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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 390 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: papers 101 - 139., 10 Jan 1923 - 05 Mar 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/31
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] on subjects including higher commands in the Egyptian Army, the political outlook in the Far East, foreign policy and security, and the strength of the Egyptian Army; the decisions of the League council on reports of the investigations into the armaments of ex-enemy countries; Sir Cecil Hurst, Legal Advisor to the Foreign Office, on the armaments of ex-enemy countries; Walter...
Dates: 10 Jan 1923 - 05 Mar 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 116 to 140., Mar 1927 - Apr 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/158
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: a report of the Crown proceedings committee; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, and Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the boundary between Northern Ireland and the Irish Free State; Amery on reform of the House of Lords and information on the coastal defences of Southern Ireland; [1st] Lord Peel, 1st Commissioner of Works, and Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne] Minister...
Dates: Mar 1927 - Apr 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 141 to 170., Apr 1927 - May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/159
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: two special reports on unemployment; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on Italy's interests in Albania, a request for assistance from Portugal, an arms embargo and the supply of arms to Canton [China]; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on unemployment in the coal industry, the inspection of emigrants and the unemployment insurance bill; [4th Lord] Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], Lord Privy Seal,...
Dates: Apr 1927 - May 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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...
Dates: 30 Jun 1924 - 08 Apr 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 271 to 300., Nov 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/164
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the draft treaty with Egypt and the importance of the Suez canal; the Committee of Imperial Defence on operations in the Canton [China] area; Anglo American relations; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook and poor...
Dates: Nov 1927
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...
Dates: 26 Sep 1928 - 15 Oct 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 330 - 349., 24 Jun 1925 - 15 Jul 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/40
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: the report of the Unemployment Committee; 1st Lord St Davids [earlier Sir John Philipps], Chairman of the Unemployment Grants Committee, on further work for the committee, 1925-1926; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on the Widows', Orphans' and Old Age Contributory Pensions Bill; Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on the situation in Morocco, Norwegian fishery interests and the position at Canton [later...
Dates: 24 Jun 1925 - 15 Jul 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 479 - 499., 05 Jul 1923 - 19 Nov 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/20
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: 1st Lord Olivier [Secretary for India] on action intended on the report of the Royal Commission (Lord Lee's) [1st Lord Lee of Fareham] on the Superior Civil Services in India; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet, on Cabinet procedure and the composition of the Home Affairs Committee and the Unemployment Committee; instructions to the Secretary of the Cabinet; a note on the constitution and terms of reference of...
Dates: 05 Jul 1923 - 19 Nov 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference 1907: printed papers., 1906 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/28
Scope and Contents Includes papers on the representation of Australian states; the function of the Committee of Imperial Defence; the "Strategical conditions of the Empire from the military point of view"; the possibility of assimilating war organisation throughout the Empire; patterns and provisions of equipment and stores for colonial forces; desirability that the Colonial Governments should give their orders for ordinance stores through the War Office; naval defence; statement of the military and naval...
Dates: 1906 - 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference: Colonial preference: notes and printed papers., 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/30
Scope and Contents Includes notes on Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Prime Minister of Canada; statements and reports of House of Commons business; Colonial Office, Board of Trade and Foreign Office notes and printed papers (including by 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] and WSC); Commonwealth of Australia papers; resolutions of the Australian, Cape Colony [South Africa], and New Zealand governments for the conference; details of decisions of previous conferences; WSC's hand-written...
Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference: printed minutes of proceedings., Apr 1907 - May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/29
Scope and Contents Subjects covered by the minutes include the constitution of the conference; the organisation of the Colonial Office; colonial representation on the Committee of Imperial Defence; military defence; naval defence; emigration; naturalisation; double income tax; silver coinage; decimal currency and metric system; imperial court of appeal; preferential trade; imperial surtax on foreign imports; coastwise trade; commercial treaties; trade marks and patents; trade statistics; company law; admitting...
Dates: Apr 1907 - May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Home Office: Edward Mylius: correspondence relating to the prosecution of Edward Mylius for a criminal libel on King George V published in the Liberator., 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/8
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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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Opinions of Counsel and Precedents of Wills, Conveyancing and Pleas

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6628
Scope and Contents

Opinions of counsel and precedents of wills, conveyancing and pleas. The names of counsel are given. There are genealogical notes and monumental inscriptions on pages 155-62, 191-213, and 252-231 (reversing the volume), which, according to Ralph Griffin (fol. i r), are in the hand of Edward Hasted, the historian of Kent. However, his claim is not readily reconcilable with the dates of the legal material.

Dates: 1680-1795 (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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Parliamentary placita, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.05.26
Scope and Contents

Notes and extracts from placita in parliament from the reign of King Edward I.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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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Personal correspondence, 1989-12-05 - 1991-01-14

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 3rd Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Maxwell Aitken], Honorary Treasurer of the Conservative Party, appealing for party funds; James Molyneaux [Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party]; Norman Tebbit, thanking JEP for his support of Margaret Thatcher at the end of her premiership and looking ahead to the next election; Lord Simon of Glaisdale, sympathising on JEP's troubles with the IRA; Professor [Francis] Henry Sandbach; Sir Peter Morrison, Parliamentary Private Secretary to...
Dates: 1989-12-05 - 1991-01-14
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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Personal Papers of Helen Maud Cam, 1895 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Cam
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise personal and biographical records; correspondence; academic records; and records of the International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions.

Dates: 1895 - 1995
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Petition, 1620s?

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.77
Scope and Contents To the right honorable the Lords and others of his ma’ts most honorable privie councell the humble petition of John Lepton'. As patentee for the sole making of all bills of complaint and processe called King's letters before the Lord president and council of the North, he prays that his patent 'may not be suppressed, but that he may be re-established and continued in the said office with all the benefits he had enjoyed before the petition of the attornies in the court at York which was...
Dates: 1620s?
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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Philip IV of Spain: Conveyance to Cristobal de la Fuente of Toledo

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6665
Scope and Contents

12 folios: fo. 1: title-page; fo. 2: declaration by the king that the Cortes has granted him permission to sell rights in the cattle tax; fo. 3: conveyance to de la Fuente of income from cattle tax in the town of Añover, province of Toledo, to take effect from 1 January 1644; fo. 9v: signatures of witnesses.

Dates: 1643
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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Pleadings and legal reports, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.05.04
Scope and Contents

Begins 'By the statute of anno 2 Eliz. 3 ...'; the pleadings and reports are all from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

Dates: Seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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Pleadings and speeches in Star Chamber, 1629

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.61
Scope and Contents

Pleadings and speeches of the Lords upon giving sentence in the Star Chamber on Bonham Norton for slandering the Lord Keeper (Lord Coventry).

Dates: 1629
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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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 28 Jan 1902 - 04 Dec 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (3) regarding arrangements for a meeting and appointment of magistrates; Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (2) regarding trade unions and appointment of magistrates and local Conservative support for tariff reform in Oldham; Joseph Choate [United States Ambassador to Great Britain] declining dinner invitation.Other subjects include: requests for support and patronage...
Dates: 28 Jan 1902 - 04 Dec 1902
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 and newspaper cuttings relating to the Trades Disputes Bill., 22 Apr 1903 - 22 May 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/6
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: John Clynes and A H Smethurst [Joint Secretaries of the Oldham Trade Union Law Committee](4).

Dates: 22 Apr 1903 - 22 May 1903
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 and newspaper cuttings relating to WSC's attitude towards changes to Trade Union Law., 03 May 1902 - 31 Jan 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/3
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: John Clynes and A H Smethurst, Joint Secretaries of the Oldham Trade Union Law Committee (4).

Dates: 03 May 1902 - 31 Jan 1903
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: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence., 21 Dec 1959 - 14 Dec 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/106A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on constituency affairs by individuals including: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (19), Doris Moss, Chairman (8) and R T Prout, Honorary Treasurer (4) on constituency affairs including finances, meetings, office-holders and WSC's retirement as member for Woodford; Peter Mountfield, Private Secretary to the Financial Secretary to the Treasury; John Harvey [MP for Walthamstow East,...
Dates: 21 Dec 1959 - 14 Dec 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-L., Apr 1949 - Aug 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/51
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association, on WSC sending a message on constituents' golden wedding; Reginald Maudling and Percy Cohen [Joint Director] of the Conservative Research Department; Lena Prescott, Private Secretary, Ministry of Health (4); constituent A H Curtis (4); Nigel Davies on a bus service to a speedway meeting (4); [Christopher] Fogarty [Principal] HM Treasury; [David] Nenk, Ministry of Education. Also includes notes and copies...
Dates: Apr 1949 - Aug 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folio 84 which has been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2021.

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