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Soviet Union

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 655 Collections and/or Records:

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Album of images from the Soviet Union, 1963-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/74
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Photographs of JA, on subjects including his Second World War mission to Albania (some used in his book "Sons of the Eagle"), and official visits and ministerial photographs, particularly of JA as Secretary of State for Air, Minister of Aviation and Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Dates: 1963-08
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.
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"Cabinet: Note on Tube Alloys, 1954", 14 Dec 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/217/15
Scope and Contents

Top secret Cabinet Paper by WSC on nuclear deterrents; the nuclear power of the United States and Soviet Union and considerations about the likelihood of them using nuclear weapons; the importance of NATO's position and nuclear strength; and communication of information and policy to the Soviet Union. He ends "The next two or three years may well be the safest the world will see for a long time. We should remain calm and firm."Printed pamphlet.

Dates: 14 Dec 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Clementine Churchill": Aid to Russia Fund, 1945, 1968-08 - 1998-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/122
Scope and Contents

Includes: copies of reports on the fund by the Joint War Organization; extracts from an account by CSC of her visit to the Soviet Union; article by Grace Hamblin, former secretary to CSC, on the visit.

Dates: 1968-08 - 1998-05
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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Conservative Research Department: reports, 1952-04 - 1954-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/97
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: old age pensions; the Transport Bill; the convertibility of sterling; foreign affairs, particularly Germany, the Soviet Union and Korea; the Colonial Development Corporation; the political situation in Nigeria; the Economic Survey, 1953; housing; the Finance Bill, 1952; the Empire Settlement Bill, 1952; the Government's first six months in office.

Dates: 1952-04 - 1954-07
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.
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Copy of a telegram to the Foreign Office from 'Sutherland [Sir Iain Sutherland, UK Ambassador to the Soviet Union]', on a conversation he had had with Soviet President (Mikhail) Gorbachev on 9 May 1985, 11 May 1985, 1985-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/10/91
Scope and Contents

With note on top page for MT from 'C.D.P. [Charles Powell, her Private Secretary for Overseas Affairs]'

Dates: 1985-05
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in October 2015 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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Correspondence, 1961-08 - 1996-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 9/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Clementine, Lady Churchill on subjects including the death of CS's father, Arthur Soames, Sir Winston Churchill's decision not to stand as an MP in the next General Election, 1963 and the tribute to Churchill from the House of Commons, 1964 (5); [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] on subjects including thanking CS for his support, regretting that he had not been accepted as Parliamentary candidate for South Kensington [London] and sympathising on his...
Dates: 1961-08 - 1996-12
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for review.
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Correspondence on memoirs with the Foreign Office Library and European Commission archives, 1980-09 - 1985-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 10/7
Scope and Contents Includes: notes by Martin Meredith on copies of records needed by CS from the Foreign Office archives; a chronology of CS's time as British Ambassador to France; letter from Sir Michael Franklin, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, on his memories of CS and Britain's entry into the Common Agricultural Policy, with a copy of a note of a meeting between CS, as Minister of Agriculture, and Alexei Kosygin, First Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Minister of the...
Dates: 1980-09 - 1985-02
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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Debate on the Address, 03 Nov 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/52A/1-44
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) for the debate on the address, on subjects including: the forthcoming royal tour of the Commonwealth and Empire; the timing of the next General Election and the general length of Parliaments; constructive and non-partisan politics; housing policy, including new building and repair of existing property; reducing restrictions and controls on agriculture, increasing food production and retaining food subsidies; changes in the international...
Dates: 03 Nov 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Defence", 16 Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/33B/217-272
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: ministerial appointments in defence; the need for greater openness with the House of Commons; retaining a reformed National Service scheme; recruitment for the regular army; the defence of Western Europe, particularly West Germany, against the Soviet Union and its satellites; reducing the Royal Navy; the threat from Soviet submarines and the need to develop aircraft carriers and anti-submarine aircraft; expanding the RAF...
Dates: 16 Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Diary, 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/10
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships within the Foreign Office, in particular with Anthony Eden; Cadogan's insight into the Axis campaigns in the Balkans; diplomatic concerns regarding Britain's activities in North Africa and Persia; reception of intelligence in advance of Hitler’s planned attack on Russia; Cadogan's opinions and influence upon Churchill's communications with Roosevelt, the voyage to the USA aboard the H.M.S. Prince of Wales and the drafting of the Joint...
Dates: 1941
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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Diary, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/11
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the Foreign Office, War Cabinet, and Special Operations Executive; Cadogan's role and interventions in ongoing strategic discussions between Churchill and Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Stalin, and De Gaulle; Cadogan's opinions on the Allied negotiations over future Soviet frontiers and the second front; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits, and the hosting of Soviet diplomats in Edinburgh and London; plans for an Allied...
Dates: 1942
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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Diary, 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/12
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's role as an intermediary between Churchill and statesmen including Anthony Eden and Charles De Gaulle; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits; Turkey's relationship with the Allied powers and strained relations with the Soviet Union, including discussions with Ismet Inönü at the Adana Conference; the increasingly hostile relations between the Soviet Union and Poland...
Dates: 1943
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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Diary, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/13
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits; ongoing disputes between the Soviet Union and Poland relating to borders and the Curzon Line; meetings and preparations for Operation Overlord and the D-Day landings; notes on the progress of the Italian Campaign and Allied progress in France, Belgium, and Greece; discussions on 'World Organisation' and post-war planning; concerns...
Dates: 1944
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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Diary, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/15
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits, including meetings at Alupka, Athens, Cairo, Washington, and San Francisco; Cadogan's role in the Malta Conference, Yalta Conference, and the United Nations Conference on International Organisation; the Allied invasion of Germany; negotiations over the Polish question and Soviet actions in Eastern Europe; reactions to the death of...
Dates: 1945
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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Diary, 1946-01-01 - 1946-01-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/16
Scope and Contents

Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Ernest Bevin and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's role in the first meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations Organisation, and his pessimistic account of the progress made at delegation meetings; and comments on books read while travelling, including disparaging remarks on Douglas Goldring's "The Nineteen Twenties".

Dates: 1946-01-01 - 1946-01-21
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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Draft texts by Martin Meredith, with some annotations, and transcripts of CS's official despatches and telegrams, 1984-08 - 1985-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 10/14
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: CS's visit to the Soviet Union, May 1964, as Minister of Agriculture; negotiations with Charles de Gaulle and Georges Pompidou, Presidents of France, over Britain's entry into Europe, 1969-71; the Soames Affair, 1969; the decline and fall of de Gaulle and the 1969 referendum.

Dates: 1984-08 - 1985-08
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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"Dubbing Mrs Churchill", 1945-05-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 12/24/8
Scope and Contents

VE Day message from WSC to Stalin, broadcast to the Russian people by CSC [while in Moscow, Soviet Union], with the simultaneous Russian interpretation in the background.

Dates: 1945-05-09
Conditions Governing Access: Access copy available.
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"European Unity", 28 Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/33C/578-622
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: relations between Britain, France, West Germany and the Soviet Union; the presence of West Germany in the European Assembly, in Western defence and a united Europe; reconciliation between France and West Germany and the lead being taken by Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer, Federal Chancellor of Germany; mutual assistance between Britain, France and West Germany for the good of Europe; reasons for and against a war;...
Dates: 28 Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Extracts from the Times and other sources relating to the Churchill family: visit to Russia, April-May 1945, 1945-03 - 1974-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/8/121
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Clementine Churchill's visit to the Soviet Union on behalf of the Aid to Russia Fund, including a copy of Clementine's booklet "My visit to Russia", a diary of the visit, kept by Grace Hamblin, Clementine's private secretary, and later notes and correspondence with the British Red Cross Society on the visit.

Dates: 1945-03 - 1974-07
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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"Foreign Affairs", 11 May 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/51C/260-320
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: WSC taking over at the Foreign Office; aims to conclude a truce in Korea and the repatriation of prisoners-of-war; the situation in Indo-China [later Vietnam]; the evacuation of Abadan, Egypt, the new Egyptian ruling junta and negotiations on the reduction of British forces in the Canal Zone; the Soviet occupation of East Germany; relations with West Germany; the cause of a United Europe; the military position of France...
Dates: 11 May 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Fonds

Herbert Clinch : material relating to a 1935 trip to the Soviet Union

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9996
Scope and Contents

The archive contains photographs, postcards, and notes from the Soviet Union, Herbert Clinch's own articles on the trip, with additional ephemeral material such as money, cigarettes, and posters advertising Clinch's talk on his trip and his candidature for local elections.

Dates: 1934-1995 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Human rights cases, 1984-05 - 1986-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/11
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on human rights cases, particularly involving the Soviet Union.

Dates: 1984-05 - 1986-07
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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Human rights cases: correspondence on cases involving the Soviet Union, 1984-01 - 1987-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Subjects include: Central America; relations with the Soviet Union, including NK's involvement in various human rights cases; the Middle East; sanctions against South Africa; meetings with African leaders; Eastern Europe.

Dates: 1984-01 - 1987-02
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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Iron Curtain and Yugoslavia, 1953-12 - 1954-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/51
Scope and Contents

General correspondence and papers on Eastern European affairs, with correspondents including: [Robert] Anthony Eden [Foreign Secretary, later 1st Lord Avon]; [Arthur] Christopher Soames; [John] Selwyn Lloyd [Minister of State, Foreign Office] (2); Ronald Russell.

Also includes: note on a meeting between JA and an official from the Soviet embassy on the Berlin Conference, 1954 and Soviet policies towards the West.

Dates: 1953-12 - 1954-08
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.

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