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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


Personal: Family etc.: Correspondence Churchill, Pamela - Z., Feb 1954 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/136
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Pamela Churchill [later Pamela Harriman] on family news (3); Randolph Churchill (18) on subjects including best wishes on Blenheim Day, a law suit against Private Eye concerning a cartoon about the official biography of WSC written by Randolph, Winston Churchill's marriage to Minnie D'Erlanger [later Minnie Churchill] and financial provisions for Winston; Sally Churchill (2); Christopher Booker, editor of Private Eye; "Dickie" [1st Lord] Mountbatten [of Burma];...
Dates: Feb 1954 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 17 Nov 1936 - 26 Feb 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/294
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [President, League of Nations Union, earlier Lord Robert Cecil] on signatories to [?] a declaration by the union; Marie Belloc Lowndes [Marie Lowndes] on the effect of the press campaign by William Randolph Hearst on behalf of the Duke of Windsor [earlier King Edward VIII and Edward, Prince of Wales] and Wallis, Duchess of Windsor [earlier Wallis Simpson] during the Abdication Crisis; Yvonne de Rothschild, asking WSC to support an appeal for...
Dates: 17 Nov 1936 - 26 Feb 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 18 Jul 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/246/111
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Kenneth Henderson, Legal Department, Associated Newspapers, commenting that he was satisfied with the outcome of Randolph Churchill's libel action against Sir Thomas White. [in which Randolph made an out of court payment of 1,000 pounds]. Stating that he particularly appreciated the chivalrous manner in which the Daily Mail rated Randolph's interests above their own. [Carbon].

Dates: 18 Jul 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 21 Feb 1942 - 26 Feb 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/65/1-2
Scope and Contents

Note from Francis Brown [Private Secretary to WSC] to Randolph Churchill enclosing a War Cabinet report on foreign propaganda broadcasts: report includes undermining of WSC with a quote from Randolph Churchill on WSC keeping his money safely in the United States, and the suggestion that Sir Stafford Cripps, Lord Privy Seal, is a Bolshevist sympathiser and possible agent.

Dates: 21 Feb 1942 - 26 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open