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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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(Untitled), 23 Dec 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/244
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Louis Alber [President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated], stating that only a General Election, or appointment to ministerial office in October or November 1931 would cause him to cancel his lecture tour of the United States, but insisting on a figure limiting his liability if he was forced to cancel at short notice.

Dates: 23 Dec 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Dec 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/247-248
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Louis Alber [President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated] to WSC, on the contract for his lecture tour of the United States.

Dates: 16 Dec 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Dec 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/251
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Letter from R Halford Forster, (Times Building, New York) to WSC, on his contract with Louis Alber [President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated] for a lecture tour of the United States.

Dates: 01 Dec 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Nov 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/252-255
Scope and Contents

Draft contract between Louis Alber, President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated, and WSC, for a lecture tour of the United States, consisting of 45 lectures between 15 October and 15 December 1931, at a fee of 35,000 dollars plus 25 per cent of profits. [2 typescript copies, with significant manuscript annotations by WSC, suggesting a flat fee of 50,000 dollars rather than the percentage].

Dates: 28 Nov 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Nov 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/256-258
Scope and Contents

Letter from Louis Alber, President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated, to WSC, on the contract for his lecture tour of the United States in October 1931, sending a draft of the press announcement.

Dates: 28 Nov 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Nov 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/263-265
Scope and Contents Letter from R Halford Forster, Representative of Randolph Churchill in the United States, to WSC, on his proposed lecture tour of the United States in the autumn of 1931, also on Randolph Churchill's current tour; commenting that Randolph had made a great impression, but had been handled very badly, blaming William Feakins, his agent, who was "not accustomed to meeting genius and charm" and had "hawked" Randolph round the country at ridiculously low fees, and that the host institutions had...
Dates: 13 Nov 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Nov 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/268-269
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to R Halford Forster (Times Building, New York), on his proposed lecture tour of the United States in 1931, stating that he would consider a 45 date tour between October and December. [2 copies].

Dates: 08 Nov 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Oct 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/278-279
Scope and Contents

Letter from R Halford Forster (Times Building, New York) to WSC, on his proposed lecture tour of the United States in 1931, stating that Louis Alber [President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated] had offered to meet WSC's terms of 5,000 pounds per month for a two month tour.

Dates: 24 Oct 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Oct 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/281-282
Scope and Contents

Telegram from R Halford Forster (New York) to WSC, asking if he would be willing to make a lecture tour of the United States in 1931, at a fee of 5,000 pounds per month.

Dates: 20 Oct 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Oct 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/286
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Louis Alber [President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated] to R Halford Forster, stating that the Association would take a lecture tour by WSC, for one or two months in the autumn of 1931, [at a rate of 5,000 pounds per month].

Dates: 10 Oct 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Feb 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/287-290
Scope and Contents

Draft contract between the Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association and WSC, for a lecture tour of the United States consisting of 45 lectures between 15 October and 15 December 1931, at a fee of 10,000 pounds, with a memorandum by WSC on the terms of the contract. [Carbon].

Dates: 18 Feb 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jan 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399A/8
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Letter from WSC (Nassau, Bahamas) to Violet Pearman [Secretary to WSC] (Chartwell [Kent]), confirming that he had received a cheque for 7l 18s 3d, from the sale of a sow at Westerham Market, asking if it was the sow which had won prizes, and what the prizes were worth [typescript letter, initialled by WSC, and annotated "not the prize pig"].

Dates: 17 Jan 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Dec 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399A/9-10
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Notice of sale of a sow at Westerham Market [Kent] by Alfred Friend, for 7l 18s 3d, with note that the cheque had been sent to WSC.

Dates: 14 Dec 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Dec 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399A/15
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Letter from Michael Florinsky, Associate Editor of the Russian Series, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, to WSC, sending a gift of General Golovine's account of the struggles of the Russian Army in the First World War.

Dates: 23 Dec 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Jan 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399A/19
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Receipt from Dr Foster Kennedy (New York [United States]), for 250 dollars, for treatment of WSC following his road accident.

Dates: 02 Jan 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Dec 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399A/25-28
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Letter from Colonel Stuart Graham (Bangalore, India) to WSC, expressing pleasure at reading "My Early Life", and reminiscing about his own service, particularly in India, and on present day conditions in India, suggesting that Mohandas Gandhi and his supporters should be deported to "some out of the way spot like St Helena" and not allowed any communication with India; includes visiting card.

Dates: 26 Dec 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Dec 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399A/35-36
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Letter from Maggie Gooderidge, former servant of WSC's family, "better known as Maggie from Blenheim" (Chadderton Street, London W1) to WSC, with sympathy on his road accident in New York [United States] and a reminiscence about his childhood.

Dates: 15 Dec 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Dec 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399A/85
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Telegram from WSC to Dr Hartigan (Gloucester Terrace,[London]), asking if he had details of WSC's normal blood pressure. [Carbon].

Dates: 28 Dec 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Dec 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399B/140
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Letter from WSC to Louis Levy [WSC's attorney], (New York, [United States]), with thanks for arranging sterling purchases with First National Bank, and for putting a secretary, Miss Hansen, at his disposal, stating that she had been invaluable during an exceptionally busy time when he was able to do little himself. [Carbon].

Dates: 30 Dec 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Feb 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399B/142
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Hotel Biltmore, Atlanta, Georgia [United States]) to Louis Levy [WSC's attorney], on problems he was having with [the Affiliated Lecture and Concert Agency Incorporated], as three of their checks for 1,111 dollars had been refused by the bank; stating that he felt them to be honest people, but working on a perilously small margin, that he intended to take all the proceeds from future lectures until the deficit had been made good, and that if everything was paid the profits...
Dates: 23 Feb 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Dec 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399B/151
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] (Christ Church, Oxford) on his road accident in New York [United States], asking for the impact or shock to a stationary body weighing 200 pounds hit by a motor car weighing 2500 pounds travelling at 30-35 mph, as he required the figure for a newspaper article: "think it must be impressive". [Carbon] [for reply see CHAR 1/222/20-1 ].

Dates: 24 Dec 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Apr 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399B/201
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Letter from Dr J B Maguire (Highfield Road, Dublin [Ireland]) to WSC, acknowledging receipt of his cheque for 2l 2s in settlement of his account for medical treatment aboard the SS Majestic in January 1932.

Dates: 18 Apr 1932
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Dec 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399B/214
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Letter from John Wheeler, General Manager, North American Newspaper Alliance (New York [United States]) to WSC, with congratulations on his article on being struck by a motor car.

Dates: 30 Dec 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Dec 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/393A/111
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Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, declining offer to share cesspool at Chartwell, advising him to build his new one above the pigsties and high enough on the bank so that the bottom was below the lake.

Dates: 08 Dec 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/3
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Letter from Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to Philip Allen, [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Home Security], sending WSC's cheque for 8l 12s for an Anderson Shelter delivered to Chartwell [Kent]. [Carbon].

Dates: 22 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open