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Communism

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 293 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.
 Fonds

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.
 Sub-Series

Princeton 'Appeals of Communism' Survey, 1951 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 2/3
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the 51 individuals interviewed by Mark Abrams in Britain for the 'Appeals of Communism' project: a global survey of ex-members of the Communist Party directed by Gabriel Almond from the Center of International Studies at Princeton University.

Dates: 1951 - 1953
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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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., Jun 1936 - 30 Mar 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/295
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Ormsby-Gore [Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 4th Lord Harlech] on the Peel Commission [into Britain's Palestine Mandate]; "Harold R" [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on Randolph Churchill's interview with General Franco for the Daily Mail, and Franco's sensible policies; Oliver Locker-Lampson; 4th Lord Camden, President, Kent Council of Social Service; Philip Guedalla [Honorary Director, Ibero- American Institute of Great...
Dates: Jun 1936 - 30 Mar 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 10 Jan 1935 - 30 Jun 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/296A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Carl Bechhofer Roberts on subjects including his biography of WSC, and particularly the Abdication Crisis [of King Edward VIII, earlier Edward, Prince of Wales, later Duke of Windsor] (2); Ivy, Lady Chamberlain; Cosmo Lang [Archbishop of Canterbury]; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], Foreign Secretary, on a speech by WSC in a foreign affairs debate, and his tribute to the Foreign Office; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [President, League of Nations Union, earlier Lord...
Dates: 10 Jan 1935 - 30 Jun 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence C-G., Jul 1929 - May 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/573A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [1st Lord] Carson on India; "Bertie" [7th Duke of] Leinster [earlier Lord Edward FitzGerald] on his health; Randolph Churchill on his finances; representatives of Nicholl Manistry and Company regarding the division of stock and a settlement to Randolph Churchill; Lord Ivor Churchill on subjects including family affairs including Gladys, Duchess of Marlborough and a statue of John, 1st Duke of Marlborough (5); Neville Chamberlain on opposition to the Finance Bill;...
Dates: Jul 1929 - May 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Defence of Freedom and Peace Union: correspondence mainly with A H Richards [General Organising Secretary of the Anti-Nazi Council]., Dec 1938 - Sep 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/376
Scope and Contents Subjects include: discussion of those potentially attending various luncheons and meetings organised by Richards, including the United States Ambassador [Joseph Kennedy], the Soviet Ambassador [Ivan] Maisky, Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, Foreign Secretary], John Marchbank [General Secretary, National Union of Railwaymen], [Henry] Wickham Steed, and Dr Edward Benes [former President of the Czechoslovak Republic]; communist influence in a National Youth Campaign; discussion...
Dates: Dec 1938 - Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, P-Q., [Mar] [1941] - Mar 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/560A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: D Routhwaite of the Commonwealth Relations Office regarding a centenary message from WSC to the Pioneer newspaper (3); Sir Frank Francis, Director and Principal Librarian of the British Museum; Charles Jervis, Editor-in-Chief, Press Association; Henry Boyne regarding the Parliamentary Press Gallery Trust; various...
Dates: [Mar] [1941] - Mar 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office: Correspondence R - S., 05 Jul 1939 - 23 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/367
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Paul Reynaud; Kermit Roosevelt (2); 6th Lord Rosebery [earlier Lord Dalmeny]; "Harold R", 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on subjects including putting up a prize for development of anti-mine measures (2); 1st Lord Southborough [earlier Francis Hopwood], congratulating WSC on his appointment as First Lord of the Admiralty; [Henry] James Scrymgeour-Wedderburn [later 11th Lord Dundee]; [James] Vincent Sheean on subjects including WSC's appointment,...
Dates: 05 Jul 1939 - 23 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Blackpool [Lancashire], October 1950., Aug 1950 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/103
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); representatives of the Hotel Majestic, St Annes on the Sea [Lancashire], on WSC's stay there (5); George Christ of Conservative and Unionist Central Office; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip]; H V Armstrong, Secretary of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations (9); representatives of British Railways (4). Also...
Dates: Aug 1950 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Llandudno [Carnarvonshire, Wales], October 1948., Jan 1948 - Jun 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/73
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Price-White, MP for Llandudno, on WSC attending a ball (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Elizabeth Gilliatt; CSC.Other subjects include: travel details; matters discussed at the Conference on Conservative policy for defence, agriculture, the House of Lords, taxation, transport, Wales,...
Dates: Jan 1948 - Jun 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence A-C., Jun 1947 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/67A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams (4); Reginald Maudling; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe] (3); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (7); Garry Allighan; Leo Amery (6); John Andrews; Michael Astor; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat and Joint Director, Conservative Research...
Dates: Jun 1947 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 166-7 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about living individuals until 1 January 2024.
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence A-G., Jul 1945 - Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/1A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd Greame and Philip Cunliffe Lister] (3); Richard Poland [Private Secretary to Minister of Civil Aviation]; E Colston Shepherd, Secretary-General of the Air League of the British Empire; Sir George Harvie Watt (4); John Winant [United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom]; Randolph Churchill; Leo Amery on imperial preference and European unity (2); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe, Chairman of the Conservative Party]...
Dates: Jul 1945 - Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers, mainly from Field Marshal [1st Lord] Montgomery of Alamein [Chief of Imperial General Staff]., Feb 1948 - May 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/31
Scope and Contents Includes copies of: various notes and memoranda by Montgomery for the War Office or Chiefs of Staff Committee on the British Army, Western European defence, and his 1948 visits to France and Austria; addresses by him to the "Ecole Superieur de Guerre" and senior officers of the Brussels Treaty Powers, Fontainebleau [France].Other correspondents include: Leslie Hore-Belisha sending on notes of his conversation with the Spanish High Commissioner [to Morocco] General Valera and a translation of...
Dates: Feb 1948 - May 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on broadcasting., Jul 1946 - Sep 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/38
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip from 1948] (16); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe]; representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office, including Stephen Pierssene [General Director], 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman] and John Profumo (6); Sir William Haley [Director-General of the BBC] (5); 1st Lord Simon of Wythenshawe [Chairman, BBC] (4); 2nd Lord Craigavon [earlier Sir James Craig] of the...
Dates: Jul 1946 - Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for part of folio 31 which has been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about living individuals until 1 January 2027.
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on Burma., Dec 1946 - May 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/39
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Gammans (2); Walter Fletcher; R A Butler (2); various Karen leaders (4); James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip]; [Sarah Elesabeth] Lady Paw Tun [wife of former Prime Minister of Burma]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Subjects covered by the file include: the proposed British loan to Burma; United States policy in South East Asia; Burmese independence; communist...
Dates: Dec 1946 - May 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on Germany., Jun 1946 - Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/40A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Terence Garvey (Foreign Office); Robert Kempner, Deputy United States Chief of Counsel, International Military Trials, Nuremberg [Germany] on war crimes; Alexander Spearman; Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton; 1st Lord Layton on talks with Konrad Adenauer [Federal Chancellor] and Kurt Schumacher [Socialist Leader]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretary Chips Gemmell and William Deakin [WSC's literary assistant].Subjects covered by the file...
Dates: Jun 1946 - Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on Greece., Sep 1946 - May 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/41
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Cocks on the British Parliamentary Delegation to Greece; John Colville [Assistant Private Secretary to Clement Attlee, Prime Minister] on Archbishop Damaskinos; Damaskinos on stepping down as Regent of Greece; 3rd Lord Long. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Other subjects include: the 1945 TUC report on atrocities by...
Dates: Sep 1946 - May 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on Palestine., Aug 1946 - Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/46A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat and Joint Director, Conservative Research Department] (3); Paul Beards [Assistant Private Secretary to Prime Minister Clement Attlee]; Clement Attlee; John Addis [Junior Private Secretary to Attlee]; Major Henry Legge-Bourke; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (2); Marcus Sieff (8); James de Rothschild; Duncan Sandys; Walter Elliot (2); Leo...
Dates: Aug 1946 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on the movement towards a United Europe, A-B., Feb 1949 - May 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Wallace, Vice-President of the Chase National Bank; Barbara Blamey [Duncan Sandys' secretary] (9); Major Edward Beddington-Behrens, Vice President of the European League for Economic Co-ordination (7); Robert Boothby on Council of Europe matters (3); Duncan Sandys on Boothby visiting the United States. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Vanda...
Dates: Feb 1949 - May 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on the movement towards a United Europe, C., Dec 1946 - Jun 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/25A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys (6); Archbishop of Canterbury Geoffrey Fisher; Leo Amery (2); 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] on communism; Paul-Henri Spaak [Chairman of the International Council of the European Movement] (2); Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi (16); Dr Joseph Retinger, Honorary Secretary General of the European Movement, inviting WSC to a cultural conference. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice...
Dates: Dec 1946 - Jun 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence C-D., Dec 1948 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/81A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harley Usill of the Naldrett Press Limited (5); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (2); George Rainbird; John Leigh-Pemberton (3); Sir Oswald Birley; Beresford Craddock; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (13); Sir Arnold Gridley [Chairman 1922 Committee]; Sir David Maxwell Fyfe [later 1st Lord Kilmuir]; R A Butler (5); Thelma Cazalet-Kier (2);...
Dates: Dec 1948 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence C-D., Aug 1949 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/95A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 5th Lord Munster [earlier Geoffrey FitzClarence], George [Hubback], Metropolitan of India and Bishop of Calcutta (3), and Desmond Crawley (High Commission, Calcutta), on Anglo-Indians educating their children in the UK; 1st Lord Sandford [earlier Albert Edmondson, Chairman] of the Carlton Club (2); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (5); Clifford Hood, President, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation; Robert...
Dates: Aug 1949 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-G., Nov 1950 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/114A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office including George Christ and Press Officer Gillian Mackay (8); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (5); Somerset de Chair on subjects including his career, Abadan [Iran, earlier Persia], and the atomic bomb (2); Patrick Donner (3); William Douglas-Home on his political career (2); James Stuart on Douglas-Home; Michael Astor; David Eccles (2); 1st...
Dates: Nov 1950 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-H., May 1946 - Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/68A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on Daily Express opinion polls; Sir William Darling (3); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (3); James Milner; [George] Peter Thorneycroft (2); Leo Amery on Dimitrov, President of the Bulgarian Agrarian Movement; representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office, including Honorary Treasurer Christopher Holland-Martin, (9); Richard Stokes on Yugoslav General Djoukitch (2); Sir...
Dates: May 1946 - Dec 1948
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.