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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), J-Pownall., Jan 1946 - Apr 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/20A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: R V Jones on bombing science (4); Lieutenant-General Wladyslaw Anders [former Commander, Polish forces in Iran and Palestine] on the Katyn [Soviet Union] massacre; Denis Kelly [WSC's literary assistant] (7); William Deakin (10); Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine]; Frank Rye on the Westminster by-election [1924]; "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Telegraph]; 1st Lord Portal [of Hungerford, earlier Sir Charles...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Apr 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: Pets and other animals: London Zoological Society., 13 Aug 1942 - 25 Aug 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/58A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence on black swans, kangaroos, a platypus and a lion ("Rota") presented to WSC, correspondents including: Alan Davidson, British Embassy, the Hague [the Netherlands]; George Cansdale, Superintendent, Zoological Society of London (3); William Kitson, Agent-General for Western Australia (4); Brendan Bracken (1st Lord Bracken) (4); Ross McLarty, Premier of Western Australia (3); CSC; Phyllis Barclay-Smith, Editor, the Avicultural Magazine; 4th Lord Wrottesley; Geoffrey Vevers,...
Dates: 13 Aug 1942 - 25 Aug 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and Invitations: Cruises in Yacht Christina., Sep 1958 - Aug 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/151
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various individuals welcoming WSC to Gibraltar [Spain], the Canary Islands, and the Greek islands including Jose Martinez; John Addis [Counsellor in the Foreign Office] on arrangements for the cruise; Sir Roger Allen [British Ambassador to Greece]; Arnold Carey Foster on the successes of WSC's racehorses; Konstantinos Karamanlis [Prime Minister of Greece]; Bernard Burrows [British Ambassador to Turkey]; and John Blakeway.Also includes notes and copies of...
Dates: Sep 1958 - Aug 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-L., Dec 1950 - Apr 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/389
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: John Hay Beith [pen-name "Ian Hay"]; Frank Beresford; Anthony Berry, Director Berry Brothers and Rudd Limited; George Gordon Allen; Colin Coote, [Managing Editor] of the Daily Telegraph and Morning Post; Cameron Cobbold [Governor of] the Bank of England; James Duncan [Chairman and President] Massey Harris Company; General [Bernard] Freyberg; Amy Guest; Raymond Guest; Rebecca Hacher (4); Henry Heinz, President H J Heinz Company; Walter Graebner,...
Dates: Dec 1950 - Apr 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday and Christmas gifts., 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/441
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Sir [Alfred] Chester Beatty; Tommy", Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC]; Rhoda, Lady Birley; [8th] Lord Dynevor [earlier Charles Rhys]; "Willy" Sax; Peregrine Churchill; Sir Laurence Olivier and Vivien, Lady Olivier [earlier Vivien Leigh]; Patrick Kinna [former Secretary to WSC]; Sir Alexander King; John G Churchill; Clement Flower; [Frank] Rose; Nicholas [Soames]; Pamela Churchill [later Pamela Harriman] and Winston...
Dates: 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday Gifts., 02 Dec 1947 - 03 May 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/387
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Robert Becker (4); Stella Daly (3); Lieutenant-Commander Frank de Vine-Hunt [former staff, Map Room] (2); Alfred Bossom; Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms]; Elsie Blomfield; Mary Nankivell; Sir Oswald Birley and Rhoda, Lady Birley; "Bill" 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry]; Lady Juliet Duff; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; Desmond Flower, Literary Director of Cassell and Company Limited; Joan, Lady Davidson; Sylvia Henley; "Pug"...
Dates: 02 Dec 1947 - 03 May 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts C-F., [1880] - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/416
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Rafton Pounder, Chairman of the Cambridge University Conservative Association; Richard Casey, Australian Minister for External Affairs; [5th Lord] Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage]; John G Churchill and Hilda Churchill; Terence Grady, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; Geoffrey Cumberlege, Publisher, Oxford University Press; Sir James Dunn, Chairman and President of the Algoma [Canada] Steel Corporation Limited; Dr Ludwig...
Dates: [1880] - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Christmas Gifts, 1950., [Oct] [1928] - 24 Jan 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/388
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on Christmas gifts to WSC) include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] regarding turkeys from Elwood Whitney; Herbert Jerichow, Managing Director of Tuborg Breweries; Colonel John Astor, [Chief Proprietor of] the Times; Colonel William Whitbread, Chairman of Whitbread Investment Company; David Hunt [Private Secretary to Prime Minister] regarding a cheese for WSC; Geoffrey Crowther [Editor of the Economist]; Lewis Douglas; Sir James Dunn, Chairman and...
Dates: [Oct] [1928] - 24 Jan 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Correspondence (private and personal): A-W., Sep 1954 - Dec 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/590
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on various fund-raising and commemorative projects) include: 7th Lord Anglesley [earlier George Paget]; Bernard Baruch; Brian Batsford; Michael Cary [Deputy Secretary of the Cabinet], Derek Stephen [Private Secretary to the Secretary of the Cabinet] and Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook], Secretary of the Cabinet on the presentation of official histories to WSC; "Rock", 5th Lord Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage]; Adrian Conan Doyle on a biography of Arthur Conan...
Dates: Sep 1954 - Dec 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts K-Z., [1880] - Aug 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/392
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Alfred Knopf; Mary Ladele (3); [Alfred] Ernest Marples; Robert Lusty, Deputy Chairman of Michael Joseph Limited; Rubeigh Minney; Peter Smithers; Samuel Porter, Lord Justice of Appeal, Supreme Court of Northern Ireland; Alfred Greenham, Assistant Trade Commissioner for Southern Australia on a gift of lamb; Gerald O'Brien, Press Officer, Conservative and Unionist Central Office; Stanley Wagner on tropical fish (3); and Jonathan Cape, Chairman...
Dates: [1880] - Aug 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts M-Z., 27 May 1949 - 19 Oct 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/384
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] on a gift from Madriano Madrazo; Sir Simon Marks, Chairman and Managing Director of Marks and Spencer Export Corporation Limited regarding a bronze head of WSC by Benno Elkan; Commander Douglas Marshall; Ernst Muller; Walter Nightingall [WSC's racehorse trainer] on a gift of hay to Colonist II; Dickson and Singleton, solicitors, on a gift of a watch from Joe McHenry to WSC...
Dates: 27 May 1949 - 19 Oct 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, N-Q., Jan 1936 - Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/397
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys (2), Sir Geoffrey Fry [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin] (5), J Norris (a "working-man Conservative") (5), and Marjorie Maxse, Chief Organising Officer, Conservative and Unionist Party, on subjects including a dispute between Sandys and Norris over payment for his services and meetings organised by Norris; Sir Terence O'Connor congratulating WSC on his speech of 11 April 1940 and his leadership (3); Una, Lady O'Dwyer on the death of...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1940
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, Giraudier - Guest., Aug 1956 - Feb 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/524A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Antonio Giraudier on subjects including his family's departure from Cuba, gifts of cigars to WSC, and his application to live in Nassau [Bahamas] (94); Peter Stephens, Commercial Counsellor, Madrid [Spain]; Herbert Marchant, British Ambassador to Cuba on Giraudier and events in Cuba (3); Derek Pearse, Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for the Colonies; [2nd] Lord Bridges, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, regarding the son of Abdullah...
Dates: Aug 1956 - Feb 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Haile Selassie - Hearst., Mar 1958 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/525
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia (7); Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone [earlier Quintin Hogg] (2); Joyce Hall, President of Hallmark Cards on subjects including the 'People to People' programme, gifts to WSC, a meeting with Hailsham, Oscar Nemon, the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to the United States, a Churchill museum and a project to microfilm WSC's papers (25); Conrad Knickerbocker, Manager of Public Relations at Hallmark Cards on the loan of films to WSC (4);...
Dates: Mar 1958 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jul 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/77/111
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Evatt [Australian Minister of External Affairs and Attorney General] marked "most secret" to WSC thanking him for his "thoughtful wire", commenting on plan to provide Spitfires for Australia, and stating that a black swan has been allocated to WSC and will arrive after plumage attaches itself in August.

Dates: 09 Jul 1942
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.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.