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Wales

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:

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National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), 1985-03 - 1985-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/43
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence on the Coalfield Communities Campaign (including a press copy of Kim Howell’s report at 15/2/38 and the Coal Industry Bill, 1985), the social costs of the decline in coal, the proposed closure of St John’s colliery, Maesteg, Glamorgan [Wales] and NK’s visit there (May 85).

Dates: 1985-03 - 1985-05
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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NK Wales, 1989-10-13 - 1989-10-14

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/117
Scope and Contents

Press interviews in Wales on NK's response to the speech by Nigel Lawson, Chancellor of the Exchequer, at the Conservative Party Conference on the previous day, on the state of the economy and also the exchange rate mechanism, and also the decision by Michael Foot to step down at the next General Election. Also includes an episode of BBC Radio 4's Any Questions from 14 October.

Dates: 1989-10-13 - 1989-10-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Notebooks of meetings, 1988-08 - 1990-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/77
Scope and Contents

Includes rough notes of a lunch with representatives of the Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU) on subjects including union elections, the redevelopment of Cardiff Bay and the Rechem hazardous waste incinerator in Pontypool [Wales]. Also includes brief notes from a meeting with a Russian delegation.

Dates: 1988-08 - 1990-08
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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NS II Embryology-19 Note, 1842-06-01 - 1842-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.6: 25r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1842-06-01 - 1842-06-30
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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NS II Variation, varieties-34 Note, 1841-10-01 - 1841-10-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.10: 34r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1841-10-01 - 1841-10-31
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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Oakdale Interviews, 1989-08-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/107
Scope and Contents

Press conference on the closure of Oakdale colliery, Wales.

Dates: 1989-08-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Official: Cabinet: Distressed Areas Committee., 07 Dec 1928 - 18 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/219
Scope and Contents Includes notes and correspondence by individuals including: Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education (2); Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to WSC] (4); Sir Richard Hopkins, Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury; Sir Arthur Lowry; and Sir James Pearse.Subjects covered include: government assistance; transfer of families; communal feeding; the conditions in mining areas...
Dates: 07 Dec 1928 - 18 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 260 - 279., 26 Jun 1924 - 22 Jul 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/97
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: the report of the Imperial Conference (Documents) Committee, on co-operation in financial assistance to Imperial development; 1st Lord Cave, the Lord Chancellor, on royal assent to legislation and the conduct of Labour Justices of the Peace during the General Strike; the interim reports of the Committee on the report of the Royal Commission on the coal industry; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; Leo Amery,...
Dates: 26 Jun 1924 - 22 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 30 Apr 1928 - 31 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/90
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (3); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (3); Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (3); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); Sir George Courthope MP (2); William John MP; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; Graham Vincent [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (2); James...
Dates: 30 Apr 1928 - 31 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 21 May 1928 - 14 Jun 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/91
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Percy Thompson [Deputy Chairman, Board of Inland Revenue]; Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (5); William John MP; Alfred Faulkner [Under-Secretary for Mines and Petroleum] (2); Lord Mayor of Newcastle [Stephen Easten]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (2); Cyril Hurcomb [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport]; Roland Nugent, Director of...
Dates: 21 May 1928 - 14 Jun 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: rail freight charges., 12 Jun 1925 - 20 Jul 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/18
Scope and Contents

Includes papers sent by Lord Churchill [Chairman, Great Western Railway]: a memorandum by Felix Pole [General Manager, Great Western Railway] on the costs of transporting coal and railwaymen's wages; a speech given by Lord Churchill on 23 January 1925; pie-charts on the cost of Welsh coal; graphs on the cost of transporting various commodities by rail.

Dates: 12 Jun 1925 - 20 Jul 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 04 Jul 1928 - 08 Aug 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/93
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (5); Finlay Gibson and Thomas Richards MP of the Board of Conciliation for the Coal Trade of Monmouthshire and South Wales; Evan Williams [President, Mining Association of Great Britain]; President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame,...
Dates: 04 Jul 1928 - 08 Aug 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Papers on chronology, geography and tides, 1868 - 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/482
Scope and Contents Correspondence and printed papers on chronology, geography and tides. The correspondents include J.R. Hind, R.A. Proctor, W.H. Smith, J.W. Bosanquet, W. Thomson, C.T. Beke, E. Guest, A. de Morgan, J.N. Blakesley, W.H. Miller, H.E. Stanley, F. Struve, H.W. Bates, C.E. Delaunay, F. Galton, E.J. Routh, J. Challis, A. d'Abbadie, W.H.F. Talbot, H. James, J.S. Russell, T.A.B. Spratt, H.J. Rose, R. Ellis and G.T. Clark. There are papers and maps relating to ancient eclipses; a set of rules for...
Dates: 1868 - 1872
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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Papers relating to Scotland and Wales, September 1978-January 1982, 1978-09 - 1982-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/149
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1979: includes photocopy of draft Conservative Manifesto for Scotland, September 1978; note for MT from Michael Pattison (her Private Secretary for Home Affairs), "Visit to the Scottish Office", 12 June 1979 Part 2, 1980: includes briefing notes for MT from Ian Gow MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary); a briefing paper for MT from Michael Ancram MP after his first four months as Chairman of the Conservative Party in Scotland, August 1980 Part 3, 1981: includes a...
Dates: 1978-09 - 1982-01
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012; and part 4 in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to the 1922 Committee, May 1975-April 1983, 1975-05 - 1983-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/114
Scope and Contents Part 1: includes notes by Humphrey Atkins MP of meetings of the Officers and Executive of the 1922 Committee: 13 May 1975 (attended by MT); 11 November 1975 to discuss devolution (attended by MT); note for MT by John Stanley MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary) of discussion on Rhodesia, 4 March 1976; 20 December 1976 (attended by MT); 26 April 1977 (attended by MT); 13 December 1977; 14 February 1978 (attended by MT); 26 July 1978 (attended by MT) includes notes by Ian Gow MP (MT's...
Dates: 1975-05 - 1983-04
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012; part 4 in March 2013; and part 5 in October 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Wales, December 1980 & July 1981, 1980-12 - 1981-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/184
Scope and Contents

Part 1, 1980: includes briefing paper on a Welsh Day debate on 4 February 1980
Part 2, 1981: includes correspondence relating to the Borough of Llanelli, July 1981

Dates: 1980-12 - 1981-07
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in March 2011; and part 2 in March 2012 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Wales, March 1977 & February 1979, 1977-03 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/274
Scope and Contents

Includes copy of a press cutting of a public opinion poll in Wales which appeared in "Western Mail", forwarded to MT, March 1977; and note for MT from Adam Butler MP on the Welsh devolution referendum campaign, February 1979

Dates: 1977-03 - 1979-02
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Penrikyber Colliery, 1985-08 - 1990-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/46
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers on the campaign to save Penrikyber Colliery, Glamorgan [Wales]. Also includes rough notes on the closure of Blaenant Colliery, Glamorgan, 1990.

Dates: 1985-08 - 1990-04
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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"Perils abroad and at home", 09 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/21A/1-68
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (Annual Conservative Party Conference, Llandudno, Wales) entitled "Perils abroad and at home" on subjects including: the recovery of the Conservative Party since 1945; the part played by Wales in British affairs; relations with the Soviet Union and the likelihood of a third world war; the degeneration of the United Nations; the importance of nuclear weapons belonging to the United States in countering the threat posed by the Soviet Union; the importance of...
Dates: 09 Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political and other papers: devolution, 1972-05 - 1978-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/7
Scope and Contents

Papers of the Union Flag Group, on organising opposition to the Scotland and Wales Bill. Includes correspondence with George Gardiner, secretary to the group and [Margaret] Betty Harvie Anderson [later Baroness Skrimshire of Quarter] and extracts from speeches by Francis Pym, devolution spokesman.

Dates: 1972-05 - 1978-03
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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Poll Tax: Scotland and Wales, 1990-06 - 1991-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 14/2/8
Scope and Contents

Cuttings, correspondence, press releases, briefings etc on the Poll Tax and Council Tax in Scotland and Wales, including policy documents on fair rates in Wales, and the future of local government in Scotland.

Dates: 1990-06 - 1991-06
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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Press cuttings, 1976-09 - 1980-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 5/26
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; devolution for Scotland and Wales; Conservative policy on sanctions against Rhodesia, including Margaret Thatcher's sacking of Winston Churchill and John Biggs-Davison from the Conservative front bench over their opposition to the policy; Robert Mugabe's victory in the Zimbabwean elections.

Dates: 1976-09 - 1980-07
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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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D., Jan 1943 - Jun 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/464
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "E R" [Eleanor Roosevelt] and John Russell [2nd Secretary] (British Embassy, Washington [United States]) (2) on communications with a US sculptor Stirling Calder and his bust of WSC; [1st] Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry], High Commissioner for Canada [in the United Kingdom] Vincent Massey, Chilean Ambassador [to Great Britain] Manuel Bianchi, and Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia Jan Sramek, on WSC's health problems; Sir Newman Flower, Director of Cassell and...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Jun 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Llandudno [Carnarvonshire, Wales], October 1948., Jan 1948 - Jun 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/73
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Price-White, MP for Llandudno, on WSC attending a ball (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Elizabeth Gilliatt; CSC.Other subjects include: travel details; matters discussed at the Conference on Conservative policy for defence, agriculture, the House of Lords, taxation, transport, Wales,...
Dates: Jan 1948 - Jun 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party answers to election questionnaires., 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/124
Scope and Contents

Contains questions and answers prepared by Conservative and Unionist Central Office on a variety of election issues including: agricultural matters; animal welfare; various aspects of foreign affairs including China, Germany, Japan, Persia [Iran], South Africa, and Mexico; civil servants; education; housing matters; the health service; women; transport particularly by road; pensions; economic affairs including taxation; the constitutional position of Scotland and Wales.

Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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