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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples" and WSC's war memoirs [for World War II]: business correspondence., 28 Jan 1944 - 13 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/713
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company [solicitors] (4); Sir Newman Flower, Director of Cassell and Company (2).Also includes copy letters, drafts and notes from Brendan Bracken, 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry] and officials of WSC's Private Office to those mentioned above and others.Subjects include: the purchase of the film rights to "English-Speaking Peoples" by Sir Alexander Korda; WSC obtaining these rights from Cassell's; WSC giving...
Dates: 28 Jan 1944 - 13 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Jan 1946 - Sep 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/37
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of George G Harrap and Company, particularly J H H Gaute, A J White, and George Harrap (65); [Geoffrey] Mason of Lloyds Bank; Val Gielgud on a projected film script; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (7); William Deakin; Cyril Mason suggesting amendments particularly concerning John William, Prince of Orange (4); Sir Harold Wilberforce-Bell on a portrait of Brigadier Francis Palmes. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Sep 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on copyright matters and seeking permission to quote from "The Story of the Malakand Field Force", "The River War", "Savrola", "My African Journey", and "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Jan 1946 - Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/33
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, solicitors (6); representatives of Odhams Press Limited including [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (8); representatives of A P Watt and Son (4); William Nowell, editor of the Empire Cotton Growing Review; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; Major-General Colin Callander; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on film, television and radio offers., Aug 1945 - Jun 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Barnes, Director of the Spoken Word, BBC; Sir William Haley [Director-General of the BBC]; Sarah Beauchamp [earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] (2); Edward Morrow, European Director of Columbia Broadcasting System; John Steele, London and European Representative of Mutual Broadcasting System; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Jun 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on permission to quote extracts from various of WSC's works including speeches, "Great Contemporaries", "Liberalism and the social problem", "London to Ladysmith", "Lord Randolph Churchill", "Marlborough: His Life and Times", "My African Journey", "My Early Life", "Thoughts and Adventures", "The River War", "Secret Session Speeches", "Savrola", the war memoirs ["The Second World War"], and "The World Crisis"., Dec 1949 - Jan 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/60A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade, [editor] of the Sunday Dispatch, proposing the book publication of WSC's articles on monarchs (2); Sir Robert Hodgson on a letter from WSC on King Alfonso XIII of Spain; representatives of Odhams Press Limited particularly G C Piper of the Book Department (20); representatives of Fladgate and Company particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (24); James Thornton, Assistant Controller, (2) and Mary Somerville, Controller, Talks Division, BBC, and John,...
Dates: Dec 1949 - Jan 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on the foreign rights in WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") and other works, mainly with Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Q-Z., Jan 1946 - Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/12A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; William Deakin (3); [William] Surrey Dane of Odhams Press Limited (3); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips Gemmell, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Anne Hipwell; [literary...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Curtis Brown Limited: business correspondence., 13 Dec 1937 - 10 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/606
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of Curtis Brown (21); copy letter from J Arthur Rank on a proposed film "Kitchener of Khartoum [Sudan]".Other subjects include: publication rights of WSC's Collier's magazine articles in the United Kingdom; details of articles for the Sunday Chronicle and WSC's American articles; the recording of "The River War" as a Talking Book for the Blind; an offer to syndicate contributions by WSC to the US press.Also includes: royalty statements for the Swedish...
Dates: 13 Dec 1937 - 10 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: various correspondence., 04 Jan 1945 - 19 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/716
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of MacMillan and Company including Lovat Dickson, [Director] (6); Guy Millard (Foreign Office); James Drawbell, [Editor] of the Sunday Chronicle, sending WSC a copy of his book "Night and Day"; Lieutenant-Colonel George Scovell; Colin Thornley (Colonial Office); representatives of Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, including Douglas Jerrold [Director] (2); Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch.Other subjects include: corrections to the texts of WSC's...
Dates: 04 Jan 1945 - 19 Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: various correspondence., 09 Jan 1943 - 30 Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/707
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of MacMillan and Company including Daniel MacMillan, [Chairman and Managing Director], and Lovat Dickson, [Director], on managing their works by WSC (14); James Drawbell, [Editor] of the Sunday Chronicle, on a tribute by WSC to Rupert Brooke; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] on reprinting articles by WSC in the United States and an article and book by Reves; Sir Malcolm Robertson, [Chairman] of the British Council, on the Spanish publication of...
Dates: 09 Jan 1943 - 30 Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Personal: Business correspondence A-D., Jul 1945 - Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/15
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Lloyds Bank including Geoffrey Mason and T E R Harris (3); Rosemary McEntire of the British Embassy in Paris [France] (4) and Thomas Bromley (Foreign Office) on repairs to WSC's Breguet watch; Claus Vogel on WSC's visit to Switzerland in 1946; representatives of Cassell and Company (2), including a director, Desmond Flower, on the publication of WSC's war memoirs in the Daily Telegraph; Colonel Frank Clarke (4), HM Customs and Excise (5), and Alfred...
Dates: Jul 1945 - Jul 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business correspondence E-Z., Jul 1945 - Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/16
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Howard Thomas, Producer in Chief, Pathe Pictures Limited, on film of WSC receiving the freedom of Ayr [Scotland]; Percy Cole, Editor, Official Report of Debates, House of Commons [Hansard] on reprints of WSC's speeches (2); Eleanor Goole of St Dunstan's [Institute for the Blind] on Braille editions of WSC's books (4); representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (8); representatives of Twiss, Brownings and Hallowes Limited (8) and Sir Eric Crankshaw,...
Dates: Jul 1945 - Jul 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Financial: income tax and surtax correspondence., 06 Mar 1940 - 22 Oct 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's tax, financial, and investments position include: representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor], (20); representatives of Lloyds Bank, particularly Geoffrey Mason, (29); representatives of Cassell and Company, including a Director, Desmond Flower, (2); Andrew Heiskell, [General Manager] of Life Magazine; John Wood of Wood, Willey, and Company [WSC's accountants] (50); Henry Luce [owner of Time magazine]; William Whitney, London...
Dates: 06 Mar 1940 - 22 Oct 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Kitchener of Khartoum film., 18 May 1938 - 20 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/353
Scope and Contents Correspondents on the film include: Curtis Brown [Managing Director] of Curtis Brown Limited, International Publishing Bureau, asking WSC to act as adviser for a film on the life of 1st Lord Kitchener (2); Henrietta Hilton, Manager, Film Department, Curtis Brown Limited, on WSC's financial terms for the film, his contract with Premier Sound Film Productions Limited, and widening publicity for the film (9).Also includes: note from Curtis Brown Limited on the proposal for the film; copy of a...
Dates: 18 May 1938 - 20 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sa - Sk., 06 Apr 1946 - 26 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/155
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: F Heiser, Principal, St Aidan's College, Birkenhead [Liverpool]; Sir Edward Bridges [Permanent Secretary, Treasury] on WSC's salary; Frank Salisbury on his portrait of WSC; CSC; "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Lord Cranborne] on subjects including the death of his father (5); Sir Andrew Salter, asking for WSC's opinion on his book ["Personality in Politics"] and on the death of former United States Ambassador to Britain, John Winant (3); 1st Lord Samuel,...
Dates: 06 Apr 1946 - 26 Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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