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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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Lord Milner papers: correspondence, 1919-01 - 1921-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/42
Scope and Contents Letters and minutes between LSA and Milner on subjects including: Milner's new position as Secretary of State for the Colonies and LSA's position as Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies; the Raw Materials Board; policy on Cyprus; Portuguese East Africa [later Mozambique]; free trade within the League of Nations; Milner being pulled out from the Colonial Office and sent to the Versailles Peace Conference [France]; the reconstruction of East Africa; Syria; Imperial Preference; the...
Dates: 1919-01 - 1921-02
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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Lord Randolph Churchill: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9248
Scope and Contents Political and personal correspondence, including letters from most leading political figures of the time, Joseph Chamberlain, the Lord Justice Gerald Fitzgibbon, Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, third Marquis of Salisbury, and Sir Henry Drummond Wolff. The correspondence with Gerald Fitzgibbon sheds much light on Churchill's own career. Comprises letters written to Churchill by political and personal associates, and copies of letters written by him, covering the period 1870 - 1895,...
Dates: 1870-1894
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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Malta, 1919-09 - 1924-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/59
Scope and Contents Colonial Office correspondence and memoranda on Malta, with correspondents including: Sir Gerald Strickland [Member of Malta Legislative Assembly] on circulating Empire news to counter propaganda, the new constitution, the influence of Italy, the use of English in Malta and the behaviour of ministers in Parliament (8); Edward Wood [Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies, later 1st Lord Irwin and 1st Lord Halifax]; 1st Lord Plumer, Governor of Malta, on subjects including the Malta...
Dates: 1919-09 - 1924-03
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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Memoranda, 1919-01 - 1923-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/68
Scope and Contents Memoranda by LSA on subjects including: the need for a reconstruction Cabinet after the war; policy on Imperial Preference and safeguarding of industry; the relation of overseas trade with employment; war reparations from Germany which could be used for Imperial development; Empire development as a part of trade policy; proposed financial assistance to develop Imperial resources; the Safeguarding of Industries Act, as applied to France, Belgium and Italy; Civil Commissioners and supply and...
Dates: 1919-01 - 1923-07
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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Middle East, 1956-01 - 1958-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/137
Scope and Contents Includes: note of JA's visit to King Zog of Albania, 1956 and on Zog's part in a plan to overthrow the Egyptian Government, and of a talk about the plan with John Selwyn Lloyd [Foreign Secretary]; notes by JA on propaganda policy in the Middle East and the general political situation there; draft memoranda on Soviet influence in the Middle East and maintaining British influence abroad, particularly in Cyprus, Aden [Adan] and Hong Kong; proposals for the re-establishment of British influence...
Dates: 1956-01 - 1958-07
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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Miscellaneous articles, 1947-01 - 1948-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/29
Scope and Contents Texts of papers by LSA on subjects including: the Commonwealth and European unity; the 1948 Commonwealth conference; Empire unity and world peace; common interests of the Commonwealth and the United States; a single world economics system, compared to regional or group economics; the Commonwealth as a world power; Yugoslavia; the political situation in India; Conservatism and the Conservative Party (for Chambers's Encyclopaedia). Also includes: list of articles, memoranda and...
Dates: 1947-01 - 1948-10
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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Miscellaneous speeches and articles, 1929-12 - 1947-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/12
Scope and Contents Texts of speeches and articles by LSA on subjects including: the report of the Palestine Commission; colonial claims; the Geographical magazine; British agriculture in relation to the Dominions; sugar duties and Imperial Preference; the Import Duties Bill (1932); maintaining naval strength; the worldwide economic depression; Kingsley Fairbridge and the Empire Farm Schools; failures of the League of Nations; Magna Carta and political freedom in the modern era; Dutch policy in the East Indies;...
Dates: 1929-12 - 1947-08
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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New Era of Emigration, 1950-03 - 1953-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/64
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Minutes and papers of the Migration Council and Council for a New Era of Emigration, on development and migration within the Commonwealth, including correspondence with Sir Clifford Heathcote-Smith, Vice-Chairman of the council.

Dates: 1950-03 - 1953-09
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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Newscuttings on Southern and East Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 332
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Four volumes of newscuttings, three relating to Southern and East Africa and one to the Native Question in South Africa, and loose cuttings on related subjects. Many of the articles concern the activities of the colonial powers in Africa, notably Great Britain, Germany, Spain and France.

Dates: 1883 - 1932
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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Nicholas Darnell Davis collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259
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Davis had a life-long interest in the history of the West Indies and more specifically of Barbados, and this collection comprises a vast body of material gathered by him from archives in Britain, the Caribbean and Europe. He contributed many historical articles to newspapers and periodicals in British Guiana, Barbados and the United States. His intention to compose a comprehensive history of the West Indies was frustrated by ill health.

Dates: 1752 - 1915
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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Notes for speeches, 1903-08 - 1915-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/19
Scope and Contents Manuscript speech notes by LSA on subjects including: tariff reform, Imperial Preference and Free Trade; Imperial defence; the role of the Royal Navy; the Imperial Conference; the constitution and reform of the House of Lords; national service; policy on South Africa, particularly on equal rights for the Boers and British. Also includes: notes on whether LSA himself should join the army at Salonika [Thessaloniki, Greece] or stay in the War Office; draft letter on the possibility of...
Dates: 1903-08 - 1915-08
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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Notes for speeches, 1918-08 - 1922-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/67
Scope and Contents

Manuscript drafts of speeches by LSA on subjects including: brotherhood; Canada as an Imperial nation; support for election candidates; terrorism in Ireland; the appeal by Field Marshal 1st Lord Haig for volunteers to join the British Legion; the constitution of Britain and the Empire.

Dates: 1918-08 - 1922-04
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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Official: Cabinet: Chanak Committee., 15 Sep 1922 - 30 Sep 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/15
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Hugh Trenchard, Air Chief Marshal, Chief of Air Staff, on diverting RAF men aboard the "Braemar Castle" from Iraq to Constantinople [later Istanbul, Turkey] in case of war with Turkey (2); Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War] on stopping Turkish arms traffic; 10th Lord Cavan [Chief of Imperial General Staff, earlier Lord Kilcoursie]; General Sir Charles Harington, [General Officer Commanding -in-Chief, Allied Forces of Occupation in Turkey] on...
Dates: 15 Sep 1922 - 30 Sep 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Baghdad [Iraq] to Haifa [Israel] railway and pipeline., 29 Feb 1928 - 07 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/220
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of statements by various individuals including; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies; Sir Samuel Hoare, Secretary of State for Air; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty; and Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade. Also includes a memorandum by Amery on conflicting oil...
Dates: 29 Feb 1928 - 07 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the representation in the Dominions of His Majesty's Government in Great Britain., 12 May 1927 - 14 Jul 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/179
Scope and Contents Includes committee minutes of statements made by WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Lord Balfour, Lord President of the Council, Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, [4th Lord] Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], Lord Privy Seal, Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton] President of the Board of Trade, on schemes of representation suitable for the circumstances in the dominions New Zealand,...
Dates: 12 May 1927 - 14 Jul 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Conclusions 1 - 9., 21 Jan 1929 - 26 Feb 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/236
Scope and Contents

Includes minutes of Cabinet meetings recording decisions on various subjects including: foreign affairs in the Soviet Union, Afghanistan, China, Sudan and India; currency in the Irish Free State; the naval construction programme; reparations and affairs in Germany; unemployment; estimates for the fighting services; the Washington Hours convention; safeguarding industries; colonial affairs; Anglo American relations and arbitration treaties with the United States.

Dates: 21 Jan 1929 - 26 Feb 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Conclusions 10 - 15., 06 Mar 1929 - 10 Apr 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/237
Scope and Contents

Includes minutes of Cabinet meetings recording decisions on various subjects including: unemployment and unemployment insurance; immigration from Ireland; petrol prices; foreign affairs in China, Germany, India; the United States and the prohibition treaty; the reduction and limitation of armaments; the proposed Baghdad [Iraq] to Haifa [Israel] railway and pipeline; radium research; the Channel Tunnel; the report of the Commission on East Africa; and the budget.

Dates: 06 Mar 1929 - 10 Apr 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Conclusions 48 - 58., 29 Oct 1928 - 19 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/213
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of Cabinet meetings recording decisions on various subjects including: the illness of King George V and speeches by the King; reparations and Allied debts; foreign affairs including China, the Persian Gulf, the Soviet Union, Iraq and Germany; measures to combat unemployment including emigration; rating reforms; Indian contributions to the home effective charges of the British army; issues in the Irish Free State; relations with the United States; the naval base at Singapore;...
Dates: 29 Oct 1928 - 19 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Congo: Correspondence and prints., 16 Mar 1903 - 05 Nov 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/7
Scope and Contents

Material on the Belgian annexation of the Congo including: telegrams and memoranda from Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary]; telegrams from [Etienne] Davignon, the Belgian Foreign Minister; a memorandum on taxation and currency; reforms promised by Belgium; a map of the Belgian Congo [later Zaire]; allegations of illegal treatment of natives by the Belgian company Societe Anonyme Belge and a letter from Arthur Conan Doyle.

Dates: 16 Mar 1903 - 05 Nov 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Dardanelles Committee: C I D [Committee of Imperial Defence] "G" series: printed papers on World War I., 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/47
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: David Lloyd George [Minister of Munitions] on the military position and the conduct of the war; Arthur Balfour [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the limits of enlistment, the war; covering letters from Maurice Hankey [Secretary, Committee of Imperial Defence]; the possibility of a combined naval and military attack at the Dardanelles; Hankey on policy after the Dardanelles, the winter campaign and meteorological conditions,...
Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Emergency Business Committee: papers 1 to 20 plus index., 27 Apr 1929 - 10 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/240
Scope and Contents Includes an election address by Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister on government policy (on colonial development, inter-imperial relations, economic affairs, agriculture and education) and a statement by WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on co-operative societies and income tax. Also includes suggested replies to questions put to Conservative candidates on a variety of issues including the merchandise marks act, prosecution of spiritualist mediums (in response to a question by Sir Arthur Conan...
Dates: 27 Apr 1929 - 10 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: House of Lords Reform Committee: Papers 2 - 10., 02 Dec 1908 - 26 Mar 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/59
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on the House of Lords, including: Sir Charles Eliot, British Ambassador to Japan, on the reform of the House of Peers in Japan; the Japanese Imperial Ordinance on the reform of the House of Peers; proposals from the preceding 40 years on the reform of the House of Lords; the report of the Second Chamber Conference (1918); the report of the Select Committee on the House of Lords (1908); a copy of the Parliament Act, 1911; 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston,...
Dates: 02 Dec 1908 - 26 Mar 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Imperial Conference Documents Committee., 21 May 1926 - 13 Oct 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/140
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: minutes, conclusions and the 2nd report of the committee; 6th Lord Clarendon [earlier Lord Hyde], Chairman of the Overseas Settlement Committee, and Terence Macnaghten, Vice-Chairman, on British family settlement in Canada; the Brussels Maritime Law Conventions; future international exhibitions; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; a Treasury memorandum on financial assistance to the dominions; overseas settlement in...
Dates: 21 May 1926 - 13 Oct 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Imperial Conference: notes of meetings 1 - 16., 19 Oct 1926 - 23 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/136
Scope and Contents

Printed notes on the proceedings of the conference, on subjects including: statements on foreign affairs; the position in Egypt; inter-imperial trade; statements on the colonies; the Empire Press Union; imperial naval, military and air defence; imperial air communication.Also includes: printed index.

Dates: 19 Oct 1926 - 23 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Imperial Conference: papers 1 - 52., 26 Jun 1926 - 25 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/137
Scope and Contents

Printed memoranda and papers on the proceedings of the conference, on subjects including: valuation of imports; immunity of State enterprises; taxation; the Imperial Institute; imperial research; imperial film distribution; the Brussels maritime law conventions; oversea settlement; the proposed General Economic Conference; imperial standardization; inter-imperial trade; oil pollution; merchant shipping; imperial air communications.Also includes: printed index.

Dates: 26 Jun 1926 - 25 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.