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First World War (1914-1918)

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1448 Collections and/or Records:

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Diary, 1914-04-06 - 1914-08-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASL 1/1/11
Scope and Contents

Entries describing a tour of Argentina, principally to study the railways; the deteriorating international situation leading to outbreak of war; and his return to join the Bedfordshire Yeomanry.

Dates: 1914-04-06 - 1914-08-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Permission to consult CLOSED material within the Lascelles papers (LASL 1/2/1-6; and sections of LASL 2-4) and the catalogue describing the closed material must be obtained from the Royal Archives. The remainder of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1918-11-07 - 1919-08-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASL 1/1/12
Scope and Contents

Entries describing experiences at the end of the war in France and Germany; and social, political and personal activities in India.

Dates: 1918-11-07 - 1919-08-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Permission to consult CLOSED material within the Lascelles papers (LASL 1/2/1-6; and sections of LASL 2-4) and the catalogue describing the closed material must be obtained from the Royal Archives. The remainder of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1913-01 - 1914-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 7/12
Scope and Contents

Bound typescript.

Dates: 1913-01 - 1914-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: AMEL 7/54-97: for all pocket diaries, Conservation must be consulted before issuing.
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Diary, 1917-01 - 1917-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 7/13
Scope and Contents

Bound typescript.

Dates: 1917-01 - 1917-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: AMEL 7/54-97: for all pocket diaries, Conservation must be consulted before issuing.
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Diary, 1918-01 - 1918-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 7/14
Scope and Contents

Bound typescript.

Dates: 1918-01 - 1918-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: AMEL 7/54-97: for all pocket diaries, Conservation must be consulted before issuing.
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Diary, 1914-08-01 - 1914-09-20

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

Written on board HMS Endymion.
With diagrams, press cuttings and a photograph of HMS Endymion.

Dates: 1914-08-01 - 1914-09-20
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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Diary, 1914-09-21 - 1914-11-22

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

Written on board HMS Endymion.
With press cuttings and diagrams.

Dates: 1914-09-21 - 1914-11-22
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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Diary, 1914-12-21 - 1915-04-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HRPR 1/3
Scope and Contents

Written on board HMS Thunderer and HMS Dreadnought.
With diagrams.

Dates: 1914-12-21 - 1915-04-04
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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Diary, 1915-04-05 - 1915-08-22

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HRPR 1/4
Scope and Contents

Written on board HMS Dreadnought.
With diagrams.

Dates: 1915-04-05 - 1915-08-22
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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Diary, 1915-08-23 - 1915-12-30

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

Written on board HMS Dreadnought.
With diagrams and a photograph of HMS Argyll alongside a jetty.

Dates: 1915-08-23 - 1915-12-30
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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Diary, 1915-12-30 - 1916-04-30

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

Written on board HMS Dreadnought, HMS Godetia and HMS Daphne, and including a brief period of illness.
With coloured sketches, diagrams and press cuttings.

Dates: 1915-12-30 - 1916-04-30
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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Diary, 1916-06-12 - 1916-08-02

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

Written on board HMS Devonshire.
With photographs, sketches and diagrams.

Dates: 1916-06-12 - 1916-08-02
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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Diary, 1916-08-11 - 1917-03-09

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

Written on board HMS Devonshire and HMS Courageous.
With photographs, diagrams and sketches.

Dates: 1916-08-11 - 1917-03-09
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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Diary, 1917-04-14 - 1917-11-06

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

Written on board HMS Courageous.
With diagrams and photographs.

Dates: 1917-04-14 - 1917-11-06
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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Diary, 1917-11-07 - 1918-04-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HRPR 1/10
Scope and Contents

Written on board HMS Courageous and HMS Indomitable.
With photographs, sketches, diagrams and copies of signals.

Dates: 1917-11-07 - 1918-04-21
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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Diary, 1918-05-13 - 1919-01-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HRPR 1/11
Scope and Contents

Written on board HMS Indomitable.
With coloured sketches, diagrams, copy signals, and various programmes, including programmes for concerts, cinema and a regatta.

Dates: 1918-05-13 - 1919-01-09
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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Draft essay

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 1/18
Scope and Contents

Titled "Some Reminiscences of the War, 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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"East Indian Command", 1916-01 - 1917-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/11/3
Scope and Contents Written from the British Residency at Cairo and the Residency at Alexandria in Egypt, Viceregal Lodge at Simla in India, Queen's House, Colombo in Sri Lanka, the Yacht 'North Star', The Palace at Khartoum in Sudan and The Berkeley Hotel in London. Subjects include the difficulties of taking up a new command, the defence of the Suez Canal, the education of their daughter, the Hon. Alice Elizabeth Millicent Erskine-Wemyss, "the kitten" [later Alice Cunnack], the aftermath of...
Dates: 1916-01 - 1917-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Eastern affairs: War, 1914 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 9
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports and papers, particularly from the Dardanelles and Arabia, including a diary of a journey with T. E. Lawrence ['Lawrence of Arabia', later T. E. Shaw].

Dates: 1914 - 1918
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
 Fonds — Multiple Containers

Edgar Gaston Furtado Abraham: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7928
Scope and Contents I. Files accumulated by Abraham as an Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet from January 1918, mainly relating to the Peace Conference of 1919, and containing principally sets of printed or duplicated minutes, memoranda, etc., and nothing of an unofficial or personal nature. War Cabinet: Eastern Committee (E.C.) Minutes, 28 Mar. 1918 - 7 Jan. 1919. War Cabinet, E.C. Meetings, Shorthand Notes, 16-30 Dec. 1918. Draft minutes only, the final version being in the previous file. Supreme War...
Dates: 1890-1955 (Circa)
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).
 Fonds — Multiple Containers

Edward Dent: Letters to him

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973
Scope and Contents The collection consists almost exclusively of letters received by Dent between 1914 and 1918, and probably sorted and weeded by him subsequently. Several letters have been endorsed by Dent with identifications and comments, and he has also supplied biographical notes on most of the correspondents, although these are not always reliable. The letters reflect Dent's heavy involvement in the teaching of music in Cambridge during the First World War, and his work on the translation of hitherto...
Dates: 1950 (circa)
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).
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Edward Walter Maunder, 'The Stars as Guides for Night Marching' (Charles H. Kelly; London, 1916), 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 205/6/D/8
Scope and Contents

The final page and back fly leaf have annotations which include a table of calculations. A letter from Captain F.A. Osbourn, The Royal Army Medical Corps (2 D.A.C., B E 7) to [Edward Walter Maunder, no place given], 7 September 1916, was enclosed and is now stored in a separate envelope. Captain Osbourn was at the frontline, using 'The Stars as Guides for Night Marching', and felt Maunder should advertise the book more.

Dates: 1916
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).
 Fonds

Eric Humphrey Holroyd-Doveton: accounts of the First World War in Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10405
Scope and Contents

Accounts of the outbreak of the First World War and the conduct of military operations in Africa. With a note by John Holroyd-Doveton concerning Eric Humphrey Holroyd-Doveton.

Dates: c. 1914-1918 (with note, 2022)
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Extracts from the Times and other sources relating to the Churchill family: 1915-17, general, 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/8/109
Scope and Contents

Subjects include Churchill's service on the Western Front and his campaign for Dundee [Scotland]. Includes copies of letters from Churchill to Sir Edward Carson on returning to Parliamentary work, 1916.

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

Family correspondence, 1902-01 - 1952-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUFC 14
Scope and Contents

Chiefly letters from Duff Cooper to his mother, Lady Agnes Cooper, particularly covering his time on the Western Front but also including letters to his nephew Rupert Hart-Davis, his son John Julius Cooper [later 2nd Lord Norwich] and other family members.

Dates: 1902-01 - 1952-06
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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