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Trade unions

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

 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.
 Series

Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire], 1900 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3
Scope and Contents This class of papers covers WSC's time as Conservative MP for Oldham (1900 - 1906). The papers contain correspondence with local Conservative Association officers discussing constituency affairs. There are also large numbers of letters from constituents and local institutions asking WSC for his support and patronage.Oldham was WSC's first parliamentary seat and the papers include letters of congratulation from many of the prominent figures of the day (see CHAR 3/1). The single issue that...
Dates: 1900 - 1905
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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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 01 Apr 1904 - 09 Dec 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Samuel Smethurst (9); James Travis Clegg [Senior Vice President of the Oldham Conservative Association] (4); Sir John Gorst [Conservative MP for Cambridge University] (2) regarding arrangements for him to address a Free Trade League meeting in Oldham.Subjects include: Churchill's breach with the Conservative Party and his move to the Liberal Party; the Oldham Free Trade League; the Trade Unions and Trades Dispute Bill; the postal service and the rights of postmen; the...
Dates: 01 Apr 1904 - 09 Dec 1904
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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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-G., Nov 1950 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/114A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office including George Christ and Press Officer Gillian Mackay (8); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (5); Somerset de Chair on subjects including his career, Abadan [Iran, earlier Persia], and the atomic bomb (2); Patrick Donner (3); William Douglas-Home on his political career (2); James Stuart on Douglas-Home; Michael Astor; David Eccles (2); 1st...
Dates: Nov 1950 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence J-N., Oct 1946 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/55
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office, including Marjorie Maxse [Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party], 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman], Sir Robert Cary, and Stephen Pierssene [General Director] (9); Sir Angus Watson; Sir John Jarvis; F Ashe Lincoln; James Watts (2); 1st Lord Kemsley [earlier Sir James Berry, Editor in Chief Sunday Times] requesting an article; Henry Boorman, Proprietor and Editor of the Kent Messenger;...
Dates: Oct 1946 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence R-Z., Dec 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/8A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir David Robertson on industrial affairs; Randolph Churchill and John Dugdale on Soviet attitudes; 1st Lord Rankeillour [earlier James Hope] and Francis Turnbull [Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for India] on Indian affairs; Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (4); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office [from July 1946] (4); James Stuart [Chief...
Dates: Dec 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T - Z., 15 Jan 1951 - 12 Feb 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/131
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Geoffrey Drewe [Assistant to Honorary Treasurers, Conservative and Unionist Party] on WSC's expenses; Kenneth Thompson; John Hare, Vice-Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office, on subjects including the local election at High Wycombe [Buckinghamshire] (2); Sir Edward Bridges, [Permanent Secretary], Treasury, on WSC's salary and Prime Minister's pension (2); Sir Edward Beddington-Behrens [Vice-Chairman, European Movement] on WSC's speech at a European...
Dates: 15 Jan 1951 - 12 Feb 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 11 Aug 1950 - 19 Sep 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/37A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes, typescript and transcript of WSC's speech (11 August, Consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg [France]) entitled "European Unity and a European Army" on subjects including: the need for a European Assembly to remain in close contact with European governments and parliaments; the gradual process of building up the European Parliament; guidance to be given to governments on issues such as the Schuman Plan [for the European Coal and Steel Community]; support for...
Dates: 11 Aug 1950 - 19 Sep 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 26 Feb 1949 - 29 Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/38A-C
Scope and Contents Danish proofs for WSC's speeches (9 - 11 October, Copenhagen [Denmark]). Also includes letter from Paul Monrad, publisher of the speeches in Denmark.Speech notes for WSC's speech (10 October, Copenhagen University) entitled "Honorary Degree Conferment" (of WSC's honorary doctorate of philosophy) on Britain's debt to the ancient Danes, WSC's own perseverance after the academic failures of his youth, the privilege of university education, the balance between sciences and arts, the advantages...
Dates: 26 Feb 1949 - 29 Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes, source material and Hansard., 25 Jan 1955 - 28 Mar 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/57A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (25 January, National Federation of Building Trade Employers' Dinner, Dorchester Hotel [London]) entitled "The Building Industry" on WSC's bricklayer status, the increasing part played by the Trade Unions and the influence of Union leaders, the past uncertainty of building trade employment, present stable employment conditions and long-term building demand, the increasing accord between the Unions and employers, the ending of direct controls on the industry, the...
Dates: 25 Jan 1955 - 28 Mar 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 11 Feb 1950 - 24 Feb 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/32A-C
Scope and Contents Press Association transcript and press cutting from the Sevenoaks News reporting WSC's election address (11 February, Sevenoaks [Kent] Constitutional Club) on the Labour threat to the economy and the Empire. Also includes transcript of comments by Ness Edwards [Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service] on WSC's responsibility for sending in troops during the miners' strike at [Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Wales, 1910]. Part published: Complete Speeches VIII pp 7935 -...
Dates: 11 Feb 1950 - 24 Feb 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 14 Oct 1951 - 23 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/44A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's election address (15 October, Huddersfield Town Hall [Yorkshire]) on subjects including: the decision by the Colne Valley [Yorkshire] Conservatives to support a Liberal candidate to stop Labour from winning the seat; the duty of all Conservatives and Liberals to combine against Labour; a tribute to Lady Violet Bonham-Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet Lady Bonham- Carter, later Violet, Lady Asquith of Yarnbury], Liberal candidate for Colne Valley;...
Dates: 14 Oct 1951 - 23 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Fonds

The Papers of Sir Winston Churchill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR and CHUR
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original documents accumulated by Sir Winston Churchill throughout his life (1874-1965). They have been divided into two sections: the Chartwell Papers (CHAR) and the Churchill Papers (CHUR). Together, the two sets of papers cover the following major areas: Personal (CHAR 1 and CHUR 1), 1884-1965 The papers of Churchill as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics and papers relating to...
Dates: The majority of files date from the 1870s to 1965.
Conditions Governing Access: 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.
 Item

(Untitled), [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/42/29-31
Scope and Contents

Report of the answers given by Liberal back-benchers to questions put by the editor of the Daily Chronicle about whether they would support measures for the payment of MPs and of official election expenses, for the reversal of the Osborne Judgement as advocated by the Trades Union Congress, and for the restoration to Trade Unions of most of the powers they exercised before the Osborne Judgement.

Dates: [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/152/37-45
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Treasury Chambers) to Edward Spears attacking trade union involvement in politics, Bolshevik interference in British affairs and the failure of the Liberals to give a decisive lead on these] issues. Annotated typescript draft. Carbon copy at CHAR 2/152/46-54.

Dates: 27 May 1927
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), [Dec] [1921]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/118/72-80
Scope and Contents Notes by [Sir Philip Sassoon] on: the set-backs suffered by the Labour party due to its links with the Co-operative and trade union movements; the continued support for the Labour Party stemming from unemployment and low wages; the failure of the pre-war party system to address itself to the post-war aspirations of ordinary people; the credit gained by the Government from the Irish settlement and the Washington Conference; the unlikelihood of a full economic recovery in the near future; the...
Dates: [Dec] [1921]
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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