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25 CHAR 1/154 Personal: Visit to Egypt: Accounts paid. 10 Jun 1920 - 10 Jan 1922
25 CHAR 2/110/157-163 Letter from [WSC] to David Lloyd George on: Lloyd George's firm message about the Lord Mayor of Cork [Terence McSwiney, then in gaol]; the means by which Lloyd George might better communicate his views from Lucerne [Switzerland]; Lloyd George's ultimatum to the Bolsheviks over Poland and the changed situation following the battle of Warsaw; the need to expel Lev Kamenev and Leonid Krassin from Britain and to publish the telegrams exposing their treacherous conduct; the impossibility of Britain having proper trade relations with Bolshevik Russia; the impracticality from a military point of view of Lord Milner's [earlier Sir Alfred Milner] proposals on Egypt; the return of troops from Ireland and Germany to deal with a possible miners' strike; the despatch of additional troops and air squadrons to quell the revolt in Mesopotamia [Iraq]. Hopes Lloyd George is getting sunshine and complains of the poor weather in England. Typescript copy. 26 Aug 1920
25 CHAR 2/115/130 Letter from James Phillpotts (Bella Vista, Tunbridge Wells, [Kent]) to WSC on the importance of propaganda in favour of British rule among the fellaheen in Egypt. 17 Jul 1921
25 CHAR 2/118/2-14 Detailed summary of his career by General Sir Reginald Wingate, with special emphasis on his service as Sirdar (Commander-in-Chief) of the Egyptian Army and Governor-General of the Sudan [Africa], compiled in support of his claim to a maximum pension. Sent with CHAR 2/118/1. 30 Nov 1921
25 CHAR 2/118/16-17 Extract from a letter from Mabrouk Fehmi [officer in the Egyptian Army] to General Sir Reginald Wingate arguing that Egypt is not yet ready for full independence, criticising the Swan Commission and attributing Egypt's troubles to Rushdi Adly and Saad Zaghlul. Typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/118/1. 25 Oct 1921
25 CHAR 2/120/15 Letter from Lieutenant-General Sir Walter Congreve (Cairo, [Egypt]) to WSC asking whether he will recommend him to the vacant post of Commander-in-Chief at Aldershot [Hampshire], since he thinks that only General Sir Hubert Gough is a better candidate than himself, reporting on the quiet political situation in Egypt and commenting on the Irish settlement. 07 Jan 1922
25 CHAR 2/120/23-28 Memorandum by James Phillpotts (The Ousels, Tunbridge Wells, [Kent]) suggesting a propaganda campaign among the Fellaheen in support of the British presence in Egypt and the establishment of a mobile police force there. Sent with CHAR 2/120/22. [Jan] [1922]
25 CHAR 2/121/22 Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton (1 Hyde Park Gardens, [London]) to WSC criticising the weak policy towards Egypt during the Dardanelles campaign of General Sir John Maxwell and Colonel Sir Henry Mcmahon and enclosing two letters from "the Canadian Northcliffe", Colonel J B Maclean [not present]. 08 Feb 1922
25 CHAR 2/123/68-71 Letter from Shirley Carson Jenney (Box 91, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/123/72-96 and conveying supposed messages from Lady Randolph Churchill and others on British policy in Egypt. 20 Jun 1922
25 CHAR 2/124B/113 Letter from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (Newbuildings Place, Southwater, Sussex) to WSC urging the Government to get on good terms with Saad Zaghlul because he is the only one who could lead a pro-British government in Egypt. Blunt is writing this "virtually on my death bed". 05 Sep 1922
25 CHAR 2/132/26 Letter from Charles Townshend (Riviera Palace Hotel, Monte Carlo) to WSC hoping he will "lead us in a new party against Bolshevism", describing the trouble which he believes would follow in Egypt and India if a Socialist government were installed, and referring to his withdrawal from the North Norfolk election due to laryngitis. 23 Jan 1924
25 CHAR 2/136/124-126 Letter from WSC to Lord Carson [earlier Sir Edward Carson] (Cleve Court, Minster, Thanet, [Kent]) on: some "damaging admissions" by Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith]; the need to preserve the Government's unity by keeping discussion of fiscal policy "within limits which everyone can understand"; the current opportunity to "steady" Egypt and India and consolidate the social structure at home; the improving economic situation; WSC's efforts to reduce direct taxation; housing; the possibilities of contributory insurance; WSC's belief that by 1929 the benefits of Government policies ought to be apparent enough to secure them a second term; the forthcoming visit to Chartwell of Carson and Lord Balfour [earlier Arthur Balfour]. Carbon typescript copy. 31 Dec 1924
25 CHAR 2/142/111 Letter from 1st Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] (The Residency, Cairo, [Egypt]) to WSC promising to support Colonel Bertram Romilly in his new job [as Chief Instructor at the Cairo Military School] and referring to the damage to the British position in Egypt which he now has to repair. 05 Dec 1925
25 CHAR 2/147/36-37 Letter from [WSC] to Sir Robert Horne [later Lord Horne of Slamannan] on: Horne's statement of the Government's case on rubber; the River Nile, which Horne is about to visit; the unpopular provisions in the Economy Bill; WSC's invitation to stay with him, Walter Guinness and Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood]. Typescript copy. 26 Jan 1926
25 CHAR 2/147/177-178 Letter from Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] (HMS "Concord", Port Said, [Egypt]) on: the negotiations for the retention of British officials in Egypt; the inauguration of Port Said, at which Britain is the only country to have a cruiser present; negotiations with the Suez Canal Company over shares; the desire of the Zaghlulist minister for war to get rid of Bertram Romilly. 21 Dec 1926
25 CHAR 2/151/2 Letter from Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] (Cairo, [Egypt]) to WSC on: the consternation caused among the Zaghlulists by the rumour that WSC was to visit Egypt; Lloyd's difficulties over the retention of British officials and other economic and administrative problems. 07 Jan 1927
25 CHAR 2/152/98-99 Letter from [Sir Samuel Hoare, later Lord Templewood] to [Stanley Baldwin, later Lord Baldwin] responding to the telegrams which have passed between the Foreign Office and Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] by arguing that Britain should insist on the complete carrying out of any demands it makes in Egypt. Typescript carbon copy sent with CHAR 2/152/97. 11 Jun 1927
25 CHAR 2/157/8C-D Letter from Frances Helen Pumfrey (Portway, Wantage, Berkshire) to the editor of the "Daily Mail" warning that if Britain gives up Egypt she will also lose India, criticising the granting of votes to women under thirty, the taking of men's jobs by women, the payment of war debts to the United States, and Stanley Baldwin, and calling for the return to government of David Lloyd George. Copy sent with CHAR 2/157/8A. 23 Jan 1928
25 CHAR 2/189/93 Letter from Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] (30 Portman Square, [London]) to WSC reporting that the Wafd in Egypt will regain power if the treaty negotiations are revived. 21 Jul 1932
25 CHAR 2/332 Public and Political: General: Correspondence. 10 May 1938 - 31 Oct 1938
25 CHAR 9/87 Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and prints. 15 Apr 1929 - 23 Dec 1929
25 CHAR 9/88A-B Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript, press cuttings and source material. 21 Jan 1929 - 14 Dec 1929
25 CHAR 9/91A-B Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and press cuttings. 19 Feb 1930 - 25 Dec 1930
25 CHAR 9/142A-B Speeches: House of Commons: speech notes and other material. 08 Oct 1940 - 19 Dec 1940
25 CHAR 9/147A-B Speeches: House of Commons: speech notes and other material. 20 May 1941 - 25 Jun 1941
25 CHAR 9/150A-B Speeches: speech notes and other material. 09 Jan 1941 - 27 Apr 1941
25 CHAR 9/158/56-68 "A New Experience - Victory" 10 Nov 1942
25 CHAR 9/175 Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 05 Nov 1940 - 19 Dec 1940
25 CHAR 9/206A-B Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 20 Feb 1945 - 15 May 1945
25 CHAR 10/39 Official: Colonial Office: Middle East and Far East: troop inspections: reports. Feb 1907 - May 1907
25 CHAR 11/13 Official: Board of Trade: Anglo-French Commercial Relations: notes and papers. 22 Dec 1907 - 08 Nov 1909
25 CHAR 11/30 Official: Board of Trade: Suez Canal: notes and prints. 26 Oct 1909 - 15 Nov 1909
25 CHAR 13/29/61-62 Minute from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to the Chief of Staff, Admiralty [Admiral Sir Henry Jackson], on the defence of Alexandria [Egypt]. [Carbon]. 23 May 1914
25 CHAR 13/39/53 Telegram from Admiralty to [Captain George Borrett], Senior Naval Officer of the Egyptian Station, with suggested precautions for the defence of the Suez Canal. Initialled by Vice-Admiral Sir [Frederick] Doveton Sturdee [Chief of Staff], Admiral Sir Edmond Slade [former Commander-in-Chief, East Indies] and WSC. [Carbon]. 03 Nov 1914
25 CHAR 13/39/56-57 Telegram from Milne Cheetham [Counsellor of the British Embassy, Cairo, Egypt] to Admiralty, on the political and military situation in the country, annotated with a note between WSC and Vice-Admiral Henry Oliver, Chief of Staff, that HMS Swiftsure should hurry to Suez. [Carbon]. 10 Nov 1914 - 11 Nov 1914
25 CHAR 13/39/68 Telegram from WSC to the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies [Admiral Sir Richard Peirse], stating that it was necessary for him to proceed to Egypt to take charge of naval operations as soon as possible, and detailing the forces at his command. [Carbon]. 17 Nov 1914
25 CHAR 16/5 Official: War and Air: correspondence. 22 Feb 1919 - 31 Mar 1919
25 CHAR 16/9 Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign. 01 Jul 1919 - 31 Jul 1919
25 CHAR 16/10 Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign. 01 Aug 1919 - 31 Aug 1919
25 CHAR 16/11 Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign. 24 Aug 1919 - 30 Sep 1919
25 CHAR 16/12 Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on the Russian campaign. 18 Sep 1919 - 31 Oct 1919
25 CHAR 16/13 Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on the Russian campaign. 01 Nov 1919 - 29 Nov 1919
25 CHAR 16/14 Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign. 01 Dec 1919 - 31 Dec 1919
25 CHAR 16/16A-B Official: War and Air: WSC's minutes. 01 Apr 1919 - 28 Jun 1919
25 CHAR 16/45 Official: War and Air: correspondence for WSC and Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War]. 01 Jan 1920 - 29 Feb 1920
25 CHAR 16/50 Official: War and Air: correspondence for WSC and Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War]. 04 Nov 1920 - 30 Dec 1920
25 CHAR 16/54 Official: War and Air: Cabinet papers. 06 Jan 1920 - 18 Dec 1920
25 CHAR 16/61 Official: War and Air: intelligence reports. 28 Mar-23 Dec 1920
25 CHAR 16/73 Official: War and Air: WSC's minutes. 03 Jan 1921 - 11 Feb 1921
25 CHAR 17/13A-B Official: Colonial Office: Cabinet Papers. 23 Jan 1921 - 29 Dec 1921
25 CHAR 18/2 Official: Treasury: correspondence from WSC (carbon copies). 09 Nov 1924 - 30 Dec 1924
25 CHAR 18/12A-B Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes. 01 Jan 1925 - 19 Sep 1925
25 CHAR 20/6A/10-11 Letter from Sir Miles Lampson [British Ambassador to Egypt and High Commissioner for the Sudan, later 1st Lord Killearn] to WSC apologising, particularly as he was proved wrong by subsequent events in Egypt and Greece; discusses his local situation with Egyptian leaders Hassan Sabri, Hussein Sirri and King Farouk. 09 Dec 1940
25 CHAR 20/8/131-139 Letter from Josiah Wedgwood to WSC enclosing: an essay: "Egypt or Greece?" advising transferral of troops from Egypt to Greece; beginning of a letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton to Josiah Wedgwood criticising official policy towards Egypt and Greece and comparing it with that of General Sir John Maxwell in 1915 [manuscript and copy]; with acknowledgement and a letter of thanks from WSC. [See CHAR 20/2B/129 for WSC's reply to essay and CHAR 20/8/125 for covering letter]. 25 Nov 1940
25 CHAR 20/13/3 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, June 1940. 02 Jun 1940 - 30 Jun 1940
25 CHAR 20/13/5 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, August 1940. 01 Aug 1940 - 01 Sep 1940
25 CHAR 20/16/1-3 "Weekly Intelligence Commentary no. 50" from the War Office General Staff. Covers 25 July to 1 August 1940 and divided into sections on: 1. Germany: a) information on invasion of the United Kingdom; b) possible use of gas; c) "Bundle charge" hand grenades; 2. Italy and Italian possessions; 3. The Balkan States and Turkey: a) Bulgaria; b) Romania; c) Yugoslavia; 4. Middle East (Egypt and Sudan): a) political; b) military; 5. Far East. 01 Aug 1940
25 CHAR 20/16/10-13 "Weekly Intelligence Commentary no. 53" from the War Office General Staff. Covers 15 to 22 August 1940 and divided into sections on: 1. Germany: a) German intentions; b) prospects of famine in Europe; c) distribution of German divisions; 2. Italy and Italian possessions; 3. Balkan States and Turkey: a) Romania; b) Greece; c) Yugoslavia; d) Turkey; 4. Middle East: Egypt, Palestine, Iraq [earlier Mesopotamia], Syria, and Iran [Persia]; 5. India; 6. Far East; Annex on the morale of the German Army and civilians in Germany. 22 Aug 1940
25 CHAR 20/16/20-24 "Weekly Intelligence Commentary no. 57" from the War Office General Staff. Covers 12 to 19 September 1940 and divided into sections on: 1. Germany: a) invasion of the United Kingdom; b) re-organisation of the German Army; c) artificial smoke screen in invasion; d) the attack on Waalhaven, Rotterdam [Netherlands] (from a German Air Force Journal); e) mobile troops in the Battle of France (from the German press); f) distribution of German divisions; 2. Italy and Italian possessions; 3. Balkan States and Turkey; 4. USSR (disposition of the Red Army in European Russia, with map); 5. Egypt; 6. Afghanistan; 7. India; 8. Far East. 19 Sep 1940
25 CHAR 20/37/119-120 Telegram from WSC to Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean [Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham], congratulating him on preventing landing of enemy supplies east of Benghazi [Libya]; expressing concern about a plan for evacuation of French ships from Alexandria [Egypt]. [see further CHAR 20/37/129]. 16 Apr 1941
25 CHAR 20/37/129 Telegram from Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean [Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham] to WSC commenting on Libya, Alexandria [Egypt] and the evacuation from Greece. [see CHAR 20/37/119-120 for WSC's telegram]. 20 Apr 1941
25 CHAR 20/42A/19 Telegram from Minister of State, Middle East [Oliver Lyttelton, later 1st Lord Chandos] to WSC on need to alter railway between Safaga and Nile Valley [Egypt] to metric gauge. 26 Aug 1941
25 CHAR 20/69B/116 Telegram from Minister of State, Middle East [Oliver Lyttelton, later 1st Lord Chandos] to WSC: states that he has been having a "very sticky time" with the Egyptian political crisis and the need to restore the temporarily shaken confidence of the military; believes that there has been no major lapse in preparations for the battle. 04 Feb 1942
25 CHAR 20/69B/126 Telegram from the Minister of State, Middle East [Oliver Lyttelton, later 1st Lord Chandos] in Cairo [Egypt] to WSC regarding army workshops: states that the low percentage of serviceable tanks is due to battle casualties, mechanical breakdown, and lack of transports, not the failure of base workshops; comments on efficiency of mobile workshops in the early part of the battle; comments on the problem of maintaining and reinforcing fighting troops in the desert. 04 Feb 1942
25 CHAR 20/193B/200 Letter from WSC to Sir Ronald Graham thanking him for temporarily taking over the post of British Government Director of the Suez Canal Company on Lord Hankey's appointment to the War Cabinet and advising him that Lord Hankey is now able to resume his duties with the Board [carbon]. 24 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/193B/201-202 Letter from WSC to Lord Hankey informing him of his reappointment as British Director of the Suez Canal Company, and also thanking him for temporarily assuming the duties of Resident Director in Paris [France] [carbon]. 24 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/229A/45 Telegram from [1st] Lord Killearn [earlier Sir Miles Lampson, British Ambassador to Egypt] (Cairo) to Foreign Office passing on a message from the Central Committee of Ikhwan Al Hurriya, the Brothers of Freedom, passing on the congratulations of their 50,000 members at the defeat of "Nazi and Fascist tyranny". [despatched on 14 May; annotated by WSC and his Private Office]. 13 May 1945 - 14 May 1945
25 CHAR 20/230/59 Telegram from "Nokrashy", [Mahmoud Fahmy el Nukrachy] Prime Minister [of Egypt], (Cairo) to WSC (London) congratulating him on victory and praising his leadership. [Carbon copy]. [May] [1945]
25 CHAR 20/230/61 Draft message from WSC to Egyptian Prime Minister [Mahmoud Fahmy el Nukrachy] thanking him for his VE-Day message and commenting on the war against Japan. [prepared by the Foreign Office; annotated by John Peck, Prime Minister's Private Secretary and WSC's secretary Patrick Kinna on 18 May]. May [1945]
25 CHAR 20/246/10-19 Page proofs for a supplement to the London Gazette entitled "Operations in the Middle East from August, 1939, to November, 1940", reprinting a contemporary despatch by General Sir Archibald Wavell, Commander-in-Chief in the Middle East (10 December 1940) covering Egypt, Somaliland [later Somalia], Sudan and Greece, with appendices consisting of Army Council instructions to Wavell (24 July 1939) and information on Allied co-operation. [annotated]. 1946
25 CHAR 20/246/20-27 Page proofs for a supplement to the London Gazette entitled "Operations in the Western Desert from December 7, 1940, to February 7, 1941", reprinting a contemporary despatch by General Sir Archibald Wavell, Commander-in-Chief in the Middle East (21 June 1941), covering the Battle of Sidi Barrani [Egypt], Bardia to Tobruk, and Agedabia [Libya]. [annotated]. 1946
25 CHAR 20/246/141-156 "Revised" page proofs of a supplement to the London Gazette entitled "Operations in the Middle East, 5 July 1941 - 31 October 1941" reprinting a contemporary despatch by General Sir Claude Auchinleck, Commander-in-Chief the Middle East Forces (8 March 1942), on Syria and Palestine, Cyprus, Iran [Persia], Turkey, co-operative planning with India, East Africa, Sudan, the Western Desert, Tobruk [Libya], and Egypt, and administrative matters, with appendices including communications from Lieutenant-General Arthur Smith, Chief of the General Staff [Middle East] (July 1941), and later footnotes. [annotated]. Aug 1946
25 CHAR 20/246/166 Pamphlet entitled "The New Zealand Division in Egypt and Libya, operations 'Lightfoot' and 'Supercharge' [code names for plans for the second battle of El Alamein, Egypt]. Part I Narrative and Lessons" with foreword by General [Bernard] Montgomery, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, 8th Army, and introduction by Lieutenant-General [Bernard] Freyberg, General Officer Commanding, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force. [annotated on cover by Freyberg; for part II, see CHAR 20/246/191-207]. Dec 1942
25 CHAR 20/246/191-207 Pamphlet entitled "The New Zealand Division in Egypt and Libya, operations 'Lightfoot' and 'Supercharge' [code names for plans for the second battle of El Alamein, Egypt]. Part II Maps and Diagrams" with an index. [for Part I, see CHAR 20/246/166]. Dec 1942
25 CHAR 21/16 Official: Cabinet: Foreign Office telegrams. 02 Jun 1909 - 25 Jul 1910
25 CHAR 22/5 Official: Cabinet: papers and correspondence. 11 Mar 1920 - 21 Apr 1921
25 CHAR 22/19 Official: Cabinet: correspondence and notes. 26 Nov 1924 - 27 Nov 1924
25 CHAR 22/21 Official: Cabinet: papers 500 - 519. 24 Aug 1920 - 06 Jan 1925
25 CHAR 22/22 Official: Cabinet: papers 520 - 555. 20 Oct 1923 - 30 Dec 1924
25 CHAR 22/28 Official: Cabinet: papers 1 - 39. 27 Jul 1923 - 29 Jan 1925
25 CHAR 22/29 Official: Cabinet: papers 40 - 69. 13 Dec 1921 - 04 Mar 1925
25 CHAR 22/30 Official: Cabinet: papers 70 - 100. 20 Jan 1925 - 07 Mar 1925
25 CHAR 22/31 Official: Cabinet: papers 101 - 139. 10 Jan 1923 - 05 Mar 1925
25 CHAR 22/39 Official: Cabinet: papers 301 - 329. 20 Jun 1925 - 11 Jul 1925
25 CHAR 22/81 Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom: 304 - 314. 14 May 1925 - 23 Jul 1925
25 CHAR 22/84 Official: Cabinet: correspondence and notes. 18 Mar 1925 - [17] [Nov] 1925
25 CHAR 22/95 Official: Cabinet: papers 201 - 234. 28 Jan 1926 - 10 Jun 1926
25 CHAR 22/157 Official: Cabinet: papers 101 to 114. Mar 1927 - Apr 1927
25 CHAR 22/158 Official: Cabinet: papers 116 to 140. Mar 1927 - Apr 1927
25 CHAR 22/163 Official: Cabinet: papers 246 to 270. Sep 1927 - Nov 1927
25 CHAR 22/164 Official: Cabinet: papers 271 to 300. Nov 1927
25 CHAR 22/223 Official: Cabinet: Foreign Office: prints. 23 Jan 1928 - 17 Nov 1928
25 CHAR 23/13 Official: War Cabinet: Prime Minister's Directives. 28 Nov 1943 - 30 Dec 1944
25 CHAR 27/30 Official: War Cabinet: Weekly Intelligence Reports: Eastern. 19 Sep 1917 - 26 Sep 1917
25 CHAR 27/31 Official: War Cabinet: Weekly Intelligence Reports: Eastern. 04 Oct 1917 - 27 Dec 1917
25 CHAR 28/22/9 Letter from WSC (Port Said, [Egypt]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he comments on an "atrocious fraud" [perpetrated on them by James Cruickshank], encloses Egyptian stamps for "Jack" [John S Churchill] and describes Port Said as "dirty, squalid and uninteresting". 21 Sep [1896]
25 CHAR 28/24/78-84 Letter from WSC (Government House, Bombay [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing his journey from Peshawar, making observations on the situation in Egypt and the relationship between Sir Herbert Kitchener and the Dervishes, speculating that he may be too late for a campaign on the Nile, the progress of the frontier war and the Zakka Khel tribe. He also discusses the publication of ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"] and the ignorance and carelessness of Moreton Frewen in editing it, and asks her to sell an article "Unus contra mundum" to the Pall Mall [Magazine] and discusses financial affairs. He encloses a newspaper cutting from The Athenaeum of a review of "The Story of the Malakand Field Force" [CHAR 28/24/82-83]. Envelope present. 13 Apr [1898]
25 CHAR 28/25/28-29 Letter from WSC (Luxor [Egypt]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his attachment to the 'A' division of the 21st Lancers; Sir E[velyn] W[ood]'s opinion that there will not be an attack on the Shabluka position before the 13 September; friends that he has met; his hopes to command a troop during operations; financial affairs; contrasts between the current campaign and that of the M[alakand] F[ield] F[orce]; the postponement of his political aspirations; a request that she should send him his revolver; a message to George [Cornwallis-]West about the corps d'elite [1st battalion, Grenadier Guards]; the books he is reading and a request that she should try and get his article "Ethics of Frontier Policy" published. 05 Aug 1898
25 CHAR 28/27/8-9 Letter from WSC (Savoy Hotel, Cairo [Egypt] on the notepaper of 105 Mount Street) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for opening a bazaar on his behalf. He describes his visit, commenting on the hospitality of [Sir Ernest] Cassel and his plans for a 70 mile camel ride. He reports that he is getting on well with [Sir Michael Hicks] Beach [later Lord St Alwyn]; comments on the help provided by "Gorst pere" [John Gorst]; [Sir John] Brodrick's proposals and the opposition of "our little band" ["The Hughligans"]; and comments on the prosperity of Egypt compared with England. 19 Dec 1902
25 CHUR 1/55 Personal: Family etc.: correspondence Churchill A - C. 04 Mar 1955 - 31 Aug 1958
25 CHUR 2/4 Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence with Clement Attlee, Prime Minister [from July 1945] (includes copies of wartime documents). Dec 1943 - Jul 1951
25 CHUR 2/5A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence A-C (almost all material dates from 1946). Jun 1945 - Dec 1946
25 CHUR 2/7A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence M-Q. (includes copies of wartime documents). Feb 1941 - Dec 1946
25 CHUR 2/114A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-G. Nov 1950 - Nov 1951
25 CHUR 2/117A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence S-Z. Oct 1950 - Oct 1951
25 CHUR 2/125 Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence from members of the general public (mainly messages of support for WSC) and pressure groups at the time of the 1951 general election. Oct 1951 - Nov 1951
25 CHUR 2/126 Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on the dispute between Britain and Persia (Iran) over the nationalisation of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and its oilfields and refinery at Abadan. May 1951 - Oct 1951
25 CHUR 2/127A-B Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence A-C. Oct 1951 - Jul 1962
25 CHUR 2/130A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence P - S. 13 May 1950 - 17 Feb 1959
25 CHUR 2/133 Public and Political: General: Political: Press cuttings and Hansards. 06 Jan 1953 - 09 Dec 1954
25 CHUR 2/143 Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Field-Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery. 15 Feb 1943 - 18 Nov 1957
25 CHUR 2/145A-B Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence A. 05 Jan 1946 - 30 Jun 1949
25 CHUR 2/190 Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Hon - J. 02 Mar 1952 - 21 Sep 1960
25 CHUR 2/203A-B Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Personal correspondence A - B. 24 Apr 1951 - 01 Mar 1955
25 CHUR 2/216 Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Sir Anthony Eden and Clarissa, Lady Eden. 12 Apr 1952 - 14 Jun 1958
25 CHUR 2/517A-B Public and Political: General: Political: The Eden Memoirs. Jan 1951 - May 1961
25 CHUR 3/12A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with representatives of Woodford Conservative Association. Nov 1950 - Dec 1958
25 CHUR 3/14 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with Alderman Donald Forbes, Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford [1953-54] and Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association [from 1956]. Sep 1951 - May 1958
25 CHUR 3/21 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with John Harvey, Vice-Chairman [until 1954] and Chairman [1954-1956] of Woodford Conservative Association, and MP [for Walthamstow East, Essex, from 1955]. May 1954 - Dec 1958
25 CHUR 3/96A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, R - S. 08 Apr 1953 - 07 Jan 1957
25 CHUR 4/64A-B Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments on volume 6 ("Triumph and Tragedy") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"). Oct 1953 - Dec 1955
25 CHUR 4/167 Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 21 "Egypt and the Middle East". 26 Feb 1948 - 04 Dec 1948
25 CHUR 4/171 Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 25 "Mr Eden's Mission". 01 Mar 1948 - 21 Sep 1948
25 CHUR 4/181A-B Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and Appendices: Master copy proofs. 06 Dec 1948 - 21 Dec 1948
25 CHUR 4/183A-B Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and appendices: 'Final' proofs. 16 Aug 1948 - 21 Feb 1949
25 CHUR 4/185A-B Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and appendices: 'Starred final' proofs. 22 Oct 1948 - 16 Feb 1949
25 CHUR 4/186 Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": 'Superseded' proofs. 01 Mar 1948 - 27 Aug 1948
25 CHUR 4/188A-C Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and appendices: Proofs for Sir Edward Marsh. 25 Feb 1948 - 25 Aug 1948
25 CHUR 4/190A-B Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2: Proofs for CSC. 01 Mar 1948 - 29 Nov 1948
25 CHUR 4/192A-C Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and appendices: Proofs for William Deakin. 21 Aug 1948 - 30 Nov 1948
25 CHUR 4/193 Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Comments by Sir Norman Brook. 28 Jan 1948 - 01 Nov 1948
25 CHUR 4/196A-C Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Notes and comments by Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall. 02 Mar 1941 - 16 Jun 1949
25 CHUR 4/284 Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 33 "The Battle of [El] Alamein [Egypt].". Jan 1942 - Dec 1950
25 CHUR 4/285A-B Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 34 "The Torch is lit.". Dec 1949 - Dec 1950
25 CHUR 5/3A-B Speeches: Speech notes. 15 Aug 1945 - 13 Dec 1945
25 CHUR 5/5A-B Speeches: speech notes. 03 May 1946 - 31 May 1946
25 CHUR 5/9A-E Speeches: Speech notes. 04 Oct 1946 - 28 Oct 1946
25 CHUR 5/39A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 04 Nov 1950 - 14 Dec 1950
25 CHUR 5/41A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 15 Nov 1949 - 30 May 1951
25 CHUR 5/42A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. Apr 1951 - 28 Sep 1951
25 CHUR 5/44A-B Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 14 Oct 1951 - 23 Oct 1951
25 CHUR 5/45A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 06 Nov 1951 - 22 Dec 1951
25 CHUR 5/45A/6-52 WSC's speech for the debate on the address 06 Nov 1951
25 CHUR 5/46A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes, prints and source material. 14 Jan 1952 - 26 Feb 1952
25 CHUR 5/49A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 04 Oct 1952 - 11 Dec 1952
25 CHUR 5/51A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 10 Dec 1948 - 10 Oct 1953
25 CHUR 5/51C/260-320 "Foreign Affairs" 11 May 1953
25 CHUR 5/52A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and Hansard. 03 Nov 1953 - 17 Dec 1953
25 CHUR 5/55A-B Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes, Hansard and source material. 12 Jul 1954 - 05 Sep 1954
25 CHUR 5/60A-B Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 11 Jan 1956 - 28 Nov 1956
25 CHUR 5/61A-C Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 08 Jan 1957 - 06 Nov 1957
25 CHUR 6/3A/92-93 Copy of a letter from WSC to "Ike" [Dwight Eisenhower], President of the United States marked "most secret and personal" in which he explains that he suffered a stroke which paralysed his left side and affected his speech and so was not able to accompany him as planned. He discusses a previous stroke in 1949 which has been kept secret, and hopes that he will be able to continue to pursue his "theme". He also discusses negotiations with Egypt and expresses confidence in [5th Lord] Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne] and the possibility of a Four Power summit meeting and change of policy by the Soviet Union. Typescript. 01 Jul 1953

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