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Dardanelles campaign (1915-1916)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 671 Collections and/or Records:

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Acquired Papers: John S Churchill Miscellaneous papers., 12 Mar 1915 - 20 Jun 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/139A-B
Scope and Contents Includes a typed diary belonging to John S Churchill covering his experiences of the Dardanelles campaign and miscellaneous correspondence.
Dates: 12 Mar 1915 - 20 Jun 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Admiralty: Dardanelles Telegrams., 03 Jan 1915 - 25 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Admiralty papers contain correspondence, minutes, and War Cabinet papers created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as First Lord of the Admiralty, a position held from 23 October 1911 to 24 May 1915.The material contains correspondence with senior Admiralty figures, politicians including the Prime Minister, public and foreign figures on subjects including naval strategy and engagements, armament production, merchant shipping, and more general political considerations. It also...
Dates: 03 Jan 1915 - 25 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Admiralty printed papers, 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/12
Scope and Contents Includes final report of the Dardanelles Commission and the Versailles peace treaty.
Dates: 1919
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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Admiralty printed papers: uncovered prints, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/34
Scope and Contents Mainly material relating to the Dardanelles Commission and Fisher's narrative of his connection with the Dardanelles Campaign.
Dates: 1916
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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Admiralty printed papers: uncovered prints, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/35
Scope and Contents Mainly material relating to the Dardanelles Commission.
Dates: 1916
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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Admiralty printed papers: uncovered prints, 1916 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/36
Scope and Contents Material relating to the Dardanelles Commission.
Dates: 1916 - 1918
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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Committee of Imperial Defence and Cabinet Prints: white papers, 1904 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/42
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the constitution of the Defence Committee; the Channel Tunnel; the possibility of joint naval and military attack on the Dardanelles; manning of the Fleet; war plans; communications between the Admiralty and Admiral Lord Charles Beresford; invasion; limits of responsibility for the different Commanders-in-Chief.
Dates: 1904 - 1907
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, 1913-01 - 1915-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/2
Scope and Contents Letters from LSA to: Major-General Charles Callwell [Director of Military Operations at the War Office] on the Dardanelles campaign, particularly effects on Bulgaria and Greece; Sir Edward Carson on policy towards Ulster [Northern Ireland]; Robert Borden [Prime Minister of Canada] on Andrew Bonar Law's threat to resign as leader of the Conservative Party over Imperial Preference.

Also includes: paper by LSA on Imperial Preference.

Dates: 1913-01 - 1915-04
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 between AFA and John Allen, 1915-05 - 1915-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/74
Scope and Contents Letters to AFA from John Allen, son of James Allen, Minister of Defence for New Zealand, on his service in the Dardanelles [Turkey], and also letters from his mother, sisters, and from Lionel Curtis following his death.
Dates: 1915-05 - 1915-08
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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"Dardanelles Calendar", showing warships from the Allied nations, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 5/11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91
Dates: 1916
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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Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: documents handed in relating to the statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase, 1915-1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/81/24-26,28-136
Scope and Contents Six sets of duplicate copies of CHAR 2/81/1-23 removed from the file prior to binding apart from one document(CHAR 2/81/27) not present in the original set (CHAR 2/81/1-23). Printed copies.
Dates: 1915-1916
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: documents handed in relating to the statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase., 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/81
Scope and Contents Includes 6 sets of duplicates, with 1 additional document not present in the original set.
Dates: 1916
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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Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: draft statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase., 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/76
Scope and Contents Two typescript drafts annotated by WSC.
Dates: 1916
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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Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: draft statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase., 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/77
Scope and Contents Unfoliated typescript drafts annotated by WSC.
Dates: 1916
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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Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: draft statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase., 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/78
Scope and Contents Unfoliated typescript drafts annotated by WSC and others.
Dates: 1916
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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Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: final prints of the statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase. Includes 4 copies of the statement., 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/80
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings and...
Dates: 1916
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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Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: printed proofs of statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase., 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/79
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings and...
Dates: 1916
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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Dardanelles Inquiry, 1911-10 - 1916-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 16/6
Scope and Contents Copies of Fisher's papers and correspondence [?] used for the Inquiry, (with some originals), including: pre-war letters from Fisher to Alfred Gardiner [Editor of the Daily News] and Winston Churchill [First Lord of the Admiralty]; the exchange of notes between Fisher and Herbert Asquith [Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith], on Fisher's resignation as 1st Sea Lord, with a letter from Churchill to Fisher; preliminary papers on the Dardanelles (mainly Jan-Feb 1915), including...
Dates: 1911-10 - 1916-06
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 kept onboard HMS Doris, including account of the Gallipoli invasion, with photographs and maps, 1915-03-19 - 1915-09-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TGNH 8/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Probably the most interesting items in the Haldane papers are the very detailed and informative journals Haldane kept during his tours of the power installations of Russia, Sweden and America in the nineteen thirties and of New Zealand in the nineteen fifties. The collection also contains many articles on electrical power by Haldane together with notes and drafts of talks and lectures. There is also very interesting correspondence with Sir John Cockcroft and Dr. Monty Finniston about atomic...
Dates: 1915-03-19 - 1915-09-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With a few exceptions which are noted in the catalogue, the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"East Indian Command", 1916-01 - 1917-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/11/3
Scope and Contents Written from the British Residency at Cairo and the Residency at Alexandria in Egypt, Viceregal Lodge at Simla in India, Queen's House, Colombo in Sri Lanka, the Yacht 'North Star', The Palace at Khartoum in Sudan and The Berkeley Hotel in London. Subjects include the difficulties of taking up a new command, the defence of the Suez Canal, the education of their daughter, the Hon. Alice Elizabeth Millicent Erskine-Wemyss, "the kitten" [later Alice Cunnack], the aftermath of the...
Dates: 1916-01 - 1917-07
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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Eastern affairs: War, 1914 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 9
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports and papers, particularly from the Dardanelles and Arabia, including a diary of a journey with T. E. Lawrence ['Lawrence of Arabia', later T. E. Shaw].
Dates: 1914 - 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please cite as Churchill Archives Centre, The Papers of George Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, GLLD
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"From the Dardanelles", 1915-02-20 - 1915-12-13

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/11/2
Scope and Contents Written from Paris, M.M. Paquebot, H.M.S. Dartmouth, H.M.S. Hussar, H.M.S. Euryalus, Moudros on Lemnos and H.M.S. Europa. Subjects include work done to make Lemnos a naval and military base, Wemyss' work at the Court Room on Lemnos, the small loss of life in British naval ships, the censorship of letters, the retirement of Sir Winston Churchill and Sir John Fisher, Wemyss' views of Australian, American and French troops, his hopes that the Bosphorus and Dardanelles will be...
Dates: 1915-02-20 - 1915-12-13
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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Gallipoli Campaign, 1915-04 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers include: material on the Dardanelles Campaign and Wemyss's service as Commander-in-Chief, East Indies and Egypt Station; literary drafts and other material for Wemyss's memoirs, his account of the Dardanelles Campaign and Lady Wemyss's biography; Wemyss's correspondence, including letters to his wife; Lady Wemyss's diaries and correspondence; photographs and press cuttings.
Dates: 1915-04 - 1917
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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Letters from 1st Lord Fisher to his wife, Katherine, Lady Fisher., 1915 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 15/1/2/8
Scope and Contents Includes letters about Fisher's resignation as First Sea Lord, on the Dardanelles campaign and the Dardanelles Commission of Enquiry.
Dates: 1915 - 1917
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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Letters from Fisher to Lambert, 1915-01 - 1915-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 16/2
Scope and Contents Subjects include: pushing reform in the Navy; Fisher's dispute with Admiral Sir Hedworth Meux [Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth]; Fisher's view on combating German submarines; his resignation as 1st Sea Lord; a letter from Admiral Sir John Jellicoe [Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet] supporting Fisher's view that more destroyers were needed and noting the danger from zeppelins; the pointlessness of an inquiry into the Dardanelles Campaign, as it would draw criticism away from Herbert Asquith [Prime...
Dates: 1915-01 - 1915-11
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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