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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), 22 Mar 1945

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

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), 05 Sep 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/133
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to E Merrick Tylor [Managing Director of the Excess Insurance Company Limited], agreeing to let him have one of his paintings "as a memento of our transactions", hoping that he would keep it in his own house and not part with it "because I do not think very much of these daubs. I am shy of their undue exposure." [Carbon].

Dates: 05 Sep 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Dec 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/106/152
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Ian Hamilton (1 Hyde Park Gardens, [London]) to WSC explaining that he may omit some parts of his Gallipoli diary when it is published (but not his references to "the wickedness at the end which bust up the whole show") and praising WSC's painting of a cedar.

Dates: 15 Dec 1919
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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