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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 4485 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Business correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited and Charles Scribner., 04 Mar 1929 - 12 Dec 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/226
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Subjects include sales figures for Volumes 1-3 of "The World Crisis" and Volume 4, "The Aftermath" and royalties due to WSC; the production of "The Aftermath" including the correction of proofs; serialisation of "The Aftermath" in Canada in the Toronto Star and the possibility of William Bridgeman writing a book.

Dates: 04 Mar 1929 - 12 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business Correspondence with Thornton Butterworth Limited., 07 Jan 1927 - 19 Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/213
Scope and Contents

Letters from H J Bourne (9) and Thornton Butterworth (10) about the correction of proofs for Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"; printing, reprinting and correction costs; royalties; sales figures and the preparation of maps. Also includes correspondence relating to an agreement between WSC and Butterworths to write "the Aftermath" [published as Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"] about post World War I events.

Dates: 07 Jan 1927 - 19 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Thornton Butterworth Limited., Jan 1930 - Aug 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/274
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited on various subjects including: WSC's intention to write a subsequent volume of "The World Crisis" entitled "The Eastern Front", an abridged version of "The World Crisis", and "My Early Life" and discussion of fees due to WSC and serialisation of his books.

Dates: Jan 1930 - Aug 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Thornton Butterworth Limited., 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/312
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various representatives of Butterworths including H J Bourne (9), Sir Tresham Lever (14) and Thornton Butterworth himself (22) on various subjects including: the correction of proofs for "Thoughts and Adventures", sales of WSC's books, publication dates for "Thoughts and Adventures" and "Great Contemporaries", statements of royalty figures due to WSC, preparation of an abridged version of "The World Crisis" for use as a military textbook and discussion of book prices and...
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Thornton Butterworths Limited., 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/294
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Letters from H J Bourne (16) and Thornton Butterworth (28) on the publication, royalties and sales of a volume of WSC's speeches about India, "Great Contemporaries", "Thoughts and Adventures", "The Eastern Front, Volume 5 of "The World Crisis" and an abridged version of "The World Crisis". Also includes royalty statements and material on the preparation of proofs and maps.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Thornton Butterworths Limited., 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/335
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Thornton Butterworths, including Thornton Butterworth himself (33), concerning various literary projects by WSC including the inclusion of sections from "The Aftermath" [Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"] in a school textbook, use of an extract from "The World Crisis" by the BBC, publication of foreign editions of WSC's books; Sir Roger Keyes (6) concerning WSC's advice about the composition and publication of [his naval memoirs]; [2nd] Lord Birkenhead...
Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Co-operation: business correspondence., 31 Dec 1936 - 31 Dec 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/561
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Correspondents include: representatives of Co-operation Press Service, including Imre Revesz [Director, later Emery Reves] (45) on the overseas rights for WSC's articles; Sir Charles Mendl [Press Attache, British Embassy, Paris, France] introducing Revesz; Sir Austen Chamberlain introducing Revesz.Also includes: a list of contributors to Co-operation; a copy of the contract between WSC and Co-operation; publication statements for WSC's articles; part of an article by WSC on divorce.

Dates: 31 Dec 1936 - 31 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Co-operation Press Service: business correspondence., 03 Jan 1939 - Dec 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/638
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Co-operation including its head, Imre Revesz [later Emery Reves]; Wilbur Forrest, Assistant Editor, and Mrs Ogden Reid, the Proprietor of the New York Herald Tribune, on the importance of the American reading public getting up-to-date comment from leading European statesmen; Sir Alexander Cadogan (Foreign Office); A de Premio Real, Chief Editor of L'Ilustre Francais; Thornton Butterworth Limited; Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] on broadcasting to the...
Dates: 03 Jan 1939 - Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Co-operation Press Service: business correspondence., 20 Dec 1939 - 22 Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/664
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Wilbur Forrest, Assistant Editor of the New York Herald Tribune, on their decision to discontinue receiving articles from Co-operation for syndication because of the war; representatives of Co-operation including its head, Emery Reves [Imre Revesz] on publishing WSC's life story (as published in the Sunday Dispatch) in France, United States publishing rights, and a request by the Spanish Embassy in Paris [France] for an article by WSC on Spain (11).Other subjects...
Dates: 20 Dec 1939 - 22 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Co-operation Press Service for International Understanding: business correspondence., 24 Dec 1937 - 27 Dec 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/607
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Marguerite Scialtiel, a French representative of Curtis Brown Limited (2); representatives of Co-operation including its head, Imre Revesz [later Emery Reves]; the London representative of le Moment, a Romanian newspaper, on WSC acknowledging its 1000th issue; copy letter from Curtis Brown, New York [United States], on distributing WSC's Daily Telegraph articles in America.Other subjects include: publication details of WSC's articles for Argentina, Australia, Canada,...
Dates: 24 Dec 1937 - 27 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Co-operation Publishing Company: business correspondence., 27 Jul 1945 - 19 Dec 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/721
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Correspondence with Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], head of Co-operation (10), on subjects including collaborating with Reves over offers for WSC to publish newspaper and magazine articles, war memoirs, and make radio broadcasts in the United States; and Reves' book on the atomic bomb, "The Anatomy of Peace".

Dates: 27 Jul 1945 - 19 Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles by WSC., Jan 1939 - Sep 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/653A-B
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings from Collier's for: "Let the Tyrant Criminals Bomb" (British title "The Balance of Air Power") on German and British air strength in the 1930s, the threat of air attacks on ships, and the use of bombing against civilians; "War - Now or Never" (British title "Will There Be War [in Europe - and When?]") on the nature of the Nazi and Italian regimes, their financial needs, the growth of the German army and munitions programme, and the state of the RAF (with some...
Dates: Jan 1939 - Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles by WSC: 1., Jul 1938 - Sep 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/620
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings from Collier's for: "Japan Guesses Wrong" on Japanese battleship building, the British and American response, making comparisons with naval strategy during World War I; "Dictators on Dynamite" (British title "Dictators at the Cross-roads") on the rise of Hitler and Benito Mussolini and the contemporary situation in Germany and Italy; "England Learns About Labor" (British title "The Problem of the Labour Unions") on union radicalism, supporting the recognition of...
Dates: Jul 1938 - Sep 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles by WSC: 2., Nov 1938 - Apr 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/621
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings from Collier's for: "Today's Battles" (British title "War on Land" or "How the Armies will fight next time") on developments in military strategy in wars since the American Civil War, tanks, the difficulties facing an aggressor, and the importance of the infantry-man; "The Colony Racket" (British title "Great Britain and the German Colonies") on Germany's claims to have its former colonies returned, giving an historical perspective, comparing [Prince Otto von]...
Dates: Nov 1938 - Apr 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles: correspondence., 03 Feb 1938 - 30 Dec 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/604
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of Collier's including the Editor, William Chenery (16); representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, New York [United States] Office (28) on subjects including WSC's US taxes and the scope for syndicating his articles in the US, and the London Office on publication rights for WSC's US articles in the United Kingdom (2); Brendan Bracken suggesting subjects for US articles; Adam Marshall Diston and Richard Clarke on preparing articles for WSC; Admiral Sir...
Dates: 03 Feb 1938 - 30 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles: correspondence., 09 Feb 1939 - 03 Dec 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/634
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Collier's including the Editor, William Chenery, on subjects including praise for "Marlborough: His Life and Times" and "Step by Step", purchasing the film rights of "Marlborough", publishing WSC's articles in Collier's, articles on scientific subjects, and the pact between Germany and the Soviet Union (18); Imre Revesz [later Emery Reves] of the Co-operation Press Service for International Understanding; Herbert Swope praising an article by WSC;...
Dates: 09 Feb 1939 - 03 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Corrections to Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"., 14 Feb 1927 - 01 Nov 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/212
Scope and Contents Correspondence with representatives of several organisations about corrections to Volume 3 of "The World Crisis" including: Thornton Butterworth Limited about the inclusion of erratum slips about casualty statistics; [Basil] Liddell Hart; [Brigadier General] James Edmonds [of the Military Branch of the Historical Section] (4); John Balderston of the New York World about the number of American divisions on the Western Front; [Alfred] Gordon Robbins of the Times; [1st Lord] Beatty [Admiral of...
Dates: 14 Feb 1927 - 01 Nov 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence., 01 Jan 1920 - 31 Dec 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/38
Scope and Contents Correspondence on books and articles - correspondents include: Brigadier-General James Edmonds, (4) on correction of WSC's notes and memoranda while at the Admiralty; Sir Frederick Macmillan, (Macmillan & Co) (2) on publication of a new cheap edition of "Lord Randolph Churchill": A P Watt & Son, Literary Agents, (9) on possible publication in the United States of volume of his articles; and on the value of his War Memoirs, said to be worth £20,000 plus royalties; Curtis Brown Ltd.,...
Dates: 01 Jan 1920 - 31 Dec 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence., 26 Jun 1923 - 11 Dec 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/201
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Wynford Dewhurst on his gift of a sketch to WSC (2); H Greenough Smith (3) of the Strand Magazine on subjects including WSC's articles about painting; Vice Admiral Sir Thomas Jackson about his "target book" which WSC had used to research the subject of 12 inch guns for "The World Crisis"; A E Gloyn Cox (2); Sir Walter Lamb [Secretary of the Royal Academy] about a photograph of WSC; Thornton Butterworth on the publication of Volume 3 of "The World Crisis" (2).Other...
Dates: 26 Jun 1923 - 11 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence., 02 Jun 1927 - 11 Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/210
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Albert, Bishop of Liverpool; H G Wells praising "The World Crisis" and WSC as a historian (2); [Lord] Curzon [of Kedleston]; [Charles, 9th] Duke of Marlborough about WSC's plans to write about John, 1st Duke of Marlborough; [1st Lord] Beatty [Admiral of the Fleet]; Ernle Chatfield [3rd Sea Lord and Controller of the Navy] about the weaponry of Battle Cruisers as demonstrated in action at Heligoland, Dogger Bank and Jutland; [James] Headlam-Morley [Historical Advisor...
Dates: 02 Jun 1927 - 11 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence., 23 Apr 1929 - 26 Dec 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/228
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Correspondents include: John Farquharson (11); Paul Reynolds (5), Butler and Tanner Limited; and [Brigadier General James] Edmonds [of the Military Branch of the Historical Section] concerning a series of articles by WSC for the Collier's Magazine entitled "Crucial Crises of the [First World] War".

Dates: 23 Apr 1929 - 26 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence., Sep 1956 - Nov 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/469
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War memoirs - abridgement Correspondence of WSC and Anthony Montague Browne on single volume edition of "The Second World War" Correspondents include: Desmond Flower, Cassell & Co. (4),; Henry Laughlin, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston (3); Anthony Moir, Fladgate & Co., Solicitors (9); Denis Kelly (6); Sir Norman Brook (later Lord Normanbrook); Emery Reves (formerly Imre Revez).

Dates: Sep 1956 - Nov 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence and legal papers concerning a libel case brought by Eric O'Gowan (earlier Brigadier Eric Dorman-Smith) against WSC regarding WSC's coverage of O'Gowan's removal from the post of Deputy Chief of General Staff, Middle East, in volume 4 ("The Hinge of Fate") of his war memoirs ("The Second World War")., May 1953 - Jun 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/58A-B
Scope and Contents Principal correspondents: representatives of O'Gowan's solicitors, Louis C P Smith and Company; representatives of WSC's solicitors Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, his counsel Sir Hartley Shawcross, and his Irish solicitors Arthur Cox and Company. Other correspondents include: "Brookie", 1st Lord Alanbrooke [earlier Sir Alan Brooke]; Desmond Flower, director of Cassell and Company (2); "Bill" [1st Lord Camrose, earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph;...
Dates: May 1953 - Jun 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence and papers concerning the administration of the Chartwell Literary Trust and its role with regard to WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") and other works., May 1946 - Mar 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/42
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Fladgate and Company including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (23); Arthur Marder on publishing extracts from WSC's letters to 1st Lord Fisher; Brendan Bracken on radio serialisation rights and his role as a trustee (2); J de la Mare Rowley, General Editor, National Institute for the Blind (11); Sir Newman Flower [director of Cassell and Company]; 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph, on his...
Dates: May 1946 - Mar 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence Chartwell Literary Trust and 80th Birthday Trust Fladgate and Company., Oct 1951 - Jan 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/466
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Anthony Moir, Fladgate & Co., Solicitors (62) on the expenditure of the Chartwell and 80th Birthday Trusts, particularly payments to WSC's children and grandchildren File also includes Memorandum on the Chartwell Trust Archives and Requests for Publication, 1954; list of files created since the inception of the Chartwell Literary Trust; list of Chartwell Literary Trust Papers in the safes at 28 Hyde Park Gate; memorandun on income from The History of the English...
Dates: Oct 1951 - Jan 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open