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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: correspondence on gifts to WSC, H-N, especially cigars., Dec 1940 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/436
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir George Ogilvie-Forbes, British Minister at Havana, Cuba, on gifts of a picture made of Cuban woods and a cartoon of WSC (2); Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King praising WSC's broadcast to Rochester University [United States, 16 June]; [Colin] Thornley [Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for the Colonies] (2); [Kenneth] Pepper, HM Customs and Excise; Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Murray [later 3rd Lord Elibank] sending WSC "The Five Sons of 'Bare...
Dates: Dec 1940 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, I-N., Aug 1941 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/458
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Wilmot [President] of the Board of Trade; Mackenzie King on gifts of a polar bear skin, a picture of the White House [Washington, United States], and copies of the photograph of WSC by [Yousuf] Karsh (2); [3rd] Lord Rothschild [of MI5] on testing cigars (2); [Rodney] Gallop (2) and [John] Perowne of the Foreign Office, [Thomas] Swan [British Minister to Colombia] (2), and [Rosalind] Culhane [later Rosalind, Lady Padmore, Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the...
Dates: Aug 1941 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, N-W., Jan 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/488A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [George] Young, [1st Secretary] Foreign Office, on a gift of a picture from a Chinese University; Michiels van Verduynen, Netherlands Ambassador [to the United Kingdom] and [Emanuel] Shinwell sending books; Michael Williams, [Valentine] Lawford (5), and [Guy] Millard (3) of the Foreign Office, and Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood, British Ambassador to Spain] (2) on gifts from abroad, including a gold watch from Juan Omarrementeria; Michael Wright of the...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, P-Z. [most of file dates from 1942]., Jun 1941 - Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/459
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Guy Millard of the Foreign Office on the proposed gift of a bronze model of George Washington by Marochetti through Sir George Franckenstein and a tea cosy from Madame Zelalic (2); Sir Louis Greig [Personal Air Secretary to Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] on the gift of a model aircraft from Polish airmen (2); [Frederick] Root [Private Secretary to the Minster of Works] on [1st] Lord Reith making a medallion of [John, 1st] Duke of Marlborough into a...
Dates: Jun 1941 - Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence on gifts to WSC, R-W, especially cigars., Dec 1940 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/437
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] sending on messages from WSC and Charles Peake [Personal Assistant to Lord Halifax, British Ambassador to the United States] on US wireless sets and batteries; [3rd] Lord Rothschild [of MI5] on testing some cigars sent by Abgar Renault, Brazilian Minister of Education; Hubert Beaumont [Parliamentary Private Secretary to Parliamentary Secretary] (Ministry of Agriculture) on tomatoes sent by the Mayor of Ryde [Isle...
Dates: Dec 1940 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence with or about Charles Wood, former literary assistant of WSC, on his retirement from George G Harrap and Company, obtaining wartime employment, personal details, and the gift of some apples., Jun 1940 - Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/411
Scope and Contents

Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by WSC's secretary [Kathleen] Hill and [Brendan] Bracken [Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary].

Dates: Jun 1940 - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Election: Tours., 22 Jun 1945 - 18 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/553A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include Conservative candidates either requesting visits from WSC or thanking him for visits including: Major-General Robert Laycock, [3rd] Lord Long, Reginald Manningham Buller [later 1st Lord Dilhorne], [Edward] Spears (3), Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton], Edward Terrell, Randolph Churchill, Donald Somervell, Bernard Sunley, Alfred Denville, George Harvie Watt and Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe]; David [1st Lord] Margesson of Conservative and Unionist...
Dates: 22 Jun 1945 - 18 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General public correspondence., Jan 1940 - Aug 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/400
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arthur Bateman criticising the government; Alfred Bergman, ?director of Remington Typewriter Company, on his campaign to persuade the United States to enter the war (14); Edward Hulton, Managing Director of Picture Post, requesting an interview with WSC. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and [Gwen] Davies, [Admiralty] Private Secretary [Bernard] Sendall, [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries] "J H P" [John Peck],...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Aug 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, A-B. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Oct 1940 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/471A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Bernard] Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information] (2) commenting on a book on WSC from the Alliance Press and a special edition of the Cuban paper Avance; Sir John Hammerton of Amalgamated Press Limited (2) sending a book "Other things than war" and an encyclopaedia of the war; [Guy] Millard of the Foreign Office sending on an Arabic translation of the Gospel of St Matthew; Brigadier-General Cecil Aspinall-Oglander sending a "Victory" potato;...
Dates: Oct 1940 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, A-J., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/448
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Vernon] Bovenizer of the War Office on a Captain R W M Bates seeking service; [Saville] Garner [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Dominions] on details about a Charles Bell of Newfoundland [Canada]; Lovat Dickson [Director] of MacMillan and Company on acknowledging reproduction of an extract from WSC's "My Early Life"; Sir Harry Brittain on his book "Pilgrim Partners"; Sir Bernard Docker sending honey; [1st] Lord Geddes sending WSC brandy and whisky...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, A-J., Nov 1940 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/424A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Cecil Allen on the gift of a stick and various suggestions for the war effort (6); [6th] Lord Hood [Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] and representatives of Balding and Mansell, printers, (4) on a WSC calendar; [Saville] Garner [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Dominions]; Acting United Kingdom High Commissioner to Canada ?[Walter] Hankinson; [Robert] Wiseman (Dominions Office); Sir Walter Citrine, General Secretary of the TUC,...
Dates: Nov 1940 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, C-D. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov 1941 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/472A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [2nd] Lord Chaplin sending brandy; Sylvia Checkley sending birthday wishes and flowers (5); [1st] Lord Davidson on an appeal fund for Wilson Carlisle, founder of the Church Army (2); Major-General [Charles] Constantine on meeting WSC and receiving a signed photograph from him; Captain A M Dick requesting an autographed photograph (4); [Bernard] Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information] and [James] Drawbell on Drawbell's book "All Change Here"....
Dates: Nov 1941 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, E-G. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Mar 1900 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/473
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Guy] Millard of the Foreign Office and Edward Earle on Earle's book "Makers of Modern Strategy"; [Alan] Hodge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] on WSC sitting for Fayer the photographer for a United States exhibition; Howard Ferguson sending a book; [Sybil] Kenyon-Slaney, Lady in Waiting to the Princess Royal thanking William Ford for his assistance to the POW Comforts Fund [copy]; [Eleanor] Emery [Assistant Private Secretary to the...
Dates: Mar 1900 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, H-J., Nov 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/474
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Angus] Malcolm of the Foreign Office on reducing the flow of gifts from the United States; Norman Holden sending champagne; [Albert] Hunt sending a print of [John, 1st] Duke of Marlborough; Lord Robert Innes-Ker sending salmon; Lucie James (4) and [William] Honey, [Keeper, Ceramics Department], Victoria and Albert Museum, on plates sent by James to WSC and President [Franklin] Roosevelt; Archibald Joyce on dedicating a "Victory" waltz to WSC; [Lancelot] Joynson-Hicks...
Dates: Nov 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, K-M., Nov 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/475A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Reginald] Langford-James sending a document bearing the signature of Sir Winston Churchill [father of 1st Duke of Marlborough, not included]; Harold Butler [Minister at HM Embassy, Washington, United States] sending on a copy of a book from Walter Lippmann; Emil Ludwig looking to meet WSC; [Brendan] Bracken sending on a book by Bishop [David] Mathew; [Oliver] Harvey [Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] sending on a book; Major-General Robert Money...
Dates: Nov 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, K-W. [please note that the majority of material dates from 1941]., Oct 1940 - Nov 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/425
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Neame sending some fruit (3); ?Joan, Lady Portal, on a donation to the RAF Benevolent Fund; A L Rowse sending a copy of his book "Tudor Cornwall" and commenting on WSC's war leadership [original filed in CHAR 2/386]; Alfred Smith asking for assistance with his reappointment to the military (7); John Balfour (Foreign Office) on a bedspread sent by a United States grammar school. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries [Kathleen]...
Dates: Oct 1940 - Nov 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, K-Y., May 1941 - Nov 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/449
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Harold] Clifford Smith on the gift of a damask napkin with pictures of [1st] Duke of Marlborough's victories; [3rd] Lord Rothschild [of MI5] on testing honey; [Ben] Russell of Cunard White Star Limited on seeds from the United States (2); [?John] Wood [WSC's accountant] on an old friend whose son is a POW. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from CSC and her secretary [Grace] Hamblin, WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and [Elizabeth] Layton, and [Prime...
Dates: May 1941 - Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, N-Q., Feb 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/476
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Leslie] Bradley [Director] of the Imperial War Museum, Eleanor Emery [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Dominions], UK High Commissioner in New Zealand Sir Harry Batterbee (4), [Saville] Garner [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Dominions] (3), [William] Jordan, High Commissioner for New Zealand in London, and [Clement] Attlee [Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs] on an inkstand presented to WSC by the New Zealand...
Dates: Feb 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, R., Jan 1943 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/477
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Betram Rumble, Honorary Secretary of the Air Force Benevolent Fund on obtaining WSC's signature (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and "E S L" [Elizabeth Layton], [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries, Edith] Watson and "J M M" [John Martin], CSC and [her secretary] "G H" [Grace Hamblin], and "C R T" [Charles Thompson, Personal Assistant to WSC].Other subjects include: various gifts and items sent or offered to...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, S., Dec 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/478
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys sending on a pamphlet by [General Sir Bernard] Montgomery; Archdeacon of Quebec [Canada, Frederick] Scott sending copies of poems (2); Gladys Storey on her Bovril Fund; Lisa Sheridan, photographer, on taking photographs of WSC (5). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and "E S L" [Elizabeth Layton], [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries] Leslie Rowan, Francis [Brown], [Edith] Watson, and "J H P" [John...
Dates: Dec 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, T-Z., Jan 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/479A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Guy] Millard of the Foreign Office (2) and [Philip] Mitchell, Managing Director, Royal Mail House, (3) on gifts to WSC of an atlas of Poland and a statuette from the Ukrainian Democratic Colony of Sao Paolo [Brazil]; [6th] Lord Clarendon [earlier Lord Hyde], Chairman Revenue Committee, Toc H (2) requesting WSC's patronage for an event and inviting him to a luncheon; Reverend [James] Tomlin on publishing an anecdote about WSC at school; [John] Perowne of the Foreign...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts., Apr 1955 - Jan 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/592A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondence (General Public) G-Mc Dennis Gabor (Inaugural Lecture, enclosed) Charles Gelb (portrait of Bernard Baruch) Air Marshal Sir Gerald Gibbs (book, Survivors Story) Ruth Gilbert (family bible) Frank Godchaux (rice) Lt-Col Tom Greenhalgh (poodle paperweight) Permanent Mission of Guinea to the United Nations (stamps commemorating President Kennedy) Harcourt Brace & Co., (book "Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox" by James M Burns) Geoffrey Harmsworth (biography of Lord Northcliffe)...
Dates: Apr 1955 - Jan 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts., Mar 1955 - Jun 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/593A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence (General Public) M-W Correspondents include:T F Maidens (walking stick) Col. Roger Maillet (maple syrup) John Marsh (book "The Young Winston Churchill") Massachusetts Historical Society (walking stick) Joan Medhurst (book "R.X. 107) Fritz Meili (cigar holder) Jurz Menzi (honey pot) J W G Moran (book "Spearhead in Malaya") Ronald Murray (book) William Palmer (portrait of Lord Randolph Churchill) Suran Parkinson (portrait bust of WSC) Joaquim Rufino Pinto (vintage brandy and...
Dates: Mar 1955 - Jun 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: A-B., 1880 - 29 Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/399
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Kenneth Pickthorn (2); Frederick Leishman [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Sir Thomas White, High Commissioner for Australia; Odette Ayme-Belmonte (6); Bernard Baruch; [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Norman Bentwich; Frank Beresford; John Biggs-Davison; Rhoda, Lady Birley; Frank de Vine Hunt; Enid Blyton; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham...
Dates: 1880 - 29 Dec 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-B., 1880 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/407
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Helen, Lady Alderson; Frank Armstrong; 1st Lord Balfour of Inchrye [earlier Harold Balfour]; Victor Finney of the J Arthur Rank Organisation Limited; Gerald Nabarro; Viorel Tilea; Frank Beresford; Count Edward Reventlow, Danish Ambassador to Great Britain; Rhoda, Lady Birley; Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Hutton, Director of the British Productivity Council; William...
Dates: 1880 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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