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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:


Literary: correspondence with representatives of Odhams Press Limited including book department manager C L Shard, [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant], and Chairmen 1st Lord Southwood [earlier Julius Elias] and Arthur Cousins., Jun 1944 - Dec 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/32
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, solicitors (10); [Geoffrey] Mason of Lloyds Bank (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips Gemmell, Elizabeth Gilliatt, Anne Hipwell and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].Subjects covered by the file include: the sale of copyright in various of WSC's works to Odhams; matters...
Dates: Jun 1944 - Dec 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Personal: Business: correspondence with representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]., 1948 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/28A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Sir Arthur Jarratt (3); Sir Alexander Korda; Brendan Bracken; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Maxwell Aitken]; Leslie Graham-Dixon (2); Bernard Baruch. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Grace Hamblin, Elizabeth Gilliatt, Gillian Maturin, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] and Doreen Pugh; and Denis Kelly [Literary Assistant to...
Dates: 1948 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Public and Political: General: Correspondence C-G., Jul 1929 - May 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/573A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [1st Lord] Carson on India; "Bertie" [7th Duke of] Leinster [earlier Lord Edward FitzGerald] on his health; Randolph Churchill on his finances; representatives of Nicholl Manistry and Company regarding the division of stock and a settlement to Randolph Churchill; Lord Ivor Churchill on subjects including family affairs including Gladys, Duchess of Marlborough and a statue of John, 1st Duke of Marlborough (5); Neville Chamberlain on opposition to the Finance Bill;...
Dates: Jul 1929 - May 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 1921-1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/155/1-2
Scope and Contents

WSC's Pass Books for Investment Account with Cox & Co., March-Sept 1921, the books contain extensive notes by WSC on his finances, 1921-23, including details of his Childrens' Trust, his South African investments, Chartwell, estimates of his income and expenditure, and expenses and receipts for The World Crisis [2 items].

Dates: 1921-1923
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

(Untitled), 31 Jul 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152B/189-195
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (35 A, Great Cumberland Place [London]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] including: news that [Sir Ernest] Cassel would like Jack to return; the marriage of "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] to George Cornwallis West, about which he comments "the whole of the Churchill family from Sunny [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough] downwards was drawn in a solid phalanx and their approval ratified the business"; discussion of financial affairs; his decision to contest Oldham [Lancashire]...
Dates: 31 Jul 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 31 Mar [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/74-77
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Camp Peshawar [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his feelings about financial affairs and being liable for her loan; his character; Lady [Mary] Jeune's efforts regarding his possible posting to Egypt; his home sickness; a request that she should write to [George] Brasier-Creagh; his intention that a letter he has written to Lord Charles Beresford [see CHAR 28/24/68-72] should be published; his intervention to prevent General [William] Nicholson...
Dates: 31 Mar [1898]
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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