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Trinidad and Tobago

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Legal Business, Overseas and International Affairs, 1947 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DGFT 5
Scope and Contents

These papers mainly relate to African and Asian countries.

Dates: 1947 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open (except for a few files which are closed under data protection) for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Official Publications, 1951 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 17
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: 1951 - 1968
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.
 File

Trinidad: telegrams, 1959-06 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/5/5
Scope and Contents Telegrams between JA, the Secretary of State for the Colonies [Alan Lennox-Boyd, later 1st Lord Boyd of Merton], the Governor of Trinidad and Tobago [Sir Edward Beetham] and 1st Lord Hailes [Governor-General of the West Indies, earlier Patrick Buchan-Hepburn] on the transfer of police, as part of the transition to self-government. Also includes an account of a speech by Eric Williams, Premier of Trinidad and Tobago, to a meeting of the Trinidad People's National Movement, on the...
Dates: 1959-06 - 1960-08
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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