Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 1265 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from WSC (Blenheim Palace) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] marked "private" inviting her to a meeting in Manchester at the Free Trade Hall at which Sir Edward Grey and Lord Durham are to speak and saying that he hopes to make a great deal of money [from his biography of Lord Randolph Churchill]. Envelope present.
Letter from WSC (Eighorn, Brunn [Brno, Czechoslovakia, later Czech Republic and Slovakia]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] concerning his criticism of her book, his opinion that she will create a "charming women's book" and encouragement to work on it. He also outlines plans for his journey and discusses a letter from the Prime Minister [Henry Campbell-Bannerman] which he would like [Annette] Anning to file. Envelope present marked "private".
Letter from WSC (Jinja, Victoria Nyanza [Kenya]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: a description of his journey; arrangements with the Strand magazine for the publication of articles; the degree of civilisation of the natives in Uganda and concern at the illness of "CB" [Henry Campbell-Bannerman]. Envelope present marked "private".
Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for her letter and for sending him money, asking her to buy a copy of the Pall Mall [Gazette] as it contains an article about Sandhurst by WSC and discussing the expulsion of two boys from Harrow.
Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that Moreton [Frewen] thinks that she should send WSC's letter to be published. Envelope present.
Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (The Deepdene, Dorking [Surrey]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] reporting that Aunt Lily [Lady William Beresford] likes WSC's book and has "all sorts of schemes about it".
Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing WSC's position as correspondent to the Times, and reflecting on news [of the Battle of Omdurman, Sudan].
Letter from "Jack" [John] S Churchill (Ladysmith [South Africa]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including a description of the unpleasantness and monotony of camp life; the news that WSC has gone to join [1st] Lord Roberts; a request that she should pay a bill on his behalf; the news that she received a great reception in Cape Town; conditions [on the hospital ship] Maine and the reaction to WSC's telegrams about the treatment of the Boers.
Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Standerton [South Africa]) to WSC in which he says that he has decided to remain in South Africa until the [Boer War] is over; discusses dissatisfaction with the lack of coverage of the actions of the Natal Field Force and lack of credit given to [Redvers] Buller; describes the action against the Boers in which the SALH [South African Light Horse] have participated and comments on the popularity of WSC's book.
Letter from "G" [George Cornwallis-West] (1st Brigade, 1st Division, Northern Army, Salisbury [Wiltshire]) to "Missus" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that he loves her and that she can trust him; comments on a letter from WSC in the newspaper; discusses arrangements to see her; and describes army manoeuvres and bathing in a reservoir.
Letter from Leo Amery to WSC with a transcript of his BBC broadcast to India on "Mr. Churchill as a writer"; with telegram from WSC to Leo Amery thanking him for his broadcast, annotated. [Carbon].
Manuscript of book on Churchill as a winner of the Nobel prize for Literature, (Edito-Service, Geneva, 1970).