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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 370 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: Switzerland (August - September 1946) I - L., 20 May 1946 - 22 Apr 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/242A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visit include: David Lamb; Dennis Larking; H Lefeuvre-Meaulle, French Minister Plenipotentiary in Switzerland (2); Lord Duncannon [later 10th Lord Bessborough, First Secretary, British Embassy, Paris, France]; J Luscher, photographer, on taking photographs of "Choisi", where WSC was staying (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by CSC and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, M Staite, "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow]...
Dates: 20 May 1946 - 22 Apr 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: the Netherlands (May 1946) correspondence: general public., 19 Mar 1946 - 22 Aug 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/235A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visit include: Sir Frederick Godber, Chairman, Executive Committee, Help Holland Council; Merrick Denton-Thompson, British Consul- General, Amsterdam (2); Walter Fletcher on paint suppliers in the Netherlands; Sir Nevile Bland, British Ambassador to the Netherlands; G van Heuven Goedhart, former Minister of Justice for the Netherlands, on his wartime escape to Britain. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by CSC and Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames], and...
Dates: 19 Mar 1946 - 22 Aug 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: United States (January - March 1946) S - Z., 03 Oct 1945 - 07 Aug 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/230A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visit include: Jorge Sanchez (5); Douglas Robey [British Vice-Consul, New York]; Iriney Georgevitch, Serbian Bishop of Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia]; Albert Canning, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Special Branch, on WSC's police guard; Charles Scribner; [Walter] Bedell Smith; "Betty", Harold Stark; Sir William Stephenson [Director, British Security Co-ordination] on WSC meeting the lawyer...
Dates: 03 Oct 1945 - 07 Aug 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 24 Oct 1955 - 16 Dec 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/59A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (18 November, Monkhams Ward Dinner and Dance, Woodford [Essex]) on the increased Conservative majority, Conservative support for a varied, tolerant society, the current political situation, including the last Budget, the rejection of nationalization by the electorate, and Labour's lack of other policies. Published: Complete Speeches VIII pp 8662 - 3.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (24 November, Harrow [Middlesex]) on receiving the...
Dates: 24 Oct 1955 - 16 Dec 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2B/149
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Letter from WSC to Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands thanking the Dutch East Indies [later Indonesia] for their generous gift. [Carbon].

Dates: 10 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2B/176
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Letter from WSC to Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands thanking him for the birthday gift of one thousand pounds from the Dutch East Indies [later Indonesia]. [Carbon].

Dates: 26 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Jul 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22A/2
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Letter from WSC to Monsieur Halbisch [Batavia, now Djakarta, Java, no part of Indonesia] thanking him for the gift of cigars.

Dates: 02 Jul 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Aug 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22A/57
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Letter from WSC to John Bartholomew [Chairman and Cartographical Head of Geographical Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland] thanking him for the maps.

Dates: 20 Aug 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Sep 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22A/99
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Letter from WSC to Luke Fawcett [President, Amalgamated Union of Building Trade Workers] thanking him and [Ernest] George Hicks [former General Secretary, Amalgamated Union of Building Trade Workers] for the gift of a wallet sent on behalf of their Union.

Dates: 04 Sep 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Feb 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21A/82
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Letter from WSC to Michiels van Verduynen [Ambassador of the Netherlands to Britain] thanking him for the cigars.

Dates: 15 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Feb 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21A/96
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Letter from WSC to the Town Clerk, Auckland City Council [New Zealand] thanking him for the gifts sent on behalf of the Maori race.

Dates: 21 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Feb 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/102
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Letter from WSC to Frank E Beresford [artist] thanking him for the portraits of the Royal Family.

Dates: 23 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/151
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Letter from WSC to A E Somers [Sterling Armament Company Limited] thanking him for the first Lanchester Sub-Machine Gun made by his company.

Dates: 14 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/179
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Letter from WSC to Lucien Pissarro thanking him for the gift of his father's picture "Anse des Pilotes, Le Havre", which will be donated to the National Gallery [London].

Dates: 30 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Oct 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/125
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Letter from WSC to 2nd Lord Melchett [earlier Sir Henry Mond] thanking him for his generosity over the painting of the Battle of Blenheim by Jan van Huchtenburgh.

Dates: 07 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Oct 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/144
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Letter from WSC to General Wladyslaw Sikorski [Prime Minister of Polish Government and Commander-in-Chief, Polish Army] thanking him for the gift of a Polish shield.

Dates: 15 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/193
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Letter from WSC to Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] thanking him for the manuscript of his speech which will be bound.

Dates: 01 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Nov 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/210
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Letter from WSC to Maurice Dejean [former French Commissaire for Foreign Affairs] thanking him for the album of stamps from Free France.

Dates: 11 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Nov 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/212
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Letter from WSC to Emilio Delboy thanking him for the Peruvian silver gift.

Dates: 12 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Dec 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/281
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Letter from WSC to H W Plante thanking him for the two brass statuettes of [? General Sir Redvers] Buller and [? Field Marshal Sir John] French [1st Lord Ypres].

Dates: 19 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Dec 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/287
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Letter from WSC to Henry Morgenthau junior [United States Secretary of the Treasury], thanking him for the gift of gramophone records.

Dates: 25 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jan 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53A/21
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Letter from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] thanking him for the gifts from Canada.

Dates: 28 Jan 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Feb 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53A/31
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Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Reith thanking him for the gift of a Duke of Marlborough Medallion made into a paperweight.

Dates: 06 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Feb 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53A/52
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Letter from WSC to Admiral Henry Grant [Chairman and Managing Director of Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company Limited] requesting him to thank the Egyptian State Broadcasting Company for the bound volume of a broadcast presented on his birthday.

Dates: 15 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Apr 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53C/208
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Letter from WSC to Noel Coward thanking him for the copy of "Blithe Spirit".

Dates: 24 Apr 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open