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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 370 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General:., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/502
Scope and Contents General Public Correspondence H-K Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, the file also contains notes and letters by members of WSC's Private Office, including John Martin, Miss E M Watson, Commander Charles Thompson.Correspondents include Geoffrey Handley-Taylor (2) on proposed exhibition illustrating the hands of the World's Greatest Citizens, Michael Reed, Private Secretary to the Minister of Health, (2) on complaint from Sir...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General:., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/503A-B
Scope and Contents General Public Correspondence L-M Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, the file also contains notes and letters by members of WSC's Private Office, including Miss E M Watson, Commander Charles Thompson and John Martin Subjects include Christmas and birthday greetings; messages of support and goodwill; correspondence on gifts (particularly books, portraits, food, cigars, wines and spirits); requests for signed books and...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General:., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/504
Scope and Contents General Public Correspondence N-P Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, the file also contains notes and letters by members of WSC's Private Office, including Miss E M Watson.Correspondents include Hermon Ould, invitation to join P.E.N., A World Association of Writers.Subjects include Christmas and birthday greetings; messages of support and goodwill; correspondence on gifts (particularly books, portraits, food, cigars, wines...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General:., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/505A-B
Scope and Contents General Public Correspondence R-S Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, the file also contains notes and letters by members of WSC's Private Office, including Miss E M Watson, John Colville and John Martin.Correspondents include Brigadier William Barne, Secretary General, Order of the Hospital St John of Jerusalem (2) on request from the St John Commandery in New Zealand to name new ambulance "Churchill"; Patrick Kinnaird,...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General:., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/506
Scope and Contents General Public Correspondence T-Z Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, the file also contains notes and letters by members of WSC's Private Office, including Miss E M Watson, John Colville and John Martin.Correspondents include Alexander Frere, William Heinemann Ltd., Publishers, on gift of book "The Island" by Francis Brett Young.Subjects include Christmas and birthday greetings; messages of support and goodwill;...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General., 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/537
Scope and Contents

General Public Correspondence A-B Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, with some notes and replies by Private Office Staff including John Colville, Leslie Rowan, John Peck, Commander Charles Thompson, and Miss E M Watson.Subjects include correspondence on gifts (particularly books, cigars, wines and spirits); requests for signed books and photographs and the General Election campaign and result.

Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General., 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/538
Scope and Contents General Public Correspondence C-D Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, with some notes and replies by Private Office Staff including John Colville, Commander Charles Thompson, Anthony Bevir, and Miss E M Watson.Correspondents include Captain James Caulfield RN; Baroness Cederstrom and Douglas Chandor, on gift of volume of his portraits; Subjects include correspondence on gifts (particularly books, cigars, wines and spirits),...
Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General., 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/539
Scope and Contents

General Public Correspondence E-G Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, with some notes and replies by Private Office Staff including John Peck, John Colville, Leslie Rowan, and Miss E M Watson Subjects include correspondence on gifts (particularly books, cigars, wines and spirits), requests for patronage, requests for signed books and photographs, Victory in Europe and the General Election campaign and result.

Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General., 01 Jan 1945 - 30 [Jun] 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/540A-B
Scope and Contents General Public Correspondence H-K Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, with some notes and replies by Private Office Staff including Miss E M Watson, John Colville, George Harvie Watt and Commander Charles Thompson.Correspondents include Walter Hutchinson,Hutchinson & Co., (Publishers) Ltd, (11) on gifts of books, 1942-45; The Ministry of Information, (16) particularly Charles Gibbs-Smith, B C Sendall, and A S Hodge on...
Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 30 [Jun] 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General:., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/491
Scope and Contents Personal Office Correspondence A-B Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill) as opposed to the Private Office.Correspondents include: Mollie, Duchess of Buccleuch; Major General F L Anderson, Deputy Commander, Operations, United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe, thanks for signed photograph of WSC; Alice, Lady Avebury (2); Sir Reginald Barnes (2), asking for employment; Bernard Baruch; Princess Marthe Bibesco; Lord Birdwood (2) on Deal and...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Birthday congratulations A-B., Nov 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/511
Scope and Contents Letters and telegrams of congratulation on 70th birthday - correspondents include Sir Arthur Abrahams, The Duke of Alba, Field Marshal Sir Harold Alexander, (later Lord Alexander of Tunis), A V Alexander (later Lord Alexander of Hillsborough), Ava, Lady Anderson (formerly Ava Wigram, later Lady Waverley), Prince Mohamed Ali, Alice, Lady Avebury, Sir Frank Alexander, Chairman, Baltic Exchange, Maurice Baring, Sir Reginald Barnes, Leslie Hore-Belisha, Princess Elizabeth Bibesco, Margaret, Lady...
Dates: Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Birthday congratulations C-D., Nov 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/512
Scope and Contents Letters and telegrams of congratulation on 70th birthday - Correspondents include Lord and Lady Camrose, Lord Carnarvon, Ruby, Lady Carson, Richard Casey, Sir Felix Cassel, Field Marshal Sir Philip Chetwode, Randolph Churchill, Peregrine Churchill, Winston Churchill, Lord Ivor Churchill, Sarah Churchill (later Lady Audley), Lord Clanwilliam, on behalf of the Carlton Club, Lord Bicester, (City of London Conservative Association), Sir Patrick Hannon (Constitutional Club), Sir Harry Goschen,...
Dates: Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Birthday congratulations E-G., Nov 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/513
Scope and Contents Letters and telegrams of congratulation on 70th birthday: Correspondents include Charles Eade, Walter Rose (Early Closing Association), Anthony Eden (later 1st Lord Avon), Sir James Edmonds, Lord Elibank, T W Ellison, Cartoonist, Birmingham Mail, enclosing cartoon "Tirelessness", showing WSC jumping a gate, Sir T Drummond Shiels, Empire Parliamentary Association, Reginald Fellowes and Daisy Fellowes, Evelyn Fitzgerald, Dingle Foot, George Formby, Hugh Frewen, Oswald Frewen, Barbara, Lady...
Dates: Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Birthday congratulations H-M., Nov 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/514
Scope and Contents Letters and telegrams of congratulation on 70th birthday - Correspondents include Lord Halifax, George Harrap, Averell Harriman, Lady Hastings, Brigadier-General Reginald Hoare, Harry Hopkins, Jack Hulbert and Cicely Courtnedge (Hulbert), Graham Seton Hutchison, Lord Iliffe, Sir Stanley Jackson, Field Marshal Sir Claud Jacob, Lord Jessel, Margaret, Lady Kimberley, King George VI, Harold Laski, Sir Harry Lauder, Walter Layton, Lord Cecil, on behalf of the League of Nations Union, Lord...
Dates: Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Birthday congratulations N-R., Nov 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/515
Scope and Contents Letters and telegrams of congratulation on 70th birthday - Correspondents include Sir Cyril Newall, Charles Nicholl, Irene Noel-Baker, Lady Oliphant, Victor Oliver, Margot, Lady Oxford and Asquith, The Duke of Palmella, Portugese Ambassador, London, Lord and Lady Pembroke, Genera Sir Frederick Pile, on behalf of Anti-Aircraft Command, Lord Ebbisham, on behalf of the Primrose League, HM Queen Mary, Lord Queensbury, J H Hertz, Chief Rabbi, Count Edward Raczynski, J Arthur Rank, Eva, Lady...
Dates: Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Birthday congratulations S-Y., Nov 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/516
Scope and Contents Letters and telegrams of congratulation on 70th birthday - Correspondents include Lord Samuel, Helene Sikorska, Lord Southborough, Lord Templewood (formerly Sir Samuel Hoare), Lord Salisbury, Duncan Sandys, Sir Adam Maitland, on behalf of Sheerness Working Mens Conservative Club, Clare Sheridan, Commander Sir Morton Smart, Sir Donald Somervell, Admiral Harold Stark, Commander US Naval Forces in Europe, The Rev. Edgar Stogdon, Lady Strakosch, Alfred Webb-Johnson, President, Royal College of...
Dates: Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Birthday Gifts., 24 Nov 1951 - 12 Dec 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/398
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Frank de Vine Hunt; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury], 1st Lord Ismay, 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier Frederick Lindemann], Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, later Diana Bailey] and Duncan Sandys; Nellie Romilly [earlier Nellie Hozier]; 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry]; Sir Alexander Korda; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis]; Anthony Eden...
Dates: 24 Nov 1951 - 12 Dec 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence: At Bordaberry., Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/528
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Correspondence from WSC's stay at the Chateau de Bordaberry, Hendaye, France, 8-15 July File includes correspondence with Bryce Nairn, British Consul, Bordeaux, lunch and dinner invitations, correspondence on gifts of books, wines and spirits.

Dates: Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence, L-M., May 1929 - Sep 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/575A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Oliver Locker Lampson on subjects including an invitation to give a lecture (2); Sir John Lavery on the Artists' General Benevolent Institution; Nathan Laski requesting an invitation with the Home Secretary; Shane Leslie on WSC's "Marlborough: His life and times" and on family news (3); Commander Augustus Agar on a possible lecture by WSC; Leonie Leslie [earlier Leonie Jerome]; Frederick Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] on subjects including the Conservative Party,...
Dates: May 1929 - Sep 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, A-B., Nov 1940 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/456
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Alan] Hodge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] on gifts of a book and a flag (2); [Guy] Millard (2) and [John] Perowne of the Foreign Office and Sir [David] Kelly [British Ambassador to Argentina] (2) on subjects including a prize carcass from the Argentine Rural Society and accepting gifts from Argentine cattle breeders in light of the Argentine regime; Major-General [James] Chaney sending on oranges with the compliments of...
Dates: Nov 1940 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, A-C, especially cigars., Dec 1940 - Aug 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/434
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [3rd] Lord Rothschild of MI5 (8), Sir Norman Kendal [Assistant Commissioner], New Scotland Yard (2), Senior Official Analyst to the Home Office Roche Lynch (2), Sir George Ogilvie-Forbes, British Minister at Havana, Cuba (4), [John] Balfour (3) and [Cecil] King of the Foreign Office, and [1st] Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] on cigars and the possibility of them being poisoned; Sir Henry French, [Secretary] Ministry of Food,...
Dates: Dec 1940 - Aug 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, A-E. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov 1941 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/486
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Guy] Millard of the Foreign Office on matters concerning gifts from abroad (2); General Sir Reginald Wingate, President of the Friends of the Fighting Forces, on the Friends' Chairman delivering a present of sweaters from the Philadelphia (United States) branch; Reverend [Percy] Middleton Brumwell sending a brochure on the Royal Army Chaplains Department [not included]; Thomas Hunter on a paper weight from a constituent; [Arthur] Clark [Private Secretary to the...
Dates: Nov 1941 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, C-H., Mar 1941 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/457
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Sir] George Ogilvie-Forbes, [British Minister at] Havana, Cuba, on a carved wooden bust and album from the province of Camaguey; [4th] Lord Harlech [earlier Sir William Ormsby-Gore, High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in the Union of South Africa] sending on an album on South Africa; Hugh Dalton sending on a book "What have we to defend?"; Dr [Herbert] Evatt, Australian Minister for External Affairs; Bradda Field sending her book "Miledi"; [Claude] Ledger, HM...
Dates: Mar 1941 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, D-G., Dec 1940 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/435
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir George Ogilvie-Forbes [British Minister at] (Havana, Cuba) on a bound edition of the Cuban paper "El Crisol"; [Kenneth] Pepper, HM Customs and Excise, on gifts of cigars; [Alick] Harrison [Private Secretary to the Minister of Food] (2) and J Arthur Goulburn of Goulburns Limited, Food Purveyors, (4) on subjects including war savings and a gift of Stilton cheese. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries, Edith]...
Dates: Dec 1940 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, F-M., Oct 1942 - Nov 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/487
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Reginald] Ashford [Private Secretary to the Chairman of the Board of Customs and Excise] on cigars from Mexico; [Guy] Millard of the Foreign Office on matters concerning gifts from abroad (3); Henry Hankey [2nd Secretary] (British Embassy, Madrid [Spain]) on a suggested gift of a cigar case; Sir Edward Grigg [later 1st Lord Altrincham] (2) sending WSC his book "The British Commonwealth" and on the Westminster Fund; William Hall on a hammer and sickle emblem sent by...
Dates: Oct 1942 - Nov 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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