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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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Sir James Stephen: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7888
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence of Stephen and papers relating to a life of Stephen written by Dr. Evelyn Christian Martin.
Dates: 1807-1953 (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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South African Protectorate, 1934-04 - 1939-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/31
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on the transfer of the protectorates of Basutoland [later Lesotho], Swaziland and Bechuanaland [later Botswana] to South Africa. Correspondents include: Sir John Harris, Secretary to the Anti-Slavery and Aborigines Protection Society, on the formation of the Parliamentary Committee on the position of the South African protectorates, and publishing a letter in the press on the future of the protectorates (10); 2nd Lord Selborne on the formation of the Committee (2);...
Dates: 1934-04 - 1939-04
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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Southern Rhodesia, 1951-06 - 1954-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/52
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe], including: Capricorn Africa Society pamphlet on the case for federation; papers from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951.
Dates: 1951-06 - 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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Southern Rhodesia, 1979 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 3/3
Scope and Contents Papers from CS's term as the last Governor of Southern Rhodesia, including letters of welcome and congratulation, papers relating to the elections to form a new independent Government of Zimbabwe, and papers on aid and development in Zimbabwe after CS's return.
Dates: 1979 - 1987
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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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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Speeches, 1969-01 - 1969-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/5
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Labour economic policy, particularly price and income policy and savings policy; the extension of higher education; the coverage of race issues by the press and BBC; industrial relations, trade union law and strikes, including the teachers' strike; Britain's entry into the Common Market and the effects of the Market on Germany; immigration; the balance of payments and the exchange rate; housing; Training Boards; pension policy;...
Dates: 1969-01 - 1969-12
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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Speeches, 1970-01 - 1971-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/6
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: agricultural policy; industrial relations and trade union law reform; immigration; political violence, particularly in Northern Ireland and in the universities; inflation; nationalised industry; Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia]; exports and productivity; industrial safety legislation; the General Election; Britain's entry into the Common Market; Vietnam; taxation; housing; the free market; teachers' strikes; the nuclear deterrent;...
Dates: 1970-01 - 1971-01
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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Statistical supplement, 1954-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/45
Scope and Contents Statistics [from the Second European Economic Conference] on the impact of the freeing of trade between European countries on Commonwealth exports to and imports from OEEC countries [Organisation for European Economic Co-operation].
Dates: 1954-08
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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"The German Colonial Claim": correspondence, 1938 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/54
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: W and R Chambers Limited, publishers; J. Rousseaux on corrections to the text (3); E. Landsberg, Financial Editor of the Cape Times, South Africa; Sir Frank Fox, journalist and 'ghost writer', reporting to LSA on progress with the manuscript (5).

Also includes Fox's outline of the book and LSA's detailed comments on Fox's manuscript.

Dates: 1938 - 1939
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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The Papers of A V Alexander

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AVAR
Scope and Contents The papers of A V Alexander include personal papers; parliamentary and political papers and correspondence; material relating to the Protestant movement and the Co-operative movement; literary material (including speech notes), plus film and photographic material.
Dates: 1903 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Patrick George Buchan-Hepburn, 1st Baron Hailes of Prestonkirk

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIS
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of the papers of Lord Hailes as Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of the Federation of the West Indies, 1958-1962, showing, in fascinating detail, the working out of this experiment in federation. There are numerous papers relating to Lord Hailes's long tenure of office as Assistant, Deputy Chief, and finally Chief, Whip and these include many letters from his fellow Conservatives showing the high esteem in which they held him.Amongst the...
Dates: 1928 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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The Papers of (Reginald) Hugh Hickling

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HICK
Scope and Contents This small collection relates to a personal memoir written by Hickling recalling the final days of British rule in South Arabia (1964-67) recalling his time as Legal Adviser to the High Commissioner in Aden and South Arabia. Hickling wrote the memoir in 1973-4 while waiting for a Foreign Office posting. It has not been published.
Dates: 1967 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Dingle Foot

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DGFT
Scope and Contents The material held at Churchill Archives Centre deals with Sir Dingle's career as a Liberal and then a Labour Member of Parliament, as well as with his distinguished position in the legal profession, particularly with regard to Commonwealth countries and with his literary skills.
Dates: 1909 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open (except for a few files which are closed under data protection) for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Winston Churchill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR and CHUR
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original documents accumulated by Sir Winston Churchill throughout his life (1874-1965). They have been divided into two sections: the Chartwell Papers (CHAR) and the Churchill Papers (CHUR). Together, the two sets of papers cover the following major areas: Personal (CHAR 1 and CHUR 1), 1884-1965 The papers of Churchill as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics and papers relating to...
Dates: The majority of files date from the 1870s to 1965.
Conditions Governing Access: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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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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Tshekedi and Seretse, 1951-06 - 1952-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/58
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on Tshekedi Khama, Seretse Khama, and the leadership of the Bamangwato tribe, and the administration of the Bamangwato reserve, Bechuanaland [later Botswana]. Correspondents include: [Archibald] Fenner Brockway; Patrick Gordon Walker, Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations; Alan Lennox-Boyd [Minister of State for Colonial Affairs, later 1st Lord Boyd of Merton].
Dates: 1951-06 - 1952-09
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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War Office memoranda, 1917-01 - 1917-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/49
Scope and Contents Papers including: report of the Committee of Imperial Defence sub-committee on territorial changes (in Equatorial Africa); memorandum by LSA on Allied unity of control; notes by 1st Lord Curzon and [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain, Secretary of State for India, on railways in Persia [later Iran]; telegrams and letter from General Sir [Francis] Reginald Wingate [High Commissioner, Egypt] on Allied territorial claims in North Africa and Abyssinia [later Ethiopia] (8); paper by Lieutenant-Colonel...
Dates: 1917-01 - 1917-06
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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War Office memoranda, 1917-06 - 1917-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/50
Scope and Contents Papers including: telegram from General Sir [Francis] Reginald Wingate [High Commissioner, Egypt] on Allied territorial claims in North Africa; note from General Sir William Robertson, Chief of Imperial General Staff, to 1st Lord Hardinge of Penshurst [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on Italy's contribution to the war; memorandum by Lord Robert Cecil [Minister of Blockade, later 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood] on Italian claims in Asia Minor [Turkey]; summary of a memorandum...
Dates: 1917-06 - 1917-12
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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War Office memoranda, 1918-01 - 1918-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/51
Scope and Contents Notes and memoranda by LSA on subjects including: prospects for 1918; summarising arms supplies and battalion strengths; advances in Palestine and Syria; the future status of Egypt; the political aspects of campaigns in 1919; unity of operations in the East; the future of the Supreme War Council; Allied policy in Russia; the Irish Convention, Irish federalism, Irish passive resistance and the exclusion of Ulster from a Home Rule Bill; future military policy; the German spring offensive on the...
Dates: 1918-01 - 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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West Indies, 1951-01 - 1953-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/62
Scope and Contents Includes: Commonwealth Parliamentary Association papers, including the report of the Parliamentary delegation to the West Indies, British Guiana and British Honduras, 1953, and an address on the federation of the West Indies; correspondence with Peter Smithers on the formation of the West India committee and on the sugar market; Conservative Research Department papers.
Dates: 1951-01 - 1953-03
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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Willcox Report on the Indian Army, 1945 - 1988-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/106
Scope and Contents Copy of the report of the Willcox Committee on the Reorganization of the Army and Air Forces in India (1944-45), with correspondence on copying JEP's version of the report. Correspondents include: General Sir John Chapple (5); representatives of the India Office Library and Records department, British Library (3).

Also includes: copy of a letter to JEP from Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck on the report (1948).

Dates: 1945 - 1988-09
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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World Tour, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AHKY 3/1/8
Scope and Contents Press cuttings and photographs of Maurice and Adeline Hankey.
Dates: 1934
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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