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Churchill, wanted dead or alive

Another exciting new addition to the archives, this letter, 114 years old today, is a key witness to the hair-raising events in the Boer War that really began Churchill's political career. Letter from Churchill on ...

Faith in Politics: 12–13 November 2013

Churchill College has played host to an absorbing conference on the role & relationship between religious faith and politics.

It's Movember - facial follicular festivities at Churchill

As part of Movember, the Churchill Alumni and Development Office has put together a Pinterest board of moustachioed characters from the Archive’s collections.

Happy anniversaries ...

This month is the 30th anniversary of the election of Neil Kinnock as leader of the Labour Party, in October 1983. To mark this, here are a few documents from his campaign.

New book by Graham Farmelo: 'Churchill's Bomb'

Churchill's Bomb: A Hidden History of Science, War and Politics by visiting By-Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Physics at Northeastern University, Graham Farmelo, is the latest book to emerge from the Churchill Archives Centre. The book reveals a new aspect of Churchill's life, previously neglected by historians: his relations with his nuclear scientists, and his management of Britain's policy on atomic weapons.

Margaret Thatcher's 1983 papers released

Previously unseen personal papers from Margaret Thatcher's 1983 papers have been opened and made available to the public for the first time.

Opening of new Duff and Diana Cooper papers

The Churchill Archives Centre has recently acquired an extensive new chunk of the papers of Alfred Duff Cooper, 1st Lord Norwich, and of his wife, the super-glamorous Lady Diana Cooper.

Archives Centre: Image of the Month

Churchill accompanying Kaiser Wilhelm II on manoeuvres in Germany, October 1913.