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Human rights

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African Visit, 1978 - 1980

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FEBR 2/45
Scope and Contents Press cuttings, correspondence and other materials relating to AFB's visit to Kenya, Zambia and Tanzania, December 1978-January 1979. Correspondents include: Julius Nyerere, President of Tanzania; Lombe Chibesakunda, Zambian High Commissioner to Britain; [Anthony] Tony Benn, Secretary of State for Energy; Justus Mugo Muratha.Also includes: a press statement from Liberation on AFB's 90th birthday, with a note from Lord Willis on arrangements for his birthday party; statement by...
Dates: 1978 - 1980
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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"An International Bill of the Rights of Man": copies of correspondence, The majority of the copies are of material dating from 1942-59.

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 3/19
Scope and Contents Modern copies of correspondence about the publication of "An International Bill of the Rights of Man", mainly between HL, representatives of the American Jewish Committee and of Columbia University Press, and Dr Kamal Das [United Nations Human Rights Division]. Also includes: copies of reviews; drafts of the bill; a preliminary report by HL for the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, 1948; some later correspondence from when Sir Elihu Lauterpacht was assembling the copies,...
Dates: The majority of the copies are of material dating from 1942-59.
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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Charity Law Reform committee, arms industry and human rights, 1973 - 1974

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FEBR 2/23
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence including: issue of the journal Social Audit, with an article on the arms industry, which had drawn on AFB's own work; promotional material from the Charity Law Reform committee, and a request for AFB's support; report on a meeting and seminars of the United Nations Association Human Rights committee, held at the House of Commons, December 1972, on the status of women, international machinery, immigration and dependent territories.

Dates: 1973 - 1974
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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Commission on Human Rights, 1950-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 4/70
Scope and Contents

United Nations Economic and Social Council paper from the sixth session of the Commission, giving comments from the Governments of Israel on the draft international covenant on human rights and measures of implementation.

Dates: 1950-01
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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Copy of The Listener with the text of HL's broadcast for the BBC Third Programme, "Towards an International Bill of Rights", 1949-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 4/64
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Papers from HL's professional legal career, including articles, memoranda, Opinions, papers for the British legal team at the Nuremberg Trials, and papers relating to cases before the Permanent Court of International Justice, and after the war, its successor the International Court of Justice.

Dates: 1949-11
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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Correspondence, 1914 - 2003

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/PRTZ 3
Scope and Contents

This series mainly comprises reference requests for employment and nominations for awards, including the Nobel Prize. Also included are off-prints of scientific and philosophical papers. The material relating to groups and organisations has been arranged into a separate series.

Dates: 1914 - 2003
Conditions Governing Access: Much of the material concerns recommendations for prizes, and reference requests. In light of this, some of the files have been closed on data protection grounds. Where practical if closed material could be separated from the file easily, where there was a clear division, then the rest of the records are open to researchers.
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Correspondence, 1943-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 1/39
Scope and Contents Mainly correspondence between HL and Rachel Lauterpacht with Elihu Lauterpacht, on subjects including: life in Cambridge, including the food situation; Elihu's future education; his life at school; work on HL's book on International Human Rights ["An International Bill of the Rights of Man"] and the need for international means of protecting human rights; HL's lessons to King Peter II of Yugoslavia; HL's health; punishment for German atrocities after the war; a visit by Elihu to the county...
Dates: 1943-03
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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Correspondence, 1943-05, 2005

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 1/41
Scope and Contents Mainly correspondence between HL and Rachel Lauterpacht with Elihu Lauterpacht, on subjects including: Elihu's life at school; the success of HL's public lectures on the Law of Nations, the Law of Nature and the Rights of Man [see also LAUT 2/78-79]; Elihu's entrance scholarship to Trinity College, University of Cambridge; HL's paper for Chatham House [on the International Bill for the Rights of Man: the Law of Nations, the Law of Nature and the Rights of Man]; the slow progress of his book...
Dates: 1943-05; 2005
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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Correspondence, 1943-06, 2005

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 1/42
Scope and Contents Mainly correspondence between HL and Rachel Lauterpacht with Elihu Lauterpacht, on subjects including: Elihu's life at school; HL taking on the editorship of the British Yearbook of International Law; HL's chess set collection; HL's health; his draft and comment on "An International Bill of the Rights of Man"; the entrance scholarship for Trinity College, University of Cambridge; the success of HL's paper for Chatham House [on the International Bill for the Rights of Man: the Law of Nations,...
Dates: 1943-06; 2005
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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Correspondence, 1943-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 1/43
Scope and Contents Mainly correspondence between HL and Rachel Lauterpacht with Elihu Lauterpacht, on subjects including: Elihu's life at school; the entrance scholarship for Trinity College, University of Cambridge; work on HL's book on International Human Rights ["An International Bill of the Rights of Man"]; a discussion with [David] Winton Thomas [Regius Professor of Hebrew] on the value of religion in education; future publication of HL's 1941 Wellesley lectures, his book on Recognition ["Recognition in...
Dates: 1943-07
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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Correspondence, 1952, 1960 - 1971

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 1/69
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir [William] Eric Beckett [Legal Adviser to Foreign Office] on an article by HL on the Norwegian Fisheries case; Sir Arnold McNair on subjects including the latest Year Book of International Law, a debate in the House of Lords on HL being asked to update part of the British Manual of Military Law, the limitations of international law and the Annual Digest (6); Rachel Lauterpacht on subjects including holidays in France and Italy (13); René Massigli, French Ambassador...
Dates: 1952; 1960 - 1971
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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Correspondence, 1978-12 - 1979-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FEBR 6/38
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Snowdon [earlier Antony Armstrong-Jones]; Batuk Gathani, President of the Indian Journalists' Association (Europe) inviting AFB to an event; Elsie Elliott [earlier Elsie Tu], member of the Urban Council of Hong Kong] enclosing her letter to the press on the mass arrests of children from the boat people community in Hong Kong after public demonstrations; Lord Noel-Baker [earlier Philip Baker] congratulating AFB on his speech in a House of Lords debate,...
Dates: 1978-12 - 1979-03
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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Correspondence, 1980-03 - 1980-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FEBR 6/46
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lombe Chibesakunda, Zambian High Commissioner to Britain; 2nd Lord Trefgarne [Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office] on briefing papers sent by AFB on the housing situation in Hong Kong; Lord Caradon [earlier Hugh Foot] on AFB's suggested Middle East debate in the House of Lords; Ernest Bader, asking AFB to write a foreword for an English language version of Folkert Wilken's "Das Kapital", also enclosing a copy of a paper by Maurice...
Dates: 1980-03 - 1980-04
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 and notebook of tour to Africa, 1962-03 - 1962-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/STVS 8/25 b
Scope and Contents

Including: Stevens' observations on colonial policy and administration during his tour of Luanda, Leopoldville, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Salisbury, Khartoum, Cairo and Tripoli; press cuttings regarding peace settlement in Congo and Angola; Stevens' view of apartheid; and a Foreign Office letter regarding the negative reaction to Stevens' potential appointment as Ambassador to South Africa.

Dates: 1962-03 - 1962-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is available for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Drafts of the International Bill of the Rights of Man, 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 3/18
Scope and Contents From the Series: Includes: drafts and texts of HL's published thesis, "Private Law Sources and Analogies of International Law", particularly the original version from 1927, as HL died before he could finish the revised edition; correspondence relating to HL's editorship of the Annual Digest and Reports of Public International Law Cases, later known as International Law Reports; correspondence and reviews for "An International Bill of the Rights of Man", with drafts of the Bill; notes for the revised version...
Dates: 1944
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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European Commission speeches, 2000-01 - 2000-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/2/131
Scope and Contents

Oral questions by MEPs at the European Parliament (EP) Strasbourg, and NK’s responses. Subjects include: fraud allegations against Côte d'Ivoire; appointments to the Commission and staff regulations; the inspection of fishing vessels in international waters by Canadian inspectors; human rights violations in Tibet and China.

Dates: 2000-01 - 2000-10
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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European Commission speeches, 2002-06 - 2002-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/2/137
Scope and Contents

Oral questions by MEPs at the European Parliament (EP) Strasbourg, and NK’s responses. Subjects include: illegal immigration to the European Union from Morocco; costs of the Berlaymont Building [Commission headquarters, Brussels, Belgium]; dialogue with Iran over human rights; the creation of an International Criminal Court.

Dates: 2002-06 - 2002-12
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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European Commission speeches, 2003-05 - 2003-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/2/138
Scope and Contents Oral questions by MEPs at the European Parliament (EP) Strasbourg, and NK’s responses. Subjects include: free trade with Gulf countries; the employment of ethnic minorities in European Union institutions; the appointment of a Portuguese Director-General for Press and Communications; human rights in Indonesia; freedom of religion in Vietnam; peace talks in Sri Lanka; women’s rights in EU organisations; the promotion of active civic participation in Europe; the abolition of grants for...
Dates: 2003-05 - 2003-11
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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HL Biography: "HL various", 1937 - 1950, 2002 - 2009

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Reference Code:  GBR/0014/LAUT 7/42
Scope and Contents Notes, correspondence and source material on subjects including: treating crimes against Hungarian Jews, including deportation, as war crimes, 1944; HL's contribution to the law of war crimes; HL's graduation from the University of Lvov and family background in Ukraine; Raphael Lemkin; HL's (transcribed) draft of the opening speech by the Attorney-General [Sir Hartley Shawcross] at Nuremberg [see also LAUT 4/36-37]; human rights; the Holocaust at Nuremberg.Includes some original...
Dates: 1937 - 1950; 2002 - 2009
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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“HL [Biography]: post-publication correspondence and reviews”, 2004 - 2012

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 7/50
Scope and Contents

Letters and emails of congratulation, comments and reviews.

Also includes some additional material: a reprint of "Hersch Lauterpacht and the Genesis of the Age of Human Rights" by Professor Brian Simpson, 2004; a draft article by Ana Filipa Vrdoljak, "Human Rights and Genocide: The work of Lauterpacht and Lemkin in modern international law", 2008.

Dates: 2004 - 2012
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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“HL Regular Human Rights articles and some lectures”, 1939 - 1952

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 2/95
Scope and Contents Prints of lectures and articles by HL, mainly relating to human rights, including: "De Facto Recognition, Withdrawal of Recognition and Conditional Recognition"; "Insurrection et Piraterie", 1939; "The Law of Nations, the Law of Nature and the Rights of Man", (Grotius Society),1942; "Implied Recognition", 1944; "The International Protection of Human Rights", 1947; "The Subjects of the Law of Nations", 1948; report for the International Law Association on human rights, the Charter of the...
Dates: 1939 - 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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Hong Kong, 1977 - 1981

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FEBR 2/47
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on human rights in Hong Kong, including: press cuttings, particularly on the White Paper on district administration; notes on AFB's proposed Commission of Enquiry into Hong Kong Government appointments and advisory bodies; press release on safety conditions in Hong Kong's industry and construction sites; report on Hong Kong to the United Nations Human Rights Committee; letter from 2nd Lord Trefgarne [Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth...
Dates: 1977 - 1981
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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Human rights cases, 1984-05 - 1986-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/11
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on human rights cases, particularly involving the Soviet Union.

Dates: 1984-05 - 1986-07
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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Human rights cases: correspondence on cases involving the Soviet Union, 1984-01 - 1987-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Subjects include: Central America; relations with the Soviet Union, including NK's involvement in various human rights cases; the Middle East; sanctions against South Africa; meetings with African leaders; Eastern Europe.

Dates: 1984-01 - 1987-02
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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International League for Human Rights, 1983-12 - 1986-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 13/2
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Reports, bulletins and press-cuttings from the league, particularly relating to Chile.

Dates: 1983-12 - 1986-03
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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