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South Africa

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 226 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Orders and memoranda for paper and the sending of copies of the 'Nautical Almanac', 1790 - 1804

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/324: 2r-3v
Scope and Contents From the File:

A diary of work performed on the 'Nautical Almanac' and arrangements for its compilation and publication.

Dates: 1790 - 1804
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).
 Sub-Series

Original letters, 1903 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AHKY 1/1
Scope and Contents

This section of Lady Hankey's papers comprises original letters between Maurice and Adeline Hankey and to their children.

Dates: 1903 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One item within the collection (AHKY 3/1/6) is currently closed for conservation reasons.
 Fonds

Papers of Frank McClean

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10348
Scope and Contents Letters, photographs and notebooks of Frank McClean and family. Comprises: student notebook, University of Glasgow, on William Thomson's [Lord Kelvin's] classes in Natural Philosophy, 1854-5; student notebook, Trinity College, Cambridge; letters from Frank McClean to his father, John Robinson McClean, and to his son, William Newsome McClean, serving in South Africa; letters from Ellen McClean to her son, William Newsome McClean, serving in South Africa; pocket diaries; correspondence from...
Dates: 1847 - 1942
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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Papers on the Joint European Southern Observatory, 1953 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/598
Scope and Contents Agenda and minutes of meetings of the Joint European Southern Observatory Committee and Sub-committees, with correspondence, including the following items:Correspondence with Sir A. Todd regarding a Commonwealth observatory, 1960.Memorandum on the Astronomer Royal's views on the needs of British astronomy, 1960.Correspondence with Sir M. Oliphant, Sir W. Hodge and Sir Solly Zuckerman concerning a Commonwealth observatory and the Joint European Southern Observatory,...
Dates: 1953 - 1962
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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Papers on the S.R.C. and South Africa, 1967 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/198
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers regarding the Science Research Council's support of astronomy in South Africa, including the Cape Observatory and the Radcliffe Observatory. The papers include handwritten notes by George Harding on 'Astronomy in South Africa', 28 March 1968; the report of the Southern Hemisphere Review Committee on proposals to concentrate funding on the development of the Anglo-Australian Telescope; and a letter from A. Hunter to G. Harding concerning the aforementioned...
Dates: 1967 - 1969
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).
 File

Papers relating to Africa, 1984-87, 1984 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/3/4
Scope and Contents

Part 1, 1984: includes copy of MT's statement to the House of Commons relating to the visit to the UK of South African Prime Minister (P.W. Botha), 5 June [1984]
Part 2, 1985
Part 3, 1986
Part 4, 1987


Dates: 1984 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1, opened in October 2014; part 2, opened in October 2015; part 3, opened in January 2017; and part 4, opened in October 2017 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.
 File

Papers relating to Africa, February 1975-April 1979, 1975-02 - 1979-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/4
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with President Daniel arap Moi of Kenya, General Akuffo of Kenya, Eldon Griffiths MP and Christopher Tugendhat and copy of MT's handwritten letter to Rob Shepherd (Conservative Research Department) for his briefing note on Angola, 19 January 1976 Also includes briefing material concerning Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rhodesia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. Also includes a paper for Leader's Steering Committee and Leader's...
Dates: 1975-02 - 1979-04
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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.
 Series

Papers relating to individual countries, 1952 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.

Dates: 1952 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
 File

Papers relating to South Africa and Rhodesia, February 1975-December 1977, 1975-02 - 1977-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/238
Scope and Contents Includes notes on the Foreign Affairs Committee meeting, 28 October 1975 (MT did not attend). Also includes correspondence with Carel de Wet (South African Ambassador to the UK), Ronald Bell MP, Sir Nicholas Cayzer, Sir John Clark and Christopher Tugendhat. Also includes reports on visits to South Africa, Rhodesia and South West Africa by Patrick Wall MP (February 1975 & October 1976); to South Africa and Rhodesia by Richard Luce MP and Malcolm Rifkind MP (April 1975); by 6th...
Dates: 1975-02 - 1977-12
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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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Papers relating to South Africa and Zimbabwe, 1987-91, 1987 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/119
Scope and Contents

Part 1, 1987: includes briefings note for MT from George Guise (Prime Minister's Policy Unit) on South African elections, May 1987
Part 2, 1988: includes notes for MT from Guise on the South African Urban Foundation, March 1988, and detailed notes on his visit to South Africa, April 1988

Dates: 1987 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1, opened in October 2017; part 2, opened in July 2018; later material closed 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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Papers relating to South Africa, December 1977-February 1979, 1977-12 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/239
Scope and Contents

Includes further report from John Hargreaves (Matrix Corporate Affairs Consultations Ltd) on his visit to South Africa (December 1977)- see also THCR 2/6/1/238; copy of a note for John Davies MP from Peter Blaker MP on his meeting with Denis Grennan (Adviser on African affairs to David Owen MP, Foreign Secretary, May 1978); and copy of letter to Davies from Maurice Macmillan MP relating to Rhodesia, June 1978

Dates: 1977-12 - 1979-02
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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.
 Series

Papers relating to the Commonwealth, 1983 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHLD 1
Scope and Contents

Mainly papers from Commonwealth Heads of Government meetings, chiefly relating to sanctions against South Africa.

Dates: 1983 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Papers relating to the crisis in Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe], March 1976-December 1978, 1976-03 - 1978-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/213
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Peter Blaker MP, Eldon Griffiths MP (including notes of his interviews with Prime Minister (Ian) Smith of Rhodesia, Prime Minister (John) Vorster of South Africa, President (Kenneth) Kaunda of Zambia and Joshua Nkomo, all March 1976), Reginald Maudling MP, Sir Victor Raikes, Christopher Tugendhat, Patrick Wall MP and Michael Young (Consolidated Goldfields) ; and note for MT from Christopher Patten (Director, Conservative Research Department), "The Rhodesian...
Dates: 1976-03 - 1978-12
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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.
 Series

Papers: South African War Commission, 1902-10 - 1904-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ESHR 15
Scope and Contents

Includes: Esher's reports to King Edward VII; printed minutes of evidence; report of the Commission.

Dates: 1902-10 - 1904-03
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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Parliamentary speeches, 1903 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 30
Scope and Contents

Cuttings reporting on WSC's speeches in the House of Commons, on subjects including: army spending; the Budget; trade; Ireland; the Empire; the Colonial Office; Free Trade; South Africa.

Dates: 1903 - 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
 Series

Photographs, 1901 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 20
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.

Dates: 1901 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
 File

Photographs of South Africa, 1899 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 10/16
Scope and Contents

Including: views of Pretoria, Bloemfontein and Natal.

Dates: 1899 - 1900
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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Photographs of South Africa, 1900 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 10/20
Scope and Contents

Panoramic views of South Africa, with original envelope.

Dates: 1900 - 1904
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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Photographs of South Africa, 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 10/54
Scope and Contents

Including street scenes, the countryside, mountains.

Dates: 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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Policy Review: Britain in the World group, 1988-10 - 1989-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/2/30
Scope and Contents

Discussion papers on subjects including European defence policy and nuclear defence, Eritrea and Ethiopia, southern Africa and the Middle East.

Dates: 1988-10 - 1989-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Item

Polygamy &c-46 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 85: B92
Scope and Contents

Male & Female Birds / Some Parrakeets beautifully coloured but females rather less vivid


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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Press Cuttings, 1927-07 - 1928-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 5/42
Scope and Contents

Including: LSA's tour of South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Canada; invitation to dinner from Arthur Meighen, Prime Minister of Canada; seating plan for state dinner in Ottawa; LSA's return to Britain.

Dates: 1927-07 - 1928-02
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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Press Cuttings, 1922 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 5/55
Scope and Contents

Including: LSA's and Winston Churchill's incident in the swimming pool at Harrow School; LSA's South African visit; the Ashburton memorial window for Peter Fabyan Sparke Amery and John Sparke Amery; India reforms; the India Bill; the sugar subsidy.

Dates: 1922 - 1935
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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Private and personal letters A - Z, 1899-11 - 1903-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/5/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arthur Balfour [Prime Minister] on LSA's view of the hostilities between Bulgaria and Turkey; Jacques Bardoux (4); Edith Beaumont [later Edith, Lady Allendale] (2); Robert Brand on Imperial Preference, particularly on corn duty (2); John Buchan [later 1st Lord Tweedsmuir] asking for advice on some proofs [? of "The African Colony"] and on his relief that he didn't have to work for the Colonial Office; Joseph Chamberlain on subjects including thanking LSA for his views...
Dates: 1899-11 - 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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Private and personal letters A - Z, 1904-01 - 1904-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/5/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir William Anson [Warden of All Souls’ College, University of Oxford] and Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education, on funding for an Imperial History professorship at Oxford (3); Alfred Beit on funding the history professorship (4); Charles Firth [Regius Professor of Modern History, Oxford]; Edward Bond on the possibility of LSA standing as a parliamentary candidate for Nottingham; Thomas Brassey, suggesting that LSA should take his place on the Managing...
Dates: 1904-01 - 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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