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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)

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Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 4519 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples":., c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/800
Scope and Contents

Typescript notes and comments on proofs by Professor Denis Brogan.Annotated by WSC and William Deakin.

Dates: c 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 History of the English-Speaking Peoples":., c 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/801
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous notes, mainly concerning chapter headings and the editorial process.Annotated by WSC and William Deakin.

Dates: c 1939
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 History of the English-Speaking Peoples": additional notes for vol. 2., c 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/799
Scope and Contents

Including 5 folios of manuscript notes on Henry VII by John Wheldon [former literary assistant to WSC].

Dates: c 1938
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 History of the English-Speaking Peoples" and WSC's war memoirs [for World War II]: business correspondence., 28 Jan 1944 - 13 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/713
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company [solicitors] (4); Sir Newman Flower, Director of Cassell and Company (2).Also includes copy letters, drafts and notes from Brendan Bracken, 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry] and officials of WSC's Private Office to those mentioned above and others.Subjects include: the purchase of the film rights to "English-Speaking Peoples" by Sir Alexander Korda; WSC obtaining these rights from Cassell's; WSC giving...
Dates: 28 Jan 1944 - 13 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 1, "The Island Race", of volume 1, "The Birth of Britain": various post-war revises., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/419A-D
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "R E's" [returned empties], "P A's", duplicates, or first, second, third or fourth revise) and typed and manuscript drafts for: chapters entitled "Britannia", "Subjugation", "The Roman Province", "The Lost Island", "England", "The Vikings", "Alfred the Great" and "The Saxon Dust"; introductory pages including chapter lists and tables of contents for the entire work.With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [literary...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 2, "The Making of the Nation" [eventually included in volume 1, "The Birth of Britain"]: various pre-war proofs [with a few later notes]., [1938] - Oct 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/403A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typed and manuscript drafts and galley proofs (marked first revise and printer's copy) for chapters entitled "The Normans" or "The Norman Invasion", "The Rise and Fall of Norman Feudalism" or "The Progress of Norman Feudalism", "Henry Plantagenet and the Medieval Church", "Coeur de Lion" or "Richard I", "Magna Carta", "The Plantagenets", "King John", "Law: Edward I", "Bannockburn and the Second Edward", "The Long Bow", "King Henry II", and "The Mother of Parliaments".With suggested...
Dates: [1938] - Oct 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 2, "The Making of the Nation" [of volume 1, "The Birth of Britain"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/420A-E
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "R E's" [returned empties], "P A's", or first, second or third revise) and typed drafts for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "The Norman Invasion", "William the Conqueror", "The Progress of Norman Feudalism" or "Growth amid Turmoil", "Coeur de Lion", "The English Common Law", "Magna Carta", "The Mother of Parliaments", "King Edward I", "Bannockburn (and the Second Edward)", "The Long Bow", "The Social Catastrophe" or "The Black Death",...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 3 [eventually entitled "The End of the Feudal Age" and included in volume 1, "The Birth of Britain"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/404A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typed drafts and galley proofs (marked printer's copy, first revise and second revise) for chapters entitled "King Richard II and the Social Revolt", "The Usurpation of King Henry IV (Henry Bolingbroke)", "The Empire of Henry V", "Henry VI", "Joan of Arc", "(The Adventures of) Edward IV", and "Richard III" or "Richard Crookback".With suggested corrections, amendments, notes, and correspondence from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: [Charles Wood],...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 3, "The End of the Feudal Age" [of volume 1, "The Birth of Britain"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/421A-E
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "R E's" [returned empties], "P A's", or first or second revise) and typed and manuscript drafts for: chapters entitled "King Richard II and the Social Revolt", "The Usurpation of Henry Bolingbroke", "The Empire of Henry V", "Joan of Arc" or "The Loss of France", "York and Lancaster", "The Wars of the Roses", "The Adventures of Edward IV", and "Richard III" or "Richard Crookback" or "Richard of Gloucester"; provisional chapter lists.With suggested...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 4, "The Rise of Britain" [eventually entitled "Renaissance and Reformation" and included in volume 2 "The New World"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/424A-E
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "R E's" [returned empties], "P A's", or first, second, fourth, fifth, or sixth revise) and typed drafts for: chapters entitled "The Dictatorship of Henry VII" or "Despotism by Consent", "The Field of the Cloth of Gold", "The Break with Rome", "Dissolution" or "The End of the Monasteries", "The English Reformation and its Martyrs" or "The Protestant Struggle", "Good Queen Bess", "The Invincible Armada", "The New World", "Gloriana", "The Round World",...
Dates: 1954 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 4, "The Rise of Britain" [eventually entitled "Renaissance and Reformation" and included in volume 2, "The New World"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/405
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and typed and manuscript drafts (marked printer's copy, first revise and second revise) for: chapters entitled "The Age of Expansion", "The Dictatorship of Henry VII" or "The Tudor Dictatorship", "The Field of the Cloth of Gold", "The Break with Rome", "King Henry VIII", "Dissolution", "The English Reformation and its Martyrs", "The Catholic Counterblast" or "Bloody Mary", "Elizabeth", "The (Invincible) Armada", and "Edward VI"; and provisional chapter lists.With...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 5 [eventually entitled "The Civil War" and included in volume 2, "The New World"]: various pre-war proofs [with a few later notes]., [1938] - [1955]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/406A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and manuscript and typed drafts (marked printer's copy, revised galley and second revised galley) for chapters entitled "Law: James I" or "The United Crowns", "Charles I (and Buckingham)", "The Long Parliament" or "The End of Thorough", "The Restoration", "The Great Emigration", "The Personal Rule", "The Great Rebellion", "Marston Moor and Naseby", and "Eikon Basilike".With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary...
Dates: [1938] - [1955]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 5, "Liberty and Sovereignty" [eventually entitled "The Civil War" and included in volume 2 "The New World"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/425A-C
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as first, second, third, fourth, or sixth revise) for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "The United Crowns", "The Age of Expansion" or "The Mayflower", "Charles I and Buckingham", "The Personal Rule", "The End of 'Thorough'" or "The Revolt of Parliament", "The Great Rebellion", "Marston Moor and Naseby", and "The Axe Falls".With suggested corrections, amendments, notes, and correspondence from various people [secretaries, literary...
Dates: 1954 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 6, "Restoration and Revolution" [eventually entitled "The Restoration" and included in volume 2, "The New World"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - May 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/426A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "superseded" or second or third revise) and typed drafts for: chapters entitled "The Restoration", "The Commonwealth" or "The English Republic", "The Lord Protector", "The Merry Monarch", "The Popish Plot", "The Great and Glorious Revolution of 1688", "Whig and Tory", and "The Catholic King"; provisional chapter lists; an epilogue.With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including:...
Dates: 1954 - May 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 6, "Restoration and Revolution" [eventually entitled "The Restoration" and included in volume 2, "The New World"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/407
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and typed drafts (marked printer's copy, and first revised galley) for chapters entitled "Cromwell: The History of England 1642-60", "The Commonwealth", "The Lord Protector", "Lambert and Monk", "The Restoration", "The Merry Monarch", "The Popish Plot", and "King James II".With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: [WSC], [Grace Hamblin], [William Deakin], [?Sir Edward Marsh], "A" [Maurice]...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 7, [eventually entitled] "[England's] Advance to World Power" [and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/431A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as first or penultimate revise or final proof) and typed drafts for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "William III and Europe" or "William of Orange (and Europe)", "The Spanish Succession", "Marlborough: Blenheim and Ramillies", "Oudenarde and Malplaquet", "The Treaty of Utrecht", and "Continental War".With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, printers, etc.] including: "A H"...
Dates: 1954 - Jan 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 7, [eventually entitled] "[England's] Advance to World Power" [and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/408
Scope and Contents

Includes galley proofs and typed drafts (marked printer's copy and first revise) for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "William III and Europe" or "Law: William III", "The Spanish Succession", and "Oudenarde and Malplaquet".With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: [WSC], [Grace Hamblin], and [William Deakin].

Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 8 [eventually entitled "The First British Empire" and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"] and other sections of the book: various pre-war proofs [with a few later notes]., [1938] - [1955]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/409
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and typed and manuscript drafts (marked printer's copy) for: a prologue on British sea power; chapters entitled "Colonial America", "The Royal Revenge", "George III", "William Pitt the Younger", "The War of Independence: the Opening of the Quarrel", "The Monopoly of the Whigs", "The Tudor Sunset", "The Tudor Dictatorship", "The Austrian Succession and the 'Forty-Five'", "The First World War", "The Conflict of the Peoples", and "The United States".With suggested...
Dates: [1938] - [1955]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 8, "The First British Empire" [eventually included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/432A-C
Scope and Contents Includes manuscript and typed drafts and galley proofs (some described as first, second, third, fourth, or penultimate revise, "duplicate", or final proof) for: chapters entitled "The (American) War of Independence", "The United States", "The Monopoly of the Whigs", "The Austrian Succession and the Forty-Five", "Colonial America" or "The American Colonies", "The First World War", "The Royal Revenge and the Conflict of the Peoples" or "The Quarrel with America", "The House of Hanover", "(Sir)...
Dates: 1954 - Jan 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 9, "The French Challenge and the Second British Empire" [eventually entitled "Napoleon" and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various post-war revises., Nov 1954 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/433A-C
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "duplicate", first, second, penultimate, or last revise) and typed drafts for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "(America) Between the Storms" or "The American Constitution", "The French Revolution", "The Corsican Ogre" or "Napoleon" or "The Emperor of the French", "The Peninsula and Waterloo", "The War of 1812", "The Younger Pitt", "France Confronted", "The Peninsula War (and the Fall of Napoleon)", "Washington, Adams, and Jefferson",...
Dates: Nov 1954 - Jan 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 9, "The French Challenge and the Second British Empire" [eventually entitled "Napoleon" and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/410
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and manuscript and typed drafts (marked printer's copy) for: chapters entitled "William Pitt the Younger", "England at War", "Between the Storms", The Shadow of the Tricolour", "America and the French Revolution", "Pitt and the War", "Napoleon", "The War of 1812", "Canada" and "The American Civil War"; provisional chapter lists.With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: "F W D" [William...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 10 [eventually entitled "Recovery and Reform" and included in volume 4, "The Great Democracies"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/411
Scope and Contents Includes typed drafts and galley proofs (marked printer's copy and first revise) for chapters entitled "The Crimean War", "Canada: 1660-1780", "Canada: 1780-1812", "The Loyalists", "New Zealand", "Australia", "The Locust Years (1815-32)", "The Monarchy and the Divorce (1820-22)", "Tory England (1822-27)", "The Dissolution of Eighteenth-Century England (1827-30)", "The Passing of the Great Reform Bill (1830-32)", "Reform and Beyond (1832-54)", "England: 1832-37", "England: 1837-46", "South...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 10, "Recovery and Reform" [eventually included in volume 4, "The Great Democracies"]: various post-war revises., Nov 1954 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/436A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as first, second, third, fourth, penultimate, or last revise, "duplicate", or second draft) and manuscript and typed drafts for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "The Locust Years" or "The Tory Peace" or "The Victory Peace", "Prelude to Reform" or "Canning and the Duke", "The Migration of the Peoples. I: Canada and South Africa", "The Migration of the Peoples. II: Australia and New Zealand", "Reform and Beyond" or "Reform and Free Trade",...
Dates: Nov 1954 - Jan 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 11, "The Great Republic" [eventually included in volume 4, "The Great Democracies"]: various post-war revises., Nov 1954 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/437A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as first revise or final proof) and typed and manuscript drafts for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "American Epic", "Slavery and Succession" or "Freedom or Slavery", "The Union in Danger", "The Campaign against Richmond", "Lee and McClellan", "Chancellorsville and Gettysburg" and "The Victory of the Union".With suggested corrections, amendments, notes, and correspondence from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, printers,...
Dates: Nov 1954 - Jan 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 11, "The Great Republic" [eventually included in volume 4, "The Great Democracies"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/412
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and typed drafts (marked printer's copy and first revise) for: chapters entitled "Canada: 1660-1780", "Canada: 1780-1812", "Slavery and Succession", "America and the French Revolution", "The United States: 1797-1801", "Jeffersonian Democracy: 1801-5", "The United States: 1815-37" or "American Epic", "The American Civil War: 1862" or "America: 1862", "The War of 1812", "1840-50", "1850-60", "The Seven Days", "(Chancellorsville and) Gettysburg", "The Union in Danger",...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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