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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:


Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), J-Pownall., Jan 1946 - Apr 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/20A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: R V Jones on bombing science (4); Lieutenant-General Wladyslaw Anders [former Commander, Polish forces in Iran and Palestine] on the Katyn [Soviet Union] massacre; Denis Kelly [WSC's literary assistant] (7); William Deakin (10); Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine]; Frank Rye on the Westminster by-election [1924]; "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Telegraph]; 1st Lord Portal [of Hungerford, earlier Sir Charles...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Apr 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Transcript of CS's interviews with Martin Meredith, 1985 - 1985-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 10/19
Scope and Contents Almost complete copy. Subjects include: the Conservatives in the 1960s; becoming British Ambassador to France; CS's relationship with Margaret Thatcher; the Conservatives in the 1950s; the Civil Service strike, 1981; early negotiations for entry into Europe, 1960-64; CS's view of Sir Winston Churchill and [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; CS's visit to the Soviet Union,1964; becoming British Ambassador to France; the Soames Affair, 1969; negotiations on entry into...
Dates: 1985 - 1985-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.