Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
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 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
Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers concerning an action brought by William Griffin, editor and publisher of the New York Enquirer, against WSC for slander over WSC's denial of statements attributed to him by Griffin on the United States' entry into World War I allegedly made during a meeting in August 1936., Jan 1940 - Dec 1940
Letter from C B Fernald (The London Play Company, 51 Piccadilly, London) to WSC (2 Sussex Square) asking whether he would be interested in giving a lecture tour in the United States to be organised by George Whipple, commenting that such a tour would be good for international relations and would be lucrative for WSC. Signed typescript.
Letter from WSC (Dalmeny House Edinburgh [Scotland]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he is glad she enjoyed herself at Sandringham, reports on the success of his speech in Glasgow [Lanarkshire, Scotland] and discusses financial affairs. Annotated "Five years since the armoured train!".
Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street [London]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: the success of his speech in Glasgow [Lanarkshire, Scotland]; financial affairs and his plans to see her before going to Manchester. Manuscript in the hand of Annette Anning signed by WSC.
Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street [London]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] concerning arrangements for his lecture tour. He says that he hopes that [16th] Lord Derby will chair the Liverpool meeting, reports on the success of his lecture at Harrow [School, Middlesex] and details financial assistance provided for his election costs by "Sunny" [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough].
Memorandum containing proposed amendments to WSC's contract with Louis Alber [President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated] for his lecture tour of the United States.
Telegram from WSC to Louis Alber [President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated], on the contract for his lecture tour of the United States, stating that he would not accept lower terms than those already offered, but agreeing that if after 45 lectures, Alber could prove a loss, he would give a further five lectures free of charge. [Copy].
Telegram from Louis Alber [President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated] to WSC, on the terms of the contract for WSC's lecture tour of the United States, stressing the depth of the financial depression in the United States, and asking if he would be prepared to accept a lower fee of 45,000 dollars for 45 lectures.
Telegram from Louis Alber [President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated] to WSC on the terms of the contract for WSC's lecture tour of the United States, suggesting limiting WSC's liability to 10,000 dollars if the contract was voided after 1 June.
Letter from Louis Alber, President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated, to WSC on the contract for WSC's lecture tour of the United States, stating that he was willing to pay 50,000 dollars for the two months, 15 Oct - 15 Dec 1931, and giving WSC the right to cancel up to 1 June, but that there should be no cancellation clause after this date.