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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence H - N., 26 Mar 1946 - 04 Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/163A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Nina, Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon [President, Animal Defence and Anti-Vivisection Society] on animal rescue; Roy Harrod on "The Gathering Storm" [Volume 1, "The Second World War"], his own political position and his biography of 1st Lord Keynes [earlier John Maynard Keynes] (3); Sir James Hawley on revoking WSC's deed of covenant in favour of his late wife (2); Alan Hillgarth [earlier Alan Evans]; Agatha, Lady Hindlip; Violet Hoare on her son's death in Malaya...
Dates: 26 Mar 1946 - 04 Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence La - Me., 04 Jun 1951 - 09 Sep 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/193
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Maurice Macmillan [later Lord Macmillan of Ovenden, Group Chairman, Macmillan Limited]; Sir Eric Harrison, High Commissioner for Australia; Henry Luce [Editor], Time and Life, on subjects including covering WSC's retirement, the Suez Crisis [Egypt], Anglo-United States relations, and asking WSC to attend Independence Day in Washington (11); Sir Jocelyn Lucas [Chairman], Empire War Memorial Fund; 2nd Lord Lyle [of Westbourne]; Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos]...
Dates: 04 Jun 1951 - 09 Sep 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence M - Q., 31 Oct 1945 - 27 Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/153A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Mabane [Director, Kemsley Newspapers] asking if WSC could contribute to the Sunday Chronicle on United Europe and fears of a Socialist State; Marjorie Madan on publishing quotations from WSC (4); Stuart Mais on dedicating a book to WSC; 1st Lord Margesson; Louis Marin, member, French National Assembly; Reginald Marnham [WSC's neighbour] (4); Douglas Marshall, MP for Bodmin [Cornwall] conveying greetings from his constituency; John Martin [former Private...
Dates: 31 Oct 1945 - 27 Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 290 - 297, closed under S40 and S41(1) of the Freedom of Information Act on advice from the Cabinet Office. Review date: 1 Jan 2021.
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, McCarthy - Maze., Apr 1955 - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/528
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "B" [1st Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Max Aitken]; J McDavid (or ?I McDavid) on his memories as adjutant to WSC in 1916 and of WSC as Commander of the 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers (7); Major Reginald Macdonald-Buchanan; Dr Robert MacKenna on gifts from WSC (3); Sir Fitzroy Maclean (4); Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] on subjects including his admiration for WSC (6); [Nicholas] Robert Udal (6), Antony Acland, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, and...
Dates: Apr 1955 - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Mi - Mu, Mac., 21 Jan 1947 - 05 Oct 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/194
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Bridget, Lady Monckton [later Bridget, Lady Ruthven of Freeland] on WSC's kindness to her husband, Sir Walter Monckton; 1st Lord Milford [earlier Sir Laurence Phillipps] on racing; Sir Walter Monckton on subjects including his health and mental health charities (4); Charles Montag; Gerald Montagu (4); Anthony Montague Browne on subjects including his work for the Foreign Office (4); Noel Montague Browne (5); 11th Duke of Devonshire [earlier Lord Hartington]; Dorothy...
Dates: 21 Jan 1947 - 05 Oct 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence P - R., 03 Aug 1946 - 28 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/175
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Bernard Paget (2); Ridley Pakenham-Walsh [former literary assistant to WSC], thanking him for gifts of books (5); Alba Paynter; Sir Richard Pim (2); Audrey Pleydell-Bouverie (4); Odette Pol Roger (3); 1st Lord Portal [of Hungerford] (2); Commodore George [Gordon] Allen; Sir Hugh Protheroe-Smith; Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] on "George Mansfelt", Prince Frederick of Prussia [later parts of Germany and Poland] (2); Prince Frederick of...
Dates: 03 Aug 1946 - 28 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Reynaud - Salmond., Sep 1956 - Feb 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/533
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Paul Reynaud; Juliet, Lady Rhys Williams on nuclear deterrents; Jeremy Thomas of the Foreign Office; Cecil Roberts; James Roosevelt on the Eleanor Roosevelt Institute for cancer research; Sir William Rootes; Esmond [2nd Lord] Rothermere [earlier Esmond Harmsworth]; Sir John Rothenstein on his work on WSC's paintings (5); Edmund de Rothschild on the British Newfoundland Corporation and the use of the Hamilton Falls [Canada] as a source of power; Jeanne, Lady de...
Dates: Sep 1956 - Feb 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sa., 28 Apr 1948 - 12 Oct 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/198
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Emir Zeid [Iraqi Ambassador to Britain]; [? Nourias Said, Prime Minister of Iraq]; 2nd Lord St Aldwyn [earlier Lord Quenington]; "Bobbety", 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], Leader of the House of Lords and Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations, on subjects including Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Salisbury himself being unable to continue at the Commonwealth Relations Office, the de-nationalization of steel, appointing a deputy Foreign...
Dates: 28 Apr 1948 - 12 Oct 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open except folios 14-16 which are closed under S37(1), S40 and S41(1) of the Freedom of Information Act on advice from the Cabinet Office. Review 2027.
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sa - Sm., 21 May 1941 - 27 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/176A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frank Salisbury (2); "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Lord Cranborne] on WSC's views on postponing the Festival [of Britain] and embarrassment to "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay, Chairman, Festival of Britain Council], and his own inability to be a delegate to the Council of Europe (5); Sir Arthur Salter; 1st Lord Samuel; Sir Malcolm Sargent, Musical Director, Savoy Theatre, inviting WSC to the opening night of "Patience"; David Sarnoff; John Howard, Chairman, Eastern...
Dates: 21 May 1941 - 27 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Antonio Giraudier., 08 Nov 1947 - 30 Mar 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/159
Scope and Contents Letters from Antonio Giraudier on his gifts to WSC, of cigars, wine, painting equipment and food parcels for London hospitals, WSC's painting, and on WSC's gifts to him, of books and a picture (49).Other correspondents include: Eleonora Mackenzie, British Legation, Cuba, on sending Giraudier's cigars (12); CSC on the hospital food parcels (3); G Ceris Jones, Matron, Westminster Hospital [London] on the food parcels; Elizabeth Cockayne, Matron, Royal Free Hospital [London] on the food...
Dates: 08 Nov 1947 - 30 Mar 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with Field-Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery., 15 Feb 1943 - 18 Nov 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/143
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Alamein dinners and reunions; Montgomery's book ["El Alamein to the River Sangro"]; pamphlets by Montgomery on military matters; bringing Field-Marshal Erwin Rommel to battle (February 1943); Montgomery's book "Ten Chapters"; political and military problems in post-war Egypt; mis-statements in Alan Moorehead's biography of Montgomery on WSC's part in the dismissal of Field-Marshal Archibald Wavell and in the D-Day landings; the mutual respect between WSC and Stalin;...
Dates: 15 Feb 1943 - 18 Nov 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Feb 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/24/36
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses his hopes for "better fortunes" in the future although he says he does not intend to marry yet. He describes his work drawing maps, discusses the publication [of "The Story of the Malakand Field Force"] and his anxiousness about its reception and informs her that he has decided to go to Egypt as a correspondent during his leave.

Dates: 02 Feb 1898
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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(Untitled), 12 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/203/36
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Telegram from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] (Biarritz [France]) to Private Office passing on message from WSC to John S Churchill asking him to let him know how he is feeling and stating that he has been doing a little painting. Carbon copy. Annotated with John's reply.

Dates: 12 Jul 1945
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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(Untitled), 22 Mar 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/170
Scope and Contents Letter from Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris (Headquarters, Bomber Command, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire) to WSC describing a recent visit to the Chateau de l'Horizon (Cannes [France]). He refers to the condition of the house and garden, and states that the "Boche" occupied it but took nothing except WSC's painting of the swimming pool and the volumes of Marlborough which WSC had given to Maxine Elliot [Maxine Eliott]. "It all looked somewhat sad. The local French are terribly...
Dates: 22 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Mar 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/171
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of letter from Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris (Headquarters, Bomber Command, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire] to WSC describing a recent visit to the Chateau de l'Horizon (Cannes [France]). He refers to the condition of the house and garden, and states that the "Boche" occupied it but took nothing except WSC's painting of the swimming pool and the volumes of Marlborough which WSC had given to Maxine Elliot [Maxine Eliott]. "It all looked somewhat sad. The local French are...
Dates: 22 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/199-200
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Letter from WSC (23, Ring Strasse, Potsdam [Berlin, Germany]) to Brigadier-General Raymond Brutinel thanking him for his kindness and hospitality during WSC's stay at Bordaberry [Hendaye, France]: Stating that, "I think you know what it meant to me to have a quiet, restful holiday - my first since the War - in such charming surroundings" and referring to the fact that he was once again able "to enjoy the relaxation of painting" [carbon].

Dates: 24 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Feb 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/153/6
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Hunt to WSC, recommending the use of half watt lamps instead of arc lights in the studio at 2 Sussex Square, London W2.

Dates: 22 Feb 1921
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/157/31-34
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Charles Sims, commenting unfavourably on Sims' portrait of Diana and Sarah Churchill, particularly the expressions on the faces of the children [2 carbon copies].

Dates: 16 May 1922
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jul 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/157/51
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Letter from Charles Sims to WSC, on his portrait of Diana and Sarah Churchill.

Dates: 11 Jul 1922
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Sep 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/237/34
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Letter from Sir Abe Bailey (38 Bryanston Square [London]) to WSC, commenting on his painting, and asking him to write to 17th Lord Derby [earlier Lord Stanley] in order to "square things with him". Bailey adds that he doesn't see anything but trouble for Italy and Abyssinia [later Ethiopia], as Benito Mussolini will have trouble climbing down. Manuscript.

Dates: 17 Sep 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 May 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/133/15
Scope and Contents

Letter from C H H Burleigh (7 Wilbury Crescent, Hove, Sussex) to [Maurice Bonham Carter] asking whether he could choose two or three of WSC's pictures for the Brighton Autumn Exhibition. Sent with CHAR 2/133/14.

Dates: 03 May 1924
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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(Untitled), 15 Dec 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/106/152
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Letter from Sir Ian Hamilton (1 Hyde Park Gardens, [London]) to WSC explaining that he may omit some parts of his Gallipoli diary when it is published (but not his references to "the wickedness at the end which bust up the whole show") and praising WSC's painting of a cedar.

Dates: 15 Dec 1919
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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(Untitled), 13 May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/152/11
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Letter from Edward Marsh to Arthur Quigley conveying WSC's regret that he does not think his (WSC's) pictures are good enough for public exhibition. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 13 May 1927
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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(Untitled), 10 May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/152/12-13
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Letter from Arthur Quigley (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool) to WSC inviting him to contribute pictures for the gallery's autumn exhibition and enclosing CHAR 2/152/14 and CHAR 2/152/15.

Dates: 10 May 1927
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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(Untitled), 09 Jun 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/152/92
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Letter from WSC (Chartwell) to Hazel, Lady Lavery thanking her for information about E Blythe's campaign [see CHAR 2/152/91], expressing delight that Sir John Lavery is progressing and reporting that he is trying to paint the Palladian Bridge at Wilton [Wiltshire]. Typescript copy.

Dates: 09 Jun 1927
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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