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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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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
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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
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Literary: correspondence with consultants (mainly volumes 5 and 6) and publishers and printers on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), A-F., Sep 1946 - Apr 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/24A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [George Gordon] Allen (8); William Deakin (21) including (1) recommending Keith Feiling for work on "A History of the English speaking peoples"; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary of the Cabinet from 1947] (9); Robert Marshall [Private Secretary to Norman Brook]; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (4); representatives of Cassell and Company particularly directors Desmond Flower and Sir Newman Flower, and [Chief editor] Arthur Hayward (66);...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Apr 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "Marlborough: His Life and Times": correspondence., 16 Dec 1929 - 31 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/595
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of George G Harrap and Company (41) including Charles Wood on proof-reading matters for volume 4 of "Marlborough" (35), and George Harrap and Walter Harrap; "Waldyram" [12th Lord Waldegrave] on papers possibly relevant to WSC's research; Ridley Pakenham-Walsh on illustrations and proof-reading for the book (9); "Rock" [5th Lord Cholmondeley, earlier Lord Rocksavage] on an illustration for the book and his exercise programme for CSC; Keith Feiling (2)...
Dates: 16 Dec 1929 - 31 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: miscellaneous correspondence., Nov 1942 - Dec 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/46
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry Morton on WSC's escape from the Boers; Antony Brett-James; Winifred Bull on her WSC quotation calendars (4); Randolph Churchill on Collier's magazine taking colour pictures of WSC; Sir Charles Petrie (2); John Lockhart; Allen Lane of Penguin Books (2); representatives of H A and W L Pitkin Limited (11) on subjects including reproducing a 1941 letter from King George VI to WSC and various of their publications; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall; Sir Norman...
Dates: Nov 1942 - Dec 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family: biographical material and information file., 1891 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/38A-B
Scope and Contents Includes details of WSC's filing system, broadcasts, speeches, favourite songs, agricultural patronage, books, orders and decorations, honorary degrees, fellowships, freedoms, medals, ministerial appointments, service titles, degrees offered but not yet received, parliamentary seats, paintings exhibited at the Royal Academy [London], and annual subscriptions; copies of various items by WSC including a letter to the Times under the pseudonym "Scorpio" on prayers for rain, and a lecture...
Dates: 1891 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Financial: Lloyds Bank, First National Bank of New York [United States]., Aug 1951 - Jun 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/14A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from: representatives of Lloyds Bank, Cox's and King's Branch, London, including Geoffrey Mason, on managing WSC's accounts (188); Richard Griffiths [Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; representatives of Fladgate and Company, including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (9); Sverker Astrom [Counsellor at Swedish Embassy, London] on WSC's Nobel prize money; representatives of the First National Bank (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo...
Dates: Aug 1951 - Jun 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Nobel Prize: congratulations., 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/468A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondents (congratulating WSC on receiving the Nobel Prize for literature) include: Winthrop Aldrich, United States Ambassador to Great Britain; Andrew Stark, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; Olaf Nobel; [James] Vincent Sheean; Joyce Hall; Francois Mauriac; Sir Alexander Korda; Eugene Meyer; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]; King Peter II of Yugoslavia; Prince Bertil of Sweden; Louis St Laurent, Prime Minister of Canada; Konrad Adenauer [Federal Chancellor of Germany];...
Dates: 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: General Election Miscellanea., Oct 1949 - Feb 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/29A-C
Scope and Contents Includes: speech notes and extracts from various speeches made by WSC during the 1950 General Election campaign on subjects including nationalisation, a statement made by [Walter] Higgs in New Zealand, food and petrol rationing, conscription and National Service, the coal and oil industries and home owning; newspaper cuttings; extracts of earlier speeches made by WSC; suggestions for speeches from various individuals including Randolph Churchill on the B B C and a party political broadcast,...
Dates: Oct 1949 - Feb 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 04 Jul 1950 - 11 Aug 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/36A-C
Scope and Contents Cuttings from the Journal of the Royal United Service Institution on the presentation of the Chesney Gold Medal to WSC (4 July, Royal United Service Institution), including WSC's acceptance speech entitled "Military History", on former winners of the medal, the importance of the study of military history, the progress of military science and in tribute to the career of Admiral Sir Henry Moore, Chairman of the Royal United Service Institution Council. Also includes opening speech by Admiral...
Dates: 04 Jul 1950 - 11 Aug 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Speech notes., 02 Nov 1949 - 28 Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/28A-B
Scope and Contents Brief manuscript notes for and transcript of WSC's speech of thanks (2 November 1949, Grosvenor House, Park Lane [London]) entitled "Riches of English Literature" on receiving the Sunday Times book prize including: the importance of the Sunday Times, of the English language and of reading; his experiences as a writer; and communications and television. Source material includes: notes from "Jo" [Sturdee, later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC]; correspondence from Lionel Berry [later 2nd Lord...
Dates: 02 Nov 1949 - 28 Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Nov 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/115
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he promises to tell Jack about his experiences, commenting "After all my efforts - and risks I feel that I have deserved the medal and clasps..."; expresses pleasure that Jack appreciated his letters in the Daily Telegraph and discusses his intention to write "The Story of the Malakand Field Force" and dedicate it to Sir Bindon Blood; comments on Jack's use of the French construction in his letters; and offers to...
Dates: 10 Nov 1897
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/116-121
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he promises to tell Jack about his experiences, commenting "After all my efforts - and risks I feel that I have deserved the medal and clasps..."; expresses pleasure that Jack appreciated his letters in the Daily Telegraph and discusses his intention to write "The Story of the Malakand Field Force" and dedicate it to Sir Bindon Blood; comments on Jack's use of the French construction in his letters;...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open