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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 101 Collections and/or Records:

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Broadcasts, 1955-10 - 1970-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/27
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: immigration; defence, particularly cuts in the Middle East, British withdrawal from Singapore (in interviews with Denis Healey, Secretary of State for Defence, 1967), and retaining use of nuclear weapons; floating exchange rates; JEP's book on the relationship between the Ministry of Health and the National Health Service, A New Look at Medicine and Politics; Parliamentary privilege and...
Dates: 1955-10 - 1970-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Literary: articles., Jan 1936 - Sep 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/540
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "I Was Astonished by Morocco" following WSC's visit to Morocco; "Why Not a Channel Tunnel" on the trade and military advantages of a tunnel; "St Helena" on Napoleon at St Helena and a new play on the subject; "International Affairs" on the need to defend democracy; "Radio, Newsreel, or the Press" on the superiority of the press in supplying news and the need for a free press.Also includes: a letter from Adam Marshall...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Sep 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles 2., Feb 1934 - Aug 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/499
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The Last Night of the Old World" on the beginning of the First World War; "The Dominance of Nationalism" on the power of nationalism; "Cavalcade 1909-1934" on changes since 1909; "Broadcasting as an Influence in Politics" on the use of radio in elections; an obituary for Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough; the foreword to the reprint of John Paget's "Examen"; the foreword to Paul Maze's "A Frenchman in Khaki".Also includes:...
Dates: Feb 1934 - Aug 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Collier's Weekly., Sep 1934 - Jul 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/521
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Why Not Dictatorship" on democracy and dictatorship; "Are the Wars Ended?" on the drift towards war, the risk from Germany and Japan, disarmament, the advantages of a peace keeping role for Britain and the United States, and the need for action from the League of Nations; "Charlie Chaplin's Contribution" on Chaplin's career, his future in serious roles and the universality of pantomime; "The Future of Publicity" on the...
Dates: Sep 1934 - Jul 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Co-operation Press Service: business correspondence., 03 Jan 1939 - Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/638
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Co-operation including its head, Imre Revesz [later Emery Reves]; Wilbur Forrest, Assistant Editor, and Mrs Ogden Reid, the Proprietor of the New York Herald Tribune, on the importance of the American reading public getting up-to-date comment from leading European statesmen; Sir Alexander Cadogan (Foreign Office); A de Premio Real, Chief Editor of L'Ilustre Francais; Thornton Butterworth Limited; Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] on broadcasting to the...
Dates: 03 Jan 1939 - Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning film and television offers for WSC's book "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"., 25 Jul 1955 - 12 Feb 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/446A-B
Scope and Contents This file mainly consists of business and legal correspondence. No film or television series had been produced at the time of WSC's death in 1965. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne.Correspondents include: Edward R Murrow [Director, Columbia Broadcasting System] (4),Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (76), Sir Alexander Korda (Chairman, London Film Productions Ltd) (2), Denis Kelly, Charles Wick (Wick Films Inc) (2), Emery Reves (2),...
Dates: 25 Jul 1955 - 12 Feb 1965
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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Literary: correspondence concerning film rights in WSC's book "My Early Life". This file mainly consists of business and legal correspondence with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Warner Brothers. The rights had been acquired by Warner Brothers in 1941, but MGM were keen to negotiate a new contract. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne., 23 May 1956 - 20 Dec 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/447
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Correspondents include: Dore Schary (Vice-President, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) (4), Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (22), Arthur Loew (President, Loew's Inc) (2), Jack Warner (President, Warner Brothers Pictures Inc) (6), Marjorie Thorson (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) (10), 1st Lord Bracken, Arthur Abeles junior (Managing Director, Warner Brothers Pictures Inc).

Dates: 23 May 1956 - 20 Dec 1957
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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Literary: correspondence concerning "My Early Life"., Oct 1946 - Sep 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/35
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Viola [Violet] Lady Apsley [earlier Violet Bathurst] on quoting WSC on fox-hunting (2); representatives of Odhams Press Limited including [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (15); representatives of the BBC (17); Allen Lane of Penguin Books offering to publish the book; Sir George Bull; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (2); B W Cummins, honorary editor of the Swimming Times, on quoting WSC on swimming (5). Also...
Dates: Oct 1946 - Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning permission to quote from WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), "My Early Life" and speeches., Jul 1949 - Feb 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/56
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the BBC, particularly B H Alexander of the copyright department, (5) including (2) on plans and payment for overseas broadcasts of readings from the memoirs for the German, Russian, and Latin American sections; Arnold Toynbee, Director of Studies, Royal Institute of International Affairs; representatives of the Daily Telegraph, including Douglas Rees, private secretary to 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] (5) and Colin...
Dates: Jul 1949 - Feb 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on and scripts of BBC broadcasts to Europe (and Latin America) of readings from WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Oct 1948 - Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/47A-B
Scope and Contents Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow] and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel]; CSC; [literary assistants] Denis Kelly and William Deakin.Other subjects include: the effect of the broadcasts on Emery Reves' [earlier Imre Revesz] negotiations for German rights; WSC's fees going to the Churchill Homes for the Elderly; requests to use extracts from WSC's broadcasts.Also includes: details of BBC fee payments and cheque...
Dates: Oct 1948 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on copyright matters and seeking permission to quote from "The Story of the Malakand Field Force", "The River War", "Savrola", "My African Journey", and "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Jan 1946 - Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/33
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, solicitors (6); representatives of Odhams Press Limited including [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (8); representatives of A P Watt and Son (4); William Nowell, editor of the Empire Cotton Growing Review; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; Major-General Colin Callander; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on film, television and radio offers., Aug 1945 - Jun 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Barnes, Director of the Spoken Word, BBC; Sir William Haley [Director-General of the BBC]; Sarah Beauchamp [earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] (2); Edward Morrow, European Director of Columbia Broadcasting System; John Steele, London and European Representative of Mutual Broadcasting System; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Jun 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on permission to quote extracts from various of WSC's works including speeches, "Great Contemporaries", "Liberalism and the social problem", "London to Ladysmith", "Lord Randolph Churchill", "Marlborough: His Life and Times", "My African Journey", "My Early Life", "Thoughts and Adventures", "The River War", "Secret Session Speeches", "Savrola", the war memoirs ["The Second World War"], and "The World Crisis"., Dec 1949 - Jan 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/60A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade, [editor] of the Sunday Dispatch, proposing the book publication of WSC's articles on monarchs (2); Sir Robert Hodgson on a letter from WSC on King Alfonso XIII of Spain; representatives of Odhams Press Limited particularly G C Piper of the Book Department (20); representatives of Fladgate and Company particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (24); James Thornton, Assistant Controller, (2) and Mary Somerville, Controller, Talks Division, BBC, and John,...
Dates: Dec 1949 - Jan 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on the foreign rights in WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") and other works, mainly with Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Q-Z., Jan 1946 - Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/12A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; William Deakin (3); [William] Surrey Dane of Odhams Press Limited (3); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips Gemmell, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Anne Hipwell; [literary...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence: recordings of speeches and extracts from works. This file primarily consists of business correspondence relating to the rights in speeches recorded privately by WSC in 1949, which were acquired by Decca in 1964. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne. Correspondents include: O C Preuss (His Master's Voice Gramophone Company) (20), Emery Reves, Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (30), J D Bicknell (His Master's Voice Gramophone Company, later Electrical and Musical Industries Ltd) (15), Denis Kelly, Arthur Luce Klein (Spoken Arts Inc), Hugh Greene [Director-General, BBC], George Marek (Vice-President and General Manager, Radio Corporation of America) (2), Leonard Lyons (New York Post), Kenneth Glancy (Vice-President, Columbia Records), Christopher Soames, Sir Edward Lewis (Chairman, Decca Ltd) (4), John Le Vien (Le Vien Films Ltd), Drew Middleton (New York Times) (2), William Hearst junior (Editor in Chief, Hearst Newspapers), Herbert Gfroerer (4), D M Day (First Secretary, British Embassy in the United States)., 27 Sep 1946 - 24 Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/445A-B
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Other subjects include: correspondence regarding a compilation of WSC's favourite tunes, the text for introduction by WSC for film "My Early Life" (ff 47-49), numerous lists of WSC's recorded speeches, British and United States newspaper cuttings relating to the release of the recorded speeches by Decca (ff 363-372, 380-382).

Dates: 27 Sep 1946 - 24 Apr 1965
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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Literary: Correspondence relating to film rights in WSC's book "My Early Life"., 06 Feb 1958 - 15 May 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/448A-B
Scope and Contents This file primarily consists of business and legal correspondence with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer regarding a proposed film version of WSC's book "My Early Life", known in the United States as "A Roving Commission". The project did not pass the preliminary stages and failed in 1959. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne.Correspondents include: Marjorie Thorson (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) (19), Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (39), Nigel Balchin...
Dates: 06 Feb 1958 - 15 May 1959
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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Literary: correspondence relating to film rights in WSC's book "My Early Life"., 31 Jan 1959 - 28 Nov 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/449A-B
Scope and Contents This file primarily consists of business and legal correspondence. The film rights were acquired by the Hugh French Agency and Paramount in 1960. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne.Correspondents include: Robert Clark (8), Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (29), Hugh French (24), John Le Vien, Eliot Hyman (2), Sir David Cunynghame, Richard Patterson (Director, Paramount British Pictures Ltd), Robin French.Also includes: a financial...
Dates: 31 Jan 1959 - 28 Nov 1960
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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Literary: Correspondence: War Memoirs ("Valiant Years" and "Finest Hours")., Aug 1958 - Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/452A-B
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Correspondence between Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to WSC and John (Jack) Le Vien (23) on film and television rights to WSC's War Memoirs File includes correspondence with Anthony Moir, and John McCracken, Fladgate & Co., Solicitors (17), telegram from Edward Murrow, copy of United States entertainment trade publication "Variety", 3 June 1959 giving details of project, letter from Lord Montgomery of Alamein to WSC, agreeing to help Le Vien.

Dates: Aug 1958 - Dec 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence: War Memoirs ("Valiant Years" and "Finest Hours")., Jan 1960 - Nov 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/453A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to WSC and John (Jack) Le Vien (14) on film and television rights to WSC's War Memoirs.File also includes correspondence with Anthony Moir, Fladgate & Co., Solicitors (15), letter from, Colin Coote, Managing Editor of the "Daily Telegraph" on paragraph about the project in the "Peterborough" column, letters from Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick, Lord Ismay, Commander Charles Thompson, John Peck (2) and Lord Alexander of Tunis on...
Dates: Jan 1960 - Nov 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence: War Memoirs ("Valiant Years" and "Finest Hours")., Sep 1960 - Mar 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/454
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to WSC and John (Jack) Le Vien (27) on film and television rights to WSC's War Memoirs, particularly Le Vien's book on his television series of the memoirs, "The Valiant Years" and a documentary feature film of the War Memoirs File. Also includes counsel's opinion of Edmund Skone James on film rights and royalties due for WSC's speeches as used in "The Valiant Years" and correspondence with Anthony Moir, and John McCracken,...
Dates: Sep 1960 - Mar 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence: War Memoirs ("Valiant Years" and "Finest Hours")., Feb 1964 - May 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/456A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to WSC and John (Jack) Le Vien (9) on television and film rights to WSC's war memoirs, particularly documentary film "Finest Hours".File also includes comments on screenplay by Montague Browne, correspondence with Sir Francis Fogarty, Director-General of the English Speaking Union (3) on arrangements for Premiere of "Finest Hours"; correspondence with Anthony Moir, Fladgate & Co., Solicitors (6) on copyright and receipts...
Dates: Feb 1964 - May 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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
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Literary: offers, foreign rights, and miscellaneous correspondence., Feb 1945 - Aug 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/7A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [William] Surrey Dane (2); representatives of the BBC (4); representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, solicitors (8); William Chenery, Publisher of Collier's Magazine (20); Charles Eade, [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch, on "Forever Again"; Guy Schofield, Editor of the Evening News; Charles Curran, Features Editor, Evening Standard, on WSC's opinion of cartoonist David Low; Robert Lusty, director of Michael Joseph Limited (2); [Geoffrey] Mason of Lloyds Bank...
Dates: Feb 1945 - Aug 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Permissions., 1959 - Mar 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/461
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to WSC on requests to publish extracts from WSC's books, speeches and articles including: Correspondence with Anthony Moir, Fladgate & Co., Solicitors (11); correspondence with Michel Saint-Denis on BBC broadcast of his talk "A Day with Winston Churchill" on the preparation of WSC's broadcast to France, 1940; correspondence with Desmond Flower, Cassell and Company Ltd., (2) on proposed publication of book of WSC's...
Dates: 1959 - Mar 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Permissions., Apr 1960 - Mar 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/462A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to WSC on requests to publish extracts from WSC's books, speeches and articles including: Correspondence with Anthony Moir, Fladgate & Co., Solicitors (15); Thames and Hudson Ltd (2); BBC Copyright Department (2); Jonathan Cape Ltd, on publication of letters from WSC to T E Lawrence; Collins Publishers (2); Hugh Thomas (later Lord Thomas of Swynnerton) on permission to quote from "My Early Life" in history of the...
Dates: Apr 1960 - Mar 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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