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First World War (1914-1918)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1479 Collections and/or Records:

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Journal, 1915-10-14 - 1915-12-15

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/11
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ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army, including discussions with Winston Churchill, particularly on ELS joining him.

Dates: 1915-10-14 - 1915-12-15
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, 1915-12-16 - 1916-02-26

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/12
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ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army, including discussions with Winston Churchill.

Dates: 1915-12-16 - 1916-02-26
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, 1916-02 - 1916-06-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/13
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ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth and Sixth Armies, also including a letter from General Victor d'Urbal, commander of the Tenth Army, to Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig [Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Forces] on his high regard for ELS and regret at losing him.

Dates: 1916-02 - 1916-06-03
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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Journal, 1916-06-14 - 1916-09-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/14
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ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Sixth Army.

Dates: 1916-06-14 - 1916-09-11
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, 1916-09-12 - 1916-12-24

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/15
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ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Sixth and Tenth Armies, also including a letter from General Emile Fayolle, commander of the Sixth Army, to General Joseph Joffre, Commander-in-Chief of the French armies, recommending ELS for Citation a L'Ordre de L'Armee, and a telegram cancelling ELS's leave and ordering his return.

Dates: 1916-09-12 - 1916-12-24
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, 1917-01 - 1917-05-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/16
Scope and Contents ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army and as part of the British military mission to the French Ministry of War. Also includes: messages from the British Fourth Army on prisoner statements and the German advance (25 February), and the situation on 17 March; a telegram from Marshal Robert Nivelle, French Commander-in-Chief, on the United States entering the war (7 April); messages from the British headquarters on the German offensive of 15 April and progress on 19...
Dates: 1917-01 - 1917-05-05
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 of ELS and MS, 1917-10-23 - 1919-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/17
Scope and Contents Journal kept by ELS and MS while ELS was Head of the British Military Mission in Paris, also including: telegrams from MS to ELS from St Jean de Luz on subjects including her distress [following a miscarriage] and assuring him of her affection; ELS's letter of appointment as Brigadier-General; a letter from ELS to Major-General Sir Frederick Maurice [Director of Military Operations, Imperial General Staff] on attempts by General Sir Henry Wilson, Chief of General Staff and Marshal Ferdinand...
Dates: 1917-10-23 - 1919-05
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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Jutland: publications and notes, 1930 - 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLGF 13
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: 1930 - 1963
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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Lady Churchill's letters to Sir Winston, 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 1/8
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Clementine's health and her pregnancy [with Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Oliver, Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley]; her appeals to Churchill not to fly; a swarm of bees in the house (Pear Tree Cottage [Overstrand, Norfolk]); King George V's speech on the State Opening of Parliament, July 1914 and a mention of civil war; the break down of the Home Rule conference and Clementine's fears that the Ulster rebels would force an election; the trial of Henriette Caillaux; the...
Dates: 1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lady Churchill's letters to Sir Winston, 1915-11 - 1915-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 1/9
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Clementine's fears for Churchill, and his progress on the Western Front; Clementine's YMCA canteens for munitions workers in London; public reaction to Churchill going to the front; the engagement of Clementine's sister Nellie Hozier to Bertram Romilly; Violet Asquith's marriage to Maurice Bonham Carter; an attack by Sir John Simon [Attorney-General] on Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] in Parliament; the death of [(Wilfred) William Sheridan], the husband of...
Dates: 1915-11 - 1915-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Land and Water, 1915 - 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN 2
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Published copies of AHP's articles in 'Land and Water: The World's War', edited by Hilaire Belloc.

Dates: 1915 - 1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the correspondence between Anthony Pollen and Jon Sumida, which remains closed until 2029, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lecture on British submarine operations, 1914-18, 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MIER 3/1
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Given at the Royal Naval Staff College, Greenwich, 1938.
With a draft.

Dates: 1938
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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Letter from Churchill to Lady Randolph Churchill, 1916-01-29

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 1/4
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Letter from Churchill to his mother [earlier Jennie Jerome] written from the Western Front, on subjects including his fatalistic view of the danger and his happiness at being in the front line, his view of his battalion (the 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers) and having his bath spoiled by German shelling.

Dates: 1916-01-29
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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Letter from Freud to MacCurdy dated 24th January 1916 discussing the impact of the conflict on Freud's work, 19160124

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Reference Code: GBR/3377/JTMacC/1/2
Scope and Contents The 'Zeitschrift' is continuing, though reduced because of the War. Freud hopes that the continuing international interest in psychoanalysis, particularly in America, will ensure the future of the work. He comments that America could help to shorten the War if it wanted. Freud fears that because his school is based in Austria (an aggressor in the conflict) this has negative associations, noting that Jungian work fares better for being more associated with Switzerland, a neutral country....
Dates: 19160124
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Letter from Sir Roger Keyes, 08 Sep 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/28/28-30
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Roger Keyes [later 1st Lord Keyes] (HMS Warspite, Mediterranean Fleet, Off Thaso [Thasos, Greece] marked "private" to WSC on subjects including: WSC's role in leading the government during the miners' strike; observations about [1st Lord] Beatty and his position [as Admiral of the Fleet] recommending that Beatty should remain in his role to oversee any further naval reductions, Beatty's role at the Battle of Jutland ("he saved the honour of the British Navy"); WSC's account...
Dates: 08 Sep 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Letter to Rivers from Allen Hurst, with thanks for sending a paper on Freud's theories, 1917-07-12

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Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/5
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Hurst complains about the misuse of Freud's theories in the treatment of trauma patients, but concedes that Freud's theories properly understood are valuable.

Dates: 1917-07-12
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Letter to Rivers from C. S. Myers on 'shell shock' and repressed memory, 1917-08-20

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Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/13
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Myers writes that he envies Rivers his freedom to publish his findings, since Myers was prevented by the military from circulating his work on 'reassociative' treatments.

Dates: 1917-08-20
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Letter to Rivers from C. S. Myers with thanks for sending the 'Lancet' paper and commenting on it, 1917-08-02

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Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/12
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Myers praises Rivers for his work, but goes on to try to convince Rivers that hypnosis can be used effectively to reveal repressed memories (something Rivers is against).

Dates: 1917-08-02
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Letter to Rivers from Edward A. Bolt of the University of Toronto, 1917-09-13

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Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/16
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The writer explains that, having visited some centres of rehabilitation and treatment in France, he is now on his way to Canada and so will be unable to join Rivers at Craig Lockhart as hoped. The letter is written from the Berners Hotel, Berners Street.

Dates: 1917-09-13
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Letter to Rivers from Leonard Blumgart, a practitioner in New York, 1917-07-24

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Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/10
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Blumgart asks if Rivers would consider entering into an exchange with him, since he has been following Freud's methods in New York for five years and would like to discuss results.

Dates: 1917-07-24
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Letter to Rivers from Maurice Nicoll with thanks for sending the paper on Freud's theories, 1917-07-16

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Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/6
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Nicoll writes from the Empire Hospital for neurological cases at Vincent Square, Pimlico, and hopes that Rivers's work will influence young practitioners for the good since there are too many smug and complacent doctors who do not know how to treat neurological cases.

Dates: 1917-07-16
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Letter to Rivers from W McAlpine about progress at the Red Cross Military Hospital at Maghull, near Liverpool, 1917-09-11

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Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/14
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McAlpine is treating patients and trying to study at the same time, and comments on the complexity of the field and how much there is to learn. He himself is recovering but writes that he is gaining strength and speaking better. See also McAlpine's later letter (dated 1919) which is WHRivers/3/19.

Dates: 1917-09-11
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Letters and memoranda, 1898-01 - 1919-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ESHR 4
Scope and Contents This series contains a vast array of correspondents from both the Royal Household and political and military notables of the period. Some of the key correspondents have been noted here, with additional information about the topics discussed, which are mainly related to the war effort and to politics. Many of the volumes have a brief contents page at the back. Most of the volumes contain copies of outgoing correspondence, although several have original incoming letters, inparticular from...
Dates: 1898-01 - 1919-12
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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Letters from Archer Geoffrey Lyttelton to Margaret Lucy Becher and photograph of Lyttelton, 1914 - 1916

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN III/01
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Lyttelton writes of experiences during the war, of his experience at Ypres in 1914 as Lieutenant Colonel - he writes on a typewriter, missing the P. Includes a letter regarding Archer being fit for service again.

Dates: 1914 - 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.