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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: Articles., 1883 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/298
Scope and Contents Proofs and offprints of various articles written by WSC in 1931: "Philosophers and friends" on Lord Randolph Churchill, William Bourke Cockran, Sir Francis Mowatt , Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood], and David Lloyd George; "If I lived my life over again" on various decisions taken by WSC, gambling, his experiences during the Boer War and at the Admiralty and his attitude towards the Conservative Party; "How will it all end?" including observations on society; "Moses: the leader of a...
Dates: 1883 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/316
Scope and Contents Proofs and offprints of articles and short pieces by WSC including: a foreword to a book about Marthe Cnockaert-Roulers and the work of the secret service; "Prohibition"; "Britain must hear the truth" and "Tell England the truth" on the increasing military strengths of Germany and Japan, the likelihood of war in Europe and the importance of increasing the defences of the United Kingdom; an introduction to a reprinted edition of WSC's "The River War" on his experiences in the Sudan; and a...
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles., 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/338
Scope and Contents Proofs and cutting of various articles and short pieces by WSC: an introduction to a biography of 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] by 2nd Lord Birkenhead [earlier Frederick Smith]; "Great fighters in lost causes" on the careers of various historical figures; "Shakespeare's plays as short stories: Julius Caesar"; "Life - the greatest secret of all and how to tackle all its trials and problems"; "England. My England" in which WSC dwells on his pride in his country; "If I lived my life...
Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles 1., Jan 1934 - Aug 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/498A-B
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "What Neville Ought to Do" on the April 1934 Budget; "Where are we heading?" on progress since 1915; "The Last Night of the Old World" on the beginning of the First World War; "Will the World swing back to Monarchies?" in support of monarchy; "Are Parliaments Obsolete?" in support of democracy and constitutional government; "My Fight for Lancashire" and "Our Last Chance" on the new Indian Parliament and the Lancashire...
Dates: Jan 1934 - Aug 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles 2., Feb 1934 - Aug 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/499
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The Last Night of the Old World" on the beginning of the First World War; "The Dominance of Nationalism" on the power of nationalism; "Cavalcade 1909-1934" on changes since 1909; "Broadcasting as an Influence in Politics" on the use of radio in elections; an obituary for Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough; the foreword to the reprint of John Paget's "Examen"; the foreword to Paul Maze's "A Frenchman in Khaki".Also includes:...
Dates: Feb 1934 - Aug 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Amalgamated Press., Jan 1934 - Aug 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/501
Scope and Contents Proofs, press cuttings and correspondence on the following articles by WSC: "Do Bye-Elections Count?" discounting the East Fulham bye-election, stating the differences between bye-elections and general elections and discussing the divisions in the Conservative Party; "Defence not Defiance" on the current strength of the country; "How we made the Irish treaty" in defence of the Irish Settlement [1922] and WSC's meetings with Michael Collins; "Will the League survive?" on the crisis facing the...
Dates: Jan 1934 - Aug 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles by WSC for the Daily Mail., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/300
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings of various articles: "Run down by a motor" on WSC's accident in New York [United States]; "The dole" on unemployment and Labour Party policy; "Nothing but humbug" on political affairs and the likelihood of a General Election; "India insistent" a review of a book by Sir Harcourt Butler on British policy and problems in India; "The two issues now before the nation" on the position of the British empire, fiscal policy and a meeting between Ramsay MacDonald and David...
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles by WSC for the Daily Mail., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/317
Scope and Contents Proofs and newspaper cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "I was conscious through it all" and "My New York [United States] misadventure" on WSC's accident in which he was hit by a motor car; "The Academy reveals Britain's brave gaiety" on the Royal Academy exhibition (including a draft of the article by Edward Marsh); "My happy days in the Bahamas "; "Words on the Irish Treaty" on the announcement by [Eamon] De Valera of the abolition of the Oath of Allegiance; "Lord Oxford [and...
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles by WSC for the Hearst Newspapers., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/303
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings of articles by WSC on: the United States of Europe (including European affairs, trade, the Treaty of Versailles [France] and the positions of the United States and Canada); British industry; the Austro-German customs union; the fall of King Alfonso XIII and the monarchy in Spain; the League of Nations; "America Beware!" on economic affairs in the United States; the economic collapse of Europe; the likelihood of war in Europe and the forthcoming General...
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles by WSC for the Strand Magazine., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/301
Scope and Contents Includes research notes, proofs and cuttings relating to various articles: notes by Professor F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] predicting scientific and technical advances over the following 50 years; "Humours of electioneering" on WSC's experience of local elections and the suffragettes; an article on King Alfonso XIII of Spain (including newspaper cuttings on the King's death); an article about Lord Balfour (including an obituary of Balfour); "Cartoons and Cartoonists" on WSC's...
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles by WSC for the Sunday Pictorial., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/302
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings of an article by WSC on the Budget prepared by Philip Snowden as Chancellor of the Exchequer and of a series of character sketches by WSC on Ramsay MacDonald, 1st Lord Brentford [earlier William Joynson-Hicks] entitled "The truth about 'Jix'", George Bernard Shaw and Nancy, Lady Astor (criticising their visit to the Soviet Union), H G Wells, J H Thomas (on his work with the railway workers trade unions), Arthur Henderson [later Lord Rowley] (entitled "Uncle...
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Colliers Magazine., Jan 1936 - Jul 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/545
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Soapbox Messiahs" on illusory shortcuts in American capitalism; "Oldest and Richest" on John D Rockefeller; "Constitution - Bulwark or Fetter?" on the need to safeguard the American Constitution; "Japan and the Monroe Doctrine" on Japanese expansion and its relations with the United States and Britain.Also includes: a letter from Adam Marshall Diston on research for "Soapbox Messiahs".

Dates: Jan 1936 - Jul 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Collier's Magazine., 24 Mar 1937 - 19 Jun 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/575
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "A King is Crowned" on the relationship between the Crown and the Empire, George VI and past coronations; "The Changing Face of Divorce" on the history of divorce law, including the Sir Charles Dilke and Virginia Crawford case, divorce's growing social acceptability and benefits; "Edward VIII", reviewing Hector Bolitho's "Edward VIII".Also includes: press cuttings on divorce and on the wedding of the Duke of Windsor...
Dates: 24 Mar 1937 - 19 Jun 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Collier's Magazine 2., 13 Apr 1937 - 12 Mar 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/576
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The Infernal Twins" on similarities between Nazism and Communism, Benito Mussolini, Hitler and Stalin; "England's 'No' Man" on the career of Neville Chamberlain; "Can America Keep Out of War?" on the growing chances of war in Europe and whether the United States can stay neutral.Also includes: letters from Adam Marshall Diston on drafting articles for WSC.

Dates: 13 Apr 1937 - 12 Mar 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Collier's Weekly., Sep 1934 - Jul 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/521
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Why Not Dictatorship" on democracy and dictatorship; "Are the Wars Ended?" on the drift towards war, the risk from Germany and Japan, disarmament, the advantages of a peace keeping role for Britain and the United States, and the need for action from the League of Nations; "Charlie Chaplin's Contribution" on Chaplin's career, his future in serious roles and the universality of pantomime; "The Future of Publicity" on the...
Dates: Sep 1934 - Jul 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Daily Mail., Feb 1934 - Sep 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/500
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Clive of India" on the achievements of Robert Clive; "B-P" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell; "The Greatest Half-Hour in our History" on the Magna Carta; "This Year's Royal Academy is Exhilarating" on the 1934 exhibition; "Great Deeds that gave us the Empire" celebrating Empire Day; "How I would procure peace" on the futility of the current foreign policy and need to rearm; "August 4, 1914" on the beginning of the First World War...
Dates: Feb 1934 - Sep 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Daily Mail., Mar 1935 - Nov 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/519
Scope and Contents Proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "To-day's Great Problems at Home and Abroad" on the threat of war; "The Grave Weakness of Britain's Defences" on the need to build up the Forces; "The Miracle of Our Balanced Budgets" on changes to the economy since 1929, and the contradictions between economic problems and a balanced budget; "Is Parliament Merely a Talking Shop?" on government by debate and the influence of Socialist and Irish members of Parliament; "What is the...
Dates: Mar 1935 - Nov 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Evening Standard., May 1935 - Jun 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/520
Scope and Contents Proofs of the following articles by WSC: "The King's 25 Years" [in 7 parts]: "The Accession" on the death of Edward VII, the background of Queen Mary and the political situation in 1910; "The King Faces his First Crisis" on David Lloyd George's 1909 Budget, the Home Rule Bill and the deadlock between the Houses of Parliament; "War Clouds Gather" on the House of Commons in 1911, industrial disputes, social organization, the Triple Entente between Britain, France and Russia, and the Agadir...
Dates: May 1935 - Jun 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles, Evening Standard., Mar 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/543
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs of the following articles by WSC: "Britain, Germany and Locarno" and "Stop it Now!" on the need for the League of Nations to act on German troops entering the Rhineland [Germany]; "Where Do We Stand?" on the results of Italy's invasion of Abyssinia [Ethiopia] and the British policy on it; "How Germany is Arming" on German military expenditure; "Our Navy Must Be Stronger"; "Organise Our Supplies" on efficient munitions production; "How to Stop War" on the need for a grand...
Dates: Mar 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Evening Standard 1., Jan 1937 - May 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/569
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "No Intervention in Spain for us!" on the wisdom of British neutrality in the Spanish Civil War, being equally opposed to both sides, and on the small likelihood of German troops staying with a successful General Franco; "How You Will Help to Meet the Bill" on funding rearmament and the probable need to increase taxation; "Europe's Peace" on the continued threat from Germany; "France Faces a New Crisis" on French economic...
Dates: Jan 1937 - May 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Evening Standard 2., 13 May 1937 - 03 Sep 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/570
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Defending the Empire" on the issue of Commonwealth defence, especially air and naval power; "America looks at Europe" on the good relations between the United States, Britain and France, American neutrality, Britain's war debt, and the American role in keeping gold prices stable; "The Rome-Berlin Axis" on relations between Italy and Germany, and Italy and Britain; "Vive la France!" on the fall of Leon Blum's Government...
Dates: 13 May 1937 - 03 Sep 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Evening Standard 3., 15 Sep 1937 - 23 Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/571
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Friendship with Germany" on his own and Britain's attitude to Germany; "A Forward Step" on the improved outlook for peace in the Mediterranean, Yugoslavia and Spain, and the disappearance of [Italian] pirate submarines from the Mediterranean; "War is not Imminent" on the need to avoid unnecessary alarmism, the situation in the Far East depending upon the actions of the United States, the tension between Italy and France...
Dates: 15 Sep 1937 - 23 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Evening Standard 4., 26 Apr 1937 - 03 May 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/572
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Great Reigns": "The Heroic Story of Alfred the Great"; "William the Conqueror"; "Conqueror of Wales, Hammer of the Scots" on Edward I; "Here was a Man for the People" on Henry VIII; "A Queen Indeed" on Elizabeth I; "A Reign of Splendour" on Queen Anne; "Mother of Many Nations" on Queen Victoria.

Dates: 26 Apr 1937 - 03 May 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles (foreign language): Co-operation Press Service., 23 Jul 1937 - 01 Nov 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/577
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Newspapers and press cuttings with foreign language articles by WSC from: Norway; Denmark; Sweden; Hungary; Estonia; France; Belgium; Brazil; Austria; Switzerland; Lithuania; Romania; Latvia; Luxembourg; Yugoslavia; Poland; Czechoslovakia; the Netherlands; Egypt.

Dates: 23 Jul 1937 - 01 Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles, News of the World 1., Jan 1936 - Feb 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/541
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Great Men of Our Time": "Kitchener" on 1st Lord Kitchener of Khartoum [Sudan]; "Admiral Fisher" on 1st Lord Fisher; "King George V"; "Sir John French" on 1st Lord Ypres; "Douglas Haig" on 1st Lord Haig; "Asquith" on 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith [earlier Herbert Asquith].Also includes: "Truth about the Bacon Letters", a cutting of an article by Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon in answer to WSC's article on Fisher.

Dates: Jan 1936 - Feb 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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