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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 175 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles: correspondence., 14 Jun 1939 - 28 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/631
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of the Sunday Chronicle including the Editor, James Drawbell, on publishing articles by WSC in the Chronicle, particularly from "The World Crisis".Also includes: an endorsement by WSC of the amalgamation of the Sunday Chronicle and the Sunday Referee; a list of WSC's articles for the Chronicle for October to December 1939; account statements for articles.

Dates: 14 Jun 1939 - 28 Dec 1939
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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Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles: correspondence., Dec 1939 - 26 Sep 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/661
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: James Drawbell, Editor of the Sunday Chronicle, on the series of articles by WSC based on "The World Crisis" coming to an end.Other subjects include: the articles giving a misleading impression by confusing contemporary events with World War I; reprinting articles from the Chronicle in the Johannesburg [South Africa] Sunday Express.Also includes: account statements for articles; a list of WSC's articles in the series from October 1939 to June 1940.

Dates: Dec 1939 - 26 Sep 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles: correspondence., 28 Jan 1942 - 12 Jul 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/699
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade, editor of the Sunday Dispatch, on the publication of various articles by WSC and details of payment (4).Other subjects include: copyright matters concerning the publication of WSC's works in the Dispatch and their effect on a settlement for Mary Churchill [later Lady Soames].Also includes: a cutting from the Sunday Pictorial by its former editor, Hugh Cudlipp, alleging that WSC is being made a "weekly fool of" by the republishing of his old works such as...
Dates: 28 Jan 1942 - 12 Jul 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles: correspondence., 04 Oct 1939 - 14 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/632
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch, on arrangements including copyright matters for a series of articles in the Dispatch taken from ["My Early Life"], "Great Contemporaries", "Thoughts and Adventures" and other sources (7); a representative of Thornton Butterworth Limited on royalties due for those articles where they have copyright.Also includes: lists of WSC's articles due to be published in the Dispatch from October 1939 to November 1941; proof of an...
Dates: 04 Oct 1939 - 14 Dec 1939
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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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles: correspondence., 02 Jan 1940 - 19 Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/660
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch (31); Brendan Bracken; representatives of the New Zealand Associated Press (4); Guy Innes [Australian Associated Press] (3).Subjects include: the publication of articles by WSC in the Sunday Dispatch and other newspapers; Eade compiling an autobiography from the articles; details of articles by WSC on England, David Lloyd George, Neville Chamberlain, Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], and the persecution of Jews; the...
Dates: 02 Jan 1940 - 19 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles: correspondence., 24 Dec 1940 - 10 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/684
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Cecil Brooks, British Editorial Representative of Liberty, on reprinting WSC's Dispatch articles (4); Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch, on the publication of various articles by WSC in the Dispatch (16).Other subjects include: the possible publication of "Savrola" in the Dispatch and Liberty; copyright matters; issuing WSC's "Great Stories Retold" series for the blind.Also includes: the text of a speech by WSC from 1919 on the first non-stop flight across...
Dates: 24 Dec 1940 - 10 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Thornton Butterworth: business correspondence., 30 Jun 1937 - 31 Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/559
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited, publishers, including Thornton Butterworth (20) on "Great Contemporaries" and overseas rights; representatives of Butler and Tanner Limited, printers, on "Great Contemporaries" (6).Also includes: account statements from Thornton Butterworth Limited and Butler and Tanner Limited; royalty statements from Butterworths; an addendum to the 1931 contract between Butterworths and WSC.

Dates: 30 Jun 1937 - 31 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Thornton Butterworth Limited: business correspondence., 14 Dec 1937 - 31 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/605
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of Thornton Butterworth on book royalties, sales, publication rights abroad, corrections, quoting passages, etc.; representatives of Odhams Press Limited on a new abridged version of "The World Crisis" (5); copy letter from Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi on WSC recommending his book against totalitarianism.Other subjects include: for "Great Contemporaries": its publication in Braille; adding essays on Lord Fisher, 1st Lord Baden-Powell, Charles Parnell,...
Dates: 14 Dec 1937 - 31 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Thornton Butterworth Limited: business correspondence., 13 Dec 1938 - 08 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/636
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Thornton Butterworth on subjects including an offer to publish a "second 'World Crisis'" at the end of the war; Christina Foyle of W and G Foyle Limited; John Baker, Managing Director of the Reader's Union Limited, on subjects including their edition of "Great Contemporaries" (3); representatives of Odhams Press Limited on their edition of "The World Crisis"; Pieter van der Valk on his Dutch translation of "Great Contemporaries"; George G Harrap and...
Dates: 13 Dec 1938 - 08 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Thornton Butterworth Limited: business correspondence., 24 Dec 1939 - 30 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/662
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: a representative of the BBC on a repeat broadcast of "Forever England" featuring an extract from "The World Crisis"; representatives of Thornton Butterworth (6); Brendan Bracken (2); representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Company on matters arising out of Thornton Butterworth's bankruptcy and subsequent liquidation (4).Other subjects include: translating "Great Contemporaries" into Hebrew; publishing "Step by Step" in a Greek newspaper; type rent charges from Butler...
Dates: 24 Dec 1939 - 30 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Thornton Butterworth Limited: business correspondence., 19 Dec 1940 - 21 Jul 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/685
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ernest Wingfield of Fairbairn, Wingfield and Wykes, on matters arising from the liquidation of Thornton Butterworth Limited (10); representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Company on legal matters concerning the liquidation and the re-assignment to WSC of the publishing contracts held by Thornton Butterworth (11); Thornton Butterworth on subjects including his personal problems and securing WSC's support for his new publishing venture (5).Other subjects include: the...
Dates: 19 Dec 1940 - 21 Jul 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: various correspondence., 16 Dec 1940 - 26 Nov 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/698
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: officials of the Ministry of Information (8); Daniel MacMillan, [Chairman and Managing Director], and Lovat Dickson, [Director], of MacMillan and Company, on managing those works by WSC where he holds the copyright (7).Also includes copy letters and notes from Brendan Bracken and officials of WSC's Private Office including John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] and Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to those mentioned above and...
Dates: 16 Dec 1940 - 26 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: various correspondence., 09 Jan 1943 - 30 Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/707
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of MacMillan and Company including Daniel MacMillan, [Chairman and Managing Director], and Lovat Dickson, [Director], on managing their works by WSC (14); James Drawbell, [Editor] of the Sunday Chronicle, on a tribute by WSC to Rupert Brooke; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] on reprinting articles by WSC in the United States and an article and book by Reves; Sir Malcolm Robertson, [Chairman] of the British Council, on the Spanish publication of...
Dates: 09 Jan 1943 - 30 Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: various correspondence., 18 Jan 1944 - 05 Jan 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/711
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of MacMillan and Company including Lovat Dickson, [Director], on managing their works by WSC (25); Guy Millard (Foreign Office); officials of the Ministry of Information including Bernard Sendall (3); Curtis Brown Limited on WSC's war memoirs; Lod de Haas (6) on subjects including signing WSC's arrest warrant during the Boer War (with a transcript of a 1908 letter from WSC to Haas); George Harvie-Watt [Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC]; Alfred...
Dates: 18 Jan 1944 - 05 Jan 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: various correspondence., 04 Jan 1945 - 19 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/716
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of MacMillan and Company including Lovat Dickson, [Director] (6); Guy Millard (Foreign Office); James Drawbell, [Editor] of the Sunday Chronicle, sending WSC a copy of his book "Night and Day"; Lieutenant-Colonel George Scovell; Colin Thornley (Colonial Office); representatives of Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, including Douglas Jerrold [Director] (2); Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch.Other subjects include: corrections to the texts of WSC's...
Dates: 04 Jan 1945 - 19 Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: various correspondence., 04 Jan 1939 - 11 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/624
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Martell on a proposed "Biographical Dictionary of the British Empire" (3); Sir Roger Keyes asking WSC to write the forward to his book and advocating WSC taking over responsibility for air defences (2); John Gloag; Louis [Edward Spears] (2) on subjects including writing the preface for his book "Doomed Enterprise"; 1st Lord Lee on WSC's method of printing his manuscripts; representatives of Jonathan Cape Limited including G Wren Howard and Rupert Hart-Davis;...
Dates: 04 Jan 1939 - 11 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: various correspondence., 31 Dec 1939 - 31 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/657
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Chatterton on correcting statements in an article by WSC on Q-boats in the Sunday Chronicle; Stefan Lorant, Editor of Picture Post, on a special issue telling the story of the Battle of the River Plate; John Perowne (Foreign Office) and 11th Lord Lothian [British Ambassador in the United States] on WSC writing an article for Atlantic Monthly; William Chenery, Editor of Collier's magazine; representatives of George G Harrap and Company on getting an introduction...
Dates: 31 Dec 1939 - 31 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: various correspondence., 15 Jan 1940 - 27 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/680
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Josephine Parr [former secretary to WSC] offering her services; Emile Rieu, Literary and Academic Adviser at Methuen and Company (2); representatives of Cassell and Company (3), including a Director, Sir Newman Flower, on the destruction of Cassell's premises in an air raid; Douglas Jerrold, Director of Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited (3); George Campbell on publishing "Lord Randolph Churchill" in Sweden (6); Brendan Bracken (3); Rubeigh Minney, Editor of the Strand...
Dates: 15 Jan 1940 - 27 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Various correspondence., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/306
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Reeves Shaw of the Strand magazine on articles by WSC (4); Jonathan Cape asking WSC to write an introduction to a book on Napoleon; Arthur Bertie; Hugh Dent of J M Dent and Sons (2); Leonie, Lady Leslie giving information about Leonard Jerome [WSC's grandfather]; Ivor Nicholson; Edward Marsh on his work proof-reading WSC's articles (2); Frank Witts, Military Instructor at Sandhurst, on the use of "The World Crisis" as a text book (3); Shane Leslie on the Philippines...
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business and Financial: Recovery of Churchill Papers from Peter Eaton Limited Bookseller., Jun 1950 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/131
Scope and Contents Includes original material (and photocopies of it) recovered [from Peter Eaton Limited bookseller). This comprises: notes and correspondence relating to the composition of WSC's history of the Second World War; letters from Raymond Daniell and Theodore Bernstein of the New York Times; a note from Charles Wood [former literary assistant to WSC]; a letter from Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company; a note from Graham Dixon about the [Chartwell] Literary Trust; and a photocopy of a pamphlet on...
Dates: Jun 1950 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open except for folios 1, 14-31 which have been closed on grounds of data protection for 75 years due to the presence of sensitive information about named individuals. Open date: 1 January 2040.
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Personal: Business correspondence A-D., Jul 1945 - Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/15
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Lloyds Bank including Geoffrey Mason and T E R Harris (3); Rosemary McEntire of the British Embassy in Paris [France] (4) and Thomas Bromley (Foreign Office) on repairs to WSC's Breguet watch; Claus Vogel on WSC's visit to Switzerland in 1946; representatives of Cassell and Company (2), including a director, Desmond Flower, on the publication of WSC's war memoirs in the Daily Telegraph; Colonel Frank Clarke (4), HM Customs and Excise (5), and Alfred...
Dates: Jul 1945 - Jul 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business correspondence E-Z., Jul 1945 - Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/16
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Howard Thomas, Producer in Chief, Pathe Pictures Limited, on film of WSC receiving the freedom of Ayr [Scotland]; Percy Cole, Editor, Official Report of Debates, House of Commons [Hansard] on reprints of WSC's speeches (2); Eleanor Goole of St Dunstan's [Institute for the Blind] on Braille editions of WSC's books (4); representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (8); representatives of Twiss, Brownings and Hallowes Limited (8) and Sir Eric Crankshaw,...
Dates: Jul 1945 - Jul 1947
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

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: Financial: income tax and surtax correspondence., 06 Mar 1940 - 22 Oct 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's tax, financial, and investments position include: representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor], (20); representatives of Lloyds Bank, particularly Geoffrey Mason, (29); representatives of Cassell and Company, including a Director, Desmond Flower, (2); Andrew Heiskell, [General Manager] of Life Magazine; John Wood of Wood, Willey, and Company [WSC's accountants] (50); Henry Luce [owner of Time magazine]; William Whitney, London...
Dates: 06 Mar 1940 - 22 Oct 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Financial: income tax, surtax, property, salary: statements, accounts, memoranda, and forecasts prepared by Wood, Willey and Company [WSC's accountants]., 19 Oct 1951 - 16 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/8
Scope and Contents Includes: accounts for Chartwell Farm [Kent] (September 1951 to September 1954) and 10 Downing Street (April 1952 to April 1954); financial statements (April 1951 to February 1954); turf account (August 1949 to October 1951); forecasts of living and other expenses (June 1952 to April 1953); profit and loss account for stud and valuation of horses (September 1953 to September 1954); particulars of income for 1952-3 surtax return and 1953-4 income tax return; estimated savings in taxes by...
Dates: 19 Oct 1951 - 16 Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open