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Adan

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-Series

Aden, 1958 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/3-6
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: 1958 - 1968
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.
 File

Aden, 1966-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/2/3
Scope and Contents

Copy of a speech by JA in a defence debate on the withdrawal of British forces from Aden [Adan, Yemen].

Dates: 1966-03
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.
 File

Aden and Yemen, 1965-04 - 1968-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/7/12
Scope and Contents

Includes: press cutting with an article by David Smiley on prospects for peace in the Yemen; memorandum by Sir [Gerald] Kennedy Trevaskis, former High Commissioner of Aden, on the situation in the Gulf region; statement by [?] JA on the rumoured decision to close down the British base at Aden [Adan]; memorandum on the Yemen by Neil McLean.

Dates: 1965-04 - 1968-06
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.
 File

Aden, Saudi Arabia and the Yemen, 1964-01 - 1967-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/7/7
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on subjects including JA's visit to Aden [Adan], Jan 1965, his visit to Saudi Arabia, Apr 1967, conflict between Egypt and the Yemen and the withdrawal of British troops from Aden, with correspondents including: Catherine Amery; Sir [Gerald] Kennedy Trevaskis, former High Commissioner of Aden, on subjects including the failure of talks on the future of South Arabia and events in Aden (11); the Sultan of Muscat; [(Arthur) Anthony Greenwood], Secretary of State for...
Dates: 1964-01 - 1967-06
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.
 File

Diary, 1919-12-26 - 1920-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HRPR 1/12
Scope and Contents

Written on board HMS Odin during a campaign in Somaliland, including descriptions of Somaliland (Somalia) and Aden.
With a sketch, photographs, a map, a copy of standing orders and an account of the campaign by Geoffrey Harper, 20 July 1920.

Dates: 1919-12-26 - 1920-02-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Drawings of ships and harbours, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 1/2
Scope and Contents

Comprising pencil and pen-and-ink drawings.
Including views of Vigo, Spain; Aden (Yemen); Corfu and Zante (Zakinthos) in the Ionian Islands; Rhodes in the Dodecanese Islands; Suez from the Canal (Egypt); Gibraltar; Malta; Turkey, including Adalia (Antalya); and Salonica (Thessaloniki), Greece.

Dates: 1875
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Drawings of ships and harbours

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 4/1
Scope and Contents

Comprising pen-and-ink and watercolour sketches.
Including views of Dartmouth; Albania; the Seychelles; Ceylon (Sri Lanka); Aden; India; and Corfu in the Ionian Islands.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Middle East, Yemen and Ethiopia, 1961-09 - 1975-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/7/8
Scope and Contents Includes: correspondence with [Archibald] David Stirling relating to the Yemen and Saudi Arabia; note between JA and [? Lord Boothby]; copy of a message from Sir Winston Churchill to General Cemal Gursel, President of Turkey, asking him to show mercy on recent death sentences; note from JA to [? Neil "Billy" McLean] about arranging a drop; extract from JA's diary for 1-3 July 1967 on having dinner with King Hussain of Jordan, King Hussain's account of attempts to unite Egyptian, Jordanian...
Dates: 1961-09 - 1975-07
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.
 File

Papers on the Cape-Aden longitude, 1879 - 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/133
Scope and Contents Correspondence of David Gill and related papers regarding the determination of the Cape-Aden longitude. The correspondence includes letters on the need for a determination of Aden's longitude, the delays caused by lines being brought down and political problems. There are also many telegrams exchanged between T. Maclear and D. Gill regarding delays caused by bad weather. The volume ends with a number of Admiralty charts of harbours and estuaries on the east coast of Africa. There is an index...
Dates: 1879 - 1883
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).
 File

Photographs of JA visiting Aden [Adan] on his way to the Far East, 1962-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/59
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Photographs of JA, on subjects including his Second World War mission to Albania (some used in his book "Sons of the Eagle"), and official visits and ministerial photographs, particularly of JA as Secretary of State for Air, Minister of Aviation and Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Dates: 1962-06
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.
 Sub-Series

Press cuttings relating to Sandys visit to Cyprus, January 1964, 1964-01 - 1964-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 8/34
Scope and Contents

And cuttings relating to his visits to Canada, April 1964, Aden, May 1964, Maldive Islands, September 1964, and Rhodesia, September 1964

Dates: 1964-01 - 1964-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
 File

Rating of chronometers, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/823
Scope and Contents

The rating of chronometers at Aden, Suez and Alexandria; calculations on the Alexandria-Berlin longitude; and errors of chronometers.

Dates: 1875
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).
 File

Speeches, 1963-08 - 1966-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/33
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the successes of British air transport; the Labour Government's attempts to wreck the aviation industry; the cancellation of the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft; Labour's policies [includes Conservative Research Department cuttings and a pamphlet on "Labour's tarnished record"]; Vietnam [including notes by Philip Goodhart on his recent visit to South Vietnam and on the military situation there, Oct 1965]; policy in the Middle East, India and South East Asia;...
Dates: 1963-08 - 1966-08
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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Speeches and articles, 1967-08 - 1969-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/45
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the Suez Canal [Egypt]; Joseph Chamberlain; tribute to Miles Lampson [1st Lord Killearn]; Soviet influence in South Africa; Ghana; the war in Yemen; the state of Britain's airports; JA's return to Parliament as MP for Brighton Pavilion [Sussex]; withdrawing forces from east of Suez; the Cultural Revolution in China; Israel's improved position and the results for Egypt after the Six Day War; the second volume of Randolph Churchill's biography of Sir Winston Churchill; Aden...
Dates: 1967-08 - 1969-08
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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Transcript of interview: Denis Doble, 2004

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 84
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2004
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: Ivor Lucas, 2005

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 93
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2005
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: Martin Lamport, 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 184
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2019
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: Nicholas Cocking, 2004

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 97
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2004
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: Oliver Miles, 2004

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 92
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2004
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 Crowe, 2003

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 81
Scope and Contents

Also includes two articles by Crowe: "A common European foreign policy after Iraq?" (International Affairs, 2003) and "EU-US Relations and the Implications of Iraq" (American Diplomacy, 2003).

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.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.