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Nuclear weapons

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

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Articles, 1953 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/1/2
Scope and Contents Comprising: with Ed Shils, "The Meaning of the Coronation", 1953; "The Planners and the Planned. The Family", 1954; "The Role of the Extended Family in a Disaster", 1954; "Kinship and Family in East London", 1954; with Peter Willmott, "Seven Million Bathrooms", 1955; "Challenge to Labour" or "Secret Social Services", 1955; with Ed Shils, "What is Living and What is Dead in Socialism", 1956; with Peter Willmott, "Mothers and Daughters: a discussion of some family research in London", 1959; "Mr...
Dates: 1953 - 1959
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BBC Radio 4, World at One: NK Interview, 1983-09-29

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/4
Scope and Contents Interview on Labour's policy on nuclear weapons.
Dates: 1983-09-29
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Bikini Atomic Bomb Trials, 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 2/20
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, broadcasts, preparatory notes, copies of original papers used in research, card indexes, subject files for the official naval history of the Second World War, press cuttings, microfilms and photographs.
Dates: 1946
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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"Bombs at Bikini", 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBLE 2/5
Scope and Contents The official report of Operation Crossroads, prepared under the direction of the Commander of Joint Task Force One.
Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of one audio-visual item (NBLE 2/6) for which there is currently no access copy, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Cinema films of the atomic weapons trials at Bikini, 1946-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBLE 2/6
Scope and Contents Also includes notes and a corrected copy of the commentary for film strips of "Operation Crossroads".
Dates: 1946-10
Conditions Governing Access: An access copy of this film would need to be made before access could be provided to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre. Please ask staff for details.
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Copy minutes and papers of the Atomic Scientists Association, 1956 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SCHO 16
Scope and Contents With correspondence.
Dates: 1956 - 1959
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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Copy of an account of the Suez Crisis, 1980 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CWLY 1/3
Scope and Contents With correspondence, 1980-3 (5): including letters from Sir Ian Jacob, 3 December 1980 (1), and Lord Carver, 4 December 1980 (1), about the Suez Crisis; and a letter from Sir Hermann Bondi, 28 January 1981, about a British nuclear deterrent. These letters are a mixture of photocopies and originals.
Dates: 1980 - 1983
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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Copy of an unpublished autobiography, 1945-90

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STRS 1/2
Scope and Contents Comprises: Chapter 9, Post-War; Chapter 10, Dalton and Gaitskell; Chapter 11, The Steel Industry Battle; Chapter 12, The Atomic Bomb and Soviet Spies; Chapter 13, Slaugham; Chapter 14, Bevan's Resignation; Chapter 15, Theatre Censorship; Chapter 16, Museum Charges and Clay Cross; Chapter 17, Miscreants; and Chapter 18, The Lords.
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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Maud Committee, 1940 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT 10
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising laboratory notebooks, articles, lectures, correspondence and photographs.
Also includes records of the Kapitza Club, 1922-58 and 1966, and copy papers of the Maud Committee, 1940-1.
With offprints of papers by Ernest Rutherford, 1872-1913.

Dates: 1940 - 1941
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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Nuclear Disarmament, 1958, 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STKH 1/8
Scope and Contents Comprising a scrapbook of newspaper cuttings from local and national newspapers, about the nuclear situation, the H-bomb, and King-Hall's book. Includes cuttings by Captain Liddell Hart, and Michael Foot.
Dates: 1958
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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Papers relating to Conservative Political Centre, May 1979- March 1983, 1979 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/11/8/1
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1979-80
Part 2, 1981
Part 3, 1982: includes a survey of Conservative Party attitudes to nuclear weapons and defence, July 1982, with associated report on the activities of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament constituency by constituency
Part 4, 1983


Dates: 1979 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1-2, opened in March 2012; part 3, in March 2013; and part 4, in October 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to defence (1), July 1979-June 1981, 1979-07 - 1981-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/46
Scope and Contents Part 1: includes copy of the Ulster Unionist Council's paper on "Northern Ireland future terrorist trends", July 1979; memorandum on defence spending to Richard Ryder (MT's Political Secretary) from Peter Joynes (Conservative Research Department), 21 August 1979; opinion polling survey prepared by Cavenham Communications Ltd on "Britain's defence: the armed forces view", August 1979, with attached note from John Clemens (Chairman, Marplan) to Keith Britto (Conservative...
Dates: 1979-07 - 1981-06
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to nuclear tests, 1959-06-23

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 6/48
Scope and Contents Consists of a note from the Minister of Defence (Sandys) to the Prime Minister (Harold Macmillan MP) on the prospects for future nuclear tests
Dates: 1959-06-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
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Papers relating to the V1 and V2, 1941 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 2/13
Scope and Contents Includes Proceedings at Court of Enquiry held at Lavernock House, Lavernock, on 28 April 1941 into injury sustained by Sandys while serving in HM Forces, 1941; "Papers about release of scientists from Ministry of Supply to go to USA to work on development of atomic bomb", 1944; and personal correspondence relating to flying bombs, August-September 1944
Dates: 1941 - 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
 Fonds

The Papers of Professor Sir Joseph Rotblat

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RTBT
Scope and Contents Rotblat’s personal archive includes working papers, notebooks, correspondence, lectures and photographs and documents his scientific career (including his research in atomic physics at the University of Liverpool and medical physics at St Bartholomew's Hospital) and the Pugwash organisation and conferences. There is a separate section covering Rotblat’s involvement with various societies and organisations. The remainder of the collection is still being catalogued and remains closed.
Dates: 1916 - 2010
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Brian Donnelly, 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 170
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2017
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir John Birch, 2004

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 87
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2004
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.

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