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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: miscellaneous correspondence, A-J., Sep 1946 - Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Randolph Churchill on an expedition to Benghazi [Libya] in June 1942; Eric Baume, European Editor of Truth Newspapers, on publishing WSC's articles, "The World's Great Stories Retold" (3); Geoffrey Mason [WSC's banker] (2); William Chenery, publisher, Collier's Magazine, sending on best wishes and an article; Somerset de Chair on Julius Caesar; representatives of George G Harrap and Company including J H H Gaute and George Harrap (10), mainly on WSC signing copies of...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 2., 03 Mar 1940 - 07 Apr 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/666
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Power of the Cartoon" on WSC's love of the cartoon from his schooldays, being the victim of a cartoonist, and [David] Low; "Running the Admiralty" on the history and structure of the Admiralty, his experience of it during World War I, Lord Fisher, and the Admiralty yacht, the Enchantress; "The Mystery of Empire" on the strength of the British Empire, its contribution to World War I, and the creation of the Dominions; "A Message of Hope for...
Dates: 03 Mar 1940 - 07 Apr 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 6., 03 Aug 1941 - 05 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/695
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Sport, the stimulant" on the effect of modern inventions on the average person, watching, playing, and making money from sport, pigeon racing, angling, motor transport, hiking, cycling, theatre, cinema, radio, reading, and moral considerations; "Why the navy runs on oil" on the advantages of oil over coal as a fuel for ships, its adoption by the Royal Navy during WSC's first term as First Lord of the Admiralty, and the Anglo-Persian oil...
Dates: 03 Aug 1941 - 05 Oct 1941
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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Literary: various correspondence., 04 Jan 1945 - 19 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/716
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of MacMillan and Company including Lovat Dickson, [Director] (6); Guy Millard (Foreign Office); James Drawbell, [Editor] of the Sunday Chronicle, sending WSC a copy of his book "Night and Day"; Lieutenant-Colonel George Scovell; Colin Thornley (Colonial Office); representatives of Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, including Douglas Jerrold [Director] (2); Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch.Other subjects include: corrections to the texts of WSC's...
Dates: 04 Jan 1945 - 19 Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Personal: Visits and Invitations: France: Ll - P., Sep 1955 - Apr 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/148
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: S Nicholson (14) and E Dixon (4) of the Overseas Section of Lloyds Bank, on travellers' cheques for WSC and his staff; Lord Moran [WSC's doctor] regarding a health allowance for WSC; G Watkins, Manager of Lloyds Bank (7) on WSC's banking arrangements; W Somerset Maughan on subjects including WSC's opinion of his books "A Moon and Sixpence" and "The Painted Veil" (3); Wolstan Weld-Forester, British Consul-General at Nice [France]; Stavros Niarchos; Aristotle Onassis on...
Dates: Sep 1955 - Apr 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Heath - Kurn., Mar 1956 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/526A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Robin McLare, Assistant Private Secretary to Lord Privy Seal; Edward Heath, Lord Privy Seal; Sir James Henderson-Stewart; Sylvia Henley (4); Sir Patrick Hennessy (3); Harold Macmillan [later1st Lord Stockton], Prime Minister; "Hinch", Lord Hinchingbrooke [later 10th Lord Sandwich] on the death of [9th] Lord Sandwich; [9th] Lord Sandwich [earlier Lord Hinchingbrooke]; Alan Hodge, Editor of History Today, enclosing books for WSC and on the History of the...
Dates: Mar 1956 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, L., Apr 1952 - May 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/527A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lord Lambton; Patrick de Laszlo; Henry Laughlin on subjects including an exhibition of WSC's paintings (4); Vivien Leigh [later Vivien, Lady Olivier]; Alan Lennox-Boyd [later 1st Lord Boyd] on WSC signing a book for the Aga Khan (4); Sir Shane Leslie (2); [1st] Lord Tenby [earlier Gwilym Lloyd George]; Henry Cabot Lodge, United States representative to the United Nations; "Edie" [Edith, Lady] Londonderry (4); [7th Lord] Lonsdale [earlier Lord Lowther]; Henry Luce;...
Dates: Apr 1952 - May 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Dec [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/68
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Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: the news that his butterfly collection has been destroyed by a rat; a forthcoming polo match; thanks for copies of the Strand magazine and comments on a story by [Arthur] Conan Doyle; a pony race meeting in which he was placed third 3 times; the arrival of "Lily" [his pony]; the plants in his garden; and the deaths of soldiers. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/69-74.

Dates: 02 Dec [1896]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/69-74
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Transcript of a letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: the news that his butterfly collection has been destroyed by a rat; a forthcoming polo match; thanks for copies of the Strand magazine and comments on a story by [Arthur] Conan Doyle; a pony race meeting in which he was placed third 3 times; the arrival of "Lily" [his pony]; the plants in his garden; and the deaths of soldiers. Typed. 2 copies. Original letter at CHAR 28/152A/68.

Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Dec [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/75-76
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; his wounded kneecap which was caused by a "sequel to a bearfight" at a dinner the previous evening with instructions not to tell [James] Welldon about the incident "he would be bound to view it with stern disapproval - never having...come into contact with the slightly elevated and inebriated subaltern"; his opinion of hypocrisy within the clergy and of religion; his progress with...
Dates: 07 Dec [1896]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/77-82
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; his wounded kneecap which was caused by a "sequel to a bearfight" at a dinner the previous evening with instructions not to tell [James] Welldon about the incident "he would be bound to view it with stern disapproval - never having...come into contact with the slightly elevated and inebriated subaltern"; his opinion of hypocrisy within the clergy and of religion; his...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Mar [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/96-98
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Government House, Guindy [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses a race that his pony "Lily of the Valley" is due to compete in and his plans to sail to England; advises Jack to read Alexandre Dumas in French to learn French history ("the history of the most versatile, witty and attractive nation in the world") and become acquainted with the French character; and defends his letter-writing style. In a postscript he reports that "Lily" was placed fourth....
Dates: 09 Mar [1897]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/99-106
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (Government House, Guindy [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses a race that his pony "Lily of the Valley" is due to compete in and his plans to sail to England; advises Jack to read Alexandre Dumas in French to learn French history ("the history of the most versatile, witty and attractive nation in the world") and become acquainted with the French character; and defends his letter-writing style. In a postscript he reports that "Lily" was...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Mar [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/107-108
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses Jack's Greek friend and advises him to appreciate enthusiasm as "it is the sort of madness that wins great battles and performs great actions", giving examples of achievers "whom you would call 'cracked'" including Garibaldi, Wilberforce, [Lord] Byron, and Raphael. Signed manuscript. Envelope present. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/109-112.

Dates: 31 Mar [1897]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/109-112
Scope and Contents

Transcript of a letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses Jack's Greek friend and advises him to appreciate enthusiasm as "it is the sort of madness that wins great battles and performs great actions", giving examples of achievers "whom you would call 'cracked'" including Garibaldi, Wilberforce, [Lord] Byron, and Raphael. Typed. 2 copies. Original letter at CHAR 28/152A/107-108.

Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Aug [1895]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/21/62-64
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Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Hampshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses his approval of her plan to visit Switzerland with "Jack" [John S Churchill]; describes the "mental stagnation" caused by life in the army, which he alleviates by reading speeches by [Lord Randolph Churchill], his intention to study economics or modern history, and a meeting with [Henry] Norris.

Dates: 24 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), 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), 24 Nov [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/22/28-29
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore, [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he thanks her for not forcing him to sell his racing pony; expresses his concern about Hugo [Baring] who is ill with fever; says that he hopes that the rain may alleviate the serious famine in India and that the high price of grain is leading to riots; asks her to come to visit him and to send him a copy of Macaulay's History of England and says that he is about to finish reading Gibbon and is glad that she...
Dates: 24 Nov [1896]
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), 14 Jan 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/10-11
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that he has stayed with Sir Arthur Havelock, Governor of the Presidency; describes his success at polo and reports that he is about to go on manoeuvres. He thanks her for sending him 12 volumes of Macaulay; says that he is reading the Republic of Plato and Winwood Reade's "The Martyrdom of Man", and makes observations on religion. He also says that he is envious of "Jack's" [John S Churchill's]...
Dates: 14 Jan 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), 04 Feb [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/15
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is busy as acting-adjutant, that he finds it difficult to find material for his letters and is losing touch with England, discusses polo and his reading and asks her to find him a source of detailed parliamentary history.

Dates: 04 Feb [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), 18 Feb 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/18-19
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses: his disappointment at not being allowed to play in a polo tournament and the resulting unpopularity of Sir Mansfield Clarke; the work of an adjutant and his enjoyment of the position; his own military career and the possibility that he will stay in the army for two more years; and his gardening and reading.

Dates: 18 Feb 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), 25 Feb 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/20-21
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses: the likelihood that he might be chosen to serve in Egypt; his plan to return to England; his reading; the behaviour of the British government in Crete [Greece]; his own disagreement with the Conservative Party and disapproval of [Arthur] Balfour, George Curzon [later Lord Curzon] and the government's foreign policy and the possibility that "Jack" [John S Churchill] may enter the army.

Dates: 25 Feb 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), 17 Mar 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/27-28
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: the postponement of his leave; his decision to visit Sir Herbert Kitchener in Egypt; a request for letters of introduction; discussion of his reasons for wishing to return to England during his leave; financial affairs; reading and his gratitude at receiving copies of the Annual Register.

Dates: 17 Mar 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), 31 Mar [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/29-30
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his injury while playing polo; a list of the books he has read while in India; his method of constructing "a scaffolding of logical and consistent views" through studying the Annual Register; observations on education; and arrangements for caring for "Firefly" [a horse] which he is sending to England.

Dates: 31 Mar [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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