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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 124 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom: 315 - 321., 20 Jul 1925 - 10 Sep 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/82
Scope and Contents Typescript reports on Communist organisations including industrial crisis; the industrial alliance between unions; the Communist Party in Britain; the National Minority Movement; the Young Communist League; Irish Revolutionary activities in Britain; National Fascisti; propaganda among the Armed Forces; International Class War Prisoners' Aid; Workers' International Relief; International Red Aid; the British delegation of Labour MPs to the Soviet Union; the unofficial seamen's strike; the...
Dates: 20 Jul 1925 - 10 Sep 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open with the exception of folio 52 (3 pages) which has been closed on Cabinet Office instructions under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act. Review 2021.
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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom: 322 - 328., 05 Sep 1925 - 29 Oct 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/83
Scope and Contents Typescript reports on Communist organisations including Communism at the Trades Union Congress; Communism and the seamen's strike; the Sunday Worker; the Workers' Defence Corps; the National Minority Movement; the Young Communist League; Irish Revolutionary activities in Britain; the industrial alliance between unions; the Miners'delegation to the Soviet Union; Communists and the Labour Party; International Trade Union Unity; the British delegation of Labour MPs to the Soviet Union; the...
Dates: 05 Sep 1925 - 29 Oct 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom: 329 - 339., 20 Jan 1926 - 08 Apr 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/147
Scope and Contents

Typescript reports on Communist organisations, including: the Communist Party in Britain; the National Minority Movement; the Industrial Alliance; the Teachers' Labour League; the Workers' International League; Communists and the Labour Party; Communists and the National Union of Railwaymen.

Dates: 20 Jan 1926 - 08 Apr 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom: 340 - 350., 15 Apr 1926 - 12 Aug 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/148
Scope and Contents

Typescript reports on Communist organisations, including: the Independent Labour Party; the National Minority Movement; Communist propaganda in the Armed Forces; the Young Communist League; the Communists and the General Strike; May Day demonstrations; Anglo-Soviet Trade Union unity.

Dates: 15 Apr 1926 - 12 Aug 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom: 351 - 361., 19 Aug 1926 - 28 Oct 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/149
Scope and Contents

Typescript reports on Communist organisations, including: the Anglo-Soviet Joint Advisory Council; the National Minority Movement; Workers' International Relief; the Young Communist League; the National Left Wing Conference; Trade Union "Unity"; the Communist Party in Britain.

Dates: 19 Aug 1926 - 28 Oct 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom: 362 - 369., 04 Nov 1926 - 30 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/150
Scope and Contents

Typescript reports on Communist organisations, including: the Communists and the coal dispute; the Communist Party in Britain; the Young Communist League; the National Minority Movement; Class War Prisoners' Aid.

Dates: 04 Nov 1926 - 30 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on the Communist Party., 20 Feb 1925 - 21 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/78
Scope and Contents Includes: the report on the Communist Movement in Britain, June 1924 - February 1925, on subjects including: the industrial activities of the Communist Party in Britain; the National Minority Movement; the campaign for a united Trade Union International; the Communists' attitude to the Labour Government and Labour Party; anti-militarist propaganda; contact with communists abroad; changes in party procedure; party membership, finance and press; propaganda in the Co-operative societies;...
Dates: 20 Feb 1925 - 21 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Standing Committee on Expenditure: conclusions 12 - 18., 13 Jan 1926 - 18 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/107
Scope and Contents Subjects include: 1st Lord Colwyn [earlier Sir Frederick Smith]'s report on Navy, Army and Air Force expenditure; Civil Service administration costs; the road fund; Post Office estimates; Middle East services; Overseas settlement; grants for marketing Empire foodstuffs in Britain; unemployment insurance; Ministry of Health estimates; education estimates; police expenditure; the coal mines subsidy; the draft Economy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill; post mark advertising.Also includes: letters...
Dates: 13 Jan 1926 - 18 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Standing Committee on Expenditure: papers 28 - 43., 05 Jan 1926 - 25 Feb 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/108
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon], Postmaster General, on Post Office expenditure, including telegram rates; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on National Health Insurance and the administration costs of the Civil Service; Ronald McNeill [later 1st Lord Cushendun], Financial Secretary to the Treasury; Treasury memoranda on estimates for overseas settlement, colonial services, Middle Eastern services,...
Dates: 05 Jan 1926 - 25 Feb 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 01 Jan 1908 - 05 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/53
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony, South Africa] (2) on subjects including the Cape elections; Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler [Governor, British East Africa Protectorate, later Kenya] (4); 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa]; 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (2) on subjects including criticising "entrenched officials"; 1st Lord Knollys [Private...
Dates: 01 Jan 1908 - 05 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: East Africa Protectorate [EAP, later Kenya]: land policy: notes and papers., 1907 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/49
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Colonel Edmund Gorges, Commander 1st Battalion, King's African Rifles; Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler, Governor, British East Africa Protectorate (6); Colonel James Montgomery, Commissioner of Lands, British East Africa (5); Edgar Harper.Subjects include: revision of the land laws; the EAP police; granting land to Indians.Also includes: recommendations and minutes of the Concessions and Railways Committee and the Land Board of EAP; printed correspondence from...
Dates: 1907 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Home Office: John Syme case. Correspondence and newspaper cuttings relating to the dismissal of Inspector Syme from the Metropolitan Police., 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/7
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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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 21 Dec 1927 - 28 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/72
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Frederick Lugard; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (4); Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] on Lord Curzon's [of Kedleston] estate (2); Herbert Williams [Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Trade]; John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone, Chairman of National Savings Committee] on matters including Wembley Stadium [London] (2); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury]...
Dates: 21 Dec 1927 - 28 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: papers and correspondence on block grants., 20 Aug 1926 - 25 May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/62
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Alfred Hurst [Treasury] (5); Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services, Treasury] (3); Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] (2); Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education] (3).Also includes: Cabinet Committee on Block Grants papers, including its composition and terms of reference, memoranda by WSC (2), Percy (2), Chamberlain (2), and Home Secretary [Sir William Joynson Hicks, later 1st Lord Brentford], conclusions of meetings, reports, and...
Dates: 20 Aug 1926 - 25 May 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence for WSC and Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War]., 01 May 1920 - 29 Jun 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/47A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Milner [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (3); David Lloyd George; Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] (4); George Kidston [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Finland]; 1st Lord Stamfordham [earlier Sir Arthur Bigge, Private Secretary to King George V] (6); Aubrey Herbert MP; Sir Percy Cox [High Commissioner, Mesopotamia, later Iraq]; Austen Chamberlain [Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Lieutenant-General Sir...
Dates: 01 May 1920 - 29 Jun 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: various papers., 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/2
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of a meeting of the Committee on the Limitation of Armaments; a War Office memorandum on WSC's and other appointments; copy of Army Orders for 1919; copies of telegrams from the Adjutant-General [Lieutenant-General Sir George Macdonogh] on potential police strikes; RAF demobilisation form; precis on the Roger Casement letters; outline of scheme of army reorganisation; notes from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso], Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary...
Dates: 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal Papers of Shirley Littler, 1953 - 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Littler
Scope and Contents The papers listed here relate to various aspects of Shirley Littler's work. There are papers relating to the following: 1) the inquiry into the collapse of the Vehicle and General Insurance Company, 1971-72;2) Equal Opportunities legislation, 1974-90;3) policing matters, 1981-2000;4) The Independent Broadcasting Authority and broadcasting policy and legislation, 1953-2002;5) The Gaming Board for Great Britain and gambling legislation, 1968-2006;6) CESDI (Confidential...
Dates: 1953 - 2006
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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.
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Police, 1984-04 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 13/3
Scope and Contents

Statistical bulletin from the Home Office on notifiable offences recorded by the police, Dec 1984, and a civil liberties report on policing during the Miners’ Strike.

Dates: 1984-04 - 1984-12
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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Police Complaints Board, 1976 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLDN 5/23
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Plowden Papers include: engagement diaries (1947-93); a wide range of political and personal correspondence (1946-94); copies of speeches (1960-90); working papers and correspondence on Plowden's autobiography "An Industrialist in the Treasury"; a large amount of papers relating to public commitments such as atomic energy, Plowden's various committees, political groups and business interests, enquiries into the police, the review board on top salaries etc (1957-95); press cuttings and...
Dates: 1976 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Police Negotiating Board, 1979 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLDN 5/30
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Plowden Papers include: engagement diaries (1947-93); a wide range of political and personal correspondence (1946-94); copies of speeches (1960-90); working papers and correspondence on Plowden's autobiography "An Industrialist in the Treasury"; a large amount of papers relating to public commitments such as atomic energy, Plowden's various committees, political groups and business interests, enquiries into the police, the review board on top salaries etc (1957-95); press cuttings and...
Dates: 1979 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - Z., 14 May 1948 - 30 May 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/58A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Percy Cohen, [Joint Director] Conservative Research Department (10); representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including "Fred" [Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent] (9), Sir James Hawkey, Chairman (2) and "Kath" [Kathleen Kemp, Secretary to the Agent] (7); David Perry, Wanstead and Woodford Housing Manager (5); J W Faulkner, Clerk of Chigwell [Essex] Urban District Council (4); John Moss, Private Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and...
Dates: 14 May 1948 - 30 May 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 331 - 333, closed for 75 years until 2026 on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive and personal information about a potentially living individual.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, I-Z., Oct 1947 - May 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/43
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (14); Enoch Powell and Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head] of the Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat; L D Baynes of the War Office (4); [Christopher] Fogarty [Assistant Principal] HM Treasury; A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (4); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War] (2); constituent Lawrence Yardley (4). Also...
Dates: Oct 1947 - May 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 49-61 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2045.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, M - Q., 15 Nov 1954 - 14 Dec 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/95A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including John Harvey [Chairman, and MP for Walthamstow East, Essex] (4) and W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (12); Sir [William] Robert Fraser [Deputy Chairman and Permanent Secretary, War Damage Commission]; Robert Armstrong [later Lord Armstrong of Ilminster, Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Overy Gingell [Joint Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of...
Dates: 15 Nov 1954 - 14 Dec 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folio 293, closed for 75 years until 2031 on data protection grounds due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on a potentially living individual.
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Public and Political: General: Air Defence: Deputations to the Prime Minister., 21 Jul 1936 - 21 Jan 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/270
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Clement Attlee [Leader of the Opposition] refusing to join the deputations to the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin; Osmund Cleverly [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Henry Pownall [Deputy Secretary], Committee of Imperial Defence; Hastings Ismay [Deputy Secretary], Committee of Imperial Defence] (2).Also includes: extracts from the transcript of the first deputation, including [?] WSC on the Government's failure to expand the air industry and the RAF...
Dates: 21 Jul 1936 - 21 Jan 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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