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Monarchy

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:

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Spencer Perceval: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8713
Scope and Contents The papers provide a most useful insight into the working of both administrations, comprising as they do some of Perceval's most intimate political correspondence both as chancellor of the exchequer under Portland (1807-9) and subsequently as prime minister (1809-12). All the major events of the day are considered, including the scandals surrounding the princess of Wales and the duke of York, the ill-fated military expedition to Walcheren in 1809, George III's recurring mental illness, and the...
Dates: 1806-1906 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Abdication, 1935-12 - 1936-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/25
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the death of King George V and the abdication of King Edward VIII, later Edward Duke of Windsor, including: copy of the Abdication Bill; telegrams from Queen Mary and Edward VIII, thanking LSA for his condolences on the death of George V; note from LSA's memoirs on advice given to Edward VIII, not to send out a broadcast during the Abdication Crisis; press cuttings.
Dates: 1935-12 - 1936-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Coronation, 1952 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FICA 2/4/1
Scope and Contents Information papers, press and television correspondence on the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, including: details of recording sent to Canada; commemorative and information publications; programme of events; minutes of press liaison meetings and the Earl Marshal's conference.
Dates: 1952 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Coronation, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FICA 2/4/2
Scope and Contents Souvenir issues of magazines for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
Dates: 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Lord and Lady Esher

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ESHR
Scope and Contents The collection includes: Lord Esher's journals; general, political, royal, personal and literary correspondence; political papers, particularly on army reform and India; literary papers; press cuttings.
Dates: 1848 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Piers Brendon

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BREN
Scope and Contents The material deposited at Churchill Archives Centre by Dr Piers Brendon relates to two documentaries "The Churchills" and "The Windsors".
Dates: 1993 - 2000
Conditions Governing Access: One file within the collection (BREN 2/1/1) is closed but the remainder of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Bryan Godfrey-Faussett

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGGF
Scope and Contents Papers comprising correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks and photographs. The journals and diaries in particular, taken with the correspondence and papers which form the remainder of the archive, many of them from members of the Royal family, constitute an invaluable source for naval historians of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and for social historians of the period 1900-1936. The record begins with the prestige of the Royal Navy at its zenith and the British Empire at its greatest...
Dates: 1876 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Sir John Colville

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLVL
Scope and Contents The material held at Churchill Archives Centre mainly consists of Colville's diaries. They provide an insight into the decision-making of three Prime Ministers and the meetings held with other top officials, as well as the lives of key figures during World War II, and its aftermath.
Dates: 1939 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Sir Winston Churchill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR and CHUR
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original documents accumulated by Sir Winston Churchill throughout his life (1874-1965). They have been divided into two sections: the Chartwell Papers (CHAR) and the Churchill Papers (CHUR). Together, the two sets of papers cover the following major areas: Personal (CHAR 1 and CHUR 1), 1884-1965 The papers of Churchill as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics and papers relating to...
Dates: 1690 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: 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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The Windsors, 1994 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BREN 2
Scope and Contents This section of the papers relates to "The Windsors" and mainly consists of transcribed interviews with various individuals concerning their recollections, or opinions of the Royal Family.
Dates: 1994 - 2000
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: One file within the collection (BREN 2/1/1) is closed but the remainder of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Transcript of interview: Lord Jay, 2007 - 2016

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 123
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2007 - 2016
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Peter Westmacott, 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 166
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2017
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Stephen Lamport, 2020

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 190
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2020
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcripts of letters from the Royal Family to Churchill, 1952-08 - 1962-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 1/9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Public and private correspondence, including letters from Churchill describing the Battle of Omdurman and life on the Western Front, correspondence with the Royal Family, cabinet colleagues and with Presidents Truman, Eisenhower and de Gaulle.
Dates: 1952-08 - 1962-02
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for review.
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Visit of Queen Elizabeth II, 1972-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 3/3/6
Scope and Contents Photographs and souvenirs from the Queen's State visit.
Dates: 1972-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Westminster Hall Ceremony, 1935-05 - 1936-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/71
Scope and Contents Printed souvenir edition presented to LSA by Sir William Brass [later 1st Lord Chattisham] recording the presentation of addresses by both Houses of Parliament to King George V on his Silver Jubilee.
Dates: 1935-05 - 1936-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Wordsworth quote written out by Queen Elizabeth, 1940-03-18 - 1940-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 2/6
Scope and Contents Quotation from Wordsworth's "The Excursion", written out for Churchill by the Queen [later Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother].
Dates: 1940-03-18 - 1940-03
Conditions Governing Access: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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Wrestling with the Angel, 1973-03 - 1988-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/4/33
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with representatives of the SPCK (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge) and SPCK Sheldon Press, on the publication and sales of a collection of JEP's writings on the Gospel, Wrestling with the Angel. Other correspondents include: Bryan Magee, on including the text of a television dialogue between himself and JEP in the book (3); James Kinlay, Features Editor of the Sunday Express, on JEP's article Why I Believe in God (3). Also includes: royalty statements;...
Dates: 1973-03 - 1988-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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WSC's broadcast for Radio Luxembourg on the coronation of King George VI, 1937-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 12/24/38
Scope and Contents From the File: Mainly 12" gramophone recordings by or concerning WSC, originally kept in a wooden cabinet together with the items listed under WCHL 12/25-29.
Dates: 1937-05
Conditions Governing Access: Access copy available.
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