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Churchill Archives Centre

Online Resources

Online Resources

Online Resources

Online Collections

Some of our collections have now been digitised and are available online.

The Churchill Papers

The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions.

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The Thatcher Papers

This archive is gradually being opened, and digitised selections are being made available on the official website of the Margaret Thatcher Foundation.

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The Franklin Papers

Most of Rosalind Franklin's papers are available online from the Wellcome Library.

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The speeches of Enoch Powell

Annotated typescripts of speech texts and broadcasts by Powell.

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The Memoirs of A V Hill

"Memories and Reflections", the unpublished memoirs of the physiologist A V Hill.

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British Diplomatic Oral History Programme (BDOHP)

Transcripts of interviews with former diplomats. The indexed catalogue is held on the Janus webserver and transcripts are also available.

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Image Gallery

A range of our collections are available to view on the Churchill Archives Centre Flickr account

Flickr Account

Image Gallery

A range of our collections are available to view on the Churchill Archives Centre Flickr account

Flickr Account

Online exhibitions

The Churchill Era: an educational resource

Access a few of our unique holdings, and gain insight into some of the great events that shaped the modern world from WWI to the build up to WWII. 

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100 years on: The end of the First World War

Display from 2018's Roskill Lecture.

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Churchill: The Evidence

The National Library of Scotland's online educational and exhibition resource for the life and times of Sir Winston Churchill. In partnership with the Churchill Archives Centre.

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Churchill and the Great Republic interactive exhibition

This exhibition examines the life of Winston Churchill and his lifelong links with the United States—the nation he called “the great Republic."

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Churchill's Shakespeare

A major exhibition at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington which explores the influence of Shakespeare on Churchill's writing and ideas.

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Turning the pages of women's scrapbooks

The scrapbooks of Florence Horsbrugh, Adeline Hankey and Theodosia Cadogan.

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Uphill All the Way: A Century of Women in Parliament

An exhibition to mark the centenary of the Act which allowed women to stand as MPs.

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YouTube

There are a number of Archive Centre videos to be found on the College YouTube channel

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YouTube

There are a number of Archive Centre videos to be found on the College YouTube channel

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Past events

The views expressed are the views of the speakers and contributors alone, and are not endorsed or otherwise by Churchill College in any way whatsoever

Lise Meitner - Celebrating a scientist who never lost her humanity

One-day symposium in January 2019 celebrating the pioneering female scientist who  helped to discover nuclear fission. 

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The 2018 Roskill Lecture

Professor Margaret MacMillan's lecture, 'Reflecting on the Great War Today'.

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What is War today?

This two-day symposium in November 2016 brought together speakers from the worlds of academia, the military, politics and international diplomacy to debate the nature of war today.

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Churchill and Nuclear Weapons: From the A-Bomb to the H-Bomb

What was Churchill’s role in developing nuclear weapons and authorising the use of the atomic bomb? Graham Farmelo, Kevin Ruane & Helen Anne Curry 

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The 2016 Roskill Lecture

The Rt Hon Sir Roderic Lyne. spoke on 'Overcoming Enmity: The Evolution of British-Irish Relations in the 1990s.'

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