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Defence

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 164 Collections and/or Records:

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Empire Tour speeches: Canada, 1928-01 - 1928-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/17
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of LSA's Empire Tour speeches from Canada on subjects including: nationhood, and rights and responsibilities for the Dominions; the development of the Empire; Imperial defence strategy, including cuts in the Army and possible future trouble with the Soviet Union and Afghanistan, the success of air power in Iraq and the case for a separate air strategy, the shifting of naval power from the North Sea, the establishment of the Singapore naval base and the break-down of naval...
Dates: 1928-01 - 1928-02
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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European Army, 1951-02 - 1953-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/90
Scope and Contents

English and French papers and correspondence on the European Defence Community, German rearmament and the European Army.

Dates: 1951-02 - 1953-10
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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General articles, 1906-02 - 1911-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/5
Scope and Contents

Cuttings and prints of articles and papers written by LSA on subjects including: military tactical policy; defence from the imperial standpoint; the Australian tariff; South Africa and Imperial Preference; some practical steps towards an Imperial Constitution; cavalry equipment and training; Hudson Bay [Canada] and its coasts.

Dates: 1906-02 - 1911-09
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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General correspondence, 1979-02 - 1979-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/93
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Air Vice-Marshal Norman Hoad, Director of the Air League, on the defence estimates debate, and Britain's defence requirements, enclosing a note on an airborne task force; Jonathan Aitken, Conservative Philosophy Group (2); William Gutteridge, Professor of International Studies and Director of Complementary Studies, University of Aston, asking JA to speak at a Joseph Chamberlain memorial event (4); Correlli Barnett, Keeper of Churchill Archives Centre, on Leo Amery's...
Dates: 1979-02 - 1979-03
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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General correspondence, 1980-02 - 1980-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/99
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Air Chief Marshal Sir John Barraclough; Sir Frederic Bennett, Chairman of the Institute of Foreign Affairs; Keith Best; Rhodes Boyson (2); Marshal of the RAF Sir Neil Cameron [former Chief of the Defence Staff]; Edward du Cann; Brian Crozier (2), enclosing the text of an unpublished article on the elections in Zimbabwe Rhodesia; Sir Horace Cutler, Leader of the Greater London Council, on whether a similar constitutional system would work for Jerusalem [Israel];...
Dates: 1980-02 - 1980-03
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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General correspondence, 1979-08 - 1979-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/96
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Humphry Berkeley, enclosing an open letter on his attempted murder by Transkei security forces; Lord Boothby on bringing back National Service and his health; Harold Braham, comparing the situation in Zimbabwe Rhodesia with Spain, following Britain's failure to back to new administration; Sir Bernard Braine on the justice for the Banaban islanders campaign; 6th Lord Carrington, Foreign Secretary, on subjects including JA's visit to Romania and President Nicolae...
Dates: 1979-08 - 1979-09
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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General Election: general, 1986-09 - 1987-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/2/18
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on the 1987 election, with correspondents including: Scilla McLean, Research Director, Oxford Research Group (5) on an article by JEP on a non-nuclear defence policy; James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party] circulating material on absent voting, and writing to the Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland, and on the authority of the Ulster Unionist Parliamentary Party, and (writing to the Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher), on the rise in terrorist...
Dates: 1986-09 - 1987-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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'Hawkes vs. Doves', book written by Noel-Baker; with annotations, 1976 - 2011

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR AS 3
Scope and Contents

Written by Noel-Baker, edited by Frank Field and a later draft of 'Third Time Dead', c. 1976 - 1978. Annotations date from c. 2011. Includes Chapters 1 - 42, in the original order Frank Field was editing.

Dates: 1976 - 2011
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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ITN News: NK Defence Reaction, 1986-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/86
Scope and Contents

Public responses to Labour’s defence policy.

Dates: 1986-12
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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Labour Party: Modern Britain in a Modern World, 1986-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/31
Scope and Contents

Launch of Labour's campaign on foreign and defence policy, with statements by NK, [David] Denzil Davies [chief opposition spokesman on defence and disarmament] and Denis Healey [opposition spokesman on Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs] and questions from the audience.

Dates: 1986-12-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Labour Party Political Broadcast: "Defence Policy - The Choice", 1986-12-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/85
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Includes: recordings of television interviews with NK and other members of the Shadow Cabinet; recordings of news bulletins featuring NK and Labour; recordings of speeches from Conference; party political broadcasts and election broadcasts; political documentaries; recordings of Prime Minister’s Questions, from the House of Commons.

Dates: 1986-12-03
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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Leader’s Reception: Doncaster [Yorkshire], 1988-09-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/66
Scope and Contents Questions answered by NK on subjects including: Labour's decision making process, relating to non-nuclear defence and arms reduction; town planning and the reconstruction of inner cities; Soviet and American attitudes to nuclear disarmament and common security; making Labour more open, democratic and attractive; improving relations between the membership, leadership and trades unions; regional policy development; non-payment of the Poll Tax and Labour's proposed replacement for it; racism...
Dates: 1988-09-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Letters and memoranda, 1898-01 - 1919-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ESHR 4
Scope and Contents This series contains a vast array of correspondents from both the Royal Household and political and military notables of the period. Some of the key correspondents have been noted here, with additional information about the topics discussed, which are mainly related to the war effort and to politics. Many of the volumes have a brief contents page at the back. Most of the volumes contain copies of outgoing correspondence, although several have original incoming letters, inparticular from...
Dates: 1898-01 - 1919-12
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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Literary: Articles, 1908 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 23
Scope and Contents

Typescripts, drafts and proofs.

Dates: 1908 - 1939
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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Literary: Speeches, 1909 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 22
Scope and Contents

Typescripts, notes and material for speeches.

Dates: 1909 - 1957
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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Media, 1987-06 - 1992-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/51
Scope and Contents

Photocopied articles, press releases and interviews on subjects including: the practice of freedom; defence and nuclear disarmament; NK’s green credentials; and the rights of immigrants in Europe. Includes a letter from Hanif Kureishi explaining that he had been set up into giving an interview critical of NK; NK’s interview with NME; text of Mikhail Gorbachev’s address to the UN on nuclear disarmament.

Dates: 1987-06 - 1992-01
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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Meeting with French Ambassador, 1987-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/47
Scope and Contents

Notebook from a meeting between NK and the ambassador on nuclear defence, and other subjects including the European Monetary System.

Dates: 1987-02
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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Minutes, 1960-11 - 1962-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/6/2
Scope and Contents Copies of minutes by JA, mainly to Harold Watkinson, Minister of Defence, but also to the Prime Minister [(Maurice) Harold Macmillan, later 1st Lord Stockton] and Edward Heath [Lord Privy Seal], on subjects including: space flight; the RAF base on Addu Atoll, in the Maldives; long term requirements of the RAF; JA's impressions of the American and Canadian Air Forces; Malaysia; future defence requirements; defence of Kuwait; the airborne deterrent after 1970; RAF forces in Muscat [Masqat] and...
Dates: 1960-11 - 1962-06
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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Miscellaneous political papers, 1981-02 - 1991-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/66
Scope and Contents Includes: briefing on Europe and the Inter-Governmental Conferences from [William] Tristan Garel-Jones, 1991; submission by James Molyneaux, leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, to the Strand I talks on Northern Ireland, 1991; press material from the Information Committee for the Iraqi Opposition, 1991; speech by Ion Iliescu, President of Romania, to the last meeting of the Warsaw Treaty Political Consultative Committee, 1991; transcript of a witness seminar on the building of the Berlin...
Dates: 1981-02 - 1991-07
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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National Defence: Army, 1935-03 - 1938-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/61
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on defence policy, with correspondents including: Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Chatfield [First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff] on the Singapore naval base; Leslie Hore-Belisha, Secretary of State for War, commenting on LSA's scheme for forming garrison battalions of older men for overseas service; General Sir Robert Whigham, on LSA's proposals for combining short and long service; General Sir John Burnett-Stuart, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern...
Dates: 1935-03 - 1938-11
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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National Public Radio, Morning Edition: NK's visit to Washington [United States], 1987-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/34
Scope and Contents

Report on Labour's non-nuclear defence policy.

Dates: 1987-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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"Neil Kinnock, the Lost Leader", 1992-09 - 1992-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/58
Scope and Contents Correspondence and transcript for David Dimbleby’s interview with NK for the Political Memoirs series, on the loss of the 1992 General Election (including the Sheffield rally, Yorkshire, Apr 1992) and NK’s career as leader of the Labour Party. Includes briefing and earlier source material on Labour’s approach to European Economic and Monetary Union and defence, and a statement by NK pleading for unity within Labour, Sept 1982. Also includes a note on a proposed Scottish television series...
Dates: 1992-09 - 1992-12
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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Newsnight, 1984-10 - 1985-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/39
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of and briefing for interviews on subjects including the miners’ strike, defence, economic policy and the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance. Also includes correspondence between the BBC and Peter Mandelson, Director of Campaigns and Communications, on coverage of Labour in general.

Dates: 1984-10 - 1985-12
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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Notes for speeches, 1903-08 - 1915-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/19
Scope and Contents Manuscript speech notes by LSA on subjects including: tariff reform, Imperial Preference and Free Trade; Imperial defence; the role of the Royal Navy; the Imperial Conference; the constitution and reform of the House of Lords; national service; policy on South Africa, particularly on equal rights for the Boers and British. Also includes: notes on whether LSA himself should join the army at Salonika [Thessaloniki, Greece] or stay in the War Office; draft letter on the possibility of...
Dates: 1903-08 - 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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"Now's your chance": recording of a Brighton local radio phone-in programme with JA, 1976-07-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 11/15
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: lack of confidence in the Government's economic policy; social security; the sale of council housing; charging foreign visitors for National Health Service treatment; Uganda and Soviet influence in Africa; defence, particularly relating to the Soviet Union, cuts to naval power and building up European defence; rail transport policy; immigration and race relations; unemployment.

Dates: 1976-07-30
Conditions Governing Access: Access copy available.

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