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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: correspondence on publishing WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), mainly with representatives of Time-Life International, including Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine], Walter Graebner [London representative], Andrew Heiskell [publisher], Monica Owen Horne, Constance Babbington-Smith, and Renee Harmer., Aug 1945 - Jan 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/15A-C
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Henry Laughlin [President of Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers] (2); William Edwards, [Assistant Director] Federation of British Industries; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Chips Gemmell, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Grace Hamblin, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Anne Hipwell, and...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Jan 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on the serialisation of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") with representatives of the New York Times [United States], and correspondence on foreign editions of the memoirs and other miscellaneous matters, M-Z., Sep 1946 - Dec 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/17A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Chikao Honda, President of the Mainichi Newspapers, on the Japanese edition of the memoirs; Henry Laughlin, President of Houghton Mifflin Company [publishers] (6); representatives of the New York Times including Chief European Correspondent Raymond Daniell (5), Chief Correspondent Herbert Matthews (9), Gilbert Bailey (London Editor, Sunday Department) (4), and publisher Arthur Sulzberger (29); General George Marshall; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (3); Lord...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Dec 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: copies of WSC's correspondence., 14 Oct 1954 - 07 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/6A-C
Scope and Contents Carbons of letters from WSC to a variety of prominent individuals including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Lords, foreign Heads of State, foreign ambassadors, British High Commissioners, Conservative parliamentary candidates, and others.Includes correspondence with Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury], Sir Ian Jacob [Director General of the BBC], 2nd Lord Camrose [earlier...
Dates: 14 Oct 1954 - 07 Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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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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Personal: Family etc.: Golden Wedding gift: Golden Rose avenue., 29 Aug 1958 - 06 Sep 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/57
Scope and Contents Includes: typescript plans of a book presented to WSC and CSC by their children, illustrating individual roses from their Golden Wedding gift of a rose avenue at Chartwell [Kent]; photographs of each rose in the book, drawn by artists including: Cathleen Mann; John Armstrong; Mary Potter; Ivon Hitchens; Paul Maze; Duncan Grant; Vanessa Bell; Cecil Beaton; John Nash; Augustus John; R A Butler; John Aldridge; Oliver Messel.Also includes: letters from Randolph Churchill on the book (3); a...
Dates: 29 Aug 1958 - 06 Sep 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Election: Tours., 22 Jun 1945 - 18 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/553A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include Conservative candidates either requesting visits from WSC or thanking him for visits including: Major-General Robert Laycock, [3rd] Lord Long, Reginald Manningham Buller [later 1st Lord Dilhorne], [Edward] Spears (3), Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton], Edward Terrell, Randolph Churchill, Donald Somervell, Bernard Sunley, Alfred Denville, George Harvie Watt and Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe]; David [1st Lord] Margesson of Conservative and Unionist...
Dates: 22 Jun 1945 - 18 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday gifts: S-Z., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/426
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly concerning 80th birthday gifts to WSC) include: [5th] Lord Munster [earlier Geoffrey FitzClarence], Minister without Portfolio; and Martin Lynch [Private Secretary to Munster]; Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Spyros Skouras (5), President, and J Pattison (3), Director, of 20th Century Fox, regarding the installation of Cinemascope film equipment at Chartwell [Kent]; Priscilla, Lady Tweedsmuir [earlier Priscilla, Lady Grant]; Richard...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
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: Winston Churchill Birthday Trust., 30 Sep 1954 - 19 Jan 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/431A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning the Winston Churchill birthday trust) include: Brian Goddard, Secretary of the Winston Churchill birthday fund; Edward Martell, Chairman of the Fund (and Editor of the Recorder) (10) on subjects including a register of donors and the amounts given; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company (WSC's solicitor) on subjects including investments, the establishment of the Trust and the presentation to WSC (23); A L Ball, Manager of Lloyds Bank (Cox's and King's branch) (4);...
Dates: 30 Sep 1954 - 19 Jan 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1942]., c [1892] - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/440
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lady Margaret Alexander on her husband [General Harold Alexander, later 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis]; Sir Gifford Fox; John Winant [United States Ambassador to Great Britain] on W Sterling Cole giving WSC the American flag flying over the United States Capitol when he spoke there in 1941; Group Captain [Charles] Anderson; Paul Appleby, United States Under-Secretary of Agriculture; Anthony Rumbold [2nd Secretary], British Embassy, Washington [United States] (2)...
Dates: c [1892] - Dec 1942
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.
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(Untitled), 12 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/124
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Grace Hamblin, Private Secretary to CSC] to A W Southon and Sons, Builders (Edenbridge [Kent]), on their offer of a Permutit Water Softener for Chartwell, stating that WSC and CSC were unable to accept such a costly gift, but that they would be interested in purchasing a softener. [Carbon].

Dates: 12 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Jan [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/68
Scope and Contents

Note from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC informing him that the President [Roosevelt] has sent him 6 new maps in substitution for some which are now in the map cabinet at No.10, and suggesting text for a short telegram of thanks. [Initialled typescript] [Dated 2 Jan 1944, but presumably 2 Jan 1945] Initialled and dated by WSC in red ink.

Dates: 02 Jan [1945]
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.
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(Untitled), 03 Jan 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/69
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "personal" thanking him for the 6 new maps for his map cabinet, "which were safely delivered today".

Dates: 03 Jan 1945
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.

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