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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

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Personal: Business correspondence., Oct 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/17A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John S Churchill (2); Sir William Rootes on a chauffeur for WSC; representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (14); representatives of Concrete Limited on work on the pump house at Chartwell [Kent] (4); Clement Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust; Sir Kenneth Clark (2), Jacob Epstein, and Oliver Locker-Lampson (2) on WSC sitting for an Epstein bust; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (3); representatives of Knight, Frank and...
Dates: Oct 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, A-B., Nov 1940 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/456
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Alan] Hodge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] on gifts of a book and a flag (2); [Guy] Millard (2) and [John] Perowne of the Foreign Office and Sir [David] Kelly [British Ambassador to Argentina] (2) on subjects including a prize carcass from the Argentine Rural Society and accepting gifts from Argentine cattle breeders in light of the Argentine regime; Major-General [James] Chaney sending on oranges with the compliments of...
Dates: Nov 1940 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, A-C, especially cigars., Dec 1940 - Aug 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/434
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [3rd] Lord Rothschild of MI5 (8), Sir Norman Kendal [Assistant Commissioner], New Scotland Yard (2), Senior Official Analyst to the Home Office Roche Lynch (2), Sir George Ogilvie-Forbes, British Minister at Havana, Cuba (4), [John] Balfour (3) and [Cecil] King of the Foreign Office, and [1st] Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] on cigars and the possibility of them being poisoned; Sir Henry French, [Secretary] Ministry of Food,...
Dates: Dec 1940 - Aug 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, C-H., Mar 1941 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/457
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Sir] George Ogilvie-Forbes, [British Minister at] Havana, Cuba, on a carved wooden bust and album from the province of Camaguey; [4th] Lord Harlech [earlier Sir William Ormsby-Gore, High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in the Union of South Africa] sending on an album on South Africa; Hugh Dalton sending on a book "What have we to defend?"; Dr [Herbert] Evatt, Australian Minister for External Affairs; Bradda Field sending her book "Miledi"; [Claude] Ledger, HM...
Dates: Mar 1941 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, D-G., Dec 1940 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/435
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir George Ogilvie-Forbes [British Minister at] (Havana, Cuba) on a bound edition of the Cuban paper "El Crisol"; [Kenneth] Pepper, HM Customs and Excise, on gifts of cigars; [Alick] Harrison [Private Secretary to the Minister of Food] (2) and J Arthur Goulburn of Goulburns Limited, Food Purveyors, (4) on subjects including war savings and a gift of Stilton cheese. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries, Edith]...
Dates: Dec 1940 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, F-M., Oct 1942 - Nov 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/487
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Reginald] Ashford [Private Secretary to the Chairman of the Board of Customs and Excise] on cigars from Mexico; [Guy] Millard of the Foreign Office on matters concerning gifts from abroad (3); Henry Hankey [2nd Secretary] (British Embassy, Madrid [Spain]) on a suggested gift of a cigar case; Sir Edward Grigg [later 1st Lord Altrincham] (2) sending WSC his book "The British Commonwealth" and on the Westminster Fund; William Hall on a hammer and sickle emblem sent by...
Dates: Oct 1942 - Nov 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, I-N., Aug 1941 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/458
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Wilmot [President] of the Board of Trade; Mackenzie King on gifts of a polar bear skin, a picture of the White House [Washington, United States], and copies of the photograph of WSC by [Yousuf] Karsh (2); [3rd] Lord Rothschild [of MI5] on testing cigars (2); [Rodney] Gallop (2) and [John] Perowne of the Foreign Office, [Thomas] Swan [British Minister to Colombia] (2), and [Rosalind] Culhane [later Rosalind, Lady Padmore, Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the...
Dates: Aug 1941 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, P-Z. [most of file dates from 1942]., Jun 1941 - Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/459
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Guy Millard of the Foreign Office on the proposed gift of a bronze model of George Washington by Marochetti through Sir George Franckenstein and a tea cosy from Madame Zelalic (2); Sir Louis Greig [Personal Air Secretary to Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] on the gift of a model aircraft from Polish airmen (2); [Frederick] Root [Private Secretary to the Minster of Works] on [1st] Lord Reith making a medallion of [John, 1st] Duke of Marlborough into a...
Dates: Jun 1941 - Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, R-W, especially cigars., Dec 1940 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/437
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] sending on messages from WSC and Charles Peake [Personal Assistant to Lord Halifax, British Ambassador to the United States] on US wireless sets and batteries; [3rd] Lord Rothschild [of MI5] on testing some cigars sent by Abgar Renault, Brazilian Minister of Education; Hubert Beaumont [Parliamentary Private Secretary to Parliamentary Secretary] (Ministry of Agriculture) on tomatoes sent by the Mayor of Ryde [Isle...
Dates: Dec 1940 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, A-B. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Oct 1940 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/471A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Bernard] Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information] (2) commenting on a book on WSC from the Alliance Press and a special edition of the Cuban paper Avance; Sir John Hammerton of Amalgamated Press Limited (2) sending a book "Other things than war" and an encyclopaedia of the war; [Guy] Millard of the Foreign Office sending on an Arabic translation of the Gospel of St Matthew; Brigadier-General Cecil Aspinall-Oglander sending a "Victory" potato;...
Dates: Oct 1940 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, A-J., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/448
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Vernon] Bovenizer of the War Office on a Captain R W M Bates seeking service; [Saville] Garner [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Dominions] on details about a Charles Bell of Newfoundland [Canada]; Lovat Dickson [Director] of MacMillan and Company on acknowledging reproduction of an extract from WSC's "My Early Life"; Sir Harry Brittain on his book "Pilgrim Partners"; Sir Bernard Docker sending honey; [1st] Lord Geddes sending WSC brandy and whisky...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, C-D. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov 1941 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/472A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [2nd] Lord Chaplin sending brandy; Sylvia Checkley sending birthday wishes and flowers (5); [1st] Lord Davidson on an appeal fund for Wilson Carlisle, founder of the Church Army (2); Major-General [Charles] Constantine on meeting WSC and receiving a signed photograph from him; Captain A M Dick requesting an autographed photograph (4); [Bernard] Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information] and [James] Drawbell on Drawbell's book "All Change Here"....
Dates: Nov 1941 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, H-J., Nov 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/474
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Angus] Malcolm of the Foreign Office on reducing the flow of gifts from the United States; Norman Holden sending champagne; [Albert] Hunt sending a print of [John, 1st] Duke of Marlborough; Lord Robert Innes-Ker sending salmon; Lucie James (4) and [William] Honey, [Keeper, Ceramics Department], Victoria and Albert Museum, on plates sent by James to WSC and President [Franklin] Roosevelt; Archibald Joyce on dedicating a "Victory" waltz to WSC; [Lancelot] Joynson-Hicks...
Dates: Nov 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, K-Y., May 1941 - Nov 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/449
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Harold] Clifford Smith on the gift of a damask napkin with pictures of [1st] Duke of Marlborough's victories; [3rd] Lord Rothschild [of MI5] on testing honey; [Ben] Russell of Cunard White Star Limited on seeds from the United States (2); [?John] Wood [WSC's accountant] on an old friend whose son is a POW. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from CSC and her secretary [Grace] Hamblin, WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and [Elizabeth] Layton, and [Prime...
Dates: May 1941 - Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, N-Q., Feb 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/476
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Leslie] Bradley [Director] of the Imperial War Museum, Eleanor Emery [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Dominions], UK High Commissioner in New Zealand Sir Harry Batterbee (4), [Saville] Garner [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Dominions] (3), [William] Jordan, High Commissioner for New Zealand in London, and [Clement] Attlee [Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs] on an inkstand presented to WSC by the New Zealand...
Dates: Feb 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-I., 23 Nov 1949 - 11 Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/385
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Aga Khan [III]; 17th Duke of Alba; [John] Edward Jackson [3rd Secretary, British Embassy, Paris, France] on a book by Albert Sorel; Winthrop Aldrich [Chairman of Board of Directors of the Chase National Bank]; Prince [Bernhard] of the Netherlands; Joseph Allen (3); General Wladyslaw Anders [former Commander, Polish forces in Iran and Palestine]; Baron Lothar Wimmer [Austrian Ambassador to Britain]; 1st Lord Bledisloe [earlier Charles...
Dates: 23 Nov 1949 - 11 Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday cake., 1959 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/444
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly comprising representatives of various countries on their contribution of ingredients for a cake for WSC) include: Frederick Floris on the manufacture of the cake; [1st] Lord Hailes [earlier Patrick Buchan-Hepburn], Governor General and Commander in Chief West Indies; Sir Hugh Foot, Governor of Cyprus; Sir Evelyn Baring [later 1st Lord Howick], Governor General and Commander in Chief Kenya; Walter Nash, Prime Minister of New Zealand; Guy Barton, Acting Governor of...
Dates: 1959 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, H-K. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov [1941] - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/466
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Percy Harris on WSC's safe return from abroad; Cardinal [Arthur] Hinsley [Archbishop of Westminster], Leslie Hore-Belisha, Sir Miles Lampson [later 1st Lord Killearn, British Ambassador to Egypt], and Maharaja Maharao of Kutch on WSC's health; Major-General [Sir] Percy Hobart on his recent honour [knighthood]; Sir Ian Hamilton (3) on subjects including a memoir of his wife, forwarding best wishes, and a cow called "Winnie"; Walter Harrap, [Chairman] of George G...
Dates: Nov [1941] - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, M-Q., Jan 1943 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/468A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold MacMillan on Randolph [Churchill] and [Pierre] Flandin; [John] Macnamara on a visit to Chequers [Buckinghamshire]; Reginald McKenna sending praise for WSC; Gwen and Henry [Mond, 2nd Lord Melchett] on WSC's birthday; Violet, Lady Melchett [?on "Rota" the lion]; [James] Tucker, Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor], Herbert Morrison, and [Henry] Morton (2) on books received and sent; [1st] Lord Moran [earlier Charles Wilson] on WSC having come to dinner; Dorothy, Lady...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, R-S. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Dec 1942 - Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/469A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Rickenbacker sending Christmas and New Year greetings (2); [1st] Lord Riverdale [earlier Sir Arthur Balfour] on wings being presented to WSC; representatives of Birt, Potter, and Hughes Limited, forwarding agents (5), [Maurice] Metcalf [Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Food] (2), and [Reginald] Ashford [Private Secretary to the Chairman of the Board of Customs and Excise], on the gift of Australian wine from W S Robinson; Frances Rodney, editor of...
Dates: Dec 1942 - Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, T-Z., Jan 1943 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/470
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Taylor on his health and sending salmon; [John] Joseph Tinker, Margaretta, Lady Winchilsea, [Rodney] Gallop (Foreign Office), the Sultan of Zanzibar [later Tanzania, Seyyid Sir Khalifa bin Harub], and Acting British Resident Zanzibar [?Sir Guy Pilling] on WSC's health; Sir Henry Tizard on the age of the Straits of Dover (3); Robert Trevelyan sending on a copy of a speech by his father Sir George Trevelyan at a Whitefriars Club dinner in 1904; [Sir] Hugh Tudor...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Antonio Giraudier., 08 Nov 1947 - 30 Mar 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/159
Scope and Contents Letters from Antonio Giraudier on his gifts to WSC, of cigars, wine, painting equipment and food parcels for London hospitals, WSC's painting, and on WSC's gifts to him, of books and a picture (49).Other correspondents include: Eleonora Mackenzie, British Legation, Cuba, on sending Giraudier's cigars (12); CSC on the hospital food parcels (3); G Ceris Jones, Matron, Westminster Hospital [London] on the food parcels; Elizabeth Cockayne, Matron, Royal Free Hospital [London] on the food...
Dates: 08 Nov 1947 - 30 Mar 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Antonio Giraudier., 06 Apr 1951 - 03 May 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/218
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC, his secretaries and Giraudier on gifts of cigars, brandy and wine from Giraudier to WSC, a proposed visit by Giraudier, gifts of books and a painting from WSC, food parcels from Giraudier to WSC's staff, and "The New World", volume 2 of "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples".Other correspondents include: representatives of H Sichel Sons Incorporated, wine merchants, delivering Giraudier's wine (12); representatives of Marshall Ellis Limited [? export agents]....
Dates: 06 Apr 1951 - 03 May 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: United States (January - March 1946) S - Z., 03 Oct 1945 - 07 Aug 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/230A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visit include: Jorge Sanchez (5); Douglas Robey [British Vice-Consul, New York]; Iriney Georgevitch, Serbian Bishop of Yugoslavia; Albert Canning, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Special Branch, on WSC's police guard; Charles Scribner; [Walter] Bedell Smith; "Betty", Harold Stark; Sir William Stephenson [Director, British Security Co-ordination] on WSC meeting the lawyer Ernest Cuneo (2); Myron Taylor; John Winant, United States ambassador to Britain (2); President...
Dates: 03 Oct 1945 - 07 Aug 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 May 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53C/256
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Lieutenant-General Henry Arnold [Commanding-General, United States Army Air Forces] thanking him for the gift of a crate of oranges.

Dates: 29 May 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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