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India (nation)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, C-D. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov 1941 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/472A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [2nd] Lord Chaplin sending brandy; Sylvia Checkley sending birthday wishes and flowers (5); [1st] Lord Davidson on an appeal fund for Wilson Carlisle, founder of the Church Army (2); Major-General [Charles] Constantine on meeting WSC and receiving a signed photograph from him; Captain A M Dick requesting an autographed photograph (4); [Bernard] Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information] and [James] Drawbell on Drawbell's book "All Change Here"....
Dates: Nov 1941 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 15 Jan 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/7/70-71
Scope and Contents

Letter from Frank Thomas [Secretary to Lord Randolph Churchill] (The Residency, Indore [India]) to [Frances] Duchess [of Marlborough] reporting on Lord Randolph Churchill's health and including a description of their journey from Bombay to Indore, Lord Randolph's interview with the Maharajah Holkar, and game hunting. He discusses their planned itinerary and the excitement amongst the natives aroused by Lord Randolph's visit.

Dates: 15 Jan 1885
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 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 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.

(Untitled), 20 Aug 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/118/8-9
Scope and Contents Typescript transcript of a letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Secretary of State for India, to Grant Duff [Governor of Madras, India] including: his poor health; the uncertainties of party politics; his support for Duff's views on the "Botanical proposal" [the establishment of a botanical department in Madras]; the departure of [Arthur Collins], the Chief Justice of Madras; the difficulties of raising capital to finance the Indian Midland Railway; the success of negotiations with Russia...
Dates: 20 Aug 1885
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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