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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: Various Papers., 08 Mar 1939 - Jun 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/369
Scope and Contents Papers and memoranda on various subjects, including: memorandum by the Friends of Europe Information Service on "The Hitler Promises which a British Prime Minister Believed", and a Friends of Europe monthly survey of German publications, June 1939; extract from "Mein Kampf" published in l'Europe Nouvelle on Hitler's tactics for making demands against other nations; figures for the Government vote in [?] 1939 by-elections; bulletins of the Colonial League on subjects including German colonial...
Dates: 08 Mar 1939 - Jun 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Various Papers., Jul 1937 - May 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/335
Scope and Contents Papers and memoranda on various subjects, including: timetable of the Munich Crisis by Randolph Churchill; a note on the Anglo-Italian Agreement on Abyssinia [later Ethiopia]; printed extracts of speeches by Neville Chamberlain on British relations with Italy, 1935 - 9; pamphlet published by the Abyssinia Association, "Italy's Failure in Abyssinia"; extract from a speech by WSC on relations with Italy (5 November 1936, House of Commons); pamphlet by Arnold Wienholt, former member of the...
Dates: Jul 1937 - May 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: the Netherlands (May 1946): arrangements and official papers., 19 Nov 1945 - 19 Jun 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/234A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visit include: Sir Neville Bland, British Ambassador to the Netherlands (7); [Edgar] Michiels van Verduynen, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Britain, on arrangements for the visit and the award of an honorary doctorate to WSC from the University of Leyden (4); 13th Lord Reay [earlier Aeneas Mackay], Foreign Office (4); A P C van Karnebeek, First Secretary, Embassy of the Netherlands (4); J W Meijer Ranneft, former Chairman, People's Council in the Dutch East Indies...
Dates: 19 Nov 1945 - 19 Jun 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and political: Later subject files, 1921 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLLD 17
Scope and Contents

Files on Africa and Asia, Egypt, India and general topics.

Dates: 1921 - 1940
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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Rhodes Trust: correspondence, 1929-06 - 1955-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/65
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly between LSA (as senior Trustee) and 1st Lord Elton, General Secretary of the Rhodes Trust, on subjects including grants awarded by the Trust, finding a biographer for Cecil Rhodes, publishing a history of the Trust for its jubilee, Commonwealth students at the London House hall of residence [later Goodenough College], articles by the Trustees (particularly LSA) in the American Oxonian, the Rhodes Scholars Jubilee Reunion, taking Rhodes Scholars from Germany, the Rhodes...
Dates: 1929-06 - 1955-08
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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Rhodes Trust: reports, 1947-07 - 1954-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/66
Scope and Contents

Reports (numbers 380, 394, 398 and 414) giving financial statements and details of projects funded by the Public Purposes Fund and Scholarship Fund, and the Trust in South Africa.

Dates: 1947-07 - 1954-07
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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School of Empire Studies, 1940-02 - 1944-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/5
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the establishment of an Institute of Empire Studies [later the Institute of Commonwealth Studies] at London University, with correspondents including: Oliver Stanley [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (11); "Bobbety" [Lord Cranborne, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, later 5th Lord Salisbury] (2); John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia]; [?] Peter Fraser; Harold Claughton, Principal of the University of London (6); Sir Cyril Asquith, Chairman of the...
Dates: 1940-02 - 1944-06
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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Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1902 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4
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Colonial Office papers, on subjects including: LSA's appointment as Secretary of State; speeches relating to the Empire; LSA's Empire Tour of 1927-28; a claim against the Canadian Government over the contract to build the Georgian Bay Canal; the administration of central and eastern Africa; other issues such as the trade outlook, pension policy and the General Strike.

Dates: 1902 - 1948
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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Sir Donald MacKenzie Wallace: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7341
Scope and Contents Boxes 1-8. The completed text, with notes, of Wallace's history of European Foreign Policy. Chapter I. The Labyrinth and how it is to be explored; II. Birth and innate perculiarities of modern nations; III. Motives, aims and methods of action; IV. Spain's Predominance and Decline (1914); V. The Dutch Interlude (1916); VI. French preponderance under the Bourbons (1913); VII. Balance of Power and England's maritime preponderance. (i) National enrichment. (ii) England's colonial expansion;...
Dates: 1890-1910 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Sir James Stephen: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7888
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Includes correspondence of Stephen and papers relating to a life of Stephen written by Dr. Evelyn Christian Martin.

Dates: 1807-1953 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Sir John Milner Gray: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7739
Scope and Contents The collection contains a wide range of correspondence and papers relating to the Gambia, Kenya, Kilwa [Kilwa Sultanate] and Pemba, Tanganyika [i.e. Tanzania], Uganda, Zanzibar, West Africa, and other parts of the continent. Some of the topics covered are ethnic groups and Indigenous peoples, languages, the slave trade, the Portuguese colonization in Africa, and archaeology. There are articles by J. Schacht, Emin Pasha, Gervase Mathew, M. Posnansky, and others on Africa, as well as...
Dates: 1950 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Sir Leopold George Heath: Letterbook, Abyssinian campaign [British expedition to the Ethiopian Empire]

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9654
Scope and Contents Contains contemporary copies of letters sent form Heath to the Secretary of the Admiralty between July 1867 and December 1870, copies of enclosures (mainly letters by other naval officers, list of sails, purchases, officers' allowances, etc) with alphabetical index. 675 pages. Last 4 letters in volume in different hand; possibly autograph signed copies of 4 letters by Heath.Notable entries include those regarding the suppression of the East African slave trade, with Heath's reports...
Dates: 1867-1870
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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South African Protectorate, 1934-04 - 1939-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/31
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on the transfer of the protectorates of Basutoland [later Lesotho], Swaziland and Bechuanaland [later Botswana] to South Africa. Correspondents include: Sir John Harris, Secretary to the Anti-Slavery and Aborigines Protection Society, on the formation of the Parliamentary Committee on the position of the South African protectorates, and publishing a letter in the press on the future of the protectorates (10); 2nd Lord Selborne on the formation of the Committee (2);...
Dates: 1934-04 - 1939-04
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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Southern Rhodesia, 1979 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 3/3
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Papers from CS's term as the last Governor of Southern Rhodesia, including letters of welcome and congratulation, papers relating to the elections to form a new independent Government of Zimbabwe, and papers on aid and development in Zimbabwe after CS's return.

Dates: 1979 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Special correspondence: John Buchan, 1910-01 - 1941-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/3
Scope and Contents Correspondence with John Buchan [1st Lord Tweedsmuir] on subjects including: LSA's defeat when standing as Parliamentary candidate for Wolverhampton East [Staffordshire], 1910; the chances of Buchan being adopted as candidate for Oxford University (1914); the quality of Buchan's intelligence reports (1917); Canadian constitutional reform (1937); the prospects for the Duke of Windsor [earlier King Edward VIII] following his abdication; Buchan's official visit to the United States as...
Dates: 1910-01 - 1941-01
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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Special correspondence: Lord Beaverbrook, 1939-04 - 1954-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/2
Scope and Contents Correspondence with 1st Lord Beaverbrook [owner of the Daily Express, earlier Max Aitken] on subjects including: Beaverbrook's lack of faith in the Conservative Government, particularly [Robert] Anthony Eden [Foreign Secretary and Deputy Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Avon]; the importance of keeping a base in the Suez Canal Zone [Egypt]; the lack of a Conservative policy on the Empire; GATT [General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade] and Empire trade; emigration; LSA's views on the Western...
Dates: 1939-04 - 1954-12
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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Special correspondence: Professor H Duncan Hall, 1943-05 - 1955-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/11
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Duncan Hall [British Embassy, United States] on the Commonwealth and Duncan Hall's textbook on the Commonwealth and Empire.

Also includes: address by Duncan Hall on the Commonwealth, his review of LSA's "Thoughts on the Constitution" and his memorandum on American post-war policy towards the Commonwealth; notes on the Empire Parliamentary Conference at Ottawa [Canada], 1943.

Dates: 1943-05 - 1955-03
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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Special correspondence: Professor Sir Reginald Coupland and Sir Ernest Oppenheimer, 1940-09 - 1945-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/6
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Sir Reginald Coupland [Beit Professor of History of the British Empire at Oxford University] and Sir Ernest Oppenheimer on subjects including: Coupland's books "The Indian Problem", "Indian Politics" and "India, A Re-statement"; regional government for India; India's future position in the world; the Indian constitution; Mohandas Gandhi's protest policy; the Congress Party's hostility to political minorities; Coupland's part in Sir [Richard]...
Dates: 1940-09 - 1945-10
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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Special correspondence: Salisbury, 1941-06 - 1952-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/20
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Correspondence with 5th Lord Salisbury [Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, 1940-42 and 1943-45, earlier Lord Cranborne] on subjects including: Salisbury's visit to Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe] in 1949 and Rhodesian views on federation; Palestine; the Parliament Bill and reform of the House of Lords; European unity; the constitution of Newfoundland [Canada]; migration to Australia; representation of the Dominions in an Imperial War Cabinet.

Dates: 1941-06 - 1952-11
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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Speeches, 1904-03 - 1910-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/6
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Annotated notes for speeches by LSA, on subjects including: the new army system; LSA's election addresses (1905, 1908); Canada; the Army Bill (in a speech written for Field Marshal 1st Lord Roberts, 1907); the defence of the Empire and federal problems; women's suffrage; Germany's naval menace; the new era in South Africa; mountaineering; policies on the constitution, Empire and home affairs.

Dates: 1904-03 - 1910-10
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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Speeches, 1911-05 - 1914-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/18
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Annotated typescripts, prints, cuttings, notes and manuscripts of speeches by LSA on subjects including: imperial unity, particularly on Canada, the possibility of an Imperial council and separating the Colonial Office from an Imperial Office, and including a speech written for 1st Lord Roberts; taxation (in LSA's maiden speech in the House of Commons); temperance; links between defence policy and strategy; the need for a national policy for dealing with syphilis; blocking motions.

Dates: 1911-05 - 1914-02
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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Speeches, 1906-10-12 - 1908-04-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 12
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Cuttings of WSC’s speeches on election campaign tour, on Liberal Party, Education, Female Suffrage, Colonial Affairs, Ireland; photos of WSC speaking; article by H G Wells supporting WSC.

Dates: 1906-10-12 - 1908-04-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Speeches, 1947-07 - 1952-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/16
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by LSA on subjects including: the Empire Industries Association; a tribute to Chaim Weizmann, late President of Israel; the 1952 Commonwealth Conference; Imperial Preference and GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade); the role of the United States, Europe and the Commonwealth; the need for national and Imperial reconstruction; genealogy; the Central Eastern European Conference; the 1951 General Election; the Horatian Society; the modern Commonwealth; the...
Dates: 1947-07 - 1952-12
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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Speeches, 1953-01 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/47
Scope and Contents Texts, drafts and speaking notes for speeches by LSA on subjects including: tributes to Cecil Rhodes; economic policy, particularly on Commonwealth trade and Imperial Preference; tribute to J L Garvin; the place of the Commonwealth in the world; Indian constitutional development over the war years; the poet Horace; tribute to 11th Lord Lothian [earlier Philip Kerr] and the Lothian Lecturer, Ernest Manning, Premier of Alberta [Canada]; the Crown and Africa; tribute to Chaim Weizmann; Europe,...
Dates: 1953-01 - 1953-12
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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Speeches, 1954-01 - 1955-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/48
Scope and Contents Texts, drafts and speaking notes for speeches by LSA on subjects including: tribute to Sir [Harold] Leslie Boyce; Empire or Commonwealth; the place of the Commonwealth in the world; Imperial Preference; GATT [General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade]; tributes to 1st Lord Simon and Francis Pember, former Warden of All Souls College, Oxford; Canada and the Empire; Chaim Weizmann and Manchester's contribution to the cause of Zionism; the centenary of 1st Lord Milner's birth; the United Europe...
Dates: 1954-01 - 1955-06
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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