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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)

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Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 4519 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 11 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/176
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Letter from WSC (Chateau Bordaberry, Near Hendaye, B.P. [France]) to Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] recommending that he read "La Verite sur L'Armistice" by Albert Kammerer and especially the part dealing with their visit to Tours [carbon].

Dates: 11 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/177
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Letter from WSC (Chateau Bordaberry [Near Hendaye, France]) to Clement Attlee [Leader of the Labour Party] stating that he might require a Government servant during his mission to Berlin [Potsdam Conference, Germany] and suggesting Chamberlain, one of the messengers at Number 10 [carbon].

Dates: 11 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/178
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Letter from WSC to P Ginestet thanking him for the wine which was sent via General Raymond Brutinel for WSC's enjoyment during his visit to Bordaberry [Near Hendaye, France]. [carbon].

Dates: 13 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/179
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Letter from WSC (Chateau Bordaberry [Near Hendaye, France]) to B Taubert accepting the gift of a picture and offering one of his books in return [carbon].

Dates: 13 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/183
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Letter from WSC (Bordaberry [Hendaye, France]) to Jean Cordier thanking him for the fine claret [carbon].

Dates: 14 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/184
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Letter from WSC (Bordaberry [Hendaye, France]) to Guy Schyler thanking him for the case of Chateau Yquem which he is taking back to London [carbon].

Dates: 14 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/189
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Letter from WSC to Albert Gayrin thanking him for the excellent champagne and brandy presented during his visit to Bordaberry [Hendaye, France] [carbon].

Dates: 14 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/198
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Letter from WSC to the Emir Abdullah Ibn Hussain [Emir of Transjordan, later Jordan] thanking him for his letter of 28 Jun [1945] and the extract from his forthcoming memoirs paying tribute to the role played by Great Britain and WSC during the war [carbon].

Dates: 24 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/199-200
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Letter from WSC (23, Ring Strasse, Potsdam [Berlin, Germany]) to Brigadier-General Raymond Brutinel thanking him for his kindness and hospitality during WSC's stay at Bordaberry [Hendaye, France]: Stating that, "I think you know what it meant to me to have a quiet, restful holiday - my first since the War - in such charming surroundings" and referring to the fact that he was once again able "to enjoy the relaxation of painting" [carbon].

Dates: 24 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/195B/143
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Note [?from Private Office] to WSC informing him of Bernard Baruch's expected arrival in the United Kingdom tomorrow [29 Mar 1945], giving details of Mr Baruch's party, and asking about the arrangements at Chequers for entertaining Mr Baruch, Brendan Bracken [Minister of Information] and John Winant [United States Ambassador in London] [annotated typescript].

Dates: 28 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 02 Apr 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/195B/149
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Note from WSC to his Private Office listing guests for a private dinner party at 10 Downing Street on 4 Apr [1945] [typescript, annotated with details of acceptances and refusals].

Dates: 02 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 11 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/71
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Copy of text for telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "personal and secret" thanking him for the bound copy of his D-Day prayer and the three bow ties, "you will see me wearing them at ARGONAUT" [codename for Yalta Conference, Soviet Union]. [Carbon].

Dates: 11 Jan 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 04 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/123
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Letter from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] apologising for the delay in replying to his letter of 14 May and stating that WSC is honoured to present the King with an autographed photograph of himself to be hung in the Ministers' Room at Balmoral [Aberdeenshire, Scotland] and enclosing one [not attached]. He gives details of the photograph which was taken in the Cabinet Room on VE Day. [Initialled carbon].

Dates: 04 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 04 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/124
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Letter from Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] (Buckingham Palace, [London]) to John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] informing him that it has always been the custom for the Prime Minister of the day to present the Sovereign with an autographed photograph to be hung at Balmoral [Aberdeenshire, Scotland] in the Minister's Room, and stating that if WSC would like to continue this custom the King would much appreciate it. [Signed typescript].

Dates: 04 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 10 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/125
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] (Buckingham Palace, [London]) to Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] informing him that the King was much pleased to have the photograph of WSC for the Minister's Room at Balmoral [Aberdeenshire, Scotland], and that the King directed Lascelles to have Rowan's letter pasted on the back of the frame, "so that it will hang there for all time as a record of the occasion on which this photograph was taken". [Signed...
Dates: 10 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 11 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/126
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Note from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC informing him that the King [George VI] has sent him 4 pheasants and 2 hares from Sandringham [Norfolk] and asking whether WSC wants the Master of the Household to be thanked or whether he will thank the King personally. [Typescript] With annotation by WSC in red ink indicating that he would like a letter to be sent to the Master of the Household.

Dates: 11 Jan 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 12 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/127
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Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Piers Legh [Master of the Household of King George VI] informing him that WSC has received 4 pheasants and 2 hares from the King from Sandringham [Norfolk] and asking him to convey WSC's warm thanks to the King. [Initialled carbon].

Dates: 12 Jan 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 21 Feb 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/200/24
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Letter from WSC to Lieutenant General Carl Spaatz [Commanding General, United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe] thanking him for the album of photographs showing the work of the 8th and 15th United States Air Forces, and stating, "I can imagine no finer record of the great contribution which the Air Forces under your Command have made to the successes of the Anglo-American Armies since their landing in Europe". [Carbon].

Dates: 21 Feb 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 16 Dec 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/138
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Letter from Nellie Guedalla (The Laundry, Easton Park, Dunmow, Essex) to WSC enclosing a copy of her husband's book [not enclosed]. With typescript note explaining that Mr [Philip] Guedalla died on 16 Dec 1944.

Dates: 16 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/139
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Letter from ?Kathleen Hill (Secretary to WSC) to Mrs Philip Guedalla [Nellie Guedalla] informing her that her letter and the book have been received and will be placed before WSC at the first opportunity. Carbon.

Dates: 20 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/140
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Letter from WSC to Mrs Guedalla [Nellie Guedalla, widow of Philip Guedalla] thanking her for sending him a copy of her husband's last book and expressing the wish that there were more to follow. Typescript draft with annotations.

Dates: 09 Jan 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/141
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Letter from WSC to Mrs Guedalla [Nellie Guedalla, widow of Philip Guedalla] expressing his "great pain" upon learning of her husband's death, regretting that pressure of work had prevented him from expressing his sympathy in December, thanking her for sending him a copy of her husband's last book, and expressing the wish that there were more to follow. Carbon.

Dates: 10 Jan 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/170
Scope and Contents Letter from Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris (Headquarters, Bomber Command, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire) to WSC describing a recent visit to the Chateau de l'Horizon (Cannes [France]). He refers to the condition of the house and garden, and states that the "Boche" occupied it but took nothing except WSC's painting of the swimming pool and the volumes of Marlborough which WSC had given to Maxine Elliot [Maxine Eliott]. "It all looked somewhat sad. The local French are terribly...
Dates: 22 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/171
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of letter from Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris (Headquarters, Bomber Command, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire] to WSC describing a recent visit to the Chateau de l'Horizon (Cannes [France]). He refers to the condition of the house and garden, and states that the "Boche" occupied it but took nothing except WSC's painting of the swimming pool and the volumes of Marlborough which WSC had given to Maxine Elliot [Maxine Eliott]. "It all looked somewhat sad. The local French are...
Dates: 22 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Apr 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/204A/55
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Telegram from WSC to HM Ambassador Moscow [Soviet Union, Sir Archibald Clark Kerr] marked "Personal and Top Secret" passing on message to CSC stating that he was delighted to receive her letters from Cairo [Egypt]; that he has been very busy; and that because the telegrams are coded and decoded he does not lengthen them by expressions he puts in letters. Initialled. Carbon copy.

Dates: 03 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.