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South Africa (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/282A-B
Scope and Contents Proofs for various articles by WSC for the Strand Magazine: "[Georges] Clemenceau: the man and the tiger" including his relationship with [Field Marshal Ferdinand] Foch, French politics and World War I; "If I lived my life over again" on various decisions taken by WSC, gambling, his experiences during the Boer War and at the Admiralty and his attitude towards the Conservative Party; "People who have influenced or impressed me" on Lord Randolph Churchill, William Bourke Cockran, Sir Francis...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: miscellaneous correspondence., Nov 1942 - Dec 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/46
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry Morton on WSC's escape from the Boers; Antony Brett-James; Winifred Bull on her WSC quotation calendars (4); Randolph Churchill on Collier's magazine taking colour pictures of WSC; Sir Charles Petrie (2); John Lockhart; Allen Lane of Penguin Books (2); representatives of H A and W L Pitkin Limited (11) on subjects including reproducing a 1941 letter from King George VI to WSC and various of their publications; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall; Sir Norman...
Dates: Nov 1942 - Dec 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "My Life", News of the World: copy., Jan 1935 - Mar 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/522A-B
Scope and Contents Carbon copies of the following articles by WSC: "My Life" [in 12 parts]: "Looking Back on Sixty Years" on WSC's childhood, education and time at Sandhurst; "Frontier Days in India" on WSC's expedition to India with the 4th Hussars, and the frontier risings of 1897; "Charge of the 21st Lancers" on the battle of Omdurman and the Sudan Campaign; "Taken Prisoner by the Boers" on WSC as a war correspondent in South Africa; "My Escape from Pretoria"; "My Entry into Politics" on writing Lord...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Mar 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "My Life", News of the World": proofs., Jan 1935 - Mar 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/523A-B
Scope and Contents Galley proofs of the following articles by WSC: "My Life" [in 12 parts]: "Looking Back on Sixty Years" on WSC's childhood, education and time at Sandhurst; "Frontier Days in India" on WSC's expedition to India with the 4th Hussars, and the frontier risings of 1897; "Charge of the 21st Lancers" on the battle of Omdurman and the Sudan Campaign; "Taken Prisoner by the Boers" on WSC as a war correspondent in South Africa; "My Escape from Pretoria"; "My Entry into Politics" on writing Lord...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Mar 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 2., Nov 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/648
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "First Political Triumph, A Ban by the Duchess, Trouble with My Party Chiefs, Free Trade War Starts" on his return from the Boer War, victory at Oldham [Lancashire] in the 1900 General Election, obtaining his father's papers for the biography of Lord Randolph Churchill, and the opening of the Free Trade versus Protection debate; "I Was Warned that I Should be Called a Turncoat" on his dispute with Joseph Chamberlain and the Conservative Party,...
Dates: Nov 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Prime Minister: correspondence mainly relating to change of administration., 24 Aug 1953 - 31 Mar 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Gordon Wilson and Paul Beards (Private Secretaries, War Office) on South African war graves; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] (6); R A Butler [Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Harold Macmillan [later Lord Stockton, Minister of Housing and Local Government]; Duncan Sandys [Minister of Supply] (2); Christopher Soames [Parliamentary Private Secretary to Prime Minister]; John Colville [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] on subjects...
Dates: 24 Aug 1953 - 31 Mar 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 28 Jan 1902 - 04 Dec 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (3) regarding arrangements for a meeting and appointment of magistrates; Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (2) regarding trade unions and appointment of magistrates and local Conservative support for tariff reform in Oldham; Joseph Choate [United States Ambassador to Great Britain] declining dinner invitation.Other subjects include: requests for support and patronage...
Dates: 28 Jan 1902 - 04 Dec 1902
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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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: Correspondence., 03 Jan 1904 - 27 Mar 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association] (7); Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association, resigned 7 Jan 1904] (12); 9th Duke of Marlborough regarding his refusal to become an honorary member of the Oldham Conservative Club; James Maclean (2) regarding a Free Trade League meeting in Oldham.Subjects include: Churchill's relations with the local Conservative, Labour and Liberal Parties; his decision not to contest...
Dates: 03 Jan 1904 - 27 Mar 1904
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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Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party answers to election questionnaires., 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/124
Scope and Contents

Contains questions and answers prepared by Conservative and Unionist Central Office on a variety of election issues including: agricultural matters; animal welfare; various aspects of foreign affairs including China, Germany, Japan, Persia [Iran], South Africa, and Mexico; civil servants; education; housing matters; the health service; women; transport particularly by road; pensions; economic affairs including taxation; the constitutional position of Scotland and Wales.

Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D - G., 29 Sep 1951 - 19 Oct 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/128A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Guy Schofield [Editor], Daily Mail (2); Joaquim Paco D'Arcos, Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on his lecture on WSC; John Dodge; Burnaby Drayson, on the effect on Europe had WSC stayed as Prime Minister after 1945 (2); Clement Attlee [Leader of the Labour Party, and Prime Minister] (2); Sir Thomas Dugdale [later 1st Lord Crathorne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] on the effect of the Rating and Valuation Bill on racecourses, and the National Farmers'...
Dates: 29 Sep 1951 - 19 Oct 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence H - O., 30 Jul 1951 - 22 Sep 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/129A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Stephen King-Hall, Chairman, the Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government, asking WSC to be the society's president (2); Roy Harrod on not standing as a Conservative candidate (2); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office, on subjects including a vote of confidence in Lord Hinchingbrooke [later 10th Lord Sandwich and Victor Montagu] as MP for South Dorset, local election strategy and WSC's General...
Dates: 30 Jul 1951 - 22 Sep 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence R-S., Dec 1948 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/85A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Count Edward Raczynski, former Polish Ambassador to United Kingdom; George Zdziechowski, former Polish Finance Minister, on the international economic situation and the Marshall Plan; Prime Minister Clement Attlee; representatives of the Conservative Research Department including R A Butler (4); Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Craddock; Antony Head; Juliet, Lady Rhys Williams (3) including 2 on her social security scheme; representatives of Conservative and Unionist...
Dates: Dec 1948 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence S-Z., Oct 1950 - Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/117A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil and Lord Cranborne] and Leo Amery on Cabinet positions in the event of a Conservative election victory; Sir Arthur Salter; Duncan Sandys on his visit to Yugoslavia and Marshal Tito; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (10); Sir Geoffrey Shakespeare, Chairman, Executive Committee, National Liberal Council; Keith Gardiner, Editor of the Sheffield...
Dates: Oct 1950 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Jan 1950 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/102A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (3); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (6); various representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office including George Christ (14); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (11); Sir [James] Clifford Tozer on Plymouth [Devon] Fair; Moss Turner-Samuels; Julius Holmes [Minister,...
Dates: Jan 1950 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence M - Q., 31 Oct 1945 - 27 Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/153A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Mabane [Director, Kemsley Newspapers] asking if WSC could contribute to the Sunday Chronicle on United Europe and fears of a Socialist State; Marjorie Madan on publishing quotations from WSC (4); Stuart Mais on dedicating a book to WSC; 1st Lord Margesson; Louis Marin, member, French National Assembly; Reginald Marnham [WSC's neighbour] (4); Douglas Marshall, MP for Bodmin [Cornwall] conveying greetings from his constituency; John Martin [former Private...
Dates: 31 Oct 1945 - 27 Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 290 - 297, closed under S40 and S41(1) of the Freedom of Information Act on advice from the Cabinet Office. Review date: 1 Jan 2021.
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes., 05 Mar 1952 - 26 Jun 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/47A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes, typescript and galley proofs for WSC's speech (5 March, House of Commons) entitled "Defence" on subjects including: WSC's resignation as Minister of Defence; the Conservatives' voting on defence while in Opposition; the short-fall of defence spending; aid from the United States; the scarcity of home defence, and the training of new forces, including the registration of the Home Guard and forming of new battalions; the extension of National Service; armoured forces and new...
Dates: 05 Mar 1952 - 26 Jun 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 18 Feb 1950 - 26 May 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/34A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (24 April, House of Commons) entitled "The Budget" on subjects including: the Government's overspending, inflation and its effects on wage- earners; Government borrowing and payment of war debts; poor future prospects for the economy; the rise in the petrol ration and the house-building programme; Government taxation on high incomes, petrol and on transport vehicles; WSC's recommendations for cuts in expenditure on defence, the National Health...
Dates: 18 Feb 1950 - 26 May 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 11 Aug 1950 - 19 Sep 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/37A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes, typescript and transcript of WSC's speech (11 August, Consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg [France]) entitled "European Unity and a European Army" on subjects including: the need for a European Assembly to remain in close contact with European governments and parliaments; the gradual process of building up the European Parliament; guidance to be given to governments on issues such as the Schuman Plan [for the European Coal and Steel Community]; support for...
Dates: 11 Aug 1950 - 19 Sep 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Typescripts Typescript copy of WSC's Maiden Speech, 18 Feb 1901, mainly on the South African War. [Typed on "G.R." headed notepaper, and therefore typed after 1910] Published Complete Speeches I, pp.65-70., 18 Feb 1901 - 13 May 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/2
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of WSC's speech on Mr Brodrick's scheme for Army Reform, 13 May 1901. [Typed on "G.R." headed notepaper, and therefore typed after 1910] Published Complete Speeches I, pp.76-86.

Dates: 18 Feb 1901 - 13 May 1901
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons:., 26 Jul 1897 - 26 Jul 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/1
Scope and Contents Cutting from the Bath Daily Chronicle on speech by WSC at Primrose League Fete at Claverton Manor, Bath, 26 Jul 1897. [This was WSC's first political speech] Published: Complete Speeches I, pp.25-28.Printed pamphlet, published by Oldham Conservative Association, containing text of WSC's speech at the Empire Theatre, Oldham, 25 Jul 1900 on the South African War and his candidature Extract pub. Complete Speeches I, pp.53-54.Typescript copy of WSC's speech on the South African War at the...
Dates: 26 Jul 1897 - 26 Jul 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Dec 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/72
Scope and Contents

Letter from J Moore Bayley (47 Temple Row, Birmingham) approving the South African constitution and asserting that the stance of Arthur Balfour [later Lord Balfour] on the fiscal question has shaken the confidence of ordinary voters, and that Joseph Chamberlain's political career is over. Reports the poor state of the local Conservative party.

Dates: 19 Dec 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Mar 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/98-100
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street [London]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for a picture; reports that he has earnt o220 through delivering lectures, intends to play polo and that he has lost the names [of those who helped him to escape from the Boers] who are to receive watches; gives details of his future lectures; describes the dissatisfaction in the [Conservative] Party and "Joe's" [Joseph Chamberlain] concentration on relations with the Boers. Signed...
Dates: 23 Mar 1901
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), 22 Nov 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/4
Scope and Contents

Letter from Reverend William Poulter, Chairman of the Midland Conservative Club (The Queen's College, Birmingham) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing anxiety at the news of WSC's capture by the Boers and informing her that the Club would like WSC to continue as their President and that they have selected a book which they would like WSC to present to them.

Dates: 22 Nov 1899
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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