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Wales

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 109 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).
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"Alive and Kicking: The Story of Welsh Soccer", 2003-08 - 2003-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/72
Scope and Contents Scripts for BBC Radio Wales, annotated by NK for recording.
Dates: 2003-08 - 2003-09
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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BBC Radio 4, World at One: Oakdale, 1989-08-24

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/108
Scope and Contents News programme, including a nine minute report on the closure of Oakdale colliery, Wales (this comes ten minutes into the recording). Includes inteviews with Peter Heathfield, General Secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Kim Howells, MP for Pontypridd, on private buyers, and Peter Walker, Secretary of State for Wales.
Dates: 1989-08-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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BBC Wales: "Roundabout" Interview, 1983-10-15

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/5
Scope and Contents Interviews with Welsh MPs, including NK on his view of Westminster [London], his memory of his maiden speech and the difficulties of family life as an MP. Other speakers include Dafydd Elis-Thomas, Geraint Howells, John Stradling Thomas and Michael Foot.
Dates: 1983-10-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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"Coalmining in South Wales 1985-88", 1985-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/38
Scope and Contents National Union of Mineworkers research paper by Kim Howells [NUM research officer, South Wales Area] on the current situation, likely short-term developments and a list of priorities for future security of supplies and employment.
Dates: 1985-04
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, 1979 - 1994

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 20
Scope and Contents General papers and correspondence from NK's local constituency party, and correspondence with individual constituents. NK became MP for the constituency of Bedwellty, Monmouthshire [Wales] in 1970, then when the constituency was abolished in 1983 became MP for the new seat of Islwyn, Gwent (including the towns of Blackwood, Risca, Oakdale, Pontllanfraith, and Newbridge) until he retired from Parliament in 1995.
Dates: 1979 - 1994
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 briefs: Wales, 1987-02 - 1987-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 3/2/18
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Includes: campaign plans, particularly on general campaign strategy and organisation; schedules; lists of target seats; papers from various campaign committees and groups; papers on NK's national election tour, with regional constituency briefs; communications strategy; press information; polling data and reports; post-election reports.
Dates: 1987-02 - 1987-05
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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Conversations with NK and press conference, 1989-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/123
Scope and Contents Subjects include European regional assistance for South Wales (lot of external noise on recording).
Dates: 1989-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Correspondence on observations given, 1893 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/179
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Dr J. Pulisa, Vienna, concerning errors in lunar places, February 1893.Letter from the Danish Hydrographer requesting errors of the Moon's place for September 1893, the reply enclosing this information, and the Hydrographer's acknowledgement, 1894.Correspondence with Miss Eleen S. Alkins concerning whether Virgo and Scorpius are one constellation, 1894.Correspondence with the Radcliffe Observatory concerning errors in clock stars and the angles for...
Dates: 1893 - 1899
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1852

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/725
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from bookbinders; glassmakers; booksellers; chemists; coal merchants; oil refiners; stationers; printers; potters; and gas companies. The correspondents include A.L. Busch, C. Brooke, W. Shanks and T. Walter. The volume includes a price sheet from the Birmingham Plate Glass Company; a map of England and Wales to be used to illustrate meteorological recordings; two plans from C. Shepherd of parts of the clock proposed to be placed outside the...
Dates: 1852
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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DHSS visit, Gwent, 1988-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/66
Scope and Contents Programme and briefings for NK’s visit to Newport Department of Health and Social Security office, Gwent [Wales], particularly on the Social Fund and on a petition from local ambulance staff against the closure of their station.
Dates: 1988-03
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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European Commission speeches, 1998-01 - 1998-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/68
Scope and Contents Annotated copies of speeches by NK, mostly relating to transport policy and trans-European network issues. Other subjects include: Aneurin Bevan and health policy; Wales’s place in Europe.
Dates: 1998-01 - 1998-12
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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European Commission speeches, 2003-08 - 2003-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/2/122
Scope and Contents Speeches mostly relating to reform of the Commission. Also includes script for a programme on Welsh football [see also KNNK 17/72].
Dates: 2003-08 - 2003-09
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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Focus Video: "Ebbw Vale Remembered", 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/127
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Includes: recordings of television interviews with NK and other members of the Shadow Cabinet; recordings of news bulletins featuring NK and Labour; recordings of speeches from Conference; party political broadcasts and election broadcasts; political documentaries; recordings of Prime Minister’s Questions, from the House of Commons.
Dates: 1988
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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General papers, 1984-01 - 1985-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/42
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence, with correspondents including: Ian MacGregor, Chairman of the National Coal Board (NCB); Kevin Barron on the actions of police at Maltby Colliery [Yorkshire], September 1984; [Melvin] Barry Hines on his film Threads, on nuclear war; John Morris, Shadow Attorney-General on the sequestration of union funds. Also includes: text of a speech by NK given in Stoke [Staffordshire]; note from Charles Clarke [head of NK’s office] describing a call from Arthur Scargill...
Dates: 1984-01 - 1985-09
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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General Welsh visits, 1988-04 - 1988-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/69
Scope and Contents Correspondence and arrangements for opening Pen-y-Fan caravan park, Gwent, a pensioners’ rally in Llandrindod Wells, opening an office for a firm of solicitors at Bargoed, various fetes and interviews and a dinner in honour of Lord Callaghan.
Dates: 1988-04 - 1988-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Jane West: Extracts from tour journals chronicling travels in Wales and Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.738
Scope and Contents Includes three poems. Early nineteenth-century hand (paper watermarked 1813), apparently not autograph. The poems are 'To Glen Luce', 'To Mrs Isted on her return from Ireland in 1807', and 'A Farewell to Leamington, 1833'. Bookplate of Samuel Sandars inside front cover.
Dates: 1813 (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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Journalism and books not proceeded with, 1974-10 - 1986-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/4/6
Scope and Contents Correspondence on articles and media interviews by JEP which were not published or shown, with correspondents including: Frank Kelly (3); representatives of Granada Television Limited (5); Robert Miller (3); representatives of Diverse Production Limited (3); Geraint Davies, Assistant Controller of Programmes, HTV Wales (2); Charles Douglas-Home, Editor of the Times; Richard Gott, Features Editor of the Guardian; Claire Tomalin [Literary Editor], Sunday Times (2); Brian Southam, Managing...
Dates: 1974-10 - 1986-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Leader’s Reception: North Wales, 1988-10-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/68
Scope and Contents Questions answered by NK on subjects including: housing; the trades union ban in GCHQ; the timing of the Party Conference; funding for Wales; share ownership; the role of the unions in the Labour Party; financial support for students; pension policy; strengthening the shipping industry; the accountability of the security services; relations with Europe; the need for proportional representation.
Dates: 1988-10-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Leader’s Reception: North Wales and interview at Gwynedd Hospital, 1988-10-17 - 1988-10-18

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/69
Scope and Contents Questions answered by NK on subjects including: Welsh nationalism; a national minimum wage; the electricity industry; nuclear disarmament.

The interview at Gwynedd Hospital (and also at a station where the recording is partially drowned out by platform announcements) is on subjects including local housing and health funding issues, including an arson campaign in north Wales, and the ban on trades unions at GCHQ.
Dates: 1988-10-17 - 1988-10-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Leader’s Reception: Wales, 1988-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/72
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Includes: recordings from radio interviews with NK and other members of the Shadow Cabinet; recordings from press conferences and Labour Party events, particularly election rallies and Party Conferences; recordings taken from newspaper interviews; recordings of various speeches by NK.
Dates: 1988-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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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 II]...
Dates: 1938 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Local press interviews with NK, 1989-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/122
Scope and Contents Subjects include Margaret Thatcher’s record on job creation in South Wales, the general state of the economy and Labour’s support (lot of external road noise on the recording).
Dates: 1989-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Meeting with Eastern Valley Medical Association, Gwent, 1988-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/65
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, press cuttings etc on the growth of nursing homes in the area and cuts in National Health Service provision in Gwent [Wales].
Dates: 1988-02
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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Miscellaneous meteorological papers, 1884 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/131
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous papers, 1888-1889Index sheet, 1889.Index sheet, 1888.Letter to W.G. King from H.C. Fox, 1888.Unsigned and undated memorandum [1888].Letter from W. Ellis to H.C. Fox replying to his letter, 1888.Letter from the R.M. College, Kingston, Ontario, and a reply from W. Ellis, 1888.Letter from W. Hoshen Richards regarding droughts and a reply from W. Ellis, 1888.Letter regarding cup...
Dates: 1884 - 1904
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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