Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 537 Collections and/or Records:
Including thank you letters and a copy of the sinews of peace speech (39); and also including correspondence with Clementine Churchill (3).
Literary: "Arms and the Covenant" (and "Great Contemporaries"): letters of congratulations and thanks for complimentary copies., 06 Jan 1938 - 01 Jan 1939
Literary: correspondence and papers concerning the administration of the Chartwell Literary Trust and its role with regard to WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") and other works., May 1946 - Mar 1956
Literary: correspondence concerning permission to quote from WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), "My Early Life" and speeches., Jul 1949 - Feb 1956
Literary: correspondence concerning the British and United States publication of "The War Speeches (Definitive edition)", "The Sinews of Peace", "Europe Unite", "In the Balance", and "Stemming the Tide"., Sep 1946 - Aug 1952
Correspondents include: Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] on subjects to be covered in WSC's articles and future contracts (5) and Robert Prew, Literary Editor of the Daily Mail (3).Also includes statements of payments to WSC, notes on Warren Hastings, copies of reports on WSC's speeches about the United States and Prohibition.
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
Literary: correspondence on producing revised editions, permission to quote from, and foreign editions of the volumes of WSC's wartime speeches., Nov 1944 - Apr 1956
Literary: correspondence on publishing WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), mainly with representatives of Time-Life International, including Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine], Walter Graebner [London representative], Andrew Heiskell [publisher], Monica Owen Horne, Constance Babbington-Smith, and Renee Harmer., Aug 1945 - Jan 1953
Literary: correspondence on the publication of WSC's "Secret Session Speeches"., Oct 1945 - Apr 1947
Literary: correspondence: recordings of speeches and extracts from works. This file primarily consists of business correspondence relating to the rights in speeches recorded privately by WSC in 1949, which were acquired by Decca in 1964. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne. Correspondents include: O C Preuss (His Master's Voice Gramophone Company) (20), Emery Reves, Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (30), J D Bicknell (His Master's Voice Gramophone Company, later Electrical and Musical Industries Ltd) (15), Denis Kelly, Arthur Luce Klein (Spoken Arts Inc), Hugh Greene [Director-General, BBC], George Marek (Vice-President and General Manager, Radio Corporation of America) (2), Leonard Lyons (New York Post), Kenneth Glancy (Vice-President, Columbia Records), Christopher Soames, Sir Edward Lewis (Chairman, Decca Ltd) (4), John Le Vien (Le Vien Films Ltd), Drew Middleton (New York Times) (2), William Hearst junior (Editor in Chief, Hearst Newspapers), Herbert Gfroerer (4), D M Day (First Secretary, British Embassy in the United States)., 27 Sep 1946 - 24 Apr 1965
Other subjects include: correspondence regarding a compilation of WSC's favourite tunes, the text for introduction by WSC for film "My Early Life" (ff 47-49), numerous lists of WSC's recorded speeches, British and United States newspaper cuttings relating to the release of the recorded speeches by Decca (ff 363-372, 380-382).
Literary: Electoral reform: proofs [for an unpublished book] (reprints of WSC articles and speeches by the Chiswick Press).,  - 
Literary: "End of the Beginning": correspondence regarding the publication of a third collection of WSC's speeches in the United Kingdom and around the world., 24 Oct 1942 - 28 Jan 1944
Correspondents include: H Aubrey Gentry [Director of Cassell and Company Ltd] (30); Charles Eade (10); Daniel Macmillan [Chairman of Macmillan and Comapny Ltd (1); Dr Robert Chapman [Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford] (1); Sir Edward Marsh (10).
Literary: galley proofs for "Victory" containing 61 of WSC's war and general election speeches dating from January to August 1945., 1945 - 
WSC's notes and source material for many of these speeches can be found in files CHAR 9/167-70 and CHAR 9/205-9.
Literary: "Into Battle": correspondence regarding publication in the United Kingdom and around the world of a collection of WSC's speeches., 03 Apr 1940 - 19 Apr 1945
Literary: lists of recordings by WSC and cuttings from "Into Battle" and "The Unrelenting Struggle".,  - 1948
Literary: "Onwards to Victory" and "Dawn of Liberation": correspondence regarding publication of the fourth and fifth collections of WSC's speeches in the United Kingdom and around the world., 04 Jan 1943 - 21 Jul 1945
Correspondents include: H Aubrey Gentry [Director of Cassell and Company Ltd] (52); Sydney Roberts [Secretary of Cambridge University Press] (3); Sir Edward Marsh (9); Charles Eade (18).
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.