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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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Correspondence A - Z, 1951-11 - 1953-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/47
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis; [Syed] Waris Ameer Ali; Nancy, Lady Astor, thanking LSA for his sympathy on the death of 2nd Lord Astor; Jacques Bardoux; 1st Lord Bledisloe [earlier Charles Bathurst] on helping LSA with agricultural policy questions (4); P Clavell Blount (3); 1st Lord Brand on the disadvantages of financial aid from the United States; Leonard Brockington; Arthur Bryant (2); 1st Lord Bruce, Chairman of the Finance Corporation for Industry Limited; James...
Dates: 1951-11 - 1953-01
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 and souvenirs., 1923-07-15 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRGS 1/2
Scope and Contents Includes: letter from Sir Edward Grey to 4th Marquess of Salisbury on foreign affairs and debate in parliament (1923); letters from Burgis to Stephen Roskill and Ian Jacob regarding Lord Alanbrooke's diary and command of the 8th Army; chart of Operation Husky [codename for Allied landings in Sicily] (1943); "Time and consumption chart" showing alcohol, cigars etc. consumed at a party to commemorate Ismay's promotion to General (1944); a poem about the War Cabinet Secretariat; a letter from...
Dates: 1923-07-15 - 1973
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 between Thomas Horabin and Winston Churchill, 1939 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HRBN 1
Scope and Contents

Includes discussions about the political situation in North Cornwall and throughout the country, Thomas Horabin’s document the "Compulsion of Wealth", an interview with Winston Churchill and arranging meetings

Dates: 1939 - 1954
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 between Trenchard and Winston Churchill, 1919-04 - 1927-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TREN 1
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: co-operation with the Admiralty over a naval air service; the possible abolition of the Air Ministry and uncertainty over the Royal Air Force's future; relations between the Admiralty and Air Ministry; aircraft carriers and the Fleet Air Arm; the defence of Singapore; expansion of the RAF.

Dates: 1919-04 - 1927-04
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 - C, 1948 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FRWS 8/4
Scope and Contents Comprising correspondence with Laurence Cadbury, 1963 (3); Sir Alexander Cadogan, on the impossibility of writing his own memoirs, 1965; John Calder, on the publication of Henry Miller's 'Tropic of Cancer' in Britain, 1963 (6); various correspondents at the University of California, Berkeley, 1960-1967 (17); D. Ewan Cameron, 1970; Christopher Chancellor of Odhams Press, undated; David Chipp, 1957-1970 (3); Lord Chorley, on the Dr. Arthur J. Kraus breach of contract case against City College...
Dates: 1948 - 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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'Correspondence on Politics', 1914-03-26 - 1933-06-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN 5/1/32
Scope and Contents

Typescript copies of correspondence between AHP, newspaper editors, and other various individuals on British naval policy, the post-war settlement in Europe, and India; including Reginald Custance, Haldane [Richard Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane], Winston Spencer Churchill, Ogden Mills, and Lord Lytton [Victor Bulwer-Lytton, 2nd Earl of Lytton].

Dates: 1914-03-26 - 1933-06-09
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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Correspondence with and about Sir Winston Churchill, 1932 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASL 8/7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

The earlier letters are mainly of domestic interest, containing family or personal observations. The later letters are chiefly concerned with books or points of historical information on which Alan Lascelles was consulted.

Dates: 1932 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Permission to consult CLOSED material within the Lascelles papers (LASL 1/2/1-6; and sections of LASL 2-4) and the catalogue describing the closed material must be obtained from the Royal Archives. The remainder of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with David Lloyd George and Winston Churchill, 1908-09 - 1911-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 3/20
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on subjects including: a request from Lloyd George [Chancellor of the Exchequer] and Churchill [President of the Board of Trade] that McKenna should speed up the shipbuilding programme to help alleviate unemployment in the engineering and shipbuilding industries; Lloyd George's view that cuts should be made in the naval estimates; Churchill's decision (as First Lord of the Admiralty] to select a new Board of Admiralty and new commanders for the Fleets.

Dates: 1908-09 - 1911-11
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 with Sir Winston Churchill, 1962 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT 12/45
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series of papers covers a wide range of issues in relation to the founding of the college, and includes photographs.

Dates: 1962 - 1963
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 with Winston Churchill, 1929 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THRS II/85/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre includes correspondence (including general, official, political, constituency, parliamentary and family correspondence); speeches; Liberal Organisation and Scottish Liberal organisation and Federation material; press cuttings; business papers; and Scottish Office, Scottish Board of Health and Secretary of State for Scotland material. For the most part, the collection is made up of constituency, parliamentary and Liberal party...
Dates: 1929 - 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the fire-damaged material in section VI, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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Correspondence with Winston Churchill, 1920 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CRFT 1/8
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Churchill's opposition to Home Rule for India; his differences with Croft over Germany; warning Croft to avoid anything that could be represented as anti-Semitism.

Dates: 1920 - 1946
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 with Winston Churchill, 1910-08 - 1911-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 3/21
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Churchill, Home Secretary, on subjects including: a complaint from Churchill's brother-in-law, Lieutenant William Hozier, against his captain and requests for advancement from others of Churchill's friends or relatives; the German construction programme; the effects of a general strike on the Admiralty coal supply; the food supply in time of war.

Dates: 1910-08 - 1911-09
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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Correspondence with Winston Churchill, 1911-08 - 1912-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 4/3
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Churchill [First Lord of the Admiralty] on subjects including the naval estimates, particularly the spending cuts which McKenna had previously promised, when McKenna would have to move out of his Admiralty quarters and why McKenna had got rid of Sir Philip Watts [Director of Naval Construction]. Also includes a memorandum by Churchill for the Committee of Imperial Defence, on military aspects of the continental problem, particularly how Britain would support...
Dates: 1911-08 - 1912-02
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 with Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill, 1915 - 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 1/76
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Churchills, on articles by ELS about Churchill, and with Martin Gilbert on his biography of Churchill. Includes letters from Winston Churchill (1915) on attaching ELS to a brigade, his own liking for going into the trenches and support from Major-General 10th Lord Cavan on their ideas about armour, and (1916) on ELS's brilliant service, Churchill's relief that ELS had survived, his intention of trying to help his career, and his hopeful view of the Dardanelles...
Dates: 1915 - 1975
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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Cuttings and correspondence about Sir Winston Churchill , 1930 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIS 4/4
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include Brendan Bracken, Mrs. Neville Chamberlain and Sir John Colville.

Dates: 1930 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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Dardanelles Inquiry, 1911-10 - 1916-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 16/6
Scope and Contents Copies of Fisher's papers and correspondence [?] used for the Inquiry, (with some originals), including: pre-war letters from Fisher to Alfred Gardiner [Editor of the Daily News] and Winston Churchill [First Lord of the Admiralty]; the exchange of notes between Fisher and Herbert Asquith [Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith], on Fisher's resignation as 1st Sea Lord, with a letter from Churchill to Fisher; preliminary papers on the Dardanelles (mainly Jan-Feb 1915), including...
Dates: 1911-10 - 1916-06
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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De Gaulle, 1944-08 - 1946-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUFC 4/13
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence on Charles de Gaulle [President of the Provisional Government of the French Republic] including: letter from de Gaulle on Winston Churchill’s visit to Algeria, 1944; Duff Cooper’s general reflections on de Gaulle in 1944; Cabinet paper giving an outline of relations between the Government and de Gaulle between June 1940 and June 1943.

Dates: 1944-08 - 1946-03
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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"Defence (Government Policy)", 15 Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/40B/269-320
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: recent Government defence policy changes; the disruptive effect of the Iron and Steel Nationalization Act on rearmament; general mismanagement of defence, including demobilization, the dispersion and destruction of weapons, the extension of National Service and the wastage of defence funds; the British inability to produce atom bombs; Government opposition to the rearmament of West Germany and a European Army; the risk...
Dates: 15 Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Diary, 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/10
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships within the Foreign Office, in particular with Anthony Eden; Cadogan's insight into the Axis campaigns in the Balkans; diplomatic concerns regarding Britain's activities in North Africa and Persia; reception of intelligence in advance of Hitler’s planned attack on Russia; Cadogan's opinions and influence upon Churchill's communications with Roosevelt, the voyage to the USA aboard the H.M.S. Prince of Wales and the drafting of the Joint...
Dates: 1941
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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Diary, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/11
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the Foreign Office, War Cabinet, and Special Operations Executive; Cadogan's role and interventions in ongoing strategic discussions between Churchill and Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Stalin, and De Gaulle; Cadogan's opinions on the Allied negotiations over future Soviet frontiers and the second front; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits, and the hosting of Soviet diplomats in Edinburgh and London; plans for an Allied...
Dates: 1942
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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Diary, 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/12
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's role as an intermediary between Churchill and statesmen including Anthony Eden and Charles De Gaulle; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits; Turkey's relationship with the Allied powers and strained relations with the Soviet Union, including discussions with Ismet Inönü at the Adana Conference; the increasingly hostile relations between the Soviet Union and Poland...
Dates: 1943
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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Diary, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/13
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits; ongoing disputes between the Soviet Union and Poland relating to borders and the Curzon Line; meetings and preparations for Operation Overlord and the D-Day landings; notes on the progress of the Italian Campaign and Allied progress in France, Belgium, and Greece; discussions on 'World Organisation' and post-war planning; concerns...
Dates: 1944
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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Diary, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/15
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits, including meetings at Alupka, Athens, Cairo, Washington, and San Francisco; Cadogan's role in the Malta Conference, Yalta Conference, and the United Nations Conference on International Organisation; the Allied invasion of Germany; negotiations over the Polish question and Soviet actions in Eastern Europe; reactions to the death of...
Dates: 1945
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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Dictation tape, 1966 - 1968-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 11/13
Scope and Contents Includes: dictated draft review of Dana Schmidt's book "Yemen: the Unknown War" (cassette 1 side 1); dictated letters relating to an article on air terminal design and a letter to JA's son Leo on Lady Catherine Amery being in a court case and on her health (cassette 1 side 1); dictated note on JA's part in Israeli-Jordanian negotiations on the Middle East peace process (cassette 1 side 2 and cassette 2 side 1); an account of the writing of JA's book "Sons of the Eagle" (cassette 1 side 2 and...
Dates: 1966 - 1968-05
Conditions Governing Access: Access copy available.
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"Foreign Affairs", 11 May 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/51C/260-320
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: WSC taking over at the Foreign Office; aims to conclude a truce in Korea and the repatriation of prisoners-of-war; the situation in Indo-China [later Vietnam]; the evacuation of Abadan, Egypt, the new Egyptian ruling junta and negotiations on the reduction of British forces in the Canal Zone; the Soviet occupation of East Germany; relations with West Germany; the cause of a United Europe; the military position of France...
Dates: 11 May 1953
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.