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Rhodesia

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence L - Z, 1931-01 - 1931-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/21
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry Lewin, supporting LSA's position on tariffs (3); 1st Lord Lloyd on subjects including his disagreement with LSA on Indian constitutional affairs (4); [Herbert] Paul Latham, thanking LSA for his help in his election campaign; Sir Roderick Jones [Chairman and Managing Director of Reuters]; Sir Arthur Crosfield; Sir Robert Vansittart [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; Sir Samuel Wilson [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on...
Dates: 1931-01 - 1931-12
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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Correspondence N - Z, 1953-01 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/49
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harold Nicolson on LSA's book "Thoughts on the Constitution" (2); Sir Ernest Oppenheimer (4); Caroline, Lady Oppenheimer; Lord Eustace Percy; Charles Ponsonby, thanking LSA for his speech to the Royal African Society; Sir Charles Rey on the recent South African elections and the success of the Nationalists; Paul Reynaud on dissolutions of Parliament (3); Juliet, Lady Rhys-Williams; Sir [Thomas] Ellis Robins (2); Sir James Ross, First Division Pensioners’...
Dates: 1953-01 - 1953-12
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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Correspondence on Central African Federation, 1952-06 - 1954-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/15
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with representatives of the United Central Africa Association, including John Wallace (5) and [Ferdinand] Stephen Joelson (2) on LSA's help in establishing an organization to support Britain's colonial interests and LSA's acting chairmanship of the United Central Africa Association. Other correspondents include: 1st Lord Trenchard; 6th Lord Winterton [earlier Lord Turnour]; Roy Welensky [Roland Welensky]. Also includes: foreword by LSA to a United...
Dates: 1952-06 - 1954-03
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 on the Rhodesia Geodetic Survey, 1897 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/101
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the Geodetic Survey of Rhodesia, including correspondence between D. Gill and Earl Grey on the initiation and general progress of the survey; a letter from the Acting Administrator, Salisbury, to Gill (fos 121-122), giving instructions for the primary triangulation to be carried out; correspondence with the Surveyor-General, Salisbury, 1897-1900 (fos 153-310); and correspondence with the British South Africa Company, 1897-1900 (fos 311-781).
Dates: 1897 - 1900
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 Godwin Lewanika, 1953-12 - 1956-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/2/28
Scope and Contents Correspondence on Lewanika's stay at the University of Swansea, and also on African affairs, particularly relating to Northern Rhodesia and Barotseland [later Zambia]. Other correspondents include Alan Lennox-Boyd [Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 1st Lord Boyd of Merton].
Dates: 1953-12 - 1956-09
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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Correspondence with individuals and organisations, surnames "CAM"-"CHE", 1977-78, 1977 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/2/1/6
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: Alan Campbell QC; George Cardona (exchange of letters on Cardona’s departure from the Conservative Research Department, including a copy of MT’s handwritten reply, November 1978); Keith S Carmichael; Sir Robert Cary; Sir Frederick Catherwood (consists of copy of speech by Catherwood on overseas trade, 20 July 1977, only); George Cattell; and Sir Nicholas Cayzer (includes copy of handwritten letter to him from MT, November 1977) NB: file includes distressing...
Dates: 1977 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 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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Correspondence with John Hutchinson, 1979-02 - 1980-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/2/24
Scope and Contents Correspondence with John Hutchinson, Professor of Industrial Relations, University of California at Los Angeles, on sanctions against Zimbabwe Rhodesia [consists mainly of copies of letters from Hutchinson to various politicians].
Dates: 1979-02 - 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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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "BAK"-"BUX", 1978-9, 1978 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/3/2
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: Kenneth Baker MP (consist of letter from Baker to MT on "The bureaucratic overload", April 1979); Lord (Anthony) Barber (consists of his letter to MT, forwarding his correspondence with Patrick Wall MP relating to Rhodesia, March 1979); Joel Barnett MP (consists of his correspondence with Adam Butler MP, MT’s Parliamentary Private Secretary, February-March 1979, and a copy of a speech by Barnett on "Inflation and monetary policy", January 1979); Ronald Bell MP;...
Dates: 1978 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 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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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "BENNETT", 1975-8, 1975 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/1/7
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: Sir Frederic Bennett MP (includes his letter of congratulation to MT on her becoming Party Leader, circa February 1975; his report on his visit to South Africa, Rhodesia and Kenya, August 1976; and a provisional guest list for the Bilderberg conference on 22-24 April 1977, 24 February 1977)
Dates: 1975 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 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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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "L", February- December 1978, 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/2/12
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: Norman Lamont MP (includes copy of his paper, "Changing the electoral system: advantages and disadvantages", circa October 1978); Jacqueline, Lady Killearn (widow of Miles Wedderburn Lampson (1st Baron Killearn); Arthur Latham MP; Michael Latham MP; Ivan Lawrence MP; Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox (Earl of March and Kinrara); Jim Lester MP (includes report of his visit to Rhodesia with Mark Carlisle MP, March-April 1978); correspondence with the family of Lord...
Dates: 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 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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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "LEE"-"LUC", 1975-78, 1975 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/1/42
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: John Lee MP; Jim Lester MP; Arthur Lewis MP; Susan Cunliffe-Lister (Lady Masham); Ian Lloyd MP; Lord (Rhys) Lloyd of Kilgerran (includes his letter of congratulation to MT on her election as Party leader, February 1975); John Loveridge MP (includes his letter of congratulation to MT on her election as Party leader, February 1975); and Richard Luce MP (includes his report on his visit to Rhodesia and South Africa, December 1977) Some pages removed and closed on...
Dates: 1975 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 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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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "SPI"-"STR", February-December 1978, 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/2/20
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: Jim Spicer MP; Michael Spicer MP; Iain Sproat MP; Keith Stainton MP; Ivor Stanbrook MP; John Stanley MP (includes copy of report by Stanley and Douglas Hurd MP on their visit to South Africa, Namibia, Zambia and Rhodesia, 15-28 October 1978; and handwritten notes on "Foreign Affairs [Conservative Committee], July 25 [1978]"); Anthony Steen MP; Norman St John-Stevas MP; Michael Stewart MP; John Stokes MP; and William van Straubenzee MP
Dates: 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 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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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "WIL"-"WIN", 1975-78, 1975 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/1/60
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: Sir Brandon Rhys Williams MP (consists of exchange of letters with MT, October-November 1976); Lord (Henry) Wilson of Langside (consists of exchange of letters with MT, November 1977); Harold Wilson MP (consists of copy of an interview for "Weekend World" with Peter Jay, 11 May 1975, only); Michael McNair Wilson MP (includes letter congratulating MT on being electing Party leader, February 1975); Patrick McNair Wilson MP (includes report on his meeting with Joe...
Dates: 1975 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 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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Defence briefings and other papers, June-circa December 1977, 1977-06 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/82
Scope and Contents Includes MT's correspondence with Peter Blaker MP (enclosing a record of his meeting with Alan Reich, Assistant First Secretary US Department of Commerce, 28 July 1977), Winston Churchill MP (attaching a copy of his paper, "Britain's nuclear deterrence", circa June 1977) and Patrick Cosgrave (Special Adviser to MT), attaching a copy of a paper on "U.S. overseas bases: problems of projecting U.S. military power abroad" by Thomas Moorer and Alvin Cottrell), ca. 1977 Also...
Dates: 1977-06 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in January 2008 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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Diary, 1979-11 - 1980-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 1/1/39
Scope and Contents Subjects include: visiting the United States for the launch of "Clementine Churchill by Her Daughter", and reaction to the book; CS's appointment as Governor of Southern Rhodesia; the Lancaster House Agreement; CS's fears for the future of Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; sporadic violence; the elections; Robert Mugabe's victory.
Dates: 1979-11 - 1980-03
Conditions Governing Access: Access version available.
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Diary of visit to Rhodesia and South Africa, 1976-08 - 1976-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 4/1/20
Scope and Contents Manuscript of JA's diary and a typescript copy [not complete].
Dates: 1976-08 - 1976-09
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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Diary of visit to South Africa, 1952-12 - 1953-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 4/1/7
Scope and Contents Manuscript and typescript copy of JA's diary, including visiting Uganda and various mines in South Africa, Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe] and the Congo, and meetings with the Oppenheimers and political leaders. Includes photographs of the Owen Falls hydro-electric plant, Uganda.
Dates: 1952-12 - 1953-01
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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Diplomatic life: Rhodesia, 1979 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 4
Scope and Contents Mainly papers and correspondence on MS's engagements and her work with children's charities.
Dates: 1979 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Directorships: British South Africa Company, 1951-12 - 1953-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 12/46
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with Sir Dougal Malcolm, President of the British South Africa Company, on conditions in South Africa and Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe], particular relating to labour difficulties and Federation in Central Africa. Includes texts of speeches by Sir Godfrey Huggins, Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia [later 1st Lord Malvern] and other Southern Rhodesian ministers on Federation.
Dates: 1951-12 - 1953-02
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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Directorships: British South Africa Company, 1954-08 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 12/47
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with Paul Emrys Evans, Christopher Hely-Hutchinson and Sir [Thomas] Ellis Robins, and also with others including Iain Macleod [Minister of Labour and National Service] in response to a query by JA about granting indefinite deferment of National Service to science and engineering graduates working in British owned mines overseas. Also includes the programme for JA's visit to Rhodesia and South Africa in Jan 1955, and letters from friends including Ian Horobin, Lord...
Dates: 1954-08 - 1957-01
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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Empire Industries Association reprints, 1945-10 - 1951-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/18
Scope and Contents Prints of speeches, articles and broadcasts by LSA as President of the Association, on subjects including: the economic situation; Empire trade; electoral reform; inter-racial co-operation in East Africa; the modern Commonwealth; apartheid in South Africa; the strength of sterling; British responsibilities in the Middle East; the diamond jubilee of Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; tribute to Jan Smuts; early Alpine guides; the English-Thinking World; the devaluation of sterling; trading...
Dates: 1945-10 - 1951-12
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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Empire Tour: correspondence and invitations, 1926-01 - 1927-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/19
Scope and Contents Correspondents on arrangements and invitations for LSA's tour include: R Laing, Manager of the Passenger Department, the Union Castle Mail Steamship Company Limited (4); representatives of the Mercantile Marine Department, Board of Trade, on travel and accommodation (6); 1st Lord Stonehaven, Governor-General of Australia [earlier John Baird] (3); the Governor of New South Wales [Admiral Sir Dudley de Chair]; [Arthur] Cosmo Parkinson [Assistant Secretary, Colonial Office]; 14th Lord Lovat...
Dates: 1926-01 - 1927-07
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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Empire Tour: Empire Parliamentary Association notes, 1926-10 - 1927-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/24
Scope and Contents Notes on the Empire Parliamentary Association made in connection with LSA's Empire Tour, including: letters from Sir Howard d'Egville and [Ernest] Owen Clough, Secretary of the Association's South Africa branch; notes by d'Egville on the work of the Association in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; extracts from the journal of the Parliaments of the Empire on the Imperial Conference; reports of Parliamentary conferences in Australia, 1926;...
Dates: 1926-10 - 1927-10
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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Empire Tour photographs: South Africa, 1902 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/20
Scope and Contents Photographs from LSA's Empire Tour of South Africa and Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe], and also earlier photographs of Rhodesia (1902).
Dates: 1902 - 1927
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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Federal Supreme Court, Rhodesia, 1955-07-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLMR 5/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, speeches, articles, personal papers, press cuttings and photographs.
With press cuttings relating to his father, William Thompson Fyfe, 1906-7.
Dates: 1955-07-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.

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