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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: Personal Office correspondence, C-D, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party and praising his leadership., Jan 1940 - Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/393
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Monsieur Campinchi, French Minister of Marine; [1st] Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph sending on a United States article published in the Telegraph; Robert Cary; [1st] Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil] (?2) including (1) on the League [of Nations]; Lord Hugh Cecil [later 1st Lord Quickswood]; Neville Chamberlain (5) on subjects including his health, government policy, and his resignation; Sir Evan...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office Correspondence E-G., 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/531
Scope and Contents Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill, Grace Hamblin and Elizabeth Layton) as opposed to the Private Office File also contains copies of notes and letters by Private Office staff including Commander Charles Thompson, Leslie Rowan and John Colville.Correspondents include: Charles Eade, on electon defeat; Sir Crisp English on Victory in Europe; Irene Wellington (3) on presentation of manuscript copy of "Rule Britannia" to the Gunroom of HMS...
Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/442
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch (3) and Lovat Dickson [Director] of MacMillan and Company (2) on subjects including Eade going to Egypt and WSC binding copies of his works for him; Sir Crisp English on WSC's acute appendicitis in 1922; Michael Foot, [Acting] Editor, Evening Standard, on Low's cartoon "Winterton's Nightmare"; [Sir Alexander] Erskine-Hill congratulating WSC on his speech of 23 April; Wilfred Fish [WSC's dentist]; [Alan] Hodge [Assistant...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G., Jan 1943 - Jan 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/465
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade [editor] of the Sunday Dispatch and Leslie Graham-Dixon thanking WSC for gifts of his books; Admiral Sir Edward Evans [later 1st Lord Mountevans] sending a book for WSC; General Dwight Eisenhower (2) on receiving a picture of WSC and WSC's illness; James Forrestal [Under Secretary of the United States Navy] on WSC's recovery; "B B" [Brendan Bracken] on "Lee's Lieutenants" by Douglas Freeman; Arthur Grenfell on early flying experiences with WSC; Sir Edward...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Jan 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G, many praising WSC's speeches and leadership., Sep 1939 - Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/394
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War] (5) including (2) on his role in the government; Maxine Elliott on her health (2); Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain on honouring [Walter Richard] Sickert; Daisy Fellowes [earlier Daisy, Princesse de Broglie] (2); Sir Warren Fisher [Regional Commander for Civil Defence, North-West Region] criticising the conduct of the war; [Edward] FitzClarence [later 6th Lord Munster] on Randolph Churchill's time in the...
Dates: Sep 1939 - Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G. [please note that almost all material dates from 1941]., Jan 1941 - Jan 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/418
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch on Randolph Churchill; Sybil, Lady Eden, on obtaining WSC's autograph (2); [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] sending an item from Sir [Ronald] Campbell [British Minister Plenipotentiary to Washington, United States] to amuse WSC; Daisy Fellowes [earlier Daisy, Princesse de Broglie] on lunch invitations (3); [2nd] Lord Fisher of Kilverstone sending asparagus; Alastair Forbes on WSC signing his copy of "Into Battle"; David...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Jan 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, H-K., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/419
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Ian Hamilton (4) on subjects including the death of his wife, and his bull; George Harrap (7) on subjects including his marriage; Averell Harriman and his wife Kathleen; T E R Harris, WSC's banker; [Sir] James Hawkey and his wife Vera; Alice Keppel; Eva, Lady Keyes, on her husband [Sir Roger] Keyes; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood] (2); [Clarence] Howe, Canadian Minister of Munitions and Supply, thanking WSC for his hospitality; [Arthur] Winnington...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office Correspondence, H-K., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/494
Scope and Contents Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill) as opposed to the Private Office. Correspondents include: Lord Halifax, British Ambassador, Washington, gift of coxcomb seeds; Sir Patrick Hannon MP, on behalf of the Birmingham Group of MPs on the safety of Randolph Churchill; T E R Harris (6) on gifts of fruit, and on the case of Sir George Albu, who had been refused priority to return by air to South Africa; Harry Hopkins, on the death of his son,...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office Correspondence H-K., 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/532
Scope and Contents Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill and Elizabeth Layton) as opposed to the Private Office File also contains copies of notes and letters by Private Office staff including John Peck and Commander Charles Thompson.Correspondents include: Sir Ian Hamilton; Sir James Hawkey on Victory in Europe; Harry Hopkins, on the election campaign; Lord Horder, on gift of book - "Rebuilding Family Life in the Post-War world"; Lady Howe, on the death of...
Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, H-K., Dec 1941 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/443
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir George Hamilton; Sir Ian Hamilton on a memorial service to the Duke of Connaught; Captain Guy Hannaford; Sir Patrick Hannon (2); George Harrap (4) on subjects including the "Paternosters" club, the birth of his daughter, and an autograph request; Averell Harriman [United States Representative in London of Combined Shipping Adjustment Board] on a 3 pound win by WSC; T E R Harris [WSC's banker]; Sir Percy Harris supporting government changes; Alan Herbert (A P...
Dates: Dec 1941 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, H-K, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his speeches and leadership., Sep [1939] - Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/395
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Lord] Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, Foreign Secretary] (3) including (1) on the War Cabinet and (1) on Neville Chamberlain's health; Nina, [Duchess of] Hamilton [and Brandon] giving advice on speeches; [2nd Lord] Hamilton of Dalzell on defending Brittany, France; Captain [Cecil] Harcourt on his receiving an honour; [Saville] Garner [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Dominions] on Sir Edward Harding's collection of autographed...
Dates: Sep [1939] - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, H-K. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov [1941] - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/466
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Percy Harris on WSC's safe return from abroad; Cardinal [Arthur] Hinsley [Archbishop of Westminster], Leslie Hore-Belisha, Sir Miles Lampson [later 1st Lord Killearn, British Ambassador to Egypt], and Maharaja Maharao of Kutch on WSC's health; Major-General [Sir] Percy Hobart on his recent honour [knighthood]; Sir Ian Hamilton (3) on subjects including a memoir of his wife, forwarding best wishes, and a cow called "Winnie"; Walter Harrap, [Chairman] of George G...
Dates: Nov [1941] - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office Correspondence L-M., 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/533
Scope and Contents Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill and Elizabeth Layton) as opposed to the Private Office File also contains copies of notes and letters by Private Office staff including John Colville, John Martin, Anthony Bevir and Paul Beards.Correspondents include: Rene Leon, on Victory in Europe; Eric, Lord Long, on Victory in Europe; Sir Leonard Lyle, sympathy on election defeat; Neville Lytton, on Victory in Europe; Pamela, Lady Lytton, (3) on lunch...
Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, L-M., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/444
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold Laski on the importance of WSC's leadership, particularly in the United States; [Caroline] Lejeune [Mrs E Roffe Thompson, Film Critic to the Observer] recommending films to WSC; [Richard] Eric Long on his support for WSC (3); Jean [Ivan] Maisky [Soviet Union Ambassador to the United Kingdom] sending WSC a copy of [Ilya] Ehrenburg's "Fall of Paris"; Paul Maze sending 2 paintings and hoping to see WSC (3); Barbara McCorquodale (Barbara Cartland) sending WSC her...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, L-M, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and Leader of the Conservative Party and praising his leadership., Dec 1939 - Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/396
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Lambert; Nathan Laski (2) including (1) on Randolph Churchill; Harold Laski; [1st] Lord Lee of Fareham and [Ruth] Lady Lee; [Brigadier-General] Raymond Lee [US Military Attache] on a dinner with WSC; Alexis Leger ["St-John Perse"]; "Charley", [7th] Lord Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh] (3) including (1) on using Southern Irish ports and (2) on his attitude to German rearmament in the 1930s; Major [Richard] Eric Long (2); 11th Lord Lothian [earlier Philip...
Dates: Dec 1939 - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, L-M. [please note that most material dates from 1941]., Feb 1941 - Feb 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/420
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Lambert; Harold Laski on the death of his father Nathan Laksi; "Jack" [John] Lawson (2); [Bernard] Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information] on United States recordings of WSC's speeches; Major [Richard] Eric Long (3) including (1) sending on a letter from [Robert] Hudson [Minister of Agriculture] on Long's gardener; [Dame] Edith Lyttelton [Mrs Arthur Lyttelton] (3) including (2) on an English Speaking Union luncheon; Oliver Lyttelton...
Dates: Feb 1941 - Feb 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, L-M. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Dec 1942 - Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/467
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Lambton praising WSC's broadcast [of ?21 March]; [Sir Alan] Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] on having lunched with WSC; Harold Laski sending on a Queen Anne proclamation; [General Sir Hastings] Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] sending on items (2); Major-General Sir Andrew McCulloch on a pipe march composed in WSC's honour by Pipe-Major A Lewis; Reverend James Little, Oliver Locker-Lampson, and Cyril Maude on WSC's health; Guy...
Dates: Dec 1942 - Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, M-Q., Jan 1943 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/468A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold MacMillan on Randolph [Churchill] and [Pierre] Flandin; [John] Macnamara on a visit to Chequers [Buckinghamshire]; Reginald McKenna sending praise for WSC; Gwen and Henry [Mond, 2nd Lord Melchett] on WSC's birthday; Violet, Lady Melchett [?on "Rota" the lion]; [James] Tucker, Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor], Herbert Morrison, and [Henry] Morton (2) on books received and sent; [1st] Lord Moran [earlier Charles Wilson] on WSC having come to dinner; Dorothy, Lady...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office Correspondence N-P., 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/534
Scope and Contents Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill and Elizabeth Layton)as opposed to the Private Office File also contains copies of notes and letters by Private Office staff including Commander Charles Thomposon, John Martin, George Harvie Watt, and Miss E M Watson Correspondents include: Tom Wickham MP, on gifts from New Zealand; Sir Herbert Olney, Zoological Board of Victoria, Australia, asking about the condition of WSC's black swans; Major-General...
Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, N-Q., Jan 1936 - Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/397
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys (2), Sir Geoffrey Fry [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin] (5), J Norris (a "working-man Conservative") (5), and Marjorie Maxse, Chief Organising Officer, Conservative and Unionist Party, on subjects including a dispute between Sandys and Norris over payment for his services and meetings organised by Norris; Sir Terence O'Connor congratulating WSC on his speech of 11 April 1940 and his leadership (3); Una, Lady O'Dwyer on the death of...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, N-Q., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/421
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Captain] Stephen Arliss of HMS Napier on WSC's trips on the ship; [2nd] Lord Newton sending WSC a copy of his book "Retrospection"; [Alan] Hodge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] on WSC being sent a print of a RAF picture; J Norris (5) and Duncan Sandys on allegations by Norris against Sandys; Victor Oliver on resigning from the "William Allen White Committee"; [Lieutenant-]General [Bernard] Paget [Commander-in-Chief South Eastern Command]...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, N-Q., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/445
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Philip Noel-Baker on overcoming difficulties; Erik Colban, Norwegian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, and Sir [David] Ross, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University, sending on books; Ivor Novello and Sir John Ponsonby on obtaining WSC's autograph; Margot, [Lady] Oxford [and Asquith, earlier Margot Asquith] on the state of the war (2); Sir Earle Page on flowers sent by WSC and CSC; William Paley on "short snorters" and seeing WSC when he was in England; Gladys, Lady...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, R-S., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/422
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Stella, Lady Reading [later Stella, Lady Swanborough] on WSC's appointment as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports; Colonel George Rennie reminiscing on WSC's comments on his future ambitions after Spion Kop [South Africa]; Sir Robert Renwick sending on papers on Yugoslavia and manpower (2); Sir Edwin Lutyens [President] of the Royal Academy offering WSC the honorary position of Secretary for Foreign Correspondence and presenting WSC with a bust by Sir William Reid Dick...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office Correspondence R-S., 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/535
Scope and Contents Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill and Elizabeth Layton) as opposed to the Private Office File also contains copies of notes and letters by Private Office staff including Commander Charles Thompson; John Martin, Brendan Bracken, Ministry of Information; George Harvie Watt and Anthony Bevir Correspondents include: Frank Richards on Victory in Europe; Rosamond, Lady Ridley, asking for ticket to hear him speak in the House of Commons; the...
Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, R-S., Feb 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/446A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Stella, Lady Reading [later Stella, Lady Swanborough] on WSC's broadcast of 10 May; [1st] Lord Reading [earlier Rufus Isaacs] sending a copy of the life of his father; A L Rowse and [Arthur] White, Secretary-General, British Council, on Rowse dedicating "The Spirit of English History" to WSC; Alfred Salisbury (4) including sending on a letter from him to Field Marshal Jan Smuts on the South African scout, Major Pretorious; "Top" [3rd] Lord Selborne [earlier Lord...
Dates: Feb 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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