Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 823 Collections and/or Records:
Literary: Business correspondence with representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited and Charles Scribner., 04 Mar 1929 - 12 Dec 1929
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.
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.
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.
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.
Literary: Co-operation Press Service for International Understanding: business correspondence., 24 Dec 1937 - 27 Dec 1938
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".
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".
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
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.
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".
Literary: correspondence concerning permission to quote from WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), "My Early Life" and speeches., Jul 1949 - Feb 1956
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
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
Literary: Correspondence concerning the serialisation of Volume 1 of "Marlborough, His Life and Times" in the Sunday Times., Jan 1933 - Sep 1933
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.
Correspondents include: Paul Reynolds on fees due to WSC and William Chenery, editor of Collier's Magazine.
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).
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).