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Foreign policy

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 88 Collections and/or Records:

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Australia, 1924-12 - 1926-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence with 1st Lord Forster, Governor-General and with Stanley Bruce, Prime Minister, on subjects including: finding a successor to 3rd Lord Stradbroke [as Governor of Victoria]; communications between Governors and the Colonial Office; the proposed abandonment of the Australian naval construction programme; the Geneva Protocol and the risks of Britain signing a Security Pact with France, Belgium and Germany, without the other Dominion Governments; Forster's successor; the importance...
Dates: 1924-12 - 1926-03
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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Briefing for meeting with Commonwealth Secretary General, Emeka Anyaoku, 1990-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/101
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Briefings, correspondence and arrangements for NK's visits and meetings, including NK's various visits to the United States, the Soviet Union, South America and the Middle East.
Dates: 1990-07
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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Britain, 1935 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/45-49
Scope and Contents Mainly includes material on foreign policy including appeasement.
Dates: 1935 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, 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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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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Broadcasts, 1955-10 - 1970-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/27
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: immigration; defence, particularly cuts in the Middle East, British withdrawal from Singapore (in interviews with Denis Healey, Secretary of State for Defence, 1967), and retaining use of nuclear weapons; floating exchange rates; JEP's book on the relationship between the Ministry of Health and the National Health Service, A New Look at Medicine and Politics; Parliamentary privilege and private...
Dates: 1955-10 - 1970-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Cabinet Papers on naval and general First World War subjects, 1910-10 - 1915-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 4/7
Scope and Contents Includes: memorandum by the First Lord of the Admiralty [Winston Churchill] on the formation of a naval War Staff; diary of a visit to Berlin by 1st Lord Haldane [Secretary of State for War] and his discussions with the German Chancellor [Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg], Kaiser Wilhelm II, Grand-Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz [Head of the German Admiralty] and with J Cambon [? French Ambassador to Germany] on the balance of power in Europe, the increase in the British and German fleets, territorial...
Dates: 1910-10 - 1915-05
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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Campaign Directorate and Campaign Strategy Committee Committee, 1986-01 - 1986-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/73
Scope and Contents Minutes and memoranda, mainly by Peter Mandelson, Director of Campaigns and Communications and also Robert Worcester, Market and Opinion Research International Limited (MORI), on strategy for campaigns, including: general strategy for 1987; the Jobs and Industry Campaign; the Freedom and Fairness Campaign; local elections and by-elections, including the West Derbyshire by-election; Labour and young people; international and defence policies; the Social Policy Campaign.
Dates: 1986-01 - 1986-12
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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Cleveland correspondence and address, 1931-06 - 1938-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BOWR 1/1
Scope and Contents Bower's address to the Selection Committee of the Cleveland Conservative and Unionist Association, prior to his adoption as candidate for Cleveland [Yorkshire] on the causes of the Depression and Conservative economic policy (1931); also includes letter to Bower from Sir Alfred Pease, former MP for Cleveland, on the Government's appeasement of Germany, and the need to strengthen the Navy.
Dates: 1931-06 - 1938-10
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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Conservative Research Department: reports, 1952-04 - 1954-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/97
Scope and Contents Subjects include: old age pensions; the Transport Bill; the convertibility of sterling; foreign affairs, particularly Germany, the Soviet Union and Korea; the Colonial Development Corporation; the political situation in Nigeria; the Economic Survey, 1953; housing; the Finance Bill, 1952; the Empire Settlement Bill, 1952; the Government's first six months in office.
Dates: 1952-04 - 1954-07
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. 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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Correspondence A - F, 1941-01 - 1941-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/32
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A V Alexander [First Lord of the Admiralty] on criticism of convoy commodores and of the Senior Naval Officer in the Persian Gulf (3); the Viceroy of India [2nd Lord Linlithgow, earlier Lord Hopetoun] on concerns about the Senior Naval Officer in the Persian Gulf (2); Sir Walford Selby [former Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Vienna] on uniting the anti-Nazi elements in Austria (2); 1st Lord Sankey; Sir John Anderson [Lord President of the Council,...
Dates: 1941-01 - 1941-12
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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Correspondence A - Z, 1923-01 - 1923-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Commander-in-Chief Atlantic Fleet [Vice-Admiral Sir John de Robeck], thanking LSA for his congratulatory message to the Fleet following its spring cruise; Lucy Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, on a disagreement between LSA and 1st Lord Curzon [Foreign Secretary]; Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Beatty [1st Sea Lord] on the Cabinet's refusal to allow the Navy control of its own air forces (2); Sir Arthur Griffith-Boscawen on opposition to him; Winston Churchill,...
Dates: 1923-01 - 1923-12
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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Correspondence A - Z, 1925-01 - 1925-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Grigg [later 1st Lord Altrincham], on taking up his position as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Kenya, a vote on his salary and his work as Secretary to the Rhodes Trustees (2); Sir Kenneth Anderson; Sir Abe Bailey, supporting LSA's position on Iraq; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister; Sir Otto Beit on appointing Grigg's successor as Secretary to the Rhodes Trustees (2); Gertrude Bell [Oriental Secretary to the High Commissioner for Iraq, Sir Henry Dobbs] on...
Dates: 1925-01 - 1925-12
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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Correspondence A - Z, 1939-01 - 1939-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/29
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Samuel] Vyvyan Adams on LSA's being included in the new Cabinet; Harold Armstrong on LSA's advice to delay publishing his unfavourable biography of Winston Churchill or revise it (6); Sir Abe Bailey (3); Stanley Baldwin on a poem by LSA; Jacques Bardoux; Robert Bower, RAF Coastal Command; Sir Frank Fox (2); [Edward] Leslie Burgin [Minister of Supply] on buying policy; [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain [Prime Minister] on subjects including a proposal to give a copy of the...
Dates: 1939-01 - 1939-12
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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Correspondence A-Z on "The Problem of the Army", 1902-12 - 1904-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/1/14
Scope and Contents Correspondence on LSA's series of articles for the Times on army reform, with correspondents including: General 1st Lord Kitchener [Commander-in-Chief, India] on the advantages and disadvantages of having a large force in South Africa; Admiral Sir John Fisher [Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth] on subjects including the role of the press in reforming the Navy (3); Arthur Balfour, Prime Minister, on LSA's ideas for encouraging Finland to rebel against Russia; L J Maxse [Editor of the National...
Dates: 1902-12 - 1904-12
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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Correspondence and notes on international affairs, 1943 - 1994

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: 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: 1943 - 1994
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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Cuttings, 1925-08-08 - 1926-03-26

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 26 B/1
Scope and Contents Contains newspaper index. Cuttings on expenditure: (cuttings, speeches and cartoons), especially the Road Fund; coal (strikes and subsidy); the gold standard; war debts (France and Italy); Trade.
Cuttings on international and national affairs: WSC’s speech (propaganda, gold standard, war debts); Locarno Treaty; Baldwin’s speech (Food and Housing, Pacification of Europe, Mosul [Al-Mawsil, Iraq] etc.) Religion, Ulster Unionism. Views on socialism and communism.
Dates: 1925-08-08 - 1926-03-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Cuttings and Cartoons relating to WSC, 1933-10 - 1936-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 29 A/1
Scope and Contents Career: Randolph Churchill contests the Wavertree [Liverpool] by-election and is defeated; WSC reconciled with government; WSC returned to parliament but not the Cabinet; reviews of WSC’s "Marlborough". Domestic Policy: Annual meeting (1933) of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations - Discussion of slum campaign, Imperial defence and reform policy; WSC supports the need for home grown food stuffs. Foreign Policy; WSC leads opposition to the...
Dates: 1933-10 - 1936-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Cuttings and cartoons relating to WSC, both before and after the Conservative election defeat, 1929-01-22 - 1933-09-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 27 2
Scope and Contents Economic affairs: Budget speculation intensifies as the General Election approaches, in particular concerning taxation; controversy over the issue of Irish loyalist compensation; the rejection, by the new Socialist administration, of unsatisfactory reparations offers. Foreign Policy: Trouble in Palestine; unease in Europe, especially concerning the ‘Danzig corridor’; WSC protests against the government’s policy towards India, highlighting his disapproval by refusing to involve himself...
Dates: 1929-01-22 - 1933-09-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Cuttings, Photographs and Cartoons relating to WSC previous to the outbreak of the Second World War, 1936-06 - 1939-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 29 A/2
Scope and Contents Career: Speculation within the press, concerning WSC’s absence from higher government and his suitability for a return to the Admiralty; Julian Sandys is born 19 September 1936. Domestic Policy: Abdication of King Edward VIII [later Edward, Duke of Windsor]; Alfred Duff-Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich] resigns; [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain rejects calls for a general election; House of Commons endorses conscription. Foreign Policy: WSC highlights Britain’s defensive needs...
Dates: 1936-06 - 1939-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Diary, 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/6
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships within the Foreign Office and diplomatic service; the growing threat of Hitler and Mussolini; the challenges of, and opinions on, British foreign policy; international relations with, in particular, Italy, Spain, Japan, China, France and the United States of America; the Spanish Civil War and the Non-Intervention Committee; paralysis at the League of Nations; the Abyssinian and Sudetenland Crises and the Imperial Conference as well as social and...
Dates: 1937
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, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/7
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships inside the Foreign Office and diplomatic service; the Abyssinian crisis and relations with Italy as differing to those with Germany; the Anglo-American and Anglo-French relationships; Anthony Eden's resignation in February; the Czechoslovakian crisis and the Munich Agreement; the policies of rearmament and appeasement and the League of Nations as well as social and family events.
Dates: 1938
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, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/8
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships inside the Foreign Office and diplomatic service with a sense of the complexities of British governmental policy; a trip to Rome in January 1939 to visit Mussolini regarding Hitler's in Europe; Franco and the Spanish Civil War; the German occupation of Prague in March 1939; Italian occupation of Albania; the challenges of working with the Soviet Union; the build up to war, with the declaration of war against Germany and her allies, and the...
Dates: 1939
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, 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/9
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships within the Foreign Office and diplomatic service, including with Samuel Hore-Belisha and The Viscount Halifax; the work load at the Foreign Office and Cadogan's increasing strain; the crisis with the ice-free harbour at Narvik in Norway in April 1940; the intrigue surrounding a new prime minister and the invasion of Holland and Belgium in May 1940 as well as the general progress of war and the consequences of the fall of France in the summer of...
Dates: 1940
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, 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/10
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships within the Foreign Office, in particular with Anthony Eden; Cadogan's insight into the Axis campaigns in the Balkans; diplomatic concerns regarding Britain's activities in North Africa and Persia; reception of intelligence in advance of Hitler’s planned attack on Russia; Cadogan's opinions and influence upon Churchill's communications with Roosevelt, the voyage to the USA aboard the H.M.S. Prince of Wales and the drafting of the Joint...
Dates: 1941
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, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/11
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the Foreign Office, War Cabinet, and Special Operations Executive; Cadogan's role and interventions in ongoing strategic discussions between Churchill and Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Stalin, and De Gaulle; Cadogan's opinions on the Allied negotiations over future Soviet frontiers and the second front; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits, and the hosting of Soviet diplomats in Edinburgh and London; plans for an Allied...
Dates: 1942
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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