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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Articles: Daily Mail., Feb 1934 - Sep 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/500
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Clive of India" on the achievements of Robert Clive; "B-P" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell; "The Greatest Half-Hour in our History" on the Magna Carta; "This Year's Royal Academy is Exhilarating" on the 1934 exhibition; "Great Deeds that gave us the Empire" celebrating Empire Day; "How I would procure peace" on the futility of the current foreign policy and need to rearm; "August 4, 1914" on the beginning of the First World War...
Dates: Feb 1934 - Sep 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "Painting as a Pastime"., Mar 1947 - Apr 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Brian Batsford, director of B T Batsford Limited; representatives of Odhams Press Limited particularly book department manager C L Shard and [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (45); representatives of McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited (7); representatives of Fladgate and Company particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (20); John Benn, Chairman of Ernest Benn Limited (3); Count Michael de la Bedoyere, editor of the Catholic Herald,...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Apr 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of Paintings, Australia and New Zealand, 1958., 01 Nov 1957 - 05 Feb 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/126
Scope and Contents Correspondents on arrangements for the exhibition include: Sir Eric Harrison, High Commissioner for Australia; Robert Menzies, Prime Minister of Australia (3); A Kenney [Assistant Secretary, Australia House] (12); Walter Nash, Prime Minister of New Zealand (3); and Sir George Laking, Acting High Commissioner for New Zealand.Also includes newspaper cuttings about the exhibitions in both countries; catalogues of the paintings exhibited; and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague...
Dates: 01 Nov 1957 - 05 Feb 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of paintings, Canada, 1958., Sep 1957 - Aug 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/125
Scope and Contents Correspondents about the exhibition include: representatives of the Montreal Star newspaper; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Maxwell Aitken] on subjects including the record attendances of the exhibition; Joyce Hall of Hallmark cards (3); and Lionel Curran (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC]; a draft introduction to the catalogue by John Diefenbaker, Prime Minister of Canada; lists of the paintings in the exhibition;...
Dates: Sep 1957 - Aug 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of paintings in the United States., 24 Jun 1957 - 10 Oct 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/122
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States, proposing an exhibition of WSC's paintings; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]; James Rorimer, Director of the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art (3); Harry Truman, on his visit to the exhibition (2); Joyce Hall (of Hallmark cards); John Peck [Former Private Secretary to WSC, Director-General of British Information Services]; and various visitors to the exhibition on their impressions. Also includes copies of...
Dates: 24 Jun 1957 - 10 Oct 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of Paintings, United States: Hallmark and Wildenstein and Company., 24 Jun 1957 - 23 Aug 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/124
Scope and Contents Correspondents on arrangements for the exhibition include: Dwight Eisenhower, on the importance of the exhibition to Anglo-American relations; Joyce Hall, of Hallmark cards (33); Sarah [Beauchamp, earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley]; Brian MacCabe, Chairman and Managing Director of Foote, Cone and Belding Limited, on advertising (5); and A Rawlinson of Wildenstein and Company on transport.Also includes: a copy letter from John Diefenbaker, Prime Minister of...
Dates: 24 Jun 1957 - 23 Aug 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Reproductions of paintings and miscellaneous, A to K., May 1956 - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/129
Scope and Contents Includes letters asking to reproduce images of WSC's paintings from organisations and individuals including: Joseph Thorndike of American Heritage Publishing Company (6); L Jordi of Argus South African Newspapers Limited (4); Lady Audrey Hylton-Foster, President of the British Red Cross (2); H Raban, Director of Frost and Reed Limited (3); Joyce Hall of Hallmark Cards; Anthony Gibbs of Anthony Gibbs and Phillips Limited (3); Herbert Marchant, British Consul General in San Francisco [United...
Dates: May 1956 - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Reproductions of paintings and miscellaneous, L to Z., May 1956 - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/130
Scope and Contents Includes letters asking to reproduce images of WSC's paintings from organisations and individuals including: the Listener; National Geographic Society; Reverend Michael Randolph, editor of the Reader's Digest; Edward Halliday, President of the Royal Society of British Artists; Harry Taylforth of the Skipton [Yorkshire] Building Society (4); Mrs R Hayward, Director of the Soho Gallery; the Sunday Times; and Sir John Rothenstein, Director of the Tate Gallery. Also includes 8 letters from...
Dates: May 1956 - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Requests for loans and exhibitions, A to H., Jul 1956 - May 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/127
Scope and Contents Includes letters asking to borrow or exhibit WSC's paintings from organisations and individuals including: Jose Antonio Quadros, Ambassador to Britain for Uraguay; George Littlejohn Cook, British Charge d'Affairs in Berne [Switzerland]; Edith, Lady Binns; the University of Bristol; Calgary Power; David Cole, Private Secretary to Lord Home [earlier Alexander Douglas-Home] Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]; Sir Francis Fogarty; David [1st Lord...
Dates: Jul 1956 - May 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Requests for loans and exhibitions, I to Z., Jul 1956 - May 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/128
Scope and Contents Includes letters asking to borrow or exhibit WSC's paintings from organisations and individuals including: [Evelyn] Basil Boothby, Counsellor at the British Embassy in Brussels [Belgium]; Nishinippon Shimburi [a Japanese newspaper]; the University of Nottingham; Sir Peter Scarlett, British Ambassador to Norway; William MacTaggart, President of the Royal Scottish Academy; Edward Halliday, President of the Royal Society of British Artists; Sir Roderick Barclay, British Ambassador to Denmark;...
Dates: Jul 1956 - May 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Royal Academy annual exhibition., 06 May 1955 - 01 May 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/120
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with representatives of various newspapers and journals about the publication of images of paintings by WSC (exhibited at the Royal Academy) and donations to the South African War Veterans Association. Publications include: The Sphere, "London Calling", the Illustrated London News, the Daily Express, the Daily Sketch, the New York Times, Women's Journal, the Daily Mirror, County Life. Also includes; correspondence from Humphrey Brooke, Secretary of the Royal Academy;...
Dates: 06 May 1955 - 01 May 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Royal Academy special exhibition., 16 Nov 1957 - 14 Mar 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/121
Scope and Contents Correspondents about an exhibition of WSC's paintings at the Royal Academy include: J Patrickson on framing (4); Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston, former secretary to WSC]; Sir Charles Wheeler, President of the Royal Academy (16); Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken]; "Geordie" George, 5th Duke of Sutherland; Humphrey Brooke, Secretary of the Royal Academy on subjects including the unsuitability of an introduction to the catalogue by Augustus John (16); and Anthony Moir [WSC's...
Dates: 16 Nov 1957 - 14 Mar 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business: correspondence with Associated American Artists, Hallmark Cards, Soho Gallery Limited on reproducing WSC's paintings as Christmas cards and postcards., 1947 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/26A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the Soho Publishing Company (Soho Gallery) (21); representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (101); representatives of Associated American Artists (3); [William] Surrey Dane of Odhams Press Limited (2); representatives of Hall Brothers Incorporated (Hallmark Cards), including its President, Joyce Hall (some in a private capacity) (33); representatives of Foote, Cone and Belding Limited, public relations (12);...
Dates: 1947 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence G - Z., 19 Aug 1947 - 25 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/52A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Amy Guest (23); CSC (3); Raymond Guest; Winston Guest; Berkeley Ormerod [Director, Public Relations], British Information Services (2); Sir Shane Leslie, on subjects including selling one of WSC's paintings for charity (6); Anita Leslie (Anita King) on her biography of Leonard Jerome (3); Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill; Lady Sarah Russell [earlier Lady Sarah Spencer-Churchill]; "Bernie" [Bernard Baruch] (2); Mary, Duchess of Marlborough [earlier Mary, Lady Blandford]...
Dates: 19 Aug 1947 - 25 Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: reproduction and exhibition of paintings A-J: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/23A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck; Gabriel White, Assistant Art Director, and William Williams, Secretary-General, of the Arts Council of Great Britain; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Sir Charles McCann, Agent General and Trade Commissioner for South Australia; Charles Mansell, Managing Director of Balding and Mansell Limited (4); W S Shears of Batchworth Press Limited (4); Desmond Flower, Director of Cassell and Company (3);...
Dates: 1946 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: reproduction and exhibition of paintings K-Q: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Gerald Kelly; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] of Fladgate and Company (8); Louis Mayer; representatives of the Medici Society Limited, art publishers (23); representatives of the Royal Glasgow Institute [Scotland] (7); Robert Carr; Sir Peter Macdonald; Ernest Andrews, Mayor of Christchurch, New Zealand; Sir Edward Marsh; Albert Rutherston, President of the Oxford Art Society; representatives of Pearn, Pollinger and Higham, Limited, authors' agents (6). Also...
Dates: 1946 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: reproduction and exhibition of paintings R-Z: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/25A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] of Fladgate and Company (20); representatives of the Illustrated London News, including the editor, Sir Bruce Ingram (9); R Bateman of the News Chronicle (4); John Oliver, Art Editor of the Sphere; Sir Charles McCann, Agent General and Trade Commissioner for South Australia; representatives of the Royal Glasgow Institute [Scotland] (11); representatives of the Royal Scottish Academy, including its President William Hutchison (4); Walter...
Dates: 1946 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, I-N., Aug 1941 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/458
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Wilmot [President] of the Board of Trade; Mackenzie King on gifts of a polar bear skin, a picture of the White House [Washington, United States], and copies of the photograph of WSC by [Yousuf] Karsh (2); [3rd] Lord Rothschild [of MI5] on testing cigars (2); [Rodney] Gallop (2) and [John] Perowne of the Foreign Office, [Thomas] Swan [British Minister to Colombia] (2), and [Rosalind] Culhane [later Rosalind, Lady Padmore, Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the...
Dates: Aug 1941 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts M-Z., 27 May 1949 - 19 Oct 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/384
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] on a gift from Madriano Madrazo; Sir Simon Marks, Chairman and Managing Director of Marks and Spencer Export Corporation Limited regarding a bronze head of WSC by Benno Elkan; Commander Douglas Marshall; Ernst Muller; Walter Nightingall [WSC's racehorse trainer] on a gift of hay to Colonist II; Dickson and Singleton, solicitors, on a gift of a watch from Joe McHenry to WSC...
Dates: 27 May 1949 - 19 Oct 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Reprint Society - Royal Air Forces Association., [1945] - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/561A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Air Commodore Allan Churchman; Admiral Sir William Tennant, Chairman of the Council of the King George's Fund for Sailors; Sir David Robertson of the St Andrew's Society of the State of New York [United States]; John Cloake of the Foreign Office; representatives of the Royal Academy of Arts including Sir Charles...
Dates: [1945] - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, H-K. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov [1941] - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/466
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Percy Harris on WSC's safe return from abroad; Cardinal [Arthur] Hinsley [Archbishop of Westminster], Leslie Hore-Belisha, Sir Miles Lampson [later 1st Lord Killearn, British Ambassador to Egypt], and Maharaja Maharao of Kutch on WSC's health; Major-General [Sir] Percy Hobart on his recent honour [knighthood]; Sir Ian Hamilton (3) on subjects including a memoir of his wife, forwarding best wishes, and a cow called "Winnie"; Walter Harrap, [Chairman] of George G...
Dates: Nov [1941] - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, L-M. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Dec 1942 - Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/467
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Lambton praising WSC's broadcast [of ?21 March]; [Sir Alan] Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] on having lunched with WSC; Harold Laski sending on a Queen Anne proclamation; [General Sir Hastings] Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] sending on items (2); Major-General Sir Andrew McCulloch on a pipe march composed in WSC's honour by Pipe-Major A Lewis; Reverend James Little, Oliver Locker-Lampson, and Cyril Maude on WSC's health; Guy...
Dates: Dec 1942 - Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, R-S., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/422
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Stella, Lady Reading [later Stella, Lady Swanborough] on WSC's appointment as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports; Colonel George Rennie reminiscing on WSC's comments on his future ambitions after Spion Kop [South Africa]; Sir Robert Renwick sending on papers on Yugoslavia and manpower (2); Sir Edwin Lutyens [President] of the Royal Academy offering WSC the honorary position of Secretary for Foreign Correspondence and presenting WSC with a bust by Sir William Reid Dick...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence A - D., 04 Jul 1945 - 31 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/140
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Max Aitken, MP for Holborn [London]; John Addis [Junior Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; 17th Duke of Alba (2); "Alex", Field Marshal Harold Alexander [later 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis], Supreme Allied Commander [Mediterranean], on subjects including WSC's visit to Italy (5); Leo Amery on subjects including Britain's place in Europe (3); General Wladyslaw Anders [former Commander, Polish forces in Iran and Palestine]; Frank Giles [Private Secretary to the...
Dates: 04 Jul 1945 - 31 Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence B., 13 Nov 1945 - 27 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/146A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Hugo Baring; 2nd Lord Baldwin of Bewdley; Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough] (2); Don Domingo de las Barcenas, Spanish Ambassador to Britain, on the attitude of the United Nations to Spain, and worsening relations with Britain; Gunilla, Lady Barnes, on the death of Sir Reginald Barnes; "Reggie" [Sir Reginald Barnes] (3); Herman Baruch, United States Ambassador to the Netherlands; Beverley Baxter; Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands; 10th Duke...
Dates: 13 Nov 1945 - 27 Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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