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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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Press Cuttings, 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 5/39
Scope and Contents

Including: the Imperial Conference.

Dates: 1926
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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Press reports on Empire Unity Campaign, 1926 - 1939-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/69
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Press cuttings reporting on LSA's speeches for the campaign, with the report of the South Africa branch of the Empire Parliamentary Association on their visit to Australia (1926).

Dates: 1926 - 1939-07
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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Printed annual reports of British colonies and protectorates, 1920 - 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/61
Scope and Contents Annual colonial reports for: Jamaica (1921-24); Cayman Islands (1922-25); Trinidad and Tobago (1921-25); Grenada (1922-25); St Lucia (1921-24); St Vincent (1921-25); Leeward Islands (1920-26); Turks and Caicos Islands (1921-25); Barbados (1920-26); Bermuda (1921-24); Bahamas (1920-25). Also includes: report of the West Indian Currency Committee; memorandum on the establishment of a telegraph system in the West Indies; report by Edward Wood, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the...
Dates: 1920 - 1926
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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Printed pamphlets by LSA, 1910-07 - 1946-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/1
Scope and Contents Annotated prints of articles, lectures and broadcasts by LSA on subjects including: the problem of the cession of mandated territories, or former German colonies in Africa; Paneuropa and the Ottawa conference [Canada] in July 1932, concerning imperial trade, the inadequacy of the League of Nations and resulting importance of the Commonwealth, and the road to European economic unity; the British Empire and the Pan-European idea; Imperial unity; the balance of trade and proposals for...
Dates: 1910-07 - 1946-12
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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Prints and cuttings, 1920-04 - 1949-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/57
Scope and Contents Includes: print of Royal Geographical Society paper by Major-General Sir Frederick Sykes, Controller-General of Civil Aviation, on Imperial air routes; press-cuttings of articles by LSA on Imperial economic development, the Irish Home Rule bill, the Empire tour of the Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII and Edward, Duke of Windsor], the trade agreement between Canada and the West Indies, and Mount Everest; review by 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Edward Grigg] of a biography of David Lloyd...
Dates: 1920-04 - 1949-08
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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Private and personal correspondence with Governors General, State Governors and Colonial Governors, 1905 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4
Scope and Contents This series covers LSA's personal correspondence as Secretary of State for the Colonies, as opposed to the official Colonial Office material in the public and political papers. The correspondence covers a wide range of subjects relating to the colonies and governors' duties, including: the political and economic state of the colonies; colonial development; colonial officials; trade; communications with the home Government; LSA's reorganization of the Colonial Office; the tours of the Empire...
Dates: 1905 - 1929
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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Private correspondence between LSA and Field Marshal 1st Lord Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, India, 1941-43, Viceroy and Governor-General of India, 1943-47], 1941-03 - 1949-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/13
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Wavell's talks with Liaquat Ali Khan [Prime Minister of Pakistan] and Shri Jawaharlal Nehru [Prime Minister of India]; the unhelpful bitterness of Winston Churchill's attitude towards India; Indian service pensions; the formation of India's coalition Government; attempts to form an interim Government; a proposed expedition to Mount Everest; air power in the South East Asia campaign.

Other correspondents include: G M Trevelyan.

Dates: 1941-03 - 1949-07
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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Private letters from LSA to the Governor of Burma and source material for memoirs, 1941-01 - 1955-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/20
Scope and Contents Copies of letters from LSA to Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith on subjects including: reasons for Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union; Chinese immigration into Burma [later Myanmar]; British parliamentary business; the future Burmese constitution; the war situation, particularly relating to Japan; Burmese relations with India over immigration; the visit of U Saw, Premier of Burma, to Britain, with letter from Lord Halifax [British Ambassador to the United States, earlier Edward Wood and Lord...
Dates: 1941-01 - 1955-07
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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Private letters from LSA to the Viceroy of India, 1940-05 - 1940-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/22
Scope and Contents

Printed copies of letters from LSA to 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] on subjects including: the war situation; aircraft and munitions production; the constitutional problem; Indian defence; talks with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League] and Mohandas Gandhi; dealings with the Indian Congress; the imprisonment of Jawaharlal Nehru; the appointment of General Sir Claude Auchinleck [as Commander-in-Chief, India].

Dates: 1940-05 - 1940-12
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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Private letters from LSA to the Viceroy of India, 1941-01 - 1941-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/24
Scope and Contents Printed copies of letters from LSA to 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] on subjects including: negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], Mohandas Gandhi, Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru and the Indian Congress; the war situation; Sir Alexander Roger and his Ministry of Supply mission to India; inventions by Chaim Weizmann in yeast and molasses-based food and fuel production; the Indian Seamen's Union; Pakistan; the enlargement of Linlithgow's Council, particularly...
Dates: 1941-01 - 1941-12
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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Private letters from LSA to the Viceroy of India, 1942-01 - 1942-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/26
Scope and Contents Printed copies of letters from LSA to 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] on subjects including: finding a successor to General Sir Archibald Wavell as Commander-in-Chief, India; the transfer of control of Iraq and Iran from India to the Middle Eastern command; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], Mohandas Gandhi, Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru and the Indian Congress; the war situation; Sir [Richard] Stafford Cripps's mission to Congress; recommendations of the...
Dates: 1942-01 - 1942-12
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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Private letters from LSA to the Viceroy of India, 1943-01 - 1943-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/28
Scope and Contents

Printed copies of letters from LSA to 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] on subjects including: the fast by Mohandas Gandhi; Chaudhri Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan; future military and political operations in Burma [later Myanmar]; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], Mohandas Gandhi and the Indian Congress; establishing a South East Asia Supreme Command; the food situation.

Dates: 1943-01 - 1943-10
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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Private letters from LSA to the Viceroy of India, 1945-01 - 1945-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/31
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Printed copies of letters from LSA to 1st Lord Wavell (and to Sir [David] John Colville, Acting Viceroy [later 1st Lord Clydesmuir]) on subjects including: the constitution and the India Committee; Governorships; the General Election and the effects of a new Government.

Dates: 1945-01 - 1945-07
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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Private letters from the Governor of Burma to LSA, 1941-05 - 1945-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/21
Scope and Contents Letters from Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith to LSA on subjects including: his impressions of Burma [later Myanmar] and his meetings with officials from the Government of India; the political situation in Burma, including Chinese immigration; local hostility towards Indians; setting up a Government in exile following the Japanese invasion; poor relations between Dorman-Smith's staff and the Army; the future of post-war Burma; meetings with General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, India]...
Dates: 1941-05 - 1945-08
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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Private letters from the Viceroy of India to LSA, 1940-05 - 1940-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/23
Scope and Contents Printed copies of letters from 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] to LSA on subjects including: Linlithgow's dealings with the previous Secretary of State for India, 2nd Lord Zetland [earlier Lawrence Dundas]; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], Mohandas Gandhi and the Indian Congress; the war situation; aircraft and munitions production; appointing a Defence Minister; governorships; the composition of Linlithgow's council; feeling among the Sikh...
Dates: 1940-05 - 1940-12
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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Private letters from the Viceroy of India to LSA, 1941-01 - 1941-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/25
Scope and Contents Printed copies of letters from 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] to LSA on subjects including: negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], Mohandas Gandhi, Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru and the Indian Congress; the war situation; Sir Alexander Roger and his Ministry of Supply mission to India; the Bombay Conference; Linlithgow's Executive Council, particularly expansion; filling governorships; inventions by Chaim Weizmann in yeast and molasses-based food and fuel...
Dates: 1941-01 - 1941-12
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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Private letters from the Viceroy of India to LSA, 1942-01 - 1942-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/27
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Printed copies of letters from 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] to LSA on subjects including: the visit of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek to India; the evacuation of Burma [later Myanmar]; Sir [Richard] Stafford Cripps's mission to Congress; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], Mohandas Gandhi and the Indian Congress; the visit of Henry, Duke of Gloucester; the expansion of Linlithgow's Council; rioting throughout the provinces.

Dates: 1942-01 - 1942-12
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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Private letters from the Viceroy of India to LSA, 1943-01 - 1943-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/29
Scope and Contents Printed copies of letters from 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] to LSA on subjects including: the future of Burma [later Myanmar]; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], Mohandas Gandhi and the Indian Congress, particularly Gandhi's fast; the reconstitution of Linlithgow's Council; General Sir Claude Auchinleck's return as Commander-in-Chief, India and 1st Lord Wavell's appointment as the next Viceroy; the deteriorating situation in Bengal; filling...
Dates: 1943-01 - 1943-10
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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Private letters from the Viceroy of India to LSA, 1943-10 - 1944-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/30
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Printed copies of letters from 1st Lord Wavell to LSA, with minutes of the Governors' Conference, on subjects including: conditions in Bengal; the food situation; post-war reconstruction; Wavell's Council, particularly the Finance Membership; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], the Indian Congress and Mohandas Gandhi, particularly on Gandhi's health and talks between him and Jinnah; a trade dispute with South Africa.

Dates: 1943-10 - 1944-12
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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Private letters from the Viceroy of India to LSA, 1945-01 - 1945-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/32
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Printed copies of letters from 1st Lord Wavell (and Sir [David] John Colville, Acting Viceroy [later 1st Lord Clydesmuir]) to LSA on subjects including: the trade dispute between India and South Africa; progress on the constitution; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League] and the Indian Congress; Bengal; the food situation.

Dates: 1945-01 - 1945-08
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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Public and political: Early subject files, 1896 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 16
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Files on home politics, colonial affairs and foreign policy, particularly relating to the Middle East.

Dates: 1896 - 1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please cite as Churchill Archives Centre, The Papers of George Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, GLLD
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Public and Political: General: Broadcasts: Correspondence and papers., 02 Mar 1937 - 20 Oct 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/320
Scope and Contents Correspondents on broadcasts by WSC include: Sir John Reith [Director-General of the BBC] asking WSC to take part in a series of broadcasts on "Responsibilities of Empire"; [John] Beresford Clark, Director of BBC Empire Service, on arrangements for WSC's "Responsibilities of Empire" broadcast ["Freedom and Progress for All"] (2); J K W Trueman, of David Allen and Sons Billposting Limited, on a series of broadcasts by WSC on "The Peace of Europe" for Radio-Toulouse [France] (7).Also includes:...
Dates: 02 Mar 1937 - 20 Oct 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., Jun 1936 - 30 Mar 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/295
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Ormsby-Gore [Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 4th Lord Harlech] on the Peel Commission [into Britain's Palestine Mandate]; "Harold R" [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on Randolph Churchill's interview with General Franco for the Daily Mail, and Franco's sensible policies; Oliver Locker-Lampson; 4th Lord Camden, President, Kent Council of Social Service; Philip Guedalla [Honorary Director, Ibero- American Institute of Great...
Dates: Jun 1936 - 30 Mar 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 10 Jan 1935 - 30 Jun 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/296A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Carl Bechhofer Roberts on subjects including his biography of WSC, and particularly the Abdication Crisis [of King Edward VIII, earlier Edward, Prince of Wales, later Duke of Windsor] (2); Ivy, Lady Chamberlain; Cosmo Lang [Archbishop of Canterbury]; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], Foreign Secretary, on a speech by WSC in a foreign affairs debate, and his tribute to the Foreign Office; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [President, League of Nations Union, earlier Lord...
Dates: 10 Jan 1935 - 30 Jun 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 29 Dec 1937 - 15 Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/330
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ramsay Muir [Vice-President, Liberal Party Organization] on the possibility of a by-election in Epping [Essex]; Lieutenant-General Sir [George] Tom Bridges on WSC's speech at Sheffield [Yorkshire, 31 May] and wartime conscription; Philip Noel-Baker; Don Pablo de Azcarate y Florez, Spanish Ambassador to Britain, on including Spain in WSC's call for a team of peace-seeking nations; 10th Lord Elgin (and 14th Lord Kincardine [earlier Lord Bruce]), President, General...
Dates: 29 Dec 1937 - 15 Jul 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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