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France

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 175 Collections and/or Records:

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Articles, 1955-12 - 1957-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/21
Scope and Contents Typescript texts, proofs and press cuttings on subjects including: a tribute to 1st Lord Ismay; General Charles de Gaulle; the Arab world and the West; Winston Churchill; a review of A W Kinglake’s "Eothen"; the nuclear deterrent; the French parliamentary crisis; a review of "A Soldier with the Arabs" by Sir John Glubb [former Officer Commanding Arab Legion, Transjordan]; increased pay for MPs; a review of Pierre Mendes-France’s book [? "Sept mois, dix-sept jours"]; the propaganda war in the...
Dates: 1955-12 - 1957-09
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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"Assignment to Catastrophe": source material, 1939 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 8/20
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Winston Churchill on subjects including: ELS’s liaison role; the French view that defeat was inevitable; Churchill’s own memoirs and the accuracy of Charles de Gaulle’s account of events as a source.

Dates: 1939 - 1948
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, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/13
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits; ongoing disputes between the Soviet Union and Poland relating to borders and the Curzon Line; meetings and preparations for Operation Overlord and the D-Day landings; notes on the progress of the Italian Campaign and Allied progress in France, Belgium, and Greece; discussions on 'World Organisation' and post-war planning; concerns...
Dates: 1944
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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Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell, 1944-01 - 1944-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/23
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Letters from Algiers and Paris [France] on subjects including: life in Algeria; Winston Churchill’s visit to Marrakesh [Morocco], Jan 1944 and Clementine Churchill’s view that he would die after the war; a visit by Mary, Lady Spears [earlier Mary Borden], Feb 1944; a visit from Martha Hemingway [Martha Gellhorn], Mar 1944; Charles de Gaulle ("Charlie Wormwood"); Randolph Churchill’s plane crashing, July 1944 and stay, Aug 1944; going to Italy, Aug 1944; life in Paris.

Dates: 1944-01 - 1944-12
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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Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell, 1946-01 - 1946-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/26
Scope and Contents

Letters from France, chiefly the British Embassy in Paris [France], mainly on entertaining, with other subjects including: the Conference of Foreign Ministers (including Ernest Bevin [Foreign Secretary]); the declining health of "Loulou" [Louise de Vilmorin]; visits from Winston Churchill in Paris and Geneva [Switzerland], July and Aug 1946; Mary Churchill’s engagement to [Arthur] Christopher Soames; the death of Lady Diana’s sister Marjorie, Lady Anglesey.

Dates: 1946-01 - 1946-12
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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Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell: transcripts, 1945-08 - 1945-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/25
Scope and Contents

Letters from France, chiefly the British Embassy in Paris [France], mainly on entertaining, but also on Winston Churchill’s visit to Paris, Nov 1944, and the death of [?] Maurice Baring. Includes some originals.

Dates: 1945-08 - 1945-12
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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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 3 [eventually entitled "The End of the Feudal Age" and included in volume 1, "The Birth of Britain"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/404A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typed drafts and galley proofs (marked printer's copy, first revise and second revise) for chapters entitled "King Richard II and the Social Revolt", "The Usurpation of King Henry IV (Henry Bolingbroke)", "The Empire of Henry V", "Henry VI", "Joan of Arc", "(The Adventures of) Edward IV", and "Richard III" or "Richard Crookback".With suggested corrections, amendments, notes, and correspondence from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: [Charles Wood],...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 3, "The End of the Feudal Age" [of volume 1, "The Birth of Britain"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/421A-E
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "R E's" [returned empties], "P A's", or first or second revise) and typed and manuscript drafts for: chapters entitled "King Richard II and the Social Revolt", "The Usurpation of Henry Bolingbroke", "The Empire of Henry V", "Joan of Arc" or "The Loss of France", "York and Lancaster", "The Wars of the Roses", "The Adventures of Edward IV", and "Richard III" or "Richard Crookback" or "Richard of Gloucester"; provisional chapter lists.With suggested...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 9, "The French Challenge and the Second British Empire" [eventually entitled "Napoleon" and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various post-war revises., Nov 1954 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/433A-C
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "duplicate", first, second, penultimate, or last revise) and typed drafts for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "(America) Between the Storms" or "The American Constitution", "The French Revolution", "The Corsican Ogre" or "Napoleon" or "The Emperor of the French", "The Peninsula and Waterloo", "The War of 1812", "The Younger Pitt", "France Confronted", "The Peninsula War (and the Fall of Napoleon)", "Washington, Adams, and Jefferson",...
Dates: Nov 1954 - Jan 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 9, "The French Challenge and the Second British Empire" [eventually entitled "Napoleon" and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/410
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and manuscript and typed drafts (marked printer's copy) for: chapters entitled "William Pitt the Younger", "England at War", "Between the Storms", The Shadow of the Tricolour", "America and the French Revolution", "Pitt and the War", "Napoleon", "The War of 1812", "Canada" and "The American Civil War"; provisional chapter lists.With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: "F W D" [William...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": miscellaneous notes, correspondence on the content and production of the book, and other material., 1938 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/443A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents [mainly literary assistants and advisers] include: Denis Kelly (3); Brigadier-General [Sir James] Edmonds, of the Military Branch of the Historical Section, on the American Civil War; Alan Bullock on Henry III and Edward I (2); [George] Young on Augustus and Trajan, and the Magna Carta; Alan Hodge on an article on George III and checking books 8 and 9 (3); Robert Wilberforce on likely US Catholic reaction to the book; Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth...
Dates: 1938 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volume 1 [eventually entitled "The Birth of Britain"]: main pre-war revise [with a few later notes]., [1938] - [1955]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/416A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (marked printer's copy and second revise) for: the prologue; book 1, "The Origin of the English Speaking Peoples" [eventually entitled "The Island Race"] featuring chapters entitled "Britannia", "Subjugation", "The Roman Province", "The Lost Island", "England", "The Vikings", and "The Saxon Dust"; book 2, "The Making of the Nation" featuring chapters entitled "The Norman Invasion", "William the Conqueror", "The Progress of Norman Feudalism", "Henry Plantagenet and the...
Dates: [1938] - [1955]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volume 1 [eventually entitled "The Birth of Britain"]: "New Discovery": spare proofs., [1938] - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/417A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some marked second revise) for: the prologue; book 1, "The Origin of the English Speaking Peoples" [eventually entitled "The Island Race"] featuring chapters entitled "Britannia", "Subjugation", "The Roman Province", "The Lost Island", "England", "The Vikings", "Alfred the Great" and "The Saxon Dust"; book 2, "The Making of the Nation" featuring chapters entitled "The Norman Invasion", "William the Conqueror", "The Progress of Norman Feudalism", "Henry Plantagenet and...
Dates: [1938] - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volume 3 [eventually entitled "The Age of Revolution"]: corrected proofs from Professor [Denis] Brogan., 1946 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/430
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as first revise or marked "printer's copy") and typed drafts for: provisional chapter lists; book 8, "The First British Empire", and some of book 9 [eventually entitled "Napoleon"], featuring chapters entitled "The Monopoly of the Whigs", "The Austrian Succession and the Forty-Five", "The War of Independence", "George III", "William Pitt the Younger", "The First World War", "The Conflict of the Peoples", "The United States or the Second World War", and...
Dates: 1946 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 1 to 4, "The Birth of Britain", "The New World", "The Age of Revolution", and "The Great Democracies": page proofs., 1955 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/441A-D
Scope and Contents

Includes loose and bound page proofs for the above volumes, with suggested corrections, amendments, and notes [mainly for volume 1] from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, printers, etc.] or organisations including: "C C W" [Charles Wood], "A H" [Alan Hodge], WSC, [John] Sundell of Cassell [and Company], "D K" [Denis Kelly], Time-Life [International], and [George Gordon] Allen.

Dates: 1955 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 3 and 4 [eventually entitled "The Age of Revolution" and "The Great Democracies"]: main pre-war revise., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/427A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some marked printer's copy and revised galley) for: chapter lists; book 7, [eventually entitled] "[England's] Advance to World Power" featuring chapters entitled "William III and Europe", "The Spanish Succession", "Marlborough: Blenheim and Ramillies", "Oudenarde and Malplaquet", and "The Treaty of Utrecht"; book 8, "The First British Empire" featuring chapters entitled "The Monopoly of the Whigs", "The Austrian Succession and the Forty-Five", "Colonial America", "The...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 3 and 4 [eventually entitled "The Age of Revolution" and "The Great Democracies"]: "New Discovery": spare proofs., [1938] - [1955]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/428A-C
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some "revised" or "first revise") for: chapter lists; book 7, [eventually entitled] "[England's] Advance to World Power" featuring chapters entitled "William III and Europe", "The Spanish Succession", "Marlborough: Blenheim and Ramillies", "Oudenarde and Malplaquet", and "The Treaty of Utrecht"; book 8, "The First British Empire" featuring chapters entitled "The Monopoly of the Whigs", "The Austrian Succession and the Forty-Five", "Colonial America", "The First World...
Dates: [1938] - [1955]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/282A-B
Scope and Contents Proofs for various articles by WSC for the Strand Magazine: "[Georges] Clemenceau: the man and the tiger" including his relationship with [Field Marshal Ferdinand] Foch, French politics and World War I; "If I lived my life over again" on various decisions taken by WSC, gambling, his experiences during the Boer War and at the Admiralty and his attitude towards the Conservative Party; "People who have influenced or impressed me" on Lord Randolph Churchill, William Bourke Cockran, Sir Francis...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles, Evening Standard., Mar 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/543
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs of the following articles by WSC: "Britain, Germany and Locarno" and "Stop it Now!" on the need for the League of Nations to act on German troops entering the Rhineland [Germany]; "Where Do We Stand?" on the results of Italy's invasion of Abyssinia [Ethiopia] and the British policy on it; "How Germany is Arming" on German military expenditure; "Our Navy Must Be Stronger"; "Organise Our Supplies" on efficient munitions production; "How to Stop War" on the need for a grand...
Dates: Mar 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Evening Standard 1., Jan 1937 - May 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/569
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "No Intervention in Spain for us!" on the wisdom of British neutrality in the Spanish Civil War, being equally opposed to both sides, and on the small likelihood of German troops staying with a successful General Franco; "How You Will Help to Meet the Bill" on funding rearmament and the probable need to increase taxation; "Europe's Peace" on the continued threat from Germany; "France Faces a New Crisis" on French economic...
Dates: Jan 1937 - May 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Evening Standard 2., 13 May 1937 - 03 Sep 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/570
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Defending the Empire" on the issue of Commonwealth defence, especially air and naval power; "America looks at Europe" on the good relations between the United States, Britain and France, American neutrality, Britain's war debt, and the American role in keeping gold prices stable; "The Rome-Berlin Axis" on relations between Italy and Germany, and Italy and Britain; "Vive la France!" on the fall of Leon Blum's Government...
Dates: 13 May 1937 - 03 Sep 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles, News of the World 2., Feb 1936 - Apr 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/542A-B
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Great Men of Our Time": "Lloyd-George" on David Lloyd George; "Birkenhead" on 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith]; "Curzon" on 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston; "Clemenceau" on Georges Clemenceau; "Balfour" on 1st Lord Balfour; "Chamberlain" on Joseph Chamberlain; "John Morley" on Lord Morley of Blackburn.

Dates: Feb 1936 - Apr 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Co-operation Press Service for International Understanding: business correspondence., 24 Dec 1937 - 27 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/607
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Marguerite Scialtiel, a French representative of Curtis Brown Limited (2); representatives of Co-operation including its head, Imre Revesz [later Emery Reves]; the London representative of le Moment, a Romanian newspaper, on WSC acknowledging its 1000th issue; copy letter from Curtis Brown, New York [United States], on distributing WSC's Daily Telegraph articles in America.Other subjects include: publication details of WSC's articles for Argentina, Australia, Canada,...
Dates: 24 Dec 1937 - 27 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles by WSC., Jan 1939 - Sep 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/653A-B
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings from Collier's for: "Let the Tyrant Criminals Bomb" (British title "The Balance of Air Power") on German and British air strength in the 1930s, the threat of air attacks on ships, and the use of bombing against civilians; "War - Now or Never" (British title "Will There Be War [in Europe - and When?]") on the nature of the Nazi and Italian regimes, their financial needs, the growth of the German army and munitions programme, and the state of the RAF (with some...
Dates: Jan 1939 - Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments, on volume 1 ("The Gathering Storm") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Apr 1948 - May 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/48A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Reverend Andrew Blair on Pierre Laval [former head of government, Vichy France]; Belgian General Boels; Robert Boothby; George Bosworth on WSC's role in the 1930s and arms exports to Germany; Timothy Breen (2); Camille Chautemps defending his actions; William Clarke [member of Room 40, naval intelligence]; Kenneth de Courcy on British policy in the years before the war (2); Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]; "Sidney", Lord Herbert [later 16th Lord Pembroke and 13th...
Dates: Apr 1948 - May 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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