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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 203 Collections and/or Records:

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Personal: Libel in biography "Battle" by Hugh Martin., 20 May 1932 - 29 Dec 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/234
Scope and Contents From the Series: These are the papers relating to the activities of WSC as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics, and papers relating to his personal, financial and legal affairs, and his social life. For the purposes of this arrangement, his activities in the Regular and Territorial Armies, in Cuba and during the Boer War in South Africa, and as a painter, have been regarded as personal. For the period 1940-1945 material of a personal nature...
Dates: 20 May 1932 - 29 Dec 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Trusteeship of the Will of Lord Randolph Churchill: Accounts and papers., 25 Jun 1883 - 23 Oct 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/79
Scope and Contents From the Series: These are the papers relating to the activities of WSC as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics, and papers relating to his personal, financial and legal affairs, and his social life. For the purposes of this arrangement, his activities in the Regular and Territorial Armies, in Cuba and during the Boer War in South Africa, and as a painter, have been regarded as personal. For the period 1940-1945 material of a personal nature...
Dates: 25 Jun 1883 - 23 Oct 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Various Trusteeship and marriage settlements: Correspondence with Nicholl, Manisty and Company, Solicitors., 1907 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/80
Scope and Contents From the Series: These are the papers relating to the activities of WSC as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics, and papers relating to his personal, financial and legal affairs, and his social life. For the purposes of this arrangement, his activities in the Regular and Territorial Armies, in Cuba and during the Boer War in South Africa, and as a painter, have been regarded as personal. For the period 1940-1945 material of a personal nature...
Dates: 1907 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Will of John, 7th Duke of Marlborough., 28 Dec 1882 - [1908]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/82
Scope and Contents From the Series: These are the papers relating to the activities of WSC as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics, and papers relating to his personal, financial and legal affairs, and his social life. For the purposes of this arrangement, his activities in the Regular and Territorial Armies, in Cuba and during the Boer War in South Africa, and as a painter, have been regarded as personal. For the period 1940-1945 material of a personal nature...
Dates: 28 Dec 1882 - [1908]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Will of the Marchioness of Londonderry: Papers., 06 Jul 1864 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/93
Scope and Contents

Will of Frances Anne Vane, Lady Londonderry, including property [the Garron Towers Estate], left to her grandson, Lord Randolph Churchill, and his male issue. Typed transcript made in 1909.

Dates: 06 Jul 1864 - 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Winston Spencer Churchill: Copy of will., 20 Mar 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/115
Scope and Contents

Copy of WSC's will.

Dates: 20 Mar 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Photographs, 1945 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLMR 5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, speeches, articles, personal papers, press cuttings and photographs.
With press cuttings relating to his father, William Thompson Fyfe, 1906-7.

Dates: 1945 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Press cuttings: miscellaneous, 1942 - 1951

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

The press cuttings up to 1950 were mounted in volumes previously used by Lord Kilmuir for notes on cases in which he was involved as Solicitor-General and Attorney-General (reference: KLMR 2/2-24 and 3/1-4).
Includes cuttings relating to Lord Kilmuir's time as Solicitor-General, the Nuremberg Trials, and other political subjects.

Dates: 1942 - 1951
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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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers concerning an action brought by William Griffin, editor and publisher of the New York Enquirer, against WSC for slander over WSC's denial of statements attributed to him by Griffin on the United States' entry into World War I., Jan 1941 - Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/431
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [6th] Lord Hood [Private Secretary to the Minister of Information]; HM Consul-General, New York [Godfrey Haggard]; [Nevile] Butler [Minister at HM Embassy] (Washington [United States]); [Eric] Seal [Deputy Secretary of the Admiralty (North America)]; John Foster [First Secretary] (British Embassy, Washington) (2); Sir Thomas Barnes, Treasury Solicitor (3); Sir Geoffrey Peto on a broadcast by Senator Rush Holt; Christopher Hollis; Guy Innes, American Division, Ministry...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers concerning an action brought by William Griffin, editor and publisher of the New York Enquirer, against WSC for slander over WSC's denial of statements attributed to him by Griffin on the United States' entry into World War I allegedly made during a meeting in August 1936., Jul 1936 - Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/383
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thornton Butterworth, publisher; William Stokes, Attorney at Law (3); Louis Levy of Stanchfield and Levy (8) and David Hecht of Leve, Hecht, Hadfield and Clarke (2) on preparing WSC's defence and the progress of the action; United States Senator Robert Reynolds.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and [Violet] Pearman; copies of various legal papers including a warrant of attachment, consent to the substitution of...
Dates: Jul 1936 - Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers concerning an action brought by William Griffin, editor and publisher of the New York Enquirer, against WSC for slander over WSC's denial of statements attributed to him by Griffin on the United States' entry into World War I allegedly made during a meeting in August 1936., Jan 1940 - Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/408
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Hecht and J Arthur Leve of Leve, Hecht, Hadfield and Clarke, WSC's US lawyers (14); David Scott [Assistant Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; [11th] Lord Lothian [earlier Philip Kerr, British Ambassador to the United States] (7); Sir John Simon [Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Sir Thomas Barnes, Treasury Solicitor (4); "B B" [Brendan Bracken, Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers concerning the action brought by William Griffin, editor and publisher of the New York Enquirer [United States], against WSC., Mar 1942 - Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/454
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Thomas Barnes, Treasury Solicitor (26); John Foster [First Secretary] (British Embassy, Washington) (4); [Bernard] Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information]; Lovat Dickson [Director] of MacMillan and Company (3); Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin], British Ambassador to the United States (2); [Maurice] Bathurst [Legal Adviser, British Embassy, Washington] (2); [Frank] Lawton [Principal Assistant Treasury Solicitor] (3). Also...
Dates: Mar 1942 - Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: general: Lord Alfred Douglas libel actions., 1900 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/127
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the legal proceedings in 1922-23 against Lord Alfred Douglas arising from his allegation that WSC had issued a false communique about the Battle of Jutland to allow Jewish financiers led by Sir Ernest Cassel to make a profit on the stock market.

Dates: 1900 - 1923
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: Private and Personal: Correspondence L., 14 Feb 1946 - 09 Jul 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/152A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Orme Sargent [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on intervention in the trial of Admiral Jean de Laborde; Lady Juliet Duff on Laborde; 1st Lord Lambert [former Chairman, Liberal Parliamentary Party] on appealing to the Liberals to help in the fight against the Labour Government; Lady Katherine Lambton (3); 3rd Lord Lamington [earlier Victor Cochrane Baillie]; Graham Lampson [later 2nd Lord Killearn] (2); Claude Lancaster; Christopher...
Dates: 14 Feb 1946 - 09 Jul 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Su - Th., 17 Jan 1951 - 29 Oct 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/200
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Charles Taylor (2); Arthur Sulzberger, publisher, New York Times, on subjects including gifts and greetings between himself and WSC (10); Drew Middleton, Chief Correspondent, New York Times; Jean Kirkbride, Sulzberger's secretary (5); 5th Duke of Sutherland [earlier Lord Stafford] (2); Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland (6); King Gustaf Adolf of Sweden on "Triumph and Tragedy", volume 6 of "The Second World War" (2); 1st Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd-Greame and...
Dates: 17 Jan 1951 - 29 Oct 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Su - Th., 11 Sep 1948 - 14 Mar 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/201
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Viorel Tilea on subjects including a neutral belt in Central Europe (5); John Tilney; Wolfgang von Tirpitz on his article on WSC, and German prisoners of war at Spandau [Germany] (3); Nawab Sir Malik Khizar Hayat Tiwana (2); Kenneth Jamieson, Foreign Office, on the use of a Churchill trademark; Anthony Moir [Churchill's solicitor] on the trademark (10); Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on the trademark (5); Frederick Leishman...
Dates: 11 Sep 1948 - 14 Mar 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Libels: R H Crossman and Lord Morrison., Feb 1964 - Mar 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/538
Scope and Contents Includes: a copy of an article by Richard Crossman entitled "The making of [Harold] Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]" in which he alleges that WSC gave instructions for an RAF raid on Milan [Italy] as a reaction to the intervention of North African Head Quarters in political affairs; 3 letters from "Bomber" Sir Arthur Harris on his recollections of the air attacks; 6 letters from Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] on the libel; a letter from William McIndoe, Private...
Dates: Feb 1964 - Mar 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Proposed libel action against the Daily Mirror., 09 Oct 1951 - 11 Mar 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/221
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's libel action include: Henry Gisborne, senior partner, Lewis and Lewis, and Gisborne and Company, solicitors (19); Sir Valentine Holmes, former QC [Queen's Counsel] (2); Sir Walter Monckton (11); Brendan Bracken; Sir Lionel Heald, Attorney-General; Sir Hartley Shawcross, counsel for the defence (3); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Government Chief Whip]; Sir Herbert Williams; Sir [Robert] Patrick Gower [former Chief Publicity Officer, Conservative and...
Dates: 09 Oct 1951 - 11 Mar 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and political: judgements of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and of the Lord Chancellor of appeals in cases of alleged immoral conduct by a clergyman and divorce on the grounds of non-consummation., 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/119
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: 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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St Andrew the Great - Taxes, 1563 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUR 37.6
Scope and Contents Contents:ST ANDREW THE GREAT1. Notice of meeting to secure Revd. T.S. Hughes as afternoon lecturer, 17 Mar. 1835;ST BENE’T1a. Churchwardens’ receipt for University’s contribution of 30s for repair of bells, 31 May 1655;ST BOTOLPH2. Grace for donation of £15 for new organ in St Botolph’s church, confirmed 1 Nov. 1866;3. Paper in support of above Grace by W.M. Campion (Queens’) Vicar;3a-c. Circulars re restoration of the church with supporting letter from...
Dates: 1563 - 1911
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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Sunday Times, 1968-09 - 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 8/1/7
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with representatives of Sydney Morse and Company, solicitors, and papers on JEP's libel action following a Sunday Times article on an immigration speech by Edward Heath [Leader of the Opposition] at a Conservative rally at Walsall [Staffordshire], January 1969. Includes: drafts of court statements, the statement for publication in the Sunday Times and other legal papers; copies of speeches by JEP on immigration, including speeches at Wolverhampton [Staffordshire] and...
Dates: 1968-09 - 1970-08
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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"The Master Swingers of Nuremberg", 1946 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 100
Scope and Contents Typescript draft of an article by KW [Kenneth White, journalist] giving eye witness account of Nuremberg trial including: transport and accommodation; organisation of the trial; evidence; and impressions of the former Nazi leaders on trial including [Hermann] Goering, [Rudolf] Hess, [Joachim von] Ribbentrop, [Wilhelm Keitel], [Julius] Streicher. Ends with the prediction "When the final gong sounds in the death-struggle of the Hitler Saga, assuredly some of its masters will swing at...
Dates: 1946 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
 Fonds

The Papers of Lord Gardiner

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GARD
Scope and Contents

This collection reflects Lord Gardiner's involvement and interest in law reform and the justice system. There are many Law Commission reports as well as other printed papers. There is correspondence about rehabilitation of offenders, laws and acts, as well as source material for reports. The texts of a number of articles and speeches given by Lord Gardiner are here, including those during his time as Lord Chancellor. Official and press photographs are also included.

Dates: 1922 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Lord Kilmuir

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLMR
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, speeches, articles, personal papers, press cuttings and photographs.
With press cuttings relating to his father, William Thompson Fyfe, 1906-7.

Dates: 1907 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Transcribed extracts from law compiled for reference, 1862 - 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/O.V 25
Scope and Contents

Comprise: extracts from letters patent of Elizabeth I; answers of G. Denman, counsel, to questions on proctorial authority, particularly powers of entry and arrest of prostitutes, May 1862; answers of R.W. Webster, Attorney General, on questions of throwing open the Vice-Chancellor's Court, 1891.

Dates: 1862 - 1891
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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