Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Poland (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Commission on Polish Frontiers, 1919-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/89
Scope and Contents

Draft papers and correspondence on the boundary between eastern Germany and Poland.

Dates: 1919-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Copies of correspondence with Philip Kerr, Secretary to the Prime Minister [later 11th Lord Lothian], 1919-01 - 1919-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/3/5
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the situation in Poland; the importance of getting relief to Germany; the future of Danzig [later Gdansk]; the trial of the Kaiser and the question of guilt for the war.

Dates: 1919-01 - 1919-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence with Lewis Namier, The majority of folios date from June-Oct 1919.

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/90
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Namier, Political Intelligence Department, on subjects including: Ignace Paderewski, Premier of Poland; the chances of the Poles keeping to the peace terms; the commission to investigate pogroms against Polish and Russian Jews; the Minority Treaty; East Galicia; Polish aggression against Lithuania.

Dates: The majority of folios date from June-Oct 1919.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence with Lewis Namier, Political Intelligence Department, 1919-01 - 1919-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/3/8
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: relations with the Poles; the Ukraine; Hungary; the Jews in Poland.

Dates: 1919-01 - 1919-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

General newscuttings, 1883 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 336/6
Scope and Contents Pages 1-59 and 68-81: Newscuttings taken predominantly from 'The Argus', 1893-1894, concerning the South Pacific, including Australia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hebrides and Samoa.Pages 60-67 and 82-87: Newscuttings concerning Stettin and the consulship, 1897-1898, including many articles on trade and industry and Germany.Pages 87-89: Newscuttings concerning Pennsylvania and the United States in general, 1913, including a few loose cuttings.Pages 93-106: A series of...
Dates: 1883 - 1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

History of the Paris Peace Conference: source material, c 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AGHM 2/24
Scope and Contents

Lecture by JWHM on the Minorities Treaties.

Dates: c 1928
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

History of the Paris Peace Conference: source material, 1919 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AGHM 2/22
Scope and Contents

Includes: text on the eastern frontier of Germany with Poland, particularly Posen and Pomerania; memorandum from JWHM's History on Fiume and the Adriatic; Board of Trade translation of a German memorandum on the indemnity of 1871; memoranda by JWHM on the plebiscite in Upper Silesia.

Dates: 1919 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Jews, 1920-11 - 1920-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/105
Scope and Contents

Report of the Joint Foreign Committee of the Jewish Board of Deputies on Jewish questions dealt with by the League of Nations, particularly relating to the pogroms of Polish Jews, and a note submitted by the Committee and the Anglo-Jewish Association to the League on the admission of new states to membership of the League.

Dates: 1920-11 - 1920-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Miscellaneous minutes and memoranda , 1919-09 - 1920-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/98
Scope and Contents Subjects include: anxiety about relations between Britain and the United States; the dangerous situation in Germany's Baltic provinces; the work of private charities in Germany; the French attempt to take control of Luxembourg's railways under the Versailles Treaty; putting Kaiser Wilhelm II on trial; modifications to the border between Poland and Germany; a suggestion that there had been a suppression of the facts about the outbreak of war; establishing the principle of war crimes and...
Dates: 1919-09 - 1920-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Namier, 1918-04 - 1919-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/61
Scope and Contents Minutes on articles written by Lewis Namier for New Europe magazine, criticising the National Democratic Party in Poland, while he was also working for the Political Intelligence Department, and retaliatory articles about Namier in The New Witness. Correspondents include Sir Eric Drummond [Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary, later 16th Lord Perth], Sir William Tyrrell [Director of the Political Intelligence Department] and 1st Lord Hardinge of Penshurst [Permanent Under-Secretary of...
Dates: 1918-04 - 1919-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Peace Conference: Mr Namier, correspondence and memoranda, 1919-01 - 1919-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/70
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Lewis Namier, Political Intelligence Department, and also memoranda by Namier, on subjects including: the future of East Galicia; Polish aggression against Lithuania and White Russia; Polish forgeries on Upper Silesia; Polish pressure against Jewish language and culture; the Minority Treaty concerning Poland; the expulsion of Jews from Poland; Poland's eastern frontier; the attitude of the Jewish press in the United States; Namier's view of Ignace Paderewski [Premier of...
Dates: 1919-01 - 1919-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Teschen, 1920-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/91
Scope and Contents

Memoranda and maps on a border dispute between Poland and Czechoslovakia in Eastern Silesia.

Dates: 1920-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Transcript of interview: Robert Gordon, 2021 - 2022

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 211
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2021 - 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.
 File

Transcript of interview: Sir Adrian Beamish, 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 197
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2019
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.
 File

Zaleski: miscellaneous papers, 1918-06 - 1918-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/58
Scope and Contents

Notes from the German section of the Political Intelligence Department on the Polish diplomat August Zaleski, his information on Poland and whether he should be allowed to return to Britain from Switzerland.

Dates: 1918-06 - 1918-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.