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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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Drafts of speeches and articles, 1986-08 - 1989-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/69
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: tribute to 1st Lord Stockton [earlier Harold Macmillan]; a united Europe; self-determination for the countries of Eastern Europe; the reversal of Soviet influence in Africa and the situation in South Africa; the Commonwealth and Europe.

Dates: 1986-08 - 1989-08
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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Edmondson Case, 1901-02 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/8
Scope and Contents

Reports and interviews used in LSA's defence in a libel action brought against him by a soldier from the South African War, including: accounts of a battle at Leliefontein, near Senekal (1900); annotated proofs from the Times History of the South African War; witness statements and other legal papers; material from an earlier action brought against General Sir [Henry] Leslie Rundle and others.

Dates: 1901-02 - 1911
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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Empire Industries Association reprints, 1945-10 - 1951-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/18
Scope and Contents Prints of speeches, articles and broadcasts by LSA as President of the Association, on subjects including: the economic situation; Empire trade; electoral reform; inter-racial co-operation in East Africa; the modern Commonwealth; apartheid in South Africa; the strength of sterling; British responsibilities in the Middle East; the diamond jubilee of Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; tribute to Jan Smuts; early Alpine guides; the English-Thinking World; the devaluation of sterling; trading...
Dates: 1945-10 - 1951-12
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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Empire Parliamentary Association: correspondence, 1938-07 - 1942-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/7
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with Sir T Drummond Shiels, Acting Secretary of the Association, and Sir Howard d'Egville [organiser and first secretary of the Association]. Other correspondents include: Malcolm MacDonald, British High Commissioner in Canada, on the value of d'Egville's work in Canada as an unofficial link with the American Congress; Lord Halifax, British Ambassador to the United States [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] advising leaving d'Egville to carry on his work in Canada...
Dates: 1938-07 - 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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Empire Tour: correspondence and invitations, 1926-01 - 1927-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/19
Scope and Contents Correspondents on arrangements and invitations for LSA's tour include: R Laing, Manager of the Passenger Department, the Union Castle Mail Steamship Company Limited (4); representatives of the Mercantile Marine Department, Board of Trade, on travel and accommodation (6); 1st Lord Stonehaven, Governor-General of Australia [earlier John Baird] (3); the Governor of New South Wales [Admiral Sir Dudley de Chair]; [Arthur] Cosmo Parkinson [Assistant Secretary, Colonial Office]; 14th Lord Lovat...
Dates: 1926-01 - 1927-07
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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Empire Tour: Empire Parliamentary Association notes, 1926-10 - 1927-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/24
Scope and Contents Notes on the Empire Parliamentary Association made in connection with LSA's Empire Tour, including: letters from Sir Howard d'Egville and [Ernest] Owen Clough, Secretary of the Association's South Africa branch; notes by d'Egville on the work of the Association in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; extracts from the journal of the Parliaments of the Empire on the Imperial Conference; reports of Parliamentary conferences in Australia, 1926;...
Dates: 1926-10 - 1927-10
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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Empire Tour photographs: South Africa, 1902 - 1927

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

Photographs from LSA's Empire Tour of South Africa and Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe], and also earlier photographs of Rhodesia (1902).

Dates: 1902 - 1927
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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Empire Tour: printed material and programmes, 1927-07 - 1928-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/23
Scope and Contents

Includes: pamphlet by Sir [James] Percy FitzPatrick on the controversy over the South African flag; itineraries, including detailed itineraries for LSA's tours of New South Wales and Queensland [Australia]; programmes and menus; print of speeches given by LSA in South Africa.

Dates: 1927-07 - 1928-07
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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Empire Tour speeches: South Africa, 1927-08 - 1927-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/13
Scope and Contents

Annotated texts of LSA's Empire Tour speeches from South Africa and Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe], on subjects including agriculture, Imperial Preference, Imperial unity, the ideas of Cecil Rhodes, South Africa's future in the Empire, and Britain's achievements during the war and in post-war domestic and colonial policy.

Also includes: note by LSA on the South African flag.

Dates: 1927-08 - 1927-09
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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Foreign affairs: Namibia, 1980-12 - 1985-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/20
Scope and Contents

Fact sheets from the Namibia Information Service on the political situation, sent by Sir Trevor Lloyd-Hughes.

Dates: 1980-12 - 1985-12
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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Foreign affairs: South Africa, 1976-01 - 1979-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/19
Scope and Contents

Copy of documents from the South African Department of Foreign Affairs on South West Africa and Namibia.

Dates: 1976-01 - 1979-06
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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Freedom of Islwyn, 1986-02 - 1986-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/35
Scope and Contents

Text of NK’s speech on receiving the freedom of Islwyn [Wales], and also accepting freedom on behalf of Nelson Mandela and Winnie Mandela. Also includes a photograph of the ceremony and a message from Winnie Mandela.

Dates: 1986-02 - 1986-05
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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General articles 1914-18, 1914-09 - 1918-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/12
Scope and Contents Press cuttings, texts and prints of articles and lectures by LSA, on subjects including: the role of the Empire in the war; Ireland's demand for fiscal autonomy; the constitutional development of South Africa; British preparations for war; imperial taxation; investing the surplus funds of the trade unions into industry; arming new recruits; LSA's own career. Also includes: article by L J Maxse [Editor of the National Review] on lack of support for the Army from the Government; print...
Dates: 1914-09 - 1918-06
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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General correspondence, 1978-12 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/92
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Humphry Berkeley, Diplomatic Representative for the Republic of Transkei, sending a New Year message by the Prime Minister of Transkei, Kaiser Matanzima; John Biggs-Davison, enclosing copies of his letter to the BBC about their bias towards Iran, and his speech to the Pan-European Union on Europe under siege from the Soviet Union; Vernon Bogdanor on subjects including the bleak political outlook and the lack of policy in the Conservative Party (2); 7th Lord Bolton...
Dates: 1978-12 - 1979-02
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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General letters on South Africa, A - Z, 1900-01 - 1904-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/1/10
Scope and Contents Letters on LSA's Times History of the South African War, with correspondents including: General 1st Lord Kitchener, Commander-in-Chief in South Africa, authorising officers to send information of historical value to LSA; [Henry] Montague Bell [Times War Correspondent, South African War] (7); Richard Haldane; Lieutenant-General Sir Ian Hamilton on the Boers and Somaliland; Bernard Holland [Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Colonies] on the new constitution of the Transvaal; Major...
Dates: 1900-01 - 1904-02
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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G[enlisea] ornata / The leaves of Genlisea are of two kinds described by Dr Warming as 'spathulate' & 'utriculiferous', 1848-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 60.2: 98-102
Scope and Contents

Note; by Sir Francis Darwin pp Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1848-01-01 - 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.
 Fonds

Henry Ellis: Naval journal on 'HMS Styx' during the Xhosa [Cape Frontier] and Burmese Wars

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9420
Scope and Contents 1 volume, 210 pp. of journal text covering the period1852-53. With loose sheets inserted, including page from Illustrated London News, 5 Feb. 1853, with illustration and note on 'Kaffir prisoners at the Cape' [historic title]; notes on Ascension Island, n.d.; 'On passage from Ascension to South Coast', n.d.; 'Notes on South Coast,' n.d. Bookplate: given to Michael Rome Bouquet by Mrs. Dunn (Ellis' niece), Apr. 1935. Note that the contents of the journal contain racist and outdated...
Dates: 1852-1853
Conditions Governing Access: 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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History of the Cape Observatory, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 41/3a
Scope and Contents

'A History and Description of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope' by Sir David Gill (London: H.M.S.O.), containing sections on staff, instruments and results, with photographs and illustrations. In the inside pocket at the back of the volume is a 'Diagram of the Geodetic Triangulation of South Africa' and a 'Plan of the Royal Observatory. Cape of Good Hope'.

Dates: 1913
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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History of the Cape Observatory, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 41/3b
Scope and Contents

'A History and Description of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope' by Sir David Gill (London: H.M.S.O.), containing sections on staff, instruments and results, with photographs and illustrations. In the inside pocket at the back of the volume is a 'Diagram of the Geodetic Triangulation of South Africa' and a 'Plan of the Royal Observatory. Cape of Good Hope'.

Dates: 1913
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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Invertebrates-14 Note, 1867-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 81: 19
Scope and Contents

Lepidoptera / Bates says he thought he had at last found one Dung-feeder with horns of a fixed form viz an Onthophagus with long horns palmated like fallow-deer


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1867-12-05
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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Inwards letters from 1st Lord Milner, 1901-07 - 1951-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/38
Scope and Contents Letters from Milner to LSA on subjects including: LSA working for Milner; the War Office; the National Service campaign; the 1907 Imperial Conference and a speech by Alfred Deakin [Prime Minister of Australia and Australian representative at the Imperial Conference]; the Compatriots [tariff reform group]; the South African Government; using a voice specialist to help Milner with his speeches; articles by LSA on army reform; Milner's own weariness; his disagreement with the Government's...
Dates: 1901-07 - 1951-07
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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Inwards letters from 1st Lord Milner, 1908-03 - 1914-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/39
Scope and Contents Letters from Milner to LSA on subjects including: the Compatriots [tariff reform group]; payment for LSA's work; LSA's work on the Times History of the South African War; Milner's concerns about the new South African constitution; the political situation in Australia; LSA's visit to Australia with the Empire Parliamentary Association; the death of George Wyndham; Home Rule for Ulster; LSA's poor chances of gaining a parliamentary seat at Oxford and failure at Wolverhampton [Staffordshire];...
Dates: 1908-03 - 1914-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Lady Isabel Marian Schonland: papers, photographs and printed material relating to South African affairs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8703
Scope and Contents Papers, correspondence and research materials concerning Schonland's authorship of parts of the narrative of the 'Union War Histories', a history of South Africa's involvement in the Second World War, and her work in promoting harmonious race-relations in South Africa, including work with the Institute of Race Relations. The collection includes papers relating to a survey commissioned by the South African Institute of Race Relations on 'the needs of Urban African Women'. A small amount of...
Dates: 1939-1964 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Legal Business, Overseas and International Affairs, 1947 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DGFT 5
Scope and Contents

These papers mainly relate to African and Asian countries.

Dates: 1947 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open (except for a few files which are closed under data protection) for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Letters, A - Z, 1917-01 - 1917-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/6
Scope and Contents Correspondence (mainly consisting of letters written by LSA while Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet) between LSA and correspondents including: Professor William Adams [Secretary to the Prime Minister], on LSA's memoranda about Ireland (2); Christopher Addison [Minister in Charge of Reconstruction], on LSA's idea for extending postal rates to Empire trade; Waldorf Astor [Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister], on LSA's ideas on proportional representation; Lieutenant-Colonel John...
Dates: 1917-01 - 1917-12
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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