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Found in 2142 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), A-L., Sep 1946 - Mar 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/22
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [George Gordon] Allen (6); William Deakin (5); Prime Minister Clement Attlee on House of Commons' questions on German invasion plans in 1940; Eva, Lady Keyes, on 1st Lord Keyes and King Leopold of Belgium (2); Arthur Birse [one of WSC's wartime interpreters] on WSC's talks with Marshal Stalin in 1942; Alfred Bossom; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the Cabinet until 1946] (4); Sir Philip Morris [later 1st Lord Morris of Kenwood]; Sir George Bull; Ronald Fraser,...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Mar 1949
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), C-I., Jun 1946 - Dec 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/19A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] on the atomic bomb; R V Jones; Sir Laurence Collier [British Ambassador to Norway]; William Deakin (12); Ian Colvin (4) including (2) on his book on [General Paul] von Kleist; Robert Sherwood; Sir Alfred Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich] (2); Sir Stafford Cripps sending on extracts from his diary for summer 1939; [George Gordon] Allen (2); Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (3) including (2) on sending draft chapters to...
Dates: Jun 1946 - Dec 1950
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

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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: correspondence with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), M-Z., Jan 1942 - Mar 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/23A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Ian Fraser, Chairman of St Dunstan's; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; Sir Thomas Moore (2); Lord Mountbatten of Burma (3) including (2) on Canada and the Dieppe raid [France]; 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Telegraph]; Cecil Aspinall-Oglander on 1st Lord Keyes and King Leopold of Belgium; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (3); William Deakin (2); Admiral William Leahy, Chief of Staff [to...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Mar 1949
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), Pr-Z., Jul 1947 - Jul 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/21
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin]; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] on General Prioux's objections to his treatment in the memoirs; Sir Alexander Walker; Sir William Robieson, [editor] of the Glasgow Herald [Scotland]; Sir George Rendel [British Ambassador to Belgium] on Belgian troops in the Abyssinian [later Ethiopia] campaign (1941); Denis Richards; Eleanor Roosevelt on WSC publishing President Roosevelt's "Ship of State" letter; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry...
Dates: Jul 1947 - Jul 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence with consultants (mainly volumes 5 and 6) and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), G-Z., Feb 1947 - Jul 1953

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/25A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Air Chief Marshal Sir Guy Garrod (3); Denis Kelly [WSC's literary assistant] (19); Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (21); William Deakin (5); General 1st Lord Ismay (7); Prime Minister's Private Secretary John Colville (4); Henry Luce [owner and editor of Time Magazine] (28); Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine] (2); Walter Graebner [London representative of Time-Life International]; Charles Wood [WSC's literary assistant] (64); Arthur Hayward [Chief Editor],...
Dates: Feb 1947 - Jul 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence with consultants (mainly volumes 5 and 6) and publishers and printers on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), A-F., Sep 1946 - Apr 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/24A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [George Gordon] Allen (8); William Deakin (21) including (1) recommending Keith Feiling for work on "A History of the English speaking peoples"; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary of the Cabinet from 1947] (9); Robert Marshall [Private Secretary to Norman Brook]; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (4); representatives of Cassell and Company particularly directors Desmond Flower and Sir Newman Flower, and [Chief editor] Arthur Hayward (66);...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Apr 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence with Macmillan and Company Limited, publishers (St Martin's Street, London)., 04 Dec 1932 - 30 Aug 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/817
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Guy Boas (Headmaster, Sloane School, Chelsea, [London]) asking for permission to edit some of WSC's works and include them in a new series for schools entitled "The Scholar's Library"; Harold Macmillan [later Lord Stockton] (1); The Hon Mrs Maud Wynne (daughter of Lord Morris and Killanin) regarding permission to publish some of Lord Randolph Churchill's letters to her father (4).Also includes: Typescript copies of 13 letters from Lord Randolph Churchill [father of...
Dates: 04 Dec 1932 - 30 Aug 1935
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 with representatives of Odhams Press Limited including book department manager C L Shard, [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant], and Chairmen 1st Lord Southwood [earlier Julius Elias] and Arthur Cousins., Jun 1944 - Dec 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/32
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, solicitors (10); [Geoffrey] Mason of Lloyds Bank (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips Gemmell, Elizabeth Gilliatt, Anne Hipwell and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].Subjects covered by the file include: the sale of copyright in various of WSC's works to Odhams; matters...
Dates: Jun 1944 - Dec 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence with Thornton Butterworth Ltd., 29 Mar 1923 - 31 Dec 1923

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/50
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Correspondence with Thornton Butterworth Ltd, Publishers, London, on publication of "The World Crisis" The file also contains letter from Admiral Sir Arthur Wilson to H H Asquith, declining office of First Sea Lord under WSC, 19 May 1915.

Dates: 29 Mar 1923 - 31 Dec 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Curtis Brown: business correspondence., 31 Dec 1936 - 31 Dec 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/560
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, international publishing bureau, including H W Shirley Long, Manager of the Magazine and Newspaper Department (44) and Spencer Curtis Brown on the rights to WSC's articles.Also includes: Curtis Brown's account statements and figures for the overseas sales of the Evening Standard series of articles (1936); a copy of the contract between WSC and Allen and Unwin Limited for the broadcast of an article by WSC; royalty statements...
Dates: 31 Dec 1936 - 31 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Curtis Brown: business correspondence., 01 Jan 1934 - 31 Dec 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/497
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Correspondents include: representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, International Publishing Bureau; representatives of Thornton Butterworth Limited, Publishers, on royalty statements (4).

Dates: 01 Jan 1934 - 31 Dec 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Curtis Brown: business correspondence., 31 Dec 1934 - 21 Dec 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/516
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Correspondents include: representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, international publishing bureau, including Nancy Pearn, manager, serial rights department (9), Sonia Chapter, foreign department (8) and Curtis Brown (3) on serial and article publication rights.Also includes: royalty reports from Charles Scribner's Sons for "The World Crisis".

Dates: 31 Dec 1934 - 21 Dec 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Curtis Brown: business correspondence., 01 Jan 1936 - 04 Jan 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/538A-B
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Correspondents include: representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, international publishing bureau, including Curtis Brown (2) and H W Shirley Long, Manager of the Magazine and Newspaper Department (31) on sales of WSC's articles.Also includes: account statements from Curtis Brown Limited and royalty statements from Thornton Butterworth Limited.

Dates: 01 Jan 1936 - 04 Jan 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Curtis Brown Limited: business correspondence., 13 Dec 1937 - 10 Dec 1938

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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: Curtis Brown Limited: business correspondence., 31 Dec 1938 - 27 Feb 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/637
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Includes royalty statements for the Swedish publication of "Marlborough: His Life and Times" and the French publication of "The World Crisis", and from Curtis Brown, Thornton Butterworth Limited and Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited.

Dates: 31 Dec 1938 - 27 Feb 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Curtis Brown Limited: business correspondence., 19 Mar 1940 - 31 Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/663
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Correspondents include: representatives of Curtis Brown on the possible future publication of WSC's memoirs of the war by Odhams [Press Limited] and publishing a collection of his wartime speeches (7).Also includes: royalty statements from Curtis Brown and Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited.

Dates: 19 Mar 1940 - 31 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Curtis Brown Limited: business correspondence., 13 Feb 1941 - 10 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/687
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Curtis Brown (5); Lord Southwood [earlier Julius Elias], Chairman and Managing Director of Odhams Press Limited, offering WSC 75, 000 pounds for exclusive world copyright of his future memoirs of the war.Also includes: royalty statements for money received for Swedish and Spanish rights to WSC's works and from Thornton Butterworth Limited; a copy letter (drafted by Brendan Bracken) rebuking Curtis Brown for devising the deal with Odhams without...
Dates: 13 Feb 1941 - 10 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Curtis Brown Limited: business correspondence., 06 Jan 1942 - 24 Jul 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/701
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Correspondents include: Lovat Dickson, [Director] of MacMillan, on whether Curtis Brown is entitled to commission on titles whose contracts they have taken over; Curtis Brown (5) on subjects including the proposal by Lord Southwood [earlier Julius Elias] to publish WSC's future memoirs of the war.Also includes: a cutting from the Daily Sketch denying that WSC has been writing an account of the war.

Dates: 06 Jan 1942 - 24 Jul 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Curtis Brown Limited: business correspondence., 27 Jun 1944 - 23 Dec 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/715
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Curtis Brown on a rumour that Sarah [Oliver, earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp and Lady Audley] is writing a biography of WSC, and the future publication of WSC's war memoirs (8); Lord Southwood [earlier Julius Elias, Chairman and Managing Director of Odham's Press Limited], increasing his offer to 250, 000 pounds for exclusive world copyright to WSC's war memoirs.Also includes: a copy letter from Kathleen Hill [WSC's secretary]...
Dates: 27 Jun 1944 - 23 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Daily Mail articles: correspondence., 12 Feb 1934 - 15 Nov 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/490
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Correspondents include: representatives of the Daily Mail, including Esmond Harmsworth, [2nd Lord Rothermere], Chairman of the Daily Mail (1).

Dates: 12 Feb 1934 - 15 Nov 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Daily Mail articles: correspondence., 01 Jan 1935 - 14 Nov 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/509
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Correspondents include: representatives of the Daily Mail, including William Warden, Editor (1) and Arthur Cranfield, Assistant Editor (9).Also includes: the proof for the general introduction to WSC's series of articles.

Dates: 01 Jan 1935 - 14 Nov 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Daily Mirror articles by WSC., Jul 1939 - Aug 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/650
Scope and Contents Includes annotated proofs, galley proofs and cuttings from the Mirror, the Irish Daily Telegraph and the Belfast Telegraph for: "The Hush in Europe" or "Churchill Writes for Us Now" on Hitler's role in preventing war, rejecting the need for German "living space", and his displeasure at the failure to conclude an alliance between Britain, France and the [Soviet Union]; "Hitler Sells the Pass" deriding German reassurances about their intentions, commenting on the agreement between Germany and...
Dates: Jul 1939 - Aug 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Daily Mirror articles: correspondence., 20 Mar 1939 - 26 Sep 1939

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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;...
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 by WSC 1., Apr 1938 - Jun 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/611
Scope and Contents Includes annotated proofs, galley proofs and cuttings from the Telegraph (and regional newspapers carrying the article) for: "France's New Government" on the frequent changes in government, praise for the new Prime Minister, Edouard Daladier, and asserting the importance of France for European security; "Britain's Deficiencies in Aircraft Manufacture" on purchasing aircraft from the United States and building factories in Canada (with cuttings of an article by John Moore-Brabazon [later 1st...
Dates: Apr 1938 - Jun 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open.