Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 157 Collections and/or Records:
Acquired Papers: Letters from WSC to Lady Randolph Churchill. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described. Several items relate to WSC's time in Bangalore, India as a subaltern in the 4th Hussars., 1896
Acquired Papers: Letters from WSC to Lady Randolph Churchill and also John S Churchill and Reginald Barnes. The file contains letters written by WSC about his time in Bangalore with the 4th Hussars; his posting to the Malakand Field Force with Sir Bindon Blood and about his first literary endeavours ("Savrola", "The Scaffolding of Rhetoric" and "The Story of the Malakand Field Force"). The file also contains two letters from Sir Bindon Blood. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described., 04 Oct 1896 - 31 Dec 1897
Typescript copies of correspondence between AHP, newspaper editors, and other various individuals on British naval policy, the post-war settlement in Europe, and India; including Reginald Custance, Haldane [Richard Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane], Winston Spencer Churchill, Ogden Mills, and Lord Lytton [Victor Bulwer-Lytton, 2nd Earl of Lytton].
Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 8, "The First British Empire" [eventually included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - Jan 1957
Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments on volume 4 ("The Hinge of Fate") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Oct 1950 - Aug 1961
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
Literary: correspondence on the publication of WSC's "Secret Session Speeches"., Oct 1945 - Apr 1947
Literary: correspondence thanking WSC for complimentary copies and congratulating him on volume 1 ("The Gathering Storm") of his war memoirs ("The Second World War"), or requesting that he autograph copies., Feb 1948 - Apr 1949
Introductions by WSC to: a book about the Mahdi (in which he recalls his experiences in the Sudan and at the Battle of Omdurman); "India Insistent" by Sir Harcourt Butler (in which he discusses events in India) and a book about the work of chartered surveyors.
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