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France

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Subject Source: Local sources

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Notes for autobiography: Algiers diary, Book III, 1959-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 3/6
Scope and Contents

Mixture of typed copies of letters from Lady Diana, mainly to John Julius Cooper [later 2nd Lord Norwich] from Algiers and Paris [France] and rough ms notes and extracts from letters.

Dates: 1959-11
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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Notes for autobiography: Paris, Book III, 1959-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 3/7
Scope and Contents

Rough notes and annotated drafts.

Dates: 1959-08
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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Notes on France, 1955-08 - 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 8/34
Scope and Contents

Notes on events in May-September 1940, and draft texts [? for "Two men who saved France"] on General Charles de Gaulle following his arrival in Britain and events leading to the British attack on the French fleet at Oran [Algeria].

Dates: 1955-08 - 1970-08
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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NS I Seeds-17 Note, 1809-07-01 - 1882-07-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.2: A20-A21
Scope and Contents

Floricultural varieties


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-07-01 - 1882-07-20
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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NS II Palaeontology, geology-161 Note, 1844-06-01 - 1844-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.9: 188r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1844-06-01 - 1844-06-30
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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NS II Palaeontology, geology-239 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.9: 266
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1840-01-01 - 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

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: Continental Unemployment Insurance and Labour Exchanges: notes and printed papers., 28 Sep 1908 - 27 Aug 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/26
Scope and Contents Includes: a memorandum on Labour Colonies on the Continent, in Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, France and Belgium; a memorandum on Insurance and Unemployment in Foreign Countries, including Trade Union unemployed benefit and other forms of insurance in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Italy, Norway and Denmark; notes by William Beveridge [Board of Trade Director of Labour Exchanges] on German Labour Exchanges; memoranda on Strasbourg [Germany, later France] Labour Exchanges;...
Dates: 28 Sep 1908 - 27 Aug 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign affairs., 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/27
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers on various subjects including: the declaration of London and its effect on Great Britain's "belligerent rights" and neutral shipping; the Russian fishing zone; Japanese affairs including tariff negotiations, the treaty of commerce and navigation, and an alliance with Great Britain; bulletins from [James] Bryce [British ambassador to the United States] on tariff relations between Canada and the United States; budget arrangements in Austria, France, Germany, Italy and the United...
Dates: 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 381 - 400., 29 Jul 1925 - 12 Aug 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/42
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the Safeguarding of Industries (Gas Mantles), licenses for arms export, the future of the British Industries Fair, and the British Dyestuffs Corporation; the report of the Gas Mantle Committee; 1st Lord Balfour, Lord President of Council, on the use of the Severn Estuary for electricity production;...
Dates: 29 Jul 1925 - 12 Aug 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 401 - 429., 24 Oct 1924 - 21 Oct 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/43
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: the Board of Trade Advisory Council's monthly review of the trade outlook; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India, on the position at Canton [later Guangzhou, China]; Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on Turkey's position over the Iraq frontier, and the German attitude to security negotiations; Joseph Caillaux, the French Minister of Finance, on the French war debt to Britain; William...
Dates: 24 Oct 1924 - 21 Oct 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 485 - 519., 07 Sep 1925 - 09 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/46
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subjects including paper duty; reports of Safeguarding of Industries committees on various industries; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; the conclusions of the Standing Committee of Civil Research on the iron and steel industry; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies; a Colonial Office...
Dates: 07 Sep 1925 - 09 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers, correspondence and notes., 05 Aug 1921 - 31 Dec 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] on subjects including the breaking off of negotiations with Ireland and 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston [Foreign Secretary]'s policy over France's treaty with Turkey (6); Air Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard on WSC's help in giving a distinct role to the Air Force; Sir Alfred Mond [Minister of Health] on immigration and Palestine; General Sir Charles Harington [General Officer Commanding in Chief, Allied Forces of Occupation in...
Dates: 05 Aug 1921 - 31 Dec 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Partition of Morocco: printed papers., 03 Jun 1911 - 31 May 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/30
Scope and Contents Includes printed telegrams on the situation in Morocco and the implications of Germany sending a gunboat to Agadir [Morocco] from: [Sir] Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary] (10) on various aspects including the possibility of France and Germany reaching an agreement over their claims in Morocco; [Francis] Bertie [British Ambassador to France] on German and French claims in the Congo [Africa] (9); Sir William Goschen [British ambassador to Germany] on negotiations with Germany (10); Sir Francis...
Dates: 03 Jun 1911 - 31 May 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers., 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/35
Scope and Contents

Includes printed Cabinet papers on various subjects: an annual report by Francis Bertie [British Ambassador to France] on affairs in France for 1911 including French foreign policy and colonial affairs; a report on rural land and agriculture; and a paper by [Lord] Crewe [earlier Lord Houghton, also Robert Milnes, Secretary of State for India] on the policy of the British government towards Tibet and China.

Dates: 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Foreign office telegrams., 28 Feb 1921 - 02 Mar 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/21
Scope and Contents Volume of telegrams from British ambassadors in various countries and replies from the Foreign Office including: telegrams on affairs in Arabia and the possible resignation of Hussein; Lord Hardinge [British ambassador to France] on the conference of ambassadors and the passage of German ships via the Dardanelles; Sir Auckland Geddes [British Ambassador to the United States] on French overtures to the United States to secure freedom from dependence on Great Britain (2); WSC on the agenda for...
Dates: 28 Feb 1921 - 02 Mar 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Telegrams regarding Chanak [later Cannakkale, Turkey]., 16 Sep 1922 - 14 Oct 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/28
Scope and Contents Copies of telegrams mainly between WSC and the Governor Generals of the Dominions, Lord Byng, Governor General of Canada, 1st Lord Jellicoe, Governor General and Commander in Chief, New Zealand, Prince Arthur of Connaught, Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa, 1st Lord Forster, Governor General and Commander in Chief, Australia about the Chanak crisis.Subjects covered include: bulletins describing negotiations with Turkey and with Mustafa Kemal Pasha [later Ataturk];...
Dates: 16 Sep 1922 - 14 Oct 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Munitions., 09 May 1917 - 31 Dec 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/24
Scope and Contents

Inter-Allied Munitions Council.Various papers including notes of preliminary meeting; letter from Laming Worthington-Evans to Lord Curzon on the work of the Council, and memorandum on "Comparison of the Munitions Position of Great Britain, France and Italy, May 1917.

Dates: 09 May 1917 - 31 Dec 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Munitions., 01 Jan 1918 - 31 Dec 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/25
Scope and Contents

Inter-Allied Munitions Council.Minutes, papers and correspondence, including letters and memoranda from Oscar Crosby; Report and minutes of the Allied Maritime Transport Council; Report of the Steel Committee and memorandum by Walter Layton on the future of the Council after the War.

Dates: 01 Jan 1918 - 31 Dec 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Munitions., 24 Jul 1917 - May 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/48
Scope and Contents

A (Allies) Various papers including correspondence with Albert Thomas and Louis Loucheur, French Ministry of Munitions; memorandum on placing of contacts for munitions in Switzerland; memorandum on the Allied Munitions Programme and Economy of Resources by Sir Glynn West; correspondence with general Dallolio, Italian Minister of Munitions.

Dates: 24 Jul 1917 - May 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Munitions., 01 Nov 1917 - 16 Jan 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/55
Scope and Contents

A (Allies) Anglo-French Supplies to Italy Correspondence and papers on provision of supplies of munitions to Italy. Correspondents include Sir Maurice Hankey, War Cabinet Secretariat; David Lloyd George. Prime Minister and Sir Laming Worthington-Evans (2).

Dates: 01 Nov 1917 - 16 Jan 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Munitions., 21 May 1917 - 31 Dec 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/57
Scope and Contents A (Air) Various papers including proceedings of Anglo-French conference on Aeronautical supplies; memo by WSC on the estimated output of aircraft for 1917; notes on the limitations controlling the output of complete aeroplanes and seaplanes by Sir William Weir with reply by WSC; letter from Lord Cowdray to General Jan Smuts on the functions of the Air Board; correspondence between Lord Weir and Major R C Bolling, United States Aeronautical Commission; Statement by Weir on Aeronautical supply...
Dates: 21 May 1917 - 31 Dec 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Munitions., Jul 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/105
Scope and Contents

G (Guns) Report on visit to the French Artillery in Champagne by Major-General John Headlam, with covering letter to WSC.

Dates: Jul 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Munitions., 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/127
Scope and Contents

P (Projectiles) Report of Mission to France appointed by the Controller of Gun Ammunition Filling, investigating the French methods of manufacturing and filling fuses, gaines, delays detonators, the manufacture of fulminate and minor explosives, and the preparation of time powders, led by Lt-Col. H G Fitzhay.

Dates: 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Munitions., 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/128
Scope and Contents

P (Projectiles) Appendix to Report of Mission to France appointed by the Controller of Gun Ammunition Filling, investigating the French methods of manufacturing and filling fuses, gaines, delays detonators, the manufacture of fulminate and minor explosives, and the preparation of time powders, led by Lt-Col. H G Fitzhay.

Dates: 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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