Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Suez Crisis (1956)

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Articles, 1951-01 - 1954-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/13
Scope and Contents Subjects include: a unified command in the Middle East; a European Defence Community; European federation; the Commonwealth and the Council of Europe; Britain's relations with Europe; the revolutionary role of private enterprise in Africa; Joseph Chamberlain; the Suez Canal; the liberation of Eastern Europe from the Soviet Union; relations with Europe and the Commonwealth.
Dates: 1951-01 - 1954-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

Articles and BBC broadcast scripts, 1953-01 - 1953-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/21
Scope and Contents Subjects include: racial equality, relating to China, the Middle East and Africa; Joseph Chamberlain's memoirs; the Commonwealth in the post-war world; the future of the Suez Canal Zone [Egypt]; review of "Tito Speaks"; Europe's view of the United States; the future of Eastern Europe; Europe or the Commonwealth.
Dates: 1953-01 - 1953-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

Articles and BBC broadcast scripts, 1954-02 - 1954-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/22
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the Anglo-Japanese Trade Agreement ("The Black Pact") and its effect on the Lancashire cotton industry; the Suez Canal [Egypt]; the Government's successes and aims; review of the 6th volume of Sir Winston Churchill's war memoirs, "Triumph and Tragedy"; the Conservative Party; National Service; MPs' pay.

Also includes extracts from JA's book "Sons of the Eagle", on his wartime experiences in Albania.

Dates: 1954-02 - 1954-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

Copy of an account of the Suez Crisis, 1980 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CWLY 1/3
Scope and Contents With correspondence, 1980-3 (5): including letters from Sir Ian Jacob, 3 December 1980 (1), and Lord Carver, 4 December 1980 (1), about the Suez Crisis; and a letter from Sir Hermann Bondi, 28 January 1981, about a British nuclear deterrent. These letters are a mixture of photocopies and originals.
Dates: 1980 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 File

Correspondence N - Z, 1953-01 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/49
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harold Nicolson on LSA's book "Thoughts on the Constitution" (2); Sir Ernest Oppenheimer (4); Caroline, Lady Oppenheimer; Lord Eustace Percy; Charles Ponsonby, thanking LSA for his speech to the Royal African Society; Sir Charles Rey on the recent South African elections and the success of the Nationalists; Paul Reynaud on dissolutions of Parliament (3); Juliet, Lady Rhys-Williams; Sir [Thomas] Ellis Robins (2); Sir James Ross, First Division Pensioners’...
Dates: 1953-01 - 1953-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence with Dwight D Eisenhower, 1956-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 1/14
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Churchill and Eisenhower, President of the United States, on the Suez Crisis and Churchill's belief in the importance of the Anglo-American alliance in the Cold War. Also includes a covering letter from Winthrop Aldrich, American Ambassador to Britain.
Dates: 1956-11
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for review.
 File

Correspondence with Julian Amery, 1942-10 - 1955-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/1/88
Scope and Contents Subjects include: LSA's scheme for a new constitution in Cyprus; GATT [General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade]; the Suez Group and Government arguments for withdrawing British troops from the Canal Zone [Egypt]; the hydrogen bomb debate; Julian Amery's biography of Joseph Chamberlain; Julian Amery's experiences at Strasbourg [France] as a delegate to the Consultative Assembly of Council of Europe; LSA's wish to stand as MP for Oxford; equipping mountain troops with skis. Also includes:...
Dates: 1942-10 - 1955-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

General correspondence, 1956-10 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/23
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Michael Blundell [Minister of Agriculture, Kenya] on multi-racial government within Commonwealth countries; Kenneth de Courcy on his concerns about Soviet influence in the Middle East and rumours of Soviet problems developing a hydrogen bomb (2); [Arthur] Paul Dean; Michel Debre on his regrets over the Suez Crisis; Sir David Eccles [Minister of Education] enclosing the text of his speech to his constituents on Suez; John Biggs-Davison, Economic Digest Limited; Stanley...
Dates: 1956-10 - 1957-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

General correspondence, 1956-05 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Beddington-Behrens; John Biggs-Davison on subjects including preserving the pre-eminent position on Britain and France in the management of the Suez Canal [Egypt] (2); Sir Robert Boothby on the results of the Suez Crisis; [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Chancellor of the Exchequer [later 1st Lord Stockton] on a proposed private loan to the Mahdi in Sudan; Noel Marshall, President of the Cambridge Union Society; Somerset de Chair on subjects including hoping that...
Dates: 1956-05 - 1957-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

General correspondence, 1956-05 - 1956-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/25
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir David Lindsay Keir, Master of Balliol College, University of Oxford, on JA's presentation of a portrait [? of Leo Amery] to the college; Edward Beddington-Behrens; R A Butler, Chairman of the Conservative Research Department, on setting up policy committees on agriculture, defence and nationalised industries; Sir Thomas Comyn-Platt on subjects including the Suez Crisis (2); Neil Elles, congratulating JA on his stand over the Suez Crisis; Sir Charles Ponsonby,...
Dates: 1956-05 - 1956-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

Middle East, 1950 - 1957-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/69
Scope and Contents Draft manuscript on JA's experience of the Middle East (particularly relating to Iran and the Suez Canal, Egypt), with extracts from Hansard giving JA's various speeches on the Middle East.
Dates: 1950 - 1957-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

Miscellaneous political papers, 1981-02 - 1991-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/66
Scope and Contents Includes: briefing on Europe and the Inter-Governmental Conferences from [William] Tristan Garel-Jones, 1991; submission by James Molyneaux, leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, to the Strand I talks on Northern Ireland, 1991; press material from the Information Committee for the Iraqi Opposition, 1991; speech by Ion Iliescu, President of Romania, to the last meeting of the Warsaw Treaty Political Consultative Committee, 1991; transcript of a witness seminar on the building of the Berlin Wall...
Dates: 1981-02 - 1991-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

Pamphlets, notes and papers collected as material for speeches, mainly on Suez, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIS 3/5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The bulk of the collection consists of the papers of Lord Hailes as Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of the Federation of the West Indies, 1958-1962, showing, in fascinating detail, the working out of this experiment in federation. There are numerous papers relating to Lord Hailes's long tenure of office as Assistant, Deputy Chief, and finally Chief, Whip and these include many letters from his fellow Conservatives showing the high esteem in which they held him.Amongst the...
Dates: 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 File

Papers on Julian Amery, including the Suez Crisis, 1942-12 - 1954-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/1/89
Scope and Contents Includes: press cuttings; article by Julian Amery on the risks of withdrawing troops from Suez [Egypt]; photograph of Julian Amery in uniform.
Dates: 1942-12 - 1954-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Preston: complaints against the Government's Suez policy, 1956-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 9/1/41
Scope and Contents From the Series: Constituency correspondence from JA's seats of Preston, Lancashire, and Brighton Pavilion, Sussex.
Dates: 1956-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The majority of this series is closed under data protection law as it contains sensitive personal information.
 File

Requests for interviews and research queries, 1985-09 - 1996-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/6/32
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Hugo Young; Allan Massie, enclosing his article, "The Best Foreign Secretary We Never Had"; Martin Gilbert (2); Robert Worcester, Chairman of MORI, Market and Opinion Research International Limited (2); Michael Foot (M R D Foot) on his entry on John Amery for the Dictionary of National Biography (2); Sir Frank Cooper, Chairman of the Institute of Contemporary British History; Richard Hough; Frank Bough; Andrew Roberts (2); Alistair Horne. Also...
Dates: 1985-09 - 1996-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

Special correspondence: Robert Menzies, 1941-06 - 1955-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/18
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Menzies [Prime Minister of Australia, 1939-1941 and 1949-1966] on subjects including: GATT [General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade]; the Suez Canal [Egypt]; the Commonwealth Conference, 1952; the European League for Economic Co-operation; strengthening the Sterling Area; devaluation of the pound; the result of the 1945 General Election. Other correspondents include: Ronald Russell, suggesting that Menzies might oppose further concessions on Imperial...
Dates: 1941-06 - 1955-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Special correspondence: Sir Winston Churchill, 1940-05 - 1955-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/4
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Sir Winston Churchill on subjects including: organisation of the War Cabinet; the value of air transport, and LSA's view that the Air Ministry did not give it enough importance; averting famine in India; monetary and commercial policy and the possibility of this causing a split in the Conservative Party; the lifelong friendship between Churchill and LSA; honours for LSA; policy on European Union and India after the war; Army reform; Palestine; the possibility of India...
Dates: 1940-05 - 1955-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Speeches, 1956-08 - 1958-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/26
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous speeches and notes from JA’s library desk, on subjects including: the Suez Crisis and its postmortem, including the Supplementary Estimates for increased spending on the army; National Service; reservists; JA's own career; general defence policy; cross-posting among different regiments; economic policy (in briefings to ministers from the Treasury).
Dates: 1956-08 - 1958-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

Speeches, 1965-08 - 1966-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/34
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the Cyprus police; Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; how to save the aircraft industry; British entry into the Common Market; relations with Egypt; the nuclear deterrent; the Government's attempt to cancel Concorde; the Suez Crisis; Egypt's invasion of Yemen; the Aden Constitutional Conference; Kurdistan; Iran; worldwide events post-war; the dangers of cutting back on British forces east of Suez; reflections on Portuguese history; Gibraltar. Also includes: outline...
Dates: 1965-08 - 1966-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

Speeches, 1953-01 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/15
Scope and Contents Subjects include: European economic policy; the Commonwealth economic conference; Commonwealth defence, particularly the Suez Canal; Poland; Central African Federation.
Dates: 1953-01 - 1953-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

Speeches, 1956-01 - 1956-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/18
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the Middle East; defence; the economy; European unity; Commonwealth trade; Cyprus; the Suez Crisis.
Dates: 1956-01 - 1956-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

Speeches and articles, 1949-05 - 1954-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/23
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the Conservative Party and Imperial Preference; the Suez Canal [Egypt]; Anglo-American relations; South East Asia; the European Defence Community; economic policy; foreign policy; a United Europe.

Also includes a letter from Sir Frederick Sykes to Florence Amery, commenting on a speech by JA on Suez.

Dates: 1949-05 - 1954-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

Speeches and articles, 1986-01 - 1986-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/66
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the Westland affair; the legacy of Tito; South Africa; arms control; Joseph Chamberlain; the legacy of the Suez Crisis.
Dates: 1986-01 - 1986-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 File

Speeches and articles, 1955-02 - 1955-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/24
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the Suez Canal [Egypt] and the Canal Zone Agreement, including a visit to Cairo by JA; the defence debate; JA's visit to Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe] relating to Southern Africa and Central African Federation; security of air bases in the Middle East and South East Asia; the textile industry; the economic crisis; the Conservative Government's record; the Geneva peace conference; the constitutional conference on Malta; a review of the first volume of Charles de Gaulle's...
Dates: 1955-02 - 1955-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.