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Military equipment

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1411 Collections and/or Records:

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Account book of Communication Company of Cambridge University Officers Training Corps, 1910 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.IX.20
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

Records in this category - Minutes of University associations and clubs, occasionally with related records - cover staff social and trades union associations, University fund-raising bodies and research groups, and student clubs.

Dates: 1910 - 1920
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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Acquired Papers. Letters from Lady Randolph Churchill to Lord Randolph Churchill concerning the disagreement between Lord Randolph and Albert Edward, Prince of Wales about an affair between Lord Blandford, later George, 8th Duke of Marlborough and Edith, lady Aylesford. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described., 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/97
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class of papers was acquired by WSC at various times either by inheritance or gift and has been arranged in groups according to the presumed original owner: Lady Randolph Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill; John S Churchill; W Bernau of Lloyds Bank and others.The major groups may be broken into sub-series by correspondents and the papers thereafter are arranged chronologically (e.g. Lady Randolph Churchill's letters from WSC are mainly found at CHAR 28/13-28).The series includes a...
Dates: 1876
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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Admiralty printed papers: uncovered prints, 1908 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/31
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the one-calibre big gun armament; battleship armament; mobilisation of the Fleet; officer training.

Dates: 1908 - 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Aerial Operation Committee: First Meeting: Draft Minutes", 26 Sep 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/5/2-4
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the AOC on subjects including: the committee's terms of reference to investigate the output of aircraft; discussion of existing air programmes; shipping output; Ministry of Munitions and increased demand.Typescript.

Dates: 26 Sep 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Air Raids Committee: Minutes of First Meeting", 01 Oct 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/6/1-7
Scope and Contents

Minutes of ARC including: the committee's terms of reference to investigate replacement of guns used for home defence and to make recommendations on counter-attacks; shortage of ammunition; repairs to guns; the possibility of attacking enemy submarines at Bremen [Germany], or at Emden [Germany]; use of floating platforms and Handley-Page aircraft; and attacks on German munitions factories. Includes an appendix on offensive bombing operations from seaplane carriers.Typescript.

Dates: 01 Oct 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Fonds — CUOTC

Archives of Cambridge University Officers Training Corps and antecedent bodies, 1859 - 1984

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUOTC
Scope and Contents

The records relate primarily to the Officers Training Corps and its immediate predecessor and closest in terms of membership, the Rifle Volunteers. Membership records and photographs are the most significant surviving materials.
In view of the simultaneous existence of several bodies for which records survive however, to avoid confusion the originating body for each is specified throughout the catalogue at the lowest level of description.

Dates: 1859 - 1984
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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence and other papers relating to Sir Albert Stern's book on the development of the tank and to Sir Eustace Tennyson d'Eyncourt's role., 1919 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/108
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings...
Dates: 1919 - 1948
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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Cuttings, 1912-02-09 - 1913-10-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 20
Scope and Contents

Cuttings on WSC’s Belfast speech [Ulster, Northern Ireland]; cartoons of WSC and Navy, Home Rule, Anglo-German arms race; photos of WSC inspecting ships.

Dates: 1912-02-09 - 1913-10-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Debate on the Address, 03 Nov 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/52A/1-44
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) for the debate on the address, on subjects including: the forthcoming royal tour of the Commonwealth and Empire; the timing of the next General Election and the general length of Parliaments; constructive and non-partisan politics; housing policy, including new building and repair of existing property; reducing restrictions and controls on agriculture, increasing food production and retaining food subsidies; changes in the international...
Dates: 03 Nov 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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General Orders, 1944-02-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND C.24
Scope and Contents

Issued by General Sir Bernard Paget, listing Bagnold's 'inventions or applications of existing principles to military purposes' (sand channels, sand mats, sun compasses and methods of desert navigation, expansion tank for conservation of radiator water, and composite ration pack); illustrations of vehicle sand channels and engine water conservator; instructions for use of Bagnold sun-compass.

Dates: 1944-02-04
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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"Handbook of the French Army: General Staff, War Office", 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 26/6
Scope and Contents

Printed. Detailed information about the French army including French history, France, army conditions and recruitment, organisation, administration, military education, uniform, and the French navy.

Dates: 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Series

Home Office, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12
Scope and Contents INTRODUCTION TO CHAR 12: THE HOME OFFICE: GENERAL The Home Office papers contain correspondence, printed material and papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Home Secretary. The papers have been arranged into correspondence and subject-based files. The Home Office papers form a departmental sub-class of the official class of the Chartwell Papers which was divided according to the various offices held by WSC. Files containing varying numbers of items were...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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"King George VI", 7 Feb 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/46B/313-324
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's broadcast (7 February, 10 Downing Street) entitled "King George VI" on the death of the King; its impact on the country; his reign and personal qualities; his physical decline ("During these last months the King walked with Death as if Death were a companion, an acquaintance, whom he recognised and did not fear"); the Royal family; WSC's recollection of the conduct of the King and Queen [Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother] during the war and the bombing of Buckingham...
Dates: 7 Feb 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 2, "The Making of the Nation" [eventually included in volume 1, "The Birth of Britain"]: various pre-war proofs [with a few later notes]., [1938] - Oct 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/403A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typed and manuscript drafts and galley proofs (marked first revise and printer's copy) for chapters entitled "The Normans" or "The Norman Invasion", "The Rise and Fall of Norman Feudalism" or "The Progress of Norman Feudalism", "Henry Plantagenet and the Medieval Church", "Coeur de Lion" or "Richard I", "Magna Carta", "The Plantagenets", "King John", "Law: Edward I", "Bannockburn and the Second Edward", "The Long Bow", "King Henry II", and "The Mother of Parliaments".With suggested...
Dates: [1938] - Oct 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 2, "The Making of the Nation" [of volume 1, "The Birth of Britain"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/420A-E
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "R E's" [returned empties], "P A's", or first, second or third revise) and typed drafts for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "The Norman Invasion", "William the Conqueror", "The Progress of Norman Feudalism" or "Growth amid Turmoil", "Coeur de Lion", "The English Common Law", "Magna Carta", "The Mother of Parliaments", "King Edward I", "Bannockburn (and the Second Edward)", "The Long Bow", "The Social Catastrophe" or "The Black Death",...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 3 [eventually entitled "The End of the Feudal Age" and included in volume 1, "The Birth of Britain"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/404A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typed drafts and galley proofs (marked printer's copy, first revise and second revise) for chapters entitled "King Richard II and the Social Revolt", "The Usurpation of King Henry IV (Henry Bolingbroke)", "The Empire of Henry V", "Henry VI", "Joan of Arc", "(The Adventures of) Edward IV", and "Richard III" or "Richard Crookback".With suggested corrections, amendments, notes, and correspondence from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: [Charles Wood],...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 3, "The End of the Feudal Age" [of volume 1, "The Birth of Britain"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/421A-E
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "R E's" [returned empties], "P A's", or first or second revise) and typed and manuscript drafts for: chapters entitled "King Richard II and the Social Revolt", "The Usurpation of Henry Bolingbroke", "The Empire of Henry V", "Joan of Arc" or "The Loss of France", "York and Lancaster", "The Wars of the Roses", "The Adventures of Edward IV", and "Richard III" or "Richard Crookback" or "Richard of Gloucester"; provisional chapter lists.With suggested...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 4, "The Rise of Britain" [eventually entitled "Renaissance and Reformation" and included in volume 2 "The New World"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/424A-E
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "R E's" [returned empties], "P A's", or first, second, fourth, fifth, or sixth revise) and typed drafts for: chapters entitled "The Dictatorship of Henry VII" or "Despotism by Consent", "The Field of the Cloth of Gold", "The Break with Rome", "Dissolution" or "The End of the Monasteries", "The English Reformation and its Martyrs" or "The Protestant Struggle", "Good Queen Bess", "The Invincible Armada", "The New World", "Gloriana", "The Round World",...
Dates: 1954 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 4, "The Rise of Britain" [eventually entitled "Renaissance and Reformation" and included in volume 2, "The New World"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/405
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and typed and manuscript drafts (marked printer's copy, first revise and second revise) for: chapters entitled "The Age of Expansion", "The Dictatorship of Henry VII" or "The Tudor Dictatorship", "The Field of the Cloth of Gold", "The Break with Rome", "King Henry VIII", "Dissolution", "The English Reformation and its Martyrs", "The Catholic Counterblast" or "Bloody Mary", "Elizabeth", "The (Invincible) Armada", and "Edward VI"; and provisional chapter lists.With...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 5 [eventually entitled "The Civil War" and included in volume 2, "The New World"]: various pre-war proofs [with a few later notes]., [1938] - [1955]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/406A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and manuscript and typed drafts (marked printer's copy, revised galley and second revised galley) for chapters entitled "Law: James I" or "The United Crowns", "Charles I (and Buckingham)", "The Long Parliament" or "The End of Thorough", "The Restoration", "The Great Emigration", "The Personal Rule", "The Great Rebellion", "Marston Moor and Naseby", and "Eikon Basilike".With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary...
Dates: [1938] - [1955]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 5, "Liberty and Sovereignty" [eventually entitled "The Civil War" and included in volume 2 "The New World"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/425A-C
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as first, second, third, fourth, or sixth revise) for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "The United Crowns", "The Age of Expansion" or "The Mayflower", "Charles I and Buckingham", "The Personal Rule", "The End of 'Thorough'" or "The Revolt of Parliament", "The Great Rebellion", "Marston Moor and Naseby", and "The Axe Falls".With suggested corrections, amendments, notes, and correspondence from various people [secretaries, literary...
Dates: 1954 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 6, "Restoration and Revolution" [eventually entitled "The Restoration" and included in volume 2, "The New World"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - May 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/426A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "superseded" or second or third revise) and typed drafts for: chapters entitled "The Restoration", "The Commonwealth" or "The English Republic", "The Lord Protector", "The Merry Monarch", "The Popish Plot", "The Great and Glorious Revolution of 1688", "Whig and Tory", and "The Catholic King"; provisional chapter lists; an epilogue.With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including:...
Dates: 1954 - May 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 6, "Restoration and Revolution" [eventually entitled "The Restoration" and included in volume 2, "The New World"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/407
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and typed drafts (marked printer's copy, and first revised galley) for chapters entitled "Cromwell: The History of England 1642-60", "The Commonwealth", "The Lord Protector", "Lambert and Monk", "The Restoration", "The Merry Monarch", "The Popish Plot", and "King James II".With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: [WSC], [Grace Hamblin], [William Deakin], [?Sir Edward Marsh], "A" [Maurice]...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 7, [eventually entitled] "[England's] Advance to World Power" [and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/431A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as first or penultimate revise or final proof) and typed drafts for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "William III and Europe" or "William of Orange (and Europe)", "The Spanish Succession", "Marlborough: Blenheim and Ramillies", "Oudenarde and Malplaquet", "The Treaty of Utrecht", and "Continental War".With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, printers, etc.] including: "A H"...
Dates: 1954 - Jan 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 7, [eventually entitled] "[England's] Advance to World Power" [and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/408
Scope and Contents

Includes galley proofs and typed drafts (marked printer's copy and first revise) for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "William III and Europe" or "Law: William III", "The Spanish Succession", and "Oudenarde and Malplaquet".With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: [WSC], [Grace Hamblin], and [William Deakin].

Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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