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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

The Papers of Edward Brian Seago

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0014/ESEA
Scope and Contents This collection comprises photographs, reports, lectures and instructional booklets on camouflage together with some papers relating to Major Seago's military career and also interesting correspondence between Major Seago and Field-Marshal Sir H.R. Alexander (1941-59) and Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck (1947-57) mainly on the subject of painting. This collection comprises photographs, reports, lectures and instructional booklets on camouflage together with some papers relating to Major...
Dates: 1933 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of John Tusa

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0014/TUSA
Scope and Contents

Comprising diaries and scrapbooks; books, articles and lectures; correspondence files; memorabilia; and audio-visual material.

Dates: 1957 - 2020
 File

Themes, February-March 1978, 1978-02 - 1978-03

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/253
Scope and Contents

Includes MT's handwritten annotations
Also includes themes paper by Angus Maude and his group, February 1978; and copy of Leader's Steering Committee paper by Mr [Norman] St. John-Stevas MP, "Conservative policy on education and the arts", 22 March 1978

Dates: 1978-02 - 1978-03
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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(Untitled), 15 Sep 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/237/32
Scope and Contents

Letter from Charles Montag (72 Rue de Paris, Meudon, Seine et Oise, France) to WSC, arranging a date for himself and Paul Jameau to meet WSC, in order to discuss the exhibitions of works by Paul Cezanne and Camille Corot, for which WSC, CSC and the national museums of France will be acting as patrons.

Dates: 15 Sep 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Aug 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/237/73
Scope and Contents

Letter from Charles Montag (72 Rue de Paris, Meudon, Seine et Oise, [France]) to WSC, saying how pleasant his stay with him was, and how pleased he will be to come back. He needs to discuss the Paul Cezanne exhibition with WSC, and has already arranged to open the exhibition in London, then take it to Paris. Manuscript.

Dates: 02 Aug 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21C/308
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Ronald Tree asking if he would accept nomination to the Board of Trustees of the Wallace Collection.

Dates: 24 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/179
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Lucien Pissarro thanking him for the gift of his father's picture "Anse des Pilotes, Le Havre", which will be donated to the National Gallery [London].

Dates: 30 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Oct 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/124
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Christopher Nevinson thanking him for his letter and on his status as a part of England.

Dates: 07 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Oct 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/125
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 2nd Lord Melchett [earlier Sir Henry Mond] thanking him for his generosity over the painting of the Battle of Blenheim by Jan van Huchtenburgh.

Dates: 07 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Nov 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/205
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Norman Holden on commissioning an artist, possibly Nicholson [? Ben Nicholson], to reproduce Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] addressing Parliament.

Dates: 08 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/241-242
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Lee of Fareham asking him to join the new Royal Fine Art Commission with 28th Lord Crawford [and 11th Lord Balcarres] as Chairman, and William Holford, Hubert Worthington and John Maynard Keynes.

Dates: 25 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/243-244
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to William Curtis Green accepting his resignation from the Royal Fine Art Commission.

Dates: 25 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/246-248
Scope and Contents

Letters from WSC to Sir [William] Reid Dick and Gerald Kelly accepting their resignation from the Royal Fine Art Commission.

Dates: 25 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Dec 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/278
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Greene, Master of the Rolls, accepting his refusal to be a member of the Royal Fine Art Commission.

Dates: 19 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 May 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53C/240
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] proposing to renew his Trusteeship of the National Gallery.

Dates: 19 May 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Jan 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/26/77-78
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Kenneth Clark [Director of the National Gallery] to Anthony Lousada [Ministry of Economic Warfare] explaining that the paintings being exported from Germany to the United States are worth 2.5 million pounds and the only way of frustrating the deal is to ask the dealers, Knoedlers to drop the sale. [Copy] [See also CHAR 20/26/83 ].

Dates: 24 Jan 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Apr 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/26/79-80
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Benjamin Guinness to Francis Howard suggesting that pictures [sold by Germany] should be pronounced contraband to discourage buyers and possibly attainted after the sale.

Dates: 23 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 May 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/26/81
Scope and Contents

Letter from Francis Howard to WSC complaining that the lay-dominated Board of the Tate Gallery is losing pictures to overseas competitors through delaying too long.

Dates: 02 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 May 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/26/83
Scope and Contents

Letter from Kenneth Clark [Director of the National Gallery] to Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to WSC] about control of contraband pictures; refers him to a letter from Clarke to the Ministry of Economic Warfare [see CHAR 20/26/77 - 78 ] and advises that he does not take Benjamin Guinness's letter too seriously.

Dates: 15 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 May 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/26/86
Scope and Contents

Letter from Hugh Gaitskell [Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Economic Warfare] to Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to WSC] thanking him for his letter but disparaging Francis Howard's suggestion that they use German marks to buy the pictures, as the Germans are selling works of art purely to get foreign currency.

Dates: 24 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Dec 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/10/13
Scope and Contents

Letter from Press and Magazine Artists of Great Britain to WSC thanks for agreeing to act as Patron of Exhibition to be held June 1904.

Dates: 10 Dec 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/111/45
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Edward Marsh] to the Public Trustee urging the return of paintings by Sir John Lavery lent by German owners in 1914 for a retrospective exhibition of his work. Typescript copy.

Dates: 01 Nov 1920
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), 27 Oct 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/111/46
Scope and Contents

Letter from Hortense von Guilleaume (Gudenau, Godesberg, Rhine, [Germany]) to Sir John Lavery giving family news and referring to the Public Trustee declining to release a portrait by Lavery that von Guilleaume lent for exhibition before the war.

Dates: 27 Oct 1920
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), 12 Jan 1922

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/120/42
Scope and Contents

Letter from G P Catchpole, secretary of the Faculty of Arts (Paddington House, 4 Spring Street, London) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/120/43, inviting WSC to become a vice-president of the Faculty and describing its work.

Dates: 12 Jan 1922
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), [1922]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/120/43
Scope and Contents

List of officers and statement of objects of the Faculty of Arts. Sent with CHAR 2/120/42.

Dates: [1922]
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.