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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: "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: 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: 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 and papers concerning the administration of the Chartwell Literary Trust and its role with regard to WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") and other works., May 1946 - Mar 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/42
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Fladgate and Company including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (23); Arthur Marder on publishing extracts from WSC's letters to 1st Lord Fisher; Brendan Bracken on radio serialisation rights and his role as a trustee (2); J de la Mare Rowley, General Editor, National Institute for the Blind (11); Sir Newman Flower [director of Cassell and Company]; 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph, on his...
Dates: May 1946 - Mar 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning the British and United States publication of "The War Speeches (Definitive edition)", "The Sinews of Peace", "Europe Unite", "In the Balance", and "Stemming the Tide"., Sep 1946 - Aug 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/39
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (6); Paul Brooks, Editor-in-Chief, Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers (8); representatives of Cassell and Company including directors Desmond Flower and Sir Newman Flower (20); Lilian Buck [private secretary to Randolph Churchill] (4); Randolph Churchill (6) including (1) on United States domestic politics; Charles Wood on proof reading (3); Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] (2); representatives of the...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Aug 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for the Daily Mail., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/309
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] on subjects to be covered in WSC's articles and future contracts (5) and Robert Prew, Literary Editor of the Daily Mail (3).Also includes statements of payments to WSC, notes on Warren Hastings, copies of reports on WSC's speeches about the United States and Prohibition.

Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on an article by WSC entitled "The new American policy towards Greece and Turkey", first published in Life magazine., Mar 1947 - Jun 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/43
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Graebner [London representative of Time-Life International] (2); Geoffrey Mason [WSC's banker]; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] (10). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Gilliatt, and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford]; and from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Lewis Douglas [United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom].Subjects include: WSC's payment from...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Jun 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on film, television and radio offers., Aug 1945 - Jun 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Barnes, Director of the Spoken Word, BBC; Sir William Haley [Director-General of the BBC]; Sarah Beauchamp [earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] (2); Edward Morrow, European Director of Columbia Broadcasting System; John Steele, London and European Representative of Mutual Broadcasting System; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Jun 1951
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 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: correspondence on the foreign rights in WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") and other works, mainly with Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Q-Z., Jan 1946 - Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/12A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; William Deakin (3); [William] Surrey Dane of Odhams Press Limited (3); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips Gemmell, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Anne Hipwell; [literary...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Apr 1955
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: correspondence with consultants and others on "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples", A-C., Feb 1940 - Aug 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/26
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (9); [George] Gordon Allen on Trafalgar; 1st Lord Bracken; Alan Hodge (4); Sir Samuel Chapman sending a speech; Asa Briggs; Alan Bullock; Alfred Burne; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] on WSC autographing a copy for the Brazilian translator; representatives of Cassell and Company including directors Desmond Flower and Sir Newman Flower (53); Denis Brogan (3); Vivian Galbraith, [Director] of the Institute of...
Dates: Feb 1940 - Aug 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples", D-K., Jan 1946 - May 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/27A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (9); 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph (2); William Deakin (6); Edward Dodd of Dodd, Mead and Company, publishers (23); Denis Kelly [literary assistant] (18); Alan Hodge (77); Sir Newman Flower, director of Cassell and Company; Eliahu Elath [Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom] on the Hebrew edition; Henry Laughlin, President of Houghton Mifflin Company...
Dates: Jan 1946 - May 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence with consultants (mainly volumes 5 and 6) and publishers and printers on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), A-F., Sep 1946 - Apr 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/24A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [George Gordon] Allen (8); William Deakin (21) including (1) recommending Keith Feiling for work on "A History of the English speaking peoples"; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary of the Cabinet from 1947] (9); Robert Marshall [Private Secretary to Norman Brook]; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (4); representatives of Cassell and Company particularly directors Desmond Flower and Sir Newman Flower, and [Chief editor] Arthur Hayward (66);...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Apr 1954
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: 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: 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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Personal: Financial: income tax and surtax correspondence., 06 Mar 1940 - 22 Oct 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's tax, financial, and investments position include: representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor], (20); representatives of Lloyds Bank, particularly Geoffrey Mason, (29); representatives of Cassell and Company, including a Director, Desmond Flower, (2); Andrew Heiskell, [General Manager] of Life Magazine; John Wood of Wood, Willey, and Company [WSC's accountants] (50); Henry Luce [owner of Time magazine]; William Whitney, London...
Dates: 06 Mar 1940 - 22 Oct 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Financial: Lloyds Bank, First National Bank of New York [United States]., Aug 1951 - Jun 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/14A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from: representatives of Lloyds Bank, Cox's and King's Branch, London, including Geoffrey Mason, on managing WSC's accounts (188); Richard Griffiths [Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; representatives of Fladgate and Company, including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (9); Sverker Astrom [Counsellor at Swedish Embassy, London] on WSC's Nobel prize money; representatives of the First National Bank (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo...
Dates: Aug 1951 - Jun 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers concerning an action brought by William Griffin, editor and publisher of the New York Enquirer, against WSC for slander over WSC's denial of statements attributed to him by Griffin on the United States' entry into World War I allegedly made during a meeting in August 1936., Jan 1940 - Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/408
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Hecht and J Arthur Leve of Leve, Hecht, Hadfield and Clarke, WSC's US lawyers (14); David Scott [Assistant Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; [11th] Lord Lothian [earlier Philip Kerr, British Ambassador to the United States] (7); Sir John Simon [Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Sir Thomas Barnes, Treasury Solicitor (4); "B B" [Brendan Bracken, Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers concerning the action brought by William Griffin, editor and publisher of the New York Enquirer [United States], against WSC., Mar 1942 - Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/454
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Thomas Barnes, Treasury Solicitor (26); John Foster [First Secretary] (British Embassy, Washington) (4); [Bernard] Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information]; Lovat Dickson [Director] of MacMillan and Company (3); Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin], British Ambassador to the United States (2); [Maurice] Bathurst [Legal Adviser, British Embassy, Washington] (2); [Frank] Lawton [Principal Assistant Treasury Solicitor] (3). Also...
Dates: Mar 1942 - Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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