Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 370 Collections and/or Records:
Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: Switzerland (August - September 1946) I - L., 20 May 1946 - 22 Apr 1947
Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: the Netherlands (May 1946) correspondence: general public., 19 Mar 1946 - 22 Aug 1946
Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: United States (January - March 1946) S - Z., 03 Oct 1945 - 07 Aug 1946
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (12 Clarges Street [London]) to Reverend W Sharman declining an invitation to address the Three Towns Radical Association as he thinks it unlikely that he would be favourably received. Signed manuscript. Includes a filing slip noting that the letter was sent by Edward Hoopes as an 80th birthday present [to WSC].
Letter from K N Corp (90 Dupont Road, Raynes Park [London]) to WSC enclosing a gift of a letter from Lord Randolph Churchill [CHAR 28/115/13]. Manuscript. See also CHAR 28/115/11.
Letter from J Moore Bayley (Hill Top, Barnt Green, Near Birmingham) to WSC enclosing letters from Lord Randolph Churchill and WSC to his father, J Moore Bayley [see CHAR 28/115/19-41] as a gift. Signed manuscript. See CHAR 28/115/18.
Copy of a letter from WSC to J Moore Bayley thanking him for the gift of letters from Lord Randolph Churchill and WSC to his father, J Moore Bayley [see CHAR 28/115/19-41] whom he describes as "a great friend of mine". Unsigned typescript. See CHAR 28/115/17.
Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in which he thanks him for the present of a stick to be used against the suffragettes, comments on a reference to L G [David Lloyd George] at the Journalists' Banquet and on the favourable treatment WSC has been given by Northcliffe's newspapers.
Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] thanking him for "the little Napoleon" and commenting that he enjoyed showing Northcliffe the ships, docks and men.
Letter from H de Malet de Campigny (Autingues par Ardres, Pas de Calais [France]) to [WSC] sending him an engraving of [John, 1st] Duke of Marlborough [CHAR 28/148/10] discovered in his family's papers. Signed manuscript (also signed by other members of the de Campigny family).
Note from Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford, Secretary to WSC] concerning a gift of Marlborough manuscripts from [1st] Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Maxwell Aitken] to WSC. Typescript signed with initials.
Note relating to the donation of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough's edition of Herodotus to WSC. Typed.
Note with instructions to Denis Kelly about WSC's archives including a note by Denis Kelly relating to Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough's edition of Herodotus [CHAR 28/151B-C].
Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street [London]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for a box and describing a wasted journey to open a bazaar at Oldham [Lancashire] and a dinner with John Morley about whom he comments "like so many of these Liberals [he] commands my affection at once". He also remarks on how little he has seen her.
Letter from WSC to Jonkheer E Micheals Van Verduynen [Dutch Ambassador in London] thanking him for sending Dr van den Tempel's "Keep the Lamps Burning" Signed.
Letter from WSC to Herbert Evatt [Attorney General and Minister for External Affairs, Australia] thanking him for the gift of a stuffed Duck-billed Platypus called "Splash" and a book about its life and habits given on behalf of the people of Australia Initialled.
Letter from WSC to Senator Carter Glass (United States Senate, Washington D C, United States) thanking him for forwarding the gift of cigars from Samuel Kaplan and for his kind words of address Signature in typescript. Copy.
Letter from WSC to Lieutenant Colonel C Woodward informing him that he has received with thanks the ivory hammer sent by the people of Vancouver, Canada Signed.
Letter from WSC to Baron de Cartier de Marchienne [Belgian Ambassador to Great Britain] asking him to thank Monsieur Ryckmans for his gift of cigars and thanking him for sending them to him Signed.
Letter from WSC to Peter Beresford thanking him for sending a print of the John, 1st Duke of Marlbrough Signed.
Letter from WSC (Casey Villa, Cairo) to King Peter of Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia] thanking him for sending a birthday present and asking him to convey his congratulations to Svetozar Puric on the work he has produced Initialled in typescript. Copy.
Letter from John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] to Michael Foot (The Evening Standard) thanking him on WSC's behalf for the original David Low cartoon Initialled.