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Colonialism

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1175 Collections and/or Records:

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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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(Untitled), 19 Oct 1914 - 10 Feb 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/47/34-35
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Letter from Lewis Harcourt [Secretary of State for the Colonies], to WSC, on Admiralty allegations of laxity regarding the supervision of enemy subjects in Ceylon [later Sri Lanka]. Includes copy of a minute from Sir [William] Graham Greene [Secretary to the Admiralty] to the Colonial Office on the original allegations (1914).

Dates: 19 Oct 1914 - 10 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/243
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Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] marked "personal and private" noting that "it is not proper for us to engage in reciprocal congratulations upon our various fortunes at the polls" but expressing his delight that King "had once again attained the position whence you can lead united Canada ever deeper into the union of the British Commonwealth and Empire".

Dates: 16 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/244-245
Scope and Contents Telegram from Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] to WSC marked "personal and private" commenting on the pleasure he derived from WSC's "charming personal message" after his election victory, and reporting on the splendid showing made in his own constituency despite the most unfavourable circumstances: " Prince Albert is as far from Ottawa as Cairo from London. Until the recent campaign I had only been able to visit the constituents once since the General Election five years ago". He...
Dates: 22 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/246
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Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] marked "secret" and "private" commenting on King's success in the Canadian elections: "Although at times to British eyes things got rather mixed, I was always confident that Canada would stand by you as the pilot who weathered the storm. You and I, both being in the last lap of public life, can afford to be very bold in defence of the main causes for which we have fought".

Dates: 23 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/247
Scope and Contents Draft text of telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] marked "private" commenting on King's success in the Canadian elections: "Although at times to British eyes things got rather mixed, I was always confident that Canada would stand by you as the pilot who weathered the storm. You and I, both being in the last lap of public life, can afford to be very bold in defence of the main causes for which we have fought". Typescript with annotations and corrections by WSC in...
Dates: 23 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/248-249
Scope and Contents Letter from Vincent Massey (Canadian High Commissioner to United Kingdom, Canada House, London) to WSC marked "personal and private" reciting text of strictly personal and private message from Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] expressing sympathy on WSC's general election defeat: "I hope, however, you will not weigh the results of the election in terms of ingratitude. As long as there is an England not Britain alone but free people in all quarters of the globe, will bear gratitude in...
Dates: 28 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/250
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Letter from Paul Beards [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Andrew Bell (Office of the Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom) marked "personal and private" reciting text of "private and secret" message from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] thanking him for his private letter and expressing delight at appointment of Field Marshal Sir Harold Alexander [later 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis] as Governor General of Canada. [Carbon].

Dates: 29 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/251
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Typescript draft of letter from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] thanking him for his private letter and expressing delight at appointment of Field Marshal Sir Harold Alexander [later 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis] as Governor General of Canada. Initialled and marked "private and secret" by WSC in red ink.

Dates: 29 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Dec [1897]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/122
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he expresses pleasure that Sir Bindon Blood has mentioned him in despatches and comments "Being in many ways a coward - particularly at school- there is no ambition I cherish so keenly as to gain a reputation for personal courage"; discusses Jack's future, advising him to study history and economics at Oxford [University]; expresses the hope that Jack will travel; promises to devote his life to the preservation of the...
Dates: 02 Dec [1897]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/123-128
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he expresses pleasure that Sir Bindon Blood has mentioned him in despatches and comments "Being in many ways a coward - particularly at school- there is no ambition I cherish so keenly as to gain a reputation for personal courage"; discusses Jack's future, advising him to study history and economics at Oxford [University]; expresses the hope that Jack will travel; promises to devote his life to the...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jan [1898]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/129-131
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC ("In the train", 4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he apologises for not writing and explains that he has been very busy with his book ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"]; he discusses the publication of the book and says he would have liked to correct the proofs himself; comments on the content; discusses his war experiences and his intention to go to Egypt and earn more medals; and advises him to go to Oxford [University]. Signed manuscript....
Dates: 13 Jan [1898]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Sep 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/153/4-11
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Letter from Joseph Robinson (Dudley House, Park Lane, [London]) to WSC enclosing a copy of his letter to 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] asking him, in Elgin's absence, to attend to the issue of employment of more white workers in the [South African] mines and the prohibition on employing natives. Includes copy of letter to Elgin explaining difficulties recruiting in Portguese territories for the Robinson mines. Signed typescript.

Dates: 14 Sep 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Nov 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/153/12
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Letter from [Francis, 5th Lord] Warwick (Mount Kenya Forest [South Africa] to WSC on his application to lease the Kenya Forest. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 18 Nov 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Nov 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/153/13
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Letter from [Francis, 5th Lord] Warwick (Kenya Forest [South Africa]) to WSC thanking him for his letter and discussing his application to lease the Kenya Forest. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 19 Nov 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20-21 Nov 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/153/14-16
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Letter from ?Sidney Oliver (Colonial Office, Downing Street, [London]) to WSC marked "private" on the possibility of serving in Northern Nigeria [Africa], and discussion of affairs there.Signed manuscript.Includes envelope with note from Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC] asking that the contents should be shown to 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies].

Dates: 20-21 Nov 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 1-2 Jun 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/153/26
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Letter from 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] to WSC on land bills, arguing that a policy of land values would not be beneficial for British Honduras [Belize] and that the local government should be given an opportunity to come into line.Signed manuscript annotated by WSC "May I have this back" and including a reply from WSC suggesting that he would prefer that funds were not used to build a railway if it will benefit a "Yankee Trust".

Dates: 1-2 Jun 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Aug 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/153/29
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Newspaper cutting from the Morning Post on land settlement in South Africa.

Dates: 11 Aug 1906
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).