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Communism

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Papers and naval signals concerning the "Amethyst Incident" [also known as the "Yangtze Incident"] and writings, speeches, photographs and family memorabilia of Rear Admiral Sir David Scott

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DKNS
Scope and Contents This collection mainly consists of naval signal logs from H.M.S. Amethyst while under attack by Communist forces on the Yangtze River. This was also known as the "Yangtze Incident" and took place 20 April - 31 July 1949. There are also other papers relating to the incident such as reminiscences of those involved, articles and correspondence. The Rear Admiral Sir David Scott material includes reminiscences of events from his boyhood; through to his retirement and also includes material...
Dates: 1949 - 1980; 1949 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Photographs taken by Lieutenant R W A Ivermee, RAF

Reference Code: GBR/0014/IVRM
Scope and Contents The bulk of the slides in the collection were prepared for a lecture called 'Bombs and Bolos' on the British campaign against the Bolsheviks in North Russia in 1919. These have all been placed in section 1. The other slides include a group showing the surrender of the German Grand Fleet at Scapa Flow and the surrender of the German submarines at Harwich in November 1919. There are also a few slides of British warships (most of which were in the Grand Fleet) and two of the Suez Canal. All...
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lord Vansittart of Denham

Reference Code: GBR/0014/VNST
Scope and Contents VNST I is divided into two main groups: official papers or copies of official papers (sections 1-3); and personal papers (section 4). The first three groups include not only Cabinet and Foreign Office papers, which were officially registered, but also some secret official correspondence which did not go through the registry and some semi-official correspondence VNST II includes personal letters, several from prominent persons, which give a vivid picture of Vansittart's passionate...
Dates: 1801 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir William Barker

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRKR
Scope and Contents

The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre relate to affairs and events in Czechoslovakia and the Soviet Union and shed light on British diplomacy during the Cold War.

Dates: 1940 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Vasiliy Mitrokhin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MITN
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises the redacted and edited typescript copies of Mitrokhin's original manuscript notes of documents from the KGB archive. All documents are in Russian.

Dates: 1972 - 2004
Conditions Governing Access: Some files in sections 1-3 are closed (see catalogue for more details). Please note that Archives Centre staff are not able to make copies on behalf of researchers, though researchers are welcome to bring their own cameras and make images from the files.

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