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Railway transport

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 224 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: papers 180 - 200., 30 Jun 1924 - 08 Apr 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/33
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on the teachers' salary awards of [1st] Lord Burnham [Chairman of the Standing Joint Committees of Education Authorities and Teachers], and on Church Schools; a copy of the Burnham Report; a survey by William Strang [1st Secretary, Foreign Office] on the economic situation of the Soviet Union; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, [later 1st Lord Brentford] Home Secretary, on the...
Dates: 30 Jun 1924 - 08 Apr 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 210 - 219., 24 Jan 1925 - 02 May 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/35
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the Factories Bill and the Washington [United States] Hours Convention; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil], Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, on International Labour Policy; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on the position of aliens and immigrants under the Widows and Orphans Bill; the report of departmental representatives on the Conference on...
Dates: 24 Jan 1925 - 02 May 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 221 - 234., 10 Jul 1928 - 16 Jul 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/202
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple], Minister of Transport, on railways bills; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland, on a bill relating to the slaughter of animals in Scotland; Arthur Balfour, Lord President of the Council, on proposals by the United States for the renunciation of war; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on...
Dates: 10 Jul 1928 - 16 Jul 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 276 - 300., 26 Sep 1928 - 15 Oct 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/205
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on church schools; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on future British garrisons in China; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on subjects including reparations and war debts, unemployment insurance in Northern Ireland and the reduction of armaments; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple], Minister of Transport, on railway freight relief for...
Dates: 26 Sep 1928 - 15 Oct 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 400 - 428., 30 Mar 1926 - 29 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/105
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury], on the possible reduction of the British Army of Occupation in the Rhineland [Germany]; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; extracts from the draft minutes of the Committee of Imperial Defence on South West Arabia and Egypt; draft instructions to Miles Lampson [later 1st Lord Killearn], British Minister-designate at Peking [later Beijing, China]; 1st Lord Cecil...
Dates: 30 Mar 1926 - 29 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 401 - 429., 24 Oct 1924 - 21 Oct 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/43
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: the Board of Trade Advisory Council's monthly review of the trade outlook; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India, on the position at Canton [later Guangzhou, China]; Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on Turkey's position over the Iraq frontier, and the German attitude to security negotiations; Joseph Caillaux, the French Minister of Finance, on the French war debt to Britain; William...
Dates: 24 Oct 1924 - 21 Oct 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers and correspondence., 11 Mar 1920 - 21 Apr 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal].Also includes: a memorandum by Edwin Montagu, Secretary of State for India, with a telegram from Sir Percy Cox [High Commissioner in Mesopotamia, later Iraq] on railway policy in Mesopotamia; a draft telegram by [WSC] on preserving freedom of naval action in Singapore; a memorandum on changes in recent Russian trade agreements; memoranda on imperial exchange and currencies by Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Minister of Pensions, Leo...
Dates: 11 Mar 1920 - 21 Apr 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I., Jun 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/39
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers by various individuals on various subjects including: WSC on the war situation including the Dardanelles; Walter Runciman [President of the Board of Trade] on food supplies to Germany and the effects on diminished exports; the effects of an air raid on London; national registration and military service; the supply of information to neutral countries; negotiations with the French; Sir William Max-Muller on the economic situation of Germany and Austria-Hungary; literary propaganda...
Dates: Jun 1916
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: War Policy Committee: statements., 19 Aug 1915 - 23 Aug 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/58
Scope and Contents Includes 2 copies of statements by: Walter Runciman, President of the Board of Trade, on numbers of people employed in services "of national importance", the employment of women in the railway industry and the extent of enlistment from the industrial classes; Walter Long, President of the Local Government Board, on the use of the national register to recall skilled men from the army for munitions work and on compulsory service; and Reginald McKenna, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on economic...
Dates: 19 Aug 1915 - 23 Aug 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: All Red Route: papers., 1907 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/52
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Charles Rey [Secretary to All Red Route Committee, Board of Trade] (3); Sir James Mackay [later 1st Lord Inchcape]; Sir Alfred Jones (2); Sir Wilfrid Laurier [Prime Minister of Canada]; David Lloyd George [President of the Board of Trade].Subjects include: steamship services and subsidies; matters concerning the choice of route for the Imperial Route: Great Britain to Canada, Australia, New Zealand (and Hong Kong); the inter-colonial railway of Canada.Also includes:...
Dates: 1907 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Office and Committee of Imperial Defence: printed papers (where indicated items have been prepared by WSC)., Oct 1904 - Nov 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/3
Scope and Contents Includes a report of a meeting of the Inter-departmental Council on Military Rewards; the Colonial Defence Committee constitution and work, 1885-1904; and papers prepared by Colonial Office officials on the constitution of responsible government in the Transvaal [South Africa] (WSC), the introduction of Chinese labour into the Transvaal, the political views of Johannesburg [South Africa] Town Council, the corporal punishment of Chinese labourers, the position of the British South Africa Company...
Dates: Oct 1904 - Nov 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 02 Jun 1907 - 30 Jun 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/26
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on a variety of subjects and WSC's methods of annotating minutes and drafting despatches (5); James Ramsay Macdonald on the miners' strike in the Transvaal [South Africa]; Colonel Sir Percy Girouard, High Commissioner [of Protectorate of Northern Nigeria] on railways and administration; 4th Lord Onslow on a Colonel Harding; Sir Robert Bond [Premier and Colonial Secretary, Newfoundland, Canada] on...
Dates: 02 Jun 1907 - 30 Jun 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 03 Jul 1907 - Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/27
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony, South Africa] (3); Sir Charles Dilke; Sir Graham Bower [Colonial Secretary of Mauritius] seeking promotion; Sir Walter Egerton [Governor of Southern Nigeria], James Hutton, Chairman of the British Cotton Growing Association (2), and Sir Alfred Jones on the construction of the north Nigeria railway and WSC's support for cotton growers; 3rd Lord Hindlip on land prices in Mombasa [British East Africa,...
Dates: 03 Jul 1907 - Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 01 Jan 1908 - 05 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/53
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony, South Africa] (2) on subjects including the Cape elections; Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler [Governor, British East Africa Protectorate, later Kenya] (4); 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa]; 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (2) on subjects including criticising "entrenched officials"; 1st Lord Knollys [Private...
Dates: 01 Jan 1908 - 05 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 23 Apr 1906 - 30 May 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/11
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: ?William Solomon; representatives of Reuter's Telegram Company Limited including Herbert de Reuter [Auguste Reuter] on WSC's criticism of Reuter's press coverage of South Africa (4); Frederic Creswell (2); Joseph Robinson (3); 3rd Lord Denman and Gordon Forbes on diamond mining in Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia]; Flora, Lady Lugard on British administration in Nigeria (2); Cecil Grenfell; Joseph Chamberlain; 5th Lord Warwick and Moreton Frewen on the Eldama ravine...
Dates: 23 Apr 1906 - 30 May 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 30 Mar 1906 - 31 Jul 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir John Maxwell thanking WSC on behalf of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, for his efforts in the case of a Captain Harrington (2); Israel Zangwill of the Jewish Territorial Organisation on the creation of a Jewish homeland in the British Empire; 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa] (6); 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (2); Lord Robert Cecil [later Lord Cecil of Chelwood] on...
Dates: 30 Mar 1906 - 31 Jul 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, much on South African affairs., 02 Jan 1907 - 31 Jan 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/21
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (10) on subjects including a difference of opinion between Elgin and WSC over the case of a suspended guard on the Ceylon [later Sri Lanka] railway (2); Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary] on the Uganda railway; Hugh Bertram (Colonial Office) on Newfoundland [Canada] fisheries; Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler [Governor, British East Africa Protectorate, later Kenya] on railway construction; the Bishop of...
Dates: 02 Jan 1907 - 31 Jan 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, much on South African affairs., 01 Feb 1907 - 28 Feb 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/22
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (2); Sir George Murray [Permanent Secretary to the Treasury] on a taxation scheme suggested by Alfred Lyttelton; John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone] objecting to his name being appended to a joint letter organised by Frederic Mackarness MP; Major Sir Hamilton Goold-Adams [Lieutenant-Governor Orange River Colony, later Orange Free State, South Africa] on Orange River Colony affairs; Francis Hopwood...
Dates: 01 Feb 1907 - 28 Feb 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, much on South African affairs., 01 Mar 1907 - 30 Mar 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/23
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Ratcliffe (3) on subjects including offering to campaign against WSC at North West Manchester; Colonel Sir Howard Melliss; John Norton-Griffiths; Frank Smith, Director of Agriculture for the Transvaal [South Africa]; James Ramsay Macdonald (3) on subjects including Ratcliffe; Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary]; 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa] (3); Sir Richard Solomon [Attorney-General of the Transvaal]; Walter...
Dates: 01 Mar 1907 - 30 Mar 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Nigeria: notes and papers., 1907 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/51
Scope and Contents Includes copy of telegram and a printed memorandum from Colonel Sir Percy Girouard, [High Commissioner of Protectorate of Northern Nigeria] on amalgamating Northern and Southern Nigeria, and land tenure and revenue assessment; a memorandum on the North Nigerian Railway by WSC; a pamphlet by the British Cotton Growing Association; maps.
Dates: 1907 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Munitions., Oct 1917 - Jan 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/122
Scope and Contents M (Materials) Papers on railways including: memorandum by the Railway Executive Committee on shortage of materials for repairs and renewals of track, locomotives and rolling stock; minutes of conference on the pooling of wagons, chaired by WSC, other delegates included Sir Albert Stanley, President of the Board of Trade, Sir Ernest Moir, Sir William Marwood and Sir Herbert Walker.
Dates: Oct 1917 - Jan 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Munitions., Aug 1917 - Jan 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/123
Scope and Contents P (Projectiles) Various papers on ammunition including translations of extracts from captured German documents; memorandum on Gun ammunition for 1918; minute by WSC on conference at Artillery Office, GHQ on false-nosed shells; note on French research on streamlined shells.
Dates: Aug 1917 - Jan 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on assistance to railways., 20 Mar 1929 - 11 Apr 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/105
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Arthur Duckham (2); Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; [Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton, President of the Board of Trade]; Cyril Hurcomb [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport] (3); Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade]; Arthur Cane, Secretary, Railway Companies Association (2); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the...
Dates: 20 Mar 1929 - 11 Apr 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on liquid fuel tax proposals., 02 Apr 1928 - 24 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/95
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (10); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; Cyril Hurcomb [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport] (3); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (4); Edward Hale [Treasury] (2); Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (4); Edward Shrapnell-Smith, President, Commercial Motor Users' Association; Sir John Cadman (2); Sir Robert Waley-Cohen...
Dates: 02 Apr 1928 - 24 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 31 Dec 1927 - 24 Jan 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/85
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold MacMillan MP [later 1st Lord Stockton] (2); 1st Lord Weir; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; Sir Arthur Duckham (3); Sir Josiah Stamp (3); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (4); Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] (4); Gerald Canny [Inland Revenue] (2); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (3); Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and...
Dates: 31 Dec 1927 - 24 Jan 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.