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Military aviation

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


Correspondence with Marshal of the RAF 1st Lord Trenchard, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PJGG 2/21
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection includes personal documents and honours (PJGG 1); general correspondence (PJGG 2 and 12); material relating to India including finance papers (PJGG 3), political papers (federation and defence) (PJGG 4), miscellaneous reports (PJGG 5), War Office papers about India (PJGG 8); Lady Grigg's correspondence (PJGG 6 and 7); War Office correspondence (PJGG 9); Committee papers (PJGG 10); literary material (PJGG 13-15).Perhaps the most interesting papers are those...
Dates: 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
 File — DCPP/DAW

Letters of [Clarence] Terry Dawson relating to his time as an RAF Cadet at Downing College, 1941-09 - 1943-05

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/DAW
Scope and Contents Copies of original letters from Terry to his "very, very dearest" Cynthia, which are often incredibly romantic but contain much information and details about life as an RAF cadet in Cambridge and (social) life more generally at Downing College during the Second World War. His first letters from Downing in November 1942 describe a dance with girls from Homerton College, rowing with the Downing College Boat Club, military training and exams (on a Sunday as the 'Varsity sports' were on the...
Dates: 1941-09 - 1943-05
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Records of Cambridge University Air Squadron, 1929 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.115
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1929 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (

Sir Winston Churchill's letters to Lady Churchill, 1912-06, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 2/6
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the atrocious behaviour of Smart [Churchill's chauffeur/valet] during a house party with the Lyttons at Knebworth [Hertfordshire, June 1912]; plans for a dancing club; the sentencing of 'Mrs P' [Emmeline Pankhurst], April 1913; moving to Admiralty House; Churchill's concerns about events in the Adriatic and sympathy for Montenegro; a speech by Churchill in Dundee [Scotland], January 1913; his suffering from nerves; worries about parcel bombs from the suffragettes; naval...
Dates: 1912-06; 1913
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.