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Falklands War (1982)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

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Article for the Spectator on the Falklands War, 1982-04-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 8/38
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, broadcasts, preparatory notes, copies of original papers used in research, card indexes, subject files for the official naval history of the Second World War, press cuttings, microfilms and photographs.
Dates: 1982-04-17
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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Belgrano and Falklands, 1983-07 - 1984-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War. Correspondents include: Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister (copies of her correspondence with David Owen, Leader of the Social Democrats, NK, Denzil Davies, defence spokesman and George Foulkes); Tam Dalyell (3); Kenneth Coates, Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation. Also includes: NK’s remarks to a parliamentary party meeting on timing a Motion in the House of Commons on the sinking of...
Dates: 1983-07 - 1984-10
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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Belgrano and Ponting, 1984-07 - 1985-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/3
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting under the Official Secrets Act after he sent documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War to the MP Tam Dalyell. Includes: statements and press releases on the campaign for reform of the Official Secrets Act; press-cuttings on the case; rough speech notes [?] for Prime Minister’s Questions; correspondence with Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister;...
Dates: 1984-07 - 1985-02
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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Belgrano and Ponting, 1984-07 - 1985-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/4
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence, mainly between NK and Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, on the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting under the Official Secrets Act after he sent documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War to the MP Tam Dalyell. Also includes: rough notes; press sources; a transcript of a Brian Walden Weekend World interview with Denzil Davies, defence spokesman, and Eldon Griffiths, former member of the...
Dates: 1984-07 - 1985-02
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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Belgrano and Ponting, 1985-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/5
Scope and Contents Camera script for a Channel 4 programme, Court Report, on the trial of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting.
Dates: 1985-01
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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Belgrano and Ponting, 1985-02 - 1985-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/6
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting under the Official Secrets Act after he sent documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War to the MP Tam Dalyell. Includes: script of Twenty Twenty Vision programme "MI5’s Official Secrets"; press cuttings; chronology of events; texts of interviews; letters from Tam Dalyell (3); issues of the New Statesman.
Dates: 1985-02 - 1985-03
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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Belgrano and Ponting, 1984-09 - 1985-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/7
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, but also with Chris Smith, John Morris [Shadow Attorney General] and Sir [Robert] Michael Havers, Attorney General, on the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting under the Official Secrets Act after he sent documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War to the MP Tam Dalyell.
Dates: 1984-09 - 1985-02
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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Belgrano Controversy, 1982-04-10 - 1987-03-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRG 2/9
Scope and Contents Papers on the political controversy surrounding the sinking of the "General Belgrano", mostly relating to the publication of the 'minority report' on the events of 1-2 May 1982 [The Third Report from the Foreign Affairs Committee of Session 1984-85 (HC 11)] compiled by Spearing and three other Labour members of the Select Committee on Foreign Affairs. Including a poem 'written on the Thames at Hampton' on the Falklands War entitled 'Poem at Easter 1982', with covering note to Austen Spearing,...
Dates: 1982-04-10 - 1987-03-08
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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Constituency: Falklands Letters, 1981-12 - 1982-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 20/2/1
Scope and Contents Letters from NK’s constituents (mainly with relatives in the Falklands) and other local Labour parties and groups on the Falklands War, with other correspondents including: Francis Pym, Foreign Secretary; Richard Luce, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Cranley Onslow, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister.
Includes texts of statements and an article by NK for Tribune on the war.
Dates: 1981-12 - 1982-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Closed for data protection reasons, apart from 20/2/1 and 20/2/11-12.
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Edited memoir: Sir Herbert Keeble, 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 51
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2001
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Extract from memoirs: Sir Donald Logan, 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 62
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2002
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Falkland Islands, 1980 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RIDL 2/2
Scope and Contents Two copies of Private Eye 14/01/1983 and 28/01/1983; Hansard 25/01/1983 and 26/01/1983; Copy of the Falkland Islands Review chaired by Lord Franks; Excerpt from Hansard 02/12/1980 - statement on the Falkland isles; Hansard - House of Lords Official report 'Falkland Islands Review' 25/01/1983; ‘Weekend section’ covering the Falkland Isles from The Guardian, 19/06/1982; ‘Falkland Islands - Will peace prove harder than war?’, The Economist, 19/06/1982; ‘Fumbling Foot is Thatcher’s finest...
Dates: 1980 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Falklands Conflict: correspondence with Secretary of State for Defence, John Nott, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLKN 1/4/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre cover Silkin's Parliamentary and Ministerial career, and his other public interests, including the Channel Tunnel, the E.E.C. and the dairy industry. There is material of particular interest on Silkin's difficulties with his Constituency Party in Deptford, and on the Labour Party Leadership and Deputy Leadership elections in 1980 and 1983.
Dates: 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures of individual files are noted in the paper catalogue, please ask staff for further details.
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Falklands Conflict: Hansards and Early Day Motions, 1982 - 1984

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLKN 1/4/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre cover Silkin's Parliamentary and Ministerial career, and his other public interests, including the Channel Tunnel, the E.E.C. and the dairy industry. There is material of particular interest on Silkin's difficulties with his Constituency Party in Deptford, and on the Labour Party Leadership and Deputy Leadership elections in 1980 and 1983.
Dates: 1982 - 1984
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures of individual files are noted in the paper catalogue, please ask staff for further details.
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Falklands Conflict: Labour Party press releases and press cuttings, 1982 - 1984

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLKN 1/4/4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre cover Silkin's Parliamentary and Ministerial career, and his other public interests, including the Channel Tunnel, the E.E.C. and the dairy industry. There is material of particular interest on Silkin's difficulties with his Constituency Party in Deptford, and on the Labour Party Leadership and Deputy Leadership elections in 1980 and 1983.
Dates: 1982 - 1984
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures of individual files are noted in the paper catalogue, please ask staff for further details.
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Falklands Conflict: speeches by JS, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLKN 1/4/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre cover Silkin's Parliamentary and Ministerial career, and his other public interests, including the Channel Tunnel, the E.E.C. and the dairy industry. There is material of particular interest on Silkin's difficulties with his Constituency Party in Deptford, and on the Labour Party Leadership and Deputy Leadership elections in 1980 and 1983.
Dates: 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures of individual files are noted in the paper catalogue, please ask staff for further details.
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Falklands letters: mainly critical, 1983-05 - 1983-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/3/7
Scope and Contents Letters, mainly from the general public in response to remarks by NK during the General Election campaign on soldiers killed at Goose Green. Correspondents include: 2nd Lord Trefgarne, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Armed Forces; Janet Fookes.
Dates: 1983-05 - 1983-11
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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Falklands letters: supportive, 1983-06 - 1983-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/3/8
Scope and Contents Letters, mainly from the general public in response to remarks by NK during the General Election campaign on soldiers killed at Goose Green.
Dates: 1983-06 - 1983-07
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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Falklands papers, 1971 - 1984

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/20/3
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series describes the contents of the personal filing kept by Margaret Thatcher’s while at No 10 Downing Street and are items which were of particular interest or importance to her. Many of these papers complement or are duplicated in other series. This personal files series was added to after her departure from Downing Street in 1990. There are some papers from Margaret Thatcher's early political career (1949-), but generally very little before she became Prime Minister in 1979. Almost...
Dates: 1971 - 1984
Conditions Governing Access: Papers up to end of 1986 generally open; certain later material closed
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General correspondence, 1982-05 - 1982-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/112
Scope and Contents Correspondents (many commenting on the Falklands War) include: Sir Antony Acland, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Jonathan Aitken, Conservative Philosophy Group (2); Humphrey Atkins [later Lord Colnbrook] on his resignation from the Government [over the Falklands War]; John Baker, Central Electricity Generating Board, on the case for building a nuclear power station at Sizewell [Suffolk]; Keith Best, commenting on JA's speech on the Falklands War and the...
Dates: 1982-05 - 1982-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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General correspondence, 1982-07 - 1982-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/113
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Jonathan Aitken, Conservative Philosophy Group; Robert Banks on raising civil defence in the Consolidated Fund Bill; Sir John Biggs-Davison; Peter Blaker, Minister of State for the Armed Forces, on subjects including the Sakarov Free University (2); Lord Boothby, on the effects of the Falklands War and lessons for the Navy; John Nott, Secretary of State for Defence, on a suggestion that the Government might replace the Queen's Flight with modern aircraft from British...
Dates: 1982-07 - 1982-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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History, 1979-06 - 1984-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/4
Scope and Contents Correspondence, statements and papers on subjects including: Tony Benn’s Deputy Leadership bid; Labour’s reaction to the Falklands War; action against Militant; reform of the party electoral system, particularly the election of the party leader and the reselection process.
Dates: 1979-06 - 1984-06
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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House of Lords Debates: Falklands, 1983-01 - 1983-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 1/25
Scope and Contents Includes: CS's speech notes for the debate [into the Franks Report on the Falklands]; correspondence with Sir Antony Acland [Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and Head of the Diplomatic Service] thanking CS for his support, and 1st Lord Gladwyn on his own former references to leasing-back the islands [from Argentina], and whether the wishes of the islanders were to be regarded as paramount; extract from Hansard covering CS's speech.
Dates: 1983-01 - 1983-02
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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Notes for articles etc, 1982-03 - 1983-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/5
Scope and Contents Notes on subjects including: damage done by infighting within the party and the Conservative lead in the polls; the report of the Franks Committee [on events leading up to the Falklands War]; defence policy. Also includes some correspondence, with a note from Alfred Lomas congratulating NK on a speech [?] relating to the European Community.
Dates: 1982-03 - 1983-09
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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Policy Review: Britain in the World group, 1988-11 - 1989-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/2/31
Scope and Contents Includes: report timetable; minutes; draft speech for NK on defence; paper on past policy on the Falklands; Socialist International papers; transcription of BBC On the Record interview with Sir Geoffrey Howe, Foreign Secretary on arms reductions; summary of voters’ attitudes, particularly towards politics.
Dates: 1988-11 - 1989-02
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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