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Found in 2142 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: correspondence and papers concerning the administration of the Chartwell Literary Trust and its role with regard to WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") and other works., May 1946 - Mar 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/42
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Fladgate and Company including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (23); Arthur Marder on publishing extracts from WSC's letters to 1st Lord Fisher; Brendan Bracken on radio serialisation rights and his role as a trustee (2); J de la Mare Rowley, General Editor, National Institute for the Blind (11); Sir Newman Flower [director of Cassell and Company]; 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph, on his...
Dates: May 1946 - Mar 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence Chartwell Literary Trust and 80th Birthday Trust Fladgate and Company., Oct 1951 - Jan 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/466
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Anthony Moir, Fladgate & Co., Solicitors (62) on the expenditure of the Chartwell and 80th Birthday Trusts, particularly payments to WSC's children and grandchildren File also includes Memorandum on the Chartwell Trust Archives and Requests for Publication, 1954; list of files created since the inception of the Chartwell Literary Trust; list of Chartwell Literary Trust Papers in the safes at 28 Hyde Park Gate; memorandun on income from The History of the English...
Dates: Oct 1951 - Jan 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"., 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/308
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Includes correspondence between WSC and Newman Flower of Cassell and Company on terms and conditions for the writing of the book, including agreement that WSC's fee should be 20,000 pounds.

Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"., 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/327
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Correspondence between WSC and representatives of Cassell and Company Limited, Excess Insurance Company Limited and Lloyds Bank Limited concerning a life insurance policy on WSC's life taken out by his publishers (Cassell and Company) in the event of him being unable to complete "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples".

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning articles by WSC in the Daily Mail., 14 Apr 1929 - 02 Jun 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/229
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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 corrections to and research for Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"., Nov 1926 - Dec 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/204
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Beatty [Admiral of the Fleet] (2); Kenneth Dewar [of the Naval Staff Intelligence Division](2); J L Garvin (2); Bernard Baruch on subjects including WSC's treatment of President [Woodrow] Wilson, the supply of munitions from the United States and the work of the Allied Purchasing Commission; Sir Herbert Creedy [Under Secretary of State for War]; Reginald Hume [Acting Military Attache to the British Embassy in Berlin, Germany] on numbers of casualties (6);...
Dates: Nov 1926 - Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning film and television offers for WSC's book "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"., 25 Jul 1955 - 12 Feb 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/446A-B
Scope and Contents This file mainly consists of business and legal correspondence. No film or television series had been produced at the time of WSC's death in 1965. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne.Correspondents include: Edward R Murrow [Director, Columbia Broadcasting System] (4),Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (76), Sir Alexander Korda (Chairman, London Film Productions Ltd) (2), Denis Kelly, Charles Wick (Wick Films Inc) (2), Emery Reves (2),...
Dates: 25 Jul 1955 - 12 Feb 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: correspondence concerning film rights in WSC's book "My Early Life". This file mainly consists of business and legal correspondence with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Warner Brothers. The rights had been acquired by Warner Brothers in 1941, but MGM were keen to negotiate a new contract. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne., 23 May 1956 - 20 Dec 1957

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/447
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Correspondents include: Dore Schary (Vice-President, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) (4), Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (22), Arthur Loew (President, Loew's Inc) (2), Jack Warner (President, Warner Brothers Pictures Inc) (6), Marjorie Thorson (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) (10), 1st Lord Bracken, Arthur Abeles junior (Managing Director, Warner Brothers Pictures Inc).

Dates: 23 May 1956 - 20 Dec 1957
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: correspondence concerning "Great Contemporaries"., Aug 1946 - Aug 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/38
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Correspondents include: H M Ross of the Ex-Services League (4).Subjects include: reproducing articles and extracts from the book on 1st Lord Baden-Powell, George Bernard Shaw, and 1st Lord Haig; Japanese rights; providing Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall with a copy.Also includes extracts on Shaw.

Dates: Aug 1946 - Aug 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., 1884 - 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/289
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Professor Keith Feiling (3); Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher, on various subjects including his progress, WSC's portrayal of the character of John 1st Duke of Marlborough and the structure of the book (16); [Albert, 7th Lord] Spencer; "Sunny" [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough] (3); George Harrap of George G Harrap and Company (6); [Sir] Bindon Blood on his ancestor, Brigadier-General Hodcroft Blood and affairs in India; Sir Reginald Storrs; 1st Lord Southborough...
Dates: 1884 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/307
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher, on his research on John, 1st Duke of Marlborough, Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough and Winston Churchill (29); Shane Leslie (2); Lord Ivor Churchill on the use of the Marlborough papers (2); Basil Liddell-Hart (4); Ridley Pakenham-Walsh (13) and Professor Keith Feiling (8) on proof-reading and research for the book; Lord Tyrrell; Ralph Wigram; R B Haselden (3) on letters from Marlborough held in the United States and Edythe Backus (3) on...
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times."., Jan 1933 - Apr 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/321
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ridley Pakenham-Walsh on research concerning John, 1st Duke of Marlborough (9); Keith Feiling on his work proof-reading chapters of "Marlborough" (6); various representatives of George G Harrap and Company, including George Harrap himself (6) on the preparation and correction of proofs; George Trevelyan recommending sources for research (6); Basil Liddell Hart; Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher (17) and "Sunny" [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough] on illustrations for...
Dates: Jan 1933 - Apr 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., May 1933 - Jun 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/322A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher on the revision and correction of proofs (18); [Ridley] Pakenham-Walsh on his research into the life of John, 1st Duke of Marlborough (4); Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough (2) and Oxford University Press on the preparation of illustrations for the book; J L Garvin on corrections to proofs and his opinion of WSC as a historian (5); representatives of George G Harrap and Company on the dispatch and reception of proofs; Keith Feiling (3);...
Dates: May 1933 - Jun 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Jul 1933 - Aug 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/323
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher on the revision and correction of proofs (5); Shane Leslie; representatives of George G Harrap and Company, including George Harrap himself (4) on the dispatch and reception of proofs; John Swain and Sons Limited on the preparation of maps (5); Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere]; Gordon Halswell; [Ridley] Pakenham-Walsh on the correction of proofs and notes on a campaign by General Turenne (6); Keith Feiling (6); George...
Dates: Jul 1933 - Aug 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Sep 1933 - Oct 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/324
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher on the revision and correction of proofs (13); Herbrand, 11th Duke of Bedford; representatives of George G Harrap and Company, including George Harrap himself (9) on financial arrangements, publicity and sales of the book; [Ridley] Pakenham-Walsh (4); Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough; George Trevelyan (4); Herbert Noyes; J L Garvin; David Minlore (5) and Major General Sir John Williams on General Charles Churchill and other...
Dates: Sep 1933 - Oct 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Nov 1933 - Dec 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/325
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various representatives of George G Harrap and Company, including George Harrap himself (2) on sales of Volume 1 of "Marlborough", dispatch and reception of proofs for Volume 2; Maurice Ashley, WSC's researcher, on corrections to proofs (11); Edward Cadogan on his ancestor 1st Lord Cadogan (3); Sir Frederick Ponsonby [later Lord Sysonby] complimenting WSC as a writer; [Ridley] Pakenham-Walsh on his research on John, 1st Duke of Marlborough (8); Sir Clive Wigram (4)...
Dates: Nov 1933 - Dec 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "Marlborough: His Life and Times"., Jan 1946 - Sep 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/37
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of George G Harrap and Company, particularly J H H Gaute, A J White, and George Harrap (65); [Geoffrey] Mason of Lloyds Bank; Val Gielgud on a projected film script; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (7); William Deakin; Cyril Mason suggesting amendments particularly concerning John William, Prince of Orange (4); Sir Harold Wilberforce-Bell on a portrait of Brigadier Francis Palmes. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Sep 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "My Early Life"., 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/268
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lord Stamfordham [earlier Sir Arthur Bigge]; John Buchan (2), Edward Marsh (6) and [General Sir] Ian [Hamilton] (3) commenting on proofs of the book; Sir Cecil Levita on his memories of the Boer War; [Brigadier General] James Edmonds; Lord Moynihan and Henry Lygon.Includes copies of letters from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Brendan Bracken and Stanley Baldwin.Also includes a cutting of an article by Gerald Gould in the Weekend Review entitled...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "My Early Life"., Oct 1946 - Sep 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/35
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Viola [Violet] Lady Apsley [earlier Violet Bathurst] on quoting WSC on fox-hunting (2); representatives of Odhams Press Limited including [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (15); representatives of the BBC (17); Allen Lane of Penguin Books offering to publish the book; Sir George Bull; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (2); B W Cummins, honorary editor of the Swimming Times, on quoting WSC on swimming (5). Also...
Dates: Oct 1946 - Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "Painting as a Pastime"., Mar 1947 - Apr 1953

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Brian Batsford, director of B T Batsford Limited; representatives of Odhams Press Limited particularly book department manager C L Shard and [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (45); representatives of McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited (7); representatives of Fladgate and Company particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (20); John Benn, Chairman of Ernest Benn Limited (3); Count Michael de la Bedoyere, editor of the Catholic Herald,...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Apr 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning permission to quote from WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), "My Early Life" and speeches., Jul 1949 - Feb 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/56
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the BBC, particularly B H Alexander of the copyright department, (5) including (2) on plans and payment for overseas broadcasts of readings from the memoirs for the German, Russian, and Latin American sections; Arnold Toynbee, Director of Studies, Royal Institute of International Affairs; representatives of the Daily Telegraph, including Douglas Rees, private secretary to 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] (5) and Colin...
Dates: Jul 1949 - Feb 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning the British and United States publication of "The War Speeches (Definitive edition)", "The Sinews of Peace", "Europe Unite", "In the Balance", and "Stemming the Tide"., Sep 1946 - Aug 1952

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/39
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (6); Paul Brooks, Editor-in-Chief, Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers (8); representatives of Cassell and Company including directors Desmond Flower and Sir Newman Flower (20); Lilian Buck [private secretary to Randolph Churchill] (4); Randolph Churchill (6) including (1) on United States domestic politics; Charles Wood on proof reading (3); Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] (2); representatives of the...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Aug 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning the Chartwell Literary Trust and Birthday Trust, many with Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]., Feb 1946 - Mar 1957

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/41A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Sir Cullum Welch, Lord Mayor [of London], on WSC's donation to the National Hungarian and Central European Relief Fund; 2nd Lord Colwyn [earlier Sir Frederic Smith], Chairman of Anglo-Egyptian Aid Society, appealing for a donation; Leslie Graham-Dixon; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip]; H V Boarland, HM Inspector of Taxes, Inland Revenue (4); Robert Marshall [Private Secretary to Sir Norman Brook]; Sir Norman Brook [later...
Dates: Feb 1946 - Mar 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "The Eastern Front", Volume 5 of "The World Crisis"., 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/270
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Correspondents include: [Brigadier General James] Edmonds (7); WSC's researcher Charles Hordern (8) and Sir George Franckenstein.Includes copies of letters from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Thornton Butterworth Limited and the Times about the possible serialisation of the book. Also includes chapter outlines and an article by Field Marshal von Ludendorff criticising WSC's account of the Battle of Tannenberg [Stebark, Poland].

Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence concerning "The Eastern Front", Volume 5 of "The World Crisis"., 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/287
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Hordern, WSC's researcher, on various subjects including the correction of proofs (23); Brigadier General James Edmonds of the Military Branch of the Historical Section (2) on various subjects including a request that his name should not appear in connection with the book; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Committee of Imperial Defence] (4) on suggested corrections to proofs; Butler and Tanner Limited on the preparation of proofs of the...
Dates: 1931
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.