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Found in 755 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Royal British - Royal Scots., 1941 - Apr 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/325
Scope and Contents File includes correspondence with: The Royal British Nurses Association, asking for permission to reproduce photograph of WSC, enclosing "Journal", 1948-49; The Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club, on invitation to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh to race his Dragon Class Yacht, "Bluebottle" in annual regatta, with reply by John Colville, PS to Princess Elizabeth (2), with copy of the club's printed "Rules and Bye-Laws, 1949; The Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club, on election as Honorary Life Member,...
Dates: 1941 - Apr 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Service Patronage:., 1951 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/367
Scope and Contents File includes: Correspondence and papers on WSC's activities as Hon. Air Commodore, 615 (County of Surrey) Squadron, RAAF, 1952-53, including correspondence with Squadron Leader F B Sowrey (8) on his command of the squadron, 1952-53, on award of the Cooper Trophy for the most efficient Auxiliary Squadron at Armament Practice Camp, 1952, correspondence and papers on joint inspection of 600 and 615 Squadrons by the Honorary Air Commodores, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and WSC, 1952,...
Dates: 1951 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open except pp. 302-318, which have been removed on the grounds of data protection due to the presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2031
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his leadership and speeches. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1940]., Jun 1903 - Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/392A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams (4) including (2) on his attending a meeting addressed by WSC; [John] Sandeman Allen on [David Lloyd George]; [1st] Lord Alness [earlier Robert Munro]; Julian Amery [Attache HM Legation, Belgrade] on articles by WSC for publication in Yugoslavia (4); Leo Amery [Secretary of State for India and Burma] sending on a 1903 letter from WSC to him on the British Army; Group Captain [Charles] Anderson on the Ministry of Aircraft Production taking over the...
Dates: Jun 1903 - Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1942]., c [1892] - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/440
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lady Margaret Alexander on her husband [General Harold Alexander, later 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis]; Sir Gifford Fox; John Winant [United States Ambassador to Great Britain] on W Sterling Cole giving WSC the American flag flying over the United States Capitol when he spoke there in 1941; Group Captain [Charles] Anderson; Paul Appleby, United States Under-Secretary of Agriculture; Anthony Rumbold [2nd Secretary], British Embassy, Washington [United States] (2)...
Dates: c [1892] - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G, many praising WSC's speeches and leadership., Sep 1939 - Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/394
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War] (5) including (2) on his role in the government; Maxine Elliott on her health (2); Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain on honouring [Walter Richard] Sickert; Daisy Fellowes [earlier Daisy, Princesse de Broglie] (2); Sir Warren Fisher [Regional Commander for Civil Defence, North-West Region] criticising the conduct of the war; [Edward] FitzClarence [later 6th Lord Munster] on Randolph Churchill's time in the...
Dates: Sep 1939 - Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence A-B., Nov 1945 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/52A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Prime Minister Clement Attlee (3); Paul Beards [Assistant Private Secretary to Attlee]; Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Chatfield (2), General Admiral Conrad Albrecht (2), and Leslie Rowan [Principal Private Secretary to Attlee] (3) on pensions for German war veterans; James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip] (4); 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] (2); Julian Amery on completing J L Garvin's life of Joseph Chamberlain; Bhimrao Ambedkar (2) (see CHUR 2/52A/41);...
Dates: Nov 1945 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political; Correspondence A-B., Dec 1949 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/94
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams; 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg]; Waris Ameer Ali on Indo-Pakistani affairs; Leo Amery (4); Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley] (3) including 2 on his personal plans; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin], Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party, on Lady Megan Lloyd George; Nigel Colman, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations; James Harden on being re-elected...
Dates: Dec 1949 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence A-C., Jun 1947 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/67A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams (4); Reginald Maudling; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe] (3); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (7); Garry Allighan; Leo Amery (6); John Andrews; Michael Astor; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat and Joint Director, Conservative Research...
Dates: Jun 1947 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 166-7 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about living individuals until 1 January 2024.
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers, mainly from Field Marshal [1st Lord] Montgomery of Alamein [Chief of Imperial General Staff]., Feb 1948 - May 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/31
Scope and Contents Includes copies of: various notes and memoranda by Montgomery for the War Office or Chiefs of Staff Committee on the British Army, Western European defence, and his 1948 visits to France and Austria; addresses by him to the "Ecole Superieur de Guerre" and senior officers of the Brussels Treaty Powers, Fontainebleau [France].Other correspondents include: Leslie Hore-Belisha sending on notes of his conversation with the Spanish High Commissioner [to Morocco] General Valera and a translation of...
Dates: Feb 1948 - May 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on defence, atomic weapons and energy., Nov 1945 - Apr 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Prime Minister Clement Attlee (6); Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] on the strength of the army and RAF; [1st] Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] (3); President Harry Truman (2); Walter Gifford, United States Ambassador to Great Britain. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], "J P" [Jane Portal, later Lady Williams of Elvel], "L M M" [Lettice Marston, later Lettice Shillingford], and "C G"...
Dates: Nov 1945 - Apr 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on India., Sep 1947 - May 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry Spalding; Leo Amery (2); Prime Minister Clement Attlee; 1st Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd Greame and Philip Cunliffe Lister] (2); Waris Ameer Ali (2); Douglas Marshall; Sir Waldron Smithers. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Subjects covered by the file include: India's position in the British Commonwealth; the Indian Constitution and the position of the King; the...
Dates: Sep 1947 - May 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence H-M., Mar 1950 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/115A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Samuel Hammersley; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (8); Roy Harrod (3); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (5); [Arthur] Vere Harvey [later Lord Harvey of Prestbury] on the supply of aircraft and equipment to Egypt; Sir George Harvie Watt and his wife Bettie; James Henderson-Stewart; Michael Higgs on his daughter; Captain Alan Hillgarth [earlier Alan Evans] on Spain; "Bill",...
Dates: Mar 1950 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 334-6 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a living individual until 1 January 2027.
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence M-Q. (includes copies of wartime documents)., Feb 1941 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/7A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Baronessa Bettina de Malfatti on Italian royal affairs (2); 1st Lord Marchwood [earlier Frederick Penny] resigning as Honorary Treasurer of the Conservative Party; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin] (5) and Marjorie Maxse, Vice-Chairmen of Conservative and Unionist Party; Duncan Sandys on "Maycrete" houses; "Scribe", 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] (2); Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Clement Attlee], Sir Herbert Williams, and...
Dates: Feb 1941 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence R-Z., Dec 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/8A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir David Robertson on industrial affairs; Randolph Churchill and John Dugdale on Soviet attitudes; 1st Lord Rankeillour [earlier James Hope] and Francis Turnbull [Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for India] on Indian affairs; Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (4); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office [from July 1946] (4); James Stuart [Chief...
Dates: Dec 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Nov 1946 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/58A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [George] Peter Thorneycroft (3); Ivor Bulmer-Thomas [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on the Gold Coast [later Ghana]; James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip] (5); ?2nd Lord Brocket [earlier Sir Arthur Nall-Cain]; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (6); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (2); Patrick Kinna (Foreign Office); James Thomas [later 1st...
Dates: Nov 1946 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Nov 1947 - Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/72A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Iain MacLeod, Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat, on the position of graduate teachers (2); Emanuel Shinwell, Secretary of State for War, (2) and Arthur Henderson [later Lord Rowley], Secretary of State for Air, (2) on recruitment for service auxiliaries and reserves; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice- Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (2); Colin Thornton-Kemsley (2); Reginald Maudling; 6th Lord De L'Isle and Dudley [earlier William Sidney,...
Dates: Nov 1947 - Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Jan 1950 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/102A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (3); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (6); various representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office including George Christ (14); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (11); Sir [James] Clifford Tozer on Plymouth [Devon] Fair; Moss Turner-Samuels; Julius Holmes [Minister,...
Dates: Jan 1950 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence with Tom Driberg [later Lord Bradwell]., Nov 1946 - Jan 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/50
Scope and Contents Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Gilliatt, and Anne Hipwell.Subjects include: Randolph Churchill's health following his wounding in Korea; the detention of a soldier for writing to the press.Also includes: transcription of a speech by WSC (5 July 1949) on General Wladyslaw Sikorski [former Prime Minister of Poland]; press cuttings on Driberg and Korea; copies of...
Dates: Nov 1946 - Jan 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Council of Europe correspondence and papers., May 1950 - Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/76A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Prime Minister Clement Attlee (8); Duncan Sandys (2); Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] (7); Priscilla, Lady Tweedsmuir [earlier Lady Grant]; Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi; Erich Ollenhauer, German Socialist; Robert Boothby; Paul-Henri Spaak, President of the Council of Europe. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Chips Gemmell, and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of...
Dates: May 1950 - Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Defence - correspondence with Prime Minister Clement Attlee., Mar 1946 - Aug 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/29A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos]; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (2); A V Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Hillsborough] on Czechoslovak railways; Francis Graham-Harrison, Laurence Pumphrey (2), and Paul Osmond, Private Secretaries to the Prime Minister; Laurence Helsby [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Antony Head (2); 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann]; Clement Davies [Leader of the Liberal Party]. Also includes notes...
Dates: Mar 1946 - Aug 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Defence: miscellaneous correspondence and papers., Feb 1947 - Sep 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/36
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A V Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Hillsborough], Minister of Defence [until February 1950] (3); George Ward; Antony Head (3); Arthur Henderson [later Lord Rowley, Secretary of State for Air]; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] (2); Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; David Hunt [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Clement Attlee] (2); Captain Alan Hillgarth [earlier Alan Evans] on Soviet forces in Europe and Soviet affairs (7); James Thomas [later 1st Lord...
Dates: Feb 1947 - Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: European army: correspondence and papers., Aug 1950 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/32
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lewis Douglas [United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom] (3); President Harry Truman; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] (3); Duncan Sandys (2); Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall; General Charles Mast [French Army]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Chips Gemmell, and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].Subjects include: the level of German, United States, and British...
Dates: Aug 1950 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Press cuttings and Hansards., 06 Jan 1953 - 09 Dec 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/133
Scope and Contents Hansard report of WSC's speech (11 May 1953) on foreign affairs, including Korea, Indo-China [later Vietnam], Egypt, the French military position, the European Defence Community, relations between Yugoslavia, Greece and Turkey, Israel and the new Soviet government. Also includes Philip Noel-Baker's reply. Published: Complete Speeches VIII pp 8475 - 8485.Hansard report of WSC's replies (23 March 1954) on consultation between Britain and the United States over atomic weapons.Hansard report of...
Dates: 06 Jan 1953 - 09 Dec 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: strength of Russian forces in Europe: correspondence and reports., Apr 1945 - Apr 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/30
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arthur Christiansen, [Editor] of the Daily Express; Charles de Gaulle; ?Lord Duncannon [earlier Frederick Ponsonby, later 10th Lord Bessborough, 2nd Secretary, British Embassy, Paris, France]; Sir Waldron Smithers. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Subjects covered by the file include: information on Soviet troops in Poland, East...
Dates: Apr 1945 - Apr 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence A., 05 Jan 1946 - 30 Jun 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/145A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Haile Selassie, Emperor [of Ethiopia] (2); Grant Duff Ainslie on the loss of India; "Brookie" [1st Lord Alanbrooke, earlier Sir Alan Brooke, Chief of Imperial General Staff] on subjects including the evacuation of British troops from Egypt (6); "Jimmy", 17th Duke of Alba, on subjects including Andres Revesz's biography of 1st Duke of Marlborough, and being prevented from leaving Spain (7); 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] on the country's need for WSC's...
Dates: 05 Jan 1946 - 30 Jun 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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