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Czechoslovakia

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on foreign observatories, 1958 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/437
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding foreign observatories, including those in Czechoslovakia, Italy, Mexico, Switzerland, Argentina, Turkey, Portugal, Japan, Germany, Belgium, Finland and Denmark.

Dates: 1958 - 1961
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 the Royal Society, 1937 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/564
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence with the Royal Society relating mainly to the re-establishment and expansion of astronomy after the Second World War. The papers include the following items:Correspondence concerning the re-equipping of Cambridge observatories, 1948.Minutes of the meeting of the Gassiot Committee on 31 October 1947, with reports from the Kew and Eskdalemuir Observatories.Correspondence concerning Maskelyne manuscripts, 1947.Correspondence regarding...
Dates: 1937 - 1948
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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Letter on plans for employment of troops in Czechoslovakia, 1938-09-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HOBE 5/35
Scope and Contents

Flimsy copy of letter from Hore-Belisha to the Prime Minister [Neville Chamberlain] on General Staff anxieties about the plans.

Dates: 1938-09-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Miscellaneous departmental papers, c 1917-28

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/26
Scope and Contents Includes: Committee of Investigation memorandum on alien workers in Government service, specifically Wellington House staff, Lewis Namier, Alfred Zimmern and Percy Koppel; memorandum on whether Germans should be readmitted to international scientific societies after the war; Wellington House schedules of their literature in Swedish, German, Danish, Norwegian, French, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish and English, 1914-18; memorandum on the Czech constitution, 1920; Cabinet paper on...
Dates: c 1917-28
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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News Chronicle leaflet on the partition of Czechoslovakia, 1938-09-15

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HOBE 5/33
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection, though small, is interesting as no other papers appear to have been left by Hore-Belisha. It comprises letters, diaries, some photographs and documents (mainly copies) covering most of Hore-Belisha's career but concentrating on his most important position as War Minister from 1937-1939 and particularly the events surrounding his dismissal by Neville Chamberlain.

Dates: 1938-09-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
 Series

Other travel records, 1945 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/12
Scope and Contents

This series comprises passports and miscellaneous documents related to Joan Robinson's travels in Europe, Asia and Cuba. Documents include notes of names (many not in Joan Robinson's hand), maps, forms, guides and ration coupons.

Dates: 1945 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to some material in this collection is restricted while the author is still living, on the ground that it touches on their private or professional concerns. Other material has been reserved because, in the College's opinion, the contents of these files might be considered confidential, or offensive, by living people other than the author. Further information about such restrictions will be provided in the records of relevant items and files.
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Teschen, 1920-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/91
Scope and Contents

Memoranda and maps on a border dispute between Poland and Czechoslovakia in Eastern Silesia.

Dates: 1920-07
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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Transcript of interview: Dame Judith Macgregor, 2019 - 2020

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 192
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2019 - 2020
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: John Macgregor, 2019 - 2020

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 193
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2019 - 2020
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: Stuart Laing, 2018

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 179
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 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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Typed notes of Hore-Belisha's views on the Czechoslovakia crisis, 1938-09-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HOBE 5/34
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection, though small, is interesting as no other papers appear to have been left by Hore-Belisha. It comprises letters, diaries, some photographs and documents (mainly copies) covering most of Hore-Belisha's career but concentrating on his most important position as War Minister from 1937-1939 and particularly the events surrounding his dismissal by Neville Chamberlain.

Dates: 1938-09-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Visit to Czechoslovakia, 1946-02 - 1946-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GRID 10
Scope and Contents

Reports and correspondence between Gridley, John Eaton Griffith [Chairman of the European Coal Organisation] and John Taylor [British Commercial Counsellor, Prague] on Gridley's visit to Prague to try and persuade the Czechs to join the European Coal Organisation.

Dates: 1946-02 - 1946-03
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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