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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), 06 Feb 1923

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/144B/183
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Letter from John S Churchill (5, Copthall Court [London]) to W Bernau [of Cox and Company] informing him of share dealings he has carried out [on WSC's behalf]. Signed manuscript annotated with a note by W Bernau.

Dates: 06 Feb 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Feb 1923

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/144B/188
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Letter from WSC (Villa Reve d'Or, Cannes [France]) to W Bernau [of Cox and Company] marked 'private' commenting on the take-over of Cox and Company by Lloyds Bank; discussing his overdraft and the cheques he needs to write and the possibility that John S Churchill may need to sell further stock. Unsigned typescript.

Dates: 17 Feb 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Apr 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/539B/157-159
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Draft/copy letter from WSC to President [John Kennedy] thanking him for the honour of Honorary Citizenship of the United States; on his links with the United States beginning with his father's marriage; the links between the United States and Great Britain and the "unity of the English-speaking peoples". Unsigned carbon typescript.

Dates: 06 Apr 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Jan 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/3A/9-12
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to the President of the United States [President Dwight Eisenhower] marked "top secret: private and personal" in which he apologises for the delay in replying to Eisenhower; comments on the possibilities of the French delaying ratification [of the European Defence Community]; agrees that there can be no Four Power conference before ratification; discusses the increase in the Soviet Union's nuclear power; Great Britain's nuclear capability in the atomic and hydrogen...
Dates: 12 Jan 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jul 1953

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/3A/92-93
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to "Ike" [Dwight Eisenhower], President of the United States marked "most secret and personal" in which he explains that he suffered a stroke which paralysed his left side and affected his speech and so was not able to accompany him as planned. He discusses a previous stroke in 1949 which has been kept secret, and hopes that he will be able to continue to pursue his "theme". He also discusses negotiations with Egypt and expresses confidence in [5th Lord] Salisbury...
Dates: 01 Jul 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jun 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/136/234-235
Scope and Contents Letter from Mary [Lady Soames, earlier Mary Churchill] ((Hamsell Manor, Eridge Green, Near Tunbridge Wells [Kent]) to "Papa" [WSC] thanking him for a cheque "the fruit of your thoughts and labours" and for his love; for making solid arrangements for his children and grandchildren ("it is truly a 'house' whose strong walls have been built - every brick- by your genius and unceasing toil"); and for her family's home. She ends "I wish I could express more adequately my love and gratitude - but...
Dates: 08 Jun 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Jul 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/217/75-78
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to Dwight Eisenhower, President of the Unites States, apologising for delay in replying to his letters; discussing his "feeling of both relief and denudation" after resigning as Prime Minister; expressing satisfaction with the timing of his resignation and the abilities of [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon] and with the prospect that a summit meeting with the Soviet Union will take place; and commenting that he is not in favour of nuclear saturation although he...
Dates: 18 Jul 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Oct 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/230B/349-350
Scope and Contents Letter from F McCluer, President, Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri [United States] to WSC inviting him to deliver the Green Lecture(s) in 1945-6 at Westminster College, expressing the hope that "any discussions coming from you and delivered from this forum...will be of immense and enduring significance, and will promote the international understanding requisite to the maintenance of peace", informing him that there will be an honorarium, and suggesting publication of the lecture. He...
Dates: 03 Oct 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Volume of papers relating to the state funeral of Sir Winston Churchill, 1965-01

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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

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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
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Winston Churchill, 1945-10 - 1947-05

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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

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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

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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

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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'

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SALM 2/1
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Manuscript

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Writ and Claim for libel issued by WSC against the Daily Mirror, 25 Oct 1951

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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
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WSC's history notebook., c 1892

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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

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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
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WSC's tribute to President Roosevelt, 17 Apr 1945

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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