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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 78 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 20 Jan 1912

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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

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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), 19 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/198A/38
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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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