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Soviet Union

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Subject Source: Local sources

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Illustrated folder presented to Clementine in memory of her visit to the Leningrad Pioneer Palace, 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 3/53
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Subjects covered by the material in this section include: Chartwell; Russia and CSC's visit in 1945; work in WSC's Essex constituency, Wanstead and Woodford; and the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA).

Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Iron Curtain and Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia] , 1953-12 - 1954-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/51
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General correspondence and papers on Eastern European affairs, with correspondents including: [Robert] Anthony Eden [Foreign Secretary, later 1st Lord Avon]; [Arthur] Christopher Soames; [John] Selwyn Lloyd [Minister of State, Foreign Office] (2); Ronald Russell.

Also includes: note on a meeting between JA and an official from the Soviet embassy on the Berlin Conference, 1954 and Soviet policies towards the West.

Dates: 1953-12 - 1954-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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John Holroyd-Doveton: notes and correspondence relating to Maxim Litvinov

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10406
Scope and Contents

Notes and correspondence of John Holroyd-Doveton relating to research for his book 'Maxim Litvinov: a biography' (Newton Abbot: Woodlands, [2013?]), including correspondence with and recollections by Litvinov's daughter Tanya Litvinov.

Dates: 2002-2004 and undated
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"Korea", 05 Jul 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/36A/114-133
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on debating the Korean crisis, the lack of information given to Parliament, Communist propaganda, British and Commonwealth support for the United States's intervention, Conservative support for the Government's position on the crisis, accusations of Conservative war-mongering, the protection of Western Europe by the nuclear deterrent, the increasing production of atom bombs by the Soviet Union, and the need for settlement with the Soviet Union...
Dates: 05 Jul 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Lady C Aid to Russia", 1941-08 - 1943-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/36
Scope and Contents Photograph album relating to Clementine Churchill’s work on behalf of the Red Cross Aid to Russia Fund. Subjects include: Clementine and Agnes Maisky [the Soviet Ambassador's wife], inspecting clothes bound for the Soviet Union in Knightsbridge [London]; Ivan Maisky [Soviet Ambassador to Britain] inspecting medical equipment; crates and X-ray apparatus in the Red Cross stores department; Clementine admiring a doll at the Aid to Russia stall in Belgrave Square market; ambulances bound for...
Dates: 1941-08 - 1943-08
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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Lady Churchill's letters to Sir Winston including telegrams from Russia, 1945-02 - 1945-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 1/29
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the journey to the Yalta Conference; the death of Admiral Sir William Goodenough; public concern at conditions in France and Clementine's suggestion that Churchill could influence the Americans to release transport for food and coal distribution; Churchill's success at Yalta [Soviet Union]; a V-2 rocket attack on part of the Fulmer Chase Maternity Home for officers' wives [of which Clementine was Chairman]; Clementine's journey to the Soviet Union for the Red Cross Aid to...
Dates: 1945-02 - 1945-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Letters from Max Born to Gustav Born, 1944 - 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BORN 3/3/6
Scope and Contents On subjects including: a visit from three Indian scientists, including Meghnad Saha; Max's visit to Oxford to give a lecture at the invitation of Lord Cherwell; his recommendations for the 1945 Nobel Prize for Physics; family and friends; the war and international affairs; politics and philosophy, including his opinion of dialectic materialism, of communism, and of religion; his lecture to the Institute of Physics; his professional disagreement with Raman; news from Max's cousin Helen...
Dates: 1944 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Literary: Articles., 01 Jan 1929 - 31 Dec 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/232
Scope and Contents Proofs and cuttings of articles by WSC on the following subjects: "Mr Macdonald's Opportunity" on the visit of Ramsay Macdonald to the United States; "The Naval Argument" on British and American naval policy; "Prohibition" in the United States; "California"; "Wall Street" on the Wall Street crash; "The Battlefields" about Virginia; "Hollywood"; "Palestine and the Zionists" on violence in Palestine and the need for reconciliation between Jews and Arabs; "Why We Lost" on the defeat of the...
Dates: 01 Jan 1929 - 31 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles by WSC for the Sunday Pictorial., 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/302
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings of an article by WSC on the Budget prepared by Philip Snowden as Chancellor of the Exchequer and of a series of character sketches by WSC on Ramsay MacDonald, 1st Lord Brentford [earlier William Joynson-Hicks] entitled "The truth about 'Jix'", George Bernard Shaw and Nancy, Lady Astor (criticising their visit to the Soviet Union), H G Wells, J H Thomas (on his work with the railway workers trade unions), Arthur Henderson [later Lord Rowley] (entitled "Uncle...
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles, Evening Standard., Mar 1936 - Dec 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/543
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs of the following articles by WSC: "Britain, Germany and Locarno" and "Stop it Now!" on the need for the League of Nations to act on German troops entering the Rhineland [Germany]; "Where Do We Stand?" on the results of Italy's invasion of Abyssinia [Ethiopia] and the British policy on it; "How Germany is Arming" on German military expenditure; "Our Navy Must Be Stronger"; "Organise Our Supplies" on efficient munitions production; "How to Stop War" on the need for a grand...
Dates: Mar 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles by WSC., Jan 1939 - Sep 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/653A-B
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings from Collier's for: "Let the Tyrant Criminals Bomb" (British title "The Balance of Air Power") on German and British air strength in the 1930s, the threat of air attacks on ships, and the use of bombing against civilians; "War - Now or Never" (British title "Will There Be War [in Europe - and When?]") on the nature of the Nazi and Italian regimes, their financial needs, the growth of the German army and munitions programme, and the state of the RAF (with some...
Dates: Jan 1939 - Sep 1939
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.
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Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments, on volume 1 ("The Gathering Storm") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Apr 1948 - May 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/48A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Reverend Andrew Blair on Pierre Laval [former head of government, Vichy France]; Belgian General Boels; Robert Boothby; George Bosworth on WSC's role in the 1930s and arms exports to Germany; Timothy Breen (2); Camille Chautemps defending his actions; William Clarke [member of Room 40, naval intelligence]; Kenneth de Courcy on British policy in the years before the war (2); Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]; "Sidney", Lord Herbert [later 16th Lord Pembroke and 13th...
Dates: Apr 1948 - May 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments, on volume 5 ("Closing the Ring") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Oct 1951 - Feb 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/61
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: ?Robert Chapman; Michael Wilford and Frederick Leishman [Assistant Private Secretaries to Foreign Secretary]; Francis Fisher on confusion between Monte Camino and Monte Cassino [Italy]; Oswald Frewen on the role of "gooseberries" in artificial harbours; Ross Geddes on supplying petrol from Britain to France; Charles Wood [WSC's proof reader] on Admiral Sir Max Horton's role; Randolph Churchill (2) and 2nd Lord Jellicoe on the SAS' (Special Air Service) role; French...
Dates: Oct 1951 - Feb 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments on volume 6 ("Triumph and Tragedy") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Oct 1953 - Dec 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/64A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Houghton Mifflin Company of Boston [United States] including President Henry Laughlin and Austin Olney (13) on subjects including a request to publish WSC's speech on hearing of his Nobel Prize award; representatives of Time-Life International including Daniel Longwell [former editor of Life Magazine] (10); representatives of the New York Times [United States] including Assistant Managing Editor Theodore Bernstein (8); Ernest Passant [Director of...
Dates: Oct 1953 - Dec 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on producing volume 6 ("Triumph and Tragedy") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Mar 1949 - Nov 1953

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/63A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary of the Cabinet] (7); Harry Truman on WSC reproducing telegrams from him (2); representatives of Time-Life International including George Caturani, Connie Graebner, Walter Graebner, and Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine] (47); John Killick [Private Secretary to Parliamentary Under-Secretary] (Foreign Office); Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] (6); representatives of the Daily Telegraph including Managing...
Dates: Mar 1949 - Nov 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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

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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

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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 with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), A-B., Sep 1945 - Jun 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/18A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Deakin (9); [George Gordon] Allen (16); Sir John Slessor on information on the Coastal Command in 1943; Thomas Allen, publisher, on Canadian editions of the memoirs (5); 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] on Sir Edward Spears reviewing "Their Finest Hour" (volume 2); "Max", 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken]; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (2); Ernest Passant, Director of Research, Librarian and Keeper of the Papers, Foreign Office...
Dates: Sep 1945 - Jun 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), 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: Daily Telegraph articles by WSC: 2., Apr 1939 - Jun 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/646
Scope and Contents Includes annotated proofs, galley proofs and cuttings from the Telegraph (and the Belfast Telegraph) for: "Would Peace or War Better Serve Mussolini's Interests?" on Italy's violation of the Anglo-Italian Agreement particularly over the invasion of Albania, Italy's potential weakness in a Mediterranean war and WSC's hopes of the Italian people's reluctance to become involved in such a war; "President Roosevelt and Franco's choice" on Roosevelt's stance towards Europe and arguing for Spanish...
Dates: Apr 1939 - Jun 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: "Great Contemporaries": copy., 04 May 1930 - 22 Jun 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/578
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs, copy and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The Truth About Douglas Haig"; on 1st Lord Haig; "Mr Lloyd George" on David Lloyd George; "Boris Savinkov" on his part in the Russian army on the Eastern Front, and fighting against the Bolsheviks; "Lord Ypres" on Sir John French; "B-P" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell; "Trotsky" on Leon Trotsky; "Hindenburg" on Field-Marshal Paul von Hindenburg; "The Tragic Story of Parnell" on Charles Parnell; "Lawrence of Arabia" on T E...
Dates: 04 May 1930 - 22 Jun 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "Great Contemporaries": proofs., 19 May 1937 - 02 Jul 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/581
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Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Hindenburg" on Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg's role in the First World War; "Boris Savinkov" on his role in the Russian army on the Eastern Front, and fighting against the Bolsheviks; "Marshal Foch" on Field Marshal Ferdinand Foch on the Western Front; "Herbert Henry Asquith" on 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith.

Dates: 19 May 1937 - 02 Jul 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "Great Contemporaries": proofs., 23 Jun 1937 - 26 Jul 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/583
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Annotated proofs of the following articles by WSC: "Leon Trotsky, alias Bronstein"; " Alfonso XIII" on Alfonso XIII of Spain; "Douglas Haig" on 1st Lord Haig.

Dates: 23 Jun 1937 - 26 Jul 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open