Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Cuttings of the following articles by WSC from "My Life": "Taken Prisoner by the Boers" on WSC as a war correspondent in South Africa; "My Escape from Pretoria"; "My Entry into Politics" on writing Lord Randolph Churchill's autobiography and the Free Trade issue; "Changing the Political Camp" on going over to the Liberals, South Africa and the Board of Trade; Looking Back on Sixty Years" on WSC's childhood, education and time at Sandhurst.
Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his leadership and speeches. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1940]., Jun 1903 - Feb 1941
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Johannesburg [South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: descriptions of his activities at game hunting, letters to the Daily Graphic, travel plans and details of his investments; his relief at not being involved with the Tories; and his pleasure at a "capital letter" he has received from WSC.
Telegram from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Edgware Road [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill reporting that Oliver [Borthwick] has telegraphed that WSC has been captured by the Boers. He reassures her that WSC was not wounded but displayed "splendid" bravery.