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Russia (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Articles., 08 Dec 1918 - 31 Dec 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/36
Scope and Contents 1. British Naval Supremacy, 8 Dec 1918 [carbon] 2. The Whole World is at a Standstill, 12 Jan 1919 [carbon] 3. The Foreign Policy of Britain, 22 June 1919 [carbon] 4. Our Armaments after the War, 29 June 1919 [carbon] 5. The Truth About the Navy, 9 Nov 1919 [carbon] 6. Can Labour Govern?, 16 Nov 1919 [carbon] 7. Russia and Germany, 23 Nov 1919 [carbon] 8. America and The Treaty, 30 Nov 1919 [carbon] 9. The Right to Strike, 7 Dec 1919 [carbon] 10. The Red Fever, 25 Jan 1920 [carbon] 11....
Dates: 08 Dec 1918 - 31 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Picture Post articles., Mar 1939 - Aug 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/655
Scope and Contents Includes annotated proofs, galley proofs and cuttings from Picture Post for: "What Britain's Policy Should Be", an interview with WSC in which he gives his views on British foreign policy over the preceding years and at that time, advocates co-operation with France, the United States and the Soviet Union against Germany, comments on the Spanish Civil War, the need to form a broader British government and civil defence; "How the War Began" on the build up to World War I, the assassination of...
Dates: Mar 1939 - Aug 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Cabinet: papers, correspondence and notes., 05 Aug 1921 - 31 Dec 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] on subjects including the breaking off of negotiations with Ireland and 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston [Foreign Secretary]'s policy over France's treaty with Turkey (6); Air Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard on WSC's help in giving a distinct role to the Air Force; Sir Alfred Mond [Minister of Health] on immigration and Palestine; General Sir Charles Harington [General Officer Commanding in Chief, Allied Forces of Occupation in...
Dates: 05 Aug 1921 - 31 Dec 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on demobilisation and the reorganisation of the Air Ministry., 01 Feb 1919 - 28 Feb 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: King Manuel II on the "future of Portugal"; General Sir William Robertson [General Officer Commanding-in-Chief the Forces in Great Britain] (3); 1st Lord Milner [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on appointing neither Major-General Sir Hugh Trenchard or General Sir John Cowans as Governor of Nigeria (2); Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal] passing on a copy of a letter from Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Lawson on a decline in his pay and position; Philip Kerr [later...
Dates: 01 Feb 1919 - 28 Feb 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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
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Public and political: newspaper cuttings on the correspondence between Kaiser Wilhelm II and Tsar Nicholas II and on the Battle of Jutland., 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/113
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings...
Dates: 1920
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), [1913]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/6A/138
Scope and Contents

Statistics on changes in military and naval expenditure in Britain, France, Russia, Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary and Japan, 1904-1913. [Carbon].

Dates: [1913]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1913]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/6A/215
Scope and Contents

Statistics on changes on military and naval expenditure in Britain, France, Russia, Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary and Japan, 1904-1913. [Carbon].

Dates: [1913]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Aug 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/27B/28
Scope and Contents

Telegram from the Supreme Commander of the Russian Armies [the Grand Duke Nicholas] to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, accepting in principle the offer of assistance from the Royal Navy to a Russian Army landing on the North German Coast, if the British fleet gained command of the Baltic Sea. [Typescript copy].

Dates: 24 Aug 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Aug 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/27B/30
Scope and Contents Memorandum by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on naval strength in the Baltic, stating that the Kiel Canal gave Germany the power of putting their whole naval force in the North Sea or the Baltic. He adds that the Royal Navy was not strong enough to provide two fleets, each individually superior to the German Fleet, and that the Admiralty could not obtain the naval command of the Baltic until either a decisive general battle had been won at sea or the Kiel canal was effectively blocked....
Dates: 19 Aug 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/69
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Submission from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to King George V, reporting that Tsar Nicholas II of Russia wished to award decorations to Commander Max Horton and the crew of submarine E9, for sinking a German destroyer in the Baltic on 29 January [signed by WSC, and approved by the King].

Dates: 20 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Nov 1914 - 21 Nov 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/62-63
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Notes between James Masterton-Smith [Private Secretary to WSC] and Charles Walker [Principal Clerk, Admiralty], on the question of Russian decorations for submarine officers.

Dates: 17 Nov 1914 - 21 Nov 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Nov 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/64
Scope and Contents

Submission from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to King George V, reporting that the Emperor of Russia wished to confer the Order of St Vladimir (4th Class) on two British submarine commanders, Lieutenant-Commander Noel Laurence and Lieutenant-Commander Max Horton, for their skill in navigating their vessels into the Baltic, where they were now operating. WSC asks for the decorations to be approved, but not made public, to preserve secrecy. [Initialled by WSC and King George V].

Dates: 24 Nov 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Mar 1915 - 23 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/65-67
Scope and Contents

Notes between Ronald Campbell, Foreign Office, James Masterton-Smith [Private Secretary to WSC] and Charles Walker [Principal Clerk, Admiralty], reporting that the Russian Ambassador had been told that King George V had approved the award of Russian decorations to the two submarine captains in the Baltic, and had been informed of the need for secrecy.

Dates: 21 Mar 1915 - 23 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/159/137-140
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Letter from [WSC] to Lord Balfour [earlier Arthur Balfour] on: British naval policy with regard to that of the United States; the hard work involved in finishing the volume of "The World Crisis" on the peace conferences; Maurice Hankey's vindication of Balfour against the "calumnies" of Ray Stannard Baker; WSC's wish to print a passage from one of Balfour's Cabinet papers which states British policy towards Russia at the end of the war. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 21 Dec 1928
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), Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/46/92-93
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to the Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian Minister of War], on Russia's request for naval action against Turkey to relieve pressure in the Caucasus, detailing plans for forcing the passage of the Dardanelles. [2 Hand-written drafts].

Dates: Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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