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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

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Children, 1951 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/5
Scope and Contents Working papers on children, covering subjects such as parenting styles; reading habits; hobbies; 'horror' comics; and exposure to the media. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes. Including copies of Mark Abrams's article "Child Audiences for Television in Great Britain" (1956).
Dates: 1951 - 1966
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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Culture, 1954 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/11
Scope and Contents Working papers grouped by Abrams under the headings 'Mass Culture: Criticisms' and 'Taste of the Arts', covering subjects such as the mass media and its critics; escapism; libraries, paperback books, and reading; the impact of American entertainment in Britain; popular leisure activities; theatre; music; arts patronage and funding, and marketing for cultural industries. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes. Including copies of Mark Abrams's...
Dates: 1954 - 1968
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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Diary, 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/12
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's role as an intermediary between Churchill and statesmen including Anthony Eden and Charles De Gaulle; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits; Turkey's relationship with the Allied powers and strained relations with the Soviet Union, including discussions with Ismet Inönü at the Adana Conference; the increasingly hostile relations between the Soviet Union and Poland and...
Dates: 1943
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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Diary, 1944-08-05 - 1944-09-29

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/14
Scope and Contents Diary of Cadogan's involvement in the Dumbarton Oaks and Second Quebec Conferences in the autumn of 1944. Subjects covered include: discussions surrounding the formation of the United Nations Security Council, including negotiations over voting procedure and rights of veto for member states; interaction with the press and photographers; Cadogan's reaction to hearing his own voice on a Paramount film of the Dumbarton Oaks Conference; and comments on travel, dinners, and books read.
Dates: 1944-08-05 - 1944-09-29
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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Diary, 1946-01-01 - 1946-01-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/16
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Ernest Bevin and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's role in the first meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations Organisation, and his pessimistic account of the progress made at delegation meetings; and comments on books read while travelling, including disparaging remarks on Douglas Goldring's "The Nineteen Twenties".
Dates: 1946-01-01 - 1946-01-21
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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Diary, 1946-01-22 - 1946-11-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/17
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: Cadogan's appointment as Permanent Representative of the UK Government to the United Nations; relationships with United Nations delegates and the Foreign Office; United Nations resolutions; Security Council negotiations on subjects including uses of the veto and withdrawal of troops from Syria, Lebanon, and Iran; discussions relating to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission and reaction to proposals of Bernard Baruch; and comments on leisure activities,...
Dates: 1946-01-22 - 1946-11-21
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 and drawing concerning a 'calitsa', 1819-02-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 90-92
Scope and Contents Couch's proposed 'calitsa' was a vessel for conveying seamen or troops safely from ship to shore through surf.
Dates: 1819-02-07
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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Letter and drawing concerning a surf boat, 1819-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 87-89
Scope and Contents Sent to Dr Thomas Young.
Dates: 1819-01-22
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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Letter from John Brodie Innes to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Reading damaged, 1861-12-24

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 167: 6
Scope and Contents Letter from John Brodie Innes to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Reading damaged
(Letter)
Dates: 1861-12-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from [John Brodie Innes] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Reading damaged, 1862-01-02

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 167: 7
Scope and Contents Letter from [John Brodie Innes] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Reading damaged
(Letter)
Dates: 1862-01-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from John Couch to Dr Thomas Young, 1819-01-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 85-86
Scope and Contents Concerning a number of planned improvements to navigation including: a kite for communicating with ships in distress; a proposal to replace hay for cattle on board ships with dried parsnips and carrots to avoid fires and sodden hay; and a new copper limber-chain and tar-lamp.
Dates: 1819-01-19
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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Letter from John Couch to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-04-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 93-94
Scope and Contents Requesting a reward for various nautical improvements including: an apparatus for landing or making a descent in a gale; a direction bearer; a main topsail storm staysail for preventing a line of battleships from broaching-to in gales; swivel frame-blocks for better working the mizzen topsail; a storm-stay trysail; and a theodolite with a reading mirror.
Dates: 1823-04-25
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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Letter from John Couch to John Wilson Croker, 1818-05-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 81-82
Scope and Contents Concerning the publication of improved lunar tables.
Dates: 1818-05-05
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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Letter from John Couch to Lord Viscount Melville, 1818-09-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 83-84
Scope and Contents Concerning errata in the Nautical Ephemerides.
Dates: 1818-09-26
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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Literary: miscellaneous correspondence, A-J., Sep 1946 - Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Randolph Churchill on an expedition to Benghazi [Libya] in June 1942; Eric Baume, European Editor of Truth Newspapers, on publishing WSC's articles, "The World's Great Stories Retold" (3); Geoffrey Mason [WSC's banker] (2); William Chenery, publisher, Collier's Magazine, sending on best wishes and an article; Somerset de Chair on Julius Caesar; representatives of George G Harrap and Company including J H H Gaute and George Harrap (10), mainly on WSC signing copies of his...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 2., 03 Mar 1940 - 07 Apr 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/666
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Power of the Cartoon" on WSC's love of the cartoon from his schooldays, being the victim of a cartoonist, and [David] Low; "Running the Admiralty" on the history and structure of the Admiralty, his experience of it during World War I, Lord Fisher, and the Admiralty yacht, the Enchantress; "The Mystery of Empire" on the strength of the British Empire, its contribution to World War I, and the creation of the Dominions; "A Message of Hope for Easter...
Dates: 03 Mar 1940 - 07 Apr 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 6., 03 Aug 1941 - 05 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/695
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Sport, the stimulant" on the effect of modern inventions on the average person, watching, playing, and making money from sport, pigeon racing, angling, motor transport, hiking, cycling, theatre, cinema, radio, reading, and moral considerations; "Why the navy runs on oil" on the advantages of oil over coal as a fuel for ships, its adoption by the Royal Navy during WSC's first term as First Lord of the Admiralty, and the Anglo-Persian oil...
Dates: 03 Aug 1941 - 05 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 8., 23 Nov 1941 - 28 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/697
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "My adventures with the guerrilla fighters" on WSC's experiences during the rebellion against the Spanish in Cuba; "First things I remember" on his earliest memories of Ireland, Elizabeth Everest, his mother [Lady Randolph Churchill], Ventnor [Isle of Wight], [William] Gladstone's election victory in 1880, and his schooling at Brighton [Sussex]; "The man who gave me my first cabinet post" on WSC's memories of Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford...
Dates: 23 Nov 1941 - 28 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: various correspondence., 04 Jan 1945 - 19 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/716
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of MacMillan and Company including Lovat Dickson, [Director] (6); Guy Millard (Foreign Office); James Drawbell, [Editor] of the Sunday Chronicle, sending WSC a copy of his book "Night and Day"; Lieutenant-Colonel George Scovell; Colin Thornley (Colonial Office); representatives of Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, including Douglas Jerrold [Director] (2); Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch.Other subjects include: corrections to the texts of WSC's...
Dates: 04 Jan 1945 - 19 Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Media, 1954 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/27
Scope and Contents Working papers on the press and print media, covering subjects such as newspaper and magazine readership circulation figures; the reading habits of special interest groups and consumers, including 'influential City men', 'Guardian readers', and women; Fleet Street economics and working cultures; standards and ethics in journalism; new titles, mergers, and closure of publications; press ownership, monopolies, and the printing industry. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, advertising,...
Dates: 1954 - 1966
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: Visits and Invitations: France: Ll - P., Sep 1955 - Apr 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/148
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: S Nicholson (14) and E Dixon (4) of the Overseas Section of Lloyds Bank, on travellers' cheques for WSC and his staff; Lord Moran [WSC's doctor] regarding a health allowance for WSC; G Watkins, Manager of Lloyds Bank (7) on WSC's banking arrangements; W Somerset Maughan on subjects including WSC's opinion of his books "A Moon and Sixpence" and "The Painted Veil" (3); Wolstan Weld-Forester, British Consul-General at Nice [France]; Stavros Niarchos; Aristotle Onassis on...
Dates: Sep 1955 - Apr 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Heath - Kurn., Mar 1956 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/526A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Robin McLare, Assistant Private Secretary to Lord Privy Seal; Edward Heath, Lord Privy Seal; Sir James Henderson-Stewart; Sylvia Henley (4); Sir Patrick Hennessy (3); Harold Macmillan [later1st Lord Stockton], Prime Minister; "Hinch", Lord Hinchingbrooke [later 10th Lord Sandwich] on the death of [9th] Lord Sandwich; [9th] Lord Sandwich [earlier Lord Hinchingbrooke]; Alan Hodge, Editor of History Today, enclosing books for WSC and on the History of the English-Speaking...
Dates: Mar 1956 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, L., Apr 1952 - May 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/527A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lord Lambton; Patrick de Laszlo; Henry Laughlin on subjects including an exhibition of WSC's paintings (4); Vivien Leigh [later Vivien, Lady Olivier]; Alan Lennox-Boyd [later 1st Lord Boyd] on WSC signing a book for the Aga Khan (4); Sir Shane Leslie (2); [1st] Lord Tenby [earlier Gwilym Lloyd George]; Henry Cabot Lodge, United States representative to the United Nations; "Edie" [Edith, Lady] Londonderry (4); [7th Lord] Lonsdale [earlier Lord Lowther]; Henry Luce;...
Dates: Apr 1952 - May 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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'The Press and the Public', 1951 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FRWS 1/1
Scope and Contents Annotated typescript and handwritten manuscript for book on the history of journalism and newspaper reading habits in Britain, later published as 'Dangerous Estate: The Anatomy of Newspapers' (London: Longmans, 1957). Comprising drafts of chapters 1, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15. With letter from Metropolitan Typewriting Office.
Dates: 1951 - 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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The Sun (UK), 1962 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/40
Scope and Contents Working papers on the founding of The Sun newspaper (UK), covering subjects such as the end of the Daily Herald; projected readership and target audiences; advertising; women, young readers, and leisure; and the influence of Mark Abrams's market research survey for The Sun, 'The Newspaper Reading Public of Tomorrow' (1964). Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, advertising, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes on the relationship between class, new professions, changes in...
Dates: 1962 - 1964
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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