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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 823 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

(Untitled), [Nov 1901]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/31/90
Scope and Contents

Statement from The Lecture Agency Ltd,. accounts for WSC's lecture tour, Oct - Nov 1901.

Dates: [Nov 1901]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Nov 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/33/11-13
Scope and Contents

Letter from Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace, to WSC, on foxhunting and on WSC's finances.

Dates: 12 Nov 1902
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Jun 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/38/32
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lumley & Lumley, Solicitors, to WSC, on his income tax return.

Dates: 19 Jun 1903
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Jun 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/58/1-7
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lumley & Lumley (Solicitors) to WSC, enclosing accounts for professional services, 1898-1906: Preparation of Wills, 1898 and 1902, £2 2s, Norwich Union life assurance policy, 1899-1905, £16 2s 2d, Loan from Norwich Union, 1901-1903, £31 12s 8d, Garron Towers Estate, 1903-1905, £5 11s 6d, purchase of 12 Bolton Street, 1905-1906, £24 17s 6d, and Dunlop Tyre Co., Ltd., 1906, £15 15s.

Dates: 29 Jun 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Jan 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/59/1
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lumley & Lumley, Solicitors, London, to WSC, on the purchase of 12 Bolton Street, London.

Dates: 23 Jan 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Jan 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/59/2-3
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lumley & Lumley, Solicitors, London, to WSC, enclosing account on the completion of the purchase of 12 Bolton Street, total cost, £1001 2s 0d.

Dates: 25 Jan 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Feb 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/46/4
Scope and Contents

Letter from [1st] Lord Rothschild, New Court, London, to Lumley & Lumley, Solicitors, on Lord Randolph Churchill's shareholding in the Bradford Daily Argus, commenting that he gave various cheques to Lord Randolph, and had no knowledge of the use he made of them, hoping that for WSC's sake the shares were of great value [copy].

Dates: 22 Feb 1904
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Aug 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/39/16
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lumley & Lumley, Solicitors, London to WSC on his accounts.

Dates: 22 Aug 1903
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Feb [1895]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/37-39
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: his arrival at Aldershot and a dinner as a guest of the mess on the first night which put him at ease; the "terribly severe business" of the riding school and the pain he is suffering; details of his daily routine, responsibilities and his servant; and news that he has been gazetted and will receive 120 pounds per year pay. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/40-45.

Dates: 21 Feb [1895]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/40-45
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter from WSC (4th Hussars, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: his arrival at Aldershot and a dinner as a guest of the mess on the first night which put him at ease; the "terribly severe business" of the riding school and the pain he is suffering; details of his daily routine, responsibilities and his servant; and news that he has been gazetted and will receive 120 pounds per year pay. Typed. 2 copies. Original letter at CHAR...
Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Feb [1895]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/46-47
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars, East Cavalry Barracks, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; details of his commission and rate of pay; comments on his work which he finds interesting except for the drill; a route march which he was allowed to accompany; arrangements to purchase a picture of Count [Charles] Kinsky for a sovereign; and advice on beginning letters. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/152A/48-51.

Dates: 27 Feb [1895]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/48-51
Scope and Contents

Transcript of a letter from WSC (4th Hussars, East Cavalry Barracks, Aldershot [Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] on subjects including: thanks for his letter; details of his commission and rate of pay; comments on his work which he finds interesting except for the drill; a route march which he was allowed to accompany; arrangements to purchase a picture of Count [Charles] Kinsky for a sovereign; and advice on beginning letters. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/152A/46-47.

Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Aug 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/120/13-14
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (41 Cromwell Road) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses arrangements to see her and financial affairs. Envelope present.

Dates: 14 Aug 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [1919]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/120/16
Scope and Contents

Financial calculations in the hand of WSC detailing payments from Lady Randolph Churchill to Montagu Porch.

Dates: [1919]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [1915]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/121/22
Scope and Contents

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill](General Headquarters, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force) to WSC discussing financial affairs and holdings of stocks and shares.

Dates: [1915]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Jan 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/121/27-29
Scope and Contents Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (ANZAC Headquarters [Cairo, Egypt]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses his hopes to be appointed to the Australian forces under [General Sir William] Birdwood; comments on confusion about the authority of commanders, [Lieutenant Colonel Sir John] Murray and [Colonel Sir John] Maxwell; discusses the behaviour of women in Cairo who "spend their time hindering hospitals and running about with everybody but their husbands"; reports...
Dates: 31 Jan 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Dec [1915]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/121/44-45
Scope and Contents

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Dardanelles) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: the problems posed by cold weather which has led to men in the trenches dying of exposure; relief that WSC has left the Government; financial difficulties; the unpopularity of [General Sir] Ian [Hamilton]. Annotated by Lady Randolph Churchill "Keep money part private".

Dates: 07 Dec [1915]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Jan [1883]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/98/32-34
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] discussing the possibility that she may meet him in Monte Carlo [Monaco]; expressing concern about the expense; saying that she will be glad to see him; the opinion of Dr Laking about her recovery [from typhoid]; the possibility that Mrs [Lily] Langtry may divorce; and a pantomime which WSC and "Jack" [John S Churchill] visited during which a poodle was introduced as "Lord Randolph Churchill".

Dates: 10 Jan [1883]
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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(Untitled), 05 Dec [1884]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/99/15-16
Scope and Contents Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](London) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: her safe return with [WSC and John S Churchill]; a meeting with Fanny [Lady Marjoriebanks, later Lady Tweedmouth earlier Lady Fanny Churchill] during which she (Lady Randolph) had criticised [7th Duke of] Roxburghe [earlier Lord Bowmont]; news of WSC and "Jack" [John S Churchill] and her fear that [Elizabeth] Everest may not be able to manage WSC; problems between [George, 8th Duke of Marlborough, earlier...
Dates: 05 Dec [1884]
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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(Untitled), [1876]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/102/19-20
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](Paris [France]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] in which she gives instructions for [Elizabeth] Everest and the care of the baby [WSC]; expresses approval for his letter to [John, 7th] Duke [of Marlborough concerning Lord Blandford, later George, 8th Duke of Marlborough]; comments on the behaviour of [W H] Trafford; discusses financial affairs and the attachment between Clara [Jerome, later Clara Frewen] and Prince de Claremont.

Dates: [1876]
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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(Untitled), 17 Nov 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/111/4-7
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Kisumu, British East Africa [later Kenya]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] including: thanks for financial advice in the light of the New York crisis; his decision to accept an offer from the Strand Magazine to write 5 articles for 750 pounds; a description of wild boar hunting on [3rd] Lord Delamere's estate; the sucess of his tour and official business; discussion of where he could live and the state of a motor car belonging to "Freddy" [?Frederick Guest]. Signed typescript....
Dates: 17 Nov 1907
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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(Untitled), 30 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/10/1-2
Scope and Contents

Note from Eric Seal [Principal Private Secretary to WSC] to WSC with attached Treasury calculations of WSC's salary for May. [Carbon, manuscript].

Dates: 30 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Mar] [1932]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397A/36
Scope and Contents

List of expenses chargeable against WSC during lecture tour of the United States, 468.51 dollars, mainly expenses for Sarah Churchill [later Sarah Oliver, Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley].

Dates: [Mar] [1932]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Aug 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/153-154
Scope and Contents

Insurance Policy by the Excess Insurance Company Limited, insuring WSC against cancellation of his United States lecture tour due to a General Election, being appointed to ministerial office, accident or illness. Premium, 500 pounds, Sum Assured 5,000 pounds.

Dates: 13 Aug 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Jun] 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/190
Scope and Contents

Note on terms of WSC's contract with Louis Alber [President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated] for his lecture tour of the United States.

Dates: [Jun] 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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