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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C - D., 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/168A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Hughes [former Prime Minister of Australia] introducing Archibald Cameron, Speaker of the Australian Parliament; "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, owner of the Daily Telegraph] on racing, and Daily Telegraph criticism of Conservative taxation pledges (7); Tilly Losch-Carnarvon [Ottilie, Lady Carnarvon]; Admiral Robert Carney, Commander- in-Chief, Allied Forces in Southern Europe (2); Sir Robert Cary (2); Richard Casey, Australian Minister...
Dates: 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, D - E., 1909 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/522A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Deakin on subjects including St Antony's College, Oxford and the Other Club (9); Somerset de Chair; Humphrey de Trafford; John Diefenbaker, Prime Minister of Canada; [11th] Lord Digby [earlier Edward Digby] on a portrait of General Charles Churchill (photograph of portrait present); Lewis Douglas on subjects including Churchill College and meetings with WSC (5); George Drew, High Commissioner for Canada; Alexander Douglas Home [later Lord Home of the Hirsel],...
Dates: 1909 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence D - G., 30 Jun 1946 - 06 Jun 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/162
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Helen, Lady D'Abernon (3); Arthur Christiansen, [Editor], Daily Express (2); Sir Clifford Norton, British Ambassador to Greece, on the funeral of Archbishop Damaskinos, former Regent of Greece; Archbishop Damaskinos on his gratitude to WSC; Charles de Gaulle on WSC's treatment of him in ["The Second World War"]; 18th Lord Derby [earlier Lord Stanley] on racing; "Ettie", Ethel, Lady Desborough (6); Sir Humphrey de Trafford on racing; Andre de Staercke, on the staff of...
Dates: 30 Jun 1946 - 06 Jun 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Don - Du., 31 Jan 1952 - 18 Feb 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/185
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Lew", Lewis Douglas [former United States Ambassador to Britain] on subjects including WSC's speech in Parliament on foreign affairs (11 May 1953), and the 4-power summit at [Geneva, Switzerland] (13); [Sir Saville Garner] British High Commissioner in Canada, on the resignation of George Drew as Leader of the Canadian Opposition; George Drew; Frank Ross [Lieutenant Governor, British Columbia, Canada]; Lady Juliet Duff on subjects including a film script by Terence...
Dates: 31 Jan 1952 - 18 Feb 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence F., 21 Apr 1946 - 13 Nov 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/187
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Arthur Fadden; Douglas Fairbanks junior (9); James Farley, Chairman, Coca Cola Export Corporation (8); 2nd Lord Willingdon [earlier Lord Ratendone], President, the Feathers Clubs Association (2); Sir Randle Feilden; Theodore Feilden; CSC; Sir Bryan Fell [former Assistant Clerk, House of Commons] on the final speech of Lord Randolph Churchill; Daisy Fellowes (4); Thomas Fife Clark [Adviser on public relations to WSC]; Graeme Finlay [MP for Epping, Essex]; Mervyn...
Dates: 21 Apr 1946 - 13 Nov 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Giraudier - Guest., Aug 1956 - Feb 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/524A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Antonio Giraudier on subjects including his family's departure from Cuba, gifts of cigars to WSC, and his application to live in Nassau [Bahamas] (94); Peter Stephens, Commercial Counsellor, Madrid [Spain]; Herbert Marchant, British Ambassador to Cuba on Giraudier and events in Cuba (3); Derek Pearse, Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for the Colonies; [2nd] Lord Bridges, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, regarding the son of Abdullah...
Dates: Aug 1956 - Feb 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Haile Selassie - Hearst., Mar 1958 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/525
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia (7); Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone [earlier Quintin Hogg] (2); Joyce Hall, President of Hallmark Cards on subjects including the 'People to People' programme, gifts to WSC, a meeting with Hailsham, Oscar Nemon, the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to the United States, a Churchill museum and a project to microfilm WSC's papers (25); Conrad Knickerbocker, Manager of Public Relations at Hallmark Cards on the loan of films to WSC (4);...
Dates: Mar 1958 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence La - Lo., 19 Dec 1950 - 04 Feb 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/192A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Gwilym Lloyd-George [later 1st Lord Tenby], Home Secretary, on the centenary of Inspectors of Constabulary (2); Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on a legal case brought by Lady Katherine Lambton in Cap d'Ail [France] (2); John Beith, British Embassy, Paris, on the legal case (3); Sir [Hubert] Gladwyn Jebb [later 1st Lord Gladwyn, British Ambassador to France] on the case; [Nigel Steward] British Consul-General, Nice, on the case;...
Dates: 19 Dec 1950 - 04 Feb 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open except folios 41-42 which are closed under S40 and S41(1) of the Freedom of Information Act on advice from the Cabinet Office. Review 2027.
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence M., 27 Apr 1949 - 10 Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/173
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Mabane; George Marshall, United States Secretary of Defence, comparing his current service with wartime (3); Julius Holmes, Charge d'Affaires, United States Embassy, London; Walter Gifford [United States Ambassador to Britain] (2); Lieutenant-General Sir Gifford Martel [former head of Military Mission to Moscow, Soviet Union] on banding the Allied armies together against the Soviet Union, and 1st Lord Montgomery's failure to exploit mobility and armour (2);...
Dates: 27 Apr 1949 - 10 Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence N - O., 03 May 1946 - 23 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/174
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Margaret Nairn; Princess Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (earlier Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands] on gifts of books from WSC (5); Queen Juliana of the Netherlands on making WSC godfather to her daughter (7); Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands (3); CSC (2); Baron Adolph Bentinck [Minister of the Netherlands in London]; Michiels van Verduynen, Netherlands Ambassador to Britain (3); 6th Lord Clarendon [earlier Lord Hyde], Lord Chamberlain, on Queen Juliana's state...
Dates: 03 May 1946 - 23 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence N - P., 08 Jan 1951 - 15 May 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/195A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Enoch Powell; Christopher Soames; Diana, Lady Norwich [earlier Lady Diana Cooper] on the death of [1st Lord Norwich, earlier Duff Cooper] (2); 2nd Lord Norwich [earlier John Julius Cooper]; "Fudd" [1st Lord Norwich] (2); Bryce Nairn, British Consul-General, Lourenco-Marques, Portuguese East Africa [later Mozambique]; 13th Lord Napier and Ettrick; 6th Lord Nelson [earlier Lord Trafalgar]; Oscar Nemon on his bust of WSC (8); Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to...
Dates: 08 Jan 1951 - 15 May 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence O - R., 01 Nov 1945 - 22 Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/164
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ridley Pakenham-Walsh [former literary assistant to WSC] on General Douglas MacArthur's view of WSC's achievement in holding back the Allied invasion of Europe; 5th Duke of Palmella, Portuguese Ambassador to Britain; George Paynter (3); 1st Lord Portal of Hungerford, President, Ex-Services Welfare Society; CSC on Portal; 1st Lord Portal of Laverstoke; 11th Lord Queensberry [earlier Lord Drumlanrig] on correspondence between WSC and Lord Alfred Douglas in his book...
Dates: 01 Nov 1945 - 22 Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sc - St., 27 Jul 1945 - 09 Jul 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/199
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Robert Schuman on the European Movement; Albert Schweitzer; Peter Scott, Director, the Wildfowl Trust, on WSC's black swans; John Robertson Scott on using letters from WSC and Lord Randolph Churchill in his history of the Pall Mall Gazette (2); Ronald Scott-Miller; Sekon Toure, President of Guinea; "Top", 3rd Lord Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer] on WSC's support for SOE and the Special Forces Club; Seymour [2nd Lord Camrose, earlier John Seymour Berry]; Horatia...
Dates: 27 Jul 1945 - 09 Jul 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sm - Sz., 04 Mar 1946 - 08 Jul 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/156
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Waldron Smithers, MP for Orpington [Kent] (2); Charles Smyth, Canon of Westminster [London]; John Snyder, United States Secretary of the Treasury; Bernard Baruch; Arthur Soames on subjects including the birth of [Nicholas Soames] and gifts to WSC (7); 1st Lord Soulbury [earlier Herwald Ramsbotham, Chairman, Assistance Board]; 1st Lord Southborough [earlier Sir Francis Hopwood] (2); Sir Archibald Southby, [MP for Epsom, Surrey] on giving up his seat (3); 1st Lord...
Dates: 04 Mar 1946 - 08 Jul 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence W - Z., 15 Nov 1945 - 26 Sep 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/178
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Cecil Wakeley, President, Royal College of Surgeons; [Alfred] Walford and Olive Walford (2); Sir Alexander Walker; Sophie, Lady Wavertree [Sophie Fisher] on subjects including racing and gifts of WSC's books (5); Sir Simon Marks; Sumner Welles; 16th Lady Wentworth [earlier Judith Blunt-Lytton]; "Bendor" [2nd Duke of Westminster] (7); Sir Charles Davis, Lord Mayor of London; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] on a memorial...
Dates: 15 Nov 1945 - 26 Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Herbert Haseltine., 22 Sep 1948 - 29 Jan 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/219
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC and Haseltine on Haseltine's gifts to WSC of his bronzes of horses and of WSC's poodle Rufus, exhibitions of his work, and research for his statue of George Washington.Other correspondents include: "Bert" [10th Duke of Marlborough, earlier Lord Blandford] on research for the George Washington statue; Madeleine Haseltine, on Haseltine's death. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Anthony Montague Browne, WSC's Private Secretary and Jo Sturdee [later...
Dates: 22 Sep 1948 - 29 Jan 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Lord Beaverbrook., 04 Aug 1951 - 19 Feb 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/211
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC and 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on subjects including: Chartwell [Kent]; racing; WSC's visits to Beaverbrook's house in France; Beaverbrook's opposition to a German army; publishing letters by WSC in books by Beaverbrook; the Canadian stock market; effects of the United States's policy on Suez [Egypt]; British Free Trade proposals to Canada; economic problems in the United States.Other correspondents include: Arthur Christiansen, [Editor], Daily...
Dates: 04 Aug 1951 - 19 Feb 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Various: "I worked for Mr Churchill" by Elizabeth Layton, typescript., 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/498A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typescript proofs of a book by Elizabeth Layton [later Elizabeth Nel] published as "Mr Churchill's Secretary" sent for WSC's approval. The book covers her experiences working for WSC between 1941 and 1945 and subjects and events including: WSC's work habits and methods of writing speeches; his personal health during the war; wartime events including the blitz and VE Day; visits to Washington [United States], Quebec [Canada], Cairo [Egypt], Teheran [Iran], Moscow; 10 Downing Street,...
Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/79-81
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Letter from Lord Duncannon (later 10th Lord Bessborough), Aide-de-camp to Lieutenant-General Andrew McNaughton [General Officer Commanding], Canadian Corps, to Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] on camouflage of lakes at Chartwell [Kent], and on WSC's possible visit to the Corps Headquarters. [Manuscript, with typed copy].

Dates: 02 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Oct 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/82
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Minute from WSC to Maryott Whyte, on camouflaging of Chartwell [Kent], instructing that the reservoir on the hill should be drained, but not the reed bed beside it, that the swimming pool should be camouflaged, that the middle pool could only be emptied by siphoning, on no account should the penstock be opened, and that water could be let out of the biggest of the three lakes, but that care should be taken to prevent fish from escaping. [Carbon].

Dates: 28 Oct 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [29 Sep 1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/25
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Banstead, to WSC, apologies for not visiting him at Harrow, and advising him not to sell his bicycle and buy a bulldog puppy "a dog is sometimes a nuisance".

Dates: [29 Sep 1891]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Oct 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/8/85
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Moulton Paddocks, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for her letter, describing his success at the races where he has "cleared a monkey [o500]", relating the friendliness of [Albert Edward] Prince of Wales returning a letter [not present] from WSC.

Dates: 25 Oct 1888
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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(Untitled), 13 Sep 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/9/32
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Royal Station Hotel, York) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he tells her that he is down o300 through losses at the races; discusses the possibility that Sir [?] Jatton may buy his racehorse the Abbesse for o3,000 and enclosing a bill [not present] for WSC.

Dates: 13 Sep 1889
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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(Untitled), 21 Oct 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/9/41-42
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Moulton Paddocks, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing a meeting with [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] and Henry Fowler and his success at fishing. He says that he hopes to see her in London the following week, speculates on the success of various racehorses, and comments on a "capital letter" sent to him by WSC.

Dates: 21 Oct 1889
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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(Untitled), 08 Aug 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/10/14-15
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Banstead Manor, Newmarket [Suffolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting that [WSC and John S Churchill] have been good and that WSC rides well. He also relates his anger about arrangements for racing [his racehorse] Inverness and that WSC has made friends with the servants and is "full of local gossip".

Dates: 08 Aug 1890
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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