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Colonialism

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

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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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Empire Marketing Board: summary of work and recommendations, 1931-06 - 1950-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/13
Scope and Contents Papers including: report of the Board's constitution committee; report on the work of the Board (May 1932); letters from Sir Stephen Tallents, Secretary (2); reports on the general work of the Board, grants for scientific research and other schemes, statistics, market research and economic investigation, market promotion, publicity and illustrations of the Board's work; appreciations and regrets on the work of the Board on its termination, including resolutions and comments from public and...
Dates: 1931-06 - 1950-08
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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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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Official: Cabinet: papers 140 - 179., 29 Jan 1925 - 26 Mar 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/32
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on subjects including the loan for the completion of the Benguela [Angola] Railway and the objections of the Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia] railway companies, the handling of Dominion affairs by the Colonial Office, moving the Imperial Institute to London University, granting oil concessions in Iraq to the Turkish Petroleum Company and the proposed Washington [United...
Dates: 29 Jan 1925 - 26 Mar 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office, 1902 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10
Scope and Contents The Colonial Office papers contain correspondence, printed material and papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies, a position held from December 1905 to April 1908. The papers have been divided into correspondence (until the end of 1907 only) and subject-based files and are arranged chronologically.The Colonial Office material covers WSC's routine ministerial duties as well as the specific issues of the period...
Dates: 1902 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Official: Colonial Office, 1920 - 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17
Scope and Contents The Colonial Office papers contain correspondence, printed material and papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Secretary of State for the Colonies, a position he held from 13 February 1921 to 24 October 1922. The papers have been divided into correspondence and subject-based files and are arranged chronologically.The Colonial Office material covers WSC's routine ministerial duties as well as with the specific issues of the period including: administration of...
Dates: 1920 - 1922
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Official: Colonial Office: Cabinet, Foreign and War Office: printed papers., Dec 1905 - Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/6
Scope and Contents Includes copies and drafts of official papers prepared by WSC, 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine, Secretary of State for the Colonies, and officials of the Colonial Office. These papers also include the texts of correspondence from 2nd Lord Selborne, Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa, General Sir Henry Hildyard, Acting Governor of the Transvaal, officials of the India Office and the Foreign Office, and Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Matthew Nathan, Governor of Natal [South...
Dates: Dec 1905 - Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: Cabinet Papers., 23 Jan 1921 - 29 Dec 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/13A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Maurice Hankey (6); David Lloyd George, Prime Minister; Austen Chamberlain, Chancellor of the Exchequer (2) and Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] objecting to the use of Indian troops in the garrison of Palestine.Cabinet papers on subjects including: affairs in the Middle East, Egypt, South Khurdistan, Mesopotamia [Iraq] and Palestine; mandates for Mesopotamia and Palestine; the 1921 Imperial Conference; the 1921 Middle East Conference; the empire...
Dates: 23 Jan 1921 - 29 Dec 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Cabinet Papers., 28 Jan 1922 - 30 Sep 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/27
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers on various subjects: the Iraq treaty and dealings with Emir Feisal; the Canadian cattle embargo; the housing of the Imperial War Museum; sugar policy and the depression in the West Indian sugar industry; Lord Plumer [Governor of Malta] and local military forces; the situation in Phoenicia and the discontent of the non Jewish population in Palestine; disturbances in Somaliland [later Somalia] and the actions of the RAF; the Imperial Wireless Chain and the improvement of...
Dates: 28 Jan 1922 - 30 Sep 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Cairo [Egypt] Conference: Telegrams and papers., 06 Jan 1921 - 01 Apr 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/18A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Oswyn Murray on transport to Cairo (3); Sir Percy Cox, High Commissioner of Mesopotamia [Iraq] (2); Sir Edgar Bonham-Carter, judicial advisor in Mesopotamia; [Edwin Montagu] Secretary of State for India on the administration of Aden [South Yemen].Includes telegrams from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to David Lloyd George, Prime Minister, on the progress of the conference, negotiations between T E Lawrence ["Lawrence of Arabia", later T E Shaw] and Feisal,...
Dates: 06 Jan 1921 - 01 Apr 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference 1907: printed papers., 1906 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/28
Scope and Contents Includes papers on the representation of Australian states; the function of the Committee of Imperial Defence; the "Strategical conditions of the Empire from the military point of view"; the possibility of assimilating war organisation throughout the Empire; patterns and provisions of equipment and stores for colonial forces; desirability that the Colonial Governments should give their orders for ordinance stores through the War Office; naval defence; statement of the military and naval...
Dates: 1906 - 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference: Colonial preference: notes and printed papers., 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/30
Scope and Contents Includes notes on Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Prime Minister of Canada; statements and reports of House of Commons business; Colonial Office, Board of Trade and Foreign Office notes and printed papers (including by 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] and WSC); Commonwealth of Australia papers; resolutions of the Australian, Cape Colony [South Africa], and New Zealand governments for the conference; details of decisions of previous conferences; WSC's hand-written notes...
Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference: printed minutes of proceedings., Apr 1907 - May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/29
Scope and Contents Subjects covered by the minutes include the constitution of the conference; the organisation of the Colonial Office; colonial representation on the Committee of Imperial Defence; military defence; naval defence; emigration; naturalisation; double income tax; silver coinage; decimal currency and metric system; imperial court of appeal; preferential trade; imperial surtax on foreign imports; coastwise trade; commercial treaties; trade marks and patents; trade statistics; company law; admitting...
Dates: Apr 1907 - May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Office and Committee of Imperial Defence: printed papers (where indicated items have been prepared by WSC)., Oct 1904 - Nov 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/3
Scope and Contents Includes a report of a meeting of the Inter-departmental Council on Military Rewards; the Colonial Defence Committee constitution and work, 1885-1904; and papers prepared by Colonial Office officials on the constitution of responsible government in the Transvaal [South Africa] (WSC), the introduction of Chinese labour into the Transvaal, the political views of Johannesburg [South Africa] Town Council, the corporal punishment of Chinese labourers, the position of the British South Africa Company...
Dates: Oct 1904 - Nov 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 02 Apr 1907 - 27 Apr 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on his working relationship with WSC and those attending the Colonial Conference; Francis Hopwood [later 1st Lord Southborough, Permanent Under-Secretary for the Colonies] on the Imperial Institute; ?George Bryce and the Archbishop of the West Indies [Enos Nuttall] on matters concerning the Jamaica earthquake, including publishing correspondence on the Governor's [Sir Alexander Swettenham] role and...
Dates: 02 Apr 1907 - 27 Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 02 Jun 1907 - 30 Jun 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/26
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on a variety of subjects and WSC's methods of annotating minutes and drafting despatches (5); James Ramsay Macdonald on the miners' strike in the Transvaal [South Africa]; Colonel Sir Percy Girouard, High Commissioner [of Protectorate of Northern Nigeria] on railways and administration; 4th Lord Onslow on a Colonel Harding; Sir Robert Bond [Premier and Colonial Secretary, Newfoundland, Canada] on...
Dates: 02 Jun 1907 - 30 Jun 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 03 Jul 1907 - Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/27
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony, South Africa] (3); Sir Charles Dilke; Sir Graham Bower [Colonial Secretary of Mauritius] seeking promotion; Sir Walter Egerton [Governor of Southern Nigeria], James Hutton, Chairman of the British Cotton Growing Association (2), and Sir Alfred Jones on the construction of the north Nigeria railway and WSC's support for cotton growers; 3rd Lord Hindlip on land prices in Mombasa [British East Africa,...
Dates: 03 Jul 1907 - Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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