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Treaty of Versailles (1919)

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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Admiralty printed papers, 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 8/12
Scope and Contents

Includes final report of the Dardanelles Commission and the Versailles peace treaty.

Dates: 1919
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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Correspondence, 1919-01 - 1919-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 1/3/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Kenneth Headlam-Morley on his life at Eton (6); John Headlam on the effrontery of [Thomas] Woodrow Wilson [President of the United States] claiming to speak in the name of the people; Else Headlam-Morley [earlier Else Sonntag] on Agnes Headlam-Morley's future education, their financial difficulties, strains in their relationship and her anger at the treatment of Germany at Versailles (11); John Mackail, Examiner and Assistant Secretary, Board of Education, on a...
Dates: 1919-01 - 1919-12
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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Correspondence A - Z, 1919-01 - 1920-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly congratulating LSA on his appointment as Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies) include: Sir William Allardyce, Governor of the Bahamas (2); Brigadier-General Sir Hugh Baikie; Henry Birchenough; General Sir William Birdwood; Reginald Brock; John Buchan [later 1st Lord Tweedsmuir]; Lionel Curtis on the British colonial section in the peace negotiations; Lord Curzon; Thomas Comyn-Platt, offering to work as LSA's Private Secretary (2); Alison Cuninghame; Violet...
Dates: 1919-01 - 1920-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1920-01 - 1920-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Henry Birchenough; Sir Herbert Creedy [Secretary of the War Office]; J L Garvin; Margaret Lloyd George; Frederick Kellaway, Secretary, Department of Overseas Trade, on a threatened miners' strike; David Lloyd George, Prime Minister, asking LSA to act as a Civil Commissioner during a strike; Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal] on LSA acting as a Civil Commissioner; Oliver Locker-Lampson, on LSA eventually succeeding 1st Lord Milner as Secretary of State for the...
Dates: 1920-01 - 1920-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Draft article on works relating to the Versailles Treaty, 1924-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 3/103
Scope and Contents

Includes the French Yellow Book on the guarantees of security against German aggression, André Tardieu's "The Truth about the Treaty" and Ray Stannard Baker's "Woodrow Wilson and World Settlement".

Dates: 1924-08
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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Issue of Discovery, with an article by JWHM on the Versailles Conference, 1920-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 3/96
Scope and Contents From the Series: Includes: JWHM's early work as a student, lecturer, classicist and historian; numerous articles and book reviews; several works on Bismarck and 19th century Germany; JWHM's writing on South Africa in association with 1st Lord Loch; entries for the Encyclopaedia Britannica; articles on Germany in the First World War and the Versailles Treaty; material on the posthumous publication of JWHM's "Studies in Diplomatic History"; some articles by Kenneth Headlam-Morley, mainly relating to the Saar...
Dates: 1920-01
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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Lecture notes etc, 1932-c 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AGHM 3/1/7
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: later views of the Versailles Treaty and calls for its revision; Britain's entry into the European Community; the Korean War; the Totalitarian State (lecture by AHM for a summer school at the University of Oxford, 1937); reform of the Second Chamber (for "House of Lords or senate?" by Cuthbert Headlam and Alfred Duff Cooper, later 1st Lord Norwich, 1932, which AHM helped to research).

Dates: 1932-c 1970
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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Lecture notes etc, c 1932-1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AGHM 3/1/5
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the growth of Fascism; forms of government; reform of the second chamber [? possibly for "House of Lords or senate?" by Cuthbert Headlam and Alfred Duff Cooper, later 1st Lord Norwich, 1932, which AHM helped to research]; the aftermath of the Versailles Conference, particularly relating to Belgium, Luxembourg and Poland; German disarmament and twentieth century political history.Also includes: pamphlets on "Mines, owners and mysteries" and "Have the small...
Dates: c 1932-1937
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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Lecture on "An Historian’s View of the Peace Settlement", 1923-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 3/102
Scope and Contents From the Series: Includes: JWHM's early work as a student, lecturer, classicist and historian; numerous articles and book reviews; several works on Bismarck and 19th century Germany; JWHM's writing on South Africa in association with 1st Lord Loch; entries for the Encyclopaedia Britannica; articles on Germany in the First World War and the Versailles Treaty; material on the posthumous publication of JWHM's "Studies in Diplomatic History"; some articles by Kenneth Headlam-Morley, mainly relating to the Saar...
Dates: 1923-10
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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Letters from Else Headlam-Morley [earlier Else Sonntag], 1919-01 - 1919-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 1/3/43
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: their financial situation; problems with Else's sister and brother-in-law Emma and Philip Ashworth; trouble with Else's housemaid Emma [Grüssel]; Agnes Headlam-Morley's progress at school; Else's lack of time for composing; Else's anger against the Versailles peace conference and JWHM's part in it. Also includes a few letters from Agnes Headlam-Morley, Kenneth Headlam-Morley and Arthur Headlam.

Dates: 1919-01 - 1919-09
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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Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, 1917-08 - 1919-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/11/4
Scope and Contents

Written from The Berkeley Hotel in London, the British Delegation in Paris and the North British Station Hotel in Edinburgh.
Subjects include the renting of a house in London, the death of Nicholas II of Russia, the conference at Versailles to establish the terms of the 1918 armistice, the train journey during which the armistice was signed, the subsequent Paris Peace Conference of 1919, Wemyss leaving office and the reaction of the press to the sinking of interred German ships.

Dates: 1917-08 - 1919-11
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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Literary work, 1915 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AGHM 2
Scope and Contents Papers on books by AHM (both published and, mainly, unpublished). The vast majority of the series relates to her work on her father's History of the Paris Peace Conference, which was originally planned to include both his conference diary and the various memoranda which he produced for the Foreign Office on the history of the conference [see HDLM 6/4/65-66 and 6/4/85]. In the event only the diary, published as "A Memoir of the Peace Conference of Paris 1919" was actually completed, but AHM...
Dates: 1915 - 1985
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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Lord Milner papers: correspondence, 1919-01 - 1921-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/42
Scope and Contents Letters and minutes between LSA and Milner on subjects including: Milner's new position as Secretary of State for the Colonies and LSA's position as Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies; the Raw Materials Board; policy on Cyprus; Portuguese East Africa [later Mozambique]; free trade within the League of Nations; Milner being pulled out from the Colonial Office and sent to the Versailles Peace Conference [France]; the reconstruction of East Africa; Syria; Imperial Preference; the...
Dates: 1919-01 - 1921-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Miscellaneous copies of articles, lecture notes etc", 1919-08 - 1922-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 3/95
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the peace negotiations; the state of Germany, her relations with the Allies and problems for the future; the policy of secondary education for all; German influence on British history; the history of Europe after 1815; Europe after the First World War; challenges for post-war education; classical teaching,

Dates: 1919-08 - 1922-11
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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Personal correspondence, 1902 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LEEP 3/34
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: 8th Lord Bessborough; Harold Nicolson on subjects including the formation of the League of Nations (4); Vita Sackville-West; Orme Sargent; Marryat Dobie (4); Rhys Carpenter (7); Eric Forbes Adam (2); Alexander Cadogan; Lord Hugh Cecil [later 1st Lord Quickswood]; Randall Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury; George Bell [Chaplain to Davidson].

Dates: 1902 - 1921
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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Personal correspondence, 1917 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LEEP 3/35
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Gwilym Lloyd George [later 1st Lord Tenby]; James Headlam-Morley; 1st Lord Hardinge of Penshurst [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; Lancelot Oliphant; Lewis Namier; Edward Carr; Orme Sargent; 17th Lord Derby, British Ambassador to France; Sir William Tyrrell; Eric Maclagan; Harold Nicolson; Sir Robert Vansittart.

Also includes copy of a report to the German Government on an air raid against London from a German agent.

Dates: 1917 - 1921
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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Propaganda, political intelligence and Foreign Office work, 1914 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers including: material from JWHM's work for the War Propaganda Bureau (Wellington House), 1914–17, and subsequently the Political Intelligence Bureau, 1917-18 and Political Intelligence Department of the Foreign Office, 1918–20; correspondence and papers on JWHM's role as Historical Adviser to the Foreign Office, particularly on the history of the war and of the Peace Conference; correspondence on the founding of the British Institute of International Affairs (later...
Dates: 1914 - 1929
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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Semi-fictional typescript diary by ELS and MS on the Paris peace conference, 1917-08 - 1919-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 8/1
Scope and Contents

Includes an explanatory note from ELS’s heir, Colonel Aylmer.

Dates: 1917-08 - 1919-08
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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