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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: Gifts A-B., 1883 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/415
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Konrad Adenauer; Terence Grady, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; Leo Amery; John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; John Bartholomew, Director of the Geographical Institute; Commander Allan Noble, Parliamentary and Financial Secretary, Admiralty; and Sir Alexander Cadogan, Chairman of the BBC.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Alice...
Dates: 1883 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-B., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/521
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include the Ministry of Aircraft Production on gift of badge given to workers in the Blackburn Group on production of the Swordfish aircraft; A V Alexander (later Lord Alexander of Hillsborough), First Lord of the Admiralty, on gift of cigars; Hervey Allen on gift of books; American Airlines on gift of globe; John Andrews on gift of booklet, "Ulster Sails West"; the town of Arta, Greece, on gift of fruit; Sir William Beveridge, on gift of book, "Full...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-D., [1880] - Jan 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/394
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: [George] Gordon Allen; Colonel John Astor, [Chief Proprietor of] the Times; Brigadier Christopher Peto; Alan Campbell-Johnson; Robert Chapman; Dorothy Clements; Sir Denis Daley; Sir William Darling; and Somerset de Chair.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to "Jimmie" 17th Duke of Alba, Richard Church and Sir James Dunn, Chairman and President of the Algoma [Canada] Steel Corporation...
Dates: [1880] - Jan 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-D., 1898 - May 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/434
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Terence Grady and John Graham [Assistant Private Secretaries to Foreign Secretary]; Anthony Arkell; Mary Soames [earlier Mary Churchill]; Guy Boas; Lillian Browse; Alan Campbell-Johnson; Alfred Cope, Managing Director of David Cope Limited (3); Howard Coster; Augustine Courtauld; Percy Cudlipp; Patrick Maitland [later 17th Lord Lauderdale] regarding a gift from one of his constituents; Sir William Darling; Sir Garrard Tyrwhitt-Drake; and...
Dates: 1898 - May 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-F., 1945 - Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/371
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include Gwladys Abell, 1946; Grant Duff Douglas Ainslie, 1947; George Allen and Unwin Limited, Publishers, London, 1947; Nial Bartram, 1947; Basset-Lowke Ltd, 1947, Ernest Baumann, 1946, (2); Henry Bay, 1947; The Belgian Embassy, London, on gift of cigars from the Belgian Congo [later Zaire, then the Democratic Republic of the Congo], 1946, with photographs, 1946; Don Guilermo de Blanck, Cuban Minister, London, on gift of cigars, 1947; Walter Starkie, British...
Dates: 1945 - Jul 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-H., Jan 1948 - Aug 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/376
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Dorothy Allhusen, gift of marble paperweight formerly belonging to Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Beaconsfield, with photograph; Ava, Lady Anderson, later Lady Waverley, gift of bottle of maple syrup; Janet, Lady Beveridge, gift of book "India Called Them"; James Boddy on gift of 18th century leaf from a Koran, taken from the battlefield of Omdurman; Marcel Boussac, on gift of champagne, after his horse had won the Winston Churchill Stakes at Hurst Park;...
Dates: Jan 1948 - Aug 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-I., 23 Nov 1949 - 11 Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/385
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Aga Khan [III]; 17th Duke of Alba; [John] Edward Jackson [3rd Secretary, British Embassy, Paris, France] on a book by Albert Sorel; Winthrop Aldrich [Chairman of Board of Directors of the Chase National Bank]; Prince [Bernhard] of the Netherlands; Joseph Allen (3); General Wladyslaw Anders [former Commander, Polish forces in Iran and Palestine]; Baron Lothar Wimmer [Austrian Ambassador to Britain]; 1st Lord Bledisloe [earlier Charles...
Dates: 23 Nov 1949 - 11 Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-J., Sep 1948 - Apr 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/378
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Leo Amery on gift of book; Maurice Ashley (2) on gift of book; Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe], on gift of "ten gallon" hat from New Mexico; Thomas Playford, Premier of South Australia, on gift of honey from the Australian Honey Association; Vernon Bachman, on gift of painting of the birthplace of Leonard Jerome, Pompey, New York; Alfred Bossom MP, (2) on gift of books; Lord Rowallan, Chief Scout, on gift of book "The Left Handshake" on the...
Dates: Sep 1948 - Apr 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-J:., Mar 1949 - Nov 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/380
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Leo Amery on gift of his Presidential Address to the English Association, "Thought and Language"; Vernon Howe Bailey, on gift of book of watercolours and drawings of Spain; Mary Benjamin on gift of verses signed by Oliver Wendell Holmes (now Ref. WCHL 11/8); Cardigan Women's Unionist Association on gift of Welsh tweed; Fleur Cowles, enclosing photographs of paintings by her brother in law, Russell Cowles; Sir Wyndham Deedes on gift of book "A New Way...
Dates: Mar 1949 - Nov 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-J., [1880] - Aug 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/391
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: 1st Lord Adams [earlier John Adams], Secretary of the Cumberland Development Council Limited; Ivison Macadam, Editor of the Annual Review of World Events; Sir Michael Wright, British Ambassador to Norway; Waldorf Astor; John Biggs-Davison, of the Conservative Research Department; L Burgess of L G Burgess Limited (3); Bryce Nairn; G Campanile on a drink he would like to name after WSC (4); Walter Starkie, Director of the British Institute in Madrid...
Dates: [1880] - Aug 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-L., Jul 1947 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/374
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Elaine Hunter [earlier Elaine Villiers and Elaine Guest], on gift of flowers; Edward da Costa Andrade, on a gift of a book, The Atom and Its Energy"; Colonel John J Astor (later Lord Astor of Hever) on gift of Volume III of the "History of The Times"; M C Avis, on gift of cigars and Bacardi; Raymond Boulton, Holman, Byfield & Co. Ltd., Warminster, Wilts, on gift of gloves; Sir Robert Cary, on gift of birthday cake, 1947; J O Cooper, on woven...
Dates: Jul 1947 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-L., Dec 1949 - May 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/383
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Tufton Beamish MP [later Lord Chelwood] on gift of book; Colonel Rex Benson on gift of book; Janet, Lady Beveridge (2) on gift of book "Antipodes Notebook"; A L Bradford, United Press of America, on gift of cigars; Sir Norman Brook (later Lord Normanbrook) on gift of official war history "Problems of Social Policy" by R M Titmuss; Sir Herbert Williams MP (2), on gift from the Mayor of Brunswick, Georgia, United States; Lord Camrose,on gift of book;...
Dates: Dec 1949 - May 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-L., Dec 1950 - Apr 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/389
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: John Hay Beith [pen-name "Ian Hay"]; Frank Beresford; Anthony Berry, Director Berry Brothers and Rudd Limited; George Gordon Allen; Colin Coote, [Managing Editor] of the Daily Telegraph and Morning Post; Cameron Cobbold [Governor of] the Bank of England; James Duncan [Chairman and President] Massey Harris Company; General [Bernard] Freyberg; Amy Guest; Raymond Guest; Rebecca Hacher (4); Henry Heinz, President H J Heinz Company; Walter Graebner,...
Dates: Dec 1950 - Apr 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-Z., 11 Jun 1951 - 31 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/393A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Vicomte Alain de Thieusies, Belgian Ambassador to Great Britain; "Jimmie" [17th] Duke of Alba; Brigadier-General Cecil Aspinall-Oglander; Morton Bernstein (3); Reginald Maudling; F Feilden (3); Amy Guest; Robert Lusty; Vivien, Lady Olivier [earlier Vivien Leigh]; John Nunneley of Staples Press Limited; and Arthur Sulzberger [publisher] of the New York Times.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned...
Dates: 11 Jun 1951 - 31 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday and Christmas gifts., Oct 1961 - Jan 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/446
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Lady Juliet Duff; Arnold Carey Foster; Jack Billmeir; Peter [Patrick] Kinna [former Secretary to WSC]; Frank Sawyers [former valet to WSC]; Ava, Lady Waverley [earlier Ava, Lady Anderson and Ava Wigram]; [Frank] Rose; Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook]; Captain Sir Richard Pim; "Rock", 5th Lord Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage]; "Max" [1st] Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken]; "Hinch" [Lord Hinchingbrooke, later 10th Lord...
Dates: Oct 1961 - Jan 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday and Christmas gifts:., Nov 1949 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/382
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Willy Sax on gift of orchid; Thelma Cazalet-Keir on gift of plant; Ava, Lady Anderson (later Lady Waverley) on gift of book; Sir Alexander King o gift of cigars; Lord Queensbury on gift of book "Oscar Wilde and Black Douglas"; Audrey Pleydell Bouverie, on gift of pate de fois gras;.Christmas greeting telegrams from R A Butler, W Mackenzie King, Sir James Dunn and Sir Khizar Hayat Tiwana.File also includes list of birthday gifts, and copies of letters...
Dates: Nov 1949 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday and Christmas Gifts., 1955 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/440
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Viola Garvin; Oliver [1st] Lord Chandos [earlier Oliver Lyttelton]; "Willy" Sax; Major Henry Spence; Jane Welby; Stavros Niarchos; Sylvia Henley; "Prof" [1st Lord Cherwell, earlier Frederick Lindemann]; "Bernie" [Bernard] Baruch; Frank Rose; Brendan [1st Lord] Bracken; Charles [1st Lord] Moran [earlier Charles Wilson] and Diana [Lady] Moran [earlier Diana Wilson]; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham...
Dates: 1955 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday and Christmas gifts., 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/441
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Sir [Alfred] Chester Beatty; Tommy", Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC]; Rhoda, Lady Birley; [8th] Lord Dynevor [earlier Charles Rhys]; "Willy" Sax; Peregrine Churchill; Sir Laurence Olivier and Vivien, Lady Olivier [earlier Vivien Leigh]; Patrick Kinna [former Secretary to WSC]; Sir Alexander King; John G Churchill; Clement Flower; [Frank] Rose; Nicholas [Soames]; Pamela Churchill [later Pamela Harriman] and Winston...
Dates: 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday and Christmas gifts., Oct 1960 - Jan 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/445
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Clement Flower; Robert Lusty of John Lusty Limited; Lord Rupert Nevill; 1st Lord Chandos [earlier Oliver Lyttelton]; Peregrine Churchill and Yvonne Churchill; Anthony Montague Browne; "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay] and Kathleen [Lady] Ismay; Julian Sandys; Edwina Sandys; "Willy" Sax [supplier of paints to WSC]; Sir Derek Greenaway; [8th] Lord Dynevor [earlier Charles Rhys]; Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, later Diana Bailey]; Sylvia Henley;...
Dates: Oct 1960 - Jan 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday cake., 1959 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/444
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly comprising representatives of various countries on their contribution of ingredients for a cake for WSC) include: Frederick Floris on the manufacture of the cake; [1st] Lord Hailes [earlier Patrick Buchan-Hepburn], Governor General and Commander in Chief West Indies; Sir Hugh Foot, Governor of Cyprus; Sir Evelyn Baring [later 1st Lord Howick], Governor General and Commander in Chief Kenya; Walter Nash, Prime Minister of New Zealand; Guy Barton, Acting Governor of...
Dates: 1959 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday Gifts., 02 Dec 1947 - 03 May 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/387
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Robert Becker (4); Stella Daly (3); Lieutenant-Commander Frank de Vine-Hunt [former staff, Map Room] (2); Alfred Bossom; Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms]; Elsie Blomfield; Mary Nankivell; Sir Oswald Birley and Rhoda, Lady Birley; "Bill" 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry]; Lady Juliet Duff; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; Desmond Flower, Literary Director of Cassell and Company Limited; Joan, Lady Davidson; Sylvia Henley; "Pug"...
Dates: 02 Dec 1947 - 03 May 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday gifts., 1920 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/443
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning birthday and Christmas gifts to WSC) include: Clement Flower; the Sultan of Brunei; Loudon Sainthill; Robert Lusty, Chairman of Hutchinson Publishing Group; Sir Roland Turnball, Governor of North Borneo; Princess Mary; Rhoda, Lady Birley; Nicholas Soames; Emma Soames; Jeremy Soames; Charlotte Soames [later Charlotte Hambro and Charlotte, Lady Peel]; June Churchill; Oliver [1st] Lord Chandos [earlier Oliver Lyttelton]; Arnold Carey Foster; Ava, Lady Waverley...
Dates: 1920 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday gifts A-B., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/422
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly concerning 80th birthday gifts to WSC, the acceptance of invitations, and presentations to WSC) include: R A Butler, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Sir Desmond Morton; "Monty" [1st Lord Montgomery]; Nancy Rodd [Nancy Mitford]; 1st Lord Simonds and Mary, Lady Simonds; 1st Lord Alexander and "Maggie" [Margaret, Lady Alexander]; 1st Lord Alanbrooke [earlier Field Marshal Alan Brooke] and Benita, Lady Alanbrooke; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday gifts C-E, 1874 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/423
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly concerning 80th birthday gifts to WSC) include: Harold Smedley [Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations], James Armstrong [Agent General for Ontario, Canada, in the United Kingdom], 1st Lord Alexander, Ronald Belcher of the Commonwealth Relations Office, Frederick Hudd of the office of the High Commissioner for Canada (3) on gifts from Canada; Freda, Marquesa de Casa Maury [earlier Freda Dudley Ward] (2); Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier...
Dates: 1874 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday gifts F-L, 1915 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/424
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly concerning 80th birthday gifts to WSC) include: Captain Alwyne Farquarson; [2nd Lord] Fisher of Kilverstone; Oswald Frewen (with a letter from [Moreton] Frewen dating to 1915); Roger Frewen and Alexandra Frewen; Herbert Haseltine (3); Sylvia Henley; Kathleen Hill [former Secretary to WSC]; Edward Martell, Chairman of the Winston Churchill 80th Birthday Presentation Fund; John Graham [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Sir Bruce Ingram; Nora, Lady...
Dates: 1915 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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