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Civil aviation

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 152 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 01 Sep 1943 - 30 Sep 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/104/3
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, September 1943. Some written by WSC when in Canada and the United States.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: senior civil servants, particularly Sir Alexander Cadogan [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; President Roosevelt; Harry Hopkins [Special...
Dates: 01 Sep 1943 - 30 Sep 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Feb 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/71A/16-18
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Memorandum regarding Allied co-ordination of civil air transport resources sent by WSC to Harry Hopkins [Special adviser and assistant to the President of the United States, Franklin Roosevelt, see CHAR 20/71A/15 for covering letter]: describes machinery for controlling British air transport; suggests formation of a Civil Air Transport Adjustment Board.

Dates: Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/71A/88
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Telegram from Harry Hopkins [Special adviser and assistant to the President of the United States] to WSC: opposes the idea of a Civil Air Transport Adjustment Board and gives reasons; comments on the production of transport planes for military purposes.

Dates: 07 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Aug 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/42A/18
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Telegram from Minister of State, Middle East [Oliver Lyttelton, later 1st Lord Chandos] to WSC concerned at the agreement with Pan-American Airways over African routes.

Dates: 25 Aug 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Sep 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/42B/154
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Telegram from WSC to Minister of State, Middle East [Oliver Lyttelton, later 1st Lord Chandos] on award of United States air ferrying contract to Pan American Airways for South Atlantic and Trans-African area.

Dates: 17 Sep 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 May [1914]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/6B/266
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Minute from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty], to the Director of the Air Division, Admiralty, [Captain Murray Sueter] asking for a dual Maurice Farman aircraft to be sent to Eastchurch [Kent], on the following Tuesday, and that two skilful flyers should "get thoroughly acquainted with her", stating that he hoped to use the aircraft himself on the Thursday. [Carbon].

Dates: 31 May [1914]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 May 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/9/61
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Pamphlet by Captain C J B H Dressner, consisting of reprints from newspapers, 1894-99, on his aviation experiments.

Dates: 26 May 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Sep 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/10/55-63
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Letter from George Ward Price [Special Foreign Correspondent of the Daily Mail] to 1st Lord Northcliffe [owner, the Daily Mail, earlier Alfred Harmsworth], with notes on the capacity of German airships to cope with bad weather. [Typed transcript on Admiralty notepaper].

Dates: 22 Sep 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 May 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21C/240-241
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Letter from WSC to Averell Harriman [former Special Representative of Franklin Roosevelt, President of the United States, in Britain] thanking him for his government's generosity in making available 6 DC2s and 14 Lodestars for the service between Takoradi [Gold Coast, later Ghana] and Cairo [Egypt], with suggested routes for delivery of the aircraft.

Dates: 20 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 May 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21C/259
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Letter from WSC to Averell Harriman [former Special Representative of Franklin Roosevelt, President of the United States, in Britain] thanking him for his letter on the delivery of 6 DC2s and 14 Lockheed transports for Bathurst.

Dates: 28 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Jan 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/23/109-110
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Letter from General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] to WSC with information as requested advising that the air route between Takoradi [Gold Coast, later Ghana] and Khartoum [Sudan] should be made a permanent passage; praises Indian troops.

Dates: 19 Jan 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/211/55
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Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" expressing surprise that the US Government has asked the Government of Southern Ireland [Eire/Ireland] to sign a bilateral Civil Aviation Agreement without telling the British Government beforehand; and requesting these negotiations are postponed until they have a chance to talk the matter over. Photocopy.

Dates: 27 Jan 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 06 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/212/68
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Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" expressing his concern over the political repercussions of an agreement on aviation between the United States and the Government of Eire, which he thought neither Roosevelt or Edward Stettinius [Secretary of State, United States] supported; and appealing for the annulment of the agreement. Photocopy.

Dates: 06 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/212/126-127
Scope and Contents Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that the failure of the Chicago [United States] Conference on Civil Aviation to reach a multilateral agreement made it necessary for the United States to come to bilateral agreements, such as that with Ireland [Eire]; that he fully approves of the State Department's action in signing the agreement; that it will not be annulled; and that although he understands WSC's concern on political grounds, regarding...
Dates: 16 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Sep 1944 - 30 Sep 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/153/3
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, September 1944.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Major-General Leslie Hollis and Colonel Ian Jacob [Military Assistant Secretaries to the War Cabinet]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; "C" [Major General Sir Stewart Menzies, Head of...
Dates: 01 Sep 1944 - 30 Sep 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1944 - 30 Nov 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/153/5
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, November 1944.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: senior civil servants, including Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Sir Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's Personal Assistant]; the Chiefs of Staff; the Chief Whip [James Stuart]; Colonel Ian Jacob [Military...
Dates: 01 Nov 1944 - 30 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Oct 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/172/73
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Telegram from WSC to Prime Ministers of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa marked "Personal, Private and Top Secret" stating that the War Cabinet has decided not to invite Southern Ireland [Eire/Ireland] to the Conference at Ottawa [Canada] on Civil Aviation and suggesting that the geographical position of Ireland in post-war aviation will be insignificant.

Dates: 01 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 01 Oct 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/172/74
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Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] marked "Personal, Private and Top Secret" appealing for support for his policy towards Southern Ireland [Eire/Ireland] and the Conference at Ottawa [Canada] on Civil Aviation. Copy.

Dates: 01 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 01 Oct 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/172/75
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Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] marked "Personal, Private and Top Secret" appealing for acceptance of his policy towards Southern Ireland [Eire/Ireland] and the Conference at Ottawa [Canada] on Civil Aviation. Copy.

Dates: 01 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 01 Oct 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/172/76
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Telegram from WSC to John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] marked "Personal, Private and Top Secret" appealing for understanding of his policy towards Southern Ireland [Eire/Ireland] and the Conference at Ottawa [Canada] on Civil Aviation. Copy.

Dates: 01 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 03 Oct 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/172/99
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Telegram from Prime Minister of Canada [Mackenzie King] to WSC marked "Top Secret and Personal" stating that in view of the considerations WSC advanced [see CHAR 20/172/73], the Canadian Government are willing to accept Ireland [Eire]'s omission from the Conference at Ottawa [Canada] on Civil Aviation and suggesting that it is made clear that wartime air services are being discussed.

Dates: 03 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 03 Oct 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/172/110
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Telegram from Prime Minister of Australia [John Curtin] to WSC stating that the Australian Government are willing to accept Eire's omission from the Conference at Ottawa [Canada] on Civil Aviation.

Dates: 03 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 04 Oct 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/172/118
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Telegram from Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC marked "Secret" supporting Eire's omission from the Conference at Ottawa [Canada] on Civil Aviation and suggesting that the best policy towards Eire and such matters is to wait until the war is over and Eire has clarified its position in relation to the Commonwealth.

Dates: 04 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 05 Oct 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/172/119
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Telegram from Prime Minister of New Zealand [Peter Fraser] to WSC marked "Secret and Personal" stating that although he is not convinced by the arguments WSC advanced [see CHAR 20/172/73], he does not wish to make any further comments on the omission of Eire from the Conference at Ottawa [Canada] on Civil Aviation.

Dates: 05 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 06 Oct 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/172/129-130
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Telegram from WSC to Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd Greame and Philip Cunliffe Lister, Resident Minister in West Africa] marked "Private, Secret, and Most Immediate" inviting him to become Minister for Civil Aviation.

Dates: 06 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.