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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: articles: Strand Magazine., Nov 1935 - May 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/544
Scope and Contents

Proofs and notes for the following articles by WSC: "The Truth About Myself"; "Queen of the Seas" on RMS Queen Mary; "The Tragic Story of Parnell" on Charles Parnell.Also includes: a copy of the Strand Magazine; a note from Shane Leslie on his research on Parnell.

Dates: Nov 1935 - May 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on the serialisation of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") with representatives of the New York Times [United States], and correspondence on foreign editions of the memoirs and other miscellaneous matters, A-L., Apr 1947 - Sep 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/16
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the New York Times including General Manager Julius Adler (6), publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Chief Correspondent Herbert Matthews (5), and Chief European Correspondent Raymond Daniell (5); Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine]; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (6); William Deakin (12); Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] (12); Jacques Pirenne, Secretary to King [Leopold of Belgium]; French Defence Minister Paul Ramadier; General Pierre Billotte...
Dates: Apr 1947 - Sep 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles by WSC., 02 Jan 1938 - 27 Mar 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/619
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and press cuttings from the Sunday Chronicle for: "I Escape" on WSC's capture by the Boers and details of his subsequent escape; "The Blunder that Beat Germany" on the Battle of the Marne [France]; "The True Story of the Tank" on the development of the tank during World War I, its initial rejection, WSC's intervention, and its first use in action; "When Britain Nearly Starved" on the German submarine campaign during World War I, British anti-submarine warfare, and...
Dates: 02 Jan 1938 - 27 Mar 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles by WSC: 1 ("The World Crisis" series)., Oct 1939 - Nov 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/651
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Chronicle for: "War - from inside the Admiralty" on experiencing naval action at the Admiralty during World War I, and a detailed description of the battle of the Dogger Bank; "U-boats - How the Navy Beat Them" on the morality of submarine warfare, the development of the Q-boat, the U-boat campaign against supply from the United States, and its consequence, the entry of the US into the war; "War on the Western Front" on casualties among the French, Germans and...
Dates: Oct 1939 - Nov 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles by WSC: 1 ("The World Crisis" series)., 07 Jan 1940 - 21 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/674
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Chronicle for: "Escort" on transporting troops by sea and British naval policy at the beginning of World War I; "Spring Offensive" on WSC's experiences of the German offensive "Michael"; "40 Days of Hell" on the final German offensive of World War I and Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig's orders to stand firm; "Germany's Vital Bid to Beat Blockade" on the position of Romania during the War; "U-boats versus Q-boats" on British strategy against the German U-boat...
Dates: 07 Jan 1940 - 21 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles by WSC: 2 ("The World Crisis" series)., 03 Mar 1940 - 21 Apr 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/675
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Chronicle for: "The Man Who Scared the U-Boats" on the convoy system for merchant shipping during World War I; "The German Army Myth" on the first battles on the Western Front; "The French" on the Battle of Verdun [France]; "The Blackest Day of the German Army" on the use of tanks at the Battles of Cambrai and Amiens [both France]; "The Valiant Heart of Man" on the bravery of those who fought in World War I; "Plan for Victory" on British naval strategy at the start...
Dates: 03 Mar 1940 - 21 Apr 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 3., Mar 1940 - 19 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/667
Scope and Contents Includes proofs, suggested introductions and cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Lloyd George" praising [David] Lloyd George on his contribution to British life, commenting on his actions during World War I, his fall from power, and his personal qualities; "England" on English traditions, qualities, and patriotism; "How Does the Chancellor Do His Job?" on WSC's experiences as Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Gold Standard, and budgets; "Women in War", looking at the subject from both an...
Dates: Mar 1940 - 19 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Appendices: Copy and provisional proofs., 20 May 1938 - 20 Feb 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/112
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of the appendices to Volume 1 including: Appendix A "A Conversation with Count [Dino] Grandi" [Italian Ambassador to Britain]; Appendix B "A Note on the Fleet Air Arm"; Appendix D "My Statement on the Occasion of the Deputation of Conservative Members of Both Houses to the Prime Minister, July 28 1936"; Appendix F "Tables of Naval Strength, September 3 1939"; Appendix G "Minute of September 12 1939, Plan 'Catherine'"; Appendix H "New Construction and...
Dates: 20 May 1938 - 20 Feb 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1, "The Gathering Storm": [chapter 27] "The Combat Deepens": copy and provisional proofs., [Jan] 1947 - Nov 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/100
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs annotated with suggested corrections and amendments from various people including: "Com A" [George Gordon Allen], WSC, "F W D", "Mr D" or "Col D" [William Deakin, literary assistant], "E M" [Sir Edward Marsh], [Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall], and [secretary Elizabeth Gilliatt].Also includes: provisional chapter proofs entitled "The Progress of the Conflict" and "October"; provisional proofs entitled "Admiralty Minutes - November 1939", and proofs...
Dates: [Jan] 1947 - Nov 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapters 22 - 26: Proofs for and notes by [George] Gordon Allen., 06 Sep 1939 - 13 Feb 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/136A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs annotated with comments and suggestions by [George] Gordon Allen of the following chapters: Chapter 22 "War"; Chapter 23 "The Admiralty Task"; Chapter 25 "War Cabinet Problems" (provisionally entitled "War Problems" and "The Baltic: Catherine: New Construction"); Chapter 26 "The Front in France". Also annotated by various individuals including WSC, William Deakin and Denis Kelly.Also includes: galley proofs of Admiralty minutes, December 1939 and March...
Dates: 06 Sep 1939 - 13 Feb 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapters 34 - 38 and Appendices: Proofs for Sir Edward Marsh., 04 Nov 1947 - 19 Feb 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/130
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs annotated with comments and suggestions by Sir Edward Marsh of the following chapters: Chapter 33 "The Clash at Sea" (provisionally entitled "Hitler Invades Norway"); Chapter 34 "Narvik" (provisionally entitled "The Norwegian Campaign" and "The Campaign in Norway"); Chapter 35 "Trondheim"; Chapter 36 "Frustration in Norway" (provisionally entitled "Norway. Defeat" and "Failure in Norway" and "The Curtain Falls on Norway"); Chapter 37 "Norway. The Final Phase"; Chapter...
Dates: 04 Nov 1947 - 19 Feb 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Proofs for CSC., 26 Sep 1947 - 14 Jan 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/131
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs annotated with comments and suggestions by CSC of the following chapters: Chapter 18 "Munich Winter" [Germany]; Chapter 19 "Prague, [Czechoslovakia] Albania and the Polish Guarantee"; Chapter 20 "The Soviet Enigma"; Chapter 21 "On the Verge"; Chapter 22 "War"; Chapter 23 "The Admiralty Task"; Chapter 25 "War Cabinet Problems" (provisionally entitled "War Problems"); Chapter 26 "The Front in France"; Chapter 27 "The Combat Deepens"; Chapter 28 "The Magnetic Mine";...
Dates: 26 Sep 1947 - 14 Jan 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 3 "The Grand Alliance", Appendices., 1941 - Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/240
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Appendix A (Abbreviations), Appendix B (Codenames), Appendix C (Prime Minister's Personal Minutes and Telegrams, 1941), Appendix E (Monthly totals of shipping losses), Appendix H (Prime Minister's telegrams to the government of Australia), Appendix I (the British Purchasing Commission in the United States), Appendix J (The Anglo-American Russian conference), Appendix K (fleet dispositions in the Indian Ocean), Appendix L (tanks for the Middle East),...
Dates: 1941 - Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 3 "The Grand Alliance", Appendix C., 1941 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/241A-N
Scope and Contents

Includes typescript and galley proofs of Appendix C "Prime Minister's Personal Minutes and Telegrams, 1941." Annotated by various individuals with comments and corrections including: WSC, Denis Kelly, William Deakin, 1st Lord Camrose [earlier William Berry] and Sir Edward Marsh.

Dates: 1941 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 3 "The Grand Alliance", Assembled Appendices., 1940 - Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/243A-D
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of Appendix A (Abbreviations), Appendix B (Codenames), Appendix C (Prime Minister's Personal Minutes and Telegrams, 1941), Appendix D (Estimated British and German air strengths, December 1940), Appendix E (Monthly totals of shipping losses), Appendix F (Military directives and minutes, 1941), Appendix G (Prime Minister's personal minutes and telegrams, July to December 1941), Appendix H (Prime Minister's telegrams to the government of Australia), Appendix I (the...
Dates: 1940 - Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Appendices., Oct 1947 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/297A-F
Scope and Contents Include typescript and galley proofs of the appendices to Volume 4 including: Appendix A "List of abbreviations"; Appendix B "List of codenames"; Appendix C "Prime Minister's Personal Minutes, January 1942-May 1943"; Appendix D "Singapore defences, memorandum by Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall"; Appendix E "Monthly total of shipping losses for 1942, British Allied and neutral"; Appendix F "Promises about post-war conditions. The Beveridge Report" (on the report by William Beveridge);...
Dates: Oct 1947 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 7 "The U Boat Paradise."., Sep 1949 - Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/259
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 7 "The U Boat Paradise" [provisionally entitled "The U Boat mastered"] annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, Sir Edward Marsh, 1st Lord Ismay, [George] Gordon Allen and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall.Also includes some source material including: notes from Wood and Allen; notes on the escape of the Scharnhorst and Gneisenau from Brest [France]; and tables of losses of...
Dates: Sep 1949 - Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 11 "The shipping stranglehold"., 1941 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/263
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 11 "The shipping stranglehold" annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, Sir Edward Marsh, 1st Lord Ismay, [George] Gordon Allen, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall and Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz].Also includes source material: sections of Chapter 7 "The U Boat Paradise"; a...
Dates: 1941 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 15 "The Arctic Convoys"., Jan 1947 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/267
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 15 "The Arctic Convoys" (provisionally entitled "Convoys to the Soviet Union") annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, Sir Edward Marsh, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], 1st Lord Ismay, and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall.Also includes source material including: correspondence...
Dates: Jan 1947 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Miscellanea., Jun 1942 - Jan 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/300A-D
Scope and Contents Includes notes and correspondence from individuals including: Charles Wood (5); Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall on various subjects including the Japanese assault on the Philippines and on tanks (20); Renee Harmer of Time Life International (3); Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook], Secretary to the Cabinet on the publication of official documents and suggesting amendments to the text (7); William Deakin (23); 1st Lord Ismay with notes on the text (8); George Mallaby, Under...
Dates: Jun 1942 - Jan 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Various material., Feb 1942 - Oct 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/298
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on corrections to be made to Volume 4 of "The Second World War" from individuals including: Denis Kelly (5); Charles Wood; WSC on a reference to [?Reginald] Dorman Smith; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet]; 1st Lord Ismay on the need to amend a reference to Gandhi taking glucose during his fast; the Visconde de Meirelles on the use of 'neutral' planes during the war; [George] Gordon Allen; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (2);...
Dates: Feb 1942 - Oct 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence Pi-Pr., 15 Mar 1940 - 10 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/88
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys [Financial Secretary of the War Office] on repatriation of British prisoners of war and sending food parcels to them; Thomas Poulter (6); Sir James Hawkey [Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford] (5); Lily Preston (10).Other subjects include: bomb damage repair; petrol allowances; de-requisitioning of houses; religion in WSC's "Thoughts and Adventures"; reference to a photograph of WSC in the snow...
Dates: 15 Mar 1940 - 10 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 16 Oct 1938 - 31 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/334
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Magnay; Robert Boothby; "Eddie" [6th Lord Winterton, earlier Lord Turnour]; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (? 2); Lewis Namier; Neville Chamberlain [Prime Minister]; [Henry] Wickham Steed on a proposition for an international union by Clarence Streit; Alan Lennox-Boyd [later 1st Lord Boyd of Merton]; Roy Harrod on the faults of national government; [Lauchlan] MacNeill Weir; Edward Heath, President, Oxford Union Society; Sir Roger Keyes (2); Josiah Wedgwood;...
Dates: 16 Oct 1938 - 31 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office: Correspondence L - Q., 28 Jul 1939 - 20 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/366
Scope and Contents Correspondents, mainly congratulating WSC on his appointment as First Lord of the Admiralty, and on his broadcasts (1 October ["The first month of war"] and 12 November ["Ten weeks of war"]) include: George Lambton; Sir Walter Layton on reactions to WSC's description of the Germans as Huns; Frederick Leathers; "Charley" [7th Lord Londonderry, earlier Lord Castlereagh] on subjects including his differences with [Neville Chamberlain], Prime Minister, on foreign policy, the results of WSC's...
Dates: 28 Jul 1939 - 20 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Ba - Bl., 09 Mar 1949 - 26 Jul 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/180
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Peter Macdonald on Douglas Bader; John Dodge on Bader; Alec Badenoch [Consultant in Urology]; 1st Lord Baillieu; Rupert Hart-Davis, publisher, on a biography of 1st Lord Baldwin; 2nd Lord Baldwin [earlier Lord Corvedale] (2); Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough] (3); Baron Nahum on photographing WSC (4); [Thomas Fife Clark, adviser on public relations to WSC] on the death of Lionel Barrymore; 6th Lord Bath [earlier Lord Weymouth] asking WSC...
Dates: 09 Mar 1949 - 26 Jul 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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