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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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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/139
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Letter from ?Kathleen Hill (Secretary to WSC) to Mrs Philip Guedalla [Nellie Guedalla] informing her that her letter and the book have been received and will be placed before WSC at the first opportunity. Carbon.

Dates: 20 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/140
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Letter from WSC to Mrs Guedalla [Nellie Guedalla, widow of Philip Guedalla] thanking her for sending him a copy of her husband's last book and expressing the wish that there were more to follow. Typescript draft with annotations.

Dates: 09 Jan 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/141
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Letter from WSC to Mrs Guedalla [Nellie Guedalla, widow of Philip Guedalla] expressing his "great pain" upon learning of her husband's death, regretting that pressure of work had prevented him from expressing his sympathy in December, thanking her for sending him a copy of her husband's last book, and expressing the wish that there were more to follow. Carbon.

Dates: 10 Jan 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/32
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Offprint from the British Encyclopedia of Medical Practice, Surveys and Abstracts Volume 1940, of article by Professor Russell Reynolds (Physician in Charge, Department of Radiology and Electrotherapy, Charing Cross Hospital, London and Honorary Adviser in Radiology to the Minister of Pensions) of article on "Radiography and Radiotherapy". Author's signed presentation copy with ms dedication to WSC.

Dates: 1941
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), 02 Jan [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/68
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Note from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC informing him that the President [Roosevelt] has sent him 6 new maps in substitution for some which are now in the map cabinet at No.10, and suggesting text for a short telegram of thanks. [Initialled typescript] [Dated 2 Jan 1944, but presumably 2 Jan 1945] Initialled and dated by WSC in red ink.

Dates: 02 Jan [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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(Untitled), 03 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/69
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Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "personal" thanking him for the 6 new maps for his map cabinet, "which were safely delivered today".

Dates: 03 Jan 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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(Untitled), 11 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/70
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Draft text for telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "personal and secret" thanking him for the bound copy of his D-Day prayer and the three bow ties, "you will see me wearing them at ARGONAUT" [codename for Yalta Conference, Soviet Union]. [Initialled typescript on Downing Street paper].

Dates: 11 Jan 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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(Untitled), Feb 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/200/25
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Letter from Lieutenant General Carl Spaatz [Commanding General, United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe] to WSC announcing his very great pleasure in presenting WSC with a "pictorial report on our strategic effort during the past year against the enemy's power to wage war" [report not attached]. [Signed typescript].

Dates: Feb 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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(Untitled), 15 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229B/181
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Letter from "J R C" [John Colville, Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Mynheer Masselink thanking him on behalf of WSC for a box of strawberries sent from Holland [the Netherlands]. [Carbon copy].

Dates: 15 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229B/182
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Note from "K H" [Kathleen Hill, WSC's Secretary] to [John] Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] on arranging thanks for some strawberries sent to WSC and [?Buckingham] Palace. [initialled].

Dates: 15 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 May 1945 - 15 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229B/183
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Registry filing slip giving details of some strawberries sent to WSC by Mynheer Masselink of Holland [the Netherlands]. [original letter dated 10 May; slip dated 15 June].

Dates: 10 May 1945 - 15 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229A/9
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Letter from "J H P" [John Peck, Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Jack Barr thanking him for his letter of congratulations to WSC but explaining that since WSC cannot accept gifts he is returning Barr's cheque to him. [Carbon copy].

Dates: 22 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229A/10
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Letter from Jack Barr (1518 South Beckley, Dallas [United States]) to WSC (London) congratulating him on the defeat of Germany and enclosing a cheque for WSC to buy some cigars with. [signed by Barr and his wife].

Dates: 08 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [May] [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229A/79-81
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Letter from Mrs Evans ("Clover Hill", Northcliff, Tenby, Pembrokeshire [Wales]) to WSC expressing her gratitude to WSC for his war leadership, commenting on the experiences of her family during the war, and sending him a coin found in her garden at its start. [signed manuscript with additional manuscript note and envelope].

Dates: [May] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229C/216
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Letter from "E M W" [Edith Watson, Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Mrs [Daisy] Pope thanking her on behalf of WSC for a piece of cake, nearly six years old, and her good wishes. [Carbon copy; annotated that the cake was "destroyed"].

Dates: 11 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229C/217
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Letter from Mrs Daisy Pope (Brockenhurst, Faraday Road, Maidstone [Kent]) to WSC sending him a piece of cake made on 4 September 1939 to be cut on the day of victory and paying tribute to his war leadership. [signed manuscript].

Dates: 09 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/212/85
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Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin thanking him for the Russian products sent with his ship from Sevastopol [Soviet Union]. Photocopy.

Dates: 09 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/212/86
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Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] marked "personal and Top Secret" congratulating him on the great victory won by the armies under his command [achieving a bridgehead over the Rhine at Remagan, Germany]. Photocopy.

Dates: 09 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Feb 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/212/14
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Telegram from WSC to Ibn Saud [King of Saudi Arabia] marked "Personal" thanking him for his friendship and the presents he gave WSC at their meeting; stating that he hopes the King will accept the present of a motor car from HM Government; and that he will keep him informed about any policy they have in mind in Palestine. Photocopy.

Dates: 23 Feb 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Feb 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/137A/67-68
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Letter from WSC to King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia stating that he is sorry that he was not in the country when his two sons visited Great Britain and thanking him for the gift of a sword which was presented to CSC and sending him two framed photographs. Signed.

Dates: 08 Feb 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open