Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 4519 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from WSC to Admiral Harold Stark thanking him for the record of "Home on the Range".
Letter from WSC to A V Alexander, First Lord of the Admiralty, thanking him for the use of Admiralty House as a room at 10 Downing Street was unusable.
Letter from WSC to Christopher Nevinson thanking him for the gift of his painting "Battlefields of Britain" which will hang in the Air Ministry.
Letter from WSC to Sir Edwin Lutyens [President of the Royal Academy] thanking him for the bust of WSC by Sir William Reid Dick presented in the name of the Royal Academy.
Letter from WSC to Lord Halifax [British Ambassador, to the United States, earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] declining to donate a manuscript of his speech to the Senate (January 1942) to the Library of Congress.
Letter from WSC to 2nd Lord Melchett [earlier Sir Henry Mond] thanking him for his generosity over the painting of the Battle of Blenheim by Jan van Huchtenburgh.
Letter from WSC to General Wladyslaw Sikorski [Prime Minister of Polish Government and Commander-in-Chief, Polish Army] thanking him for the gift of a Polish shield.
Letter from WSC to H W Plante thanking him for the two brass statuettes of [? General Sir Redvers] Buller and [? Field Marshal Sir John] French [1st Lord Ypres].
Letter from WSC to Henry Morgenthau junior [United States Secretary of the Treasury], thanking him for the gift of gramophone records.
Letter from WSC to Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Thomas Mitchell] agreeing to consider the offer of the freedom of the city as open. [See CHAR 20/53C/266 for original reply].
Letter from WSC to Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] thanking him for the manuscript of his speech which will be bound.
Letter from WSC to Maurice Dejean [former French Commissaire for Foreign Affairs] thanking him for the album of stamps from Free France.
Letter from WSC to Emilio Delboy thanking him for the Peruvian silver gift.
Copy of a letter from John Colville [pilot, RAFVR, former Private Secretary to WSC] to CSC with impressions of South Africa and criticisms of the Empire Air Training Scheme; with correspondence between WSC, Sir Archibald Sinclair [Secretary of State for Air, later 1st Lord Thurso] and 1st Lord Cherwell [Personal Assistant to WSC, earlier F A Lindemann] enquiring about the efficiency of the scheme, and Colville's progress.
Correspondence on John Colville [former Private Secretary to WSC] being found unfit for a pilot's commission; includes letters between John Martin [Private Secretary to WSC], WSC, Sir Archibald Sinclair [Secretary of State for Air, later 1st Lord Thurso] and Ronald Melville [Private Secretary to Sinclair] on the inconvenience to WSC of releasing Colville, his progress in training, and the limitations of training in South Africa.
Correspondence between Francis Brown [Private Secretary to WSC], WSC, Lieutenant-General Bernard Paget [Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces] and "Bert" [10th Duke of Marlborough, earlier Lord Blandford] on arrangements for Marlborough to be Liaison Officer to General Hugh Ellis, Regional Commissioner, Southern Command and also on the defences of [?] Chequers [Buckinghamshire].
Notes by Anthony Bevir and John Martin [Private Secretaries to WSC] on contacting Sir Charles Wilson [President, Royal College of Physicians, later 1st Lord Moran]; includes correspondence between Bevir and Wilson.
Correspondence between Alfred Clark, Chairman of the Gramophone Company Limited, Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to WSC] and WSC on recordings of speeches by WSC and Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] and correspondence between Bevir, Rutherford Tippetts [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Supply] and Bernard Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information] about provision of paper or woodpulp in making the album of speeches.
Correspondence between Commander Charles Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC], Colonel [? Denys Hicks], 1st Anti-Aircraft Division, and Major A McGrath [? Military Assistant] to the Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces, on defence and security arrangements for Chartwell [Kent].
Letter from Robert Barrington-Ward, Editor of the Times, to Brendan Bracken [Minister of Information] on the foresight of WSC's Romanes Lecture ["Parliamentary Government and the Economic Problem", 19 June 1930], with covering note from Bernard Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Bracken] to John Martin [Private Secretary to WSC].
Letter from Alfred Townsend, Editor of Export, to WSC on the role of Export as journal of the Institute of Export and requesting permission to quote from WSC's 1930 Romanes Lecture ["Parliamentary Government and the Economic Problem", 19 June 1930] following up on an article on the Atlantic Charter in Export [June 1942; copy enclosed]; also includes reply by John Peck [Assistant Private Secretary to WSC].
Telegram from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC expressing gratitude for "tonic effect" of Mansion house speech [10 Nov 1941].
Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Reith thanking him for the gift of a Duke of Marlborough Medallion made into a paperweight.
Letter from WSC to Sir Felix Cassel declining the invitation to become an Honorary Bencher of Lincoln's Inn.