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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: correspondence with representatives of Odhams Press Limited including book department manager C L Shard, [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant], and Chairmen 1st Lord Southwood [earlier Julius Elias] and Arthur Cousins., Jun 1944 - Dec 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/32
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, solicitors (10); [Geoffrey] Mason of Lloyds Bank (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips Gemmell, Elizabeth Gilliatt, Anne Hipwell and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].Subjects covered by the file include: the sale of copyright in various of WSC's works to Odhams; matters...
Dates: Jun 1944 - Dec 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal, 1945 - 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1
Scope and Contents This class of papers includes correspondence and papers relating to WSC's business, financial, and legal affairs, including permission for the exhibition and reproduction of his paintings, to the Chartwell estate, including Frenchstreet and Bardogs farms, and to his family, medical advisors, illnesses and pets.There are also sections relating to his staff, to private visits abroad and invitations received, and to his racing interests. There is, finally, a considerable number of photographs...
Dates: 1945 - 1965
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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Personal: Business correspondence., Oct 1945 - Dec 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/17A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John S Churchill (2); Sir William Rootes on a chauffeur for WSC; representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (14); representatives of Concrete Limited on work on the pump house at Chartwell [Kent] (4); Clement Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust; Sir Kenneth Clark (2), Jacob Epstein, and Oliver Locker-Lampson (2) on WSC sitting for an Epstein bust; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (3); representatives of Knight, Frank and...
Dates: Oct 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business: correspondence with Associated American Artists, Hallmark Cards, Soho Gallery Limited on reproducing WSC's paintings as Christmas cards and postcards., 1947 - 1960

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/26A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the Soho Publishing Company (Soho Gallery) (21); representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (101); representatives of Associated American Artists (3); [William] Surrey Dane of Odhams Press Limited (2); representatives of Hall Brothers Incorporated (Hallmark Cards), including its President, Joyce Hall (some in a private capacity) (33); representatives of Foote, Cone and Belding Limited, public relations (12);...
Dates: 1947 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business: correspondence with representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]., 1948 - 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/28A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Sir Arthur Jarratt (3); Sir Alexander Korda; Brendan Bracken; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Maxwell Aitken]; Leslie Graham-Dixon (2); Bernard Baruch. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Grace Hamblin, Elizabeth Gilliatt, Gillian Maturin, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] and Doreen Pugh; and Denis Kelly [Literary Assistant to...
Dates: 1948 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business: correspondence with representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] on financial matters., 1946 - 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/27
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Brendan Bracken and CSC. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] and Maud Stanley.Subjects covered by the file include: arranging agricultural mortgages on Chartwell [Kent] properties; managing various trust funds, including Miss Cornelia Churchill's trust, John S Churchill's marriage...
Dates: 1946 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Chartwell House and Estate: Newchapel Stud and Chartwell Farm., 04 Mar 1960 - 15 Jan 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/133
Scope and Contents Correspondents on the affairs of the stud include: Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms] (5); Christopher Soames (8); Arnold Carey Foster on subjects including the purchase of Laylands Farm (14); Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company (WSC's solicitor) on subjects including the value of the stud (24); J Wood of Wood, Wiley and Company on the accounts (9). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC], Violet...
Dates: 04 Mar 1960 - 15 Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Folios 89-90, 93-101, 105-107, and 208 closed as they contain personal information about members of WSC's staff. Open date: 1 Jan 2040.
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Personal: Chartwell [Kent] correspondence., Aug 1945 - Nov 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/32A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Lloyds Bank, including Geoffrey Mason and T E R Harris, (3); representatives of Massey-Harris Limited, including its President James Duncan, (4); Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms] (12); Major Reginald Marnham [WSC's neighbour] (9); Robert Hudson; representatives of the Sevenoaks [Kent] and District Electricity Company Limited (4); "Top" [ 3rd Lord Selborne, earlier Lord Wolmer]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open (folios 287-8 were opened in 2022)
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Personal: Family etc.: Correspondence A - Churchill, John., Apr 1955 - May 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/135
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry, Lord Audley (3); Sarah, Lady Audley [earlier Sarah Churchill, Sarah Oliver and Sarah Beauchamp] (16) on subjects including her acting career, her finances, her marriage to Lord Audley and his death; Arabella Churchill (6); CSC (28) on subjects including her visit to Paris [France] in 1956, the success of an exhibition of WSC's paintings, concern about Sarah [Lady Audley] and her arrest in Liverpool in 1959, a statue of WSC by David McFall, WSC's visit to the...
Dates: Apr 1955 - May 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: Correspondence Churchill, Pamela - Z., Feb 1954 - Nov 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/136
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Pamela Churchill [later Pamela Harriman] on family news (3); Randolph Churchill (18) on subjects including best wishes on Blenheim Day, a law suit against Private Eye concerning a cartoon about the official biography of WSC written by Randolph, Winston Churchill's marriage to Minnie D'Erlanger [later Minnie Churchill] and financial provisions for Winston; Sally Churchill (2); Christopher Booker, editor of Private Eye; "Dickie" [1st Lord] Mountbatten [of Burma];...
Dates: Feb 1954 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence C-G., Jul 1929 - May 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/573A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [1st Lord] Carson on India; "Bertie" [7th Duke of] Leinster [earlier Lord Edward FitzGerald] on his health; Randolph Churchill on his finances; representatives of Nicholl Manistry and Company regarding the division of stock and a settlement to Randolph Churchill; Lord Ivor Churchill on subjects including family affairs including Gladys, Duchess of Marlborough and a statue of John, 1st Duke of Marlborough (5); Neville Chamberlain on opposition to the Finance Bill;...
Dates: Jul 1929 - May 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Aug 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/63
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC marked 'private and confidential' discussing Randolph Churchill's finances and expressing concern at his overdraft. He notes that WSC does not want any of Randolph's cheques to be returned but asks "what are we to do if he does not keep his eye on funds". Manuscript.

Dates: 12 Aug 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Oct 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/73
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Draft of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC discussing Randolph Churchill's finances and his failure to adhere to an agreement with the bank regarding his overdraft. Unsigned manuscript.

Dates: 08 Oct 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Oct 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/74
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Copy of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC informing him that [Randolph Churchill's] account is overdrawn beyond the limit permitted by the bank and informing him that allowance of 100 pounds will be credited to him. Carbon typescript signed with initials.

Dates: 16 Oct 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Oct 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/75
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Chartwell, Westerham, Kent]) to W Bernau [of Lloyds bank] promising to speak to Randolph Churchill, instructing Bernau to pay Randolph's allowance and commenting that Randolph's income is increasing. Signed typescript.

Dates: 18 Oct 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Nov 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/76
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Chartwell, Westerham, Kent] to W Bernau [of Lloyds bank] on Randolph Churchill's finances including measures to reduce his overdraft and his life assurance policy. Signed typescript.

Dates: 29 Nov 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Jul 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152B/189-195
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (35 A, Great Cumberland Place [London]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] including: news that [Sir Ernest] Cassel would like Jack to return; the marriage of "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] to George Cornwallis West, about which he comments "the whole of the Churchill family from Sunny [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough] downwards was drawn in a solid phalanx and their approval ratified the business"; discussion of financial affairs; his decision to contest Oldham [Lancashire]...
Dates: 31 Jul 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jul [1894]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/19/28-29
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (50 Grosvenor Square [London]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he does "the model 'son' very well", reports that he will probably accept an invitation from [Samuel, 2nd] Lord Hindlip, and that he and "Jack" [John S Churchill] miss her very much and discusses financial arrangements.

Dates: 17 Jul [1894]
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), 16 Mar [1894]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/20/11
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Letter from WSC (Royal Military College, Sandhurst, [Camberley, Surrey]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that he is doing well and that he hopes that his examination results will please "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill], asks her to send him money and wishes her success with her concert.

Dates: 16 Mar [1894]
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 Sep [1894]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/20/37-38
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Letter from WSC (50 Grosvenor Square [London]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes his financial situation as "most unsatisfactory" and says that he has been forced to pawn several items; thanks her for sending him photographs of her and "Papa" [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she says she looks beautiful and describes his plans for Christmas.

Dates: 15 Sep [1894]
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 Nov [1894]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/20/45-46
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (50 Grosvenor Square [London]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he explains that he has persuaded Dr [Robson] Roose to give him details of the health of his father [Lord Randolph Churchill], that he had not been aware of the seriousness of [Lord Randolph's] illness and expresses his concern. He discusses his hopes for his results from Sandhurst and his financial affairs and advises that she should only write good reports of [Lord Randolph] to [Frances, Duchess of...
Dates: 02 Nov [1894]
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), 23 May [1895]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/21/37-39
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Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Hampshire]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses financial affairs, the payment of his allowance and her irritation with him. He informs her that he is attending the levee of [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] and describes the celebrations for Queen Victoria's birthday which will be attended by "Molly" [Adela] Hacket and his progress at polo.

Dates: 23 May [1895]
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), 21 Jan 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/33
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Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street [London]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he has discussed her affairs with "Sunny" [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough] and asks her to write a letter authorising him to investigate the matter with Lumley, the solicitor. Manuscript in the hand of Annette Anning signed by WSC.

Dates: 21 Jan 1905
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), 14 Sep 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/58-59
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Letter from WSC (Vienna [Austria]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to give him information about the financial difficulties of George [Cornwallis-West]. Envelope present marked "private".

Dates: 14 Sep 1906
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), 29 Sep 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/60-62
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Siena [Italy]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: discussion of the financial difficulties of George [Cornwallis-West]; comment that his visit to see German army manoeuvres was "instructive"; a list of the places he has visited; his contentment [at the Colonial Office] and his decision to remain there until the Colonial Conference, and to settle issues connected with the Orange River Constitution and Nigerian Railway Stock; his confidence that he will win the...
Dates: 29 Sep 1906
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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