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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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"B. III - Churchill", 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN 5/3/3
Scope and Contents

Only includes two letters from WSC, the majority of correspondence is from WSC's secretary Masterton-Smith to AHP. Also includes draft letters to various newspapers.

Dates: 1912 - 1913
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the correspondence between Anthony Pollen and Jon Sumida, which remains closed until 2029, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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BBC broadcast by JA for [?] French Canadian radio on his memories of Winston Churchill, 1955-04-29

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 11/4
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Speeches and broadcasts by JA and others including Leo Amery, on subjects including: colonial and Commonwealth policy; Winston Churchill; a tribute to Leo Amery; post-war Europe; negotiations between Israel and Jordan in 1967-68; overseas aid.

Dates: 1955-04-29
Conditions Governing Access: Access copy available.
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Bernau Papers. Correspondence between WSC and W Bernau of Lloyds Bank regarding WSC's finances., 01 Jan 1929 - 28 Sep 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class of papers was acquired by WSC at various times either by inheritance or gift and has been arranged in groups according to the presumed original owner: Lady Randolph Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill; John S Churchill; W Bernau of Lloyds Bank and others.The major groups may be broken into sub-series by correspondents and the papers thereafter are arranged chronologically (e.g. Lady Randolph Churchill's letters from WSC are mainly found at CHAR 28/13-28).The series includes a...
Dates: 01 Jan 1929 - 28 Sep 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Broadcasts, 1955-10 - 1970-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/27
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: immigration; defence, particularly cuts in the Middle East, British withdrawal from Singapore (in interviews with Denis Healey, Secretary of State for Defence, 1967), and retaining use of nuclear weapons; floating exchange rates; JEP's book on the relationship between the Ministry of Health and the National Health Service, A New Look at Medicine and Politics; Parliamentary privilege and...
Dates: 1955-10 - 1970-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Broadcasts, 1931-11 - 1952-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/17
Scope and Contents Texts of broadcasts by LSA on subjects including: Fairbridge Farm Schools in Australia; Empire defence; the economics of Empire; the 1935 Peace Ballot; the Empire and world peace; the politician versus the businessman; the Jewish settlement in Palestine; the Empire Producers Organisation; the way of peace; Germany's debt to European civilisation; tributes to Yugoslavia; why Italy should not become a German ally; the Balkans; commentaries on the war (1940, including Norway and Germany's...
Dates: 1931-11 - 1952-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Broadcasts, 1955-03 - 1955-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/49
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of broadcasts contributed to by LSA on subjects including: tribute to Sir Winston Churchill, with LSA recalling Churchill at Harrow School; tribute to 1st Lord Milner, with LSA recalling Milner in the First World War and the reasons for his failure to become a popular leader; tribute to 1st Lord Curzon, with LSA recalling why Curzon did not become Prime Minister after Andrew Bonar Law's resignation in 1923.

Dates: 1955-03 - 1955-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Broadcasts, 1953-05 - 1955-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/50
Scope and Contents Texts, prints and transcripts of broadcasts by or contributed to by LSA on subjects including: tributes to Sir Winston Churchill; why 1st Lord Curzon did not become Prime Minister after Andrew Bonar Law's resignation in 1923; LSA's recollections of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, former Premier of Canada; Kingsley Fairbridge and the Fairbridge Schools; Louis Botha, former Premier of South Africa, as an Imperial statesman; LSA's recollections of 1st Lord Milner and the reasons for his failure to become...
Dates: 1953-05 - 1955-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Cabinet Office Indexes to Prime Minister's Speeches in the House of Commons

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CBNT
Scope and Contents

The collection chiefly consists of indexes to Prime Minister's speeches in the House of Commons, but also includes an index to pledges made by the Prime Minister and an index to Prime Minister's parliamentary questions.

Dates: 1919 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Cabinet papers on naval policy and naval statistics, 1917-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 7/1
Scope and Contents

Includes: memorandum by Winston Churchill on naval war policy, particularly the ineffectiveness of the distant blockade and the Navy's defensive approach, while submarines were attacking commercial shipping, and the advantages of inshore offensives from an overseas base close to Germany, such as the Frisian Islands, Borkum or Sylt; comparative tables for the Anglo-American and German fleets, supplied by Churchill.

Dates: 1917-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Chartwell Manuscripts

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHWL
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of material either sent to Churchill during his lifetime or sent as a tribute to him after his death, and is extremely varied. It includes artefacts such as certificates of Churchill's membership of various societies, historically important items such as the degrees Churchill was awarded in Zurich [Switzerland] in 1946 after his "United Europe" speech or a tribute signed by members of the French Resistance. There are also some facsimiles of...
Dates: 1704 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Churchill and interference in naval operations, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/30
Scope and Contents From the Series:

[?] Papers used in the official naval history of the Second World War.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
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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"Churchill and the Admirals": source reference files: Churchill, anecdotes and sayings, 1977-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 7/212
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Covers books by SWR other than "The War at Sea".

Dates: 1977-08
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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Churchill: article and correspondence, 1946-04 - 1947-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/13
Scope and Contents Text of ELS’s article on Churchill for the New Universal Encyclopedia, with associated correspondence on publishing the full article and also a shortened version, with individuals including: Gordon Stowell, Editor of the New Universal Encyclopedia (4); Winston Churchill (2); General Sir Hastings Ismay [former Chief of Staff to Churchill] providing a list of Churchill’s journeys during the war; [George] Wren Howard, Director of Jonathan Cape Limited; [Herbert] Jonathan Cape, Chairman of...
Dates: 1946-04 - 1947-01
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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Churchill Colloquium: Proceedings, 1994-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCAR/911/33/1
Scope and Contents

Typescript copies of papers presented plus speeches by Martin Gilbert and the Lady Soames. Also includes audiotapes of proceedings.

Dates: 1994-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Records containing personal data are closed for 75 years while some committee files are also closed for varying periods (see individual entries).
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"Churchill Days": George Allen's recollections of working for Sir Winston Churchill, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GALN 1
Scope and Contents Audio recording of Allen's account including observations on WSC and various encounters and discussions with WSC: meeting WSC; terms of employment, meetings at Hyde Park Gate; Chartwell and WSC’s hospitality and preferences for champagne and port or brandy, the cinema, WSC’s preferred walk after lunch to see the carp, swimming lake, black swans, butterfly house and tropical fish; detailed account of the organisation, process and methods of working on WSC’s memoirs including the roles of...
Dates: 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Churchill Heritage

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHHE
Scope and Contents

Images of the paintings of Sir Winston Churchill as used in the publication "Sir Winston Churchill's Life Through his Paintings" by David Coombs with Minnie S. Churchill (Pegasus, Limpsfield, Surrey, 2003).

Dates: 1916 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Churchill Papers, 1962 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 2
Scope and Contents In 1961 Wolff joined Randolph Churchill's team of research assistants on the Official Biography of Winston Churchill project. The preface and acknowledgements describe him as in charge of research, but his own correspondence throws this supervisory role into doubt. The process of working with Randolph Churchill generated a considerable quantity of papers and had one on-going consequence in that after Randolph Churchill's death Wolff was one of the Executors of the Estate, which included the...
Dates: 1962 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Churchill Press Cuttings

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHPC
Scope and Contents

This is a large and comprehensive collection of press cuttings covering Sir Winston Churchill's political activities from Dec 1919 and also includes references to him after his death.

Dates: 1919 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Churchill Press Photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHPH
Scope and Contents

Photographs of WSC throughout his career.

Dates: 1874 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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'Churchill, Sinclair, Denniston', 2012 - 2013

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BTEY 3/4
Scope and Contents Papers on Sir Winston Churchill, Admiral Hugh Sinclair [Quex Sinclair], and Alexander Denniston, mainly concerning recruitment for Room 40 [of the Old Building of the Admiralty] and the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park. With typescript copy of a talk by Mavis Batey on British intelligence, for a living history tour of Oxfordshire. Also includes transcript of a letter from Alfred Dillwyn "Dilly" Knox to Denniston, and report on correspondence between Mavis Batey and Gillian...
Dates: 2012 - 2013
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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Churchilliana, 1969-10 - 1982-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 11/31
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to Sir Winston Churchill, with correspondents including: Sir John Colville [former Private Secretary to Churchill]; Lord Walston on Churchill's courage in supporting Josip Tito in Yugoslavia; [James] David Niven on playing Sir William Stephenson in "A Man Called Intrepid" and his concerns about the film putting the blame for not defending Coventry from German bombing on Churchill; Anthony Seldon on interviewing CS about his time as Churchill's Parliamentary Private...
Dates: 1969-10 - 1982-09
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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"Churchill's Indian Summer: The Conservative Government of 1951-55", 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FICA 3/3
Scope and Contents

Draft chapters of Anthony Seldon’s book on Churchill's second premiership, with Clark’s notes and corrections.

Dates: 1980
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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Comprising correspondence with Winston S. Churchill, 1944 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN II/4/5
Scope and Contents

Including thank you letters and a copy of the sinews of peace speech (39); and also including correspondence with Clementine Churchill (3).

Dates: 1944 - 1960
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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Correspondence, 1923-01 - 1929-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents, mainly on colonial affairs, particularly Imperial Preference, include: George Lloyd [Governor of Bombay, India] on [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain's resignation from the Conservatives and the steadying effect of the new Government; [William] Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada, looking ahead to the Imperial Conferences; William Gritten; 1st Lord Long of Wraxall; J L Garvin [Editor of the Observer], urging a quick General Election (November 1923) (2); Sir John Chancellor...
Dates: 1923-01 - 1929-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1945-11 - 1947-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: King Abdullah of Transjordan, sending his sympathy [on the execution of John Amery] (2); William Allen [Press Attaché, British Embassy in Turkey]; Victor Altmann (3); Cyril Bailey; [Arthur] Beverley Baxter; Brendan Bracken; 1st Lord Brand; Arthur Bryant (2); Charles Buzzard; Sir Robert Cary, mainly on the India debate (February-March 1946), especially a statement by Clement Attlee [Prime Minister] (February), speeches by Winston Churchill [Leader of the Opposition]...
Dates: 1945-11 - 1947-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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