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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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"From the Dardanelles", 1915-02-20 - 1915-12-13

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/11/2
Scope and Contents Written from Paris, M.M. Paquebot, H.M.S. Dartmouth, H.M.S. Hussar, H.M.S. Euryalus, Moudros on Lemnos and H.M.S. Europa. Subjects include work done to make Lemnos a naval and military base, Wemyss' work at the Court Room on Lemnos, the small loss of life in British naval ships, the censorship of letters, the retirement of Sir Winston Churchill and Sir John Fisher, Wemyss' views of Australian, American and French troops, his hopes that the Bosphorus and Dardanelles will be...
Dates: 1915-02-20 - 1915-12-13
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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Interviews with former staff of Sir Winston Churchill, 1978 - 1986

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

Interviews recorded at Churchill Archives Centre in 1986, conducted by Pat Ackerman, with exceptions in CHOH 1/DEKE and RRDS.

Dates: 1978 - 1986
Conditions Governing Access: Access copies available on cd.
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Invitations: Winston Churchill Centenary Dinner, Washington, 1974-10 - 1974-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 4/3/26
Scope and Contents Cuttings and correspondence on a dinner given to mark the centenary of Churchill's birth, including CS's speech on Churchill, notes by Sir John Colville and Anthony Montague Browne [former Private Secretaries to Churchill], notes on the guestlist by MS, correspondence with Sir Peter Ramsbotham, British Ambassador to the United States, who was hosting the dinner, Sir John Colville and Ronald Scrivener [Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office] on the loan of a...
Dates: 1974-10 - 1974-12
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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Keyes correspondence, 1939-12 - 1943-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BOWR 1/2
Scope and Contents Letters from Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes to Bower on subjects including: concerns expressed by Winston Churchill [First Lord of the Admiralty] about the lack of co-operation between the different Air Forces, Churchill's view on the Admiralty's use of aircraft and a memorandum on the subject by Bower; inaccurate broadcasts; Keyes's attempts to advise Churchill on getting what the Navy required; keeping the Fleet Air Arm free of interference from the RAF. Also includes a...
Dates: 1939-12 - 1943-12
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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Letters from 1st Lord Fisher to Arnold White., 1911 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 15/2/1/7
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1911 - 1912
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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Letters from Adeline to Henry Hankey at Oxford and Christopher Hankey in Haifa, Palestine, 1933-01-15 - 1933-10-22

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AHKY 1/1/45
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1933-01-15 - 1933-10-22
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One item within the collection (AHKY 3/1/6) is currently closed for conservation reasons.
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Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell, 1934-01 - 1934-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/3
Scope and Contents

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].

Dates: 1934-01 - 1934-12
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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Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell, 1936-01 - 1936-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/7
Scope and Contents Subjects include: visiting King Edward VIII [later the Duke of Windsor] at Fort Belvedere [Surrey] and at Blenheim Palace [Oxfordshire]; visiting Morocco; going to France with the Imperial War Graves Commission; Winston Churchill’s hatred for Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; a Mediterranean cruise aboard the Nahlin with the King and Wallis Simpson [later the Duchess of Windsor] [see also DUFC 2/17]; visiting Aix [France]. Includes contemporary transcripts of some of the letters...
Dates: 1936-01 - 1936-12
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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Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell, 1944-01 - 1944-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/23
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1944-01 - 1944-12
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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Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell, 1946-01 - 1946-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/26
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1946-01 - 1946-12
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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Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell: transcripts, 1945-08 - 1945-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/25
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1945-08 - 1945-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Letters from Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill, 1900 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PCHL 3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre includes: letters from Lady Randolph Churchill to her younger son, John S Churchill, and also to Winston Churchill; letters from Lord Randolph Churchill; letters from Winston Churchill; the correspondence of John S Churchill ("Jack"); the correspondence of Jack's wife, Lady Gwendeline Churchill ("Goonie"); letters from Peregrine's elder brother John G Churchill ("Johnny"); letters and papers relating to Peregrine Churchill himself; family...
Dates: 1900 - 1977
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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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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24
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: Jan 1898 - Jan 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, 1920 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/12
Scope and Contents Written from Hotel Vouillemont and the Travellers' Club in Paris, 94 Piccadilly, the Naval & Military Club, the Royal Automobile Club, 59 Pont Street and the Beefsteak Club in London, Wemyss Castle in Fife, Wrotham Park in Hertfordshire, H.M. Dockyard in Portsmouth, Hopetoun House near Edinburgh and Innischonain in Argyll. Subjects include the attitude of Germany to the Peace, Home Rule in Ireland, the attempt to get to the bottom of the fraudulent pamphlet 'The Jewish Peril',...
Dates: 1920 - 1923
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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Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, 1922 - 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/13
Scope and Contents Written from Wemyss Castle in Fife, New Club in Edinburgh, The Corner House in Gullane, the House of Lords, 94 Piccadilly, the Naval & Military Club, 28 Half Moon Street, the Royal Automobile Club and the Beefsteak Club in London, Dorney Wood in Buckinghamshire and the Travellers' Club in Paris. Subjects include the prospect of peace in Ireland, Sir Winston Churchill's comments shortly before the deaths of Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins, Wemyss being advised not to invest any...
Dates: 1922 - 1926
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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Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, "Puss Cat", 1912-11 - 1914-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/10
Scope and Contents Written from H.M.S. Orion in the 2nd Battle Squadron of the Home Fleet, Berehaven in Ireland/the Republic of Ireland, 94 Piccadilly, the Royal Automobile Club and the Beefsteak Club in London, Dunrobin Castle in Sutherland, the North British Station Hotel in Edinburgh and Cowley House in Uxbridge. Subjects include peace in Turkey as part of the Eastern Question, the possibility of war, Sir Winston Churchill's part in the resignation of Sir Francis Bridgman, a letter from Robert Falcon...
Dates: 1912-11 - 1914-07
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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Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, "Puss Cat", "Duck of Diamonds", "Pops", 1906-02 - 1906-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/5
Scope and Contents Written from H.M.S. Suffolk, Gibraltar, Devonport, Osborne on the Isle of Wight, the Union Club on Malta, Athens, and from Souda Bay and Candia in Crete. Subjects include servants onboard and at home, Wemyss' opinion of Sir Winston Churchill and international relations with Turkey and Egypt. Includes mention of "the Mitford boy, Blanche Hozier's nephew", possibly Clement Mitford, and of Princess Beatrice and her daughter Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg...
Dates: 1906-02 - 1906-05
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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Letters to Pamela McKenna, 1912-03 - 1912-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 6/5
Scope and Contents Letters from Fisher on subjects including: Winston Churchill's respect for McKenna as his predecessor at the Admiralty and Fisher's disapproval of his naval appointments; the wrecking tactics of "Napoleon B" [1st Lord Haldane] and Fisher's allegation that Haldane interfered with the original draft of the Beresford Report; Fisher's satisfaction at the appointment of Rear-Admiral Sir John Jellicoe [2nd Sea Lord]; Admiral Lord Charles Beresford's continuing attacks against Admiral of...
Dates: 1912-03 - 1912-12
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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Literary., 1925 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/202
Scope and Contents Proofs and an offprint of WSC's article entitled "The German Splendour" on WSC's visits to Germany in 1906 and 1906 to see Kaiser Wilhelm II and the manoeuvres of the German army. Includes WSC's observations on the strength of the German army and navy compared to British forces, on German artillery, and military techniques (which are compared to those used at the Battle of Omdurman).Proofs and an offprint of WSC's article entitled "Consistency in Politics" which includes: observations on the...
Dates: 1925 - 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary., Mar 1927 - Nov 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/215
Scope and Contents Offprint of WSC's article in the Pall Mall Magazine entitled "The Bulldog and the Tiger: a day with [Georges] Clemenceau amid the bursting shrapnel of the French battlefields" on WSC's visit to the Western Front with [2nd] Duke of Westminster which includes WSC's opinions of [Field Marshal Ferdinand] Foch and [General Lord] Rawlinson.Corrected proofs for WSC's article entitled "H G Wells and the British Empire" in which WSC criticises Wells' opinions and discusses world trade and the...
Dates: Mar 1927 - Nov 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary., 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/221
Scope and Contents Corrected proofs and an offprint of articles by WSC on Douglas Haig [Lord Haig] which include Haig's death, qualities of leadership, military achievements, work for ex-servicemen and relationship with WSC. Includes newspaper cuttings from the Times of articles and obituaries on Haig.Proofs of an article by WSC about Lord Asquith of Oxford [earlier Herbert Asquith] which includes Asquith's character and achievements, his relationship with WSC and praise for the political work of his daughter...
Dates: 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/272
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Series

Literary, 1924 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4
Scope and Contents This class contains the same type of material as CHAR 8 and is arranged in two parts. The first contains correspondence and the second book-matter. There is a third supplementary section starting at CHAR 4/445 containing correspondence, mainly on proposed films or abridgements of WSC's works, and permissions to quote WSC.The correspondence in this class is largely of the same kind as in CHAR 8. It includes also papers relating to the establishment of the Chartwell Literary Trust, though a...
Dates: 1924 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Literary, 1890 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8
Scope and Contents This class contains correspondence with publishers, editors, and printers, and other correspondence in connection with WSC's literary work both during preparation and after publication. Since some of the publications are political there is a little correspondence on political topics which arises directly and obviously out of publications. The class also contains materials assembled for writing, notes and drafts, printer's copy, proofs, and reviews. Often some of the material assembled was...
Dates: 1890 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Literary: A Danger to the Empire: Condition of our Army., 16 Dec 1904 - 18 Dec 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/18
Scope and Contents

Presscutting of article by WSC in the "Daily Mail", published over three days, 16-18 Dec 1904 [Woods C32/2].

Dates: 16 Dec 1904 - 18 Dec 1904
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.