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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

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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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/42
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Fladgate and Company including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (23); Arthur Marder on publishing extracts from WSC's letters to 1st Lord Fisher; Brendan Bracken on radio serialisation rights and his role as a trustee (2); J de la Mare Rowley, General Editor, National Institute for the Blind (11); Sir Newman Flower [director of Cassell and Company]; 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph, on his...
Dates: May 1946 - Mar 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning permission to quote from WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), "My Early Life" and speeches., Jul 1949 - Feb 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/56
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the BBC, particularly B H Alexander of the copyright department, (5) including (2) on plans and payment for overseas broadcasts of readings from the memoirs for the German, Russian, and Latin American sections; Arnold Toynbee, Director of Studies, Royal Institute of International Affairs; representatives of the Daily Telegraph, including Douglas Rees, private secretary to 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] (5) and Colin...
Dates: Jul 1949 - Feb 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/39
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (6); Paul Brooks, Editor-in-Chief, Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers (8); representatives of Cassell and Company including directors Desmond Flower and Sir Newman Flower (20); Lilian Buck [private secretary to Randolph Churchill] (4); Randolph Churchill (6) including (1) on United States domestic politics; Charles Wood on proof reading (3); Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] (2); representatives of the...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Aug 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for the Daily Mail., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/309
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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.

Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/60A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade, [editor] of the Sunday Dispatch, proposing the book publication of WSC's articles on monarchs (2); Sir Robert Hodgson on a letter from WSC on King Alfonso XIII of Spain; representatives of Odhams Press Limited particularly G C Piper of the Book Department (20); representatives of Fladgate and Company particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (24); James Thornton, Assistant Controller, (2) and Mary Somerville, Controller, Talks Division, BBC, and John,...
Dates: Dec 1949 - Jan 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/15A-C
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Henry Laughlin [President of Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers] (2); William Edwards, [Assistant Director] Federation of British Industries; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Chips Gemmell, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Grace Hamblin, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Anne Hipwell, and...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Jan 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on the publication of WSC's "Secret Session Speeches"., Oct 1945 - Apr 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/5A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Time-Life International, including [London representative] Walter Graebner and Henry Luce [owner and editor of Time Magazine] (28); Charles Eade, [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch (30); David Walker, [Foreign correspondent] of the Daily Mirror; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the Cabinet] on the official implications of publishing the speeches (3); representatives of Simon and Schuster, Incorporated (6); representatives of Cassell and Company Limited...
Dates: Oct 1945 - Apr 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: miscellaneous correspondence., Apr 1940 - Sep 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/4A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Cassell and Company Limited (5); Colin Coote, [Managing Editor] of the Daily Telegraph, on producing an anthology of WSC's aphorisms (2); Patrick Kinna (Foreign Office); [William] Surrey Dane [on behalf of Odhams Press Limited] (4); Charles Eade, [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch, on discussing an idea for a book (3); General Jacob Devers on Ralph Ingersoll's "Top Secret"; George Harvie Watt [WSC's Parliamentary Private Secretary until 1945]; Sir...
Dates: Apr 1940 - Sep 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: miscellaneous correspondence, A-J., Sep 1946 - Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Randolph Churchill on an expedition to Benghazi [Libya] in June 1942; Eric Baume, European Editor of Truth Newspapers, on publishing WSC's articles, "The World's Great Stories Retold" (3); Geoffrey Mason [WSC's banker] (2); William Chenery, publisher, Collier's Magazine, sending on best wishes and an article; Somerset de Chair on Julius Caesar; representatives of George G Harrap and Company including J H H Gaute and George Harrap (10), mainly on WSC signing copies of...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: various correspondence., 31 Dec 1939 - 31 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/657
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Chatterton on correcting statements in an article by WSC on Q-boats in the Sunday Chronicle; Stefan Lorant, Editor of Picture Post, on a special issue telling the story of the Battle of the River Plate; John Perowne (Foreign Office) and 11th Lord Lothian [British Ambassador in the United States] on WSC writing an article for Atlantic Monthly; William Chenery, Editor of Collier's magazine; representatives of George G Harrap and Company on getting an introduction...
Dates: 31 Dec 1939 - 31 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: various correspondence., 15 Jan 1940 - 27 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/680
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Josephine Parr [former secretary to WSC] offering her services; Emile Rieu, Literary and Academic Adviser at Methuen and Company (2); representatives of Cassell and Company (3), including a Director, Sir Newman Flower, on the destruction of Cassell's premises in an air raid; Douglas Jerrold, Director of Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited (3); George Campbell on publishing "Lord Randolph Churchill" in Sweden (6); Brendan Bracken (3); Rubeigh Minney, Editor of the Strand...
Dates: 15 Jan 1940 - 27 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/408
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Hecht and J Arthur Leve of Leve, Hecht, Hadfield and Clarke, WSC's US lawyers (14); David Scott [Assistant Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; [11th] Lord Lothian [earlier Philip Kerr, British Ambassador to the United States] (7); Sir John Simon [Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Sir Thomas Barnes, Treasury Solicitor (4); "B B" [Brendan Bracken, Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Jan 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/132/7
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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.

Dates: 02 Jan 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 15 Nov 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/31
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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!".

Dates: 15 Nov 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 17 Nov 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/32
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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.

Dates: 17 Nov 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 16 May [1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/25/6-8
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] enclosing sections of his novel "Affairs of State" [published as "Savrola"] and discussing its publication. He also outlines his plans to spend his leave in Egypt and to visit England, discusses financial affairs and his intention to sell his horses, and comments on the truth of a remark of Cecil Rhodes that "I do not care so much for the principles I advocate as for the impression which my words produce and the...
Dates: 16 May [1898]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 27 Oct 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/74
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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].

Dates: 27 Oct 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 01 Jan 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/80-82
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Toronto, Ontario [Canada] on the notepaper of 105 Mount Street) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] about his lecture tour including: the limited financial success of the tour; a disagreement with [Major James] Pond who is described as "a vulgar Yankee impressario"; the keen reception he received from audiences in Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto; a pleasant stay with [4th Lord] Minto where he saw "P" [Pamela Plowden, later Lady Lytton]; financial affairs and his pride in...
Dates: 01 Jan 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [Apr 1931]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/206
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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.

Dates: [Apr 1931]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Apr 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/207-208
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to James Grigg [Chairman, Board of Inland Revenue], on the tax situation of lecturers, arguing that lecturing was an entirely different activity to writing, "the art of delivering a lecture is not literary but histrionic in its character. It is a physical and psychic exertion of which most literary men or journalists would be incapable", concluding that a hypothetical individual would be ill advised to undertake a lecture tour as the receipts would raise the rate of tax on...
Dates: 15 Apr 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Feb 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/236
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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].

Dates: 01 Feb 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Feb 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/237-238
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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.

Dates: 01 Feb 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jan 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/240
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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.

Dates: 09 Jan 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jan 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/241
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to Louis Alber [President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated] on the terms of the contract for his lecture tour of the United States: stating that he had every intention of fulfilling the contract when signed, that he would know the political situation by June, and was willing to pay a substantial forfeit if forced to cancel, but asking for his liability to be limited in case of a sudden General Election, or being asked to undertake "exceptional...
Dates: 08 Jan 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/242-243
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 20 Dec 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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