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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), [Jan 1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/21
Scope and Contents

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Harrow School) to WSC, on WSC's failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination.

Dates: [Jan 1893]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jan 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/60
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, 2 Connaught Place, London to WSC, on the need for WSC to return to Harrow a week early to prepare for the Sandhurst entrance examination, with Lord Randolph's reminiscences about his final examinations at Oxford. Also commenting on the death of the Duke of Clarence "one Of the saddest events I have ever known".

Dates: 15 Jan 1892
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Aug 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/66-68
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Kissingen, to WSC, on WSC's disappointing performance in the Sandhurst entrance examination, particularly on WSC's failure to pass well enough to join an infantry regiment, and the extra expense of a commission in the cavalry. Stating that he would not allow him to remain in the Cavalry, and that as soon as possible he would arrange his transfer to an infantry regiment. "I am certain that if you cannot prevent yourself from leading the idle useless...
Dates: 09 Aug 1893
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Aug 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/69
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Telegram from Lord Randolph Churchill to WSC, confirming that he had forwarded Sandhurst papers and a cheque to WSC.

Dates: 31 Aug 1893
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Feb 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/71-73
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Le Nid, Monte Carlo, Monaco, to WSC, urging him to work hard at Sandhurst - to "keep the standard up & keep raising"...Pull yourself together & keep yourself well abreast & even ahead of those you are competing with..Keep down the smoking, keep down the drink & go to bed as early as you can" With postscript suggesting that he should substitute "father" for "papa" in future letters.

Dates: 10 Feb 1894
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Apr 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/76-77
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, 50 Grosvenor Square, London, to WSC, complaining about WSC's frequent visits to London from Sandhurst, forbidding him to come to London more than once a month, and encouraging him to study at weekends.

Dates: 13 Apr 1894
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 May 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/79
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, 50 Grosvenor Square, to WSC, on WSC's visit to Colonel John Brabazon, 4th Hussars, at Aldershot, and his work at Sandhurst, telling him "not to trouble any more about the watch", [which WSC had damaged] as the rough work of Sandhurst was not suitable for a watch made by Dent. Also advising him not to "attend to moneylenders," put their letters into the waste paper basket".

Dates: 01 May 1894
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Aug 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/87
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Hotel del Monte, California, to WSC, on WSC's desire to join the cavalry rather than the 60th Rifles, pointing out that the Duke of Cambridge would be extremely angry, and that he would also oppose the change strongly, also on Lord and Lady Randolph's visit to the United States, and forthcoming Voyage to Japan.

Dates: 21 Aug 1894
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Sep [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/3/8
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Letter from Frances, Duchess of Marlborough, Ramsey Abbey Huntingdon, to WSC, congratulations on obtaining Infantry Cadetship, also on the progress of the Home Rule Bill in the House of Lords.

Dates: 03 Sep [1893]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Jan [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/5/26
Scope and Contents

Letter from Laura, Lady Wilton (later Lady Johnstone), Le Nid, Monte Carlo, to WSC, on the Sandhurst Entrance Examination.

Dates: 22 Jan [1893]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Feb 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/6/4
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Milbanke, Depot, Royal Sussex Regiment, to WSC, on WSC's life at Harrow School, and success in the Army Preliminary Examination, and Milbanke's life in the Royal Sussex Regiment.

Dates: 15 Feb 1891
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Jan 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/7/2
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Letter from Maxwell McTaggart to WSC, on the Sandhurst Entrance Examination.

Dates: 25 Jan 1892
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Aug 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/7/9
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Letter from Louis Moriarty, Army Class Master, Harrow School, to WSC, on WSC's "very creditable" failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination. Stating that if he worked "earnestly and sensibly" he would pass in November.

Dates: 23 Aug 1892
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Sep 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/7/10
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Letter from Rev. James Welldon, Headmaster, Harrow School, to WSC, on his failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination. Urging him to work "not by fits and starts but with regular persistent industry". Commenting that the grammatical foundation of his language was so uncertain that he lost marks which other boys gained "You therefore have ground to make up as well as new ground to cover".

Dates: 10 Sep 1892
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jan 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/7/11
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Letter from Louis Moriarty, Army Class Master, Harrow School, to WSC, listing the numbers of the Harrow candidates in the Sandhurst entrance examination.

Dates: 11 Jan 1893
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Apr [1894]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/1
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Letter from Colonel John Brabazon to WSC, invitation to visit 4th Hussars at Aldershot, and to meet Captain Julian Byng, 10th Hussars [later Lord Byng of Vimy].

Dates: 26 Apr [1894]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Aug [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/8-9
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Letter from WSC (Hotel Continental, Milan [Italy]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses his disappointment at [Lord Randolph Churchill's] displeasure with him over his results in the [entrance] examination [for Sandhurst] after his hard work. He discusses his marks in individual subjects and says that he has a chance to alter his father's opinion of him.

Dates: 14 Aug [1893]
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), 23 Aug 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/10
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Letter from WSC (Hotel Couronne & Poste [?Brigue, Switzerland]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is looking forward to going to Sandhurst and that his French is impressive, objects to her comment that he has written "a scrap" [short letter] to "Grandmamma" [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough], expresses his determination to work hard at Sandhurst and asks her to suggest to [Lord Randolph Churchill] that he should be given an allowance.

Dates: 23 Aug 1893
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), 30 Aug [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/11
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (50 Grosvenor Square [London]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to persuade "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] to give him an allowance and saying that he has been waiting for a letter from his father, who he hopes will be pleased that he [WSC] has got into the infantry at Sandhurst.

Dates: 30 Aug [1893]
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 Sep [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/12
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC ([Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he explains that "Grandmamma" [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] had not given him any money and that he had been forced to borrow some. He expresses his relief that "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] is pleased that he [WSC] has got into the infantry.

Dates: 04 Sep [1893]
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 Sep [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/13-15
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Letter from WSC ([Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey] on the notepaper of 15 Grosvenor Square) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that her letter had made him unhappy and explains that he makes a considerable effort over his letters to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill]. He also discusses his father's refusal to grant him permission to play polo, describes an accident suffered by his riding companion and comments on his own physical feebleness.

Dates: 17 Sep [1893]
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), 20 Sep [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/16-17
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC ([Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey] on the notepaper of 50 Grosvenor Square) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has written to "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] and says that her letter made him unhappy. He informs her that he will have his photograph taken and comments "you don't know how magnificent I look - perfectly immense I assure you", complains about a boil on his face and discusses arrangements for paying his bills on...
Dates: 20 Sep [1893]
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), 28 Sep [1893]

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

Letter from WSC ([Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey] on the notepaper of 50 Grosvenor Square) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has visited the surgeon about his face, describes that plainness of the food, an adjutants' parade and a visit from "Jack" [John S Churchill] and reports that he has not been late while he has been at Sandhurst.

Dates: 28 Sep [1893]
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), 13 Oct [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/20-21
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Royal Military College, Yorktown, Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that he has received a "nice letter" from "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] and discusses arrangements to stay with her in London, commenting that his friends have "grand fun" at the London Pavilion but he is not given leave because he has not been given permission from his parents. He also describes exercises at Sandhurst and the surgeon's opinion that he...
Dates: 13 Oct [1893]
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), 22 Jul [1894]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/30-32
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (The Hatch) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing a week he spent in London and his social engagements, a visit to the races at Sandown [Surrey] and to Harrow with "Molly" [Adela] Hacket and discussing his planned itinerary for a visit to Switzerland. He comments that he hopes that "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] will not be angry that he would like to join the cavalry.

Dates: 22 Jul [1894]
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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