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Lebanon

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

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Articles, 1944-12 - 1945-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/9
Scope and Contents

Typescript texts, drafts and press cuttings on subjects including: the future of Syria and the Lebanon, particularly on relations with France; the importance of the Middle East to the Commonwealth and Empire; Ibn Saud, King of Saudi Arabia; the declaration of war against Germany by Syria and Lebanon; the formation of the Arab League through the Protocol of Alexandria.

Dates: 1944-12 - 1945-03
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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Articles, 1946-04 - 1947-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/14
Scope and Contents

Typescript texts and drafts on subjects including: the slowness of the French withdrawal from Syria and Lebanon; the authoritarianism of the Labour Government; the Palestine problem; France’s debt to General Charles de Gaulle; ELS’s recent visit to the Middle East (October-November 1946).

Also includes correspondence with publishers and the press.

Dates: 1946-04 - 1947-02
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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Articles, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/19
Scope and Contents

Typescript and manuscript texts and drafts on subjects including: the mutinies of French soldiers in 1917; the career of Sir Winston Churchill; relations between Britain and France over Syria and Lebanon during the war; the Arab world today; Major-General Sir John Davidson’s book on 1st Lord Haig, "Haig Master of the Field"; the danger of politicians being over-swayed by public opinion.

Dates: 1953
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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Catroux's proclamations, 1941-09 - 1941-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 6/12
Scope and Contents

Proclamations by General Georges Catroux, Commander-in-Chief of Free French in Levant, to the Syrians and Lebanese on granting their independence.

Dates: 1941-09 - 1941-11
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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"Fulfilment of a Mission": texts, notes and source material, 1941 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 8/51
Scope and Contents Includes: ELS short story "The End of Spears" on the work of MS’s Ambulance Unit in North Africa; draft chapters; telegrams on the French coup in the Lebanon (November 1943) and an interview between Oliver Lyttelton [Minister of State in the Middle East, later 1st Lord Chandos] and General Charles de Gaulle on de Gaulle’s refusal to accept the Armistice with the forces of Vichy France (1941); copies of the agreement between Lyttelton and de Gaulle on collaboration between the British and...
Dates: 1941 - 1973
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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Information Papers on Other Countries, 1942 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NERI 6/6
Scope and Contents

Lebanon

Dates: 1942 - 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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Interviews and press statements, 1946-02 - 1946-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/12
Scope and Contents

Typescript texts of interviews with the Associated Press, Arab News Agency and Lord Stansgate [Secretary of State for Air, earlier William Wedgwood Benn] on subjects including: the agreement between France and Britain allowing France to maintain troops in the Lebanon; General Charles de Gaulle’s qualities as a leader; the importance of Arab unity; the importance of maintaining good relations with the Arabs in Egypt and Palestine.

Dates: 1946-02 - 1946-06
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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Letters from John Julius to Lady Diana from Beirut, 1957-06 - 1957-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/2/25
Scope and Contents

Letters sent while John Julius was on his way from Belgrade to take up his new post as Second Secretary at the British Embassy in Beirut [Lebanon] and from Beirut itself, on subjects including: disapproval of the new British Ambassador to Yugoslavia, Sir John Nicholls and his wife; the visit to Belgrade by Sir Laurence Olivier and the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre company, with their production of Titus Andronicus. Also includes a postcard from Vivien Leigh.

Dates: 1957-06 - 1957-12
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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Letters from John Julius to Lady Diana from Beirut, 1958-01 - 1958-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/2/26
Scope and Contents Letters sent while John Julius was working as Second Secretary at the British Embassy in Beirut [Lebanon], on subjects including: the Lebanese crisis, including disturbances in the city, terrorist attacks and the effects of a general strike; a catastrophic visit from Randolph Churchill, Jun 1958; the arrival of American forces, July 1948; General Fuad Chehab being chosen as successor to Camille Chamoun as President of Lebanon; John Julius being shot, Sept 1958. Also includes a letter from...
Dates: 1958-01 - 1958-12
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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Letters from John Julius to Lady Diana from Beirut, 1959-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/2/27
Scope and Contents

Letters sent while John Julius was working as Second Secretary at the British Embassy in Beirut [Lebanon], on subjects including: continuing unrest in Lebanon, caused by anti-Communist feeling in Syria, Feb-Mar 1959; the birth of Jason Cooper; work on the third part of Lady Diana's memoirs ["Trumpets from the Steep"].

Dates: 1959-01
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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MacKereth: Documents, 1944-06 - 1944-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 6/16
Scope and Contents

Copies of telegrams and correspondence on Gilbert MacKereth [Counsellor at the British Legation, Beirut, Lebanon] and ELS’s attempts to have him transferred or dismissed on grounds of his handling of economic affairs.

Includes: correspondence on tyre imports and distribution in Syria, and relations with the Bedouin; annotated weekly political summaries from Damascus; reports on the economic situation in the Levant.

Dates: 1944-06 - 1944-10
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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MacKereth: Eastern Department, 1944-08 - 1945-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 6/15
Scope and Contents

Copies of telegrams and correspondence on Gilbert MacKereth [Counsellor at the British Legation, Beirut, Lebanon] and ELS’s attempts to have him transferred or dismissed.

Dates: 1944-08 - 1945-01
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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MacKereth: Report, 1944-08 - 1944-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 6/17
Scope and Contents

Report and copies of correspondence on Gilbert MacKereth [Counsellor at the British Legation, Beirut, Lebanon] and ELS’s attempts to have him transferred or dismissed.

Dates: 1944-08 - 1944-09
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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MacKereth: Telegrams, 1944-07 - 1944-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 6/14
Scope and Contents

Copies of telegrams from Gilbert MacKereth [Counsellor at the British Legation, Beirut] to the Foreign Office on the situation in Syria and the Lebanon, and also correspondence on ELS’s attempts to have him transferred or dismissed.

Dates: 1944-07 - 1944-10
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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Manuscript diary, 1943-02 - 1944-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 11/3/3
Scope and Contents Diary kept during ELS's time as First Minister to the republics of Syria and the Lebanon. Subjects include: meeting Winston Churchill [Prime Minister] in February 1943; returning to Tobruk [Libya]; the promise of free elections in Syria; tensions between ELS and the French; a war council in Cairo [Egypt] called by Richard Casey [Minister of State Resident in the Middle East], May 1943; tensions between followers of General Charles de Gaulle and General Henri Giraud; ELS's work towards...
Dates: 1943-02 - 1944-01
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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Map of north-west Lebanon, 1942-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 10/1/34
Scope and Contents

Coloured decorative map printed by the 13 Corps Field Survey Company, Royal Engineers, including the Beirut-Tripoli section of the Haifa-Tripoli railway.

Dates: 1942-12
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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Middle East, 1983-11 - 1990-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/19
Scope and Contents Includes: correspondence with Prince Hassan of Jordan and Zaid Al-Rifai, Prime Minister of Jordan, with a paper by Prince Hassan on the situation in the Middle East; briefing for and notes of meeting with Hosni Mubarak, President of Egypt; briefings for meetings with Walid Jumblatt [leader of the Lebanese Progressive Socialist Party], Amine Gemayel, President of Lebanon, Farouk Al-Shara, Syrian Foreign Minister, and Farouk Khadoumi of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO);...
Dates: 1983-11 - 1990-05
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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News items for Sharq al-Adna, 1943-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 6/13
Scope and Contents

Press releases on the Lebanese constitutional crisis following the arrest of the Lebanese cabinet by French forces, sent to the Press Attaché at the British Legation in Beirut for the Near East Arab Broadcasting Station.

Dates: 1943-11
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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NS II Palaeontology, geology-284 Note, 1857-11-07

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.9: 331
Scope and Contents

My doubt whether forms change quite insensibly or by a variety being formed & supplanting old parent form


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1857-11-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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'Persian Gulf', sheet 32, 1924 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.101
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-class:

These maps were compiled by the War Office. Printed on linen-backed paper.

Dates: 1924 - 1928
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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Press cuttings: Middle East, 1945-09 - 1945-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 9/33
Scope and Contents

Cuttings on Palestine, Syria, the Lebanon and general Arab affairs.

Dates: 1945-09 - 1945-11
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: Middle East, 1945-11 - 1945-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 9/35
Scope and Contents

Cuttings on Palestine, Syria, the Lebanon and general Arab affairs.

Dates: 1945-11 - 1945-12
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: Middle East, 1946-01 - 1946-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 9/40
Scope and Contents

Press cuttings on subjects including Anglo-French withdrawal from the Levant, the British treaty with Transjordan [later Jordan], treaty between Turkey and Iraq and Arab hostility on Palestine.

Dates: 1946-01 - 1946-04
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: Syria and the Lebanon, 1945-01 - 1945-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 9/25
Scope and Contents

Also includes cuttings on general Arab affairs.

Dates: 1945-01 - 1945-02
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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Press cuttings: Syria and the Lebanon, 1945-03 - 1945-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 9/26
Scope and Contents

Also includes cuttings on general Arab affairs.

Dates: 1945-03 - 1945-04
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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