Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Literary: "The Second World War": preface for the abridged [one-volume] edition [eventually incorporated into the published version as "An Epilogue on the Years 1945 to 1957"] covering WSC's speeches at Fulton [United States] (March 1946) and Zurich [Switzerland] (September 1946), tensions with the Soviet Union, the founding of NATO, the Berlin [Germany] blockade, the European Movement, the atomic bomb, Stalin's death, Indian independence, the Korean War, the creation of Israel, and the United Nations., Feb 1957
Includes proofs, drafts, corrections, and notes annotated by "A H" [Alan Hodge], ?[William Deakin], "A M B" [Anthony Montague Browne], WSC, "D K" [Denis Kelly], and Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], and file covers [added by Martin Gilbert].
Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 12 "India: the Cripps mission."., Jul 1949 - Nov 1950
Official: Prime Minister: Far East theatre, 1942-46: proofs and copies of mainly contemporary despatches and reports for publication, with accompanying correspondence. [some material probably used in the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., 1946 - 1947
Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his leadership and speeches. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1940]., Jun 1903 - Feb 1941
Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence I - K., 26 Nov 1945 - 08 Jul 1949
Letter from WSC (In the train near Umballa, North West Provinces [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] discussing his position as war correspondent with the Malakand Field Force and the likelihood that he will see active service and will be awarded a medal. He also gives his opinions on the violation of the "Pax Britannica" and the necessity for the British government to take revenge on the frontier tribes.
Letter from WSC (Meerut [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he did not write articles in the Pioneer, but criticises the Indian bureaucracy for "jobbery" and the mismanagement of the Tirah campaign. He discusses ["The Story of the Malakand Field Force"], says that he has been disappointed on re-reading the manuscript and reports that his team was defeated in the polo tournament.