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Churchill, Randolph Henry Spencer, Lord, 1849 - 1895 (politician)

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Dates

  • Existence: 1849 - 1895

Admin / Family structure

Son of 7th Duke of Marlborough and father of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill.

Found in 118 Collections and/or Records:

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Acquired Papers. Letters from Lady Randolph Churchill to Lord Randolph Churchill. Includes material relating to Lady Randolph Churchill's illness with typhoid. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described and several letters are incomplete., 1882 - 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/98
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class of papers was acquired by WSC at various times either by inheritance or gift and has been arranged in groups according to the presumed original owner: Lady Randolph Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill; John S Churchill; W Bernau of Lloyds Bank and others.The major groups may be broken into sub-series by correspondents and the papers thereafter are arranged chronologically (e.g. Lady Randolph Churchill's letters from WSC are mainly found at CHAR 28/13-28).The series includes a...
Dates: 1882 - 1885
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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Album of enlarged reproductions of National Liberal cartoons, 1886 - 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHWL/PE 42 (box 45)
Scope and Contents

Cartoons by W E Morgan and others, on Lord Randolph Churchill's political career.

Dates: 1886 - 1887
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Copy of a Magpie political cartoon of Lord Randolph Churchill being rescued during the Aston Riots by Allen McDougall, plus a letter describing the event, 1884-10-18

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 111
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection comprises a wide variety of material from a number of different sources which have been deemed too small to be considered individual collections in their own right and have been grouped together under the heading "miscellaneous". Subjects covered include First and Second World Wars, the Falklands Campaign, and recollections of Sir Winston Churchill.

Dates: 1884-10-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
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Letters from Lord Randolph Churchill, mainly to John S Churchill [known as "Jack"], 1886 - 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PCHL 2
Scope and Contents Subjects covered include: Lord Randolph's gift to his son of a watch; Jack Churchill's reports from Harrow; Lady Randolph Churchill's hurt that Jack did not write more often; Lord Randolph's concern that he was wasting too much time in holidays; arrangements for visiting him at Harrow; Winston Churchill's success in riding at Sandhurst, following his training at Knightsbridge cavalry barracks; Jack's name being put down for the 60th Rifles; a successful political meeting at Bradford...
Dates: 1886 - 1894
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lord Randolph Churchill and Lady Randolph Churchill and contemporaries

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW II 16
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Subjects covered include: WSC's escape from captivity during the South African War; election campaigns; reviews and illustrations for WSC's writing; WSC's parents, Lord Randolph Churchill and Lady Randolph Churchill.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lord Randolph Churchill: caricatures

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW II 17
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Subjects covered include: WSC's escape from captivity during the South African War; election campaigns; reviews and illustrations for WSC's writing; WSC's parents, Lord Randolph Churchill and Lady Randolph Churchill.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lord Randolph Churchill: press-cuttings on Egypt and the Sudan

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW II 18
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Subjects covered include: WSC's escape from captivity during the South African War; election campaigns; reviews and illustrations for WSC's writing; WSC's parents, Lord Randolph Churchill and Lady Randolph Churchill.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Mortgages etc, 1877 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PCHL 9/1
Scope and Contents

Mainly mortgages taken out by Lord Randolph Churchill, with some papers on Lord Randolph's share dealing, papers relating to the will of the 7th Duke of Marlborough, and John S Churchill's (Jack Churchill)'s marriage settlement.

Dates: 1877 - 1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers relating to Lord Randolph Churchill, 1857 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW III
Scope and Contents

Includes political cartoons, photographs of Lord Randolph and notes from his 1886 Budget.

Dates: 1857 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal: Family etc.: correspondence A - L., 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Sep 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/41
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Spencer-Churchill, on subjects including WSC's writing and the political situation (3); Lady Caroline Spencer-Churchill; Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill; CSC on subjects including WSC's holiday at Lake Como [Italy], his painting, Chartwell [Kent], Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames], and the Council of Foreign Ministers (18); Horatia Seymour; Mary Churchill on her posting to Britain; John S Churchill (3); Pamela Digby [earlier Pamela Churchill, later Pamela...
Dates: 16 Oct 1943 - 16 Sep 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Photographs and drawings for the official biography, 1874-08 - 1900-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 9/1/24
Scope and Contents Photographs for Volume I of the official biography, "Winston S Churchill" by Randolph Churchill and Martin Gilbert (not all used): coloured print of John, Duke of Marlborough; ? Leonard Jerome and Clara Jerome; Lord and Lady Randolph Churchill on their engagement, 1874; Lady Randolph in riding habit with whip, Ireland, c 1877; Lord Randolph in fur coat, c 1884; WSC's prep school, Brighton [Sussex], during the Golden Jubilee, 1887; Lady Randolph, 1888-89; WSC in a school group at Mr...
Dates: 1874-08 - 1900-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.
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Photographs of Lord and Lady Randolph Churchill and of Winston Churchill as a child, 1871 - 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/6
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Lady Randolph [earlier Jennie Jerome], including with her sisters, with her sons, with the executive committee of the hospital ship Maine during the Boer War, with the composer Sir [Charles] Hubert Parry, and on her marriage to George Cornwallis-West; Lord Randolph Churchill as a child, young man and in later years; Leonard Jerome; Winston Churchill as a small boy, including with his mother and brother John "Jack" Churchill, in a sailor suit, with his aunt Leonie Leslie...
Dates: 1871 - 1970-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, C-D. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov 1941 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/472A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [2nd] Lord Chaplin sending brandy; Sylvia Checkley sending birthday wishes and flowers (5); [1st] Lord Davidson on an appeal fund for Wilson Carlisle, founder of the Church Army (2); Major-General [Charles] Constantine on meeting WSC and receiving a signed photograph from him; Captain A M Dick requesting an autographed photograph (4); [Bernard] Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information] and [James] Drawbell on Drawbell's book "All Change Here"....
Dates: Nov 1941 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, L., Apr 1952 - May 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/527A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lord Lambton; Patrick de Laszlo; Henry Laughlin on subjects including an exhibition of WSC's paintings (4); Vivien Leigh [later Vivien, Lady Olivier]; Alan Lennox-Boyd [later 1st Lord Boyd] on WSC signing a book for the Aga Khan (4); Sir Shane Leslie (2); [1st] Lord Tenby [earlier Gwilym Lloyd George]; Henry Cabot Lodge, United States representative to the United Nations; "Edie" [Edith, Lady] Londonderry (4); [7th Lord] Lonsdale [earlier Lord Lowther]; Henry Luce;...
Dates: Apr 1952 - May 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Scrapbook of presscuttings, letters, cards and sketches on Lord Randolph Churchill, Lady Randolph Churchill and WSC, 1803 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW II 10
Scope and Contents

Includes some loose papers and photographs.

Dates: 1803 - 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lord Randolph Churchill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RCHL
Scope and Contents

Microfilm copies of correspondence, 1874-1895

Dates: 1874 - 1895
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of the 7th Duke of Marlborough

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MARB
Scope and Contents

Letters to both the Duke and Frances, Duchess of Marlborough from their third son, Lord Randolph Churchill and other family letters.

Dates: 1863 - 1899
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Typescript copy of "The Dream", 1947-08 - 1948-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 2/9
Scope and Contents

Draft copy of an article by Churchill describing a dream encounter with his father, Lord Randolph Churchill. Includes comments by Charles Wood [literary assistant to Churchill] and annotations by Wood and Churchill.

Dates: 1947-08 - 1948-12
Conditions Governing Access: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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(Untitled), [28] [Nov] [1873]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/3/32-33
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Gunton, Norwich [Norfolk]) to Jennie [Jerome, later Lady Randolph Churchill] explaining that due to his sore throat he is leaving Gunton to return to Blenheim and advising her not t listen to people who criticise him.

Dates: [28] [Nov] [1873]
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), [29] [Nov] [1873]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/3/34
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (10 St James' Square, London) to Jennie [Jerome, later Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes his recovery from his sore throat, and says that he will return to Blenheim instead of going to Canford [Manor, Wimborne [Dorset].

Dates: [29] [Nov] [1873]
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), [29] [Nov] [1873]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/3/35
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Blenheim Palace) to Jennie [Jerome, later Lady Randolph Churchill] describing a family party at Blenheim and his recovery [from a sore throat].

Dates: [29] [Nov] [1873]
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), [20] [Mar] [1874]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/4/60-61
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Carlton Club [London]) to Jennie [Jerome, later Lady Randolph Churchill] concerning an account in her letter of the behaviour of Lord Blandford [later George, 8th Duke of Marlborough]. He recommends a mustard plaster as a remedy for colds; discusses speeches in the House of Commons by [Benjamin] Disraeli [later Lord Beaconsfield and Lord Hughendon] and [William] Gladstone; and asks her to send him details of her ring size.

Dates: [20] [Mar] [1874]
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), [Oct] [1875]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/5/7
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill ([Rutland Cottage] Newmarket [Suffolk]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] describing his success at the races and expressing his pleasure that the baby [WSC] is better.

Dates: [Oct] [1875]
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), 05 Jan [1876]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/5/10
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (36 Piccadilly [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he speaks of his sore throat, asks her to write a recommendation for "Kate" and says that he hopes she has answered a letter from MacKenzie Greaves for him.

Dates: 05 Jan [1876]
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), [06] [Jan] [1876]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/5/11-12
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (136 Piccadilly [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes his illness and wishes her a happy birthday.

Dates: [06] [Jan] [1876]
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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