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Communism

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 288 Collections and/or Records:

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Articles, 1948-02 - 1950-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/16
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Typescript texts and drafts on subjects including: British policy in the Middle East; the partition of Palestine; the status of Jerusalem; the consequences of a Communist Government in Italy; the memoirs of General Georges Catroux; Marshal Philippe Petain.

Also includes associated correspondence, with individuals including Paul Reynaud.

Dates: 1948-02 - 1950-01
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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Bolshevism, 1918 - 1919-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/63
Scope and Contents

Memoranda on the effectiveness of anti-Bolshevik propaganda in Britain, the connection between Bolshevism and Germany's aims in Russia, and a meeting of British Bolshevists at the Royal Albert Hall, March 1919.

Dates: 1918 - 1919-03
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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"Korea", 05 Jul 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/36A/114-133
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on debating the Korean crisis, the lack of information given to Parliament, Communist propaganda, British and Commonwealth support for the United States's intervention, Conservative support for the Government's position on the crisis, accusations of Conservative war-mongering, the protection of Western Europe by the nuclear deterrent, the increasing production of atom bombs by the Soviet Union, and the need for settlement with the Soviet Union...
Dates: 05 Jul 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Labour Party: Future, 1942 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/22
Scope and Contents Working papers on the Labour Party in files previously enclosed in file entitled 'Future of Labour Party', covering subjects such as conservatism and Marxism in Britain; Communist Party ideology and 'propaganda'; the socialisation of individuals; the cultivation of 'civilisation' and the public realm; the impact of the welfare state on social relations; household expenditure and the buying habits of Daily Herald readers; and the family lives and leisure habits of young couples. Consists...
Dates: 1942 - 1959
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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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/279A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence, research notes and proofs of articles by WSC: "The United States of Europe" on European affairs and trade, the treaty of Versailles [France], the League of Nations, decisions made by [Aristide] Briand and the positions of the United States and Canada; "The Truth about the Dardanelles" including WSC's relationship with Lord Fisher at the Admiralty; "A Great Big Idea" on European affairs; "Why Pay More Taxes" including a statement by WSC on the Budget; "Mr Churchill advises...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/282A-B
Scope and Contents Proofs for various articles by WSC for the Strand Magazine: "[Georges] Clemenceau: the man and the tiger" including his relationship with [Field Marshal Ferdinand] Foch, French politics and World War I; "If I lived my life over again" on various decisions taken by WSC, gambling, his experiences during the Boer War and at the Admiralty and his attitude towards the Conservative Party; "People who have influenced or impressed me" on Lord Randolph Churchill, William Bourke Cockran, Sir Francis...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles., 01 Jan 1929 - 31 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/232
Scope and Contents Proofs and cuttings of articles by WSC on the following subjects: "Mr Macdonald's Opportunity" on the visit of Ramsay Macdonald to the United States; "The Naval Argument" on British and American naval policy; "Prohibition" in the United States; "California"; "Wall Street" on the Wall Street crash; "The Battlefields" about Virginia; "Hollywood"; "Palestine and the Zionists" on violence in Palestine and the need for reconciliation between Jews and Arabs; "Why We Lost" on the defeat of the...
Dates: 01 Jan 1929 - 31 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Amalgamated Press., Jan 1934 - Aug 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/501
Scope and Contents Proofs, press cuttings and correspondence on the following articles by WSC: "Do Bye-Elections Count?" discounting the East Fulham bye-election, stating the differences between bye-elections and general elections and discussing the divisions in the Conservative Party; "Defence not Defiance" on the current strength of the country; "How we made the Irish treaty" in defence of the Irish Settlement [1922] and WSC's meetings with Michael Collins; "Will the League survive?" on the crisis facing the...
Dates: Jan 1934 - Aug 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles [no dates supplied]., [1918] - [1939]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/723
Scope and Contents

Includes galley proofs for an article on the Battle of Omdurman [Sudan]; proofs for articles on "Socialism and Communism", comparing socialist and communist parties and their potential effect on the British system of government, and "Electric grid system" on establishing a national grid; an annotated page of notes from an article on the British Empire.

Dates: [1918] - [1939]
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles by WSC., Jan 1939 - Sep 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/653A-B
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings from Collier's for: "Let the Tyrant Criminals Bomb" (British title "The Balance of Air Power") on German and British air strength in the 1930s, the threat of air attacks on ships, and the use of bombing against civilians; "War - Now or Never" (British title "Will There Be War [in Europe - and When?]") on the nature of the Nazi and Italian regimes, their financial needs, the growth of the German army and munitions programme, and the state of the RAF (with some...
Dates: Jan 1939 - Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Evening Standard articles: correspondence., 25 Jan 1936 - 24 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/534
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the Evening Standard, including Percy Cudlipp, Editor (16).Also includes: a memorandum on the Evening Standard position on the new Unemployment Regulations; Curtis Brown Limited's agreement with WSC for international sales of his articles; an open letter to WSC from Fight, Organ of the British Bolshevik-Leninists in response to WSC's article on Communism; copies of Fight and the Red Flag; extracts from Stanley Baldwin's speeches on democracy...
Dates: 25 Jan 1936 - 24 Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: News of the World articles by WSC 2., May 1938 - Sep 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/615
Scope and Contents Includes annotated proofs, galley proofs and cuttings from the News of the World for: "Peopling the Wide, Open Spaces of Empire" on foreign emigration to parts of the British Empire, factors which prevent the British from emigrating, and developing the Empire through investment and emigration; "Why Not 'The United States of Europe'?" on the harm done by European rivalries and nationalism, fascism and communism, the economic benefits of European integration, and the role of Britain towards...
Dates: May 1938 - Sep 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: notes and cuttings for Sunday Dispatch articles., 1934 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/673
Scope and Contents Includes lists of articles by WSC for possible publication in the Sunday Dispatch and cuttings from earlier articles by WSC: "Premiers on the Sick List", dismissing the strains of being Prime Minister; "What's Wrong With Parliament" on the need for parliamentary reform; "I Always Took Chances" on his childhood rashness; "Open Letter to a Communist" on his disapproval of dictatorship in the Soviet Union and Germany; "The Blackcoat Tragedy" on the decline of the middle classes; "India and the...
Dates: 1934 - 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: "The Aftermath", Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"., [1929] - 31 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/235
Scope and Contents

Proofs of Chapter 4 entitled "Russia Forlorn" on the Russian revolution and the rise of Bolshevism. Corrected by WSC.

Dates: [1929] - 31 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Aftermath", Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"., 1917 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/261
Scope and Contents Notes and material on affairs in Russia and Eastern Europe including: President [Woodrow] Wilson's attitude to Russia and Communism; biographical material on Lenin; intervention by the Allies into Russian affairs; civil war in Russia; the last days of [Alexander] Kolchak and the action of General [Pierre] Janin; the Russian Gold Reserve; affairs in Poland, Finland and Czechoslovakia; an official diary of events in Russia; notes on leading Communist figures in Hungary including Bela Kun and a...
Dates: 1917 - 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Aftermath", Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"., 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/265
Scope and Contents

Newscuttings of reviews from various publications including an article by Leon Trotsky criticising WSC's portrayal of Lenin.

Dates: 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Various material., 23 Nov 1934 - 07 Jul 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/143A-B
Scope and Contents Includes notes and correspondence on research and corrections for Volume 1 of "The Second World War", from individuals including: General Alphonse Georges on the French Air Force, 1930 - 1940; Alan Gomme-Duncan [earlier Alan Duncan]; Michael Joy, Foreign Office; Sir Orme Sargent [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on records of Soviet support for the Allies in 1938; Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine] on meetings with WSC concerning Soviet support in 1938; 1st Lord...
Dates: 23 Nov 1934 - 07 Jul 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Various correspondence., 21 Oct 1922 - 31 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/223
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Colonel Minnegerode of the New York Times about the serialisation of Volume 4 of "The World Crisis", "The Aftermath"; Sir James Henderson-Stewart; Lucy Wise on the visit of Sir Frederic Wise to Germany to report on the country's financial position to the Peace Conference; Professor Leslie Hearnshaw; Henry Forster (3); [Major] Desmond Morton; [Brigadier General James] Edmonds [of the Military Branch of the Historical Section] (6); Commander Taprell Dorling (4); Peter...
Dates: 21 Oct 1922 - 31 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Various correspondence about corrections to and research for WSC's book "The Aftermath" [Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"]., 01 Dec 1928 - 27 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/218
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: Sir James [Cosgrave] (2); Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Committee of Imperial Defence]; on various subjects including the Peace Treaty after World War I, reparations, the roles of President [Woodrow] Wilson, [David] Lloyd George, [Vittorio] Orlando and [Georges] Clemenceau (6); James Headlam-Morley [Historical Advisor to the Foreign Office] on approving the book for the Foreign Office (2); Desmond Morton on WSC's treatment of General [Pierre] Janin and...
Dates: 01 Dec 1928 - 27 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Various correspondence about WSC's book "The Aftermath" [Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"]., 05 Jun 1928 - 30 Nov 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/217
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: Owen O Malley, WSC's researcher (3); Desmond Morton (1); Alexander Watt of A P Watt and Sons (5); Nevile Bland (1); [Brigadier General] James Edmonds [of the Military Branch of the Historical Section] 2); Sir Warren Fisher (1); James Headlam-Morley [Historical Advisor to the Foreign Office] on approving the contents of "The Aftermath"; "Archie" [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later Lord Thurso] criticising WSC's representation of the Bolsheviks as "utterly inhuman, the...
Dates: 05 Jun 1928 - 30 Nov 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Various correspondence about WSC's book "The Aftermath", Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"., 01 Jan 1929 - 31 Jan 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/222
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [James] Headlam-Morley [Historical Advisor to the Foreign Office] on subjects including the blockade and starvation of Germany after the armistice (4); David Lloyd George on his role in negotiations in Ireland, and on policy regarding Greece and [Eleutherios] Venizelos, Turkey and Russia [the Soviet Union]; Lord Cecil of Chelwood; Lionel Curtis; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Committee of Imperial Defence]; Hubert Carr-Gomm; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st...
Dates: 01 Jan 1929 - 31 Jan 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: WSC's articles for the Daily Mail., 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/339
Scope and Contents Proofs and cuttings of articles by WSC: "Gordon: a Christian hero's sacrifice" on the death of General Charles Gordon at Khartoum [Sudan] in defiance of government orders; "Ireland" on the electoral success of [Eamon] De Valera and Anglo-Irish relations; an article on the Soviet Union including comments on communism, food shortages and embargoes imposed by the British government; a review of J L Garvin's biography of Joseph Chamberlain; "August 4, 1914: a nation transformed" on the effect of...
Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on China., 02 May 1927 - 17 Nov 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/180
Scope and Contents Includes: minutes of statements made by Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary; Lord Balfour, Lord President of the Council; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War; Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood] Secretary of State for Air; and William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty on the situation in China.Also present: a report by the Chiefs of Staff on the situation in China and sanctions; observations by George Mounsey, Arthur...
Dates: 02 May 1927 - 17 Nov 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: correspondence and notes., 18 Mar 1925 - [17] [Nov] 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/84
Scope and Contents Includes: Sir [William] Graham Greene [Vice-Chairman of the Man Power Committee] on the committee's report; Sir Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] on consultation over the problem of Saad Zaghlul [President of the Chamber of Deputies, Egypt] and whether Zaghlul should be allowed to return to power (3); WSC on Chamberlain not submitting his decision on Zaghlul to Cabinet discussion, and the crisis that this might cause in Egypt; notes by various ministers in Cabinet, including William...
Dates: 18 Mar 1925 - [17] [Nov] 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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