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Ghana

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

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Africa tour: Ghana, Nigeria and Rhodesia, 1960-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NRBK 2/7
Scope and Contents

Spare slides of the visit by [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister [later 1st Lord Stockton], including: various buildings in Accra, Macmillan meeting schoolchildren and market traders in Accra, and the Volta bridge; various images from Nigeria, particularly Zaria; Government House, Salisbury [Southern Rhodesia, later Zimbabwe] and Lusaka [Northern Rhodesia, later Zambia].

Dates: 1960-01
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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Articles, 1951-03 - 1951-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/18
Scope and Contents

Typescript texts of articles on the elections in Gold Coast [later Ghana] and the success of the communist Convention Peoples Party, and also on the assassination of King Abdullah of Transjordan.

Dates: 1951-03 - 1951-07
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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Articles, books and pamphlets, many by LSA or with contributions and annotations by him, 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/245
Scope and Contents

Review of events in the Gold Coast [later Ghana], 1920-26, and of prospects for 1927-28 by Sir [Frederick] Gordon Guggisberg, Governor of the Gold Coast.

Dates: 1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Ashanti Goldfields, 1938 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 3/1
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to ELS's chairmanship (and later life presidency) of Ashanti Goldfields Corporation Limited, Gold Coast [later Ghana], and its allied companies, including the gold-mining Bibiani (1927) Limited, the Ashanti-Obuasi Trading Company and the West African Finance Corporation. Includes papers on the economic and political situation in Ghana.

Dates: 1938 - 1974
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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Colour slides, mainly of overseas visits by Harold Macmillan, 1957-03 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NRBK 2/1
Scope and Contents Includes: a guard of honour at the Bermuda Conference, 1957; the Commonwealth tour by [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister [later 1st Lord Stockton], Jan-Feb 1958, including India, particularly Delhi, and the Khyber Pass, a guard of honour at Singapore, New Zealand, including Dunedin and Christchurch and Australia, including Queensland and Sydney; Macmillan's visit to the Soviet Union, Feb 1959, including Moscow, Kiev and Leningrad, and an image of Macmillan and John Selwyn Lloyd,...
Dates: 1957-03 - 1960
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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Correspondence A - M, 1953-01 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/48
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Rosalind, Duchess of Abercorn; Konrad Adenauer [Chancellor of West Germany]; Cyril Alington; John Allen; John Astor [owner of the Times] on LSA's hopes for an Imperial Preference policy being unrealistic; Nancy, Lady Astor; Archduke Robert of Austria (2); Thomas Balogh; Jacques Bardoux; [George] Herbert Baxter (2); Edward Beddington-Behrens; Kenneth Goodenough, British High Commissioner for Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; Princess Marthe Bibesco; John...
Dates: 1953-01 - 1953-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence L - Z, 1925-12 - 1926-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Lloyd, High Commissioner for Egypt and the Sudan, congratulating LSA on the negotiations over Mosul [Al-Mawsil, Iraq] and his difficulties with Saad Zaghlul Pasha [President of Egypt] and the weakened British position in Egypt; Beryl Lafone on the enforced retirement of her husband, Edgar Lafone [Chief Constable Metropolitan Police]; Edgar Lafone; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, Home Secretary [later 1st Lord Brentford]; 14th Lord Lovat [earlier Simon Fraser] (2);...
Dates: 1925-12 - 1926-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Ghana, 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/322
Scope and Contents

Pamphlet on Ghana

Dates: 1969
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Ghana Academy of Sciences, 1960 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT 15
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising laboratory notebooks, articles, lectures, correspondence and photographs.
Also includes records of the Kapitza Club, 1922-58 and 1966, and copy papers of the Maud Committee, 1940-1.
With offprints of papers by Ernest Rutherford, 1872-1913.

Dates: 1960 - 1967
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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Gold Coast [later Ghana] and British Guiana, Malaya, Palestine and British Guiana, 1924-11 - 1929-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4/15
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Cecil Hunter-Rodwell, Governor of British Guiana [later Guyana] on subjects including constitutional reform and the report of the British Guiana Commission, Hunter-Rodwell's wish to find another post, an anti-British campaign and the possibility of selling part of the colony to a foreign power; 1st Lord Plumer, High Commissioner for Palestine, on subjects including the financial situation of the Palestinian Government, relations with the French, particularly...
Dates: 1924-11 - 1929-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Mauritius, Barbados, Palestine, Sierra Leone, Cyprus and Jamaica, 1924-12 - 1929-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4/16
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Samuel Wilson, Governor of Jamaica 1924-25, then Permanent Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies, on subjects including Wilson's visit to Nigeria and the Gold Coast [later Ghana] in 1928, the new constitution and Jamaican elections in 1925, Wilson's difficulties with the Jamaica Imperial Association, Wilson's officials and efficiency measures; Sir Reginald Stubbs, Governor of Jamaica, 1926-32, on subjects including Stubbs's wish to move to Malaya [later...
Dates: 1924-12 - 1929-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers relating to Africa, February 1975-April 1979, 1975-02 - 1979-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/4
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with President Daniel arap Moi of Kenya, General Akuffo of Kenya, Eldon Griffiths MP and Christopher Tugendhat and copy of MT's handwritten letter to Rob Shepherd (Conservative Research Department) for his briefing note on Angola, 19 January 1976 Also includes briefing material concerning Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rhodesia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. Also includes a paper for Leader's Steering Committee and Leader's...
Dates: 1975-02 - 1979-04
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to individual countries, 1952 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.

Dates: 1952 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
 Sub-Series

Press cuttings relating to Sandys' visits to Ghana to check on the safety of the Queen ahead of her forthcoming visit, 1961-10 - 1961-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 8/28
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.

Dates: 1961-10 - 1961-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
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Published and unpublished articles on Roy Dean's diplomatic career., 2002 - 2003

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 66
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: reaction in Nigeria to the Unilateral Declaration of Independence by Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia]; relations with India and meeting Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India; winning the propaganda war on arms control; meeting Jerry Rawlings, Head of State, Ghana; the difficulties in building a new British High Commission office in Ghana, 1984.

Also includes: accompanying correspondence.

Dates: 2002 - 2003
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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Speeches and articles, 1967-08 - 1969-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/45
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the Suez Canal [Egypt]; Joseph Chamberlain; tribute to Miles Lampson [1st Lord Killearn]; Soviet influence in South Africa; Ghana; the war in Yemen; the state of Britain's airports; JA's return to Parliament as MP for Brighton Pavilion [Sussex]; withdrawing forces from east of Suez; the Cultural Revolution in China; Israel's improved position and the results for Egypt after the Six Day War; the second volume of Randolph Churchill's biography of Sir Winston Churchill; Aden...
Dates: 1967-08 - 1969-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 Sub-Fonds

Subject files, 1959 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Wootton 4
Scope and Contents

This section includes general papers relating to BW's interest in various matters, including criminology, penal policy, immigration, marriage laws, the use of firearms, euthanasia and unemployment. There are also papers on visits to Ghana and China in the 1960s.

Dates: 1959 - 1987
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Transcript of interview: Elisabeth Young, 2011

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 130
Scope and Contents

Interview on the work done by diplomatic wives.

Dates: 2011
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: Sir Anthony Goodenough, 2016 - 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 180
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2016 - 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.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Harold Smedley, 1997

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 23
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 1997
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: Sir James Mellon, 2003

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 73
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2003
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: Stephen Miles, 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 58
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 1996
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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Typescript diary, 1965-09 - 1970-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 4/1/15
Scope and Contents Subjects include: a request from Edward Heath [Leader of the Conservative Party] for JA to return from Jordan in Oct 1965 to discuss being one of several Conservative spokesmen asked to step down to make room for younger men (includes telegrams sent between JA, Heath and William Whitelaw [Chief Opposition Whip]); visit to Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe], Jan 1966, including a note of talks with Harry Oppenheimer and Hilgard Muller, the South African Foreign Minister about the sanctions...
Dates: 1965-09 - 1970-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 Sub-Series

West Africa Committee, 1961 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 3/3
Scope and Contents

Papers of the committee on economic development of Ghana and Nigeria, of which ELS was a member, and which later became the West Africa Business Association. Includes detailed monthly reports on political and economic affairs in Ghana, with some reports also on Nigeria.

Dates: 1961 - 1973
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.