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Saudi Arabia

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

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Abu-Dhabi dossier, 1970-10 - 1970-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/7/17
Scope and Contents

Papers on a frontier dispute between Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia, including notes on the situation in Jordan, a timeline of the dispute, copies of earlier documents and maps, particularly relating to oil rights.

Dates: 1970-10 - 1970-11
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for Cabinet Office review.
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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.
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Arabia, with maps of northern coast of Arabia and of 'Rub' Al Khali by H. St. J. B. Philby' 1932, pasted on

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.154
Scope and Contents

1:2,000,000. 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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Correspondence and papers about possible sales of hovercraft and helicoptors in Saudi Arabia, 1983-01-17 - 1984-01-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 3/1/5
Scope and Contents

Including a briefing note about Westland for the visit to Saudi Arabia of Michael Heseltine, Secretary of State for Defence, 18-20 December 1983.

Dates: 1983-01-17 - 1984-01-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Closed pending review.
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Correspondence and papers about possible sales of hovercraft and helicoptors in Saudi Arabia, 1984-02-09 - 1984-11-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 3/1/6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

These papers were produced by Richard Stanton-Jones while he was working for the British Hovercraft Corporation and Westland.

Dates: 1984-02-09 - 1984-11-01
Conditions Governing Access: Closed until 2034.
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Correspondence with foreign observatories, 1957 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/780
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various overseas observatories, S-Z, including the following items:Saudi Arabia: correspondence regarding the setting up of a large telescope in Riyadh, and minutes and correspondence concerning a special committee to advice Riyadh University.South America: correspondence with the National Observatory of Argentina.Spain: correspondence regarding the Seville Observatory and its lease by the Royal Greenwich Observatory from the Jesuit...
Dates: 1957 - 1968
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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'El Djauf', North H-37, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.141
Scope and Contents

Compiled at Royal Geographical Society and printed by War Office. Printed on paper.

Dates: 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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Foreign affairs: Saudi Arabia, 1979-12 - 1980-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/22
Scope and Contents

Press cuttings and printed material on plans for growth in Saudi Arabia.

Dates: 1979-12 - 1980-04
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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Letter to Dr Becker, 1969-09-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/474
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Dr W. Becker of the Astronomisch-Meteorologische Anstalt, Binningen, Switzerland, regarding a paper read in Basle by Donald Lynden-Bell and concerning the indications that the Saudi Arabians are unlikely to go ahead with their telescope project.

Dates: 1969-09-22
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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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.
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Muscat and Oman: Buraimi and Saudi-Muscat relations, 1957-12 - 1958-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/4/10
Scope and Contents

Includes: telegrams between JA, the Foreign Office, John Selwyn-Lloyd, Foreign Secretary and Sir Bernard Burrows, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf], on the negotiations, particularly relating to Saudi Arabia; paper by Sir Pierson Dixon [Permanent British Representative to the United Nations] on Anglo-Saudi relations, following a meeting with Abdurrahman Azzam Pasha.

Dates: 1957-12 - 1958-01
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Muscat and Oman: Saudi Arabia and Gwadur, 1955-10 - 1958-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/4/11
Scope and Contents Includes: telegrams between JA, the Foreign Office, John Selwyn-Lloyd, Foreign Secretary, Sir Bernard Burrows, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf] and [Frederick] Leslie Chauncy [Consul-General at Muscat], on the negotiations; memorandum by Selwyn-Lloyd on the dispute between Britain and Saudi Arabia over Buraimi; Foreign Office briefing and telegrams on relations with Saudi Arabia; record of a meeting between Selwyn-Lloyd and Malik Firoz Khan Noon, Pakistan Minister for Foreign Affairs...
Dates: 1955-10 - 1958-01
Conditions Governing Access: Open (redaction following Cabinet Office advice)
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Optical Observatory Sites in Saudi Arabia, 1978-06-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 13/6/3
Scope and Contents

A paper by F. Graham Smith regarding the advantages of Saudi Arabia for optical observations, the selection of sites for full testing, test procedures, and living conditions and logistic support.

Dates: 1978-06-15
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 individual countries, 1952 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.

Dates: 1952 - 1972
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.
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'Persian Gulf', sheet 32, 1924 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.101
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-class:

These maps were compiled by the War Office. Printed on linen-backed paper.

Dates: 1924 - 1928
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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Photograph album, 1972 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 8/1/2
Scope and Contents Titled "Hovercraft - Vol. II". Including photographs of a 200 Squadron SR N6 Mk 5 vehicle carrying hovercraft, 1972 (1); a passenger ticket from the hovercraft service between Ryde and Portsmouth operated by Hovertravel, undated (1); a 200 Squadron SR N6 Mk 2, 1972 (1); the British Hovercraft Corporation factory containing a SR N4 being widened and an Iranian Imperial Navy BH 7 MK 4, 1972 (1); a CC 7 in the Congo used for intercepting diamond smugglers, 1972 (1); SR N4s on the...
Dates: 1972 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Photographs, 1978 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 8/2
Scope and Contents Including photographs of Richard Stanton-Jones, undated (2); Richard Stanton-Jones and Earl Mountbatten at sea trials of the SR N4 Mk 3 (Super 4), 1978 (2); Richard Stanton-Jones with the Duke of Kent and a delegation from Saudi Arabia, 1981 (3); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from Nigeria, undated [1970s] or [1980s] (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from China, 1979 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from Italy, 1981 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation...
Dates: 1978 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Photographs from a demonstration of the Lightning jet fighter to the Royal Saudi Air Force, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1964-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/91
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: 1964-07
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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Report on visit to the Yemen and the Middle East by Neil McLean, 1963-03 - 1963-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/7/3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Papers on general subjects, including: overseas visits; the Middle East, particularly events in Aden [Adan], Saudi Arabia and the Yemen; Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; South Africa; Gibraltar.

Dates: 1963-03 - 1963-04
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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Research notebook and journal, 1973-04-04 - 1973-07-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/19
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising notes on the BH 7 hovercraft, on negotiations with Bell Aerospace (Textron), United States, and on trips to or negotiations with Saudi Arabia, Italy and Egypt.

Dates: 1973-04-04 - 1973-07-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Research notebook and journal, 1973-10-05 - 1974-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/20
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising notes on the BH 7 hovercraft, on negotiations with Bell Aerospace (Textron), United States, and on trips to or negotiations with Germany and Saudi Arabia.
Also including some notes on Black Arrow, a satellite launch vehicle based on the Black Knight rocket.

Dates: 1973-10-05 - 1974-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Research notebook and journal, 1974-02 - 1974-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/21
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising notes on negotiations with Bell Aerospace (Textron), United States, and on trips to or negotiations with Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Germany and Saudi Arabia.

Dates: 1974-02 - 1974-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Research notebook and journal, 1975-07 - 1976-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/22
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising lists of actions and notes of meetings.
Including notes of trips to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
The volume is mainly blank.

Dates: 1975-07 - 1976-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Research notebook and journal, 1977-09 - 1981-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/23
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising lists of actions and notes of meetings.
Including notes of trips to or negotiations with Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia.
With loose notes and two black-and-white photographs of hovercraft.
The latter half of the volume is blank.


Dates: 1977-09 - 1981-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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