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Rhodesia

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

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MT's correspondence with Conservative candidates and peers during the 1979 General Election campaign, "Bennett"-"Howell", (mainly) March- April 1979, 1979-03 - 1979-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/7/1/40
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Bettie Harvie Anderson; Sir Frederic Bennett; Adam Butler; Edward du Cann, enclosing photograph of the Officers and Executive of the 1922 Committee, 5 April 1979; Lord (Robert) Carr of Hadley; 6th Lord (Peter) Carrington, with copy of Carrington's speech notes for MT on foreign affairs; Lord Chelwood; John Cope, with note on aerospace denationalisation; Michael Colvin; Patrick Cormack, "David"?; John Biggs-Davison; Geoffrey Finsberg, enclosing, "A...
Dates: 1979-03 - 1979-04
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in January 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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"MT’s own file on Rhodesia", mainly consisting of copies of "Hansard", 1970-78, 1970 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/214
Scope and Contents Includes note from Alec Smith (son of South African Prime Minister Ian Smith), forwarded by Sir John Tilney
Also includes extensive notes by the Conservative Research Department of meetings of the Shadow Cabinet to discuss Rhodesia, and the Bingham Report and inquiry into Rhodesian oil sanctions, 4 October 1978
Dates: 1970 - 1978
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.
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Newfoundland, Southern Rhodesia and the Irish Free State, 1924-01 - 1928-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4/9
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Sir William Allardyce, Governor of Newfoundland [Canada], Sir John Chancellor, Governor of Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] and Timothy Healy, Governor General of the Irish Free State [later Ireland] on subjects including: the development of Newfoundland, including difficulties with Labrador, the fishing industry, mining and paper manufacture; changes in status of Governors General following the Imperial Conference of 1926; tax on Newfoundland fish; the death of Sir...
Dates: 1924-01 - 1928-07
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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Northern Rhodesia, 1951-06 - 1954-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/50
Scope and Contents Includes: speeches of welcome and programmes from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951; later papers and correspondence on Central African federation, particularly relating to Northern Rhodesia [later Zambia]; papers on the Rholanglo Group Bill, providing for the transfer of Rhodesian Anglo American Limited and associated companies, from Britain to Northern Rhodesia.
Dates: 1951-06 - 1954-07
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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Nyasaland, 1951-08 - 1951-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/53
Scope and Contents Correspondence and notes from Archer Baldwin and William Coldrick on Southern Rhodesia and Nyasaland [later Malawi], from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951.
Dates: 1951-08 - 1951-10
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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Official Publications, 1951 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 17
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: 1951 - 1968
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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Papers relating to Africa, February 1975-April 1979, 1975-02 - 1979-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/4
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with President Daniel arap Moi of Kenya, General Akuffo of Kenya, Eldon Griffiths MP and Christopher Tugendhat and copy of MT's handwritten letter to Rob Shepherd (Conservative Research Department) for his briefing note on Angola, 19 January 1976 Also includes briefing material concerning Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rhodesia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. Also includes a paper for Leader's Steering Committee and Leader's...
Dates: 1975-02 - 1979-04
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.
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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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Papers relating to interview given by MT for Tyne Tees Television's "Face the press" programme, 25 August 1977 (2), 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 5/1/2/152
Scope and Contents Includes briefings from Conservative Research Department, including a note by Adam Ridley on, "The real take-home pay of the average industrial worker", 12 August 1977; by Michael Portillo on "Balance of payment figures July 1977", 15 August 1977; by Michael Jones, "Race relations", 18 August 1977; and by David Nicholson, 19 August 1977 Also includes note by Peter Blaker MP on his meeting with Rodney Elton (2nd Lord Elton of Headington) and Bishop [Abel]...
Dates: 1977
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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Papers relating to Rhodesia (1), October 1976 & February 1978-January 1980, 1976-10 - 1980-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/143
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1976-79: includes record of conclusions reached by the Southern African Policy Group (under the Chairmanship of Peter Blaker MP, February 1978; copies of reports of visits by Blaker and Charles Morrison MP to Rhodesia, South West Africa/Namibia, April 1978; notes on Foreign Affairs backbench meeting on Rhodesia, 25 July [1978]; telegrams to MT from Bishop A T [Abel] Muzorewa (President, United African National Council), March and May 1979; and note for MT from Charles Douglas Home on...
Dates: 1976-10 - 1980-01
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; and part 2 in March 2011 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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Papers relating to Rhodesia (2), 1979, 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/144
Scope and Contents Consists of photocopy of provisional verbatim record of the 8th meeting of the 34th session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York, 25 September 1979; and a draft constitution of Zimbabwe-Rhodesia, 1979
Dates: 1979
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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Papers relating to Rhodesia (3), November 1978-May 1979, 1978-11 - 1979-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/145
Scope and Contents Part 1: Includes copies of Hansard for debates in the House of Commons, 7-8 November 1978 & 24 July 1979
Part 2: includes a copy of a report by John Drinkwater one of a five-man team, led by Lord (Alan) Boyd of Merton, sent to Rhodesia by the Conservative Party to observe the first one-man-one-vote elections in Rhodesia, May 1979, with appendices, and attached note to MT from Drinkwater
Dates: 1978-11 - 1979-05
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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Papers relating to South Africa and Rhodesia, February 1975-December 1977, 1975-02 - 1977-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/238
Scope and Contents Includes notes on the Foreign Affairs Committee meeting, 28 October 1975 (MT did not attend). Also includes correspondence with Carel de Wet (South African Ambassador to the UK), Ronald Bell MP, Sir Nicholas Cayzer, Sir John Clark and Christopher Tugendhat. Also includes reports on visits to South Africa, Rhodesia and South West Africa by Patrick Wall MP (February 1975 & October 1976); to South Africa and Rhodesia by Richard Luce MP and Malcolm Rifkind MP (April 1975); by 6th Lord...
Dates: 1975-02 - 1977-12
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.
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Papers relating to South Africa, December 1977-February 1979, 1977-12 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/239
Scope and Contents Includes further report from John Hargreaves (Matrix Corporate Affairs Consultations Ltd) on his visit to South Africa (December 1977)- see also THCR 2/6/1/238; copy of a note for John Davies MP from Peter Blaker MP on his meeting with Denis Grennan (Adviser on African affairs to David Owen MP, Foreign Secretary, May 1978); and copy of letter to Davies from Maurice Macmillan MP relating to Rhodesia, June 1978
Dates: 1977-12 - 1979-02
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.
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Papers relating to the 1922 Committee, May 1975-April 1983, 1975-05 - 1983-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/114
Scope and Contents Part 1: includes notes by Humphrey Atkins MP of meetings of the Officers and Executive of the 1922 Committee: 13 May 1975 (attended by MT); 11 November 1975 to discuss devolution (attended by MT); note for MT by John Stanley MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary) of discussion on Rhodesia, 4 March 1976; 20 December 1976 (attended by MT); 26 April 1977 (attended by MT); 13 December 1977; 14 February 1978 (attended by MT); 26 July 1978 (attended by MT) includes notes by Ian Gow MP (MT's...
Dates: 1975-05 - 1983-04
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012; part 4 in March 2013; and part 5 in October 2013 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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Papers relating to the crisis in Rhodesia, March 1976-December 1978, 1976-03 - 1978-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/213
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Peter Blaker MP, Eldon Griffiths MP (including notes of his interviews with Prime Minister (Ian) Smith of Rhodesia, Prime Minister (John) Vorster of South Africa, President (Kenneth) Kaunda of Zambia and Joshua Nkomo, all March 1976), Reginald Maudling MP, Sir Victor Raikes, Christopher Tugendhat, Patrick Wall MP and Michael Young (Consolidated Goldfields) ; and note for MT from Christopher Patten (Director, Conservative Research Department), "The Rhodesian...
Dates: 1976-03 - 1978-12
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.
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Personal correspondence, 1969-01-13 - 1976-12-29

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/25
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Patrick de Laszlo on faults in the Constitution and work by JEP on the New Testament; Douglas Kennedy (7); Frederick Mulley [Secretary of State for Defence]; Ronald Lewin, asking JEP for help on his book on Ultra (2); Brigadier Eric Shearer (2); Richard Barlas, Clerk of the House of Commons (2); David Menhennet, Librarian of the House of Commons; Victor Russell (3); Michael Latham; [Arthur] John Page, criticising JEP's attacks on the Conservative Party; Michael Foot,...
Dates: 1969-01-13 - 1976-12-29
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Personal correspondence, 1968-04-21 - 1978-12-15

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/26
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Michael Foot [Leader of the House of Commons] on subjects including asking JEP to abstain in a confidence vote, December 1978 (2); William Whitelaw [Conservative spokesman on home affairs] on subjects including accusing JEP of recruiting Asian hospital staff while Minister of Health (2); Nigel Lawson [Conservative spokesman on Treasury and Economic Affairs] debating with JEP on anti-inflation policy and wage control (2); [Leonard] James Callaghan, Prime Minister; Lord...
Dates: 1968-04-21 - 1978-12-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Personal correspondence, 1977-05-02 - 1979-12-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Richard Lankester, Registrar of Members' Interests (5); Norman St John-Stevas, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; Michael Latham; Sir John Rodgers (2); James Goodsman; Sir Nigel Fisher; Patricia, Lady Fisher; Tam Dalyell; Sir John King; [Thomas] George Thomas [later 1st Lord Tonypandy]; Thomas Galbraith; [William] John Biffen (3); Philip Beddows (3); Thomas Robbins (7); Douglas Kennedy (7); Ethel, Lady Templer on the death of Sir Gerald Templer; Brian Crozier; Maurice...
Dates: 1977-05-02 - 1979-12-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Photograph album

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 4/2
Scope and Contents Comprising black-and-white prints pasted into a photograph album, including views of Devon, Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight; Scotland; Portugal and Madeira; and Spain.
With a photograph of the crew of HMS Hercules, 1874.
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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Photographs, 1979-12 - 1981-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 5/18
Scope and Contents Includes: Christmas card from Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, 1979; group photograph of CS as Governor of Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] with MS, Sir [Arthur] Antony Duff, Deputy Governor, and their security team, 1979-80; press cuttings on Zimbabwean independence ceremonies; photographs of one of CS's racehorses; photograph of Rupert Soames as President of the Oxford Union; portrait photographs of CS as Lord President of the Council, 1980; textile programme from the Royal Fireworks in...
Dates: 1979-12 - 1981-07
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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Photographs of Zimbabwe [earlier Southern Rhodesia] on independence, 1980-01 - 1980-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 5/17
Scope and Contents Includes: colour photographs from Assembly Camp; group photographs, including CS, MS, Robert Mugabe [Prime Minister of Zimbabwe], 6th Lord Carrington [Foreign Secretary] and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales; MS visiting the Shearly Cripps children's home; numerous colour snapshots.
Dates: 1980-01 - 1980-04
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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Political and other papers: Watching Committee, 1977-03 - 1980-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/10
Scope and Contents Minutes of committee meetings on Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe].
Dates: 1977-03 - 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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Press cuttings, 1976-09 - 1980-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 5/26
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; devolution for Scotland and Wales; Conservative policy on sanctions against Rhodesia, including Margaret Thatcher's sacking of Winston Churchill and John Biggs-Davison from the Conservative front bench over their opposition to the policy; Robert Mugabe's victory in the Zimbabwean elections.
Dates: 1976-09 - 1980-07
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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Press cuttings relating to Sandys visit to Cyprus, January 1964, 1964-01 - 1964-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 8/34
Scope and Contents And cuttings relating to his visits to Canada, April 1964, Aden, May 1964, Maldive Islands, September 1964, and Rhodesia, September 1964
Dates: 1964-01 - 1964-09
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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