Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments, on volume 1 ("The Gathering Storm") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Apr 1948 - May 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/48A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Reverend Andrew Blair on Pierre Laval [former head of government, Vichy France]; Belgian General Boels; Robert Boothby; George Bosworth on WSC's role in the 1930s and arms exports to Germany; Timothy Breen (2); Camille Chautemps defending his actions; William Clarke [member of Room 40, naval intelligence]; Kenneth de Courcy on British policy in the years before the war (2); Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]; "Sidney", Lord Herbert [later 16th Lord Pembroke and 13th...
Dates: Apr 1948 - May 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Norwegian campaign: Material., 25 Nov 1939 - 06 Jun 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/142
Scope and Contents Includes notes and correspondence concerning research and corrections for Volume 1 of "The Second World War" by individuals including: WSC on subjects including operations in Trondheim and Bergen; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall on subjects including the campaign in Narvik, from the interrogation of General Nicholas von Falkenhorst [commander of German forces in Norway] and the report of General Eduard Dietl [commander of German land forces in Norway], and commenting on Chapter 34...
Dates: 25 Nov 1939 - 06 Jun 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open