Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 4519 Collections and/or Records:
Interviews recorded at Churchill Archives Centre in 1986, conducted by Pat Ackerman, with exceptions in CHOH 1/DEKE and RRDS.
Also includes letters from J J Phillips on naval issues and material relating to the strength of the Royal Navy and conversations with Winston Churchill.
Letters from Adeline to Henry Hankey at Oxford and Christopher Hankey in Haifa, Palestine [later Israel], 1933-01-15 - 1933-10-22
Subjects covered include home and family news, including the installation of an Aga, Maurice's work; Christopher's work in Haifa and lunch with the Churchills at Chartwell. Also includes one letter from Maurice to Christopher which includes observations on Hitler leaving the disarmament conference and the League of Nations.
Subjects include: a legal case [relating to the film "Rasputin and the Empress"]; various house parties; a visit to Austria; a visit to Winston Churchill’s house, Chartwell [Kent], particularly a heated pool and Churchill’s birds; Christmas at Belvoir [Lincolnshire].
Letters from Algiers and Paris [France] on subjects including: life in Algeria; Winston Churchill’s visit to Marrakesh [Morocco], Jan 1944 and Clementine Churchill’s view that he would die after the war; a visit by Mary, Lady Spears [earlier Mary Borden], Feb 1944; a visit from Martha Hemingway [Martha Gellhorn], Mar 1944; Charles de Gaulle ("Charlie Wormwood"); Randolph Churchill’s plane crashing, July 1944 and stay, Aug 1944; going to Italy, Aug 1944; life in Paris.
Letters from France, chiefly the British Embassy in Paris [France], mainly on entertaining, with other subjects including: the Conference of Foreign Ministers (including Ernest Bevin [Foreign Secretary]); the declining health of "Loulou" [Louise de Vilmorin]; visits from Winston Churchill in Paris and Geneva [Switzerland], July and Aug 1946; Mary Churchill’s engagement to [Arthur] Christopher Soames; the death of Lady Diana’s sister Marjorie, Lady Anglesey.
Letters from France, chiefly the British Embassy in Paris [France], mainly on entertaining, but also on Winston Churchill’s visit to Paris, Nov 1944, and the death of [?] Maurice Baring. Includes some originals.
Letters from WSC to Lady Randolph Churchill. Several letters relate to the publication of WSC's first book "The Story of the Malakand Field Force" and the file also contains newspaper cuttings of reviews of the work. The file also contains material relating to the Tirah Expeditionary force and the majority of items date between January and April 1898. All letters are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described., Jan 1898 - Jan 1899
Correspondence with representatives of several organisations about WSC's articles for Collier's Magazine and the Daily Telegraph including: Butler and Tanner on preparation of proofs; Collier's Magazine and Paul Reynolds and Son concerning fees due to WSC. Includes 4 letters from Brigadier General [James] Edmonds of the Military Branch of the Historical Section.Includes a cutting of a letter to the Daily Telegraph in response to an article by WSC.
Presscutting of article by WSC in the "Daily Mail", published over three days, 16-18 Dec 1904 [Woods C32/2].