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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: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., 1884 - 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/289
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Professor Keith Feiling (3); Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher, on various subjects including his progress, WSC's portrayal of the character of John 1st Duke of Marlborough and the structure of the book (16); [Albert, 7th Lord] Spencer; "Sunny" [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough] (3); George Harrap of George G Harrap and Company (6); [Sir] Bindon Blood on his ancestor, Brigadier-General Hodcroft Blood and affairs in India; Sir Reginald Storrs; 1st Lord Southborough...
Dates: 1884 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/307
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher, on his research on John, 1st Duke of Marlborough, Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough and Winston Churchill (29); Shane Leslie (2); Lord Ivor Churchill on the use of the Marlborough papers (2); Basil Liddell-Hart (4); Ridley Pakenham-Walsh (13) and Professor Keith Feiling (8) on proof-reading and research for the book; Lord Tyrrell; Ralph Wigram; R B Haselden (3) on letters from Marlborough held in the United States and Edythe Backus (3) on...
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times."., Jan 1933 - Apr 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/321
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ridley Pakenham-Walsh on research concerning John, 1st Duke of Marlborough (9); Keith Feiling on his work proof-reading chapters of "Marlborough" (6); various representatives of George G Harrap and Company, including George Harrap himself (6) on the preparation and correction of proofs; George Trevelyan recommending sources for research (6); Basil Liddell Hart; Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher (17) and "Sunny" [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough] on illustrations for...
Dates: Jan 1933 - Apr 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., May 1933 - Jun 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/322A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher on the revision and correction of proofs (18); [Ridley] Pakenham-Walsh on his research into the life of John, 1st Duke of Marlborough (4); Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough (2) and Oxford University Press on the preparation of illustrations for the book; J L Garvin on corrections to proofs and his opinion of WSC as a historian (5); representatives of George G Harrap and Company on the dispatch and reception of proofs; Keith Feiling (3);...
Dates: May 1933 - Jun 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Jul 1933 - Aug 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/323
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher on the revision and correction of proofs (5); Shane Leslie; representatives of George G Harrap and Company, including George Harrap himself (4) on the dispatch and reception of proofs; John Swain and Sons Limited on the preparation of maps (5); Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere]; Gordon Halswell; [Ridley] Pakenham-Walsh on the correction of proofs and notes on a campaign by General Turenne (6); Keith Feiling (6); George...
Dates: Jul 1933 - Aug 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Sep 1933 - Oct 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/324
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher on the revision and correction of proofs (13); Herbrand, 11th Duke of Bedford; representatives of George G Harrap and Company, including George Harrap himself (9) on financial arrangements, publicity and sales of the book; [Ridley] Pakenham-Walsh (4); Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough; George Trevelyan (4); Herbert Noyes; J L Garvin; David Minlore (5) and Major General Sir John Williams on General Charles Churchill and other...
Dates: Sep 1933 - Oct 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Nov 1933 - Dec 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/325
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various representatives of George G Harrap and Company, including George Harrap himself (2) on sales of Volume 1 of "Marlborough", dispatch and reception of proofs for Volume 2; Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher, on corrections to proofs (11); Edward Cadogan on his ancestor 1st Lord Cadogan (3); Sir Frederick Ponsonby [later Lord Sysonby] complimenting WSC as a writer; [Ridley] Pakenham-Walsh on his research on John, 1st Duke of Marlborough (8); Sir Clive Wigram (4)...
Dates: Nov 1933 - Dec 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Jan 1946 - Sep 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/37
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of George G Harrap and Company, particularly J H H Gaute, A J White, and George Harrap (65); [Geoffrey] Mason of Lloyds Bank; Val Gielgud on a projected film script; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (7); William Deakin; Cyril Mason suggesting amendments particularly concerning John William, Prince of Orange (4); Sir Harold Wilberforce-Bell on a portrait of Brigadier Francis Palmes. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Sep 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "My Early Life"., 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/268
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lord Stamfordham [earlier Sir Arthur Bigge]; John Buchan (2), Edward Marsh (6) and [General Sir] Ian [Hamilton] (3) commenting on proofs of the book; Sir Cecil Levita on his memories of the Boer War; [Brigadier General] James Edmonds; Lord Moynihan and Henry Lygon.Includes copies of letters from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Brendan Bracken and Stanley Baldwin.Also includes a cutting of an article by Gerald Gould in the Weekend Review entitled...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "My Early Life"., Oct 1946 - Sep 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/35
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Viola [Violet] Lady Apsley [earlier Violet Bathurst] on quoting WSC on fox-hunting (2); representatives of Odhams Press Limited including [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (15); representatives of the BBC (17); Allen Lane of Penguin Books offering to publish the book; Sir George Bull; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (2); B W Cummins, honorary editor of the Swimming Times, on quoting WSC on swimming (5). Also...
Dates: Oct 1946 - Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "Painting as a Pastime"., Mar 1947 - Apr 1953

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Brian Batsford, director of B T Batsford Limited; representatives of Odhams Press Limited particularly book department manager C L Shard and [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (45); representatives of McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited (7); representatives of Fladgate and Company particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (20); John Benn, Chairman of Ernest Benn Limited (3); Count Michael de la Bedoyere, editor of the Catholic Herald,...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Apr 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning permission to quote from WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), "My Early Life" and speeches., Jul 1949 - Feb 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/56
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the BBC, particularly B H Alexander of the copyright department, (5) including (2) on plans and payment for overseas broadcasts of readings from the memoirs for the German, Russian, and Latin American sections; Arnold Toynbee, Director of Studies, Royal Institute of International Affairs; representatives of the Daily Telegraph, including Douglas Rees, private secretary to 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] (5) and Colin...
Dates: Jul 1949 - Feb 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning the British and United States publication of "The War Speeches (Definitive edition)", "The Sinews of Peace", "Europe Unite", "In the Balance", and "Stemming the Tide"., Sep 1946 - Aug 1952

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/39
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (6); Paul Brooks, Editor-in-Chief, Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers (8); representatives of Cassell and Company including directors Desmond Flower and Sir Newman Flower (20); Lilian Buck [private secretary to Randolph Churchill] (4); Randolph Churchill (6) including (1) on United States domestic politics; Charles Wood on proof reading (3); Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] (2); representatives of the...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Aug 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning the Chartwell Literary Trust and Birthday Trust, many with Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]., Feb 1946 - Mar 1957

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/41A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Sir Cullum Welch, Lord Mayor [of London], on WSC's donation to the National Hungarian and Central European Relief Fund; 2nd Lord Colwyn [earlier Sir Frederic Smith], Chairman of Anglo-Egyptian Aid Society, appealing for a donation; Leslie Graham-Dixon; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip]; H V Boarland, HM Inspector of Taxes, Inland Revenue (4); Robert Marshall [Private Secretary to Sir Norman Brook]; Sir Norman Brook [later...
Dates: Feb 1946 - Mar 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "The Eastern Front", Volume 5 of "The World Crisis"., 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/270
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Correspondents include: [Brigadier General James] Edmonds (7); WSC's researcher Charles Hordern (8) and Sir George Franckenstein.Includes copies of letters from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Thornton Butterworth Limited and the Times about the possible serialisation of the book. Also includes chapter outlines and an article by Field Marshal von Ludendorff criticising WSC's account of the Battle of Tannenberg [Stebark, Poland].

Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "The Eastern Front", Volume 5 of "The World Crisis"., 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/287
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Hordern, WSC's researcher, on various subjects including the correction of proofs (23); Brigadier General James Edmonds of the Military Branch of the Historical Section (2) on various subjects including a request that his name should not appear in connection with the book; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Committee of Imperial Defence] (4) on suggested corrections to proofs; Butler and Tanner Limited on the preparation of proofs of the...
Dates: 1931
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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Literary: Correspondence concerning "The Eastern Front", Volume 5 of "The World Crisis"., 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/288
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Hordern, WSC's researcher, and various people including: WSC on his expenses and proof-reading; Charles Scribner on proofs of an American edition of the book (6); H J Bourne of Thornton Butterworth Limited (9); Butler and Tanner Limited on the preparation of proofs of the book (5); Sir Alfred Knox (2), Edward Marsh (2), Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Committee of Imperial Defence] (4) and Walter Elliot (2) on proof-reading and suggested...
Dates: 1931
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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Literary: Correspondence concerning "The Great War"., 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/328
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Correspondence between WSC and representatives of George Newnes Limited, including Major H Pollock, about the publication of sections of WSC's "The World Crisis" under the title "The Great War".Includes WSC's notes on the structure for the book and material relating to the correction of proofs and illustrations for the book.

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning the serialisation of Volume 1 of "Marlborough, His Life and Times" in the Sunday Times., Jan 1933 - Sep 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/334
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Correspondents include: 1st Lord Camrose [earlier William Berry, Chairman of the Daily Telegraph and Editor-in-Chief of the Sunday Times] discussing which newspaper "Marlborough" should be serialised in (3); William Hadley, Editor of the Sunday Times, on the selection of extracts (7) and representatives of Amalgamated Press Limited on payments to WSC.

Dates: Jan 1933 - Sep 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "The World Crisis"., Jan 1947 - Aug 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/34
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Deakin; representatives of Amstutz, Herdeg and Company [publishers], Zurich [Switzerland], on the German language rights and suggested amendments (5); [Benjamin] Ifor Evans [later Lord Evans of Hungershall], Principal of Queen Mary College, London, on permission to quote WSC in "The Use of English". Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Other subjects include: questions...
Dates: Jan 1947 - Aug 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for Collier's Magazine., 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/293
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Correspondents include: Paul Reynolds on fees due to WSC and William Chenery, editor of Collier's Magazine.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for Collier's Magazine., 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/310
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Correspondents include: representatives of Collier's Magazine including the editor, William Chenery (5) on the subjects to be covered in WSC's articles and the reception of articles; Paul Reynolds on the sale of serial rights; representatives of Curtis Brown Limited including Raymond Everitt (18) on payments due to WSC; Shane Leslie; Donald Fergusson on tea and sugar imports into the United Kingdom; and Sir Francis Floud on unemployment (2).

Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for Collier's Magazine., 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/331
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with: representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, including Raymond Everitt (5), on the sale of serial rights in WSC's articles and amounts credited to his account; William Chenery, editor of Collier's Magazine, suggesting subjects for articles and Aylmer Vallance of the Economist (3).

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for the Amalgamated Press Limited., Nov 1933 - Dec 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/333
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with representatives of the Amalgamated Press Limited including the Literary Director, William Blackwood (6).

Dates: Nov 1933 - Dec 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for the Daily Mail., 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/290
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Correspondents include: Brendan Bracken suggesting an agreement with the Daily Mail which would be financially beneficial to WSC (5); various staff of the Daily Mail including William McWhirter, Donald Bradfield and Robert Prew; Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere on aspects of the arrangement with WSC including exclusivity (5).Also includes copies of letters from WSC on his accident involving a motor car in New York [United States] and on his friendship with David Lloyd George.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open