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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Broadcasts, 1931-11 - 1952-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/17
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series spans LSA's career, including: his early letters as a war correspondent with the Times in South Africa; material from his varied military and political service in the First World War; ministerial papers as First Lord of the Admiralty, then Secretary of State for the Colonies; papers from a wider range of subjects while LSA was out of office in the 1930's; Cabinet papers and India Office papers while LSA was Secretary of State for India in the Second World War; and finally the...
Dates: 1931-11 - 1952-07

Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, "Puss Cat", 1912-11 - 1914-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/10
Scope and Contents Written from H.M.S. Orion in the 2nd Battle Squadron of the Home Fleet, Berehaven in Ireland/the Republic of Ireland, 94 Piccadilly, the Royal Automobile Club and the Beefsteak Club in London, Dunrobin Castle in Sutherland, the North British Station Hotel in Edinburgh and Cowley House in Uxbridge. Subjects include peace in Turkey as part of the Eastern Question, the possibility of war, Sir Winston Churchill's part in the resignation of Sir Francis Bridgman, a letter from Robert Falcon...
Dates: 1912-11 - 1914-07

Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, "Puss Cat", "Duck of Diamonds", "Pops", 1906-02 - 1906-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/5
Scope and Contents Written from H.M.S. Suffolk, Gibraltar, Devonport, Osborne on the Isle of Wight, the Union Club on Malta, Athens, and from Souda Bay and Candia in Crete. Subjects include servants onboard and at home, Wemyss' opinion of Sir Winston Churchill and international relations with Turkey and Egypt. Includes mention of "the Mitford boy, Blanche Hozier's nephew", possibly Clement Mitford, and of Princess Beatrice and her daughter Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg...
Dates: 1906-02 - 1906-05