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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1173 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 31 Dec 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/118/23
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Typescript transcript of a letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Secretary of State for India (Howth [County Dublin, Ireland] to Grant Duff [Governor of Madras, India] in which he discusses the annexation of Burma [later Myanmar] and the likelihood of violence over the issue of Home Rule and says that he does not think that [Charles] Parnell will be successful.

Dates: 31 Dec 1885
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jan 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/118/24-25
Scope and Contents Typescript transcript of a letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Secretary of State for India to Grant Duff [Governor of Madras, India] in which he comments on the arrival of the new State prisoner in Madras, discusses the annexation of Burma [later Myanmar] and the likelihood that a Lhama will be appointed, makes observations on political affairs and the "democratic element" in the House of Commons and the imminent end of the Conservative government. In a postscript he discusses the...
Dates: 14 Jan 1885
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Feb 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/118/26
Scope and Contents Typescript transcript of a letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Secretary of State for India to Grant Duff [Governor of Madras, India] in which he bids him an official farewell and thanks him for his assistance, discusses the political situation and [William] Gladstone's position [as Prime Minister], comments on the appointment of Sir [Herbert] Macpherson as Commander in Chief in Madras, the annexation of Burma [later Myanmar] and his disgust with the conduct of General [Sir Harry]...
Dates: 28 Feb 1885
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Oct 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/122/58
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Letter from "M P" [Montagu Porch](The Residency, Zaria, Nigeria) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses sorrow at the casualties of the war; congratulates her on her work running an American hospital; describes his work on the Nigerian border and in quelling a revolt against the native administration over the non payment of taxes and discusses his plans for his leave.

Dates: 02 Oct 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Sep] [1906]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/57
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Part of a letter from WSC [to Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the possibility that she might be able to "plaster" over an injury [to Count de Bendern] and his correspondence with King [Edward VII] about South Africa and WSC's stay with [Kaiser Wilhelm II].

Dates: [Sep] [1906]
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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(Untitled), 29 Sep 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/60-62
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Siena [Italy]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: discussion of the financial difficulties of George [Cornwallis-West]; comment that his visit to see German army manoeuvres was "instructive"; a list of the places he has visited; his contentment [at the Colonial Office] and his decision to remain there until the Colonial Conference, and to settle issues connected with the Orange River Constitution and Nigerian Railway Stock; his confidence that he will win the...
Dates: 29 Sep 1906
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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(Untitled), [Aug 1907]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/64-66
Scope and Contents Part of a letter from WSC (12 Bolton Street [London]) [to Lady Randolph Churchill] including: discussion of financial affairs; his involvement in a strike in Manchester; a tree house he has constructed at Salisbury Hall; his success in securing o5 million for the Transvaal railway [South Africa] and o2 for the Nigerian railway and in making the Cabinet agree with his opinion about [Louis] Botha's diamond; "Lulu" [Lewis] Harcourt's success in land legislation; and his advice about excluding...
Dates: [Aug 1907]
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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(Untitled), 21 Aug 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/67-68
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Letter from WSC (Colonial Office) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: the behaviour of the Tory Party about the Transvaal [South Africa] loan and the diamond; concern over the letting of a house; an appeal to help him with the management of [household] affairs; the progress of government business due to several late night sittings of Parliament; a meeting with [5th Lord] Rosebery; and the places he plans to visit with Gordon Wilson.

Dates: 21 Aug 1907
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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(Untitled), 19 Oct 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/69-70
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (HMS Venus, At Sea Near Aden [later South Yemen, then part of Yemen]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: apologies for not having written; his hope she has heard about his "pilgrimage" from "Eddie" [Edward Marsh] and the newspapers; description of his cabin and the roughness of the Red Sea; Admiralty orders to the captain to stop at any ports WSC suggests; his intention to study the affairs of the Somaliland Protectorate [later Somalia]; a letter from "C.B."...
Dates: 19 Oct 1907
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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(Untitled), 09 Sep 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/71
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Letter from Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Belmont Castle, Meigle, Scotland) to WSC marked "private" congratulating him for his work during the last Parliamentary session in the creation of self governing states in the Transvaal and the Orange Free State [South Africa] and parsing him for "constant readiness and effectiveness". Covering letter at CHAR 28/27/69-70.

Dates: 09 Sep 1907
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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(Untitled), 06 Nov 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/75-79
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Letter from WSC (Camp Thika, "half way between Nairobi and Fort Hall [Kenya]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: description of game hunting from a train, including rhinoceros and lions; his official work and meeting the natives, presents to him; a visit to Embo; impressions of the country; and his authorisation of the extension of British control of the natives. Three typed transcripts of this letter at end of CHAR 28/27.

Dates: 06 Nov 1907
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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(Untitled), 23 Nov 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/80-81
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Letter from WSC (Jinja, Victoria Nyanza [Kenya]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: a description of his journey; arrangements with the Strand magazine for the publication of articles; the degree of civilisation of the natives in Uganda and concern at the illness of "CB" [Henry Campbell-Bannerman]. Envelope present marked "private".

Dates: 23 Nov 1907
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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(Untitled), 21 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/219/100
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Telegram from WSC to the Regent of Iraq [Crown Prince Abdullah] thanking him for his letter and assuring him that the British Government will consider the question of Palestine very seriously. Carbon copy.

Dates: 21 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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(Untitled), 21 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/219/101
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Telegram from WSC to Ibn Saud [King of Saudi Arabia] thanking him for his letter and assuring him that the British Government will consider the question of Palestine very seriously. Carbon copy.

Dates: 21 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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(Untitled), 28 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/220/12
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Telegram from WSC to General Sir Bernard Paget [Commander in Chief Middle East Force] marked "Personal" stating that he is correct in maintaining an "impartial and negative attitude" with regard to the situation in the Levant States [Syria and the Lebanon].

Dates: 28 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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(Untitled), 22 Jul 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/3B/176-180
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from "Ike" [Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States] (The White House) to WSC marked "eyes only- top secret" in which he reflects on WSC's desires to make a joint pronouncement; to transfer responsibility to his successor [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon]; and to achieve a recognisable milestone towards peace which [Eisenhower] feels lies behind WSC's attempts to meet [Vyacheslav] Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister]. He suggests that WSC might make a speech...
Dates: 22 Jul 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Visit to South Africa, 1968-11 - 1969-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/7/32
Scope and Contents Papers from JA's visit to South Africa, Jan-Feb 1969, including correspondence on arrangements, particularly relating to meetings of the Vaal Reefs Exploration and Mining Company Limited (of which JA was a director), with minutes of company meetings. Also includes: text of a speech by JA to a Conservative May Day rally on the threat to Britain's overseas trade from the Government's colonial policy; draft of an article on China, American power in the Far East and the British...
Dates: 1968-11 - 1969-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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War Office memoranda, 1917-01 - 1917-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/49
Scope and Contents Papers including: report of the Committee of Imperial Defence sub-committee on territorial changes (in Equatorial Africa); memorandum by LSA on Allied unity of control; notes by 1st Lord Curzon and [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain, Secretary of State for India, on railways in Persia [later Iran]; telegrams and letter from General Sir [Francis] Reginald Wingate [High Commissioner, Egypt] on Allied territorial claims in North Africa and Abyssinia [later Ethiopia] (8); paper by Lieutenant-Colonel...
Dates: 1917-01 - 1917-06
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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War Office memoranda, 1917-06 - 1917-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/50
Scope and Contents Papers including: telegram from General Sir [Francis] Reginald Wingate [High Commissioner, Egypt] on Allied territorial claims in North Africa; note from General Sir William Robertson, Chief of Imperial General Staff, to 1st Lord Hardinge of Penshurst [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on Italy's contribution to the war; memorandum by Lord Robert Cecil [Minister of Blockade, later 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood] on Italian claims in Asia Minor [Turkey]; summary of a...
Dates: 1917-06 - 1917-12
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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War Office memoranda, 1918-01 - 1918-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/51
Scope and Contents Notes and memoranda by LSA on subjects including: prospects for 1918; summarising arms supplies and battalion strengths; advances in Palestine and Syria; the future status of Egypt; the political aspects of campaigns in 1919; unity of operations in the East; the future of the Supreme War Council; Allied policy in Russia; the Irish Convention, Irish federalism, Irish passive resistance and the exclusion of Ulster from a Home Rule Bill; future military policy; the German spring offensive on...
Dates: 1918-01 - 1918-12
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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West Indian documents

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 263
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Loose papers and one newspaper from Patrick and his son James Colquhoun's correspondence files. RCMS 263/1-9 have a cover headed 'Nevis 1820' and RCMS 263/11-31 are in a similar cover '1832 West Indies'. Each has a note of contents, but these do not tally exactly with the items now present.

Dates: 1820 - 1832
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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Westcott Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8316
Scope and Contents Letters and papers of Brooke Foss Westcott, Bishop of Durham, and also letters of his wife, Sarah Louisa Mary Westcott, and their son, Arthur Westcott. Comprises both personal and professional correspondence, as well as some letters evidently retained as part of a collecton of autographs. Correspondents include: 3rd Marquess of Bute; various landowners in County Durham, including 9th Lord Barnard, 6th Marquess of Londonderry and 2nd Earl of Ravensworth; Arthur Westcott, principally to Sarah...
Dates: 1880-1949
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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William Ayres: Journal of Maori Wars [also called the New Zealand Wars or Ngā pakanga o Aotearoa]

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9538
Scope and Contents A handwritten journal with several sketches and pasted-in newspaper cuttings, providing a detailed account of the principal events during the cruise of HMS Harrier, 28 November 1860 - 17 March 1865, 189 pages. The account includes a detailed description of the main events of the Waikato river campaign of 1863, including the Battle of Rangiriri of 20 November 1863, in which Ayre himself took part. The journal is unsigned, and was evidently written up after the events it describes. The author...
Dates: 1860-1865
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).