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Algeria

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Alexander William Kinglake: Letters and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7633
Scope and Contents The collection sheds light on the Kinglakes's family life, including the lavish amounts spent by William Kinglake on his children's education, and the support he gave his eldest son through his earliest and unsuccessful years as a barrister. They also show A.W. Kinglake developing a taste for the best society and its attendant expense (letters 1/38, 81 and 96) Kinglake's love of travel is seen in letters written on journeys in Wales, 1833 (1/76-9); France, 1834 (1/81-2); North Africa and Spain,...
Dates: 1819-1891
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).
 File

Algeria, 1958 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/26
Scope and Contents Cuttings on Algeria
Dates: 1958 - 1963
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.
 Series

Algiers and Paris, 1944-47, 1938 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUFC 4
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Duff Cooper's time as the British representative to the French Committee of National Liberation in Algiers, and then as British Ambassador to France.
Dates: 1938 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Algiers diary, 1944-01 - 1944-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUFC 15/1/30
Scope and Contents Annotated typescript.
Dates: 1944-01 - 1944-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Algiers diary, 1944-07 - 1944-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUFC 15/1/31
Scope and Contents Annotated typescript.
Dates: 1944-07 - 1944-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-sub-sub class

French 1:500,000 maps of Sahara., 1923 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.147-D.150
Scope and Contents Compiled by Service Geographique de l'Armee. Printed on paper.
Dates: 1923 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Further papers relating to Gridley's work in Algeria and France, 1943-10 - 1947-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GRID 6
Scope and Contents Includes: report by Gridley to Lord Hyndley [Controller-General Ministry of Fuel and Power, earlier John Hindley] on his first visit to Algiers as Acting Chief of the North African Economic Board Coal Division, particularly on the division's achievements, the high coal requirements of French North Africa, relations with the Americans and French, local coal output, the use of coal substitutes and NAEB staff; memorandum by Gridley on NAEB's functions, structure and staffing; copy of notes on...
Dates: 1943-10 - 1947-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

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 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.
 File

Letters to Joan Gridley from Algiers, 1943-08-17 - 1943-09-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GRID 1
Scope and Contents Letters from Gridley to his wife during his temporary posting as Acting Chief of the Coal Division of the North African Economic Board, on subjects including: Gridley's departure for Algeria and his wish to return home quickly; the journey out and initial impressions of his working environment; his pride in his sons; his view of the challenges ahead and limited possibilities in his temporary posting; domestic conditions; an air-raid; the effect of Winston Churchill's broadcast from Quebec...
Dates: 1943-08-17 - 1943-09-30
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 Algiers, 1943-12-04 - 1944-07-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GRID 3
Scope and Contents Letters from Gridley on subjects including: his return to Algiers; his view of the task ahead of him, his staff and his French and American counterparts; living conditions; his respect for his American colleagues, Winston Churchill's visit to Marrakesh [Morocco] and his first NAEB board meeting; difficulties in dealing with the French and social meetings with various French officials; impressions of Lady Diana Cooper [later Lady Norwich]; a breakthrough with the French on cross-trade matters;...
Dates: 1943-12-04 - 1944-07-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Letters to Katharine, Lady Elmhirst: Algeria, Tunisia, Sicily, 1943-02 - 1943-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ELMT 5/3
Scope and Contents From the Series: Includes: letters to Katharine, Lady Elmhirst, 1941-49; letters from Lady Elmhirst, 1942-43; family letters, 1909-59.
Dates: 1943-02 - 1943-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Mers-el-Kébir, 3 juillet 1940: Exposé chronologique du combat de Mers-el-Kébir, d'après les documents photographiques

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10389
Scope and Contents Portfolio produced by A. Devauchelle issued in slipcase including dedicated compartments for 75 photographs (15 photographs of the site before the attack, 54 photographs of the attack, 6 photographs of the military funeral), a copy of 'Expose chronologique du combat de Mers-el-Kébir' (cover title: 'Mers-el-Kébir, 3 juillet 1940'), and a facsimile ("réimpression pour complément de collection") excerpt of issue 5085 of the journal "L'illustration", 24 August 1940, pages [453]-462, including an...
Dates: 1980s?
 File

Miscellaneous scientific papers, 1855 - 1856

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/470
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on various scientific topics. The papers begin with work on electricity and magnetism, including W. Thomson's transfer of galvanic currents; J. Tyndall's lecture on magnetic repulsion delivered to the Royal Institution; and C. Chalmers' notes on electricity. There are samples of J.C. Clark's chemical telegraph; material on I.K. Brunel's proposal of voyages to India; various barometer readings; longitudes of Paris, Lancaster, Torbay and Algeria; and a letter by D....
Dates: 1855 - 1856
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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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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Papers and reports about Operation Catapult (the attack on the French fleet at Mers el-Kebir, in Algeria), 1940-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 7/19
Scope and Contents Including papers on Force H and reports of proceedings, 27 June - 4 July 1940.
Dates: 1940-07
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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Pocket diary, 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 1/31
Scope and Contents Including Second World War service, in particular the evacuation from Dunkirk (Operation Dynamo) and the attack on the French Fleet at Mers el-Kebir, in Algeria (Operation Catapult), by Force H.
Dates: 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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Transcript of interview: Sir Nicholas Fenn, 2010

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 126
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2010
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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Visit to Algeria, 1956-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/125
Scope and Contents Papers on the British Parliamentary delegation to Algeria, including programmes for the visit and papers on the political and administrative situation and the development of Algeria, including the supply of British arms to Algerian rebels.
Dates: 1956-10
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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