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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: correspondence concerning "My Early Life"., Oct 1946 - Sep 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/35
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Viola [Violet] Lady Apsley [earlier Violet Bathurst] on quoting WSC on fox-hunting (2); representatives of Odhams Press Limited including [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (15); representatives of the BBC (17); Allen Lane of Penguin Books offering to publish the book; Sir George Bull; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (2); B W Cummins, honorary editor of the Swimming Times, on quoting WSC on swimming (5). Also...
Dates: Oct 1946 - Sep 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: 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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(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), 27 Feb [1895]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/46-47
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, East Cavalry Barracks, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; details of his commission and rate of pay; comments on his work which he finds interesting except for the drill; a route march which he was allowed to accompany; arrangements to purchase a picture of Count [Charles] Kinsky for a sovereign; and advice on beginning letters. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/48-51.

Dates: 27 Feb [1895]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/48-51
Scope and Contents

Transcript of a letter from WSC (4th Hussars, East Cavalry Barracks, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; details of his commission and rate of pay; comments on his work which he finds interesting except for the drill; a route march which he was allowed to accompany; arrangements to purchase a picture of Count [Charles] Kinsky for a sovereign; and advice on beginning letters. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/152A/46-47.

Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Mar [1895]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/21/19-21
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Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Hampshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing financial affairs and his search for a charger; saying that he had made friends and that Dudley Marjoribanks [later 3rd Lord Tweedmouth] has been sent to Canada because of an "inconvenient desire" for an actress.

Dates: 23 Mar [1895]
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), 26 Oct [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/22/16-17
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he approved of Sir A[lgernon] West's article about [Lord Randolph Churchill] which appeared in the Nineteenth Century although it made him feel "low and despondent" and comments on a "vicious and insulting" article in Truth [about a scandal in the 4th Hussars]. He reports that he has been occupied with catching butterflies, playing polo and hunting and has received a letter from [William] Bourke...
Dates: 26 Oct [1896]
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), 17 Mar 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/27-28
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: the postponement of his leave; his decision to visit Sir Herbert Kitchener in Egypt; a request for letters of introduction; discussion of his reasons for wishing to return to England during his leave; financial affairs; reading and his gratitude at receiving copies of the Annual Register.

Dates: 17 Mar 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 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), 21 Apr 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/36-38
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her of his decision to go to Brindisi [Italy] as a special correspondent on the war between Turkey and Greece. He asks her to use her influence with the King of Greece and to obtain him a position as special correspondent and discusses financial affairs. Includes envelope.

Dates: 21 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 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), 29 Aug [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/49-50
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Letter from WSC ("In the train near Dhond" [India] on the notepaper of the 4th Hussars) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received a letter from Sir Bindon Blood and is joining the Malakand Field Force as a correspondent. He discusses: his plans; the seriousness of the trouble; his novel ["Savrola"]; his future political career and financial affairs Part of the letter is written in pencil and one section is badly faded. Envelope present.

Dates: 29 Aug [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 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 Sep [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/52
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Malakand Camp [Pakistan]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] enclosing letters [not present] for the Daily Telegraph and discussing the terms of his engagement, his keenness to sign the letters and achieve publicity, and financial affairs. He also considers the fighting and the likelihood that he may be killed or wounded, and his destiny, about which he comments "I have faith in my star - that is that I am intended to do something in this world".

Dates: 05 Sep [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 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), 02 Nov [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/69-70
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore], India) to "Uncle Bill" [Lord William Beresford] discussing financial affairs and a horse called "Lily of the Valley", his desire to return to the frontier, the difficulties of [George] Brasier-Creagh, his own good luck at not being shot, discussion of the merits of rifles compared to revolvers and the determination of the Simla authorities that he should not be attached to a regiment.

Dates: 02 Nov [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 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), 02 Dec [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/84-85
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Hyderabad, India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his pleasure that Sir Bindon Blood has mentioned him in dispatches as he wants a reputation for personal courage; the postponement of his novel ["Savrola"] and his article on rhetoric ["The Scaffolding of Rhetoric"]; the progress of his book ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"] and a request that she should correct the proofs for him; discussion of financial affairs and his success at polo....
Dates: 02 Dec [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 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), 28 Jan 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/30-32
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including discussion of financial affairs, their extravagance and lack of money and the possibility of transferring to a regiment which would enable him to pursue a parliamentary career. Envelope present.

Dates: 28 Jan 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 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), 16 Feb 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/40-41
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has received a "long and charming" letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales], thanks her for going to Egypt on his behalf, discusses plans to join the Tirah expeditionary force and the publication [of "The Story of the Malakand Field Force"], his reservations about financial affairs and the refusal of [1st] Lord Roberts [to help secure WSC a posting to Egypt].

Dates: 16 Feb 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 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), 18 Mar [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/49-53
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Camp Peshawar [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: financial affairs about which he comments "I shudder...when I contemplate the abyss into which we are sinking"; thanks for her help with his book ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"]; description of the surrounding tribes and illustration of their position with a diagram; encouragement for her "Egyptian effort" [to secure him a position]; speculation on the possibility of serious fighting in Egypt...
Dates: 18 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 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), 13 Apr [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/78-84
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Government House, Bombay [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing his journey from Peshawar, making observations on the situation in Egypt and the relationship between Sir Herbert Kitchener and the Dervishes, speculating that he may be too late for a campaign on the Nile, the progress of the frontier war and the Zakka Khel tribe. He also discusses the publication of ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"] and the ignorance and carelessness of Moreton Frewen...
Dates: 13 Apr [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 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), [Jul] [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/25/58-59
Scope and Contents

Instructions [from WSC to Lady Randolph Churchill] regarding financial, literary and political affairs and the possibility that his orders may be revoked by the War Office.

Dates: [Jul] [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 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 Aug [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/25/60-61
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Letter from WSC ("On the Nile near Luxor" [Egypt]) to Ernest Becket[t] asking him to stand surety for his liabilities incurred by a loan, describing his journey on the Nile and speculating on the likelihood of fighting. Envelope present.

Dates: 05 Aug [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 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), 16 Jan 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/87
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Letter from WSC (Chicago [United States] on the notepaper of 105 Mount Street) to George [Cornwallis-West] expressing pleasure at the news that George is to leave the army and describing the disadvantages of a career in the army. He comments on the lack of success of his lecture tour from which he has made o1,600 and on the fact that "Jack" [John S Churchill] is to continue living at 35A [Great Cumberland Place, London].

Dates: 16 Jan 1901
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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