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Abdication of Edward VIII

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

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90th birthday, 1978

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FEBR 2/43
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1944-1945 Diary, 1944-08-12 - 1945-08-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HMTN 1/12
Scope and Contents Subjects include Mary Agnes Hamilton's work for the Ministry of Information and her satisfaction with the American Division; Erwin Schuller and his past; news of the Battle of Normandy and the liberation of France and Belgium; a PEN conference, at which E. M. Forster gave an address; the Dartington Hall Arts Enquiry; reflections on the need for a new guiding philosophy and the meaning of life; Mary Agnes Hamilton's broadcasts for the BBC and the Brains Trust; her work on salvage for the...
Dates: 1944-08-12 - 1945-08-10
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Abdication Crisis, 1936 - 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 6/4
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of the Bill of Abdication, press cuttings, an issue of Cavalcade magazine on the crisis, printed Dominion debates and a memorandum by ELS on King Edward VIII [later Edward, Duke of Windsor] and Wallis Simpson [later Wallis, Duchess of Windsor].

Dates: 1936 - 1937
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Abdication crisis diary, 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUFC 2/16
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Includes many letters on Cooper's resignation from the Government over the Munich Crisis, 1938.

Dates: 1936
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Correspondence, 1929-09-17 - 1969-06-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LEVN 1/1
Scope and Contents Letters and telegrams to JDLV from: Ernie Pyle, on JDLV's army service; Sir Winston Churchill (3); the Duke of Windsor (5); the Duchess of Windsor; James H Beard, Scout Executive, Manhattan Council of the Boy Scouts of America, on JDLV rescuing someone from drowning; 1st Lord Alanbrooke; Harry S Truman; Clementine Spencer-Churchill (6); Princess Grace of Monaco [earlier Grace Kelly]; Fernandel [Fernand Joseph Désiré Contandin]; Mark W Clark; Winston S Churchill [Churchill's grandson] (3);...
Dates: 1929-09-17 - 1969-06-02
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Diary, 9 September-31 December 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/5
Dates: 9 September-31 December 1936
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Farewell message of King Edward VIII, 1936-12-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 12/2/8
Scope and Contents

Shellac 10" disc. Sherman Recording Service, New York.

Dates: 1936-12-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The majority of items in WCHL 12 are closed on physical grounds, but some individual records do have access copies on cd: see catalogue for details.
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"Hankey, Man of Secrets": Cabinet, 1936, 1970-08 - 1974-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 7/126
Scope and Contents

Includes the Abdication Crisis.

Dates: 1970-08 - 1974-08
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Letters from Sir Harold Nicolson and correspondence with Nigel Nicolson, 1953 - 1968

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASL 8/8
Scope and Contents

Comprising letters from Sir Harold Nicolson, 1953-4, 1960-1, 1966-7 (7), and correspondence with Nigel Nicolson, about publication of his father's diaries, in particular passages about King Edward VIII and the Abdication Crisis, 1965-8 (19).

Dates: 1953 - 1968
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MS diary, 1936-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUFC 15/1/21
Scope and Contents

Account of the relationship between King Edward VIII [later the Duke of Windsor] and Wallis Simpson [later Wallis, Duchess of Windsor].
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Dates: 1936-01
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MS diary, 1938-01 - 1938-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUFC 15/1/22
Scope and Contents

Subjects include the relationship between King Edward VIII [later the Duke of Windsor] and Wallis Simpson [later Wallis, Duchess of Windsor].

Dates: 1938-01 - 1938-03
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