Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

  • 1
  • 2
 Item

(Untitled), 06 Feb [1885]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/99/12-14
Scope and Contents Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](London) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: the effect of bad news about the Nile Expedition on the position of the Government; a dinner at which the guests included [Lord] Curzon [later 4th Lord Howe], [William] Fellowes [later 2nd Lord De Ramsey]; an invitation from Mrs [Henry] Bischoffsheim; the possibility that [George, 8th Duke of Marlborough, earlier Lord] Blandford might marry; discussion of the money which [Edith, Lady] Aylesford has...
Dates: 06 Feb [1885]
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.
 Item

(Untitled), 13 [Feb] [1885]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/99/34-36
Scope and Contents Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] (London) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: disappointment that he has not received her letters; birthday wishes; a visit to WSC at school and her concerns that he looked "pale and delicate"; WSC in a school play in which he played Lady Bertha; political affairs; a meeting with [Lord] Hartington [later 8th Duke of Devonshire]; [William] Gladstone's behaviour about the Nile Expedition; [Joseph] Chamberlain's interest in [Lord Randolph's] letters; a...
Dates: 13 [Feb] [1885]
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.
 Item

(Untitled), 15 Oct 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/40-41
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Fort Salisbury [Rhodesia]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he explains that he is waiting for [Cecil] Rhodes as he would like to discuss South African issues with him, speculates on British political affairs, and enquires about WSC's French lessons.

Dates: 15 Oct 1891
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.
 Item

(Untitled), [18] [Dec] [1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/53/1
Scope and Contents

Letter from James Welldon ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he discusses arrangements concerning WSC and an appointment with [Bernard] Minssen. He observes that WSC must work while he is staying with [Bernard] Minssen to improve his French, and urges that he should only be allowed to see limited numbers of English-speaking people and says that he is determined that WSC should be accepted by Sandhurst.

Dates: [18] [Dec] [1891]
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.
 Item

(Untitled), [13] [Jul] [1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/53/2
Scope and Contents

Letter from James Welldon (Harrow School [Middlesex]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he suggests that WSC should spend part of his holiday in France.

Dates: [13] [Jul] [1891]
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.
 Item

(Untitled), [24] [Nov] [1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/53/3
Scope and Contents

Letter from James Welldon (Harrow School [Middlesex]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] suggesting that WSC should be sent to spend part of his holiday with Madame Elmering in Rouen, France and recommending that he should be urged to work hard to increase his chances of being accepted into Sandhurst.

Dates: [24] [Nov] [1891]
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.
 Item

(Untitled), [15 Jun 1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/24
Scope and Contents

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to WSC, on publication of letter from WSC in "The Harrovian".

Dates: [15 Jun 1893]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 15 Jan 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/60
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, 2 Connaught Place, London to WSC, on the need for WSC to return to Harrow a week early to prepare for the Sandhurst entrance examination, with Lord Randolph's reminiscences about his final examinations at Oxford. Also commenting on the death of the Duke of Clarence "one Of the saddest events I have ever known".

Dates: 15 Jan 1892
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), [Nov 1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/3/4
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC [letter signed "De Profundis"] to "The Harrovian" on the inadequacy of certain classrooms at Harrow School, recommending that new classrooms be built [copy].

Dates: [Nov 1891]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 15 Feb 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/6/4
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Milbanke, Depot, Royal Sussex Regiment, to WSC, on WSC's life at Harrow School, and success in the Army Preliminary Examination, and Milbanke's life in the Royal Sussex Regiment.

Dates: 15 Feb 1891
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 03 Nov [1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/6/21
Scope and Contents

Letter from Charlotte Thomson to WSC, on Brunswick Road School, Brighton.

Dates: 03 Nov [1891]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 23 Aug 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/7/9
Scope and Contents

Letter from Louis Moriarty, Army Class Master, Harrow School, to WSC, on WSC's "very creditable" failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination. Stating that if he worked "earnestly and sensibly" he would pass in November.

Dates: 23 Aug 1892
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 10 Sep 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/7/10
Scope and Contents

Letter from Rev. James Welldon, Headmaster, Harrow School, to WSC, on his failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination. Urging him to work "not by fits and starts but with regular persistent industry". Commenting that the grammatical foundation of his language was so uncertain that he lost marks which other boys gained "You therefore have ground to make up as well as new ground to cover".

Dates: 10 Sep 1892
Conditions Governing Access: Open
  • 1
  • 2

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.