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Egypt

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Subject Source: Local sources

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Maps of the Libyan desert, 1929 - 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.193-D.196
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This section principally consists of the contents of Bagnold's large map cabinet and includes maps relating to his First World War service in France and Belgium, his explorations in North Africa and the Middle East (the 1932 expedition in particular) and the LRDG.

Dates: 1929 - 1941
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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Middle East, 1940-09 - 1942-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CORB 4
Scope and Contents

Includes: reports on Corbett's visits to Egypt and the Western Desert; papers on armoured tactics; intelligence reports; Corbett's proposals for reorganization of Armoured Divisions in the 10th Army; correspondence between Corbett and General Sir Claude Auchinleck, Commander-in-Chief, Middle East; analysis of operations at Cyrenaica [Libya]; Corbett's notes on tank operations in Egypt and Palestine; letters and papers on Corbett's departure from the Middle East.

Dates: 1940-09 - 1942-08
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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Middle East, 1926 - 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND B.2-B.8
Scope and Contents From the Series: This section includes documentation of Bagnold's early explorations with fellow officers in the Middle East and North Africa 1926-32, particularly the expedition of 1932. There is also a little material from other overseas visits 1933-38. Bagnold's scientific research is less well documented; most of the material dates from the post-war period and the work best represented is Bagnold's later research on random distributions. There is also a set of Bagnold's publications. The...
Dates: 1926 - 1928
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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Middle East, 1956-01 - 1958-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/137
Scope and Contents Includes: note of JA's visit to King Zog of Albania, 1956 and on Zog's part in a plan to overthrow the Egyptian Government, and of a talk about the plan with John Selwyn Lloyd [Foreign Secretary]; notes by JA on propaganda policy in the Middle East and the general political situation there; draft memoranda on Soviet influence in the Middle East and maintaining British influence abroad, particularly in Cyprus, Aden [Adan] and Hong Kong; proposals for the re-establishment of British influence...
Dates: 1956-01 - 1958-07
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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Middle East, 1983-11 - 1990-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/19
Scope and Contents Includes: correspondence with Prince Hassan of Jordan and Zaid Al-Rifai, Prime Minister of Jordan, with a paper by Prince Hassan on the situation in the Middle East; briefing for and notes of meeting with Hosni Mubarak, President of Egypt; briefings for meetings with Walid Jumblatt [leader of the Lebanese Progressive Socialist Party], Amine Gemayel, President of Lebanon, Farouk Al-Shara, Syrian Foreign Minister, and Farouk Khadoumi of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO);...
Dates: 1983-11 - 1990-05
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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'North East Africa', MDR 236/778, 1941-11 - 1942-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.96
Scope and Contents

1:4,000,000. Revised and reprinted by Royal Engineers. Printed on paper.
Material for map supplied by LRDG .
Annotated in red pencil.

Dates: 1941-11 - 1942-01
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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NS I Buried seeds-1 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: A1-A5, A5a, A6
Scope and Contents

An account of some seeds buried at a great depth in a sand-pit, which germinated; by Mr William Kemp of Galashiels in a letter to Charles Darwin Esqr


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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Official: Board of Trade: Anglo-French Commercial Relations: notes and papers., 22 Dec 1907 - 08 Nov 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold Cox; Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary] on the revision of the French tariff and the Gambia-Muscat [later Muscat and Oman] negotiations (2); Sir Francis Bertie [British Ambassador to France]; Herbert Asquith [Chancellor of the Exchequer, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] on the revision of wine duty. Also includes: a memorandum on commercial relations with France by WSC, on imports with false origins, the wine surtax, wine duty and the French surtaxe...
Dates: 22 Dec 1907 - 08 Nov 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: Suez Canal: notes and prints., 26 Oct 1909 - 15 Nov 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/30
Scope and Contents

Includes: draft copies of a memorandum by WSC on reducing the dues charged by the Suez Canal Company; a letter from Prince Auguste d'Arenberg, President of the Administrative Council of the Suez Canal Company, on proposals to lower charges; notes and telegrams on securing good terms for British shipping, at a proposed convention with the Egyptian Government.

Dates: 26 Oct 1909 - 15 Nov 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: correspondence and notes., 26 Nov 1924 - 27 Nov 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/19
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir William Joynson-Hicks [Home Secretary, later 1st Lord Brentford] on the surveillance of Egyptians in London.Other subjects include: the risks of giving artillery to India.Also includes: a note [? by WSC] on retaining British control in Egypt.

Dates: 26 Nov 1924 - 27 Nov 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: correspondence and notes., 18 Mar 1925 - [17] [Nov] 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/84
Scope and Contents Includes: Sir [William] Graham Greene [Vice-Chairman of the Man Power Committee] on the committee's report; Sir Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] on consultation over the problem of Saad Zaghlul [President of the Chamber of Deputies, Egypt] and whether Zaghlul should be allowed to return to power (3); WSC on Chamberlain not submitting his decision on Zaghlul to Cabinet discussion, and the crisis that this might cause in Egypt; notes by various ministers in Cabinet, including William...
Dates: 18 Mar 1925 - [17] [Nov] 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign Office: prints., 23 Jan 1928 - 17 Nov 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/223
Scope and Contents

Includes printed papers about affairs in the Soviet Union (including economic and agricultural difficulties) by Foreign Office officials including: Reginald Leeper; Sir Ronald Lindsay (8); P Gent (5); Harold Nicolson; Joseph Addison; Alvary Gascoigne (4); Sir Thomas Hohler and Horace Rumbold. Also includes covering letters from Sir Maurice Hankey, Cabinet Secretary, and a paper on the situation in Egypt.

Dates: 23 Jan 1928 - 17 Nov 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign Office telegrams., 02 Jun 1909 - 25 Jul 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/16
Scope and Contents WSC's copies of printed Foreign Office telegrams which include bulletins of events from ambassadors and embassy staff on events around the world including: the management of the Suez canal; railway building and opium production in China; relations between Persia [later Iran] and Russia, between Turkey and Greece, Nicaragua and the United States; affairs in India including the actions of the Dalai Lama; the sovereign rights of the Ottoman empire [Turkey] in Greece; and affairs in Japan,...
Dates: 02 Jun 1909 - 25 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 1 - 39., 27 Jul 1923 - 29 Jan 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/28
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: draft instructions for the British representative at the 25th session of the governing body of the International Labour Office; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subjects including the export of arms to the Soviet Union, the Merchant Shipping (International Labour Conventions) Bill, the Anglo-German Treaty and British Seamen, the...
Dates: 27 Jul 1923 - 29 Jan 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 40 - 69., 13 Dec 1921 - 04 Mar 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/29
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on airship development; the Financial Secretary to the Treasury [Walter Guinness, later 1st Lord Moyne] on the Trade Facilities Bill and Sandwich [Kent] Port and Haven Bill; a draft of the Sandwich Port and Haven Bill; the report of the Safeguarding of Industries Committee; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on unemployment benefit and the electrical trades...
Dates: 13 Dec 1921 - 04 Mar 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 70 - 100., 20 Jan 1925 - 07 Mar 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/30
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir William Joynson-Hicks, [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the Roman Catholic Relief Bill and the Criminal Justice Bill, 1925; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on Navy Estimates and arbitration in the Civil Service; 1st Lord Cave [the Lord Chancellor] Chairman of the Church Assembly Measures Committee, and the School Teachers Superannuation Committee, on the Committees' reports; Arthur Watson on the...
Dates: 20 Jan 1925 - 07 Mar 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 101 - 139., 10 Jan 1923 - 05 Mar 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/31
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] on subjects including higher commands in the Egyptian Army, the political outlook in the Far East, foreign policy and security, and the strength of the Egyptian Army; the decisions of the League council on reports of the investigations into the armaments of ex-enemy countries; Sir Cecil Hurst, Legal Advisor to the Foreign Office, on the armaments of ex-enemy countries; Walter...
Dates: 10 Jan 1923 - 05 Mar 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 101 to 114., Mar 1927 - Apr 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/157
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the trade disputes and Trade Unions Bill and a copy of the draft bill; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne] Minister of Agriculture and [4th Lord Salisbury, earlier Lord Cranborne] Lord Privy Seal on the landlord and tenant bill; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, and Clement Tryon, Minister of Pensions, on the medical treatment of war pensioners; Sir Philip...
Dates: Mar 1927 - Apr 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 116 to 140., Mar 1927 - Apr 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/158
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: a report of the Crown proceedings committee; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, and Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the boundary between Northern Ireland and the Irish Free State [later Ireland]; Amery on reform of the House of Lords and information on the coastal defences of Southern Ireland [Ireland]; [1st] Lord Peel, 1st Commissioner of Works, and Walter Guinness [later...
Dates: Mar 1927 - Apr 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 201 - 234., 28 Jan 1926 - 10 Jun 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/95
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; notes on the oil negotiations between Britain, Turkey and Iraq; proposals for the settlement of the miners' strike; Sir Laming Worthington- Evans, Secretary of State for War, on amendments to the Official Secrets Act; 1st Lord Cave, the Lord Chancellor, on trade union legislation; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on subjects including the phasing out of...
Dates: 28 Jan 1926 - 10 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 246 to 270., Sep 1927 - Nov 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/163
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: an account of the proceedings of the Trade Union Congress; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook and poor economic situation including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade and on mining subsidies; special reports on unemployment; [1st] Lord Cave, Lord Chancellor, on the transport of troops between Great...
Dates: Sep 1927 - Nov 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 271 to 300., Nov 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/164
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the draft treaty with Egypt and the importance of the Suez canal; the Committee of Imperial Defence on operations in the Canton [China] area; Anglo American relations; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook and poor...
Dates: Nov 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 301 - 329., 20 Jun 1925 - 11 Jul 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/39
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Francis Humphrys, British Minister Plenipotentiary at Kabul [Afghanistan] on the execution of an Italian subject in Kabul; 2nd Lord Lytton [Viceroy and Acting Governor- General of India] on the Italian reaction to the execution; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the unclaimed pay of native carriers from the East Africa campaign, and suppressing the Kuomintang in Malaya [later Malaysia]; Sir Philip...
Dates: 20 Jun 1925 - 11 Jul 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 500 - 519., 24 Aug 1920 - 06 Jan 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/21
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, [later Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook and an Anglo-Greek Commercial Treaty; a summary of the report of the Board of Trade Advisory Council on the trade outlook, including engineering, iron and steel, shipbuilding, coal, textiles, finance, trade with the Dominions, railways and co-operative societies, and figures for...
Dates: 24 Aug 1920 - 06 Jan 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 520 - 555., 20 Oct 1923 - 30 Dec 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/22
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: 1st Lord Birkenhead [Secretary of State for India, earlier F E Smith] on the Geneva [Switzerland] Opium Conference; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, earlier Lord Robert Cecil] on the League of Nations enquiry into the dispute between Britain and Egypt; Sir Cecil Hurst [legal advisor to the Foreign Office] on the dispute with Egypt; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour on Trade...
Dates: 20 Oct 1923 - 30 Dec 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open