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Human rights

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Correspondence, 1914 - 2002

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 - 2002
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.
 Item

Diary and notebook of tour to Africa, 1962-03 - 1962-11

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.
 File

European Commission speeches, 2000-01 - 2000-10

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.
 File

European Commission speeches, 2002-06 - 2002-12

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.
 File

European Commission speeches, 2003-05 - 2003-11

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.
 File

Human rights cases, 1984-05 - 1986-07

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.
 File

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

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.
 File

International League for Human Rights, 1983-12 - 1986-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 13/2
Scope and Contents

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.
 File

Meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev, 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/12
Scope and Contents

Briefing and arrangements for and notes on NK’s meeting with Gorbachev during his visit to London as leader of the Parliamentary Delegation from the Soviet Union. Subjects include the demilitarisation of space, reductions in strategic and nuclear weapons and human rights. Also includes press briefing and transcript of a Weekend World television broadcast on the visit.

Dates: 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Meetings with overseas leaders, 1983-11 - 1992-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/2
Scope and Contents Briefings, notes and correspondence on meetings, with individuals including: Milka Planinc, Prime Minister of Yugoslavia, Nov 1983, on human rights issues; Turgut Ozal, Prime Minister of Turkey, on human rights and Cyprus, Feb 1986; Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Soviet Union, on economic issues, nuclear weapons, the development of the United Nations and Yugoslavia; Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German Foreign Minister and Helmut Kohl, Chancellor of Germany, on the Inter-Governmental...
Dates: 1983-11 - 1992-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Papers relating to human rights and trade union 'closed shop' cases, December 1979-February 1981, 1979-12 - 1981-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/90
Scope and Contents

Part 1, 1979: includes briefing note for MT from Ian Gow MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary), "European convention on human rights", 24 December 1979
Part 2, 1980
Part 3, 1981

Dates: 1979-12 - 1981-02
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
 File

Papers relating to the Convention of Human Rights, 1949-06 - 1949-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 9/2/9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The Movement was founded by the International Committee of the Movements for European Unity, following the Congress of Europe at the Hague in 1948

Dates: 1949-06 - 1949-07
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.
 Fonds

Records of Cambridge University Amnesty International, 1992 - 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.XL
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1992 - 2006
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Soviet family reunification cases, 1985-05 - 1987-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/16
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on cases involving the Soviet Union.

Dates: 1985-05 - 1987-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Soviet Family Reunification Cases and Soviet Jewry, 1987-02 - 1987-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/17
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on cases involving the Soviet Union.

Dates: 1987-02 - 1987-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Soviet family reunification cases: Nikolai Baranov, 1983-11 - 1987-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/15
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: 1983-11 - 1987-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Soviet family reunification cases: Sasha Blonsky, 1984-11 - 1987-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/14
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: 1984-11 - 1987-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Soviet family reunification cases: Soviet Jews, 1984-11 - 1987-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/13
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: 1984-11 - 1987-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Soviet Jews, 1984-04 - 1988-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/8
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on human rights cases.

Dates: 1984-04 - 1988-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Soviet Jews: general background, 1984-09 - 1988-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/12
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on human rights cases.

Dates: 1984-09 - 1988-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Soviet Jews: Raoul Wallenberg Case, 1984-11 - 1985-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 10/1/9
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on human rights cases.

Dates: 1984-11 - 1985-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Transcript of interview: Dame Audrey Glover, 2021

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 204
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2021
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.
 File

Transcript of interview: David Snoxell, 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 111
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2007
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.
 File

Visit to Moscow, 1984-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/11
Scope and Contents

Includes: briefings for NK’s visit to the Soviet Union, particularly on defence and human rights; notes of NK’s meeting with President Konstantin Chernenko on arms reduction; speech notes; programmes and arrangements for various visits; transcript of an interview by NK for Radio Moscow; information for press.

Dates: 1984-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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