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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

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Speeches: speech notes (some by WSC as First Lord of the Admiralty) and other material., 30 Mar 1940 - 01 Oct 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/144
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's broadcast (30 March, BBC) entitled "A hideous state of alarm and menace" on the fate of the neutral nations, German atrocities, particularly in Poland, and wishing to avoid conflict with the Soviet Union. Also includes various cuttings reporting the speech. Part published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6199-201.Notes for WSC's broadcast (19 May, BBC) entitled "Arm yourselves and be ye men of valour" on the war situation in France and the formation of the coalition government,...
Dates: 30 Mar 1940 - 01 Oct 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 May 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/11/6
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Letter from Edward, Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, Foreign Secretary] to WSC congratulating him on a recent broadcast; asks if he would see [1st] Lord Trenchard.

Dates: 21 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Jan 1942 - 05 Jul 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/64/1-20
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Alfred Clark, Chairman, the Gramophone Company Limited, Anthony Bevir, Francis Brown [Private Secretaries to WSC], WSC and Alan Hodge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] on putting further issues of WSC's speeches, 1941-42, on gramophone record by the Gramophone Company, the United Broadcasting Company of Chicago [United States], and the Columbia Company, with royalties to be paid to the Feathers Clubs; unauthorised editions produced by Audio...
Dates: 07 Jan 1942 - 05 Jul 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Dec 1942 - 10 Dec 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/64/24-31
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Correspondence between Alfred Clark, Chairman of the Gramophone Company Limited, Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to WSC] and WSC on recordings of speeches by WSC and Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] and correspondence between Bevir, Rutherford Tippetts [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Supply] and Bernard Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information] about provision of paper or woodpulp in making the album of speeches.

Dates: 01 Dec 1942 - 10 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Dec 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/164/68
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Letter from Sir John Reith [later Lord Reith] (6 Barton Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC praising his Christmas Day radio appeal [on behalf of the Wireless for the Blind Fund] and "The World Crisis".

Dates: 26 Dec 1929
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), 09 May 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/164/86
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Letter from Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] (42 Bettridge Road, Fulham, [London]) to WSC reporting that WSC's broadcast speech brought more criticisms than that of any other speaker.

Dates: 09 May 1929
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), 30 Jan 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/240A/30-31
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Letter from Sir Louis Stuart, Honorary Secretary, Indian Empire Society, to WSC with congratulations on his broadcast speech of 30 January ["India: the Betrayal", arguing against Indian Home Rule].

Dates: 30 Jan 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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