Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Literary: correspondence on publishing WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), mainly with representatives of Time-Life International, including Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine], Walter Graebner [London representative], Andrew Heiskell [publisher], Monica Owen Horne, Constance Babbington-Smith, and Renee Harmer., Aug 1945 - Jan 1953
Personal: Financial: income tax, surtax, property, salary: statements, accounts, memoranda, and forecasts prepared by Wood, Willey and Company [WSC's accountants]., 19 Oct 1951 - 16 Apr 1955
Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1942]., c  - Dec 1942
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".
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (50 Grosvenor Square [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing his journey and a hunting expedition with the Meath hounds and discussing his bedroom furniture. He adds that he has sent WSC a copy of his Sandhurst examination marks commenting that he should be pleased with his position of eighth despite criticism for impunctuality.
Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] (Vice Regal Lodge, Dublin [Ireland]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: a description of an unpleasant train journey during which Thomas [the footman] had been involved in a fight; a report of WSC and [Elizabeth] Everest ; observations on the illness suffered by the maid of Clara [Jerome, later Clara Frewen] which had attracted "much scandal"; the new cook and the dismissal of Mrs Britton; and news of the ending of "PB's" affair.
Letter from John Hunt to WSC, recommending the use of half watt lamps instead of arc lights in the studio at 2 Sussex Square, London W2.