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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with and on Lord Cherwell., 04 Jan 1954 - 08 Jul 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/214
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "C", 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] on subjects including the Labour Party standing as the anti-hydrogen bomb party, traffic problems in Oxford and radio propaganda in the Middle East (10); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Party, on giving a ministerial lead in public relations; Cameron Cobbold [Governor], Bank of England; Duncan Sandys, Minister of Housing and Local Government; Sir Edwin Plowden [Chairman],...
Dates: 04 Jan 1954 - 08 Jul 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Personal correspondence C - D., 27 Nov 1951 - 14 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/204A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Eric Caldwell (2); Geoffrey Lines, Mayor of Kingston-upon- Thames [Surrey] on a portrait of WSC (5); John Boyd-Carpenter, MP for Kingston-upon-Thames, on the portrait (3); Sir Oswald Scott [British Ambassador to Peru]; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury](4); Richard Casey; George Catlin on the letters of Harold Laski (3); 3rd Lord Balfour [earlier Lord Traprain] on a children's village in...
Dates: 27 Nov 1951 - 14 Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
 Fonds — Multiple Containers

Robert Malcom Deryck Davies: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7999
Scope and Contents Box 1: 15 subject files, mainly concerning Davies's works as an M.P. - Parliamentary Labour Party, local government, bills, correspondence, etc. Box 2: Planning, 11 files - Guildhall, traffic and roads, University development, etc. Box 3: Housing, Rating, Public Health, and Education, 11 files. Box 4: Correspondence, etc. Only files 7 and 8 (Planning) and 11 (Cambridge City Labour Party) are open to readers. Box 5: Various committees, etc., 6 files and printed items - local government...
Dates: 1947-1968 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Seat-belts and crash helmets, 1974-11 - 1986-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/57
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with the general public, and papers on road safety legislation, with correspondents including: Peter Bottomley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Transport, on a campaign by the Motorcycle Action Group (3); Ivan Lawrence; Kenneth Marks, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Environment; [Peter] Norman Fowler, Minister of Transport. Also includes: notes on the Government's position on motorcycle noise limits, visibility...
Dates: 1974-11 - 1986-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1957-11 - 1965-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/1
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: defence; the Labour Government's National Economic Plan (1965); price increases under Labour; strikes; National Savings; providing incentives in industrial and commercial life; Labour transport policy on roads, rail and London commuter rail services; inflation; the British view of the United States; immigration; taxation; Labour incomes and prices policy; the Budget (1965); the balance of trade; Labour public spending; renewing...
Dates: 1957-11 - 1965-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes., 05 Mar 1952 - 26 Jun 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/47A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes, typescript and galley proofs for WSC's speech (5 March, House of Commons) entitled "Defence" on subjects including: WSC's resignation as Minister of Defence; the Conservatives' voting on defence while in Opposition; the short-fall of defence spending; aid from the United States; the scarcity of home defence, and the training of new forces, including the registration of the Home Guard and forming of new battalions; the extension of National Service; armoured forces and new...
Dates: 05 Mar 1952 - 26 Jun 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 01 Jul 1952 - 20 Sep 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/48A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (1 July, House of Commons) entitled "The Korean War" on subjects including the early demoralization of Communist forces in Korea, then the success of their negotiations and rebuilt forces; the heavy costs suffered by Britain and the United States during the armistice; harm caused by anti-American feeling in Parliament; the treatment and exchange of prisoners of war, including forcing anti-Communist soldiers to return to China or North Korea; Labour's motion of...
Dates: 01 Jul 1952 - 20 Sep 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes., 09 Feb 1927 - 06 Jul 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/79
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's statement (9 February), for the debate on the address on the programme of Government legislation, the Trade Unions Bill, the situation in China and Britain's attitude to the Soviet Union. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4140 - 4148.Speech notes for WSC's Budget statement (11 April), on the effects of the General Strike and coal dispute, revenue (1926-1927) and expenditure (1926-1928), post-war Government departments, the National Debt, war debts, the sinking fund,...
Dates: 09 Feb 1927 - 06 Jul 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes, source material, prints and press cuttings., Dec 1926 - 25 Apr 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/83A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's statement (14 February 1928), entitled "Social Policy" on local services and the Road Fund. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4350 - 4358.Speech notes for WSC's statement (16 March 1928), entitled "Racecourse Betting Bill" on the Government's attitude to the bill, the status of horseracing and the effect of the Totalisator. Source material includes: a note from Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary]; a draft of the bill; a memorandum on the bill by the Jockey Club...
Dates: Dec 1926 - 25 Apr 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript, press cuttings and source material., 21 Jan 1929 - 14 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/88A-B
Scope and Contents Typescript for WSC's speech (21 January, Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Midland Hotel, Manchester), entitled "Trade" on 20th century economic conditions, currency stability, rating reform, economic development, taxation and the cotton trade. Also includes a press cutting from the Manchester Guardian reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4541 - 4546.Speech notes for WSC's speech (6 February, Town Hall, Battersea, London), entitled "Battersea By-Election" on the Government's...
Dates: 21 Jan 1929 - 14 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Sep 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/124B/199
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Kenneth Lyon enclosing a letter [not present] from an ex-official of the Ministry of Munitions who has invented a lorry which does not need oil, which he thinks will save the War Office thousands of pounds. Carbon copy.

Dates: 25 Sep 1922
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), 03 Oct 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/125/1-2
Scope and Contents

Letter from Kenneth Lyon (War Office) to Edward Marsh returning CHAR 2/125/3-4, CHAR 2/125/5 and CHAR 2/125/6 and describing experiments with gas-propelled vehicles.

Dates: 03 Oct 1922
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), 23 Sep 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/125/3-4
Scope and Contents

Letter from Ernest Orr (19 Queen Victoria Street, London) to WSC (2 Sussex Square) enclosing CHAR 2/125/5 and asking to see him about a gas-driven lorry he has developed.

Dates: 23 Sep 1922
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), [1922]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/125/6
Scope and Contents

Leaflet issued by Producer Gas Plants Ltd advertising their equipment for the driving of vehicles by gas.

Dates: [1922]
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), 04 Oct 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/125/10
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Letter from Edward Marsh to Ernest Orr reporting that WSC has communicated Orr's letter [on gas-driven vehicles] to the War Office and has received a memorandum in reply. Carbon copy.

Dates: 04 Oct 1922
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), 16 May 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/9-11
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Edward Henry [Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police] (New Scotland Yard) to Edward Marsh concerning the position of taxi ranks in Westminster [London]. Signed typescript.

Dates: 16 May 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 May 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/4
Scope and Contents

Letter from Archibald Williams, Chairman of the Committee on Taxi-Cab Fares (Royal Commission House, Westminster [London]) to WSC concerning the taxation of taxis under the Light Locomotives Act. Signed typescript.

Dates: 08 May 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Mar 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/72/102-103
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Sir Stafford Cripps [Lord Privy Seal] (New Delhi [India]) to WSC reporting on a meeting with Lieutenant-General Ernest Wood [Administrator General, Eastern Frontier Communications] regarding road and rail building: comments on the progress of the Dimapur [India] - Tamu - Kalewa [Burma] road, the Ledo [India] - Shawbuyiwang - China road, the road to Fort Herts [Burma], and the Ledo [India] - Mogaung [Burma] railway.

Dates: 25 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Dec 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399A/43-47
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Letter from H H Stockfield (Green Light Club Incorporated, New York [United States]), to WSC, asking if he would be willing to support his campaign for greater safety in all walks of life, particularly in motor vehicles, with a copy of magazine "Green Light", Volume 2 No 6.

Dates: 30 Dec 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/31/11
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London traffic: printed confidential memorandum for the Cabinet by David Lloyd George considering the means of dealing administratively with some of the problems identified in the report of the Royal Commission on the Means of Locomotion and Transport in Greater London. 5, [1p].

Dates: 28 May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/50-51
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] agreeing that Harold Tennant should replace Sir Hudson Kearley at the Board of Trade and enclosing the report of the trade unionists who went to Germany to study unemployment insurance and labour exchanges. Advocates following the German example with a large programme of social legislation to underpin existing voluntary agencies; in particular: labour exchanges and unemployed insurance, infirmity insurance, a...
Dates: 29 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Mar 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/262/55
Scope and Contents

Statement of the promoters of the London Passenger Transport Board Bill in support of the Second Reading in the House of Commons [printed].

Dates: 04 Mar 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 May 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/262/56-61
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Circular letter from Douglas Hacking MP, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office, enclosing memorandum on budget proposals relating to the Road Fund.

Dates: 01 May 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Worts Trust papers, 1709 - 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Char.II.6-12, 16-35
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Assets records - comprises records relating to property and personnel. Accounting material is in this category, alongside records of endowments, charitable trusts, buildings and employees.

Dates: 1709 - 1924
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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