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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments, on volume 1 ("The Gathering Storm") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Apr 1948 - May 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/48A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Reverend Andrew Blair on Pierre Laval [former head of government, Vichy France]; Belgian General Boels; Robert Boothby; George Bosworth on WSC's role in the 1930s and arms exports to Germany; Timothy Breen (2); Camille Chautemps defending his actions; William Clarke [member of Room 40, naval intelligence]; Kenneth de Courcy on British policy in the years before the war (2); Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]; "Sidney", Lord Herbert [later 16th Lord Pembroke and 13th...
Dates: Apr 1948 - May 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence L., 14 Feb 1946 - 09 Jul 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/152A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Orme Sargent [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on intervention in the trial of Admiral Jean de Laborde; Lady Juliet Duff on Laborde; 1st Lord Lambert [former Chairman, Liberal Parliamentary Party] on appealing to the Liberals to help in the fight against the Labour Government; Lady Katherine Lambton (3); 3rd Lord Lamington [earlier Victor Cochrane Baillie]; Graham Lampson [later 2nd Lord Killearn] (2); Claude Lancaster; Christopher...
Dates: 14 Feb 1946 - 09 Jul 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: Metz, Luxembourg, Paris (July 1946)., Sep 1944 - 12 Feb 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/237
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visit to France and Luxembourg include: Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (2); Andrew Clasen, Luxembourg Minister Plenipotentiary to Britain, on subjects including arrangements for the visit, and requests for photographs of WSC (8); [?] Ethel, Lady Cotton; Robert Schuman, French Minister of Finance; Sir [David] Rowland Evans, General Secretary, Liberal National Organization; Louis Vallon, Director, Paris Mint, on medallions for WSC; Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord...
Dates: Sep 1944 - 12 Feb 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open