Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:
Subjects include: gas engines; a visit to Portsmouth dockyard [Hampshire] and the Royal Naval College, Osborne [Isle of Wight]; the Navy Estimates, 1905-6; the Royal Naval Reserve; ships struck off the effective list; the defence of Canada; the case of the Canadian schooner Agnes G Donahoe, seized by the Government of Uruguay for illegal seal hunting.
Includes certain papers relating to his post as Colonial Secretary, 1903-5.
Account of climbing the Matterhorn during a visit to Zermatt, Switzerland, 1946, visiting the Eastern Vilayets, Turkey, 1948, and visiting Canada with Leo Amery, 1949, which was not included in the published volume. Includes a few original letters from JA to his parents.
Subjects include Canada's views on Europe and the Middle East, following the Gulf War.
This collection brings together items by and about Rupert Brooke from a variety of sources. It includes manuscript and typescript copies of Brooke's poetry and prose, correspondence between Rupert Brooke and others and a number of photographs. A limited amount of biographical and supplementary material, concentrated on items originating after Brooke's death, can also be found in this collection.
The papers cover every aspect of Lord Noel-Baker's very full and varied career and include constituency papers, Labour Party material, extensive sections on domestic and international affairs, peace and disarmament, sport, books and articles, speeches and correspondence.
The collection is made up largely of press cuttings, speeches and papers relating to Floud's 33 years at the Board of Agriculture (later the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries) and his time as High Commissioner in Canada (1934-1938).
This series includes notes, texts and correspondence on literary works by LSA, including: a work by LSA on economics, "The Awakening"; LSA's memoirs, "My Political Life", including the unpublished fourth volume (which LSA died before he could complete); "A Balanced Economy"; a collection of addresses and lectures by LSA, "Loose Leaves"; "The Life of Joseph Chamberlain"; articles, books and pamphlets, many by LSA or with contributions and annotations by him.
Programmes, correspondence on arrangements, thanks etc, background information and some speech notes for MS's engagements for the Sir Winston Churchill Society at Edmonton, Vancouver and Calgary in the 1980s.
Correspondence on the formation and work of the Committee to encourage British students to study in Canada, with correspondents including: 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken]; [Henry] Harold Hemming, Chairman of the Committee (7); Gilbert Flemming, Ministry of Education (3).
Also includes: minutes; annual report for 1949.
Correspondence on CSC's visits to Canada for the Quebec Conferences, with correspondents including: Princess Alice, Lady Athlone, wife of the Governor-General; [William] Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada; General George Marshall; Eleanor Roosevelt. Also includes seating plans, the text of a broadcast by CSC and official photographs of the Citadel, Quebec.
Copies of letters from Randolph Churchill and Diana Churchill [later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] to CSC and to Winston Churchill, mainly from Randolph to CSC describing his tour of the United States and Canada with Churchill, including a visit to MGM Studios and his impression of William Randolph Hearst.
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.
Subjects include: the defences of Hong Kong; defence of Egypt's eastern frontier; scale of a possible attack on Prince Rupert, Canada; scale of a possible attack on Australia; the international status of the dominions of Britain was at war. Includes papers for the 1911 Imperial Conference on matters of naval and military defence.
Subjects include: a possible attack on Prince Rupert, Canada and Australia; the treatment of neutral and enemy merchant ships during a war; principles of imperial defence; the status of dominion ships of war; co-operation with the dominions' naval forces; co-ordinating organisation of military forces of the empire.
Subjects include: supplies in time of war; Canadian defence; measures to prevent blocking of commercial harbours; economic aspects of the Channel Tunnel scheme; the establishment of radio telegraphic communication between inland stations.
Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91