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First World War (1914-1918)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1452 Collections and/or Records:

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Personal: Lady Lloyd and additional material, 1901 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 4
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with Lord Lloyd and with other members of Lady Lloyd's family.

Dates: 1901 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please cite as Churchill Archives Centre, The Papers of George Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, GLLD
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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1914-01 - 1914-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/32
Scope and Contents Subjects include: LSA's visit to Ulster and his stay with 6th Lord Londonderry; speeches, LSA's growing popularity as a speaker and his view that Arthur Balfour and Andrew Bonar Law [Leader of the Conservative Party] were not pressing Herbert Asquith [Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] hard enough in debate; LSA's intelligence work on General Sir Henry Rawlinson's staff with the 4th Corps in Flanders [Belgium]; the First Battle of Ypres; finding his brother Harold Amery in...
Dates: 1914-01 - 1914-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1915-01 - 1915-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/33
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: LSA's posting to the Balkans; his time in Athens [Greece], Serbia and Romania, collecting information on the Danube; the importance of Greek support to the success of the Dardanelles expedition; rumours of Bulgaria's entry into the war; doubts as to the intentions of Russia; the effect of Italy's entry into the war; LSA's feeling that he would soon be returning to political work.

Dates: 1915-01 - 1915-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1915-06 - 1915-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/34
Scope and Contents Subjects include: LSA's view of Sir Henry Bax-Ironside [Minister Plenipotentiary to Bulgaria]; the muddle made of diplomacy between Serbia and Bulgaria; LSA's surprise that Winston Churchill was staying in the British Government in a lower position [as Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster], following his resignation as First Lord of the Admiralty; LSA's view of his own journalistic skills, compared with those of John Buchan [later 1st Lord Tweedsmuir]; the political stalemate in the Balkans;...
Dates: 1915-06 - 1915-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1916-01 - 1916-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/35
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: events in Parliament, particularly debates on Compulsory Service and the lack of leadership from "Squiff" [Herbert Asquith, Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith]; LSA's attachment to the Staff in Salonika [Thessaloniki, Greece].

Dates: 1916-01 - 1916-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1917-05 - 1917-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/36
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: LSA's work at the Supreme War Council in Paris [France] with 1st Lord Milner and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Wilson; the success of Milner and David Lloyd George [Prime Minister]; the effect of the Russian Revolution; LSA's support for Lloyd George.

Dates: 1917-05 - 1917-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1918-01 - 1918-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/37
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: LSA's election campaign (December 1918); a stay with David Lloyd George [Prime Minister] at Criccieth [Gwynedd, Wales]; the death of Geoffrey Amery at Ruhleben prisoner-of-war camp [Germany]; meetings of the Imperial War Cabinet; the Supreme War Council at Versailles [France]; the German spring offensive; LSA's visit to Allied forces in Egypt.

Dates: 1918-01 - 1918-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1918-09 - 1918-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/38
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Geoffrey Amery's detention and death at Ruhleben prisoner-of-war camp [Germany]; John Amery's education; the Imperial War Cabinet; the Allied victory in Palestine; the Supreme War Council at Versailles [France]; drawing up peace terms for Austria and Turkey; finding a political post for LSA, particularly with the help of 1st Lord Milner; LSA's election campaign; combining campaign ideas with [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain.

Dates: 1918-09 - 1918-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1914-02 - 1915-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/58
Scope and Contents Chiefly love letters, and with other subjects including: LSA's visit to Northern Ireland, the popularity of Sir Edward Carson and the state of the Home Rule debate; LSA's stay at Cliveden [Buckinghamshire] with Waldorf Astor and Nancy Astor; public meetings and speeches on raising troops for the army; the funeral of 1st Lord Roberts; personal letters while LSA was on General Sir Henry Rawlinson's staff with the 4th Corps in Flanders [Belgium]; the effect of LSA's criticism of Herbert Asquith...
Dates: 1914-02 - 1915-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1915-06 - 1916-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/60
Scope and Contents Chiefly love letters written while LSA was at Headquarters in Salonika [Thessaloniki, Greece], and with other subjects including: the state of the naval war; LSA's concerns with domestic politics, particularly over Ireland; being taken up in an aeroplane; the death of Brigadier-General Philip Howell; LSA's justified doubts about the Romanian army; whether he should return home or stay with the army; a court of inquiry into accusations of spying. Also includes a letter from Lady...
Dates: 1915-06 - 1916-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal: Photographs, 1892 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 3
Scope and Contents

Includes albums from the Dardanelles, the Arab war, India and Egypt.

Dates: 1892 - 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please cite as Churchill Archives Centre, The Papers of George Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, GLLD
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Photographs and negatives from the First World War, 1917-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 10/2/19
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers include: correspondence; domestic and personal papers; early family correspondence, particularly among ELS's mother's relatives; diaries, including ELS's journals as a liaison officer with the French from the First World War and as Head of the British Mission to de Gaulle during the Second World War; some political papers and military maps; speeches and articles; manuscripts of books and short stories, with literary correspondence and original and copied source material from...
Dates: 1917-04
Conditions Governing Access: Please notify staff at least 5 working days in advance if you would like to consult this material as it will need to be removed from freezer storage
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Photographs of Lise Meitner and others, 1915 - 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MTNR 8/4/3
Scope and Contents

Comprising 17 black-and-white photographs and 7 original negatives.
Photographs of Lise Meitner during the First World War, including the military hospital in Lemberg [now L'viv, Ukraine], where she served as a nurse and X-ray technician, 1915-16 (10), and photographs of Trient [now Trento, Italy] and the Lublin Ghetto [now in Poland], which she visited, 1916 (8).

Dates: 1915 - 1916
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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Photographs of others: Max Planck, 1908 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MTNR 8/8/9
Scope and Contents Comprising 35 black-and-white photographs. Including photographs of Max Planck reading in a library, 1908 (1); Max Planck hiking in the mountains, undated, 1938-9 (3); and portrait photographs of Max Planck by Lotte Meitner-Graf, undated (6). With a press cutting of a photograph of Max Planck (in German), undated. Also with photographs of Max Planck's wife, Marga (née von Hösslin), children and grandchildren, undated, 1913-44 (25). Including a portrait photograph of Marga Planck...
Dates: 1908 - 1944
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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Photographs of others: Otto Hahn, 1915 - 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MTNR 8/8/6/2
Scope and Contents

Comprising 26 black-and-white photographs.
Photographs of Otto Hahn during the First World War. Including a photograph of destruction at Verdun and a completed postcard to Lise Meitner from Otto and Edith Hahn.
During the First World War, Otto Hahn saw action in Belgium and was then recruited to Pioneer Regiment No. 36, a specialist unit in chemical warfare organised by Fritz Haber.

Dates: 1915 - 1916
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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Photographs of Somerville as Fleet Wireless Officer on the staff of Vice-Admiral Sir John de Robeck in the Dardanelles, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 5/10
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

Dates: 1915
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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Photographs of Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill during the war, 1915 - 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/13
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Churchill with Rear-Admiral Ernest Troubridge, Portsmouth [Hampshire]; on a seaplane in Portsmouth harbour, Apr 1914; stepping down into a launch before inspecting naval installations in Scotland, summer 1914; inspecting cadets from HMS St Vincent, 1914; Clementine speaking at the YMCA canteen for munitions workers, Edmonton [London], Aug 1915; Churchill speaking to munitions workers at Enfield, Sept 1915; with General Emile Fayolle [Commander 33rd Army Corps], France, Dec...
Dates: 1915 - 1970-08
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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Photographs taken by Lieutenant R W A Ivermee, RAF

Reference Code: GBR/0014/IVRM
Scope and Contents The bulk of the slides in the collection were prepared for a lecture called 'Bombs and Bolos' on the British campaign against the Bolsheviks in North Russia in 1919. These have all been placed in section 1. The other slides include a group showing the surrender of the German Grand Fleet at Scapa Flow and the surrender of the German submarines at Harwich in November 1919. There are also a few slides of British warships (most of which were in the Grand Fleet) and two of the Suez Canal. All...
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pocket diary, 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 1/5
Scope and Contents

Including First World War service.

Dates: 1914
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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Pocket diary, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 1/6
Scope and Contents

Including First World War service during the Dardanelles campaign.
With a press cutting.

Dates: 1915
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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Pocket diary, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 1/7
Scope and Contents

Including First World War service.

Dates: 1916
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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Pocket diary, 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 1/8
Scope and Contents

Including First World War service.

Dates: 1917
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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Pocket diary, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 1/9
Scope and Contents

Including First World War service.

Dates: 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Poems by Siegfried Sassoon

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10193
Scope and Contents Notebook comprising fair copies, with some revisions, of poems by Siegfried Sassoon, together with illustrations and decorations. Some of the poems bear the date of their composition. Sassoon presented the notebook to Lady Ottoline Morrell in January 1917 and made additions to it in subsequent years. Contents:Preliminary matter:• [1r]. ‘To victory’ (newspaper cutting from The Times, 15 Jan. 1916) • [1v]. Feather • [2r]. Title page • [2v]. ‘Edition’ statement and...
Dates: 1916-[1930s]
Conditions Governing Access: The volume is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Press cutting album, 1915 - 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 9/113
Scope and Contents

Notices of decorations and honours awarded to ELS and of his being wounded. Includes a photograph of black American soldiers on the Verdun road during the First World War.

Dates: 1915 - 1925
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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