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Second World War (1939-1945)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 2728 Collections and/or Records:

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Partridge: The Papers of Frances Catherine Partridge

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP
Scope and Contents This collection contains typescript and manuscript diaries, lectures, philosophy notes, correspondence, photographs, printed copies of book reviews, articles and obituaries. Many of the diaries exist only in typescript form, but in later years the only copies are in manuscript. Letters to her husband, Ralph Partridge, are included in this collection. In addition to her own photograph albums, there are two albums which belonged to Dora Carrington and two which belonged to Lytton Strachey,...
Dates: 1905 - 2004
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Personal, 1932 - 2003

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/STKH 1
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Including notes, scrapbooks, letters, documents and diary entries.

Dates: 1932 - 2003
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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Personal: Clementine S Churchill: Correspondence., Dec 1915 - 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/118A-B
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Includes letters from CSC to WSC written while he served on the Western Front. Part A comprises original letters: part B comprises typescript transcripts prepared circa 1945.

Dates: Dec 1915 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal correspondence, 1989-03-01 - 1992-01-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/41
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Professor Edward Kenney; Peter Ball, Bishop of Lewes; John Browne (3); Vernon Bogdanor [Reader in Government, Brasenose College, Oxford] on the selection of Alexander Douglas-Home [later Lord Home of the Hirsel] as Prime Minister (3); Julian Amery (2); Colonel Patrick Robinson, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (3); [Leslie] Michael Saunders Watson; Patrick Cormack on subjects including the portrait of JEP by Graham Jones (9); Graham Jones (3); James Ramsden; Andrew...
Dates: 1989-03-01 - 1992-01-06
Conditions Governing Access: Folios 158-180 closed as they contain personal and confidential information on a living individual. Review 2013.
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Personal: David Lloyd, 1921 - 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 5
Scope and Contents

Chiefly correspondence with Lord and Lady Lloyd.

Dates: 1921 - 1964
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
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence A - L., 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Sep 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/41
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Spencer-Churchill, on subjects including WSC's writing and the political situation (3); Lady Caroline Spencer-Churchill; Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill; CSC on subjects including WSC's holiday at Lake Como [Italy], his painting, Chartwell [Kent], Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames], and the Council of Foreign Ministers (18); Horatia Seymour; Mary Churchill on her posting to Britain; John S Churchill (3); Pamela Digby [earlier Pamela Churchill, later Pamela...
Dates: 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Sep 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1938-01 - 1946-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/53
Scope and Contents Subjects include: LSA's visit to Rome [Italy], April 1938, particularly his meetings with Count Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian Foreign Minister; LSA's own prospects, and those of John Amery and Julian Amery, during the war; a broadcast by LSA in German, December 1939; LSA's visit to Paris [France] in 1940, meeting John Amery and the bad start for the new government of Paul Reynaud; bombing raids near Chester [Cheshire]; difficulties with Winston Churchill [Prime Minister] interfering in Indian...
Dates: 1938-01 - 1946-10
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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Personal Papers and Correspondence, 1944 - 1984

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/RLEW 7
Scope and Contents

Includes photographs and documents relating to Lewin's own career in World War Two, including his own diary of November-December 1944; and his correspondence with various military and academic figures.

Dates: 1944 - 1984
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is mostly open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal Papers of Joan Blacklocks, 1939 - 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Blacklocks
Scope and Contents

These papers are a miscellany of personal items kept by Joan Blacklocks, including photographs of her time in Cambridge, a King's College Chapel service sheet, correspondence, an invoice and a poem.

Dates: 1939 - 1945
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Personal Papers of Lieutenant-General Sir Alexander Galloway

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLWY
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence with colleagues from the Eighth Army, historians and key figures from World War II.

Dates: 1958 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal Papers of Lucy Joan Slater, 1990 - 1991

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Slater
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The papers comprise the typescript of her unpublished autobiography and her curriculum vitae and list of publications.

Dates: 1990 - 1991
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Peter Scott: Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Scott (Peter)
Scope and Contents The collection of Scott's paper is extensive. It includes a large number of biographical materials, material related to Scott's time in the Royal Navy during World War II, items covering Scott's involvement in nature conservation and research (including papers about the possible existence of the Loch Ness Monster), material related to Scott's extensive travels (mainly for professional purposes), drafts of Scott's books and other material related to his publications, documentation of Scott's...
Dates: 1916-1993
Conditions Governing Access: Some items are restricted at the discretion of the Keeper of Manuscripts.
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Photograph album of MS and the Churchill family, book 3, 1941-11 - 1948-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/3
Scope and Contents The album may have been compiled at the same time as MS's memoir "A Daughter’s Tale", and includes original black-and-white and colour prints, with photocopies and copy prints collected from elsewhere. Subjects include: the Churchill family during the war; MS and Winston Churchill aboard HMS Renown on their way home from the Quebec Conference, Sept 1943 (and also a similar shot from HMS Duke of York in Dec 1941); the Churchills and Franklin Roosevelt [President of the United...
Dates: 1941-11 - 1948-12
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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Photograph Albums of Visits and Special Occasions, 1918 - 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection includes: papers and correspondence, photographs and press cuttings plus material on household and domestic administration. It contains the letters exchanged between Sir Winston (WSC) and Lady Churchill (CSC) from 1908, the time of their engagement, until 1963, shortly before Sir Winston's death (1965). This collection was used by Lady Soames in the writing of her mother's biography and it provides a splendid, detailed and often very moving record of a remarkable...
Dates: 1918 - 1959
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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Photographs: Chronometer Department and staff at Bradford on Avon, 1939 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 71/1/4/5
Scope and Contents

A set of black and white photographs passed to the RGO archives by 'Joan' in 1978. Includes images of George Rickett, C. Ryall, A Shortland and others at work in the Chronometer offices and workshop. Some were taken during the Second World War as evidenced by posters in the background. Many are captioned on the back.

Dates: 1939 - 1948
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).
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Photographs during the Second World War, with the 5th Army in Italy, and as Minister of Production, 1944 - 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN II/4/21/1
Scope and Contents

Comprising 23 photographs.
Including a photograph of Winston Churchill, Clementine Churchill, Oliver Lyttelton and Clement Attlee, undated.

Dates: 1944 - 1945
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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Photographs from World War II

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/GWDA
Scope and Contents

Official wartime British photographs, including the Quebec, Cairo and Teheran Conferences and Chiang Kai Shek.

Dates: 1943
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Photographs of others: Max Planck, 1908 - 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MTNR 8/8/9
Scope and Contents Comprising 35 black-and-white photographs. Including photographs of Max Planck reading in a library, 1908 (1); Max Planck hiking in the mountains, undated, 1938-9 (3); and portrait photographs of Max Planck by Lotte Meitner-Graf, undated (6). With a press cutting of a photograph of Max Planck (in German), undated. Also with photographs of Max Planck's wife, Marga (née von Hösslin), children and grandchildren, undated, 1913-44 (25). Including a portrait photograph of Marga Planck...
Dates: 1908 - 1944
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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Photographs of the Hadfield-Spears Mobile Hospital Unit in North Africa and Syria, 1941-08 - 1942-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 10/2/35
Scope and Contents

Includes a few photographs of MS.

Dates: 1941-08 - 1942-08
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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Photographs of Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill during the war: 1939, 1939 - 1990-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/18
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Churchill with Stefan Lorant [editor of Picture Post] at Chartwell [Kent], Feb 1939; Churchill and Clementine at the Guildhall [London], June 1939; Churchill arriving at Admiralty House on his first day as First Lord, Sept 1939; Churchill aboard HMS Nelson at Scapa Flow, [Scotland, ? Oct 1939]; Randolph Churchill's wedding to Pamela Digby [later Pamela Churchill, Pamela Hayward and Pamela Harriman], Oct 1939; Clementine at Admiralty House, and at Chingford [Essex]. ...
Dates: 1939 - 1990-08
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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Photographs of Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill during the war: 1940, 1940-02 - 1988-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/19
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Churchill meeting the crew of HMS Exeter, Feb 1940; Clementine, Churchill and MS at the launch of HMS Indomitable, Mar 1940; Churchill aboard a destroyer, May 1940; Churchill and Clementine on their way to 10 Downing Street [London], May 1940; Churchill, Julian Sandys and Edwina Sandys, Duncan Sandys and Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to WSC], Pamela Churchill [earlier Pamela Digby, later Pamela Hayward and Pamela Harriman] and Clementine sitting with John Colville...
Dates: 1940-02 - 1988-02
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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Photographs of Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill during the war: 1941, 1941-02 - 1995-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/24
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Churchill at Shoeburyness Experimental Station [Essex], Jan 1941; Clementine with Herbert Morrison [Home Secretary] and Ellen Wilkinson [Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Home Security] trying out a new Morrison Shelter, Feb 1941; inspecting bomb damage in Swansea [Wales] and Bristol, Apr 1941; conferring honorary degrees on Robert Menzies [Prime Minister of Australia] and John Winant [American Ambassador to Britain] at Bristol, Apr 1941; Churchill and Clementine in...
Dates: 1941-02 - 1995-07
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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Photographs of Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill during the war: 1942, 1942-01 - 1992-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/26
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Churchill at the White House [United States] with Harry Hopkins [Special Adviser and Assistant to President Roosevelt], Diana Hopkins and Roosevelt's dog Fala, Jan 1942; Frank Sawyers, Churchill's valet; Clementine at the Fulmer Chase Maternity Hospital, including a visit by the Duchess of Gloucester, June 1942; Churchill's visit to the 1st Army Corps, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, June 1942; Churchill with Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa], and the...
Dates: 1942-01 - 1992-08
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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Photographs of Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill during the war: 1943, 1943-02 - 2007-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/29
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Churchill in Tripoli, Libya, Feb 1943, with Randolph Churchill, General Sir Bernard Montgomery [Commander, Eighth Army], Lieutenant-General Oliver Leese, General Sir Harold Alexander [Commander-in-Chief 18th Army Group, North Africa] and General Sir Alan Brooke [Chief of Imperial General Staff, later 1st Lord Alanbrooke]; Churchill's return to London with Clementine, Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill and Diana Bailey] and [?] Edwina Sandys, Feb 1943; Clementine opening...
Dates: 1943-02 - 2007-05
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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Photographs of Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill during the war: 1944, 1944-01 - 1994-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/31
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Churchill convalescing in the Atlas Mountains, near Marrakech [Morocco], Jan 1944; Clementine and Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] returning home aboard HMS King George V, Jan 1944; Churchill with Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] and [William] Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada], [? May 1944]; crossing to Normandy [France] with Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke [Chief of Imperial General Staff,...
Dates: 1944-01 - 1994-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.