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Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:

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Pocket diary, 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 1/28
Scope and Contents

Including the Spanish Civil War.

Dates: 1937
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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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., Feb 1938 - Mar 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/51
Scope and Contents

Includes various constituents supporting WSC's stance on foreign affairs, regretting the resignation of Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] as Foreign Secretary, and supporting the Spanish Government and the League of Nations.Also includes: correspondence from Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (2) and material on the Cadman Committee on Civil Aviation.

Dates: Feb 1938 - Mar 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence A-B., Jan 1938 - Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/43
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Norman Angell requesting WSC make a speech; Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (4).Subjects include: international affairs, particularly Japanese actions in China, the Spanish Civil War and campaigns for world peace; a local sewage matter; employment and property queries; animal rights; a potential refugee from persecution in Germany; requests for support from local groups; pension and road transport policy; general...
Dates: Jan 1938 - Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence C., Jan 1938 - Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Clifford Heyworth, Clerk to Chingford [Essex] Council (7); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (3).Subjects include: local playing fields; equipment for ARP firemen; requests for support from local groups; Chingford becoming a Chartered Borough; the case of a constituent convicted of procuring abortion; the site of Chingford High School; animal rights; local bus services; local electricity supply; road transport licence fees;...
Dates: Jan 1938 - Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence C-D., Jan 1937 - Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/36
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (4); Clifford Heyworth, Clerk to Chingford [Essex] Council; [Ernest] Wriothesley Denny and John Maitland on selecting a candidate for the South Norfolk Division .Other subjects include: a visit to the constituency by Henry, Duke of Gloucester, the Duchess of Gloucester and Ramsay MacDonald; animal rights; the National Anthem; international affairs, particularly the bombing of civilians in...
Dates: Jan 1937 - Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence D-G., Jan 1938 - Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/45
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (4); John Fitzgerald on alterations to Debden Green, Loughton [Essex] (2); Major Greenwood on preparations for war.Other subjects include: employment, insurance and pension queries from constituents; international affairs, particularly the Soviet Union, Germany and support for Spain; the Hire Purchase Bill; ARP matters; requests for support from local groups; Loughton League of Nations Union;...
Dates: Jan 1938 - Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence K-N., Jan 1937 - Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/39
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Colin Thornton-Kemsley recommending a book by a friend; Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (2); John Maitland on being selected as Conservative candidate for Chorley [Lancashire]; Sir Thomas Miller-Jones thanking WSC and CSC for their telegram on his knighthood.Other subjects include: pension, benefit, dismissal, employment and business queries from constituents; the Shops Bill; international affairs, particularly the Spanish...
Dates: Jan 1937 - Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence K-N., 08 Dec 1938 - 02 Aug 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/57A-B
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Local branches of the League of Nations Union (12); Sir John Maitland; Philip Maskens (4); Daisy Simmons (5); Sir Kingsley Wood [Secretary of State for Air].Subjects include: insufficiency of the army training period; local ARP; the Cancer Bill; anti-Semitism among British Union of Fascists; the Shops Bill; coal control; doctors and ARP; references to WSC in the American press.Also includes: petitions in support of Republican Spain.

Dates: 08 Dec 1938 - 02 Aug 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence P., Jan 1937 - Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sylvia Pankhurst on activities by fascists in the constituency and the case of a British transport firm in Casablanca [Morocco] (3); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association; Dinah Pratt, Honorary Secretary of Epping Division Conservative Association (10).Other subjects include: ophthalmic benefit; WSC's support for local causes; local land development; international affairs, particularly Spain and the League of Nations; air raid...
Dates: Jan 1937 - Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: Crisis, etc: correspondence., 11 Sep 1938 - 08 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/107A-B
Scope and Contents Subjects include: local feeling against appeasement; local feeling against war; the publishing of "Mein Kampf" in the Times; local disapproval of WSC's criticism of Neville Chamberlain; the inadequacy of local evacuation arrangements; local support for the Spanish Republic.Also includes: a cutting from the Sunday Express, "Where were the guns?" on Britain's unpreparedness for war; cutting from the Times (July 1933), with an extract from ["Mein Kampf"] on Aryan Theory; a set of petitions...
Dates: 11 Sep 1938 - 08 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political correspondence, Spain, 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THRS II/35/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre includes correspondence (including general, official, political, constituency, parliamentary and family correspondence); speeches; Liberal Organisation and Scottish Liberal organisation and Federation material; press cuttings; business papers; and Scottish Office, Scottish Board of Health and Secretary of State for Scotland material. For the most part, the collection is made up of constituency, parliamentary and Liberal party...
Dates: 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the fire-damaged material in section VI, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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Press cuttings: Spain, 1939-05 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 9/19
Scope and Contents

Cuttings on the departure from Spain of Italian and German troops who fought in the Civil War, also including extracts from speeches in Parliament.

Dates: 1939-05 - 1952
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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Prints, mainly on the Spanish Civil War, 1937, 1957-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AGHM 4/9
Scope and Contents

Copies of "The Conquest of Red Spain" by Major-General John Fuller, "'Democracy' in Spain" by Reginald Dingle and "Spain, impressions and reflections" by Douglas Jerrold. Also includes a news digest for March 1957 issued by the West German embassy.

Dates: 1937; 1957-03
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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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., Jun 1936 - 30 Mar 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/295
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Ormsby-Gore [Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 4th Lord Harlech] on the Peel Commission [into Britain's Palestine Mandate]; "Harold R" [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on Randolph Churchill's interview with General Franco for the Daily Mail, and Franco's sensible policies; Oliver Locker-Lampson; 4th Lord Camden, President, Kent Council of Social Service; Philip Guedalla [Honorary Director, Ibero- American Institute of Great...
Dates: Jun 1936 - 30 Mar 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 11 Dec 1935 - 30 Sep 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/298
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Robert Cary on his attempt to visit the Maginot Line [France] (2); 1st Lord Iliffe, President, National Advertising Benevolent Society; Basil Liddell Hart [personal adviser to the Secretary of State for War]; Major-General Frederick Beaumont-Nesbitt [Military Attache, Paris, France]; 1st Lord Mottistone [earlier John Seely]; King Haakon VII of Norway; Sir Hubert Young [Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Northern Rhodesia, later Zambia] on subjects including the...
Dates: 11 Dec 1935 - 30 Sep 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 01 Oct 1937 - 30 Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/299
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Shane Leslie; Sir Hubert Young [Governor and Commander- in-Chief of Northern Rhodesia, later Zambia]; General Sir Ian Hamilton on claims by Margot, Lady Oxford and Asquith [earlier Margot Asquith] on the resignation of 1st Lord Haldane [as Lord Chancellor, 1915] (2); Marshal of the RAF 1st Lord Trenchard on meeting the German Official Air Mission; Bernard Freyberg; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on the Privy Councillorships of F E Smith [1st Lord...
Dates: 01 Oct 1937 - 30 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 05 Oct 1937 - 31 Mar 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/328
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on the French financial capability for war; Anthony Eden [Foreign Secretary, later 1st Lord Avon]; 1st Lord Craigavon [earlier Sir James Craig], Prime Minister of Northern Ireland; Samuel Hood [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for India]; Lord Ednam [later 4th Lord Dudley], President, Eton Political Society (2); Brigadier-General Sir Henry Page Croft on a meeting of the Friends of Spain group,...
Dates: 05 Oct 1937 - 31 Mar 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 01 Apr 1938 - 31 May 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/329
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Henry] Wickham Steed on subjects including Germany's campaign against Czechoslovakia, alleged tensions between the German Army and Nazi Party, and a speech by Baron Richard von Kuhlmann on Germany's economic position (2); Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel Sandford [former British Consul in Addis Ababa, Abyssinia, later Ethiopia] on subjects including the position of Haile Selassie, Emperor of Abyssinia, on the Anglo-Italian negotiations on Abyssinia (4); Katharine, Duchess...
Dates: 01 Apr 1938 - 31 May 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 29 Dec 1937 - 15 Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/330
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ramsay Muir [Vice-President, Liberal Party Organization] on the possibility of a by-election in Epping [Essex]; Lieutenant-General Sir [George] Tom Bridges on WSC's speech at Sheffield [Yorkshire, 31 May] and wartime conscription; Philip Noel-Baker; Don Pablo de Azcarate y Florez, Spanish Ambassador to Britain, on including Spain in WSC's call for a team of peace-seeking nations; 10th Lord Elgin (and 14th Lord Kincardine [earlier Lord Bruce]), President, General...
Dates: 29 Dec 1937 - 15 Jul 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 01 Aug 1938 - 30 Sep 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/331
Scope and Contents Correspondents, mainly on Czechoslovakia and the Munich Crisis, include: Lord Halifax ("E") [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin], Foreign Secretary (4); Admiral Sir William Goodenough on WSC's part in raising naval morale; Neville Chamberlain [Prime Minister]; Sir John Haslam; Robert Boothby on subjects including announcing negotiations with France and the Soviet Union to deter Hitler from invading Czechoslovakia, the leak of his and WSC's idea to use a message from King George VI as a way...
Dates: 01 Aug 1938 - 30 Sep 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 12 Dec 1938 - 27 Feb 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/357A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Laura, Lady Lovat (3); Bernard Baruch (3); Ian Roy, Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Home Affairs; 1st Lord Hailey [former Director of the African Research Survey]; "Edward" [Lord Halifax, earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, Foreign Secretary] on a meeting of the Focus in Defence of Freedom and Peace (2); Sir Henry Fildes; Vice-Amiral Paul Guepratte; Hugh Fraser; Vice-Admiral Kenneth Dewar on his book "The Navy from Within" (5);...
Dates: 12 Dec 1938 - 27 Feb 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 28 Jan 1939 - 30 Apr 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/358A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Pears, President of the Society of Marine Artists (2); Katharine, Duchess of Atholl, on allegations of Nationalist atrocities in Spain; Group-Captain Lachlan Maclean (2); "Reggie" [Reginald Fellowes] (3); [James] Vincent Sheean; [Lionel] Archer Cust, Secretary, Royal Empire Society; 9th Lord de la Warr [President, Board of Education, earlier Lord Buckhurst]; Sir Horace Rumbold [former British Ambassador to Germany] on the Government's policy towards Hitler;...
Dates: 28 Jan 1939 - 30 Apr 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence, mostly on the Munich Crisis, from the general public in Britain and abroad, mostly supporting WSC's stance., Oct 1938 - Jan 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/605A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Guy Beatty, Sir Albert Howard, Sir Robert Bird, Sir Michael Sadler, and [John] Eric Allden on WSC's broadcast to the United States of 16 October; George Bailey on modernising dry docks; [John Warren] MacAlpine on getting information into Germany and Italy; Sir Leonard Hill of the St John Clinic and Institute of Physical Medicine on birth rates; A H Richards [General Organising Secretary of the Anti-Nazi Council] (5) on organising meetings and support...
Dates: Oct 1938 - Jan 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence to WSC as Chancellor of Bristol University., Feb 1939 - Jun 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/385
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Loveday, University Vice-Chancellor, on honorary degrees and appeals concerning Czechoslovakia (2); [Graham] Charlton [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War] on a student enquiry concerning Officers' Training Corps and the Military Training Bill.Other subjects include: re-appointing Professor Andrew Robertson as a representative of the University; [John] Cabot and America; German and Austrian prisoners held by the Spanish Government.Also...
Dates: Feb 1939 - Jun 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Defence., 08 Jan 1938 - [1940]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/336
Scope and Contents Correspondents on defence issues include: 5th Lord Munster [earlier Geoffry FitzClarence] (2); Robert Cary on developments in Japanese naval armaments and the implications for Singapore; Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister, on WSC's notes on aircraft types (2); Sir Henry Strakosch (3); F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] on Strakosch's figures for the air raids on Barcelona [Spain]; [Eric] John Hodsoll [Inspector-General], Home Office ARP Department, on the state of the ARP programme,...
Dates: 08 Jan 1938 - [1940]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.