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Ethiopia

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

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'Abyssinia', 1925 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.138
Scope and Contents

3rd edition.

Dates: 1925 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Abyssinia, 1935 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/1-2
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: 1935 - 1937
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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Africa: Ethiopia and Eritrea, 1988-04 - 1988-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/30
Scope and Contents

Includes: draft speech notes for launch of Voices for One World book; briefing for meeting with Victor Vasev, head of Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs Africa Department, on Ethiopia.

Dates: 1988-04 - 1988-10
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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Constituency correspondence: Ethiopia, 1984 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 20/2/11
Scope and Contents

Letters from NK’s constituents on the famine in Ethiopia. Includes correspondence with [William] John Biffen, Lord Privy Seal, on an RAF airlift of food supplies.

Dates: 1984 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Closed for data protection reasons, apart from 20/2/1 and 20/2/11-12.
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Constituency correspondence: Ethiopia petition, 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 20/2/12
Scope and Contents

Petition from NK’s constituents against the storing of food by the Government at a time of famine in Africa.

Dates: 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Closed for data protection reasons, apart from 20/2/1 and 20/2/11-12.
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Correspondence A - F, 1941-01 - 1941-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/32
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A V Alexander [First Lord of the Admiralty] on criticism of convoy commodores and of the Senior Naval Officer in the Persian Gulf (3); the Viceroy of India [2nd Lord Linlithgow, earlier Lord Hopetoun] on concerns about the Senior Naval Officer in the Persian Gulf (2); Sir Walford Selby [former Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Vienna] on uniting the anti-Nazi elements in Austria (2); 1st Lord Sankey; Sir John Anderson [Lord President of the Council,...
Dates: 1941-01 - 1941-12
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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Correspondence mainly on Abyssinia [later Ethiopia], 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THRS III/16/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre includes correspondence (including general, official, political, constituency, parliamentary and family correspondence); speeches; Liberal Organisation and Scottish Liberal organisation and Federation material; press cuttings; business papers; and Scottish Office, Scottish Board of Health and Secretary of State for Scotland material. For the most part, the collection is made up of constituency, parliamentary and Liberal party...
Dates: 1936
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the fire-damaged material in section VI, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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Ethiopia, 1960 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/220
Scope and Contents

Cuttings on Ethiopia and Tanganyika

Dates: 1960 - 1961
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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Ethiopia, 1973-02 - 1973-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 2/1/10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Lady Diana's detailed travel diaries, many of which consist of copies of letters to her friend Conrad Russell and her son, John Julius, later arranged in diary form. Several of the diaries have both manuscript versions, and typed transcripts with additional material.

Dates: 1973-02 - 1973-03
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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Ethiopia, 1973-02 - 1973-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 2/1/11
Scope and Contents

Typed transcript of DIAC 2/1/10, with cuttings and photographs.

Dates: 1973-02 - 1973-03
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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Horn of Africa Council, 1985-03 - 1989-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/40
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers from the council (of which JA was president), particularly correspondence with Louis FitzGibbon (council secretary) on general council business and other subjects including human rights violations by Ethiopia against Eritrea and famine.

Dates: 1985-03 - 1989-07
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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Horn of Africa Council, 1983-11 - 1988-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/41
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers from the council (of which JA was president), particularly correspondence with Louis FitzGibbon (council secretary) on general council business and other subjects including human rights violations by Ethiopia and famine. Other correspondents include: 10th Lord Bessborough; Lord Grimond; 4th Lord Avebury [earlier Eric Lubbock]; John Home Robertson. Also includes accounts by 7th Lord Ailsa of visits to Ethiopia and Somalia, 1983.

Dates: 1983-11 - 1988-03
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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Horn of Africa Council, 1984-01 - 1996-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/42
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers from the council (of which JA was president), particularly correspondence with Louis FitzGibbon (council secretary) on general council business and other subjects including FitzGibbon's family history, his wish to stand as Parliamentary candidate for Brighton Pavilion after JA's retirement and his ideas on Anglo-German relations and a memorial to the Katyn Massacre. Other correspondents include: Baroness Chalker, Minister for Overseas Development, on subjects...
Dates: 1984-01 - 1996-07
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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Mammals-32 Note, 1870-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 83: 32r
Scope and Contents

Sexual Selection Mammals / The African River-Hog Potamochoerus pencillatus have great crust of skin with white hair above upper jaw


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1870-06-30
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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Mammals-33 Note, 1870-06-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 83: 33r
Scope and Contents

Recently the Ethiopian boar & Red river hog broke into each others cage & fought during the whole night until utterly exhausted


Note; by Emma Darwin née Wedgwood pp Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1870-06-29
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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Maps of Iraq, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Sudan, 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLIM 2/2
Scope and Contents

Includes papers about the 10th Indian Brigade's actions in Sudan, 1941, comprising an operation order, 16 January 1941; an operations report, 26 January-2 February 1941; photographs of the Metemma garrison from Gallabat fort; and manuscript and printed maps.
Also with press cuttings about Persia, 1941.

Dates: 1941
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 on chronology, geography and tides, 1862 - 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/477
Scope and Contents Correspondence and printed papers on chronology, geography and tides. The correspondents include J.R. Hind, A. Way, J. Washington, W.H. Smyth, E. Cardwell, C.A. Young, J. Thompson, R. Fitzroy, P.S. Stanhope, A. Cayley, W. Spottiswoode, R.I. Murchison, G. Everest, W. Selwyn, J.D. Forbes, J.H. Speke, G. Grote and T. Cooke. There are calculations of ancient eclipses; a printed paper by P.A. Hansen on secular variation of the mean longitude of the Moon; papers and a tracing relating to Airy's...
Dates: 1862 - 1863
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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Policy Review: Britain in the World group, 1988-10 - 1989-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/2/30
Scope and Contents

Discussion papers on subjects including European defence policy and nuclear defence, Eritrea and Ethiopia, southern Africa and the Middle East.

Dates: 1988-10 - 1989-03
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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Press cuttings, 1985-06 - 1985-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/16
Scope and Contents Subjects include: NK’s visit to Ethiopia; calls for an amnesty for miners sacked or convicted during the miners’ strike; Labour’s attitude to the Nottinghamshire miners breaking away from the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM); Michael Cocks’s resignation as Labour Chief Whip; the Brecon and Radnor by-election [Wales]; effects of the miners’ strike on Labour and the rift between NK and Arthur Scargill [President of the NUM]; black sections; Ken Livingstone’s bid for election as party...
Dates: 1985-06 - 1985-07
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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Sir Leopold George Heath: Letterbook, Abyssinian campaign [British expedition to the Ethiopian Empire]

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9654
Scope and Contents Contains contemporary copies of letters sent form Heath to the Secretary of the Admiralty between July 1867 and December 1870, copies of enclosures (mainly letters by other naval officers, list of sails, purchases, officers' allowances, etc) with alphabetical index. 675 pages. Last 4 letters in volume in different hand; possibly autograph signed copies of 4 letters by Heath.Notable entries include those regarding the suppression of the East African slave trade, with Heath's reports...
Dates: 1867-1870
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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Special correspondence: Lord Moyne, 1942-09 - 1944-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/19
Scope and Contents Correspondence with 1st Lord Moyne [Deputy Minister of State, Egypt, earlier Walter Guinness] on subjects including: Moyne's future; the Arab States and Palestine; war damage to Moyne's house; the situation in Beirut [Lebanon]; the Balkan Affairs Committee; American claims in Saudi Arabia; Egyptian internal affairs; Palestine and Jewish immigration; resentment against French influence in the Middle East; partition proposals; the breakdown in law and order in Ethiopia. Other...
Dates: 1942-09 - 1944-11
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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Transcript of interview: Peter Penfold, 2003

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 80
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2003
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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Transcript of interview: Sir Alan Campbell, 1996

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

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 1996
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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Transcript of interview: Sir Brian Barder, 1997 - 2009

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 22
Scope and Contents Also includes recordings of the 45-minute BBC Radio 4 programme 'The Reunion', broadcast on 30 August 2009, and also of the longer discussion from which the programme was taken, where five people who were closely involved in the international Ethiopia famine relief programme in the mid-1980s were reunited to discuss their memories of those events. The participants were: Sir Brian Barder; International Red Cross nurse Claire Bertschinger; the BBC reporter Michael Buerk; Dawit Wolde Giorgis,...
Dates: 1997 - 2009
Conditions Governing Access: Access copies of the cds are available: please contact Churchill Archives Centre if you wish to listen to them.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Denis Wright, 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 67
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2000
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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