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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2843 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 22 Sep 1942 - 18 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/60/94-123
Scope and Contents Letters from John Stourton to WSC on the risks of opening a Second Front in the West for political motives, abuses of privilege, particularly petrol consumption, by Canadian and United States soldiers serving in Britain, and the advantages of equalising their pay with British levels, with replies from WSC on subjects including the impossibility of dictating to the United States; also includes copies of letters between Brigadier John Macqueen [Deputy Quartermaster-General, Canadian Military...
Dates: 22 Sep 1942 - 18 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Jan 1942 - 28 Feb 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/67/1
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, January and February 1942. Some written by WSC when in the United States.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: Major-General Leslie Hollis [Military Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States]; the Chiefs of Staff; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to...
Dates: 02 Jan 1942 - 28 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 May 1942 - 31 May 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/67/4
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, May 1942.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence].Subjects covered by the minutes include: aircraft production; bombing policy; operation "Ironclad" in Madagascar; the availability of ammunition for the Home Guard; naval operations in the Indian Ocean;...
Dates: 01 May 1942 - 31 May 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jun 1942 - 27 Jun 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/67/5
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, June 1942.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; the Chiefs of Staff; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet].Subjects covered by the minutes include: discussion of proposed operations against Germany in northern Norway ("Jupiter"), Spitsbergen ("Jackpot") and France...
Dates: 01 Jun 1942 - 27 Jun 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Dec 1942 - 31 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/67/10
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, December 1942.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; Director of Movements [War Office, General Noel Holmes]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Colonel Ian Jacob [Military Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Chief Whip [James Stuart].Subjects covered by the minutes include:...
Dates: 01 Dec 1942 - 31 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Nov 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/4/32
Scope and Contents

Printed note by WSC on proposed changes to the black-out system.

Dates: 20 Nov 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Oct 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/2C/311-313
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Sam [Sir Samuel Hoare, later 1st Lord Templewood, Lord Privy Seal] with suggestions for the reorganisation of the Home Front and rationing. [draft; see CHAR 19/2A/51-53 for final version].

Dates: 07 Oct 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 01 Dec 1939 - 31 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/3/4
Scope and Contents First Lord of the Admiralty's printed minutes, December 1939.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (sometimes annotated with additional printed information) to: the Sea Lords, particularly [3rd Sea Lord and] Controller [Rear-Admiral Bruce Fraser], 1st Sea Lord [Admiral of the Fleet Sir Dudley Pound], and 4th Sea Lord [and Chief of Supplies and Transport, Vice-Admiral Guy Royle]; Deputy Chief of Naval Staff [Rear-Admiral Tom Phillips]; Prime Minister [Neville Chamberlain]; [Permanent] Secretary...
Dates: 01 Dec 1939 - 31 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jun 1941 - 30 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/6
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, June 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Desmond Morton and F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistants]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff.Subjects covered by the minutes include: the defence of...
Dates: 01 Jun 1941 - 30 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jul 1941 - 30 Jul 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/7
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, July 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] and Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's Personal Assistants]; Colonel Ian Jacob [Military Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet]; senior civil servants including Sir Edward Bridges...
Dates: 01 Jul 1941 - 30 Jul 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Oct 1941 - 31 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/10
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, October 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Colonels Leslie Hollis and Ian Jacob [Military Assistant Secretaries to the War Cabinet]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's...
Dates: 01 Oct 1941 - 31 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1941 - 30 Nov 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/11
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, November 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] and Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's Personal Assistants]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Chief Whip [James Stuart].Subjects covered by the...
Dates: 01 Nov 1941 - 30 Nov 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Nov 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22C/229-230
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 4th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne] thanking him for his letter on the decision of the Watching Committee on the Coal situation; suggests supplies of coal will comfortably last the winter as ex-miners have been brought back from other industries.

Dates: 04 Nov 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Oct 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/2A/51-53
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Admiralty) to Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood, Lord Privy Seal] with suggestions for the reorganisation of the Home Front and rationing. [see CHAR 19/2C/311-313 for draft].

Dates: 08 Oct 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 25 Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/104
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Woolton [Minister of Food, earlier Frederick Marquis] on new regulations concerning rationing with a penalty of imprisonment for mixing foodstuffs such as meat and fish.

Dates: 25 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Mar 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/115-116
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Woolton [Minister of Food, earlier Frederick Marquis] on regulation of foodstuffs; asks him to consult the Cabinet before embarking on any new schemes.

Dates: 02 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Jul 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22A/18-22
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Joan Vickers thanking her for her letter on the burial of civilian war casualties and enclosing a memorandum on the subject.

Dates: 12 Jul 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22C/319
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Woolton [Minister of Food, earlier Frederick Marquis] advising that he postpone rationing of sweets and chocolate until they can be brought into the Points Scheme.

Dates: 17 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/70-73
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to Robert Menzies [Prime Minister of Australia] commenting on the exchange in commands between General Sir Archibald Wavell and General Sir Claude Auchinleck; referring to the situation in the Middle East and the need to take advantage of German advance on Russia, reminding Menzies of risk of invasion of Britain, and informing him that the United States is going to garrison Iceland. With telegram from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to J Garner (Dominions...
Dates: 29 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 04 Jul 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/77/63-64
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] marked "most secret and personal": states that he has "been so much harried by the weaker brethren in the House of Commons since my return from America last week" and offers condolences for cruel losses to South African Divisions; comments on reverses in Middle East over last three weeks and lists reinforcements being sent to the area; comments on plans to strike at Japan through Burma. Annotated in red pencil: "This...
Dates: 04 Jul 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 07 Jul 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/77/79
Scope and Contents Telegram from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC marked "most secret and personal": comments on "heartening" news from Middle East and predicts successful counter stroke; comments on difficulties facing General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief Middle East] as he advances; expresses anxiety to accelerate movement of South African Brigade Group from Madagascar to Middle East; expresses admiration for the way WSC has handled "parliamentary situation" [vote of...
Dates: 07 Jul 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 12 Jul 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/77/117-118
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to the governments of Australia and New Zealand marked "personal and most secret" reporting on the battle in the Middle East: comments on Australian and New Zealand Divisions in the Middle East; comments on the present situation and gives details of the reinforcements of troops , tanks , guns, and aircraft that have been sent to Egypt; comments on preparations to defend the Nile Delta; comments on heavy losses of convoys to Soviet Union and on aid given to Middle East by...
Dates: 12 Jul 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 17 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/85/26-27
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "personal and most secret" regarding the shortage of British oil stocks and stating that he is sending proposals in his immediately following telegram [see CHAR 20/85/28-29] and suggesting that the United States assumes responsibility for the supply of petroleum products to North Africa.

Dates: 17 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 17 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/85/28-29
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "personal and most secret" referring to his immediately preceding telegram [see CHAR 20/85/26-27] and suggesting measures for arresting the decline and improving the stock position of oil in the United Kingdom.

Dates: 17 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 17 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/85/31
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Prime Minister of Canada [W Mackenzie King] marked "most secret and personal" referring to his immediately preceding telegram [see CHAR 20/85/30] and reciting text of messages from WSC to President Roosevelt regarding measures to combat the shortage of oil stocks in the United Kingdom.

Dates: 17 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.

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