Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 4519 Collections and/or Records:
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".
Correspondence between WSC and George Harrap on WSC's progress with "Marlborough: His Life and Times" including the dispatch and correction of proofs and costs for the transcription of letters held in the Henry E Huntington Library [United States].Includes 12 letters from Harrap himself and includes material on WSC's poor health and his visits to various battlefields related to the military career of John, 1st Duke of Marlborough, including Malplaquet [France].
Literary: Business correspondence with representatives of Curtis Brown Limited., 15 Aug 1929 - 30 Dec 1929
The file concerns the commissioning of articles on various subjects written by WSC and includes agreement terms, details of fees due to WSC, his progress with the articles, sale of serial rights.Includes WSC's notes for an article about unemployment and the dole.
Includes correspondence with representatives of Curtis Brown Limited on various subjects including: sales of "My Early Life and royalties due to WSC; commissions and agreements relating to various articles by WSC in John Bull, the Daily Telegraph, Collier's Magazine and the Strand Magazine; and sales of world-wide rights. Includes correspondence with George Lorimer of the Saturday Evening Post about confusion over an agreement with WSC.
Literary: Business correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited., Sep 1930 - Dec 1930
Includes correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited including Thornton Butterworth on various subjects including: sales of "My Early Life and "The World Crisis" and royalties due to WSC, production of an abridged version of "The World Crisis" and WSC's intention to write a political history entitled "The Great Free Trade Split".
Literary: Business correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited and Charles Scribner., 04 Mar 1929 - 12 Dec 1929
Subjects include sales figures for Volumes 1-3 of "The World Crisis" and Volume 4, "The Aftermath" and royalties due to WSC; the production of "The Aftermath" including the correction of proofs; serialisation of "The Aftermath" in Canada in the Toronto Star and the possibility of William Bridgeman writing a book.
Includes correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited on various subjects including: WSC's intention to write a subsequent volume of "The World Crisis" entitled "The Eastern Front", an abridged version of "The World Crisis", and "My Early Life" and discussion of fees due to WSC and serialisation of his books.
Letters from H J Bourne (9) and Thornton Butterworth (10) about the correction of proofs for Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"; printing, reprinting and correction costs; royalties; sales figures and the preparation of maps. Also includes correspondence relating to an agreement between WSC and Butterworths to write "the Aftermath" [published as Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"] about post World War I events.
Letters from H J Bourne (16) and Thornton Butterworth (28) on the publication, royalties and sales of a volume of WSC's speeches about India, "Great Contemporaries", "Thoughts and Adventures", "The Eastern Front, Volume 5 of "The World Crisis" and an abridged version of "The World Crisis". Also includes royalty statements and material on the preparation of proofs and maps.
Correspondents include: representatives of Co-operation Press Service, including Imre Revesz [Director, later Emery Reves] (45) on the overseas rights for WSC's articles; Sir Charles Mendl [Press Attache, British Embassy, Paris, France] introducing Revesz; Sir Austen Chamberlain introducing Revesz.Also includes: a list of contributors to Co-operation; a copy of the contract between WSC and Co-operation; publication statements for WSC's articles; part of an article by WSC on divorce.
Literary: Co-operation Press Service for International Understanding: business correspondence., 24 Dec 1937 - 27 Dec 1938
Correspondence with Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], head of Co-operation (10), on subjects including collaborating with Reves over offers for WSC to publish newspaper and magazine articles, war memoirs, and make radio broadcasts in the United States; and Reves' book on the atomic bomb, "The Anatomy of Peace".
War memoirs - abridgement Correspondence of WSC and Anthony Montague Browne on single volume edition of "The Second World War" Correspondents include: Desmond Flower, Cassell & Co. (4),; Henry Laughlin, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston (3); Anthony Moir, Fladgate & Co., Solicitors (9); Denis Kelly (6); Sir Norman Brook (later Lord Normanbrook); Emery Reves (formerly Imre Revez).
Correspondents include: John Farquharson (11); Paul Reynolds (5), Butler and Tanner Limited; and [Brigadier General James] Edmonds [of the Military Branch of the Historical Section] concerning a series of articles by WSC for the Collier's Magazine entitled "Crucial Crises of the [First World] War".