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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Personal, 1945 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1
Scope and Contents This class of papers includes correspondence and papers relating to WSC's business, financial, and legal affairs, including permission for the exhibition and reproduction of his paintings, to the Chartwell estate, including Frenchstreet and Bardogs farms, and to his family, medical advisors, illnesses and pets.There are also sections relating to his staff, to private visits abroad and invitations received, and to his racing interests. There is, finally, a considerable number of photographs...
Dates: 1945 - 1965
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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Personal: Chartwell [Kent] correspondence., Aug 1945 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/32A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Lloyds Bank, including Geoffrey Mason and T E R Harris, (3); representatives of Massey-Harris Limited, including its President James Duncan, (4); Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms] (12); Major Reginald Marnham [WSC's neighbour] (9); Robert Hudson; representatives of the Sevenoaks [Kent] and District Electricity Company Limited (4); "Top" [ 3rd Lord Selborne, earlier Lord Wolmer]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 287-8 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about living individuals until 1 January 2022.
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence., 03 Jan 1948 - 11 Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/46
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Mule" [Sarah Oliver, earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp, then Sarah, Lady Audley] on subjects including her visit to Canada and her wedding to Antony Beauchamp (16); "Alex", 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis [Governor-General of Canada]; Bernard Baruch; CSC on subjects including WSC's leadership of the Conservative Party, Chartwell [Kent] and Sarah (12); Antony Beauchamp; Hugh [? Frewen]; Oswald Frewen (2); Amy Guest (4); Raymond Guest; Sir Shane Leslie (3);...
Dates: 03 Jan 1948 - 11 Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence., 07 Jun 1951 - 10 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/49
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Sunny", Lord Blandford [later 11th Duke of Marlborough]; Sarah Churchill [later Sarah Crewe]; John G Churchill; CSC (7); Roger Frewen (2); Winston Guest (2); "Kitty", Lady Katherine Lambton; Mary, Duchess of Marlborough [earlier Mary, Lady Blandford] (3); Charles Rhys [later 8th Lord Dynevor]; Hope Rhys [later Hope, Lady Dynevor]; Giles Romilly; Clare Sheridan (3); [?] Patrick Mayhew, Secretary, Oxford University Conservative Association; Diana Sandys [earlier Diana...
Dates: 07 Jun 1951 - 10 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence A - Churchill, Lady C (CSC)., 26 Oct 1951 - Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/50A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough] on her memoirs, "The Glitter and the Gold", including her criticism of Henry Asquith [1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] and Margot Asquith [Margot, Lady Oxford and Asquith] (9); Cass Canfield, Chairman of Harper and Brothers, Publishers (2); Sarah Beauchamp, "Mule" [earlier Sarah Churchill, then Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley], on subjects including Oscar Nemon's sculpture of WSC, the death of Queen Mary...
Dates: 26 Oct 1951 - Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence A - J., 29 Nov 1949 - 23 May 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/47
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough] (2); "Mule" [Sarah Beauchamp, earlier Sarah Churchill, then Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] (15); Antony Beauchamp on subjects including hopes for WSC's re-election (4); CSC on subjects including Chartwell [Kent], and avoiding offence to Queen Juliana [? of the Netherlands] (52); "Bendor" [2nd Duke of Westminster]; Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, later Diana Bailey]; Mary Soames [earlier Mary...
Dates: 29 Nov 1949 - 23 May 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence A - L., 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Sep 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/41
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Spencer-Churchill, on subjects including WSC's writing and the political situation (3); Lady Caroline Spencer-Churchill; Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill; CSC on subjects including WSC's holiday at Lake Como [Italy], his painting, Chartwell [Kent], Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames], and the Council of Foreign Ministers (18); Horatia Seymour; Mary Churchill on her posting to Britain; John S Churchill (3); Pamela Digby [earlier Pamela Churchill, later Pamela...
Dates: 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Sep 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence Churchill A - C., 04 Mar 1955 - 31 Aug 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/55
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arabella Churchill (4); CSC on subjects including WSC's work on volume 1 of ["A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"], her visit to Ceylon [later Sri Lanka], the Suez Canal [Egypt], family affairs, Chartwell [Kent], WSC's painting and the death of 1st Lord Bracken (91); Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, then Diana Bailey] (2); Mary Soames [earlier Mary Churchill] (3); Max Rosenheim [Director, Medical Unit, University College Hospital Medical School]; Sarah...
Dates: 04 Mar 1955 - 31 Aug 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: Correspondence Churchill J - S., 18 Jun 1955 - 18 Oct 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/56
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John G Churchill (7); Sarah [Crewe], earlier Sarah Churchill; Randolph Churchill on subjects including WSC's attitude to his writing (7); Sarah Beauchamp [earlier Sarah Churchill, then Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] on subjects including her acting and CSC's health (11); Winston Churchill (8); Pamela, Lady Lytton [earlier Pamela Plowden] (2); Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, later Diana Bailey] on WSC meeting Duncan Sandys; Edwina Sandys [later Edwina...
Dates: 18 Jun 1955 - 18 Oct 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence, George Spencer-Churchill - F., 11 Jun 1950 - 01 Jun 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/51
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Spencer-Churchill; John G Churchill (6); CSC (2); Peregrine Churchill; Randolph Churchill, on subjects including his election campaign at Devonport [Plymouth, Devon] and his relations with WSC (24); June Churchill (2); Arabella Churchill (2); Pamela Churchill [later Pamela Harriman] (3);Winston Churchill (9); 9th Lord de la Warr [earlier Lord Buckhurst], Postmaster General; Vivienne Entwistle, on taking photographs of WSC (9); Hugh Frewen (5); Oswald Frewen, on...
Dates: 11 Jun 1950 - 01 Jun 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence M - Z., 03 Jan 1947 - 31 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/45
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sarah Oliver ("Mule") [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp, then Sarah, Lady Audley] on subjects including her career, family life and her holiday with WSC in Marrakech [Marrakesh] [Morocco] (15); CSC on subjects including a house for Randolph Churchill (6); Randolph Churchill on subjects including controversy between himself and the New Zealand unions, and the Presidential elections in the United States (17); Bella Lobban on a poodle, "Rufus" for WSC (4);...
Dates: 03 Jan 1947 - 31 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sm - Sz., 04 Mar 1946 - 08 Jul 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/156
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Waldron Smithers, MP for Orpington [Kent] (2); Charles Smyth, Canon of Westminster [London]; John Snyder, United States Secretary of the Treasury; Bernard Baruch; Arthur Soames on subjects including the birth of [Nicholas Soames] and gifts to WSC (7); 1st Lord Soulbury [earlier Herwald Ramsbotham, Chairman, Assistance Board]; 1st Lord Southborough [earlier Sir Francis Hopwood] (2); Sir Archibald Southby, [MP for Epsom, Surrey] on giving up his seat (3); 1st Lord...
Dates: 04 Mar 1946 - 08 Jul 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Oct 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/9/41-42
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Moulton Paddocks, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing a meeting with [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] and Henry Fowler and his success at fishing. He says that he hopes to see her in London the following week, speculates on the success of various racehorses, and comments on a "capital letter" sent to him by WSC.

Dates: 21 Oct 1889
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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(Untitled), 08 Aug 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/10/14-15
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Banstead Manor, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting that [WSC and John S Churchill] have been good and that WSC rides well. He also relates his anger about arrangements for racing [his racehorse] Inverness and that WSC has made friends with the servants and is "full of local gossip".

Dates: 08 Aug 1890
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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(Untitled), 16 Aug 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/10/19
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Cliveden, Maidenhead [Buckinghamshire]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting his safe arrival at Cliveden; describing an evening spent at Moulton [Paddocks, Newmarket, Suffolk] where "Lady G" was amusing about her lovers and his success at the races at Windsor [Berkshire]; and commenting that [WSC and John S Churchill] are well and "permit us to lead a fairly tranquil existence".

Dates: 16 Aug 1890
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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(Untitled), 08 Dec [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/22/34-35
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore, [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has injured his knee as a result of a practical joke; thanks her for sending him o50; reports that he has received a letter from [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough]; says that he is impatient to hear details about the possibility of going to Egypt [with Sir Herbert Kitchener]; discusses a future [?polo] tournament, the kindness of "Bill" [Lord William] Beresford and an argument between "Sunny"...
Dates: 08 Dec [1896]
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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(Untitled), 24 Feb [1895]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/21/9-10
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, East Cavalry Barracks, Aldershot [Hampshire]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is no longer suffering from stiffness, reports that [Lilian, Duchess of Marlborough, later Lady William Beresford] has given him "carte blanche" to get a charger, that he has seen [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough whom he describes as "not particularly malevolent" and that he has declined an invitation to speak to the electors of Barnesbury.

Dates: 24 Feb [1895]
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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(Untitled), [29 Sep 1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/25
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Banstead, to WSC, apologies for not visiting him at Harrow, and advising him not to sell his bicycle and buy a bulldog puppy "a dog is sometimes a nuisance".

Dates: [29 Sep 1891]
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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