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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), 24 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/193B/198
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Lieutenant-Colonel Steer-Webster thanking him for the excellent coloured reproduction of "Mulberry B" [codename for type of artificial harbour used on D-Day], asking him to thank Corporal Jobson who was responsible for the painting, and thanking him and his staff for the various models and the relief map of the Mulberry which they have sent to WSC's Map Room [carbon].

Dates: 24 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), 27 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/193B/210
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Lieutenant Colonel I Mackenzie thanking him for the copy of the story of the Lowland Brigade's crossing of the Rhine and expressing his delight at the prominent part played by the 6th Battalion, The Royal Scots Fusiliers [carbon].

Dates: 27 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), 04 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/4
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Master of the Mercers Company thanking him for his kindness on the occasion of his admission to the Livery last week [carbon].

Dates: 04 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/14
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Letter from WSC to the Lord Mayor of Bristol expressing his deep appreciation of the warmth of his welcome both in the streets of the City and in the Council Chamber when the Freedom was conferred. He refers to his two wartime visits to Bristol, "the first in our dark days, and the second on the threshold of victory." [carbon].

Dates: 10 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/52
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to Ernest Bevin marked "private and personal" asking him for permission to submit his name for a Companionship of Honour in recognition for his services at the Ministry of Labour. He explains that [Clement] Attlee has agreed that his own name may be put forward and that the award does not confer a title on the recipient and adds "as far as I can see, having already borne it myself for a quarter of a century, it is no serious burden." Unsigned carbon. Additional copy...
Dates: 29 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/80
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the President of the Royal Society of Arts expressing his appreciation of the resolution to award him the Albert Gold Medal of the Society for 1945 [carbon].

Dates: 01 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/108
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Princesse Jean de Caraman-Chimay thanking her for the case of Veuve Cliquot 1929 which is "specially welcome in these days when the stocks of wine left in England have been so greatly reduced." [carbon].

Dates: 05 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/117
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Mayor of Bath commenting on the "generous offer" by the City Council of Bath [Somerset] to award him the Freedom of the City but stating that the pressure of events precludes him fixing a date [carbon].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/118
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Town Clerk of the Borough of Pembroke expressing his appreciation of the decision by the Council to offer him the Freedom of Pembroke [Pembrokeshire, Wales] but stating that it is impossible for him to fix a date at the present time [carbon].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/119
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Lord Horder thanking him for his book "Rebuilding Family Life in the Post-War World" [carbon].

Dates: 09 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/129
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Major John Dodge stating that his literature is first rate [carbon].

Dates: 15 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/131-132
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to John Player thanking him for the cheque for fifty thousand pounds for the benefit of the families of those who have given their lives in the war, and giving details of the funds to which it will be allocated [carbon].

Dates: 15 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/141
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Major R Baker (Film Renters Society) thanking him and his Society for making so many films available to the Ministry of Information for him to see: "They have given me much pleasure and relaxation during the hard times through which we have passed." [carbon].

Dates: 19 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/150
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Burgomaster and Aldermen of Antwerp [Netherlands] accepting the Freedom of the City and regretting that it was not possible for him to come to Antwerp on the suggested day of VE day plus 30 [carbon].

Dates: 29 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/170
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 2nd Lord Cornwallis [earlier Wykeham Stanley Cornwallis] acknowledging receipt of his letter of 17 Jun [1945] and expressing his appreciation of the proposal by the Association of Men of Kent and Kentish Men to elect him an Honorary Life Member [carbon].

Dates: 07 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/174
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Alan Herbert [Independent MP for Oxford University] thanking him for sending an inscribed copy of his letter to the electors of Oxford University [carbon].

Dates: 07 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/176
Scope and Contents

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/177
Scope and Contents

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/178
Scope and Contents

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/179
Scope and Contents

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/183
Scope and Contents

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/184
Scope and Contents

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/189
Scope and Contents

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/198
Scope and Contents

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/199-200
Scope and Contents

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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