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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

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Personal: Business correspondence., Nov 1948 - Apr 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/20
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Miles-Martin Pen Company on the pen WSC used to annotate "The Second World War" (4); Christopher Hewer on WSC's medical bill; Robert MacKenna on WSC's medication (2); Douglas Parbury on fish at Chartwell [Kent] (6); John Baber and his wife offering WSC a stay at their home in Portofino [Italy]; Herbert Gfroerer of the Soundscriber Corporation (10), James Killian, President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [United States], and George...
Dates: Nov 1948 - Apr 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business correspondence., Jan 1949 - Aug 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/21
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Hugh Newman on butterflies at Chartwell [Kent] (4); Sir Alexander Roger (2) and Colin Coote [Managing Editor of the Daily Telegraph and the Morning Post] (6) on procuring brandy for WSC; Frederic Bates, Chairman of Cunard White Star Limited; Douglas Parbury on fish for ponds at Chartwell (8); Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (4); representatives of Anthony Juer Lighting Limited on studio lighting (4); Frank Juler on WSC's eyesight; Christopher...
Dates: Jan 1949 - Aug 1950
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: 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.: Pets and other animals: London Zoological Society., 13 Aug 1942 - 25 Aug 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/58A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence on black swans, kangaroos, a platypus and a lion ("Rota") presented to WSC, correspondents including: Alan Davidson, British Embassy, the Hague [the Netherlands]; George Cansdale, Superintendent, Zoological Society of London (3); William Kitson, Agent-General for Western Australia (4); Brendan Bracken (1st Lord Bracken) (4); Ross McLarty, Premier of Western Australia (3); CSC; Phyllis Barclay-Smith, Editor, the Avicultural Magazine; 4th Lord Wrottesley; Geoffrey Vevers,...
Dates: 13 Aug 1942 - 25 Aug 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Racing: Correspondence D - G., Mar 1952 - Jul 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/156
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arnold Carey Foster on stud affairs, WSC's racehorses and breeding interests (28); Christopher Soames; "Jackie" [1st Lord] Astor; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] on the purchase of cottages for stud employees (3); [Frederick, 9th Duke of] Richmond [earlier Frederick Gordon-Lennox] inviting WSC to Goodwood [West Sussex]; and Thomas Gosling, jockey (3).Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from CSC, Anthony Montague Browne [Private...
Dates: Mar 1952 - Jul 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Racing: Correspondence: M - Ni., Mar 1952 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/158
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Christopher Soames on WSC's race horses and racing activities (5); Frank Mellor (4); Colonel Frank Clarke on the display of WSC's racing colours at the National Museum of Racing in Montreal [Canada] (5); Walter Nightingall, WSC's trainer on various issues including details of the successes of WSC's horses, of prize money won and his regret at WSC's decision to end his racing interests (55); and Arnold Carey Foster (8). Also includes copies of correspondence and notes...
Dates: Mar 1952 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Racing: Correspondence: No-So., Mar 1952 - Nov 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/159
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's race horses and racing activities include: Kathleen Taylor, Private Secretary to Christopher Soames (3); Christopher Soames (13) on subjects including the finances of the stud, names for foals, the gift of a pony to Emma [Soames, later Emma MacManus], family news and naval estimates; Vera Pullinger of the Chartwell Estate Office (3); and Walter Nightingall [WSC's trainer].Also includes copies of correspondence and notes from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary...
Dates: Mar 1952 - Nov 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Racing: Correspondence: Sp - Z., Mar 1952 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/160
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's race horses and racing activities include: Kathleen Taylor, Private Secretary to Christopher Soames (4); Christopher Soames (7) on subjects including the finances of the stud and names for foals; Thomas Gosling, a jockey, thanking WSC for gifts given due to him for his successful races with 'Vienna' (3); Walter Nightingall [WSC's trainer]; Tim Rogers (3) on his purchase of 'Vienna'; and representatives of Weatherby and Sons on subjects including the payment of amounts...
Dates: Mar 1952 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and Invitations: Cruises in Yacht Christina., Sep 1958 - Aug 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/151
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various individuals welcoming WSC to Gibraltar [Spain], the Canary Islands, and the Greek islands including Jose Martinez; John Addis [Counsellor in the Foreign Office] on arrangements for the cruise; Sir Roger Allen [British Ambassador to Greece]; Arnold Carey Foster on the successes of WSC's racehorses; Konstantinos Karamanlis [Prime Minister of Greece]; Bernard Burrows [British Ambassador to Turkey]; and John Blakeway.Also includes notes and copies of...
Dates: Sep 1958 - Aug 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, K-M., Nov 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/475A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Reginald] Langford-James sending a document bearing the signature of Sir Winston Churchill [father of 1st Duke of Marlborough, not included]; Harold Butler [Minister at HM Embassy, Washington, United States] sending on a copy of a book from Walter Lippmann; Emil Ludwig looking to meet WSC; [Brendan] Bracken sending on a book by Bishop [David] Mathew; [Oliver] Harvey [Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] sending on a book; Major-General Robert Money...
Dates: Nov 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, T-Z., Jan 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/479A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Guy] Millard of the Foreign Office (2) and [Philip] Mitchell, Managing Director, Royal Mail House, (3) on gifts to WSC of an atlas of Poland and a statuette from the Ukrainian Democratic Colony of Sao Paolo [Brazil]; [6th] Lord Clarendon [earlier Lord Hyde], Chairman Revenue Committee, Toc H (2) requesting WSC's patronage for an event and inviting him to a luncheon; Reverend [James] Tomlin on publishing an anecdote about WSC at school; [John] Perowne of the Foreign...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday and Christmas gifts., 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/441
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Sir [Alfred] Chester Beatty; Tommy", Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC]; Rhoda, Lady Birley; [8th] Lord Dynevor [earlier Charles Rhys]; "Willy" Sax; Peregrine Churchill; Sir Laurence Olivier and Vivien, Lady Olivier [earlier Vivien Leigh]; Patrick Kinna [former Secretary to WSC]; Sir Alexander King; John G Churchill; Clement Flower; [Frank] Rose; Nicholas [Soames]; Pamela Churchill [later Pamela Harriman] and Winston...
Dates: 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday Gifts., 02 Dec 1947 - 03 May 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/387
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Robert Becker (4); Stella Daly (3); Lieutenant-Commander Frank de Vine-Hunt [former staff, Map Room] (2); Alfred Bossom; Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms]; Elsie Blomfield; Mary Nankivell; Sir Oswald Birley and Rhoda, Lady Birley; "Bill" 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry]; Lady Juliet Duff; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; Desmond Flower, Literary Director of Cassell and Company Limited; Joan, Lady Davidson; Sylvia Henley; "Pug"...
Dates: 02 Dec 1947 - 03 May 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts C-F., [1880] - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/416
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Rafton Pounder, Chairman of the Cambridge University Conservative Association; Richard Casey, Australian Minister for External Affairs; [5th Lord] Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage]; John G Churchill and Hilda Churchill; Terence Grady, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; Geoffrey Cumberlege, Publisher, Oxford University Press; Sir James Dunn, Chairman and President of the Algoma [Canada] Steel Corporation Limited; Dr Ludwig...
Dates: [1880] - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Birthday greetings., 1945 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/464
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning birthday wishes to WSC) include: Percy Cox; Ivor [Bulmer-] Thomas; Vivien [Lady] Olivier [earlier Vivien Leigh] and Laurence Olivier; Major-General [Edmund] Hakewill-Smith; Martin Lindsay; Horatia Seymour; Simon Rodney; Victor Oliver; Vice-Admiral [Lawrence] Braithwaite; Douglas Fairbanks; Oliver Locker-Lampson; "Cranckie" [Sir Edward Crankshaw]; [1st Lord] Lyle; Andre de Staercke; Sir [James] Arthur Salter; [Cyril] Asquith; Lieutenant-Colonel Nawab Malik Khan...
Dates: 1945 - 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C - D., 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/168A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Hughes [former Prime Minister of Australia] introducing Archibald Cameron, Speaker of the Australian Parliament; "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, owner of the Daily Telegraph] on racing, and Daily Telegraph criticism of Conservative taxation pledges (7); Tilly Losch-Carnarvon [Ottilie, Lady Carnarvon]; Admiral Robert Carney, Commander- in-Chief, Allied Forces in Southern Europe (2); Sir Robert Cary (2); Richard Casey, Australian Minister...
Dates: 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, D - E., 1909 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/522A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Deakin on subjects including St Antony's College, Oxford and the Other Club (9); Somerset de Chair; Humphrey de Trafford; John Diefenbaker, Prime Minister of Canada; [11th] Lord Digby [earlier Edward Digby] on a portrait of General Charles Churchill (photograph of portrait present); Lewis Douglas on subjects including Churchill College and meetings with WSC (5); George Drew, High Commissioner for Canada; Alexander Douglas Home [later Lord Home of the Hirsel],...
Dates: 1909 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence D - G., 30 Jun 1946 - 06 Jun 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/162
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Helen, Lady D'Abernon (3); Arthur Christiansen, [Editor], Daily Express (2); Sir Clifford Norton, British Ambassador to Greece, on the funeral of Archbishop Damaskinos, former Regent of Greece; Archbishop Damaskinos on his gratitude to WSC; Charles de Gaulle on WSC's treatment of him in ["The Second World War"]; 18th Lord Derby [earlier Lord Stanley] on racing; "Ettie", Ethel, Lady Desborough (6); Sir Humphrey de Trafford on racing; Andre de Staercke, on the staff of...
Dates: 30 Jun 1946 - 06 Jun 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Haile Selassie - Hearst., Mar 1958 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/525
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia (7); Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone [earlier Quintin Hogg] (2); Joyce Hall, President of Hallmark Cards on subjects including the 'People to People' programme, gifts to WSC, a meeting with Hailsham, Oscar Nemon, the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to the United States, a Churchill museum and a project to microfilm WSC's papers (25); Conrad Knickerbocker, Manager of Public Relations at Hallmark Cards on the loan of films to WSC (4);...
Dates: Mar 1958 - Dec 1964
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: Private and Personal: Correspondence W - Z., 15 Nov 1945 - 26 Sep 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/178
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Cecil Wakeley, President, Royal College of Surgeons; [Alfred] Walford and Olive Walford (2); Sir Alexander Walker; Sophie, Lady Wavertree [Sophie Fisher] on subjects including racing and gifts of WSC's books (5); Sir Simon Marks; Sumner Welles; 16th Lady Wentworth [earlier Judith Blunt-Lytton]; "Bendor" [2nd Duke of Westminster] (7); Sir Charles Davis, Lord Mayor of London; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] on a memorial...
Dates: 15 Nov 1945 - 26 Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Herbert Haseltine., 22 Sep 1948 - 29 Jan 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/219
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC and Haseltine on Haseltine's gifts to WSC of his bronzes of horses and of WSC's poodle Rufus, exhibitions of his work, and research for his statue of George Washington.Other correspondents include: "Bert" [10th Duke of Marlborough, earlier Lord Blandford] on research for the George Washington statue; Madeleine Haseltine, on Haseltine's death. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Anthony Montague Browne, WSC's Private Secretary and Jo Sturdee [later...
Dates: 22 Sep 1948 - 29 Jan 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Lord Beaverbrook., 04 Aug 1951 - 19 Feb 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/211
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC and 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on subjects including: Chartwell [Kent]; racing; WSC's visits to Beaverbrook's house in France; Beaverbrook's opposition to a German army; publishing letters by WSC in books by Beaverbrook; the Canadian stock market; effects of the United States's policy on Suez [Egypt]; British Free Trade proposals to Canada; economic problems in the United States.Other correspondents include: Arthur Christiansen, [Editor], Daily...
Dates: 04 Aug 1951 - 19 Feb 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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