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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

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Cartoons, 1909-01-17 - 1910-05-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 18
Scope and Contents

Cartoons of WSC on Tariff Reform, Budget, Navy debate, Unemployment insurance, Female Suffrage, Labour Exchanges, electoral reform (WSC appearing in Parliament in pyjamas); photos of CSC.

Dates: 1909-01-17 - 1910-05-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Literary: Articles., 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/338
Scope and Contents Proofs and cutting of various articles and short pieces by WSC: an introduction to a biography of 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] by 2nd Lord Birkenhead [earlier Frederick Smith]; "Great fighters in lost causes" on the careers of various historical figures; "Shakespeare's plays as short stories: Julius Caesar"; "Life - the greatest secret of all and how to tackle all its trials and problems"; "England. My England" in which WSC dwells on his pride in his country; "If I lived my life...
Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "Great Contemporaries": proofs., 28 May 1937 - 07 Sep 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/586
Scope and Contents

Annotated proofs of the following articles by WSC: "Lord Fisher and his Biographer" on Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon's appointment to and removal from the Dover Patrol (1915-1917) and Bacon's biography of 1st Lord Fisher, and also on Fisher's part as 1st Sea Lord and during the Dardanelles Campaign; "Charles Stewart Parnell" on Parnell, Home Rule for Ireland and Kitty O'Shea; "B-P" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell; "Roosevelt From Afar" on Franklin Roosevelt's economic and labour reforms.

Dates: 28 May 1937 - 07 Sep 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "Short Biographies": "American Impressions", copy., 1929 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/592
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Prohibition" on the fall of drunkenness in Britain because of taxation and regulation and the rise of consumption and crime in the United States; "The American Mind and Ours" on the importance of business at the expense of politics in the United States and the differences in American and British attitudes; "Industrial Conditions in America"; "Vastness of American Industry"; "Fleets of Britain and America"; "World's...
Dates: 1929 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "Short Biographies": "American Impressions": proofs., 1929 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/593
Scope and Contents Proofs of the following articles by WSC: "The American Mind and Ours" on the importance of business at the expense of politics in the United States and the differences in American and British attitudes; "The United States of Europe" on a Europe without trade barriers and the benefits of solidarity; "Canada's Cornfields"; "Hollywood"; "Across Canada"; "Prohibition in Practice"; "California"; "Battles of Virginia" on Civil War sites; "Mr Macdonald's Reception" on good relations between Britain...
Dates: 1929 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "Short Biographies": proofs 1., [Dec] 1929 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/590
Scope and Contents Proofs of the following articles by WSC: "The United States of Europe" on Europe without trade barriers and the benefits of solidarity; "The Abuse of the Dole" on the political importance of unemployment figures and the abuse of the unemployment insurance system; "The American Mind and Ours" on the importance of business in the United States at the expense of politics, and on the difference between American and British attitudes; "Ramsay Macdonald" as Prime Minister and on his alliance with...
Dates: [Dec] 1929 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "Short Biographies": proofs 2., 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/591
Scope and Contents Proofs of the following articles by WSC: an untitled article on the bad effects of independence for the Philippines; "Edward VIII" on Hector Bolitho's book on Edward, [Edward, Duke of Windsor, earlier Edward, Prince of Wales and Edward VIII]; "The Abuse of the Dole" on the political importance of the unemployment figures and the abuse of the unemployment insurance system; "The United States of Europe" on a Europe without trade barriers and the benefits of solidarity; "Unlucky Alfonso" on...
Dates: 1930 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Book 1: 'Various proofs'., 16 Jan 1947 - 16 Oct 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/124A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs from: Chapter 2 "Peace at its Zenith, 1922 - 1931" (provisionally entitled "Mr [Stanley] Baldwin's Second Administration" and "The Economic Blizzard"); Chapter 3 "Lurking Dangers" (provisionally entitled "Germany Arms"); Chapter 4 "Adolf Hitler"; Chapter 5 "The Locust Years, 1931 - 1935"; Chapter 6 "The Darkening Scene, 1934"; Chapter 7 "Air Parity Lost, 1934 - 1935"; Chapter 8 "Challenge and Response"; Chapter 9 "Problems of Air and Sea" (provisionally entitled "Air...
Dates: 16 Jan 1947 - 16 Oct 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapters 34 - 38 and Appendices: Proofs for Sir Edward Marsh., 04 Nov 1947 - 19 Feb 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/130
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs annotated with comments and suggestions by Sir Edward Marsh of the following chapters: Chapter 33 "The Clash at Sea" (provisionally entitled "Hitler Invades Norway"); Chapter 34 "Narvik" (provisionally entitled "The Norwegian Campaign" and "The Campaign in Norway"); Chapter 35 "Trondheim"; Chapter 36 "Frustration in Norway" (provisionally entitled "Norway. Defeat" and "Failure in Norway" and "The Curtain Falls on Norway"); Chapter 37 "Norway. The Final Phase"; Chapter...
Dates: 04 Nov 1947 - 19 Feb 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and appendices: 'Final' proofs., 16 Aug 1948 - 21 Feb 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/183A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of: contents tables for Book 2; Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain"; Chapter 17 "The Blitz"; Chapter 18 "'London Can Take It'"; Chapter 19 "The Wizard War"; Chapter 20 "United States Destroyers and West Indian Bases"; Chapter 21 "Egypt and the Middle East"; Chapter 22 "The Mediterranean Passage"; Chapter 23 "September Tensions"; Chapter 24 "Dakar" [Senegal]; Chapter 13 "At Bay" (provisionally entitled "Alone"); Appendix A "Minutes and Telegrams, May -...
Dates: 16 Aug 1948 - 21 Feb 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and Appendices: Master copy proofs., 06 Dec 1948 - 21 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/181A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of: contents tables for Book 2; Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain"; Chapter 17 "The Blitz"; Chapter 18 "'London Can Take It'"; Chapter 19 "The Wizard War"; Chapter 20 "United States Destroyers and West Indian Bases"; Chapter 21 "Egypt and the Middle East"; Chapter 22 "The Mediterranean Passage"; Chapter 23 "September Tensions"; Chapter 24 "Dakar" [Senegal]; Chapter 25 "Mr Eden's Mission" [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War]; Chapter 26...
Dates: 06 Dec 1948 - 21 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and appendices: Proofs for Sir Edward Marsh., 25 Feb 1948 - 25 Aug 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/188A-C
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of: contents tables for Book 2; Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain"; Chapter 17 "The Blitz" (provisionally entitled "The Blitz Continues"); Chapter 18 "'London Can Take It'"; Chapter 19 "The Wizard War"; Chapter 20 "United States Destroyers and West Indian Bases"; Chapter 21 "Egypt and the Middle East"; Chapter 23 "September Tensions"; Chapter 24 "Dakar" [Senegal]; Chapter 25 "Mr Eden's Mission" [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War]; Chapter 26...
Dates: 25 Feb 1948 - 25 Aug 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and appendices: Proofs for William Deakin., 21 Aug 1948 - 30 Nov 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/192A-C
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of: contents tables for Book 2; Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain"; Chapter 17 "The Blitz"; Chapter 18 "'London Can Take It'"; Chapter 19 "The Wizard War"; Chapter 20 "United States Destroyers and West Indian Bases"; Chapter 21 "Egypt and the Middle East"; Chapter 22 "The Mediterranean Passage"; Chapter 23 "September Tensions"; Chapter 24 "Dakar" [Senegal]; Chapter 25 "Mr Eden's Mission" [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War]; Chapter 26...
Dates: 21 Aug 1948 - 30 Nov 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and appendices: 'Starred final' proofs., 22 Oct 1948 - 16 Feb 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/185A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of: contents tables for Book 2; Chapter 7 "Back to France"; Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain"; Chapter 17 "The Blitz"; Chapter 18 "'London Can Take It'"; Chapter 19 "The Wizard War"; Chapter 20 "United States Destroyers and West Indian Bases"; Chapter 21 "Egypt and the Middle East"; Chapter 22 "The Mediterranean Passage"; Chapter 23 "September Tensions"; Chapter 24 "Dakar" [Senegal]; Chapter 25 "Mr Eden's Mission" [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State...
Dates: 22 Oct 1948 - 16 Feb 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2: Proofs for CSC., 01 Mar 1948 - 29 Nov 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/190A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of: contents tables for Book 2; Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain"; Chapter 17 "The Blitz"; Chapter 18 "'London Can Take It'"; Chapter 19 "The Wizard War"; Chapter 20 "United States Destroyers and West Indian Bases"; Chapter 21 "Egypt and the Middle East"; Chapter 23 "September Tensions"; Chapter 24 "Dakar" [Senegal]; Chapter 25 "Mr Eden's Mission" [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War]; Chapter 26 "Relations with Vichy [France] and Spain"...
Dates: 01 Mar 1948 - 29 Nov 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": 'Superseded' proofs., 01 Mar 1948 - 27 Aug 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/186
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs from: Chapter 12 "The Apparatus of Counter-Attack. 1940"; Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain"; Chapter 19 "The Wizard War"; Chapter 20 "United States Destroyers and West Indian Bases"; Chapter 21 "Egypt and the Middle East"; Chapter 23 "September Tensions"; Chapter 25 "Mr Eden's Mission" [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War]; Chapter 27 [Benito] "Mussolini Attacks Greece"; Chapter 28 "Lend-Lease"; Chapter 30 "Ocean Peril" (provisionally...
Dates: 01 Mar 1948 - 27 Aug 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Correspondence and notes., 04 Feb 1909 - 19 Jul 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Lloyd George on his and WSC's opposition to the naval building programme; Moreton Frewen on Bank of England policy and the issuing of 10 shilling notes; Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] , Prime Minister and Lord Crewe [earlier Lord Houghton and Robert Milnes] objecting to a speech by WSC in which he forecast a dissolution of Parliament if the House of Lords proposed amendments to the 1909 [People's] Budget.Also includes press cuttings on speeches...
Dates: 04 Feb 1909 - 19 Jul 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Naval Programme Committee., 25 Aug 1927 - 02 Feb 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/172
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of statements made by [1st] Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] Secretary of State for India, Lord Balfour, Lord President of the Council, WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, [1st] Lord Peel, 1st Commissioner of Works, Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham], Attorney General, Sir Charles Madden, 1st Sea Lord, Sir Richard Hopkins, Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Sir Frederick...
Dates: 25 Aug 1927 - 02 Feb 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Naval Programme Committee: Correspondence., 30 Jul 1927 - 20 Feb 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/175
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Sir] Charles Parsons on armoured and unarmoured ships; Sir Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary]; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty replying to various suggestions by WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, to reduce the naval estimates by means including postponing the construction of cruisers (15); Sir Maurice Hankey on the Washington conference and statements by Lord Balfour on cruiser construction (2); Christopher Bullock [Principal, Air Ministry] on...
Dates: 30 Jul 1927 - 20 Feb 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Naval Programme Committee: oil fuel reserves., 19 Nov 1927 - 22 Feb 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/174
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Includes: papers on the need for reserves of oil fuel for the navy due to the change from coal to oil fuelled warships; a statement by the Admiralty on the oil fuel situation; costs of storing oil fuel; committee minutes; a draft report to the Cabinet discussing economies suggested by WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer and internal Treasury correspondence.

Dates: 19 Nov 1927 - 22 Feb 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Naval Programme Committee: papers NP (27) 1 to NP (27)7., 25 Aug 1927 - 20 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/173
Scope and Contents Includes papers of the committee set up to review naval construction in the light of the Geneva conference on the reduction and limitation of armaments including: memoranda by WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the 1927-1928 cruiser programmes and cruiser strengths; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on the cruiser programmes, replacement of destroyers and sloops, prices for armour and the naval programme; tables forecasting and comparing the cruiser strengths of the British...
Dates: 25 Aug 1927 - 20 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Naval programme: notes., 04 Feb 1909 - 05 Nov 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/15
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Includes printed notes by WSC for the Cabinet on the financial position of Germany and its impact on naval building in Germany; on the naval estimates 1909-1910 and the need for protection against German naval armaments. Also includes a paper by Reginald McKenna [First Lord of the Admiralty] arguing for naval expansion and a paper on the Imperial Conference for Defence.

Dates: 04 Feb 1909 - 05 Nov 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 61 - 80., 25 Feb 1929 - 16 Mar 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/230
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on unemployment insurance; [Sir] John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland, on Irish immigration; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs, on the Hilton Young commission on East Africa, the oil position in Iraq, and the effect of the treaty for the renunciation of war on the Irish Free State; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple], Minister of Transport,...
Dates: 25 Feb 1929 - 16 Mar 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 70 - 100., 20 Jan 1925 - 07 Mar 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/30
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir William Joynson-Hicks, [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the Roman Catholic Relief Bill and the Criminal Justice Bill, 1925; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on Navy Estimates and arbitration in the Civil Service; 1st Lord Cave [the Lord Chancellor] Chairman of the Church Assembly Measures Committee, and the School Teachers Superannuation Committee, on the Committees' reports; Arthur Watson on the...
Dates: 20 Jan 1925 - 07 Mar 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 81 - 100., 18 Feb 1929 - 27 Mar 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/231
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on mining subsidence, petrol and kerosene prices and the trade outlook and economic situation including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on a Committee of Civil Research report on radium and slum policy; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans,...
Dates: 18 Feb 1929 - 27 Mar 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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