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Colonial countries

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 102 Collections and/or Records:

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Africa, 1951-07 - 1953-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/104
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly on federation for Northern Rhodesia [later Zambia], Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] and Kenya and also on the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951, with correspondents including: Ernest Vasey [Minister for Finance and Development, Kenya]; Henry Hopkinson, Minister of State for Colonial Affairs [later 1st Lord Colyton]; Sir Godfrey Huggins, Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia [later 1st Lord Malvern] on subjects...
Dates: 1951-07 - 1953-11
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.
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African diary, 1951-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 4/1/6
Scope and Contents Manuscript and typescript copy of JA's diary of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, particularly Tanganyika [later Tanzania], Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe], Kenya, Mauritius and Malta. Includes notes of a talk with Lieutenant-General Sir Arthur Dowler, General Officer Commanding East Africa Command, on the use of African troops and notes on attitudes to Central African Federation.
Dates: 1951-08
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.
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Alfred Lyttelton: papers, 1885 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/3/1-10
Scope and Contents Includes certain papers relating to his post as Colonial Secretary, 1903-5.
Dates: 1885 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Archives of the Course on Development and earlier and later development studies programmes, 1925 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CDEV
Scope and Contents The Course on Development began as the Course for Colonial Probationers in 1927. Previously this had been a short course held in London, but in 1925 the Colonial Office asked Cambridge and Oxford Universities to provide the course and the University set up a supervising committee in November 1926. All those attending the one year course were graduates divided into cadet officers (administrators) and agricultural probationers. The administrators then went on to the University of London for a...
Dates: 1925 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: Records containing personal data are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
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Ashanti Goldfields, 1938 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 3/1
Scope and Contents Papers relating to ELS's chairmanship (and later life presidency) of Ashanti Goldfields Corporation Limited, Gold Coast [later Ghana], and its allied companies, including the gold-mining Bibiani (1927) Limited, the Ashanti-Obuasi Trading Company and the West African Finance Corporation. Includes papers on the economic and political situation in Ghana.
Dates: 1938 - 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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British Guiana: Parliamentary Questions, 1964-11 - 1965-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/7/19
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on independence for British Guiana [Guyana], including: correspondence with Lionel Luckhoo, Commissioner for British Guiana, a pamphlet on the first 100 days of consultative democracy and notes by Luckhoo on independence; report by a Commonwealth team of observers on the Guianian elections, 1964; copies of Parliamentary questions on the West Indies and other colonial subjects, including a suggestion from Duncan Duncan-Sandys, former Secretary of State for the Colonies;...
Dates: 1964-11 - 1965-06
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.
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Colonial Administration: at home and abroad, 1906-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/2
Scope and Contents Annotated memorandum by [?] Sir Frederick Lugard [High Commissioner and Commander-in-Chief of Northern Nigeria] on reform of colonial policy in the Tropics, including decentralising business from the Colonial Office and improving communications with the colonies.
Dates: 1906-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Colonial Army, 1951-08 - 1953-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/89
Scope and Contents Notes and correspondence on strengthening British forces by forming an army recruited from Africa, including: the report of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951; notes on Parliamentary debates on colonial resources for defence; correspondence with Antony Head, Secretary of State for War, on the use of colonial manpower; Army League paper on an African Army; Conservative Research Department memorandum on colonial manpower.
Dates: 1951-08 - 1953-07
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.
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Colonial League Bulletins, 1939-02 - 1940-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/53
Scope and Contents Prints of the Colonial League weekly news bulletin, mainly on Germany's claim to her former colonies in Africa and colonial affairs in general, particularly relating to Africa.

Also includes: notes by LSA on publishing colonial propaganda through the weekly bulletins, and on the League's purpose.

Dates: 1939-02 - 1940-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Colonial League correspondence, 1938-10 - 1946-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/54
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Abe Bailey; [Ferdinand] Stephen Joelson, Director of East Africa Limited, on founding the League with LSA; 4th Lord Harlech [earlier William Ormsby-Gore] on the implications of German colonies in Africa, and the importance of retaining Tanganyika [later Tanzania]; Sir Henry Page Croft, on his hopes for agreement with Germany; 1st Lord Trenchard on publicizing the risks of giving back Germany's former colonies and his reasons for keeping out of the League (2); 1st...
Dates: 1938-10 - 1946-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Colonial memoranda, 1936-05 - 1950-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/76
Scope and Contents Memoranda produced by the Information Department of the Colonial Office, and articles written by Sir William McLean, Colonial Office on subjects including: the political, economic and social development of the British colonies; advanced colonial constitutions (Barbados, Jamaica, Malta, Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia [later Zambia], Singapore and Trinidad); international colonial co-operation; colonial constitutional changes, 1940-50; development of food resources in the British colonies;...
Dates: 1936-05 - 1950-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Colonial Office, 1957 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/5
Scope and Contents Papers from JA's time as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Colonial Office, particularly covering the negotiations on independence for Cyprus, but also including official papers on Trinidad and on JA's official visit to the Pacific islands, and JA's personal Colonial Office correspondence.
Dates: 1957 - 1961
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.
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Colonial Office, 1954-07 - 1954-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN II/4/10
Scope and Contents Letters received on resignation from the Colonial Office mostly from members of the House of Commons and from the House of Lords, with some replies from Oliver Lyttelton (110).
Dates: 1954-07 - 1954-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Colonial Office: lists of documents and miscellaneous colonies, 1954-02 - 1954-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/106
Scope and Contents Memoranda on colonial social development and education sent to JA by Sir William McLean, Colonial Office information department.
Dates: 1954-02 - 1954-05
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.
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Commonwealth and Empire, 1949-02 - 1954-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/103
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on Commonwealth affairs, including: Colonial Office memoranda from Sir William McLean on subjects including colonial constitutional changes and development, Imperial Preference, labour relations and local government; draft memorandum from [Arthur] Douglas Dodds-Parker on Commonwealth and colonial policy; text of a speech by Oliver Lyttelton, Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs [later 1st Lord Chandos] at the 1952 Party Conference on migration policy and Imperial...
Dates: 1949-02 - 1954-01
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.
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Commonwealth relations, 1948-02 - 1950-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/75
Scope and Contents Correspondence, papers and cuttings on the 1948 and 1951 Conferences of Commonwealth Prime Ministers and particularly the position of India, with correspondents including: Sir Clive Baillieu on LSA's role in promoting Commonwealth unity; Clement Attlee, Prime Minister, on keeping India in the Commonwealth (2); Winston Churchill [Leader of the Opposition] on not being embittered by the past [on India] and the need to save what they could from the wreck (2); Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary...
Dates: 1948-02 - 1950-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Conservative Commonwealth Council, 1965-04 - 1965-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/7/24
Scope and Contents Papers from the council's twelfth annual conference, including: rough speech notes; letters of thanks to JA from 10th Lord Selkirk, Chairman (4); papers on the future of Africa, the future of the dependent Commonwealth territories, policy in the Indian Ocean area, Commonwealth migration and trade, aid, investment and insurance.
Dates: 1965-04 - 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.
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Correspondence A - K, 1927-12 - 1928-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/15
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Herbert Baker on his plans for a new memorial area in Westminster Abbey [London]; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, on LSA's return from his Empire Tour and on his impressions of Canada; Sir Otto Beit; Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Madden, 1st Sea Lord; Alfred Beit; Richard Bennett, Leader of the Conservative Party in Canada, on the possibility of a uniform currency throughout the Empire; Field Marshal Sir William Birdwood, Commander-in-Chief of the Army in India;...
Dates: 1927-12 - 1928-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - L, 1926-12 - 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Grigg [Governor of Kenya, later 1st Lord Altrincham] on his visit home, settling a question of port handling in Kenya, and his health; Reginald Leigh [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on LSA's invitation to join the Academie Diplomatique Internationale; 1st Lord Athlone [Governor-General of South Africa] on the good effect of LSA's visit to South Africa and reaching a compromise with [?] Senator Nicolas de Wet (2); Sir Robert Baden-Powell;...
Dates: 1926-12 - 1927-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1925-01 - 1925-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Grigg [later 1st Lord Altrincham], on taking up his position as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Kenya, a vote on his salary and his work as Secretary to the Rhodes Trustees (2); Sir Kenneth Anderson; Sir Abe Bailey, supporting LSA's position on Iraq; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister; Sir Otto Beit on appointing Grigg's successor as Secretary to the Rhodes Trustees (2); Gertrude Bell [Oriental Secretary to the High Commissioner for Iraq, Sir Henry Dobbs] on...
Dates: 1925-01 - 1925-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1928-12 - 1929-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/17
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Grigg [Governor of Kenya, later 1st Lord Altrincham] on the report of the commission on East African Closer Union, particularly probable attempts to use the report as an excuse for inactivity and trying to avoid attacks on party lines from the opposition, and also the Government's refusal to use expert advice (2); Stephen Gaselee, Foreign Office; Sir Geoffrey Archer; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, on subjects including granting Sir Hamar Greenwood a peerage...
Dates: 1928-12 - 1929-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1928-12 - 1929-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/18
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Philip Allan (3); Sir [Christopher] James Parr, High Commissioner in London for New Zealand (2); Patrick Duncan; Florence, Lady Bell, recalling LSA's visit to Iraq and meeting with her daughter, Gertrude Bell [former Oriental Secretary to the High Commissioner of the Iraq]; William Bankes Amery, Oversea Settlement Department; 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] asking LSA to chair the Imperial Committee of the British Social Hygiene Council; Sir John Ducane...
Dates: 1928-12 - 1929-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1932-01 - 1932-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/22
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] disapproving of LSA's attending the Imperial Economic Conference at Ottawa [Canada] as representative of the Chamber of Agriculture, and on iron and steel duties (2); 9th Lord Bessborough [Governor-General of Canada, earlier Lord Duncannon] on the benefits to Canada from the Ottawa Conference and British debt payments to the United States; Sir William Birdwood, regretting that neither LSA nor Winston Churchill had become...
Dates: 1932-01 - 1932-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1938-01 - 1938-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold Armstrong, suggesting Jan Smuts as a war leader (2); Sir Abe Bailey (3); Stanley Baldwin; [Charles] Vernon Bartlett, congratulating LSA on his letter to the press about the Munich Crisis; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken], criticizing a speech by [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister; Richard Bennett, Canadian Leader of the Opposition on the chances of a commercial treaty between Britain and the United States, and the results for Canada; 1st Lord...
Dates: 1938-01 - 1938-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence between Trenchard and Sir Samuel Wilson, 1919-02 - 1928-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TREN 3
Scope and Contents Subjects include: sending naval assistance to Kuwait; reorganization of the Iraqi Army; reasons against an evacuation of troops from Iraq; the use of air power against invasion; naval air policy relating to the Empire.
Dates: 1919-02 - 1928-07
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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