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British Empire

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:


Articles, 1903-01-21 - 1904-10-19

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 7
Scope and Contents

Cuttings of articles by and about WSC on Army Reform, British Empire, Finance, Unionism.

Dates: 1903-01-21 - 1904-10-19
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.

Correspondence and papers about the British Empire, 1981 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 1/6/11
Scope and Contents

Including a draft article by Michael Young, "Revive the British Empire".

Dates: 1981 - 1982

Honor Earl: Pastel portraits ('Warriors of the Empire') and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9397
Scope and Contents During the Second World War, Earl was commissioned to prepare a series of pastel portraits of service men and women from what were then British dominions and colonies (described as 'Empire servicemen'), including Trinida, Newfoundland, Southern Rhodesia [i.e. Zimbabwe] and Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka]. The portraits were exhibited at the Royal Empire (late Commonwealth) Society in December 1945 as 'Warriors of the Empire'. The collection also includes a series of portraits of North American...
Dates: 1939-1946 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Parliamentary speeches, 1903 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 30
Scope and Contents

Cuttings reporting on WSC's speeches in the House of Commons, on subjects including: army spending; the Budget; trade; Ireland; the Empire; the Colonial Office; Free Trade; South Africa.

Dates: 1903 - 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.

"Raubstaat England" (Hamburg, Cigaretten-Bilderdienst Hamburg-Bahrenfeld, 1941), 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 79
Scope and Contents

"Raubstaat England", loosely translated as the Robber State of England or the Criminal State of England, was one of a series of so-called "cigarette books" into which illustrated cigarette cards were pasted. It is a work of German propaganda about the British Empire. This example contains a full set of illustrations.

Dates: 1941
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.

The Papers of Leopold Amery

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL
Scope and Contents The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre consists of a broad range of material and includes: public and political correspondence with a range of individuals on a variety of subjects; political papers; speeches and broadcasts; literary material (articles by Amery and correspondence and papers relating to his publications); press cuttings; photographs; material relating to Amery's extensive travels and tour of the British empire; and diaries and personal papers (including family...
Dates: 1858 - 2007
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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