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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

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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: miscellaneous correspondence, K-Z., Oct 1947 - Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/45
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ernest Passant, Director of Research, Librarian and Keeper of the Papers, Foreign Office, and Sir Orme Sargent [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on publishing letters by WSC in "Documents on British Foreign Policy" by Llewellyn Woodward; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; Daniel Longwell [editor of Life magazine]; 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph; representatives of the...
Dates: Oct 1947 - Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Thornton Butterworth Limited: business correspondence., 14 Dec 1937 - 31 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/605
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of Thornton Butterworth on book royalties, sales, publication rights abroad, corrections, quoting passages, etc.; representatives of Odhams Press Limited on a new abridged version of "The World Crisis" (5); copy letter from Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi on WSC recommending his book against totalitarianism.Other subjects include: for "Great Contemporaries": its publication in Braille; adding essays on Lord Fisher, 1st Lord Baden-Powell, Charles Parnell,...
Dates: 14 Dec 1937 - 31 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Thornton Butterworth Limited: business correspondence., 13 Dec 1938 - 08 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/636
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Thornton Butterworth on subjects including an offer to publish a "second 'World Crisis'" at the end of the war; Christina Foyle of W and G Foyle Limited; John Baker, Managing Director of the Reader's Union Limited, on subjects including their edition of "Great Contemporaries" (3); representatives of Odhams Press Limited on their edition of "The World Crisis"; Pieter van der Valk on his Dutch translation of "Great Contemporaries"; George G Harrap and...
Dates: 13 Dec 1938 - 08 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Recovery of Churchill Papers from Peter Eaton Limited Bookseller., Jun 1950 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/131
Scope and Contents Includes original material (and photocopies of it) recovered [from Peter Eaton Limited bookseller). This comprises: notes and correspondence relating to the composition of WSC's history of the Second World War; letters from Raymond Daniell and Theodore Bernstein of the New York Times; a note from Charles Wood [former literary assistant to WSC]; a letter from Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company; a note from Graham Dixon about the [Chartwell] Literary Trust; and a photocopy of a pamphlet on...
Dates: Jun 1950 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open except for folios 1, 14-31 which have been closed on grounds of data protection for 75 years due to the presence of sensitive information about named individuals. Open date: 1 January 2040.
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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 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: Chartwell [Kent] correspondence., Aug 1945 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/32A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Lloyds Bank, including Geoffrey Mason and T E R Harris, (3); representatives of Massey-Harris Limited, including its President James Duncan, (4); Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms] (12); Major Reginald Marnham [WSC's neighbour] (9); Robert Hudson; representatives of the Sevenoaks [Kent] and District Electricity Company Limited (4); "Top" [ 3rd Lord Selborne, earlier Lord Wolmer]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 287-8 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about living individuals until 1 January 2022.
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Personal: Chartwell [Kent] correspondence., Apr 1953 - Nov 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/37
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the Commonwealth Relations Office, including Eric Vines and John Morrison [later 2nd Lord Dunrossil, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations], on collecting acorns from Chartwell for Melbourne [Australia] Botanic Gardens (6); Percy Cox, Manager of the Chartwell Estate (10); General Sir Ian Hamilton (2); representatives of Fladgate and Company, including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (19); Richard Cave...
Dates: Apr 1953 - Nov 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Racing: Correspondence: M - Ni., Mar 1952 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/158
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Christopher Soames on WSC's race horses and racing activities (5); Frank Mellor (4); Colonel Frank Clarke on the display of WSC's racing colours at the National Museum of Racing in Montreal [Canada] (5); Walter Nightingall, WSC's trainer on various issues including details of the successes of WSC's horses, of prize money won and his regret at WSC's decision to end his racing interests (55); and Arnold Carey Foster (8). Also includes copies of correspondence and notes...
Dates: Mar 1952 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Racing: Correspondence: No-So., Mar 1952 - Nov 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/159
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's race horses and racing activities include: Kathleen Taylor, Private Secretary to Christopher Soames (3); Christopher Soames (13) on subjects including the finances of the stud, names for foals, the gift of a pony to Emma [Soames, later Emma MacManus], family news and naval estimates; Vera Pullinger of the Chartwell Estate Office (3); and Walter Nightingall [WSC's trainer].Also includes copies of correspondence and notes from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary...
Dates: Mar 1952 - Nov 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Racing: Correspondence: Sp - Z., Mar 1952 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/160
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's race horses and racing activities include: Kathleen Taylor, Private Secretary to Christopher Soames (4); Christopher Soames (7) on subjects including the finances of the stud and names for foals; Thomas Gosling, a jockey, thanking WSC for gifts given due to him for his successful races with 'Vienna' (3); Walter Nightingall [WSC's trainer]; Tim Rogers (3) on his purchase of 'Vienna'; and representatives of Weatherby and Sons on subjects including the payment of amounts...
Dates: Mar 1952 - Nov 1964
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: Visits and Invitations: Cruises in Yacht Christina., Sep 1958 - Aug 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/151
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various individuals welcoming WSC to Gibraltar [Spain], the Canary Islands, and the Greek islands including Jose Martinez; John Addis [Counsellor in the Foreign Office] on arrangements for the cruise; Sir Roger Allen [British Ambassador to Greece]; Arnold Carey Foster on the successes of WSC's racehorses; Konstantinos Karamanlis [Prime Minister of Greece]; Bernard Burrows [British Ambassador to Turkey]; and John Blakeway.Also includes notes and copies of...
Dates: Sep 1958 - Aug 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and Invitations: France: H - Le., Sep 1955 - Apr 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/147
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Dr Jacques Vialle on adjustments to WSC's hearing aid (6); A Larenque of the Hotel du Helder on accommodation for members of WSC's staff (11); J Broc, General Manager of the Hotel de Paris (15) on accommodation for WSC and CSC; Enid, Lady Kenmare; and Alvide Lees-Milne with a photograph of Thomas Molesworth-Bridges.Other subjects covered by the file include: arrangements for supplies of Pol Roger champagne and requests for press photographs.Also includes: bills for...
Dates: Sep 1955 - Apr 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and Invitations: France: Ll - P., Sep 1955 - Apr 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/148
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: S Nicholson (14) and E Dixon (4) of the Overseas Section of Lloyds Bank, on travellers' cheques for WSC and his staff; Lord Moran [WSC's doctor] regarding a health allowance for WSC; G Watkins, Manager of Lloyds Bank (7) on WSC's banking arrangements; W Somerset Maughan on subjects including WSC's opinion of his books "A Moon and Sixpence" and "The Painted Veil" (3); Wolstan Weld-Forester, British Consul-General at Nice [France]; Stavros Niarchos; Aristotle Onassis on...
Dates: Sep 1955 - Apr 1963
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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Public and Political: General: Various: Churchill Endowment Fund and the Sonning Prize., Feb 1951 - Apr 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/620A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers accumulated by Trustee Colonel William Deakin and Jo Sturdee [later Lady Onslow], Secretary to the British Section, on the setting up and administration of the Fund for educational and cultural exchanges between Britain and Denmark, including a donation towards an Anglo-Danish expedition to North Greenland, 1952-53.Other correspondents include: [Harvey] Druitt, Assistant Treasury Solicitor (4); Count Eduard Reventlow, Danish Ambassador to the United Kingdom (2); Sir...
Dates: Feb 1951 - Apr 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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