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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 381 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence: royal, 1878-08 - 1923-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ESHR 6
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Letters to Esher from members of the Royal Family, including King Edward VII, Queen Alexandra, King George V, Queen Mary and Edward, Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII and Edward, Duke of Windsor].

Dates: 1878-08 - 1923-03
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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Literary: correspondence on publishing WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), mainly with representatives of Time-Life International, including Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine], Walter Graebner [London representative], Andrew Heiskell [publisher], Monica Owen Horne, Constance Babbington-Smith, and Renee Harmer., Aug 1945 - Jan 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/15A-C
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Henry Laughlin [President of Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers] (2); William Edwards, [Assistant Director] Federation of British Industries; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Chips Gemmell, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Grace Hamblin, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Anne Hipwell, and...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Jan 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on the foreign rights in WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") and other works, mainly with Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Q-Z., Jan 1946 - Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/12A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; William Deakin (3); [William] Surrey Dane of Odhams Press Limited (3); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips Gemmell, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Anne Hipwell; [literary...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on the serialisation of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") with representatives of the New York Times [United States], and correspondence on foreign editions of the memoirs and other miscellaneous matters, M-Z., Sep 1946 - Dec 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/17A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Chikao Honda, President of the Mainichi Newspapers, on the Japanese edition of the memoirs; Henry Laughlin, President of Houghton Mifflin Company [publishers] (6); representatives of the New York Times including Chief European Correspondent Raymond Daniell (5), Chief Correspondent Herbert Matthews (9), Gilbert Bailey (London Editor, Sunday Department) (4), and publisher Arthur Sulzberger (29); General George Marshall; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (3); Lord...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Dec 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), J-Pownall., Jan 1946 - Apr 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/20A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: R V Jones on bombing science (4); Lieutenant-General Wladyslaw Anders [former Commander, Polish forces in Iran and Palestine] on the Katyn [Soviet Union] massacre; Denis Kelly [WSC's literary assistant] (7); William Deakin (10); Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine]; Frank Rye on the Westminster by-election [1924]; "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Telegraph]; 1st Lord Portal [of Hungerford, earlier Sir Charles...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Apr 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: miscellaneous correspondence., Dec 1885 - Feb 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/66
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Percy Hobart requesting WSC to write a foreword for his history of the Royal Tank Regiment; Walter Graebner [London representative of Time-Life International] on the painter Jacques Majorelle; Desmond Flower, director of Cassell and Company; John Wyndham [later 1st Lord Egremont and 6th Lord Leconfield] (Foreign Office) on a letter by ex-Queen Alexandra of Yugoslavia; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (5); Sir Ian Jacob...
Dates: Dec 1885 - Feb 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Prime Minister: copies of WSC's correspondence., 14 Oct 1954 - 07 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/6A-C
Scope and Contents Carbons of letters from WSC to a variety of prominent individuals including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Lords, foreign Heads of State, foreign ambassadors, British High Commissioners, Conservative parliamentary candidates, and others.Includes correspondence with Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury], Sir Ian Jacob [Director General of the BBC], 2nd Lord Camrose [earlier...
Dates: 14 Oct 1954 - 07 Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Personal: Business correspondence., Oct 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/17A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John S Churchill (2); Sir William Rootes on a chauffeur for WSC; representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (14); representatives of Concrete Limited on work on the pump house at Chartwell [Kent] (4); Clement Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust; Sir Kenneth Clark (2), Jacob Epstein, and Oliver Locker-Lampson (2) on WSC sitting for an Epstein bust; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (3); representatives of Knight, Frank and...
Dates: Oct 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Congratulations on WSC's engagement to Clementine Hozier [later CSC]., Aug 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/74
Scope and Contents

Subjects covered include: WSC's engagement and marriage and wedding presents.

Dates: Aug 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family: Christmas greetings and presents: lists., 1939 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/39
Scope and Contents Includes lists of Christmas gifts given and received by WSC and recipients of WSC's Christmas telegrams; and Christmas and New Year greetings from individuals including: Sir Stewart Menzies; King George II of Greece; John, 10th Duke of Marlborough [earlier Lord Blandford] and Mary, Duchess of Marlborough [earlier Mary, Lady Blandford]; 2nd Lord Rothermere [earlier Esmond Harmsworth]; 1st Lord Croft; Sir John Power; Sir Richard Tute and Katherine, Lady Tute; Leonie, Lady Leslie; Alfred...
Dates: 1939 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: Golden Wedding gift: Golden Rose avenue., 29 Aug 1958 - 06 Sep 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/57
Scope and Contents Includes: typescript plans of a book presented to WSC and CSC by their children, illustrating individual roses from their Golden Wedding gift of a rose avenue at Chartwell [Kent]; photographs of each rose in the book, drawn by artists including: Cathleen Mann; John Armstrong; Mary Potter; Ivon Hitchens; Paul Maze; Duncan Grant; Vanessa Bell; Cecil Beaton; John Nash; Augustus John; R A Butler; John Aldridge; Oliver Messel.Also includes: letters from Randolph Churchill on the book (3); a...
Dates: 29 Aug 1958 - 06 Sep 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family etc.: Pets and other animals: London Zoological Society., 13 Aug 1942 - 25 Aug 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/58A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence on black swans, kangaroos, a platypus and a lion ("Rota") presented to WSC, correspondents including: Alan Davidson, British Embassy, the Hague [the Netherlands]; George Cansdale, Superintendent, Zoological Society of London (3); William Kitson, Agent-General for Western Australia (4); Brendan Bracken (1st Lord Bracken) (4); Ross McLarty, Premier of Western Australia (3); CSC; Phyllis Barclay-Smith, Editor, the Avicultural Magazine; 4th Lord Wrottesley; Geoffrey Vevers,...
Dates: 13 Aug 1942 - 25 Aug 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Trade and business letters., 18 Jan 1944 - 06 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/383
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, mainly concerning fish at Chartwell [Kent], and the presentation of a case of brandy by Rouyer Guillet and Company.

Dates: 18 Jan 1944 - 06 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and Invitations: Cruises in Yacht Christina., Sep 1958 - Aug 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/151
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various individuals welcoming WSC to Gibraltar [Spain], the Canary Islands, and the Greek islands including Jose Martinez; John Addis [Counsellor in the Foreign Office] on arrangements for the cruise; Sir Roger Allen [British Ambassador to Greece]; Arnold Carey Foster on the successes of WSC's racehorses; Konstantinos Karamanlis [Prime Minister of Greece]; Bernard Burrows [British Ambassador to Turkey]; and John Blakeway.Also includes notes and copies of...
Dates: Sep 1958 - Aug 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and invitations: Italy (July - September 1949) A - J., 27 May 1949 - 15 Nov 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/76
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visit to Gardone (Lake Garda), Carezza and Strasbourg [France] include: "Max" [1st Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Sir William Aitken] (2); "R B" [Robert Boothby]; representatives of Thomas Cook and Son Limited on travel arrangements (8); William Deakin; Charles Erith, on his support for WSC's policies (9); Johannes Geisler, Prince-Bishop of [?] South Tyrol [Italy]; Manfred Agostini, Director, Grand Hotel, Gardone Riviera (6); Naomi Jacob.Other subjects include:...
Dates: 27 May 1949 - 15 Nov 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence., 19 Sep 1963 - 02 Feb 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/107
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on constituency affairs by individuals including: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including R T Prout, Honorary Treasurer (6) on constituency affairs including finances, meetings and office-holders; Rosalind Gilmore, Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer; representatives of Woodford Young Conservatives including Brian Tarring, Chairman (6); John Biggs-Davison [MP for Chigwell, Essex]; A McCarlie Findlay, Wanstead and Woodford Town...
Dates: 19 Sep 1963 - 02 Feb 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, E - O., 27 Nov 1950 - 17 Dec 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/65A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including Sir James Hawkey, Chairman, on subjects including the visit of Princess Elizabeth [later Queen Elizabeth II] to Woodford (6), C C Worsdell, Secretary and Agent (4) and "Kath", Kathleen Kemp, Secretary to the Agent (6); John Hudson, Ministry of Education; Percy Cohen [Joint Director], Conservative Research Department (5); Lieutenant-General Arthur Percival, Chairman, Far Eastern Prisoners of War Committee,...
Dates: 27 Nov 1950 - 17 Dec 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General:., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/491
Scope and Contents Personal Office Correspondence A-B Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill) as opposed to the Private Office.Correspondents include: Mollie, Duchess of Buccleuch; Major General F L Anderson, Deputy Commander, Operations, United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe, thanks for signed photograph of WSC; Alice, Lady Avebury (2); Sir Reginald Barnes (2), asking for employment; Bernard Baruch; Princess Marthe Bibesco; Lord Birdwood (2) on Deal and...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General:., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/492
Scope and Contents Personal Office Correspondence C-D Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill) as opposed to the Private Office, file also contains copies of letters by Private Office staff including John Colville and J C B Dodds.Correspondents include Lord Clanwilliam (2) on portrait of WSC for the Carlton Club; Sir Noel Charles, High Commissioner in Italy; V K Wellington Koo, Chinese Ambassador, London, birthday greetings; General Mark Clark, gift of Union Flag...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General:., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/493
Scope and Contents Personal Office Correspondence E-G Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill) as opposed to the Private Office,.Correspondents include: Charles Eade, on his work as Public Relations Adviser to Lord Louis Mountbatten, Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia; Nicholas Eden [later 2nd Lord Avon] (2); Beatrice, Lady Avon; Kay Summersby, [General Dwight Eisenhower's driver], thanks for signed photograph; Lady Eldon, stating that her brother, Lord...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/495
Scope and Contents Personal Office Correspondence L-M Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill and Elizabeth Layton) as opposed to the Private Office, file also includes copies of notes and letters by staff of the Private Office including John Colville, John Martin and Anthony Bevir.Correspondents include: Eric, 3rd Lord Long (2); Oliver Lyttelton [later Lord Chandos]; Venetia Montagu (2); Sir Walter Layton, enclosing pamphlet "The British Commonwealth and World...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General:., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/496
Scope and Contents Personal Office Correspondence N-Q Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill and Elizabeth Layton) as opposed to the Private Office, file also includes copies of notes and letters by staff of the Private Office including B C Sendall, John Martin and John Colville Correspondents include: Irene Noel-Baker (2); Christine, Lady Oliphant, Major-General Ridley Pakenham-Walsh (2); Paramount Pictures, asking for permission to use quotation by WSC in film...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General:., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/497
Scope and Contents Personal Office Correspondence R-S Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill and Elizabeth Layton) as opposed to the Private Office, file also includes copies of notes and letters by staff of the Private Office including Leslie Rowan.Correspondents include: Colonel Deneys Reitz, South African High Commissioner, London, on gifts; 3rd Lord Rothschild, thanks for telegram of congratulation [on award of George Medal]; Frank Salisbury, on portrait for...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General:., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/498
Scope and Contents Personal Office Correspondence T-Y Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill and Elizabeth Layton) as opposed to the Private Office, file also includes copies of notes and letters by staff of the Private Office including Leslie Rowan, John Martin, Commander Charles Thompson, John Colville, and Miss E M Watson Correspondents include: George Taylor, (2), on gift of brandy, with covering letter from Sir Francis Beane; Major General Sir Hugh Tudor,...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General:., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/499
Scope and Contents General Public Correspondence A-B Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, WSC's Personal Private Secretary Correspondents include Nikolaus Pevsner, sending copy of the "Architectural Review" on wartime housing in the United States; Ethel, Lady Salter, on gift of matches from Serge Bazaroff; Lucy Bentley on gift of Wolseley's "Life of Marlborough"; Sir James Hawkey, on request from American 381 Bomb Company for Mary Churchill to attend celebration at Dunmow, Essex; Arthur Bryant, on gift...
Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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