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Abdication of Edward VIII

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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1944-1945 Diary, 1944-08-12 - 1945-08-10

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 Women's...
Dates: 1944-08-12 - 1945-08-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Abdication Crisis, 1936 - 1937

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
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Abdication crisis diary, 1936

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
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Congratulations on becoming Liberal Chief Whip; correspondence about the abdication, 1924 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THRS II/85/5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre includes correspondence (including general, official, political, constituency, parliamentary and family correspondence); speeches; Liberal Organisation and Scottish Liberal organisation and Federation material; press cuttings; business papers; and Scottish Office, Scottish Board of Health and Secretary of State for Scotland material. For the most part, the collection is made up of constituency, parliamentary and Liberal party...
Dates: 1924 - 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the fire-damaged material in section VI, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence, 1929-09-17 - 1969-06-02

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); Lord...
Dates: 1929-09-17 - 1969-06-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Diary, 1936-09-09 - 1936-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/5
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: Cadogan's relationship with and his role within the Foreign Office; the atmosphere within the Foreign Office and his opinions on international relations with Germany, Italy, Japan and China; the status of the Abyssinian delegation to the League of Nations and the abdication of King Edward VIII as well as social and family events.
Dates: 1936-09-09 - 1936-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Farewell message of King Edward VIII, 1936-12-11

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 7/126
Scope and Contents Includes the Abdication Crisis.
Dates: 1970-08 - 1974-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Letters from Sir Harold Nicolson and correspondence with Nigel Nicolson, 1953 - 1968

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
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Permission to consult CLOSED material within the Lascelles papers (LASL 1/2/1-6; and sections of LASL 2-4) and the catalogue describing the closed material must be obtained from the Royal Archives. The remainder of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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MS diary, 1936-01

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
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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MS diary, 1938-01 - 1938-03

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
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.