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Rhodesia

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

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Foreign affairs: letters on Rhodesia, 1979-07 - 1979-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/28
Scope and Contents Letters received by JA from the general public, mainly during the Lancaster House Conference and following JA's speech on Rhodesia at the Conservative Party Conference, Blackpool [Lancashire], Oct 1979.
Dates: 1979-07 - 1979-12
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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Foreign affairs: letters on Rhodesia, 1980-01 - 1997-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/29
Scope and Contents Letters received by JA from the general public on Rhodesia, mainly commenting on a speech by JA in Parliament following the Rhodesian elections, Mar 1980.
Dates: 1980-01 - 1997-03
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.
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Foreign affairs: Rhodesia, miscellaneous papers, 1977-01 - 1978-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/23
Scope and Contents Papers on the negotiations for a political settlement, including: briefings from the Rhodesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; newsletters from the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU); minutes of the settlement talks; minutes of meetings between the Transitional Government and the Anglo-American delegation; printed documents on the negotiations; report by Michael Latham on his visit to Rhodesia.
Dates: 1977-01 - 1978-10
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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Foreign affairs: Rhodesia, miscellaneous papers, 1979-08 - 1979-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/24
Scope and Contents Letters to JA from the general public commenting on his criticism of the policy of Margaret Thatcher [Prime Minister] on Rhodesia.
Dates: 1979-08 - 1979-10
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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Foreign affairs: Rhodesia, miscellaneous papers, 1977-06 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/25
Scope and Contents Papers on the negotiations for a political settlement, including: statements by Francis Pym, Foreign and Commonwealth affairs spokesman; briefings from the Rhodesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; copy of the draft constitution; report by Cledwyn Hughes on his mission to Southern Africa; extracts from the American Congressional Record; minutes of the Watching Committee on the Rhodesia debate in the House of Commons (Apr and Nov 1978); copies of correspondence between 6th Lord Salisbury [earlier...
Dates: 1977-06 - 1979-02
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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Foreign affairs: Rhodesia, miscellaneous papers, 1978-12 - 1980-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/26
Scope and Contents Papers on the negotiations for a political settlement, including: copies of laws passed relating to Rhodesia; chronology of British initiatives for a settlement; briefings from the Rhodesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; British and American reports on the 1979 elections; economic survey of Zimbabwe Rhodesia; various articles.
Dates: 1978-12 - 1980-05
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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Foreign affairs: Rhodesia, miscellaneous papers, 1979-03 - 1980-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/27
Scope and Contents Papers on the negotiations for a political settlement, including: opening statements and other papers from the Lancaster House Conference; memoranda on the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU PF)'s election manifesto and breaches of the cease-fire; report of a fact-finding mission by the American-African Affairs Association; notes on the Lusaka Conference [Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Lusaka, Zambia, Aug 1979]; copy of the Commonwealth Secretariat's analysis of the constitution...
Dates: 1979-03 - 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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General correspondence, 1965-11 - 1966-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/46
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Douglas Bader on the suggestion that the Conservatives might withdraw their support for the Government over Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; John Bennett [British Ambassador to Burundi and to Rwanda] (2); Humphry Berkeley on his Private Members' Bill on decriminalising homosexuality; John Biggs-Davison; Sir [William] Alexander Drummond (2), enclosing copies of correspondence on the shortage of medical supplies in Rhodesia; Arthur Bottomley, Secretary of State for Commonwealth...
Dates: 1965-11 - 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.
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General correspondence, 1978-03 - 1978-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/88
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Jonathan Aitken, Conservative Philosophy Group; Air Chief Marshal Sir John Barraclough, Editorial Director of NATO’s Fifteen Nations magazine, asking JA to write an article on Soviet Imperialism in Africa (enclosed); Erik Bennett; Vernon Bogdanor on the need for a referendum to validate the new settlement in Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; Andrew Bowden, enclosing copies of correspondence on the future of Army pay and record offices in Brighton [Sussex]; Rhodes Boyson; Robert...
Dates: 1978-03 - 1978-05
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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General correspondence, 1978-05 - 1978-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/89
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Keith Acutt on aid for Angolan refugees in Zaire; 2nd Lord Barnby [earlier (Francis) Vernon Willey]; [Nicholas] Guy Barnett, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Environment; Sir Frederic Bennett, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Research Institute (2), also enclosing copies of correspondence and notes of a meeting with David Owen, Foreign Secretary, on the constitutional future of Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; Pieter Botha, South African Minister of...
Dates: 1978-05 - 1978-08
Conditions Governing Access: Some items closed and removed to a separate file as they contain sensitive personal information on a potentially living individual.
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General correspondence, 1978-08 - 1978-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/90
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Bates, British Ambassador to Korea; 7th Lord Bolton [earlier Richard Orde-Powlett]; Lord Boothby on JA's review of his memoirs ["Boothby: recollections of a rebel"], also enclosing his letter to the press on his relations with Sir Winston Churchill; Andrew Bowden (2); 6th Lord Carrington; Patrick Cormack; Air Marshal Sir Denis Crowley-Milling, Controller of the RAF Benevolent Fund; David Crouch, writing to General Sir Walter Walker on his book "The Bear at the...
Dates: 1978-08 - 1978-10
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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General correspondence, 1978-11 - 1978-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/91
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Jonathan Aitken, Conservative Philosophy Group; Sir Frederic Bennett on forming the Drunken Hare dining club, from MPs supporting China as a counterweight to Soviet aggression; Humphry Berkeley, Diplomatic Representative for the Republic of Transkei (3), enclosing a statement by the Prime Minister of Transkei, Kaiser Matanzima, on the International Anti-Apartheid Year, and a memorandum and a speech by Matanzima on the case for Transkei being recognised as a separate...
Dates: 1978-11 - 1978-12
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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General correspondence, 1978-12 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/92
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Humphry Berkeley, Diplomatic Representative for the Republic of Transkei, sending a New Year message by the Prime Minister of Transkei, Kaiser Matanzima; John Biggs-Davison, enclosing copies of his letter to the BBC about their bias towards Iran, and his speech to the Pan-European Union on Europe under siege from the Soviet Union; Vernon Bogdanor on subjects including the bleak political outlook and the lack of policy in the Conservative Party (2); 7th Lord Bolton...
Dates: 1978-12 - 1979-02
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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General correspondence, 1979-02 - 1979-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/93
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Air Vice-Marshal Norman Hoad, Director of the Air League, on the defence estimates debate, and Britain's defence requirements, enclosing a note on an airborne task force; Jonathan Aitken, Conservative Philosophy Group (2); William Gutteridge, Professor of International Studies and Director of Complementary Studies, University of Aston, asking JA to speak at a Joseph Chamberlain memorial event (4); Correlli Barnett, Keeper of Churchill Archives Centre, on Leo Amery's...
Dates: 1979-02 - 1979-03
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.
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General correspondence, 1979-08 - 1979-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/96
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Humphry Berkeley, enclosing an open letter on his attempted murder by Transkei security forces; Lord Boothby on bringing back National Service and his health; Harold Braham, comparing the situation in Zimbabwe Rhodesia with Spain, following Britain's failure to back to new administration; Sir Bernard Braine on the justice for the Banaban islanders campaign; 6th Lord Carrington, Foreign Secretary, on subjects including JA's visit to Romania and President Nicolae...
Dates: 1979-08 - 1979-09
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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General correspondence, 1980-02 - 1980-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/99
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Air Chief Marshal Sir John Barraclough; Sir Frederic Bennett, Chairman of the Institute of Foreign Affairs; Keith Best; Rhodes Boyson (2); Marshal of the RAF Sir Neil Cameron [former Chief of the Defence Staff]; Edward du Cann; Brian Crozier (2), enclosing the text of an unpublished article on the elections in Zimbabwe Rhodesia; Sir Horace Cutler, Leader of the Greater London Council, on whether a similar constitutional system would work for Jerusalem [Israel]; William...
Dates: 1980-02 - 1980-03
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.
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General political papers, 1970-05 - 1982-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/16
Scope and Contents Mainly consists of papers on foreign affairs, including: note on British arms sales to the Lebanon; copy of a letter from Maurice Macmillan to Edward Heath [Leader of the Conservative Party] urging him to defeat the Government on an amendment to the Queen's Speech; notes by JA on party policy [see AMEJ 2/1/70 for responses from colleagues]; letter urging JA's constituents to vote yes in the referendum on whether Britain should stay in the European Community; copy of a letter from Ndabaningi...
Dates: 1970-05 - 1982-09
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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Handwritten notes by MT made at Kenneth Kaunda's house, Lusaka, on the occasion of the Lusaka Commonwealth meeting, Zambia, 5 August 1979, 1979-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/11
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series describes the contents of the personal filing kept by Margaret Thatcher’s while at No 10 Downing Street and are items which were of particular interest or importance to her. Many of these papers complement or are duplicated in other series. This personal files series was added to after her departure from Downing Street in 1990. There are some papers from Margaret Thatcher's early political career (1949-), but generally very little before she became Prime Minister in 1979. Almost...
Dates: 1979-08
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in February 2010 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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Incomplete draft texts by Martin Meredith, with some annotations, on Rhodesia, 1985-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 10/17
Scope and Contents Includes a letter from Meredith to CS on work still to do on the Rhodesia section.
Dates: 1985-04
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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Interview with CS on Guest of the Week for [?] Zimbabwean television, 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 12/5
Scope and Contents Also includes [?] a programme "Last Europeans".
Dates: 1985
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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Letters to Alfred Deakin, 1907-05 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/7
Scope and Contents Copies of LSA's letters to Alfred Deakin [Prime Minister of Australia] on subjects including: the Imperial Conference of 1907, particularly on Imperial Preference, opposition to Deakin's position from Sir Wilfrid Laurier [Prime Minister of Canada] and unity within the Empire; establishing military colleges in each part of the Empire; articles by LSA on the Conference; the political position in South Africa, particularly relating to Sir Leander Jameson [Premier, Cape Colony], the state of...
Dates: 1907-05 - 1908-01
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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Letters to Pamela McKenna from Thomas Goff, 1931-10 - 1943-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 9/40
Scope and Contents Letters from Goff, Military Attache to 1st Lord Athlone [Governor-General of Canada] and [Sir Evelyn Baring, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Southern Rhodesia, later Lord Howick of Glendale] on subjects including: the death of Michael McKenna; a visit to Ottawa by the Duke of Windsor [earlier Edward, Prince of Wales and King Edward VIII]; a visit by Sir Firoz Khan Noon, Indian High Commissioner in Britain and embarrassment caused to the Canadian Government by his advocacy of conscription; a...
Dates: 1931-10 - 1943-11
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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"Married to the Governor", British Information Services, 1979-08 - 1980-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 12/2/11
Scope and Contents [?] Interview with MS while CS was Governor of Rhodesia.
Dates: 1979-08 - 1980-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Access copies must be requested in advance.
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Miscellaneous pamphlets and papers, 1914-11 - 1961-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/148
Scope and Contents Includes: details of shares transferred to Julian Amery; orders of service for memorial services; letters from correspondents including Sir Edward Peacock, 1st Lord Wavell, Viceroy of India, regretting that the Amerys were not coming out to India, 1st Lord Athlone, thanking AFA for her letter of sympathy on the death of Queen Mary, and Pamela, Lady Lytton; a signed photograph of Violet Markham [Violet Carruthers]; card in tribute to John Amery; letter from LSA giving an account of 1st Lord...
Dates: 1914-11 - 1961-04
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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Miscellaneous: personal minutes, 1973-02 - 1974-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/9/24
Scope and Contents Minutes on subjects including: disclosing information about Czech intelligence activities and [James] Harold Wilson [Leader of the Opposition] during the election campaign; foreign affairs and the General Election campaign, with minutes between JA and Sir Alexander Douglas-Home [Foreign Secretary, earlier 14th Lord Home, later Lord Home of the Hirsel]; policy towards Latin America; the supply of Buccaneer military aircraft to South Africa (including correspondence with Patrick Wall) and visits...
Dates: 1973-02 - 1974-02
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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