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

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Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 185 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 06 May 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/38/76
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Telegram from Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, then Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States] to WSC with invitation from University of Rochester, United States, to receive Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws in absentia, and make a broadcast speech to United States on commencement day. [see CHAR 20/38/123 for reply.].

Dates: 06 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 May 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/38/123
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Telegram from WSC to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, then Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States] accepting invitation of Honorary Degree from University of Rochester [United States]; and confirming that he will make speech to University on June 16. [see CHAR 20/38/76 .].

Dates: 14 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Sep 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/20/36-37
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Letter from WSC [to King George VI] accepting the appointment of Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, but suggesting he does not take up the position until the war has ended. [carbon].

Dates: 22 Sep 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jan 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21A/15
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Letter from WSC to the President of the Royal Institute of British Architects [William Ansell] accepting his election to an Honorary Fellowship.

Dates: 08 Jan 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/163
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Letter from WSC to the President of the Royal Society [Sir Henry Dale] accepting the proposal of nomination to the society.

Dates: 24 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22B/185
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Letter from WSC to Major-General Sir Frederick Maurice [President, British Legion] accepting the Certificate of Life Membership and the gold badge of the Legion.

Dates: 14 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Feb 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53A/38
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Letter from WSC to Sir Felix Cassel declining the invitation to become an Honorary Bencher of Lincoln's Inn.

Dates: 09 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Feb 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53A/39
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Letter from WSC to Sir Malcolm Hilbery accepting the invitation to become an Honorary Bencher of Gray's Inn.

Dates: 09 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Feb 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53A/40-42
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Letters from WSC to Sir Herbert Cunliffe and 1st Lord Hailsham [earlier Sir Douglas Hogg] declining the invitation to become an Honorary Bencher of Lincoln's Inn.

Dates: 09 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jun 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53C/266
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Letter from WSC to the Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Thomas Mitchell] declining the freedom of the city. [See CHAR 20/54B/191 for further reply].

Dates: 06 Jun 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Mar 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53B/130
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Letter from WSC to Sir John Miles [Warden of Merton College, Oxford] accepting an Honorary Fellowship of Merton College.

Dates: 10 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53B/156
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Letter from WSC to William Darling, Lord Provost of Edinburgh accepting the Freedom of the City.

Dates: 24 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/191
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Letter from WSC to Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Thomas Mitchell] agreeing to consider the offer of the freedom of the city as open. [See CHAR 20/53C/266 for original reply].

Dates: 01 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Nov 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2B/116
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Letter from WSC to the Secretary to the Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh [Scotland] thanking him for his admission as an Honorary Member. [Carbon].

Dates: 22 Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2B/150
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Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Ebbisham [earlier Sir George Blades] accepting the Vice Grand-Mastership of the Primrose League. [Carbon].

Dates: 11 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Apr 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/205/29
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Draft of a telegram from WSC to Randolph Churchill (Rome [Italy]) hoping that he is getting well; stating that Mary Churchill [later Lady Soames] has been awarded an MBE; and that Tom Mitford and Basil Dufferin have died. Annotated.

Dates: 12 Apr 1945
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), [12] [Apr] [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/205/30
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Draft of a telegram from WSC to Randolph Churchill (Rome [Italy]) hoping that he is getting well; stating that Mary Churchill [later Lady Soames] has been awarded an MBE; and that Tom Mitford and "Freddy Dufferin" [Basil Dufferin] have died. Manuscript.

Dates: [12] [Apr] [1945]
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), 15 Apr 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/205/33
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Telegram from Randolph Churchill [Rome, Italy] to WSC marked "Personal" stating that his knee is progressing slowly; congratulating Mary Churchill [later Lady Soames] on her MBE; and stating that the "books etc." have not yet arrived. Carbon copy. Annotated by John Peck [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] stating that the books and cigars should reach Randolph shortly.

Dates: 15 Apr 1945
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), 10 Nov 1897

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/115
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he promises to tell Jack about his experiences, commenting "After all my efforts - and risks I feel that I have deserved the medal and clasps..."; expresses pleasure that Jack appreciated his letters in the Daily Telegraph and discusses his intention to write "The Story of the Malakand Field Force" and dedicate it to Sir Bindon Blood; comments on Jack's use of the French construction in his letters; and offers to...
Dates: 10 Nov 1897
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/116-121
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (4th Hussars, India) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he promises to tell Jack about his experiences, commenting "After all my efforts - and risks I feel that I have deserved the medal and clasps..."; expresses pleasure that Jack appreciated his letters in the Daily Telegraph and discusses his intention to write "The Story of the Malakand Field Force" and dedicate it to Sir Bindon Blood; comments on Jack's use of the French construction in his letters;...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Dec 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/138B/218-220
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Copy of a letter from WSC to King George VI in which he thanks the King for offering to give him the Order of the Garter but suggests that the honour might come to him on his retirement; suggests that [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] and Lord Cranborne [later 5th Lord Salisbury] might be awarded the Order of the Garter and that Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham might be awarded the Order of the Thistle; and thanks the King for awarding an Earldom to David Lloyd George. Carbon typescript.

Dates: 19 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Apr 1945 - 08 Apr 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/214/29
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Telegram from WSC to CSC (Moscow [Soviet Union]) marked "personal" stating that Feodor Gousev [Soviet Union Ambassador in Britain] has informed them that the Soviet Government would like to give her the Order of the Red Banner of Labour for her activities as Chairman of the Red Cross Aid to Russia Fund. Despatched on 8 April.

Dates: 07 Apr 1945 - 08 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 08 Apr 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/214/40
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Telegram from WSC to CSC (Moscow [Soviet Union]) stating that King George VI has approved [her receiving the Order of the Red Banner of Labour]; and asking about her visit [to the Soviet Union].

Dates: 08 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 03 May 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/75/22-23
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Card from King Edward VII (Hotel Bristol, Paris [France]) to Mrs West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he would be glad to receive WSC as a P[rivy] C[ouncillor] and comments that WSC is hard working and ambitious. Envelope present.

Dates: 03 May 1907
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), 19 Dec 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/136/20-22
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to King [George VI] about honours in which he says that he was "honoured and touched" to have been considered for the Order of the Garter but that he feels he should not receive this until he retires. He suggests that [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] and Lord Cranborne [later 5th Lord Salisbury] should be considered for the Garter; discusses honours for distinguished wartime figures and the issue of reviving the Order of St Patrick; he recommends that Sir...
Dates: 19 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open