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Colonialism

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1163 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Colonial Office: East Africa Protectorate [later Kenya]: Indian immigration: correspondence and minutes., 25 Mar 1907 - 27 Jul 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/34
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler [Governor, British East Africa Protectorate] (2); Colonel James Montgomery [Commissioner of Lands, British East Africa]; officials of the Colonial Office.
Dates: 25 Mar 1907 - 27 Jul 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: East Africa Protectorate [later Kenya]: Kikuyu Hut Tax: notes and papers., 04 Jul 1907 - 13 Aug 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/35
Scope and Contents Includes copy letter from John Ainsworth [Vice-Consul, British East Africa]; printed parliamentary questions from Lord Castlereagh [later 7th Lord Londonderry] and Sir Edward Sassoon, and WSC's answers.
Dates: 04 Jul 1907 - 13 Aug 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: East Africa Protectorate [later Kenya]: Public Works Extraordinary: details of estimated expenditure., 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/32
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: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: East African Mail Service: printed reports., Jun 1904 - Mar 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/4
Scope and Contents Evidence given before and a report of the Inter-departmental Committee on East Africa Steamship Subsidies, set up to establish direct British Imperial Communication with East Africa through the Suez Canal; details of mail services to and from East Africa; draft agenda for the first meeting of the East Africa Shipping Facilities Committee.
Dates: Jun 1904 - Mar 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: expenditure., c 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/46
Scope and Contents Includes notes and papers by Colonial Office officials and printed copies of correspondence from 2nd Lord Selborne, Governor of the Transvaal [and High Commissioner for South Africa] (4) and 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine, Secretary of State for the Colonies, and a minute by WSC.Subjects include: comparison of annual expenditure with that of previous years and details of debt; import duty on various articles; various matters concerning South African politics, including the Transvaal loan...
Dates: c 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Germiston [South Africa] Mine Accident: report and inquest., Feb 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/19
Scope and Contents Report on the death of 54 natives at South Rose Deep mine, signed by the Inspector of Mines, Germiston District, William Morris; inquest signed by Assistant Resident Magistrate for Inquests, Witwatersrand District, Glen Leary.
Dates: Feb 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Malta Marriage Law: notes and papers., 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/37
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings on religious equality and marriages in Malta; copy of an 1897 record of the Marriage Laws of Malta.
Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Mauritius: indentured labour: notes., Mar 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/38
Scope and Contents Hand-written and typed notes by Eliot Crawshay-Williams [Assistant Private Secretary to WSC at the Colonial Office].
Dates: Mar 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Middle East and Far East: troop inspections: reports., Feb 1907 - May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/39
Scope and Contents Includes letter from General Sir John Maxwell sending on reports by Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught [Inspector-General of the Forces] of inspections of troops and defences at Hong Kong, Singapore-Straits settlements, Ceylon [later Sri Lanka], and Egypt, and of Malay States Guides at Penang [later Malaysia].
Dates: Feb 1907 - May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Middle East: Various papers., 1920 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/14
Scope and Contents Papers on various subjects including: the dispute between King Hussein [of the Hijaz, Arabia] and Ibn Saud [Sultan of Najd, Arabia]; British government subsidies to the chiefs of the Arabian peninsula; the 'Akhwan' Islamic religious movement; Britain's military forces in Persia and Mesopotamia; the position of Emir Feisal and his dealings with the Foreign Office and [1st Lord] Curzon [of Kedleston, Lord President of the Council]; the position of Sir Percy Cox, High Commissioner in Mesopotamia;...
Dates: 1920 - 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Middle East: Various papers., 13 Jan 1921 - 24 Dec 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/15
Scope and Contents Papers on various subjects including: the control of Mesopotamia [Iraq] through garrisons and the use of tanks and the RAF; statements of expenditure including subsidies to Arabia chiefs; the transfer of the administration of the mandated territories to the Middle East department; analysis of the costs of military forces in Palestine, North West Persia [later Iran], Mesopotamia and Egypt; negotiations between Turkey and France over Syria; the position of Emir Feisal; military activities by...
Dates: 13 Jan 1921 - 24 Dec 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Minutes and telegrams., 09 Jan 1922 - 22 Sep 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/26
Scope and Contents WSC's copies of minutes and telegrams to various individuals including: Sir John Chancellor; Sir Percy Cox, High Commissioner, Mesopotamia on negotiations with Turkey and reduction of forces in Iraq; [General Jan Smuts] Prime Minister of South Africa; Sir James Masterton Smith [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on the Imperial War Museum and the Imperial Institute; 1st Lord Byng [Governor General in Canada] on the embargo on Canadian cattle; Sir John Shuckburgh; Sir Gilbert...
Dates: 09 Jan 1922 - 22 Sep 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: naval policy: notes and papers., 27 Nov 1906 - Apr 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/44
Scope and Contents Includes printed papers and correspondence from the Colonial Office, the Admiralty and the Foreign Office on the redistribution of the Royal Navy and its effect on the Colonial Office.Also includes: list of disturbances and occasions calling for HM ships and forces in the West Indies from 1881.
Dates: 27 Nov 1906 - Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: New Hebrides Convention: notes and papers., 1907 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/50
Scope and Contents Includes papers on labour restrictions; treaty between the United Kingdom and France.
Dates: 1907 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Newfoundland [Canada] fisheries: drafts, papers, and correspondence., 1906 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/20
Scope and Contents Correspondents include (mostly printed up as official papers): Sir William MacGregor [Governor of Newfoundland]; Hugh Cox (Colonial Office); 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies]; Sir Eldon Gorst and Sir Eric Barrington [Assistant Under Secretaries of State for Foreign Affairs]; Whitelaw Reid [United States Ambassador to Great Britain]; Elihu Root [Secretary of State, United States]; Sir Mortimer Durand [British Ambassador to the United States]; Sir Robert Bond...
Dates: 1906 - 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Nigeria: notes and papers., 1907 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/51
Scope and Contents Includes copy of telegram and a printed memorandum from Colonel Sir Percy Girouard, [High Commissioner of Protectorate of Northern Nigeria] on amalgamating Northern and Southern Nigeria, and land tenure and revenue assessment; a memorandum on the North Nigerian Railway by WSC; a pamphlet by the British Cotton Growing Association; maps.
Dates: 1907 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: notes and printed papers., c 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/47
Scope and Contents Includes a review of the mutual relations of the British South African colonies by "S" [2nd Lord Selborne, Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa]; a Canadian resolution on immigration; British Cotton Growing Association pamphlet and report; copy of the South African Bulletin; financial and armament details for the East Africa Protectorate [later Kenya], Uganda and Somaliland [later Somalia]; notes on the duty on salt, elementary education in Ceylon [later Sri Lanka];...
Dates: c 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: papers and correspondence., Mar 1904 - Nov 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/2
Scope and Contents Includes reports by Captain Ian Hogg, officer commanding the Niger Expeditionary Force, on operations to quell unrest in the Asaba hinterland (by the Ekumeku Society [an anti-colonial group]) and the Irua country [Nigeria]; cutting from the Pall Mall Gazette criticising a speech by WSC on the administration of South Africa, calling him the "The Blenheim Pup"; detailed exposition from Sir Graham Bower, [Colonial Secretary] of Mauritius, to Sir Montagu Ommanney [Permanent Under Secretary for the...
Dates: Mar 1904 - Nov 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: report on the RAF in India., 01 Aug 1922 - 27 Sep 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/29
Scope and Contents Detailed report by Air Vice Marshal Sir John Salmond on the RAF in India marked "secret". The report covers the potential for greater employment of the RAF in India and the military and economic benefits which would be derived and examines the causes for inefficiency in the RAF and suggests ways in which these might be eliminated. Includes covering letter to WSC from Air Marshal [Hugh] Trenchard.
Dates: 01 Aug 1922 - 27 Sep 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Somaliland Protectorate [later Somalia]: notes., 23 Oct 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/41
Scope and Contents WSC's hand-written notes on the financial and military situation in the Somaliland for the attention of Francis Hopwood [later 1st Lord Southborough, Permanent Under-Secretary for the Colonies] and 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies].
Dates: 23 Oct 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: South and East Africa: correspondence., 04 Dec 1905 - 29 Dec 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Moses Gaster, Chief Rabbi of the Spanish and Portuguese Jew's Congregation, on obtaining land in the British Empire for a Jewish settlement; Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony] on affairs in South Africa; Edward Peacock, Manager of the Morning Post; John Atkins; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary at the Colonial Office] on army finances in Sierra Leone; Herbert Samuel [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Home Office], Frederic...
Dates: 04 Dec 1905 - 29 Dec 1905
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: Sudan native education system: correspondence and reports., 22 Jan 1906 - 03 Feb 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/56
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Currie, Principal of the Gordon College, Khartoum, and Director of Education in the Sudan (3); Sir Frederick Lugard [High Commissioner and Commander in Chief of Northern Nigeria].Subject covered by the file: the applicability of the Sudanese education system to other colonies in east and west Africa.Also includes: annual reports and budgets for the education department, a list of boys graduating in 1907, and a note by the workshop manager.
Dates: 22 Jan 1906 - 03 Feb 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: supplementary estimates for St Helena, and notes and papers on the New Zealand Hemp Industry at St Helena., 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/40
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: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: supplementary estimates: various notes and papers., c 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/43
Scope and Contents Includes hand-written notes on finances for St Helena, the Imperial Institute, the repatriation of chinese coolies from the Transvaal [South Africa] (including a copy of a minute by WSC), and grant and aid following the earthquake at Kingston, Jamaica.
Dates: c 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: supplementary estimates: West Indian telegraphic communications and mail service: prints and papers., Jun 1906 - Aug 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/42
Scope and Contents Includes Colonial Office papers and correspondence on the West Indian steamer subsidy and inter-colonial mail service; contract with the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company; reports of the Interdepartmental Committee on West Indian Telegraphic Communication (chaired by WSC).
Dates: Jun 1906 - Aug 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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