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Communism

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 293 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: War and Air: correspondence mainly from Brigadier-General Edward Spears, Major Gerald Geiger and the British Military Mission in Paris [France] to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] and War Office officials., 02 Jan 1920 - 31 Jan 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/63
Scope and Contents Also includes copies of correspondence from Nikolai Tchaikovsky and General Henrys, Head of the French Military Mission in Poland; notes of interviews with Ukrainian political figures; resolution signed by Marshal Ferdinand Foch; cutting from French newspaper and a letter from Vera Tchaikovsky about her meeting with Spears.Subjects covered by the file include: matters concerning Russia and Poland, including the situation in Siberia, the Ukraine and the Caucasus, and general assessments of...
Dates: 02 Jan 1920 - 31 Jan 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence mainly from Brigadier-General Edward Spears, Major Gerald Geiger and the British Military Mission in Paris [France] to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] and War Office officials., 01 Feb 1920 - 11 Feb 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/64
Scope and Contents Also includes copies of correspondence from Major-General Tom Bridges on war memorials in Belgium; copy letters from Sinclair to some of those mentioned above and to General Edward Buat, Chief of French General Staff; copy of a report from General Janin, Head of the French Military Mission in Siberia [Russia]; cutting from French newspaper; soft-bound collection of documents on Russia.Subjects covered by the file include: matters concerning Russia and Poland, including the role of various...
Dates: 01 Feb 1920 - 11 Feb 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence mainly from Brigadier-General Edward Spears, Major Gerald Geiger and the British Military Mission in Paris [France] to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War], WSC and War Office officials., 12 Feb 1920 - 28 Feb 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/65
Scope and Contents Also includes copies of correspondence from Frank Rattigan [Charge d'Affaires in Romania]; Major-General Sir William Thwaites [Director of Military Intelligence, War Office] (2).Subjects covered by the file include: matters concerning Russia and Poland, including the role of various anti-Bolsheviks in Paris, such as Boris Savinkov, the position of General Anton Denikin and the Ukraine, and the impact of the conflict on the Baltic states, Romania, and Japan; French public opinion of Alexandre...
Dates: 12 Feb 1920 - 28 Feb 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folio 2 which is only available in 'sanitised' form under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act. Review date 1 January 2032.
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Official: War and Air: correspondence mainly from Brigadier-General Edward Spears, Major Gerald Geiger and the British Military Mission in Paris [France] to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War], WSC, the Director of Military Operations [Major-General Sir Percy Radcliffe] and War Office officials., 05 May 1920 - 28 Jun 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/67
Scope and Contents Also includes correspondence from General Peter Polovtsov (2); Major-General Francis Bingham [Chief of British section and President of Sub-Commission for Armaments and Material, Military Inter-Allied Commission of Control, Germany]; Rear-Admiral George Hope; Sir Basil Thomson, Director of Intelligence, on the French political police; and copies of papers from other Russian and French figures, such as Prince Troubetzkoi and Boris Savinkov; cuttings from French newspapers; French leaflet on...
Dates: 05 May 1920 - 28 Jun 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence mainly from Brigadier-General Edward Spears, Major Gerald Geiger and the British Military Mission in Paris [France] to WSC, Major-General Sir Percy Radcliffe [Director of Military Operations] and War Office officials., 01 Mar 1920 - 30 Apr 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/66
Scope and Contents Also includes correspondence from Boris Savinkov (3); General Yevgenii Miller; Nikolai Tchaikovsky; Neill Malcolm of the British Military Mission in Berlin [Germany], and copies of messages from other Russian figures, such as P Sabline and Anton Denikin, and French Generals Maurice Pelle and Nollet; a biography of Lenin; a French pamphlet on the Red Army, notes of a meeting of the Russo-German society in paris.Subjects include: French foreign policy concerning Russia and Turkey, particularly...
Dates: 01 Mar 1920 - 30 Apr 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence mainly from Brigadier-General Edward Spears, Major Gerald Geiger and the British Military Mission in Paris [France] to WSC, Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War], Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Kisch and War Office officials., 02 Jul 1920 - 30 Dec 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/68A-B
Scope and Contents Also includes correspondence from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Andre Lefevre [French Minister of War until December 1920] and his successor, Raiberti; and from Captain Lewis Gielgud and Sir Mansfeldt Findlay [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Norway]; copy of a declaration and a journal by the Ukrainian National Committee; bulletin from Russagent, the Russian anti-Bolshevik Press Agency in Paris; cutting from a French newspaper.Subjects include: matters...
Dates: 02 Jul 1920 - 30 Dec 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on the Russian campaign., 02 Jun 1919 - 30 Jun 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (12); George Roberts [Food Controller] and Sir Eric Geddes on Sir Guy Granet being honoured; Winifred, Duchess of Portland; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood] (5) on subjects including the situation in Hungary and Czechoslovakia; Admiral Charles Beresford; Sir Reginald Brade [Secretary, War Office]; Josiah Wedgwood (2) asking for WSC's assistance in connection with a trip to Vienna [Austria];...
Dates: 02 Jun 1919 - 30 Jun 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on the Russian campaign., 18 Sep 1919 - 31 Oct 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (3); General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (9) on subjects including reorganising territorial divisions, Brigadier-General Edward Spears' position, and the strength of forces on the Rhine; Sir Hamar Greenwood [Under-Secretary of State at the Home Office] on commerce with south Russia; Major-General John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone,...
Dates: 18 Sep 1919 - 31 Oct 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on the Russian campaign., 01 Nov 1919 - 29 Nov 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Michael Dewar; 1st Lord Curzon [Foreign Secretary]; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (2); Ivanoff and Zeidler of the Red Cross; Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal] on an increase in appropriations in aid; Randall [Davidson], Archbishop of Canterbury; Robert Donald of the Globe (2); Lord French [earlier Sir John French, later 1st Lord Ypres, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland] on his son's record of...
Dates: 01 Nov 1919 - 29 Nov 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, minutes, notes, and other papers., 02 Feb 1920 - 30 Dec 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (8); ?Colonel Alexander Russell on Chilean army supplies (2); Major-General George Jeffreys on guards' officers' quarters in London (2); Sir James Stevenson [Surveyor-General of Supply] on functions transferred from the Ministry of Munitions.Also includes copy minutes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal], Chancellor...
Dates: 02 Feb 1920 - 30 Dec 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on demobilisation problems., 01 Jan 1919 - 31 Jan 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lieutenant-General Travers Clarke [Quartermaster-General to the British Armies in France]; Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig [Commander-in-Chief of the Expeditionary Forces in France and Flanders] (2); 1st Lord Milner [Secretary of State for the Colonies]; High Commissioner [?in Siberia, Robert Hodgson]; Lieutenant-General 10th Lord Cavan, Commander-in-Chief, Italy; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff]; Sir Eric Geddes [Minister without Portfolio]...
Dates: 01 Jan 1919 - 31 Jan 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Apr 1919 - 30 Apr 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Ian Hamilton refuting press allegations; Walter Roch on the Dardanelles [Turkey] Inquiry; Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig [Commander-in-Chief of the Expeditionary Forces in France and Flanders] (2); General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] on matters discussed at the Paris [France] Peace Conference (7); 1st Lord Milner [Secretary of State for the Colonies]; Colonel James Blair [Chief, British Military Mission in Siberia]; 1st Lord Haldane...
Dates: 01 Apr 1919 - 30 Apr 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 May 1919 - 31 May 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Long [First Lord of the Admiralty] on cemeteries in France; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (7); 1st Lord Inverforth [earlier Andrew Weir, Minister of Munitions] (2); Major-General Neill Malcolm, British Military Mission, Berlin [Germany], sending on a letter purporting to be by Enver Pasha appealing for British intervention to preserve Turkey; Elizabeth Haldane on the territorial force nursing service; Lieutenant-General Sir Philip...
Dates: 01 May 1919 - 31 May 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Jul 1919 - 31 Jul 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Hugh Trenchard [Chief of the Air Staff] on the availability of aeroplanes for Air Ministry officials; Frederick Guest [Patronage Secretary, Treasury]; Major-General John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone, Under-Secretary of State for Air] on air force matters, including flying casualties (2); Austen Chamberlain [Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2) on subjects including War Office stocks and army estimates; Clive Wigram [Assistant Private Secretary and...
Dates: 01 Jul 1919 - 31 Jul 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Aug 1919 - 31 Aug 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (4); General Sir William Robertson [Commander-in-Chief, British Army on the Rhine] on his baronetcy; Lord French [earlier Sir John French, later 1st Lord Ypres, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland] on his account of the events of 1914; Major-General John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone, Under-Secretary of State for Air] on air force matters and Sir Frederick Banbury's role in the O'Sullivan enquiry (3); Jack Scott...
Dates: 01 Aug 1919 - 31 Aug 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 24 Aug 1919 - 30 Sep 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/11
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lieutenant-General Serge Belosselsky-Belozersky (3); Lord French [earlier Sir John French, later 1st Lord Ypres, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland] and General Sir William Robertson [Commander-in-Chief, British Army on the Rhine] on Robertson being appointed to Ireland; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (9) on subjects including matters discussed at the Paris [France] Peace Conference and Wilson's health; Major-General Sir Hugh Trenchard [Chief of...
Dates: 24 Aug 1919 - 30 Sep 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Dec 1919 - 31 Dec 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/14
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Reginald Brade [Secretary, War Office] on promotions and his health; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (2); Robert Donald of the Globe; H A Gwynne, [Editor] of the Morning Post; Niall, 10th Duke of Argyll; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff]; 1st Lord Curzon [Lord President of Council] (2); Sir Charles Darling on his son (2); Major-General Boris Heroys; Sir Maurice...
Dates: 01 Dec 1919 - 31 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence on Russian policy while WSC was at the Paris [France] Peace Conference., 15 Feb 1919 - 18 Feb 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/20
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: David Lloyd George (2); Arthur Balfour [Foreign Secretary]; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff].Subjects covered: possible negotiations with the Bolsheviks; British assistance to the anti-Bolshevik forces; the effect of war with the Bolsheviks on the political situation in Britain.

Dates: 15 Feb 1919 - 18 Feb 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: intelligence reports., 28 Mar-23 Dec 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/61
Scope and Contents Includes secret intelligence reports, intercepted documents and notes of interviews on various subjects including: a copy of the constitution of the Irish Republication Brotherhood; affairs in Poland including opposition to Bolshevism; Savinkoff [Boris Savinkov], [Pyotr] Wrangel, Balahovitch and counter-revolutionaries; the People's Voluntary Army and Russian Political Committee; an approach by [Vladimir] Lenin to [Guglielmo] Marconi to assist with the reorganisation of Russian wireless;...
Dates: 28 Mar-23 Dec 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Opened June 2013 except for folios 76-89 which are available in sanitised form on Cabinet Office instructions under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act. Review date 1 January 2032.
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Official: War and Air: intelligence reports, including material from the K K Series., 13 Oct 1920-18 Feb 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/62
Scope and Contents Includes secret intelligence reports, intercepted documents and notes of interviews on various subjects including: issues and affairs in Soviet Russia including policy towards Persia [later Iran], speech by [Lev] Kamenev, negotiations with Great Britain on the Anglo-Russian trade agreement and war debts, conditions in Russia, food shortages, low morale in the Red Army, counter-revolutionaries, arrests of scientists, White Russia, Bolshevik forces in Persia and Mesopotamia [later Iraq],...
Dates: 13 Oct 1920-18 Feb 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Opened on Cabinet Office instructions, June 2013, apart from folio 150 which remains closed under S 23 of the Freedom of Information Act. Review date 1 January 2032.
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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Poland., 18 Sep 1919 - 15 Sep 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/32
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: ?[Chief Allied Mission, Baltic, Lieutenant-General Sir Hubert Gough]; Major Eric Skaife; Brigadier-General Edward Spears [Head of the British Military Mission to Paris, France]; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (5); Sir Horace Rumbold [British Minister to Poland]; Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Briggs; General Anton Denikin; Lieutenant-General Romanovsky; Cecil Battine; Boris Savinkov (16); Sir...
Dates: 18 Sep 1919 - 15 Sep 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Romania., 01 Apr 1919 - 04 Dec 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/33
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Walter Greenly [Chief of Military Mission, Romania]; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (2); Major-General Raymond de Candolle (2); Major-General William Thwaites [Director of Military Intelligence].Also includes copy telegram from WSC to Zeidler [?Red Cross]; notes of interview with Romanian government officials.Subjects covered by the file include: French influence; comparisons...
Dates: 01 Apr 1919 - 04 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia., 04 Feb 1919 - 30 Apr 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/23
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff]; Brigadier-General Charles Grant; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War]; Major-General Percy Radcliffe [Director of Military Operations, War Office] (2); Rear-Admiral Sydney Fremantle, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff; G Sydorenko [Chief of the Ukrainian Delegation at the Paris Peace Conference] (2); Alexander Trepov.Also includes House of Commons...
Dates: 04 Feb 1919 - 30 Apr 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia., 05 May 1919 - 30 Aug 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major Sir Ernest Shackleton; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (12); Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Briggs (5); General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff]; William de Ropp; Vladimir Litvinov-Falynsky; C Nabokov.Also includes copy minutes, telegrams and notes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Deputy Chief of Imperial General Staff [Major-General Charles Harington];...
Dates: 05 May 1919 - 30 Aug 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia., 02 Sep 1919 - 22 Sep 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/25
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (7); Gregori Alexinsky; Lieutenant-General Sir Hubert Gough [Chief, Allied Mission Baltic]; General Nikolai Youdenitch; Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Kisch (2); Major-General Neill Malcolm [British Military Mission, Berlin, Germany]; Brigadier-General Edward Spears [Head of the British Military Mission to Paris, France]; local government officials from north...
Dates: 02 Sep 1919 - 22 Sep 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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