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First World War (1914-1918)

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1448 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

"Camblain L’Abbe [France], 1915: With General Fayolle", 1915-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/67
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC in soldier's uniform and metal helmet with General Emile Fayolle.

Dates: 1915-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
 Fonds

Captain Edward D. Ridley: diaries and letters

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7065-7070
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of diaries and letters, photgraphs, telegrams, postcards, cuttings and maps from the First World War.

Dates: 1914-1918
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection 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).
 File

"Clementine Churchill": correspondence between CSC and Churchill, May-Nov 1915, 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/45
Scope and Contents

Transcripts, also including notes by Margot Levy on the Dardanelles Campaign.

Dates: 1970-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

"Clementine Churchill": Nellie Romilly, 1914-15, 1966 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/42
Scope and Contents

Notes on CSC's younger sister Nellie Hozier, particularly on her marriage to Bertram Romilly in 1915 and her work with Angela Manners's nursing unit in Belgium in 1914. Includes a copy of Nellie Hozier's article for the English Review, 1915, on her adventures when the unit was taken prisoner during the retreat from Mons, Belgium, and copies of letters from a nurse with the unit.

Dates: 1966 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

"Clementine Churchill": YMCA, 1915-16, 1964 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/47
Scope and Contents

Notes and correspondence on CSC's work for the YMCA [Young Men's Christian Association] during the First World War, including a copy of a letter from CSC to David Lloyd George [Minister of Munitions] on the YMCA's work in the munitions factories and copies of letters and articles from YM magazine covering CSC's opening of the Munition Workers' Centres at Waltham Abbey [Essex] and Enfield Lock [London] and her work on the YMCA Canteens for Munition Workers.

Dates: 1964 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Col. Bertram Romilly: Letters from Sudan and France

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9656
Scope and Contents

Letters written to Romilly's father describing his military experiences.

Dates: 1912-1915
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection 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).
 Unknown

"Conditions of armistice with Austria-Hungary", 31 Oct 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/53/37-40
Scope and Contents Paper discussed by the Supreme War Council at Versailles, France setting out the terms of an armistice with Austria-Hungary. Includes military clauses about the ending of hostilities, the demobilisation of Austro-Hungarian forces, evacuation of territories occupied by Austro-Hungarian forces; rights for Allied troops to make use of transport links; evacuation of German troops from Italian and Balkan fronts and all Austro-Hungarian territory; and repatriation of Allied prisoners....
Dates: 31 Oct 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Copy of an unpublished memoir, 1865-1926, 1926 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CAVN 1/1
Scope and Contents

Comprising: Home, Clevedon, Eton; Sandhurst and Examinations; The Grenadier Guards; Racing: a Story of the Inevitable; Ireland; Canada; South African War 1900-1902; Tennis, Hunting, Stalking, Golf, Fishing and Shooting; The First German War: France and Belgium; Italy; Some Notes on the Battle of Vittorio Veneto and After; From Aldershot to Washington; and War Office 1922-26.
With correspondence with Field Marshal Sir William Robertson, 1925 (2).

Dates: 1926 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence, 1913-01 - 1915-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/2
Scope and Contents

Letters from LSA to: Major-General Charles Callwell [Director of Military Operations at the War Office] on the Dardanelles campaign, particularly effects on Bulgaria and Greece; Sir Edward Carson on policy towards Ulster [Northern Ireland]; Robert Borden [Prime Minister of Canada] on Andrew Bonar Law's threat to resign as leader of the Conservative Party over Imperial Preference.

Also includes: paper by LSA on Imperial Preference.

Dates: 1913-01 - 1915-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence A - Z, 1918-01 - 1918-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain, warning LSA that by writing as a private individual on military questions (while also Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet), he was acting improperly; Lord Curzon, Lord President of the Council, commenting on a paper by LSA on foreign affairs and on the future of Palestine (3); Field Marshal Sir Edmund Allenby, thanking LSA for his congratulations over the Palestine Campaign and commenting on the political situation in Palestine and...
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.
 File

Correspondence about conscription resignations, 1915-12 - 1916-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 5/9
Scope and Contents Correspondence on McKenna's threat to resign over the Military Service Act, with correspondents including: Margot Asquith [later Lady Oxford and Asquith], reporting Herbert Asquith [Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith]'s view that Field Marshal 1st Lord Kitchener [Secretary of State for War] had bungled the matter and asking McKenna not to desert Asquith (2); Maurice Hankey [Secretary of the Committee of Imperial Defence] begging McKenna not to resign; John Whitehouse...
Dates: 1915-12 - 1916-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence and papers on the Legion d’Honneur, 1918-02 - 1919-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 11/2/2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the award, and the refusal of the Foreign Office to ratify it. Includes the certificate awarding MS membership of the Legion.

Dates: 1918-02 - 1919-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence including Jutland controversy, 1918 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLGF 6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection includes: letters collected by Leslie while working on the biography of Beatty, notes by him, and extracts from a diary, and his manuscript and typescript drafts; letters dealing both with the production of "The Epic of Jutland" and its reception; and letters from Beatty to Eugenie Godfrey Faussett.

Dates: 1918 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence on military service, 1914 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/36
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with or concerning staff members of the Royal Observatory on active war service, covering pay, changes of address, commissions, operations, demobilisation and re-employment. There letters are foliated in one sequence, beginning with volumes for 1914-1916 and 1916-1918, and concluding with an envelope of loose letters for 1918-1919. The volumes have been incorrectly bound as part of the series of Annual Visitation Official Correspondence (formerly A6).

Dates: 1914 - 1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection 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).
 File

Correspondence on MS's First World War hospital work, 1915-07 - 1917-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 11/2/1
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: a complaint against the hospital by General Ragueneau and MS's defence of her work; her wish to stay with the French; whether the hospital would be retained after 1916; obtaining permission for her to work with the 6th Army.

Includes a certificate of thanks from the French army medical service for the work done by MS during the battle of the Somme.

Dates: 1915-07 - 1917-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence with family and friends, 1911-04 - 1922-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PCHL 4/8
Scope and Contents Includes: a letter from Jack to Lady Randolph Churchill on his and Winston's distress at her husband [George Cornwallis-West]'s affair with Mrs Patrick Campbell; report from Jack to Winston on a conversation with Field Marshal Sir John French [Commander-in-Chief of the Expeditionary Forces in France, later 1st Lord Ypres] in October 1914, on the fighting round Ypres [Belgium], help from Winston, the defence of Antwerp, French's view of conscription and the future of the war; two letters from...
Dates: 1911-04 - 1922-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Cuttings, 1913-10-21 - 1915-10-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 21
Scope and Contents

Cuttings and cartoons of WSC suggesting 'naval holiday' for Britain and Germany; articles (some German and French) on relations between Britain, Germany and Austria-Hungary; photos of WSC inspecting seaplanes; cartoons and WSC’s speeches on Home Rule, Navy, Antwerp [Belgium], Dardanelles.

Dates: 1913-10-21 - 1915-10-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
 File

"Dardanelles Calendar", showing warships from the Allied nations, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 5/11
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: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: documents handed in relating to the statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase., 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/81
Scope and Contents

Includes 6 sets of duplicates, with 1 additional document not present in the original set.

Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 Unknown

Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: documents handed in relating to the statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase, 1915-1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/81/24-26,28-136
Scope and Contents

Six sets of duplicate copies of CHAR 2/81/1-23 removed from the file prior to binding apart from one document(CHAR 2/81/27) not present in the original set (CHAR 2/81/1-23). Printed copies.

Dates: 1915-1916
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: draft statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase., 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/76
Scope and Contents

Two typescript drafts annotated by WSC.

Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 File

Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: draft statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase., 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/77
Scope and Contents

Unfoliated typescript drafts annotated by WSC.

Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 File

Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: draft statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase., 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/78
Scope and Contents

Unfoliated typescript drafts annotated by WSC and others.

Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: final prints of the statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase. Includes 4 copies of the statement., 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/80
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings...
Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 File

Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: printed proofs of statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase., 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/79
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings...
Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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