Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 4519 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
Bernau Papers. Correspondence between WSC and W Bernau of Lloyds Bank regarding WSC's finances., 01 Jan 1929 - 28 Sep 1932
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.
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.
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.
[?] Papers used in the official naval history of the Second World War.
Covers books by SWR other than "The War at Sea".
Typescript copies of papers presented plus speeches by Martin Gilbert and the Lady Soames. Also includes audiotapes of proceedings.
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).
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.
Photographs of WSC throughout his career.
Draft chapters of Anthony Seldon’s book on Churchill's second premiership, with Clark’s notes and corrections.
Including thank you letters and a copy of the sinews of peace speech (39); and also including correspondence with Clementine Churchill (3).