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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 280 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 33 "The Battle of [El] Alamein [Egypt]."., Jan 1942 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/284
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 33 "The battle of Alamein" annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, Sir Edward Marsh, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall.Some source material also present in the file including: 4 notes from Pownall on the battle of El Alamein with hand drawn maps of the battle and of Singapore and the Malay peninsula and outline notes...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 34 "The Torch is lit."., Dec 1949 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/285A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 34 "The Torch is lit" ['Torch' was the codename of the Allied invasion of North West Africa] annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, [George] Gordon Allen, Sir Edward Marsh, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], 1st Lord Ismay and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall.Some source material...
Dates: Dec 1949 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The hinge of fate", Chapter 39 "Adana and Tripoli"., Feb 1949 - Jun 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/289
Scope and Contents Typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 39 "Adana and Tripoli" [on the Adana meeting between WSC and Sukru Saracoglu, the Turkish Prime Minister in Turkey and on the occupation of Tripoli, Libya] annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, 1st Lord Ismay, Sir Edward Marsh, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] and Lieutenant-General Sir...
Dates: Feb 1949 - Jun 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4, "The Hinge of Fate": Chapter 42 "Victory at Tunis."., Jan 1943 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/292
Scope and Contents Typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 42 "Victory at Tunis [Tunisia]" (provisionally entitled "Alexander's victory at Tunis" on the successes of General Harold Alexander, then Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre) annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, 1st Lord Ismay, Sir Edward Marsh, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 43 "My Third Visit to Washington [United States]."., Aug 1948 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/293
Scope and Contents Typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 43 "My third visit to Washington" (provisionally entitled "My Third Visit to the White House") annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, 1st Lord Ismay, Sir Edward Marsh, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall.Some source material also present in the file...
Dates: Aug 1948 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter 45 "Italy the Goal"., May 1943 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/295
Scope and Contents Typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 45 "Italy the goal" (provisionally entitled "Decisions in North Africa") annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, 1st Lord Ismay, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], [George] Gordon Allen and Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall.Some source material also present in the file including: notes from...
Dates: May 1943 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Chapter entitled "Second Russian Winter"., Feb 1949 - Sep 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/296
Scope and Contents

Typescript and galley proofs of a chapter entitled "Second Russian Winter" (not used) annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including Denis Kelly, William Deakin, WSC, Charles Wood, and "N S" ["Jo" Sturdee, later Lady Onslow].

Dates: Feb 1949 - Sep 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Miscellanea., Jun 1942 - Jan 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/300A-D
Scope and Contents Includes notes and correspondence from individuals including: Charles Wood (5); Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall on various subjects including the Japanese assault on the Philippines and on tanks (20); Renee Harmer of Time Life International (3); Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook], Secretary to the Cabinet on the publication of official documents and suggesting amendments to the text (7); William Deakin (23); 1st Lord Ismay with notes on the text (8); George Mallaby, Under...
Dates: Jun 1942 - Jan 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Various material., Feb 1942 - Oct 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/298
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on corrections to be made to Volume 4 of "The Second World War" from individuals including: Denis Kelly (5); Charles Wood; WSC on a reference to [?Reginald] Dorman Smith; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet]; 1st Lord Ismay on the need to amend a reference to Gandhi taking glucose during his fast; the Visconde de Meirelles on the use of 'neutral' planes during the war; [George] Gordon Allen; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (2);...
Dates: Feb 1942 - Oct 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 5 "Closing the Ring", Chapter 2 "The conquest of Sicily"., Dec 1949 - Aug 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/303A-B
Scope and Contents

Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 2 "The conquest of Sicily" annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including: WSC, William Deakin, Denis Kelly, Charles Wood, 1st Lord Ismay, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, [George] Gordon Allen, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] and Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz].

Dates: Dec 1949 - Aug 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 5 "Closing the Ring", Chapter 3 "The fall of [Benito] Mussolini."., Jul 1943 - Aug 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/304A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 3 "The fall of Mussolini" (provisionally entitled "The broken axis") annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including: WSC, William Deakin, Denis Kelly, Charles Wood, 1st Lord Ismay, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] and Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz].Also includes notes from Kelly and a telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt (dating...
Dates: Jul 1943 - Aug 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War: Volume 6 "Triumph and Tragedy" Book 2 "The Iron Curtain", Chapter 37 "The Defeat of Japan"., Jan 1951 - Jul 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/377
Scope and Contents

Typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 37 "The Defeat of Japan"", annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including WSC, Denis Kelly, Lt-General Sir Henry Pownall, Commodore [George] Gordon Allen and Charles Wood.With cutting from "The Times", 12 Jan 1945, obituary of Lt-General Herbert Lumsden, WSC's Special Representative with General Douglas MacArthur.

Dates: Jan 1951 - Jul 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War: Volume 6 "Triumph and Tragedy" Book 2 "The Iron Curtain", Chapter 38 "Potsdam: The Atomic Bomb"., Jun 1951 - Sep 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/378A-B
Scope and Contents Typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 38 "Potsdam: The Atomic Bomb", annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including WSC, Denis Kelly, William Deakin, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, Commodore [George] Gordon Allen, 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann], Sir Norman Brook [later Lord Normanbrook] and Charles Wood.With notes by Kelly, on the operational use of the atomic bomb and on warnings to Japanese cities before the dropping of the atomic bomb...
Dates: Jun 1951 - Sep 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: typescript proofs and draft copies of the "Secret Session Speeches" containing WSC's speeches: "Britain Fights Alone" (20 June 1940), "Parliament in the Air Raids" (17 September 1940), "The Battle of the Atlantic" (25 June 1941), "The Fall of Singapore" (23 April 1942), and "Admiral [Jean] Darlan and the North African landings" (10 December 1942), with minor annotations by individuals including WSC and ?Charles Eade., Jan 1946 - Sep 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/70A-B
Scope and Contents

Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretary Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Other subjects include: Dutch serialisation rights.Also includes: a note from Martin Gilbert (1963); details of word counts for speeches; cuttings from Life magazine serialisation; copies of Ons Vrije Nederland [Dutch magazine] containing the speeches.WSC's notes and source material for these speeches can be found in files CHAR 9/140-1, 147, 156, 174, 179, 184 and 187.

Dates: Jan 1946 - Sep 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"My family saga", 1955 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GALN 2
Scope and Contents Autobiographical account by George Allen written for his family covering his life and naval career, highlighting key events and turning points and analysing his response to them. Also includes details of people, colleagues and family members. Subjects, issues and people covered include: childhood and education; his mother, Beatrice Allen (née Wilkinson, known as Betty) and her circumstances and career; joining the Royal Navy aged 12, naval traditions, reforms to the navy by [Sir...
Dates: 1955 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Official: Prime Minister: African, Mediterranean, and Middle East theatres, 1939-43: proofs of contemporary despatches and reports, to be published as supplements to the London Gazette, and a copy of a pamphlet on the New Zealand Division in Egypt and Libya in 1942, with accompanying correspondence. [some material probably used in the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., 1942 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/246
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: 1942 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: Air Operations in Britain and North-West Europe, 1940-45: proofs of mainly contemporary despatches and reports for publication, with accompanying correspondence. [some material probably used in the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., Jun 1946 - Sep 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/245
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: Jun 1946 - Sep 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: Far East theatre, 1940-42: proofs of mainly contemporary despatches and reports for publication, with accompanying correspondence. [some material probably used in the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., 1946 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/250A-B
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: 1946 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: Far East theatre, 1941-42: proofs of mainly contemporary despatches and reports for publication, with accompanying correspondence. [some material probably used in the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., 1947 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/251
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: 1947 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: Far East theatre, 1942-46: proofs and copies of mainly contemporary despatches and reports for publication, with accompanying correspondence. [some material probably used in the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., 1946 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/252A-B
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: 1946 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: Land Operations in North-West Europe, 1940-45: copy of a published despatch and proofs of reports for publication, with accompanying correspondence. [some material probably used in the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., 1941 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/243
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: 1941 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: Mediterranean and Middle East theatres, 1943-45: proofs of mainly contemporary despatches and reports for publication, with accompanying correspondence. [some material probably used in the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., 1946 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/249A-B
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class comprises correspondence and papers relating to Churchill's wartime premiership. It includes: private office correspondence; personal telegrams; printed copies of personal minutes, telegrams and reports; correspondence relating to appointments and patronage; some family correspondence (for which see also CHAR 1); and some engagements cards and diaries. No distinction has been attempted between the offices of Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The former title has been deemed...
Dates: 1946 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Papers and photographs relating to his career in the Auxiliary Air Force, 1936 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 82
Scope and Contents Comprising a photocopy pilot's certificate of competency and licence, 6 January 1936; a curriculum vitae of his career in the Auxiliary Air Force from 1937 to 1944, with a photocopy manuscript draft, undated; a certificate of appointment to the rank of Pilot Officer, 7 March 1938; a letter from Winston Churchill congratulating 615 Squadron on their recent record of enemy kills, 7 June 1940; a certificate recording the award of a Mentioned in Despatches (MID), 29 September 1940; and copies of...
Dates: 1936 - 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
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Personal: Clementine S Churchill: Correspondence., Dec 1915 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/118A-B
Scope and Contents

Includes letters from CSC to WSC written while he served on the Western Front. Part A comprises original letters: part B comprises typescript transcripts prepared circa 1945.

Dates: Dec 1915 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence A - L., 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Sep 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/41
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Spencer-Churchill, on subjects including WSC's writing and the political situation (3); Lady Caroline Spencer-Churchill; Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill; CSC on subjects including WSC's holiday at Lake Como [Italy], his painting, Chartwell [Kent], Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames], and the Council of Foreign Ministers (18); Horatia Seymour; Mary Churchill on her posting to Britain; John S Churchill (3); Pamela Digby [earlier Pamela Churchill, later Pamela...
Dates: 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Sep 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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