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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 H-L., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/523
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include Sir Victor Mallett, British Minister, Stockholm, Sweden, on gift book by Knut Hagsberg; Roy Harrod, on gift of book; Friedrich Hayek on gift of book; Sir Austin Hudson MP, on gift of walking stick from constituent, Idris Jones; Sir Hughe Knatchbull-Hugessen, British Ambassador, Belgium, on gift of photograph of bulldog decorated with the flags of the allies; "Chopper", [the 7th Duke of Portland] on gift from the Inter-Services Club, Nottingham; Lord...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts I-K, 1897 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/410
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Anne, Lady Islington; "Pug" [1st] Lord Ismay and Kathleen, Lady Ismay; Eliahu Elath, Israeli Ambassador to Great Britain; Herbert Jerichow, Managing Director of Tuborg Breweries; Robert Lusty, Deputy Chairman of Michael Joseph Limited; 1st Lord Kemsley [earlier Sir James Berry, Editor in Chief Sunday Times]; James Armstrong, Agent-General for Ontario [Canada]; [William] Stephen King-Hall; William Kirk (3); Professor [George] Wilson Knight;...
Dates: 1897 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts I-L., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/436
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: [1st Lord] Ismay; Brian Goddard, Secretary of the Winston Churchill 80th birthday presentation fund; and Eric Kennington.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above; newspaper cuttings (including an article about WSC and Dwight Eisenhower); photographs; pamphlets about the Catholic religion; paintings and sketches; portraits of WSC; a copy letter from Rudyard Kipling; and notes and copies of...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts I-O., 06 Apr 1951 - 29 Jan 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/396
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: George Keating (5); Jacqueline, Lady Killearn; Sir Alan Lascelles, Private Secretary to King George VI; Walter Graebner [London representative of Time-Life International]; Miss McLees regarding a gift from Sir James Lithgow (3); John Lockhart; Henry Luce of Time-Life International; 1st Lord Marchwood [earlier Frederick Penny]; Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Moore; Sir Clive Morrison-Bell; Sydney Moseley; Bernard Myers; Leander...
Dates: 06 Apr 1951 - 29 Jan 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts I-Z., Jan 1948 - Aug 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/377
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Professor John Jewkes, on gift of book "Ordeal by Planning", Simon Ramsay MP, on proposed gift of gold boxing gloves from Joe Louis, with press cuttings on Louis' visit to London [gift declined by WSC, note annotated "I am not going to fight anyone. I am not in fabour of prize fighting. I am not in favour of niggers either"]; Sir John Marshall, on gift of ancient Indian coin, bearing the earliest known example of the "V for Victory" sign; Eleanor...
Dates: Jan 1948 - Aug 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts J-L., 1850 - 24 Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/402
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Robert Lusty; W Keatinge-Clay (4); Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Sir Alexander King; [William] Stephen King-Hall; Sir Alexander Korda; Rom Landau; Henry Laughlin [President of Houghton Mifflin Company]; John Leslie; and Shane Leslie.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to...
Dates: 1850 - 24 Dec 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts K-N., 1900 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/418
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Sir Alexander Korda; Evelyn Leaman (4); Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; David Low; Ann Whitman, Personal Secretary to President Dwight Eisenhower; Harvey Jamieson, Secretary of the Company of merchants in the city of Edinburgh [Scotland]; Sir Clifford Radcliffe, Clerk of Middlesex County Council; Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore; Brendan Bracken; Edgar Beck, Director of John Mowlem and Company Limited; and...
Dates: 1900 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts K-Z:., Sep 1948 - Apr 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/379
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Samuel Kaplan, on gift of cigars and whisky; A E King, on copy of letter from Sergeant-Major A Brockie to his parents on WSC's escape from the Boers in 1899; Fred Lipmann, enclosing photographs of WSC, "Rufus" the poodle and the garden at Chartwell; Evelyn Waugh, on gift of cigars from Henry Luce; Reginald Maudling on gift of Armagnac; John Beasley, Australian High Commissoner, London, on gift of lambswool covered book from the Mayor of Melbourne, on...
Dates: Sep 1948 - Apr 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts K-Z:., Mar 1949 - Nov 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/381
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Rene Massigli, French Ambassador, London, on gift of portrait of WSC in marquetry; Edith, Lady Londonderry on gift of gold cigar cutter formerly belonging to the late Lord Londonderry; Reginald Maudling on gift of 1913 Cognac; Fitzroy Maclean on gift of book; The Hon. Sam Rayburn, Speaker, US House of Representatives, on gift of cartoon; Benjamin Rosenthal, United States Playing Card Co., on gift of playing cards; Spyros Skouras, President 20th...
Dates: Mar 1949 - Nov 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts K-Z., [1880] - Aug 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/392
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Alfred Knopf; Mary Ladele (3); [Alfred] Ernest Marples; Robert Lusty, Deputy Chairman of Michael Joseph Limited; Rubeigh Minney; Peter Smithers; Samuel Porter, Lord Justice of Appeal, Supreme Court of Northern Ireland; Alfred Greenham, Assistant Trade Commissioner for Southern Australia on a gift of lamb; Gerald O'Brien, Press Officer, Conservative and Unionist Central Office; Stanley Wagner on tropical fish (3); and Jonathan Cape, Chairman...
Dates: [1880] - Aug 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts L-N., Dec 1952 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/411A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Margaret Lethwaite; Robert Menzies; Mohammed Ali, Prime Minister of Pakistan; Dorothy, Lady Moran [earlier Dorothy Wilson]; Sir John Lei Hop, Agent General for Victoria [Australia]; Hector McNeil; John Neale, Astor Professor of English History, University of London; [6th] Lord Nelson; Lord Rupert Nevill; E Rhodes-Wood (4) of the New Zealand legion of frontiersmen and J Morrison (3) of the Commonwealth Relations Office on the presentation of a...
Dates: Dec 1952 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Lists of gifts (including 80th Birthday)., Jan 1954 - Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/433
Scope and Contents

Includes: typescript and manuscript lists giving details of gifts sent to WSC, information about the sender and the date the present was received; and notes from John Colville [Private Secretary to WSC] and R McHale [Secretary to WSC] on WSC's desire to see gifts and the disposal of unwanted presents.

Dates: Jan 1954 - Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts M-N., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/524
Scope and Contents

Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include Colonel J B Machado, Brazilian Chief of Staff, on gift of cigars; the Maori Children of Waiomo Native School, New Zealand, on gift of walking stick; Allan Michie, on gift of book "Keep the Peace Through Air Power".File also includes notes and replies by WSC's Personal and Private Office staff including John Peck, Grace Hamblin, E M Watson, John Colville, Leslie Rowan, Cmmander Charles Thompson, Kathleen Hill, and George Harvie-Watt.

Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts M-O, 1890 - Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/403
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Don Salvador de Madariaga; Ella Maillart; Mary, Duchess of Marlborough [earlier Mary Cadogan]; Lieutenant-General Sir Giffard Martel; George Mikes; Sir Thomas More; 1st Lord Moran [earlier Charles Wilson] and Dorothy, Lady Moran [earlier Dorothy Wilson]; "Dickie" [Lord Mountbatten of Burma, last Viceroy of India]; Ivison Macadam, Director General of the Royal Institute of International Affairs; Sir Arthur MacNalty; Reverend George Appleton;...
Dates: 1890 - Dec 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts M-O., 1955 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/437
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Pierre Dupuy, Canadian Ambassador to France; Fernande Letourneau (3); Terence Grady and John Graham [Assistant Private Secretaries to Foreign Secretary]; William McAdam, Agent General for British Columbia; Fritz Meili (3); Robert Lusty, Vice-Chairman of Michael Joseph Limited; Wallace Nesbitt; and Walter Noble (3).Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to [6th] Lord Nelson; postcards; pamphlets;...
Dates: 1955 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts M-Z., Jul 1947 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/375
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Ernest Marples, on gift of book; Reginald Maudling on gift of cognac; Sir Richard Pim on gift of woodcock; A L Rowse, on gift of book "The End of an Epoch"; Sir Arthur Salter on gift of book, "Personality and Politics"; George Scorer on gift of printed Harrow School list, Apr 1890 (retained); S Paul Shipley on gift of booklet "Bristol's Bombed Churches"; Sir William Rootes on gift of turkeys; Sir Francis Beane, on gift of brandy from George Taylor;...
Dates: Jul 1947 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts M-Z., 27 May 1949 - 19 Oct 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/384
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] on a gift from Madriano Madrazo; Sir Simon Marks, Chairman and Managing Director of Marks and Spencer Export Corporation Limited regarding a bronze head of WSC by Benno Elkan; Commander Douglas Marshall; Ernst Muller; Walter Nightingall [WSC's racehorse trainer] on a gift of hay to Colonist II; Dickson and Singleton, solicitors, on a gift of a watch from Joe McHenry to WSC...
Dates: 27 May 1949 - 19 Oct 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts M-Z., 23 May 1950 - 16 Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/386
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: A J Mallet regarding the Battle of the Flowers in Jersey and gifts to WSC (15); Eugene Meyer [Chairman of the Board, the Washington Post Company]; B Mundy (3); [William Jordan] High Commissioner for New Zealand; Gerald O'Brien; George Peel (with a pamphlet on Sir Robert Peel); Cecil Roberts; James de Rothschild; Mary, Lady de Rougetel; James Dance; Arthur Kellas, 1st Secretary at the Helsinki [Finland] Legation regarding a gift from Aarre...
Dates: 23 May 1950 - 16 Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts M-Z., [1934] - Apr 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/390
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Sir Alfred Munnings; Odette Pol Roger; John Rodgers; Frederic Roe; "Willy" Sax [supplier of paints to WSC]; Sir Alfred Brown, Legal Advisor to the High Commissioner in Germany; Edward Shrapnell-Smith; Colonel Douglas Clifton-Brown [later 1st Lord Ruffside]; George Benson; Sir Jasper Ridley, Chairman of the Trustees of the Tate Gallery; and Sir Francis Beane, Chairman of the Bank of British West Africa Limited.Also includes copies of correspondence...
Dates: [1934] - Apr 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts N-Z., 1944 - Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/373
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include The New Zealand Federation of Women's Clubs, on gift of £447 19s 10d, allocated to St Mary's Hospital, London W2., with letter from Lord Moran on the gift, 1946; The Foreign Office, on request to copy manuscript letters of Lord Palmerston, given to WSC by Albert Johnson in 1944; Racher and Co., Switzerland, on gift of easel, 1946; Talens and Sons Ltd., on gift of "Rembrandt" oil paints, with colour charts, 1946; Cecil Roberts, on gift of book, "And So...
Dates: 1944 - Jul 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts O-R., Dec 1952 - Dec 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/412
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Roden Orden; Joan, Lady Portal; Henry Pratt Boorman; Sir Carol Reed and [Penelope], Lady Reed; Juliet, Lady Rhys Williams (with notes on taxation); John Tilney; Nellie Romilly [earlier Nellie Hozier]; [6th] Lord Rosebery [earlier Albert Primrose]; Esmond [2nd Lord] Rothermere [earlier Esmond Harmsworth]; Sir William Farren, President of the Royal Aeronautical Society; and Sir Ivison Macadam, editor of the Annual Register of World Events.Also...
Dates: Dec 1952 - Dec 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts O-R., 1908 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/419
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: John O'Donnell (3); Sir Esmond Ovey; Dato Paglar (3) regarding a gift of cigars; Richard Pape (4) regarding his escape from the Netherlands during World War II and the presentation of spoons to WSC; Desmond Crawley [Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations]; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Alan Hodge, editor of History Today; A Pratt (3); [Mary] Irene, Lady Ravensdale...
Dates: 1908 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts P-R., 1858 - Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/404
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Andre Deutsch, Chairman and Managing Director of Andre Deutsch Limited; Odette Pol Roger; John Pudney, Director of Evans Brothers Limited; Cyril Conner, Head of Commonwealth and Foreign Relations at the BBC; Habib Rahimtoda, Director Hodder and Stoughton Limited; Patrick Reid; Paul Reynaud; Colin Coote [Managing Editor of the Daily Telegraph and Morning Post]; and A L Rowse.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the...
Dates: 1858 - Dec 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts P-S., 1812 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/438
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: C Albert Paine (5) regarding songs he has sent to WSC; Miss St Clair Conway Poole (3); Brian Goddard, Secretary of the Winston Churchill 80th Birthday Presentation Fund; Hubert Gladwyn-Jebb, British Ambassador to France; Evan Maude [Principal Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer]; R Morley of the Northern Transport Agency (5); Rachel, Lady Stuart; James Rosenberg (4); Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign...
Dates: 1812 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts P-S., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/525
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include P Pipinelis, Greek Legation to Poland, on gift of book; Lt-General M Kukiel, Polish Minister of Nationa Defence, on gift of book on Polish Armed Forces; W L Rubin, General Cigar Company, New York, on gift of cigars and humidor; King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia, on gift of sword; Sir Leslie Scott (2), on gift of book "Letters to Malaya" by Martyn Skinner; Captain C Serreulles, on gift of book on England "Angleterre", clandestinely published in Paris,...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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