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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 78 Collections and/or Records:

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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and source material., 27 Jun 1932 - 14 Dec 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/101
Scope and Contents Typescript draft of WSC's speech (27 June), entitled "India" on 11th Lord Lothian [earlier Philip Kerr, Chairman, Indian Franchise Committee]'s scheme for enfranchising the Indian population. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 5186 - 5189.Speech notes for WSC's speech (11 July), entitled "Reparations Abandoned" on the War Loan Conversion, the worsening economic situation, the need for international economic co-operation, the Lausanne Treaty, the ending of German reparations and the treatment...
Dates: 27 Jun 1932 - 14 Dec 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons., Feb 1912 - Sep 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/43
Scope and Contents Printed pamphlet, press reports and manuscript notes for speech on Irish Home Rule, Celtic Park Football Ground, Belfast, 8 Feb 1912 Published Complete Speeches II, pp.1899-1909.Cuttings from the Times reporting speech by WSC on Naval Defence, to the Clyde Navigation Trustees, 9 Feb 1912 [Glasgow, Scotland]. Published Complete Speeches II, pp.1909-14 [WSC's first major speech as First Lord of the Admiralty]. See CHAR 9/43/41-42 for more detailed description of article.Press cutting,...
Dates: Feb 1912 - Sep 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes., Jan 1908 - Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/31
Scope and Contents Typescript of speech by WSC (23 January 1908, Birmingham Town Hall) entitled "Social Policy" on free trade and social policy. Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 883 - 8.Typescript of speech by WSC (2 April 1908, Sun Hall, Liverpool) entitled "Tariff Reform and Unemployment" on taxation and unemployment. Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 921 - 9.Manuscript and typescript notes for Election addresses by WSC in Manchester, including (14 April, Grand Theatre, Manchester) on subjects including...
Dates: Jan 1908 - Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 30 Sep 1951 - 12 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/43A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's election campaign (30 September - 10 October) on subjects including the grim economic outlook, regaining Britain's prestige abroad, the advantages of not winning the last election and improving the National Health Service. Source material includes: notes by 1st Lord Moran [earlier Charles Wilson] on the National Health Service, national unity and peace through strength, the tone of WSC's election broadcast, rearmament, Labour attempts to take credit for...
Dates: 30 Sep 1951 - 12 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 24 Oct 1955 - 16 Dec 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/59A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (18 November, Monkhams Ward Dinner and Dance, Woodford [Essex]) on the increased Conservative majority, Conservative support for a varied, tolerant society, the current political situation, including the last Budget, the rejection of nationalization by the electorate, and Labour's lack of other policies. Published: Complete Speeches VIII pp 8662 - 3.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (24 November, Harrow [Middlesex]) on receiving the...
Dates: 24 Oct 1955 - 16 Dec 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript., 16 Oct 1920 - 13 Nov 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/62
Scope and Contents Speech notes and draft typescript for WSC's speech (16 October 1920, King's Theatre, Dundee, Scotland) on the tyranny of Bolshevism, the Socialist delegation to Russia, Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith, Leader of the Liberal Party]'s policy on Ireland and the need for firm action in Ireland. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 3018 - 3024.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (4 November 1920, United Wards Club Luncheon, Cannon Street Hotel, London), entitled...
Dates: 16 Oct 1920 - 13 Nov 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript., 12 Feb 1921 - 24 Sep 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/64
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (12 February, English-Speaking Union dinner, Hyde Park Hotel, London), entitled "Imperial Family Council" on the English speaking peoples, the unity of the Empire, and understanding with the United States. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 3063 - 3066.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (31 March, reply to Moslem delegation, Government House, Jerusalem [Palestine]), entitled "Justice for Arab and Jew" on Arthur Balfour [Lord President of the...
Dates: 12 Feb 1921 - 24 Sep 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript., 20 Jan 1922 - 11 Nov 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/66A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (20 January, National Liberal Council, Central Hall, Westminster, London) on the Government's standing, the strength of the Liberal and Conservative coalition, the need for stability and the preservation of liberal principles against the threat of Socialism. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 3159 - 3165.Speech notes for WSC's speech (27 January, Kenya Dinner, Hotel Victoria, London) on colonial policy in Kenya and Uganda, compared to the French policy in North...
Dates: 20 Jan 1922 - 11 Nov 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and press cuttings., 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/77A-B
Scope and Contents Typescript for WSC's speech (3 January, Wolfe Dinner, Westerham, Kent) on the achievements and prosperity of Canada.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (20 January, Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Leeds, Yorkshire), entitled "National Finance", on the increase in national expenditure and necessity for cuts, particularly in education, on the changing funding system for local authorities, electricity development, the coal subsidy and averting a coal dispute, and the general improvement in...
Dates: 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and press cuttings., 11 May 1927 - 12 Sep 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/81
Scope and Contents Typescript of WSC's speech (11 May, British Bankers' Association Annual Dinner, Merchant Taylors' Hall, London), entitled "The Financial Situation" on the results of the Budget, the trade revival and the war debt to the United States. Also includes a press cutting from the Financial Times reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4217 - 4218 (part).Typescript of WSC's speech (12 July, Lord Mayor's Banquet to Bankers and Merchants, Mansion House, London), entitled "Peace and...
Dates: 11 May 1927 - 12 Sep 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 09 Oct 1948 - 28 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/21A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (9 October, Annual Conservative Party Conference, Llandudno, Wales) entitled "Perils abroad and at home" on subjects including: the recovery of the Conservative Party since 1945; the part played by Wales in British affairs; relations with the Soviet Union and the likelihood of a third world war; the degeneration of the United Nations; the importance of nuclear weapons belonging to the United States in countering the threat posed by the Soviet Union; the...
Dates: 09 Oct 1948 - 28 Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 12 Nov 1948 - 11 Feb 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/22A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (12 November 1948, Westminster Abbey) at the unveiling of a memorial to President Franklin Roosevelt in which WSC pays tribute to Roosevelt. Published: Complete Speeches VII, pp 7730-31.Speech notes for WSC's speech (16 November 1948, House of Commons) entitled "The Iron and Steel Bill" on the nationalisation of the steel industry including: the contrast between unemployment after World War I and full employment after World War II; a loan from the United States...
Dates: 12 Nov 1948 - 11 Feb 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 01 Apr 1949 - 28 May 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/25A-E
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (United Europe Economic Conference, Church House, Westminster [London]) entitled "The three circles (foreign policy)" including: the importance of the European movement in foreign policy; the resources of Europe; the "three circles" of significance in world affairs being the British empire and commonwealth, the English-speaking world, and United Europe. Source material includes: background notes from Duncan Sandys [Chairman of the International Executive of the...
Dates: 01 Apr 1949 - 28 May 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and source material., Feb 1933 - 24 Apr 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/104
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (February, Chingford [Essex]) on subjects including the National Government, economic affairs, unemployment, and India.Notes for WSC's speech (17 February, Queen's Hall, London, Anti-socialist and anti-communist union) on socialism and communism, the Soviet Union, Japan, India, and the Oxford Union motion against fighting for King and country. Also includes printed guide containing the text of WSC's speech. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5219-20.Notes for WSC's...
Dates: Feb 1933 - 24 Apr 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Nov 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/210/49-52
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Letter from Edward Marsh, PS to J H Thomas, Dominions Office, to WSC, sending note on the financial arrangements between the United Kingdom and the Irish Free State Governments.

Dates: 19 Nov 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Mar 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/198A/38
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Shane Leslie [Cousin to WSC] (Glaslough, County Monaghan, [Eire]) to Desmond [? Desmond Morton, Personal Assistant to WSC] suggesting that WSC and CSC might want to see his daughter Anita who has been in Alsace [France] all winter and has the Croix de Guerre and the Maquis medal: "Anita arrived here on Friday and neutrality was horribly infringed by playing bands and cheering crowds!". With annotation by ?WSC referring matter to CSC.

Dates: 19 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open, with the exception of folios 63 and 202 which have been closed on the instructions of the Cabinet Office under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act but are available in 'sanitised' form. Review 2021.
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(Untitled), 27 Nov [1890]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/101/17-19
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Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: political news about [Charles] Parnell and the Irish from [Lord] Hartington [later 8th Duke of Devonshire]; her irritation that [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] has asked her to take [Lady] Sarah [Churchill, later Sarah Wilson] to the theatre; and WSC's improvement at school.

Dates: 27 Nov [1890]
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), 14 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229A/35-36
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Letter from Captain Charles Craig (Old Brewery House, Malmesbury, Wiltshire) to WSC thanking him on behalf of "thousands upon thousands" of Ulstermen for comments WSC has made on Ulster's war contribution, recalling a visit by WSC to Belfast [Ulster, Ireland, in February 1912], commenting on his own war work, and on Irish politics. [signed manuscript; annotated by WSC's Private Office].

Dates: 14 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jan 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/81/4-8
Scope and Contents Letter from George Bernard Shaw (10 Adelphi Terrace, London) to Mrs Cornwallis West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses the insurance and possible profit from ["Shakespeare's England"]. He says that he does not wish to discourage her but gives precedents of tournaments which have been financially disastrous. In postscripts he refuses an invitation, discusses WSC's stance over Home Rule and his work on his book "John Bull's Other Ireland", reassures her "Do not worry about W...
Dates: 20 Jan 1912
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), 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/130/38
Scope and Contents Newspaper cutting from the Dublin Evening Telegraph about Lady Randolph Churchill's visit to Dublin [Ireland]. The article outlines Lady Randolph's life including her time at the Viceregal Lodge when married to Lord Randolph Churchill; comments on her article in the Daily Chronicle in which she expresses her hopes for the [Irish Peace] Convention; contrasts Lord Randolph's opposition to Home Rule when proposed by [William] Gladstone with WSC's support for the measure; and summarises Lady...
Dates: 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Sep 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/28-30
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Letter from WSC (Blenheim Palace) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his work [on the biography of Lord Randolph Churchill]; a conversation with "Joe" [Joseph Chamberlain] about [Lord Randolph]; assistance with the chapter on Home Rule provided by [John] Brodrick and George Hamilton and problems with a motor. Manuscript in the hand of Annette Anning signed by WSC.

Dates: 24 Sep 1904
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), 03 Sep [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/3/8
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Letter from Frances, Duchess of Marlborough, Ramsey Abbey Huntingdon, to WSC, congratulations on obtaining Infantry Cadetship, also on the progress of the Home Rule Bill in the House of Lords.

Dates: 03 Sep [1893]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Dec 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/151/51-52
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Letter from Rev. T Gordon Sharpe, Rector of Ardclinis, Carnlough, County Antrim, to WSC, asking if he was willing to contribute to the Parish's Sustentation Fund and the Sunday School Prize Fund, as Lord Herbert Vane-Tempest had in the past.

Dates: 09 Dec 1921
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Feb 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/158/18-19
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Letter from CSC to WSC, on her holiday in the South of France, particularly on tennis tournament at Nice, also commenting on the Irish situation.

Dates: 10 Feb 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Aug 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/158/49-50
Scope and Contents

Letter from CSC to WSC, on WSC's stay in France; French politics and the death of Arthur Griffith and its effect on Irish politics.

Dates: 14 Aug 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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