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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: correspondence concerning "Painting as a Pastime"., Mar 1947 - Apr 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Brian Batsford, director of B T Batsford Limited; representatives of Odhams Press Limited particularly book department manager C L Shard and [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (45); representatives of McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited (7); representatives of Fladgate and Company particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (20); John Benn, Chairman of Ernest Benn Limited (3); Count Michael de la Bedoyere, editor of the Catholic Herald,...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Apr 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on publishing WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), mainly with representatives of Time-Life International, including Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine], Walter Graebner [London representative], Andrew Heiskell [publisher], Monica Owen Horne, Constance Babbington-Smith, and Renee Harmer., Aug 1945 - Jan 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/15A-C
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Henry Laughlin [President of Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers] (2); William Edwards, [Assistant Director] Federation of British Industries; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Chips Gemmell, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Grace Hamblin, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Anne Hipwell, and...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Jan 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: MacMillan and Company Limited: business correspondence., 16 Jan 1941 - 02 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/686
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Daniel MacMillan [Chairman and Managing Director], and Lovat Dickson, [Director] of MacMillan (8); Brendan Bracken.Subjects include: an agreement with MacMillan to publish WSC's works where he owns the copyright; matters arising from the liquidation of Thornton Butterworth Limited; permission to quote extracts from WSC's works; WSC's United States royalties and an American law suit; a new edition of "Thoughts and Adventures"; MacMillan re-issuing other works by...
Dates: 16 Jan 1941 - 02 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: miscellaneous correspondence., Apr 1940 - Sep 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/4A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Cassell and Company Limited (5); Colin Coote, [Managing Editor] of the Daily Telegraph, on producing an anthology of WSC's aphorisms (2); Patrick Kinna (Foreign Office); [William] Surrey Dane [on behalf of Odhams Press Limited] (4); Charles Eade, [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch, on discussing an idea for a book (3); General Jacob Devers on Ralph Ingersoll's "Top Secret"; George Harvie Watt [WSC's Parliamentary Private Secretary until 1945]; Sir...
Dates: Apr 1940 - Sep 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: various correspondence., 15 Jan 1940 - 27 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/680
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Josephine Parr [former secretary to WSC] offering her services; Emile Rieu, Literary and Academic Adviser at Methuen and Company (2); representatives of Cassell and Company (3), including a Director, Sir Newman Flower, on the destruction of Cassell's premises in an air raid; Douglas Jerrold, Director of Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited (3); George Campbell on publishing "Lord Randolph Churchill" in Sweden (6); Brendan Bracken (3); Rubeigh Minney, Editor of the Strand...
Dates: 15 Jan 1940 - 27 Dec 1941
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 E-Z., Jul 1945 - Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/16
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Howard Thomas, Producer in Chief, Pathe Pictures Limited, on film of WSC receiving the freedom of Ayr [Scotland]; Percy Cole, Editor, Official Report of Debates, House of Commons [Hansard] on reprints of WSC's speeches (2); Eleanor Goole of St Dunstan's [Institute for the Blind] on Braille editions of WSC's books (4); representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (8); representatives of Twiss, Brownings and Hallowes Limited (8) and Sir Eric Crankshaw,...
Dates: Jul 1945 - Jul 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business correspondence G-Z., Nov 1945 - Mar 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/19
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Geoffrey Callender, Director, National Maritime Museum, on WSC loaning them a globe; Charles Ince on sketching in the open; 1st Lord Mackintosh of Halifax, President, National Advertising Benevolent Society, on a donation by WSC; representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (6); Sir Charles Howard, Sergeant at Arms, House of Commons, on WSC's petrol consumption; Willy Sax [WSC's paint supplier] (13); John Govett, Chairman of the Zinc Corporation...
Dates: Nov 1945 - Mar 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business: correspondence with Associated American Artists, Hallmark Cards, Soho Gallery Limited on reproducing WSC's paintings as Christmas cards and postcards., 1947 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/26A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the Soho Publishing Company (Soho Gallery) (21); representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (101); representatives of Associated American Artists (3); [William] Surrey Dane of Odhams Press Limited (2); representatives of Hall Brothers Incorporated (Hallmark Cards), including its President, Joyce Hall (some in a private capacity) (33); representatives of Foote, Cone and Belding Limited, public relations (12);...
Dates: 1947 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: reproduction and exhibition of paintings A-J: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/23A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck; Gabriel White, Assistant Art Director, and William Williams, Secretary-General, of the Arts Council of Great Britain; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Sir Charles McCann, Agent General and Trade Commissioner for South Australia; Charles Mansell, Managing Director of Balding and Mansell Limited (4); W S Shears of Batchworth Press Limited (4); Desmond Flower, Director of Cassell and Company (3);...
Dates: 1946 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: reproduction and exhibition of paintings K-Q: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Gerald Kelly; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] of Fladgate and Company (8); Louis Mayer; representatives of the Medici Society Limited, art publishers (23); representatives of the Royal Glasgow Institute [Scotland] (7); Robert Carr; Sir Peter Macdonald; Ernest Andrews, Mayor of Christchurch, New Zealand; Sir Edward Marsh; Albert Rutherston, President of the Oxford Art Society; representatives of Pearn, Pollinger and Higham, Limited, authors' agents (6). Also...
Dates: 1946 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: reproduction and exhibition of paintings R-Z: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/25A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] of Fladgate and Company (20); representatives of the Illustrated London News, including the editor, Sir Bruce Ingram (9); R Bateman of the News Chronicle (4); John Oliver, Art Editor of the Sphere; Sir Charles McCann, Agent General and Trade Commissioner for South Australia; representatives of the Royal Glasgow Institute [Scotland] (11); representatives of the Royal Scottish Academy, including its President William Hutchison (4); Walter...
Dates: 1946 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and invitations: Marrakesh [Morocco], (December 1947 - January 1948): A - D., 21 Oct 1947 - 04 Mar 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/68
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visit to Marrakesh include: Marquis de Montesquiou-Fezensac, President of the Societe des produits d' Armagnac [France]; Clement Attlee [Prime Minister]; A-L Breugnot, L'Echo D'Algers [Algeria] (4); Francois Cogne, on his sculpture of WSC (5); Noel Barber, [Editor], Continental Daily Mail; H Valentine, Assistant Traffic Manager, Thomas Cook and Son Limited, on travel arrangements (13); Stanley Adams, Chairman, Thomas Cook and Son Limited; Sir Edward Bridges [Permanent...
Dates: 21 Oct 1947 - 04 Mar 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Feb 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/36
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses his hopes for "better fortunes" in the future although he says he does not intend to marry yet. He describes his work drawing maps, discusses the publication [of "The Story of the Malakand Field Force"] and his anxiousness about its reception and informs her that he has decided to go to Egypt as a correspondent during his leave.

Dates: 02 Feb 1898
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