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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 4519 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: articles: News of the World 1., May 1937 - Jun 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/564
Scope and Contents

Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The Crime that Shook Civilisation" on the build-up to the First World War; "Tragedy of the Torpedoed Lusitania"; "The Decisive Factor in the Allied Victory" on the turning points in the First World War, especially the defeat of the German U-boat campaign.

Dates: May 1937 - Jun 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles, News of the World 2., Feb 1936 - Apr 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/542A-B
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Great Men of Our Time": "Lloyd-George" on David Lloyd George; "Birkenhead" on 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith]; "Curzon" on 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston; "Clemenceau" on Georges Clemenceau; "Balfour" on 1st Lord Balfour; "Chamberlain" on Joseph Chamberlain; "John Morley" on Lord Morley of Blackburn.

Dates: Feb 1936 - Apr 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: News of the World 2., Jun 1937 - Jul 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/565
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "When the Crash Came to the United States" on the Wall Street Crash; "The Dominions are Partners of Empire" on the strengths of the British Empire; "Chief Factors in our Social Revolution" on the development of social legislation.

Dates: Jun 1937 - Jul 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: News of the World 3., Oct 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/566
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "This Age of Government by Great Dictators" on the rise of Benito Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin and Mustapha Kemal Ataturk; "Will Japan Decide to Accept the Olive Branch?" on divisions between moderate and war parties in Japan, Japanese expansion and the need to protect Western trading interests in the Far East; "Japan's Swift Rise to Her Place in the Sun" on the rise of modern Japan.

Dates: Oct 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: News of the World 4., Oct 1937 - Nov 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/567
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The General Strike" on the railway strikes of 1911 and 1919, and the General Strike of 1926; "The Crisis of 1931" on the economic crisis of summer 1931 and the fall of Ramsay Macdonald's Labour Government; "Vision of the Future Through Eyes of Science" on the history and future of human progress; "Life in a World Controlled by the Scientists" on the future possibilities and risks of science.Also includes: annotated proofs...
Dates: Oct 1937 - Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: News of the World 5., Nov 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/568
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Mankind is Confronted by One Supreme Task" on the need to control scientific progress; "A Federation for Peace is the Hope of the World" on the impersonality of modern war and the need for a strong League of Nations.Also includes: annotated proofs from "Thoughts and Adventures".

Dates: Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Strand Magazine., Nov 1935 - May 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/544
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Proofs and notes for the following articles by WSC: "The Truth About Myself"; "Queen of the Seas" on RMS Queen Mary; "The Tragic Story of Parnell" on Charles Parnell.Also includes: a copy of the Strand Magazine; a note from Shane Leslie on his research on Parnell.

Dates: Nov 1935 - May 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Strand Magazine., 29 Dec 1936 - 14 Jun 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/573
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "How the Jews Can Combat Persecution" on the separateness of the Jews, prejudice against them, and their need to combat this with greater openness; "King George VI" marking the coronation of George VI.

Dates: 29 Dec 1936 - 14 Jun 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Sunday Chronicle., 21 Feb 1937 - 26 Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/574
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Big Navy" on the possibilities of war between Japan and China, or Japan and the United States; "A King is Crowned" on the relationship between the Crown and the Empire, George VI and past coronations; "The Better Way" on the similarities between Nazism and Communism, Benito Mussolini, Stalin and Hitler; "Menace Over Europe" on the threat of war arising from the economic strains in Germany, Italy and Japan; "Jellicoe" on...
Dates: 21 Feb 1937 - 26 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Biographical Dictionary of the British Empire: correspondence., 03 Jun 1937 - 17 Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/556
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Correspondents include: Edward Martell, Director of Burke Publishing Company Limited on WSC's foreword to the dictionary (6).Also includes: a draft list of the dictionary's contents; a carbon copy of WSC's foreword.

Dates: 03 Jun 1937 - 17 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: British and International Press Limited: correspondence regarding publication of articles., 30 Jul 1931 - 09 Mar 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/816
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Correspondents include: Brendan Bracken (3); and Nicholl Manisty [lawyer for WSC] (28).Includes: correspondence regarding world serialisation rights for WSC's "The Eastern Front" including a legal dispute with London General Press.

Dates: 30 Jul 1931 - 09 Mar 1936
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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Literary: Business correspondence., 01 Jan 1929 - 29 Nov 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/225A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence with representatives of several organisations including: John Swain and Sons concerning maps for Volume 4 of "The World Crisis", "The Aftermath"; Butler and Tanner Limited about the preparation and correction of proofs for "The Aftermath"; the Times about the serialisation of "The Aftermath" and "Marlborough: His Life and Times"; A P Watt and Sons; Charles Scribner about American editions of WSC's books; and the Strand Magazine about a series of articles.Includes a draft...
Dates: 01 Jan 1929 - 29 Nov 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business Correspondence concerning "The World Crisis" and its sequel "The Aftermath" [published as Volume 4]., 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/207
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with representatives of Curtis Brown Limited concerning: negotiations with Charles Scribner on the publication of an American edition; negotiations with Thornton Butterworth Limited; world-wide serialisation of the books; contracts; financial agreements on advances and commission to be paid to WSC; and sales figures for "The Aftermath".Includes material on the disruption caused by the General Strike.

Dates: 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business Correspondence concerning Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"., 06 Jun 1926 - 29 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/205
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Correspondence with representatives of several organisations about Volume 3 of "The World Crisis" including: Lloyds Bank on financial terms; Butler and Tanner on preparation of proofs; Charles Scribner's Sons on the publication of an American edition and Geoffrey Dawson, editor of the Times, on serialisation of sections of the book.Includes agreements relating to a guarantee from WSC to write the book and to its publication.

Dates: 06 Jun 1926 - 29 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business Correspondence concerning Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"., 08 Jun 1926 - 29 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/206
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Correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Ltd concerning: the receipt and preparation of proofs, forecast of demand for the book, preparation of graphs and maps, the serialisation of the book in the Times and the possibility of Butterworths publishing the memoirs of 1st Lord D'Abernon [earlier Sir Edgar Vincent].Includes an agreement between WSC and Butterworths about commissioning the work, publication rights and royalties.

Dates: 08 Jun 1926 - 29 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence concerning WSC's book "The Aftermath", Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"., 25 Feb 1928 - 31 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/219
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with representatives of organisations including the Times concerning the serialisation of "The Aftermath"; Curtis Brown; and Butler and Tanner Limited about printing proofs.Also includes material on WSC's expenses for research and typing; an agreement between WSC and Charles Scribner concerning an American edition of the book; an agreement between WSC and the International Magazine Company commissioning a series of articles on "Personages I have Known"; and South...
Dates: 25 Feb 1928 - 31 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence concerning WSC's book "The Aftermath", Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"., 03 Jan 1928 - 31 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/220
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited concerning: the publication date of the book; sales figures; bills to WSC for costs incurred; receipt and preparation of proofs; WSC's progress in writing the book; the world-wide serialisation of the book and its serialisation in the Times; and publication of a volume of WSC's speeches.Includes an agreement between WSC and Butterworths about commissioning the work, publication rights and royalties.

Dates: 03 Jan 1928 - 31 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Butler and Tanner Limited., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/278
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between WSC and representatives of Butler and Tanner Limited on printing costs to be paid by WSC and the preparation and correction of proofs of various articles by WSC and "My Early Life".

Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Charles Scribner's Sons., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/277
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between WSC and representatives of Charles Scribner's Sons (including Charles Scribner) on various books including American editions of an abridged version of "The World Crisis", an additional volume of "The World Crisis" entitled "The Eastern Front" and "My Early Life" [published in the United States as "A Roving Commission"]. Includes agreements between WSC and Charles Scribner; financial terms, book sales and royalties due to WSC and discussion of publication dates.

Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Charles Scribner's Sons., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/296
Scope and Contents

Letters from Charles Scribner (18) on sales of "A Roving Commission" [the American edition of "My Early Life"] and the publication of American editions of an abridged version of "The World Crisis" and "The Unknown War". Includes statements of royalties due to WSC.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Charles Scribner's Sons., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/314
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between WSC and Charles Scribner about the publication of a new edition of "A Roving Commission" [the American edition of "My Early Life"] and an American edition of "Thoughts and Adventures" published as "Amid These Storms". Includes 20 letters from Scribner about publication dates, payment of royalties due to WSC and WSC's health.

Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Charles Scribner's Sons., 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/337
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Correspondence with representatives of Charles Scribner's Sons, including Charles Scribner himself (15), on the latter's visit to England and the publication of an American edition of Volume 1 of "Marlborough: His Life and Times" including discussion of the date of publication and royalty payments due to WSC.Includes copy of a letter from WSC to Bernard Baruch.

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Curtis Brown Limited., 10 Jan 1927 - 14 Oct 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/214
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with representatives of Curtis Brown Limited on subjects including: the sale of world-wide serial rights to Volume 3 of "The World Crisis" and other publications by WSC; payments from Thornton Butterworths Limited to WSC for royalties for Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"; discussion of WSC's agreement with Butterworths and his objections to their charges; and an advance from Charles Scribner for the American edition of Volume 3 of "The World Crisis".

Dates: 10 Jan 1927 - 14 Oct 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Curtis Brown Limited., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/295
Scope and Contents

Letters from Curtis Brown (12), Nancy Pearn (37) and Stella Downie (10) on negotiations concerning articles by WSC. Includes statements of amounts due to WSC for fees, royalties and foreign serial rights.Includes a cutting of an article by Andre Seigfried on "The insular attitude" about Great Britain.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Curtis Brown Limited., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/313
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Correspondence with various representatives of Curtis Brown including Raymond Everitt (4) and Nancy Pearn (31) concerning commissions for articles by WSC, sales of serial rights in his work, statements of royalties due to WSC and difficulties caused by WSC's ill health.

Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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