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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


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.

Public and Political: General: Gifts I-L., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/436
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: [1st Lord] Ismay; Brian Goddard, Secretary of the Winston Churchill 80th birthday presentation fund; and Eric Kennington.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above; newspaper cuttings (including an article about WSC and Dwight Eisenhower); photographs; pamphlets about the Catholic religion; paintings and sketches; portraits of WSC; a copy letter from Rudyard Kipling; and notes and copies of...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Public and Political: General: Gifts T-Z., 1908 - Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/406
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Robert Taylor; Gerald Taylor (3); "Tommy", Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC]; Marigold, Lady Thurso [earlier Marigold, Lady Sinclair]; Colonel John Astor [Chief Proprietor of] the Times; William McAdam, Agent-General for the province of British Columbia [Canada]; Leonard Elgood, Director of the Distillers Company Limited; Ava, Lady Waverley [earlier Ava, Lady Anderson and Ava Wigram]; William Weech; Chaim Weizmann; [Edward]...
Dates: 1908 - Dec 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 07 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/193B/178
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to "Hopie" (2nd Lord Linlithgow) declining the invitation for himself and CSC to stay at Holyrood [Edinburgh] during the opening of the Assembly of the Church of Scotland at the end of May: "The burden is heavy in these days, and it does not grow lighter as victory draws nearer." [carbon].

Dates: 07 Apr 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 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 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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