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India (nation)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:


Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments on volume 4 ("The Hinge of Fate") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Oct 1950 - Aug 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/57A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Kenneth Anderson on 1st Army in north Africa; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (6); Lieutenant-Colonel L V S Blacker (6); Captain John Broome on convoy PQ17; Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Browning on the raid on Bruneval [France]; ?Robert Chapman; Admiral John Godfrey; R G Gregory (4) and Josiah Francis, Australian Minister for the Army, on Australian troops and the Burma campaign; R V Jones on German use of "Window" [the code name...
Dates: Oct 1950 - Aug 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Official: Cabinet: papers 317 to 327., Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/166
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: a report on public expenditure; a committee report on compensation claims by Irish loyalists; a committee report on the "indianisation" of the Indian army; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook and improved economic situation including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer,...
Dates: Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC and James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (carbon copies)., 12 Jul 1927 - 21 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/44
Scope and Contents Recipients include: the Lord Chancellor, 1st Lord Cave, on civil service disciplinary regulations; King George V on House of Commons business (3); John Gretton MP; Edwin Konstam, Sir Frederick Liddell [1st Parliamentary Counsel], Reginald Hills [Junior Counsel to Inland Revenue], and Sir John Shaw [Solicitor of Inland Revenue] on serving on a committee on income tax law; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War] (2); Joseph Kenworthy MP [later 10th Lord Strabolgi]; 7th Lord...
Dates: 12 Jul 1927 - 21 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Apr 1919 - 30 Apr 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Ian Hamilton refuting press allegations; Walter Roch on the Dardanelles [Turkey] Inquiry; Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig [Commander-in-Chief of the Expeditionary Forces in France and Flanders] (2); General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] on matters discussed at the Paris [France] Peace Conference (7); 1st Lord Milner [Secretary of State for the Colonies]; Colonel James Blair [Chief, British Military Mission in Siberia]; 1st Lord Haldane...
Dates: 01 Apr 1919 - 30 Apr 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Public and Political: General: Defence: Correspondence etc., 12 Jan 1936 - 27 Nov 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/266A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Basil Liddell Hart [Military Correspondent to the Times] on the troop system used in India; "Harold R" [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on subjects including 1st Lord Weir's position in defence [as Adviser to the Air Ministry], the likely stop to any battleship programme, pilot training, the likelihood of a quick German victory against Britain and France, German contempt for the British Government, and the Government's refusal to discuss the...
Dates: 12 Jan 1936 - 27 Nov 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open, (folio 93 opened as a 'sanitised' photocopy, original closed on advice of Cabinet Office).

Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his leadership and speeches. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1940]., Jun 1903 - Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/392A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams (4) including (2) on his attending a meeting addressed by WSC; [John] Sandeman Allen on [David Lloyd George]; [1st] Lord Alness [earlier Robert Munro]; Julian Amery [Attache HM Legation, Belgrade] on articles by WSC for publication in Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia] (4); Leo Amery [Secretary of State for India and Burma, later Myanmar] sending on a 1903 letter from WSC to him on...
Dates: Jun 1903 - Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence F - G., 09 Jul 1945 - 21 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/149A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Douglas Fairbanks [junior]; James Farley, Chairman, Coca-Cola Export Corporation (9); King Farouk of Egypt; Keith Feiling; [?] Frederick Fenning; 4th Lord Fermoy [earlier Edmund Roche]; Sir Aylmer Firebrace, former Chief of Fire Staff, asking WSC to write a foreword for his ["Fire Service Memories"] (3); Wilfred Fish [Dean, Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons] (2); Marguerite Flandin, on the imprisonment of her husband, Pierre Flandin [former French...
Dates: 09 Jul 1945 - 21 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 03 Jul 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/57/1
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Nicholson [earlier Sir William Nicholson] (The Mythe, Simla, [India]) to WSC thanking him for his congratulations [on his ennoblement] and describing his work as chairman of the Commission on Indian Army Expenditure. Thinks WSC will need to revise the existing naval arrangements in the Mediterranean.

Dates: 03 Jul 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

(Untitled), 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/252A/6-14
Scope and Contents

Page proofs for a supplement to the London Gazette entitled "Operations in Eastern Theatre, based on India from March 1942 to December 31, 1942" reprinting a contemporary despatch by Field Marshal [1st] Lord Wavell, [then] Commander-in-Chief, India, dated 27 September 1943, covering Burma [later Myanmar], the defence of India, internal Indian matters, air matters and naval operations. [annotated; flagged "B"].

Dates: 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), [1946]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/252A/15-29
Scope and Contents Long galley proofs of a despatch by Field Marshal [1st] Lord Wavell, [then] Commander-in-Chief, India, dated 27 June 1944, entitled "Operations in the India Command, covering period 1st January, 1943, to 20th June, 1943" including operations in Burma [later Myanmar] and air operations, with appendices of orders of battle, and communications from Major-General [Aubertin] Mallaby [then Director of Military Operations, GHQ India] (1 April 1943), Air Vice-Marshal [George] Baker, Senior Air Staff...
Dates: [1946]
Conditions Governing Access: Open