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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 27 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: Family etc.: correspondence., 03 Jan 1948 - 11 Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/46
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Mule" [Sarah Oliver, earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp, then Sarah, Lady Audley] on subjects including her visit to Canada and her wedding to Antony Beauchamp (16); "Alex", 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis [Governor-General of Canada]; Bernard Baruch; CSC on subjects including WSC's leadership of the Conservative Party, Chartwell [Kent] and Sarah (12); Antony Beauchamp; Hugh [? Frewen]; Oswald Frewen (2); Amy Guest (4); Raymond Guest; Sir Shane Leslie (3);...
Dates: 03 Jan 1948 - 11 Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence., 07 Jun 1951 - 10 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/49
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Sunny", Lord Blandford [later 11th Duke of Marlborough]; Sarah Churchill [later Sarah Crewe]; John G Churchill; CSC (7); Roger Frewen (2); Winston Guest (2); "Kitty", Lady Katherine Lambton; Mary, Duchess of Marlborough [earlier Mary, Lady Blandford] (3); Charles Rhys [later 8th Lord Dynevor]; Hope Rhys [later Hope, Lady Dynevor]; Giles Romilly; Clare Sheridan (3); [?] Patrick Mayhew, Secretary, Oxford University Conservative Association; Diana Sandys [earlier Diana...
Dates: 07 Jun 1951 - 10 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence A - J., 29 Nov 1949 - 23 May 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/47
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough] (2); "Mule" [Sarah Beauchamp, earlier Sarah Churchill, then Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] (15); Antony Beauchamp on subjects including hopes for WSC's re-election (4); CSC on subjects including Chartwell [Kent], and avoiding offence to Queen Juliana [? of the Netherlands] (52); "Bendor" [2nd Duke of Westminster]; Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, later Diana Bailey]; Mary Soames [earlier Mary...
Dates: 29 Nov 1949 - 23 May 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence Churchill A - C., 04 Mar 1955 - 31 Aug 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/55
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arabella Churchill (4); CSC on subjects including WSC's work on volume 1 of ["A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"], her visit to Ceylon [later Sri Lanka], the Suez Canal [Egypt], family affairs, Chartwell [Kent], WSC's painting and the death of 1st Lord Bracken (91); Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, then Diana Bailey] (2); Mary Soames [earlier Mary Churchill] (3); Max Rosenheim [Director, Medical Unit, University College Hospital Medical School]; Sarah...
Dates: 04 Mar 1955 - 31 Aug 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: Correspondence Churchill J - S., 18 Jun 1955 - 18 Oct 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/56
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John G Churchill (7); Sarah [Crewe], earlier Sarah Churchill; Randolph Churchill on subjects including WSC's attitude to his writing (7); Sarah Beauchamp [earlier Sarah Churchill, then Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] on subjects including her acting and CSC's health (11); Winston Churchill (8); Pamela, Lady Lytton [earlier Pamela Plowden] (2); Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, later Diana Bailey] on WSC meeting Duncan Sandys; Edwina Sandys [later Edwina...
Dates: 18 Jun 1955 - 18 Oct 1958
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: Financial: Weatherby and Sons: racing account., 1957 - 12 May 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/6
Scope and Contents

Statements of WSC's racing account for Spring 1957 to Spring 1959, including stud costs and winnings.Also includes notes annotated by Christopher Soames.

Dates: 1957 - 12 May 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, P - Z., 20 Nov 1950 - 31 Dec 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/66A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including Sir James Hawkey, Chairman, on subjects including WSC's visit to Woodford (5); Percy Cohen [Joint Director], Conservative Research Department (2); John Parmenter, constituent (4); Jean Nunn, Private Secretary to the Home Secretary (2); Cyril Walker, Director of Housing and Valuer, London County Council; John Lockwood, MP for Romford [Essex]; Helen Swyer and Gladys Swyer, constituents (4); John Parkin,...
Dates: 20 Nov 1950 - 31 Dec 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence A - B., 29 Dec 1945 - 26 Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/160
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Christabel, Lady Aberconway, on WSC's cat (2); Max Aitken; Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia; "Alex", 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis [Governor-General of Canada] (9); Herbert Bruce [former Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, Canada] on WSC's loss of the 1945 General Election and WSC's speeches in the United States; Arthur Meighen [former Prime Minister of Canada] on the need to maintain close relations with Britain, the menace of the Soviet Union to world peace and...
Dates: 29 Dec 1945 - 26 Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C., 22 Nov 1946 - 29 Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/161
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry] on racing; Ruby, Lady Carson on black swans; Douglas Chandor on his portraits of WSC and CSC (5); "F T Cheng", Tien-Hsi Cheng [Chinese Ambassador to Britain] on gifts and invitations to WSC (2); Frank Clarke on subjects including the United States elections, sending cigars to WSC, and a projected visit by WSC to the United States (15); Walter Graebner [London representative for Time-Life International]; Randolph...
Dates: 22 Nov 1946 - 29 Dec 1949
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 - 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 Don - Du., 31 Jan 1952 - 18 Feb 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/185
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Lew", Lewis Douglas [former United States Ambassador to Britain] on subjects including WSC's speech in Parliament on foreign affairs (11 May 1953), and the 4-power summit at [Geneva, Switzerland] (13); [Sir Saville Garner] British High Commissioner in Canada, on the resignation of George Drew as Leader of the Canadian Opposition; George Drew; Frank Ross [Lieutenant Governor, British Columbia, Canada]; Lady Juliet Duff on subjects including a film script by Terence...
Dates: 31 Jan 1952 - 18 Feb 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence La - Lo., 19 Dec 1950 - 04 Feb 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/192A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Gwilym Lloyd-George [later 1st Lord Tenby], Home Secretary, on the centenary of Inspectors of Constabulary (2); Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on a legal case brought by Lady Katherine Lambton in Cap d'Ail [France] (2); John Beith, British Embassy, Paris, on the legal case (3); Sir [Hubert] Gladwyn Jebb [later 1st Lord Gladwyn, British Ambassador to France] on the case; [Nigel Steward] British Consul-General, Nice, on the case;...
Dates: 19 Dec 1950 - 04 Feb 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open except folios 41-42 which are closed under S40 and S41(1) of the Freedom of Information Act on advice from the Cabinet Office. Review 2027.
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence M., 27 Apr 1949 - 10 Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/173
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Mabane; George Marshall, United States Secretary of Defence, comparing his current service with wartime (3); Julius Holmes, Charge d'Affaires, United States Embassy, London; Walter Gifford [United States Ambassador to Britain] (2); Lieutenant-General Sir Gifford Martel [former head of Military Mission to Moscow, Soviet Union] on banding the Allied armies together against the Soviet Union, and 1st Lord Montgomery's failure to exploit mobility and armour (2);...
Dates: 27 Apr 1949 - 10 Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence N - P., 08 Jan 1951 - 15 May 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/195A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Enoch Powell; Christopher Soames; Diana, Lady Norwich [earlier Lady Diana Cooper] on the death of [1st Lord Norwich, earlier Duff Cooper] (2); 2nd Lord Norwich [earlier John Julius Cooper]; "Fudd" [1st Lord Norwich] (2); Bryce Nairn, British Consul-General, Lourenco-Marques, Portuguese East Africa [later Mozambique]; 13th Lord Napier and Ettrick; 6th Lord Nelson [earlier Lord Trafalgar]; Oscar Nemon on his bust of WSC (8); Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to...
Dates: 08 Jan 1951 - 15 May 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence O - R., 01 Nov 1945 - 22 Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/164
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ridley Pakenham-Walsh [former literary assistant to WSC] on General Douglas MacArthur's view of WSC's achievement in holding back the Allied invasion of Europe; 5th Duke of Palmella, Portuguese Ambassador to Britain; George Paynter (3); 1st Lord Portal of Hungerford, President, Ex-Services Welfare Society; CSC on Portal; 1st Lord Portal of Laverstoke; 11th Lord Queensberry [earlier Lord Drumlanrig] on correspondence between WSC and Lord Alfred Douglas in his book...
Dates: 01 Nov 1945 - 22 Dec 1949
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 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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(Untitled), 02 Dec [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/68
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: the news that his butterfly collection has been destroyed by a rat; a forthcoming polo match; thanks for copies of the Strand magazine and comments on a story by [Arthur] Conan Doyle; a pony race meeting in which he was placed third 3 times; the arrival of "Lily" [his pony]; the plants in his garden; and the deaths of soldiers. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/69-74.

Dates: 02 Dec [1896]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/69-74
Scope and Contents

Transcript of a letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: the news that his butterfly collection has been destroyed by a rat; a forthcoming polo match; thanks for copies of the Strand magazine and comments on a story by [Arthur] Conan Doyle; a pony race meeting in which he was placed third 3 times; the arrival of "Lily" [his pony]; the plants in his garden; and the deaths of soldiers. Typed. 2 copies. Original letter at CHAR 28/152A/68.

Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Dec [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/75-76
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; his wounded kneecap which was caused by a "sequel to a bearfight" at a dinner the previous evening with instructions not to tell [James] Welldon about the incident "he would be bound to view it with stern disapproval - never having...come into contact with the slightly elevated and inebriated subaltern"; his opinion of hypocrisy within the clergy and of religion; his progress with...
Dates: 07 Dec [1896]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/77-82
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; his wounded kneecap which was caused by a "sequel to a bearfight" at a dinner the previous evening with instructions not to tell [James] Welldon about the incident "he would be bound to view it with stern disapproval - never having...come into contact with the slightly elevated and inebriated subaltern"; his opinion of hypocrisy within the clergy and of religion; his...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jun [1895]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/21/43-46
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Hampshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes the charger bought for him by Duchess Lily [Lady William Beresford, earlier Lilian, Duchess of Marlborough]; discusses his plans for Ascot [races, Berkshire] and scandal over "Ronny" [Ronald] Moncrieffe; speculates about the finances of Sarah [Wilson, earlier Lady Sarah Churchill] and expresses pleasure at "Jim" [James] Baillie's electoral success.

Dates: 17 Jun [1895]
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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