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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), 27 Aug 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/236/177
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Abe Bailey (38 Bryanston Square [London]) to WSC, saying how proud he is of WSC and of a letter written by him: "the letter is truly wonderful - it will do good throughout the world - such a noble sentiment expressed in wonderful language". Bailey also predicts that Benito Mussolini will be able to attack Egypt from Abyssinia [later Ethiopia], although he has heard that it will take Italy 5 years to conquer the Abyssinians; he thinks it will actually take 6 months. He also...
Dates: 27 Aug 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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