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Colonialism

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1174 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: War Policy Committee: correspondence and papers., Aug 1915 - Oct 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/61
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Reginald Brade [Secretary, War Office] on machine gun wastage; [Lord] Curzon [of Kedleston, Lord Privy Seal]; [3rd Lord] Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer] on population calculations and compulsory military service (2); Major General Charles Callwell [Director of Military Operations at the War Office](4); Austen Chamberlain [Secretary of State for India]; Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith, Prime Minister]; Robert Borden [Prime Minister of Canada] on the...
Dates: Aug 1915 - Oct 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office, 1902 - 1908

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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

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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...
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: administration report of the Aden [later Yemen] Port Trust., 1906 - 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/31
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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: 1906 - 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: All Red Route: papers., 1907 - 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/52
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Charles Rey [Secretary to All Red Route Committee, Board of Trade] (3); Sir James Mackay [later 1st Lord Inchcape]; Sir Alfred Jones (2); Sir Wilfrid Laurier [Prime Minister of Canada]; David Lloyd George [President of the Board of Trade].Subjects include: steamship services and subsidies; matters concerning the choice of route for the Imperial Route: Great Britain to Canada, Australia, New Zealand (and Hong Kong); the inter-colonial railway of Canada.Also...
Dates: 1907 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: British North America Act: correspondence and notes., 20 May 1907 - 17 Jul 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/45
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Correspondents include: Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Prime Minister of Canada; William Fielding [Minister of Finance in Canada]; Richard McBride, Premier of British Columbia [Canada] (6); Hamar Greenwood MP (2).Also includes drafts and copies of telegrams from WSC to some of those mentioned above and WSC's hand-written notes; a cutting from the Times.

Dates: 20 May 1907 - 17 Jul 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Cabinet, Foreign and War Office: printed papers., Dec 1905 - Dec 1907

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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

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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

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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

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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, and parts of southeast Turkey, southwest Iran and Syria] (2); Sir Edgar Bonham-Carter, judicial advisor in Mesopotamia; [Edwin Montagu] Secretary of State for India on the administration of Aden [South Yemen, later part of Yemen].Includes telegrams from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to David Lloyd George, Prime Minister, on the progress of the conference,...
Dates: 06 Jan 1921 - 01 Apr 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: caravan tolls in Ashanti [Gold Coast, later Ghana] and Northern Nigeria., c 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/54
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Includes notes and a paper from Sir Alfred Jones and Thomas Barker of the Incorporated Chamber of Commerce of Liverpool.

Dates: c 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference 1907: printed papers., 1906 - 1907

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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

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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...
Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference: printed minutes of proceedings., Apr 1907 - May 1907

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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 Conference: printed papers., Jun 1902 - Aug 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/1
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Papers relating to a conference between the Secretary of State for the Colonies [Joseph Chamberlain] and the Prime Ministers of self-governing colonies, held in London, at which discussions took place on subjects including: political relations between Great Britain and the colonies, imperial defence, commercial relations within the Empire, naturalisation and settlement in South Africa, and relations of the Commonwealth and New Zealand with the islands of the Pacific. [indexed].

Dates: Jun 1902 - Aug 1902
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

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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...
Dates: Oct 1904 - Nov 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 01 Mar 1921 - 13 Apr 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Stamfordham [earlier Sir Arthur Bigge]; Leo Amery, Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Colonies, on subjects including Prince Djemil Toussoun, the Colonial Office estimates and the Imperial Cabinet (2); 3rd Lord Stradbroke [earlier George Rous] on his position as Governor of Victoria [Australia]; Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] on India office expenses, the transfer of the administration of Aden [South Yemen, later part of Yemen] and his...
Dates: 01 Mar 1921 - 13 Apr 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 14 Apr 1921 - 20 May 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [1st Lord] Curzon of Kedleston [Lord President of the Council] on a subsidy to King Hussein of the Hejaz [Hijaz, Arabia]; Walter Long on the Petroleum Department; Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] (3); General Sir Aylmer Haldane, Commander in Chief Mesopotamia [Iraq] on affairs in the country including evacuation and the position of Feisal; Prince Arthur of Connaught [Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa] on his tour round South Africa; Sir...
Dates: 14 Apr 1921 - 20 May 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 01 May 1921 - 31 May 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Francis Newdegate [Governor of Western Australia] on gold prospecting in Perth and anti-British sentiment among Roman Catholics over Ireland (3); Austen Chamberlain [Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Prince Arthur of Connaught [Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa] on the garrisoning of the Cape peninsula and loyalty to British rule (2); General Sir Aylmer Haldane, Commander in Chief Mesopotamia [Iraq] on affairs in the country including the...
Dates: 01 May 1921 - 31 May 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 01 Jun 1921 - 30 Jun 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] on subjects including the Aga Khan's claims for reparations from Germany, the appointment of ?John Thompson and his conviction that Indians should be given equal status (5); Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War] on expenditure and troops in Palestine and Mesopotamia [Iraq] (6); Leo Amery [Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Colonies] on the Empire settlement policy (3); David Lloyd George, Prime...
Dates: 01 Jun 1921 - 30 Jun 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 06 Jun 1921 - 30 Jul 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Herbert Samuel [High Commissioner in Palestine] on the sentiments of the Jews and difficulties in Palestine (2); Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War] on expenditure on British troops in Transjordan [later Jordan]; Sir Lawrence Guillemard [Governor of Straits Settlements (later Singapore and part of Malaysia) and High Commissioner for the Malay States, later part of Malaysia]; Stanley Baldwin [President of the Board of Trade] on payments to...
Dates: 06 Jun 1921 - 30 Jul 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 02 Aug 1921 - 29 Aug 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Herbert Samuel [High Commissioner in Palestine] on the civil administration in Palestine and the military troops (2); Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War] on the reduction of British troops in Mesopotamia [Iraq]; Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] on the unequal status of Indians in South Africa and in Kenya (6); Leo Amery [Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Colonies] on subjects including recommendations for homours; General Sir...
Dates: 02 Aug 1921 - 29 Aug 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 22 Sep 1921 - 30 Sep 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [3rd Lord] Stradbroke [earlier George Rous] Governor of Victoria [Australia] on honours for Dominion ministers; 1st Stamfordham [earlier Arthur Bigge] on subjects including King George V's decision to continue the ANZAC day message and the bodyguards of Empress Marie of Russia (4); Sir Reginald Wingate on the administration of East Africa and on his position in Egypt (2); 1st Lord Jellicoe [Governor General and Commander in Chief, New Zealand] on administration of...
Dates: 22 Sep 1921 - 30 Sep 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 01 Oct 1921 - 27 Oct 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] on the status of Indians in South Africa and the transfer of the control of Aden [South Yemen, later part of Yemen]; Herbert Samuel, High Commissioner of Palestine on troops (2); Prince Arthur of Connaught [Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa] on his tour; 1st Lord Beatty on the defence of the Suez Canal; Sir Francis Newdegate [Governor of Western Australia] on his financial difficulties; Leo Amery...
Dates: 01 Oct 1921 - 27 Oct 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 01 Nov 1921 - 29 Dec 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/11
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Herbert Samuel, High Commissioner in Palestine on the cost of maintaining military forces in Palestine and the achievements of T E Lawrence [later T E Shaw "Lawrence of Arabia"] (3); Lord Plumer, Governor of Malta; Sir Maurice Hankey on the appointment of governors (2); Sir Francis Newdegate [Governor of Western Australia] on finances (5); Prince Arthur of Connaught [Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa] on responsible government and Rhodesia [later...
Dates: 01 Nov 1921 - 29 Dec 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open