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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C., 02 Apr 1946 - 19 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/147
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bill" [1st Lord Camrose, earlier Sir William Berry] (4); Lionel Berry [later 2nd Lord Kemsley]; Hewlett Johnson, Dean of Canterbury, on a mis-reported story concerning WSC's speech ["Wars are not won by evacuations", 4 June 1940]; Leslie Rowan [former Principal Private Secretary to WSC] on the speech; Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart on his memoirs (6); Sir Robert Cary; Richard Casey, President, Australian-American Association and Federal President, Liberal Party of...
Dates: 02 Apr 1946 - 19 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 09 Jul 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/77/111
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Evatt [Australian Minister of External Affairs and Attorney General] marked "most secret" to WSC thanking him for his "thoughtful wire", commenting on plan to provide Spitfires for Australia, and stating that a black swan has been allocated to WSC and will arrive after plumage attaches itself in August.

Dates: 09 Jul 1942
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 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 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.