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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: News of the World articles by WSC: 1., Jan 1939 - May 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/642
Scope and Contents Includes annotated proofs and cuttings from the News of the World for: "Parliament is the Stage of Empire Drama", comparing pre-World War I parliamentary politics with the contemporary situation and reminiscing on post-World War I parliamentary life; "The Minister Who Has to Say 'No'" on his experiences as Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Gold Standard, budgets; "Sombre Memories of the Home Office" on his experiences as Home Secretary, capital punishment, prison reform, the police and...
Dates: Jan 1939 - May 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers on Duncan Sandys and his Breach of Privilege case., Jun 1938 - Jul 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/601
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sandys (2) and Attorney-General Sir Donald Somervell on police powers of interrogation under the Official Secrets Act; Speaker of the House of Commons [Edward] Fitzroy (2) on meeting WSC and a question by Sandys; [John] Macnamara on TA officers being MPs (2). Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Lord Hugh Cecil [later 1st Lord Quickswood], Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, and Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord...
Dates: Jun 1938 - Jul 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence C-G., Jul 1929 - May 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/573A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [1st Lord] Carson on India; "Bertie" [7th Duke of] Leinster [earlier Lord Edward FitzGerald] on his health; Randolph Churchill on his finances; representatives of Nicholl Manistry and Company regarding the division of stock and a settlement to Randolph Churchill; Lord Ivor Churchill on subjects including family affairs including Gladys, Duchess of Marlborough and a statue of John, 1st Duke of Marlborough (5); Neville Chamberlain on opposition to the Finance Bill;...
Dates: Jul 1929 - May 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, A-C, especially cigars., Dec 1940 - Aug 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/434
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [3rd] Lord Rothschild of MI5 (8), Sir Norman Kendal [Assistant Commissioner], New Scotland Yard (2), Senior Official Analyst to the Home Office Roche Lynch (2), Sir George Ogilvie-Forbes, British Minister at Havana, Cuba (4), [John] Balfour (3) and [Cecil] King of the Foreign Office, and [1st] Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] on cigars and the possibility of them being poisoned; Sir Henry French, [Secretary] Ministry of Food,...
Dates: Dec 1940 - Aug 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: New Commonwealth Society for the promotion of International Law and Order: correspondence mainly with General Secretary N B Foot., Jan 1939 - Oct 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/377
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Society publications, including publishing the text of a broadcast by WSC, [16] October 1938; involving Emile Bure in the Society; the Society's International Summer School and Delegate Conference; a meeting of the British Parliamentary Group; a suggested letter to be sent by sympathetic MPs to newspapers in their constituency; Hungarian members; a Europa Union Congress.Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries including [Kathleen] Hill.

Dates: Jan 1939 - Oct 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Palestine., 20 Dec 1937 - 11 Nov 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/348
Scope and Contents Correspondents on Palestine include: Colonel Angus McNeill [former Commander of Palestine Gendarmerie] on continuing terrorism in Palestine, the difficulties of policing the area, and the disbanding of the Gendarmerie; Gerald Creasy, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Colonies (2); Leo Amery on the advantages of continuing with the policy of partition, and on terrorism; Josiah Wedgwood on "Great Contemporaries", the Jewish attitude to Britain's policy on Palestine, asking...
Dates: 20 Dec 1937 - 11 Nov 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Nov 1947 - Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/72A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Iain MacLeod, Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat, on the position of graduate teachers (2); Emanuel Shinwell, Secretary of State for War, (2) and Arthur Henderson [later Lord Rowley], Secretary of State for Air, (2) on recruitment for service auxiliaries and reserves; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice- Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (2); Colin Thornton-Kemsley (2); Reginald Maudling; 6th Lord De L'Isle and Dudley [earlier William Sidney,...
Dates: Nov 1947 - Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 09 Jan 1941 - 27 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/181A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (9 January, Pilgrim's Society Luncheon, Savoy Hotel, London) entitled "United States co-operation" proposing a toast to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] on his appointment as British Ambassador to the United States and on the death of [11th] Lord Lothian [earlier Philip Kerr]. Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6327-9.BBC broadcast by WSC (9 February) entitled "Give us the tools" on the war situation including: the repulsion of the threat of...
Dates: 09 Jan 1941 - 27 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and other material., 09 Jan 1941 - 27 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/150A-B
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (9 January, Pilgrim's Society Luncheon, Savoy Hotel, London) entitled "United States co-operation" proposing a toast to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] on his appointment as British Ambassador to the United States and on the death of [11th] Lord Lothian [earlier Philip Kerr]. Also includes cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech. Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6327-9.Various cuttings reporting WSC's speech (17 January, Glasgow [Scotland])...
Dates: 09 Jan 1941 - 27 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Fonds

The Papers of Evan Davies

Reference Code: GBR/0014/EDVS
Scope and Contents

Log book, copy letters and photographs.

Dates: 1948 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.