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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/280
Scope and Contents Proofs and newspaper cuttings of various articles by WSC for the Sunday Chronicle: "With The Grenadiers" on WSC's time on the Western Front with the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars, meetings with [1st Lord Ypres, earlier] Sir John French and conditions in the trenches; an article about George Bernard Shaw in which WSC describes his relationship with Shaw and Shaw's career; "A Man's Hobbies" on WSC's pastimes including painting and "Men Who Change Their Minds" on politicians who alter their...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Amalgamated Press., Jan 1934 - Aug 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/501
Scope and Contents Proofs, press cuttings and correspondence on the following articles by WSC: "Do Bye-Elections Count?" discounting the East Fulham bye-election, stating the differences between bye-elections and general elections and discussing the divisions in the Conservative Party; "Defence not Defiance" on the current strength of the country; "How we made the Irish treaty" in defence of the Irish Settlement [1922] and WSC's meetings with Michael Collins; "Will the League survive?" on the crisis facing the...
Dates: Jan 1934 - Aug 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Daily Mail., Feb 1934 - Sep 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/500
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Clive of India" on the achievements of Robert Clive; "B-P" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell; "The Greatest Half-Hour in our History" on the Magna Carta; "This Year's Royal Academy is Exhilarating" on the 1934 exhibition; "Great Deeds that gave us the Empire" celebrating Empire Day; "How I would procure peace" on the futility of the current foreign policy and need to rearm; "August 4, 1914" on the beginning of the First World War...
Dates: Feb 1934 - Sep 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence., 26 Jun 1923 - 11 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/201
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Wynford Dewhurst on his gift of a sketch to WSC (2); H Greenough Smith (3) of the Strand Magazine on subjects including WSC's articles about painting; Vice Admiral Sir Thomas Jackson about his "target book" which WSC had used to research the subject of 12 inch guns for "The World Crisis"; A E Gloyn Cox (2); Sir Walter Lamb [Secretary of the Royal Academy] about a photograph of WSC; Thornton Butterworth on the publication of Volume 3 of "The World Crisis" (2).Other...
Dates: 26 Jun 1923 - 11 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "Painting as a Pastime"., Mar 1947 - Apr 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Brian Batsford, director of B T Batsford Limited; representatives of Odhams Press Limited particularly book department manager C L Shard and [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (45); representatives of McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited (7); representatives of Fladgate and Company particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (20); John Benn, Chairman of Ernest Benn Limited (3); Count Michael de la Bedoyere, editor of the Catholic Herald,...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Apr 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on publishing WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), mainly with representatives of Time-Life International, including Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine], Walter Graebner [London representative], Andrew Heiskell [publisher], Monica Owen Horne, Constance Babbington-Smith, and Renee Harmer., Aug 1945 - Jan 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/15A-C
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Henry Laughlin [President of Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers] (2); William Edwards, [Assistant Director] Federation of British Industries; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Chips Gemmell, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Grace Hamblin, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Anne Hipwell, and...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Jan 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence with consultants (mainly volumes 5 and 6) and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), G-Z., Feb 1947 - Jul 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/25A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Air Chief Marshal Sir Guy Garrod (3); Denis Kelly [WSC's literary assistant] (19); Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (21); William Deakin (5); General 1st Lord Ismay (7); Prime Minister's Private Secretary John Colville (4); Henry Luce [owner and editor of Time Magazine] (28); Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine] (2); Walter Graebner [London representative of Time-Life International]; Charles Wood [WSC's literary assistant] (64); Arthur Hayward [Chief Editor],...
Dates: Feb 1947 - Jul 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: MacMillan and Company Limited: business correspondence., 16 Jan 1941 - 02 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/686
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Daniel MacMillan [Chairman and Managing Director], and Lovat Dickson, [Director] of MacMillan (8); Brendan Bracken.Subjects include: an agreement with MacMillan to publish WSC's works where he owns the copyright; matters arising from the liquidation of Thornton Butterworth Limited; permission to quote extracts from WSC's works; WSC's United States royalties and an American law suit; a new edition of "Thoughts and Adventures"; MacMillan re-issuing other works by...
Dates: 16 Jan 1941 - 02 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: miscellaneous correspondence., Apr 1940 - Sep 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/4A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Cassell and Company Limited (5); Colin Coote, [Managing Editor] of the Daily Telegraph, on producing an anthology of WSC's aphorisms (2); Patrick Kinna (Foreign Office); [William] Surrey Dane [on behalf of Odhams Press Limited] (4); Charles Eade, [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch, on discussing an idea for a book (3); General Jacob Devers on Ralph Ingersoll's "Top Secret"; George Harvie Watt [WSC's Parliamentary Private Secretary until 1945]; Sir...
Dates: Apr 1940 - Sep 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "My Life", News of the World: copy., Jan 1935 - Mar 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/522A-B
Scope and Contents Carbon copies of the following articles by WSC: "My Life" [in 12 parts]: "Looking Back on Sixty Years" on WSC's childhood, education and time at Sandhurst; "Frontier Days in India" on WSC's expedition to India with the 4th Hussars, and the frontier risings of 1897; "Charge of the 21st Lancers" on the battle of Omdurman and the Sudan Campaign; "Taken Prisoner by the Boers" on WSC as a war correspondent in South Africa; "My Escape from Pretoria"; "My Entry into Politics" on writing Lord...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Mar 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "My Life", News of the World": proofs., Jan 1935 - Mar 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/523A-B
Scope and Contents Galley proofs of the following articles by WSC: "My Life" [in 12 parts]: "Looking Back on Sixty Years" on WSC's childhood, education and time at Sandhurst; "Frontier Days in India" on WSC's expedition to India with the 4th Hussars, and the frontier risings of 1897; "Charge of the 21st Lancers" on the battle of Omdurman and the Sudan Campaign; "Taken Prisoner by the Boers" on WSC as a war correspondent in South Africa; "My Escape from Pretoria"; "My Entry into Politics" on writing Lord...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Mar 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 3., Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/649
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "The Most Thrilling Days I Have Ever Lived" on his experiences as First Lord of the Admiralty, on board the Enchantress, visiting the British Naval Fleet, his threat to resign, and the decision to order the Fleet to its war stations; "With the Kaiser on Parade" on his experiences as Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, viewing the manoeuvres of the German Army in 1906, WSC's impressions of its strength, and his meeting with Young Turks in...
Dates: Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: "Thoughts and Adventures."., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/319
Scope and Contents Proofs and offprints of WSC's articles which were collectively published as "Thoughts and Adventures" including: "Winston Churchill described the Battle of Sidney Street" on his actions as Home Secretary; "In the air" on WSC's personal experiences of flying and his encouragement of the development of military aviation while First Lord of the Admiralty; "My own spy story" on espionage during World War I and WSC's experiences on the Western Front; "Plugstreet" on his posting to Ploegsteert...
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: various correspondence., 15 Jan 1940 - 27 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/680
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Josephine Parr [former secretary to WSC] offering her services; Emile Rieu, Literary and Academic Adviser at Methuen and Company (2); representatives of Cassell and Company (3), including a Director, Sir Newman Flower, on the destruction of Cassell's premises in an air raid; Douglas Jerrold, Director of Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited (3); George Campbell on publishing "Lord Randolph Churchill" in Sweden (6); Brendan Bracken (3); Rubeigh Minney, Editor of the Strand...
Dates: 15 Jan 1940 - 27 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Cabinet: papers, correspondence and notes., 08 Jun 1920 - 07 Dec 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet] (6); 7th Lord Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh] on the need for special constables in Northern Ireland; 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston [Foreign Secretary] on Egypt; Arthur Balfour [Lord President of the Council] on reacting to Bolshevik attacks against Poland by stopping the visas of Russian Trade Unionists; "F E", (the Lord Chancellor) [1st Lord Birkenhead, earlier F E Smith] urging WSC not to resign over the...
Dates: 08 Jun 1920 - 07 Dec 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of Paintings, Australia and New Zealand, 1958., 01 Nov 1957 - 05 Feb 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/126
Scope and Contents Correspondents on arrangements for the exhibition include: Sir Eric Harrison, High Commissioner for Australia; Robert Menzies, Prime Minister of Australia (3); A Kenney [Assistant Secretary, Australia House] (12); Walter Nash, Prime Minister of New Zealand (3); and Sir George Laking, Acting High Commissioner for New Zealand.Also includes newspaper cuttings about the exhibitions in both countries; catalogues of the paintings exhibited; and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague...
Dates: 01 Nov 1957 - 05 Feb 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of paintings, Canada, 1958., Sep 1957 - Aug 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/125
Scope and Contents Correspondents about the exhibition include: representatives of the Montreal Star newspaper; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Maxwell Aitken] on subjects including the record attendances of the exhibition; Joyce Hall of Hallmark cards (3); and Lionel Curran (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC]; a draft introduction to the catalogue by John Diefenbaker, Prime Minister of Canada; lists of the paintings in the exhibition;...
Dates: Sep 1957 - Aug 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of paintings in the United States., 24 Jun 1957 - 10 Oct 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/122
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States, proposing an exhibition of WSC's paintings; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]; James Rorimer, Director of the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art (3); Harry Truman, on his visit to the exhibition (2); Joyce Hall (of Hallmark cards); John Peck [Former Private Secretary to WSC, Director-General of British Information Services]; and various visitors to the exhibition on their impressions. Also includes copies of...
Dates: 24 Jun 1957 - 10 Oct 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of Paintings, United States: Hallmark and Wildenstein and Company., 24 Jun 1957 - 23 Aug 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/124
Scope and Contents Correspondents on arrangements for the exhibition include: Dwight Eisenhower, on the importance of the exhibition to Anglo-American relations; Joyce Hall, of Hallmark cards (33); Sarah [Beauchamp, earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley]; Brian MacCabe, Chairman and Managing Director of Foote, Cone and Belding Limited, on advertising (5); and A Rawlinson of Wildenstein and Company on transport.Also includes: a copy letter from John Diefenbaker, Prime Minister of...
Dates: 24 Jun 1957 - 23 Aug 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Reproductions of paintings and miscellaneous, A to K., May 1956 - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/129
Scope and Contents Includes letters asking to reproduce images of WSC's paintings from organisations and individuals including: Joseph Thorndike of American Heritage Publishing Company (6); L Jordi of Argus South African Newspapers Limited (4); Lady Audrey Hylton-Foster, President of the British Red Cross (2); H Raban, Director of Frost and Reed Limited (3); Joyce Hall of Hallmark Cards; Anthony Gibbs of Anthony Gibbs and Phillips Limited (3); Herbert Marchant, British Consul General in San Francisco [United...
Dates: May 1956 - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Reproductions of paintings and miscellaneous, L to Z., May 1956 - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/130
Scope and Contents Includes letters asking to reproduce images of WSC's paintings from organisations and individuals including: the Listener; National Geographic Society; Reverend Michael Randolph, editor of the Reader's Digest; Edward Halliday, President of the Royal Society of British Artists; Harry Taylforth of the Skipton [Yorkshire] Building Society (4); Mrs R Hayward, Director of the Soho Gallery; the Sunday Times; and Sir John Rothenstein, Director of the Tate Gallery. Also includes 8 letters from...
Dates: May 1956 - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Requests for loans and exhibitions, A to H., Jul 1956 - May 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/127
Scope and Contents Includes letters asking to borrow or exhibit WSC's paintings from organisations and individuals including: Jose Antonio Quadros, Ambassador to Britain for Uraguay; George Littlejohn Cook, British Charge d'Affairs in Berne [Switzerland]; Edith, Lady Binns; the University of Bristol; Calgary Power; David Cole, Private Secretary to Lord Home [earlier Alexander Douglas-Home] Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]; Sir Francis Fogarty; David [1st Lord...
Dates: Jul 1956 - May 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Requests for loans and exhibitions, I to Z., Jul 1956 - May 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/128
Scope and Contents Includes letters asking to borrow or exhibit WSC's paintings from organisations and individuals including: [Evelyn] Basil Boothby, Counsellor at the British Embassy in Brussels [Belgium]; Nishinippon Shimburi [a Japanese newspaper]; the University of Nottingham; Sir Peter Scarlett, British Ambassador to Norway; William MacTaggart, President of the Royal Scottish Academy; Edward Halliday, President of the Royal Society of British Artists; Sir Roderick Barclay, British Ambassador to Denmark;...
Dates: Jul 1956 - May 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Royal Academy annual exhibition., 06 May 1955 - 01 May 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/120
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with representatives of various newspapers and journals about the publication of images of paintings by WSC (exhibited at the Royal Academy) and donations to the South African War Veterans Association. Publications include: The Sphere, "London Calling", the Illustrated London News, the Daily Express, the Daily Sketch, the New York Times, Women's Journal, the Daily Mirror, County Life. Also includes; correspondence from Humphrey Brooke, Secretary of the Royal Academy;...
Dates: 06 May 1955 - 01 May 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Royal Academy special exhibition., 16 Nov 1957 - 14 Mar 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/121
Scope and Contents Correspondents about an exhibition of WSC's paintings at the Royal Academy include: J Patrickson on framing (4); Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston, former secretary to WSC]; Sir Charles Wheeler, President of the Royal Academy (16); Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken]; "Geordie" George, 5th Duke of Sutherland; Humphrey Brooke, Secretary of the Royal Academy on subjects including the unsuitability of an introduction to the catalogue by Augustus John (16); and Anthony Moir [WSC's...
Dates: 16 Nov 1957 - 14 Mar 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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