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Diplomacy

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 34 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. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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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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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.
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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.
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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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Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7490
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of official papers from the last phase of Mayo's political career. The papers cover most aspects of policy-making and execution: military, diplomatic and security matters, economic policy, transport and communications, agriculture, famine relief and health, the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh to India during 1869 and 1870, and Mayo's assassination. Some papers also provide insights into the working relationships amongst officials and amongst members of the...
Dates: 1868-1872
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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Roger Palmer, Earl of Castlemaine: Diary

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6571
Dates: 1686-1693
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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The Papers of Alexander Wigram Allen Leeper

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LEEP
Scope and Contents This collection contains mostly personal papers such as diaries and correspondence with family and friends, although there is some correspondence with colleagues. The contents cover Leeper's diplomatic career which included the Paris Peace Conference.
Dates: 1902 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Baron Soames

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM
Scope and Contents The papers include: political correspondence relating to Soames's ministerial career and with his Conservative colleagues; papers from his diplomatic postings in Paris, Brussels and Rhodesia; articles and speeches; photographs; appointment diaries; personal correspondence with friends; recordings and transcripts of interviews with CS which were to be used in his memoirs, which were never completed; some papers on his personal interests, including horseracing; some videos, particularly relating...
Dates: 1921 - 2006
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Joseph Ford

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FORD
Scope and Contents Ford's papers consist of three diaries kept during his postings, and a later memoir of him by his son.
Dates: 1960 - 2014
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lord Vansittart of Denham

Reference Code: GBR/0014/VNST
Scope and Contents VNST I is divided into two main groups: official papers or copies of official papers (sections 1-3); and personal papers (section 4). The first three groups include not only Cabinet and Foreign Office papers, which were officially registered, but also some secret official correspondence which did not go through the registry and some semi-official correspondence VNST II includes personal letters, several from prominent persons, which give a vivid picture of Vansittart's passionate...
Dates: 1801 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Maurice Hankey

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HNKY
Dates: 1865 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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The Papers of Rowland Kenney and Kit Kenney

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNY
Scope and Contents Comprising official papers, correspondence and notebooks mainly relating to Norway and Finland.
The papers focus on Rowland Kenney's work in Norway during the two World Wars and on Kit Kenney's work in Finland and Norway during the Second World War.
Dates: 1906 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Alexander George Montagu Cadogan

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD
Scope and Contents The collection includes scrapbooks containing photographs and press cuttings; family and professional correspondence; speeches and articles; official documents relating to Foreign Office and Suez Canal Company business; and draft notes for Cadogan's autobiography. A series of frank personal diaries with almost daily entries cover Cadogan's career and private life from his appointment as Minister to China in 1933 to his retirement.
Dates: 1890 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Andrew Graham Gilchrist

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GILC
Scope and Contents Military, diplomatic and literary papers, 1937-93.
Dates: 1937 - 1993
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is mostly open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Auckland Campbell Geddes

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GEDD
Scope and Contents This collection mainly consists of private papers and correspondence, 1885-1954, and family papers, 1783-1963. The material, especially the ministerial and ambassadorial papers, collected together by David Geddes provides an insight into the 1910s and 1920s. The collection also includes Geddes' writings on medical, spiritual and military matters.
Dates: 1783 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Donald Hopson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HPSN
Scope and Contents Comprising correspondence and papers about his military and diplomatic careers, press cuttings, photographs and artefacts.
With Annalise Hopson's later correspondence and papers, 1971-99.
Dates: 1915 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Eric Phipps

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PHPP
Scope and Contents The papers largely consist of Phipps' correspondence on subjects connected to his diplomatic career as well as associated papers. The majority of the material comes from the 1920s and 1930s. Correspondants include Neville Chamberlain, Ramsey Macdonald, Austen Chamberlain, Anthony Eden, Lord Halifax, Sir Maurice Hankey as well as Buckingham Palace and European embassies.
Dates: 1797 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Eugen Millington-Drake

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MLDK
Scope and Contents The collection comprises letters and papers covering Sir Eugen's career in the Foreign Office and the British Council, mainly in South America, and his subsequent world-wide lecture tours. Along with personal correspondence, there are photographs illustrating the daily life of a diplomat during and just before World War II. There is a section relating to the establishment of the Inchcape Memorial Educational Trust. Another section concerns sport, including the Olympic Games of 1936 and of 1948....
Dates: 1913 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: The diaries and letter books (ref. MLDK 11) may only be seen with the permission of the family. The rest of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Frank Lascelles

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASC
Scope and Contents The papers consist of copies of personal papers from various stages in Lascelles's career, and other material relating to Lascelles, including: letters and diary from his posting to Paris [France] during the Franco-Prussian War and at the beginning and end of his position as Ambassador to Germany; the diary of his family's visit to Iran in 1892; press cuttings of obituaries for Lascelles.
Dates: 1870 - 1971
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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