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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:


Literary: Co-operation Press Service: business correspondence., 03 Jan 1939 - Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/638
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Co-operation including its head, Imre Revesz [later Emery Reves]; Wilbur Forrest, Assistant Editor, and Mrs Ogden Reid, the Proprietor of the New York Herald Tribune, on the importance of the American reading public getting up-to-date comment from leading European statesmen; Sir Alexander Cadogan (Foreign Office); A de Premio Real, Chief Editor of L'Ilustre Francais; Thornton Butterworth Limited; Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] on broadcasting to the...
Dates: 03 Jan 1939 - Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Literary: Co-operation Press Service for International Understanding: business correspondence., 24 Dec 1937 - 27 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/607
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Marguerite Scialtiel, a French representative of Curtis Brown Limited (2); representatives of Co-operation including its head, Imre Revesz [later Emery Reves]; the London representative of le Moment, a Romanian newspaper, on WSC acknowledging its 1000th issue; copy letter from Curtis Brown, New York [United States], on distributing WSC's Daily Telegraph articles in America.Other subjects include: publication details of WSC's articles for Argentina, Australia, Canada,...
Dates: 24 Dec 1937 - 27 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Literary: Collier's magazine articles: correspondence., 03 Feb 1938 - 30 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/604
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of Collier's including the Editor, William Chenery (16); representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, New York [United States] Office (28) on subjects including WSC's US taxes and the scope for syndicating his articles in the US, and the London Office on publication rights for WSC's US articles in the United Kingdom (2); Brendan Bracken suggesting subjects for US articles; Adam Marshall Diston and Richard Clarke on preparing articles for WSC; Admiral Sir...
Dates: 03 Feb 1938 - 30 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Literary: Daily Telegraph articles: correspondence., 04 Apr 1938 - 15 Nov 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/601
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry] offering to publish WSC's series of articles on foreign affairs (3).Also includes: a copy letter from WSC to Seymour Berry [later 2nd Lord Camrose] on writing an article on King George VI's visit to France; account statements for articles.

Dates: 04 Apr 1938 - 15 Nov 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Literary: Evening Standard articles: correspondence., 13 Jan 1938 - 04 Nov 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/600
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Representatives of the Evening Standard (30) including the editor, R J Thompson, on subjects including the termination of WSC's series of articles for political reasons (2) and WSC's reply; Sir Robert Vansittart on an article on Germany and Austria.Also includes: account statements for the syndication of articles to regional newspapers.

Dates: 13 Jan 1938 - 04 Nov 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Literary: offers, foreign rights, and miscellaneous correspondence., Feb 1945 - Aug 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/7A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [William] Surrey Dane (2); representatives of the BBC (4); representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, solicitors (8); William Chenery, Publisher of Collier's Magazine (20); Charles Eade, [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch, on "Forever Again"; Guy Schofield, Editor of the Evening News; Charles Curran, Features Editor, Evening Standard, on WSC's opinion of cartoonist David Low; Robert Lusty, director of Michael Joseph Limited (2); [Geoffrey] Mason of Lloyds Bank...
Dates: Feb 1945 - Aug 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Public and Political: General: Committee to promote Hapsburg claims., May 1931 - Sep 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/588
Scope and Contents Correspondents on the claims of the Hapsburg family (the Royal family of Austria-Hungary) to lands in Czechoslovakia [later Czech Republic and Slovakia] include: [1st Lord] Southborough [earlier Francis Hopwood] on subjects including arrangements for WSC to meet members of the Hapsburg family (5); E Rechnitzer on subjects including the claims of the family and his contacts with Prince Max Hohenlohe (27); E Dalby, Private Secretary to Rechnitzer (4); "Van", Sir Robert Vansittart, Under...
Dates: May 1931 - Sep 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 06 Apr [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/31-33A
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his injury by splintered bullets; apologies for a dishonoured cheque and discussion of his financial difficulties; the route of his return journey and his intention to visit Rome [Italy]; his opinions on the "wicked" treatment of insurgents in Crete [Greece] by the British government, on the policy of [Robert, 3rd] Lord Salisbury and on the necessity that Russia should regain Constantinople [Istanbul,...
Dates: 06 Apr [1897]
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.