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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Strand Magazine articles: correspondence., 15 May 1935 - 21 Nov 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/510
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of the Strand Magazine, including Reeves Shaw [Editor] (12); Frederick Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell].Subjects include: photographs of the Churchill family to be used by the magazine.Also includes: a press cutting on the hostile reaction in Germany to WSC's article "The truth about Hitler".

Dates: 15 May 1935 - 21 Nov 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: Correspondence A - Churchill, John., Apr 1955 - May 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/135
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry, Lord Audley (3); Sarah, Lady Audley [earlier Sarah Churchill, Sarah Oliver and Sarah Beauchamp] (16) on subjects including her acting career, her finances, her marriage to Lord Audley and his death; Arabella Churchill (6); CSC (28) on subjects including her visit to Paris [France] in 1956, the success of an exhibition of WSC's paintings, concern about Sarah [Lady Audley] and her arrest in Liverpool in 1959, a statue of WSC by David McFall, WSC's visit to the...
Dates: Apr 1955 - May 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence A - Churchill, Lady C (CSC)., 26 Oct 1951 - Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/50A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough] on her memoirs, "The Glitter and the Gold", including her criticism of Henry Asquith [1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] and Margot Asquith [Margot, Lady Oxford and Asquith] (9); Cass Canfield, Chairman of Harper and Brothers, Publishers (2); Sarah Beauchamp, "Mule" [earlier Sarah Churchill, then Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley], on subjects including Oscar Nemon's sculpture of WSC, the death of Queen Mary...
Dates: 26 Oct 1951 - Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence G - Z., 19 Aug 1947 - 25 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/52A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Amy Guest (23); CSC (3); Raymond Guest; Winston Guest; Berkeley Ormerod [Director, Public Relations], British Information Services (2); Sir Shane Leslie, on subjects including selling one of WSC's paintings for charity (6); Anita Leslie (Anita King) on her biography of Leonard Jerome (3); Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill; Lady Sarah Russell [earlier Lady Sarah Spencer-Churchill]; "Bernie" [Bernard Baruch] (2); Mary, Duchess of Marlborough [earlier Mary, Lady Blandford]...
Dates: 19 Aug 1947 - 25 Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence M - Z., 07 Jul 1945 - 07 Oct 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/42
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frances, Duchess of Marlborough, on Lord Randolph Churchill's last illness and death (1894-1895) (2); Mary, Duchess of Marlborough [earlier Mary, Lady Blandford] (3); Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames], on subjects including WSC's election defeat (6); Sir Desmond Morton [Personal Assistant to WSC] on WSC's writing career; Lilah Assanti O'Brien; Sarah Oliver ("Mule") [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp, then Sarah, Lady Audley] on subjects including John S...
Dates: 07 Jul 1945 - 07 Oct 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence., 02 Oct 1953 - 23 Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/104A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on constituency affairs by individuals including: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (20), John Harvey, Chairman [1954 - 56] (9) and Donald Forbes, Vice-Chairman, later Chairman [1956 - 61] (6), on constituency affairs including finances, meetings, office holders, Barlow-Wheeler's future employment and the 1959 General Election; F J Matthews, Chairman, Industrial Life Insurance Offices,...
Dates: 02 Oct 1953 - 23 Dec 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with Wanstead and Woodford Borough Council., Mar 1950 - Nov 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/9A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A McCarlie Findlay, Town Clerk and Solicitor of the Borough (59); [Percy] Cohen, [Joint Director] of the Conservative Research Department (3); J R Iles, Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Local Government and Planning (7); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association [until 1952] (2); [?Richard] Adams of the Ministry of Housing and Local Government; [Peter] Hudson, Private Secretary [to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation] (3);...
Dates: Mar 1950 - Nov 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence: Equine Defence League - Exmouth., Jun 1955 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/554
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Alfred Brisco, Secretary of the National Equine and Smaller Animals Defence League (3); Colonel Sir John Ruggles-Brise and Sir Stuart Mallinson (11) on WSC's support for the foundation of the University of Essex; Nicholas Fenn [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary], Thomas Bridges [Private Secretary to...
Dates: Jun 1955 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, I-N., Aug 1941 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/458
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Wilmot [President] of the Board of Trade; Mackenzie King on gifts of a polar bear skin, a picture of the White House [Washington, United States], and copies of the photograph of WSC by [Yousuf] Karsh (2); [3rd] Lord Rothschild [of MI5] on testing cigars (2); [Rodney] Gallop (2) and [John] Perowne of the Foreign Office, [Thomas] Swan [British Minister to Colombia] (2), and [Rosalind] Culhane [later Rosalind, Lady Padmore, Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the...
Dates: Aug 1941 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, A-J., Nov 1940 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/424A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Cecil Allen on the gift of a stick and various suggestions for the war effort (6); [6th] Lord Hood [Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] and representatives of Balding and Mansell, printers, (4) on a WSC calendar; [Saville] Garner [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Dominions]; Acting United Kingdom High Commissioner to Canada ?[Walter] Hankinson; [Robert] Wiseman (Dominions Office); Sir Walter Citrine, General Secretary of the TUC,...
Dates: Nov 1940 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, S., Dec 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/478
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys sending on a pamphlet by [General Sir Bernard] Montgomery; Archdeacon of Quebec [Canada, Frederick] Scott sending copies of poems (2); Gladys Storey on her Bovril Fund; Lisa Sheridan, photographer, on taking photographs of WSC (5). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and "E S L" [Elizabeth Layton], [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries] Leslie Rowan, Francis [Brown], [Edith] Watson, and "J H P" [John...
Dates: Dec 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday gifts A-B., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/422
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly concerning 80th birthday gifts to WSC, the acceptance of invitations, and presentations to WSC) include: R A Butler, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Sir Desmond Morton; "Monty" [1st Lord Montgomery]; Nancy Rodd [Nancy Mitford]; 1st Lord Simonds and Mary, Lady Simonds; 1st Lord Alexander and "Maggie" [Margaret, Lady Alexander]; 1st Lord Alanbrooke [earlier Field Marshal Alan Brooke] and Benita, Lady Alanbrooke; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday gifts M-R., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/425
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly concerning 80th birthday gifts to WSC) include: Abdel Rahman El Mahdi; Lieutenant-Commander Michael Parker [Private Secretary to the Duke of Edinburgh]; Mary, Duchess of Marlborough; Percy Cox; Somerset Maugham; Paul Maze; Admiral [1st] Lord Mountbatten of Burma., Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean; Donald Byford, Chairman of the Melton [Leicestershire] Conservative and Unionist Association; Sir Charlton Lane of the Mercers' Company; Christopher Holland-Martin, Honorary...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts E-H., 1954 - May 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/435
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Sir Ian Fraser; Leonard Elgood, Director of the Distillers' Company Limited; J Ransome, Secretary of the Federation of British Carpet Manufacturers (4); Terence Grady (2) and John Graham (3) [Assistant Private Secretaries to Foreign Secretary]; George Fisher (5); Sir Oliver Franks; Victor Gollancz; Douglas Guthrie; Sir Gavin de Beer, Director of the British Museum of Natural History; Bernard Hailstone with a photograph of his portrait of WSC;...
Dates: 1954 - May 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts M-Z., 27 May 1949 - 19 Oct 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/384
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] on a gift from Madriano Madrazo; Sir Simon Marks, Chairman and Managing Director of Marks and Spencer Export Corporation Limited regarding a bronze head of WSC by Benno Elkan; Commander Douglas Marshall; Ernst Muller; Walter Nightingall [WSC's racehorse trainer] on a gift of hay to Colonist II; Dickson and Singleton, solicitors, on a gift of a watch from Joe McHenry to WSC...
Dates: 27 May 1949 - 19 Oct 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Birthday greetings: various bodies and acquaintances, and associated correspondence, 1894 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/471A-G
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning birthday greetings to WSC) include: Archibald Ballantyne, Secretary of the Royal Aeronautical Society; Margaret, Lady Ebbisham, President of the Ladies' Imperial Chapter of the Primrose League; Tom O'Brien, M P for Nottingham; Una, Lady O'Dwyer; Sir Charles Petrie, Chairman of the 1900 Club; Harold Glanville; Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore, Master of the Needlemakers' Livery; [7th Lord] Nelson; William Nunn; Bryce Nairn; "Harry" [1st] Lord McGowan; Sir Desmond...
Dates: 1894 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Cincinnati - Czechoslovak Legionaries., Jan 1952 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/549A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Francis Hatch, President General of the Society of the Cincinnati on WSC's descent from Lieutenant Reuben Murray (through Lady Randolph Churchill) (3); Sir Irving Gane on WSC's admission to the freedom of the City of London; Kenneth Post, Director of the Civic Trust; R Osborne, Honorary Secretary of the Civil Service...
Dates: Jan 1952 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Caernarvonshire - Cheshire., May 1954 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/547A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents concerning honours to be given to WSC, or tributes made to him or requesting support from WSC include: P Williamson, President of the Calcutta [India] Polo Club (8); [1st Lord] Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] and Pierre Dupuy on the Canadian Corporation for the 1967 World Exhibition; Sir Cecil Wakeley, Vice-President of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund; Dwight Eisenhower and Christopher Everett of the British Embassy in Washington [United States] regarding WSC's membership...
Dates: May 1954 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence, H-Q., Feb 1943 - Feb 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/485
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] congratulating WSC on his speech at Harvard, Cambridge [United States]; James Conant, President, (2) and Jerome Greene, Secretary to the Corporation, of Harvard University and Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States] (2) on WSC receiving an honorary degree from Harvard; Victor Goodman [Chief ARP and Security Officer of the Palace of Westminster] and [Douglas] Clifton-Brown...
Dates: Feb 1943 - Feb 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D., Jan 1943 - Jun 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/464
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "E R" [Eleanor Roosevelt] and John Russell [2nd Secretary] (British Embassy, Washington [United States]) (2) on communications with a US sculptor Stirling Calder and his bust of WSC; [1st] Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry], High Commissioner for Canada [in the United Kingdom] Vincent Massey, Chilean Ambassador [to Great Britain] Manuel Bianchi, and Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia Jan Sramek, on WSC's health problems; Sir Newman Flower, Director of Cassell and...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Jun 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, H-K., Dec 1941 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/443
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir George Hamilton; Sir Ian Hamilton on a memorial service to the Duke of Connaught; Captain Guy Hannaford; Sir Patrick Hannon (2); George Harrap (4) on subjects including the "Paternosters" club, the birth of his daughter, and an autograph request; Averell Harriman [United States Representative in London of Combined Shipping Adjustment Board] on a 3 pound win by WSC; T E R Harris [WSC's banker]; Sir Percy Harris supporting government changes; Alan Herbert (A P...
Dates: Dec 1941 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, L-M. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Dec 1942 - Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/467
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Lambton praising WSC's broadcast [of ?21 March]; [Sir Alan] Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] on having lunched with WSC; Harold Laski sending on a Queen Anne proclamation; [General Sir Hastings] Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] sending on items (2); Major-General Sir Andrew McCulloch on a pipe march composed in WSC's honour by Pipe-Major A Lewis; Reverend James Little, Oliver Locker-Lampson, and Cyril Maude on WSC's health; Guy...
Dates: Dec 1942 - Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, M-Q., Jan 1943 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/468A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold MacMillan on Randolph [Churchill] and [Pierre] Flandin; [John] Macnamara on a visit to Chequers [Buckinghamshire]; Reginald McKenna sending praise for WSC; Gwen and Henry [Mond, 2nd Lord Melchett] on WSC's birthday; Violet, Lady Melchett [?on "Rota" the lion]; [James] Tucker, Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor], Herbert Morrison, and [Henry] Morton (2) on books received and sent; [1st] Lord Moran [earlier Charles Wilson] on WSC having come to dinner; Dorothy, Lady...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, N-Q., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/421
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Captain] Stephen Arliss of HMS Napier on WSC's trips on the ship; [2nd] Lord Newton sending WSC a copy of his book "Retrospection"; [Alan] Hodge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] on WSC being sent a print of a RAF picture; J Norris (5) and Duncan Sandys on allegations by Norris against Sandys; Victor Oliver on resigning from the "William Allen White Committee"; [Lieutenant-]General [Bernard] Paget [Commander-in-Chief South Eastern Command]...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, R-S., Feb 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/446A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Stella, Lady Reading [later Stella, Lady Swanborough] on WSC's broadcast of 10 May; [1st] Lord Reading [earlier Rufus Isaacs] sending a copy of the life of his father; A L Rowse and [Arthur] White, Secretary-General, British Council, on Rowse dedicating "The Spirit of English History" to WSC; Alfred Salisbury (4) including sending on a letter from him to Field Marshal Jan Smuts on the South African scout, Major Pretorious; "Top" [3rd] Lord Selborne [earlier Lord...
Dates: Feb 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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