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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/282A-B
Scope and Contents Proofs for various articles by WSC for the Strand Magazine: "[Georges] Clemenceau: the man and the tiger" including his relationship with [Field Marshal Ferdinand] Foch, French politics and World War I; "If I lived my life over again" on various decisions taken by WSC, gambling, his experiences during the Boer War and at the Admiralty and his attitude towards the Conservative Party; "People who have influenced or impressed me" on Lord Randolph Churchill, William Bourke Cockran, Sir Francis...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "My Life", News of the World: copy., Jan 1935 - Mar 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/522A-B
Scope and Contents Carbon copies of the following articles by WSC: "My Life" [in 12 parts]: "Looking Back on Sixty Years" on WSC's childhood, education and time at Sandhurst; "Frontier Days in India" on WSC's expedition to India with the 4th Hussars, and the frontier risings of 1897; "Charge of the 21st Lancers" on the battle of Omdurman and the Sudan Campaign; "Taken Prisoner by the Boers" on WSC as a war correspondent in South Africa; "My Escape from Pretoria"; "My Entry into Politics" on writing Lord...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Mar 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "My Life", News of the World": proofs., Jan 1935 - Mar 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/523A-B
Scope and Contents Galley proofs of the following articles by WSC: "My Life" [in 12 parts]: "Looking Back on Sixty Years" on WSC's childhood, education and time at Sandhurst; "Frontier Days in India" on WSC's expedition to India with the 4th Hussars, and the frontier risings of 1897; "Charge of the 21st Lancers" on the battle of Omdurman and the Sudan Campaign; "Taken Prisoner by the Boers" on WSC as a war correspondent in South Africa; "My Escape from Pretoria"; "My Entry into Politics" on writing Lord...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Mar 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 1., 07 Jan 1940 - 25 Feb 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/665
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "My Secret Tank Plans were Missing" on WSC's experiences at "Plugstreet" (Ploegsteert [Belgium]) during World War I, being shelled and thinking he had lost some secret tank plans; "My 17 Fateful Hours with Clemenceau" on being sent by [David] Lloyd George to see [Georges] Clemenceau on the Western Front, and his opinions of [Field Marshal Ferdinand] Foch and [General Lord] Rawlinson; "I Compel Lawrence of Arabia [T E Lawrence, later T E Shaw]...
Dates: 07 Jan 1940 - 25 Feb 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 8., 23 Nov 1941 - 28 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/697
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "My adventures with the guerrilla fighters" on WSC's experiences during the rebellion against the Spanish in Cuba; "First things I remember" on his earliest memories of Ireland, Elizabeth Everest, his mother [Lady Randolph Churchill], Ventnor [Isle of Wight], [William] Gladstone's election victory in 1880, and his schooling at Brighton [Sussex]; "The man who gave me my first cabinet post" on WSC's memories of Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord...
Dates: 23 Nov 1941 - 28 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Personal, 1945 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1
Scope and Contents This class of papers includes correspondence and papers relating to WSC's business, financial, and legal affairs, including permission for the exhibition and reproduction of his paintings, to the Chartwell estate, including Frenchstreet and Bardogs farms, and to his family, medical advisors, illnesses and pets.There are also sections relating to his staff, to private visits abroad and invitations received, and to his racing interests. There is, finally, a considerable number of photographs...
Dates: 1945 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Personal: Business correspondence., Oct 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/17A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John S Churchill (2); Sir William Rootes on a chauffeur for WSC; representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (14); representatives of Concrete Limited on work on the pump house at Chartwell [Kent] (4); Clement Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust; Sir Kenneth Clark (2), Jacob Epstein, and Oliver Locker-Lampson (2) on WSC sitting for an Epstein bust; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (3); representatives of Knight, Frank and...
Dates: Oct 1945 - Dec 1946
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: biographical material and information file., 1891 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/38A-B
Scope and Contents Includes details of WSC's filing system, broadcasts, speeches, favourite songs, agricultural patronage, books, orders and decorations, honorary degrees, fellowships, freedoms, medals, ministerial appointments, service titles, degrees offered but not yet received, parliamentary seats, paintings exhibited at the Royal Academy [London], and annual subscriptions; copies of various items by WSC including a letter to the Times under the pseudonym "Scorpio" on prayers for rain, and a lecture...
Dates: 1891 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence A - J., 29 Nov 1949 - 23 May 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/47
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough] (2); "Mule" [Sarah Beauchamp, earlier Sarah Churchill, then Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] (15); Antony Beauchamp on subjects including hopes for WSC's re-election (4); CSC on subjects including Chartwell [Kent], and avoiding offence to Queen Juliana [? of the Netherlands] (52); "Bendor" [2nd Duke of Westminster]; Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, later Diana Bailey]; Mary Soames [earlier Mary...
Dates: 29 Nov 1949 - 23 May 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence A - L., 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Sep 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/41
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Spencer-Churchill, on subjects including WSC's writing and the political situation (3); Lady Caroline Spencer-Churchill; Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill; CSC on subjects including WSC's holiday at Lake Como [Italy], his painting, Chartwell [Kent], Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames], and the Council of Foreign Ministers (18); Horatia Seymour; Mary Churchill on her posting to Britain; John S Churchill (3); Pamela Digby [earlier Pamela Churchill, later Pamela...
Dates: 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Sep 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence Churchill A - C., 04 Mar 1955 - 31 Aug 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/55
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arabella Churchill (4); CSC on subjects including WSC's work on volume 1 of ["A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"], her visit to Ceylon [later Sri Lanka], the Suez Canal [Egypt], family affairs, Chartwell [Kent], WSC's painting and the death of 1st Lord Bracken (91); Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, then Diana Bailey] (2); Mary Soames [earlier Mary Churchill] (3); Max Rosenheim [Director, Medical Unit, University College Hospital Medical School]; Sarah...
Dates: 04 Mar 1955 - 31 Aug 1958
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: Visits and Invitations: Cruises in Yacht Christina., Feb 1960 - May 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/153
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harold Caccia, British Ambassador to the United States; Jack Howard-Drake [Private Secretary to Secretary of State for the Colonies]; 1st Lord Hailes [earlier Patrick Buchan-Hepburn, Governor General and Commander in Chief of the West Indies] (2); Frank Sinatra inviting WSC to see his film "Can Can"; Randolph Churchill on subjects including the health of Diana [Sandys, earlier Diana Churchill and Diana Bailey] (2); John [10th] Duke of Marlborough; Diana Sandys;...
Dates: Feb 1960 - May 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Sep 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/9/24-25
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Beaufort Castle, Beauly [Inverness-shire, Scotland]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for her telegram; expressing sympathy for [Marquis de] Breteuil; describing his lack of success at fishing and those he has met who include [Sir Henry Drummond] Wolff, Fanny [Lady Tweedmouth, formerly Lady Fanny Marjoriebanks and Lady Fanny Churchill] and [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough]. He asks her to make arrangements for him to have dinner with [4th Lord]...
Dates: 03 Sep 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 21 Oct 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/9/41-42
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Moulton Paddocks, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing a meeting with [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] and Henry Fowler and his success at fishing. He says that he hopes to see her in London the following week, speculates on the success of various racehorses, and comments on a "capital letter" sent to him by WSC.

Dates: 21 Oct 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 08 Aug 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/10/14-15
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Banstead Manor, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting that [WSC and John S Churchill] have been good and that WSC rides well. He also relates his anger about arrangements for racing [his racehorse] Inverness and that WSC has made friends with the servants and is "full of local gossip".

Dates: 08 Aug 1890
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 30 Dec [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/27A-27B
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Blenheim Palace) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses arrangements to come to Hindlip [Worcestershire], describes hunting and shooting and his high opinion of "Sunny" [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough] and says that he is looking forward to seeing "Polly" [Adela] Hacket.

Dates: 30 Dec [1893]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 23 Jun [1895]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/21/47-48
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Blenheim Palace) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes the races at Ascot [Berkshire], the attempts of Lady Angela [St Clair-Erskine] to "captivate" "Sunny" [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough] and a visit to the grave of "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] at Bladon [Oxfordshire].

Dates: 23 Jun [1895]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 31 Aug [1895]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/21/65-68
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC ([4th Hussars] Aldershot [Hampshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he explains his reasons for not wishing to study the subject of supplying army horses; discusses his education and reports that he is reading [Henry] Fawcett's writing on political economy and intends to read Gibbon and Lecky's European Morals. He also discusses the likelihood of being based at Hampton Court [Surrey], and his sadness at the deaths of [Elizabeth] Everest, [Lord Randolph...
Dates: 31 Aug [1895]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [21] [Sep] [1890]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/16/14
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (The Head Master's, Harrow School [Middlesex]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] promising to give up smoking for six months, reporting that "Jack" [John S Churchill] is "very low" and describing the decoration of his room. Illustrated with drawings of Harrow school boys and uniform.

Dates: [21] [Sep] [1890]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/31/74
Scope and Contents

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Versailles [France]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is glad that WSC will miss the war in Greece as "he will not be able to agitate about it", describes a concert and his progress at the piano and asks her to send him money and musical scores.

Dates: [1897]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 24 Jun [1894]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/27
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Royal Military College, Sandhurst [Camberley, Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] including: a visit to the races at Ascot [Surrey] and dinner with Lord Wolverton; his hopes to see Jack; and the comment "Everything is very damneble [sic] except Sandhurst". Typescript signed by WSC.

Dates: 24 Jun [1894]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [18 Jun 1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/44
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Sunningdale, to WSC, on her visit to the Ascot races, and on the Sandhurst entrance examination.

Dates: [18 Jun 1893]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/157/31-34
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Charles Sims, commenting unfavourably on Sims' portrait of Diana and Sarah Churchill, particularly the expressions on the faces of the children [2 carbon copies].

Dates: 16 May 1922
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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