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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 145 Collections and/or Records:

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"Action This Day-Working with Churchill", 1964 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NRBK 1
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence relating to "Action This Day-Working with Churchill", a book planned by Normanbrook and John Colville [former Private Secretary to Churchill] as a rebuttal to the publication of "The Struggle for Survival", the diaries of 1st Lord Moran [earlier Charles Wilson], formerly Winston Churchill's doctor.
Dates: 1964 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Articles, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/19
Scope and Contents Typescript and manuscript texts and drafts on subjects including: the mutinies of French soldiers in 1917; the career of Sir Winston Churchill; relations between Britain and France over Syria and Lebanon during the war; the Arab world today; Major-General Sir John Davidson’s book on 1st Lord Haig, "Haig Master of the Field"; the danger of politicians being over-swayed by public opinion.
Dates: 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Articles, 1955-12 - 1957-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/21
Scope and Contents Typescript texts, proofs and press cuttings on subjects including: a tribute to 1st Lord Ismay; General Charles de Gaulle; the Arab world and the West; Winston Churchill; a review of A W Kinglake’s "Eothen"; the nuclear deterrent; the French parliamentary crisis; a review of "A Soldier with the Arabs" by Sir John Glubb [former Officer Commanding Arab Legion, Transjordan]; increased pay for MPs; a review of Pierre Mendes-France’s book [? "Sept mois, dix-sept jours"]; the propaganda war in the...
Dates: 1955-12 - 1957-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Articles, memoranda, reviews, 1953-02 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/89
Scope and Contents Texts and cuttings of articles by LSA on subjects including: Central African Federation; Kenya (as LSA's foreword to "Before the White Man in Kenya", by Christopher Wilson); tribute to David Lloyd George and Sir Winston Churchill as war leaders (as LSA's contribution to "Winston Spencer Churchill, Servant of Crown and Commonwealth"); Commonwealth trade (as LSA's reply to an article by Roy Harrod on Commonwealth co-operation); some elementary notes on trade and production; LSA's review of...
Dates: 1953-02 - 1953-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Articles, memoranda, reviews, 1947-04 - 1955-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/90
Scope and Contents Texts of articles by LSA on subjects including: the future of Cyprus, with a suggested draft constitution; LSA's review of "Government by Committee", by Kenneth Wheare [Gladstone Professor of Government and Public Administration, University of Oxford]; racism and the colour problem, particularly in South Africa; tributes to Sir Winston Churchill, including LSA's foreword to "The Young Winston Churchill" by John Marsh; the change in Conservative policy on Imperial economic...
Dates: 1947-04 - 1955-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Articles, memoranda, reviews, 1954-03 - 1954-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/91
Scope and Contents Texts of articles by LSA on subjects including: tribute to Sir Winston Churchill; racism and the colour problem, particularly in South Africa; GATT [General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade] and Imperial Preference (article for the Empire Industries Association).
Dates: 1954-03 - 1954-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Assignment to Catastrophe": source material, 1939 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 8/20
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Winston Churchill on subjects including: ELS’s liaison role; the French view that defeat was inevitable; Churchill’s own memoirs and the accuracy of Charles de Gaulle’s account of events as a source.
Dates: 1939 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"B. III - Churchill", 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN 5/3/3
Scope and Contents Only includes two letters from WSC, the majority of correspondence is from WSC's secretary Masterton-Smith to AHP. Also includes draft letters to various newspapers.
Dates: 1912 - 1913
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the correspondence between Anthony Pollen and Jon Sumida, which remains closed until 2029, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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BBC broadcast by JA for [?] French Canadian radio on his memories of Winston Churchill, 1955-04-29

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 11/4
Scope and Contents From the Series: Speeches and broadcasts by JA and others including Leo Amery, on subjects including: colonial and Commonwealth policy; Winston Churchill; a tribute to Leo Amery; post-war Europe; negotiations between Israel and Jordan in 1967-68; overseas aid.
Dates: 1955-04-29
Conditions Governing Access: Access copy available.
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Broadcasts, 1955-03 - 1955-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/49
Scope and Contents Transcripts of broadcasts contributed to by LSA on subjects including: tribute to Sir Winston Churchill, with LSA recalling Churchill at Harrow School; tribute to 1st Lord Milner, with LSA recalling Milner in the First World War and the reasons for his failure to become a popular leader; tribute to 1st Lord Curzon, with LSA recalling why Curzon did not become Prime Minister after Andrew Bonar Law's resignation in 1923.
Dates: 1955-03 - 1955-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Broadcasts, 1953-05 - 1955-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/50
Scope and Contents Texts, prints and transcripts of broadcasts by or contributed to by LSA on subjects including: tributes to Sir Winston Churchill; why 1st Lord Curzon did not become Prime Minister after Andrew Bonar Law's resignation in 1923; LSA's recollections of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, former Premier of Canada; Kingsley Fairbridge and the Fairbridge Schools; Louis Botha, former Premier of South Africa, as an Imperial statesman; LSA's recollections of 1st Lord Milner and the reasons for his failure to become a...
Dates: 1953-05 - 1955-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Broadcasts, 1931-11 - 1952-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/17
Scope and Contents Texts of broadcasts by LSA on subjects including: Fairbridge Farm Schools in Australia; Empire defence; the economics of Empire; the 1935 Peace Ballot; the Empire and world peace; the politician versus the businessman; the Jewish settlement in Palestine; the Empire Producers Organisation; the way of peace; Germany's debt to European civilisation; tributes to Yugoslavia; why Italy should not become a German ally; the Balkans; commentaries on the war (1940, including Norway and Germany's...
Dates: 1931-11 - 1952-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Broadcasts, 1955-10 - 1970-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/27
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: immigration; defence, particularly cuts in the Middle East, British withdrawal from Singapore (in interviews with Denis Healey, Secretary of State for Defence, 1967), and retaining use of nuclear weapons; floating exchange rates; JEP's book on the relationship between the Ministry of Health and the National Health Service, A New Look at Medicine and Politics; Parliamentary privilege and private...
Dates: 1955-10 - 1970-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Cabinet Office Indexes to Prime Minister's Speeches in the House of Commons

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CBNT
Scope and Contents The collection chiefly consists of indexes to Prime Minister's speeches in the House of Commons, but also includes an index to pledges made by the Prime Minister and an index to Prime Minister's parliamentary questions.
Dates: 1919 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Cabinet papers on naval policy and naval statistics, 1917-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 7/1
Scope and Contents Includes: memorandum by Winston Churchill on naval war policy, particularly the ineffectiveness of the distant blockade and the Navy's defensive approach, while submarines were attacking commercial shipping, and the advantages of inshore offensives from an overseas base close to Germany, such as the Frisian Islands, Borkum or Sylt; comparative tables for the Anglo-American and German fleets, supplied by Churchill.
Dates: 1917-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Chartwell Manuscripts

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHWL
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of material either sent to Churchill during his lifetime or sent as a tribute to him after his death, and is extremely varied. It includes artefacts such as certificates of Churchill's membership of various societies, historically important items such as the degrees Churchill was awarded in Zurich [Switzerland] in 1946 after his "United Europe" speech or a tribute signed by members of the French Resistance. There are also some facsimiles of important...
Dates: 1704 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Churchill and interference in naval operations, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/30
Scope and Contents From the Series: [?] Papers used in the official naval history of the Second World War.
Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Churchill and the Admirals": source reference files: Churchill, anecdotes and sayings, 1977-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 7/212
Scope and Contents From the Series: Covers books by SWR other than "The War at Sea".
Dates: 1977-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Churchill: article and correspondence, 1946-04 - 1947-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/13
Scope and Contents Text of ELS’s article on Churchill for the New Universal Encyclopedia, with associated correspondence on publishing the full article and also a shortened version, with individuals including: Gordon Stowell, Editor of the New Universal Encyclopedia (4); Winston Churchill (2); General Sir Hastings Ismay [former Chief of Staff to Churchill] providing a list of Churchill’s journeys during the war; [George] Wren Howard, Director of Jonathan Cape Limited; [Herbert] Jonathan Cape, Chairman of Jonathan...
Dates: 1946-04 - 1947-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Churchill Colloquium: Proceedings, 1994-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCAR/911/33/1
Scope and Contents Typescript copies of papers presented plus speeches by Martin Gilbert and the Lady Soames. Also includes audiotapes of proceedings.
Dates: 1994-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Records containing personal data are closed for 75 years while some committee files are also closed for varying periods (see individual entries).
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"Churchill Days": George Allen's recollections of working for Sir Winston Churchill, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GALN 1
Scope and Contents Audio recording of Allen's account including observations on WSC and various encounters and discussions with WSC: meeting WSC; terms of employment, meetings at Hyde Park Gate; Chartwell and WSC’s hospitality and preferences for champagne and port or brandy, the cinema, WSC’s preferred walk after lunch to see the carp, swimming lake, black swans, butterfly house and tropical fish; detailed account of the organisation, process and methods of working on WSC’s memoirs including the roles of Allen...
Dates: 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Churchill Heritage

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHHE
Scope and Contents Images of the paintings of Sir Winston Churchill as used in the publication "Sir Winston Churchill's Life Through his Paintings" by David Coombs with Minnie S. Churchill (Pegasus, Limpsfield, Surrey, 2003).
Dates: 1916 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Churchill Papers, 1962 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 2
Scope and Contents In 1961 Wolff joined Randolph Churchill's team of research assistants on the Official Biography of Winston Churchill project. The preface and acknowledgements describe him as in charge of research, but his own correspondence throws this supervisory role into doubt. The process of working with Randolph Churchill generated a considerable quantity of papers and had one on-going consequence in that after Randolph Churchill's death Wolff was one of the Executors of the Estate, which included the...
Dates: 1962 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Churchill Press Cuttings

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHPC
Scope and Contents This is a large and comprehensive collection of press cuttings covering Sir Winston Churchill's political activities from Dec 1919 and also includes references to him after his death.
Dates: 1919 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Churchill Press Photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHPH
Scope and Contents Photographs of WSC throughout his career.
Dates: 1874 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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