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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:


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.

Literary: Articles by WSC for the Daily Mail., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/300
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings of various articles: "Run down by a motor" on WSC's accident in New York [United States]; "The dole" on unemployment and Labour Party policy; "Nothing but humbug" on political affairs and the likelihood of a General Election; "India insistent" a review of a book by Sir Harcourt Butler on British policy and problems in India; "The two issues now before the nation" on the position of the British empire, fiscal policy and a meeting between Ramsay MacDonald and David...
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 5., 21 Jun 1942 - 12 Jul 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/706
Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "H G Wells" on WSC's views of the author (also on the same page is an article by Wells on educational plans); "Don Quixote and Sancho Panza" [WSC's version of Cervantes' story]; "Montagu Norman - man of mystery" on WSC's views of the Governor of the Bank of England; "Miner's grandson became Lord Chancellor" on the career and WSC's memories of F E Smith [1st Lord Birkenhead].

Dates: 21 Jun 1942 - 12 Jul 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open.

Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 8., 17 Nov 1940 - 29 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/672
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Neville Chamberlain" on British Prime Ministers since [William] Gladstone, Chamberlain's career, including during World War I, and as Chancellor of the Exchequer, and WSC's views on his personality; "The Grimmest Task in the Government" on WSC's experiences as Home Secretary, capital punishment, and prison reform; "Maiden and Other Speeches" on speeches by F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead], Timothy Healy, WSC, Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord...
Dates: 17 Nov 1940 - 29 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.

Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence C-D., Aug 1949 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/95A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 5th Lord Munster [earlier Geoffrey FitzClarence], George [Hubback], Metropolitan of India and Bishop of Calcutta (3), and Desmond Crawley (High Commission, Calcutta), on Anglo-Indians educating their children in the UK; 1st Lord Sandford [earlier Albert Edmondson, Chairman] of the Carlton Club (2); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (5); Clifford Hood, President, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation; Robert...
Dates: Aug 1949 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 01 Jan [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/6-7
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] discussing "Jack's" decision not to enter the army and to become a barrister. WSC expresses doubts about his brother's suitability for this career and his "envy" of the opportunity to study at Oxford [University]; says that he is pleased that [James] Welldon approved of his article in Pall Mall Magazine, commenting "Always pay attention to discerning criticism - by which I mean favourable criticism", makes observations about...
Dates: 01 Jan [1897]
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 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 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.