Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 300 Collections and/or Records:
WSC's Commission as Captain in the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars.
Correspondents include Joseph Cheetham; Joseph Chamberlain; Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson; Captain Percy Scott; Colonel Neville Chamberlain.File also includes WSC's certificate of service with the South African Light Horse, Jan-Mar 1900, signed by Lt-Colonel Julian Byng [later Lord Byng of Vimy].
Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K-Z., Sep 1948 - Feb 1949
Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, A-B. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Oct 1940 - Dec 1943
Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, C-D. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov 1941 - Dec 1943
Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B, many on WSC's health, his travels abroad, and offering support for his leadership. [please note that most of the file dates from 1943]., Mar 1941 - Aug 1947
Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, H-K. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov  - Dec 1943
Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, McCarthy - Maze., Apr 1955 - Apr 1965
The material held at Churchill Archives Centre mainly consists of Colville's diaries. They provide an insight into the decision-making of three Prime Ministers and the meetings held with other top officials, as well as the lives of key figures during World War II, and its aftermath.
Letter from WSC to William Darling, message to officers and men attending 9th Scottish Divisison reunion [carbon].
Letter from Edward Marsh, PS to J H Thomas, Dominions Office, to WSC, sending note on the financial arrangements between the United Kingdom and the Irish Free State Governments.
Letter from Colonel Stuart Graham (Bangalore, India) to WSC, expressing pleasure at reading "My Early Life", and reminiscing about his own service, particularly in India, and on present day conditions in India, suggesting that Mohandas Gandhi and his supporters should be deported to "some out of the way spot like St Helena" and not allowed any communication with India; includes visiting card.
Letter from Lt-Colonel Sir Robert Hermon Hodge (later Lord Wyfold), Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars, to WSC, on WSC's promotion [to Major] and his appointment to command the Henley Squadron of the Regiment.
Letter from Colonel Sir Robert Hermon-Hodge, (later Lord Wyfold), Oxfordshire Hussars, to WSC, declining invitation to attend Henley Squadron Ball, and offering congratulations on WSC's success with the Squadron.
Letter from WSC to The Adjutant, Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars, on his course of instruction to become qualified for field rank, asking for special consideration on account of his parliamentary and ministerial duties [copy].
Account by WSC of his escape from the Boers [typescript with ms amendments by WSC, on Admiralty notepaper, probably drafted in connection with a libel action against William Blackwood & Sons, heard on 20 May 1912].
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.