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

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Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 823 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for the Daily Mail., Jan 1933 - Oct 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/329
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between WSC and various representatives of the Daily Mail including Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] and Robert Prew concerning WSC's regular contributions to the newspaper.Includes statements of fees paid to WSC.

Dates: Jan 1933 - Oct 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for the Daily Mail., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/290
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Brendan Bracken suggesting an agreement with the Daily Mail which would be financially beneficial to WSC (5); various staff of the Daily Mail including William McWhirter, Donald Bradfield and Robert Prew; Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere on aspects of the arrangement with WSC including exclusivity (5).Also includes copies of letters from WSC on his accident involving a motor car in New York [United States] and on his friendship with David Lloyd George.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for the Daily Mail., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/309
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] on subjects to be covered in WSC's articles and future contracts (5) and Robert Prew, Literary Editor of the Daily Mail (3).Also includes statements of payments to WSC, notes on Warren Hastings, copies of reports on WSC's speeches about the United States and Prohibition.

Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for the Daily Telegraph., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/291
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Kenneth Dewar on his progress researching naval articles by WSC (7); Colonel [Edward] Frederick Lawson [later 4th Lord Burnham, Director of the Daily Telegraph] on various subjects including his irritation with WSC's articles in the Daily Mail (6); and Sir Roger Keyes.Also includes a statement of the fees due to WSC.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for the News of the World., 08 Dec 1932 - 22 Sep 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/332
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: representatives of the News of the World including the Chairman, Lord Riddell (6) on a series of articles by WSC entitled "Great Stories of the World Retold" including discussion of the choice of books and payments to WSC; representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, including Raymond Everitt (6), on the sale of serial rights in WSC's articles and amounts credited to his account; Edward Marsh on his work producing summaries of the books for WSC (2); and Thomas...
Dates: 08 Dec 1932 - 22 Sep 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for the Strand Magazine., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/292
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Reeves Shaw of the Strand Magazine suggesting topics for articles (17); Professor F A Lindemann [later Lord Cherwell] (2); Shane Leslie (3) and Marques Merry del Val (3) on King Alfonso XIII of Spain and George Newnes Limited on payments to WSC.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on an article by WSC entitled "One Way to Stop a Third World War", first published in Collier's magazine., Jun 1946 - Apr 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/31
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] (4); 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Telegraph]; representatives of Collier's including publisher William Chenery (15); Duncan Sandys on potential Labour Party and French reaction; G L Gilmour, London editor of the Australian Associated Newspaper Service (4); Irvine Douglas, London manager and editor of the Sydney Morning Herald [Australia]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence...
Dates: Jun 1946 - Apr 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on an article by WSC entitled "The new American policy towards Greece and Turkey", first published in Life magazine., Mar 1947 - Jun 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/43
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Graebner [London representative of Time-Life International] (2); Geoffrey Mason [WSC's banker]; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] (10). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Gilliatt, and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford]; and from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Lewis Douglas [United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom].Subjects include: WSC's payment from...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Jun 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on and scripts of BBC broadcasts to Europe (and Latin America) of readings from WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Oct 1948 - Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/47A-B
Scope and Contents Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow] and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel]; CSC; [literary assistants] Denis Kelly and William Deakin.Other subjects include: the effect of the broadcasts on Emery Reves' [earlier Imre Revesz] negotiations for German rights; WSC's fees going to the Churchill Homes for the Elderly; requests to use extracts from WSC's broadcasts.Also includes: details of BBC fee payments and cheque...
Dates: Oct 1948 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on contracts, copyright and translations; lists of books, articles, and lectures by WSC., Nov 1924 - Apr 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (3); Brendan Bracken; Roy Boulting; Lovat Dickson, [Director] of MacMillan and Company (11); Charles Eade [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch (2); Curtis Brown; F Sones, Editor's secretary, Sunday Chronicle (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Gillian Maturin, Anthony Montague Browne, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth...
Dates: Nov 1924 - Apr 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on copyright matters and seeking permission to quote from "The Story of the Malakand Field Force", "The River War", "Savrola", "My African Journey", and "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Jan 1946 - Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/33
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, solicitors (6); representatives of Odhams Press Limited including [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (8); representatives of A P Watt and Son (4); William Nowell, editor of the Empire Cotton Growing Review; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; Major-General Colin Callander; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on film, television and radio offers., Aug 1945 - Jun 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Barnes, Director of the Spoken Word, BBC; Sir William Haley [Director-General of the BBC]; Sarah Beauchamp [earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] (2); Edward Morrow, European Director of Columbia Broadcasting System; John Steele, London and European Representative of Mutual Broadcasting System; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Jun 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on foreign rights and permission to publish WSC's "Secret Session Speeches", mainly through representatives of Pearn, Pollinger and Higham, Limited, authors' agents., Mar 1946 - Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/29
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: representatives of Cassell and Company (5); representatives of Fladgate and Company including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (7); Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]; [Geoffrey] Mason of Lloyds Bank (3); Charles Eade [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of...
Dates: Mar 1946 - Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on offers for WSC's war memoirs, other works and lecture tours., Jul 1945 - Jun 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (2); "Johnny", John G Churchill; [William] Surrey Dane; 1st Lord Southwood [earlier Julius Elias, Chairman and Managing Director of Odham's Press Limited]; Arthur Christiansen, Editor of the Daily Express; Adam Marshall Diston of the Daily Sketch; "Eric", 3rd Lord Long of Wraxall; Winston Guest; Stafford Somerfield, News of the World Features Editor; Spencer Curtis Brown (8); Frederick Allen, Editor of Harper's...
Dates: Jul 1945 - Jun 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on permission to quote extracts from various of WSC's works including speeches, "Great Contemporaries", "Liberalism and the social problem", "London to Ladysmith", "Lord Randolph Churchill", "Marlborough: His Life and Times", "My African Journey", "My Early Life", "Thoughts and Adventures", "The River War", "Secret Session Speeches", "Savrola", the war memoirs ["The Second World War"], and "The World Crisis"., Dec 1949 - Jan 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/60A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade, [editor] of the Sunday Dispatch, proposing the book publication of WSC's articles on monarchs (2); Sir Robert Hodgson on a letter from WSC on King Alfonso XIII of Spain; representatives of Odhams Press Limited particularly G C Piper of the Book Department (20); representatives of Fladgate and Company particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (24); James Thornton, Assistant Controller, (2) and Mary Somerville, Controller, Talks Division, BBC, and John,...
Dates: Dec 1949 - Jan 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on publishing WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), mainly with representatives of Time-Life International, including Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine], Walter Graebner [London representative], Andrew Heiskell [publisher], Monica Owen Horne, Constance Babbington-Smith, and Renee Harmer., Aug 1945 - Jan 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/15A-C
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Henry Laughlin [President of Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers] (2); William Edwards, [Assistant Director] Federation of British Industries; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Chips Gemmell, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Grace Hamblin, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Anne Hipwell, and...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Jan 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on serialising WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") with representatives of the Daily Telegraph, including 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] (6), and also Herbert Ziman [leader writer], Camrose's secretary Douglas Rees, Michael Berry [later 1st Lord Hartwell], and Managing Editor Arthur Watson., Oct 1946 - May 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/13
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]; representatives of Fladgate and Company including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (3). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Chips Gemmell, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow]; [literary assistants] Charles Wood, William Deakin, and Denis Kelly.Subjects covered by the file include:...
Dates: Oct 1946 - May 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on the foreign rights in WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") and other works, mainly with Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Q-Z., Jan 1946 - Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/12A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; William Deakin (3); [William] Surrey Dane of Odhams Press Limited (3); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips Gemmell, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Anne Hipwell; [literary...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on the publication of WSC's "Secret Session Speeches"., Oct 1945 - Apr 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/5A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Time-Life International, including [London representative] Walter Graebner and Henry Luce [owner and editor of Time Magazine] (28); Charles Eade, [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch (30); David Walker, [Foreign correspondent] of the Daily Mirror; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the Cabinet] on the official implications of publishing the speeches (3); representatives of Simon and Schuster, Incorporated (6); representatives of Cassell and Company Limited...
Dates: Oct 1945 - Apr 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples", A-C., Feb 1940 - Aug 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/26
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (9); [George] Gordon Allen on Trafalgar; 1st Lord Bracken; Alan Hodge (4); Sir Samuel Chapman sending a speech; Asa Briggs; Alan Bullock; Alfred Burne; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] on WSC autographing a copy for the Brazilian translator; representatives of Cassell and Company including directors Desmond Flower and Sir Newman Flower (53); Denis Brogan (3); Vivian Galbraith, [Director] of the Institute of...
Dates: Feb 1940 - Aug 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples", D-K., Jan 1946 - May 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/27A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (9); 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph (2); William Deakin (6); Edward Dodd of Dodd, Mead and Company, publishers (23); Denis Kelly [literary assistant] (18); Alan Hodge (77); Sir Newman Flower, director of Cassell and Company; Eliahu Elath [Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom] on the Hebrew edition; Henry Laughlin, President of Houghton Mifflin Company...
Dates: Jan 1946 - May 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples", L-Z., Oct 1949 - Jul 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/28A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Alan Hodge (5); Emmet Hughes [Special European Correspondent, Life Magazine]; Henry Luce [owner and editor of Time Magazine] (17); Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (17); Walter Graebner [London representative of Time-Life International] (3); Daniel Longwell [former editor of Life Magazine] (2); representatives of Cassell and Company including director Desmond Flower (6); John McClelland of McClelland and Stewart Limited, publishers (4);...
Dates: Oct 1949 - Jul 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence with consultants (mainly volumes 5 and 6) and publishers and printers on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), A-F., Sep 1946 - Apr 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/24A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [George Gordon] Allen (8); William Deakin (21) including (1) recommending Keith Feiling for work on "A History of the English speaking peoples"; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary of the Cabinet from 1947] (9); Robert Marshall [Private Secretary to Norman Brook]; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (4); representatives of Cassell and Company particularly directors Desmond Flower and Sir Newman Flower, and [Chief editor] Arthur Hayward (66);...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Apr 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence with representatives of Odhams Press Limited including book department manager C L Shard, [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant], and Chairmen 1st Lord Southwood [earlier Julius Elias] and Arthur Cousins., Jun 1944 - Dec 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/32
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, solicitors (10); [Geoffrey] Mason of Lloyds Bank (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips Gemmell, Elizabeth Gilliatt, Anne Hipwell and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].Subjects covered by the file include: the sale of copyright in various of WSC's works to Odhams; matters...
Dates: Jun 1944 - Dec 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Curtis Brown: business correspondence., 01 Jan 1936 - 04 Jan 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/538A-B
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, international publishing bureau, including Curtis Brown (2) and H W Shirley Long, Manager of the Magazine and Newspaper Department (31) on sales of WSC's articles.Also includes: account statements from Curtis Brown Limited and royalty statements from Thornton Butterworth Limited.

Dates: 01 Jan 1936 - 04 Jan 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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