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Defence

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 162 Collections and/or Records:

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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1987-04 - 1987-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/32
Scope and Contents Includes: speech for the launch of Labour’s Agenda for Women; speech to the Northampton rally; speech for the launch of Labour’s General Election manifesto; speech to the Welsh Party Conference, Llandudno; speech to the Welsh Trades Union Congress. Other subjects include: lessons from the Japanese economic experience; themes for the election; economic and industrial policy; Labour’s Policy Review, particularly relating to defence and nuclear disarmament; unemployment.
Dates: 1987-04 - 1987-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1988-04 - 1988-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/37
Scope and Contents Includes: speech to the Scottish Trades Union Congress (see also KNNK 26/2/59); speech for the local elections campaign; speech to a Socialist International meeting, Madrid [Spain] on East-West relations; speeches for the launch of Labour’s campaign on foreign and defence policy, "Modern Britain in a Modern World"; speech to the Welsh Labour Party conference. Other subjects include: rail transport; the Common Market.
Dates: 1988-04 - 1988-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1988-06 - 1988-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/38
Scope and Contents Includes: tribute to Lord Brockway; speech to a Fabian conference on the Aims and Values of socialism; speeches for the fortieth anniversary of the National Health Service; speeches from NK’s visit to Botswana and Zimbabwe; speech to the Trades Union Congress; speech for Socialist International Study Days in Glasgow [Scotland]; Conference speeches; speech for an anti-apartheid rally; speech for a rally in support of the trade unions banned from GCHQ; speech on the Tercentenary of the Glorious...
Dates: 1988-06 - 1988-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1990-10 - 1990-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/48
Scope and Contents Includes: text of a party political broadcast for BBC Radio 4; speech for the launch of Labour’s environmental policy document, "An Earthly Chance"; speech for a debate on the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM); speech for a debate on Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait; response to a Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe statement on the signing of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe and the end of the Cold War; speech to the NATO assembly; speech to the Confederation of European...
Dates: 1990-10 - 1990-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Sure and Secure", 1986-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/78
Scope and Contents Labour Party video on a non-nuclear defence policy (programme breaks then restarts).
Dates: 1986-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Territorial Army Video: "Hidden Assets", 1990-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/195
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: 1990-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Territorial Army Video: "The Prime Minister", 1990-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/196
Scope and Contents Presentation by Margaret Thatcher.
Dates: 1990-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The League of Nations, 1917-05 - 1951-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/29
Scope and Contents Memoranda and cabinet papers on the League, including: minutes of a meeting of the Imperial Conference (1923), with an annotated statement by LSA on naval defence; letters from LSA to [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health and Chancellor of the Exchequer] and the Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin] on protectionism, safeguarding industry and Imperial Preference; report of the Cabinet committee on Iraq (1923); report of the French committee on the constitution of a League of Nations; note...
Dates: 1917-05 - 1951-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of 1st Lord Gladwyn

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD
Scope and Contents The material at Churchill Archives Centre begins with Lord Gladwyn's school and college notebooks, and runs to his final articles, but with the exception of his personal and family correspondence, was chiefly created after Lord Gladwyn's retirement from the Diplomatic Service. A large proportion of the papers consists of notes, reports, articles, speeches and correspondence amassed from Lord Gladwyn's work as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords and Liberal spokesman on...
Dates: 1875 - 2002
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Captain Godfrey Alexander French

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GDFR
Scope and Contents The papers cover Captain French's career from 1930, when he attended the R.N. Staff College at Greenwich, until his retirement in 1978.
Dates: 1914 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Peter Hill-Norton, Baron Hill-Norton

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HLNN
Scope and Contents The collection of Hill-Norton's papers held at Churchill Archives Centre relate to the later part of Hill-Norton's career. It includes personal and official correspondence, letters to the press, speeches and articles covering defence and military issues and controversial political issues, such as the repeal of section 28 and the ordination of women.
Dates: 1968 - 2003
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Sir Ian Jacob

Reference Code: GBR/0014/JACB
Scope and Contents The papers cover Jacob's adult life from his early army career, his work as Assistant Military Secretary to the War Cabinet and as Director General of the BBC, to his retirement where he remained active in many important public services. Also included are some Boer War papers which were kept by Jacob's father-in-law.
Dates: 1899 - 1993
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Sir John Nott

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NOTT
Scope and Contents The papers chiefly relate to Sir John Nott's time in Margaret Thatcher's government, particularly his tenure as Secretary of State for Defence during the Falklands War. They include: papers relating to Nott's search for employment, 1975; papers collected for the production of Sir John's memoirs, including annotated drafts, original correspondence and dictation tapes; personal correspondence and other papers, 1982-1998; papers relating to his career with Lazards, mid 1980s onwards; material...
Dates: 1936-08 - 2004
Conditions Governing Access: Most of this collection is open for consultation by readers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Sir Winston Churchill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR and CHUR
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original documents accumulated by Sir Winston Churchill throughout his life (1874-1965). They have been divided into two sections: the Chartwell Papers (CHAR) and the Churchill Papers (CHUR). Together, the two sets of papers cover the following major areas: Personal (CHAR 1 and CHUR 1), 1884-1965 The papers of Churchill as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics and papers relating to...
Dates: 1690 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: 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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The Papers of Wayland Young, 2nd Baron Kennet

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNT
Scope and Contents Personal, political and literary papers
Dates: 1927 - 2005
Conditions Governing Access: Closed until catalogued (please contact Archives Centre to enquire about progress)
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Transcript of interview: Dame Mariot Leslie, 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 162
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2017
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Lord Gillmore of Thamesfield, 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 1996
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Lord Ricketts, 2016 - 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 158
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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Michael Alexander, 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 34
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 1998
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcripts of NK television and radio interviews, 1984-05 - 1987-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/36
Scope and Contents Includes: Sixty Minutes, on international relations and the coal industry, May 1984; interview with Peter Jay on the miners’ strike, economic policy, defence and party reform, May 1984; interview on racism and ethnic minority representation in Labour, June 1984; press statement on a meeting between the National Executive Committee and National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on putting the case for coal, Dec 1984; interview on the Today Programme on the economy, Feb 1985; interviews on TV-AM with...
Dates: 1984-05 - 1987-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Transcripts of NK television and radio interviews, 1986-09 - 1986-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/48
Scope and Contents Transcripts including: NK’s This Week Next Week interview with David Dimbleby, on subjects including relations with the trade unions, defence and the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance, Sept 1986; transcript of NK’s This Week interview, "The Next PM?", with Jonathan Dimbleby, on subjects including defence, unemployment and the economy, Oct 1986.
Dates: 1986-09 - 1986-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Tribune interview with NK, 1985-09-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/19
Scope and Contents Subjects include: defence policy and nuclear disarmament; Europe; economic policy; trades union funding; NK's leadership; Labour Party reform; the Miners' Strike; Black Sections.
Dates: 1985-09-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Unilateral Nuclear Disarmament, 1945 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STKH 3/8
Scope and Contents Comprising typescript and handwritten drafts of material for pamphlets, newspaper articles and talks about Nuclear weapons and disarmament. These include 'Defence in the nuclear age'; 'Civilian Defence'1964; 'Pugwash and disarmament, reflections by an observer'; 'Some reflections on nuclear disarmament' 1964; 'Reflections on defence'; 'Defence Policy' [House of Lords speech, March 1966]; 'Power Politics in the nuclear age' 1962; 'Common sense in defence' 1962; 'What are we trying to defend...
Dates: 1945 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Visit to Moscow, 1984-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/11
Scope and Contents Includes: briefings for NK’s visit to the Soviet Union, particularly on defence and human rights; notes of NK’s meeting with President Konstantin Chernenko on arms reduction; speech notes; programmes and arrangements for various visits; transcript of an interview by NK for Radio Moscow; information for press.
Dates: 1984-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Visit to RAF Laarbruch, Germany, 1991-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/117
Scope and Contents Programme and briefings for NK’s visit, including a copy of the statement by Tom King, Secretary of State for Defence, on defence options for change (July 1990), with an extract from the debate on his statement, and an article by Martin O’Neill, principal defence spokesman, on Labour’s defence review.
Dates: 1991-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.

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