Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 4519 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel [Stephen] Lamplugh (Headquarters, Anti-Aircraft Command, "Glenthorne", Stanmore, Middlesex) to Commander [Charles] Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] (10 Downing Street) on withdrawing into store for the winter the tent gear at Chartwell [Kent] and Thompson's reply. Signed typescript and carbon copy.
Correspondence between Commander [Charles] Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] (10 Downing Street) and [Stewart] Crawford [Private Secretary to Chief of Air Staff] (Air Ministry, King Charles Street, Whitehall) on providing arrangements for the warning of possible air attack at Chartwell [Kent]. Carbon copies and signed typescript preceded by file note.
Note and minute from Commander [Charles] Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] to WSC on camouflaging the lakes at Chartwell [Kent] and a monument at Chequers [Buckinghamshire], attaching a note from Captain John [G] Churchill, Camouflage Officer, Anti-Aircraft Command. Manuscript note and signed typescripts.
Telegram from WSC to Randolph Churchill wishing him a Happy Christmas from WSC and family. Carbon copy followed by letter from "T L R" [Leslie Rowan, Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Resident Clerk, Foreign Office, asking for it be despatched, with copy of final telegram sent through Minister of State [Middle East, Oliver Lyttelton, later 1st Lord Chandos].
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 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 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 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.
Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch thanking him for his hospitality to Randolph Churchill in New York and Washington [United States]; includes draft by Randolph Churchill and notes between Valentine Lawford [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary], Francis Brown [Private Secretary to WSC] and Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] on the cost of the telegram and also of a siren suit for WSC.
Letter from WSC to Admiral Harold Stark thanking him for the record of "Home on the Range".
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 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 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.
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.
Minute from Lieutenant-General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to WSC] to WSC on a proposed appointment for Randolph Churchill as Intelligence Officer to the Commando Brigade.
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 Miguel Quevedo [Cuba] thanking him for the cigars and the copy of the paper Bohemia.
Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Reith thanking him for the Duke of Marlborough medallion.
Letter from WSC to Monsieur Halbisch [Batavia, now Djakarta, Java] thanking him for the gift of cigars.