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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:

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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester., Dec 1905 - Jan 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/8
Scope and Contents Material relating to WSC standing for election as Liberal candidate for Manchester. Includes correspondence with constituents concerning WSC's stance on various issues including: pharmacies, the Education Act and working conditions for teachers, vaccination, the identification of boxes manufactured abroad, railways, the registration of architects and accountants, female suffrage, Home Rule, Income Tax, temperance, taxation, Free Trade, shops, vivisection, and Chinese labour in South Africa.
Dates: Dec 1905 - Jan 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester, 1904 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4
Scope and Contents This class of papers covers WSC's time as Liberal MP for North West Manchester (1906 to 1908).The papers contain correspondence between WSC's office and local officials discussing standard constituency affairs (such as arrangements for WSC's visits to Manchester; his support for various local associations and events; and recommendations for positions as magistrates).However, the predominant national topics of the period (the Aliens Bill, Free Trade, the Education Bill, the Licensing Bill, Home...
Dates: 1904 - 1908
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: North West Manchester: By election defeat., Apr 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/18
Scope and Contents Letters expressing disappointment at WSC's defeat from correspondents including: George Cornwallis West; Lord Loreburn; Captain [Ronald] Kincaid-Smith; [Sir William] Ronaldson-Nicoll; H G Spicer; Lady Kitty Somerset; Frederick Verney MP; 2nd Lord Dudley; Dr J Dulberg; William Royle, Chairman of the Manchester Liberal Federation; Charles Masterman; Frederic Mackarness MP; Austin Taylor, MP; and W P Byles.Other subjects include the Licensing Bill; WSC's popularity with the Manchester Jewish...
Dates: Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: By election defeat., Apr 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/19
Scope and Contents Letters expressing disappointment at WSC's defeat from correspondents including: E Crosfield Pearson; Frank Southern; Reginald Barnes; Lord James of Hereford; John Morley [later Lord Morley of Blackburn]; Sir Edward Grey; Cornelia [Lady] Wimborne [earlier Lady Guest and Lady Cornelia Churchill]; Lady Sarah Wilson [earlier Lady Sarah Churchill]; Ian Malcolm; Hugh Massingham, editor of the Nation; Thomas Garnett; Consuelo [Duchess of Marlborough, later Consuelo Balsan]; Levy Davis of the...
Dates: Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence., Jan 1906 - Dec 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Royle, Chairman of the Manchester Liberal Federation (18) on subjects including arrangements for the election (2); E Crosfield Pearson (4); Lord Loreburn [earlier Sir Robert Reid]; 2nd Duke of Westminster; Fred Brierley on the issues of importance to the Manchester electorate including socialism, Chinese labour in South Africa, education, Free Trade and Ireland (2); James Southern (6); William Westbrook on WSC's recommendations for local magistrates; Sir George...
Dates: Jan 1906 - Dec 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence., 04 Jan 1905 - 29 Jun 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: T W Killick of the Free Trade League (2); Fred Burn of the Manchester Liberal Federation on WSC's engagements and initiation as an Oddfellow (14); Sir Ernest Hatch (3); James Southern (4); B I Belisha (3); Sir Austen Chamberlain, Chancellor of the Exchequer about the distraint of goods at the Grand Hotel, Manchester for non-payment for taxes; John Kidger about income tax policy (5) and John Petro (3).Other subjects include: the selection of Edgar Pearson as election...
Dates: 04 Jan 1905 - 29 Jun 1905
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence., 02 Jul 1905 - 23 Dec 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: E Crosfield Pearson on canvassing support for WSC (6); E Pappadimitrou on Japan (2); William Royle, Chairman of the Manchester Liberal Association on demonstrations by suffragettes, including Annie Kenney and [Christabel] Pankhurst, against Sir Edward Grey (4).Other subjects include: Free Trade; preparations for the General Election and predictions about Liberal successes; WSC's support for local associations, clubs and events; and discussion of issues connected with...
Dates: 02 Jul 1905 - 23 Dec 1905
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence concerning the Licensing Bill and the Shop Hours Bill., 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/21
Scope and Contents Correspondents on the Licensing Bill include: Howard Cheetham; W Slater Boddington of Boddington Breweries Limited (2) on the increase in numbers of drinking clubs; Edith Moorhouse of the National Union of Women Workers and John Pedder [Principal Assistant Under Secretary at the Home Office]. Correspondents on the Shop Hours Bill proposed by Sir Charles Dilke include: Arnold Watson of the Manchester Wholesale Provision Association and Walter Speakman of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce.Also...
Dates: 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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., 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (15); Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (10); Sir Albert Stephenson [newspaper proprietor] (3); 6th Lord Londonderry [President of the Board of Education] (4).Subjects include: Free trade; WSC's relationship with local Conservative party and political clubs; patronage of Oldham churches; Oldham schools, particularly East Crompton National School and the Wesleyan Greenacres...
Dates: 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 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., 03 Jan 1904 - 27 Mar 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association] (7); Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association, resigned 7 Jan 1904] (12); 9th Duke of Marlborough regarding his refusal to become an honorary member of the Oldham Conservative Club; James Maclean (2) regarding a Free Trade League meeting in Oldham.Subjects include: Churchill's relations with the local Conservative, Labour and Liberal Parties; his decision not to contest...
Dates: 03 Jan 1904 - 27 Mar 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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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: Correspondence H-K., 1910 - May 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/574A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Hayes, Editor of the Police Review; Sir Maurice Hankey, Cabinet Secretary, on subjects including meetings of the Cabinet, imperial defence, German military capacity and the impetus for sending the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) to Antwerp [Belgium] (9); A P Herbert on licensing laws; [1st Lord] Hailsham [earlier Douglas Hogg], Secretary of State for War, on subjects including WSC's health (2); William Birdwood on military affairs; John Clynes, Home Secretary, on...
Dates: 1910 - May 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Race Relations Bill, 1968-05 - 1968-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLE 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Pole and MPs on their votes against the Third Reading of the Race Relations Bill.
Dates: 1968-05 - 1968-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: This collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge: statutes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4148
Scope and Contents Statutes of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, transcribed by John Freeman, with an English preface (fo. iii), an index (fo. iv-viii) and the emendations and letters of King James II (fo. 94-111), 120 folios. The versos are blank, except for occasional variant readings and notes. Inside the front cover are the following: 'Charles Abdy 1806'; 'Samuel Sandars Trinity Coll. Camb. A.M. London 1888'; and a cutting from a bookseller's catalogue lot 128, with the note 'From Library of F. H. Dickenson...
Dates: 1739
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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Speeches: Non House of Commons., 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/37
Scope and Contents Typescript of speech on the House of Lords, King's Theatre, Dundee, 1 Dec 1910 Published Complete Speeches II, pp.1636-1638.Cutting from the Manchester Guardian,report of speech by WSC, 3 Dec 1910, at Election Meeting at the Grosvenor Skating Rink, Chester, on "Conservatives and Tariff Reform" Published Complete Speeches II, pp.1647-1651.Manuscript notes and source material for speech on temperance in the Army, including pamphlet of testimonials from senior officers on the work of the Royal...
Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Taxor's book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4150
Scope and Contents A Cambridge University taxor's book containing copies of charters, extracts from University Statutes, forms of proclamations and related papers. The versos are blank. Inside the front cover is 'F. H. Dickinson Oct. 2 1858 5s', 'Saml Sandars A M Trin. Coll. Camb. 1888', and a cutting from the printed catalogue of F.H. Dickinson's sale, in which the manuscript was lot 130. On the last fly-leaf in pencil is 'Bennett' (19th century).
Dates: 1750 (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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"The Coal Dispute", 15 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/96/53-54
Scope and Contents Draft statement to be made by the Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin] when announcing the decision of the government to legislate on Miners' Hours, covering miners hours and wages. Typescript marked "secret".
Dates: 15 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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.
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University statutes, 1390 - 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Collect.Admin.1-3 etc
Scope and Contents In this section are i) the medieval statutes, ii) manuscript transcripts of the medieval and Elizabethan statutes, iii) annotated copies of the published edition of the Elizabethan statutes, iv) successive published editions of the reformed statutes from the mid-nineteenth century onwards and v) Orders in Council amending, rescinding or replacing statutes.The principle medieval texts of the statutes are in the various Proctors Books (qv): Collect.Admin.1-3. Unofficial compilations...
Dates: 1390 - 2019
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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(Untitled), 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/166/73
Scope and Contents Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on the local prohibition of the liquor traffic.
Dates: 1929
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), [Jan] [1932]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/186/21
Scope and Contents Newspaper cutting: article by Harold Cox on improvements in the quality of life and the unnecessary regulation of the sale of alcohol. Sent with CHAR 2/186/15-17.
Dates: [Jan] [1932]
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), 10 Dec 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/126/100
Scope and Contents Letter from William Buist (Richard Buist & Sons, cabinet makers, upholsterers and carpet warehousemen, 100-108 Commercial Street, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC (2 Sussex Square) regretting his defeat in Leicester, blaming the narrow defeat of the Liberal candidate in Dundee on members of the liquor trade and referring to the "magnificent" Liberal meeting on the eve of the poll.
Dates: 10 Dec 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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(Untitled), 20 Feb 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/33/28-29
Scope and Contents Letter from Ivor Guest [later Lord Ashby St Ledgers and Lord Wimborne (2nd baron, 1st viscount)] (Ashby St Ledgers, Rugby, [Warwickshire]) to WSC on: the commission on afforestation; the chance of WSC getting into the Cabinet as a result of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman's illness; the Licensing Bill; the Coal Mines (Eight Hours) Bill; land valuation; the need for parliamentary consideration of the Poor Law and for old age pensions to form part of a general scheme for dealing with poverty.
Dates: 20 Feb 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Apr 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/10
Scope and Contents Resolutions on the Education Bill and the Licensing Bill passed by a conference of representatives of Congregational churches in North Glamorgan, [Wales].
Dates: 10 Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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