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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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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
 Series

Public and Political: General, 1945 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2
Scope and Contents The files assigned to this series fall naturally into sub-series or groups, most of which derive from an original classification, as follows:.Political.P(rivate) and P(ersonal).Visits.Patronage.Gifts.Greetings.Various.Even where there are original series the lines of distinction between them, as between this class and others, could not be made rigid and there are consequently doubtful cases and inconsistencies.POLITICAL The Political series (CHUR 2/1-139 and CHUR 2/506-517) consists of...
Dates: 1945 - 1965
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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Public and Political: General., 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/538
Scope and Contents General Public Correspondence C-D Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, with some notes and replies by Private Office Staff including John Colville, Commander Charles Thompson, Anthony Bevir, and Miss E M Watson.Correspondents include Captain James Caulfield RN; Baroness Cederstrom and Douglas Chandor, on gift of volume of his portraits; Subjects include correspondence on gifts (particularly books, cigars, wines and spirits),...
Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General., 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/539
Scope and Contents

General Public Correspondence E-G Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, with some notes and replies by Private Office Staff including John Peck, John Colville, Leslie Rowan, and Miss E M Watson Subjects include correspondence on gifts (particularly books, cigars, wines and spirits), requests for patronage, requests for signed books and photographs, Victory in Europe and the General Election campaign and result.

Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General., 01 Jan 1945 - 30 [Jun] 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/540A-B
Scope and Contents General Public Correspondence H-K Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, with some notes and replies by Private Office Staff including Miss E M Watson, John Colville, George Harvie Watt and Commander Charles Thompson.Correspondents include Walter Hutchinson,Hutchinson & Co., (Publishers) Ltd, (11) on gifts of books, 1942-45; The Ministry of Information, (16) particularly Charles Gibbs-Smith, B C Sendall, and A S Hodge on...
Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 30 [Jun] 1945
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: Patronage: correspondence., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/455A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Mitchell, Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Scotland], on WSC visiting Aberdeen and accepting its Freedom (4); Thomas Loveday, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bristol, on various University matters; Hugh, [7th] Lord Sefton [earlier Lord Molyneux] offering WSC membership of the Buck's Club; Sir Patrick Hannon sending confidence in WSC's leadership from the Constitutional Club and the Early Closing Association (2); Sir George Mitcheson offering WSC the presidency of...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence, A-G. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Oct 1941 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/484A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Mitchell, Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Scotland], on WSC visiting the City to receive its freedom; [John] Pimlott [Private Secretary to the Home Secretary] on WSC visiting Northern Ireland to receive the Freedom of Belfast [Ulster]; [Alan] Hodge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] (5) and Brendan Bracken [Minister of Information] (2) on concerns over WSC being a patron of Blighty magazine; [Nicholas] Mackaskie, Honorary Treasurer of Gray's...
Dates: Oct 1941 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party and praising his leadership., Jan 1940 - Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/393
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Monsieur Campinchi, French Minister of Marine; [1st] Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph sending on a United States article published in the Telegraph; Robert Cary; [1st] Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil] (?2) including (1) on the League [of Nations]; Lord Hugh Cecil [later 1st Lord Quickswood]; Neville Chamberlain (5) on subjects including his health, government policy, and his resignation; Sir Evan...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G, many praising WSC's speeches and leadership., Sep 1939 - Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/394
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War] (5) including (2) on his role in the government; Maxine Elliott on her health (2); Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain on honouring [Walter Richard] Sickert; Daisy Fellowes [earlier Daisy, Princesse de Broglie] (2); Sir Warren Fisher [Regional Commander for Civil Defence, North-West Region] criticising the conduct of the war; [Edward] FitzClarence [later 6th Lord Munster] on Randolph Churchill's time in the...
Dates: Sep 1939 - Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General Public Correspondence L-M, 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/541
Scope and Contents Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, with some notes and replies by Private Office Staff including Miss E M Watson, John Peck, George Harvie Wattand John Colville.Correspondents include Sir Eugene Ramsden on visit to Yorkshire during election campaign; Thomas Levy on election defeat; Lord Ashfield, London Passenger Transport Board, sending poster for display at stations quoting from speech by WSC; Prof A M Low, enclosing...
Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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