in ending Gibraltar's colonial status, with extracts from the UN record.

Dates: 1963-09 - 1966-03
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Gibraltar, 1983-01 - 1989-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/67
Scope and Contents Press cuttings and correspondence on Gibraltar, including JEP's contribution to a Panorama television interview on the shooting of IRA members by British soldiers on Gibraltar. Correspondents include: Robert Peliza, House of Assembly, Gibraltar, on the closure of the naval dockyard at Gibraltar and the question of sovereignty (5); 2nd Lord Belstead, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs [earlier John Ganzoni], on the dockyard. Also includes: press cuttings; Private Eye report on...
Dates: 1983-01 - 1989-02
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Letter from George Maw to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Gibraltar, 1869-04-18

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 171: 104
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Letter from George Maw to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Gibraltar


(Letter)

Dates: 1869-04-18
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Letter from Sir Thomas Lauder Brunton to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Gibraltar, 1881-01-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 160: 343
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Thomas Lauder Brunton to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Gibraltar


(Letter)

Dates: 1881-01-10
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Meeting with Joe Bossano, 1988-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 8/16
Scope and Contents

Briefing for meeting with Bossano, leader of the Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party, including Labour policy documents on Gibraltar.

Dates: 1988-01
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Meetings: Spain and Europe, 1985-12 - 1990-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 8/13
Scope and Contents

Includes: brief on Spain and NATO for NK’s visit to Spain, Jan 1986; report on the Spanish internal political situation, Jan 1988; note on Labour’s policy on Gibraltar; papers on the visit to London by Enrique Baron Crespo, President of the European Movement, Nov 1988.

Dates: 1985-12 - 1990-04
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Midshipman's log book, 1952 - 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSTV 4
Scope and Contents

Including service in HMS Implacable, 1952-3; HMS Defiance, 1953; and HMS Knaresborough Castle, 1953-4.
With watercolour views of Gibraltar, HMS Implacable and Brixham harbour. Also, photographs and cartoons.

Dates: 1952 - 1954
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NS II Means of distribution-53 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 53
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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Observations and other papers, 1764 - 1775

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 3/44
Scope and Contents 1. Observations of the eclipse of the Moon, 1 March 1764.2. Observations of the eclipse of the Sun, 1 April 1764.3. Observations of the transit of Venus, 1769, with an eclipse of the Sun observed from Gibraltar, 1769, and a bill for crockery.4. Observations of the eclipse of the Sun, 4 June 1764.5. Observations of the eclipse of Jupiter's satellites, 1772-1774.6. Observations of the eclipse of the Moon, 12 December [1769].7. Drawing, apparently...
Dates: 1764 - 1775
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Papers on determining galvanic longitudes, 1878 - 1888

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/640
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers concerning proposals and operations to determine, with the assistance of the Royal Observatory, the longitude of Lisbon, Leiden, the Cape Observatory, Gibraltar, places in Australia, New Zealand and Egypt, and Mauritius; and the difference in longitude between Malta and Bombay. The papers include errors of the Greenwich clock; observations of telegraph signals; J.W. Green's abstract of the Greenwich - Lisbon - South American longitudes; the exchange and summary of...
Dates: 1878 - 1888
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Papers on time balls, 1885 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/257
Scope and Contents (1) Papers on time balls at various places, 1894-1910Correspondence and papers on the following subjects:Request by G.H. Hills to see the Greenwich time ball for guidance on the erection of a timeball at Chatham, answered by Christie, 1894.Letter of thanks for C.F. Close's visit to inspect the time ball, 1894.Arrangements for the fall of the Bremen time ball, reported by 'Normal Zeit' and acknowledged by F.W. Dyson, 1895.P. Stevens on the difference in...
Dates: 1885 - 1910
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Papers on time balls, signals and clocks, 1904 - 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/256
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the Deal Time Ball; time balls and signals at Portland, Gibraltar and Dover; and clocks for Malta and Chatham:Correspondence with J. Jermyn concerning repairs and reasons for the failure of signals, 1904-1910.Correspondence with J. Jermyn concerning repairs and inventions of moveable property, 1904-1921.Correspondence with G. Cutcher concerning repairs, 1922-1925.Page extracted from the 'Deal, Walmer and Sandwich Mercury', 11 July...
Dates: 1904 - 1927
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Papers relating to individual countries, 1952 - 1972

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.

Dates: 1952 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
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