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North Africa (general region)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 296 Collections and/or Records:

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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 10 Aug 1942 - 17 Feb 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/190A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (11 February) on the war situation including: the U Boat war; losses on all fronts; ship-building in the United States; decisions made at the Casablanca [Morocco] with President Roosevelt; a tribute to the achievements of General Sir Harold Alexander as Commander in Chief Middle East and General Sir Bernard Montgomery as General Officer commanding the 8th Army; support for Turkey; his visit to Cyprus, Cairo [Egypt] and Tripoli [Italy]; events and operations in...
Dates: 10 Aug 1942 - 17 Feb 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 27 Jul 1943 - 13 Oct 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/192A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (27 July) on the fall of Mussolini including an assessment of his regime and the principles to be used in negotiations with Italy; and also on events and operations in the Soviet Union and the bombing of Germany. Also includes correspondence from 1st Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States]; Francis Keenlyside [Assistant Secretary in charge of Shipping Policy]; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the Cabinet]; and...
Dates: 27 Jul 1943 - 13 Oct 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 12 Oct 1942 - 06 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/189
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (12 October, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland) on receiving the freedom of the city entitled "Our greatest glory" on: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth; the death of George, Duke of Kent; his visit to inspect the fleet; his links with Scotland; speeches made by Hitler, [Joachim von] Ribbentrop and [Hermann] Goering; events and operations in the Soviet Union and the Battle of the Atlantic. Also includes correspondence from Captain Ronald Brockman [Admiral's...
Dates: 12 Oct 1942 - 06 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 11 May 1943 - 30 Jun 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/194A-B
Scope and Contents Press cuttings of WSC's broadcast from Washington, United States (14 May) on the Home Guard in which he pays tribute to the members of the Home Guard. Also includes correspondence from Sydney Redman [Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War]; Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore [Chairman of the Home Guard Joint Parliamentary Committee] (3); Robert Gransden; George Anderson, Principal Officer Eastern civil defence region (2); telegrams from the Ministry of Information;...
Dates: 11 May 1943 - 30 Jun 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 07 Jul 1943 - 31 Aug 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/195
Scope and Contents Broadcast by WSC (14 July) to the Polish forces on the death of General [Wladyslaw] Sikorski, former Prime Minister of Poland. Also includes correspondence from Sir Owen O'Malley, British Ambassador to Poland; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] and notes and copies of correspondence from Francis Brown [Assistant Private Secretary to WSC], John Peck [Assistant Private Secretary to WSC] and John Martin [Private Secretary to WSC]. Published: Complete Speeches VII, pp...
Dates: 07 Jul 1943 - 31 Aug 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and other material., 09 Jan 1941 - 27 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/150A-B
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (9 January, Pilgrim's Society Luncheon, Savoy Hotel, London) entitled "United States co-operation" proposing a toast to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] on his appointment as British Ambassador to the United States and on the death of [11th] Lord Lothian [earlier Philip Kerr]. Also includes cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech. Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6327-9.Various cuttings reporting WSC's speech (17 January, Glasgow [Scotland])...
Dates: 09 Jan 1941 - 27 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and other material., 08 Dec 1941 - 21 Jan 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/153
Scope and Contents Cuttings from the Listener containing the text of WSC's broadcast (8 December, BBC) entitled "The Great Alliance of Free Peoples" on the attack on Pearl Harbor [United States], liaison with President Roosevelt, and the declaration of war on Japan. [Repeat of WSC's speech delivered to the House of Commons earlier that day with one added paragraph; for further material see CHAR 9/149 and CHAR 9/180] Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6523-6.Notes for WSC's broadcast (24 December, Washington...
Dates: 08 Dec 1941 - 21 Jan 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Stalls, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304K/3
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 195 x 255 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 145 x 90 mm in size, two to a page, followed by 26 blank spaces. They are mainly of rural and urban scenes in North Africa. The only one captioned shows Timgad.

Dates: 1922
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).
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Stalls, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304K/20
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 195 x 255 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 145 x 90 mm in size, two to a page, followed by 26 blank spaces. They are mainly of rural and urban scenes in North Africa. The only one captioned shows Timgad.

Dates: 1922
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).
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Statue of ? General Laperrine, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304K/5
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 195 x 255 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 145 x 90 mm in size, two to a page, followed by 26 blank spaces. They are mainly of rural and urban scenes in North Africa. The only one captioned shows Timgad.

Dates: 1922
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).
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Statues of lions, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304L/44-46
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 175 x 215 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 170 x 115 mm in size. Album spaces 65 and 74 are blank. There are no captions, but some photographs can be identified as Tunis by comparison with postcards in Y304H. Others may be mentioned in the 1922 North Africa Diary (see Introduction), e.g. the Cathedral (p.7/plate 57), Carthage (pp.12ff/plate 59ff), camels (p.66/plates 83, 84), and Porte de France (p.78/plates 49-50), but no detailed research has been attempted.

Dates: 1922
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).
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Stone archway over river (?), 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304L/34
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 175 x 215 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 170 x 115 mm in size. Album spaces 65 and 74 are blank. There are no captions, but some photographs can be identified as Tunis by comparison with postcards in Y304H. Others may be mentioned in the 1922 North Africa Diary (see Introduction), e.g. the Cathedral (p.7/plate 57), Carthage (pp.12ff/plate 59ff), camels (p.66/plates 83, 84), and Porte de France (p.78/plates 49-50), but no detailed research has been attempted.

Dates: 1922
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).
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Street, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304K/60
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 195 x 255 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 145 x 90 mm in size, two to a page, followed by 26 blank spaces. They are mainly of rural and urban scenes in North Africa. The only one captioned shows Timgad.

Dates: 1922
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).
 Sub-sub-class

Tall oriental building [historic caption], 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304K/55-56
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 195 x 255 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 145 x 90 mm in size, two to a page, followed by 26 blank spaces. They are mainly of rural and urban scenes in North Africa. The only one captioned shows Timgad.

Dates: 1922
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).
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Three European men, two young. one older, looking at cameras, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304K/6
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 195 x 255 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 145 x 90 mm in size, two to a page, followed by 26 blank spaces. They are mainly of rural and urban scenes in North Africa. The only one captioned shows Timgad.

Dates: 1922
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).
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Tower, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304L/63
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 175 x 215 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 170 x 115 mm in size. Album spaces 65 and 74 are blank. There are no captions, but some photographs can be identified as Tunis by comparison with postcards in Y304H. Others may be mentioned in the 1922 North Africa Diary (see Introduction), e.g. the Cathedral (p.7/plate 57), Carthage (pp.12ff/plate 59ff), camels (p.66/plates 83, 84), and Porte de France (p.78/plates 49-50), but no detailed research has been attempted.

Dates: 1922
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).
 Sub-sub-class

Town views, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304J/25-26
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 205 x 265 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 145 x 90 mm in size, two to a page. None of these have captions, but they include one statue in Biskra.

Dates: 1922
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).
 Sub-sub-class

Town views, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304J/29-32
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 205 x 265 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 145 x 90 mm in size, two to a page. None of these have captions, but they include one statue in Biskra.

Dates: 1922
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).
 Sub-sub-class

Town views, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304J/51-55
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 205 x 265 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 145 x 90 mm in size, two to a page. None of these have captions, but they include one statue in Biskra.

Dates: 1922
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).
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Travellers on a mountain road, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304L/22
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 175 x 215 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 170 x 115 mm in size. Album spaces 65 and 74 are blank. There are no captions, but some photographs can be identified as Tunis by comparison with postcards in Y304H. Others may be mentioned in the 1922 North Africa Diary (see Introduction), e.g. the Cathedral (p.7/plate 57), Carthage (pp.12ff/plate 59ff), camels (p.66/plates 83, 84), and Porte de France (p.78/plates 49-50), but no detailed research has been attempted.

Dates: 1922
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).
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Trinidad: sugar cane in Arrow, 1900 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/XII/27
Scope and Contents From the File:

Nothing is known of the provenance of this collection of lantern slides and glass plates. The images likely were created to illustrate lectures given at the RCS.

Dates: 1900 - 1930
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).
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Two boys, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304J/3
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 205 x 265 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 145 x 90 mm in size, two to a page. None of these have captions, but they include one statue in Biskra.

Dates: 1922
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).
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Two European ladies at a table, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304J/22
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 205 x 265 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 145 x 90 mm in size, two to a page. None of these have captions, but they include one statue in Biskra.

Dates: 1922
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).
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Uniformed soldier or attendant, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304K/40
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 195 x 255 mm, this album contains sepia photographs 145 x 90 mm in size, two to a page, followed by 26 blank spaces. They are mainly of rural and urban scenes in North Africa. The only one captioned shows Timgad.

Dates: 1922
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).
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(Untitled), 24 Jan 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/69A/29
Scope and Contents Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck, Commander- in-Chief, Middle East, to WSC giving the latest details of the 8th Army in North Africa: enemy tanks and artillery engaged at Antelat [Libya] and Saunnu but without decisive result; general description and position of troops; intention of Lieutenant- General Neil Ritchie [Commander, 8th Army] to stabilise his position and launch an offensive; "Once again [General Erwin] Rommel [Commander, Afrika Corps] has made bold stroke ... The...
Dates: 24 Jan 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open