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Chartwell Manor

 Organization

Found in 415 Collections and/or Records:

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"10 gallons . . . he said: Bathing pool in the making", 1934-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/10/10 recto
Scope and Contents Skewed photograph of WSC at Chartwell [Kent] bending over a large can which has been positioned in the middle of a small stream to catch water from an open pipe above, in order to measure the quantity flowing into the bathing pool beyond. He is turning to look towards the camera, with one hand on the can, and a cigar in his mouth, and is wearing a heavy tweed overcoat and light coloured homburg hat. In the background the trees on the other side of the pool can be seen. The photograph has...
Dates: 1934-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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"1930, The Year of the Great Snow", 1927-08 - 1928-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 2/133
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Chartwell [Kent] from the side, among drifts of snow. There is a group of people near the house facing the camera, all dressed in overcoats, hats and scarves, but they are too small to identify.

Dates: 1927-08 - 1928-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"1930, The Year of the Great Snow", 1927-08 - 1928-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 2/135
Scope and Contents

Photograph of CSC and Randolph Churchill skating on a frozen lake at Chartwell [Kent], with snow-covered trees and landscape in the background. They are both looking towards the camera, CSC wearing a skirt and jacket with a muffler, long boots and hat and gloves, while Randolph is wearing a tweed suit.

Dates: 1927-08 - 1928-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"1930, The Year of the Great Snow", 1927-08 - 1928-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 2/137
Scope and Contents

Photograph of CSC and F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] in skates, standing arm in arm on the frozen lake at Chartwell [Kent], with a snow-covered landscape in the background. They are facing the camera, CSC wearing a skirt and jacket with a muffler, long boots and hat and gloves, while Lindemann is in a light-coloured suit, gloves and cap.

Dates: 1927-08 - 1928-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"1930, The Year of the Great Snow", 1927-08 - 1928-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 2/138
Scope and Contents Photograph of Mary Churchill, later Mary, Lady Soames] and an unidentified boy in the snow at Chartwell [Kent], tobogganing down a slope, Mary on top of the boy. An unidentified woman ["Nana", Maryott Whyte] in a long dark coat, hat and boots is watching on one side, and an older girl [? Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Oliver, Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] in a jacket, breeches and snowy boots is on the other, both in profile. Behind, at the top of the slope, is a wall, with trees...
Dates: 1927-08 - 1928-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"1930, The Year of the Great Snow", 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 2/139
Scope and Contents

Full length photograph of WSC building a snowman at Chartwell [Kent]. WSC, in profile, is wearing a dark overcoat with a light-coloured collar, with dark trousers, [?] boots and a hat.

Dates: 1927-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"1930, The Year of the Great Snow", 1927-08 - 1928-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 2/140
Scope and Contents

Photograph of CSC and other members of the Churchill family (too small to identify) on the frozen lake at Chartwell [Kent], with a snow-covered landscape in the background. They mostly have their backs the camera, and one is sitting in a chair on the ice, while another has fallen over, and is being helped up. There are also two more chairs, one overturned.

Dates: 1927-08 - 1928-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A Daughter's Tale": Chartwell Visitors' Book, 1924-39, 1984-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/7/79
Scope and Contents

Research papers extracted from the main filing system and later put aside for re-filing, in this case copies from the visitors' book for Chartwell [Kent], with annotations by MS.

Dates: 1984-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"A Daughter's Tale": Chartwell Visitors' Book, 1946-63, 1984-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/7/85
Scope and Contents

Research papers extracted from the main filing system and later put aside for re-filing, in this case copies from the visitors' book for Chartwell [Kent], with annotations by MS. Also includes a note on visitors to MS's home at Hamsell Manor, 1964.

Dates: 1984-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"A Daughter's Tale": family correspondence, 1965, 1965-02 - 2000-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/7/59
Scope and Contents Letters between Clementine, Lady Churchill and MS on subjects including: Clementine's gratitude to MS for her support [following Sir Winston Churchill's death]; plans for the new back staircase and gardens at Chartwell [Kent]; various small bequests to friends and family; MS's holiday in Sutherland [Scotland]. Also includes: a copy of a letter from MS to Anthony Montague Browne [former Private Secretary to Churchill], written on the day of Churchill's funeral, on her gratitude for...
Dates: 1965-02 - 2000-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"A Daughter's Tale": general notes on Chartwell, 1968-08 - 1998-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/7/28
Scope and Contents Research papers extracted from the main filing system and later put aside for re-filing, in this case notes on Chartwell [Kent], including: a list of items on loan to Chartwell from the Churchill family; notes on flowers in the house; notes by Grace Hamblin [former administrator at Chartwell] on alterations to the house over the years, on Chartwell Cottage, when films were first shown at Chartwell, pets and accommodation for the secretaries; note and photograph from [Henry] 'Peregrine'...
Dates: 1968-08 - 1998-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"An Englishman’s Home, Chartwell, with the Lady Soames, DBE", 1980-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 12/1/29
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Includes news footage of Winston Churchill during the war, documentaries about him, many featuring MS as an interviewee, footage of Churchill's funeral, interviews with MS about her own books, and various events in which she took part.

Dates: 1980-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Access copies must be requested in advance.
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"Chartwell, 1930", 1928-08 - 1930-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 2/141
Scope and Contents

Full length photograph of WSC building a wall at Chartwell [Kent], just below a bank and wire fence. He is standing half turned amid piles of bricks and mortar, facing the camera, with a trowel in one hand, laying mortar on top of the wall. He is wearing a siren suit, with wellington boots and a panama-type hat.

Dates: 1928-08 - 1930-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"Chartwell, 1938", 1938-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/3/36
Scope and Contents

Photograph of CSC's sitting room at Chartwell [Kent].

Dates: 1938-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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"Chartwell, 1938", 1938-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/3/37
Scope and Contents

Photograph of CSC's bedroom at Chartwell [Kent].

Dates: 1938-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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"Chartwell, 1938", 1938-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/3/38
Scope and Contents

Photograph of the south front of Chartwell [Kent] from the lawn outside.

Dates: 1938-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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"Chartwell, 1938", 1938-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/3/39
Scope and Contents

Photograph of the lake at Chartwell [Kent] with a wooded landscape beyond it.

Dates: 1938-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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"Chartwell, 1938", 1938-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/3/40
Scope and Contents

Photograph of the [?] east front of Chartwell [Kent] from the lawn outside.

Dates: 1938-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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"Chartwell, 1938", 1938-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/3/41
Scope and Contents

Photograph of the path down to the outbuildings and cottages at Chartwell [Kent].

Dates: 1938-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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"Chartwell 1939 (Picture Post)", 1939-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/3/51
Scope and Contents

Photograph taken for Picture Post magazine of WSC in his study at Chartwell [Kent]. WSC is sitting at his desk by the window, leaning to one side with one arm on the desk, reading a page from one of the three piles of papers in front of him. His other arm is resting along the back of his chair, and he is holding a cigar between his fingers, with his signet ring clearly visible. He is wearing a dark siren suit with a white knitted jumper beneath it.

Dates: 1939-02-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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"Chartwell 1939 (Picture Post)", 1939-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/3/55
Scope and Contents Photograph taken for Picture Post magazine of WSC in his study at Chartwell [Kent]. He is sitting in the corner of the room with one leg crossed over the other and a cigar between his fingers, looking directly at the camera, and wearing a dark siren suit with a white jumper underneath. Behind him there is built-in bookcase, with two telephones in the shelf just above his head, while to the side of him there is a table covered with books and papers, a monthly engagement card propped up, and...
Dates: 1939-02-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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"Chartwell 1939 (Picture Post)", 1939-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/3/56
Scope and Contents

Three quarter length photograph taken for Picture Post magazine of WSC climbing a ladder propped against the wall of Orchard Cottage, which was being built at Chartwell [Kent]. The photograph is taken from the side and below, and shows WSC wearing a heavy overcoat with a white scarf round his neck and a light coloured homburg hat, a cigar in his mouth and his signet ring visible on his right hand.

Dates: 1939-02-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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"Chartwell 1939 (Picture Post)", 1939-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/3/57
Scope and Contents

Photograph taken for Picture Post magazine of WSC tiling Orchard Cottage, which was being built at Chartwell [Kent]. The photograph is taken from the side, and shows WSC kneeling on the roof where tiles are being laid, with someone just out of shot leaning over his shoulder to hand him something. With his other hand, WSC is just taking his cigar out of his mouth. He is wearing a heavy overcoat and a light coloured homburg hat.

Dates: 1939-02-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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"Chartwell 1939 (Picture Post)", 1939-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/3/58
Scope and Contents

Photograph taken for Picture Post magazine of the front of Orchard Cottage, which was being built at Chartwell [Kent]. WSC and two other men are on the roof laying tiles, WSC wearing a heavy overcoat and a light coloured homburg hat, while there are several ladders propped against the cottage, and a wheelbarrow full of bricks in the foreground.

Dates: 1939-02-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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Chartwell and the National Trust, 1981-03 - 2002-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 9/2
Scope and Contents Correspondence with representatives of the National Trust including Martin Drury, Director-General, Simon Jervis, Historic Buildings Secretary and Gervase Jackson-Stops, Architectural Advisor, mainly relating to Chartwell [Kent]. Subjects include: the loans of pictures, books and furniture belonging to MS to Chartwell; plans for future developments, particularly relating to decoration and furnishings; MS's objections to a children's book on Chartwell; various enquiries about paintings;...
Dates: 1981-03 - 2002-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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Type
Archival Object 414
Collection 1
 
Subject
Households 361
Income 47
Domestic animals 35
Personnel 21
Family 20

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.