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First World War (1914-1918)

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1479 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

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

 Fonds
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

 File
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.
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Family correspondence, 1902-01 - 1952-06

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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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Felix Deutsch and Otto Kahn, 1896-05 - 1940-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNDT 2/2
Scope and Contents Copies of letters between Deutsch, Khan and members of their families, including some translated pages, on subjects including: morale and the state of industry in Germany; the American attitude to Germany; responsibility for the war; the role of the United States; Germany's use of horror tactics. Other correspondents include Laurense Alma-Tadema, on subjects including Walt Whitman, "The Portrait of Dorian Grey", her writing, George Bernard Shaw and the death of Emma Kahn...
Dates: 1896-05 - 1940-09
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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First World War, 1916 - 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND A.18
Scope and Contents

Ms note by Bagnold listing announcements of his promotions and awards.

Dates: 1916 - 1921
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-sub-class

First World War, 1910 - 1916

 Sub-sub-class
Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.110-D.133
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This section principally consists of the contents of Bagnold's large map cabinet and includes maps relating to his First World War service in France and Belgium, his explorations in North Africa and the Middle East (the 1932 expedition in particular) and the LRDG.

Dates: 1910 - 1916
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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First World War cartoon, 1917 - 1976

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 97
Scope and Contents

Comprising a large pen-and-ink and pencil drawing made by Alfred Kingsley Lawrence, who served with the Northumberland Fusiliers on the Western Front during the First World War, 1917.
With various papers relating to Alfred Kingsley Lawrence, including a ration book, 1919.
Also with a catalogue, containing brief biographical details, and a press release about a retrospective exhibition of his art work, 1976.

Dates: 1917 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
 Sub-Series

First World War, Colonial Office and Admiralty, 1888 - 1962

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers from LSA's early political posts, with the War Cabinet, War Office, as Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies, Parliamentary and Financial Secretary to the Admiralty and also First Lord of the Admiralty. This includes: a large amount of material on the First World War, including LSA's own service in France and the Balkans and his campaign for conscription; Cabinet papers on the peace settlement and establishment of the League of Nations; a considerable...
Dates: 1888 - 1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Fonds

First World War correspondence, 1910 - 1975

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASL 5
Scope and Contents In August 1914, Alan Lascelles returned from his visit to South America to join his regiment, the Bedfordshire Yeomanry. He did not keep a diary during the war but his correspondence records his experiences at the Front. He was injured in November 1917, but recovered in time to return to France for the last German offensive in the spring of 1918. He was in France when war ended and served briefly in the British army of occupation in 1919. During the war a large number of his close friends...
Dates: 1910 - 1975
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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First World War diaries, 1914 - 1916

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/TGNH 8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Probably the most interesting items in the Haldane papers are the very detailed and informative journals Haldane kept during his tours of the power installations of Russia, Sweden and America in the nineteen thirties and of New Zealand in the nineteen fifties. The collection also contains many articles on electrical power by Haldane together with notes and drafts of talks and lectures. There is also very interesting correspondence with Sir John Cockcroft and Dr. Monty Finniston about atomic...
Dates: 1914 - 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With a few exceptions which are noted in the catalogue, the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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First World War maps of France and Belgium, 1898 - 1918

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASL Maps
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre include Lascelles' diaries; Royal correspondence; correspondence and papers concerning Edward, Prince of Wales [later Edward VIII]; correspondence with colleagues and family concerning members of the Royal family or Royal duties; correspondence during and concerning the First World War; correspondence from India while serving as Aide-de-Camp to George Lloyd; family correspondence; personal correspondence with friends and colleagues; miscellaneous...
Dates: 1898 - 1918
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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"First World War papers", including material relating to anti-aircraft defence, 1915 - 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AVHL I 1/1-39
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The first batch of papers of Professor A V Hill were deposited by him in September 1966 in two sections entitled "First World War Papers" and "Second World War' Papers". These titles were chosen since the papers clearly relate to A V Hill's work on anti-aircraft defence although the periods covered in both sections are wider than the durations of the first and second world wars. Several further accessions including memoirs and pamphlets were added to the original...
Dates: 1915 - 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is mostly open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Francis Jenkinson: War Correspondence

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6444
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to the collection of enemy propaganda in World War I. From the outbreak of hostilities in August 1914, Jenkinson foresaw the need for a permanent collection of wartime publications which would range beyond the popular histories and scholarly monographs to include ephemeral material: posters, pamphlets, and - he laid particular emphasis on this - propaganda literature generated by both sides. Jenkinson saw his collection serving a lofty purpose. In a letter drafted for...
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).
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"From the Dardanelles", 1915-02-20 - 1915-12-13

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/11/2
Scope and Contents Written from Paris, M.M. Paquebot, H.M.S. Dartmouth, H.M.S. Hussar, H.M.S. Euryalus, Moudros on Lemnos and H.M.S. Europa. Subjects include work done to make Lemnos a naval and military base, Wemyss' work at the Court Room on Lemnos, the small loss of life in British naval ships, the censorship of letters, the retirement of Sir Winston Churchill and Sir John Fisher, Wemyss' views of Australian, American and French troops, his hopes that the Bosphorus and Dardanelles will be...
Dates: 1915-02-20 - 1915-12-13
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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Gallipoli Campaign, 1915-04 - 1917

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers include: material on the Dardanelles Campaign and Wemyss's service as Commander-in-Chief, East Indies and Egypt Station; literary drafts and other material for Wemyss's memoirs, his account of the Dardanelles Campaign and Lady Wemyss's biography; Wemyss's correspondence, including letters to his wife; Lady Wemyss's diaries and correspondence; photographs and press cuttings.

Dates: 1915-04 - 1917
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

George Baker, 1980 (circa)

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/12/8
Scope and Contents From the Series: This section contains a variety of material accumulated or produced by persons other than Sassoon but which has become appended to the collection. Much of the material is family related (e.g. belonging to Hester Sassoon or her mother Lady Katherine Gatty) or of literary interest (e.g. typescripts of Sassoon's diaries produced by Rupert Hart-Davis). The section also includes a copy of the script of a television drama about Sassoon, transcripts of Sassoon's letters to Rev. Mother Margaret Mary...
Dates: 1980 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Historical papers: First World War, 1914-08 - 1982-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, broadcasts, preparatory notes, copies of original papers used in research, card indexes, subject files for the official naval history of the Second World War, press cuttings, microfilms and photographs.

Dates: 1914-08 - 1982-08
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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Historical Reference: 'War Work 1914-1918', 1922, 1914 - 1918

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Reference Code: GBR/2911/NCHR/4
Scope and Contents

This hand written volume has 170 pages recording the work done by over 700 Newnham women during the First World War.

‘This record was compiled by Edith Margaret Sharpley and was transcribed by Laura Archer-Hind in gratitude to their college and in memory of the Great War 1922’

This volume is now available via the University's Digital Library (2018) https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-NEWNHAM-HI-00004/1

Dates: 1922; Event: 1914 - 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Fonds: This collection is available to researchers at Newnham College Archive
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Interviews, 1963-04 - 1968-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 3/6/1/33
Scope and Contents

Notes of Martin Gilbert's interviews with: Sir Herbert Creedy on his experiences of WSC at the War Office; Major-General Sir Edmund Hakewill Smith on his memories of WSC during the First World War with the Sixth Royal Scots Fusiliers; Vice-Admiral Richard Bell Davies, Air Chief Marshal Sir Richard Peirse and Group Captain Ivon Courtney on their memories of WSC learning to fly at Eastchurch [Kent] and his interest in the future of air warfare.

Dates: 1963-04 - 1968-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.
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'Jim Counsell's War 1914-18' by M. Counsell, 2014

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Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/3/Counsell/6
Scope and Contents

An account of Counsell's father's time as an artillery officer in World War I.

Dates: Publication: 2014
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Journal, 1914-08 - 1914-11

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

With a press cutting about HMS Marlborough, a postcard and a copy of torpedo orders, nos. 57-62, 1914.

Dates: 1914-08 - 1914-11
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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Journal, 1914-10-25 - 1915-01-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/7
Scope and Contents

ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army.

Dates: 1914-10-25 - 1915-01-07
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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Journal, 1915-03-09 - 1915-05-21

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/8
Scope and Contents

ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army, including meetings with Winston Churchill.

Dates: 1915-03-09 - 1915-05-21
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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Journal, 1915-06-09 - 1915-08-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/9
Scope and Contents

ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army.

Dates: 1915-06-09 - 1915-08-12
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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Journal, 1915-08-30 - 1915-10-13

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/10
Scope and Contents

ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army.

Dates: 1915-08-30 - 1915-10-13
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.