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Holocaust

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

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Belsen, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/COWL H
Scope and Contents Official photos taken after the liberation of the Belsen [Germany] concentration camp by the 2nd Army.
Dates: 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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Diary, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/1
Scope and Contents Diary covering Cadogan's final year as British representative to the League of Nations. Subjects covered include: the defence of the Great Wall in January [precursor of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937]; repercussions within the League of the Lytton Report and the Anglo-Persian Oil Agreement; the Geneva Disarmament Conference [1932-1934]; strong opinions on the position of the British cabinet and his colleagues; growing concern at the menace of Germany and treatment of Jewish citizens; and...
Dates: 1933
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: Political: correspondence and papers on Germany., Jun 1946 - Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/40A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Terence Garvey (Foreign Office); Robert Kempner, Deputy United States Chief of Counsel, International Military Trials, Nuremberg [Germany] on war crimes; Alexander Spearman; Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton; 1st Lord Layton on talks with Konrad Adenauer [Federal Chancellor] and Kurt Schumacher [Socialist Leader]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretary Chips Gemmell and William Deakin [WSC's literary assistant].Subjects covered by the file include:...
Dates: Jun 1946 - Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on Palestine., Aug 1946 - Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/46A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat and Joint Director, Conservative Research Department] (3); Paul Beards [Assistant Private Secretary to Prime Minister Clement Attlee]; Clement Attlee; John Addis [Junior Private Secretary to Attlee]; Major Henry Legge-Bourke; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (2); Marcus Sieff (8); James de Rothschild; Duncan Sandys; Walter Elliot (2); Leo Amery...
Dates: Aug 1946 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence J-N., Oct 1946 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/55
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office, including Marjorie Maxse [Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party], 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman], Sir Robert Cary, and Stephen Pierssene [General Director] (9); Sir Angus Watson; Sir John Jarvis; F Ashe Lincoln; James Watts (2); 1st Lord Kemsley [earlier Sir James Berry, Editor in Chief Sunday Times] requesting an article; Henry Boorman, Proprietor and Editor of the Kent Messenger;...
Dates: Oct 1946 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Jan 1949 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/86A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ernest Taylor; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] on Ivor Thomas [later Ivor Bulmer-Thomas]; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (4); Sir Herbert Thompson on the Indian civil service and police; R Robinson, Lord Mayor of Cardiff, on matters including the Tonypandy riots [Glamorgan, Wales] and naming a road after WSC (7); representatives of the Conservative Research Department...
Dates: Jan 1949 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: strength of Russian forces in Europe: correspondence and reports., Apr 1945 - Apr 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/30
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arthur Christiansen, [Editor] of the Daily Express; Charles de Gaulle; ?Lord Duncannon [earlier Frederick Ponsonby, later 10th Lord Bessborough, 2nd Secretary, British Embassy, Paris, France]; Sir Waldron Smithers. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Subjects covered by the file include: information on Soviet troops in Poland, East...
Dates: Apr 1945 - Apr 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [13] [Jun] [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/234/12
Scope and Contents Election statement on Palestine policy, commenting on the fate of Jews in the war and the need to support a "fair" solution. [copy sent with CHAR 20/234/11].
Dates: [13] [Jun] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/234/23
Scope and Contents Letter from Chaim Weizmann, [President of World Zionist Organisation and] the Jewish Agency for Palestine, (77 Great Russell Street, London) to WSC (10 Downing Street) expressing shock at WSC's letter on when the Jewish position in Palestine will be considered, and explaining the effect of the White Paper of 1939 on immigration and the situation for Jews in Europe and Palestine. [signed; annotated by John Martin, Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary, on 22 June].
Dates: 15 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/234/41
Scope and Contents Letter from Chaim Weizmann, [President of World Zionist Organisation and] the Jewish Agency for Palestine, (77 Great Russell Street, London) to WSC (10 Downing Street) sending on a memorandum on behalf of the Agency [CHAR 20/234/42-47] and appealing, following the end of the war with Germany, for "deliverance" from the "injustice of the White Paper of 1939". [signed; annotated by John Martin, Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary].
Dates: 22 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/234/42-47
Scope and Contents Memorandum from the Zionist Organisation [the Jewish Agency for Palestine] appealing for Palestine to be established a Jewish state, setting out: the Jewish attitude to the White Paper of 1939, conditions in Palestine, a claim for reparations from Germany, plans for the external relations of the Jewish state, and general considerations regarding future policy.
Dates: 22 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/93A/69-71
Scope and Contents Note prepared by the Foreign Office regarding the Government's plans to assist the Jewish people stressing that difficulties such as transport present a problem but that they have had some success in assisting in the transfer of Jewish refugees from Turkey, Hungary and Romania. Plans are currently being made to transfer 4500 Jewish refugees from Bulgaria to Palestine but transport problems make this a slow process and that action is being taken to gain Allied co-operation on other measures.
Dates: 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/179
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to the Archbishop of Canterbury [William Temple] with a message for a public meeting, expressing outrage at Nazi atrocities inflicted on the Jews.
Dates: 29 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jul 1944 - 30 Jul 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/153/1
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, July 1944.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; senior civil servants, including Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; the Chiefs of Staff; "C" [Major General Sir Stewart Menzies, Head of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service]; Major General Robert Laycock [Chief of...
Dates: 01 Jul 1944 - 30 Jul 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Mar 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/212/70
Scope and Contents Telegram from Dr Chaim Weizmann [President of World Zionist Organisation and Jewish Agency for Palestine] to WSC urging that the Allied Nations warn Germany not to segregate Jewish soldiers amongst Polish prisoners of war. Photocopy.
Dates: 06 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/215/38
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] marked "Personal and Top Secret" reporting that a parliamentary delegation will be sent to him [to visit Buchenwald Concentration Camp, Germany]; and stating that it is time the Allies issued their warning to the Germans on the treatment of prisoners of war.
Dates: 19 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/215/40-41
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] and Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] marked "Personal and Top Secret" on several matters which require "very quick handling": the need for a decision to be taken on the situation in the Netherlands; the issuing of a warning to the Germans on their treatment of prisoners of war; Eisenhower's invitation to British and American politicians and the press to view liberated...
Dates: 19 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/215/68
Scope and Contents Telegram from Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] and Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] to WSC stating that Edward Stettinius [Secretary of State, United States] has informed him that the US Government agree to the proposals to send Congressional and press representatives [to Germany to view liberated concentration camps]. Copy.
Dates: 20 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/215/80
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] marked "Personal and Top Secret" hoping that his plans for taking Stuttgart [Germany] have developed as he would wish; and that he will be able to receive another parliamentary inspection team to view the liberated concentration camps.
Dates: 21 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/7
Scope and Contents Telegram from General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] to WSC marked "Personal" stating that they can manage to handle one more concentration camp inspection team.
Dates: 23 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/200/17
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Archibald Southby [Conservative MP for Epsom, Surrey] to WSC expressing his "deep and lasting regret" that his illness had made it impossible for him to be in the House of Commons and hear "what was in fact a triumph for you after five years of war leadership". He explains that the trip to Germany, "which I felt it was my duty to undertake and which I shall never regret" had resulted in his illness, "a most unpleasant mixture of influenza and near jaundice" [Southby had been a...
Dates: 19 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 11 May 1945 - 26 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/201/24
Scope and Contents Letter from Vera Weizmann [wife of Dr Chaim Weizmann] (The Dorchester Hotel, London] to John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] enclosing the recent publication of the Children and youth Aliyah [see CHAR 20/201/26], referring to the children "who are not yet dead but live - if we can call it life - in Belsen, Buchenwald, Dachau, Transdniestria, and other camps", and asking that this little booklet be brought to the attention of WSC. [Signed typescript].
Dates: 11 May 1945 - 26 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 1945 - 26 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/201/26
Scope and Contents Printed booklet entitled "Behold the child of our time", published by the Children and youth Aliyah, the movement for the rescue of Jewish boys and girls from the countries of oppression and their rehabilitation in Palestine (Woburn House, London, WC1), containing case histories of the youth Aliyah Trainees who arrived in Palestine [later Israel] from the camps of deportation in Transdniestra in 1944. Includes photographs.
Dates: 1945 - 26 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.

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