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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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(Untitled), 11 Apr 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/73/82
Scope and Contents

Telegram from the Lord Privy Seal [Sir Stafford Cripps] (India) to WSC regarding the general feeling in India and the attitudes of the different groups.

Dates: 11 Apr 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Apr 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/73/91-92
Scope and Contents Telegram from the President of the United States [Franklin Roosevelt] to Harry Hopkins [Special adviser and assistant to Roosevelt] reciting a message for WSC regarding the break-down of negotiations in India: comments on public opinion in the United States regarding India; asks that the departure of Sir Stafford Cripps [Lord Privy Seal] be postponed and negotiations resumed; suggests the creation of a Nationalist Government in India similar to the government of the United States under the...
Dates: 12 Apr 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Apr 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/73/97
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Sir Stafford Cripps [Lord Privy Seal] (Cairo [Egypt]) informing him of the contents of the White Paper regarding India and asking for his approval of text relating to defence formulae.

Dates: 14 Apr 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Apr 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/73/105
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Sir Stafford Cripps [Lord Privy Seal] (Cairo [Egypt]) to WSC commenting on the publication of documents relating to his mission in India; states that he hopes to leave Lagos [Nigeria] on Saturday [18 April].

Dates: 15 Apr 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Apr 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/73/107
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Sir Stafford Cripps [Lord Privy Seal] (Cairo [Egypt]) to WSC reciting the text of a telegram from Cripps to Maulana Abdul Kalem Azad [President of the Congress Party, India] dated 30 March 1942 regarding proposals for the division of defence responsibilities in India.

Dates: 15 Apr 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Apr 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/73/111
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Sir Stafford Cripps [Lord Privy Seal] (Cairo [Egypt]) to WSC reciting the text of a telegram from Cripps to Maulana Abdul Kalem Azad [President of the Congress Party] dated 2 April 1942 clarifying the procedure by which a Province would decide whether to join the Indian Union.

Dates: 15 Apr 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Apr 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/73/114
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Sir Stafford Cripps [Lord Privy Seal] (Cairo [Egypt]) to WSC reciting the text of a telegram from Cripps to Maulana Abdul Kalem Azad [President of the Congress Party] dated 7 April 1942 outlining proposals for a division of responsibilities regarding the defence of India and listing those responsibilities that could be assumed by an Indian representative.

Dates: 15 Apr 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/37/1
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to General [Sir Archibald] Wavell, Commander-in-Chief, Middle East, advising him to stick to the original plan on French Somaliland [later Djibouti], subject to discussion with General [Charles] de Gaulle [Chief of Free French].

Dates: 01 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/37/10
Scope and Contents

Telegram from General [Sir Archibald] Wavell, Commander-in-Chief, Middle East, to WSC on the decision made with General [Charles] de Gaulle [Chief of Free French] and [?Selwyn] Jepson to allow the Free French to make the initial approach [to French Somaliland, later Djibouti].

Dates: 02 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/37/126
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Telegram from the [Major-General Edward] Spears Mission (Brazzaville [Congo]) to London passing on a message from General [Charles] de Gaulle [Chief of Free French] to WSC on negotiations between the Governors of Djibouti [French Somaliland] and Aden [later Yemen]; de Gaulle feels this may undermine relations with Free France and give the enemy a foothold.

Dates: 19 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/37/130
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to General [Sir Archibald] Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] (Cairo [Egypt]) asking for an update on negotiations between the Governors of Djibouti [French Somaliland] and Aden [later Yemen]; suggesting that Free French influence there will aid success in Syria.

Dates: 20 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/37/131-134
Scope and Contents

Telegram from the [Major-General Edward] Spears Mission to the War Office passing on a message from General [Charles] de Gaulle [Chief of Free French] to WSC on intentions to increase Free French involvement in the Middle East theatre; stating that contact with Djibouti [French Somaliland] is vital.

Dates: 19 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Aug 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/41/118-119
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Robert Menzies [Prime Minister of Australia] advising that if he did visit Britain he could not sit on the War Cabinet.

Dates: 18 Aug 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Apr 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/110/12
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Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] containing an advanced copy of a telegram which he is proposing to send to the Dominions suggesting that a meeting should be held between the five Prime Ministers of the Commonwealth to discuss the planning of the future world organisation.

Dates: 12 Apr 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Apr 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/110/30
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada], John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia], Peter Fraser [Prime Minister of New Zealand], General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] suggesting that they should meet to discuss the role that the British Commonwealth should take in the organisation of post-war world affairs.

Dates: 15 Apr 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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Visit to South Africa, 1968-11 - 1969-02

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

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

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

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.
 Fonds

West Indian documents

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 263
Scope and Contents

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).
 Fonds

Westcott Papers

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).
 Fonds

William Ayres: Journal of Maori Wars [also called the New Zealand Wars or Ngā pakanga o Aotearoa]

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).

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