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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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Personal: Business correspondence A-F., Nov 1945 - Mar 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/18
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (24) and J C Tweed [an Irish solicitor] (4) on subjects including WSC selling the Carnlough [Antrim, Ulster, Ireland] estate to 13th Lord Antrim [earlier Randall McDonnell]; representatives of Berry Brothers and Rudd Limited on WSC's orders for champagne and whisky (9); 1st Lord Sandford [earlier Sir Albert Edmondson]; Sir William Rootes (2) and Christopher Soames on providing cars; Ben Russell, [Director]...
Dates: Nov 1945 - Mar 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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: Chartwell [Kent] correspondence., Apr 1953 - Nov 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/37
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the Commonwealth Relations Office, including Eric Vines and John Morrison [later 2nd Lord Dunrossil, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations], on collecting acorns from Chartwell for Melbourne [Australia] Botanic Gardens (6); Percy Cox, Manager of the Chartwell Estate (10); General Sir Ian Hamilton (2); representatives of Fladgate and Company, including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (19); Richard Cave...
Dates: Apr 1953 - Nov 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Chartwell [Kent]: correspondence A-N., Aug 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/30
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Hugh Newman on butterflies (6); Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms] (3); representatives of the Sevenoaks [Kent] and District Electricity Company Limited (8); John Wood of Wood, Willey, and Company [WSC's accountants] (4); General Sir Ian Hamilton on cattle breeding (2); representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (4); Major Reginald Marnham [WSC's neighbour] (10); representatives of the War Department Land Agent and Valuer, West Kent Area (4). Also...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Dec 1946
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 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: Financial: income tax and surtax correspondence., 06 Mar 1940 - 22 Oct 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's tax, financial, and investments position include: representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor], (20); representatives of Lloyds Bank, particularly Geoffrey Mason, (29); representatives of Cassell and Company, including a Director, Desmond Flower, (2); Andrew Heiskell, [General Manager] of Life Magazine; John Wood of Wood, Willey, and Company [WSC's accountants] (50); Henry Luce [owner of Time magazine]; William Whitney, London...
Dates: 06 Mar 1940 - 22 Oct 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Financial: income tax, surtax, property, salary: statements, accounts, memoranda, and forecasts prepared by Wood, Willey and Company [WSC's accountants]., 19 Oct 1951 - 16 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/8
Scope and Contents Includes: accounts for Chartwell Farm [Kent] (September 1951 to September 1954) and 10 Downing Street (April 1952 to April 1954); financial statements (April 1951 to February 1954); turf account (August 1949 to October 1951); forecasts of living and other expenses (June 1952 to April 1953); profit and loss account for stud and valuation of horses (September 1953 to September 1954); particulars of income for 1952-3 surtax return and 1953-4 income tax return; estimated savings in taxes by...
Dates: 19 Oct 1951 - 16 Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and invitations: France: R - S., Aug 1955 - Apr 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/149
Scope and Contents Correspondents includes: the staff of Prince Ranier III inviting WSC to various social occasions; Louis Lottier, Mayor of Roquebrune; Celia Sandys; "Willie" [William] Sax regarding painting with WSC (5); Captain Arthur Soames; Mario Profeta (13) and Frederick Smith (3), chauffeurs to WSC; and Sergeant Murray.Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC], and Gillian Maturin [Secretary to WSC]; copies...
Dates: Aug 1955 - Apr 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sc - St., 27 Jul 1945 - 09 Jul 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/199
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Robert Schuman on the European Movement; Albert Schweitzer; Peter Scott, Director, the Wildfowl Trust, on WSC's black swans; John Robertson Scott on using letters from WSC and Lord Randolph Churchill in his history of the Pall Mall Gazette (2); Ronald Scott-Miller; Sekon Toure, President of Guinea; "Top", 3rd Lord Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer] on WSC's support for SOE and the Special Forces Club; Seymour [2nd Lord Camrose, earlier John Seymour Berry]; Horatia...
Dates: 27 Jul 1945 - 09 Jul 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Various: "I worked for Mr Churchill" by Elizabeth Layton, typescript., 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/498A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typescript proofs of a book by Elizabeth Layton [later Elizabeth Nel] published as "Mr Churchill's Secretary" sent for WSC's approval. The book covers her experiences working for WSC between 1941 and 1945 and subjects and events including: WSC's work habits and methods of writing speeches; his personal health during the war; wartime events including the blitz and VE Day; visits to Washington [United States], Quebec [Canada], Cairo [Egypt], Teheran [Iran], Moscow; 10 Downing Street,...
Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(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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