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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 1265 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: articles: Colliers Magazine., Jan 1936 - Jul 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/545
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Soapbox Messiahs" on illusory shortcuts in American capitalism; "Oldest and Richest" on John D Rockefeller; "Constitution - Bulwark or Fetter?" on the need to safeguard the American Constitution; "Japan and the Monroe Doctrine" on Japanese expansion and its relations with the United States and Britain.Also includes: a letter from Adam Marshall Diston on research for "Soapbox Messiahs".

Dates: Jan 1936 - Jul 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Collier's Magazine., 24 Mar 1937 - 19 Jun 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/575
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "A King is Crowned" on the relationship between the Crown and the Empire, George VI and past coronations; "The Changing Face of Divorce" on the history of divorce law, including the Sir Charles Dilke and Virginia Crawford case, divorce's growing social acceptability and benefits; "Edward VIII", reviewing Hector Bolitho's "Edward VIII".Also includes: press cuttings on divorce and on the wedding of the Duke of Windsor...
Dates: 24 Mar 1937 - 19 Jun 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Collier's Magazine 2., 13 Apr 1937 - 12 Mar 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/576
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The Infernal Twins" on similarities between Nazism and Communism, Benito Mussolini, Hitler and Stalin; "England's 'No' Man" on the career of Neville Chamberlain; "Can America Keep Out of War?" on the growing chances of war in Europe and whether the United States can stay neutral.Also includes: letters from Adam Marshall Diston on drafting articles for WSC.

Dates: 13 Apr 1937 - 12 Mar 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Collier's Weekly., Sep 1934 - Jul 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/521
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Why Not Dictatorship" on democracy and dictatorship; "Are the Wars Ended?" on the drift towards war, the risk from Germany and Japan, disarmament, the advantages of a peace keeping role for Britain and the United States, and the need for action from the League of Nations; "Charlie Chaplin's Contribution" on Chaplin's career, his future in serious roles and the universality of pantomime; "The Future of Publicity" on the...
Dates: Sep 1934 - Jul 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Daily Mail., Mar 1935 - Nov 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/519
Scope and Contents Proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "To-day's Great Problems at Home and Abroad" on the threat of war; "The Grave Weakness of Britain's Defences" on the need to build up the Forces; "The Miracle of Our Balanced Budgets" on changes to the economy since 1929, and the contradictions between economic problems and a balanced budget; "Is Parliament Merely a Talking Shop?" on government by debate and the influence of Socialist and Irish members of Parliament; "What is the...
Dates: Mar 1935 - Nov 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Daily Mail., Feb 1934 - Sep 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/500
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Clive of India" on the achievements of Robert Clive; "B-P" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell; "The Greatest Half-Hour in our History" on the Magna Carta; "This Year's Royal Academy is Exhilarating" on the 1934 exhibition; "Great Deeds that gave us the Empire" celebrating Empire Day; "How I would procure peace" on the futility of the current foreign policy and need to rearm; "August 4, 1914" on the beginning of the First World War...
Dates: Feb 1934 - Sep 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Evening Standard., May 1935 - Jun 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/520
Scope and Contents Proofs of the following articles by WSC: "The King's 25 Years" [in 7 parts]: "The Accession" on the death of Edward VII, the background of Queen Mary and the political situation in 1910; "The King Faces his First Crisis" on David Lloyd George's 1909 Budget, the Home Rule Bill and the deadlock between the Houses of Parliament; "War Clouds Gather" on the House of Commons in 1911, industrial disputes, social organization, the Triple Entente between Britain, France and Russia, and the Agadir...
Dates: May 1935 - Jun 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles, Evening Standard., Mar 1936 - Dec 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/543
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs of the following articles by WSC: "Britain, Germany and Locarno" and "Stop it Now!" on the need for the League of Nations to act on German troops entering the Rhineland [Germany]; "Where Do We Stand?" on the results of Italy's invasion of Abyssinia [Ethiopia] and the British policy on it; "How Germany is Arming" on German military expenditure; "Our Navy Must Be Stronger"; "Organise Our Supplies" on efficient munitions production; "How to Stop War" on the need for a grand...
Dates: Mar 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Evening Standard 1., Jan 1937 - May 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/569
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "No Intervention in Spain for us!" on the wisdom of British neutrality in the Spanish Civil War, being equally opposed to both sides, and on the small likelihood of German troops staying with a successful General Franco; "How You Will Help to Meet the Bill" on funding rearmament and the probable need to increase taxation; "Europe's Peace" on the continued threat from Germany; "France Faces a New Crisis" on French economic...
Dates: Jan 1937 - May 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Evening Standard 2., 13 May 1937 - 03 Sep 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/570
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Defending the Empire" on the issue of Commonwealth defence, especially air and naval power; "America looks at Europe" on the good relations between the United States, Britain and France, American neutrality, Britain's war debt, and the American role in keeping gold prices stable; "The Rome-Berlin Axis" on relations between Italy and Germany, and Italy and Britain; "Vive la France!" on the fall of Leon Blum's Government...
Dates: 13 May 1937 - 03 Sep 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Evening Standard 3., 15 Sep 1937 - 23 Dec 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/571
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Friendship with Germany" on his own and Britain's attitude to Germany; "A Forward Step" on the improved outlook for peace in the Mediterranean, Yugoslavia and Spain, and the disappearance of [Italian] pirate submarines from the Mediterranean; "War is not Imminent" on the need to avoid unnecessary alarmism, the situation in the Far East depending upon the actions of the United States, the tension between Italy and France...
Dates: 15 Sep 1937 - 23 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Evening Standard 4., 26 Apr 1937 - 03 May 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/572
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Great Reigns": "The Heroic Story of Alfred the Great"; "William the Conqueror"; "Conqueror of Wales, Hammer of the Scots" on Edward I; "Here was a Man for the People" on Henry VIII; "A Queen Indeed" on Elizabeth I; "A Reign of Splendour" on Queen Anne; "Mother of Many Nations" on Queen Victoria.

Dates: 26 Apr 1937 - 03 May 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles (foreign language): Co-operation Press Service., 23 Jul 1937 - 01 Nov 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/577
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Newspapers and press cuttings with foreign language articles by WSC from: Norway; Denmark; Sweden; Hungary; Estonia; France; Belgium; Brazil; Austria; Switzerland; Lithuania; Romania; Latvia; Luxembourg; Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia]; Poland; Czechoslovakia [Czech Republic and Slovakia]; the Netherlands; Egypt.

Dates: 23 Jul 1937 - 01 Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles, News of the World 1., Jan 1936 - Feb 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/541
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Great Men of Our Time": "Kitchener" on 1st Lord Kitchener of Khartoum [Sudan]; "Admiral Fisher" on 1st Lord Fisher; "King George V"; "Sir John French" on 1st Lord Ypres; "Douglas Haig" on 1st Lord Haig; "Asquith" on 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith [earlier Herbert Asquith].Also includes: "Truth about the Bacon Letters", a cutting of an article by Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon in answer to WSC's article on Fisher.

Dates: Jan 1936 - Feb 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: News of the World 1., May 1937 - Jun 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/564
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The Crime that Shook Civilisation" on the build-up to the First World War; "Tragedy of the Torpedoed Lusitania"; "The Decisive Factor in the Allied Victory" on the turning points in the First World War, especially the defeat of the German U-boat campaign.

Dates: May 1937 - Jun 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles, News of the World 2., Feb 1936 - Apr 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/542A-B
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Great Men of Our Time": "Lloyd-George" on David Lloyd George; "Birkenhead" on 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith]; "Curzon" on 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston; "Clemenceau" on Georges Clemenceau; "Balfour" on 1st Lord Balfour; "Chamberlain" on Joseph Chamberlain; "John Morley" on Lord Morley of Blackburn.

Dates: Feb 1936 - Apr 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: News of the World 2., Jun 1937 - Jul 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/565
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "When the Crash Came to the United States" on the Wall Street Crash; "The Dominions are Partners of Empire" on the strengths of the British Empire; "Chief Factors in our Social Revolution" on the development of social legislation.

Dates: Jun 1937 - Jul 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: News of the World 3., Oct 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/566
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "This Age of Government by Great Dictators" on the rise of Benito Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin and Mustapha Kemal Ataturk; "Will Japan Decide to Accept the Olive Branch?" on divisions between moderate and war parties in Japan, Japanese expansion and the need to protect Western trading interests in the Far East; "Japan's Swift Rise to Her Place in the Sun" on the rise of modern Japan.

Dates: Oct 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: News of the World 4., Oct 1937 - Nov 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/567
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The General Strike" on the railway strikes of 1911 and 1919, and the General Strike of 1926; "The Crisis of 1931" on the economic crisis of summer 1931 and the fall of Ramsay Macdonald's Labour Government; "Vision of the Future Through Eyes of Science" on the history and future of human progress; "Life in a World Controlled by the Scientists" on the future possibilities and risks of science.Also includes: annotated proofs...
Dates: Oct 1937 - Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: News of the World 5., Nov 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/568
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Mankind is Confronted by One Supreme Task" on the need to control scientific progress; "A Federation for Peace is the Hope of the World" on the impersonality of modern war and the need for a strong League of Nations.Also includes: annotated proofs from "Thoughts and Adventures".

Dates: Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Strand Magazine., Nov 1935 - May 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/544
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Proofs and notes for the following articles by WSC: "The Truth About Myself"; "Queen of the Seas" on RMS Queen Mary; "The Tragic Story of Parnell" on Charles Parnell.Also includes: a copy of the Strand Magazine; a note from Shane Leslie on his research on Parnell.

Dates: Nov 1935 - May 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Strand Magazine., 29 Dec 1936 - 14 Jun 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/573
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "How the Jews Can Combat Persecution" on the separateness of the Jews, prejudice against them, and their need to combat this with greater openness; "King George VI" marking the coronation of George VI.

Dates: 29 Dec 1936 - 14 Jun 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: Sunday Chronicle., 21 Feb 1937 - 26 Dec 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/574
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Big Navy" on the possibilities of war between Japan and China, or Japan and the United States; "A King is Crowned" on the relationship between the Crown and the Empire, George VI and past coronations; "The Better Way" on the similarities between Nazism and Communism, Benito Mussolini, Stalin and Hitler; "Menace Over Europe" on the threat of war arising from the economic strains in Germany, Italy and Japan; "Jellicoe" on...
Dates: 21 Feb 1937 - 26 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Biographical Dictionary of the British Empire: correspondence., 03 Jun 1937 - 17 Dec 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/556
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Correspondents include: Edward Martell, Director of Burke Publishing Company Limited on WSC's foreword to the dictionary (6).Also includes: a draft list of the dictionary's contents; a carbon copy of WSC's foreword.

Dates: 03 Jun 1937 - 17 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: British and International Press Limited: correspondence regarding publication of articles., 30 Jul 1931 - 09 Mar 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/816
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Correspondents include: Brendan Bracken (3); and Nicholl Manisty [lawyer for WSC] (28).Includes: correspondence regarding world serialisation rights for WSC's "The Eastern Front" including a legal dispute with London General Press.

Dates: 30 Jul 1931 - 09 Mar 1936
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