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South Africa

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 226 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence A - J, 1906-03 - 1942-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/34
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A V Alexander [First Lord of the Admiralty], explaining that there were no submarines available to help the Yugoslavs and on efforts to persuade the French fleet at Alexandria [Egypt] to join the Allies (3); Sir John Anderson [Lord President of the Council, later 1st Lord Waverley] on the Canadian wage control scheme, and whether similar measures could be used in Britain (2); Harold Armstrong (2); Lord Athlone [Governor-General of Canada] commenting on Indian affairs,...
Dates: 1906-03 - 1942-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - L, 1926-12 - 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Grigg [Governor of Kenya, later 1st Lord Altrincham] on his visit home, settling a question of port handling in Kenya, and his health; Reginald Leigh [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on LSA's invitation to join the Academie Diplomatique Internationale; 1st Lord Athlone [Governor-General of South Africa] on the good effect of LSA's visit to South Africa and reaching a compromise with [?] Senator Nicolas de Wet (2); Sir Robert...
Dates: 1926-12 - 1927-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1921-01 - 1921-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly congratulating LSA on his appointment as Parliamentary and Financial Secretary to the Admiralty and regretting his departure from the Colonial Office) include: Alfred Ashbolt, Agent-General for Tasmania; [William] Wedgwood Benn [later 1st Lord Stansgate]; Sir Robert Borden (2); Sir Arthur Griffith-Boscawen; Sir Thomas Bramsdon; 1st Lord Buxton; Lord Carson; James Calder, former Canadian Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Ivy Chamberlain, on [Joseph] Austen...
Dates: 1921-01 - 1921-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1948-01 - 1948-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/42
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Shreeve, Deputy Director-General, British Council; Sir Ronald Adam, Chairman and Director-General of the British Council; [Syed] Waris Ameer Ali on the massacres following the hand-over of power in India; John Astor [Director of the Phoenix Assurance Company]; Clement Attlee, Prime Minister; Sir Girja Bajpai [Secretary-General of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India]; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter,...
Dates: 1948-01 - 1948-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1948-01 - 1949-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/43
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Alexander [Governor-General of Canada]; 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] on subjects including recalling his time as Assistant Editor of the Outlook with J L Garvin (2); Clement Attlee, Prime Minister; Frank Aydelotte, American Secretary to Rhodes Trustees; Thomas Balogh; Jacques Bardoux on the decline of the Communist Party in France and the death of his wife (2); Sir Ernest Barker; Enid Moberly Bell; 1st Lord Birdwood; Robert Boothby [delegate...
Dates: 1948-01 - 1949-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1951-11 - 1953-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/47
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis; [Syed] Waris Ameer Ali; Nancy, Lady Astor, thanking LSA for his sympathy on the death of 2nd Lord Astor; Jacques Bardoux; 1st Lord Bledisloe [earlier Charles Bathurst] on helping LSA with agricultural policy questions (4); P Clavell Blount (3); 1st Lord Brand on the disadvantages of financial aid from the United States; Leonard Brockington; Arthur Bryant (2); 1st Lord Bruce, Chairman of the Finance Corporation for Industry Limited; James...
Dates: 1951-11 - 1953-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A-Z on "The Problem of the Army", 1902-12 - 1904-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/1/14
Scope and Contents Correspondence on LSA's series of articles for the Times on army reform, with correspondents including: General 1st Lord Kitchener [Commander-in-Chief, India] on the advantages and disadvantages of having a large force in South Africa; Admiral Sir John Fisher [Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth] on subjects including the role of the press in reforming the Navy (3); Arthur Balfour, Prime Minister, on LSA's ideas for encouraging Finland to rebel against Russia; L J Maxse [Editor of the National...
Dates: 1902-12 - 1904-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence about a visit to Africa, 1956 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SCHO 10
Scope and Contents

Including Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), Tanganyika (Tanzania), Kenya and South Africa.

Dates: 1956 - 1957
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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Correspondence about the Bernard Price Institute, Witwatersrand University, and Rhodes University, South Africa, 1954 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SCHO 7
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising working files from the Atomic Energy Research Establishment, at Harwell

Dates: 1954 - 1960
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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Correspondence about the Consumer Institute South Africa, 1995 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/13
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, research data, diaries, correspondence, press cuttings, photographs, video and audio tape recordings. The bulk of the collection is formed by Michael Young's correspondence subject files about organisations he was involved in starting up or with existing organisations who collaborated in his ventures. There is also substantial correspondence with individuals, including family, friends, colleagues and financial backers. A...
Dates: 1995 - 1999
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Correspondence and papers about the South African Institute of Distance Education, 1990 - 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/61
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, research data, diaries, correspondence, press cuttings, photographs, video and audio tape recordings. The bulk of the collection is formed by Michael Young's correspondence subject files about organisations he was involved in starting up or with existing organisations who collaborated in his ventures. There is also substantial correspondence with individuals, including family, friends, colleagues and financial backers. A...
Dates: 1990 - 1998
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Correspondence G - Z, 1941-01 - 1964-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/33
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Hastings Ismay [Deputy Secretary (Military) to War Cabinet]; [Willoughby] Clive Garsia [Guy Cottar] on his book "Planning the War"; J L Garvin [Editor of the Observer] on subjects including LSA's tribute to 1st Lord Lloyd and Mahomed Jinnah [President of the All India Muslim League] (5); Admiral Sir William Goodenough; 1st Lord Greenwood; Francis Pember on LSA's tribute to Edward Grenfell [1st Lord St Just]; Sir Lloyd Griscom on subjects...
Dates: 1941-01 - 1964-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence: LSA to Valentine Chirol, 1899-03 - 1903-01

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

Letters from LSA, mainly to Chirol [Director of the Foreign Department of the Times] and also to George Buckle [Editor of the Times] on LSA's work as the Times war correspondent in South Africa. Also includes letter to LSA from Major-General Ian Hamilton [Military Secretary, Headquarters] confirming that LSA's views on South Africa were being advocated and urging him to set to work.

Dates: 1899-03 - 1903-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence M, Part 2: Lord Milner, 1894-07-25 - 1904-12-19

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/2/23
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence with Lord Milner [High Commissioner for South Africa] (19).

Dates: 1894-07-25 - 1904-12-19
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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Correspondence M, Part 3: Lord Milner, 1905-01-23 - 1912-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/2/24
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence with Lord Milner [High Commissioner for South Africa] (16).

Dates: 1905-01-23 - 1912-12-11
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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Correspondence M, Part 4: Lord Milner, 1904-01-18 - 1905-02-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/2/25
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence with Lord Milner [High Commissioner for South Africa] (23).

Dates: 1904-01-18 - 1905-02-08
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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Correspondence N - Z, 1953-01 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/49
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harold Nicolson on LSA's book "Thoughts on the Constitution" (2); Sir Ernest Oppenheimer (4); Caroline, Lady Oppenheimer; Lord Eustace Percy; Charles Ponsonby, thanking LSA for his speech to the Royal African Society; Sir Charles Rey on the recent South African elections and the success of the Nationalists; Paul Reynaud on dissolutions of Parliament (3); Juliet, Lady Rhys-Williams; Sir [Thomas] Ellis Robins (2); Sir James Ross, First Division Pensioners’...
Dates: 1953-01 - 1953-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence on colonial observatories, 1959 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/440
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding colonial observatories, including those in Canada and South Africa.

Dates: 1959 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on observatories, 1924 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/22
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous foreign observatoriesLetter from R. Atkinson to Colonel Gerado Dianderas, Peru, regarding equipment for the proposed Arequipa Observatory, 1946.Correspondence with the Hong Kong Royal Observatory regarding time signals, 1946.Letter from S. Jarocinski, Warsaw, to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, regarding the Babia Góra Observatory, 1937.(2) Miscellaneous British observatoriesLetters from E.M. Lindsay, Armagh Observatory, to Sir...
Dates: 1924 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on observatories, 1948 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/430
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes and other papers regarding observatories, including sections on foreign observatories; English observatories; the Solar Physics Observatory, Cambridge; colonial observatories, including those in Canada and South Africa; Commonwealth observatories, including those in Australia; the Norman Lockyer Observatory; the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; and Denmark.

Dates: 1948 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the British Association visit to South Africa, 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/189
Scope and Contents Volume I of a series of correspondence regarding the visit of the British Association to South Africa in 1905. This volume contains correspondence with various organisations and individuals in England. It begins with a letter from D. Griffin, Secretary of the British Association, asking if it is possible to meet in Cape Town, with a reply from Gill stating that this is not possible due to Boer unrest. Subsequent items include Gill's letter of 6 August 1902 making a formal invitation to the...
Dates: 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the British Association visit to South Africa, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/190
Scope and Contents

Volume II of a series of correspondence regarding the visit of the British Association to South Africa in 1905, comprised of correspondence with various organisations and officials in Cape Town concerning aspects of the visit, including meetings, travel and excursions.

Dates: 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the British Association visit to South Africa, 1902 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/191
Scope and Contents Volume III of a series of correspondence regarding the visit of the British Association to South Africa in 1905. These letters relate largely to the section of the visit which involved the Transvaal. They include correspondence between David Gill and the High Commissioner's Office, the South African Association for the Advancement of Science, the Colonial Secretary's Office, the British Association and the British Association Reception Committee in Johannesburg. There are also minutes of...
Dates: 1902 - 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the British Association visit to South Africa, 1902 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/192
Scope and Contents Volume IV of a series of correspondence regarding the visit of the British Association to South Africa in 1905, divided into the following sections:1. Correspondence with Natal, 8 August 1902 - 8 March 1906, including correspondence between David Gill, the Natal Governor, the Secretary of the British Association and the South African Association for the Advancement of Science; details of the timetable at Natal; press cuttings, May 1905; and details of various arrangements for the...
Dates: 1902 - 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the Nautical Almanac Office, 1939 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/27
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous correspondence and related material concerning the Nautical Almanac Office. There are papers regarding staff finance, including concession passes issued to staff, salaries, reference sheets and data supplied by the N.A.O. to H.G. Barker, Secretary and Cashier for the Royal Observatory, for making payments. There is also correspondence regarding Hollerith equipment for the N.A.O.; telegrams from the Colonial Office regarding Greenwich Mean Time and British Summer Time in the...
Dates: 1939 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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