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Churchill, Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer, 1911 - 1968 (politician, author)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1911 - 1968

Admin / Family structure

Son of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

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"Approach March": annotated draft of chapter 46, "Proud Preston", 1967-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/3/46
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This section of the archive includes some source material, notes, drafts, typescripts and proofs of JA's autobiography. It was written in the 1960s (though not published until 1973), after JA lost first his ministerial office and then his Parliamentary seat after the General Elections of 1964 and 1966. Asked by the publishers Hutchinson Limited to write his political memoirs, JA preferred instead to write about his earlier career (being unable to write about sensitive recent events, and not...
Dates: 1967-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Approach March": annotated draft of chapter 46, "Proud Preston", 1967-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/3/47
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This section of the archive includes some source material, notes, drafts, typescripts and proofs of JA's autobiography. It was written in the 1960s (though not published until 1973), after JA lost first his ministerial office and then his Parliamentary seat after the General Elections of 1964 and 1966. Asked by the publishers Hutchinson Limited to write his political memoirs, JA preferred instead to write about his earlier career (being unable to write about sensitive recent events, and not...
Dates: 1967-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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'Box On'

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 1/1/5
Scope and Contents Wolff's contribution to the memorial volume, Randolph Churchill - The Young Unpretender: 2 copies of the manuscript and a review of the volume.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Churchill Papers, 1962 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 2
Scope and Contents In 1961 Wolff joined Randolph Churchill's team of research assistants on the Official Biography of Winston Churchill project. The preface and acknowledgements describe him as in charge of research, but his own correspondence throws this supervisory role into doubt. The process of working with Randolph Churchill generated a considerable quantity of papers and had one on-going consequence in that after Randolph Churchill's death Wolff was one of the Executors of the Estate, which included the...
Dates: 1962 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": condolences on the death of Randolph Churchill, 1968-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/227
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir [D'Arcy] Patrick Reilly, British Ambassador to France; Douglas Fairbanks jr; Sir Robert Menzies; John Le Vien; Aharon Remez, Israeli Ambassador to Britain; Abba Eban, Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs; Haile Selassie, former Emperor of Abyssinia; 2nd Lord Rothermere [earlier Esmond Harmsworth]; 2nd Lord Birkenhead [earlier Lord Furneaux].
Dates: 1968-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": copies of family correspondence, 1963-67, 1978-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/197
Scope and Contents Includes: 23rd Lord Audley to CSC on life in Spain with Sarah, Lady Audley [earlier Sarah Churchill, Sarah Oliver and Sarah Beauchamp] and CSC's planned visit; Sarah to CSC on their Christmas; CSC to Sarah on Audley's death; Randolph Churchill to CSC on subjects including family heirlooms, Sir William Reid-Dick's bust of Sir Winston Churchill, Randolph's visit to the United States, 1966, the sculptures of Oscar Nemon and work on the official biography.
Dates: 1978-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": correspondence with Randolph Churchill, 1965-02 - 1967-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/205
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Randolph's arrival in Marrakech [Morocco]; future travel and property plans for CSC; family heirlooms, including copying the portrait of Sir Winston Churchill by William Orpen, Marlborough portraits, freedoms presented to Churchill and his collection of Napoleon books; numbers for a Churchill exhibition; Sir William Reid-Dick's bust of Churchill; Randolph's visit to the United States, 1966; the work of Oscar Nemon.
Dates: 1965-02 - 1967-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1921-22, 1970-08 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/57
Scope and Contents Copies of letters from Randolph Churchill, Sarah Churchill [later Sarah Oliver, Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] and Diana Churchill [later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] to CSC and to Winston Churchill. Includes a copy of a photograph of 'Maryland', the house at Frinton-on-Sea [Essex] where the Churchills went on holiday in 1922.
Dates: 1970-08 - 1986
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1923, 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/59
Scope and Contents Copies of letters from Randolph Churchill, Sarah Churchill [later Sarah Oliver, Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] and Diana Churchill [later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] to CSC and to Winston Churchill.
Dates: 1970-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1924, 1924 - 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/61
Scope and Contents Letters (mainly copies) from Randolph Churchill and Diana Churchill [later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] to CSC and to Winston Churchill.
Dates: 1924 - 1970-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1925, 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/65
Scope and Contents Copies of letters from Randolph Churchill, Sarah Churchill [later Sarah Oliver, Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] and Diana Churchill [later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] to CSC and to Winston Churchill.
Dates: 1970-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1926, 1926 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/66
Scope and Contents Letters (mainly copies) from Randolph Churchill and Diana Churchill [later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] to CSC and to Winston Churchill. Subjects include the General Strike and Diana's visit to Paris [France].
Dates: 1926 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1927, 1927 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/69
Scope and Contents Letters (copies and originals) from Randolph Churchill and Diana Churchill [later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] to CSC and to Winston Churchill. Subjects include Diana's stay in Paris [France].
Dates: 1927 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1928, 1928 - 1967-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/70
Scope and Contents Letters (copies and originals) from Randolph Churchill and Diana Churchill [later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] to CSC and to Winston Churchill. Subjects include CSC's treatment [for mastoiditis] and Churchill's Budget speech.
Dates: 1928 - 1967-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1929, 1977-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/71
Scope and Contents Copies of letters from Randolph Churchill and Diana Churchill [later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] to CSC and to Winston Churchill, mainly from Randolph to CSC describing his tour of the United States and Canada with Churchill, including a visit to MGM Studios and his impression of William Randolph Hearst.
Dates: 1977-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1935, 1935-02 - 1967-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/80
Scope and Contents Letters (mainly copies) from Sarah Churchill [later Sarah Oliver, Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] and Diana Bailey [earlier Diana Churchill and later Diana Sandys] to CSC on subjects including Sarah's visits to Panshanger [Hertfordshire] and Blenheim Palace [Oxfordshire] for Christmas, Randolph Churchill's by-election campaigns in Wavertree [Liverpool] and Norwood [London] and Diana's divorce from John Bailey.
Dates: 1935-02 - 1967-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1945, 1945-01 - 1968-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/118
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Randolph Churchill, CSC, MS, Winston Churchill and Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] on subjects including: Randolph's problems with communications in Croatia; his financial affairs; news from Greece; King Peter of Yugoslavia; Randolph's view of the local Partisans; reducing smoking; his attempts at cooking in Croatia; a V2 bomb falling close to CSC's Fulmer Chase Maternity Hospital; CSC's visit to the Soviet Union;...
Dates: 1945-01 - 1968-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": letters from the Churchill children, c 1920s, 1921-08 - 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/55
Scope and Contents Letters (mainly copies) from Randolph Churchill, Sarah Churchill ["Bumblebee", later Sarah Oliver, Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley], Diana Churchill ["the Gold-cream kitten", later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] and MS to CSC and to Winston Churchill. Includes one letter from MS to Churchill congratulating him on a speech, c 1940, and a copy of a letter from him to MS while he was touring the United States, c 1929.
Dates: 1921-08 - 1970-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Clementine Churchill": Randolph in Yugoslavia and family correspondence, 1944, 1944-01 - 1968-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/110
Scope and Contents Family correspondence (mainly copies) between CSC, Winston Churchill and Randolph Churchill, on subjects including: Winston Churchill seeing Randolph in Algiers; tensions between Randolph and Churchill; Randolph's injuries from a plane crash; difficulties in Randolph's marriage to Pamela Churchill [earlier Pamela Digby, later Pamela Hayward and Pamela Harriman]; Charles de Gaulle's rudeness; Churchill's visit to Italy, Aug 1944; Churchill's fears of a massacre in Warsaw [Poland]; Britain's role...
Dates: 1944-01 - 1968-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence - C, 1948 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FRWS 8/4
Scope and Contents Comprising correspondence with Laurence Cadbury, 1963 (3); Sir Alexander Cadogan, on the impossibility of writing his own memoirs, 1965; John Calder, on the publication of Henry Miller's 'Tropic of Cancer' in Britain, 1963 (6); various correspondents at the University of California, Berkeley, 1960-1967 (17); D. Ewan Cameron, 1970; Christopher Chancellor of Odhams Press, undated; David Chipp, 1957-1970 (3); Lord Chorley, on the Dr. Arthur J. Kraus breach of contract case against City College of...
Dates: 1948 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence with Randolph Churchill, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 1/75
Scope and Contents Correspondence on Churchill's book "Lord Derby, 'King of Lancashire'".
Dates: 1960
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Cuttings and Cartoons relating to WSC, 1933-10 - 1936-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 29 A/1
Scope and Contents Career: Randolph Churchill contests the Wavertree [Liverpool] by-election and is defeated; WSC reconciled with government; WSC returned to parliament but not the Cabinet; reviews of WSC’s "Marlborough". Domestic Policy: Annual meeting (1933) of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations - Discussion of slum campaign, Imperial defence and reform policy; WSC supports the need for home grown food stuffs. Foreign Policy; WSC leads opposition to the...
Dates: 1933-10 - 1936-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Cuttings relating to the commencement of Randolph Churchill’s public life, 1933-02 - 1938-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 27 4
Scope and Contents Career: Randolph Churchill is associated with a plethora of by-elections, including Wavertree [Liverpool], Croydon [Essex] and West-Toxteth (West-Toxteth was being fought by J.W.J. Cremlyn.), all of which are unsuccessfully contested; Randolph Churchill forms a ‘new’ conservative union; Randolph Churchill is refused membership of Liverpool Constitutional Association; Libel action is taken against Randolph Churchill, by Sir Thomas White, resulting in £1000 damages; Randolph Churchill edits 'Arms...
Dates: 1933-02 - 1938-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Dictation tape, 1966 - 1968-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 11/13
Scope and Contents Includes: dictated draft review of Dana Schmidt's book "Yemen: the Unknown War" (cassette 1 side 1); dictated letters relating to an article on air terminal design and a letter to JA's son Leo on Lady Catherine Amery being in a court case and on her health (cassette 1 side 1); dictated note on JA's part in Israeli-Jordanian negotiations on the Middle East peace process (cassette 1 side 2 and cassette 2 side 1); an account of the writing of JA's book "Sons of the Eagle" (cassette 1 side 2 and...
Dates: 1966 - 1968-05
Conditions Governing Access: Access copy available.
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Draft speeches, 1969-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/44
Scope and Contents Subjects include: a tribute to Randolph Churchill; JA's return to Parliament as MP for Brighton Pavilion [Sussex] and the economic record of the Government; the state of the West; Joseph Chamberlain.
Dates: 1969-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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