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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 P-Z., 15 Aug 1951 - 31 Jan 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/397
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Reginald Paget on the release of German commanders including [Field Marshal Fritz von] Manstein; Frederick Leishman [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Sarah Beauchamp [earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley]; "Willy" Sax [supplier of paints to WSC]; Barney Seale; [John] Kennedy Thompson, Attache for Colonial Affairs; Ella Sprott (4); Sir Ronald Storrs; Lowell Thomas; [Cyril] George Toogood;...
Dates: 15 Aug 1951 - 31 Jan 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts S., 1899 - Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/405
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; [Charles] Evelyn Shuckburgh [Principal Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Frank Salisbury; Monica, Lady Salmond; Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, later Diana Bailey] and Duncan Sandys; Willy Sax (3); "Top" [3rd Lord Selborne, earlier Lord Wolmer]; Colonel Ronald Sherbrooke-Walker; Colin Coote [Managing Editor of the Daily Telegraph and Morning Post];...
Dates: 1899 - Dec 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts S., 1900 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/413
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Colonel Sir Harold Mitchell; Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, later Diana Bailey] and Duncan Sandys; "Willy" Sax [supplier of paints to WSC]; Dudley Senanayake, Prime Minister of Ceylon [later Sri Lanka]; Charles Vignoles, Chairman of Shell-Mex and British Petroleum Limited; Arnold Silcock; Evelyn Shuckburgh, Foreign Office; Frederick Snow; Anthony Gafftey-Smith, Chairman of the Southern Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe] Currency...
Dates: 1900 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts S., 1707 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/420
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Frank Salisbury; Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough]; Ronald Belcher of the Commonwealth Relations Office; [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; A Smalley (4) with poems; John Walker, Keeper of Coins and Medals, British Museum; Ella Sprott (4); and Andrew...
Dates: 1707 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts T-Z., 1908 - Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/406
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Robert Taylor; Gerald Taylor (3); "Tommy", Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC]; Marigold, Lady Thurso [earlier Marigold, Lady Sinclair]; Colonel John Astor [Chief Proprietor of] the Times; William McAdam, Agent-General for the province of British Columbia [Canada]; Leonard Elgood, Director of the Distillers Company Limited; Ava, Lady Waverley [earlier Ava, Lady Anderson and Ava Wigram]; William Weech; Chaim Weizmann; [Edward]...
Dates: 1908 - Dec 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts T-Z., 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/414
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Charles Taylor and Constance Taylor; Myron Taylor; Warren Tute; Sig Unander, State Treasurer of the State of Oregon [United States]; Sir Stanley Unwin, Chairman of George Allen and Unwin Limited; Sir Harold Mitchell; J Arthur Walker with details of an astrological chart for WSC (5); Earl Warren, Governor of California [United States]; Frederick Leishman [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Nancy, Duchess of Westminster;...
Dates: 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts T-Z., 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/421
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary], Evelyn Shuckburgh, Foreign Office, Peter Kitcatt [Assistant Private Secretary to Secretary of State for the Colonies], Louis Petch [Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer], and Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] on the acceptance of gifts by WSC; Colonel John Astor, [Chief Proprietor of] the Times; Josip Tito; Vladimir Velebit,...
Dates: 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Public and Political: General: Gifts T-Z., 1818 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/439
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Terence Grady and John Graham [Assistant Private Secretaries to Foreign Secretary]; Sidney Toy (3); Catherine Vesey-Fitzgerald; Vera Weizmann; "Orlo" [Orlando] Williams; Sir Edward Bridges, Permanent Secretary to the Treasury; Brigadier-General Sir Ormonde Winter; H Nishi, Japanese Ambassador to the United Kingdom; Shigeru Yoshida, former Prime Minister of Japan; and Sir Esler Dening, British Ambassador to Japan.Also includes: notes and...
Dates: 1818 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts T-Z., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/526
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include Sir Hughe Knatchbull-Hugessen, British Ambassador, Brussels, on gift from A Taets, of book of British songs, published clandestinely under the occupation (attached); William Tainish, on poem on the fourth anniversary of the war, with copies of correspondence between John Curtin, Prime Minister of Australia and Sir Ronald Cross, Australian High Commissioner, London; G M Treveylan, on gift of book "English Social History"; Major General A C Wedemayer,...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Winston Churchill Birthday Fund: Contributions., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/429A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning contributions to the Winston Churchill 80th birthday presentation fund) include: Robert Hankey, British Ambassador to Sweden; James Stuart; L Kent (3); Louisa, Lady Nash (4); and representatives of the Fund including Brian Goddard, Secretary (5), [2nd] Lord Moynihan, Treasurer, and Edward Martell, Chairman (4).Also includes copies of letters from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to: Charles Forte of Forte and Company, Sir [Horace] Anthony Rumbold,...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Winston Churchill Birthday Fund: various correspondence., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/430
Scope and Contents Correspondents concerning the Winston Churchill 80th birthday presentation fund) include: John Colville, Private Secretary to WSC, with information about the total raised by the fund, and its operation; Edward Martell, Chairman of the Fund, on subjects including the establishment of the fund and suggested announcements to the press; Brian Goddard, Secretary of the Fund; [1st Lord] Bracken; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office;...
Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Winston Churchill Birthday Trust., 30 Sep 1954 - 19 Jan 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/431A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning the Winston Churchill birthday trust) include: Brian Goddard, Secretary of the Winston Churchill birthday fund; Edward Martell, Chairman of the Fund (and Editor of the Recorder) (10) on subjects including a register of donors and the amounts given; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company (WSC's solicitor) on subjects including investments, the establishment of the Trust and the presentation to WSC (23); A L Ball, Manager of Lloyds Bank (Cox's and King's branch) (4);...
Dates: 30 Sep 1954 - 19 Jan 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Birthday and Christmas greetings (and gifts correspondence)., 1955 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/483A-G
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Richard Pim; Henry Laughlin; Nicholas Soames, Emma Soames, Jeremy Soames and Charlotte Soames; Julian Sandys; "Archie" [1st Lord Thurso [earlier Archibald Sinclair]; 10th Duke of Marlborough and Mary, Duchess of Marlborough; [1st Lord] Kilmuir [earlier David Maxwell-Fyfe]; Lord Ivor Spencer Churchill; Peter Thorneycroft; "Buck", 9th Lord de la Warr [earlier Lord Buckhurst]; Walter Monckton; Charles Rhys [later 8th Lord Dynevor] and Hope Rhys [later Hope, Lady...
Dates: 1955 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Birthday greetings., Nov 1945 - Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/448
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Baron Cartier de Marchienne, Belgian Ambassador to Great Britain; Charles, Prince Regent of Belgium; Sir William Collins, Chairman of Fortnum and Mason Limited; "Brookie" [1st Lord Alanbrooke, earlier Field Marshal Alan Brooke]; Sir Harry Lauder; Julian Sandys; Averell Harriman; Sir Richard Pim; Venetia Montagu [earlier Venetia Stanley]; Queen Mary; Ivan Maisky; Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe] Chairman of the Conservative Party; Lady Lilian Grenfell [earlier...
Dates: Nov 1945 - Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Birthday greetings., 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/455
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning birthday wishes to WSC) include: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth; "Betty", Admiral Harold Stark; Robert Hudson; Prince Mohammed Ali; Sir Malik Khizar Hayat Tiwana; Mary, Duchess of Beaufort [earlier Lady Mary Cambridge]; Sir Kenneth Clark; Frank Sawyers; Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi; Horatia Seymour; Peter Fraser; Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, later Diana Bailey] and Duncan Sandys; Lady Lilian Grenfell [earlier Lady Lilian Spencer-Churchill]; "Freddy"...
Dates: 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Birthday greetings., 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/456A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning birthday wishes to WSC) include: Viorel Tilea; "Crankie" [Sir Edward Crankshaw]; Reginald Fellowes; Sir James Dunn; Major-General Ernest Walford; Gustav Rasmussen, Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs; Georges Bidault, French Foreign Minister; Leslie Rowan; Thomas Dewey; George Drew; "Bill" [Berkeley] Ormerod, Head of British Information Services, New York [United States]; "Betty", Admiral Harold Stark; Averell [Harriman]; Mackenzie King; William Mabane; Ralph...
Dates: 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/455A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Mitchell, Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Scotland], on WSC visiting Aberdeen and accepting its Freedom (4); Thomas Loveday, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bristol, on various University matters; Hugh, [7th] Lord Sefton [earlier Lord Molyneux] offering WSC membership of the Buck's Club; Sir Patrick Hannon sending confidence in WSC's leadership from the Constitutional Club and the Early Closing Association (2); Sir George Mitcheson offering WSC the presidency of...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence, A-G. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Oct 1941 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/484A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Mitchell, Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Scotland], on WSC visiting the City to receive its freedom; [John] Pimlott [Private Secretary to the Home Secretary] on WSC visiting Northern Ireland to receive the Freedom of Belfast [Ulster]; [Alan] Hodge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] (5) and Brendan Bracken [Minister of Information] (2) on concerns over WSC being a patron of Blighty magazine; [Nicholas] Mackaskie, Honorary Treasurer of Gray's...
Dates: Oct 1941 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/416
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [2nd] Lord Aberdeen [and Temair, earlier Lord Haddo] on [Mary] Churchill [later Lady Soames]; [Bernard] Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information]; Vice-Admiral [Sir] Guy Royle [Naval Secretary to the First Lord of the Admiralty] on his knighthood and the death of [Rear-]Admiral [?John] Fitzgerald; Captain Maurice Mansergh [Director of Trade Division, Admiralty] and Rear-Admiral Stuart Bonham-Carter on receiving honours; Mabell, Lady Airlie;...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B, many on WSC's health, his travels abroad, and offering support for his leadership. [please note that most of the file dates from 1943]., Mar 1941 - Aug 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/463
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General [2nd] Lord Rennell [earlier Francis Rodd] (15 Army Group) and General [Sir Harold] Alexander [later 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis] forwarding the first Union Jack to fly on the mainland of liberated Europe; Ava, Lady Anderson [earlier Ava Wigram, later Ava, Lady Waverley] commenting on and sending on notes on Ralph Wigram and the German breaking of the Treaty of Locarno including extracts from letters by [Pierre] Flandin [former French Foreign Minister];...
Dates: Mar 1941 - Aug 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1942]., c [1892] - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/440
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lady Margaret Alexander on her husband [General Harold Alexander, later 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis]; Sir Gifford Fox; John Winant [United States Ambassador to Great Britain] on W Sterling Cole giving WSC the American flag flying over the United States Capitol when he spoke there in 1941; Group Captain [Charles] Anderson; Paul Appleby, United States Under-Secretary of Agriculture; Anthony Rumbold [2nd Secretary], British Embassy, Washington [United States] (2)...
Dates: c [1892] - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office Correspondence C-D., 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/530
Scope and Contents Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill) as opposed to the Private Office File also contains copies of notes and letters by Private Office staff including John Colville, B C Sendall, John Martin, Leslie Rowan,.Correspondents include: Lord Camrose; Richard Casey, on election defeat; Henry "Chips" CChannon, on election defeat; Robert Chapman, offering book on Marlborough; Admiral Sir George Chetwode, on Victory in Europe; Noel Coward, asking for...
Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D., Jan 1943 - Jun 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/464
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "E R" [Eleanor Roosevelt] and John Russell [2nd Secretary] (British Embassy, Washington [United States]) (2) on communications with a US sculptor Stirling Calder and his bust of WSC; [1st] Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry], High Commissioner for Canada [in the United Kingdom] Vincent Massey, Chilean Ambassador [to Great Britain] Manuel Bianchi, and Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia Jan Sramek, on WSC's health problems; Sir Newman Flower, Director of Cassell and...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Jun 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/417
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [4th] Lord Camden [John Pratt] on rationing on the Riviera, France; [1st] Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry] (2); [Arnold] Heeney, Clerk of the Privy Council, Canada, on the Privy Council oath; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin] and "B B" [Brendan Bracken, Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary] on the death of Ronald Cartland; Freda, Marquesa de Casa Maury [earlier Freda Dudley Ward], on a "health-giving lamp" and the Feathers Club (2); Robert...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/441
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Campbell on the death of his son; Malcolm MacDonald, British High Commissioner in Canada, passing on a request for WSC's autograph; "Porchy", [6th] Lord Carnarvon [earlier Lord Porchester] (2), Sir Philip Chetwode, and Sir Stafford Cripps sending birthday greetings; Victor Cazalet; "R C" [1st Lord] Cecil [of Chelwood, earlier Lord Robert Cecil] on WSC's "two Archbishops"; [Rodney] Gallop (Foreign Office); "Bobbety", Lord Cranborne [earlier Robert Gascoyne...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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