Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 4519 Collections and/or Records:
Draft of WSC's Children's Settlement Trust.
Note by Nicholl, Manisty & Co., Solicitors, on suggested changes to WSC's will.
WSC's will [draft].
Statement of the effect of the dispositions contained in WSC's draft will.
Letter from WSC to Sir Austen Chamberlain, Chancellor of the Exchequer, disclosing his investment in South African stock, (mainly in gold mines), and asking if he should sell them because of his appointment as Colonial Secretary.
Letter from Sir Austen Chamberlain, Chancellor of the Exchequer, to WSC, stating that in his opinion WSC's South African investments would not conflict with his duties as Colonial Secretary, but advising him to leave the investments unaltered during his tenure of office (annotated by WSC, that he had shown the letter to the Prime Minister, who had agreed with Chamberlain).
Letter from Lumley & Lumley, Solicitors, to WSC on the Garron Towers estate.
Letter from Lumley & Lumley, Solicitors, to WSC, on the sale in 1907 of certain heirloom jewels from the Garron Towers Estate by Lord Herbert Vane Tempest to the 6th Lord Londonderry.
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.
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.
Manuscript of book on Churchill as a winner of the Nobel prize for Literature, (Edito-Service, Geneva, 1970).
Includes GJ's 'Europe - Dreams and Realities' and Martin Gilbert's 'Winston Churchill - The Search for his Character'.
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.
Contains accounts and maps of the First Duke of Marlborough's campaigns and general notes on eighteenth and nineteenth century history.