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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Permissions., Apr 1961 - May 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/463A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to WSC on requests to publish extracts from WSC's books, speeches and articles including: Correspondence with Anthony Moir, Fladgate & Co., Solicitors (18); correspondence with Sir Earle Page on publication of War Cabinet discussions in his memoirs; correspondence with The Reader's Digest, on publication of apocryphal quotation attributed to WSC; Peter de Mendelssohn (4) on biography of WSC, with covering letter from...
Dates: Apr 1961 - May 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Permissions., Jun 1962 - Dec 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/464A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to WSC on requests to publish extracts from WSC's books, speeches and articles including: Correspondence with Anthony Moir, and John McCracken, Fladgate & Co., Solicitors (13) ; BBC Copyright Department (10) on serialisation of "My Early Life"; letter from Jonathan Cape Ltd on publication of letters from WSC to T E Lawrence; correspondence with Associated Rediffusion Ltd (4) ; correspondence with Conservative and...
Dates: Jun 1962 - Dec 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Permissions., Jan 1964 - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/465A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to WSC on requests to publish extracts from WSC's books, speeches and articles including: Correspondence with Anthony Moir, Fladgate & Co., Solicitors (12); correspondence with Richard Ollard (2), and Mark Bonham Carter, Collins Publishers, on use of WSC's photographs in "Winston Churchill as I Knew Him" by Lady Violet Bonham Carter (later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury); correspondence with Randolph Churchill on access to...
Dates: Jan 1964 - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 2., 03 Mar 1940 - 07 Apr 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/666
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Power of the Cartoon" on WSC's love of the cartoon from his schooldays, being the victim of a cartoonist, and [David] Low; "Running the Admiralty" on the history and structure of the Admiralty, his experience of it during World War I, Lord Fisher, and the Admiralty yacht, the Enchantress; "The Mystery of Empire" on the strength of the British Empire, its contribution to World War I, and the creation of the Dominions; "A Message of Hope for...
Dates: 03 Mar 1940 - 07 Apr 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family: biographical material and information file., 1891 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/38A-B
Scope and Contents Includes details of WSC's filing system, broadcasts, speeches, favourite songs, agricultural patronage, books, orders and decorations, honorary degrees, fellowships, freedoms, medals, ministerial appointments, service titles, degrees offered but not yet received, parliamentary seats, paintings exhibited at the Royal Academy [London], and annual subscriptions; copies of various items by WSC including a letter to the Times under the pseudonym "Scorpio" on prayers for rain, and a lecture...
Dates: 1891 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Financial investments., 31 Dec 1948 - 17 Jul 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/10
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on the purchase of shares and advice on investment from: representatives of Vickers, da Costa and Company (8); representatives of Lloyds Bank, Cox's and King's Branch, London (68); Geoffrey Mason [formerly at Lloyds]; Christopher Soames. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Maud Stanley, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of...
Dates: 31 Dec 1948 - 17 Jul 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Financial: Lloyds Bank., 31 Dec 1947 - 13 Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/12
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from: representatives of Lloyds Bank, Cox's and King's Branch, London, including Geoffrey Mason, on managing WSC's accounts (102); A J Moyes of the House of Commons Fees Office on WSC's salary as an MP (10); Christopher Soames on WSC's betting account. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lilian Buck [private secretary to Randolph Churchill], Jane Portal...
Dates: 31 Dec 1947 - 13 Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Financial: Lloyds Bank, First National Bank of New York [United States]., Aug 1951 - Jun 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/14A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from: representatives of Lloyds Bank, Cox's and King's Branch, London, including Geoffrey Mason, on managing WSC's accounts (188); Richard Griffiths [Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; representatives of Fladgate and Company, including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (9); Sverker Astrom [Counsellor at Swedish Embassy, London] on WSC's Nobel prize money; representatives of the First National Bank (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo...
Dates: Aug 1951 - Jun 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence, mostly on the Munich Crisis, from the general public in Britain and abroad, mostly supporting WSC's stance., Oct 1938 - Jan 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/605A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Guy Beatty, Sir Albert Howard, Sir Robert Bird, Sir Michael Sadler, and [John] Eric Allden on WSC's broadcast to the United States of 16 October; George Bailey on modernising dry docks; [John Warren] MacAlpine on getting information into Germany and Italy; Sir Leonard Hill of the St John Clinic and Institute of Physical Medicine on birth rates; A H Richards [General Organising Secretary of the Anti-Nazi Council] (5) on organising meetings and support...
Dates: Oct 1938 - Jan 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his leadership and speeches. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1940]., Jun 1903 - Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/392A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams (4) including (2) on his attending a meeting addressed by WSC; [John] Sandeman Allen on [David Lloyd George]; [1st] Lord Alness [earlier Robert Munro]; Julian Amery [Attache HM Legation, Belgrade] on articles by WSC for publication in Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia] (4); Leo Amery [Secretary of State for India and Burma, later Myanmar] sending on a 1903 letter from WSC to him on...
Dates: Jun 1903 - Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office: Correspondence C - D., 11 Sep 1914 - 29 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/364
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Richard Casey [Australian Minister for Supply and Development]; John Boland, General Secretary, Catholic Truth Society, on allegations in the United States press on WSC's opposition to the entry of the United States into the First World War (3); Sir Charles Petrie on using letters by WSC in his biography of Sir Austen Chamberlain (2); Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister, on speaking in the House of Commons; Sir Evan Charteris on WSC's broadcast (1 October ["The First...
Dates: 11 Sep 1914 - 29 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office: Correspondence L - Q., 28 Jul 1939 - 20 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/366
Scope and Contents Correspondents, mainly congratulating WSC on his appointment as First Lord of the Admiralty, and on his broadcasts (1 October ["The first month of war"] and 12 November ["Ten weeks of war"]) include: George Lambton; Sir Walter Layton on reactions to WSC's description of the Germans as Huns; Frederick Leathers; "Charley" [7th Lord Londonderry, earlier Lord Castlereagh] on subjects including his differences with [Neville Chamberlain], Prime Minister, on foreign policy, the results of WSC's...
Dates: 28 Jul 1939 - 20 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office: Correspondence T - Y., 11 Apr 1939 - 20 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/368
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Colin Thornton-Kemsley, apologizing for his former opposition to WSC; representatives of Barclays Bank Limited, Thornton Heath [Surrey] on WSC standing as guarantor for Walter Thompson [WSC's former detective] (4); Benjamin Tillett, congratulating WSC on his appointment as First Lord of the Admiralty, and offering his services; Josiah Wedgwood on subjects including the policy of building aircraft carriers and battleships after [the sinking of the Royal Oak], WSC's...
Dates: 11 Apr 1939 - 20 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Ca - Col., 22 Oct 1951 - 29 Nov 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/182A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Jock", John Colville [Joint Principal Private Secretary to WSC] on subjects including WSC's income, reaction in the United States to President Dwight Eisenhower's illness and the possible marriage of Princess Margaret, Averell Harriman and democratic policies and anti-Americanism in Britain (17); Sir Alexander Cadogan; Alice, Lady Cahill; Louis St Laurent, Prime Minister of Canada; Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury; H A Cape on playing polo with WSC (4); Lord...
Dates: 22 Oct 1951 - 29 Nov 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and other material., 23 May 1938 - Nov 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/132
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (23 May, Royal Forest Hotel, Chingford [Essex]) on international affairs and collective security, particularly the Sudeten problem in Czechoslovakia [later Czech Republic and Slovakia]. Also includes cutting from the Chingford Guardian reporting WSC's speech. Part published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5965-6.Notes for WSC's speech (31 May, Sheffield [Yorkshire] City Hall) on the German threat to Czechoslovakia and inadequacies in the British rearmament programme. Also...
Dates: 23 May 1938 - Nov 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 16 Jan 1934 - Apr 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/109
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (16 January, BBC broadcast) entitled "Whither Britain?" on world affairs, Britain's role and the British Empire. Also includes cutting from the Listener containing the text of WSC's speech. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5319-20.Notes for WSC's speech (9 February, Caxton House, National Unionist Meeting) on Conservative policy and India.Notes for WSC's speech (15 February, Portsmouth [Hampshire]) in support of Sir Roger Keyes at the Portsmouth by-election, on...
Dates: 16 Jan 1934 - Apr 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 03 May 1941 - 26 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/151
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's broadcast (3 May, BBC) to the Polish people on 150th anniversary of the Polish Constitution, commenting on the attack on Poland by Germany, Polish resistance, and praise for Poles in exile in Britain. Also includes cuttings from the Listener containing the text of WSC's speech entitled "Poland will remain unconquerable". Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6385-7.Notes for WSC's broadcast (recorded 29 May, broadcast 2 June) to the people of Canada, on Canada's support in the...
Dates: 03 May 1941 - 26 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/28/25-56
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Correspondence between Basil Nicolls (BBC, Broadcasting House, London) John Colville [Private Secretary to WSC], and Francis Brown [Assistant Private Secretary to WSC] proposing a programme on the Battle of Blenheim [Germany], based on WSC's book ["Marlborough: His Life and Times"]; permission for broadcast granted; with copy of script by Cyril Roberts.

Dates: 11 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Dec 1940- 08 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/3/86-96
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Letter from Leo Amery to WSC with a transcript of his BBC broadcast to India on "Mr. Churchill as a writer"; with telegram from WSC to Leo Amery thanking him for his broadcast, annotated. [Carbon].

Dates: 06 Dec 1940- 08 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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