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France

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 950 Collections and/or Records:

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"Les jeunes nationalistes d’Extrême-Orient", 1946-04-09 - 1946-04-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 11/1
Scope and Contents

Tribune de Paris interview with Leo Amery, JA, Alexandre Varenne, former French Governor of Indochina and André Labouquère, on subjects including self-government for India and on Indochina [later Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam].

Dates: 1946-04-09 - 1946-04-10
Conditions Governing Access: Access copy available.
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Letters and memoranda, 1898-01 - 1919-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ESHR 4
Scope and Contents This series contains a vast array of correspondents from both the Royal Household and political and military notables of the period. Some of the key correspondents have been noted here, with additional information about the topics discussed, which are mainly related to the war effort and to politics. Many of the volumes have a brief contents page at the back. Most of the volumes contain copies of outgoing correspondence, although several have original incoming letters, inparticular from...
Dates: 1898-01 - 1919-12
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 Archer Geoffrey Lyttelton to Margaret Lucy Becher and photograph of Lyttelton, 1914 - 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN III/01
Scope and Contents

Lyttelton writes of experiences during the war, of his experience at Ypres in 1914 as Lieutenant Colonel - he writes on a typewriter, missing the P. Includes a letter regarding Archer being fit for service again.

Dates: 1914 - 1916
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 GJ to his mother, Rose Jebb, 1940-06 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 7/8
Scope and Contents Subjects include: whether to send the children to the United States during the war; concerns about his sister Marjorie, living in Italy; the difficulties in dealing with the Soviets; progress of the Paris Peace Conference, 1946; GJ's view of the United Nations Security Council and his own star status in New York [United States]; the British delegation to the sixth General Assembly of the United Nations, 1951; trouble caused by American investigations into alleged Communists; taking up the...
Dates: 1940-06 - 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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Letters from John Julius to his parents, from Strasbourg, 1947-01 - 1947-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/2/13
Scope and Contents

Letters sent while John Julius was studying languages at the Université de Strasbourg, France.

Dates: 1947-01 - 1947-06
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
Scope and Contents

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, 1947-01 - 1947-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/28
Scope and Contents

Letters from France, chiefly the British Embassy in Paris [France], mainly on entertaining, including visits by Rosamond Lehmann and Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, with other subjects including the wedding of Mary Churchill to [Arthur] Christopher Soames, and the signing of the Treaty of Dunkirk.

Dates: 1947-01 - 1947-03
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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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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Letters from Lady Diana to John Julius, 1944-01-04 - 1945-06-25

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/1/8
Scope and Contents Letters sent from Algiers and France, while Duff Cooper was the British representative to the French Committee of National Liberation, and then Ambassador to France, on subjects including: life in Algiers; French resentment at being ignored by the Allies; having Randolph Churchill, Eve Curie and 3rd Lord Rothschild in the house, July 1944; the death of Rex Whistler; visiting Italy, Aug 1944; arriving in Paris; Winston Churchill's official visit, Nov 1944; visiting the front line with General...
Dates: 1944-01-04 - 1945-06-25
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 to John Julius, 1946-08 - 1947-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/1/10
Scope and Contents

Letters from Duff Cooper's and Lady Diana's last year at the British Embassy in Paris [France], on subjects including: life at the embassy; various visitors, including Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, Rosamond Lehmann and Ernest Bevin [Foreign Secretary]; Duff Cooper's health, Apr 1947; the death of Conrad Russell.

Dates: 1946-08 - 1947-12
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 to John Julius, 1948-01-02 - 1948-11-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/1/12
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the Chelsea Arts Ball on New Year's Eve 1947; Evelyn Waugh ["Mr Wu"]; returning to France; the death of Mohandas Gandhi; concerns about publishing her correspondence with Conrad Russell; Lady Diana's health; old admirers, including Gustav Hamel, Basil Hallam and George Moore; Duff Cooper's knighthood and lunch with the royal family; moving into a house at Chantilly; the visit to France by Princess Elizabeth, May 1948; Lady Diana's dislike of her and Duff Cooper's successors...
Dates: 1948-01-02 - 1948-11-20
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 to John Julius, 1949-01-17 - 1949-11-22

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/1/14
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Winston Churchill's war memoirs ("The Gathering Storm", Feb 1949; a stay in hospital; a visit to Morocco, Mar 1949; travelling back through Spain over Easter, Apr 1949; dinner with the Duke of Windsor [earlier King Edward VIII] and Duchess of Windsor [earlier Wallis Simpson], May 1949; a quarrel with Evelyn Waugh, May 1949; their 30th wedding anniversary, June 1949, and Lady Diana's memories of the wedding; a visit from Princess Margaret, June 1949; a ball at Buckingham...
Dates: 1949-01-17 - 1949-11-22
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 to John Julius, 1950-01 - 1950-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/1/16
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the film rights to Duff Cooper's life of King David; lunch with Graham Greene; Cooper's health and both of them taking the cure in Aix-en-Provence [France], Jan-Feb 1950; lunch with Danny Kaye [David Kaminsky], May 1950; a visit to Corsica, May 1950; opposition from the Naval Intelligence Division to the publication of Cooper's book ["Operation Heartbreak"], Oct 1950; Lady Diana's health.

Dates: 1950-01 - 1950-12-11
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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Letters from Maurice and Adeline Hankey to Robin Hankey and Ursula Hankey [later Benn], 1919-02-17 - 1919-04

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

Subjects covered include: a trip to France including visits to St Germain and the battlefield at Chemin des Dames and [Georges] Clemenceau's shooting.

Dates: 1919-02-17 - 1919-04
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.
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Letters from Maurice to Adeline Hankey, 1917-11-04 - 1917-11-29

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AHKY 1/1/22
Scope and Contents

Subjects covered include: Maurice's visits to Paris [France] and Rome [Italy], his concerns about the war and positive impressions of the French.

Dates: 1917-11-04 - 1917-11-29
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.
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Letters to ELS, 1940-05 - 1941-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 11/1/7
Scope and Contents

Letters from MS to ELS on subjects including: the Hadfield-Spears Mobile Hospital Unit; ELS finding the right war work; the departure of General Requin; her concern that their son "Peti" [Michael Spears] should not be left alone; her admiration for ELS’s work.

Includes a photograph of MS in her nursing uniform.

Dates: 1940-05 - 1941-03
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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Letters to his wife, 1940-05 - 1940-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 3/21
Scope and Contents

Written from Dover.
With an account of the Dunkirk evacuation (Operation Dynamo).

Dates: 1940-05 - 1940-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Fonds: Closed. Items in section 3 may only be consulted with Commander John Somerville's prior consent.
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Letters to Joan Gridley from Paris, 1944-09-12 - 1944-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GRID 4
Scope and Contents Letters from Gridley on subjects including: accounts of shortages in Paris; Gridley's arrival in France; reforming his team from Algiers and an account of a typical day; the pressure of work, efforts to curtail the black market in fuel and food and the shortages in gas, public transport and food; Winston Churchill's visit to Paris and the Armistice Day parade with Churchill and General Charles de Gaulle; the reception for Churchill at the British Embassy; the suffering of the French under...
Dates: 1944-09-12 - 1944-12-31
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 to Joan Gridley from Paris, 1945-01-05 - 1945-04-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GRID 5
Scope and Contents Letters from Gridley on subjects including: his request to be allowed to resign; difficulties caused by the cold; reactions to his resignation; arrangements for his replacement, Eric Wyndham White; food shortages; a visit from Jean Monnet; a visit from Clement Attlee, Deputy Prime Minister and a message of thanks from Monnet; arrangements for his departure and handover to Wyndham White; post-war prospects for France and the difficulties facing returning prisoners and deportees; Gridley's own...
Dates: 1945-01-05 - 1945-04-06
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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