First World War (1914-1918)
Found in 1454 Collections and/or Records:
Public and political: press cuttings mainly relating to the first report of the Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry., 1917
Public and political: printed copies of documents appended to WSC' statements to the Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry., 1914 - 1917
Public and political: six copies of a letter from WSC to Sir William Pickford [later Lord Sterndale], chairman of the Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry., 1917
Public and political: Statements by WSC to the Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry on the second and third phases of the operation., 1917
Remarks on the question of supplying fuller information to the Commander-in-Chief, 1916-11-08 - 1916-11-14
Sixth report of the Emergency Committee for the assistance of Germans, Austrians and Hungarians in distress. May possibly relate to Else Headlam rather than JWHM.
Contents of an envelope so inscribed. Includes: a printed note on membership of German Academies and Scientific Societies (1917); a printed memorandum, notices and reports concerning the Inter-Allied Conference on Scientific Organisations held at the Royal Society in Oct. 1918, together with a related letter to Bateson from David Prain; and a press cutting on the death of Admiral Sir A.H. Markham (Oct. 1918).
A Special General Meeting was held on 31 July 1918 to consider the advisability of expelling enemy foreign members from the Society. The file includes a printed notice of the meeting; two letters from Thomas R.R. Stebbing to Bateson re a note in Nature which appeared to ignore the fact that the proposal was rejected at the meeting; and related notes in Bateson's hand.
The collection consists primarily of letters from Ruth Darwin to members of her family but predominantly to her sister (Emma) Nora Darwin, and correspondence and papers arising out of Ruth's work with the British Committee of the French Red Cross in France in 1917-1919.
Churchill Archives Centre holds excerpts from volume one and a complete copy of volume two of the autobiography. Subjects covered include Wimberley's service in the First World War, between the wars and during the Second World War.
Album Amicorum compiled by Sister E. B. Tayloe during the First World War, while serving at the First General Hospital, Cambridge, and at the 16th General Hospital, Le Treport.
Manuscript and typescript speech notes on subjects including: Roger Bannister; the success of the Institute of Directors; ELS’s own writing work; the mistake of being bound too closely to France; has France a future?; Winston Churchill, including a review of the final volume of his war memoirs; a review of Major-General Gerald Verney’s history of the Seventh Armoured Division, the 'Desert Rats'; Marshal Philippe Petain and the 1917 mutinies in the French army.
Cuttings of articles on WSC’s speeches on Britain’s peace terms, Female Suffrage, Russia and Socialism, Irish Question; photos of WSC at polo matches with CSC.
Comprimising: "The Operations of 19th August 1916", 17 June 1931; "The Grand Fleet, 1917-1918", 26 June 1931; "The Battle of Heligoland Bight, 28 August 1914", 2 May 1932; and "The Scarborough Raid", 9 May 1932.
Including: "The Battle of the Dogger Bank", 13 May 1932; "Mediterranean 1914 I", 8 February 1932; "Mediterranean 1914 II", 15 February 1932; "Mediterranean 1914 III", 18 February 1932; "The Battle of the Dogger Bank", for the Junior Officers' War Course, 11 July 1932.
The 17 volumes cover both World Wars and comprise letters home from the front, accounts of particular events by individual family members, photographs and postcards as well as newspaper clippings and telegrams. They provide a unique perspective on the war years both from those who fought abroad and those who remained at home in Canterbury.
The papers of John Bickersteth are photocopies of correspondence and reports to Maurice Hankey on Canadian affairs (1932 - 1940).
Pamphlet produced by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee.
The Killing Ground: The British Army, the Western Front and the Emergence of Modern Warfare, 1900-18.
Correspondence between Nancy Maurice [later Nancy, Lady Spears], Taylor and Foot, with cuttings of letters to the press by Taylor and Foot on the Maurice case. Other correspondents include John Junor, Editor of the Sunday Express.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.