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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:

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Literary: Business correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited and Charles Scribner., 04 Mar 1929 - 12 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/226
Scope and Contents

Subjects include sales figures for Volumes 1-3 of "The World Crisis" and Volume 4, "The Aftermath" and royalties due to WSC; the production of "The Aftermath" including the correction of proofs; serialisation of "The Aftermath" in Canada in the Toronto Star and the possibility of William Bridgeman writing a book.

Dates: 04 Mar 1929 - 12 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Thornton Butterworth Limited., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/312
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various representatives of Butterworths including H J Bourne (9), Sir Tresham Lever (14) and Thornton Butterworth himself (22) on various subjects including: the correction of proofs for "Thoughts and Adventures", sales of WSC's books, publication dates for "Thoughts and Adventures" and "Great Contemporaries", statements of royalty figures due to WSC, preparation of an abridged version of "The World Crisis" for use as a military textbook and discussion of book prices and...
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business Correspondence with Thornton Butterworth Limited., 07 Jan 1927 - 19 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/213
Scope and Contents

Letters from H J Bourne (9) and Thornton Butterworth (10) about the correction of proofs for Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"; printing, reprinting and correction costs; royalties; sales figures and the preparation of maps. Also includes correspondence relating to an agreement between WSC and Butterworths to write "the Aftermath" [published as Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"] about post World War I events.

Dates: 07 Jan 1927 - 19 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Thornton Butterworths Limited., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/294
Scope and Contents

Letters from H J Bourne (16) and Thornton Butterworth (28) on the publication, royalties and sales of a volume of WSC's speeches about India, "Great Contemporaries", "Thoughts and Adventures", "The Eastern Front, Volume 5 of "The World Crisis" and an abridged version of "The World Crisis". Also includes royalty statements and material on the preparation of proofs and maps.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business correspondence with Thornton Butterworths Limited., 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/335
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Thornton Butterworths, including Thornton Butterworth himself (33), concerning various literary projects by WSC including the inclusion of sections from "The Aftermath" [Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"] in a school textbook, use of an extract from "The World Crisis" by the BBC, publication of foreign editions of WSC's books; Sir Roger Keyes (6) concerning WSC's advice about the composition and publication of [his naval memoirs]; [2nd] Lord Birkenhead...
Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Co-operation: business correspondence., 31 Dec 1936 - 31 Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/561
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of Co-operation Press Service, including Imre Revesz [Director, later Emery Reves] (45) on the overseas rights for WSC's articles; Sir Charles Mendl [Press Attache, British Embassy, Paris, France] introducing Revesz; Sir Austen Chamberlain introducing Revesz.Also includes: a list of contributors to Co-operation; a copy of the contract between WSC and Co-operation; publication statements for WSC's articles; part of an article by WSC on divorce.

Dates: 31 Dec 1936 - 31 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Co-operation Press Service: business correspondence., 03 Jan 1939 - Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/638
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Co-operation including its head, Imre Revesz [later Emery Reves]; Wilbur Forrest, Assistant Editor, and Mrs Ogden Reid, the Proprietor of the New York Herald Tribune, on the importance of the American reading public getting up-to-date comment from leading European statesmen; Sir Alexander Cadogan (Foreign Office); A de Premio Real, Chief Editor of L'Ilustre Francais; Thornton Butterworth Limited; Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] on broadcasting to the...
Dates: 03 Jan 1939 - Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Co-operation Press Service for International Understanding: business correspondence., 24 Dec 1937 - 27 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/607
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Marguerite Scialtiel, a French representative of Curtis Brown Limited (2); representatives of Co-operation including its head, Imre Revesz [later Emery Reves]; the London representative of le Moment, a Romanian newspaper, on WSC acknowledging its 1000th issue; copy letter from Curtis Brown, New York [United States], on distributing WSC's Daily Telegraph articles in America.Other subjects include: publication details of WSC's articles for Argentina, Australia, Canada,...
Dates: 24 Dec 1937 - 27 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Co-operation Publishing Company: business correspondence., 27 Jul 1945 - 19 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/721
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], head of Co-operation (10), on subjects including collaborating with Reves over offers for WSC to publish newspaper and magazine articles, war memoirs, and make radio broadcasts in the United States; and Reves' book on the atomic bomb, "The Anatomy of Peace".

Dates: 27 Jul 1945 - 19 Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles: correspondence., 03 Feb 1938 - 30 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/604
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of Collier's including the Editor, William Chenery (16); representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, New York [United States] Office (28) on subjects including WSC's US taxes and the scope for syndicating his articles in the US, and the London Office on publication rights for WSC's US articles in the United Kingdom (2); Brendan Bracken suggesting subjects for US articles; Adam Marshall Diston and Richard Clarke on preparing articles for WSC; Admiral Sir...
Dates: 03 Feb 1938 - 30 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence., 23 Apr 1929 - 26 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/228
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: John Farquharson (11); Paul Reynolds (5), Butler and Tanner Limited; and [Brigadier General James] Edmonds [of the Military Branch of the Historical Section] concerning a series of articles by WSC for the Collier's Magazine entitled "Crucial Crises of the [First World] War".

Dates: 23 Apr 1929 - 26 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence and papers concerning the administration of the Chartwell Literary Trust and its role with regard to WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") and other works., May 1946 - Mar 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/42
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Fladgate and Company including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (23); Arthur Marder on publishing extracts from WSC's letters to 1st Lord Fisher; Brendan Bracken on radio serialisation rights and his role as a trustee (2); J de la Mare Rowley, General Editor, National Institute for the Blind (11); Sir Newman Flower [director of Cassell and Company]; 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph, on his...
Dates: May 1946 - Mar 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/308
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence between WSC and Newman Flower of Cassell and Company on terms and conditions for the writing of the book, including agreement that WSC's fee should be 20,000 pounds.

Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"., 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/327
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between WSC and representatives of Cassell and Company Limited, Excess Insurance Company Limited and Lloyds Bank Limited concerning a life insurance policy on WSC's life taken out by his publishers (Cassell and Company) in the event of him being unable to complete "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples".

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Jan 1946 - Sep 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/37
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of George G Harrap and Company, particularly J H H Gaute, A J White, and George Harrap (65); [Geoffrey] Mason of Lloyds Bank; Val Gielgud on a projected film script; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (7); William Deakin; Cyril Mason suggesting amendments particularly concerning John William, Prince of Orange (4); Sir Harold Wilberforce-Bell on a portrait of Brigadier Francis Palmes. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Sep 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Sep 1933 - Oct 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/324
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher on the revision and correction of proofs (13); Herbrand, 11th Duke of Bedford; representatives of George G Harrap and Company, including George Harrap himself (9) on financial arrangements, publicity and sales of the book; [Ridley] Pakenham-Walsh (4); Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough; George Trevelyan (4); Herbert Noyes; J L Garvin; David Minlore (5) and Major General Sir John Williams on General Charles Churchill and other...
Dates: Sep 1933 - Oct 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "My Early Life"., Oct 1946 - Sep 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/35
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Viola [Violet] Lady Apsley [earlier Violet Bathurst] on quoting WSC on fox-hunting (2); representatives of Odhams Press Limited including [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (15); representatives of the BBC (17); Allen Lane of Penguin Books offering to publish the book; Sir George Bull; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (2); B W Cummins, honorary editor of the Swimming Times, on quoting WSC on swimming (5). Also...
Dates: Oct 1946 - Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "Painting as a Pastime"., Mar 1947 - Apr 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Brian Batsford, director of B T Batsford Limited; representatives of Odhams Press Limited particularly book department manager C L Shard and [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (45); representatives of McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited (7); representatives of Fladgate and Company particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (20); John Benn, Chairman of Ernest Benn Limited (3); Count Michael de la Bedoyere, editor of the Catholic Herald,...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Apr 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning permission to quote from WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), "My Early Life" and speeches., Jul 1949 - Feb 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/56
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the BBC, particularly B H Alexander of the copyright department, (5) including (2) on plans and payment for overseas broadcasts of readings from the memoirs for the German, Russian, and Latin American sections; Arnold Toynbee, Director of Studies, Royal Institute of International Affairs; representatives of the Daily Telegraph, including Douglas Rees, private secretary to 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] (5) and Colin...
Dates: Jul 1949 - Feb 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning the British and United States publication of "The War Speeches (Definitive edition)", "The Sinews of Peace", "Europe Unite", "In the Balance", and "Stemming the Tide"., Sep 1946 - Aug 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/39
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (6); Paul Brooks, Editor-in-Chief, Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers (8); representatives of Cassell and Company including directors Desmond Flower and Sir Newman Flower (20); Lilian Buck [private secretary to Randolph Churchill] (4); Randolph Churchill (6) including (1) on United States domestic politics; Charles Wood on proof reading (3); Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] (2); representatives of the...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Aug 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning the Chartwell Literary Trust and Birthday Trust, many with Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]., Feb 1946 - Mar 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/41A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Sir Cullum Welch, Lord Mayor [of London], on WSC's donation to the National Hungarian and Central European Relief Fund; 2nd Lord Colwyn [earlier Sir Frederic Smith], Chairman of Anglo-Egyptian Aid Society, appealing for a donation; Leslie Graham-Dixon; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip]; H V Boarland, HM Inspector of Taxes, Inland Revenue (4); Robert Marshall [Private Secretary to Sir Norman Brook]; Sir Norman Brook [later...
Dates: Feb 1946 - Mar 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning the serialisation of Volume 1 of "Marlborough, His Life and Times" in the Sunday Times., Jan 1933 - Sep 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/334
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: 1st Lord Camrose [earlier William Berry, Chairman of the Daily Telegraph and Editor-in-Chief of the Sunday Times] discussing which newspaper "Marlborough" should be serialised in (3); William Hadley, Editor of the Sunday Times, on the selection of extracts (7) and representatives of Amalgamated Press Limited on payments to WSC.

Dates: Jan 1933 - Sep 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for Collier's Magazine., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/293
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Paul Reynolds on fees due to WSC and William Chenery, editor of Collier's Magazine.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for Collier's Magazine., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/310
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of Collier's Magazine including the editor, William Chenery (5) on the subjects to be covered in WSC's articles and the reception of articles; Paul Reynolds on the sale of serial rights; representatives of Curtis Brown Limited including Raymond Everitt (18) on payments due to WSC; Shane Leslie; Donald Fergusson on tea and sugar imports into the United Kingdom; and Sir Francis Floud on unemployment (2).

Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for Collier's Magazine., 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/331
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with: representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, including Raymond Everitt (5), on the sale of serial rights in WSC's articles and amounts credited to his account; William Chenery, editor of Collier's Magazine, suggesting subjects for articles and Aylmer Vallance of the Economist (3).

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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