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France

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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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Diary of a tour in France and Italy with his brother Cuthbert, 22 July 1826-27 Oct. 1826

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6807
Dates: 22 July 1826-27 Oct. 1826
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Diary of motor trip to Touraine [France], 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 1/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, broadcasts, preparatory notes, copies of original papers used in research, card indexes, subject files for the official naval history of the Second World War, press cuttings, microfilms and photographs.

Dates: 1920
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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Diplomatic life: Paris [France], 1967 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 3
Scope and Contents

Includes MS's engagement diaries, photographs and correspondence on arrangements for official visits.

Dates: 1967 - 1987
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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Draft letter to Monsieur Julian Canelas, Directeur de l'Observatoire a l'Isle de St Leon, 1806-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/185: 2
Scope and Contents

Letter on occultations of stars and a solar eclipse. There are notes on Stephen Groombridge's circle on the reverse.

Dates: 1806-12-11
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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Draft texts by Martin Meredith, with some annotations, and transcripts of CS's official despatches and telegrams, 1984-08 - 1985-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 10/14
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: CS's visit to the Soviet Union, May 1964, as Minister of Agriculture; negotiations with Charles de Gaulle and Georges Pompidou, Presidents of France, over Britain's entry into Europe, 1969-71; the Soames Affair, 1969; the decline and fall of de Gaulle and the 1969 referendum.

Dates: 1984-08 - 1985-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Eighteenth-Century Political and Other Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6342
Scope and Contents Political papers, verses, and other miscellaneous material, 160 folios. (Fo. 1) Three drafts of a memorandum or treatise on political and social reform in France, in French, dated 1780-1783, 1788 and September 1789. The concluding section and index are at fos 82-83. (Fo. 84) Copy of Capitulations agreed between England and Turkey, in Italian, 1675. (Fo. 94) Portions of a treatise on conchology, by an English writer, in Italian. (fo. 143) [Jacques] Montet, 'Observations sur les Castors qu'on...
Dates: 1750 (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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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.
 Unknown

"European Unity", 28 Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/33C/578-622
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: relations between Britain, France, West Germany and the Soviet Union; the presence of West Germany in the European Assembly, in Western defence and a united Europe; reconciliation between France and West Germany and the lead being taken by Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer, Federal Chancellor of Germany; mutual assistance between Britain, France and West Germany for the good of Europe; reasons for and against a war;...
Dates: 28 Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Extract from memoirs: Sir Donald Logan, 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 62
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2002
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Extracts from Churchill broadcasts, 1909 - 1964-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 3/18
Scope and Contents

Extracts taken mainly from a Columbia Masterworks recording KOL 7000 "I Can Hear it Now: Winston Churchill". Includes transcripts of the extracts, and also transcripts of Churchill's broadcasts which were given in French, and extracts from his speeches relating to France.

Dates: 1909 - 1964-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures are noted in the catalogue.
 Sub-Series

Field ambulance units, 1915 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 11/2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers on MS's First World War hospital work in France, and on the formation, administration and closure of the Hadfield-Spears Mobile Hospital Unit, of which she was Directrice, in France and the Levant during the Second World War.

Dates: 1915 - 1945
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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found the earth in the intestinal canal praesepe cum lapillis commixtum, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 64.1: 93
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin lacks beginning


(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.
 Sub-Series

France, 1936 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/256-263
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers cover every aspect of Lord Noel-Baker's very full and varied career and include constituency papers, Labour Party material, extensive sections on domestic and international affairs, peace and disarmament, sport, books and articles, speeches and correspondence.

Dates: 1936 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

France, 1940 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4X/10-11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers cover every aspect of Lord Noel-Baker's very full and varied career and include constituency papers, Labour Party material, extensive sections on domestic and international affairs, peace and disarmament, sport, books and articles, speeches and correspondence.

Dates: 1940 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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France, 1925 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HTRY 1/34
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Includes files on America, Germany, India, and on various subjects including inflation and the Bank of England.

Dates: 1925 - 1937
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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France, 1977, 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 10/12
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Overseas tours by JEP.

Dates: 1977
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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France, Oct 1914 - Jan 1915: notes and reports, 1914-10 - 1915-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/16
Scope and Contents Notes and reports by LSA and others on subjects including: positioning of trenches; French troop movements; general orders to German infantry; LSA being attached to the 1st Birmingham Battalion; instructions for General Staff, 4th Army Corps; Allied forces lined up against the German 4th and 6th Armies and projected Allied advances in the Ypres area [Belgium]; operations of the 4th Army Corps (December); German reinforcements on the Western and Eastern fronts and the advantages of an...
Dates: 1914-10 - 1915-01
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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France, Oct 1914 - Jan 1915: reports on operations, 1914-10 - 1915-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/15
Scope and Contents

Annotated reports by LSA and others on operations including: the defence of and withdrawal from Antwerp [Belgium], with a report by Major-General Julian Byng, Commanding 3rd Cavalry Division on an action fought by his troops, and figures of German strengths and positions; operations of the 4th Army Corps (November-January).

Dates: 1914-10 - 1915-01
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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Franco-Prussian War, 1870 - 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASC 1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers consist of copies of personal papers from various stages in Lascelles's career, and other material relating to Lascelles, including: letters and diary from his posting to Paris [France] during the Franco-Prussian War and at the beginning and end of his position as Ambassador to Germany; the diary of his family's visit to Iran in 1892; press cuttings of obituaries for Lascelles.

Dates: 1870 - 1871
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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French navy, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/41
Scope and Contents

Notes on the distribution of the navy, 1939 and the armistice terms regarding 1940.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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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French souvenirs, 1939 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 2/16
Scope and Contents

Includes: souvenir of the first voyage to France by a British parliamentary delegation during the war, October 1939; menu of a dinner with General Maurice Gamelin, French Commander-in-Chief, February 1940, signed by those present; souvenir programme from a Free French training camp, Christmas 1940.

Dates: 1939 - 1940
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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From Arthur Hayden Parry, [France], 6 Nov. 1915-8 Nov. 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/P/5
Scope and Contents

German efficiency; uncomplimentary remarks about [Sir Thomas] Beecham; the fortunes of English chamber music; mud

Dates: 6 Nov. 1915-8 Nov. 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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From Arthur Hayden Parry, [France], 3 Apr. 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/P/10
Scope and Contents

Has been on leave again; his current reading; Hugh Walpole's 'Red Cross book'; has subscribed reluctantly to 'R B's grand plaquet fund'; I see [A.W.] Tisdall [of Trinity] has been given the VC; they are always given to corpses nowadays.'

Dates: 3 Apr. 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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From Arthur Hayden Parry, [France], 29 Apr. 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/P/11
Scope and Contents

Requesting Clive [?Carey]'s address in Calais 'as we go there for a rest in a few days time'

Dates: 29 Apr. 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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