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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

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Churchill Press Cuttings

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHPC
Scope and Contents This is a large and comprehensive collection of press cuttings covering Sir Winston Churchill's political activities from Dec 1919 and also includes references to him after his death.
Dates: 1919 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 1 to 4, "The Birth of Britain", "The New World", "The Age of Revolution", and "The Great Democracies": press reviews., Apr 1956 - Apr 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/444A-C
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings and proofs of reviews and publicity material, published in United States, United Kingdom, German and Irish newspapers. Reviewers include: Arthur Schlesinger; Alan Simpson of the University of Chicago [United States]; A L Rowse (3 including proofs of 2 broadcast reviews); Peter Woon; [Gustaaf] Renier; Harold Nicolson (3); [Charles] Lambert, Archdeacon of Blackburn [Lancashire] (3); C V Wedgwood (2); Geoffrey Barraclough (4); D C Somervell (2); 1st Lord Attlee (2); George Murray...
Dates: Apr 1956 - Apr 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles., Jan 1936 - Sep 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/540
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "I Was Astonished by Morocco" following WSC's visit to Morocco; "Why Not a Channel Tunnel" on the trade and military advantages of a tunnel; "St Helena" on Napoleon at St Helena and a new play on the subject; "International Affairs" on the need to defend democracy; "Radio, Newsreel, or the Press" on the superiority of the press in supplying news and the need for a free press.Also includes: a letter from Adam Marshall Diston,...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Sep 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles by WSC for the Strand Magazine., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/301
Scope and Contents Includes research notes, proofs and cuttings relating to various articles: notes by Professor F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] predicting scientific and technical advances over the following 50 years; "Humours of electioneering" on WSC's experience of local elections and the suffragettes; an article on King Alfonso XIII of Spain (including newspaper cuttings on the King's death); an article about Lord Balfour (including an obituary of Balfour); "Cartoons and Cartoonists" on WSC's...
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Collier's Weekly., Sep 1934 - Jul 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/521
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Why Not Dictatorship" on democracy and dictatorship; "Are the Wars Ended?" on the drift towards war, the risk from Germany and Japan, disarmament, the advantages of a peace keeping role for Britain and the United States, and the need for action from the League of Nations; "Charlie Chaplin's Contribution" on Chaplin's career, his future in serious roles and the universality of pantomime; "The Future of Publicity" on the...
Dates: Sep 1934 - Jul 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Co-operation Press Service: business correspondence., 03 Jan 1939 - Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/638
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Co-operation including its head, Imre Revesz [later Emery Reves]; Wilbur Forrest, Assistant Editor, and Mrs Ogden Reid, the Proprietor of the New York Herald Tribune, on the importance of the American reading public getting up-to-date comment from leading European statesmen; Sir Alexander Cadogan (Foreign Office); A de Premio Real, Chief Editor of L'Ilustre Francais; Thornton Butterworth Limited; Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] on broadcasting to the...
Dates: 03 Jan 1939 - Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Co-operation Press Service for International Understanding: business correspondence., 24 Dec 1937 - 27 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/607
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Marguerite Scialtiel, a French representative of Curtis Brown Limited (2); representatives of Co-operation including its head, Imre Revesz [later Emery Reves]; the London representative of le Moment, a Romanian newspaper, on WSC acknowledging its 1000th issue; copy letter from Curtis Brown, New York [United States], on distributing WSC's Daily Telegraph articles in America.Other subjects include: publication details of WSC's articles for Argentina, Australia, Canada,...
Dates: 24 Dec 1937 - 27 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles: correspondence., 03 Feb 1938 - 30 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/604
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of Collier's including the Editor, William Chenery (16); representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, New York [United States] Office (28) on subjects including WSC's US taxes and the scope for syndicating his articles in the US, and the London Office on publication rights for WSC's US articles in the United Kingdom (2); Brendan Bracken suggesting subjects for US articles; Adam Marshall Diston and Richard Clarke on preparing articles for WSC; Admiral Sir...
Dates: 03 Feb 1938 - 30 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles: correspondence., 09 Feb 1939 - 03 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/634
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Collier's including the Editor, William Chenery, on subjects including praise for "Marlborough: His Life and Times" and "Step by Step", purchasing the film rights of "Marlborough", publishing WSC's articles in Collier's, articles on scientific subjects, and the pact between Germany and the Soviet Union (18); Imre Revesz [later Emery Reves] of the Co-operation Press Service for International Understanding; Herbert Swope praising an article by WSC;...
Dates: 09 Feb 1939 - 03 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning articles by WSC in the Daily Mail., 14 Apr 1929 - 02 Jun 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/229
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [1st] Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (4) suggesting that WSC should write for the Daily Mail on issues connected with the General Election and Douglas Crawford of the Daily Mail.Also includes material on the influence of the press over elections.
Dates: 14 Apr 1929 - 02 Jun 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's articles for the Daily Mail., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/290
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Brendan Bracken suggesting an agreement with the Daily Mail which would be financially beneficial to WSC (5); various staff of the Daily Mail including William McWhirter, Donald Bradfield and Robert Prew; Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere on aspects of the arrangement with WSC including exclusivity (5).Also includes copies of letters from WSC on his accident involving a motor car in New York [United States] and on his friendship with David Lloyd George.
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on contracts, copyright and translations; lists of books, articles, and lectures by WSC., Nov 1924 - Apr 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (3); Brendan Bracken; Roy Boulting; Lovat Dickson, [Director] of MacMillan and Company (11); Charles Eade [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch (2); Curtis Brown; F Sones, Editor's secretary, Sunday Chronicle (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Gillian Maturin, Anthony Montague Browne, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Gilliatt,...
Dates: Nov 1924 - Apr 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on offers for WSC's war memoirs, other works and lecture tours., Jul 1945 - Jun 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (2); "Johnny", John G Churchill; [William] Surrey Dane; 1st Lord Southwood [earlier Julius Elias, Chairman and Managing Director of Odham's Press Limited]; Arthur Christiansen, Editor of the Daily Express; Adam Marshall Diston of the Daily Sketch; "Eric", 3rd Lord Long of Wraxall; Winston Guest; Stafford Somerfield, News of the World Features Editor; Spencer Curtis Brown (8); Frederick Allen, Editor of Harper's...
Dates: Jul 1945 - Jun 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on serialising WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") with representatives of the Daily Telegraph, including 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] (6), and also Herbert Ziman [leader writer], Camrose's secretary Douglas Rees, Michael Berry [later 1st Lord Hartwell], and Managing Editor Arthur Watson., Oct 1946 - May 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/13
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]; representatives of Fladgate and Company including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (3). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Chips Gemmell, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow]; [literary assistants] Charles Wood, William Deakin, and Denis Kelly.Subjects covered by the file include:...
Dates: Oct 1946 - May 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on the publication of WSC's "Secret Session Speeches"., Oct 1945 - Apr 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/5A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Time-Life International, including [London representative] Walter Graebner and Henry Luce [owner and editor of Time Magazine] (28); Charles Eade, [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch (30); David Walker, [Foreign correspondent] of the Daily Mirror; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the Cabinet] on the official implications of publishing the speeches (3); representatives of Simon and Schuster, Incorporated (6); representatives of Cassell and Company Limited...
Dates: Oct 1945 - Apr 1947
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: recordings of speeches and extracts from works. This file primarily consists of business correspondence relating to the rights in speeches recorded privately by WSC in 1949, which were acquired by Decca in 1964. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne. Correspondents include: O C Preuss (His Master's Voice Gramophone Company) (20), Emery Reves, Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (30), J D Bicknell (His Master's Voice Gramophone Company, later Electrical and Musical Industries Ltd) (15), Denis Kelly, Arthur Luce Klein (Spoken Arts Inc), Hugh Greene [Director-General, BBC], George Marek (Vice-President and General Manager, Radio Corporation of America) (2), Leonard Lyons (New York Post), Kenneth Glancy (Vice-President, Columbia Records), Christopher Soames, Sir Edward Lewis (Chairman, Decca Ltd) (4), John Le Vien (Le Vien Films Ltd), Drew Middleton (New York Times) (2), William Hearst junior (Editor in Chief, Hearst Newspapers), Herbert Gfroerer (4), D M Day (First Secretary, British Embassy in the United States)., 27 Sep 1946 - 24 Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/445A-B
Scope and Contents Other subjects include: correspondence regarding a compilation of WSC's favourite tunes, the text for introduction by WSC for film "My Early Life" (ff 47-49), numerous lists of WSC's recorded speeches, British and United States newspaper cuttings relating to the release of the recorded speeches by Decca (ff 363-372, 380-382).
Dates: 27 Sep 1946 - 24 Apr 1965
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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Literary: Curtis Brown Limited: business correspondence., 13 Dec 1937 - 10 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/606
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of Curtis Brown (21); copy letter from J Arthur Rank on a proposed film "Kitchener of Khartoum [Sudan]".Other subjects include: publication rights of WSC's Collier's magazine articles in the United Kingdom; details of articles for the Sunday Chronicle and WSC's American articles; the recording of "The River War" as a Talking Book for the Blind; an offer to syndicate contributions by WSC to the US press.Also includes: royalty statements for the Swedish...
Dates: 13 Dec 1937 - 10 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Daily Mirror articles: correspondence., 20 Mar 1939 - 26 Sep 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/633
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the Daily Mirror, the Editor, Cecil Thomas, Anthony Clarkson [Features Editor] and Cecil King on subjects including arrangements for WSC publishing articles in the Mirror, financial terms, the accuracy of a statement in an article on Japan, WSC being unable to continue writing articles due to the outbreak of war, and suggesting Alfred Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich] as a replacement (11); Randolph Churchill on the agreement with the Mirror; Hugh...
Dates: 20 Mar 1939 - 26 Sep 1939
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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Literary: Daily Telegraph articles: correspondence., 13 Jan 1939 - 20 Jun 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/630
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arthur Watson, Managing Editor of the Daily Telegraph, on subjects including a proposed article by WSC on German colonial demands, sending cuttings and extracts relating to the German attitude to the British Empire (2); Sir Alexander Cadogan (Foreign Office) approving an article by WSC.Also includes: copy letters from WSC to those mentioned above and to 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry] on the end of his Telegraph contract; account statements for articles.
Dates: 13 Jan 1939 - 20 Jun 1939
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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Literary: Daily Telegraph articles: correspondence., 04 Apr 1938 - 15 Nov 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/601
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry] offering to publish WSC's series of articles on foreign affairs (3).Also includes: a copy letter from WSC to Seymour Berry [later 2nd Lord Camrose] on writing an article on King George VI's visit to France; account statements for articles.
Dates: 04 Apr 1938 - 15 Nov 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Evening Standard articles: correspondence., 13 Jan 1938 - 04 Nov 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/600
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of the Evening Standard (30) including the editor, R J Thompson, on subjects including the termination of WSC's series of articles for political reasons (2) and WSC's reply; Sir Robert Vansittart on an article on Germany and Austria.Also includes: account statements for the syndication of articles to regional newspapers.
Dates: 13 Jan 1938 - 04 Nov 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: lists of WSC articles, lectures, etc. for 1894/1895 and 1923-1939., c 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/656
Scope and Contents Includes lists of articles for Amalgamated Press Limited (Answers and Pictorial Weekly), Bell Syndicate (United States), Collier's magazine, the Daily Mail, the Daily Mirror, the Daily Sketch, the Daily Telegraph and the Morning Post, the Evening Standard, William Randolph Hearst newspapers, Illustrated magazine, International Magazine USA, Jewish Telegraph Agency, John Bull magazine, John O'London's Weekly, Nash's magazine, the New Statesman and Nation, George Newnes Limited, the News...
Dates: c 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: News of the World articles: correspondence., 19 Feb 1938 - 23 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/602
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of the News of the World (11) on WSC's series of articles for the paper, including the Deputy Editor, [David] Percy Davies, and [the Editor] Sir Emsley Carr replying to a letter from WSC on the inadequacy of British air defences.
Dates: 19 Feb 1938 - 23 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: News of the World articles: correspondence., 21 Feb 1939 - 26 Oct 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/629
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [David] Percy Davies, Deputy Editor [and Chairman] of the News of the World, on arrangements over articles on air defence, the War Office, the prospects of war and unpublished scientific articles (11); Wing Commander John Hodsoll [Inspector-General of Air Raid Precautions Department] on WSC's article on air defence; Sir Emsley Carr [Chairman and Editor of the News of the World] on his health, topics for articles by WSC, congratulations on WSC's appointment as First Lord...
Dates: 21 Feb 1939 - 26 Oct 1939
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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