Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 12, "The Victorian Age" [eventually included in volume 4, "The Great Democracies"]: various revises., 1956 - Jan 1957
Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": digests of various sources collected in the production of the book for sections on "Liberty, Sovereignty, and the Civil War", "The First British Empire", "Character of the People in the Age of Shakespeare", "Scotland and Ireland up to 1760", "Tory and Whig England (1660-1742)", "Party and Cabinet Government, 1660-1782", "World Power, 1689-1763", "Protestants and Puritans", "Commerce, Sea Power, and Discovery", "Language and Literature till the Birth of Shakespeare", "The New State", "The Laws of America, 1775-83", "America 1763-74", "The New Age, 1760-1792", and "The Industrial Revolution, Phase 1".,  - 
Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 1 to 4, "The Birth of Britain", "The New World", "The Age of Revolution", and "The Great Democracies": page proofs., 1955 - 1958
Includes loose and bound page proofs for the above volumes, with suggested corrections, amendments, and notes [mainly for volume 1] from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, printers, etc.] or organisations including: "C C W" [Charles Wood], "A H" [Alan Hodge], WSC, [John] Sundell of Cassell [and Company], "D K" [Denis Kelly], Time-Life [International], and [George Gordon] Allen.
Proofs and notes for the following articles by WSC: "The Truth About Myself"; "Queen of the Seas" on RMS Queen Mary; "The Tragic Story of Parnell" on Charles Parnell.Also includes: a copy of the Strand Magazine; a note from Shane Leslie on his research on Parnell.
Correspondents include: Lord Riddell, Chairman of the News of the World, on a series of articles by WSC retelling "great stories of the world" including financial terms (14); Edward Marsh on his work producing summaries of the books for WSC (15) and representatives of Curtis Brown Limited including Raymond Everitt on the sale of serial rights in the articles and fees due to WSC.Includes material on J H Thomas' attitude towards [Eamon] De Valera and concern for WSC's health.
Literary: Correspondence with Macmillan and Company Limited, publishers (St Martin's Street, London)., 04 Dec 1932 - 30 Aug 1935
Includes: a letter from Murray Hornibrook, Private Secretary to George Wyndham, correcting WSC on Wyndham and the devolution proposals for Ireland in WSC's article on 1st Lord Balfour; a copy of a letter from Herbert Asquith [the Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] to WSC offering him the Presidency of the Board of Trade in 1908; notes on Lord Morley of Blackburn.
Annotated proofs of the following articles by WSC: "Lord Fisher and his Biographer" on Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon's appointment to and removal from the Dover Patrol (1915-1917) and Bacon's biography of 1st Lord Fisher, and also on Fisher's part as 1st Sea Lord and during the Dardanelles Campaign; "Charles Stewart Parnell" on Parnell, Home Rule for Ireland and Kitty O'Shea; "B-P" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell; "Roosevelt From Afar" on Franklin Roosevelt's economic and labour reforms.
Literary: miscellaneous correspondence, A-E, and correspondence on the Life magazine serialisation, of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Mar 1948 - Jul 1953
Proofs of Chapter 7 entitled "The Irish Spectre". Corrected by WSC.
Proofs of Chapter 15 "The Irish Settlement" including copies of letters from WSC to [Michael] Collins. Corrected by WSC.
Proofs of Chapter 16 "The Rise of the Irish Free State" including copies of letters from WSC to [Michael] Collins and Sir James Craig [Lord Craigavon]. Corrected by WSC.
Literary: Various correspondence about corrections to and research for WSC's book "The Aftermath" [Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"]., 01 Dec 1928 - 27 Dec 1928
Literary: Various correspondence about WSC's book "The Aftermath" [Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"]., 05 Jun 1928 - 30 Nov 1928
Literary: Various correspondence about WSC's book "The Aftermath", Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"., 01 Jan 1929 - 31 Jan 1929
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