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British Empire

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

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 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).
 Fonds

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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