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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 153 Collections and/or Records:


(Untitled), 14 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/91
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "most immediate " and "top secret and personal". WSC thanks Stalin for his message of 7 Apr and expresses hope that the misunderstanding over Crossword [Codename for operation leading to surrender of German forces in Italy] may now be considered at an end. He comments on his distress at the death of President Roosevelt and the importance it places on the link between the two of them. He thanks Stalin and Vyacheslav Molotov [Soviet Foreign Minister]...
Dates: 14 Apr 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 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 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.

(Untitled), 15 Feb 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/251/54-55
Scope and Contents

Letter from Desmond Chapman-Huston, Carlton Club, London to WSC, asking for permission to publish extract from Diary of Sir Sidney Low, for 13 Jan 1905, in which Low declined WSC's request to help him finish and revise Life of Lord Randolph Churchill.

Dates: 15 Feb 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Writ and Claim for libel issued by WSC against the Daily Mirror, 25 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/221/64
Scope and Contents

Includes transcript of published articles including "Whose Finger?" about WSC's words on the possibility of nuclear war and that "only Russia or America was in a position to pull the trigger" and a series of articles about on WSC's possible policy of issuing a peace ultimatum to Stalin.Printed pamphlet.

Dates: 25 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open