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Diplomacy

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

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British Diplomatic Oral History Programme

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP
Scope and Contents The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 1995 - 2021
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. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Diary, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/1
Scope and Contents Diary covering Cadogan's final year as British representative to the League of Nations. Subjects covered include: the defence of the Great Wall in January [precursor of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937]; repercussions within the League of the Lytton Report and the Anglo-Persian Oil Agreement; the Geneva Disarmament Conference [1932-1934]; strong opinions on the position of the British cabinet and his colleagues; growing concern at the menace of Germany and treatment of Jewish citizens; and...
Dates: 1933
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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Diary, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/2
Scope and Contents Diary covering Cadogan's move from London to Peking after his formal appointment to the Chinese legation in January 1934, and his first impressions of China. Subjects covered include: his knighting as KCMG at Sandringham; his journey to China on a ship; British and Chinese relations with Manchukuo [seized by Japan in 1931 following the Mukden Incident] and with Japan generally; the Burma-Yunnan frontier and relations with Chiang-Kai Shek, as well as social and family events.
Dates: 1934
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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Diary, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/3
Scope and Contents Diary of Cadogan's first year in China. Subjects covered include: the ongoing difficult relationship between Japan and China and the importance of balancing British interests in the region; his promotion to Ambassador in June 1935; Cadogan's relationship with the Foreign Office and the impact of Frederick Leith-Ross' mission; the Chinese financial crisis and difficulties with journalists as well social and family events.
Dates: 1935
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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Diary, 1936-01-01 - 1936-09-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/4
Scope and Contents Diary of the final few months of Cadogan's time in China and his new role as Joint Deputy Under-Secretary at the Foreign Office in 1936. Subjects covered include: his relationship with important figures within the Foreign Office when in China, such as Frederick Leith-Ross and in London; the relationship between China and Japan and meetings with Chiang Kai-Shek; the death of King George V; a meeting with King Edward VIII; problems within the Foreign Office; his trip to the Montreaux Conference...
Dates: 1936-01-01 - 1936-09-09
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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Diary, 1936-09-09 - 1936-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/5
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: Cadogan's relationship with and his role within the Foreign Office; the atmosphere within the Foreign Office and his opinions on international relations with Germany, Italy, Japan and China; the status of the Abyssinian delegation to the League of Nations and the abdication of King Edward VIII as well as social and family events.
Dates: 1936-09-09 - 1936-12-31
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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Diary, 1946-01-01 - 1946-01-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/16
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Ernest Bevin and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's role in the first meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations Organisation, and his pessimistic account of the progress made at delegation meetings; and comments on books read while travelling, including disparaging remarks on Douglas Goldring's "The Nineteen Twenties".
Dates: 1946-01-01 - 1946-01-21
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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Diary, 1946-01-22 - 1946-11-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/17
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: Cadogan's appointment as Permanent Representative of the UK Government to the United Nations; relationships with United Nations delegates and the Foreign Office; United Nations resolutions; Security Council negotiations on subjects including uses of the veto and withdrawal of troops from Syria, Lebanon, and Iran; discussions relating to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission and reaction to proposals of Bernard Baruch; and comments on leisure activities,...
Dates: 1946-01-22 - 1946-11-21
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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Diary, 1946-11-21 - 1947-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/18
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with United Nations committees, the British Delegation, and the Foreign Office; notes on the development of United Nations procedures and elections; the admission of new member states Yemen and Pakistan; discussions relating to United Nations Security Council resolutions and the Partition Plan for Palestine; Cadogan's attendance at working committee meetings regarding atomic energy and the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission; comments on golf,...
Dates: 1946-11-21 - 1947-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: Issue microfilm copy only
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Diary, 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/19
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relations with United Nations committees, the British Delegation, and the Foreign Office; notes on the development of United Nations procedures and the admission of new member states; discussions relating to United Nations Security council resolutions on Palestine and the India-Pakistan conflict over Kashmir; ongoing discussions surrounding Eastern Europe; the Berlin Blockade; the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission; notes regarding visits to London, Paris,...
Dates: 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Issue microfilm copy only
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Diary, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/20
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relations with United Nations committees, the British Delegation, especially with Barbara Castle, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's inspection of building plans and models for the new United Nations Council Chamber; notes on progress with the United Nations Atomic Energy commission, the Commission for India and Pakistan, and the Commission for Conventional Armaments; discussions relating to United Nations Security Council resolutions on Indonesia, Palestine, and...
Dates: 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Issue microfilm copy only
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Diary, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/21
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relations with members of United Nations committees; discussions surrounding China and Kashmir; Cadogan's reflections on his diary-writing and personal archive, including scrapbooks; Cadogan's retirement from the United Nations; the family's relocation to London and notes on interior decoration, shopping, and household provisioning; Cadogan's appointment to the boards of the National Provincial Bank and the Phoenix Assurance Company; meeting with Elizabeth...
Dates: 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Issue microfilm copy only
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Diary, 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/22
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: Cadogan's relationship with Anthony Eden; meetings of the London Regional Council of the United Nations Association, with discussions on the rearmament of Germany and NATO, and comments on attendees, including Barbara Castle; Chatham House meetings on Anglo-American relations; Suez Canal Company business; English Speaking Union meetings; National Provincial Bank business; Cadogan receiving the Order of Merit; and trips to Portugal and Switzerland. Also includes...
Dates: 1951
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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Diplomatic Career, 1950 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/JAKN 1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection contains press cuttings and correspondence relating to Sir Geoffrey's kidnap, and 8-month captivity, by the Tupamaros while he was Ambassador to Uruguay in 1971. This experience is reflected in his subsequent writings, lectures, broadcasts and interests covered in the rest of the collection. There is relatively little material on Sir Geoffrey's earlier diplomatic career.
Dates: 1950 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is mainly open for consultation (except for specific files indicated, chiefly in JAKN 7) 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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Italian writings on Venice in 1618

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4446
Scope and Contents 'Congiura dei Spagnuoli contro la republica di Venezia' and other writings relating to Venice in 1618.
Dates: 1700 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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John Ward: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6157
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of John Ward, including letters from W.E. Gladstone; Charles, 2nd Viscount Canning; Henry Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston; and Sir William Hutt.
Dates: 1815-1885
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Marco Foscarini: Account of his Embassy

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7567
Scope and Contents 'L'Ambasciata di Marco Foscarini, Ambasciatore Extraordnario alla corte di Torino', Foscarini's account of his embassy, 1743 (xxviii + 184 pages).
Dates: 1743
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Minutes of meetings of the Foreign Service Students Committee, signed, 1905 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII.64
Scope and Contents From the Management Group: The category - Corporate management records - embraces records of the central decision-making bodies, University officers such as the Vice-Chancellor and the Registrary, and their administrative support. It includes constitutional records.
Dates: 1905 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Management Group: The minutes of some Committees are closed to scholars for periods of years either under data protection legislation or as a condition of transfer; see each catalogue entry for further detail.
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Notes of Two Conversations with Lord Brimelow

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BIMO
Scope and Contents The topics of discussion follow a roughly chronological timetable of the events of 1945. Topics discussed during the first conversation were Poland, Yalta (February 1945), Lord Brimelow's first day at the Foreign Office, the Foreign Office and problems with Russia in 1945, the repatriation of Soviet citizens after the Second World War, Anglo-Soviet relations in 1945, the organization of the Foreign Office, Foreign Office personnel and individuals, Anglo-American co-operation, Communist...
Dates: 1982-04-20 - 1982-04-21
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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Official visits, 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/JAKN 3/4
Scope and Contents Speeches, correspondence and programmes for official visits to Brussels [Belgium], Rome [Italy] and Stockholm [Sweden].
Dates: 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is mainly open for consultation (except for specific files indicated, chiefly in JAKN 7) 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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Papers concerning General Charles George Gordon

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8128
Scope and Contents Material relating to General Gordon's visit to China in 1880, mainly correspondence between his brother Sir Henry Gordon and Thomas Wade. The papers concern the controversy attached to Gordon's visit, such as H.W. Gordon's claim that Wade and others had encouraged Li Hung-Chang to rebel against the government in Peking, which Wade denied.The collection concerns General Charles George Gordon (1833-1885) and his visit China in 1880, which was prompted by a telegram he received from Sir...
Dates: 1880-1886 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers regarding the Treaty of Succession and Barrier

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6574
Scope and Contents A series of papers dealing with the Treaty of Succession and Barrier between Great Britain and the Netherlands, 1713, written in four hands, 37 folios: (fo. 1) 1st hand, United Provinces Council of State: Ordinance, 31 October 1710, English translation; (fo. 3) 2nd hand, in Latin, Treaty of Succession and Barrier: separate article concluded 19 January 1713, printed; (fo. 50) 3rd hand, in English, Adriaan van der Hooghe van Brossele: 'Remarks on the Project of the Treaty of Succession and...
Dates: 1710-1713
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Philip Noel-Baker Associated

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR AS
Scope and Contents Material relating to Philip Noel-Baker, including speeches made between 1959 and 1982 relating to global nuclear disarmament collated by Frank Field, formed United Nations Association - United Kingdom Director. The collection also contains a book authored by Noel-Baker - a possible later draft of Third Time Dead, renamed 'Hawkes vs. Doves', which Frank Field sought to edit and publish. Subsequently there is correspondence and research undertaken by Frank Field for his editorship, as well as...
Dates: 1912 - 2013
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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Princess Sophia Dorothea: Correspondence with Count Philip Christopher Graf von Königsmark

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4483
Scope and Contents Transcripts and photographs of correspondence between Princess Sophia Dorothea and Count Philip Christopher Graf von Königsmark, 1690, made for A.W. Ward, c. 1909. There are also 15 letters to Ward from various English and German correspondents, 1888-1909.
Dates: 1888-1909 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ralph Abercromby, 2nd Lord Dunfermline: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6627
Scope and Contents A series of letters mostly addressed to Ralph Abercromby when he was British Minister in Turin. The majority are from Marquis Massimo d'Azeglio, President of the Council of the King of Sardinia. On a fly-leaf is a numbered list of the letters from the Marquis Massimo d'Azeglio, and a list of the contents of the volume, both in Lord Dunfermline's hand.
Dates: 1850-1852
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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