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Churchill Press Photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHPH

Scope and Contents

Photographs of WSC throughout his career.


  • 1874 - 1968

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers wishing to obtain copies of the photographs must obtain prior permission from the copyright holder and should seek advice from Archives Centre staff.

Biographical / Historical

A biographical history of Sir Winston Churchill (WSC) is available as part of the introduction to Sir Winston's own papers.


18 archive box(es) : photograph




The photographs are mainly arranged by year, with most years taking up two files.

Other Finding Aids

Copies of this catalogue are available for consultation at Churchill Archives Centre, at the National Register of Archives, London, and on the JANUS website />.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Churchill Press Photographs were acquired by Churchill College in January 1972.

Related Materials

Churchill Archives Centre holds the papers of Sir Winston Churchill (references GBR/014/CHAR and GBR/014/CHUR) plus a range of related archive collections. These include the papers of Churchill's wife, Clementine Spencer-Churchill, press cuttings, and the Broadwater Collection of Churchill family photographs and albums. There are also a large number of photographs of Churchill and Clementine Spencer-Churchill in the papers of Oscar Nemon, at GBR/014/NEMO 5.

Churchill Archives Centre also has a microfilm copy of Churchill's Prime Ministerial Office papers, 1940-1945 (Public Record Office classes PREM 3 and PREM 4) and holds the papers of several people whose careers were closely linked with Churchill, such as Sir John Colville, Sir George Harvie-Watt, and Sir John Martin. A list of these collections is available at: Catalogues to these collections are being added to the Janus website.


This collection description and catalogue was complied by Katharine Thomson at Churchill Archives Centre from July-August 2005, using information from an existing catalogue.


Various press agencies
2005-07-05 10:22:26.530000+00:00
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.