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Subject Source: Local sources

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Official: Cabinet: papers 301 - 314., 02 Feb 1926 - 13 Aug 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/99
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: the report of the Parliamentary Business Committee; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on subjects including liquor smuggling; Sir William Tyrrell [Permanent Under- Secretary of State, Foreign Office] on policy towards the Soviet Union and Japan; the report of the sub-committee of the Imperial Conference (Documents) Committee, on the form of treaties; reports of the...
Dates: 02 Feb 1926 - 13 Aug 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 302 to 316., Nov 1927 - Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/165
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: a report of the committee on unemployment in the coal trade; negotiations over a revised treaty with Iraq; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on forest policy, press attitude towards the totalisator; compensation claims in the Irish Free State [later Ireland]; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne] Minister of Agriculture on agricultural co-operation; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on information from a Czech...
Dates: Nov 1927 - Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom., 01 Sep 1927 - 22 Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/189
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Typescript reports on Communist organisations including details of meetings, propaganda, the Trade Union Congress and the Workers' delegation to Russia.

Dates: 01 Sep 1927 - 22 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom., 05 Jan 1928 - 24 May 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/224
Scope and Contents

Typescript reports on Communist organisations including details of meetings, propaganda, affiliations with the Labour Party and affairs in the Soviet Union.

Dates: 05 Jan 1928 - 24 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom., 13 Sep 1928 - 20 Dec 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/226
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Typescript reports on Communist organisations including details of meetings, propaganda, approaches to the unemployed and an organisation called "Friends of Soviet Russia".

Dates: 13 Sep 1928 - 20 Dec 1928
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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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom., 03 Jan 1929 - 30 May 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/246
Scope and Contents

Typescript reports on Communist organisations including details of meetings, propaganda, approaches to the unemployed and an organisation called "Friends of Soviet Russia".

Dates: 03 Jan 1929 - 30 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on the Communist Party., 20 Feb 1925 - 21 Dec 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/78
Scope and Contents Includes: the report on the Communist Movement in Britain, June 1924 - February 1925, on subjects including: the industrial activities of the Communist Party in Britain; the National Minority Movement; the campaign for a united Trade Union International; the Communists' attitude to the Labour Government and Labour Party; anti-militarist propaganda; contact with communists abroad; changes in party procedure; party membership, finance and press; propaganda in the Co-operative societies;...
Dates: 20 Feb 1925 - 21 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: correspondence between WSC and President Dwight D Eisenhower [President of the United States]., 29 Jan 1953 - 31 Mar 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/3A-C
Scope and Contents ff 1- 139 are copies of letters and telegrams from WSC to President Dwight D Eisenhower, 07 Feb 1953 - 31 Mar 1955.ff 140 - 214 are copies of letters from President Dwight D Eisenhower to WSC, 02 Feb1953 - 29 Mar 1955.ff 215 - 282 are copies of correspondence between WSC and President Dwight D Eisenhower, 29 Jan 1953 - 24 Mar 1955. Includes original letters from Dwight D Eisenhower, James D Moffett (2nd Secretary, United States Embassy in Britain) and Winthrop Aldrich (United States...
Dates: 29 Jan 1953 - 31 Mar 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: correspondence mainly relating to change of administration., 24 Aug 1953 - 31 Mar 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Gordon Wilson and Paul Beards (Private Secretaries, War Office) on South African war graves; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] (6); R A Butler [Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Harold Macmillan [later Lord Stockton, Minister of Housing and Local Government]; Duncan Sandys [Minister of Supply] (2); Christopher Soames [Parliamentary Private Secretary to Prime Minister]; John Colville [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] on subjects...
Dates: 24 Aug 1953 - 31 Mar 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: Mrs Churchill's [CSC] visit to Russia [Soviet Union] for the Red Cross., 09 Mar 1945 - 22 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/204A-B
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: 09 Mar 1945 - 22 Jun 1945
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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Official: Prime Minister: photographic record of the fronts in Europe and Burma [later Myanmar], March-May 1945, as plotted in the Defence Map Room., Mar 1945 - May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/256
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: Mar 1945 - May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: "Terminal": record of the proceedings of the [Potsdam] Berlin Conference [Germany], 17 July to 1 August, 1945., Jul 1945 - Aug 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/236
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[marked "box 119/12" by Denis Kelly, WSC's literary assistant, ?at the time of the production of WSC's "Second World War"].

Dates: Jul 1945 - Aug 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Herbert Morrison, Secretary of the London Labour Party, on unemployment; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] on disarmament; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; 1st Lord Weir (3) including one on industrial relief; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; Francis Curzon [later 5th Lord Howe] on naval officers' marriage allowance; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (2)...
Dates: 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 19 Jun 1926 - 31 Dec 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton, President of the Board of Trade] on the level of trade; Abe [Bailey]; Admiral Sir Roger Keyes (6) on subjects including his tax position, the naval officers' marriage allowance, and Admiralty matters; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith, Secretary of State for India] (2) including one on Indian financial matters; Walter Runciman; Frederick Guest;...
Dates: 19 Jun 1926 - 31 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 11 Dec 1926 - 30 Apr 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/41
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Jones [Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet] and Sir Frank Heath [Secretary to the Advisory Council for Scientific and Industrial Research] on French liquid fuel; Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] (3), Cornelius Gregg [Inland Revenue] (2), and F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] (3) on income tax rates; Sir Harry Goschen (2); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (5); Sir Horace Hamilton...
Dates: 11 Dec 1926 - 30 Apr 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 11 Oct 1925 - 27 Dec 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/13A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Sir Russell Scott [Controller]; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Alfred Hurst; Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Sir Horace Hamilton...
Dates: 11 Oct 1925 - 27 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 19 Jan 1927 - 30 Jun 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/45A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Alfred Hurst; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War]; Sir...
Dates: 19 Jan 1927 - 30 Jun 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 03 Jul 1927 - 31 Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/46A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue until 1927, then Controller of Finance and Supply Services]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; John Gretton MP; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent...
Dates: 03 Jul 1927 - 31 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: intelligence reports., 28 Mar-23 Dec 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/61
Scope and Contents Includes secret intelligence reports, intercepted documents and notes of interviews on various subjects including: a copy of the constitution of the Irish Republication Brotherhood; affairs in Poland including opposition to Bolshevism; Savinkoff [Boris Savinkov], [Pyotr] Wrangel, Balahovitch and counter-revolutionaries; the People's Voluntary Army and Russian Political Committee; an approach by [Vladimir] Lenin to [Guglielmo] Marconi to assist with the reorganisation of Russian wireless;...
Dates: 28 Mar-23 Dec 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Opened June 2013 except for folios 76-89 which are available in sanitised form on Cabinet Office instructions under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act. Review date 1 January 2032.
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Official: War and Air: intelligence reports, including material from the K K Series., 13 Oct 1920-18 Feb 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/62
Scope and Contents Includes secret intelligence reports, intercepted documents and notes of interviews on various subjects including: issues and affairs in Soviet Russia including policy towards Persia [later Iran], speech by [Lev] Kamenev, negotiations with Great Britain on the Anglo-Russian trade agreement and war debts, conditions in Russia, food shortages, low morale in the Red Army, counter-revolutionaries, arrests of scientists, White Russia, Bolshevik forces in Persia and Mesopotamia [later Iraq],...
Dates: 13 Oct 1920-18 Feb 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Opened on Cabinet Office instructions, June 2013, apart from folio 150 which remains closed under S 23 of the Freedom of Information Act. Review date 1 January 2032.
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Official: War and Air: intelligence reports, including material from the K K Series and others., 27 Dec 1920-5 Jan 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/74
Scope and Contents Includes secret intelligence reports and intercepted documents from and about the Soviet Union, Greece, India and Japan on various subjects including: Soviet and Bolshevik issues such as Anglo-Russian trade, Soviet government telegrams to the Daily Herald, orders to Soviet troops and dissatisfaction in the Red Army, and the anti-Bolshevik (White Russian) movement; Sylvia Pankhurst and Communist publications; security of cyphers; affairs in Turkey including the anti-American movement and...
Dates: 27 Dec 1920-5 Jan 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Opened on instructions from the Cabinet Office, June 2013.
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Official: War Cabinet, 1917 - 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27
Scope and Contents The War Cabinet papers contain mainly of printed material, and some notes and correspondence. Although WSC did not become a member of the War Cabinet, he was present at some of its meetings and served on some of its committees. The papers in this class consist of papers produced or acquired by WSC which do not arise directly out of his functions as Minister of Munitions and Secretary of State for War and Air. There is, however, some overlap with the papers in CHAR 15 (Official: Munitions)...
Dates: 1917 - 1919
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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Official: War Cabinet: "Argonaut" - record of proceedings., 29 Jan 1945 - 12 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/15
Scope and Contents Chiefs of Staff Committee minutes and memoranda of the proceedings of the conferences at Malta and Yalta [Soviet Union] on subjects including: the U-boat threat during 1945; co-ordination of Anglo-American and Soviet air operations in Eastern Germany; Mediterranean strategy; the South East Asia Command; a review of merchant shipping; fuel supplies; zones of occupation in Germany; strategy in North West Europe; German bomb and rocket attacks; Pacific operations; prisoners of war;...
Dates: 29 Jan 1945 - 12 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Prime Minister's Directives., 06 Mar 1941 - 12 Dec 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/9
Scope and Contents Printed directives by the Prime Minister, WSC, on subjects including: the battle of the Atlantic; food imports; army scales; the naval programme; the Mediterranean; warning Stalin against Germany (including extracts of correspondence between WSC, the Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon] and Sir Stafford Cripps [British Ambassador to the Soviet Union]; policy in Syria; Egypt and the Middle East; security of cabinet papers; the maintenance of forces in the Middle East; the...
Dates: 06 Mar 1941 - 12 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Prime Minister's Directives., 24 Nov 1942 - 28 Dec 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/11
Scope and Contents Printed directives by the Prime Minister, WSC, on subjects including: a forecast of the arrival of American forces in Britain; enemy strength in Tunisia, including notes by General Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to WSC]; over- optimism on post-war conditions; Sir William Beveridge's report on social security; demands on shipping by overseas cereal requirements; the ringing of church bells; telegrams between WSC and Stalin on Soviet-Polish relations; Jewish immigration into Palestine,...
Dates: 24 Nov 1942 - 28 Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open