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First World War (1914-1918)

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1454 Collections and/or Records:

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The Papers of Leslie Ashmore

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ASHM
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises material relating to Ashmore's active service in World War I in the Baltic and Russia; material for a naval lecture (1938) and correspondence with Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Ashmore relating to Ashmore's career.

Dates: 1914 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lieutenant Richard L Sale

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SALE
Scope and Contents

Commission and letters from the front during World War I; and letters of Dorothy Sale

Dates: 1912-08 - 1924
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lord and Lady Esher

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ESHR
Scope and Contents

The collection includes: Lord Esher's journals; general, political, royal, personal and literary correspondence; political papers, particularly on army reform and India; literary papers; press cuttings.

Dates: 1848 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lord Lloyd of Dolobran

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD
Scope and Contents The papers consist of: personal material, including photographs, press cuttings and correspondence; papers on Eastern affairs, including reports and correspondence from Lloyd's time at Constantinople and official copies of telegrams to and from the Turkish Government; papers and correspondence from Lloyd's various Eastern postings in the First World War; papers from India, during Lloyd's governorship of Bombay and also later papers from Lloyd's membership of the India Group; official...
Dates: 1879 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: 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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The Papers of Maurice Hankey

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HNKY
Dates: 1865 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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The Papers of Robert Rhodes James

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RHJS
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Rhodes James' research and writings on the 1915 Dardanelles Campaign. The collection includes Rhodes James' research notes and correspondence plus material he collected about Gallipoli including a significant number of contemporary photographs and newspaper cuttings and rare printed material.

Dates: 1915 - 1998
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Angus Cunninghame Graham

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ANCG
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise signals, letters and miscellaneous papers relating to Admiral Cunninghame Graham's Naval service in both world wars and the inter-war period; his correspondence with Professor Arthur Marder and his correspondence on the subject of the libel action brought by Captain Jack Broome, RN, against David Irving for his book on convoy PQ 17; and papers, press-cuttings and recollections dating from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.

Dates: 1913 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Harold Hartley

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HART
Scope and Contents The papers include: diaries and engagement books; personal and general correspondence; early scientific papers and laboratory notebooks; papers and correspondence relating to Balliol College; papers relating to Hartley's chemical warfare work in the First World War; papers of the Axis Oil Committees, concerned with the problem of oil supplies to the Axis in the Second World War; the FIDO papers, from a committee headed by Hartley on Fog Investigation Dispersal Operations, also during the...
Dates: 1890-08 - 1978-08
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of some royal correspondence, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Henry Willink

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WILL
Scope and Contents

Personal papers and memoirs

Dates: 1914 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir John Edward Lennard-Jones

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LEJO
Scope and Contents

Personal and scientific papers

Dates: 1906 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Norman Leslie

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LESL
Scope and Contents

Papers about merchant shipping convoys during the First World War
With a letter from Cecilia Mary Leslie about her father's work, 1978

Dates: 1933 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Winston Churchill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR and CHUR
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original documents accumulated by Sir Winston Churchill throughout his life (1874-1965). They have been divided into two sections: the Chartwell Papers (CHAR) and the Churchill Papers (CHUR). Together, the two sets of papers cover the following major areas: Personal (CHAR 1 and CHUR 1), 1884-1965 The papers of Churchill as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics and papers relating to...
Dates: The majority of files date from the 1870s to 1965.
Conditions Governing Access: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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The Papers of the 1st Viscount Hood of Catherington and of Rear Admiral Horace Hood

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HOOD
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a small group of papers relating to the first Viscount Hood (1724-1816), a larger, mostly personal, group of the papers of Admiral Horace Hood (1870-1916) and the Pocock sketches.

Dates: 1782 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of the Fairbank family

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10082
Scope and Contents

The papers consist principally of letters, journals and photographs relating to the service of Harold Arthur Thomas Fairbank in the South African War and First World War, and of Thomas John Fairbank in the Second World War.

Dates: 1899-1945
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library.
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The Papers of Vice-Admiral John Harper

Reference Code: GBR/0014/JEHR
Scope and Contents

Some papers relate to the compilation of the official record of the Battle of Jutland
With a list of the papers compiled by David Erskine, 1980.
Also includes biographical material.

Dates: 1875 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Vice-Admiral Sir (Arthur) Francis Pridham

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PRID
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of 5 volumes of his First World War diaries and 4 files relating to his memoirs.

Dates: 1914 - 1971
Conditions Governing Access: This collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Vice-Admiral Wilfred Tomkinson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TOMK
Scope and Contents

Many of the papers relate to the Invergordon Mutiny and Tomkinson's subsequent treatment by the Admiralty. The British attacks on Zeebrugge and Ostend in 1918 also feature in some of the documents. Tomkinson left a large number of photographs which illustrate his naval career and his family life.

Dates: 1892 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The personal papers of Admiral Sir Sackville Hamilton Carden.

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CARD
Scope and Contents

The collection contains papers and correspondence, mainly relating to the period of the First World War, and especially to Carden's involvement in the naval campaign at the Dardanelles.

Dates: 1869 - 1930
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Three issues of The New Europe, with articles by JWHM, 1917-11 - 1918-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 3/93
Scope and Contents

"The internal crisis in Germany" I and II; and "Mittel-Europa Again". Includes typescripts of two of the articles.

Dates: 1917-11 - 1918-03
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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Transcripts of Basil Sanderson's Diaries

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BSAN
Scope and Contents

Typed transcript of diaries and memoir of Sanderson's time in France during the First World War. Includes a note from Sanderson dated February 1969 explaining that some of the original books had been destroyed by a typist.

Dates: 1915-08 - 1969-08
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Transcripts of diaries, 1914-18, 1918 - 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HRPR 2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Diaries

Dates: 1918 - 1926
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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Travelling kitchens of First World War: album, c 1914-18

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HSBR 2/1
Scope and Contents

Horsbrugh was initially based in a kitchen in Chelsea [London], but extended the provision of food to a broader audience with a travelling kitchen via donkey and cart. She offered nutritious food at reasonable prices, with dishes available from 2d to 7d. Her cart was laden with all sorts of food, from sausage-rolls to dumplings and fishcakes.

Dates: c 1914-18
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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Two issues of The Nineteenth Century and After, with articles by JWHM, 1916-05 - 1916-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 3/90
Scope and Contents

"The Real Aims of the 'Peaceful' German Nation" and "The German Chancellor and Peace".

Dates: 1916-05 - 1916-07
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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"Two men who saved France": text, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 8/37
Scope and Contents

Text of ELS’s "Petain and the French Mutinies".

Dates: 1966
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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