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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 on the Radcliffe Observatory, 1950 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/483
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, 1950-1956, including appointments; the Radcliffe Travelling Fellowship; the Board of Visitors' Reports; reports on the Wolverton Estate; reports of the Radcliffe Trustees' Annual Meetings and agenda papers; estimates of expenditure for the Observatory; Radcliffe Trust balance sheet and accounts; maintenance accounts, receipts and payment accounts; and Pension Funds. The papers also include the following items:A folder of...
Dates: 1950 - 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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Correspondence on the South Africa Geodetic Survey, 1879 - 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/98
Scope and Contents Correspondence, telegrams and other papers concerning the Trigonometrical Survey of South Africa. The volume is indexed at the front and each piece of correspondence is numbered. The contents include the following items:A printed pamphlet of correspondence, despatches, etc., 1880, relating to the survey, indexed and with a list of contents. There are several attached maps. Originals of D. Gill's submissions to the Governor-General.Reports by the Hydraulic Engineer on...
Dates: 1879 - 1882
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 South Africa Geodetic Survey, 1882 - 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/99
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, telegrams and other papers concerning the Trigonometrical Survey of South Africa, with an index at beginning. Much of the correspondence concerns funding, particularly of the survey of Natal Province. There is also correspondence on the despatch and receipt of instruments, including a letter from Simms on the construction of theodolites; letters regarding equipment, with diagrams of tents, etc.; and a copy of the Surveyor-General's Report, 1882.

Dates: 1882 - 1883
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 South Africa Geodetic Survey, 1883 - 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/100
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the Trigonometrical Survey of South Africa, including letters regarding the funding of the survey, particularly with regard to Natal. There are instructions to the officer commanding the Survey Party (fos 28-30), including pay scales for all members of the Party; a report and results of observations made during the trigonometrical observations of Natal (fos 245-248); a report in Dutch from the Surveyor-General (fos 259-279); a map of Natal Colony showing the survey...
Dates: 1883 - 1884
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 South Africa Survey, 1900 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/120
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers on the Topographic Survey of South Africa and the Arc of the Meridian, divided into four sections:'Topographical Survey of British South Africa': correspondence and reports, 1902-1905, relating to D. Gill's proposal and plans for the topographical survey, including the 'Proceedings of Congress' held at Cape Town, March 1904, and Minutes of the Inter-Colonial Council Select Committee on Surveys, 7 June 1905.'Miscellaneous': letters to D. Gill...
Dates: 1900 - 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 S and T, 1885 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/2/33
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence with Lord Selborne [High Commissioner for South Africa] (12); Edward Talbot; George Talbot; Lavinia Talbot (19); Sir Reginald Talbot [Governor of Victoria] (6); Margot Tennant (6); 2nd Baron Tennyson; and Frederic Thorne.

Dates: 1885 - 1905
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 S, Part 2: Lord Selborne, 1905 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/2/32
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence with Lord Selborne [High Commissioner for South Africa] (17).

Dates: 1905 - 1911
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: Valentine Chirol to LSA, 1899-10 - 1901-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/1/3
Scope and Contents

Letters from Chirol [Director of the Foreign Department of the Times] and also from George Buckle [Editor of the Times] on LSA's work as the Times war correspondent in South Africa, and also on events in China.

Dates: 1899-10 - 1901-04
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 with 1st Lord Milner, 1903-01 - 1928-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/40
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Milner and LSA on subjects including: training troops in South Africa; the South African labour problem and immigration from China; LSA's foundation of an Imperialist group; the success of General Sir Paul Methuen [Commander-in-Chief Eastern Command] in the South African War, and Milner's concerns about Methuen's military position; the Cape Colony [part of the Union of South Africa from 1910, later the Republic of South Africa]; Milner's own future after leaving South...
Dates: 1903-01 - 1928-11
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 with colonial observatories., 1952 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/434
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1952 - 1958
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 with Lionel James, 1901-01 - 1903-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/1/8
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Lionel James [special correspondent for the Times in South Africa] on LSA's Times History of the South African War.

Dates: 1901-01 - 1903-12
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 with Margaret Thatcher, 1984-04 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/1/3
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the famine in Ethiopia; the miners’ strike; the bombing of the Grand Hotel, Brighton [Sussex]; the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting under the Official Secrets Act after he sent documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War; South African opposition leaders seeking sanctuary in the British consulate, Durban; the banning of Martin Galvin, Publicity Director of NORAID [Irish Northern Aid Committee] from...
Dates: 1984-04 - 1984-12
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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Correspondence with Margaret Thatcher, 1984-09 - 1985-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/1/4
Scope and Contents Subjects include: South Africa; the independence of the BBC (following a decision not to broadcast a film on Northern Ireland); changes in supplementary benefit; Nicaragua; human rights in Indonesia; publication of an official history of nuclear testing; an inquiry chaired by Lord Bridge on interception of postal and telephone communications by the security services; the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting under the Official Secrets Act after he sent documents on...
Dates: 1984-09 - 1985-10
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 with Margaret Thatcher, 1986-01 - 1986-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/1/6
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the number of Labour peers in the House of Lords; South Africa; spending on the National Health Service; supplementary benefits; the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the Soviet Union; nuclear testing and arms control; pensions; the possible purchase of British Leyland by the trades unions; the funding of Sadler’s Wells theatre; crime prevention; the Westland affair [share dealing irregularities involving Westland Helicopter Company]. Other correspondents include Nigel...
Dates: 1986-01 - 1986-11
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 with Margaret Thatcher, 1987-02 - 1987-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/1/7
Scope and Contents Subjects include: cold weather payments to the elderly; spending on the National Health Service; the Westland affair [share dealing irregularities involving Westland Helicopter Company]; Lord Young’s appointment as Conservative Party Chairman; sanctions against South Africa; funding of scientific research; a proposed constitutional conference on South Africa; hopes for the release of Terry Waite from the Lebanon. Other correspondents include Mark Addison and Charles Powell, Private...
Dates: 1987-02 - 1987-12
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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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "BENNETT", 1975-8, 1975 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/1/7
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with: Sir Frederic Bennett MP (includes his letter of congratulation to MT on her becoming Party Leader, circa February 1975; his report on his visit to South Africa, Rhodesia and Kenya, August 1976; and a provisional guest list for the Bilderberg conference on 22-24 April 1977, 24 February 1977)

Dates: 1975 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 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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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "LEE"-"LUC", 1975-78, 1975 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/1/42
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: John Lee MP; Jim Lester MP; Arthur Lewis MP; Susan Cunliffe-Lister (Lady Masham); Ian Lloyd MP; Lord (Rhys) Lloyd of Kilgerran (includes his letter of congratulation to MT on her election as Party leader, February 1975); John Loveridge MP (includes his letter of congratulation to MT on her election as Party leader, February 1975); and Richard Luce MP (includes his report on his visit to Rhodesia and South Africa, December 1977) Some pages removed and closed...
Dates: 1975 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 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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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "MIT"-"MUD", February- December 1978, 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/2/14
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with: David Mitchell MP; Roger Moate MP; James Molyneaux MP; Hector Monro MP (includes revised drafts of his Policy Group study "Sport and recreation, Policy Paper", June and July 1978, includes MT’s handwritten annotations); Fergus Montgomery MP; John Moore MP; Michael Morris MP; Charles Morrison MP (includes report on his visit to South Africa with Peter Blaker MP, May 1978); Peter Morrison MP; and David Mudd MP

Dates: 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 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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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "SPI"-"STR", February-December 1978, 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/2/20
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with: Jim Spicer MP; Michael Spicer MP; Iain Sproat MP; Keith Stainton MP; Ivor Stanbrook MP; John Stanley MP (includes copy of report by Stanley and Douglas Hurd MP on their visit to South Africa, Namibia, Zambia and Rhodesia, 15-28 October 1978; and handwritten notes on "Foreign Affairs [Conservative Committee], July 25 [1978]"); Anthony Steen MP; Norman St John-Stevas MP; Michael Stewart MP; John Stokes MP; and William van Straubenzee MP

Dates: 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 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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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "WIL"-"WIN", 1975-78, 1975 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/1/60
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: Sir Brandon Rhys Williams MP (consists of exchange of letters with MT, October-November 1976); Lord (Henry) Wilson of Langside (consists of exchange of letters with MT, November 1977); Harold Wilson MP (consists of copy of an interview for "Weekend World" with Peter Jay, 11 May 1975, only); Michael McNair Wilson MP (includes letter congratulating MT on being electing Party leader, February 1975); Patrick McNair Wilson MP (includes report on his meeting with Joe...
Dates: 1975 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 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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Dame Edith Lyttelton née Balfour: writings, 1884 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/6/1-12
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Political and personal correspondence and other papers.

CHAN 1, contains mainly papers of Hon Alfred Lyttelton and Dame Edith Lyttelton, with a smaller quantity of material of Oliver Lyttelton
CHAN II, consist mainly of papers of Oliver Lyttelton, with a smaller quantity of papers of Alfred and Edith Lyttelton


Dates: 1884 - 1943
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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Diary, 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/29
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: account of a trip to South Africa; English Speaking Union committee meetings; Phoenix Assurance Company business; comments on domestic service and household management; notes on an exhibition including Cadogan's paintings at the Chenil Gallery; accounts of holidays in Portmeirion and the Cotswolds; Cadogan's experience of renting studio space for painting at The Slade; thoughts on reading works of art criticism; and preparations for Christmas. Also includes...
Dates: 1958
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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Diary of a visit to South Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/6/3
Scope and Contents

Diary of a visit with Alfred Lyttelton who was chairman of the Transvaal Concessions Committee.

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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Diary of visit to Rhodesia and South Africa, 1976-08 - 1976-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 4/1/20
Scope and Contents

Manuscript of JA's diary and a typescript copy [not complete].

Dates: 1976-08 - 1976-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Diary of visit to South Africa, 1952-12 - 1953-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 4/1/7
Scope and Contents

Manuscript and typescript copy of JA's diary, including visiting Uganda and various mines in South Africa, Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe] and the Congo, and meetings with the Oppenheimers and political leaders. Includes photographs of the Owen Falls hydro-electric plant, Uganda.

Dates: 1952-12 - 1953-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.

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