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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 24 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/199-200
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Letter from WSC (23, Ring Strasse, Potsdam [Berlin, Germany]) to Brigadier-General Raymond Brutinel thanking him for his kindness and hospitality during WSC's stay at Bordaberry [Hendaye, France]: Stating that, "I think you know what it meant to me to have a quiet, restful holiday - my first since the War - in such charming surroundings" and referring to the fact that he was once again able "to enjoy the relaxation of painting" [carbon].

Dates: 24 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/170
Scope and Contents Letter from Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris (Headquarters, Bomber Command, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire) to WSC describing a recent visit to the Chateau de l'Horizon (Cannes [France]). He refers to the condition of the house and garden, and states that the "Boche" occupied it but took nothing except WSC's painting of the swimming pool and the volumes of Marlborough which WSC had given to Maxine Elliot [Maxine Eliott]. "It all looked somewhat sad. The local French are terribly...
Dates: 22 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/171
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of letter from Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris (Headquarters, Bomber Command, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire] to WSC describing a recent visit to the Chateau de l'Horizon (Cannes [France]). He refers to the condition of the house and garden, and states that the "Boche" occupied it but took nothing except WSC's painting of the swimming pool and the volumes of Marlborough which WSC had given to Maxine Elliot [Maxine Eliott]. "It all looked somewhat sad. The local French are...
Dates: 22 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/203/36
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Telegram from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] (Biarritz [France]) to Private Office passing on message from WSC to John S Churchill asking him to let him know how he is feeling and stating that he has been doing a little painting. Carbon copy. Annotated with John's reply.

Dates: 12 Jul 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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