Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
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": 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
Speeches: speech notes (some by WSC as First Lord of the Admiralty) and other material., 30 Mar 1940 - 01 Oct 1940
Letter from Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to Maryott Whyte, on an estimate from Hammond and Hussey Limited, for a long ladder for use at Chartwell [Kent] in case of incendiary bombs.
Note from Mary Shearburn [Secretary to WSC, later Mary Thompson] to WSC, confirming that although construction of Anderson Shelters had ceased, there were a few available, at 10 pounds for a six seater, and 15 pounds for one accommodating up to 10 people [annotated by WSC, asking her to buy a large shelter for Chartwell, Kent].
Note from Mary Shearburn [Secretary to WSC, later Mary Thompson] to WSC, on air raid precautions at Chartwell [Kent], noting that there were adequate shelters for the staff and the cottages, that for anyone sleeping in the "big house" there was a cellar which would make a splendid shelter, leading out of the day nursery, and that if an Anderson Shelter were required for CSC when staying in the new cottage, a good place for it would be opposite the door to the muniment room.
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