Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:
Literary: British and International Press Limited: correspondence regarding publication of articles., 30 Jul 1931 - 09 Mar 1936
Correspondents include: Brendan Bracken (3); and Nicholl Manisty [lawyer for WSC] (28).Includes: correspondence regarding world serialisation rights for WSC's "The Eastern Front" including a legal dispute with London General Press.
Literary: correspondence and legal papers concerning a libel case brought by Eric O'Gowan (earlier Brigadier Eric Dorman-Smith) against WSC regarding WSC's coverage of O'Gowan's removal from the post of Deputy Chief of General Staff, Middle East, in volume 4 ("The Hinge of Fate") of his war memoirs ("The Second World War")., May 1953 - Jun 1959
Literary: correspondence concerning film and television offers for WSC's book "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"., 25 Jul 1955 - 12 Feb 1965
Literary: correspondence concerning film rights in WSC's book "My Early Life". This file mainly consists of business and legal correspondence with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Warner Brothers. The rights had been acquired by Warner Brothers in 1941, but MGM were keen to negotiate a new contract. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne., 23 May 1956 - 20 Dec 1957
Correspondents include: Dore Schary (Vice-President, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) (4), Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (22), Arthur Loew (President, Loew's Inc) (2), Jack Warner (President, Warner Brothers Pictures Inc) (6), Marjorie Thorson (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) (10), 1st Lord Bracken, Arthur Abeles junior (Managing Director, Warner Brothers Pictures Inc).
Literary: correspondence on foreign rights and permission to publish WSC's "Secret Session Speeches", mainly through representatives of Pearn, Pollinger and Higham, Limited, authors' agents., Mar 1946 - Mar 1950
Literary: correspondence: recordings of speeches and extracts from works. This file primarily consists of business correspondence relating to the rights in speeches recorded privately by WSC in 1949, which were acquired by Decca in 1964. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne. , 27 Sep 1946 - 24 Apr 1965
Literary: Correspondence relating to film rights in WSC's book "My Early Life"., 06 Feb 1958 - 15 May 1959
Literary: correspondence relating to film rights in WSC's book "My Early Life"., 31 Jan 1959 - 28 Nov 1960
Literary: correspondence relating to film rights in WSC's book "My Early Life". This file primarily consists of business and legal correspondence relating to a proposed film treatment by Paramount, which was abandoned in 1963. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne., 17 Jan 1961 - 06 Jul 1964
Literary: correspondence relating to film rights in WSC's books "My Early Life" and "The World Crisis". This file primarily consists of business and legal correspondence relating to an ultimately unsuccessful approach made by William Smith Seay and G R Morrell. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne., 04 Jan 1959 - 18 May 1961
Correspondents include: William Smith Seay (14), Alan Harvey [HM Consul (Information), Chicago, United States], A Barker (Foreign Office), Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (12), Sir David Cunynghame, G R Morrell (Midwest Video Association) (10), Spyros Skouras [President, Twentieth Century Fox], B Finley Vinson (Vice-President, First National Bank, Little Rock, Arkansas [United States]), C H Moses, Senator James Fulbright, Hugh French, J A McCracken, Paul MacNamara, Ronald Grierson.
Literary: correspondence with and about Sir Edward Marsh., Oct 1933 - Oct 1954
Literary: Evening Standard articles: correspondence., 01 Jan 1937 - 31 Dec 1937
Personal: Business and Financial: Fladgate and Company., Jul 1955 - Mar 1965
Personal: Business and Financial: Fladgate and Company: Miscellaneous., Jul 1955 - May 1965
Correspondence with Fladgate and Company, Solicitors, Pall Mall, London, [mainly with Anthony Moir]. File includes accounts for legal work undertaken; correspondence on the use of WSC's name and image by cigar manufacturers Cigarren-Friedrich and Company, Switzerland and Romeo y Julieta, Cuba, requests from "Life" for use of photographs of WSC and Lord Randolph Churchill and Lady Randolph Churchill and claims by a clinic for regenerative therapy that WSC had been treated by this method.
Personal: Business and Financial: v Colpix Records., Sep 1963 - Apr 1964
Breach of Copyright Correspondence between Anthony Montague-Browne, PS to WSC, Anthony Moir, Fladgate & Co., Solicitors, Marshall, Vigoda & Bomser, Counselors at Law, New York, and the British Embassy, Washington, on breach of WSC's copyright by Colpix Records, who had produced a recording of WSC's wartime speeches in the United States.
Personal: Business and Financial: Wood, Willey and Company., Jan 1956 - Dec 1959
Correspondence with Wood, Willey and Company, Chartered Accountants [mainly with James Wood, Senior Partner]. File includes valuations of WSC's estate and balance sheets with income and expenditure accounts.
Personal: Business correspondence A-D., Jul 1945 - Jul 1947
Personal: Business correspondence A-F., Nov 1945 - Mar 1949
Personal: Business: correspondence with representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]., 1948 - 1956
Personal: Family etc.: Correspondence Churchill, Pamela - Z., Feb 1954 - Nov 1964
Personal: Financial: income tax and surtax correspondence., 06 Mar 1940 - 22 Oct 1958
Personal: Legal and financial affairs., 01 Jan 1944 - 23 Dec 1944
Correspondence with Lloyds Bank, on WSC's, and Randolph Churchill's tax affairs, and with Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, Solicitors, on the Garron Tower estate.
Personal: Legal and financial affairs., 01 Jan 1945 - 12 Dec 1945
Correspondence with Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company on the Garron Tower estate, and the acquisition of 28 Hyde Park Gate, London, and with Lloyds Bank on WSC's current account, and income tax affairs, particularly relating to the "History of the English Speaking Peoples".
Personal: Winston Spencer Churchill: Copy of will., 20 Mar 1914
Copy of WSC's will.