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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:

 Item

(Untitled), 25 Oct 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/237/155
Scope and Contents

Letter from Kathleen, Lady Simon (71 Addison Road [London]) to WSC, congratulating him on his speech on Abyssinia [later Ethiopia] and Italy and on his point that although they must sympathise with the Abyssinians, it is impossible to justify the conditions of slavery and oppression prevalent there, as recorded by Lady Simon in her book ["Slavery"], which the League of Nations has done nothing to combat. Manuscript.

Dates: 25 Oct 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Jan 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/240A/30-31
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Louis Stuart, Honorary Secretary, Indian Empire Society, to WSC with congratulations on his broadcast speech of 30 January ["India: the Betrayal", arguing against Indian Home Rule].

Dates: 30 Jan 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Aug 1935 - 02 Aug 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/240B/180-182
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Maurice Petherick, sending a cheque in settlement of a wager [that the India Bill would pass during the session including the Federal System]; further copies sent to Arthur Crossley and Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine]; includes notes by Violet Pearman and WSC.

Dates: 01 Aug 1935 - 02 Aug 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Aug 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/240B/183
Scope and Contents

Letter from the Private Secretary to Arthur Crossley, to [Violet Pearman, Private Secretary to WSC], acknowledging receipt of WSC's cheque for 4 pounds [in settlement of a wager that the India Bill would pass during the session including the Federal System].

Dates: 10 Aug 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Sep 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/22B/201-202
Scope and Contents

Minute from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to [? the 1st Sea Lord, Prince Louis of Battenberg, later 1st Lord Milford Haven], on subjects including East Coast defence, and the naval manoeuvres, which WSC would like to see from a naval aeroplane. [Carbon copy].

Dates: 04 Sep 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Sep 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/189/105
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Sir Alfred Knox reporting that WSC is too ill to attend any engagements in October, including the Conservative Party conference in Blackpool [Lancashire]. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 28 Sep 1932
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), 14 Sep 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/191/18
Scope and Contents

Cutting from the "Daily Telegraph": reminiscences of Colonel Deneys Reitz of South Africa including story of WSC inadvertently flooding the British front line when he was serving on the Western Front.

Dates: 14 Sep 1933
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), 19 Sep 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/191/20
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to the editor of the "Daily Telegraph" denying that WSC tried to dam the Cojeul River when serving on the Western Front. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 19 Sep 1933
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.
 File

Volume of papers relating to the state funeral of Sir Winston Churchill, 1965-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SEAG 2/4
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Papers relating to Anne Seagrim's work as secretary to Lord Alexander, including correspondence with and on the Alexanders, a programme for their visit to Canada in 1967, and papers relating to the funerals of Lord Alexander and Sir Winston Churchill.

Dates: 1965-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Wars are not won by evacuations", 04 Jun 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/140A/9-28
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of notes for WSC's speech on the fall of Belgium and surrender of King [Leopold] of Belgium; the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk [France]; the successes of the RAF; losses of men and weaponry; military development and the possibility of German invasion. Speech includes the phrase "We shall fight on the beaches . . . We shall never surrender".Carbon typescript copy with some manuscript annotations in ink [not by WSC] laid out in "psalm style" apart...
Dates: 04 Jun 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Winston Churchill, 1945-10 - 1947-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUFC 4/18
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Churchill and others on subjects including: a proposed visit by Churchill to Strasbourg [France] (1947); Duff Cooper’s visit to Rabat [Morocco] in 1940, to see former French ministers in exile; Churchill’s visits to Paris (1945 and 1946); the results of the French elections; the current political situation.

Dates: 1945-10 - 1947-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Winston Churchill: Great Nobel Prizes, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 1/1/2
Scope and Contents

Manuscript of book on Churchill as a winner of the Nobel prize for Literature, (Edito-Service, Geneva, 1970).

Dates: 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Winston Churchill Memorial Lectures, 1973 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/3/56
Scope and Contents

Includes GJ's 'Europe - Dreams and Realities' and Martin Gilbert's 'Winston Churchill - The Search for his Character'.

Dates: 1973 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"With Channel Cruiser Squadron", 1914 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/11/1
Scope and Contents Written from Cowley House in Uxbridge, Admiralty House in Devonport, H.M.S. Charybdis, H.M.S. Euryalus and H.M.S. Diana. Subjects include German plans regarding territory, Italy's possible neutrality, Wemyss' own hopes for an end to the use of submarines, mines and military air ships in warfare, Wemyss' view of Sir Winston Churchill's abilities, the Dardanelles campaign, the repulsion of the Germans from Warsaw by the Russians and Wemyss' difficulty in feeling glad at German...
Dates: 1914 - 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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'Working for Mr Churchill'

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SALM 2/1
Scope and Contents

Manuscript

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre. Researchers wishing to publish excerpts from Miss Salmon's own writings must obtain prior permission from Churchill Archives Centre, as Churchill College is the copyright holder.
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Writ and Claim for libel issued by WSC against the Daily Mirror, 25 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/221/64
Scope and Contents

Includes transcript of published articles including "Whose Finger?" about WSC's words on the possibility of nuclear war and that "only Russia or America was in a position to pull the trigger" and a series of articles about on WSC's possible policy of issuing a peace ultimatum to Stalin.Printed pamphlet.

Dates: 25 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

WSC's history notebook., c 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/11
Scope and Contents

Contains accounts and maps of the First Duke of Marlborough's campaigns and general notes on eighteenth and nineteenth century history.

Dates: c 1892
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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WSC's speech for the debate on the address, 06 Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/45A/6-52
Scope and Contents Speech notes WSC's speech (House of Commons) for the debate on the address, on subjects including: the political divisions in the country; the charge of war-mongering laid against the Conservatives, and the need for steady government; the restoration of university representation in Parliament; the repeal of the Iron and Steel Nationalization Act; future parliamentary business, including the defence debate; keeping the Minister of Education out of the Cabinet, and Welsh representation in...
Dates: 06 Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Unknown

WSC's tribute to President Roosevelt, 17 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/167/206-207
Scope and Contents Printed copy from Hansard recording WSC's tribute on the death of President Roosevelt covering: the start of his friendship with Roosevelt when the President invited WSC to correspond with him; their correspondence of over 1,700 messages, 9 meetings and 120 days of close physical contact; his admiration and affection for Roosevelt; Roosevelt's courage about his physical affliction and 'agony' at the fall of France; a letter from Roosevelt brought to WSC by Wendell Wilkie in which Roosevelt...
Dates: 17 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.