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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 72 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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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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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: Birthday Gifts., 24 Nov 1951 - 12 Dec 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/398
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Frank de Vine Hunt; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury], 1st Lord Ismay, 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier Frederick Lindemann], Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, later Diana Bailey] and Duncan Sandys; Nellie Romilly [earlier Nellie Hozier]; 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry]; Sir Alexander Korda; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis]; Anthony Eden...
Dates: 24 Nov 1951 - 12 Dec 1951
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, A-E. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov 1941 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/486
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Guy] Millard of the Foreign Office on matters concerning gifts from abroad (2); General Sir Reginald Wingate, President of the Friends of the Fighting Forces, on the Friends' Chairman delivering a present of sweaters from the Philadelphia (United States) branch; Reverend [Percy] Middleton Brumwell sending a brochure on the Royal Army Chaplains Department [not included]; Thomas Hunter on a paper weight from a constituent; [Arthur] Clark [Private Secretary to the...
Dates: Nov 1941 - Dec 1943
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, 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: General Public correspondence, A-J., Nov 1940 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/424A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Cecil Allen on the gift of a stick and various suggestions for the war effort (6); [6th] Lord Hood [Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] and representatives of Balding and Mansell, printers, (4) on a WSC calendar; [Saville] Garner [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Dominions]; Acting United Kingdom High Commissioner to Canada ?[Walter] Hankinson; [Robert] Wiseman (Dominions Office); Sir Walter Citrine, General Secretary of the TUC,...
Dates: Nov 1940 - Dec 1941
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, E-G. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Mar 1900 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/473
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Guy] Millard of the Foreign Office and Edward Earle on Earle's book "Makers of Modern Strategy"; [Alan] Hodge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] on WSC sitting for Fayer the photographer for a United States exhibition; Howard Ferguson sending a book; [Sybil] Kenyon-Slaney, Lady in Waiting to the Princess Royal thanking William Ford for his assistance to the POW Comforts Fund [copy]; [Eleanor] Emery [Assistant Private Secretary to the...
Dates: Mar 1900 - 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-M., Nov 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/475A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Reginald] Langford-James sending a document bearing the signature of Sir Winston Churchill [father of 1st Duke of Marlborough, not included]; Harold Butler [Minister at HM Embassy, Washington, United States] sending on a copy of a book from Walter Lippmann; Emil Ludwig looking to meet WSC; [Brendan] Bracken sending on a book by Bishop [David] Mathew; [Oliver] Harvey [Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] sending on a book; Major-General Robert Money...
Dates: Nov 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, K-W. [please note that the majority of material dates from 1941]., Oct 1940 - Nov 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/425
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Neame sending some fruit (3); ?Joan, Lady Portal, on a donation to the RAF Benevolent Fund; A L Rowse sending a copy of his book "Tudor Cornwall" and commenting on WSC's war leadership [original filed in CHAR 2/386]; Alfred Smith asking for assistance with his reappointment to the military (7); John Balfour (Foreign Office) on a bedspread sent by a United States grammar school. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries [Kathleen]...
Dates: Oct 1940 - Nov 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, S., Dec 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/478
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys sending on a pamphlet by [General Sir Bernard] Montgomery; Archdeacon of Quebec [Canada, Frederick] Scott sending copies of poems (2); Gladys Storey on her Bovril Fund; Lisa Sheridan, photographer, on taking photographs of WSC (5). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and "E S L" [Elizabeth Layton], [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries] Leslie Rowan, Francis [Brown], [Edith] Watson, and "J H P" [John...
Dates: Dec 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, T-Z., Jan 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/479A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Guy] Millard of the Foreign Office (2) and [Philip] Mitchell, Managing Director, Royal Mail House, (3) on gifts to WSC of an atlas of Poland and a statuette from the Ukrainian Democratic Colony of Sao Paolo [Brazil]; [6th] Lord Clarendon [earlier Lord Hyde], Chairman Revenue Committee, Toc H (2) requesting WSC's patronage for an event and inviting him to a luncheon; Reverend [James] Tomlin on publishing an anecdote about WSC at school; [John] Perowne of the Foreign...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: A-B., 1880 - 29 Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/399
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Kenneth Pickthorn (2); Frederick Leishman [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Sir Thomas White, High Commissioner for Australia; Odette Ayme-Belmonte (6); Bernard Baruch; [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Norman Bentwich; Frank Beresford; John Biggs-Davison; Rhoda, Lady Birley; Frank de Vine Hunt; Enid Blyton; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham...
Dates: 1880 - 29 Dec 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-B., 1880 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/407
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Helen, Lady Alderson; Frank Armstrong; 1st Lord Balfour of Inchrye [earlier Harold Balfour]; Victor Finney of the J Arthur Rank Organisation Limited; Gerald Nabarro; Viorel Tilea; Frank Beresford; Count Edward Reventlow, Danish Ambassador to Great Britain; Rhoda, Lady Birley; Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Hutton, Director of the British Productivity Council; William...
Dates: 1880 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-B., 1883 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/415
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Konrad Adenauer; Terence Grady, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; Leo Amery; John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; John Bartholomew, Director of the Geographical Institute; Commander Allan Noble, Parliamentary and Financial Secretary, Admiralty; and Sir Alexander Cadogan, Chairman of the BBC.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Alice...
Dates: 1883 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-D., [1880] - Jan 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/394
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: [George] Gordon Allen; Colonel John Astor, [Chief Proprietor of] the Times; Brigadier Christopher Peto; Alan Campbell-Johnson; Robert Chapman; Dorothy Clements; Sir Denis Daley; Sir William Darling; and Somerset de Chair.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to "Jimmie" 17th Duke of Alba, Richard Church and Sir James Dunn, Chairman and President of the Algoma [Canada] Steel Corporation...
Dates: [1880] - Jan 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-J., [1880] - Aug 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/391
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: 1st Lord Adams [earlier John Adams], Secretary of the Cumberland Development Council Limited; Ivison Macadam, Editor of the Annual Review of World Events; Sir Michael Wright, British Ambassador to Norway; Waldorf Astor; John Biggs-Davison, of the Conservative Research Department; L Burgess of L G Burgess Limited (3); Bryce Nairn; G Campanile on a drink he would like to name after WSC (4); Walter Starkie, Director of the British Institute in Madrid...
Dates: [1880] - Aug 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-Z., 11 Jun 1951 - 31 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/393A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Vicomte Alain de Thieusies, Belgian Ambassador to Great Britain; "Jimmie" [17th] Duke of Alba; Brigadier-General Cecil Aspinall-Oglander; Morton Bernstein (3); Reginald Maudling; F Feilden (3); Amy Guest; Robert Lusty; Vivien, Lady Olivier [earlier Vivien Leigh]; John Nunneley of Staples Press Limited; and Arthur Sulzberger [publisher] of the New York Times.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned...
Dates: 11 Jun 1951 - 31 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday and Christmas Gifts., 1955 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/440
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Viola Garvin; Oliver [1st] Lord Chandos [earlier Oliver Lyttelton]; "Willy" Sax; Major Henry Spence; Jane Welby; Stavros Niarchos; Sylvia Henley; "Prof" [1st Lord Cherwell, earlier Frederick Lindemann]; "Bernie" [Bernard] Baruch; Frank Rose; Brendan [1st Lord] Bracken; Charles [1st Lord] Moran [earlier Charles Wilson] and Diana [Lady] Moran [earlier Diana Wilson]; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham...
Dates: 1955 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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