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Commonwealth affairs

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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Books, articles and pamphlets, 1933 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/6/39
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Includes correspondence with JA's literary agents, various notes and drafts, and books, pamphlets, articles and papers on various publications by others, many of which he contributed to or commented on.

Dates: 1933 - 1978
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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Colour slides, mainly of overseas visits by Harold Macmillan, 1957-03 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NRBK 2/1
Scope and Contents Includes: a guard of honour at the Bermuda Conference, 1957; the Commonwealth tour by [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister [later 1st Lord Stockton], Jan-Feb 1958, including India, particularly Delhi, and the Khyber Pass, a guard of honour at Singapore, New Zealand, including Dunedin and Christchurch and Australia, including Queensland and Sydney; Macmillan's visit to the Soviet Union, Feb 1959, including Moscow, Kiev and Leningrad, and an image of Macmillan and John Selwyn Lloyd,...
Dates: 1957-03 - 1960
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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Commemorative book on the Commonwealth tour, 1958-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NRBK 4/5
Scope and Contents

Quotations from the speeches, broadcasts and press conferences given by [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister [later 1st Lord Stockton] during the tour, and inscribed by him to Normanbrook.

Dates: 1958-10
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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Commonwealth Tour, 1958-01 - 1958-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NRBK 2/5
Scope and Contents

Spare slides from the tour of [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister [later 1st Lord Stockton], including: the Khyber Pass and massed pipers and bands rehearsing for the Independence Day parade, India; the Dunedin festival, Old Crocks’ Race and departing from Christchurch, New Zealand; Sydney and Queensland, Australia; house in Ceylon [later Sri Lanka].

Dates: 1958-01 - 1958-02
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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Memoir of Sir Charles William Dixon, 1970-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/6/15
Scope and Contents

Unpublished memoir, mainly on Dixon's time in the Colonial Office and Commonwealth Relations Office.

Dates: 1970-02
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for Cabinet Office review.
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Papers relating to MT’s statements at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Bahamas, 16-20 October 1985; plus speech at a dinner for 'Mr [Rajiv] Gandhi (Prime Minister, India)', 14 October 1985, 1985-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 5/1/5/352
Scope and Contents

Folder 1, includes: MT’s handwritten annotations and her detailed handwritten speech notes on "World political scene"
Folder 2, includes: speaking notes on South Africa

Dates: 1985-10
Conditions Governing Access: To be opened in October 2015 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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Papers relating to the Commonwealth, 1983 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHLD 1
Scope and Contents

Mainly papers from Commonwealth Heads of Government meetings, chiefly relating to sanctions against South Africa.

Dates: 1983 - 1992
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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Population, 1952 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/31
Scope and Contents

Working papers on population trends, migration, and housing, covering subjects such as population statistics; British emigration to Commonwealth countries; refugees from Continental Europe in Britain; generational differences in cultural memory; commuting and suburban sprawl. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes on population trends, class, and social change. Includes draft of Mark Abrams's article "1951 Census Results" (1952).

Dates: 1952 - 1957
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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Transcript of interview: Sir Anthony Goodenough, 2016 - 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 180
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2016 - 2019
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Richard Dales, 2016 - 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 164
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2016 - 2017
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.