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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Personal: Visits and invitations: Italy (July - September 1949) A - J., 27 May 1949 - 15 Nov 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/76
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visit to Gardone (Lake Garda), Carezza and Strasbourg [France] include: "Max" [1st Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Sir William Aitken] (2); "R B" [Robert Boothby]; representatives of Thomas Cook and Son Limited on travel arrangements (8); William Deakin; Charles Erith, on his support for WSC's policies (9); Johannes Geisler, Prince-Bishop of [?] South Tyrol [Italy]; Manfred Agostini, Director, Grand Hotel, Gardone Riviera (6); Naomi Jacob.Other subjects include:...
Dates: 27 May 1949 - 15 Nov 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, H-K, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his speeches and leadership., Sep [1939] - Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/395
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Lord] Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, Foreign Secretary] (3) including (1) on the War Cabinet and (1) on Neville Chamberlain's health; Nina, [Duchess of] Hamilton [and Brandon] giving advice on speeches; [2nd Lord] Hamilton of Dalzell on defending Brittany, France; Captain [Cecil] Harcourt on his receiving an honour; [Saville] Garner [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Dominions] on Sir Edward Harding's collection of autographed...
Dates: Sep [1939] - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open