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Subject Source: Local sources

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Photographs of the British aviation delegation's visit to the Soviet Union, 1963-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/72
Scope and Contents

Photographs of the aircraft shown to the delegation.

Dates: 1963-06
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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Photographs relating to Clementine Churchill’s work on behalf of the Red Cross Aid to Russia Fund, 1941-08 - 1943-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/35
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Includes: Clementine with Ivan Maisky, the Soviet Ambassador, and Agnes Maisky, Nov 1941; Winston Churchill buying a flag from Clementine, Dec 1941; Clementine and MS looking at a stall; a warehouse full of crates bound for the Soviet Union; Clementine standing at the microphone before the England v Scotland charity football match, Jan 1942; Clementine looking at a graph showing the rise in donations; Clementine sorting through donations.

Dates: 1941-08 - 1943-08
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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Potsdam Conference, 1938 - 2001

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LEGT 1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection comprises George Leggett's diary of the Potsdam conference, souvenirs and papers connected with his time in Potsdam, and electronic transcripts of the diary.

Dates: 1938 - 2001
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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Press cuttings, 1984-09 - 1984-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/9
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Subjects include: the miners’ strike; attempts to expel a member of Militant from the party; NK’s visit to the Soviet Union and talks with President Konstantin Chernenko on nuclear disarmament; disruption in Parliament from the hard Left; talks between the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Libya; Shadow Cabinet elections.

Dates: 1984-09 - 1984-11
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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Press cuttings, 1984-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/10
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Subjects include: battles with the Left; the miners’ strike; NK’s visit to the Soviet Union and talks with President Konstantin Chernenko on nuclear disarmament;

Dates: 1984-12
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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Press cuttings relating to MT’s visit to Moscow and Japan, September 1989, 1989-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/16/44
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series describes the contents of the personal filing kept by Margaret Thatcher’s while at No 10 Downing Street and are items which were of particular interest or importance to her. Many of these papers complement or are duplicated in other series. This personal files series was added to after her departure from Downing Street in 1990. There are some papers from Margaret Thatcher's early political career (1949-), but generally very little before she became Prime Minister in 1979....
Dates: 1989-09
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in March 2019 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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Public and Political: General: Correspondence, A-B., Jan 1929 - Oct 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/572A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Marsh on an expression used by WSC; Cyril Alington, Headmaster of Eton College, on the education of Randolph Churchill (2); [1st] Lord Beatty on subjects including criticism of an obituary of Admiral Franz Hipper (5); Julian Amery; Nancy, Lady Astor on a disagreement with WSC; John Astor; Wilfrid Bailey; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, on subjects including WSC's "Marlborough: His Life and Times", WSC's health, Free Trade, India and political affairs (14);...
Dates: Jan 1929 - Oct 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence from the general public in Britain and abroad on the Munich Crisis, Germany and Czechoslovakia [later Czech Republic and Slovakia]; mostly supporting WSC's stance and criticising the policies of Neville Chamberlain's government, some offering their services., 16 Sep 1938 - 01 Oct 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/606A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Miles de Montmorency; Kenneth Hogg; Lancelot Spicer; Dorothy Charques [earlier Dorothy Taylor, later Mrs S A G Emms]; James Leishman on Sudeten German claims; Rutland Boughton; ?[Edna] Lady [Clarke] Hall; Colonel [Charles] Duff; [Arthur] Knighton-Hammond; Cecil Walsh; Dr Hugh Gordon; Rennie Smith; Guy Sixsmith and [Christopher] Shawcross on getting information to the German populace; [Sir] Francis Palmer; Frank Beswick.Other subjects include: France's role;...
Dates: 16 Sep 1938 - 01 Oct 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence, mostly on the Munich Crisis, from the general public in Britain and abroad, mostly supporting WSC's stance., Oct 1938 - Jan 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/605A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Guy Beatty, Sir Albert Howard, Sir Robert Bird, Sir Michael Sadler, and [John] Eric Allden on WSC's broadcast to the United States of 16 October; George Bailey on modernising dry docks; [John Warren] MacAlpine on getting information into Germany and Italy; Sir Leonard Hill of the St John Clinic and Institute of Physical Medicine on birth rates; A H Richards [General Organising Secretary of the Anti-Nazi Council] (5) on organising meetings and support...
Dates: Oct 1938 - Jan 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Defence: Memoranda etc., 14 Feb 1936 - 26 Oct 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/268
Scope and Contents Includes: memorandum by Desmond Morton on subjects including German propaganda on French military aviation and the Soviet army, and notes [added to file in January 1996] on a speech by the Minister for Co-ordination of Defence [Sir Thomas Inskip, later 1st Lord Caldecote], rebutting Inskip's claims for military production; memorandum by Sir Philip Gibbs on the inefficient state of the RAF, and its need for expansion; press cuttings from the Figaro, with an article on the Anglo-French crisis...
Dates: 14 Feb 1936 - 26 Oct 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Foreign policy: Germany: Memoranda., 01 Jan 1939 - 27 May 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/373
Scope and Contents Memoranda and correspondence on foreign policy, mainly towards Germany, including: Duncan Sandys, Honorary Secretary, Policy Study Group, on the formation and meetings of the Group (3); memorandum by Mark Patrick [former Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on foreign affairs, including the Munich Crisis, Government inertia on rearmament following Munich, shifts in the balance of Europe, the weakening of the League of Nations, the dangers of a 4-Power system, advantages for...
Dates: 01 Jan 1939 - 27 May 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence A-C., Oct 1951 - Jul 1962

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/127A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Reid, Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Scotland] on WSC's visit there in 1952; David Pitblado [Principal Private Secretary to Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden] (3); Frank Glaves-Smith [Principal Private Secretary to President of the Board of Trade]; Konrad Adenauer [Federal Chancellor of Germany]; Sir Frederick Hoyer Millar [later 1st Lord Inchrya, British Ambassador to West Germany, later part of Germany]; John Perrin, [Principal] Private Secretary to Minister of...
Dates: Oct 1951 - Jul 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on a number of immediate post-war issues (includes copies of wartime documents)., Jan 1940 - Oct 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Prime Minister Clement Attlee (15) on subjects including questions in Parliament about raw materials for atomic weapons and secret agreements with Belgium, Holland and Brazil, and also on decorations for wartime service ; Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley] (2); Norman Tucker [Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer Hugh Dalton]; Robert Brand [Representative of HM Treasury in Washington, United States] (2); Leslie Rowan [Principal Private Secretary to...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Oct 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on defence, atomic weapons and energy., Nov 1945 - Apr 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Prime Minister Clement Attlee (6); Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] on the strength of the army and RAF; [1st] Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] (3); President Harry Truman (2); Walter Gifford, United States Ambassador to Great Britain. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], "J P" [Jane Portal, later Lady Williams of Elvel], "L M M" [Lettice Marston, later Lettice Shillingford], and "C G"...
Dates: Nov 1945 - Apr 1954
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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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on the dispute between Britain and Persia (Iran) over the nationalisation of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and its oilfields and refinery at Abadan., May 1951 - Oct 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/126
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; 1st Lord Simon [of Stackpole Elidor] (7); Geoffrey Geoffrey-Lloyd; "Bobbety", 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil and Lord Cranborne]; Herbert Morrison [Foreign Secretary]; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip]; "R S C", Randolph Churchill; Aga Khan (III). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Lettice Marston...
Dates: May 1951 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on the movement towards a United Europe, C., Dec 1946 - Jun 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/25A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys (6); Archbishop of Canterbury Geoffrey Fisher; Leo Amery (2); 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] on communism; Paul-Henri Spaak [Chairman of the International Council of the European Movement] (2); Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi (16); Dr Joseph Retinger, Honorary Secretary General of the European Movement, inviting WSC to a cultural conference. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice...
Dates: Dec 1946 - Jun 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on the movement towards a United Europe, K-R., May 1946 - Aug 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/22A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Freda Smith [Duncan Sandys' secretary] (10); Evelyn King resigning from the Executive Committee of the United Europe Movement; [William] Stephen King-Hall (7); Duncan Sandys (11); John Langford-Holt; 1st Lord Layton (2); 1st Lord Lindsay of Birker on the roles of Britain and the Soviet Union; Lewis Douglas [United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom] on a press conference by General George Marshall [Secretary of State, United States] (3); Randolph Churchill;...
Dates: May 1946 - Aug 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on trade with the Soviet Union and its satellite countries., Jul 1950 - Feb 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/110
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: J R Greenwood of Craven Brothers (Manchester) Limited (10); James Blackshaw, Assistant Secretary (Ministry of Supply); Martin Lindsay; Norman Hulbert; William Craven-Ellis, Director, Craven Brothers; Antony Head; Sir Alfred Herbert; Cuthbert Alport; Sir John Greaves, Managing Director, Davey, Paxman and Company Limited. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S")...
Dates: Jul 1950 - Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 7-10 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a living individual until 1 January 2026.
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence C-D., Dec 1948 - Dec 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/81A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harley Usill of the Naldrett Press Limited (5); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (2); George Rainbird; John Leigh-Pemberton (3); Sir Oswald Birley; Beresford Craddock; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (13); Sir Arnold Gridley [Chairman 1922 Committee]; Sir David Maxwell Fyfe [later 1st Lord Kilmuir]; R A Butler (5); Thelma Cazalet-Kier (2);...
Dates: Dec 1948 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence C-D., Aug 1949 - Dec 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/95A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 5th Lord Munster [earlier Geoffrey FitzClarence], George [Hubback], Metropolitan of India and Bishop of Calcutta (3), and Desmond Crawley (High Commission, Calcutta), on Anglo-Indians educating their children in the UK; 1st Lord Sandford [earlier Albert Edmondson, Chairman] of the Carlton Club (2); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (5); Clifford Hood, President, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation; Robert...
Dates: Aug 1949 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-H., May 1946 - Dec 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/68A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on Daily Express opinion polls; Sir William Darling (3); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (3); James Milner; [George] Peter Thorneycroft (2); Leo Amery on Dimitrov, President of the Bulgarian Agrarian Movement; representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office, including Honorary Treasurer Christopher Holland-Martin, (9); Richard Stokes on Yugoslav General Djoukitch (2); Sir...
Dates: May 1946 - Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence H-M., Mar 1950 - Nov 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/115A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Samuel Hammersley; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (8); Roy Harrod (3); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (5); [Arthur] Vere Harvey [later Lord Harvey of Prestbury] on the supply of aircraft and equipment to Egypt; Sir George Harvie Watt and his wife Bettie; James Henderson-Stewart; Michael Higgs on his daughter; Captain Alan Hillgarth [earlier Alan Evans] on Spain; "Bill",...
Dates: Mar 1950 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 334-6 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a living individual until 1 January 2027.
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence, I-L., Sep 1957 - Dec 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/509
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Mervyn Brown, 1st Secretary, Foreign Office; Thomas Iremonger (2); Bryant Godman Irvine; Eliahu Elath, Jerusalem Ambassador to Great Britain on the anniversary of the Balfour declaration; Sir Barnett Janner; [James] Idwal Jones on WSC's history of World War II; Field-Marshal Kaiser Mahal; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton], Prime Minister, on subjects including a suggestion by John Kennedy, President of the United States, to name a Polaris after WSC, and the...
Dates: Sep 1957 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence I-O., Dec 1947 - Jan 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/69A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Michiels van Verduynen [Netherlands Ambassador to the United Kingdom]; 4th Lord Powis; 1st Lord Kemsley [earlier Sir James Berry, Editor in Chief, Sunday Times] on Commonwealth journalists; Michael Joy [Private Secretary to the Permanent Under-Secretary of State]; Sir David Maxwell Fyfe [later 1st Lord Kilmuir]; 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil and Lord Cranborne]; 1st Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd Greame and Philip Cunliffe Lister]; 1st Lord...
Dates: Dec 1947 - Jan 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence K-N (most material dates from 1950)., Dec 1948 - Dec 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/99A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Denis Rickett [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister Clement Attlee] (3); David Hunt and Paul Osmond (2) [Private Secretaries to Attlee]; Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin]; John Campbell, President of the Scottish Polish Society (5); Arthur Moyle, Parliamentary Private Secretary [to Attlee]; Douglas Savory; Edward Keeling (5) and Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir Stafford Cripps (3) on subjects including sending...
Dates: Dec 1948 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open