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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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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence N-R (most material dates from 1951)., Oct 1946 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/116
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Norman Hulbert on the National Defence Public Interest Committee; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (2); 1st Lord Layton on WSC writing an article for the News Chronicle on the Cold War; Arthur Waters, Editor, News of the World (3); Harmar Harmar-Nicholls; Allan Noble on a painting of Ernest Bevin; Sir George Paish on co-operation with the Liberals (2); John Lockhart, Secretary of United Kingdom Branch of...
Dates: Oct 1946 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political; Correspondence S., Jan 1950 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/101A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Matthews, Dean of St Paul's, on a pre-election service; "Bobbety", 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil and Lord Cranborne] on Conservative policy towards the Soviet Union; Sir Arthur Salter; Duncan Sandys; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (2); Prime Minister Clement Attlee; Harold MacMillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] (3); Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos]; 1st Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd Greame...
Dates: Jan 1950 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence S-Z., Oct 1950 - Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/117A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil and Lord Cranborne] and Leo Amery on Cabinet positions in the event of a Conservative election victory; Sir Arthur Salter; Duncan Sandys on his visit to Yugoslavia and Marshal Tito; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (10); Sir Geoffrey Shakespeare, Chairman, Executive Committee, National Liberal Council; Keith Gardiner, Editor of the Sheffield...
Dates: Oct 1950 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Press cuttings., 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/13A-D
Scope and Contents Press cuttings mainly on Free Trade and protectionism including articles and letters to newspapers on issues including: the fiscal policy of Austen Chamberlain [Chancellor of the Exchequer]; the sugar convention bill; South African loans and the war contribution bill; Free Trade and the colonies and reaction in New Zealand to the issue; and speeches by Austen Chamberlain.The cuttings are from various publications including: the Times, Oldham Chronicle, Westminster Gazette, Birmingham Daily...
Dates: 1903
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: press cuttings of articles, letters, and leader comments, on the international situation and British politics, mainly from national and local British newspapers and magazines, such as the Times, the Daily Mail, the Daily Telegraph, the Manchester Guardian, the Illustrated London News, and Picture Post, as well as United States and German articles., Dec 1938 - Oct 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/389A-B
Scope and Contents Includes: articles by John Morgan, [William] Stephen King-Hall, Sir Abe Bailey, A G Gardiner, Hannen Swaffer, Ellen Wilkinson, Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine], and "Scrutator" [Robert Ensor]; letters to papers by Francis Pakenham [later 7th Lord Longford], [Edward] Mozley, James Bridie, Sir Reginald St Johnston, Sir Francis Anderton, [John] Chamier, and Eleanor Rathbone.Subjects covered by the cuttings include: the threat posed by the Axis powers; Czechoslovakia; France's role and...
Dates: Dec 1938 - Oct 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence A., 05 Jan 1946 - 30 Jun 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/145A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Haile Selassie, Emperor [of Ethiopia] (2); Grant Duff Ainslie on the loss of India; "Brookie" [1st Lord Alanbrooke, earlier Sir Alan Brooke, Chief of Imperial General Staff] on subjects including the evacuation of British troops from Egypt (6); "Jimmy", 17th Duke of Alba, on subjects including Andres Revesz's biography of 1st Duke of Marlborough, and being prevented from leaving Spain (7); 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] on the country's need for WSC's...
Dates: 05 Jan 1946 - 30 Jun 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence A., 29 Dec 1945 - 20 Jul 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/166
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Leo Amery on subjects including offering his services in government, money for colonial development, WSC's speech [28 March 1950, "European Unity"] and the failure of Ernest Bevin [Foreign Secretary] to respond to it, and Israel's relations with Britain (8); Haile Selassie, Emperor of Abyssinia [later Ethiopia] (2); Philip Moore [later 1st Lord Moore of Wolvercote], Assistant Private Secretary to the First Lord of the Admiralty, on the commemoration of the United...
Dates: 29 Dec 1945 - 20 Jul 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence A - B., 29 Dec 1945 - 26 Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/160
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Christabel, Lady Aberconway, on WSC's cat (2); Max Aitken; Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia; "Alex", 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis [Governor-General of Canada] (9); Herbert Bruce [former Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, Canada] on WSC's loss of the 1945 General Election and WSC's speeches in the United States; Arthur Meighen [former Prime Minister of Canada] on the need to maintain close relations with Britain, the menace of the Soviet Union to world peace and...
Dates: 29 Dec 1945 - 26 Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence A - Barlow-Wheeler., 1958 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/518
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Konrad Adenauer; Benita, Lady Alanbrooke on the death of 1st Lord Alanbrooke [earlier Sir Alan Brooke]; Norman Pearson (4) and Martin Gilbert (2) on collections for the 80th birthday of Lord Alanbrooke; Cameron Cobbold; "Alex" [1st Lord Alexander of Tunis]; Daisy, Lady Allenby [earlier Daisy Nearne] on subjects including Prospect House; "Tommy", Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC] and John Colville on their recollections of WSC visiting Prospect House;...
Dates: 1958 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence D - G., 30 Jun 1946 - 06 Jun 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/162
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Helen, Lady D'Abernon (3); Arthur Christiansen, [Editor], Daily Express (2); Sir Clifford Norton, British Ambassador to Greece, on the funeral of Archbishop Damaskinos, former Regent of Greece; Archbishop Damaskinos on his gratitude to WSC; Charles de Gaulle on WSC's treatment of him in ["The Second World War"]; 18th Lord Derby [earlier Lord Stanley] on racing; "Ettie", Ethel, Lady Desborough (6); Sir Humphrey de Trafford on racing; Andre de Staercke, on the staff of...
Dates: 30 Jun 1946 - 06 Jun 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence E - M., 09 Feb 1944 - 02 Jan 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/141A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Eden on not accepting the order of the garter, building up the Conservative Front Bench and broadening the party's appeal (2); Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe] on finding United States accommodation for WSC on the Riviera [France] and on a statement concerning the crisis in January 1945 over pulling troops out of Alsace (3); Frank Cook [Charge d'Affaires, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia] on the gift of a picture from...
Dates: 09 Feb 1944 - 02 Jan 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence F - G., 09 Jul 1945 - 21 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/149A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Douglas Fairbanks [junior]; James Farley, Chairman, Coca-Cola Export Corporation (9); King Farouk of Egypt; Keith Feiling; [?] Frederick Fenning; 4th Lord Fermoy [earlier Edmund Roche]; Sir Aylmer Firebrace, former Chief of Fire Staff, asking WSC to write a foreword for his ["Fire Service Memories"] (3); Wilfred Fish [Dean, Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons] (2); Marguerite Flandin, on the imprisonment of her husband, Pierre Flandin [former French...
Dates: 09 Jul 1945 - 21 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Ha - Hor., 19 Nov 1951 - 24 Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/189
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Charles Hendriks (2); King Haakon VII of Norway (4); Sir Michael Wright [British Ambassador to Norway]; Per Preben Prebensen, Norwegian Ambassador to Britain, asking WSC to write the introduction to a biography on King Haakon (2); Patrick, 1st Lord Hailes [earlier Patrick Buchan-Hepburn] on press hostility to his appointment as Governor-General of the West Indies, the poor Conservative performance in by-elections, the Federation movement and elections in the West...
Dates: 19 Nov 1951 - 24 Dec 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Hon - J., 02 Mar 1952 - 21 Sep 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/190
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Francis", 5th Lord Howe [earlier Lord Curzon]; Sir Robert Howe, Governor-General of the Sudan, on the Sudanese political situation, and future policy on the Sudan and Egypt; Sir Norman Hulbert; Cordell Hull; David Hunt [former Private Secretary to WSC]; Frank de Vine Hunt, former member of WSC's Map Room, on subjects including maps of WSC's wartime journeys (6); 1st Lord De L'Isle [earlier William Sidney and 6th Lord De L'Isle and Dudley] on the maps (2); Elaine...
Dates: 02 Mar 1952 - 21 Sep 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence I - K., 26 Nov 1945 - 08 Jul 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/151
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ismet Inonu [President of Turkey]; Seyed Taqizadeh [Iranian Ambassador to Britain]; Sir Hastings Ismay [Additional Secretary (Military) to Cabinet] on mementoes of WSC for the Imperial War Museum and notes for ["The Second World War"] (5); Anthony Nutting on the Italian Ambassador to Britain, Duke Tommaso Gallarati-Scotti; Count Nicola Carandini, Italian Ambassador to Britain; Louis Jacquinot, French Minister of Navy, on a memorial to the Free French; Vice-Admiral...
Dates: 26 Nov 1945 - 08 Jul 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence M - Q., 31 Oct 1945 - 27 Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/153A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Mabane [Director, Kemsley Newspapers] asking if WSC could contribute to the Sunday Chronicle on United Europe and fears of a Socialist State; Marjorie Madan on publishing quotations from WSC (4); Stuart Mais on dedicating a book to WSC; 1st Lord Margesson; Louis Marin, member, French National Assembly; Reginald Marnham [WSC's neighbour] (4); Douglas Marshall, MP for Bodmin [Cornwall] conveying greetings from his constituency; John Martin [former Private...
Dates: 31 Oct 1945 - 27 Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 290 - 297, closed under S40 and S41(1) of the Freedom of Information Act on advice from the Cabinet Office. Review date: 1 Jan 2021.
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Meigher - Montgomery., Apr 1955 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/529
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arthur Meigher; Robert Menzies enclosing copies of his speeches on various subjects including Commonwealth affairs, international affairs (including the Cold War and the Suez canal) on allegations made by General Sir John Kennedy about Menzies' opinion of WSC (9); Drew Middleton, Chief London Correspondent of the New York Times, on subjects including WSC's signing a book (4); Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]; Princess Grace of Monaco [earlier Grace Kelly]; 1st Lord...
Dates: Apr 1955 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sa - Sm., 21 May 1941 - 27 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/176A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frank Salisbury (2); "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Lord Cranborne] on WSC's views on postponing the Festival [of Britain] and embarrassment to "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay, Chairman, Festival of Britain Council], and his own inability to be a delegate to the Council of Europe (5); Sir Arthur Salter; 1st Lord Samuel; Sir Malcolm Sargent, Musical Director, Savoy Theatre, inviting WSC to the opening night of "Patience"; David Sarnoff; John Howard, Chairman, Eastern...
Dates: 21 May 1941 - 27 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence T - Z., 29 Jan 1945 - 20 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/157A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Robert Tasker; General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, apologizing for missing WSC's visit to Metz [France]; Charles Taylor [MP for Eastbourne]; Myron Taylor; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, MP for Hereford and Vice-Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Party] (3); "Tommy", Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC] on subjects including applying for a post at the Jockey Club, and books and photographs for WSC (9); 6th Lord Rosebery [earlier Lord...
Dates: 29 Jan 1945 - 20 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Tedder - Vine Hunt., Aug 1952 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/536
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer; [1st Lord] Tenby [earlier Gwilym Lloyd George] requesting a signed photograph; "Tommy", Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC] on his book about WSC (3); Kenneth Thompson, Assistant Postmaster General; Prince Alexander Thuru-Taxis; Josip Tito; Lieutenant-Colonel Nawab Malik Khan Tiwana; Sir Alexander Todd; George Trevelyan; Harry Truman (6); Major-General Sir Hugh Tudor on subjects including his published diary of World...
Dates: Aug 1952 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Lord Beaverbrook., 04 Aug 1951 - 19 Feb 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/211
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC and 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on subjects including: Chartwell [Kent]; racing; WSC's visits to Beaverbrook's house in France; Beaverbrook's opposition to a German army; publishing letters by WSC in books by Beaverbrook; the Canadian stock market; effects of the United States's policy on Suez [Egypt]; British Free Trade proposals to Canada; economic problems in the United States.Other correspondents include: Arthur Christiansen, [Editor], Daily...
Dates: 04 Aug 1951 - 19 Feb 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Sir Anthony Eden and Clarissa, Lady Eden., 12 Apr 1952 - 14 Jun 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/216
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC and Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary and Prime Minister] on subjects including gifts from WSC, [the dismissal of] Lavrenti Beria [head of Soviet Ministry of International Affairs], the timing of the 1955 General Election, the 4-Power summit at Geneva [Switzerland], United States policy on the Middle East, rail and docks strikes, the Suez Crisis [Egypt], Eden's health, the Canadian elections, the Canadian and American attitude to Suez, supplying arms to...
Dates: 12 Apr 1952 - 14 Jun 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Select Committee on Parliamentary Elections (Mr Speaker's Seat) papers., Feb 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/380
Scope and Contents Includes: covering letters from [Cyril] Diver, Clerk to the Committee; papers on the position of the Speaker in the legislatures of Dominions and Australian states and the presiding officer in legislatures of "certain foreign democracies"; printed correspondence relating to the Speaker's seat from the Times of 1934 and 1935 including reports of speeches and letters by Sir Edward Grigg [later 1st Lord Altrincham], Sir Bryan Fell, Owen Clough, Sir Terence O'Connor, [1st] Lord Rankeillour...
Dates: Feb 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: telegrams on the abdication crisis, mainly supporting WSC's stance, several from the Dominions, and a celebratory calendar of King Edward VIII [earlier Edward, Prince of Wales, later the Duke of Windsor]., 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/599
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Louis Bromfield; Sir Reginald Banks on New Zealand opinion; [Marion] Cran; Lieutenant-Colonel [Augustus] Duke; Therese and [Walter] Richard Sickert.Other subjects include: suggestions that WSC broadcast on the crisis to Australia or the United States; Edward's health.

Dates: 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: The New Commonwealth., 07 Jan 1937 - 22 Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/312
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with N B Foot, General Secretary of the New Commonwealth Society, on subjects including: the society's annual general meeting and other meetings; invitations and requests for WSC to speak for the society in Britain and Europe, and also for other organizations; a publicity message for the society; the New Commonwealth Parliamentary Group; the growth of the society in Europe.Other correspondents include: 1st Lord Davies, Chairman of the New Commonwealth Society, on how...
Dates: 07 Jan 1937 - 22 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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