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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Articles by WSC for the Strand Magazine., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/301
Scope and Contents Includes research notes, proofs and cuttings relating to various articles: notes by Professor F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] predicting scientific and technical advances over the following 50 years; "Humours of electioneering" on WSC's experience of local elections and the suffragettes; an article on King Alfonso XIII of Spain (including newspaper cuttings on the King's death); an article about Lord Balfour (including an obituary of Balfour); "Cartoons and Cartoonists" on WSC's...
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence., 02 Jul 1905 - 23 Dec 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: E Crosfield Pearson on canvassing support for WSC (6); E Pappadimitrou on Japan (2); William Royle, Chairman of the Manchester Liberal Association on demonstrations by suffragettes, including Annie Kenney and [Christabel] Pankhurst, against Sir Edward Grey (4).Other subjects include: Free Trade; preparations for the General Election and predictions about Liberal successes; WSC's support for local associations, clubs and events; and discussion of issues connected with...
Dates: 02 Jul 1905 - 23 Dec 1905
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: papers and correspondence for the general election., Apr 1955 - Jun 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/22A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, WSC's election agent (18); John Harvey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association (9); Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office, on a hoax letter from the "Conservative Propaganda Centre"; George Christ [Parliamentary Liaison Officer, Conservative Party, and Editor Weekly News Letter] (2); Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (2), (1) also from Clarissa Eden [earlier Clarissa...
Dates: Apr 1955 - Jun 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence C-D., Dec 1948 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/81A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harley Usill of the Naldrett Press Limited (5); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (2); George Rainbird; John Leigh-Pemberton (3); Sir Oswald Birley; Beresford Craddock; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (13); Sir Arnold Gridley [Chairman 1922 Committee]; Sir David Maxwell Fyfe [later 1st Lord Kilmuir]; R A Butler (5); Thelma Cazalet-Kier (2);...
Dates: Dec 1948 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Jan 1950 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/102A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (3); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (6); various representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office including George Christ (14); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (11); Sir [James] Clifford Tozer on Plymouth [Devon] Fair; Moss Turner-Samuels; Julius Holmes [Minister,...
Dates: Jan 1950 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Various: "I worked for Mr Churchill" by Elizabeth Layton, typescript., 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/498A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typescript proofs of a book by Elizabeth Layton [later Elizabeth Nel] published as "Mr Churchill's Secretary" sent for WSC's approval. The book covers her experiences working for WSC between 1941 and 1945 and subjects and events including: WSC's work habits and methods of writing speeches; his personal health during the war; wartime events including the blitz and VE Day; visits to Washington [United States], Quebec [Canada], Cairo [Egypt], Teheran [Iran], Moscow; 10 Downing Street,...
Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 02 Jun 1950 - 28 Jun 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/35A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (7 June, Women's Central Advisory Committee, Albert Hall [London]) entitled "General Election Results" on subjects including: the country's general vote against socialist policies; the part played in political life by women; the Government's abandonment of its policies, including both the petrol ration in Britain and New Zealand, and also nationalization, except for the nationalization of steel; socialist restriction of freedom; the Conservative...
Dates: 02 Jun 1950 - 28 Jun 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 06 Mar 1944 - 27 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/209A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's election broadcast (30 June) including: his dislike of party politics; the warm reception he has received from the people; post war reconstruction and the 4 years plan; praise for the role played by women in the war; criticism of Labour policies and the intervention of Harold Laski.Rough speech notes by [1st Lord] Margesson for WSC's election speech (3 July, Walthamstow, Essex). Also includes correspondence from Margesson, and notes and correspondence from Leslie Rowan...
Dates: 06 Mar 1944 - 27 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Oct 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/53-54
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Walter Hely- Hutchinson [Governor of Natal and Zululand](Government House, Natal) to Mrs West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for sending him a copy of [the Anglo Saxon Review]; discusses the people he has entertained who include [1st] Lord Roberts and [Sir Redvers] Buller; says that he hopes that the news that WSC has been elected at Oldham [Lancashire] is reliable; and comments that [1st] Lord Roberts has forbidden women to go to Johannesburg [South Africa]...
Dates: 09 Oct 1900
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.