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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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Mauritius: correspondence, 1951-07 - 1954-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/57
Scope and Contents Correspondence on Mauritian affairs, with correspondents including: Sir Hilary Blood, Governor of Mauritius; 2nd Lord Mancroft.

Also includes: correspondence on individual cases referred by JA to Oliver Lyttelton [Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 1st Lord Chandos]; a memorandum from the Movement for Mauritian Unity on the political and economic situation.

Dates: 1951-07 - 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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Middle East, 1956-01 - 1958-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/137
Scope and Contents Includes: note of JA's visit to King Zog of Albania, 1956 and on Zog's part in a plan to overthrow the Egyptian Government, and of a talk about the plan with John Selwyn Lloyd [Foreign Secretary]; notes by JA on propaganda policy in the Middle East and the general political situation there; draft memoranda on Soviet influence in the Middle East and maintaining British influence abroad, particularly in Cyprus, Aden [Adan] and Hong Kong; proposals for the re-establishment of British influence in...
Dates: 1956-01 - 1958-07
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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Miscellaneous memoranda, 1952-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/65
Scope and Contents Includes: Conservative Research Department memorandum on the rise in the cost of living; memorandum by Leo Amery on the gold market; note on biography and history, by Basil Liddell Hart.
Dates: 1952-06
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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"My Political Life": correspondence and notes for Volume II, "War and Peace", 1923-11 - 1953-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/74
Scope and Contents Correspondence, notes and source material, with correspondents including: Sir Stephen Tallents [former Secretary to the Empire Marketing Board]; Violet, Lady Milner [earlier Lady Edward Cecil]; Sir Hugh Thornton [former Private Secretary to 1st Lord Milner] on subjects including Milner's suggestion that Marshal Ferdinand Foch should replace Marshal Philippe Petain as General-in-Chief in 1918 and details of Milner's staff (6); 9th Lord Bessborough [earlier Lord Duncannon] on the War Cabinet's...
Dates: 1923-11 - 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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"My Political Life": Volume III, "The Unforgiving Years", original typescript chapters 1-11, 1953-08 - 1954-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/86
Scope and Contents Annotated typescript, covering: economic and Empire policy, 1929-31; the collapse of the Conservative Government and formation of the Coalition Government; Imperial Preference; the India Act; LSA's travels in Europe, meeting with Hitler and LSA's non-political work; pacifism, the Italian invasion of Abyssinia [later Ethiopia] and the drift to war; the abdication crisis; appeasement.
Dates: 1953-08 - 1954-12
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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Northern Rhodesia, 1951-06 - 1954-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/50
Scope and Contents Includes: speeches of welcome and programmes from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951; later papers and correspondence on Central African federation, particularly relating to Northern Rhodesia [later Zambia]; papers on the Rholanglo Group Bill, providing for the transfer of Rhodesian Anglo American Limited and associated companies, from Britain to Northern Rhodesia.
Dates: 1951-06 - 1954-07
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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Nyasaland, 1951-08 - 1951-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/53
Scope and Contents Correspondence and notes from Archer Baldwin and William Coldrick on Southern Rhodesia and Nyasaland [later Malawi], from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951.
Dates: 1951-08 - 1951-10
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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Original letters, 1903 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AHKY 1/1
Scope and Contents This section of Lady Hankey's papers comprises original letters between Maurice and Adeline Hankey and to their children.
Dates: 1903 - 1939
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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Oversea Settlement Papers, 1917-08 - 1922-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/58
Scope and Contents Papers relating to LSA's chairmanship of the Oversea Settlement Committee, including: press-cutting of an interview given by LSA on emigration to the Dominions; prints of speeches by LSA in support of work by the Fellowship of the Maple Leaf in Canada, and on Empire migration; memoranda by LSA on the Imperial Conference of 1921 and its resolution on state-aided settlement, the effects of emigration on unemployment, emigration facts and figures and migration within the Empire; reports of the...
Dates: 1917-08 - 1922-07
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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Papers relating to the Lyttelton family, 1804 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I
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: 1804 - 1972
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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Papers relating to the Lyttelton family, 1836 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN II
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: 1836 - 1972
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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Peace terms and peace aims, 1917-08 - 1918-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/37
Scope and Contents Material on the peace settlement, including: press cuttings; copy of the Brest-Litovsk Treaty between the Central Powers and the Ukraine; memorandum of the Inter-Allied Labour and Socialist war aims; memorandum by LSA on relations with the United States, particularly concerning the future of German colonies; note by 1st Lord Curzon on policy towards German and Turkish colonies; French memorandum on British colonial interests; letter from Chaim Weizmann on the future of Palestine, with pamphlet...
Dates: 1917-08 - 1918-12
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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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1925-03 - 1925-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/45
Scope and Contents Letters written during LSA's tour of the Middle East, on subjects including: meeting the Emir Abdullah of Transjordan [later King Abdullah of Jordan]; conferences in Iraq; accounts of the over-ambitious schemes of 1st Lord Lloyd [former Governor of Bombay, India]; touring ancient sites; improving the Iraqi army; talks with King Feisal of Iraq; negotiations in the League of Nations with the Turks over Mosul [Al-Mawsil, Iraq].
Dates: 1925-03 - 1925-09
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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Press Cuttings, 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 5/40
Scope and Contents Including: LSA's visit to New Zealand.
Dates: 1927
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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Press Cuttings, 1927-07 - 1928-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 5/42
Scope and Contents Including: LSA's tour of South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Canada; invitation to dinner from Arthur Meighen, Prime Minister of Canada; seating plan for state dinner in Ottawa; LSA's return to Britain.
Dates: 1927-07 - 1928-02
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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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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Private and personal letters A - Z, 1907-01 - 1907-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/5/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Hugh Arnold-Forster [former Secretary of State for War] on saving the Militia; Robert Baden-Powell on setting up the Boy Scouts; [Charles] Moberly Bell [Assistant Manager of the Times] on the costs of [Robert] Erskine Childers's volume of the Times History of the South African War; Francis Higgins Bernard on local views of Tariff Reform (2); William Bridgeman on Tariff Reform relating to agriculture; Robert Borden [Leader of the Conservative party in Canada] on subjects...
Dates: 1907-01 - 1907-12
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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Private and personal letters A - Z, 1908-01 - 1908-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/5/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Hugh Arnold-Forster [former Secretary of State for War] on subjects including writing a series of articles on military matters and thanking LSA for writing a preface [? to Arnold-Forster's "English Socialism of To-Day"] (3); Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman [Prime Minister]; Arthur Balfour [Leader of the Conservative Party], on citing trade figures from Wolverhampton [Staffordshire] during a debate (2); Sir Hesketh Bell [Governor of Uganda] on his sleeping sickness...
Dates: 1908-01 - 1908-12
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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Public and political: Later subject files, 1921 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 17
Scope and Contents Files on Africa and Asia, Egypt, India and general topics.
Dates: 1921 - 1940
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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Publications on Mauritius, 1951-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/55
Scope and Contents Economic papers from the Department of Co-operation, Mauritius, presented to JA during the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951.
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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Publications on Mauritius and Central Africa, 1951-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/56
Scope and Contents Economic reports and memoranda on Mauritius and Northern Rhodesia [later Zambia], presented to JA during the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951.
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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Rhodes Trust: reports, 1947-07 - 1954-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/66
Scope and Contents Reports (numbers 380, 394, 398 and 414) giving financial statements and details of projects funded by the Public Purposes Fund and Scholarship Fund, and the Trust in South Africa.
Dates: 1947-07 - 1954-07
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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Sir Donald MacKenzie Wallace: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7341
Scope and Contents Boxes 1-8. The completed text, with notes, of Wallace's history of European Foreign Policy. Chapter I. The Labyrinth and how it is to be explored; II. Birth and innate perculiarities of modern nations; III. Motives, aims and methods of action; IV. Spain's Predominance and Decline (1914); V. The Dutch Interlude (1916); VI. French preponderance under the Bourbons (1913); VII. Balance of Power and England's maritime preponderance. (i) National enrichment. (ii) England's colonial expansion; VIII....
Dates: 1890-1910 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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