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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Ba - Bl., 09 Mar 1949 - 26 Jul 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/180
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Peter Macdonald on Douglas Bader; John Dodge on Bader; Alec Badenoch [Consultant in Urology]; 1st Lord Baillieu; Rupert Hart-Davis, publisher, on a biography of 1st Lord Baldwin; 2nd Lord Baldwin [earlier Lord Corvedale] (2); Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough] (3); Baron Nahum on photographing WSC (4); [Thomas Fife Clark, adviser on public relations to WSC] on the death of Lionel Barrymore; 6th Lord Bath [earlier Lord Weymouth] asking WSC...
Dates: 09 Mar 1949 - 26 Jul 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Speeches: House of Commons and others: speech notes and source material [all dates below are 1938]., 1938 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/130A-D
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (30 June) entitled "The Sandys storm" supporting the motion to set up a Select Committee to enquire into a complaint by Duncan Sandys concerning anti-aircraft defences. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5985-90.Notes for an unused speech (July) on agricultural policy, free trade, and the dangers to sea trade in time of war. Notes for WSC's speeches (11 and 19 July) entitled "The Sandys storm" on the report of the Committee of Privileges concerning an alleged breach of...
Dates: 1938 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 30 Sep 1941 - 11 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/180A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for statement by WSC (30 September) on the war situation including: the threat posed by Hitler, WSC's intention not to publish shipping losses to U-Boats, food and rations, the strength of the United States and the Soviet Union, Germany's attack on the Soviet Union, the army and Bomber Command, and events and operations in Persia. Also includes correspondence from 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis] Minister of Food, Frank Wood, and Major-General Bernard Paget,...
Dates: 30 Sep 1941 - 11 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open