Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 159 Collections and/or Records:
Acquired Papers. Letters and telegrams from various correspondents to Lady Randolph Churchill concerning WSC's capture and escape from the Boers. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described., 1899
Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 10 [eventually entitled "Recovery and Reform" and included in volume 4, "The Great Democracies"]: various pre-war proofs.,  - 
Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 10, "Recovery and Reform" [eventually included in volume 4, "The Great Democracies"]: various post-war revises., Nov 1954 - Jan 1957
Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 1-4, "From Earliest Years to 1485", "1485-1688, The Tudors and Stuarts", "Confronting the French, 1689-1815", and "The Nineteenth Century" [eventually entitled "The Birth of Britain", "The New World", "The Age of Revolution", and "The Great Democracies"]: superseded version (pre-war and post-war proofs).,  - 1955
Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments, on volume 1 ("The Gathering Storm") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Apr 1948 - May 1955
Literary: correspondence on permission to quote extracts from various of WSC's works including speeches, "Great Contemporaries", "Liberalism and the social problem", "London to Ladysmith", "Lord Randolph Churchill", "Marlborough: His Life and Times", "My African Journey", "My Early Life", "Thoughts and Adventures", "The River War", "Secret Session Speeches", "Savrola", the war memoirs ["The Second World War"], and "The World Crisis"., Dec 1949 - Jan 1963
Handwritten draft in WSC's own hand.
Includes notes about the Boer War, the treatment of rebels in South Africa and sport at Harrow school. Also includes transcripts of letters to WSC from [3rd Lord] Salisbury, [Evelyn, 1st Lord] Cromer criticising WSC's writing, Albert Edward [Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII] on WSC's letters to the Daily Telegraph concerning battles on the North West Frontier in India and a letter from "De Profundis" [?to the Harrovian] concerning conditions at Harrow school.
Cuttings of the following articles by WSC from "My Life": "Taken Prisoner by the Boers" on WSC as a war correspondent in South Africa; "My Escape from Pretoria"; "My Entry into Politics" on writing Lord Randolph Churchill's autobiography and the Free Trade issue; "Changing the Political Camp" on going over to the Liberals, South Africa and the Board of Trade; Looking Back on Sixty Years" on WSC's childhood, education and time at Sandhurst.
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