Found in 343 Collections and/or Records:
Admiralty memorandum on German naval construction, particularly the new Navy Law, allowing for three capital ships, 15,000 men and 13,000,000 pounds spending. [Typescript, with ms annotations].
Minute from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to the Director of the Intelligence Division, Admiralty [Captain (William) Reginald Hall], asking for a comparison of expenditure on the first instalments of the British and German 1914-15 naval programmes. [Carbon].
Letter from WSC to the Prime Minister of Norway [Johan Nygaardsvold] asking him to reconsider a decision to withdraw Captain Rocher-Lund from Stockholm [Sweden] since he is very useful to the British Intelligence Services.
Letters from Field-Marshal Sir John Dill [Chief of General Staff] to WSC explaining that Lieutenant-Colonel Dudley Clarke was attempting to disseminate false information amongst German-controlled elements in Spain.
Letter from Alan Hillgarth [Naval Attache at Madrid, Spain] to Charles Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] with photographs of Lieutenant-Colonel Dudley Clarke dressed as a woman and after he was allowed to change.
Note from Desmond Morton [Personal Assistant to WSC] (War Office, Whitehall [London]) to WSC informing him that Lieutenant J M Langley is employed as a liaison officer between MI6 and the War Office and co-ordinates escapes by prisoners of war. Typescript signed with initials.
Note from WSC to Desmond Morton [Personal Assistant to WSC] informing him that [Lieutenant J M Langley] has been expressing "exceedingly defeatist views". Typescript signed with initials.
Note from Desmond Morton [Personal Assistant to WSC] to WSC concerning "undesirable" opinions expressed by J M Langley. He informs WSC that "C" [Major-General Sir Stewart Menzies, Head of the Secret Intelligence Service, MI6] will not employ Langley abroad although Langley will continue with secret service work. Signed typescript annotated with a note by WSC "Why not give him a hint".
Personal Minute from WSC to the Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs [1st Lord Lloyd of Dolobran] asking him how he intends to reply to the Duke of Windsor [earlier King Edward VIII and Edward Prince of Wales] about [Axel] Wenner-Gren [suspected of being pro-Nazi]. WSC encloses an extract from a letter sent to Wenner-Gren suggesting that he should meet a family in Nassau [Bahamas] who have a "sympathetic understanding for totalitarian ideas." Typescript.
Copy of a letter from John Martin [Private Secretary to WSC] to [Christopher] Eastwood [Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs] informing him that WSC agrees that a United States agent should warn the Duke of Windsor [earlier King Edward VIII and Edward Prince of Wales] about the [pro-Nazi] activities of Axel Wenner-Gren. Carbon typescript signed with initials.
Copy of first page of a letter from WSC to Maurice [?Hankey] reporting on an interview with [Sir Stewart] Menzies [Head of the Secret Intelligence Service, MI6] and discussing an enquiry into the Secret Service. Unsigned carbon.
Letter from WSC to Sir Alexander Cadogan [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on replacing Sir Hugh Sinclair as Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service with Captain [Gerald] Muirhead-Gould RN; also the need to improve Admiralty intelligence services, with note to Private Secretary on distribution. [carbon and draft].
Letter from Sir Alexander Cadogan [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] to Sir Archibald Carter [Permanent Secretary of Admiralty] asking for nominations from WSC and [Admiral of the Fleet Sir] Dudley Pound [1st Sea Lord] for Admiral [Sir Hugh] Sinclair's replacement as Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service.
Letter from [1st] Lord Vansittart [Chief Diplomatic Adviser to Foreign Secretary] to WSC, enclosing copy of letter to Sir Kingsley Wood, Secretary of State for Air, containing information from a private source on German air and naval capabilities; with letter of thanks from WSC to Vansittart.
Letter from WSC to "C" [Major-General Sir Stewart Menzies, Head of the Secret Intelligence Service, MI6] on memorandum [CHAR 20/52/17-18]; notes that the United States has British cipher machines.
Letter from WSC to 3rd Lord Selborne [Minister of Economic Warfare, earlier Lord Wolmer] thanking him for the Quarterly Progress Report of SOE [Special Operations Executive] activities.
Letter from WSC to 3rd Lord Selborne [Minister of Economic Warfare, earlier Lord Wolmer] on reprisals against SOE [Special Operations Executive] to be discussed with the Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon].
Minute from Desmond Morton [Personal Assistant to WSC] to WSC informing him that Ian Colvin is due to start work for the Ministry of Information arranging broadcast programmes to the German army for propaganda purposes and that [William] Deakin has been interviewed for intelligence work for SO2. Signed typescript annotated by WSC.
Minute from Desmond Morton [Personal Assistant to WSC] to WSC discussing the possibility of Ian Colvin doing intelligence work relating to secret propaganda to the German armed forces. Signed typescript annotated by WSC.
Statement by Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later Lord Brentford] on the discovery by the Government of documents showing that the Russian trade delegation has been used as a cover for subversive activities in Britain by Soviet agents. Another copy at CHAR 2/152/66-71. Another version at CHAR 2/152/72-82.