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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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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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Empire Economic Union: correspondence, 1948-01 - 1953-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/20
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly between LSA as Chairman and Sir Herbert Williams, Secretary, on funding for the Union, committee membership and winding up the Union, with other correspondents including: [Edward] Henry Legge-Bourke; Ronald Russell [Research Secretary, Empire Economic Union] on supporting a delegation from the West Indian sugar producers, his book on Imperial Preference and on a Union manifesto (3); 3rd Lord Long; Cuthbert Alport [Director of the Conservative Political Centre]; Robert...
Dates: 1948-01 - 1953-04
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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Empire Industries Association reprints, 1945-10 - 1951-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/18
Scope and Contents Prints of speeches, articles and broadcasts by LSA as President of the Association, on subjects including: the economic situation; Empire trade; electoral reform; inter-racial co-operation in East Africa; the modern Commonwealth; apartheid in South Africa; the strength of sterling; British responsibilities in the Middle East; the diamond jubilee of Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; tribute to Jan Smuts; early Alpine guides; the English-Thinking World; the devaluation of sterling; trading...
Dates: 1945-10 - 1951-12
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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European Movement: Empire and European correspondence, 1949-11 - 1951-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/3/5
Scope and Contents Correspondence on economic co-operation between the Commonwealth and Europe, particularly an invitation for Commonwealth observers to attend the Council of Europe, with correspondents including: Edward Beddington-Behrens, Vice-President of the European League for Economic Co-operation, and R A Butler, Chancellor of the Exchequer on representation of the Dominions on the Court of the Bank of England; J M Macdonnell on subjects including economic co-operation in the Commonwealth, particularly...
Dates: 1949-11 - 1951-11
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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German Colonial Claim, 1936-04 - 1939-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/50
Scope and Contents Speeches, articles, notes and correspondence on Germany's claim to her former colonies in Africa, including: extracts from Hansard with House of Commons speeches by [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain [Prime Minister], LSA, David Grenfell, James Thomas, Secretary of State for the Colonies, Winston Churchill, Geoffrey Mander, [Samuel] Vyvyan Adams, Lord Cranborne, Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs [later 5th Lord Salisbury], [Robert] Anthony Eden [Foreign Secretary, later 1st Lord Avon],...
Dates: 1936-04 - 1939-12
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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Gibraltar, 1983-01 - 1989-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/67
Scope and Contents Press cuttings and correspondence on Gibraltar, including JEP's contribution to a Panorama television interview on the shooting of IRA members by British soldiers on Gibraltar. Correspondents include: Robert Peliza, House of Assembly, Gibraltar, on the closure of the naval dockyard at Gibraltar and the question of sovereignty (5); 2nd Lord Belstead, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs [earlier John Ganzoni], on the dockyard. Also includes: press cuttings; Private Eye report on the...
Dates: 1983-01 - 1989-02
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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Hon. Alfred Lyttelton: correspondence, 1859 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/2/1-35
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Political and personal correspondence and other papers.

CHAN 1, contains mainly papers of Hon Alfred Lyttelton and Dame Edith Lyttelton, with a smaller quantity of material of Oliver Lyttelton
CHAN II, consist mainly of papers of Oliver Lyttelton, with a smaller quantity of papers of Alfred and Edith Lyttelton


Dates: 1859 - 1912
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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Hong Kong, 1984-05 - 1989-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/77
Scope and Contents Printed papers and correspondence on Hong Kong, including: press cuttings; copy of the draft Hong Kong (British Nationality) Order (1986); copy of the Hong Kong Act (1985), with draft nationality provisions of the act and explanatory memorandum; minutes of the Race Relations and Immigration Sub-Committee of the Home Affairs Committee on the Chinese community in Britain; copy of the draft agreement between Britain and China on the future of Hong Kong (1984); extracts from Hansard; copy of the...
Dates: 1984-05 - 1989-07
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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Hong Kong correspondence, 1984-08 - 1996-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/76
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the general public on immigration from Hong Kong to Britain. Correspondents include: Francis Maude, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, writing to a constituent on the reasons for giving British citizenship to people from Hong Kong; Lydia Dunn, Senior Unofficial Member of the Legislative Council, on the Draft Hong Kong (British Nationality) Order (2); Clement Freud and Richard Luce, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Frederick...
Dates: 1984-08 - 1996-04
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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Imperial War Cabinet: Peace Terms: Territorial, 1916-08 - 1917-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/32
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers on the post-war settlement, including: General Staff memorandum on preparing for peace negotiations; memorandum by Sir Ralph Paget and Sir William Tyrrell [Assistant Under-Secretaries of State for Foreign Affairs] on a basis for a territorial settlement in Europe; memorandum by Arthur Balfour [Foreign Secretary] on aims of a peace settlement; notes on peace terms and ensuring success in a future war by Admiral Sir Henry Jackson, 1st Sea Lord; memorandum by 5th Lord Lansdowne...
Dates: 1916-08 - 1917-03
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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India: Bombay [Mumbai] Presidency, 1907 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 10
Scope and Contents Correspondence as Governor of Bombay [Mumbai], including letters to and from Indian princes and chiefs, telegrams from Afghanistan and Persia [Iran], and subject files.
Dates: 1907 - 1929
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please cite as Churchill Archives Centre, The Papers of George Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, GLLD
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India Office and the Second World War, 1934 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/6
Scope and Contents Papers, correspondence and speeches from LSA's time in the War Cabinet as Secretary of State for India and Burma, including: memoranda written by LSA on India and other subjects for the War Cabinet; telegrams and minutes issued and received by LSA on Indian political and military affairs, mainly consisting of messages to and from the Viceroy of India (initially 2nd Lord Linlithgow, [earlier Lord Hopetoun], then 1st Lord Wavell) and also the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill; papers on the...
Dates: 1934 - 1955
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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JA's broadcast for the Mauritius Broadcasting Service, 1951-08-23

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 11/3
Scope and Contents Broadcast by JA on his visit to Mauritius with the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.
Dates: 1951-08-23
Conditions Governing Access: Access copy available.
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Kenya, 1951-08 - 1954-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/51
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on Kenya, including: notes and letters on the political situation, the Emergency and rise of the Mau Mau; briefing material and programme for the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951.
Dates: 1951-08 - 1954-02
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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Lectures on Colonial Topics, 1953 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BARN 5
Scope and Contents Notes and related correspondence and papers on lectures and talks given by Gorell Barnes on various colonial subjects.
Dates: 1953 - 1961
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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Letters from Maurice to Adeline Hankey aboard HMS Terrible, 1906-07 - 1906-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AHKY 1/1/5
Scope and Contents Subjects covered include: life on board ship; his work on Committee and opinions of other members of the Committee; detailed descriptions of his visits (including observations on British policy and defences) to St Vincent, Sierra Leone, Ascension Island, St Helena, Simonstown, Cape Town and Mauritius; a description of "crossing the line" [the equator]; and criticism of his father-in-law's sale of the family estate in Cape Town. Also includes seven photographs documenting the Owen Committee's...
Dates: 1906-07 - 1906-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One item within the collection (AHKY 3/1/6) is currently closed for conservation reasons.
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Letters from Maurice to Adeline Hankey and "Boodle" [?Robin Hankey] from Singapore and at sea, 1906-09-13 - 1906-10-25

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AHKY 1/1/6
Scope and Contents Subjects covered include: "Boodle's" development; descriptions of visit to Singapore and meeting with the Governor, Sir John Anderson, and of Ceylon [later Sri Lanka], Aden [South Yemen] and the Suez Canal ; observations on the cost of colonial defence and the devastating effects of a typhoon on Hong Kong; climate; health problems; and the ship HMS Terrible.
Dates: 1906-09-13 - 1906-10-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One item within the collection (AHKY 3/1/6) is currently closed for conservation reasons.
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Letters to Alfred Deakin, 1907-05 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/7
Scope and Contents Copies of LSA's letters to Alfred Deakin [Prime Minister of Australia] on subjects including: the Imperial Conference of 1907, particularly on Imperial Preference, opposition to Deakin's position from Sir Wilfrid Laurier [Prime Minister of Canada] and unity within the Empire; establishing military colleges in each part of the Empire; articles by LSA on the Conference; the political position in South Africa, particularly relating to Sir Leander Jameson [Premier, Cape Colony], the state of...
Dates: 1907-05 - 1908-01
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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Letters to Alfred Deakin, 1908-02 - 1919-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/8
Scope and Contents Copies of LSA's letters to Alfred Deakin [Prime Minister of Australia] on subjects including: the new organization of the Times; the visit of the American fleet to Australia and LSA's concern that Australia might look to the United States for defence in the Pacific; the state of Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith]'s Liberal Government; a secretariat for colonial affairs; the health of Joseph Chamberlain; pension reform; constitutional changes for the Empire, making...
Dates: 1908-02 - 1919-10
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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Manuscript diary, 1943-02 - 1944-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 11/3/3
Scope and Contents Diary kept during ELS's time as First Minister to the republics of Syria and the Lebanon. Subjects include: meeting Winston Churchill [Prime Minister] in February 1943; returning to Tobruk [Libya]; the promise of free elections in Syria; tensions between ELS and the French; a war council in Cairo [Egypt] called by Richard Casey [Minister of State Resident in the Middle East], May 1943; tensions between followers of General Charles de Gaulle and General Henri Giraud; ELS's work towards...
Dates: 1943-02 - 1944-01
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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Mauritius, 1951-04 - 1951-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/54
Scope and Contents Papers from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951, including: programmes for the visit; report on Mauritian troops in Egypt and Cyrenaica [Libya]; despatch by Sir Hilary Blood, Governor of Mauritius, on constitutional affairs; open letters on the revision of the constitution; letters to JA from various interest groups, including the Muslim community; briefing material, mainly on the economic situation.
Dates: 1951-04 - 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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