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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

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Churchill Heritage

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHHE
Scope and Contents

Images of the paintings of Sir Winston Churchill as used in the publication "Sir Winston Churchill's Life Through his Paintings" by David Coombs with Minnie S. Churchill (Pegasus, Limpsfield, Surrey, 2003).

Dates: 1916 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Diary, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/11
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the Foreign Office, War Cabinet, and Special Operations Executive; Cadogan's role and interventions in ongoing strategic discussions between Churchill and Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Stalin, and De Gaulle; Cadogan's opinions on the Allied negotiations over future Soviet frontiers and the second front; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits, and the hosting of Soviet diplomats in Edinburgh and London; plans for an Allied...
Dates: 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Literary: Articles by WSC for the Daily Mail., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/317
Scope and Contents Proofs and newspaper cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "I was conscious through it all" and "My New York [United States] misadventure" on WSC's accident in which he was hit by a motor car; "The Academy reveals Britain's brave gaiety" on the Royal Academy exhibition (including a draft of the article by Edward Marsh); "My happy days in the Bahamas "; "Words on the Irish Treaty" on the announcement by [Eamon] De Valera of the abolition of the Oath of Allegiance; "Lord Oxford [and...
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Daily Mail., Feb 1934 - Sep 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/500
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Clive of India" on the achievements of Robert Clive; "B-P" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell; "The Greatest Half-Hour in our History" on the Magna Carta; "This Year's Royal Academy is Exhilarating" on the 1934 exhibition; "Great Deeds that gave us the Empire" celebrating Empire Day; "How I would procure peace" on the futility of the current foreign policy and need to rearm; "August 4, 1914" on the beginning of the First World War...
Dates: Feb 1934 - Sep 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "Painting as a Pastime"., Mar 1947 - Apr 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Brian Batsford, director of B T Batsford Limited; representatives of Odhams Press Limited particularly book department manager C L Shard and [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (45); representatives of McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited (7); representatives of Fladgate and Company particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (20); John Benn, Chairman of Ernest Benn Limited (3); Count Michael de la Bedoyere, editor of the Catholic Herald,...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Apr 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence with and about Sir Edward Marsh., Oct 1933 - Oct 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/2
Scope and Contents Others correspondents include: Sir William Haley, [Editor] of the Times, on WSC writing a tribute on Marsh's death (2); 10th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [earlier Lord Bruce]; James Stewart-Murray [?9th Duke of Atholl]; David Garnett on his publishing a volume of T E Lawrence's [T E Shaw, "Lawrence of Arabia"] letters. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: Denis Kelly [literary assistant to WSC]; secretaries Grace Hamblin, Anthony Montague Browne, Lettice Marston [later Lettice...
Dates: Oct 1933 - Oct 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: various articles by WSC., c 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/641
Scope and Contents Includes annotated proofs, galley proofs and cuttings for: an interview with WSC for the New Statesman and Nation, in which he defends western democracies against totalitarianism, discusses the possible effect of war on the democratic system and civil liberties, and his views on the inadequacies of ARP, conscription, and how to prevent war; the introduction to a catalogue of the artist Paul Maze, in which WSC recalls Maze during World War I (with a copy of a catalogue for a French exhibition...
Dates: c 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: various correspondence., 01 Jan 1937 - 01 Apr 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/546
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Walter Layton, Editor of the Economist; Richard von Kuhlmann (2); G Payot on publishing WSC's work in France (7); Oliver Locker-Lampson on using WSC's articles (2); H A Gwynne [Editor of the Morning Post]; Arthur Christiansen, Editor of the Daily Express; representatives of George Allen and Unwin Limited, on publishing one of WSC's broadcasts (4); Nancy Pearn, Director of Pearn, Pollinger and Higham Limited, literary agents, commissioning an article (5); Adam...
Dates: 01 Jan 1937 - 01 Apr 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of Paintings, Australia and New Zealand, 1958., 01 Nov 1957 - 05 Feb 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/126
Scope and Contents Correspondents on arrangements for the exhibition include: Sir Eric Harrison, High Commissioner for Australia; Robert Menzies, Prime Minister of Australia (3); A Kenney [Assistant Secretary, Australia House] (12); Walter Nash, Prime Minister of New Zealand (3); and Sir George Laking, Acting High Commissioner for New Zealand.Also includes newspaper cuttings about the exhibitions in both countries; catalogues of the paintings exhibited; and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague...
Dates: 01 Nov 1957 - 05 Feb 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of paintings, Canada, 1958., Sep 1957 - Aug 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/125
Scope and Contents Correspondents about the exhibition include: representatives of the Montreal Star newspaper; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Maxwell Aitken] on subjects including the record attendances of the exhibition; Joyce Hall of Hallmark cards (3); and Lionel Curran (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC]; a draft introduction to the catalogue by John Diefenbaker, Prime Minister of Canada; lists of the paintings in the exhibition;...
Dates: Sep 1957 - Aug 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of paintings in the United States., 24 Jun 1957 - 10 Oct 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/122
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States, proposing an exhibition of WSC's paintings; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]; James Rorimer, Director of the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art (3); Harry Truman, on his visit to the exhibition (2); Joyce Hall (of Hallmark cards); John Peck [Former Private Secretary to WSC, Director-General of British Information Services]; and various visitors to the exhibition on their impressions. Also includes copies of...
Dates: 24 Jun 1957 - 10 Oct 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of Paintings, United States: Hallmark and Wildenstein and Company., 24 Jun 1957 - 23 Aug 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/124
Scope and Contents Correspondents on arrangements for the exhibition include: Dwight Eisenhower, on the importance of the exhibition to Anglo-American relations; Joyce Hall, of Hallmark cards (33); Sarah [Beauchamp, earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley]; Brian MacCabe, Chairman and Managing Director of Foote, Cone and Belding Limited, on advertising (5); and A Rawlinson of Wildenstein and Company on transport.Also includes: a copy letter from John Diefenbaker, Prime Minister of...
Dates: 24 Jun 1957 - 23 Aug 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Reproductions of paintings and miscellaneous, A to K., May 1956 - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/129
Scope and Contents Includes letters asking to reproduce images of WSC's paintings from organisations and individuals including: Joseph Thorndike of American Heritage Publishing Company (6); L Jordi of Argus South African Newspapers Limited (4); Lady Audrey Hylton-Foster, President of the British Red Cross (2); H Raban, Director of Frost and Reed Limited (3); Joyce Hall of Hallmark Cards; Anthony Gibbs of Anthony Gibbs and Phillips Limited (3); Herbert Marchant, British Consul General in San Francisco [United...
Dates: May 1956 - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Reproductions of paintings and miscellaneous, L to Z., May 1956 - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/130
Scope and Contents Includes letters asking to reproduce images of WSC's paintings from organisations and individuals including: the Listener; National Geographic Society; Reverend Michael Randolph, editor of the Reader's Digest; Edward Halliday, President of the Royal Society of British Artists; Harry Taylforth of the Skipton [Yorkshire] Building Society (4); Mrs R Hayward, Director of the Soho Gallery; the Sunday Times; and Sir John Rothenstein, Director of the Tate Gallery. Also includes 8 letters from...
Dates: May 1956 - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Requests for loans and exhibitions, A to H., Jul 1956 - May 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/127
Scope and Contents Includes letters asking to borrow or exhibit WSC's paintings from organisations and individuals including: Jose Antonio Quadros, Ambassador to Britain for Uraguay; George Littlejohn Cook, British Charge d'Affairs in Berne [Switzerland]; Edith, Lady Binns; the University of Bristol; Calgary Power; David Cole, Private Secretary to Lord Home [earlier Alexander Douglas-Home] Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]; Sir Francis Fogarty; David [1st Lord...
Dates: Jul 1956 - May 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Requests for loans and exhibitions, I to Z., Jul 1956 - May 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/128
Scope and Contents Includes letters asking to borrow or exhibit WSC's paintings from organisations and individuals including: [Evelyn] Basil Boothby, Counsellor at the British Embassy in Brussels [Belgium]; Nishinippon Shimburi [a Japanese newspaper]; the University of Nottingham; Sir Peter Scarlett, British Ambassador to Norway; William MacTaggart, President of the Royal Scottish Academy; Edward Halliday, President of the Royal Society of British Artists; Sir Roderick Barclay, British Ambassador to Denmark;...
Dates: Jul 1956 - May 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Royal Academy annual exhibition., 06 May 1955 - 01 May 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/120
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with representatives of various newspapers and journals about the publication of images of paintings by WSC (exhibited at the Royal Academy) and donations to the South African War Veterans Association. Publications include: The Sphere, "London Calling", the Illustrated London News, the Daily Express, the Daily Sketch, the New York Times, Women's Journal, the Daily Mirror, County Life. Also includes; correspondence from Humphrey Brooke, Secretary of the Royal Academy;...
Dates: 06 May 1955 - 01 May 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Royal Academy special exhibition., 16 Nov 1957 - 14 Mar 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/121
Scope and Contents Correspondents about an exhibition of WSC's paintings at the Royal Academy include: J Patrickson on framing (4); Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston, former secretary to WSC]; Sir Charles Wheeler, President of the Royal Academy (16); Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken]; "Geordie" George, 5th Duke of Sutherland; Humphrey Brooke, Secretary of the Royal Academy on subjects including the unsuitability of an introduction to the catalogue by Augustus John (16); and Anthony Moir [WSC's...
Dates: 16 Nov 1957 - 14 Mar 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business: correspondence with Associated American Artists, Hallmark Cards, Soho Gallery Limited on reproducing WSC's paintings as Christmas cards and postcards., 1947 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/26A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the Soho Publishing Company (Soho Gallery) (21); representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (101); representatives of Associated American Artists (3); [William] Surrey Dane of Odhams Press Limited (2); representatives of Hall Brothers Incorporated (Hallmark Cards), including its President, Joyce Hall (some in a private capacity) (33); representatives of Foote, Cone and Belding Limited, public relations (12);...
Dates: 1947 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence G - Z., 19 Aug 1947 - 25 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/52A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Amy Guest (23); CSC (3); Raymond Guest; Winston Guest; Berkeley Ormerod [Director, Public Relations], British Information Services (2); Sir Shane Leslie, on subjects including selling one of WSC's paintings for charity (6); Anita Leslie (Anita King) on her biography of Leonard Jerome (3); Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill; Lady Sarah Russell [earlier Lady Sarah Spencer-Churchill]; "Bernie" [Bernard Baruch] (2); Mary, Duchess of Marlborough [earlier Mary, Lady Blandford]...
Dates: 19 Aug 1947 - 25 Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: Golden Wedding gift: Golden Rose avenue., 29 Aug 1958 - 06 Sep 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/57
Scope and Contents Includes: typescript plans of a book presented to WSC and CSC by their children, illustrating individual roses from their Golden Wedding gift of a rose avenue at Chartwell [Kent]; photographs of each rose in the book, drawn by artists including: Cathleen Mann; John Armstrong; Mary Potter; Ivon Hitchens; Paul Maze; Duncan Grant; Vanessa Bell; Cecil Beaton; John Nash; Augustus John; R A Butler; John Aldridge; Oliver Messel.Also includes: letters from Randolph Churchill on the book (3); a...
Dates: 29 Aug 1958 - 06 Sep 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: reproduction and exhibition of paintings A-J: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/23A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck; Gabriel White, Assistant Art Director, and William Williams, Secretary-General, of the Arts Council of Great Britain; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Sir Charles McCann, Agent General and Trade Commissioner for South Australia; Charles Mansell, Managing Director of Balding and Mansell Limited (4); W S Shears of Batchworth Press Limited (4); Desmond Flower, Director of Cassell and Company (3);...
Dates: 1946 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: reproduction and exhibition of paintings K-Q: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Gerald Kelly; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] of Fladgate and Company (8); Louis Mayer; representatives of the Medici Society Limited, art publishers (23); representatives of the Royal Glasgow Institute [Scotland] (7); Robert Carr; Sir Peter Macdonald; Ernest Andrews, Mayor of Christchurch, New Zealand; Sir Edward Marsh; Albert Rutherston, President of the Oxford Art Society; representatives of Pearn, Pollinger and Higham, Limited, authors' agents (6). Also...
Dates: 1946 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: reproduction and exhibition of paintings R-Z: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/25A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] of Fladgate and Company (20); representatives of the Illustrated London News, including the editor, Sir Bruce Ingram (9); R Bateman of the News Chronicle (4); John Oliver, Art Editor of the Sphere; Sir Charles McCann, Agent General and Trade Commissioner for South Australia; representatives of the Royal Glasgow Institute [Scotland] (11); representatives of the Royal Scottish Academy, including its President William Hutchison (4); Walter...
Dates: 1946 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence from the general public in Britain and abroad on the Munich Crisis, mostly supporting WSC's stance., 01 Oct 1938 - 06 Oct 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/603A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Rennie Smith (2); David Garland; Nathan Laski; Arthur Bateman; Hervey de Montmorency; Gerald Sington; Ellison Hawks; Henry Ferns.Subjects covered by the file include: the fate of Czechoslovakia; Adolf Hitler and Germany; criticism of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and his government; WSC's House of Commons speech of 5 October.Also includes: various cuttings; protest letter from the Arts Peace Campaign with typed signatures of individuals including Mark Gertler and...
Dates: 01 Oct 1938 - 06 Oct 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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