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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Personal: Family: biographical material and information file., 1891 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/38A-B
Scope and Contents Includes details of WSC's filing system, broadcasts, speeches, favourite songs, agricultural patronage, books, orders and decorations, honorary degrees, fellowships, freedoms, medals, ministerial appointments, service titles, degrees offered but not yet received, parliamentary seats, paintings exhibited at the Royal Academy [London], and annual subscriptions; copies of various items by WSC including a letter to the Times under the pseudonym "Scorpio" on prayers for rain, and a lecture...
Dates: 1891 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, C-D. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov 1941 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/472A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [2nd] Lord Chaplin sending brandy; Sylvia Checkley sending birthday wishes and flowers (5); [1st] Lord Davidson on an appeal fund for Wilson Carlisle, founder of the Church Army (2); Major-General [Charles] Constantine on meeting WSC and receiving a signed photograph from him; Captain A M Dick requesting an autographed photograph (4); [Bernard] Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information] and [James] Drawbell on Drawbell's book "All Change Here"....
Dates: Nov 1941 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, S., Dec 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/478
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys sending on a pamphlet by [General Sir Bernard] Montgomery; Archdeacon of Quebec [Canada, Frederick] Scott sending copies of poems (2); Gladys Storey on her Bovril Fund; Lisa Sheridan, photographer, on taking photographs of WSC (5). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and "E S L" [Elizabeth Layton], [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries] Leslie Rowan, Francis [Brown], [Edith] Watson, and "J H P" [John...
Dates: Dec 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, T-Z., Jan 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/479A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Guy] Millard of the Foreign Office (2) and [Philip] Mitchell, Managing Director, Royal Mail House, (3) on gifts to WSC of an atlas of Poland and a statuette from the Ukrainian Democratic Colony of Sao Paolo [Brazil]; [6th] Lord Clarendon [earlier Lord Hyde], Chairman Revenue Committee, Toc H (2) requesting WSC's patronage for an event and inviting him to a luncheon; Reverend [James] Tomlin on publishing an anecdote about WSC at school; [John] Perowne of the Foreign...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Birthday greetings, 1899 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/491A-F
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning birthday greetings and good wishes following his fall) include: Joyce Hall; Winston Guest; Keith Holyoake, Prime Minister of New Zealand; John Peck; John Wilson [later 2nd Lord Moran]; Sir Albert Richardson, former President of the Royal Academy; Herbert Haseltine; Henry Laughlin; Maria Callas; Esmond [2nd Lord] Rothermere [earlier Esmond Harmsworth]; [Sir Alfred] Chester Beatty; Averell Harriman; Sir Hugh Tudor; Elizabeth Gilliatt; Sir [Edward] Spears; [1st Lord]...
Dates: 1899 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Birthday greetings: various bodies and acquaintances, and associated correspondence, 1894 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/471A-G
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning birthday greetings to WSC) include: Archibald Ballantyne, Secretary of the Royal Aeronautical Society; Margaret, Lady Ebbisham, President of the Ladies' Imperial Chapter of the Primrose League; Tom O'Brien, M P for Nottingham; Una, Lady O'Dwyer; Sir Charles Petrie, Chairman of the 1900 Club; Harold Glanville; Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore, Master of the Needlemakers' Livery; [7th Lord] Nelson; William Nunn; Bryce Nairn; "Harry" [1st] Lord McGowan; Sir Desmond...
Dates: 1894 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open