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Civil aviation

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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"A Balanced Economy": correspondence on industrial reconstruction, 1952-10 - 1953-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/103
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir [Alfred] Guy Garrod; [John] Gibson Jarvie; Alan Green, Director of the Scapa Group Limited; Sir Harold Hartley, Chairman of the British Electricity Authority; Frank Hillier, Secretary-General of the Air League of the British Empire (2); Sir William Larke (2); Sir Alliott Verdon-Roe; [William] Walker Shepherd, Chairman of Turner and Newall Limited. Also includes: drafts of LSA's chapter on the industrial prospect, with comments by Garrod, Jarvie, Larke and...
Dates: 1952-10 - 1953-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"A Balanced Economy": source material on aviation, 1952-08 - 1952-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/96
Scope and Contents Includes: cuttings, mainly from the Times survey of British aviation; memoranda by the Air League of the British Empire on the employment of aviation to accelerate the development of the colonial Empire and the expansion of British aircraft production.
Dates: 1952-08 - 1952-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Air Ministry and Ministry of Aviation, 1960 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/6
Scope and Contents Papers from JA's time as Secretary of State for Air and then as Minister of Aviation, including: his ministerial correspondence; minutes as Secretary of State for Air; papers on an official visit to the Soviet Union; press cuttings on JA's visit to Australia for the Blue Streak missile tests; papers on defence collaboration with France; papers on the scrapping of the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft.
Dates: 1960 - 1967
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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Air Traffic Control Board, 1971 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRUN 3
Scope and Contents Papers and letters of the Air Traffic Control Board, including details of the Airmiss Situation.
Dates: 1971 - 1972
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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Aircraft Industry Committee of Enquiry, 1964 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLDN 5/7
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Plowden Papers include: engagement diaries (1947-93); a wide range of political and personal correspondence (1946-94); copies of speeches (1960-90); working papers and correspondence on Plowden's autobiography "An Industrialist in the Treasury"; a large amount of papers relating to public commitments such as atomic energy, Plowden's various committees, political groups and business interests, enquiries into the police, the review board on top salaries etc (1957-95); press cuttings and...
Dates: 1964 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open to 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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BBC, London Plus, 1987-05-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/102
Scope and Contents Local current affairs programme on the Vickers Viscount aircraft.
Dates: 1987-05-05
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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Civil Aviation, 1942-07 - 1945-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/26
Scope and Contents Correspondence on post-war civil aviation policy, with correspondents including: 1st Lord Swinton, Minister for Civil Aviation [earlier Philip Cunliffe-Lister and Philip Lloyd-Greame]; Ronald Tree on the necessity for an Air Transport Command; General Sir Alan Brooke, Chief of Imperial General Staff [later 1st Lord Alanbrooke] on specialisation in army units, particularly the success of anti-tank guns; Harold Balfour [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Air] on the report of the Post-War...
Dates: 1942-07 - 1945-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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.
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"Facing the Future": British Aerospace Airbus Division, 1991-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/249
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: 1991-08
Conditions Governing Access: Access copy available.
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General correspondence, 1963-04 - 1964-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/42
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Allen (2); [Margaret] Betty Harvie Anderson [later Baroness Skrimshire of Quarter] on JA visiting her constituency (6); 1st Lord Balfour of Inchrye; Sir Edward Beddington-Behrens, Chairman of the United Kingdom Council of the European Movement; Erik Bennett [former Air Adviser to King Hussein of Jordan] on subjects including the king's visit to Britain and events in Jordan (4); John Biggs-Davison (2); Timothy Bligh, Principal Private Secretary to the Prime...
Dates: 1963-04 - 1964-02
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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LSA's memoranda to the War Cabinet, 1942-01 - 1944-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/6/11
Scope and Contents War Cabinet memoranda by LSA on subjects including: the Lease-Lend Agreement with the United States; Europe and the post-war settlement, on a possible European union; the plan for a United Nations; the intermediate future for Europe and the Empire; post-war civilian air transport; economic discussions with the United States; Imperial Preference and commercial policy; the future of Western Europe, particularly post-war Germany.
Dates: 1942-01 - 1944-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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LSA's War Cabinet papers, 1940-07 - 1945-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/6/9
Scope and Contents War Cabinet memoranda by LSA, with telegrams between LSA and the Governor-General [2nd Lord Linlithgow, earlier Lord Hopetoun], on subjects including: general policy on India, particularly relating to the framing of the new constitution, with draft statements on British policy towards India and a note by Major-General Robert Lockhart on the effect of the new constitution upon Indian personnel in the Indian Army; inter-Allied and inter-Imperial co-operation (written jointly with 1st Lord Hankey,...
Dates: 1940-07 - 1945-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Memoranda, 1919-01 - 1923-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/68
Scope and Contents Memoranda by LSA on subjects including: the need for a reconstruction Cabinet after the war; policy on Imperial Preference and safeguarding of industry; the relation of overseas trade with employment; war reparations from Germany which could be used for Imperial development; Empire development as a part of trade policy; proposed financial assistance to develop Imperial resources; the Safeguarding of Industries Act, as applied to France, Belgium and Italy; Civil Commissioners and supply and...
Dates: 1919-01 - 1923-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Minister's office: Concorde, 1970-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/8/3
Scope and Contents Notes of JA's meeting with the Prime Minister [Edward Heath], Solicitor General [Sir (Richard) Geoffrey Howe] and Sir Burke Trend [Cabinet Secretary] on the future for the Concorde project and its possible cancellation.
Dates: 1970-09
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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Papers relating to aerospace, March 1975-April 1979, 1975-03 - 1979-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/3
Scope and Contents Includes papers on the civil aviation industry.
Also includes correspondence with Edward Gardner MP, Freddie Laker (Chairman, Laker Airways Ltd), Sir Frank McFadzean (Chairman, British Airways), Geoffrey Pattie MP and Kenneth Warren MP
Dates: 1975-03 - 1979-04
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Parliamentary and Civil Aviation papers, 1923 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THRS I/15
Scope and Contents From the Series: Includes: letters to AS; correspondence with the Churchill family; Parliamentary correspondence; Air Ministry correspondence; Liberal Party correspondence; constituency correspondence.
Dates: 1923 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the fire-damaged material in section VI, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue. 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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Personal correspondence, 1977-05-02 - 1979-12-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Richard Lankester, Registrar of Members' Interests (5); Norman St John-Stevas, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; Michael Latham; Sir John Rodgers (2); James Goodsman; Sir Nigel Fisher; Patricia, Lady Fisher; Tam Dalyell; Sir John King; [Thomas] George Thomas [later 1st Lord Tonypandy]; Thomas Galbraith; [William] John Biffen (3); Philip Beddows (3); Thomas Robbins (7); Douglas Kennedy (7); Ethel, Lady Templer on the death of Sir Gerald Templer; Brian Crozier; Maurice...
Dates: 1977-05-02 - 1979-12-20
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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Political and other papers: Concorde, 1976-05 - 1992-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/8
Scope and Contents Includes: souvenir pack from Concorde's inaugural transatlantic flight; special issue of Les Cahiers de Science et Vie to mark Concorde's 30th anniversary.
Dates: 1976-05 - 1992-06
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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Prints and cuttings, 1920-04 - 1949-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/57
Scope and Contents Includes: print of Royal Geographical Society paper by Major-General Sir Frederick Sykes, Controller-General of Civil Aviation, on Imperial air routes; press-cuttings of articles by LSA on Imperial economic development, the Irish Home Rule bill, the Empire tour of the Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII and Edward, Duke of Windsor], the trade agreement between Canada and the West Indies, and Mount Everest; review by 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Edward Grigg] of a biography of David Lloyd...
Dates: 1920-04 - 1949-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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RAF Far East Flight, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/35
Scope and Contents Prints of the flight of four flying-boats from Britain to Australia, including pictures of the officers, personnel and aircraft, and extracts from the log.
Dates: 1928
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Speeches, 1957-11 - 1965-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/1
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: defence; the Labour Government's National Economic Plan (1965); price increases under Labour; strikes; National Savings; providing incentives in industrial and commercial life; Labour transport policy on roads, rail and London commuter rail services; inflation; the British view of the United States; immigration; taxation; Labour incomes and prices policy; the Budget (1965); the balance of trade; Labour public spending; renewing...
Dates: 1957-11 - 1965-09
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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Speeches, 1971-01 - 1971-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/7
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: MPs' pay; exchange rates; Britain's entry into the Common Market; industry, particularly industrial research and industrial relations; unemployment; Northern Ireland; immigration; the floatation of the pound; inflation; the nationalisation of the civil aviation industry, particularly concerning the bankruptcy of Rolls Royce Limited; the role of the Church; incomes policy; the Budget; press reporting; the balance of payments; Conservative...
Dates: 1971-01 - 1971-12
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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Speeches and articles, 1983-01 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/64
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the Falkland Islands and the Franks Report; defence; the Horn of Africa and Aden Committee; the Trade Union Bill; South Africa; the future of Hong Kong; the report of the Civil Aviation Authority on increasing competition among British airlines.
Dates: 1983-01 - 1984-12
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, articles and memoranda, 1942-01 - 1943-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/6/45
Scope and Contents Reprints and texts of speeches, articles and Cabinet memoranda by LSA on subjects including: the India debate, on the suspension of self-government in provinces controlled by the Congress Party; India's position in relation to the Commonwealth and the world, particularly the United States; India's future; Conservatism and the future; the future of Parliament; the future of the Conservative Party; the intermediate horizon, on future strategy and home policy; Europe and the post-war settlement;...
Dates: 1942-01 - 1943-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Harold Hartley

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HART
Scope and Contents The papers include: diaries and engagement books; personal and general correspondence; early scientific papers and laboratory notebooks; papers and correspondence relating to Balliol College; papers relating to Hartley's chemical warfare work in the First World War; papers of the Axis Oil Committees, concerned with the problem of oil supplies to the Axis in the Second World War; the FIDO papers, from a committee headed by Hartley on Fog Investigation Dispersal Operations, also during the Second...
Dates: 1890-08 - 1978-08
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of some royal correspondence, 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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