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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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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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(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), 28 Apr [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/39-41
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (4th (The Queen's Own) Hussars, Bangalore, Madras [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses his journey to Brindisi [Italy] and then to Constantinople [Istanbul, Turkey] and says that he hopes that she will send money and letters of introduction for him. He also discusses the possibility that he might go to serve in Egypt, his reading, his intention to write a book and the progress of an article on relations between the British and the Boers....
Dates: 28 Apr [1897]
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), 05 Aug 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/25/28-29
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Luxor [Egypt]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his attachment to the 'A' division of the 21st Lancers; Sir E[velyn] W[ood]'s opinion that there will not be an attack on the Shabluka position before the 13 September; friends that he has met; his hopes to command a troop during operations; financial affairs; contrasts between the current campaign and that of the M[alakand] F[ield] F[orce]; the postponement of his political aspirations; a request that she should...
Dates: 05 Aug 1898
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 Dec [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/25/54
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Letter from WSC (S S Shannon, off Aden [later South Yemen]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has made progress with his book ["The River War"], reports that the ship's copies of ["The Story of] the Malakand Field Force" are regularly read, and asks her to send him copies of the Annual Register.

Dates: 11 Dec [1898]
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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