Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 1265 Collections and/or Records:
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
Literary: British and International Press Limited: correspondence regarding publication of articles., 30 Jul 1931 - 09 Mar 1936
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.