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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


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

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with President Truman., 29 Jan 1946 - 01 May 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/158
Scope and Contents Letters from Harry S Truman, President of the United States, on subjects including his hopes for avoiding a third world war, seeing Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp, later Sarah, Lady Audley] in the Philadelphia Story, his own chances for re-election, the threat of Communism and dealing with the Soviet Union (10).Other correspondents include: CSC; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Joint Director, Conservative Research Department]; Alexander Spearman on...
Dates: 29 Jan 1946 - 01 May 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: United States (January - March 1946) N - R., 29 Nov 1945 - 17 May 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/229
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visit include: James Angell, Public Service Counsellor, National Broadcasting Company Incorporated [NBC] on recordings of WSC's speeches (2); Gilbert Grosvenor, President, National Geographic Society, on maps given to WSC; Bruce Bliven, President, New Republic magazine, on a special Franklin Roosevelt issue (2); Douglas Robey, British Vice-Consul, New York, on subjects including a reception for WSC (5); Sir Francis Evans [British Consul-General, New York] (3);...
Dates: 29 Nov 1945 - 17 May 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Speeches: speech notes and source material., 28 Oct 1938 - 11 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/133
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (25 November, Harlow [Essex]) on his position as constituency MP, British rearmament, and the international situation. Source material includes a letter on local opposition to WSC. Also includes a photograph of a painting of Lord Randolph Churchill and a cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech [see also CHAR 9/130C for further notes for the speech]. Part published: Complete Speeches VI pp 6039-41.Notes for WSC's toast to the Duke of Kent (?28 October, [Merchant...
Dates: 28 Oct 1938 - 11 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open