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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:


Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 5., 13 Jul 1941 - 29 Aug 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/694
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Sea raiders" on the German ships "Scharnhorst" and "Gneisenau" and their eventual destruction during World War I; "A speech that prevented war" on [David] Lloyd George's speech at the Mansion House [London] on the Agadir [Morocco] Crisis in 1911; "Why I believe in government for the people" on totalitarianism in Germany, ranking the citizen higher than the state, and comparing the constitutions of Britain and the United States; "A People...
Dates: 13 Jul 1941 - 29 Aug 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.

Personal: Clementine S Churchill: Correspondence., Dec 1915 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/118A-B
Scope and Contents

Includes letters from CSC to WSC written while he served on the Western Front. Part A comprises original letters: part B comprises typescript transcripts prepared circa 1945.

Dates: Dec 1915 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 27 Dec 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/118A/1-2
Scope and Contents

Letter from CSC to WSC, on his return to Belgium after leave in Britain. Typescript transcript at CHAR 1/118B/2.

Dates: 27 Dec 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

(Untitled), 11 Jan [1916]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/118A/20-21
Scope and Contents

Letter from CSC to WSC, on the Conscription Crisis, the Prime Minister's method of dealing with opposition, and the possibility of publication of the Dardanelles Papers. Typescript transcript at CHAR 1/118B/23-25.

Dates: 11 Jan [1916]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

(Untitled), 23 Feb [1916]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/118A/76
Scope and Contents Letter from CSC (41 Cromwell Road [London]) to WSC on subjects including: news of a German offensive at Arras [France]; an air raid at Walmer [Kent]; dinner with Lady Randolph Churchill where she had met Hugh Warrender; "Lulu" [Lewis] Harcourt and May Harcourt; reports that AJB [Arthur Balfour] is "run entirely by Masterton [James Masterton-Smith ]"; WSC's improvements to his battalion which have been widely discussed. In a postscript she comments "I fear the war will last over another...
Dates: 23 Feb [1916]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

(Untitled), 11 Jun 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/121/73
Scope and Contents

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Headquarters, 5th Army, British Expeditionary Force, France) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that WSC has given him a full account of her wedding [to Montagu Porch]; describes a visit to Paris and anticipates victory with the arrival of American troops; reports that he has been awarded the Companion of the Distinguished Service Order and comments that John [G Churchill] has settled down at school.

Dates: 11 Jun 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open