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Communism

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 293 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 22 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/178/17
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to the Prime Ministers of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa marked "Top Secret and Personal" giving details of and justifying the British Government position on events in Greece: explaining doubts that have arisen over the appointment of Archbishop Damaskinos [Archbishop of Athens, Greece] as Regent of Greece; and detailing the immediate tasks ahead.

Dates: 22 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 28 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/178/43-44
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Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt stating that he has been impressed by Archbishop Damaskinos [Archbishop of Athens, Greece]; that he is returning to England to urge King George II of Greece to appoint Damaskinos as Regent; requesting that Roosevelt sends a telegram to King George supporting WSC's representations and to Damaskinos if and when he is appointed Regent; and emphasising the continued need to restore order in the Athens area.

Dates: 28 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 30 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/178/58
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Telegram from Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC and Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] congratulating them on their mission to Athens [Greece] and recommending that information supporting British actions in Greece and criticising the behaviour of the Communist rebels is publicised.

Dates: 30 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 08 Nov 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/174/97
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to General Sir Henry Wilson [later 1st Lord Wilson, Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] marked "Private and Top Secret" asking for British troops in Greece to be reinforced because of threat of Communist insurgency.

Dates: 08 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 08 Nov 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/174/98
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC and Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] to Reginald Leeper [British Ambassador to Greece] marked "Top Secret" stating that they endorse British troops being used to support law and order; that George Papandreou [Prime Minister of Greece] should break the Communist monopoly on newspaper production; that Leeper should speak firmly to the Communists in government.

Dates: 08 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 15 Nov 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/175/31
Scope and Contents Telegram from Harold MacMillan [later Lord Stockton, British High Commissioner for Italy] to WSC marked "Top Secret" on the political situation in Greece; indicating that it may be necessary to declare Athens [Greece] a "military zone" and that British troops may need to be used against the Communists; that the necessary statements should be prepared to use in the event; asking if WSC feels George Papandreou [Prime Minister of Greece] should make a formal appeal for British assistance and...
Dates: 15 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 21 Nov 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/175/67
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Harold MacMillan [British High Commissioner for Italy] to WSC sending on drafts of statements intended to be issued in the event of an attempted coup d'etat by ELAS [Communist-led National Popular Liberation Army] prior to the date fixed for disbandment of all forces or ELAS refusing to disband.

Dates: 21 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 22 Jul 1954

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
 Unknown

(Untitled), 09 Feb 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/3C/241-242
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from "Ike" [Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States] (The White House, Washington} to WSC marked "personal" expressing pleasure at WSC's good health; commenting on outbursts by [Vyacheslav] Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister]; the importance of unity between free nations; and future history and legacy of leaders. Typescript.

Dates: 09 Feb 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/122/143
Scope and Contents

Letter from [WSC] to Sir Ernest Pollock [Attorney-General] asking whether the Government has power to protect children from the "poisonous propaganda" in the Young Communist. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 16 May 1922
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/122/144
Scope and Contents

Letter from [WSC] to Edward Shortt [Home Secretary] asking whether anything is going to be done to protect children from the "poisonous propaganda" in the Young Communist. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 16 May 1922
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 May 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/122/145
Scope and Contents

Letter from Edward Shortt, Home Secretary, to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/122/146-148 and referring to the possibility of taking legal action against the Young Communist. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 17 May 1922
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Apr 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/122/146-148
Scope and Contents

Memorandum by the Home Secretary [Edward Shortt] on Socialist and Revolutionary schools in Britain. Sent with CHAR 2/122/145.

Dates: 25 Apr 1922
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Mar 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/164/72-78
Scope and Contents

Translation from "Pravda": proclamation by the executive committee of the Communist International exhorting revolutionaries in India to throw off British rule. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 27 Mar 1929
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), Oct 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/241B/207-212
Scope and Contents

India Defence League Monthly Bulletin on subjects including the financial enquiry into India; the Indian Army and Communist activities in India.

Dates: Oct 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Jul 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/266A/84
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain (the Goring Hotel, [Ebury Street, London]) to WSC, stating that he was going to delay putting forward a motion [? for a Secret Session of the House of Commons on the state of the nation] until he had seen [Henry] David Margesson [Government Chief Whip], as the Government might propose a measure on the subject which they ought to accept. Chamberlain adds that this would not exclude the possibility of a motion to which such a proposal might be the...
Dates: 04 Jul 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Vienna, Berlin, Paris, London: Growing up in interesting times, 2000-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 73
Scope and Contents

Autobiography of [Frederick] Gerard Friedlander [Friedrich Gerhart Friedlander], 1917-35, on his early life, and his mother Ruth Fischer, founder of the Austrian Communist Party, a prominent member of the German Communist Party, and a member of the "left" or Trotskyite opposition to Stalin in the Soviet Union.

Dates: 2000-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
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Workers and Communism, 1952 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/46
Scope and Contents Working papers on Communism and its appeal in Britain, Europe, Asia, North America, and South America, covering subjects such as Marxism, Leninism, and Stalinism; Communist double agents and infiltration techniques; British Communist Party organisation and election candidates; public perceptions of the Soviet Union; industrial and trade union disputes; and social stratification and income disparity. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and reports, with Mark Abrams's notes and draft...
Dates: 1952 - 1961
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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