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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Business correspondence with Charles Scribner's Sons., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/314
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between WSC and Charles Scribner about the publication of a new edition of "A Roving Commission" [the American edition of "My Early Life"] and an American edition of "Thoughts and Adventures" published as "Amid These Storms". Includes 20 letters from Scribner about publication dates, payment of royalties due to WSC and WSC's health.

Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Curtis Brown Limited., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/313
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with various representatives of Curtis Brown including Raymond Everitt (4) and Nancy Pearn (31) concerning commissions for articles by WSC, sales of serial rights in his work, statements of royalties due to WSC and difficulties caused by WSC's ill health.

Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"., 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/327
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between WSC and representatives of Cassell and Company Limited, Excess Insurance Company Limited and Lloyds Bank Limited concerning a life insurance policy on WSC's life taken out by his publishers (Cassell and Company) in the event of him being unable to complete "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples".

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for the Daily Mail., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/290
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Brendan Bracken suggesting an agreement with the Daily Mail which would be financially beneficial to WSC (5); various staff of the Daily Mail including William McWhirter, Donald Bradfield and Robert Prew; Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere on aspects of the arrangement with WSC including exclusivity (5).Also includes copies of letters from WSC on his accident involving a motor car in New York [United States] and on his friendship with David Lloyd George.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: miscellaneous correspondence., Nov 1942 - Dec 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/46
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry Morton on WSC's escape from the Boers; Antony Brett-James; Winifred Bull on her WSC quotation calendars (4); Randolph Churchill on Collier's magazine taking colour pictures of WSC; Sir Charles Petrie (2); John Lockhart; Allen Lane of Penguin Books (2); representatives of H A and W L Pitkin Limited (11) on subjects including reproducing a 1941 letter from King George VI to WSC and various of their publications; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall; Sir Norman...
Dates: Nov 1942 - Dec 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of Paintings, Australia and New Zealand, 1958., 01 Nov 1957 - 05 Feb 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/126
Scope and Contents Correspondents on arrangements for the exhibition include: Sir Eric Harrison, High Commissioner for Australia; Robert Menzies, Prime Minister of Australia (3); A Kenney [Assistant Secretary, Australia House] (12); Walter Nash, Prime Minister of New Zealand (3); and Sir George Laking, Acting High Commissioner for New Zealand.Also includes newspaper cuttings about the exhibitions in both countries; catalogues of the paintings exhibited; and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague...
Dates: 01 Nov 1957 - 05 Feb 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of Paintings, United States: Hallmark and Wildenstein and Company., 24 Jun 1957 - 23 Aug 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/124
Scope and Contents Correspondents on arrangements for the exhibition include: Dwight Eisenhower, on the importance of the exhibition to Anglo-American relations; Joyce Hall, of Hallmark cards (33); Sarah [Beauchamp, earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley]; Brian MacCabe, Chairman and Managing Director of Foote, Cone and Belding Limited, on advertising (5); and A Rawlinson of Wildenstein and Company on transport.Also includes: a copy letter from John Diefenbaker, Prime Minister of...
Dates: 24 Jun 1957 - 23 Aug 1958
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: Business correspondence., Nov 1948 - Apr 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/20
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Miles-Martin Pen Company on the pen WSC used to annotate "The Second World War" (4); Christopher Hewer on WSC's medical bill; Robert MacKenna on WSC's medication (2); Douglas Parbury on fish at Chartwell [Kent] (6); John Baber and his wife offering WSC a stay at their home in Portofino [Italy]; Herbert Gfroerer of the Soundscriber Corporation (10), James Killian, President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [United States], and George...
Dates: Nov 1948 - Apr 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business correspondence., Jan 1949 - Aug 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/21
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Hugh Newman on butterflies at Chartwell [Kent] (4); Sir Alexander Roger (2) and Colin Coote [Managing Editor of the Daily Telegraph and the Morning Post] (6) on procuring brandy for WSC; Frederic Bates, Chairman of Cunard White Star Limited; Douglas Parbury on fish for ponds at Chartwell (8); Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (4); representatives of Anthony Juer Lighting Limited on studio lighting (4); Frank Juler on WSC's eyesight; Christopher...
Dates: Jan 1949 - Aug 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business correspondence., Jun 1950 - Aug 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/22
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Mark (HM Treasury); Ben Russell, [Director] Cunard White Star Limited; representatives of Lloyds Bank (5); representatives of A Durr and Company on cigars (4); George Andrews (2) and James Boyd (3) on seeing WSC on board the Queen Mary; Wilfred Fish [WSC's dentist] (2); Desmond Crawley [Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary for Commonwealth Relations] (2); Sir Charles Howard, Sergeant at Arms, House of Commons, on aiding WSC's hearing in the House; O C...
Dates: Jun 1950 - Aug 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business correspondence A-F., Nov 1945 - Mar 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/18
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (24) and J C Tweed [an Irish solicitor] (4) on subjects including WSC selling the Carnlough [Antrim, Ulster, Ireland] estate to 13th Lord Antrim [earlier Randall McDonnell]; representatives of Berry Brothers and Rudd Limited on WSC's orders for champagne and whisky (9); 1st Lord Sandford [earlier Sir Albert Edmondson]; Sir William Rootes (2) and Christopher Soames on providing cars; Ben Russell, [Director]...
Dates: Nov 1945 - Mar 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and Invitations: France: H - Le., Sep 1955 - Apr 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/147
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Dr Jacques Vialle on adjustments to WSC's hearing aid (6); A Larenque of the Hotel du Helder on accommodation for members of WSC's staff (11); J Broc, General Manager of the Hotel de Paris (15) on accommodation for WSC and CSC; Enid, Lady Kenmare; and Alvide Lees-Milne with a photograph of Thomas Molesworth-Bridges.Other subjects covered by the file include: arrangements for supplies of Pol Roger champagne and requests for press photographs.Also includes: bills for...
Dates: Sep 1955 - Apr 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence, L-M., May 1929 - Sep 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/575A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Oliver Locker Lampson on subjects including an invitation to give a lecture (2); Sir John Lavery on the Artists' General Benevolent Institution; Nathan Laski requesting an invitation with the Home Secretary; Shane Leslie on WSC's "Marlborough: His life and times" and on family news (3); Commander Augustus Agar on a possible lecture by WSC; Leonie Leslie [earlier Leonie Jerome]; Frederick Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] on subjects including the Conservative Party,...
Dates: May 1929 - Sep 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Feb [1895]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/37-39
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: his arrival at Aldershot and a dinner as a guest of the mess on the first night which put him at ease; the "terribly severe business" of the riding school and the pain he is suffering; details of his daily routine, responsibilities and his servant; and news that he has been gazetted and will receive 120 pounds per year pay. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/40-45.

Dates: 21 Feb [1895]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/40-45
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: his arrival at Aldershot and a dinner as a guest of the mess on the first night which put him at ease; the "terribly severe business" of the riding school and the pain he is suffering; details of his daily routine, responsibilities and his servant; and news that he has been gazetted and will receive 120 pounds per year pay. Typed. 2 copies. Original letter at CHAR...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Jan [1883]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/98/32-34
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] discussing the possibility that she may meet him in Monte Carlo [Monaco]; expressing concern about the expense; saying that she will be glad to see him; the opinion of Dr Laking about her recovery [from typhoid]; the possibility that Mrs [Lily] Langtry may divorce; and a pantomime which WSC and "Jack" [John S Churchill] visited during which a poodle was introduced as "Lord Randolph Churchill".

Dates: 10 Jan [1883]
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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(Untitled), 23 Dec [1877]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/5/117-118
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Woodstock [Oxfordshire]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: the pain caused by his rheumatism; dress material he has purchased for her; and his intention to bring WSC to England if he does not get stronger. He encloses a cheque for her to use to pay wages and discusses the necessity of securing a loan.

Dates: 23 Dec [1877]
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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(Untitled), 05 Jan [1883]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/7/6-7
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill ([France] on the notepaper of 2 Connaught Place) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for her letter and including: his worry at her illness which has made him ill; concern that she should not tire herself by writing to him; his intention to meet her at Marseilles [France]; a meeting with [John] Gorst at Menton [France]; Lord Randolph's intention to avoid a meeting in Birmingham and lack of interest in politics; financial difficulties and his relief...
Dates: 05 Jan [1883]
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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(Untitled), 25 Jun 1921 - 27 Jun 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/133/4-7
Scope and Contents

Letter from "M" [Montagu Porch] (8 Cyprian's House, Coomassie, The Gold Coast [later Ghana]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses relief at a telegram from WSC on her improved health; says that he intends to ensure that she receives the best care; reports on his successful business interests associated with a railway and encloses a map of its location [see CHAR 28/133/6]; discusses financial affairs and promises that he will never be angry with her. Envelope present.

Dates: 25 Jun 1921 - 27 Jun 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Jul 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/42/23
Scope and Contents Letter from [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] (50 Grosvenor Square [London]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses the health of [Lord Randolph Churchill]; gives news of the boys [WSC and John S Churchill] and says that she has give [WSC] permission to go to Sandown races on the condition that he does not bet; comments that WSC is "thoughtless about money" and on her own preoccupation with "R" [Lord Randolph]; thanks her for her letters and expresses sympathy that Jennie...
Dates: 19 Jul 1894
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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(Untitled), 27 Jul 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/42/24
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] (50 Grosvenor Square [London]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses the health of [Lord Randolph Churchill] and the high expenses of their travels, she suggests that Jennie should consider cutting down on the number of servants, reports on the wedding of Frances [Wimborne] and gives news of WSC and says that she has been obliged to check him as he needs a "firm hand".

Dates: 27 Jul 1894
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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(Untitled), 12 Nov 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/42/28
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] (Canford [Wimborne, Dorset]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she discusses the health of "R" [Lord Randolph Churchill] and says that she hopes that he will be "prudent & docile"; gives news of "Jack" [John S Churchill] and WSC; discusses financial affairs and a bill from the Munro Club and the abscondment of Healy, a servant.

Dates: 12 Nov 1894
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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(Untitled), [10] [May] [1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/16/24
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that his toothache has gone, asking after "poor Grandmamma Duchess" [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] and requesting that she should send him money for subscriptions Annotated "Hurrah for Nunthorpe" [a racehorse which had won the Great Jubilee Stakes at Kempton Park races].

Dates: [10] [May] [1891]
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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(Untitled), 12 Aug [1894]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/20/32-33
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Hotel du Bar, Grindelwald [Switzerland]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing his impressions of the scenery, reporting that he and "Jack" [John S Churchill] are being economical and that the rules for the Sandhurst entrance examination have been changed. He asks her to write and tell him how "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] is and says that he is looking forward to her return.

Dates: 12 Aug [1894]
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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