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Belgium

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

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France, Oct 1914 - Jan 1915: Ypres, 1914-10 - 1914-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/17
Scope and Contents

Reports by LSA and others including Captain John Stansfeld, Gordon Highlanders, and Captain Charles Foss, 2nd Bedford Regiment, on the first battle of Ypres [Belgium].

Dates: 1914-10 - 1914-12
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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General papers relating to Europe, April 1975-July 1977, 1975-04 - 1977-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/108
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Baroness (Diana) Elles, Lord (Michael) Fraser of Kilmorack, Eldon Griffiths MP, Douglas Hurd MP, Sir Peter Kirk MP, Sir Anthony Royle MP and Sir Christopher Soames Also includes briefing note from Nigel Forman (Conservative Research Department), 27 June 1975, in advance of MT's meeting with Mr [Leo] Tindemans [Prime Minister of Belgium], 1 July 1975; with CRD record of the meeting Also includes briefings from Michael Young (Consolidated Goldfields)...
Dates: 1975-04 - 1977-07
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.
 Fonds

Hugh Fraser Stewart and family: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7671
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters and papers relating to the life and career of Hugh Fraser Stewart and to the lives of the members of his family. The papers include correspondence of Stewart's wife Jessie, and of her father, mother and sisters. There is also correspondence of Stewart's brother-in-law Francis Jenkinson, as well as papers acquired by Stewart for his Memoir of the late librarian, published in 1926. The Stewart and Crum families's shared interest in music is represented in the...
Dates: 1850-1950 (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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Letter from Arthur Wedgwood to Sir Horace Darwin; written at Belgium in envelope passed by censor 493, 1915-05-02

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 258: 269
Scope and Contents

Letter from Arthur Wedgwood to Sir Horace Darwin; written at Belgium in envelope passed by censor 493


(Letter)

Dates: 1915-05-02
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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Letter from Thomas B[arlow?] Wood or Thomas B[renner?] Wood to George Mudd; written at [Belgium] carbon copy of typed copy, 1915-05-06

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 258: 285
Scope and Contents

Letter from Thomas B[arlow?] Wood or Thomas B[renner?] Wood to George Mudd; written at [Belgium] carbon copy of typed copy


(Letter)

Dates: 1915-05-06
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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Letter from Thomas B[arlow?] Wood or Thomas B[renner?] Wood to George Mudd; written at [Belgium] copy by Darwin I, 1915-05-06

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 258: 284
Scope and Contents

Letter from Thomas B[arlow?] Wood or Thomas B[renner?] Wood to George Mudd; written at [Belgium] copy by Darwin I


(Letter)

Dates: 1915-05-06
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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Low Countries, invasion of in 1940, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/57
Scope and Contents From the Series:

[?] Papers used in the official naval history of the Second World War.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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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Map of Western Front from Soyecourt (Somme) to Ypres salient

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.133
Scope and Contents

Printed on linen-backed paper.

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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Maps of France and Belgium, 1914-10 - 1914-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/24
Scope and Contents

Includes annotations of troop positions, a diagram of German trenches and general instructions for the Indian Army Corps.

Dates: 1914-10 - 1914-11
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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'North West Europe', sheet 1

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.131
Scope and Contents

1:250,000. Printed on paper.

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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North West Europe, ?sheet 2

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.132
Scope and Contents

1:250,000. Printed on linen-backed paper.

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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NS II Hybridism-171 Note, 1856-02-01 - 1856-02-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.7: 223r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1856-02-01 - 1856-02-29
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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Ordnance Survey 1:40,000 maps of Belgium and northern France, 1917 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.113-D.116
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This section principally consists of the contents of Bagnold's large map cabinet and includes maps relating to his First World War service in France and Belgium, his explorations in North Africa and the Middle East (the 1932 expedition in particular) and the LRDG.

Dates: 1917 - 1918
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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Papers on Universal Time, 1885 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/146
Scope and Contents Canadian and North American Papers relating to Universal Time:Printed notice from the Royal Society of Canada drawing attention to matters of time determination and nomenclature, 1890.Letter from Wilhelm Prealt of Hamburg, in German, 1890.Letter from Sandford Fleming, Ottawa, enclosing a Bill to be laid before the United States Senate regarding the reckoning of time in the United States, 1891.Letter from [J.P. Sohiham] of Vienna sending a copy of a booklet by...
Dates: 1885 - 1898
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 an Anglo-French summit, London, 29 January 1988, and MT's visits to Belgium, Luxembourg and Spain, 20-23 September 1988, 1988-01 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/126
Scope and Contents

Includes: schedules and dinner menus

Dates: 1988-01 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in July 2018 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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Personal Papers: Counsellor of Embassy, Brussels, 1930 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BLND 4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archive consists mainly of family correspondence. It is possible from his correspondence to trace Sir Nevile's life from his time at Cheam through his studies at Eton and King's College, Cambridge and his career in the Diplomatic service to his retirement and beyond. Although the collection mainly comprises family letters, within these some reference is made to Foreign Office matters. The family correspondence and other personal papers are contained in Sections 1 - 8 and are, with the...
Dates: 1930 - 1935
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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Report on visit to Belgium by Flemish programme organiser re impact of BBC broadcasts in that country, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NERI 6/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers relating to their work in European Service of the BBC during World War II.

Dates: 1944
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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Second World War Letters, 31 Mar. 1940-16 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10082/23
Scope and Contents Letters from Thomas John Fairbank to his parents, Harold Arthur Thomas and Florence Kathleen Fairbank, sent whilst serving in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the Second World War. Particularly evident during his long posting in Gibraltar, the letters frequently contain descriptions of operating cases and sketches of joints and it is understood TJF’s father responded with advice on orthopaedics. The letters have been arranged in chronological order and by year into the following...
Dates: 31 Mar. 1940-16 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library.
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Second World War Notebook Diary (manuscript) Volume V, 1 Oct. 1943-1 Feb. 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10082/20
Scope and Contents Notebook inscribed ‘Oct. ’43, Normandy ’44, Belgium Jan. ‘45’ containing 28 pages of manuscript journal entries for the period 1 October 1943 to 1 February 1945.Following a period of leave TJF joined No. 88 General Hospital on 1 October 1943 as a surgical specialist mobilizing at Kinmel Hall, Abergele in North Wales. TJF returned to France via the Normandy landings in June 1944 in charge of a field surgical unit, with which he remained for the rest of the war as it moved from Normandy...
Dates: 1 Oct. 1943-1 Feb. 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library.
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Small scale map of entrenchments south of Boesinghe Station, north of Ypres, 1916-02-29

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.110
Scope and Contents

Printed on paper.

Dates: 1916-02-29
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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The Papers of Jack Oughtred

Reference Code: GBR/0014/OTRD
Scope and Contents

Papers mainly comprising letters to his fiancée, Phyllis Bentham.

Dates: 1914 - 1923
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Major P G Hampton

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HPTN
Scope and Contents

Account of Hampton's experiences as a battery Commander, Royal Artillery, in France and Belgium, 1940, and in Normandy, 1944. No other biographical details for Hampton are known to Churchill Archives Centre..

Dates: 1940 - 1944
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Thomas Brand: Letters to his Sister from the Continent

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8670
Scope and Contents A series of letters written by Brand while travelling on the Continent, some of which are incomplete. 38 of the letters are to Brand's sister Susan, addressed until October 1788 as Miss Brand of Newmarket, thereafter, from Nov. 1789, as Miss Carr of Hadstock, near Lincoln. There is one letter from Brand to the Rev. Joseph Hall, Rector of Bartlow, who was Brand's brother-in-law, and another from G. Pretyman to Miss Brand, apparently about the possibilities of preferment for Thomas. Most of...
Dates: 1779-1795
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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Transcript of interview: David Colvin, 2017-08 - 2018

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 177
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2017-08 - 2018
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: 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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