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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: Birthday gifts: General public A-H., 1952 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/427A-F
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning 80th birthday gifts to WSC) include: Harriet Aldrich; Terence Grady (3) and John Graham [Assistant Private Secretaries to Foreign Secretary]; Frederick Biggs (3); R Barnes, President of the British Beekeepers' Association (5); Lieutenant-General Sir Ian Jacob, Director General of the BBC; Ian Bancroft [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Carmelita Burgers (3); John Stacpoole of the Colonial Office (4), Peter Kitcatt and Barry Smallman [Assistant...
Dates: 1952 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday gifts: General public I-Z., 1864 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/428A-G
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning 80th birthday gifts to WSC) include: Helmut Isenberg, Export Director, Paper-Mate Eastern (3); Terence Grady (2) and John Graham (3) [Assistant Private Secretaries to Foreign Secretary]; King Peter II of Yugoslavia; Ludwig Koch; Leslie Pine, Managing Editor of Burke's Peerage (2); Geoffrey Lane; Claude Muncaster; [William] Gladstone Murray; [Leonard] David Gammans; Sir John Blake-Reed; Ada Reeve; David Renton; James de Rothschild; Brigadier Ralph Rayner, Chairman...
Dates: 1864 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open except for folios 482-497 which have been removed from the file on grounds of data protection as they contain sensitive information about named individuals. Closed for 75 years until 1 Jan 2030.
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday gifts M-R., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/425
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly concerning 80th birthday gifts to WSC) include: Abdel Rahman El Mahdi; Lieutenant-Commander Michael Parker [Private Secretary to the Duke of Edinburgh]; Mary, Duchess of Marlborough; Percy Cox; Somerset Maugham; Paul Maze; Admiral [1st] Lord Mountbatten of Burma., Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean; Donald Byford, Chairman of the Melton [Leicestershire] Conservative and Unionist Association; Sir Charlton Lane of the Mercers' Company; Christopher Holland-Martin, Honorary...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday gifts: S-Z., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/426
Scope and Contents Correspondents (mainly concerning 80th birthday gifts to WSC) include: [5th] Lord Munster [earlier Geoffrey FitzClarence], Minister without Portfolio; and Martin Lynch [Private Secretary to Munster]; Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Spyros Skouras (5), President, and J Pattison (3), Director, of 20th Century Fox, regarding the installation of Cinemascope film equipment at Chartwell [Kent]; Priscilla, Lady Tweedsmuir [earlier Priscilla, Lady Grant]; Richard...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts C-D., 1899 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/408A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Jean, Lady Campbell; Thelma Cazalet-Keir; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier Frederick Lindemann]; Ronald Belcher of the Commonwealth Relations Office; "Rock", 5th Lord Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage]; Richard Church; Peregrine Churchill; John Colville and Mary Colville; Adrian Conan Doyle; [George] 3rd Lord Cromer [earlier Lord Errington] and Esme, Lady Cromer [earlier Esme Harmsworth]; Brigadier George Davy; William Deakin; Captain Sir...
Dates: 1899 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: C-E., 1714 - Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/400
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Desmond Crawley [Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations]; Major John Chandos-Pole; "C" [1st Lord Cherwell, earlier Frederick Lindemann]; John G Churchill; Peregrine Churchill; Hugh Wonter; Sir William Darling; Major-General Sir Francis de Guingand; James de Rothschild; Thomas Dewey; [Beatrix], Lady Dunalley; James Duncan, Chairman and Managing Director of the Massey Harris Company (4) and John Cleland,...
Dates: 1714 - Dec 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts C-F., [1880] - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/416
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Rafton Pounder, Chairman of the Cambridge University Conservative Association; Richard Casey, Australian Minister for External Affairs; [5th Lord] Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage]; John G Churchill and Hilda Churchill; Terence Grady, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; Geoffrey Cumberlege, Publisher, Oxford University Press; Sir James Dunn, Chairman and President of the Algoma [Canada] Steel Corporation Limited; Dr Ludwig...
Dates: [1880] - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts C-G., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/522
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include Admiral Harold Stark (2), on gift of food from Amon Carter; J Hay Colligan, offering piece of the original Atlantic Cable (declined); Brig-General Alfred Critchley(2); Don Guillermo de Blanck, Cuban Minister, London, on gift of cigars; Nancy Cunard, on giift of books; Lord Davidson, (Hispanic Council) on gift of book "Spanish now" by Allison Peers; Vice-Admiral Sir John Edgell, Hydrographer of the Navy, on gift of "The English Channel Handbook"; Sir...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Christmas gifts., Nov 1962 - Jan 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/447
Scope and Contents

Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Sir Charles Taylor; Sir Michael Fraser, Director of Conservative Research Department; and Herbert Jerichow, Director of Tuborg Breweries.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above; summaries of gifts received; Christmas cards; and notes and copies of correspondence from Catherine Snelling and Doreen Pugh [Secretaries to WSC].

Dates: Nov 1962 - Jan 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Christmas Gifts, 1950., [Oct] [1928] - 24 Jan 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/388
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on Christmas gifts to WSC) include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] regarding turkeys from Elwood Whitney; Herbert Jerichow, Managing Director of Tuborg Breweries; Colonel John Astor, [Chief Proprietor of] the Times; Colonel William Whitbread, Chairman of Whitbread Investment Company; David Hunt [Private Secretary to Prime Minister] regarding a cheese for WSC; Geoffrey Crowther [Editor of the Economist]; Lewis Douglas; Sir James Dunn, Chairman and...
Dates: [Oct] [1928] - 24 Jan 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Correspondence A-C., 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/563
Scope and Contents Correspondents concerning gifts to WSC include: [William] Andrews, Editor of the Yorkshire Post; Vincent Lawford of the Foreign Office, [John] Nicholas Henderson, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, Guy Millard of the Foreign Office advising WSC on overseas gifts; Harold Balfour; Princess Jean de Caraman-Chimay; Thanassis Aghnides, Greek Ambassador to Great Britain; Don de Blanck, Cuban Minister in London and Reginald Ashford, Private Secretary to the Chairman of the Board of...
Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Correspondence D-J., 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/564
Scope and Contents Correspondents concerning gifts to WSC include: Daisy, Lady Essendon; Leonard Pike, Agent General for Queensland [Australia]; George Mercer Nairne [8th Lord Lansdowne], Private Secretary to the British Ambassador to France on presents from French admirers of WSC; Dingle Foot; Vincent Lawford of the Foreign Office and [John] Nicholas Henderson, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, advising WSC on overseas gifts; Sir Joseph Nall; and Malcolm Robertson, Chairman of the British...
Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts Correspondence - General Public., Dec 1955 - Sep 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/591A-C
Scope and Contents C Adams (Harrow Tankard); Seymour Adelman (copy of letter by Lord Randolph Churchill enclosed); Gerado Thomas Albanir, Cuban Minister of Communications, (stamps enclosed); R Allen (cigar); Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company (record "His Finest Hour"); George Andrews (book "The Pageant of the Mediterranean"); J S Arnold (sirloin of beef); Australian Wool Bureau (medical sheepskins); H J Bailey (door stop); Colonel Ballantyne (copy of Nelson letter enclosed); David Barkley (book "Give him to...
Dates: Dec 1955 - Sep 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Correspondence K-N., 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/565
Scope and Contents Correspondents concerning gifts to WSC include: Guy Millard of the Foreign Office, [John] Nicholas Henderson, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary advising on gifts from abroad; Leonard Henry, British Consul General at Istanbul [Turkey]; Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich], British Ambassador to France; Admiral Sir Arthur Lumley Lyster on the use of tankers as aircraft carriers; and Admiral Sir Lionel Halsey, Chairman of the Navy League.Also includes: copies of correspondence...
Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Correspondence O-S., 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/566
Scope and Contents Correspondents concerning gifts to WSC include: Vincent Lawford of the Foreign Office (5), [John] Nicholas Henderson, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary (3), Sidney Hebblethwaite, Algernon Rumbold, and Guy Millard of the Foreign Office advising on gifts from abroad; Enver Aka, Military Attache to the Turkish Embassy; Air Commodore Frank Beaumont, Director of Allied Co-operation and Foreign Liaison; [Leonard] David Gammans; and Air Vice Marshal Donald Stevenson.Also includes:...
Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Correspondence (private and personal): A-W., Sep 1954 - Dec 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/590
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on various fund-raising and commemorative projects) include: 7th Lord Anglesley [earlier George Paget]; Bernard Baruch; Brian Batsford; Michael Cary [Deputy Secretary of the Cabinet], Derek Stephen [Private Secretary to the Secretary of the Cabinet] and Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook], Secretary of the Cabinet on the presentation of official histories to WSC; "Rock", 5th Lord Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage]; Adrian Conan Doyle on a biography of Arthur Conan...
Dates: Sep 1954 - Dec 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Correspondence T-W., 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/567
Scope and Contents Correspondents concerning gifts to WSC include: Guy Millard of the Foreign Office advising on gifts from abroad; [5th Duke of] Palmella, Portuguese Ambassador to Great Britain; [1st Lord] Templewood [earlier Samuel Hoare], British Ambassador to Spain; Francis Turnbull, Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for India; "Chopper" [7th Duke of Portland, earlier Lord Tichfield]; Bernard Barnes, Director of the United States Office of War Information in London; Bernard Sendall,...
Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts E-H., 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/409A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Charles Eade, Director of Associated Newspapers Limited; Maurice Edelman; William Bennett, Chairman of Essex County Council; Frederick Fisher (3); George Moseley; Louis Golding; Walter Graebner [London representative of Time-Life International]; Joyce Hall, President, Hallmark Cards; Sir Geoffrey Harmsworth, Chairman of the Harmsworth Press; Henry Harrison; Herbert Haseltine; Sylvia Henley; Ralph Hodder-Williams, Chairman of Hodder and...
Dates: 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts E-H., 1954 - May 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/435
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Sir Ian Fraser; Leonard Elgood, Director of the Distillers' Company Limited; J Ransome, Secretary of the Federation of British Carpet Manufacturers (4); Terence Grady (2) and John Graham (3) [Assistant Private Secretaries to Foreign Secretary]; George Fisher (5); Sir Oliver Franks; Victor Gollancz; Douglas Guthrie; Sir Gavin de Beer, Director of the British Museum of Natural History; Bernard Hailstone with a photograph of his portrait of WSC;...
Dates: 1954 - May 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts E-H., 10 Oct 1951 - 31 Jan 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/395
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Herbert Ernst; Desmond Flower, Literary Director of Cassell and Company Limited; [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Joyce Hall, President, Hallmark Cards; "Bomber" Sir Arthur Harris; Henry Heinz, President H J Heinz Company; Robert Hadow, Consul General [for South California and Arizona]; and Lionel Horton-Smith.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned...
Dates: 10 Oct 1951 - 31 Jan 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts F-I., 1883 - Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/401A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Maria Floris (3); Desmond Flower, Literary Director of Cassell and Company Limited; Dorothy Foot; Oswald Frewen; Louis Golding; Victor Gollancz; Colonel Maurice Grant (3); David Green (4); Amy Guest; John Gunther; 2nd Lord Haig [earlier Lord Dawick]; Hamish Hamilton, Managing Director of Hamish Hamilton Limited; Sir Roy Harrod; Herbert Haseltine (4); Sidney Holland, Prime Minister of New Zealand; Lionel Horton-Smith; Henry Laughlin, Houghton...
Dates: 1883 - Dec 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts G-J., 1887 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/417
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Evelyn Shuckburgh, Foreign Office; Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] (4); El Glaoui, Pasha of Marrakech [Marrakesh, Morocco]; Victor Gollancz, President of Victor Gollancz Limited; David Guthrie (3); Hamish Hamilton, Chairman of Hamish Hamilton Limited; Air Commodore Arthur Vere Harvey; Robert Hilton of John Edgington and Company Limited (3)...
Dates: 1887 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts G-M., 1945 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/372
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Walter Garnar, 1946; Gerald Verney, on gift of History of the 6th Guards Tank Brigade 1946; W Dalkmann and Thomas Walden on gift of cigars made for Hermann Goering, 1946; Major-General Sir Francis de Guingand, on gift of book "Operation Victory", 1947; Keith Hancock, on gift of book "New Zealand at War", 1946; Averell Harriman, on gift of champagne, 1947; Sir Percy Harris, on gift of memoir, "Forty Years in and out of Parliament", 1947; F A de Vine...
Dates: 1945 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Gifts awaited., Feb 1952 - Feb 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/432
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC which were not received) include: Terence Grady and John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretaries to Foreign Secretary] concerning gifts from overseas; Ralph Hodder-Williams, Chairman of Hodder and Stoughton Limited; and Sir Max Aitken, Vice-Chairman of the Daily Express.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above; press cuttings on WSC's 80th birthday and presents to him (including a portrait of WSC by Graham...
Dates: Feb 1952 - Feb 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Golden Wedding and Birthday., 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/442
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC and congratulations on his and CSC's golden wedding) include: Julian Sandys, Edwina Sandys and Celia Sandys; Duncan Sandys; Antonio Giraudier (3); Henry Luce; James Drawbell, Managing Editor of Newnes and Pearson's; "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay] and Kathleen [Lady] Ismay; Desmond Flower, Literary Director of Cassell and Company Limited; Marcel Boussac; "Willy" Sax; Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi; Violet, Lady Hardy; Winifred Stables (3); Clement Flower; Sir...
Dates: 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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