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Colonial countries

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

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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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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 L - Z, 1925-12 - 1926-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Lloyd, High Commissioner for Egypt and the Sudan, congratulating LSA on the negotiations over Mosul [Al-Mawsil, Iraq] and his difficulties with Saad Zaghlul Pasha [President of Egypt] and the weakened British position in Egypt; Beryl Lafone on the enforced retirement of her husband, Edgar Lafone [Chief Constable Metropolitan Police]; Edgar Lafone; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, Home Secretary [later 1st Lord Brentford]; 14th Lord Lovat [earlier Simon Fraser] (2);...
Dates: 1925-12 - 1926-12
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 L - Z, 1928-01 - 1929-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/16
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry Lewin (2); Basil Liddell Hart on an article by LSA on army reform; O Louwers, General Secretary of the Institut Colonial International, inviting LSA to join the institute (3); Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on a suggested honour for Major-General Charles Luard [General Officer Commanding Forces in South China]; Harry Luke, thanking LSA for his appointment as Colonial Secretary of Sierra Leone; Joseph Lyons, Premier of Tasmania; 14th Lord...
Dates: 1928-01 - 1929-01
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 M - Z, 1927-01 - 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/14
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Roderick Macleod (3); 1st Lord Cave, Lord Chancellor, on a memorandum by LSA on House of Lords reform; 1st Lord Midleton [earlier St John Brodrick] on House of Lords reform; Howard Moffat, Premier and Minister of Native Affairs, Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] on the death of Sir Charles Coghlan [former Premier] and on LSA's visit to Rhodesia; John Lockhart, Philip Allan and Company Limited, publishers, on LSA's proposed book on Imperial economics (3); Michael Joseph,...
Dates: 1927-01 - 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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Lord Milner papers: correspondence, 1919-01 - 1921-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/42
Scope and Contents Letters and minutes between LSA and Milner on subjects including: Milner's new position as Secretary of State for the Colonies and LSA's position as Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies; the Raw Materials Board; policy on Cyprus; Portuguese East Africa [later Mozambique]; free trade within the League of Nations; Milner being pulled out from the Colonial Office and sent to the Versailles Peace Conference [France]; the reconstruction of East Africa; Syria; Imperial Preference; the...
Dates: 1919-01 - 1921-02
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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Malta, 1919-09 - 1924-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/59
Scope and Contents Colonial Office correspondence and memoranda on Malta, with correspondents including: Sir Gerald Strickland [Member of Malta Legislative Assembly] on circulating Empire news to counter propaganda, the new constitution, the influence of Italy, the use of English in Malta and the behaviour of ministers in Parliament (8); Edward Wood [Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies, later 1st Lord Irwin and 1st Lord Halifax]; 1st Lord Plumer, Governor of Malta, on subjects including the Malta...
Dates: 1919-09 - 1924-03
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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Printed annual reports of British colonies and protectorates, 1920 - 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/61
Scope and Contents Annual colonial reports for: Jamaica (1921-24); Cayman Islands (1922-25); Trinidad and Tobago (1921-25); Grenada (1922-25); St Lucia (1921-24); St Vincent (1921-25); Leeward Islands (1920-26); Turks and Caicos Islands (1921-25); Barbados (1920-26); Bermuda (1921-24); Bahamas (1920-25). Also includes: report of the West Indian Currency Committee; memorandum on the establishment of a telegraph system in the West Indies; report by Edward Wood, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the...
Dates: 1920 - 1926
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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Private and personal correspondence with Governors General, State Governors and Colonial Governors, 1905 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4
Scope and Contents This series covers LSA's personal correspondence as Secretary of State for the Colonies, as opposed to the official Colonial Office material in the public and political papers. The correspondence covers a wide range of subjects relating to the colonies and governors' duties, including: the political and economic state of the colonies; colonial development; colonial officials; trade; communications with the home Government; LSA's reorganization of the Colonial Office; the tours of the Empire by...
Dates: 1905 - 1929
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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Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1902 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4
Scope and Contents Colonial Office papers, on subjects including: LSA's appointment as Secretary of State; speeches relating to the Empire; LSA's Empire Tour of 1927-28; a claim against the Canadian Government over the contract to build the Georgian Bay Canal; the administration of central and eastern Africa; other issues such as the trade outlook, pension policy and the General Strike.
Dates: 1902 - 1948
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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Speeches, 1958-11 - 1958-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/28
Scope and Contents Speeches given by JA [as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Colonial Office] in the House of Commons on the return of direct rule for Malta from Britain, and working towards a new Maltese settlement, and the economic problems of St Helena.
Dates: 1958-11 - 1958-12
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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Speeches, 1959-03 - 1959-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/29
Scope and Contents Speeches given by JA [as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Colonial Office], mainly in the House of Commons, with some background notes from the Colonial Office, on subjects including: Kenya and its constitution; sweated labour, particularly relating to Hong Kong; the Colonial Development and Welfare Bill; the Nigeria Independence Bill; a visit to London by the Spanish Minister of Commerce, including talks on Gibraltar; Chinese refugees in Hong Kong; Central African Federation for...
Dates: 1959-03 - 1959-12
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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Speeches, 1960-02 - 1960-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/30
Scope and Contents Speeches given by JA [as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Colonial Office], mainly in the House of Commons, with some background notes from the Colonial Office, on subjects including: the sovereign bases on Cyprus; the negotiations on Cyprus's future; the overseas Civil Service; the Cyprus Bill; the Nigeria Bill.
Dates: 1960-02 - 1960-07
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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Transcript of interview: John Buist, 2008

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 118
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2008
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: John Sankey, 2010

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 134
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2010
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.

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