Found in 120 Collections and/or Records:
Copy of a letter from John Colville [pilot, RAFVR, former Private Secretary to WSC] to CSC with impressions of South Africa and criticisms of the Empire Air Training Scheme; with correspondence between WSC, Sir Archibald Sinclair [Secretary of State for Air, later 1st Lord Thurso] and 1st Lord Cherwell [Personal Assistant to WSC, earlier F A Lindemann] enquiring about the efficiency of the scheme, and Colville's progress.
Correspondence on John Colville [former Private Secretary to WSC] being found unfit for a pilot's commission; includes letters between John Martin [Private Secretary to WSC], WSC, Sir Archibald Sinclair [Secretary of State for Air, later 1st Lord Thurso] and Ronald Melville [Private Secretary to Sinclair] on the inconvenience to WSC of releasing Colville, his progress in training, and the limitations of training in South Africa.
Note from Grace Hamblin [Private Secretary to CSC] to CSC, on the possibility of using German prisoners-of-war to clear barbed wire from the Chartwell estate [Kent], also on the possibility of employing a second gardener, and on the removal of two copper beech trees from in front of the house.
Letter from Louis Alber, President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated to WSC, on secretarial help for his lecture tour of the United States, recommending Phyllis Moir.
Letter from Louis Alber, President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated, to WSC, on a revised itinerary for his lecture tour of the United States, and confirming that Phyllis Moir had accepted the post as his secretary for the tour, starting on 12 January.
Telegram from Bernard Baruch to WSC, recommending Louis Levy as an attorney to deal with WSC's lecture tour of the United States.
Letter from WSC to Louis Levy [WSC's attorney], (New York, [United States]), with thanks for arranging sterling purchases with First National Bank, and for putting a secretary, Miss Hansen, at his disposal, stating that she had been invaluable during an exceptionally busy time when he was able to do little himself. [Carbon].
Telegram from WSC to the British Ambassador in Egypt [Sir Miles Lampson, later Lord Killearn] marked "personal and private" asking him to see his "young friend" Captain Frederick William Deakin who helped him with the Marlborough biography and is now in Egypt on Special Operations Executive work.
Telegram from Sir Miles Lampson [later Lord Killearn, British Ambassador to Egypt] to WSC marked "personal and private" confirming that he will be delighted to do anything he can for Captain Frederick William Deakin and sending his good wishes for the New Year.
Letter from Knight, Frank & Rutley to Joseph Martin, Chartwell Farm, on WSC's decision to give up his cows, and stating that he would therefore have no further use for Martin's services [copy].
Letter from [Clarice Fisher], P.S. to WSC, to J. Martin, Stockman, Chartwell, on his move to Oak-Hyrst Grange Farm, Caterham, also on WSC's willingness to provide a him with a testimonial [carbon].
Letter from [Clarice Fisher], P.S. to WSC, to C Barker, on J Martin's move from Chartwell to Oak-Hyrst Grange Farm, Caterham [carbon].
Letter from J Martin, Stockman, Chartwell, to WSC, on his move from Chartwell to Oak-Hyrst Grange Farm, Caterham, also asking for reference.
Letter from Marjorie Street, P.S. to WSC, to C Barker, on J Martin's move from Chartwell to Oak-Hyrst Grange Farm, Caterham [carbon].
Letter from C Barker to Clarice Fisher, on his willingness to allow J. Martin to remain at Chartwell after 1 May.
Testimonial from WSC, for Joseph Martin, Stockman at Chartwell from 19 Jan 1925 to 27 May 1926 [carbon].
Note from [WSC] to Edmund Waterhouse, Gardener, Chartwell, instructions for work for himself, Harding and Martin until 10 October [carbon].
Letter from WSC (Nawagai [West Pakistan, now Pakistan] on the notepaper of the 4th Hussars) to "Reggie", Sir Reginald Barnes, in which he describes the action in which he has been involved [with the Malakand Field Force], comments on his servant's composure, describes the effect of night firing, the progress of the war, the attitude of the natives and the cruelty of the British and speculates on the effect which his letters to the D[aily] T[elegraph] will have on the Indian government.
Letter from WSC (4th Hussars [Bangalore] India) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses his progress with his book ["The River War"] which he says "grows in bitterness about [Sir Herbert] K[itchener]", arrangements for the serialisation of his novel ["Savrola"], financial affairs and their future poverty, the death of the wife and mother of Jacob [his servant] as a result of a plague and asks about the date of a meeting at the Albert Hall.
Letter from WSC (Canford Manor, Wimborne [Dorset]) to Mrs George Cornwallis-West [formerly Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that Cornelia [Lady Wimborne, formerly Lady Guest and Lady Cornelia Churchill] has provided useful material about [Lord Randolph Churchill] for his biography. He asks whether Miss [Annette] Anning might be able to help him with correspondence. Signed typescript.
Letter from WSC (General's House, Cairo [Egypt]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including his shock at the death of [George] Scrivings from choleric diarrhoea, his sense of loss and intention to make arrangements for Scrivings' wife, and discussion of "Jack's" [John S Churchill] marriage.