Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
 File

Public and Political: General: Gifts: Correspondence (private and personal): A-W., Sep 1954 - Dec 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/590
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on various fund-raising and commemorative projects) include: 7th Lord Anglesley [earlier George Paget]; Bernard Baruch; Brian Batsford; Michael Cary [Deputy Secretary of the Cabinet], Derek Stephen [Private Secretary to the Secretary of the Cabinet] and Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook], Secretary of the Cabinet on the presentation of official histories to WSC; "Rock", 5th Lord Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage]; Adrian Conan Doyle on a biography of Arthur Conan...
Dates: Sep 1954 - Dec 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Gifts K-Z., [1880] - Aug 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/392
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Alfred Knopf; Mary Ladele (3); [Alfred] Ernest Marples; Robert Lusty, Deputy Chairman of Michael Joseph Limited; Rubeigh Minney; Peter Smithers; Samuel Porter, Lord Justice of Appeal, Supreme Court of Northern Ireland; Alfred Greenham, Assistant Trade Commissioner for Southern Australia on a gift of lamb; Gerald O'Brien, Press Officer, Conservative and Unionist Central Office; Stanley Wagner on tropical fish (3); and Jonathan Cape, Chairman...
Dates: [1880] - Aug 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Gifts M-Z., 27 May 1949 - 19 Oct 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/384
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] on a gift from Madriano Madrazo; Sir Simon Marks, Chairman and Managing Director of Marks and Spencer Export Corporation Limited regarding a bronze head of WSC by Benno Elkan; Commander Douglas Marshall; Ernst Muller; Walter Nightingall [WSC's racehorse trainer] on a gift of hay to Colonist II; Dickson and Singleton, solicitors, on a gift of a watch from Joe McHenry to WSC...
Dates: 27 May 1949 - 19 Oct 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Greetings: Birthday greetings., 1945 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/464
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning birthday wishes to WSC) include: Percy Cox; Ivor [Bulmer-] Thomas; Vivien [Lady] Olivier [earlier Vivien Leigh] and Laurence Olivier; Major-General [Edmund] Hakewill-Smith; Martin Lindsay; Horatia Seymour; Simon Rodney; Victor Oliver; Vice-Admiral [Lawrence] Braithwaite; Douglas Fairbanks; Oliver Locker-Lampson; "Cranckie" [Sir Edward Crankshaw]; [1st Lord] Lyle; Andre de Staercke; Sir [James] Arthur Salter; [Cyril] Asquith; Lieutenant-Colonel Nawab Malik Khan...
Dates: 1945 - 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, N-Q., Jan 1936 - Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/397
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys (2), Sir Geoffrey Fry [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin] (5), J Norris (a "working-man Conservative") (5), and Marjorie Maxse, Chief Organising Officer, Conservative and Unionist Party, on subjects including a dispute between Sandys and Norris over payment for his services and meetings organised by Norris; Sir Terence O'Connor congratulating WSC on his speech of 11 April 1940 and his leadership (3); Una, Lady O'Dwyer on the death of...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence A - B., 29 Dec 1945 - 26 Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/160
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Christabel, Lady Aberconway, on WSC's cat (2); Max Aitken; Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia; "Alex", 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis [Governor-General of Canada] (9); Herbert Bruce [former Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, Canada] on WSC's loss of the 1945 General Election and WSC's speeches in the United States; Arthur Meighen [former Prime Minister of Canada] on the need to maintain close relations with Britain, the menace of the Soviet Union to world peace and...
Dates: 29 Dec 1945 - 26 Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C., 02 Apr 1946 - 19 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/147
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bill" [1st Lord Camrose, earlier Sir William Berry] (4); Lionel Berry [later 2nd Lord Kemsley]; Hewlett Johnson, Dean of Canterbury, on a mis-reported story concerning WSC's speech ["Wars are not won by evacuations", 4 June 1940]; Leslie Rowan [former Principal Private Secretary to WSC] on the speech; Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart on his memoirs (6); Sir Robert Cary; Richard Casey, President, Australian-American Association and Federal President, Liberal Party of...
Dates: 02 Apr 1946 - 19 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C., 22 Nov 1946 - 29 Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/161
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry] on racing; Ruby, Lady Carson on black swans; Douglas Chandor on his portraits of WSC and CSC (5); "F T Cheng", Tien-Hsi Cheng [Chinese Ambassador to Britain] on gifts and invitations to WSC (2); Frank Clarke on subjects including the United States elections, sending cigars to WSC, and a projected visit by WSC to the United States (15); Walter Graebner [London representative for Time-Life International]; Randolph...
Dates: 22 Nov 1946 - 29 Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C - D., 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/168A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Hughes [former Prime Minister of Australia] introducing Archibald Cameron, Speaker of the Australian Parliament; "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, owner of the Daily Telegraph] on racing, and Daily Telegraph criticism of Conservative taxation pledges (7); Tilly Losch-Carnarvon [Ottilie, Lady Carnarvon]; Admiral Robert Carney, Commander- in-Chief, Allied Forces in Southern Europe (2); Sir Robert Cary (2); Richard Casey, Australian Minister...
Dates: 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, D - E., 1909 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/522A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Deakin on subjects including St Antony's College, Oxford and the Other Club (9); Somerset de Chair; Humphrey de Trafford; John Diefenbaker, Prime Minister of Canada; [11th] Lord Digby [earlier Edward Digby] on a portrait of General Charles Churchill (photograph of portrait present); Lewis Douglas on subjects including Churchill College and meetings with WSC (5); George Drew, High Commissioner for Canada; Alexander Douglas Home [later Lord Home of the Hirsel],...
Dates: 1909 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence D - G., 30 Jun 1946 - 06 Jun 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/162
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Helen, Lady D'Abernon (3); Arthur Christiansen, [Editor], Daily Express (2); Sir Clifford Norton, British Ambassador to Greece, on the funeral of Archbishop Damaskinos, former Regent of Greece; Archbishop Damaskinos on his gratitude to WSC; Charles de Gaulle on WSC's treatment of him in ["The Second World War"]; 18th Lord Derby [earlier Lord Stanley] on racing; "Ettie", Ethel, Lady Desborough (6); Sir Humphrey de Trafford on racing; Andre de Staercke, on the staff of...
Dates: 30 Jun 1946 - 06 Jun 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Don - Du., 31 Jan 1952 - 18 Feb 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/185
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Lew", Lewis Douglas [former United States Ambassador to Britain] on subjects including WSC's speech in Parliament on foreign affairs (11 May 1953), and the 4-power summit at [Geneva, Switzerland] (13); [Sir Saville Garner] British High Commissioner in Canada, on the resignation of George Drew as Leader of the Canadian Opposition; George Drew; Frank Ross [Lieutenant Governor, British Columbia, Canada]; Lady Juliet Duff on subjects including a film script by Terence...
Dates: 31 Jan 1952 - 18 Feb 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence F., 21 Apr 1946 - 13 Nov 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/187
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Arthur Fadden; Douglas Fairbanks junior (9); James Farley, Chairman, Coca Cola Export Corporation (8); 2nd Lord Willingdon [earlier Lord Ratendone], President, the Feathers Clubs Association (2); Sir Randle Feilden; Theodore Feilden; CSC; Sir Bryan Fell [former Assistant Clerk, House of Commons] on the final speech of Lord Randolph Churchill; Daisy Fellowes (4); Thomas Fife Clark [Adviser on public relations to WSC]; Graeme Finlay [MP for Epping, Essex]; Mervyn...
Dates: 21 Apr 1946 - 13 Nov 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Giraudier - Guest., Aug 1956 - Feb 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/524A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Antonio Giraudier on subjects including his family's departure from Cuba, gifts of cigars to WSC, and his application to live in Nassau [Bahamas] (94); Peter Stephens, Commercial Counsellor, Madrid [Spain]; Herbert Marchant, British Ambassador to Cuba on Giraudier and events in Cuba (3); Derek Pearse, Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for the Colonies; [2nd] Lord Bridges, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, regarding the son of Abdullah...
Dates: Aug 1956 - Feb 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Haile Selassie - Hearst., Mar 1958 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/525
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia (7); Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone [earlier Quintin Hogg] (2); Joyce Hall, President of Hallmark Cards on subjects including the 'People to People' programme, gifts to WSC, a meeting with Hailsham, Oscar Nemon, the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to the United States, a Churchill museum and a project to microfilm WSC's papers (25); Conrad Knickerbocker, Manager of Public Relations at Hallmark Cards on the loan of films to WSC (4);...
Dates: Mar 1958 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence La - Lo., 19 Dec 1950 - 04 Feb 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/192A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Gwilym Lloyd-George [later 1st Lord Tenby], Home Secretary, on the centenary of Inspectors of Constabulary (2); Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on a legal case brought by Lady Katherine Lambton in Cap d'Ail [France] (2); John Beith, British Embassy, Paris, on the legal case (3); Sir [Hubert] Gladwyn Jebb [later 1st Lord Gladwyn, British Ambassador to France] on the case; [Nigel Steward] British Consul-General, Nice, on the case;...
Dates: 19 Dec 1950 - 04 Feb 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open except folios 41-42 which are closed under S40 and S41(1) of the Freedom of Information Act on advice from the Cabinet Office. Review 2021.
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence M., 27 Apr 1949 - 10 Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/173
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Mabane; George Marshall, United States Secretary of Defence, comparing his current service with wartime (3); Julius Holmes, Charge d'Affaires, United States Embassy, London; Walter Gifford [United States Ambassador to Britain] (2); Lieutenant-General Sir Gifford Martel [former head of Military Mission to Moscow, Soviet Union] on banding the Allied armies together against the Soviet Union, and 1st Lord Montgomery's failure to exploit mobility and armour (2);...
Dates: 27 Apr 1949 - 10 Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence N - O., 03 May 1946 - 23 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/174
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Margaret Nairn; Princess Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (earlier Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands] on gifts of books from WSC (5); Queen Juliana of the Netherlands on making WSC godfather to her daughter (7); Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands (3); CSC (2); Baron Adolph Bentinck [Minister of the Netherlands in London]; Michiels van Verduynen, Netherlands Ambassador to Britain (3); 6th Lord Clarendon [earlier Lord Hyde], Lord Chamberlain, on Queen Juliana's state...
Dates: 03 May 1946 - 23 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence N - P., 08 Jan 1951 - 15 May 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/195A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Enoch Powell; Christopher Soames; Diana, Lady Norwich [earlier Lady Diana Cooper] on the death of [1st Lord Norwich, earlier Duff Cooper] (2); 2nd Lord Norwich [earlier John Julius Cooper]; "Fudd" [1st Lord Norwich] (2); Bryce Nairn, British Consul-General, Lourenco-Marques, Portuguese East Africa [later Mozambique]; 13th Lord Napier and Ettrick; 6th Lord Nelson [earlier Lord Trafalgar]; Oscar Nemon on his bust of WSC (8); Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to...
Dates: 08 Jan 1951 - 15 May 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence O - R., 01 Nov 1945 - 22 Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/164
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ridley Pakenham-Walsh [former literary assistant to WSC] on General Douglas MacArthur's view of WSC's achievement in holding back the Allied invasion of Europe; 5th Duke of Palmella, Portuguese Ambassador to Britain; George Paynter (3); 1st Lord Portal of Hungerford, President, Ex-Services Welfare Society; CSC on Portal; 1st Lord Portal of Laverstoke; 11th Lord Queensberry [earlier Lord Drumlanrig] on correspondence between WSC and Lord Alfred Douglas in his book...
Dates: 01 Nov 1945 - 22 Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sc - St., 27 Jul 1945 - 09 Jul 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/199
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Robert Schuman on the European Movement; Albert Schweitzer; Peter Scott, Director, the Wildfowl Trust, on WSC's black swans; John Robertson Scott on using letters from WSC and Lord Randolph Churchill in his history of the Pall Mall Gazette (2); Ronald Scott-Miller; Sekon Toure, President of Guinea; "Top", 3rd Lord Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer] on WSC's support for SOE and the Special Forces Club; Seymour [2nd Lord Camrose, earlier John Seymour Berry]; Horatia...
Dates: 27 Jul 1945 - 09 Jul 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sm - Sz., 04 Mar 1946 - 08 Jul 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/156
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Waldron Smithers, MP for Orpington [Kent] (2); Charles Smyth, Canon of Westminster [London]; John Snyder, United States Secretary of the Treasury; Bernard Baruch; Arthur Soames on subjects including the birth of [Nicholas Soames] and gifts to WSC (7); 1st Lord Soulbury [earlier Herwald Ramsbotham, Chairman, Assistance Board]; 1st Lord Southborough [earlier Sir Francis Hopwood] (2); Sir Archibald Southby, [MP for Epsom, Surrey] on giving up his seat (3); 1st Lord...
Dates: 04 Mar 1946 - 08 Jul 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence W - Z., 15 Nov 1945 - 26 Sep 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/178
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Cecil Wakeley, President, Royal College of Surgeons; [Alfred] Walford and Olive Walford (2); Sir Alexander Walker; Sophie, Lady Wavertree [Sophie Fisher] on subjects including racing and gifts of WSC's books (5); Sir Simon Marks; Sumner Welles; 16th Lady Wentworth [earlier Judith Blunt-Lytton]; "Bendor" [2nd Duke of Westminster] (7); Sir Charles Davis, Lord Mayor of London; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] on a memorial...
Dates: 15 Nov 1945 - 26 Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Herbert Haseltine., 22 Sep 1948 - 29 Jan 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/219
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC and Haseltine on Haseltine's gifts to WSC of his bronzes of horses and of WSC's poodle Rufus, exhibitions of his work, and research for his statue of George Washington.Other correspondents include: "Bert" [10th Duke of Marlborough, earlier Lord Blandford] on research for the George Washington statue; Madeleine Haseltine, on Haseltine's death. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Anthony Montague Browne, WSC's Private Secretary and Jo Sturdee [later...
Dates: 22 Sep 1948 - 29 Jan 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Lord Beaverbrook., 04 Aug 1951 - 19 Feb 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/211
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC and 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on subjects including: Chartwell [Kent]; racing; WSC's visits to Beaverbrook's house in France; Beaverbrook's opposition to a German army; publishing letters by WSC in books by Beaverbrook; the Canadian stock market; effects of the United States's policy on Suez [Egypt]; British Free Trade proposals to Canada; economic problems in the United States.Other correspondents include: Arthur Christiansen, [Editor], Daily...
Dates: 04 Aug 1951 - 19 Feb 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.