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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 124 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers on Duncan Sandys and his Breach of Privilege case., Jun 1938 - Jul 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/601
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sandys (2) and Attorney-General Sir Donald Somervell on police powers of interrogation under the Official Secrets Act; Speaker of the House of Commons [Edward] Fitzroy (2) on meeting WSC and a question by Sandys; [John] Macnamara on TA officers being MPs (2). Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Lord Hugh Cecil [later 1st Lord Quickswood], Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, and Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord...
Dates: Jun 1938 - Jul 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence C-G., Jul 1929 - May 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/573A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [1st Lord] Carson on India; "Bertie" [7th Duke of] Leinster [earlier Lord Edward FitzGerald] on his health; Randolph Churchill on his finances; representatives of Nicholl Manistry and Company regarding the division of stock and a settlement to Randolph Churchill; Lord Ivor Churchill on subjects including family affairs including Gladys, Duchess of Marlborough and a statue of John, 1st Duke of Marlborough (5); Neville Chamberlain on opposition to the Finance Bill;...
Dates: Jul 1929 - May 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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,...
Dates: 1910 - May 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, A-C, especially cigars., Dec 1940 - Aug 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/434
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [3rd] Lord Rothschild of MI5 (8), Sir Norman Kendal [Assistant Commissioner], New Scotland Yard (2), Senior Official Analyst to the Home Office Roche Lynch (2), Sir George Ogilvie-Forbes, British Minister at Havana, Cuba (4), [John] Balfour (3) and [Cecil] King of the Foreign Office, and [1st] Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] on cigars and the possibility of them being poisoned; Sir Henry French, [Secretary] Ministry of Food,...
Dates: Dec 1940 - Aug 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian Affairs., 10 Jan 1936 - 21 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/263
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Michael O'Dwyer [former Lieutenant-Governor of Punjab, India] on the recruitment difficulties of the Indian Civil Service; Sir Louis Stuart, Honorary Secretary, Indian Empire Society; Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley], Governor of Bengal, introducing Nalini Ranjan Sarker, member of the Indian Congress, and Sir Srinivasa Sarma, Editor of the Whip and member of the Indian Legislative Assembly (2); H A Gwynne [Editor of the Morning Post] on the Maharaja of...
Dates: 10 Jan 1936 - 21 Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian Affairs., 15 Jan 1937 - 19 Nov 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/301
Scope and Contents Correspondents on India include: R A Butler [Under-Secretary of State for India] on the fall in British cotton exports to India and general balance of trade; John Morgan, Counsel to the Indian Chamber of Princes, on subjects including the probable need to amend the Government of India Act, and asking WSC to meet Jam Saheb, Maharaja of Nawanagar, Chancellor of the Indian Chamber of Princes (6); Sir Michael O'Dwyer [former Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjab] on subjects including the...
Dates: 15 Jan 1937 - 19 Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: New Commonwealth Society for the promotion of International Law and Order: correspondence mainly with General Secretary N B Foot., Jan 1939 - Oct 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/377
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Society publications, including publishing the text of a broadcast by WSC, [16] October 1938; involving Emile Bure in the Society; the Society's International Summer School and Delegate Conference; a meeting of the British Parliamentary Group; a suggested letter to be sent by sympathetic MPs to newspapers in their constituency; Hungarian members; a Europa Union Congress.Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries including [Kathleen] Hill.

Dates: Jan 1939 - Oct 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Palestine., 20 Dec 1937 - 11 Nov 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/348
Scope and Contents Correspondents on Palestine include: Colonel Angus McNeill [former Commander of Palestine Gendarmerie] on continuing terrorism in Palestine, the difficulties of policing the area, and the disbanding of the Gendarmerie; Gerald Creasy, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Colonies (2); Leo Amery on the advantages of continuing with the policy of partition, and on terrorism; Josiah Wedgwood on "Great Contemporaries", the Jewish attitude to Britain's policy on Palestine, asking...
Dates: 20 Dec 1937 - 11 Nov 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Nov 1947 - Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/72A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Iain MacLeod, Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat, on the position of graduate teachers (2); Emanuel Shinwell, Secretary of State for War, (2) and Arthur Henderson [later Lord Rowley], Secretary of State for Air, (2) on recruitment for service auxiliaries and reserves; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice- Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (2); Colin Thornton-Kemsley (2); Reginald Maudling; 6th Lord De L'Isle and Dudley [earlier William Sidney,...
Dates: Nov 1947 - Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Report on Police Staff Associations, 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLDN 5/29
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
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 09 Jan 1941 - 27 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/181A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (9 January, Pilgrim's Society Luncheon, Savoy Hotel, London) entitled "United States co-operation" proposing a toast to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] on his appointment as British Ambassador to the United States and on the death of [11th] Lord Lothian [earlier Philip Kerr]. Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6327-9.BBC broadcast by WSC (9 February) entitled "Give us the tools" on the war situation including: the repulsion of the threat of...
Dates: 09 Jan 1941 - 27 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and other material., 09 Jan 1941 - 27 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/150A-B
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (9 January, Pilgrim's Society Luncheon, Savoy Hotel, London) entitled "United States co-operation" proposing a toast to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] on his appointment as British Ambassador to the United States and on the death of [11th] Lord Lothian [earlier Philip Kerr]. Also includes cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech. Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6327-9.Various cuttings reporting WSC's speech (17 January, Glasgow [Scotland])...
Dates: 09 Jan 1941 - 27 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"The disturbances of 1981", 1977 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PRKR 4
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Kenneth Parker's detailed analysis of the riots of 1981 (especially Brixton, London and Toxteth, Liverpool). Also includes correspondence with Jennifer Hart.

Dates: 1977 - 1982
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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The Papers of Evan Davies

Reference Code: GBR/0014/EDVS
Scope and Contents

Log book, copy letters and photographs.

Dates: 1948 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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(Untitled), 03 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/70
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Letter from Richard Haldane [later Lord Haldane] (War Office) to WSC reporting that he is going to Aldershot [Hampshire] to examine the airship construction department there, and that he does not think the Government can usefully intervene in the deveopment of [Louis Brennan's] monorail system. States that he is ready to take up WSC's plan of a police territorial brigade.

Dates: 03 Nov 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1944 - 30 Nov 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/153/5
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, November 1944.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: senior civil servants, including Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Sir Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's Personal Assistant]; the Chiefs of Staff; the Chief Whip [James Stuart]; Colonel Ian Jacob [Military...
Dates: 01 Nov 1944 - 30 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Aug 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/231/10
Scope and Contents

Letter from "Max" [1st Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Sir Max Aitken] (Cherkley, Leatherhead, Surrey) to WSC recommending him not to reply to [Herbert] Morrison's letter [CHAR 20/231/2-5, 6-9 or 13-17], suggesting it is a provocation, and that they should attack Morrison's policies on the police. [signed].

Dates: 24 Aug 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Feb 1942 - 03 Sep 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/55/3-20
Scope and Contents Notes and correspondence concerning enclosed memorandum by Captain Bernard Acworth advocating peace with Japan; referred by Leslie Rowan [Private Secretary to WSC] to Ministry of Information, Home Office and the Chief Whip, with letters from Brendan Bracken [Minister of Information], Herbert Morrison, Home Secretary [and Minister of Home Security] and James Stuart [Chief Whip]; note from WSC to Bracken asking for supervision of a public meeting held by Acworth, and Metropolitan Police...
Dates: 04 Feb 1942 - 03 Sep 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jul 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/1-3
Scope and Contents Notes by Major-General Cecil Macready [Director of Personal Services, War Office] on the strike of dock workers and miners at Salford [Lancashire] including [WSC's] dispatch of Major-General Macready to command troops and mounted police; position of the forces of the cavalry, infantry and Metropolitan Police; the acceptance of terms by the strikers and subsequent withdrawal of troops and Metropolitan Police. Macready includes a copy of the order to withdraw [see CHAR 12/12/4] and a...
Dates: 11 Jul 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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(Untitled), [Jul] [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/5-6
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Copy of a confidential memorandum detailing the principles by which the military should assist the civil authorities during the strikes at Salford [Lancashire] including efforts which to avoid confrontation between the military and strikers, and the circumstances under which the military are to be deployed. Typescript. See CHAR 12/12/1-3.

Dates: [Jul] [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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(Untitled), 19 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/39-40
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Copy of a report on the railway strike. Subjects covered include: the suspension of goods trains which threatens the food supply to South Wales and the area between Newcastle, Liverpool, Nottingham and Hull and the lack of accurate information from the railway companies concerning efforts to resume services and the extent of the strike. Typescript with manuscript alterations and a note on the dorse concerning the return of troops and the enlistment of special constables.

Dates: 19 Aug 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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(Untitled), [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/52
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Copy of a letter from [WSC, Home Office] to the Adjutant General concerning the presence of the Metropolitan Police in South Wales. As there is no sign of resolution in the strike it is proposed that the infantry force should be strengthened so that the police may be removed. WSC asks whether the War Office will be prepared to supply further infantry forces if Major-General [Cecil] Macready [Director of Personal Services, War Office] should require them. Unsigned typescript.

Dates: [1910]
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), [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/53-56
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [WSC, Home Office] reporting that order has been established in the collieries in the Rhondda Valley [Glamorgan, Wales] and that it is expected that the Chief Constable will not need the military who are to remain nearby without coming into contact with the public. [WSC] also describes the action of the Home Office concerning the dispatch of troops to the riots at Tonypandy, and his subsequent decisions to use Metropolitan Police instead of troops and to halt the...
Dates: [1910]
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), 06 Jan 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/14/5
Scope and Contents Draft letter from WSC (Home Office) to King George V informing him that Sir Edward Henry [Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police] has been invited to form proposals to increase the powers of the police to deal with foreign criminals. Subjects covered include: possible legislative measures (including the power to arrest an alien "who has no lawful means of earning a living" and bring him before a magistrate who could pass an expulsion order); the number of aliens in the country; and the...
Dates: 06 Jan 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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(Untitled), [Jan] [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/14/6
Scope and Contents Part of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to King George V informing him that Sir Edward Henry [Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police] has been invited to form proposals to increase the powers of the police to deal with foreign criminals. Subjects covered include: possible legislative measures (including the power to arrest an alien "who has no lawful means of earning a living" and bring him before a magistrate who could pass an expulsion order); the number of aliens in the country; and the...
Dates: [Jan] [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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