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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

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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
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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
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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
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for the Daily Mail., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/290
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Brendan Bracken suggesting an agreement with the Daily Mail which would be financially beneficial to WSC (5); various staff of the Daily Mail including William McWhirter, Donald Bradfield and Robert Prew; Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere on aspects of the arrangement with WSC including exclusivity (5).Also includes copies of letters from WSC on his accident involving a motor car in New York [United States] and on his friendship with David Lloyd George.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on contracts, copyright and translations; lists of books, articles, and lectures by WSC., Nov 1924 - Apr 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (3); Brendan Bracken; Roy Boulting; Lovat Dickson, [Director] of MacMillan and Company (11); Charles Eade [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch (2); Curtis Brown; F Sones, Editor's secretary, Sunday Chronicle (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Gillian Maturin, Anthony Montague Browne, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth...
Dates: Nov 1924 - Apr 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on offers for WSC's war memoirs, other works and lecture tours., Jul 1945 - Jun 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (2); "Johnny", John G Churchill; [William] Surrey Dane; 1st Lord Southwood [earlier Julius Elias, Chairman and Managing Director of Odham's Press Limited]; Arthur Christiansen, Editor of the Daily Express; Adam Marshall Diston of the Daily Sketch; "Eric", 3rd Lord Long of Wraxall; Winston Guest; Stafford Somerfield, News of the World Features Editor; Spencer Curtis Brown (8); Frederick Allen, Editor of Harper's...
Dates: Jul 1945 - Jun 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on serialising WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") with representatives of the Daily Telegraph, including 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] (6), and also Herbert Ziman [leader writer], Camrose's secretary Douglas Rees, Michael Berry [later 1st Lord Hartwell], and Managing Editor Arthur Watson., Oct 1946 - May 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/13
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]; representatives of Fladgate and Company including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (3). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Chips Gemmell, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow]; [literary assistants] Charles Wood, William Deakin, and Denis Kelly.Subjects covered by the file include:...
Dates: Oct 1946 - May 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on the publication of WSC's "Secret Session Speeches"., Oct 1945 - Apr 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/5A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Time-Life International, including [London representative] Walter Graebner and Henry Luce [owner and editor of Time Magazine] (28); Charles Eade, [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch (30); David Walker, [Foreign correspondent] of the Daily Mirror; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the Cabinet] on the official implications of publishing the speeches (3); representatives of Simon and Schuster, Incorporated (6); representatives of Cassell and Company Limited...
Dates: Oct 1945 - Apr 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Curtis Brown Limited: business correspondence., 13 Dec 1937 - 10 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/606
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of Curtis Brown (21); copy letter from J Arthur Rank on a proposed film "Kitchener of Khartoum [Sudan]".Other subjects include: publication rights of WSC's Collier's magazine articles in the United Kingdom; details of articles for the Sunday Chronicle and WSC's American articles; the recording of "The River War" as a Talking Book for the Blind; an offer to syndicate contributions by WSC to the US press.Also includes: royalty statements for the Swedish...
Dates: 13 Dec 1937 - 10 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Daily Mirror articles: correspondence., 20 Mar 1939 - 26 Sep 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/633
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the Daily Mirror, the Editor, Cecil Thomas, Anthony Clarkson [Features Editor] and Cecil King on subjects including arrangements for WSC publishing articles in the Mirror, financial terms, the accuracy of a statement in an article on Japan, WSC being unable to continue writing articles due to the outbreak of war, and suggesting Alfred Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich] as a replacement (11); Randolph Churchill on the agreement with the Mirror;...
Dates: 20 Mar 1939 - 26 Sep 1939
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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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
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Literary: Daily Telegraph articles: correspondence., 13 Jan 1939 - 20 Jun 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/630
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arthur Watson, Managing Editor of the Daily Telegraph, on subjects including a proposed article by WSC on German colonial demands, sending cuttings and extracts relating to the German attitude to the British Empire (2); Sir Alexander Cadogan (Foreign Office) approving an article by WSC.Also includes: copy letters from WSC to those mentioned above and to 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry] on the end of his Telegraph contract; account statements for...
Dates: 13 Jan 1939 - 20 Jun 1939
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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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
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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
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Literary: Picture Post articles: correspondence., 23 Jan 1939 - 03 Oct 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/635
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Picture Post, particularly the Editor, Stefan Lorant, on subjects including WSC writing articles for the magazine on the outbreak of World War I and one addressed to the German people, selecting pictures for articles such as a photograph of WSC at Harrow [School, Middlesex], an enquiry over a photograph in the magazine of the "daughters of the Earl of Earlie" [10th Lord Airlie, CSC's grandfather] (18).Also includes: account statement for "What...
Dates: 23 Jan 1939 - 03 Oct 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles: correspondence., 14 Jun 1939 - 28 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/631
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of the Sunday Chronicle including the Editor, James Drawbell, on publishing articles by WSC in the Chronicle, particularly from "The World Crisis".Also includes: an endorsement by WSC of the amalgamation of the Sunday Chronicle and the Sunday Referee; a list of WSC's articles for the Chronicle for October to December 1939; account statements for articles.

Dates: 14 Jun 1939 - 28 Dec 1939
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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Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles: correspondence., Dec 1939 - 26 Sep 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/661
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: James Drawbell, Editor of the Sunday Chronicle, on the series of articles by WSC based on "The World Crisis" coming to an end.Other subjects include: the articles giving a misleading impression by confusing contemporary events with World War I; reprinting articles from the Chronicle in the Johannesburg [South Africa] Sunday Express.Also includes: account statements for articles; a list of WSC's articles in the series from October 1939 to June 1940.

Dates: Dec 1939 - 26 Sep 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles: correspondence., 04 Oct 1939 - 14 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/632
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch, on arrangements including copyright matters for a series of articles in the Dispatch taken from ["My Early Life"], "Great Contemporaries", "Thoughts and Adventures" and other sources (7); a representative of Thornton Butterworth Limited on royalties due for those articles where they have copyright.Also includes: lists of WSC's articles due to be published in the Dispatch from October 1939 to November 1941; proof of an...
Dates: 04 Oct 1939 - 14 Dec 1939
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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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles: correspondence., 02 Jan 1940 - 19 Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/660
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch (31); Brendan Bracken; representatives of the New Zealand Associated Press (4); Guy Innes [Australian Associated Press] (3).Subjects include: the publication of articles by WSC in the Sunday Dispatch and other newspapers; Eade compiling an autobiography from the articles; details of articles by WSC on England, David Lloyd George, Neville Chamberlain, Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], and the persecution of Jews; the...
Dates: 02 Jan 1940 - 19 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles: correspondence., 24 Dec 1940 - 10 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/684
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Cecil Brooks, British Editorial Representative of Liberty, on reprinting WSC's Dispatch articles (4); Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch, on the publication of various articles by WSC in the Dispatch (16).Other subjects include: the possible publication of "Savrola" in the Dispatch and Liberty; copyright matters; issuing WSC's "Great Stories Retold" series for the blind.Also includes: the text of a speech by WSC from 1919 on the first non-stop flight across...
Dates: 24 Dec 1940 - 10 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles: correspondence., 28 Jan 1942 - 12 Jul 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/699
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade, editor of the Sunday Dispatch, on the publication of various articles by WSC and details of payment (4).Other subjects include: copyright matters concerning the publication of WSC's works in the Dispatch and their effect on a settlement for Mary Churchill [later Lady Soames].Also includes: a cutting from the Sunday Pictorial by its former editor, Hugh Cudlipp, alleging that WSC is being made a "weekly fool of" by the republishing of his old works such as...
Dates: 28 Jan 1942 - 12 Jul 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: various correspondence., 04 Jan 1939 - 11 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/624
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Martell on a proposed "Biographical Dictionary of the British Empire" (3); Sir Roger Keyes asking WSC to write the forward to his book and advocating WSC taking over responsibility for air defences (2); John Gloag; Louis [Edward Spears] (2) on subjects including writing the preface for his book "Doomed Enterprise"; 1st Lord Lee on WSC's method of printing his manuscripts; representatives of Jonathan Cape Limited including G Wren Howard and Rupert Hart-Davis;...
Dates: 04 Jan 1939 - 11 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: Correspondence Churchill, Pamela - Z., Feb 1954 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/136
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Pamela Churchill [later Pamela Harriman] on family news (3); Randolph Churchill (18) on subjects including best wishes on Blenheim Day, a law suit against Private Eye concerning a cartoon about the official biography of WSC written by Randolph, Winston Churchill's marriage to Minnie D'Erlanger [later Minnie Churchill] and financial provisions for Winston; Sally Churchill (2); Christopher Booker, editor of Private Eye; "Dickie" [1st Lord] Mountbatten [of Burma];...
Dates: Feb 1954 - Nov 1964
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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