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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 175 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: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": correspondence., 04 Jan 1940 - 17 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/658
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Deakin [WSC's literary assistant]; Edward Marsh recounting a tribute to WSC in a letter from Siegfried Sassoon; Alan Bullock (6) on subjects including preparing the "Epilogue" and postponing the publishing of the book; Desmond Flower, Director of Cassell and Company, on WSC fulfilling his contract and receiving payments (7); Brendan Bracken on financial matters connected with the book (6); George Young on using material from the book in a history of British...
Dates: 04 Jan 1940 - 17 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": correspondence., 24 Nov 1944 - 28 Nov 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/718
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Cassell and Company including a Director, Sir Newman Flower (4); representatives of George G Harrap and Company and Amalgamated Press Limited.Subjects include: completing the "English-Speaking Peoples"; its serialisation by the Amalgamated Press; the expense of having the type set up and proofed.Also includes: copy letters from WSC's office to those mentioned above and to 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor in Chief of the Daily...
Dates: 24 Nov 1944 - 28 Nov 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": correspondence., 09 Sep 1940 - 16 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/681
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: a representative of Cassell and Company on a payment for the book; Brendan Bracken (4); Walter Harrap, [Director of] George G Harrap and Company, on WSC paying a disputed printer's bill (4); Sir Gerald Campbell, [Director-General of British Information Services, New York, United States] on publishing the book in the United States; Robert Wilberforce, [Director British Information Services, New York] on points likely to be criticised historically by Catholic...
Dates: 09 Sep 1940 - 16 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Accounts., 12 Feb 1929 - 15 May 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/230
Scope and Contents

Statements of accounts of royalty fees due to WSC for sales of Volumes 1-3 of "The World Crisis" and Volume 4 "The Aftermath" from Curtis Brown Limited, Charles Scribner and Thornton Butterworth Limited.

Dates: 12 Feb 1929 - 15 May 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: accounts paid., 23 Jan 1937 - 24 Feb 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/562
Scope and Contents Includes invoices and correspondence from: the District Messenger and Theatre Ticket Company Limited (17); the London Library (4); the Edenbridge Motor Company (14); Thornton Butterworth Limited (7); St Peter's Secretarial College (7); Hotel Ritz, Paris [France] (5); Cap Martin Hotel [France] (6); Lieutenant-Commander J H Owen and Ridley Pakenham-Walsh [WSC's literary assistants]; Imperial Airways Limited (7); Post Office Telephones (7).Also includes: a monthly statement of expenses for...
Dates: 23 Jan 1937 - 24 Feb 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: accounts paid., 02 Jan 1939 - Mar 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/639
Scope and Contents Includes invoices for car hire, the use of a messenger service, printing, secretarial services, copies of WSC's books, maps, train journeys, office equipment, book repair and binding, press cuttings, general expenses, including stays in the South of France; hotel, telephone and telegram bills.Includes invoices from the Edenbridge Motor Company, the District Messenger and Theatre Ticket Company Limited, F L Jenner Cars for Hire, Hilda Neal, George G Harrap and Company, Thornton Butterworth...
Dates: 02 Jan 1939 - Mar 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: accounts paid., 08 Jan 1936 - 29 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/539
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence and invoices from Thomas Cook and Son Limited (4); Sir Frederick Butler, Finance Officer at the Foreign Office; the Edenbridge Motor Company (6); Ridley Pakenham-Walsh (2) and William Deakin (4) [WSC's literary assistants]; the District Messenger and Theatre Tickets Company Limited (14); Hotel Ritz, Paris (9).Also includes: monthly lists of literary expenses for 1935.

Dates: 08 Jan 1936 - 29 Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence., 01 Jan 1929 - 29 Nov 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/225A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence with representatives of several organisations including: John Swain and Sons concerning maps for Volume 4 of "The World Crisis", "The Aftermath"; Butler and Tanner Limited about the preparation and correction of proofs for "The Aftermath"; the Times about the serialisation of "The Aftermath" and "Marlborough: His Life and Times"; A P Watt and Sons; Charles Scribner about American editions of WSC's books; and the Strand Magazine about a series of articles.Includes a draft...
Dates: 01 Jan 1929 - 29 Nov 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business Correspondence concerning "The World Crisis" and its sequel "The Aftermath" [published as Volume 4]., 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/207
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with representatives of Curtis Brown Limited concerning: negotiations with Charles Scribner on the publication of an American edition; negotiations with Thornton Butterworth Limited; world-wide serialisation of the books; contracts; financial agreements on advances and commission to be paid to WSC; and sales figures for "The Aftermath".Includes material on the disruption caused by the General Strike.

Dates: 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business Correspondence concerning Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"., 06 Jun 1926 - 29 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/205
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with representatives of several organisations about Volume 3 of "The World Crisis" including: Lloyds Bank on financial terms; Butler and Tanner on preparation of proofs; Charles Scribner's Sons on the publication of an American edition and Geoffrey Dawson, editor of the Times, on serialisation of sections of the book.Includes agreements relating to a guarantee from WSC to write the book and to its publication.

Dates: 06 Jun 1926 - 29 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business Correspondence concerning Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"., 08 Jun 1926 - 29 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/206
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Ltd concerning: the receipt and preparation of proofs, forecast of demand for the book, preparation of graphs and maps, the serialisation of the book in the Times and the possibility of Butterworths publishing the memoirs of 1st Lord D'Abernon [earlier Sir Edgar Vincent].Includes an agreement between WSC and Butterworths about commissioning the work, publication rights and royalties.

Dates: 08 Jun 1926 - 29 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence concerning WSC's book "The Aftermath", Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"., 03 Jan 1928 - 31 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/220
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited concerning: the publication date of the book; sales figures; bills to WSC for costs incurred; receipt and preparation of proofs; WSC's progress in writing the book; the world-wide serialisation of the book and its serialisation in the Times; and publication of a volume of WSC's speeches.Includes an agreement between WSC and Butterworths about commissioning the work, publication rights and royalties.

Dates: 03 Jan 1928 - 31 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Butler and Tanner Limited., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/278
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between WSC and representatives of Butler and Tanner Limited on printing costs to be paid by WSC and the preparation and correction of proofs of various articles by WSC and "My Early Life".

Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Charles Scribner's Sons., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/277
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between WSC and representatives of Charles Scribner's Sons (including Charles Scribner) on various books including American editions of an abridged version of "The World Crisis", an additional volume of "The World Crisis" entitled "The Eastern Front" and "My Early Life" [published in the United States as "A Roving Commission"]. Includes agreements between WSC and Charles Scribner; financial terms, book sales and royalties due to WSC and discussion of publication dates.

Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Charles Scribner's Sons., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/296
Scope and Contents

Letters from Charles Scribner (18) on sales of "A Roving Commission" [the American edition of "My Early Life"] and the publication of American editions of an abridged version of "The World Crisis" and "The Unknown War". Includes statements of royalties due to WSC.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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 Charles Scribner's Sons., 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/337
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with representatives of Charles Scribner's Sons, including Charles Scribner himself (15), on the latter's visit to England and the publication of an American edition of Volume 1 of "Marlborough: His Life and Times" including discussion of the date of publication and royalty payments due to WSC.Includes copy of a letter from WSC to Bernard Baruch.

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Curtis Brown Limited., 10 Jan 1927 - 14 Oct 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/214
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with representatives of Curtis Brown Limited on subjects including: the sale of world-wide serial rights to Volume 3 of "The World Crisis" and other publications by WSC; payments from Thornton Butterworths Limited to WSC for royalties for Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"; discussion of WSC's agreement with Butterworths and his objections to their charges; and an advance from Charles Scribner for the American edition of Volume 3 of "The World Crisis".

Dates: 10 Jan 1927 - 14 Oct 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Curtis Brown Limited., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/295
Scope and Contents

Letters from Curtis Brown (12), Nancy Pearn (37) and Stella Downie (10) on negotiations concerning articles by WSC. Includes statements of amounts due to WSC for fees, royalties and foreign serial rights.Includes a cutting of an article by Andre Seigfried on "The insular attitude" about Great Britain.

Dates: 1931
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: Business correspondence with Curtis Brown Limited., 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/336
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with representatives of Curtis Brown, including Nancy Pearn (37) and Curtis Brown, about WSC's articles for various publications and the negotiation of fees.Includes statements of payments due to WSC for royalties and sales of serial rights.

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with representatives of Curtis Brown Limited., 15 Aug 1929 - 30 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/227
Scope and Contents

The file concerns the commissioning of articles on various subjects written by WSC and includes agreement terms, details of fees due to WSC, his progress with the articles, sale of serial rights.Includes WSC's notes for an article about unemployment and the dole.

Dates: 15 Aug 1929 - 30 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited., Sep 1930 - Dec 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/275
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited including Thornton Butterworth on various subjects including: sales of "My Early Life and "The World Crisis" and royalties due to WSC, production of an abridged version of "The World Crisis" and WSC's intention to write a political history entitled "The Great Free Trade Split".

Dates: Sep 1930 - Dec 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited and Charles Scribner., 04 Mar 1929 - 12 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/226
Scope and Contents

Subjects include sales figures for Volumes 1-3 of "The World Crisis" and Volume 4, "The Aftermath" and royalties due to WSC; the production of "The Aftermath" including the correction of proofs; serialisation of "The Aftermath" in Canada in the Toronto Star and the possibility of William Bridgeman writing a book.

Dates: 04 Mar 1929 - 12 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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