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East West relations

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 220 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence B., 13 Nov 1945 - 27 Oct 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/146A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Hugo Baring; 2nd Lord Baldwin of Bewdley; Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough] (2); Don Domingo de las Barcenas, Spanish Ambassador to Britain, on the attitude of the United Nations to Spain, and worsening relations with Britain; Gunilla, Lady Barnes, on the death of Sir Reginald Barnes; "Reggie" [Sir Reginald Barnes] (3); Herman Baruch, United States Ambassador to the Netherlands; Beverley Baxter; Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands; 10th Duke...
Dates: 13 Nov 1945 - 27 Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Baruch - Beaverbrook., Jul 1951 - Jan 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/519A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bernie" [Bernard Baruch] on various subjects including arrangements to meet WSC, disarmament, the Cold War and atomic weapons, NATO, requests to publish excerpts from letters from WSC, racehorses and his memoirs (36); Donald Logan, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, on a gift from Baruch; William Buckley of Henry Holt and Company Incorporated on Baruch's memoirs; [6th Lord] Bath [earlier Lord Weymouth] on items for his Churchill museum (4); Christofor,...
Dates: Jul 1951 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Bedell Smith - Byrnes., Oct 1952 - Dec 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/520
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Mary Smith on the death of General (Walter) Bedell Smith; Anthony Wedgwood Benn [later 2nd Lord Stansgate and then Tony Benn]; Ursula, Lady Bentinck; Roger Bertholier (4); Anthony Bevir; Princess Marthe Bibesco (4); Jack Billmeir on merchant shipping during World War II (3); Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] on the publication of material from the Churchill Papers; [2nd] Lord Birkenhead [earlier Frederick Smith] enclosing extracts from his...
Dates: Oct 1952 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C., Apr 1947 - Jan 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/521A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harold Caccia, British Ambassador to the United States; Dido Cairns; Amalia Karamanlis; Arnold Carey Foster; Joan, Lady Carton de Wiart [earlier Joan Sutherland] on the death of Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart; Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister, John Hewitt, Secretary for Appointments to Prime Minister, Derek Mitchell, Under Secretary to Prime Minister, Alexander Douglas Home [later Lord Home of the Hirsel], Prime Minister, regarding honours; [3rd Lord] Dudley [earlier...
Dates: Apr 1947 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Meigher - Montgomery., Apr 1955 - Dec 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/529
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arthur Meigher; Robert Menzies enclosing copies of his speeches on various subjects including Commonwealth affairs, international affairs (including the Cold War and the Suez canal) on allegations made by General Sir John Kennedy about Menzies' opinion of WSC (9); Drew Middleton, Chief London Correspondent of the New York Times, on subjects including WSC's signing a book (4); Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]; Princess Grace of Monaco [earlier Grace Kelly]; 1st Lord...
Dates: Apr 1955 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Moran - Nixon., Jul 1953 - Dec 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/530A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various doctors on WSC's health, hearing aids and on gifts from WSC including Charles [1st Lord] Moran [earlier Sir Charles Wilson] (4), Dorothy, Lady Moran [earlier Dorothy, Lady Wilson], Herbert Seddon (5), Dr D Roberts (4), Jacques Vialle (3) and Philip Yeoman; [1st] Lord Morrison of Lambeth; Prince Hassan Ben El Mehdi, Moroccan Ambassador to Great Britain on a disaster in Agadir; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; John Colville on the...
Dates: Jul 1953 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence P - R., 03 Aug 1946 - 28 Oct 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/175
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Bernard Paget (2); Ridley Pakenham-Walsh [former literary assistant to WSC], thanking him for gifts of books (5); Alba Paynter; Sir Richard Pim (2); Audrey Pleydell-Bouverie (4); Odette Pol Roger (3); 1st Lord Portal [of Hungerford] (2); Commodore George [Gordon] Allen; Sir Hugh Protheroe-Smith; Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] on "George Mansfelt", Prince Frederick of Prussia [later parts of Germany and Poland] (2); Prince Frederick of...
Dates: 03 Aug 1946 - 28 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Q - Roo., 09 Dec 1940 - 18 Mar 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/196
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Quickswood [earlier Lord Hugh Cecil] on subjects including WSC's career, chances of war with the Soviet Union, and WSC's speeches (6); Admiral Arthur Radford; Prince Rainier of Monaco (2); Raja Sir Maharaj Singh; Habib Rahimtoola, Governor of Sind, Pakistan; J Arthur Rank, Chairman, Rank Organisation Limited, on a film about Douglas Bader; Helen Reid [Chairman], New York Herald Tribune, on the Herald Tribune Forum; 1st Lord Reith, former Chairman, Imperial...
Dates: 09 Dec 1940 - 18 Mar 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sa - Sm., 21 May 1941 - 27 Oct 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/176A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frank Salisbury (2); "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Lord Cranborne] on WSC's views on postponing the Festival [of Britain] and embarrassment to "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay, Chairman, Festival of Britain Council], and his own inability to be a delegate to the Council of Europe (5); Sir Arthur Salter; 1st Lord Samuel; Sir Malcolm Sargent, Musical Director, Savoy Theatre, inviting WSC to the opening night of "Patience"; David Sarnoff; John Howard, Chairman, Eastern...
Dates: 21 May 1941 - 27 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Bernard Baruch., 06 Oct 1945 - 06 Jul 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/210A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC and Baruch on subjects including: relations between the West and the Soviet Union; growing isolationism and deficit finance in the United States; the Soviet Union's resources; British nationalization; tributes to Baruch; the coronation; the need to complete NATO and a political settlement in Europe at the Bermuda Conference (1953); nuclear warfare; the export of gold by the Soviet Union; the West's attitude to Eastern Europe; the effect of Konrad Adenauer's...
Dates: 06 Oct 1945 - 06 Jul 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Field-Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery., 15 Feb 1943 - 18 Nov 1957

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/143
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Alamein dinners and reunions; Montgomery's book ["El Alamein to the River Sangro"]; pamphlets by Montgomery on military matters; bringing Field-Marshal Erwin Rommel to battle (February 1943); Montgomery's book "Ten Chapters"; political and military problems in post-war Egypt; mis-statements in Alan Moorehead's biography of Montgomery on WSC's part in the dismissal of Field-Marshal Archibald Wavell and in the D-Day landings; the mutual respect between WSC and Stalin;...
Dates: 15 Feb 1943 - 18 Nov 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with President Eisenhower., 04 Feb 1952 - 22 Aug 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/217
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC and Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States, on subjects including the 4-Power Summit at Geneva, American foreign policy, particularly on the Far East, former relations between Eisenhower and WSC, the declassification of war records, the defence of Formosa [later Taiwan], a medallion for WSC's 81st birthday, Western unity, Eisenhower's health, his relations with Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] and Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton], atomic...
Dates: 04 Feb 1952 - 22 Aug 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with President Truman., 29 Jan 1946 - 01 May 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/158
Scope and Contents Letters from Harry S Truman, President of the United States, on subjects including his hopes for avoiding a third world war, seeing Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp, later Sarah, Lady Audley] in the Philadelphia Story, his own chances for re-election, the threat of Communism and dealing with the Soviet Union (10).Other correspondents include: CSC; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Joint Director, Conservative Research Department]; Alexander Spearman on...
Dates: 29 Jan 1946 - 01 May 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: United States, Canada: invitations., 28 Dec 1946 - 14 Aug 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/254
Scope and Contents Correspondents on invitations for WSC include: Lewis Douglas, United States Ambassador to Britain, on an invitation from the American Meat Institute; Lady Daphne Straight, United States Information Department, Foreign Office; Bernard Baruch; Alfred Sloan junior, [Chairman], General Motors Corporation, inviting WSC to the New York Economic Club; Herman Steinkraus, President, United States Chamber of Commerce; Robert Hutchins, Chancellor, University of Chicago; Sir Felix Pole (2); Edmund Day,...
Dates: 28 Dec 1946 - 14 Aug 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Royal Institute for International Affairs: Western European Union Group, 1954-11 - 1955-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/3/34
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Papers of the study group set up by the RIIA (Chatham House), including: drafts of the group report; minutes and papers of meetings; biographical notes on [James] Harold Wilson.

Dates: 1954-11 - 1955-10
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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Speech notes: House of Commons., 26 May 1942 - 25 Jun 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/6A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes and Hansard report of WSC's speech (5 June 1946, House of Commons) on foreign affairs on various subjects including: the cold war and the deterioration of relations with the Soviet Union; Communism; the report of the Trade Union delegation to Athens [Greece] and the elections held there; affairs and events in Spain, Italy, Germany, France and Poland; a broadcast delivered by Field Marshal Jan Smuts; reconstruction in Belgium and the Netherlands; and the United Nations. Source...
Dates: 26 May 1942 - 25 Jun 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches, 1988-01 - 1988-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/20
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Joseph Chamberlain and Ireland; the defence of Western Europe; the legacy of William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury; negotiations on the future of Ulster; relations between Iran and the United States; the nation of Wales; the Church and state, women priests and parish churches; the failure of the Labour Opposition; British defence policy; teaching Latin and Greek; local government; English parliamentary tradition; management of the...
Dates: 1988-01 - 1988-12
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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Speeches, 1989-01 - 1989-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/21
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: defence policy, including maintaining peace in Europe and arms production; relations between Britain and Ireland, including the Anglo-Irish Agreement, the IRA and past policy on Northern Ireland; Britain and the European Economic Community, particularly the Common Agricultural Policy, changing Conservative policy on Europe, defence, economic affairs, East-West relations and the European Court of Human Rights; the Gospels; Hong Kong's...
Dates: 1989-01 - 1989-11
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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Speeches, 1993-01 - 1993-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/25
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: the Gospels and the relationship between Church and State; Sir Robert Peel; Britain and the European Community, including relations with France, the balance of power in Europe, and the results of changing East-West relations; British policy on Northern Ireland; historical Anglo-Turkish relations (the Gallipoli Memorial Lecture); Anthony Trollope; interference in the internal affairs of other countries, particularly Bosnia [Bosnia and...
Dates: 1993-01 - 1993-11
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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Speeches and articles, 1980-04 - 1980-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/61
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Subjects include: countering the Soviet military threat; Soviet influence in India; the Soviet threat to Poland; economic policy; the importance of stability in the Middle East and the results of the loss of empire.

Dates: 1980-04 - 1980-12
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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Speeches: General Election Miscellanea., Oct 1949 - Feb 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/29A-C
Scope and Contents Includes: speech notes and extracts from various speeches made by WSC during the 1950 General Election campaign on subjects including nationalisation, a statement made by [Walter] Higgs in New Zealand, food and petrol rationing, conscription and National Service, the coal and oil industries and home owning; newspaper cuttings; extracts of earlier speeches made by WSC; suggestions for speeches from various individuals including Randolph Churchill on the B B C and a party political broadcast,...
Dates: Oct 1949 - Feb 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and Hansard., 01 Feb 1954 - 30 Apr 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/53A-E
Scope and Contents Speech notes and copies of Hansard for WSC's speech (1 February, House of Commons) entitled "Adoption of a New Army Rifle", on the difficult transition period between research and mass production of a new weapon, the .280 rifle, the importance of standardization of armaments among the members of NATO, the results of the Labour Government's choice of different ammunition from the rest of NATO, and the new agreement on a common ammunition, choosing a Belgian rifle over the British make, and...
Dates: 01 Feb 1954 - 30 Apr 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 27 Feb 1950 - 28 Mar 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/33A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (7 March, House of Commons) for the debate on the address, on subjects including: the stalemate in the new Parliament and the need for electoral reform; uncertainty until the next election; increasing food production; unemployment; cutting taxation; restoring the value of sterling; repealing the nationalization of the iron and steel industry; enlarging the building trade to solve the housing problem; the risk of Britain being split into Labour and...
Dates: 27 Feb 1950 - 28 Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 18 Feb 1950 - 26 May 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/34A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (24 April, House of Commons) entitled "The Budget" on subjects including: the Government's overspending, inflation and its effects on wage- earners; Government borrowing and payment of war debts; poor future prospects for the economy; the rise in the petrol ration and the house-building programme; Government taxation on high incomes, petrol and on transport vehicles; WSC's recommendations for cuts in expenditure on defence, the National Health...
Dates: 18 Feb 1950 - 26 May 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 02 Jun 1950 - 28 Jun 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/35A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (7 June, Women's Central Advisory Committee, Albert Hall [London]) entitled "General Election Results" on subjects including: the country's general vote against socialist policies; the part played in political life by women; the Government's abandonment of its policies, including both the petrol ration in Britain and New Zealand, and also nationalization, except for the nationalization of steel; socialist restriction of freedom; the Conservative...
Dates: 02 Jun 1950 - 28 Jun 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open