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 Michael Florinsky, Associate Editor of the Russian Series, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, to WSC, sending a gift of General Golovine's account of the struggles of the Russian Army in the First World War.
Letter from WSC to General Orbay thanking him for the gift of one thousand turkish cigarettes [carbon].
Letter from WSC to His Excellency Licenciado Ezequiel Padilla [Mexican Minister for Foreign Affairs] thanking him for the cigars and the tablecloth which he and Don Manuel Tello had sent for Christmas [carbon].
Letter from WSC to General Sir Frederick Pile [General Officer Commander in Chief, Anti -Aircraft Command] thanking him for photographs [not included] of his daughter Mary Churchill [later Lady Soames] with her battery in Belgium and crossing the Channel [carbon].
Letter from WSC to Herbert Vere Evatt [Australian Attorney General and Minister for External Affairs] thanking him for the "delightful presents" and regretting that CSC will not be able to see Mrs Evatt because she is away in Russia for a month or so. With a typed postscript thanking Evatt for the inscribed book of speeches and noting [in pencil] that "I shall retaliate as only an author can." [carbon].
Letter from WSC to Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] thanking him for the present of South African wine [carbon].
Letter from WSC to Major W T Wood thanking him and his wife for the box of cigars [carbon].
Letter from WSC to "Hopie" (2nd Lord Linlithgow) declining the invitation for himself and CSC to stay at Holyrood [Edinburgh] during the opening of the Assembly of the Church of Scotland at the end of May: "The burden is heavy in these days, and it does not grow lighter as victory draws nearer." [carbon].
Letter from WSC to W L Andrews (The Yorkshire Post) thanking him for the reproduction of a book compiled by Yorkshiremen in Stalag Luft VI [carbon].
Letter from WSC to Lieutenant-Colonel Steer-Webster thanking him for the excellent coloured reproduction of "Mulberry B" [codename for type of artificial harbour used on D-Day], asking him to thank Corporal Jobson who was responsible for the painting, and thanking him and his staff for the various models and the relief map of the Mulberry which they have sent to WSC's Map Room [carbon].
Letter from WSC to Lieutenant Colonel I Mackenzie thanking him for the copy of the story of the Lowland Brigade's crossing of the Rhine and expressing his delight at the prominent part played by the 6th Battalion, The Royal Scots Fusiliers [carbon].
Letter from WSC to Princesse Jean de Caraman-Chimay thanking her for the case of Veuve Cliquot 1929 which is "specially welcome in these days when the stocks of wine left in England have been so greatly reduced." [carbon].
Letter from WSC to John Player thanking him for the cheque for fifty thousand pounds for the benefit of the families of those who have given their lives in the war, and giving details of the funds to which it will be allocated [carbon].
Telegram from WSC [Marrakesh, Morocco] to General Charles-Emmanuel Mast [Corps Commander, Free French Army] thanking him for the present of a warm Tunisian blanket. Marked: "From Sextant".
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 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.
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