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Suez Crisis (1956)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

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Speeches and articles, 1956-01 - 1956-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/25
Scope and Contents Subjects include: changes in the Conservative and Labour Parties; the problems of the Middle East, particularly Jordan; the Suez debate.
Dates: 1956-01 - 1956-07
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.
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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.
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Statement of Democratic Socialist Aims and Values, 1947 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/2/6
Scope and Contents Labour Party pamphlets on the elements of socialism and also on the Suez Crisis, possibly used as source material for the Statement of Democratic Socialist Aims and Values.
Dates: 1947 - 1956
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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Sudan, 1953-02 - 1954-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/79
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on British policy on the Sudan, including: notes from Sir Sayid Abdel Rahman Pasha El Mahdi on the constitutional position in the Sudan, particularly on Egyptian interference; correspondence with Charles Ponsonby; issues of Hansard; prints of Parliamentary papers on the agreement between Britain and Egypt over the self-government and self-determination of the Sudan; speech notes; memoranda from the public relations consultant to the Sudanese Government in London on the...
Dates: 1953-02 - 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.
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"Suez" by Sir Donald Logan with other papers from the Sèvres Conference, 1956-10-22 - 2007-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 30
Scope and Contents Includes: account of the meetings at Sèvres between British, French and Israeli representatives; Logan's comments on Suez section of "The failure of the Eden government" by Richard Lamb; copy of the Sèvres Protocol, with further notes by Logan on the Suez Crisis.
Dates: 1956-10-22 - 2007-11
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.
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Suez Canal, 1953-02 - 1954-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/73
Scope and Contents Papers and press cuttings on the situation in Egypt, including: issues of Hansard; memorandum by 1st Lord Hankey on his concerns about talks between the British and Egyptian governments, particularly the lack of provision for protecting British interests and the planned evacuation of all British troops; rough notes for a debate on the issue, including drafts of JA’s statement urging the Government not to evacuate the Canal Zone; memorandum on Suez written by JA for the Army League, with...
Dates: 1953-02 - 1954-01
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.
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Suez Canal, 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/75
Scope and Contents Press cuttings of an article by JA on keeping British forces in Suez, and a memorandum on the Canal Zone [Egypt], particularly the security of the Canal, the maintenance of the Canal base and the location of Britain’s strategic reserve in the Middle East.
Dates: 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.
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Suez Canal, 1953-11 - 1954-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/77
Scope and Contents Press cuttings, notes, issues of Hansard and correspondence with individuals including 1st Lord Vansittart and 2nd Lord Rennell on the Suez debate in the House of Lords and House of Commons and the agreement between Britain and Egypt on the future of the Canal Zone.
Dates: 1953-11 - 1954-08
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.
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Suez Canal, 1956 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/81
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on the Suez Crisis, with correspondents including: John Biggs-Davison; Juliet, Lady Rhys-Williams, Secretary of the United Europe Movement (2); Sir Ian Horobin; Charles Waterhouse; Sir [Edward] Louis Spears; 1st Lord Killearn [earlier Miles Lampson]; 2nd Lord Barnby; William Rees-Davies. Also includes: draft speech notes and draft letter to the Times by JA; notes on Communism in Egypt; published papers from the Suez Canal Company; papers on Egyptian aggression...
Dates: 1956 - 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.
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Suez Canal, 1951-06 - 1954-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/85
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on the Suez Canal Committee, with correspondents including: 1st Lord Vansittart on his fears about finding an accommodation with Egypt and the Suez Canal Committee (2); 1st Lord Bruce of Melbourne (3); Charles Waterhouse on Conservative policy over Suez, and the repercussions for the Sudan; 2nd Lord Hailsham [earlier Quintin Hogg, later Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone]; Sidney Holland, Prime Minister of New Zealand; Eliahu Elath, Israeli Ambassador to Britain, on...
Dates: 1951-06 - 1954-05
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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Suez Canal: circulated extracts and correspondence, 1954-01 - 1954-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/76
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Vansittart, on JA’s article on Suez for Time and Tide, Communism in Egypt and concerns about the attitude of the British Ambassador to Egypt [Sir Ralph Stevenson] (4); 1st Lord Hankey, on the Time and Tide article, supporting the Suez group in the House of Lords and his surprise at the Government’s attitude (4); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe] (3); 1st Lord Killearn [earlier Miles Lampson] (3); 2nd Lord Rennell (3); Sir Guy Lloyd (5); Lord...
Dates: 1954-01 - 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.
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Suez Canal: correspondence, 1954-06 - 1954-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/78
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the defeat of the Suez group in the House of Commons Egyptian debate, with individuals including: Patrick Domvile (4); Patrick Maitland [later 17th Lord Lauderdale] (2); 1st Lord Killearn [earlier Miles Lampson]; Charles Waterhouse; 1st Lord Vansittart; Jacques Bardoux (2); Viscountess Rhondda, Editor of Time and Tide; 1st Lord Hankey; [Luke] William Teeling; Sir Guy Lloyd; F A Voigt.
Dates: 1954-06 - 1954-09
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.
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Suez Canal: Domvile and Khairy correspondence, 1951-12 - 1954-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/70
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the former Intelligence officer Patrick Domvile and his friend Semira Khairy, on the situation in Egypt and the Arab world in general, including a proposed military coup by Egyptian Army and Air Force officers. Other correspondents include Sir [Robert] Anthony Eden [Foreign Secretary, later 1st Lord Avon].
Dates: 1951-12 - 1954-08
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.
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Suez Canal: Hansard and Parliamentary prints, 1953-03 - 1954-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/80
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Papers from JA's early political career, on subjects including: his adoption as a Parliamentary candidate and general dealings with the Conservative Party; various overseas visits; the Empire Industries Association; the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT); the Army League; the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951; the Suez Group; colonial and Commonwealth affairs, particularly relating to Africa.
Dates: 1953-03 - 1954-10
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.
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Suez Canal: miscellaneous, 1953-05 - 1954-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/74
Scope and Contents Includes: notes of forthcoming meetings of the Suez Canal Emergency Committee from Charles Waterhouse; cuttings of letters to the Times from the Suez group; notes by JA for a letter to [Robert] Anthony Eden [Foreign Secretary, later 1st Lord Avon]; note from Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [Chief Whip, later 1st Lord Hailes] on the Egyptian debate; script by JA for a BBC broadcast on Suez, with an example of a previous script by Patrick Gordon Walker on Arab unity; issues of Hansard; memorandum from Sir...
Dates: 1953-05 - 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.
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Suez Canal stand: correspondence (1), 1950-03 - 1953-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/71
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the stand taken by the Suez Canal Emergency Committee in Parliament over the withdrawal of British troops from the Canal Zone, with correspondents including: Leo Amery (5); Ivor Bulmer-Thomas, Acting Managing Editor of the Daily Telegraph; 1st Lord Hore-Belisha on changing tactics and finding an alternative to the Canal (2); 1st Lord Killearn [earlier Miles Lampson] (8); Edward Martell, Editor of the Recorder; 1st Lord Hankey on subjects including the threat from the United...
Dates: 1950-03 - 1953-09
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.
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Suez Canal stand: correspondence (2), 1953-11 - 1954-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/72
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the stand taken by the Suez Canal Emergency Committee in Parliament over the withdrawal of British troops from the Canal Zone, with correspondents including: Victor Weisz ["Vicky"], News Chronicle cartoonist; David Low, Manchester Guardian cartoonist (2); Cevat Acikalin [former Turkish Ambassador to Britain]; Donald Anderson; Jacques Bardoux; 2nd Lord Barnby; Arthur Bateman; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier William Max Aitken]; Leslie Hore-Belisha; Sir Iltyd Clayton;...
Dates: 1953-11 - 1954-08
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.
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Suez operation situation reports, 1 -5 & 7-14 November 1956, 1956-11 - 1957-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 6/29
Scope and Contents Also includes the record of a private conversation between Minister of Defence (Sandys) and American President Eisenhower on 1 February 1957, made by the British Ambassador to the US, Sir Harold Caccia, with related letters from Caccia to Sandys and Selwyn Lloyd MP
Dates: 1956-11 - 1957-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
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The Papers of Captain William Richmond Fell

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FELL
Scope and Contents Papers comprising diaries, log books, correspondence, official papers and photographs
Including papers about the Second World War, 1939-45; post-war salvage operations, 1952-5; and salvage operations during the Suez Crisis, 1956-7
With diaries of Captain Fell's father, Dr Walter Fell, 1915

Dates: 1915 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Transcript of CS's interview with Martin Meredith on his early political career, 1955-60, 1984-08 - 1985-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 10/11
Scope and Contents The interview covers CS’s time as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Air Ministry, Parliamentary and Financial Secretary, Admiralty, and Secretary of State for War, on subjects including: the proposed swing wing fighter aircraft; the Suez Crisis; more power being given to the Ministry of Defence over the armed services; CS's view of Stephen Ward; CS's visit to Aden [Adan, Yemen] as Secretary of State for War and the importance of having forces in the Middle East; the Blue Streak and...
Dates: 1984-08 - 1985-08
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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Transcript of interview: Ivor Lucas, 2005

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 93
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2005
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: John Edmonds, 2009

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 121
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2009
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Richard Fyjis-Walker, 2013 - 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 189
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2013 - 2019
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir John Graham, 2016

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 147
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2016
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir John Thomson, 2016 - 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 154
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2016 - 2017
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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