Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:
Literary: correspondence on the publication of WSC's "Secret Session Speeches"., Oct 1945 - Apr 1947
Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), J-Pownall., Jan 1946 - Apr 1950
Literary: lists of recordings by WSC and cuttings from "Into Battle" and "The Unrelenting Struggle".,  - 1948
Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Appendices: Copy and provisional proofs., 20 May 1938 - 20 Feb 1948
Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": "Behind the Fronts" (discarded chapter)., 03 Mar 1948 - 17 Mar 1948
Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 17 "The Blitz"., 08 Mar 1948 - 13 Apr 1948
Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 17 entitled "The Blitz" (provisionally entitled "The Blitz Continues" and "'London Can Take It'"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Denis Kelly, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann], 1st Lord Ismay, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] and CSC.
Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 18 "'London Can Take It'"., 11 Jan 1947 - 04 Dec 1948
Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 3 "The Grand Alliance": Chapter 3 "Blitz and Anti-Blitz. Hess"., 08 Jul 1947 - 30 Jun 1951
Literary: typescript proofs and draft copies of the "Secret Session Speeches" containing WSC's speeches: "Britain Fights Alone" (20 June 1940), "Parliament in the Air Raids" (17 September 1940), "The Battle of the Atlantic" (25 June 1941), "The Fall of Singapore" (23 April 1942), and "Admiral [Jean] Darlan and the North African landings" (10 December 1942), with minor annotations by individuals including WSC and ?Charles Eade., Jan 1946 - Sep 1946
Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretary Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Other subjects include: Dutch serialisation rights.Also includes: a note from Martin Gilbert (1963); details of word counts for speeches; cuttings from Life magazine serialisation; copies of Ons Vrije Nederland [Dutch magazine] containing the speeches.WSC's notes and source material for these speeches can be found in files CHAR 9/140-1, 147, 156, 174, 179, 184 and 187.
Official: Prime Minister: Air Operations in Britain and North-West Europe, 1940-45: proofs of mainly contemporary despatches and reports for publication, with accompanying correspondence. [some material probably used in the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., Jun 1946 - Sep 1948
Includes letters from CSC to WSC written while he served on the Western Front. Part A comprises original letters: part B comprises typescript transcripts prepared circa 1945.
Public and Political: General: correspondence with Charles Wood, former literary assistant of WSC, on an offer to proof read "Into Battle", the printer's bill from [George G] Harrap [and Company], the whereabouts of William Deakin, and the bombing of his house in Golder's Green [London]., Jan 1941 - Nov 1941
Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretary [Kathleen] Hill; details of a Robert Wood.
Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, C-D. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov 1941 - Dec 1943
Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his leadership and speeches. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1940]., Jun 1903 - Feb 1941
Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party and praising his leadership., Jan 1940 - Dec 1940
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