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Political patronage

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 512 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Brit-C., 1940 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/303
Scope and Contents Correspondence on patronage, 1940-48 File includes correspondence with: Lord Abadare on message to teams taking part in the Britannia Shield Competition in boxing, fencing, cross-country, shooting and swimming for service teams from the British Army, the RAF, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, the Netherlands and the United States forces in Europe, 1946 (14); the British Dairy Farmers Association, on membership, 1948; the British Empire League on possible amalgamation with the Empire...
Dates: 1940 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: C-Ch., 1949 - Apr 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/314
Scope and Contents File includes correspondence with: The Friends of Canterbury Cathedral, 1951; The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, enclosing printed petition of the Corporation of Cardiff, requesting that Wales should have a Capital and that Capital should be Cardiff, 1949; 1st Lord Sandford [earlier Albert Edmondson] on the financial situation of the Carlton Club, with printed Report and Accounts for 1945-49; Major General William Dimoline, on naming of new Army married quarters "Chartwell Gardens", 1951; The Royal...
Dates: 1949 - Apr 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage C-D., 1949 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/333
Scope and Contents File includes correspondence with: The Society of the Cincinnati, particularly Major-General Edgar Erskine Hume, President General, on membership, with printed list of members in the State of Connecticut, booklet on Anderson House, the Society's National Headquarters and Museum, Washington DC, with letter and telegram from Sir Oliver Franks, British Ambassador, Washington, 1949-52; Clay County "80" Club, on honorary membership, 1954; The College of Authors, Goring Castle, Sussex, on honorary...
Dates: 1949 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Appeal Committee., Apr 1958 - Jul 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/579
Scope and Contents

Includes agenda papers and minutes of meetings of the College Appeal Committee on subjects including: the progress of the appeal and details of donations received. Also includes copies of correspondence and notes from Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to WSC.

Dates: Apr 1958 - Jul 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Building Sub-Committee., Jun 1958 - May 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/578
Scope and Contents

Includes agenda papers and minutes of meetings of the College Building Sub-Committee on subjects including: the design and specifications for the College; the Library; building materials; layout and timetable for construction. Also includes extracts from the minutes of the Education Committee on admissions and the administrative structure and statutes of the College.

Dates: Jun 1958 - May 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: correspondence on special subjects, A-K., May 1958 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/570A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold Taylor, Secretary General of the Faculties of Cambridge University; John Morrison, Senior Tutor, Churchill College, on admissions to the College (3); Major-General John Hamilton, Bursar of Churchill College (5); McCormack Smith, Tutor for Advanced Students, Churchill College (4); G Horsley on the exhibition of an illuminated scroll (5); Francis Humphrys, Secretary of the Churchill College Trust Fund (11); Stephen Roskill suggesting that the Churchill Papers,...
Dates: May 1958 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: correspondence on special subjects, L-Z and miscellaneous., Mar 1958 - Jul 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/571A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General John Hamilton, Bursar of Churchill College (17); 1st Lord Tedder, Chancellor of Cambridge University (3); Sir John Cockcroft, Master of Churchill College (7); Anthony Phelps, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister; Sir Shane Leslie; Robert Tollast (7) on arrangements to paint a portrait of WSC from photographs (7); Alexander Fleck, Chairman of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) Limited (3); 1st Lord Weeks; Sir Alexander Todd; Brian Downs; 1st Lord...
Dates: Mar 1958 - Jul 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Executive Committee., Jun 1958 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/576A-B
Scope and Contents Includes agenda papers and minutes of meetings of the College Executive Committee on subjects including: financial information on the College Trust Fund and on the progress of fund-raising; the site and design of the college; the selection of an architect to design the College and the drafting of the architect's brief; information about the Trustees; the administrative structure of the college; education policy; appointments and admissions; the statutes of the College; and obtaining...
Dates: Jun 1958 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Executive Committee., Jan 1959 - Aug 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/577
Scope and Contents Includes agenda papers and minutes of meetings of the College Executive Committee on subjects including: financial information on the College Trust Fund and on the progress of fund-raising; the College statutes and ordinances; the appointment of the bursar; scholarships and the election of Fellows.Also includes correspondence from Francis Humphrys, Secretary of the Churchill College Trust Fund (5) and notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to...
Dates: Jan 1959 - Aug 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: general and technical correspondence., Jan 1956 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/568A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Jock" Sir John Colville (24); 1st Lord Leathers; 1st Lord Adrian, Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University (5); 1st Lord Tedder, Chancellor of Cambridge University (4); Harold Taylor, Fellow of Clare College; Oliver, 1st Lord Chandos [earlier Oliver Lyttelton]; 1st Lord Godber (3); Alexander Fleck, Chairman of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) Limited; Sir John Cockcroft; Brian Downs (4); Sir Alexander Todd (3); 1st Lord Weeks (4); 2nd Lord Knollys (4); Neil...
Dates: Jan 1956 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Statutes and Ordinances., Nov 1958 - Jun 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/580
Scope and Contents Includes various copies of the College's draft statutes (on aspects of the College's administration including the positions of the Master, Vice-Master and the Bursar, the structure of the College, the fellowships, and the finances); a copy of the petition made to Queen Elizabeth II asking her to recognise the College's charter and ordinances; and a copy of the statutes submitted for her approval.Also includes copies of correspondence and notes from Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary...
Dates: Nov 1958 - Jun 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Trust Fund, correspondence and papers., Apr 1958 - Sep 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/572A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [2nd Lord] Knollys (5); 1st Lord Tedder, Chancellor of Cambridge University; Francis Humphrys, Secretary of the Churchill College Trust Fund (3); Charles Pannett on his bequest to Churchill College; Major-General John Hamilton, Bursar of Churchill College (9); Henry Heald, President of the Ford Foundation; "Jock" [Sir John Colville]; and George Drew, High Commissioner for Canada.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private...
Dates: Apr 1958 - Sep 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Trust Fund, correspondence and papers., Jan 1961 - Aug 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/573A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [2nd Lord] Knollys (5); Francis Humphrys, Secretary of the Churchill College Trust Fund; Major-General John Hamilton, Bursar of Churchill College (3); Charles De Gaulle on his gift of a tapestry; W Kalhorn (3), Managing Director, and Joyce Hall of Hallmark cards on funds raised by the sale of greetings cards; "Jock" [Sir John Colville] (10); Sir John Cockcroft, Master of Churchill College; [Willard] Garfield Weston; Jacques de Thier [Belgian Ambassador to Great...
Dates: Jan 1961 - Aug 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Trustees Committee and Finance Committee., May 1958 - Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/574
Scope and Contents

Includes agenda papers and minutes of meetings of the College Trustees and the Finance Committee on subjects including: the selection of an architect to design the College; appointments and salaries; fund-raising; the schedule of events; and the statutes, charter and ordinances of the College.Also includes correspondence from Francis Humphrys, Secretary of the Churchill College Trust Fund (4) and 1st Lord Weeks.

Dates: May 1958 - Dec 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: Trustees Committee and Finance Committee., Jan 1960 - Feb 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/575
Scope and Contents

Includes agenda papers and minutes of meetings of the College Trustees and the Finance Committee on subjects including: the progress of construction work; the College statutes; appointments; fellowships; fund-raising and finance; gifts to the college and the chapel.Also includes correspondence from Major-General John Hamilton, Bursar of Churchill College.

Dates: Jan 1960 - Feb 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Cinque Ports A-D., 1941 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/353
Scope and Contents Correspondence and Papers on WSC's duties as Lord Warden of The Cinque Ports, including: The War Office on appointment as Honorary Colonel of the 89th (Cinque Ports) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, 1941-42, with note by WSC, commenting that he was becoming Colonel of too many regiments, but that he did not want to hurt the feelings of a unit serving in the Middle East; Lord Beauchamp, (2) offering his father's full-dress uniform as Lord Warden, 1946 (declined); Anthony Bevir,...
Dates: 1941 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Cinque Ports A-E., Jul 1951 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/583A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence addressed to WSC by virtue of his position as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports. Correspondents include: James Johnson, Town Clerk of Dover [Kent] and Registrar of the Cinque Ports (22); Sir John Balfour, United Kingdom Commissioner General to Brussels International Exhibition of 1958; representatives of the Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown [Kent] Regatta Association including F Waters, Secretary (3) and Winifred Mallion, Secretary (4); Eric Dixon (8) and Edgar Bradbury (4) successive...
Dates: Jul 1951 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Cinque Ports E-I., 1941 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/354
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on WSC's duties as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports including: The village of Elham, Kent, on Coronation celebrations, 1953; Alfred Bossom MP (2) and the Mayor of Faversham, Kent, on the possibility of WSC visiting the town, 1952; John Edgington & Co. Ltd, London, on the possibility of including WSC's Flag as Lord Warden in souvenir brochure "Flags of the Famous", 1950; The Cinque Ports Flying Club, on appointment as President, 1946, and on the lack of...
Dates: 1941 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Cinque Ports F-Z., Jul 1951 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/584A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence addressed to WSC by virtue of his position as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports. Correspondents include: Ronald Dearing and [Arthur] Hugh Molson, Minister of Works, on the nuclear power station at Dungeness [Kent]; James Johnson, Town Clerk of Dover [Kent] and Registrar of the Cinque Ports (18); Terence Nugent, Lieutenant -Colonel Comptroller, Lord Chamberlain's Department on official summons to WSC (3); Gordon Paine, Mayor of Lydd [Kent] (5); Anthony Moir of Fladgate and...
Dates: Jul 1951 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Cinque Ports K-Z., 1941 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/355
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on WSC's duties as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, including: William Surrey Dane, on message on opening of new wing of Lloyd Memorial Home, Deal, 1951; The Borough of Lydd, Kent, on the Boundary Commission Act, and local government boundaries, 1949, and Lydd Church Restoration Fund, 1951-52; The Borough of New Romney, on the Justices of the Peace Act, and the loss of the Commission of the Peace by small boroughs, with letters on the subject from David Maxwell Fyfe...
Dates: 1941 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence., Jan 1939 - Oct 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/384
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: G Street and Company Limited, advertising practitioners, on WSC supporting the Royal Cancer Hospital, Fulham Road, London (5); [Edward] Spears inviting WSC to be a Vice-President of the Anglo-French Parliamentary Committee.Also includes: requests for WSC to hold honorary positions with or support the work of the Printers' Pension, Almshouse and Orphan Asylum Corporation, Crockham Hill [Kent] Men's Club, the Parliamentary Press Gallery Rifle Club, Blighty paper for the...
Dates: Jan 1939 - Oct 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence., Jan 1940 - Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/409
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Rennie Smith, Secretary, Friends of Europe, on receiving the text of a broadcast by WSC and his subscription (3); Sir Louis Stuart on the [Sir Michael] O'Dwyer Memorial Fund; Sir Patrick Hannon, as Chairman of the Early Closing Association wishing WSC well, and as Chairman of the Constitutional Club inviting WSC to be its President (2); Sir Howard d'Egville, [Cyril] Costley-White (Dominions Office), and [Sir] Drummond Shiels, Deputy and Acting Secretary of the Empire...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/432A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Stuart [Chief Whip] (2) and Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Archibald Weigall, Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Films Association, on WSC becoming Patron of the National Society of Conservative and Unionist Agents and President of the Films Association; [Vernon] Bovenizer of the War Office (2); Sir Reginald Barnes (3), Secretary of State for War David Margesson, and Military Secretary [to the Secretary of State for War] Lieutenant-General [Arthur] Floyd-Acland,...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/455A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Mitchell, Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Scotland], on WSC visiting Aberdeen and accepting its Freedom (4); Thomas Loveday, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bristol, on various University matters; Hugh, [7th] Lord Sefton [earlier Lord Molyneux] offering WSC membership of the Buck's Club; Sir Patrick Hannon sending confidence in WSC's leadership from the Constitutional Club and the Early Closing Association (2); Sir George Mitcheson offering WSC the presidency of...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence, A-G. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Oct 1941 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/484A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Mitchell, Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Scotland], on WSC visiting the City to receive its freedom; [John] Pimlott [Private Secretary to the Home Secretary] on WSC visiting Northern Ireland to receive the Freedom of Belfast [Ulster]; [Alan] Hodge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] (5) and Brendan Bracken [Minister of Information] (2) on concerns over WSC being a patron of Blighty magazine; [Nicholas] Mackaskie, Honorary Treasurer of Gray's...
Dates: Oct 1941 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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