Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
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
Personal: Financial: income tax, surtax, property, salary: statements, accounts, memoranda, and forecasts prepared by Wood, Willey and Company [WSC's accountants]., 19 Oct 1951 - 16 Apr 1955
Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1942]., c  - Dec 1942
Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] (Vice Regal Lodge, Dublin [Ireland]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: a description of an unpleasant train journey during which Thomas [the footman] had been involved in a fight; a report of WSC and [Elizabeth] Everest ; observations on the illness suffered by the maid of Clara [Jerome, later Clara Frewen] which had attracted "much scandal"; the new cook and the dismissal of Mrs Britton; and news of the ending of "PB's" affair.
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Banstead Manor, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting that [WSC and John S Churchill] have been good and that WSC rides well. He also relates his anger about arrangements for racing [his racehorse] Inverness and that WSC has made friends with the servants and is "full of local gossip".
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (50 Grosvenor Square [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing his journey and a hunting expedition with the Meath hounds and discussing his bedroom furniture. He adds that he has sent WSC a copy of his Sandhurst examination marks commenting that he should be pleased with his position of eighth despite criticism for impunctuality.
Letter from John Hunt to WSC, recommending the use of half watt lamps instead of arc lights in the studio at 2 Sussex Square, London W2.