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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 256 Collections and/or Records:

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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1983-10 - 1983-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/10
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Includes speech from the Glasgow Press Fund Luncheon [Scotland], Oct 83. Other subjects include: reasons for defeat in the General Election; the economic situation; health policy; a tribute to Michael Foot, former leader of the Labour Party; the shipping industry; American cruise missile bases in Britain; the disastrous effects of the international economy; Conservative health policy; education policy.

Dates: 1983-10 - 1983-12
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1986-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/27
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Includes: NK’s speech to the Trades Union Congress conference, with notes and briefings; NK’s Fabian lecture, "Democratic Socialism and the Future", with annotated text, notes and source material (Sept-Oct); NK’s speech to the Jamaican People’s National Party; a draft letter from NK to Roy Hattersley [Deputy leader] on defining Labour’s target on unemployment. Other subjects include: the steel industry; the New Right; Scottish devolution.

Dates: 1986-09
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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The Papers of Archibald Sinclair, 1st Viscount Thurso

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THRS
Scope and Contents The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre includes correspondence (including general, official, political, constituency, parliamentary and family correspondence); speeches; Liberal Organisation and Scottish Liberal organisation and Federation material; press cuttings; business papers; and Scottish Office, Scottish Board of Health and Secretary of State for Scotland material. For the most part, the collection is made up of constituency, parliamentary and Liberal party...
Dates: 1814 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of the fire-damaged material in section VI, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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The Papers of Jeremy Bray

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRAY
Scope and Contents The papers of Jeremy Bray consist of a wide range of political, scientific and economic material. There are a large number of political subject files, often resulting from Bray's work in various Parliamentary committees, and these cover areas including: economic policy; scientific and technical policy; the steel industry (particularly relating to the Ravenscraig steelworks in Bray's own Lanarkshire constituency); Scottish affairs in general; education; Hong Kong and China; Africa; mental...
Dates: 1953 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The soundings off inlets in Tierra del Fuego explain depth of lakes in Scotland, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 42: 204
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Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Transcript of interview: Dame Mariot Leslie, 2017

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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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(Untitled), 31 Oct 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/4/2
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Minute from WSC, to [Rear-Admiral Alexander Bethell], Director of Naval Intelligence, asking for his views on the establishment of a wireless station in the Shetland Islands; also asking if it would be worth putting a small torpedo base there and about German influence in the islands. [Hand-written, initialled by WSC].

Dates: 31 Oct 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Nov 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/4/3-6
Scope and Contents Minute from Rear-Admiral Alexander Bethell, Director of Naval Intelligence, to WSC stating that there was no real necessity for a wireless station in the Shetland Islands, as it would be the wartime base of the 7th Cruiser Squadron, which was equipped with wireless; also stating that a base would cost around 9,000 pounds and require a force of 25 men to defend it. Bethell adds that German influence was not very marked in the islands, and that very few German ships had visited there since...
Dates: 02 Nov 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Aug 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/12/90
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Minute from WSC to the Chief of Staff, Admiralty [? Rear-Admiral Ernest Troubridge], asking for a report on the War Office's progress in developing the Territorial Army in the Shetland Islands; WSC states that it might be necessary for the Admiralty to assist the War Office financially "so as to procure an armed and well disposed population". [Carbon].

Dates: 27 Aug 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Sep 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/13/32-33
Scope and Contents Minute by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty], circulated to the 1st Sea Lord [Admiral Sir Francis Bridgeman], the 2nd Sea Lord [Prince Louis of Battenberg, later 1st Lord Milford Haven], the 3rd Sea Lord [Vice-Admiral Charles Briggs], the Additional Civil Lord [Sir Francis Hopwood, later 1st Lord Southborough], the Director of Naval Ordnance [Rear-Admiral Frederick Tudor, earlier Frederick Jones] and the Admiralty Chief of Staff [? Sir Henry Jackson] on the advantages of the Cromarty Firth as...
Dates: 04 Sep 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Sep 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/13/84-86
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Minute by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty], to an unknown correspondent, enclosing a memorandum by the Chief of Staff, Admiralty [? Sir Henry Jackson], on the importance of developing the Territorial Forces in the Orkney and Shetland Isles [Scotland], to counter German influence and protect a naval wireless station on the Shetlands. WSC requests that the memorandum be shown to General Sir John French [Chief of Imperial General Staff, later 1st Lord Ypres]. [Carbon].

Dates: 25 Sep 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 May 1941 - 31 May 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/5
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, May 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Sir Horace Wilson [Permanent Secretary of HM Treasury and official Head of HM Civil Service]; Eric Seal [WSC's Principal Private Secretary]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; the Chiefs of Staff; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; Sir Alexander...
Dates: 01 May 1941 - 31 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Feb 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21A/80-81
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Letter from WSC to Frederick Pethick-Lawrence [MP for East Edinburgh, Scotland] on Scottish Nationalist objections to the use of the word "England" instead of "Britain".

Dates: 15 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 May 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/11/9
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Letter from Sir Murdoch MacDonald MP to WSC proposing James Henderson-Stewart for Under-Secretary of State for Scotland; adds that he urged [Clement] Attlee and [Arthur] Greenwood to serve under WSC's premiership. [manuscript].

Dates: 11 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Feb 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53A/29-30
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Letter from WSC to the Lord Provost of Edinburgh [William Darling] accepting the freedom of the city.

Dates: 04 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jun 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53C/266
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Letter from WSC to the Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Thomas Mitchell] declining the freedom of the city. [See CHAR 20/54B/191 for further reply].

Dates: 06 Jun 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Mar 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53B/121
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Letter from WSC to the 6th Duke of Montrose [earlier Lord Graham] proposing he become Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

Dates: 08 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53B/156
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Letter from WSC to William Darling, Lord Provost of Edinburgh accepting the Freedom of the City.

Dates: 24 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Oct 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/169-170
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Letter from WSC to A J Barber-Fleming, Scottish Unionist Party, wishing the Party a successful annual conference.

Dates: 26 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/191
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Letter from WSC to Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Thomas Mitchell] agreeing to consider the offer of the freedom of the city as open. [See CHAR 20/53C/266 for original reply].

Dates: 01 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), Jan 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/6/1
Scope and Contents First Lord of the Admiralty's printed minutes, January 1940.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (sometimes annotated with additional printed information) to: the Sea Lords, particularly 1st [Sea Lord, Admiral of the Fleet Sir Dudley Pound], 2nd [Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel, Admiral Sir Charles Little], and [3rd Sea Lord and] Controller [Rear-Admiral Bruce Fraser]; Deputy Chief of Naval Staff [Rear-Admiral Tom Phillips]; [Permanent] Secretary [Sir Archibald Carter]; various naval...
Dates: Jan 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Nov 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/7/89-94
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, marked "most secret" relaying a conversation with Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] about including the costs of widows and old age insurance in the budget; balancing relief to the direct taxpayer; meeting the cost of war pensions; the timing of implementing Chamberlain's Insurance Bill; establishment of a committee of experts to consider insurance; housing and funding for building "Weir" steel houses; and support for...
Dates: 28 Nov 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2B/124-126
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Letter from WSC to [Arthur] Woodburn giving reasons for not establishing a Grand Scottish Consultative Chamber during war time. [Carbon].

Dates: 25 Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Jan 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/8/4
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Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on Scapa Flow [Orkney Islands, Scotland], containing an independent account by Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso].

Dates: 23 Jan 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Feb 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/8/8
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Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on Scapa Flow [Orkney Islands, Scotland], with comments prepared by the Civil Lord [Captain Austin Hudson].

Dates: 13 Feb 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open