Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
 File

Literary: Articles: Amalgamated Press., Jan 1934 - Aug 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/501
Scope and Contents Proofs, press cuttings and correspondence on the following articles by WSC: "Do Bye-Elections Count?" discounting the East Fulham bye-election, stating the differences between bye-elections and general elections and discussing the divisions in the Conservative Party; "Defence not Defiance" on the current strength of the country; "How we made the Irish treaty" in defence of the Irish Settlement [1922] and WSC's meetings with Michael Collins; "Will the League survive?" on the crisis facing the...
Dates: Jan 1934 - Aug 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments, on volume 2 ("Their Finest Hour") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., May 1941 - Dec 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/50
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Belgian General Baron Wahis; Arthur Chater on British Somaliland [later Somalia] operations; Hugh Ellis-Rees (War Office) on German invasion plans in 1940; 2nd Lord Harcourt (2), Alfred Bavin (Cabinet Office), and John Hanbury-Williams [Chairman, Courtaulds Limited] on the sale of Courtaulds' shares in the American Viscose Corporation; Sir Shenton Thomas on Singapore and Malaya's [later Malaysia] war effort; Sir Desmond Morton [former Personal Assistant to WSC];...
Dates: May 1941 - Dec 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments, on volume 3 ("The Grand Alliance") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Oct 1946 - Feb 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/54
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir George Rendel [British Ambassador to Belgium] and Andre de Staercke [Secretary to Prince Charles, Regent of Belgium] on the Belgian Congo contribution to the Abyssinian [later Ethiopia] campaign and Belgium's capitulation in 1940; "Bert", Sir Arthur Harris, on the date he became Commander in Chief, Bomber Command; Godfrey Carter on "Crusader" [British North African operation] and the battle at Sidi Rezegh [Libya]; Desmond Flower, director of Cassell and Company,...
Dates: Oct 1946 - Feb 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments on volume 4 ("The Hinge of Fate") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Oct 1950 - Aug 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/57A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Kenneth Anderson on 1st Army in north Africa; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (6); Lieutenant-Colonel L V S Blacker (6); Captain John Broome on convoy PQ17; Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Browning on the raid on Bruneval [France]; ?Robert Chapman; Admiral John Godfrey; R G Gregory (4) and Josiah Francis, Australian Minister for the Army, on Australian troops and the Burma campaign; R V Jones on German use of "Window" [the code name...
Dates: Oct 1950 - Aug 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments, on volume 5 ("Closing the Ring") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Oct 1951 - Feb 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/61
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: ?Robert Chapman; Michael Wilford and Frederick Leishman [Assistant Private Secretaries to Foreign Secretary]; Francis Fisher on confusion between Monte Camino and Monte Cassino [Italy]; Oswald Frewen on the role of "gooseberries" in artificial harbours; Ross Geddes on supplying petrol from Britain to France; Charles Wood [WSC's proof reader] on Admiral Sir Max Horton's role; Randolph Churchill (2) and 2nd Lord Jellicoe on the SAS' (Special Air Service) role; French...
Dates: Oct 1951 - Feb 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments on volume 6 ("Triumph and Tragedy") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Oct 1953 - Dec 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/64A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Houghton Mifflin Company of Boston [United States] including President Henry Laughlin and Austin Olney (13) on subjects including a request to publish WSC's speech on hearing of his Nobel Prize award; representatives of Time-Life International including Daniel Longwell [former editor of Life Magazine] (10); representatives of the New York Times [United States] including Assistant Managing Editor Theodore Bernstein (8); Ernest Passant [Director of...
Dates: Oct 1953 - Dec 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: correspondence on producing volume 6 ("Triumph and Tragedy") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Mar 1949 - Nov 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/63A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary of the Cabinet] (7); Harry Truman on WSC reproducing telegrams from him (2); representatives of Time-Life International including George Caturani, Connie Graebner, Walter Graebner, and Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine] (47); John Killick [Private Secretary to Parliamentary Under-Secretary] (Foreign Office); Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] (6); representatives of the Daily Telegraph including Managing...
Dates: Mar 1949 - Nov 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: correspondence on publishing WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), mainly with representatives of Time-Life International, including Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine], Walter Graebner [London representative], Andrew Heiskell [publisher], Monica Owen Horne, Constance Babbington-Smith, and Renee Harmer., Aug 1945 - Jan 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/15A-C
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Henry Laughlin [President of Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers] (2); William Edwards, [Assistant Director] Federation of British Industries; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Chips Gemmell, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Grace Hamblin, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Anne Hipwell, and...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Jan 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: correspondence on the foreign rights (through Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]) in WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") and other works, A-P., Sep 1947 - Jan 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/11
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Reves (7) including (1) requesting WSC's advice on whether to publish the memoirs of German State-Secretary Meissner; Arthur Halls (Board of Trade); [George] Gordon Allen (2); "H R P" [Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Chips Gemmell, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], and R...
Dates: Sep 1947 - Jan 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), A-B., Sep 1945 - Jun 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/18A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Deakin (9); [George Gordon] Allen (16); Sir John Slessor on information on the Coastal Command in 1943; Thomas Allen, publisher, on Canadian editions of the memoirs (5); 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] on Sir Edward Spears reviewing "Their Finest Hour" (volume 2); "Max", 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken]; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (2); Ernest Passant, Director of Research, Librarian and Keeper of the Papers, Foreign Office...
Dates: Sep 1945 - Jun 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), C-I., Jun 1946 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/19A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] on the atomic bomb; R V Jones; Sir Laurence Collier [British Ambassador to Norway]; William Deakin (12); Ian Colvin (4) including (2) on his book on [General Paul] von Kleist; Robert Sherwood; Sir Alfred Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich] (2); Sir Stafford Cripps sending on extracts from his diary for summer 1939; [George Gordon] Allen (2); Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (3) including (2) on sending draft chapters to...
Dates: Jun 1946 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

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
 File

Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), M-Z., Jan 1942 - Mar 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/23A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Ian Fraser, Chairman of St Dunstan's; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; Sir Thomas Moore (2); Lord Mountbatten of Burma (3) including (2) on Canada and the Dieppe raid [France]; 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Telegraph]; Cecil Aspinall-Oglander on 1st Lord Keyes and King Leopold of Belgium; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (3); William Deakin (2); Admiral William Leahy, Chief of Staff [to...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Mar 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: correspondence with consultants (mainly volumes 5 and 6) and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), G-Z., Feb 1947 - Jul 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/25A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Air Chief Marshal Sir Guy Garrod (3); Denis Kelly [WSC's literary assistant] (19); Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (21); William Deakin (5); General 1st Lord Ismay (7); Prime Minister's Private Secretary John Colville (4); Henry Luce [owner and editor of Time Magazine] (28); Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine] (2); Walter Graebner [London representative of Time-Life International]; Charles Wood [WSC's literary assistant] (64); Arthur Hayward [Chief Editor],...
Dates: Feb 1947 - Jul 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: miscellaneous correspondence, A-E, and correspondence on the Life magazine serialisation, of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Mar 1948 - Jul 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/52A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (4); Brigadier Hugh Harlock [Australian Army Representative in the United Kingdom] on accounts of the Australian Army's part in the war; William Deakin (2); Robert Mason (Foreign Office); George Crosfield; Count Edmund Carton de Wiart (2); Andre de Staercke [Secretary to Prince Charles, Regent of Belgium]; Olive Muir (4); Arthur Birse [one of WSC's wartime interpreters] thanking WSC for mentioning him; Robert Marshall [Private...
Dates: Mar 1948 - Jul 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: The Second World War, Volume 3 "The Grand Alliance", Chapter 31 "Japan."., Apr 1941 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/232A-C
Scope and Contents Includes typescript, manuscript and galley proofs of Chapter 31 "Japan". Annotated with notes and suggestions by various people including: WSC, Denis Kelly, William Deakin, Charles Wood, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, [1st Lord] Ismay, [George] Gordon Allen, Sir Edward Marsh, Randolph Churchill, G F Hudson and ?1st Lord Alanbrooke.Some source material is also present in the file including: correspondence from Allen (2), Deakin (2), Hudson and Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord...
Dates: Apr 1941 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: The Second World War, Volume 3 "The Grand Alliance", Chapter 32 "Pearl Harbour!"., Dec 1941 - Oct 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/233A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typescript, manuscript and galley proofs of Chapter 32 entitled "Pearl Harbour!" (provisionally entitled "The sinking of the 'Prince of Wales' and the 'Repulse'" and "After Pearl Harbour"). Annotated with notes and suggestions by various people including: WSC, Denis Kelly, William Deakin, Charles Wood, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, [1st Lord] Ismay, [George] Gordon Allen, Sir Edward Marsh and ?1st Lord Alanbrooke.Some source material is also present in the file including:...
Dates: Dec 1941 - Oct 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Appendices., Oct 1947 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/297A-F
Scope and Contents Include typescript and galley proofs of the appendices to Volume 4 including: Appendix A "List of abbreviations"; Appendix B "List of codenames"; Appendix C "Prime Minister's Personal Minutes, January 1942-May 1943"; Appendix D "Singapore defences, memorandum by Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall"; Appendix E "Monthly total of shipping losses for 1942, British Allied and neutral"; Appendix F "Promises about post-war conditions. The Beveridge Report" (on the report by William Beveridge);...
Dates: Oct 1947 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 3 "Penalties in Malaya [later Malaysia]"., Nov 1941 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/255A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 3 "Penalties in Malaya" [provisionally entitled "Shock at Singapore" and "Retreat in Malaya"] and of Appendix 5 (a memorandum on Singapore defences by Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall). Annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including: WSC, Denis Kelly, William Deakin, Charles Wood, [George] Gordon Allen, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, Sir Edward Marsh and ?1st Lord Alanbrooke [earlier Field Marshal...
Dates: Nov 1941 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 6 "The fall of Singapore."., Jan 1942 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/258
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 6 "The fall of Singapore" annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, ?General Sir Claude Auchinleck, Sir Edward Marsh, 1st Lord Ismay, [George] Gordon Allen and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall.Also includes some source material including: 3 notes by Pownall on the defence of Singapore and on defence policy with maps; outline notes for the chapter by William Deakin and WSC, galley...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 9 "The invasion of Burma"., Feb 1949 - Aug 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/261
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 9 "The invasion of Burma" annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, Sir Edward Marsh, 1st Lord Ismay, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], [George] Gordon Allen, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], 1st Lord Wavell and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall.Also includes some source material including: notes from Deakin; notes...
Dates: Feb 1949 - Aug 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 10 "Ceylon [later Sri Lanka] and the Bay of Bengal."., Aug 1949 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/262
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 10 "Ceylon and the Bay of Bengal " (provisionally entitled "Japanese raid on the Bay of Bengal") annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, Sir Edward Marsh, 1st Lord Ismay, [George] Gordon Allen, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall and ?1st Lord Alanbrooke [earlier Field Marshal Alan...
Dates: Aug 1949 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 13 "Madagascar"., 1942 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/265
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 13 "Madagascar" (provisionally entitled "The Bay of Bengal. Madagascar") annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, Sir Edward Marsh, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], 1st Lord Ismay, [George] Gordon Allen, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall.Also includes some source material...
Dates: 1942 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 14 "American naval victories. The Coral Sea and Midway Island."., Mar 1949 - Aug 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/266
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 14 "American naval victories. The Coral Sea and Midway Island." (provisionally entitled "The Pacific Theatre") annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], [George] Gordon Allen, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall.Also includes source material...
Dates: Mar 1949 - Aug 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 33 "The Battle of [El] Alamein [Egypt]."., Jan 1942 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/284
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 33 "The battle of Alamein" annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, Sir Edward Marsh, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall.Some source material also present in the file including: 4 notes from Pownall on the battle of El Alamein with hand drawn maps of the battle and of Singapore and the Malay peninsula and outline notes...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.