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Russia (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 248 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: War Cabinet: Foreign Office cables., 25 Aug 1917 - 27 Aug 1917

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/18
Scope and Contents Includes copies of telegrams from Foreign Office representatives including: [1st] Lord Bertie [British Ambassador to France] (9); Sir Mansfeldt Findlay [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary Norway] (9); [Esme] Howard [British Minister in Sweden] on subjects including Russian oil (4); Charles Bayley [British Consul to the United States]; Dayrell Crackanthorpe on dealings with the Greek government (9); Hugh Gurney; Sir George Barclay [British Minister in Romania]; Sir Rennell Rodd...
Dates: 25 Aug 1917 - 27 Aug 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Foreign Office cables., 28 Aug 1917 - 31 Aug 1917

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/19
Scope and Contents Includes copies of telegrams from Foreign Office representatives including: Sir Walter Townley [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Queen of the Netherlands] with details of items in the press (16); Sir Reginald Wingate [High Commissioner of Egypt] (3); Sir Arthur Hardinge [British Ambassador to Spain]; Sir Cecil Spring-Rice [British Ambassador to the United States] on subjects including Dutch ships and supplies from the United States (13); [Esme] Howard [British Minister...
Dates: 28 Aug 1917 - 31 Aug 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Foreign Office prints, 03 Jun 1918 - 23 Dec 1918

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/55
Scope and Contents Includes printed copies of correspondence and papers from various representatives of the British government on the effects of war in various parts of the world including: [17th] Lord Derby [earlier Edward Stanley, British Ambassador to France] (5); Sir Horace Rumbold [British Minister in Switzerland] (5); [3rd] Lord Granville [earlier Granville Gower, British Minister in Greece at Athens] (2); Sir Rennell Rodd [later 1st Lord Rennell, British Ambassador to Italy] (5); Sir Arthur Hardinge...
Dates: 03 Jun 1918 - 23 Dec 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: various papers., 01 Aug 1918 - 03 Dec 1918

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/39A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence and papers by various individuals including: Sir Auckland Geddes [Minister of National Service and Reconstruction] on manpower; Colonel Richard Steel and Major-General Percy Radcliffe on allied and enemy manpower and rifle strengths; WSC, Minister of Munitions, on the murder of Captain Cromie at Petrograd [later Leningrad and St Petersburg, Russia]; the award of the 1914 star and the Gallipoli star, horse-racing, the French ministry of national reconstitution, and...
Dates: 01 Aug 1918 - 03 Dec 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: various papers., 06 Nov 1917 - 28 Nov 1917

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/3
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: WSC, Minister of Munitions, on duplication and waste of effort and military labour; Arthur Balfour [Foreign Secretary] on the war; Sir Edmund Wyldbore-Smith on foreign contracts and manpower; Sir Auckland Geddes, Minister of National Service, on the recruitment of women for occupations of national importance, foreign contracts and manpower and the maintenance of the armed forces; Sir Reginald Brade [Secretary, War Office]...
Dates: 06 Nov 1917 - 28 Nov 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: various papers., 01 Dec 1917 - 29 Dec 1917

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/4
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: [17th] Lord Derby [earlier Edward Stanley] Secretary of State for War, on increased recruitment; Sir Auckland Geddes, Minister of National Service, on analysis of the armed services; Sir David Henderson [Director-General of Military Aeronautics] on staffing for the air force; WSC, Minister of Munitions, on the importance of a loyal Russian force and on manpower; Charles Rye, Director General of the National Labour Supply,...
Dates: 01 Dec 1917 - 29 Dec 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Weekly Intelligence Reports: Eastern., 19 Sep 1917 - 26 Sep 1917

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/30
Scope and Contents Includes printed summaries of affairs in various countries including Russia and Egypt with notes by William Ormsby-Gore [later 4th Lord Harlech, Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet].Subjects covered include: T E Lawrence [later T E Shaw, also known as "Lawrence of Arabia"] and the Arab movement in Syria; affairs in Russia including [Alexander] Kerensky's ministerial crisis and the surrender of General Korniloff; the political and religious situation in Sudan and East Africa; and enemy...
Dates: 19 Sep 1917 - 26 Sep 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Weekly Intelligence Reports: Eastern., 04 Oct 1917 - 27 Dec 1917

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/31
Scope and Contents

Includes printed summaries of affairs in various countries including Russia, Egypt and Armenia with notes by William Ormsby-Gore [later 4th Lord Harlech, Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet].Subjects covered include: the arrest of Bolo Pasha; British diplomacy in Turkey; unrest in Russia; the blockade of the Red Sea and Zionism.

Dates: 04 Oct 1917 - 27 Dec 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Council., 27 Jan 1915 - Nov 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 26/5
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War Office Prints concerning Russia including: Despatches by Colonel Alfred Knox, Military Attache, Petrograd on Armament, Operations around Lodz; the South West Front in the Eastern Theatre; Events in Northern Poland, Mar 1915.

Dates: 27 Jan 1915 - Nov 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Origins of the war": Russo-British agreement of 1915, 1917 - 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/121
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Text and rough notes on relations between Britain and Russia, 1914-15, particularly over the Balkans and the Dardanelles straits. [This relates to "British documents on the Origins of the War, 1898-1914", edited by George Gooch and Harold Temperley: Vol XI, The Outbreak of War, Foreign Office documents, June-Aug 1914, collected and arranged by JWHM, and published in 1926].

Also includes lists of articles to be included in JWHM's book of collected essays.

Dates: 1917 - 1928
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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“Origins of the war”: Sukhomlinov I , 1917-08 - 1917-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/113
Scope and Contents Cuttings, mainly from the German press, notes from the German section of the Political Intelligence Department and JWHM's draft articles on the trial for treason of the Russian Minister of War Vladimir Sukhomlinov and Russian mobilisation in 1914. [This relates to source material for "British documents on the Origins of the War, 1898-1914", edited by George Gooch and Harold Temperley: Vol XI, The Outbreak of War, Foreign Office documents, June-Aug 1914, collected and arranged by JWHM, and...
Dates: 1917-08 - 1917-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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“Origins of the war”: Sukhomlinov II , 1917-09 - 1917-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/114
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Memoranda by JWHM and issues of the Westminster Gazette with his articles on the trial for treason of the Russian Minister of War Vladimir Sukhomlinov and Russian mobilisation in 1914. [This relates to source material for "British documents on the Origins of the War, 1898-1914", edited by George Gooch and Harold Temperley: Vol XI, The Outbreak of War, Foreign Office documents, June-Aug 1914, collected and arranged by JWHM, and published in 1926].

Dates: 1917-09 - 1917-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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“Origins of the war”: Sukhomlinov III , 1917-09 - 1917-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/115
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Memoranda on Russian mobilisation in 1914, draft articles by JWHM and cuttings, mainly from the German press, on the trial for treason of the Russian Minister of War Vladimir Sukhomlinov. [This relates to source material for "British documents on the Origins of the War, 1898-1914", edited by George Gooch and Harold Temperley: Vol XI, The Outbreak of War, Foreign Office documents, June-Aug 1914, collected and arranged by JWHM, and published in 1926].

Dates: 1917-09 - 1917-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Political: Constituency: Dundee:., 01 Nov 1922 - 30 Nov 1922

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 5/29
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General Election: Papers: Including handwritten and typescript drafts of drafts of WSC's election address and statements, including "British Intervention in Russia - The Truth".

Dates: 01 Nov 1922 - 30 Nov 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 01 Aug 1938 - 30 Sep 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/331
Scope and Contents Correspondents, mainly on Czechoslovakia [later Czech Republic and Slovakia] and the Munich Crisis, include: Lord Halifax ("E") [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin], Foreign Secretary (4); Admiral Sir William Goodenough on WSC's part in raising naval morale; Neville Chamberlain [Prime Minister]; Sir John Haslam; Robert Boothby on subjects including announcing negotiations with France and the Soviet Union to deter Hitler from invading Czechoslovakia, the leak of his and WSC's idea to use a...
Dates: 01 Aug 1938 - 30 Sep 1938
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

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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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Russia, 1917-03 - 1917-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/25
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Impressions of Major-General John Headlam's visit to the South Western Front of Russia, from Czernowitz to Tarnopol, and of his visit to Petrograd [later Saint Petersburg] during the Revolution.

Dates: 1917-03 - 1917-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 03 Mar 1919 - 15 Dec 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/57
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's statement (3 March) on army estimates, demobilisation, the formation of a regular army, British forces in Russia and the enforcing of peace terms on Germany. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 2674 - 2692.Speech notes for WSC's statement (29 May) on using the army for strike-breaking and sending volunteer forces to Russia. Source material includes a note on the current situation of Admiral Alexander Kolchak [leader of anti-Bolshevik forces], and extracts from a...
Dates: 03 Mar 1919 - 15 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript., 16 Oct 1920 - 13 Nov 1923

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/62
Scope and Contents Speech notes and draft typescript for WSC's speech (16 October 1920, King's Theatre, Dundee, Scotland) on the tyranny of Bolshevism, the Socialist delegation to Russia, Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith, Leader of the Liberal Party]'s policy on Ireland and the need for firm action in Ireland. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 3018 - 3024.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (4 November 1920, United Wards Club Luncheon, Cannon Street Hotel, London), entitled...
Dates: 16 Oct 1920 - 13 Nov 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript., 12 Feb 1921 - 24 Sep 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/64
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (12 February, English-Speaking Union dinner, Hyde Park Hotel, London), entitled "Imperial Family Council" on the English speaking peoples, the unity of the Empire, and understanding with the United States. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 3063 - 3066.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (31 March, reply to Moslem delegation, Government House, Jerusalem [Palestine]), entitled "Justice for Arab and Jew" on Arthur Balfour [Lord President of the...
Dates: 12 Feb 1921 - 24 Sep 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, prints and source material., 03 Jan 1920 - 30 Apr 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/61
Scope and Contents Speech notes, a print and a report from the Times on WSC's speech (3 January, Victoria Hall, Sunderland, County Durham), entitled "The Agony of Russia" on the general situation in Britain, Russia and Eastern Europe, and the risks of party politics. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 2917 - 2927.Speech notes for WSC's speech (30 January, Territorial Forces Associations Meeting, County Council Office, London), on the post-war organisation of the Territorial Force. Published: Complete Speeches...
Dates: 03 Jan 1920 - 30 Apr 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Typescript, prints and speech notes., 02 Jan 1919 - 09 Nov 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/58
Scope and Contents Speech by WSC (2 January, Ministry of Munitions, Ponder End Shell Factory deputation) entitled "Real Comradeship" on the success of munitions production and adjustment to peacetime. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 2661 - 2663.Report of the speeches (16 January, American Society in London dinner for John Davis, United States Ambassador to Great Britain), including a speech by WSC entitled "Comrades in War and Peace" on the common task of Britain and the United States in keeping world...
Dates: 02 Jan 1919 - 09 Nov 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Transcript of interview: Denis Keefe, 2023

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 223
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2023
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Ian Hay-Campbell, 2022

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 217
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2022
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.