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25 CHAR 1/86 Personal: Accounts for wines and spirits. 31 Mar 1908 - 25 Dec 1914
25 CHAR 1/106/175-176 Statement of account from The Carlton Hotel, to WSC for £26 for 3 luncheons including details of charges for caviar, oysters, wine, cigars, etc. 31 Dec 1912
25 CHAR 1/318 Personal: Wines: Accounts paid and Stock list. Jan 1937 - 31 Mar 1937
25 CHAR 1/357/16 Memorandum from Kathleen Hill [WSC's secretary] to John Martin [Prime Minister's Private Secretary], asking if it would be in order to supply food coupons to Mrs Tree's chef at Ditchley [Dytchley Park, Oxfordshire] as she was entertaining for the Prime Minister, and asking for a further supply. 15 Nov 1940
25 CHAR 1/391 Personal: Dietary. 1930s
25 CHAR 1/394/20-21 Minute from Robert Hudson [Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries], and 1st Lord Woolton [Minister of Food, earlier Frederick Marquis] on the provision of a sugar ration for bees. 22 Apr [1943]
25 CHAR 1/394/22 Minute from WSC to the Minister of Agriculture [Robert Hudson] and the Minister of Food [1st Lord Woolton, earlier Frederick Marquis] on the discontinuance of the sugar ration to domestic bee keepers, demanding to know the saving in "starving the bees of private owners". [Carbon]. 19 Apr 1943
25 CHAR 2/90/47 Second interim report of the Committee on the Production and Distribution of Milk. 30 Nov 1917
25 CHAR 2/111/29 Letter from [WSC] to Charles McCurdy asking whether it is true that large quantities of tea are being left at the docks because dealers do not wish to reduce the value of the stocks they hold. Typescript copy. 23 Sep 1920
25 CHAR 2/111/30-31 Letter from Charles McCurdy (Ministry of Food) to WSC (War Office) explaining the current operation of the tea market, over which the Government has relinquished control. 27 Sep 1920
25 CHAR 2/112/142 Letter from John Beresford (Ministry of Food) to Edward Marsh (War Office) enclosing figures showing the comparative consumption of various staple foods in 1913 and 1919 [see CHAR 2/112/143]. 18 Feb 1920
25 CHAR 2/112/143 Figures showing the comparative consumption of various staple foods in 1913 and 1919. Sent with CHAR 2/112/142. [Feb 1920]
25 CHAR 2/266A-B Public and Political: General: Defence: Correspondence etc. 12 Jan 1936 - 27 Nov 1936
25 CHAR 2/270 Public and Political: General: Air Defence: Deputations to the Prime Minister. 21 Jul 1936 - 21 Jan 1937
25 CHAR 2/302 Public and Political: General: Defence: Correspondence and papers. 09 Jan 1937 - 23 Feb 1938
25 CHAR 2/360 Public and Political: General: Correspondence. 12 Jun 1939 - 31 Jul 1939
25 CHAR 2/365 Public and Political: General: Personal Office: Correspondence E - K. 30 Jun 1939 - 21 Dec 1939
25 CHAR 2/366 Public and Political: General: Personal Office: Correspondence L - Q. 28 Jul 1939 - 20 May 1940
25 CHAR 2/371A-B Public and Political: General: Defence. 06 Nov 1936 - 20 Jan 1942
25 CHAR 2/374 Public and Political: General: Germany: Military and Economic Intelligence. 22 Feb 1939 - 15 Jun 1939
25 CHAR 2/434 Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, A-C, especially cigars. Dec 1940 - Aug 1942
25 CHAR 2/435 Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, D-G. Dec 1940 - Dec 1941
25 CHAR 2/437 Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, R-W, especially cigars. Dec 1940 - Dec 1941
25 CHAR 2/448 Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, A-J. Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
25 CHAR 2/449 Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, K-Y. May 1941 - Nov 1942
25 CHAR 2/456 Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, A-B. Nov 1940 - Dec 1942
25 CHAR 2/457 Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, C-H. Mar 1941 - Dec 1942
25 CHAR 2/458 Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, I-N. Aug 1941 - Dec 1942
25 CHAR 2/459 Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, P-Z. [most of file dates from 1942]. Jun 1941 - Apr 1945
25 CHAR 2/466 Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, H-K. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]. Nov [1941] - Dec 1943
25 CHAR 2/468A-B Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, M-Q. Jan 1943 - Dec 1943
25 CHAR 2/469A-B Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, R-S. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]. Dec 1942 - Jul 1945
25 CHAR 2/470 Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, T-Z. Jan 1943 - Dec 1943
25 CHAR 2/471A-B Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, A-B. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]. Oct 1940 - Dec 1943
25 CHAR 2/472A-B Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, C-D. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]. Nov 1941 - Dec 1943
25 CHAR 2/474 Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, H-J. Nov 1942 - Dec 1943
25 CHAR 2/476 Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, N-Q. Feb 1942 - Dec 1943
25 CHAR 2/487 Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, F-M. Oct 1942 - Nov 1943
25 CHAR 2/554 Public and Political: General: General Election: Manifestos. Jun 1945
25 CHAR 7/42 Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence U-Z. Jan 1937 - Dec 1937
25 CHAR 7/53 Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence A-B. 02 Jan 1939 - 25 Jul 1939
25 CHAR 7/86 Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence N. 14 Feb 1940 - 20 Jul 1945
25 CHAR 8/279A-B Literary: Articles. 1930
25 CHAR 8/668 Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 4. 26 May 1940 - 30 Jun 1940
25 CHAR 8/692 Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 3. 13 Apr 1941 - 25 May 1941
25 CHAR 8/695 Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 6. 03 Aug 1941 - 05 Oct 1941
25 CHAR 9/77A-B Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and press cuttings. 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926
25 CHAR 9/79 Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes. 09 Feb 1927 - 06 Jul 1927
25 CHAR 9/100 Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript. 20 Apr 1932 - 08 Jun 1932
25 CHAR 9/141A-B Speeches: House of Commons: speech notes and other material. 30 Jul 1940 - 17 Sep 1940
25 CHAR 9/141A/37-68 "The Few" 20 Aug 1940
25 CHAR 9/143 Speeches: speech notes (by WSC as First Lord of the Admiralty) and other material. 20 Jan 1940 - 29 Feb 1940
25 CHAR 9/148A-B Speeches: House of Commons: speech notes and other material. 09 Jul 1941 - 01 Oct 1941
25 CHAR 9/149A-B Speeches: House of Commons: speech notes and other material. 21 Oct 1941 - 11 Dec 1941
25 CHAR 9/172 Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 23 May 1940 - 19 Jun 1940
25 CHAR 9/173A-B Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 25 Jun 1940 - 21 Nov 1941
25 CHAR 9/180A-B Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 30 Sep 1941 - 11 Dec 1941
25 CHAR 10/20 Official: Colonial Office: Newfoundland [Canada] fisheries: drafts, papers, and correspondence. 1906 - 1907
25 CHAR 10/27 Official: Colonial Office: correspondence. 03 Jul 1907 - Dec 1907
25 CHAR 16/24 Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia. 05 May 1919 - 30 Aug 1919
25 CHAR 16/26 Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia. 07 Oct 1919 - 31 Dec 1919
25 CHAR 16/61 Official: War and Air: intelligence reports. 28 Mar-23 Dec 1920
25 CHAR 18/15 Official: Treasury: Imperial Economic Committee: papers on marketing Empire produce in the United Kingdom. Dec 1924 - Dec 1925
25 CHAR 18/98 Official: Treasury: Budget 1929-1930: correspondence on various duties. 20 Oct 1928 - 10 Apr 1929
25 CHAR 18/99 Official: Treasury: Budget 1929-1930: correspondence on licence duties. 26 Oct 1928 - 10 Apr 1929
25 CHAR 18/100 Official: Treasury: various papers from the 1929-1930 Budget file. 12 Jul 1928 - 13 Apr 1929
25 CHAR 19/2A/51-53 Letter from WSC (Admiralty) to Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood, Lord Privy Seal] with suggestions for the reorganisation of the Home Front and rationing. [see CHAR 19/2C/311-313 for draft]. 08 Oct 1939
25 CHAR 19/2A/83 Letter from WSC to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain on food rationing and using "Max" [1st Lord] Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] as an advisor. [carbon]. 14 Nov 1939
25 CHAR 19/2C/311-313 Letter from WSC to Sam [Sir Samuel Hoare, later 1st Lord Templewood, Lord Privy Seal] with suggestions for the reorganisation of the Home Front and rationing. [draft; see CHAR 19/2A/51-53 for final version]. 07 Oct 1939
25 CHAR 19/3/3 First Lord of the Admiralty's printed minutes, November 1939. 01 Nov 1939 - 30 Nov 1939
25 CHAR 19/4/10-11 Typed memorandum from WSC on importation and rationing of meat and sugar. 21 Oct 1939
25 CHAR 19/7/32-34 Minute [from ?F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, WSC's Personal Assistant] to WSC on a memorandum ("W.P.(G) (40) 51") on the shipping situation and the food programme. 22 Feb 1940
25 CHAR 19/7/41-43 Minute [from ?F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, WSC's Personal Assistant] to WSC on butter and whale oil, and preventing Germany getting hold of supplies. 03 Apr 1940
25 CHAR 19/7/74 Minute [from ?F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, WSC's Personal Assistant] to WSC on "W.P. (G) (40) 121 and 123" about the food import programme. 06 May 1940
25 CHAR 20/2A/29 Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Minister of Food, on meat and the reports of the Scientific Committee on food. [Carbon]. 14 Jul 1940
25 CHAR 20/4A/45-48 Letter from Sir Arthur Lee, Director-General of Food Production to the Prime Minister [David Lloyd George] on means of boosting food production. [Copy]. 15 Feb 1917
25 CHAR 20/11/97-98 Letter from WSC to David Lloyd George acknowledging the complaints he made in his letter; refers to the loyalty he owes to [Neville] Chamberlain after his kindness and help; assures Lloyd George that his plans for the organisation of food supplies were only set aside after he declined to join the administration. 30 May 1940
25 CHAR 20/11/99-101 Letter from David Lloyd George to WSC thanking him for the invitation to join the War Cabinet, but refusing to accept until the offer is not qualified by [Neville] Chamberlain's personal feelings; adds that his proposals for intensive food production have been ignored. [signed typescript]. 29 May 1940
25 CHAR 20/12/107-110 Letter from [David] Roseway [Private Secretary to Secretary of State for War] to [Cecil] Syers [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] suggesting [1st] Lord Perry [Director of Ford Motor Company] for the Ministry of Supply or the Food Defence (Plans) Department as during World War I he was Director of Food Production Department, of the Agricultural Machinery Department (Ministry of Munitions), and of Traction (Ministry of Munitions); encloses copy of letter to Perry promising to alert suitable branches of the War Office; with [carbon of] Syers' reply. 18 Sep 1939
25 CHAR 20/13/4 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, July 1940. 01 Jul 1940 - 31 Jul 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 20/20/73-75 Menu, guest list of 32 and seating plan for official luncheon onboard the Prince of Wales; diners included: WSC, President [Franklin Roosevelt], Admiral Ernest King (Commander-in-Chief, US Atlantic Fleet), Admiral of the Fleet Sir Dudley Pound (1st Sea Lord) and General George Marshall (US Chief of Staff). [accompanied by later note]. 10 Aug 1941
25 CHAR 20/21B/104 Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Woolton [Minister of Food, earlier Frederick Marquis] on new regulations concerning rationing with a penalty of imprisonment for mixing foodstuffs such as meat and fish. 25 Feb 1941
25 CHAR 20/21B/115-116 Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Woolton [Minister of Food, earlier Frederick Marquis] on regulation of foodstuffs; asks him to consult the Cabinet before embarking on any new schemes. 02 Mar 1941
25 CHAR 20/22C/319 Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Woolton [Minister of Food, earlier Frederick Marquis] advising that he postpone rationing of sweets and chocolate until they can be brought into the Points Scheme. 17 Dec 1941
25 CHAR 20/36/1 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, January 1941. 01 Jan 1941 - 31 Jan 1941
25 CHAR 20/36/6 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, June 1941. 01 Jun 1941 - 30 Jun 1941
25 CHAR 20/36/7 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, July 1941. 01 Jul 1941 - 30 Jul 1941
25 CHAR 20/36/12 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, December 1941 (some written while WSC was in the United States). 02 Dec 1941 - 25 Dec 1941
25 CHAR 20/53C/256 Letter from WSC to Lieutenant-General Henry Arnold [Commanding-General, United States Army Air Forces] thanking him for the gift of a crate of oranges. 29 May 1942
25 CHAR 20/53C/281-282 Letter from WSC to Baron Emile de Cartier de Marchienne [Belgian Ambassador to Britain] declining to break the blockade of Belgium to supply vitamins and milk for children and pregnant women. 14 Jun 1942
25 CHAR 20/54A/13-14 Letter from WSC to [?] Slobodan Jovanovitch [Slobodan Jovanovic, Yugoslav Vice-Premier and Minister of Justice] declining to break the blockade of Yugoslavia to supply food for the inhabitants. 12 Jul 1942
25 CHAR 20/54A/63-65 Letter from WSC to Baron Emile de Cartier de Marchienne [Belgian Ambassador to Britain] regretting that breaching the blockade of Belgium to supply vitamins and milk cannot be considered. 31 Aug 1942
25 CHAR 20/54B/182-186 Letter from WSC to the President of the United States [Franklin Roosevelt] with major points of joint strategy: expansion of shipping convoys against U-boat attack; increase of food imports in 1943; more American troops to Britain; increasing bombing, night bombing and using aircraft against U-boats. 31 Oct 1942
25 CHAR 20/67/1 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, January and February 1942. Some written by WSC when in the United States. 02 Jan 1942 - 28 Feb 1942
25 CHAR 20/67/2 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, March 1942. 01 Mar 1942 - 30 Mar 1942
25 CHAR 20/94B/182-183 Letter from WSC to John Winant [United States Ambassador to Great Britain] regarding Canada and the Combined Food Board, agreeing with the President Roosevelt's procedure but suggesting that the message to Canada be shortened omitting passages which may lead to comparisons with Canada and other countries and enclosing a proposed draft [see CHAR 20/94B/184 ] Signed. 12 Oct 1943
25 CHAR 20/104/2 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, August 1943. Some written by WSC when in Canada and the United States. 01 Aug 1943 - 28 Aug 1943
25 CHAR 20/104/4 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, October 1943. 02 Oct 1943 - 31 Oct 1943
25 CHAR 20/139B/165 Letter from "B" [Brendan Bracken] (Ministry of Information, Malet Street [London]) to WSC quoting an account by Speaker [John] Denison [later Lord Ossington] of a lavish dinner given to him by [3rd] Lord Palmerston [earlier Henry Temple] during which Palmertson ate nine dishes of meat and commenting "I do not think you are quite living up to the precedent set by your eminent predecessor!". 04 Jul 1944
25 CHAR 20/152/5 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, May 1944. 01 May 1944 - 31 May 1944
25 CHAR 20/153/3 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, September 1944. 01 Sep 1944 - 30 Sep 1944
25 CHAR 20/153/5 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, November 1944. 01 Nov 1944 - 30 Nov 1944
25 CHAR 20/153/6 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, December 1944. 02 Dec 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
25 CHAR 20/173/25-26 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC suggesting that the British Government should not conclude a four year contract for importing Argentinean meat at the present time because of the political situation in Argentina. 11 Oct 1944
25 CHAR 20/173/37 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that no long-term contract [for importing Argentinean meat] will be made in the near future. 13 Oct 1944
25 CHAR 20/173/40 Telegram from John Martin [WSC's Principal Private Secretary] to Private Office amending WSC's telegram to President Roosevelt [see CHAR 20/173/37] to indicate that no long-term contract [for importing Argentinean meat] will be made in the "next couple of months". 14 Oct 1944
25 CHAR 20/173/61 Telegram from 5th Lord Munster [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for India and for Burma] to WSC recommending sending to India: Auxiliary Territorial Service members to "meet lack of white women"; more cinema projectors; more beer; and requesting that air letter cards from India to the United Kingdom are carried free. 19 Oct 1944
25 CHAR 20/174/7-8 Telegram from Lord Cherwell [earlier Frederick Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] in Washington to WSC marked "Personal" urging WSC to withdraw from contract for importing Argentinean meat because of objections from the United States. 29 Oct 1944
25 CHAR 20/175/41-42 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" expressing concern at hearing reports that the British Government are once again considering making a contract for importing Argentinean meat and stating that such an action would be used for propaganda purposes by the Argentinean Regime. 19 Nov 1944
25 CHAR 20/175/49 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he is sending him all their telegrams on the issue of importing Argentinean meat in order better to put the British position before him. 19 Nov 1944
25 CHAR 20/175/52 Telegram from WSC to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he is sending him copies of the telegrams between himself and President Roosevelt on importing Argentinean meat. Copy. 20 Nov 1944
25 CHAR 20/175/110-111 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that in light of United States objections the British Government are willing to continue importing Argentinean meat on a month by month basis rather than signing a long-term contract; but regretting a document [quoted in full in CHAR 20/175/112-113] from the United States Government to the Foreign Office which he feels is "threatening" on the subject. 26 Nov 1944
25 CHAR 20/175/112-113 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" quoting in full a document from the United States Government to the Foreign Office on the political implications of the importing of Argentinean meat by the United Kingdom. 26 Nov 1944
25 CHAR 20/177/39 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" thanking him for his news that the United Kingdom will continue importing Argentinean meat on a month by month basis rather than signing a long-term contract; and apologising for any misunderstanding over a State Department document [quoted in full in CHAR 20/175/112-113] on importing Argentinean goods. 11 Dec 1944
25 CHAR 20/178/69 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" thanking him for his message of 11 December on the importing of Argentinean meat. 31 Dec 1944
25 CHAR 20/181/22 Telegram from WSC [Moscow, Soviet Union] to Minister of Food [Colonel John Llewllin] emphasising that a long-term contract [for the importing of Argentinean meat] should not be negotiated in the next two months and no indications should be given that they are going to make such a contract. Marked: "From Tolstoy". 12 Oct 1944
25 CHAR 20/209/4 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, April 1945. 01 Apr 1945 - 30 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/209/5 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, May 1945. 01 May 1945 - 31 May 1945
25 CHAR 20/212/48 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces [General Dwight Eisenhower] has advised that additional food is required to meet civilian supply contingencies in the 21st Army Group area of Belgium and Holland [or Netherlands]; and suggesting that if the British Government decides to draw this from the stockpile for use in Eastern Holland, then this is replaced adequately. Photocopy. 01 Mar 1945
25 CHAR 20/212/56 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" detailing the degree of deficiency in supplies [to the 21st Army Group area of Belgium and the Netherlands], emphasising that the United Kingdom will require immediate replacement of a large part of the food stuffs it has diverted [there]. Photocopy. 01 Mar 1945
25 CHAR 20/212/105-106 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he shares WSC's concern over the provision of foodstuffs for Northwest Europe, in light of General Dwight Eisenhower's [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] estimates of future requirements; and suggesting discussions between the United Kingdom and the United States on this matter are resumed. Photocopy. 11 Mar 1945
25 CHAR 20/212/130-131 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he is concerned about the "approaching crisis in world food supplies as a whole"; suggesting sending Oliver Lyttelton [later Lord Chandos, Minister of Production] and Colonel John Llewellin [Minister of Food] to join United States representatives to discuss how to cut consumption down to the level of supplies; and stating that the situation in North West Europe is so serious that he must ask Roosevelt provisionally to arrange for the outstanding balance of supplies to be found by the United States. Photocopy. 16 Mar 1945
25 CHAR 20/212/140-141 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" requesting he consider the text of a proposed proclamation intended for the German Army warning them that the consequences of prolonged resistance through 1945 will be famine; but also acknowledging the danger that the Germans may react to such a tactic by starving all foreigners, including prisoners of war, in Germany. Photocopy. 18 Mar 1945
25 CHAR 20/213A/20 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" welcoming the proposal to send Oliver Lyttelton [later Lord Chandos, Minister of Production] and Colonel John Llewellin [Minister of Food] to Washington [United States] to discuss food problems; stating that the US Government is prepared to investigate the position of all major foods in short supply and both military and civilian requirements; but that they cannot assume responsibility to meet all General Dwight Eisenhower's [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] requirements. 21 Mar 1945
25 CHAR 20/213A/39 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that Oliver Lyttelton [later Lord Chandos, Minister of Production] and Colonel John Llewellin [Minister of Food] have left for Washington [United States] that day with the power to discuss the whole [food] supply problem; and recommending that General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] is immediately informed of the amount [of food] which can be supplied so that he can plan accordingly. 24 Mar 1945
25 CHAR 20/213A/67 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] and Minister of Food [Colonel John Llewellin] (Washington [United States]) to WSC stating that US officials have told them that there will be no objection to the United Kingdom negotiating a new meat contract with the Argentine [Argentina] "as soon as the subject of recognition and political relations are settled". 28 Mar 1945
25 CHAR 20/213A/85 Telegram from Oliver Lyttelton [later Lord Chandos, Minister of Production] to WSC marked "Personal" expressing his shock at President Roosevelt's appearance; stating that Harry [Hopkins, Special Adviser and Assistant to the President of the United States] sounds better; reporting on disquiet in the United States on lack of rationing in Canada; on meat supplies to prisoners of war, displaced persons, and the Soviet Union; and problems of transporting supplies. Carbon copy. 30 Mar 1945
25 CHAR 20/213A/108 Telegram from WSC to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] marked "personal" passing on a message from WSC to Oliver Lyttelton [later Lord Chandos, Minister of Production] thanking him for his message and stating that he is keen to cut down the proposed shipments of meat to the Soviet Union. Carbon copy. 01 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/213A/123-124 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) marked "Beefeater 12" and "personal" reporting on discussions with the Canadian Government on the possibility of introducing meat rationing. 04 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/214/43 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Beefeater 18" stating that he and the Minister of Food [Colonel John Llewellin] have been informed that the US Government approve of them proceeding at once to obtain a long term meat contract with the Argentine [Argentina]. 09 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/214/44-45 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" commenting on the prospect of mass starvation in German-occupied Holland [the Netherlands]; requesting Roosevelt join him in arranging, through the Swiss Government, for food and medical supplies to be sent from Sweden or areas under military control of the Allies; and proposing that the Germans are warned that they will be held responsible if they refuse these measures. 10 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/214/47 Telegram from WSC to the Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] marked "Aperitif No. 8" and "Personal and Secret" stating "Good" [to the Americans agreeing to them securing a long-term meat contract with Argentina]. 10 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/214/53 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Beefeater 20" stating that he is sure that the figures showing world deficiencies in food "will show that supply and requirements cannot balance unless there is a substantial cut in Army as well as Russian requirements", and that this is likely to be unpopular. 10 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/214/54-55 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Beefeater 21" reporting a meeting with General George Marshall [Chief of Staff United States Army] in which they discussed the cutting back of army rations; the pressure on Marshall over demobilisation; and arrangements for the continuing war with Japan. 10 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/214/56 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" giving his suggested terms for their proposed joint message to the German Government regarding their responsibility to prevent mass starvation in occupied Holland [the Netherlands]. 11 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/214/61 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" agreeing in principle to WSC's proposal to give notice to the German Government that it is their responsibility to sustain the civil population in German-occupied Holland [the Netherlands]; but suggesting they consult Marshal Stalin before proceeding any further. 11 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/214/71-72 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Beefeater No. 28" reporting on a meeting with Lieutenant General Brehon Somervell [Commanding General of the Services of Supply, United States Army] in which they discussed bomb production for air forces in the Pacific war, and balancing food supply and requirements; and on having to address senior American businessmen on the British economy. 12 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/214/73 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Beefeater No. 27" reporting on a conversation with General George Marshall [Chief of Staff United States Army] on cutting aircraft production, strategic matters and the feeding of [enemy] prisoners of war. 12 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/214/76 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" approving of WSC's proposed message to the German Government [on sustaining the civil population in German-occupied Holland (the Netherlands)] given that Marshal Stalin also approves. 12 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/214/143 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Beefeater No. 33" stating that the uncertainty in the US administration created by the death of President Roosevelt and the impending San Francisco [United States] Conference means that negotiations over food supply problems may have to be postponed. 17 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/215/22-23 Telegram from WSC to President Harry Truman marked "Personal and Top Secret" setting out the procedure for the meeting of the United States and British Armies, and Soviet forces; and commenting on possible developments in the Allied zones of occupation in Germany with regard to the control structure and food distribution. 18 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/215/29 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] to WSC marked "Beefeater 36" stating that the Canadians have agreed to reduce their meat consumption to the American level; and that in discussions he has brought up the problem of [the high] military requirements. 18 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/215/46-49 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] marked "Personal and Private" repeating the text of a statement from Dr Pieter Gerbrandy [Prime Minister of the Netherlands] on the food shortages and other problems in Western Holland and indicating the Netherlands Government's attitude towards military action against the Germans; and WSC's reply stating that he is putting the matter into Eisenhower's hands. 19 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/215/51-53 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] and Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] marked "Personal and Top Secret" repeating the text of a statement from Dr Pieter Gerbrandy [Prime Minister of the Netherlands] on the food shortages and other problems in Western Holland and indicating the Netherlands Government's attitude towards military action against the Germans; and WSC's reply stating that he is putting the matter into General Dwight Eisenhower's [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] hands. 20 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/215/66-67 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Beefeater 39" reporting on difficulties in negotiations over the supply of carcass meat; and emphasising the need to conclude a contract with Argentina. 20 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/216/35 Telegram from WSC to Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon, in the United States] marked "Top Secret" asserting that President Harry Truman's suggested draft message to Marshal Stalin on zones of occupation in Germany and Austria makes no arrangements about the food question and is "obscure". Copy. 24 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/216/43 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Beefeater 41" expressing his dissatisfaction over the lack of detailed information on the scale of rations for the United States Armed Forces; and stating that the only way of resolving the matter is through the direct action of President [Harry Truman]. 25 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/216/70 Telegram from WSC to Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) marked "Aperitif No. 22" and "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he is ready to address President [Harry Truman] on the subject [of rations for the United States armed forces]; but not for a few days. 27 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/216/71 Telegram from WSC to Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) marked "Aperitif No. 23" suggesting delaying a sudden change in the rations for enemy prisoners of war because of possible reprisals. 27 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/216/80 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Beefeater 45" asserting that it is "imperative" to invite the French to join the Combined Food Board in order to dissuade them from breaking out of the combined food arrangements for meat by purchasing Argentinean meat independently. 27 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/216/81-82 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Beefeater No. 46" describing a meeting with President Harry Truman on the level of rationing for Great Britain; supply considerations to liberated areas; and reporting that Truman agreed to look into reducing military food requirements and providing diplomatic support to prevent the Argentines from contracting [to supply meat] outside Britain. 27 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/216/83-84 Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Beefeater 48" giving details of the results of his and Colonel John Llewellin's [Minister of Food] Mission on the levels of rationing in Great Britain and liberated countries; and commenting on the difficult nature of the negotiations. 27 Apr 1945
25 CHAR 20/220/31 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] marked "Personal and Top Secret" sending him the text of a minute appealing for the order to arrest all members of the Reich Food Estate to be cancelled in order to assist German food production in the following year. 31 May 1945
25 CHAR 20/220/47 Telegram from General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] to WSC marked "Personal" assuring him that he is aware of possible difficulties involving the removal of Nazi Party members from the German civil service, but [in response to WSC's particular concern] stating that only top officials in the Reich Food Estate should be affected. 01 Jun 1945
25 CHAR 20/221/21 Telegram from Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery [Commander 21st Army Group] to WSC marked "Top Secret" and "Personal" commenting on conditions in occupied Germany: the agricultural position, the general food situation, coal production, and discharging prisoners of war. 11 Jun 1945
25 CHAR 20/221/64-65 Telegram from WSC to President Harry Truman marked "Personal and Top Secret" seeking American co-operation in giving France and Belgium surplus meat stocks on the condition that they refrain from entering the Argentinean market. 18 Jun 1945
25 CHAR 20/221/101-102 Telegram from President Harry Truman to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" agreeing to ship some meat to France and Belgium to assist Britain in arranging its meat contract with Argentina. 24 Jun 1945
25 CHAR 20/223/16 Telegram from WSC [Yalta, Soviet Union] to Deputy Prime Minister [Clement Attlee] marked "From: Argonaut" and "Jason No. 285" passing on the comments of Minister of War Transport [1st Lord Leathers] on [?oil], food and shipping resources. 09 Feb 1945
25 CHAR 20/232/34 Minute from [1st Lord] Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann, Paymaster-General] to WSC arguing for a "genuine guarantee" from the Services that an expansion of Britain's commitment in the Far East will not inflate further their manpower demands and slow down demobilisation, commenting on exports and imports, and the food situation in Britain and liberated Europe. [signed; flagged "B"]. 12 Jul 1945
25 CHAR 20/233 Official: Prime Minister: report and covering letter on the provision of food and coal for the British sector of Berlin [Germany]. Jul 1945
25 CHAR 20/233/2-10 Report by Lieutenant-General [Sir Ronald] Weeks [Deputy Military Governor and Chief of Staff, British Zone of Germany] on the "Provision of Food and Coal for the British Sector of Berlin [Germany]". [annotated note by Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary, on front page of report dated 18 July; section on page 8 flagged "X"]. 14 Jul 1945
25 CHAR 20/233/11-12 Appendix "A" [to a report by Lieutenant-General Sir Ronald Weeks, Deputy Military Governor and Chief of Staff, British Zone of Germany, CHAR 20/233/2-10] on the "Relative Feeding Levels in British Zone and in British Section of Berlin [Germany]". [14] [Jul] [1945]
25 CHAR 20/233/13-16 Appendix "B" [to a report by Lieutenant-General Sir Ronald Weeks, Deputy Military Governor and Chief of Staff, British Zone of Germany, CHAR 20/233/2-10] on the "Meat and Fat position in the British Zone [of Germany]". [14] [Jul] [1945]
25 CHAR 20/257/8 Telegram from WSC [in the United States] to Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon] marked "From: Octagon" and "Gunfire 284" and "Personal and Top Secret" requesting independent reports from France, the Low Countries, and Germany on the health and food supply of the population, suspecting it is better than they have been led to believe. [Copy]. 19 Sep 1944
25 CHAR 20/258A/15-16 Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on the 35 million ton import programme for food, raw materials, paper, textiles, and fertilisers, with an accompanying table. [Copy; given running number 259]. 22 Mar 1941
25 CHAR 20/258A/20 Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on attending the Food Policy Committee and discussions on the cheese ration and live-stock policy. [Copy; given running number 256]. 15 Mar 1941
25 CHAR 20/258A/24-27 Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on the import shortage, livestock reductions, the move towards the basal diet, non-food imports, and the value of animal proteins. [Copy; given running number 253a]. 12 Mar 1941
25 CHAR 20/258A/29-31 Minutes [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on rationing preserves, low flying attacks, searchlights on aircraft, and countering torpedoes. [Copies; given running numbers 249a, 250, 251, and 252]. 06 Mar 1941 - 11 Mar 1941
25 CHAR 20/258A/43 Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on the food situation: stocks of wheat, meat, sugar, and butter, and imports. [Copy; given running number 243]. 25 Feb 1941
25 CHAR 20/258A/46-48 Aide-memoire [by F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] for WSC on importing capacity, requirements of materials and food, and future outlook. [Copy; given running number 240]. [Feb] [1941]
25 CHAR 20/258A/76 Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC attaching a draft minute to the Minister of Agriculture [Robert Hudson] on the possibility of a quantity of Northern Ireland potatoes being destroyed. [Copy; given running number 223(B)]. 03 Feb 1941
25 CHAR 20/258A/82 Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC referring to a memorandum by Minister of Agriculture [Robert Hudson] on destroying Northern Ireland potatoes because of the decline in the pig population. [Copy; given running number 221A]. 30 Jan 1941
25 CHAR 20/258A/100 Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on importing Australian wheat. [Copy; given running number 208]. 16 Jan 1941
25 CHAR 20/258B/164-165 Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC attaching a precis of a note given by Sir Walter Layton [Chairman of Executive Committee, Ministry of Supply] to Averell Harriman [United States Special Representative in Great Britain] on British food and other import needs. [Copy; given running number 285A]. 22 Apr 1941
25 CHAR 20/258B/172 Minutes [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] (Great George Street [London]) to WSC on imports and food stocks, referring to "W.P.(R) (41) 31", and fuzes for high level bombing. [annotated copies; given running numbers 288 and 289]. 30 Apr 1941
25 CHAR 20/258B/219 Minutes [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on forecast food imports, referring to "W.P.(R) (41) 39", and a chart showing sinkings [see ?CHAR 20/258B/217-218]. [Copies; given running numbers 315 and 316]. 11 Jun 1941 - 12 Jun 1941
25 CHAR 20/258B/220 Minute [from 1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC attaching a draft minute to Minister of Food [1st Lord Woolton, earlier Frederick Marquis] on the low level of food imports under the Lend-Lease Act. [Copy; given running number 317]. 13 Jun 1941
25 CHAR 20/258B/228 Minute [from 1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC sending on a draft minute to the Minister of Food [1st Lord Woolton, earlier Frederick Marquis] on imports of pork, diary products, oil and oilseeds, and Argentine meat. [Copy; given running number 320]. 24 Jun 1941
25 CHAR 20/258C/242-243 Minutes [from 1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on a pilot surplus and the need to increase heavy bomber production, the U-boat position at 28 June according to the Admiralty album, food imports (referring to "W.P.(R) (41) 44"), and medicine duties. [Copies; given running numbers 329, 330, 331, and 332]. 01 Jul 1941 - 03 Jul 1941
25 CHAR 20/258C/248-250 Series of minutes [from 1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on: 1. the "New Aircraft Programme" and a possible shortage in heavy bombers; 2. attaching a draft of a note to the Minister of Aircraft Production [John Moore-Brabazon, later 1st Lord Brabazon of Tara] on the lack of increase in aircraft output; 3. the size of the Army, referring to "W.P. (G) (41) 63"; 4. giving the Russians specifications for the sticky bomb; 5. increased imports of food from the United States, attaching a draft note to the Minister of Food [1st Lord Woolton, earlier Frederick Marquis]; 6. countering radio beam bombing. [Copies; given running numbers 338, 339, 340, 341 and 342]. 09 Jul 1941 - 10 Jul 1941
25 CHAR 20/258C/255-256 Minutes [from 1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on a note by Peregrine Churchill on concealing large establishments from the air, price control on fish landings and distribution, bomb-load figures, and production of gas weapons. [Copies; given running numbers 350, 351, 252, and 352A]. 15 Jul 1941 - 16 Jul 1941
25 CHAR 20/258C/264-269 Series of minutes [from 1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on: 1. rigid against flexible rationing for various food stuffs, attaching a draft minute to Minister of Food [1st Lord Woolton, earlier Frederick Marquis]; 2. methods of ordering; 3. [1st] Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken, Minister of Supply] and gas; 4. attaching a draft minute to the Minister of Aircraft Production [John Moore-Brabazon, later 1st Lord Brabazon of Tara] on trials of the Whittle engine; 5. [unidentified] investigations by Beaverbrook; 6. replying to requests by [Leslie] Hore-Belisha; 7. man-hours worked; 8. the size of the Army; 9. motorists receiving a supplementary ration of petrol recording journeys in a log book. [Copies; given running numbers 361, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 367, 367A, and 367b]. 25 Jul 1941 - 31 Jul 1941
25 CHAR 20/258C/279-289 Series of minutes [mainly from 1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant to WSC] on subjects including: 1. attaching a draft letter to [1st] Lord Weir [Director-General of Explosives, Ministry of Supply] on production and industrial policy; 2. munition and aircraft output; 3. [1st] Lord Hankey's [Paymaster-General] paper on skilled radio personnel; 4. the Jefferis bomb for aerial attacks on tanks, addressed to Secretary of State for Air [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso]; 5. Colonel [Millis] Jefferis; 6. a paper by [1st] Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Minister of Food] on rationing; 7. rationing secondary foodstuffs; 8. comments to William Rootes [Supply Council, Ministry of Supply], addressed to General [Hastings] Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; 9. anti-tank weapons; 10. coal output; 11. the use of wool and cotton by the Services; 12. [Sir Henry] Tizard [Member of the Air Council] and [Robert] Watson-Watt; 13. numbers leaving the Royal Ordnance factories, attaching a draft letter to Minister of Supply [1st Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Sir Max Aitken]; 14. supplying the Soviet Union with rubber, attaching a draft note to the Ministry of Supply. [Copies; given running numbers 381, 382, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388, 389, 389a, 390a, 390, 391a, 391, and 392]. 20 Aug 1941 - 29 Aug 1941
25 CHAR 20/258C/294-302 Series of minutes [from 1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on: 1. RAF bomb requirements; 2. methods for increasing aircraft production, referring to a meeting arranged for 4 September; 3. United States aircraft production; 4. the import programme, commenting on estimates, use of shipping, materials and manufactures, and food; 5. the "points" system of rationing; 6. report by the British Merchant Shipping Mission in the United States; 7. aircraft fitted with "long range A.S.V." [radar]. [annotated copies; given running numbers 400, 401, 402, 403, 404, 404a, 405]. 04 Sep 1941 - 10 Sep 1941
25 CHAR 20/258C/303-318 Series of minutes from [1st] Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on: 1. an improvement in the maximum bomb load; 2. mustard gas bombs; 3. decisions to be taken about munitions and aircraft production, army size, supplying the Soviet Union, and possible theatres of operation, with WSC's reply (13 September); 4. attaching a draft to the First Lord of the Admiralty [A V Alexander, later 1st Lord Alexander of Hillsborough] and Secretary of State for Air [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] on using aircraft fitted with "long range A.S.V." [radar] in the detection of surface ships in the Mediterranean; 5. manufacturing "Puff Balls" [Jefferis bombs] at the expense of "Sticky" bombs, attaching a draft minute to the Minister of Supply [1st Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Sir Max Aitken]; 6. available supplies to the Soviet Union of raw materials and petroleum; 7. an agreement with the United States over wheat prices; 8. labour for the coal industry, referring to "W.P. 41 9(?)S L.P."; 9. a "new return" proposed by "C.A.S." [Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sir Charles Portal]; 10. available shipping; 11. wheat prices; 12. protests over a "comb out" of skilled labour, attaching a draft reply to [1st] Lord Riverdale [earlier Sir Arthur Balfour]; 13. bomber output; 14. delays in shipping materials to Russia, attaching a draft to Paymaster-General [1st] Lord Hankey; 15. discussions with the United States on post-war world trade issues. [annotated copies; given running numbers 406, 407, 407a, 408a, 408, 410, 411, 411A, 412, 413, 414, 414a, 415, 416, 417, and 417a]. 10 Sep 1941 - 26 Sep 1941
25 CHAR 21/14 Official: Cabinet: notes. Feb 1909 - Apr 1909
25 CHAR 21/17 Official: Cabinet: Reform of Parliament: notes and prints. 01 Oct 1909 - 31 Aug 1911
25 CHAR 21/39 Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I. Jun 1916
25 CHAR 21/40 Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I. Jul 1915
25 CHAR 21/41 Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I. Aug 1915 - Sep 1915
25 CHAR 21/62 Official: Cabinet: Finance Committee: papers. Oct 1915 - Nov 1915
25 CHAR 21/63 Official: Cabinet: Industrial Control: papers. Sep 1915 - Oct 1915
25 CHAR 22/42 Official: Cabinet: papers 381 - 400. 29 Jul 1925 - 12 Aug 1925
25 CHAR 22/243 Official: Cabinet: Emergency Business Committee: correspondence. 15 Mar 1929 - 21 May 1929
25 CHAR 23/4/11 War Cabinet Paper 08 Dec 1940
25 CHAR 27/11 Official: War Cabinet: Restriction of Imports Committee: miscellaneous papers. 1917
25 CHAR 27/14A-B Official: War Cabinet: Foreign Office cables. 08 Aug 1917 - 14 Aug 1917
25 CHAR 27/19 Official: War Cabinet: Foreign Office cables. 28 Aug 1917 - 31 Aug 1917
25 CHAR 27/25 Official: War Cabinet: Foreign Office cables. 19 Sep 1917 - 28 Sep 1917
25 CHAR 27/45 Official: War Cabinet: Restriction of Imports Committee: Minutes and memoranda. 29 Jan 1918 - 02 Mar 1918
25 CHAR 27/46 Official: War Cabinet: Restrictions of Imports Committee: Miscellaneous papers. 25 Jan 1918 - 14 Feb 1918
25 CHAR 27/47 Official: War Cabinet: Economic Development Committee: minutes and memoranda. 18 Jun 1918 - 05 Nov 1918
25 CHAR 27/48 Official: War Cabinet: Home Affairs Committee: Minutes. 25 Sep 1918 - 18 Dec 1918
25 CHAR 28/130/3 Letter from R A V Morris (Local Food Control Committee, St Marylebone, 6 Holles Street, Oxford Street [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her that the Ministry of Food requires her to provide details of her date of birth for the sugar distribution scheme and asking her to complete a declaration form [not present]. Signed typescript. 18 Jan 1918
25 CHUR 1/15 Personal: Business correspondence A-D. Jul 1945 - Jul 1947
25 CHUR 1/16 Personal: Business correspondence E-Z. Jul 1945 - Jul 1947
25 CHUR 1/17A-B Personal: Business correspondence. Oct 1945 - Dec 1946
25 CHUR 1/18 Personal: Business correspondence A-F. Nov 1945 - Mar 1949
25 CHUR 1/20 Personal: Business correspondence. Nov 1948 - Apr 1951
25 CHUR 1/21 Personal: Business correspondence. Jan 1949 - Aug 1950
25 CHUR 1/22 Personal: Business correspondence. Jun 1950 - Aug 1956
25 CHUR 1/77 Personal: Visits and invitations: Italy (July - September 1949) K - Z. 07 Jan 1949 - 08 Nov 1949
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 2/6 Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-L. Nov 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 2/9 Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Blackpool [Lancashire], October 1946 (mainly letters of congratulation from the general public following WSC's speech). May 1946 - Nov 1946
25 CHUR 2/14A-B Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence on by-elections. Aug 1946 - Feb 1949
25 CHUR 2/52A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence A-B. Nov 1945 - Dec 1947
25 CHUR 2/54A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-I. Jun 1946 - Dec 1947
25 CHUR 2/60 Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party North-Western Area Meeting at King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, December 1947. Feb 1947 - Feb 1948
25 CHUR 2/68A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-H. May 1946 - Dec 1948
25 CHUR 2/80 Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence A-B. May 1948 - Feb 1950
25 CHUR 2/84A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence M-Q. Jan 1949 - Dec 1949
25 CHUR 2/85A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence R-S. Dec 1948 - Dec 1949
25 CHUR 2/89 Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party manifesto [for the 1950 election]: correspondence, proofs and drafts. Dec 1949 - Jan 1950
25 CHUR 2/94 Public and Political: General: Political; Correspondence A-B. Dec 1949 - Nov 1950
25 CHUR 2/115A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence H-M. Mar 1950 - Nov 1951
25 CHUR 2/116 Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence N-R (most material dates from 1951). Oct 1946 - Nov 1951
25 CHUR 2/117A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence S-Z. Oct 1950 - Oct 1951
25 CHUR 2/123 Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party literature for the 1951 election. 1951
25 CHUR 2/123/3 "What the Conservatives will do: a shortened version of the Conservative and Unionist Party's policy: General Election, 1951" 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 2/153A-B Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence M - Q. 31 Oct 1945 - 27 Jan 1950
25 CHUR 2/159 Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Antonio Giraudier. 08 Nov 1947 - 30 Mar 1951
25 CHUR 2/185 Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Don - Du. 31 Jan 1952 - 18 Feb 1961
25 CHUR 2/218 Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Antonio Giraudier. 06 Apr 1951 - 03 May 1959
25 CHUR 2/230A-B Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: United States (January - March 1946) S - Z. 03 Oct 1945 - 07 Aug 1946
25 CHUR 2/371/331 Letter from Sir Bernard Freyberg [Governor-General of New Zealand] (Government House, Auckland, New Zealand) to WSC, explaining that he was sending him a food parcel via RMS Rimutaka. Freyberg details the food in the parcel: sugar, honey, dripping, steak and kidney pudding, cheese, tongues, chocolate, milk powder, laundry soap and toilet soap. He also explains how the parcel would be forwarded from New Zealand House in London, and adds in a postscript that WSC should have received a further ham and some bacon by now. Signed typescript, annotated with a comment that the ship had only left Auckland five days before Freyberg had written. 22 Apr 1947
25 CHUR 2/371/332 Letter from Sir Bernard Freyberg [Governor-General of New Zealand] (Government House, Auckland, New Zealand) to WSC, explaining that he was sending him a food parcel containing ham, tongue and bacon via RMS Rimutaka. Freyberg explains that the smoked ox tongue was an experiment and would need soaking for 24 hours. He adds that as the parcel was being sent in a refrigerator ship he was anxious to know if the food reached WSC in good condition and asks if WSC's secretary could let him know. In a postscript, he also adds that he was sending WSC a 10 and half pound New Zealand loaf cheese, advising him to put a little port in it. Signed typescript 31 Mar 1947
25 CHUR 2/378/164 Letter from Sir Bernard Freyberg [Governor-General of New Zealand] (Wellington, New Zealand) to WSC, stating that he was sending him a food parcel containing a New Zealand ham, via the SS Corinthic and explaining that the parcel would be forwarded from New Zealand House in London. Includes crossed out note from Freyberg asking WSC to let him know if the parcel arrived in good condition, a postscript sending good wishes for 1949 and a note by WSC saying that he must send the Freybergs their picture of "Choisi" [where WSC had stayed on a visit to Switzerland]. Signed typescript 27 Oct 1948
25 CHUR 2/378/166 Letter from Sir Bernard Freyberg [Governor-General of New Zealand] (Wellington, New Zealand) to WSC, stating that he was sending him a smoked ham, via the SS Ceramic, which was due to leave Wellington on 12 February, arriving in London in mid-March. In a postscript, Freyberg adds that he knew WSC had parcels from all over the world, but this was just to let him know that they were all thinking of him. He also adds that there need be no answer, and that [Robert] Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] would arrive in Wellington in a week. Signed typescript 31 Jan 1949
25 CHUR 2/380/177 Letter from Sir Bernard Freyberg [Governor-General of New Zealand] (Wellington, New Zealand) to WSC, stating that he was sending him a large smoked ham, which he hoped he would eat rather than give away. Freyberg adds that he was also sending CSC fifteen pounds of sweets and chocolate and in a postscript asks if WSC's secretary could let him know if the food didn't arrive. Signed typescript 20 Jul 1949
25 CHUR 2/380/178 Parcel label addressed to WSC from Sir Bernard Freyberg [Governor-General of New Zealand] (Government House, New Zealand), signed with love from Freyberg. Annotated as being a gift of a large ham which had been given to Mrs Landeman, with a note of a telegraphed reply from WSC thanking Freyberg. 12 Apr 1949
25 CHUR 2/385 Public and Political: General: Gifts A-I. 23 Nov 1949 - 11 Dec 1950
25 CHUR 2/391/209 Letter from 1st Lord Freyberg [Governor-General of New Zealand] (Government House, New Zealand) to CSC, explaining that he had sent her a large smoked ham and five pounds of butter via SS Rangitata, which was due to arrive in London at the end of August. He adds that it wasn't a good time for butter in pats or tins and asks if she could arrange for the food to be picked up from New Zealand House in London. In a postscript, Freyberg states that no answer was needed unless the food failed to arrive. Manuscript 16 Jul 1951
25 CHUR 2/444 Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday cake. 1959 - 1960
25 CHUR 3 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex] 1943 - 1965
25 CHUR 3/22A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: papers and correspondence for the general election. Apr 1955 - Jun 1955
25 CHUR 3/23A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-B. Mar 1943 - Apr 1946

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