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Colonialism

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1172 Collections and/or Records:

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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],...
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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Official: Colonial Office: Telegrams about Mesopotamia [Iraq]., 08 Jan 1921 - 11 Nov 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/16
Scope and Contents Telegrams mainly from Sir Percy Cox, High Commissioner in Mesopotamia (20) and Sir Aylmer Haldane, Commander in Chief, Mesopotamia (6) on the control of Mesopotamia through garrisons and the RAF; reduction in military expenditure; dealings with and the position of Emir Feisal; the evacuation of troops; operations against insurrections; and a possible Turkish invasion of Mosul [Iraq]. Also includes telegrams from Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Private Secretary to Secretary of...
Dates: 08 Jan 1921 - 11 Nov 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Telegrams regarding Chanak [later Cannakkale, Turkey]., 16 Sep 1922 - 14 Oct 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/28
Scope and Contents Copies of telegrams mainly between WSC and the Governor Generals of the Dominions, Lord Byng, Governor General of Canada, 1st Lord Jellicoe, Governor General and Commander in Chief, New Zealand, Prince Arthur of Connaught, Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa, 1st Lord Forster, Governor General and Commander in Chief, Australia about the Chanak crisis.Subjects covered include: bulletins describing negotiations with Turkey and with Mustafa Kemal Pasha [later Ataturk];...
Dates: 16 Sep 1922 - 14 Oct 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: various papers., 14 Dec 1920 - 25 Nov 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/1
Scope and Contents Includes: a paper by [Major] Desmond Morton on the need for stabilisation of exchange rates and trade throughout the Empire by a single Imperial currency; extract from a speech of General [Jan] Smuts, Prime Minister of South Africa on an Imperial Bank; notes of a meeting between WSC, Lord Riddell and Lord Burnham [earlier Harry Webster] on the Communications Committee and the importance of communication throughout the Empire; a paper by Colonel John Fuller on the importance of roadless...
Dates: 14 Dec 1920 - 25 Nov 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Committee of Imperial Defence: prints., 18 May 1911 - 29 Aug 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 24/5
Scope and Contents Includes: WSC on the new German Naval Law and increase of the German Navy; minutes from 2 meetings of the Committee of Imperial Defence attended by Canadian ministers, on subjects including: the combination of British foreign and naval policy, the development of the German Navy, naval power in the Mediterranean and Canada's role in naval defence; Sir Charles Ottley, Secretary to the Committee, on representation of the Dominions on the Committee; a translation of the German Naval Law...
Dates: 18 May 1911 - 29 Aug 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: correspondence between WSC and President Dwight D Eisenhower [President of the United States]., 29 Jan 1953 - 31 Mar 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/3A-C
Scope and Contents ff 1- 139 are copies of letters and telegrams from WSC to President Dwight D Eisenhower, 07 Feb 1953 - 31 Mar 1955.ff 140 - 214 are copies of letters from President Dwight D Eisenhower to WSC, 02 Feb1953 - 29 Mar 1955.ff 215 - 282 are copies of correspondence between WSC and President Dwight D Eisenhower, 29 Jan 1953 - 24 Mar 1955. Includes original letters from Dwight D Eisenhower, James D Moffett (2nd Secretary, United States Embassy in Britain) and Winthrop Aldrich (United States...
Dates: 29 Jan 1953 - 31 Mar 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: correspondence on Palestine., May 1945 - Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/234
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: May 1945 - Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: correspondence regarding Ministerial changes., 03 May 1952 - 01 Aug 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Maclay [later Lord Muirshiel] (3) on his resignation as Minister of Transport in 1952; Frederic Harris MP, Beresford Craddock MP (2), Alan Lennox-Boyd [later Lord Boyd of Merton], Roy Welensby (Chairman of unofficial members of Northern Rhodesia, later Zambia, Legislature), Angus Mackintosh (Principal Private Secretary, Colonial Office), and David Hunt [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] on removal of Alan Lennox-Boyd as Minister of State for the Colonies and...
Dates: 03 May 1952 - 01 Aug 1954
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: Prime Minister: Far East theatre, 1942-46: proofs and copies of mainly contemporary despatches and reports for publication, with accompanying correspondence. [some material probably used in the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., 1946 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/252A-B
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: 1946 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: HRH the Duke of Windsor., Feb 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/63
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on and with the Duke of Windsor [Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Bahamas, earlier King Edward VIII and Edward, Prince of Wales].

Dates: Feb 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: "Personnel - Orders of Battle"., May 1945 - Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/237
Scope and Contents

Includes tables, charts, and maps, setting out the strengths of imperial and allied armed forces and the level of army battle casualties in North-West Europe, the Mediterranean, and the East, and the estimated distribution of Japanese forces in the East.

Dates: May 1945 - Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: Victory Messages: Correspondence., May 1945 - Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/230
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence relating to VE Day celebrations, messages, etc., mainly copies of letters sent to the Foreign Office, Dominions Office, Colonial Office, and India Office.

Dates: May 1945 - Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: victory messages from Dominion and Colonial Governments., 03 May 1945 - 18 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: 03 May 1945 - 18 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: Cabinet papers and correspondence on efforts to reduce expenditure., 25 Jan 1928 - 17 Feb 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/77
Scope and Contents Includes Cabinet minutes, notes by WSC, and a memorandum by the Minister of Health [Neville Chamberlain]; copy of a letter from WSC to Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin; correspondence and papers from: Prime Minister of Australia [Stanley Bruce]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Gilbert Upcott [Deputy Controller, Treasury]; 1st Lord Peel [the 1st Commissioner of Works]; Sir Samuel Hoare [Secretary of State for Air, later 1st Lord...
Dates: 25 Jan 1928 - 17 Feb 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 08 Jan 1925 - 26 Jun 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Fabian Ware (2); 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] on European disarmament (2); Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on colonial trade matters (4); Frederick Leith-Ross [British representative on Finance Board] of the Reparation Commission; J Coudurier de Chassaigne (2); 1st Lord Midleton; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord...
Dates: 08 Jan 1925 - 26 Jun 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Herbert Morrison, Secretary of the London Labour Party, on unemployment; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] on disarmament; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; 1st Lord Weir (3) including one on industrial relief; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; Francis Curzon [later 5th Lord Howe] on naval officers' marriage allowance; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (2)...
Dates: 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence from WSC (carbon copies)., 09 Nov 1924 - 30 Dec 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/2
Scope and Contents Recipients include: Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (5); Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, (6) on subjects including expenditure on Iraq and Palestine; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith, Secretary of State for India]; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War]; Ronald McNeill [later 1st Lord Cushendun, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, (4) on subjects including marriage licenses for...
Dates: 09 Nov 1924 - 30 Dec 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC (carbon copies)., 10 Jan 1926 - 21 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/29
Scope and Contents Recipients include: President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (3); F Stanley Jackson [Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Party]; Count Guiseppe Volpi [Italian Minister of Finance] (2); Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport] (2); Sir Robert Horne [later 1st Lord Slamannan]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (4); Sir James Craig [later 1st Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister...
Dates: 10 Jan 1926 - 21 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: Imperial Economic Committee: papers on marketing Empire produce in the United Kingdom., Dec 1924 - Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/15
Scope and Contents Includes Committee terms of reference, memoranda, draft conclusions, and reports.Also includes notes and correspondence from: Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services, Treasury] (4); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); William Brown [Private Secretary to the President of the Board of Trade] (2); 1st Lord Byng [Governor-General, Canada]; Thomas Jones [Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet] (2); Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance,...
Dates: Dec 1924 - Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: papers and correspondence on economising the 1928-1929 expenditure., 19 Jul 1927 - 24 Aug 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/49
Scope and Contents Includes drafts and copies of letters sent out in the name of the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, to the following ministers on reducing their departmental expenditure for 1928-1929: William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty; Sir William Joynson Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary; Secretary of State for Air, Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood]; Secretary of State for the Colonies and Dominions, Leo Amery; Minister of Health, Neville Chamberlain; Secretary of...
Dates: 19 Jul 1927 - 24 Aug 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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