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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Literary: various correspondence., 04 Jan 1939 - 11 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/624
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Martell on a proposed "Biographical Dictionary of the British Empire" (3); Sir Roger Keyes asking WSC to write the forward to his book and advocating WSC taking over responsibility for air defences (2); John Gloag; Louis [Edward Spears] (2) on subjects including writing the preface for his book "Doomed Enterprise"; 1st Lord Lee on WSC's method of printing his manuscripts; representatives of Jonathan Cape Limited including G Wren Howard and Rupert Hart-Davis;...
Dates: 04 Jan 1939 - 11 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Literary: various correspondence., 31 Dec 1939 - 31 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/657
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Chatterton on correcting statements in an article by WSC on Q-boats in the Sunday Chronicle; Stefan Lorant, Editor of Picture Post, on a special issue telling the story of the Battle of the River Plate; John Perowne (Foreign Office) and 11th Lord Lothian [British Ambassador in the United States] on WSC writing an article for Atlantic Monthly; William Chenery, Editor of Collier's magazine; representatives of George G Harrap and Company on getting an introduction...
Dates: 31 Dec 1939 - 31 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
 File

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
 Item

(Untitled), 22 Aug 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/54/3
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Bindon Blood (Camp Mingaora, Upper Swat [India]) to WSC in which he says that he has not been able to organise a billet for him and recommends that WSC should come to him as a press correspondent. He comments that the Army Head Quarters have the power to make all appointment except personal staff and observes "I have hardly managed to get any of my pals on my staff".

Dates: 22 Aug 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.