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South Africa (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3616 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 21 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/85/48
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Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] marked "secret" stating that he has "been deeply grieved today thinking over your heavy losses.".

Dates: 21 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), Mar 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/95B/217-221
Scope and Contents Memorandum entitled "The Attitude of Members of the RAF Serving in South Africa" by John Colville stating how disappointed he was by the attitude of the RAF towards South Africa and the South Africans which he blames on ignorance, home sickness and boredom and suggesting that careful and intelligent preparation is given to all those drafted to South Africa. He adds that he has met a South African officer Captain Lennox Short, a former Information Officer, who is very keen to be consulted if...
Dates: Mar 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Nov 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/1/22
Scope and Contents Cutting from Boston Herald, report on WSC's lecture on the Boer War at St James's Hall, London 16 Nov 1900 Cutting from Philadelphia Record, report on WSC's lecture on the Boer War at St James's Hall, London 17 Nov 1900 Cutting from Minneapolis Journal on WSC's U.S. lecture tour 17 Nov 1900 Cutting from Austin Statesman on WSC's U.S. lecture tour 2 Dec 1900 Cutting from Brooklyn Standard on WSC's admission to Author's Club of Boston 6 Dec 1900 Cutting from Washington Evening Times on WSC's...
Dates: 11 Nov 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Dec 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/2/5-7
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Letter from Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] to WSC, on speaking in House of Commons debate on Alfred Lynch, [Irish Nationalist MP for Galway, and Colonel of Irish Brigade serving with the Boers], also on possibility of "joining a Middle Party,when there is a Middle Party to join", and the possibility of WSC being offered a post in a Rosebery [Liberal] administration.

Dates: 28 Dec 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Jul 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/2/13
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Letter from General Sir William Nicholson [later Lord Nicholson], War Office, to WSC, apologies for referring request for information on the South African War to the Secretary of State [St John Brodrick],"who does not like independent MP's to be better informed than himself.

Dates: 04 Jul 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Mar 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/3/91-92
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Letter from Major H .Young to WSC, on fraud in the Eastern Division, Cape Colony [later part of South Africa], [annotated by WSC, giving opinion that little good would come from scrutiny of the War Accounts].

Dates: 15 Mar 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Mar 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/3/95-96
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Letter from Lord Rosebery to WSC, asking for information on the South African War.

Dates: 23 Mar 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229C/332
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Letter from [George] Heaton Nicholls [High Commissioner for South Africa in Great Britain] (South Africa House, Trafalgar Square) to WSC passing on a telegraphed message from [Field Marshal Jan] Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] thanking WSC for his telegram on the conduct of South African troops in Italy. [signed and stamped by WSC's Private Office].

Dates: 04 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229C/333
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Telegram from the Dominions Office to the South African Government passing on a "Top Secret and Personal" message from WSC to acting Prime Minister of South Africa [?Jan Hofmeyr] congratulating him on the conduct of South African troops [throughout the war].

Dates: 30 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/43
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Telegram from Dominions Office to the Dominions Office Section of the UK Delegation, San Francisco [United States], passing on a "Personal" message from WSC to Field Marshal [Jan] Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] thanking him for his "most kind message" and praising him as a "constant source of strength and inspiration".

Dates: 16 May [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [May] [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/44
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Draft of telegram from WSC to [Field Marshal Jan] Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] (San Francisco [United States]) thanking him for his "most kind message" and praising him as a "constant source of strength and inspiration".

Dates: [May] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/45-46
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Telegram from [Field Marshal Jan] Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa, San Francisco, United States] to WSC sending greetings on the victory, praising WSC's leadership, and hoping his "civilian appeal" will be even more significant: "The spirit is so much more than the machine".

Dates: 08 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/66
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Telegram [from Dominions Office] to South African Government passing on a "Personal" message from WSC to Acting Prime Minister [?Jan Hofmeyr] thanking him for his message and praising the efforts of the South African people.

Dates: 16 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [May] [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/67
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Typed draft of telegram from WSC to Acting Prime Minister of South Africa [?Jan Hofmeyr] thanking him for his message and praising the efforts of the South African people.

Dates: [May] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/68
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Telegram from Acting Prime Minister of South Africa [?Jan Hofmeyr] to WSC congratulating WSC on victory [in Europe].

Dates: 08 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/70-72
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Telegram from Acting Prime Minister of South Africa [?Jan Hofmeyr] to WSC thanking him for his praise of South Africa's contribution to the war effort and looking to the future "defeat of Japan and the building up of a new world".

Dates: 11 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/73
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Telegram [from Dominions Office] to South African Government passing on a message from WSC to Acting Prime Minister [?Jan Hofmeyr] congratulating him on South Africa's role in the defeat of Germany; and anticipating victory over Japan.

Dates: 08 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/74
Scope and Contents

Telegram [from Dominions Office] to South African Government passing on a message from WSC to Acting Prime Minister [?Jan Hofmeyr] congratulating him on South Africa's role in the defeat of Germany; and anticipating victory over Japan.

Dates: 08 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [May] [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/75-76
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Typed draft of telegram from WSC to Acting Prime Minister of South Africa [?Jan Hofmeyr] congratulating him on South Africa's role in the defeat of Germany; and anticipating victory over Japan. [annotated by Private Secretary ?John Peck and with sections crossed through].

Dates: [May] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Dec 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/2
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Letter from Arthur [Bigge, later Lord Stamfordham, Private Secretary to Queen Victoria](Bagshot Park, Surrey) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her that the Queen has agreed to present a Union Jack to the hospital ship Maine.

Dates: 04 Dec 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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(Untitled), 02 Nov 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/8-9
Scope and Contents Letter from [Sir] Bindon Blood (Meerut [India]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he discusses Indian affairs including his pleasure at [Albert Edward] Prince of Wales]'s agreement that Indian princes who have received an English education should be allowed to serve in the British army; approval for Queen [Victoria's] treatment of "Indian 'swells'"; and the problem posed by Indian women who are "left in intellectual darkness". He also comments on the appointment of Sir George White [as...
Dates: 02 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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(Untitled), 14 Dec 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/13
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Letter from Oliver Borthwick (Morning Post, 316 Strand [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her that he has just seen a Reuter message reporting WSC's escape from the Boers.

Dates: 14 Dec 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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(Untitled), 22 Nov 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/15
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to [Alexandra, Princess of Wales, later Queen Alexandra] discussing an offer by the manager of the Olympia [theatre], Edward Cleary, to give the proceeds of a performance to the hospital ship Maine. She proposes that the sum should be divided between the Maine and [Princess Alexandra's] ship and asks whether members of the Royal Family would be prepared to attend the performance. Manuscript in the hand of a...
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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(Untitled), 03 Nov 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/25-27
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Letter from Mary [Lady Curzon](Viceroy's Camp, Rajputana [India]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] including [Lady Randolph's] future marriage [to George Cornwallis-West]; the buildings she has seen; Sir Pertab Singh's riding accident; the suffering caused by famine; the success of the Anglo Saxon Review; the Boer War; and the popularity of [Pamela Plowden, later Lady Lytton].

Dates: 03 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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(Untitled), 19 Jan 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/47
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Letter from [Sir] William Garstin (Cairo [Egypt]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he thanks her for a copy of "The River War". He says that he is impressed by the book and with WSC's account of the capture of the armoured train in the Morning Post and expresses admiration for her work [on the hospital ship Maine].

Dates: 19 Jan 1900
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.