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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 Oct 1941 - 25 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/60-61
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 23 Oct 1941 - 25 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Mar 1941 - 24 Mar 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/62-66
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 05 Mar 1941 - 24 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Apr 1941 - 07 May 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/67-71
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 28 Apr 1941 - 07 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/33/49-51
Scope and Contents

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].

Dates: 25 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Nov 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/45/5
Scope and Contents

Telegram from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC expressing gratitude for "tonic effect" of Mansion house speech [10 Nov 1941].

Dates: 11 Nov 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/119
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 07 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Sep 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54A/79
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 06 Sep 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/191
Scope and Contents

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].

Dates: 01 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/193
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 01 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Jul 1942 - 25 Aug 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/65/88-98
Scope and Contents Letter and reports by Randolph Churchill to WSC on the command structure and personalities in the Middle East, including Lieutenant- General Thomas Corbett, Chief of General Staff, Middle East, Richard Casey [Minister of State, Middle East], Air Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder [Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, RAF, Middle East], Air Vice-Marshal Sir Arthur Coningham, Sir Miles Lampson [British Ambassador to Egypt and High Commissioner for the Sudan, later 1st Lord Killearn] and Michael Wright,...
Dates: 30 Jul 1942 - 25 Aug 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Jul 1942 - 27 Aug 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/65/99-105
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 31 Jul 1942 - 27 Aug 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Jun 1942 - 19 Sep 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/65/106-145
Scope and Contents Letter from Randolph Churchill to WSC on his exploits in a secret mission to block the harbour of occupied Benghazi [Libya], with others including his commander David Stirling and Fitzroy Maclean, with manuscript postscript on his accident and health and typescript extracts from the letter; also includes covering correspondence between [Arthur] Brian Boyle [Military Assistant to Chief of Imperial General Staff] and Leslie Rowan and Francis Brown [Private Secretaries to WSC] forwarding copies...
Dates: 24 Jun 1942 - 19 Sep 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jul 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54A/42
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Admiral Harold Stark thanking him for the record of "Home on the Range".

Dates: 28 Jul 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/111
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Christopher Nevinson thanking him for the gift of his painting "Battlefields of Britain" which will hang in the Air Ministry.

Dates: 03 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/144
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 15 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Nov 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/210
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Maurice Dejean [former French Commissaire for Foreign Affairs] thanking him for the album of stamps from Free France.

Dates: 11 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Nov 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/212
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Emilio Delboy thanking him for the Peruvian silver gift.

Dates: 12 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/281
Scope and Contents

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].

Dates: 19 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/287
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Henry Morgenthau junior [United States Secretary of the Treasury], thanking him for the gift of gramophone records.

Dates: 25 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/65/161
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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.

Dates: 16 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/123
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 07 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/125
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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.

Dates: 07 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22C/311-312
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Letter from WSC to Miguel Quevedo [Cuba] thanking him for the cigars and the copy of the paper Bohemia.

Dates: 10 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22C/313
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Reith thanking him for the Duke of Marlborough medallion.

Dates: 10 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Jul 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22A/2
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Monsieur Halbisch [Batavia, now Djakarta, Java] thanking him for the gift of cigars.

Dates: 02 Jul 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open