Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 178 Collections and/or Records:
Speeches: speech notes and other material [dated 1939 unless otherwise indicated]., [Nov]  - Apr 1939
Speeches: speech notes (some by WSC as First Lord of the Admiralty) and other material., 08 Aug 1939 - 24 Jan 1940
The material held at Churchill Archives Centre mainly consists of Colville's diaries. They provide an insight into the decision-making of three Prime Ministers and the meetings held with other top officials, as well as the lives of key figures during World War II, and its aftermath.
Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses: the likelihood that he might be chosen to serve in Egypt; his plan to return to England; his reading; the behaviour of the British government in Crete [Greece]; his own disagreement with the Conservative Party and disapproval of [Arthur] Balfour, George Curzon [later Lord Curzon] and the government's foreign policy and the possibility that "Jack" [John S Churchill] may enter the army.
Letter from WSC (Government House, Guindy [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses: arrangements for his return to England during his leave and possible routes; horse racing; and his disagreement with [Arthur] Balfour's policy regarding Eastern powers and Greece. Envelope present.