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Nuclear warfare

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

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"Air and aviation", 1964-10 - 1965-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/6/23
Scope and Contents Includes: text of [? an article] on the state of the aviation industry, particularly the actions of the Labour Government; extracts from Hansard on the cancellation of the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft; memoranda on the drive for nuclear weapons in Britain, France and China, from the Indian perspective; text of [? an article] on whether the Labour Government would keep a nuclear deterrent; draft review of "Out on a Wing", the memoirs of Sir [William] Miles Thomas; account of a speech...
Dates: 1964-10 - 1965-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Article by Louis-Francois Duchene [Director, International Institute for Strategic Studies] on nuclear weapons, 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/22
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material at Churchill Archives Centre begins with Lord Gladwyn's school and college notebooks, and runs to his final articles, but with the exception of his personal and family correspondence, was chiefly created after Lord Gladwyn's retirement from the Diplomatic Service. A large proportion of the papers consists of notes, reports, articles, speeches and correspondence amassed from Lord Gladwyn's work as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords and Liberal spokesman on...
Dates: 1974
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Articles, 1955-12 - 1957-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/21
Scope and Contents Typescript texts, proofs and press cuttings on subjects including: a tribute to 1st Lord Ismay; General Charles de Gaulle; the Arab world and the West; Winston Churchill; a review of A W Kinglake’s "Eothen"; the nuclear deterrent; the French parliamentary crisis; a review of "A Soldier with the Arabs" by Sir John Glubb [former Officer Commanding Arab Legion, Transjordan]; increased pay for MPs; a review of Pierre Mendes-France’s book [? "Sept mois, dix-sept jours"]; the propaganda war in the...
Dates: 1955-12 - 1957-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Articles on defence, 1982 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/38
Scope and Contents Mainly consists of articles on 'No First Use'”
Dates: 1982 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Bikini Atomic Bomb Trials, 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 2/20
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, broadcasts, preparatory notes, copies of original papers used in research, card indexes, subject files for the official naval history of the Second World War, press cuttings, microfilms and photographs.
Dates: 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Broadcasts, 1955-10 - 1970-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/27
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: immigration; defence, particularly cuts in the Middle East, British withdrawal from Singapore (in interviews with Denis Healey, Secretary of State for Defence, 1967), and retaining use of nuclear weapons; floating exchange rates; JEP's book on the relationship between the Ministry of Health and the National Health Service, A New Look at Medicine and Politics; Parliamentary privilege and private...
Dates: 1955-10 - 1970-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Copies of GJ's letters to newspapers concerning nuclear disarmament, 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/48
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material at Churchill Archives Centre begins with Lord Gladwyn's school and college notebooks, and runs to his final articles, but with the exception of his personal and family correspondence, was chiefly created after Lord Gladwyn's retirement from the Diplomatic Service. A large proportion of the papers consists of notes, reports, articles, speeches and correspondence amassed from Lord Gladwyn's work as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords and Liberal spokesman on...
Dates: 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence with Bouchaud, 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/24
Scope and Contents Correspondence on a speech by Raymond Barre [Prime Minister of France] on the French nuclear deterrent.
Dates: 1977
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence with Dr Bertram, 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/14
Scope and Contents Correspondence with [? Dr Christoph Bertram] on the utility of studies into damage to be inflicted by
European nuclear deterrents.
Dates: 1975
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence with Harry S Truman and Clement Attlee, 1951-02 - 1956-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 1/11
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Churchill, Truman, President of the United States and Attlee, Prime Minister, on the publication of Britain's 1943 agreement with the United States on the use of the atomic bomb, given that there was now an American air base in East Anglia. Other subjects include Churchill's good wishes on the Korean War.
Dates: 1951-02 - 1956-04
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for review.
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Correspondence with Lord Zuckerman on nuclear prospects, 1986 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/45
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material at Churchill Archives Centre begins with Lord Gladwyn's school and college notebooks, and runs to his final articles, but with the exception of his personal and family correspondence, was chiefly created after Lord Gladwyn's retirement from the Diplomatic Service. A large proportion of the papers consists of notes, reports, articles, speeches and correspondence amassed from Lord Gladwyn's work as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords and Liberal spokesman on...
Dates: 1986 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence with Margaret Thatcher, 1986-01 - 1986-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/1/6
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the number of Labour peers in the House of Lords; South Africa; spending on the National Health Service; supplementary benefits; the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the Soviet Union; nuclear testing and arms control; pensions; the possible purchase of British Leyland by the trades unions; the funding of Sadler’s Wells theatre; crime prevention; the Westland affair [share dealing irregularities involving Westland Helicopter Company]. Other correspondents include Nigel...
Dates: 1986-01 - 1986-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Defence briefings and other papers, June-circa December 1977, 1977-06 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/82
Scope and Contents Includes MT's correspondence with Peter Blaker MP (enclosing a record of his meeting with Alan Reich, Assistant First Secretary US Department of Commerce, 28 July 1977), Winston Churchill MP (attaching a copy of his paper, "Britain's nuclear deterrence", circa June 1977) and Patrick Cosgrave (Special Adviser to MT), attaching a copy of a paper on "U.S. overseas bases: problems of projecting U.S. military power abroad" by Thomas Moorer and Alvin Cottrell), ca. 1977 Also...
Dates: 1977-06 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in January 2008 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.
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Defence of the Realm, 1983-09 - 1995-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/82
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the general public on defence issues, including the unification of Germany, conventional forces and the nuclear deterrent, with correspondents including: James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party]; Lord Forte. Also includes: papers on subjects including the closure of Cambridge Military Hospital, the end of the Cold War and the balance of conventional forces in Europe; print of article by John Saville [Co-Editor of the Socialist Register] on American military...
Dates: 1983-09 - 1995-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Discussion of a paper by GJ on nuclear defence, 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/50
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material at Churchill Archives Centre begins with Lord Gladwyn's school and college notebooks, and runs to his final articles, but with the exception of his personal and family correspondence, was chiefly created after Lord Gladwyn's retirement from the Diplomatic Service. A large proportion of the papers consists of notes, reports, articles, speeches and correspondence amassed from Lord Gladwyn's work as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords and Liberal spokesman on...
Dates: 1988
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Nagasaki, 1945-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/EDSN 3/3
Scope and Contents Scenes of devastation following the atomic bomb in Japan.
Dates: 1945-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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'No First Use': Report by the Union of Concerned Scientists, 1982 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/37
Scope and Contents Also includes correspondence.
Dates: 1982 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Notes on 'The Nuclear Issue', 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/39
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material at Churchill Archives Centre begins with Lord Gladwyn's school and college notebooks, and runs to his final articles, but with the exception of his personal and family correspondence, was chiefly created after Lord Gladwyn's retirement from the Diplomatic Service. A large proportion of the papers consists of notes, reports, articles, speeches and correspondence amassed from Lord Gladwyn's work as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords and Liberal spokesman on...
Dates: 1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Nuclear Deterrent: general correspondence, 1982-10 - 1987-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/42
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the general public on arms control and nuclear policy, particularly relating to articles, interviews and speeches by JEP [7 June 1987, to the Defence Information Group, 29 October 1982, to the Brunel Society, and 6 March 1967, House of Commons]. Correspondents include: Harold Braham; Sir Rudolf Peierls; Michael Nicholson; Oliver Postgate (4); Adam Butler, Minister of State for Defence Procurement, on answering enquiries about exposure to radiation from nuclear testing in...
Dates: 1982-10 - 1987-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Nuclear Deterrent: speech, 7 June 1987, 1987-05 - 1988-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/41
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on arms control, particularly on JEP's speech, including: press cuttings on British and NATO nuclear policy; letter from [Ronald] Timothy Renton, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, with a summary paper on Britain's involvement in arms control; note from Sir Robin Day, with transcript of his election interview with Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, on subjects including arms policy; draft copy of JEP's speech, to the Defence Information Group [London],...
Dates: 1987-05 - 1988-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Political and other papers: SALT II talks, 1979-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/13
Scope and Contents American press releases on the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty between the United States and Soviet Union, including the text of the treaty and the address to Congress by President Jimmy Carter.
Dates: 1979-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Published and unpublished articles on Roy Dean's diplomatic career., 2002 - 2003

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 66
Scope and Contents Subjects include: reaction in Nigeria to the Unilateral Declaration of Independence by Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia]; relations with India and meeting Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India; winning the propaganda war on arms control; meeting Jerry Rawlings, Head of State, Ghana; the difficulties in building a new British High Commission office in Ghana, 1984.

Also includes: accompanying correspondence.

Dates: 2002 - 2003
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Reports and articles relating to NATO and nuclear disarmament, 1987 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/49
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material at Churchill Archives Centre begins with Lord Gladwyn's school and college notebooks, and runs to his final articles, but with the exception of his personal and family correspondence, was chiefly created after Lord Gladwyn's retirement from the Diplomatic Service. A large proportion of the papers consists of notes, reports, articles, speeches and correspondence amassed from Lord Gladwyn's work as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords and Liberal spokesman on...
Dates: 1987 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Secretary of State for Air, 1961-02 - 1962-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/2/1
Scope and Contents Copies of speeches from debates on the Air Estimates and defence, particularly relating to the nuclear deterrent and the Skybolt ballistic missile programme and also numbers of Air Force personnel.
Dates: 1961-02 - 1962-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, 1969-01 - 1969-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/5
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Labour economic policy, particularly price and income policy and savings policy; the extension of higher education; the coverage of race issues by the press and BBC; industrial relations, trade union law and strikes, including the teachers' strike; Britain's entry into the Common Market and the effects of the Market on Germany; immigration; the balance of payments and the exchange rate; housing; Training Boards; pension policy;...
Dates: 1969-01 - 1969-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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