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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

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Diary, 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/12
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's role as an intermediary between Churchill and statesmen including Anthony Eden and Charles De Gaulle; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits; Turkey's relationship with the Allied powers and strained relations with the Soviet Union, including discussions with Ismet Inönü at the Adana Conference; the increasingly hostile relations between the Soviet Union and Poland...
Dates: 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Literary: miscellaneous correspondence, A-J., Sep 1946 - Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Randolph Churchill on an expedition to Benghazi [Libya] in June 1942; Eric Baume, European Editor of Truth Newspapers, on publishing WSC's articles, "The World's Great Stories Retold" (3); Geoffrey Mason [WSC's banker] (2); William Chenery, publisher, Collier's Magazine, sending on best wishes and an article; Somerset de Chair on Julius Caesar; representatives of George G Harrap and Company including J H H Gaute and George Harrap (10), mainly on WSC signing copies of...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 2., 03 Mar 1940 - 07 Apr 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/666
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Power of the Cartoon" on WSC's love of the cartoon from his schooldays, being the victim of a cartoonist, and [David] Low; "Running the Admiralty" on the history and structure of the Admiralty, his experience of it during World War I, Lord Fisher, and the Admiralty yacht, the Enchantress; "The Mystery of Empire" on the strength of the British Empire, its contribution to World War I, and the creation of the Dominions; "A Message of Hope for...
Dates: 03 Mar 1940 - 07 Apr 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 6., 03 Aug 1941 - 05 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/695
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Sport, the stimulant" on the effect of modern inventions on the average person, watching, playing, and making money from sport, pigeon racing, angling, motor transport, hiking, cycling, theatre, cinema, radio, reading, and moral considerations; "Why the navy runs on oil" on the advantages of oil over coal as a fuel for ships, its adoption by the Royal Navy during WSC's first term as First Lord of the Admiralty, and the Anglo-Persian oil...
Dates: 03 Aug 1941 - 05 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 8., 23 Nov 1941 - 28 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/697
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "My adventures with the guerrilla fighters" on WSC's experiences during the rebellion against the Spanish in Cuba; "First things I remember" on his earliest memories of Ireland, Elizabeth Everest, his mother [Lady Randolph Churchill], Ventnor [Isle of Wight], [William] Gladstone's election victory in 1880, and his schooling at Brighton [Sussex]; "The man who gave me my first cabinet post" on WSC's memories of Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord...
Dates: 23 Nov 1941 - 28 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: various correspondence., 04 Jan 1945 - 19 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/716
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of MacMillan and Company including Lovat Dickson, [Director] (6); Guy Millard (Foreign Office); James Drawbell, [Editor] of the Sunday Chronicle, sending WSC a copy of his book "Night and Day"; Lieutenant-Colonel George Scovell; Colin Thornley (Colonial Office); representatives of Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, including Douglas Jerrold [Director] (2); Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch.Other subjects include: corrections to the texts of WSC's...
Dates: 04 Jan 1945 - 19 Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Personal: Visits and Invitations: France: Ll - P., Sep 1955 - Apr 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/148
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: S Nicholson (14) and E Dixon (4) of the Overseas Section of Lloyds Bank, on travellers' cheques for WSC and his staff; Lord Moran [WSC's doctor] regarding a health allowance for WSC; G Watkins, Manager of Lloyds Bank (7) on WSC's banking arrangements; W Somerset Maughan on subjects including WSC's opinion of his books "A Moon and Sixpence" and "The Painted Veil" (3); Wolstan Weld-Forester, British Consul-General at Nice [France]; Stavros Niarchos; Aristotle Onassis on...
Dates: Sep 1955 - Apr 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Heath - Kurn., Mar 1956 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/526A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Robin McLare, Assistant Private Secretary to Lord Privy Seal; Edward Heath, Lord Privy Seal; Sir James Henderson-Stewart; Sylvia Henley (4); Sir Patrick Hennessy (3); Harold Macmillan [later1st Lord Stockton], Prime Minister; "Hinch", Lord Hinchingbrooke [later 10th Lord Sandwich] on the death of [9th] Lord Sandwich; [9th] Lord Sandwich [earlier Lord Hinchingbrooke]; Alan Hodge, Editor of History Today, enclosing books for WSC and on the History of the...
Dates: Mar 1956 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, L., Apr 1952 - May 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/527A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lord Lambton; Patrick de Laszlo; Henry Laughlin on subjects including an exhibition of WSC's paintings (4); Vivien Leigh [later Vivien, Lady Olivier]; Alan Lennox-Boyd [later 1st Lord Boyd] on WSC signing a book for the Aga Khan (4); Sir Shane Leslie (2); [1st] Lord Tenby [earlier Gwilym Lloyd George]; Henry Cabot Lodge, United States representative to the United Nations; "Edie" [Edith, Lady] Londonderry (4); [7th Lord] Lonsdale [earlier Lord Lowther]; Henry Luce;...
Dates: Apr 1952 - May 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Dec [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/68
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: the news that his butterfly collection has been destroyed by a rat; a forthcoming polo match; thanks for copies of the Strand magazine and comments on a story by [Arthur] Conan Doyle; a pony race meeting in which he was placed third 3 times; the arrival of "Lily" [his pony]; the plants in his garden; and the deaths of soldiers. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/69-74.

Dates: 02 Dec [1896]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/69-74
Scope and Contents

Transcript of a letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: the news that his butterfly collection has been destroyed by a rat; a forthcoming polo match; thanks for copies of the Strand magazine and comments on a story by [Arthur] Conan Doyle; a pony race meeting in which he was placed third 3 times; the arrival of "Lily" [his pony]; the plants in his garden; and the deaths of soldiers. Typed. 2 copies. Original letter at CHAR 28/152A/68.

Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Dec [1896]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/75-76
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; his wounded kneecap which was caused by a "sequel to a bearfight" at a dinner the previous evening with instructions not to tell [James] Welldon about the incident "he would be bound to view it with stern disapproval - never having...come into contact with the slightly elevated and inebriated subaltern"; his opinion of hypocrisy within the clergy and of religion; his progress with...
Dates: 07 Dec [1896]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/77-82
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; his wounded kneecap which was caused by a "sequel to a bearfight" at a dinner the previous evening with instructions not to tell [James] Welldon about the incident "he would be bound to view it with stern disapproval - never having...come into contact with the slightly elevated and inebriated subaltern"; his opinion of hypocrisy within the clergy and of religion; his...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Mar [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/96-98
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Government House, Guindy [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses a race that his pony "Lily of the Valley" is due to compete in and his plans to sail to England; advises Jack to read Alexandre Dumas in French to learn French history ("the history of the most versatile, witty and attractive nation in the world") and become acquainted with the French character; and defends his letter-writing style. In a postscript he reports that "Lily" was placed fourth....
Dates: 09 Mar [1897]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/99-106
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (Government House, Guindy [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses a race that his pony "Lily of the Valley" is due to compete in and his plans to sail to England; advises Jack to read Alexandre Dumas in French to learn French history ("the history of the most versatile, witty and attractive nation in the world") and become acquainted with the French character; and defends his letter-writing style. In a postscript he reports that "Lily" was...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Mar [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/107-108
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses Jack's Greek friend and advises him to appreciate enthusiasm as "it is the sort of madness that wins great battles and performs great actions", giving examples of achievers "whom you would call 'cracked'" including Garibaldi, Wilberforce, [Lord] Byron, and Raphael. Signed manuscript. Envelope present. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/109-112.

Dates: 31 Mar [1897]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/109-112
Scope and Contents

Transcript of a letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he discusses Jack's Greek friend and advises him to appreciate enthusiasm as "it is the sort of madness that wins great battles and performs great actions", giving examples of achievers "whom you would call 'cracked'" including Garibaldi, Wilberforce, [Lord] Byron, and Raphael. Typed. 2 copies. Original letter at CHAR 28/152A/107-108.

Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Aug 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/41/100
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Minister of State, Middle East [Oliver Lyttelton, later 1st Lord Chandos]: "Hornblower admirable" ["Captain Hornblower, RN", by C S Forester].

Dates: 10 Aug 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 May 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53C/221
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Robert Graves expressing pleasure in his "Sergeant Lamb" books.

Dates: 02 May 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Aug [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/42-43
Scope and Contents Letter from [Edward Marsh] (Home Office) to WSC including the following points: the reaction to WSC's memorandum on prison reform by Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise [Chairman of the Prison Commission] and Mr Blackwell (who criticised the plans for a board to ensure uniform sentencing policy and the system of classified institutions); WSC's proposed visit to Dartmoor [prison, Devon] and the remaining preparation of the Shop Hours Bill. He also encloses two novels by [Elizabeth] Arnim [not present]....
Dates: 23 Aug [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 20 Feb 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/196/35
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] to Anthony Brooke marked "private" thanking him for the book "Who Dies Fighting" which reached him in the Crimea [Yalta, Soviet Union] , and commenting that WSC has expressed an interest in reading it [carbon].

Dates: 20 Feb 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 22 Feb 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/196/36
Scope and Contents Letter from Anthony Brooke (Sarawak Government Offices, Millbank House, Westminster, SW1 [London]) to John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] confirming that he should keep the book "Who Dies Fighting" as long as he likes since WSC is reading it: states that WSC should also read a letter by Colonel Stewart who violently regrets the publication and says he will try to send this; refers to Martin's recent experience [? Yalta Conference] and hopes that he found time to enjoy...
Dates: 22 Feb 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 15 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/129
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Major John Dodge stating that his literature is first rate [carbon].

Dates: 15 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/195B/172
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Chateau Bordaberry, Near Hendaye [France]) to Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken, Lord Privy Seal] advising him to read "La Verite sur L'Armistice" by Albert Kammerer "especially the part which deals with our visit to Tours" [carbon].

Dates: 11 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 11 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/176
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Chateau Bordaberry, Near Hendaye, B.P. [France]) to Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] recommending that he read "La Verite sur L'Armistice" by Albert Kammerer and especially the part dealing with their visit to Tours [carbon].

Dates: 11 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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