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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:

 Fonds

The Conference Diaries of Flight Sergeant G. Green

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GREE
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of notebooks containing diaries of the Atlantic Meeting, Washington, Quebec, Cairo and Yalta conferences. Green tends to record events from his own day but when relevant these include encounters with Churchill and other key figures.

Dates: 1941 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Charles Eade

Reference Code: GBR/0014/EADE
Scope and Contents

The collection relates to Charles Eade's connection with Sir Winston Churchill. It includes Eade's diary of meetings with Sir Winston; biographical material about Sir Winston and Sir Winston's own speaking notes for his speech made on 20 June 1940 which Churchill gave to Charles Eade.

Dates: 1939 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill, Baroness Spencer-Churchill of Chartwell

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT
Scope and Contents The collection includes: papers and correspondence, photographs and press cuttings plus material on household and domestic administration. It contains the letters exchanged between Sir Winston (WSC) and Lady Churchill (CSC) from 1908, the time of their engagement, until 1963, shortly before Sir Winston's death (1965). This collection was used by Lady Soames in the writing of her mother's biography and it provides a splendid, detailed and often very moving record of a remarkable...
Dates: 1884 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Lawrence Burgis

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRGS
Scope and Contents The papers mainly consist of the manuscript notes which Lawrence Burgis made during meetings of the War Cabinet during the Second World War. There are gaps in the sequence, such as between November and December 1943 when Burgis went to the Cairo Conference with Winston Churchill. Although Burgis' notes frequently record the actual words spoken at Cabinet meetings during the war, Burgis felt that his notes were not valuable because they were not a final record of the meetings of the...
Dates: 1900 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Lord Duncan-Sandys

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND
Scope and Contents

The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.

Dates: 1656 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
 Fonds

The Papers of Nina, Lady Onslow

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ONSL
Scope and Contents

The collection chiefly compiles Lady Onslow's personal letters written to her parents and sister "Jim" from her travels in Churchill's service. They provide first hand evidence of her experiences and include lively recollections of Churchill, descriptions of her work and colleagues, and descriptions of journeys, accommodation and surroundings. The letters are supplemented by a small number of photographs and other mementos.

Dates: 1944 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Sir John Colville

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLVL
Scope and Contents

The material held at Churchill Archives Centre mainly consists of Colville's diaries. They provide an insight into the decision-making of three Prime Ministers and the meetings held with other top officials, as well as the lives of key figures during World War II, and its aftermath.

Dates: 1939 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Winston Churchill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR and CHUR
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original documents accumulated by Sir Winston Churchill throughout his life (1874-1965). They have been divided into two sections: the Chartwell Papers (CHAR) and the Churchill Papers (CHUR). Together, the two sets of papers cover the following major areas: Personal (CHAR 1 and CHUR 1), 1884-1965 The papers of Churchill as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics and papers relating to...
Dates: The majority of files date from the 1870s to 1965.
Conditions Governing Access: 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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The Papers of Vice-Admiral John Hughes-Hallett

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HHLT
Scope and Contents

"Before I forget", annotated draft of Hughes-Hallett's memoir on Combined Operations, 1941-5, including his memoir of the Dieppe Raid and the planning for D-Day (Operation Overlord); with a letter to him from Winston Churchill MP (Prime Minister), 19 September 1954

Dates: 1954
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of William Courtenay

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CTNY
Scope and Contents

Colour film reel shot by Courtenay, mainly from his experiences in the Second World War, including footage of Winston Churchill in Canada and giving the "Iron Curtain" speech, 1946, and footage of American forces in the Pacific.

Dates: 1941 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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