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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence M-Q., Jan 1949 - Dec 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/84A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Shenton Thomas on Malaya's [later Malaysia] war effort; Edward Mallalieu; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (7); 6th Lord De L'Isle and Dudley [earlier William Sidney, later 1st Lord De L'Isle] on a fund for the defence of Field Marshal Fritz von Manstein; Prime Minister Clement Attlee on currency for Princess Margaret's trip to Italy; Douglas Marshall (4); Moss Turner-Samuels; John Langford-Holt; Lieutenant-General Sir...
Dates: Jan 1949 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence N-R (most material dates from 1951)., Oct 1946 - Nov 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/116
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Norman Hulbert on the National Defence Public Interest Committee; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (2); 1st Lord Layton on WSC writing an article for the News Chronicle on the Cold War; Arthur Waters, Editor, News of the World (3); Harmar Harmar-Nicholls; Allan Noble on a painting of Ernest Bevin; Sir George Paish on co-operation with the Liberals (2); John Lockhart, Secretary of United Kingdom Branch of...
Dates: Oct 1946 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence P-R., Jan 1948 - Dec 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/70A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Habib Rahimtoola, High Commissioner for Pakistan, on the supply of military stores by India; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (5); Douglas Clifton Brown [later 1st Lord Ruffside, Speaker of the House of Commons] (6); Nigel Colman, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations; Baronne Pessonne de Sennevoy on [Marshal Henri] Petain; Victor Raikes on basic petrol abolition; 1st...
Dates: Jan 1948 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence R-S., Jan 1947 - Nov 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/57A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Prime Minister Clement Attlee (4); Sir James Hawkey; Paul Reynaud on events at Bordeaux [France] in June 1940 (2); Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat and Joint Director, Conservative Research Department] (3); Sir Orme Sargent [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] (3); Archduke Robert of Hapsburg (Austria) (2); Leonard Ropner on the Conservative and Unionist Films Association; Laurence Helsby...
Dates: Jan 1947 - Nov 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence R-Z., Dec 1945 - Dec 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/8A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir David Robertson on industrial affairs; Randolph Churchill and John Dugdale on Soviet attitudes; 1st Lord Rankeillour [earlier James Hope] and Francis Turnbull [Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for India] on Indian affairs; Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (4); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office [from July 1946] (4); James Stuart [Chief...
Dates: Dec 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence S., Apr 1946 - Dec 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/71A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bobbety", 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil and Lord Cranborne] (3); R A Butler (2); Arthur Bryant; Douglas Savory; Aubrey Halford [later Aubrey Halford-MacLeod, Principal Private Secretary to Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on the use of excerpts from WSC's memoirs in a war crimes trial; Sir Arthur Young [Scottish Unionist Whip] on Scottish Unionist resolutions; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative...
Dates: Apr 1946 - Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political; Correspondence S., Jan 1950 - Dec 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/101A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Matthews, Dean of St Paul's, on a pre-election service; "Bobbety", 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil and Lord Cranborne] on Conservative policy towards the Soviet Union; Sir Arthur Salter; Duncan Sandys; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (2); Prime Minister Clement Attlee; Harold MacMillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] (3); Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos]; 1st Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd Greame...
Dates: Jan 1950 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence S-Z., Oct 1950 - Oct 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/117A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil and Lord Cranborne] and Leo Amery on Cabinet positions in the event of a Conservative election victory; Sir Arthur Salter; Duncan Sandys on his visit to Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia] and Marshal Tito; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (10); Sir Geoffrey Shakespeare,...
Dates: Oct 1950 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence with Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] and copies of broadcasts and speeches by him., Feb 1950 - Oct 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/112
Scope and Contents Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford].Subjects include: Eden thanking WSC for his support; attitudes to the Schuman Plan; "the Prof" [1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann]; the Korean War and co-operation with the United States; passing on a request for WSC to speak to a Midlands Rotary Club; Eden's US visit during summer...
Dates: Feb 1950 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence with Clement Attlee, Prime Minister [from July 1945] (includes copies of wartime documents)., Dec 1943 - Jul 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/4
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Leslie Rowan [Principal Private Secretary to Attlee] (2); James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip] (2); Sir William Haley [Director-General of the BBC] asking WSC to give a talk on the new programme; Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe, Chairman of the Conservative Party]; 5th Lord Listowel [earlier William Hare, Postmaster-General]; Francis Graham-Harrison (2), Laurence Pumphrey, and Peter Oates [Private Secretaries to Attlee]. Also includes notes and copies...
Dates: Dec 1943 - Jul 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Defence - correspondence with Prime Minister Clement Attlee., Mar 1946 - Aug 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/29A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos]; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (2); A V Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Hillsborough] on Czechoslovak railways; Francis Graham-Harrison, Laurence Pumphrey (2), and Paul Osmond, Private Secretaries to the Prime Minister; Laurence Helsby [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Antony Head (2); 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann]; Clement Davies [Leader of the Liberal Party]. Also includes notes...
Dates: Mar 1946 - Aug 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Defence: miscellaneous correspondence and papers., Feb 1947 - Sep 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/36
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A V Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Hillsborough], Minister of Defence [until February 1950] (3); George Ward; Antony Head (3); Arthur Henderson [later Lord Rowley, Secretary of State for Air]; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] (2); Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; David Hunt [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Clement Attlee] (2); Captain Alan Hillgarth [earlier Alan Evans] on Soviet forces in Europe and Soviet affairs (7); James Thomas [later 1st Lord...
Dates: Feb 1947 - Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: European army: correspondence and papers., Aug 1950 - Nov 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/32
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lewis Douglas [United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom] (3); President Harry Truman; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] (3); Duncan Sandys (2); Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall; General Charles Mast [French Army]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Chips Gemmell, and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].Subjects include: the level of German, United States, and British...
Dates: Aug 1950 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Press cuttings and Hansards., 06 Jan 1953 - 09 Dec 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/133
Scope and Contents Hansard report of WSC's speech (11 May 1953) on foreign affairs, including Korea, Indo-China [later Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam], Egypt, the French military position, the European Defence Community, relations between Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia], Greece and Turkey, Israel and the new Soviet government. Also includes Philip Noel-Baker's reply. Published: Complete Speeches VIII pp 8475 - 8485.Hansard report of...
Dates: 06 Jan 1953 - 09 Dec 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: strength of Russian forces in Europe: correspondence and reports., Apr 1945 - Apr 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/30
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arthur Christiansen, [Editor] of the Daily Express; Charles de Gaulle; ?Lord Duncannon [earlier Frederick Ponsonby, later 10th Lord Bessborough, 2nd Secretary, British Embassy, Paris, France]; Sir Waldron Smithers. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow]. Subjects covered by the file include: information on Soviet troops in Poland, East...
Dates: Apr 1945 - Apr 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: The Eden Memoirs., Jan 1951 - May 1961

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/517A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents concerning the publication of the memoirs of Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] concerning financial matters connected with WSC's papers (3); Denis Kelly regarding correspondence between WSC and Eden; Alan Hodge forwarding sections of the book (7); Anthony Eden on his progress with the book, relations with France and requests regarding facts (7).Also includes copies of minutes and letters from Eden to WSC...
Dates: Jan 1951 - May 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence A - B., 29 Dec 1945 - 26 Dec 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/160
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Christabel, Lady Aberconway, on WSC's cat (2); Max Aitken; Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia; "Alex", 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis [Governor-General of Canada] (9); Herbert Bruce [former Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, Canada] on WSC's loss of the 1945 General Election and WSC's speeches in the United States; Arthur Meighen [former Prime Minister of Canada] on the need to maintain close relations with Britain, the menace of the Soviet Union to world peace and...
Dates: 29 Dec 1945 - 26 Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Baruch - Beaverbrook., Jul 1951 - Jan 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/519A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bernie" [Bernard Baruch] on various subjects including arrangements to meet WSC, disarmament, the Cold War and atomic weapons, NATO, requests to publish excerpts from letters from WSC, racehorses and his memoirs (36); Donald Logan, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, on a gift from Baruch; William Buckley of Henry Holt and Company Incorporated on Baruch's memoirs; [6th Lord] Bath [earlier Lord Weymouth] on items for his Churchill museum (4); Christofor,...
Dates: Jul 1951 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Bedell Smith - Byrnes., Oct 1952 - Dec 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/520
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Mary Smith on the death of General (Walter) Bedell Smith; Anthony Wedgwood Benn [later 2nd Lord Stansgate and then Tony Benn]; Ursula, Lady Bentinck; Roger Bertholier (4); Anthony Bevir; Princess Marthe Bibesco (4); Jack Billmeir on merchant shipping during World War II (3); Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] on the publication of material from the Churchill Papers; [2nd] Lord Birkenhead [earlier Frederick Smith] enclosing extracts from his...
Dates: Oct 1952 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence D - E., 04 Jan 1946 - 17 Dec 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/148
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edouard Daladier; Sir William Darling on Elbert Hubbard's "A Message to Garcia", and using a recording of a speech by WSC (5); 1st Lord Davidson; "Clem", Clement Davies; William Deakin [literary assistant to WSC] on subjects including ["The Second World War"] (10); Kenneth de Courcy; General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny (5); "Buck", 9th Lord de la Warr [earlier Lord Buckhurst] (2); Filippo del Giudice, Managing Director, Pilgrim Pictures Limited (4); 6th Lord De L'Isle...
Dates: 04 Jan 1946 - 17 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 314 - 321, closed under S40 and S41(1) of the Freedom of Information Act on advice from the Cabinet Office. Review date: 1 Jan 2022.
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence E., 11 Oct 1951 - 12 Feb 1960

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/186
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade, [Editor] Sunday Dispatch, on "Churchill and his Contemporaries" and a history of part of Associated Newspapers (15); Paul Reynaud, President of France, on contributing to "Churchill and his Contemporaries" (2); 1st Lord Simon on contributing to "Churchill and his Contemporaries"; Thomas Bodkin [Professor of History of Art] on contributing to "Churchill and his Contemporaries" (4); [1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann] on contributing to "Churchill...
Dates: 11 Oct 1951 - 12 Feb 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence H - N., 26 Mar 1946 - 04 Jan 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/163A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Nina, Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon [President, Animal Defence and Anti-Vivisection Society] on animal rescue; Roy Harrod on "The Gathering Storm" [Volume 1, "The Second World War"], his own political position and his biography of 1st Lord Keynes [earlier John Maynard Keynes] (3); Sir James Hawley on revoking WSC's deed of covenant in favour of his late wife (2); Alan Hillgarth [earlier Alan Evans]; Agatha, Lady Hindlip; Violet Hoare on her son's death in Malaya...
Dates: 26 Mar 1946 - 04 Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence M., 27 Apr 1949 - 10 Nov 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/173
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Mabane; George Marshall, United States Secretary of Defence, comparing his current service with wartime (3); Julius Holmes, Charge d'Affaires, United States Embassy, London; Walter Gifford [United States Ambassador to Britain] (2); Lieutenant-General Sir Gifford Martel [former head of Military Mission to Moscow, Soviet Union] on banding the Allied armies together against the Soviet Union, and 1st Lord Montgomery's failure to exploit mobility and armour (2);...
Dates: 27 Apr 1949 - 10 Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Moran - Nixon., Jul 1953 - Dec 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/530A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various doctors on WSC's health, hearing aids and on gifts from WSC including Charles [1st Lord] Moran [earlier Sir Charles Wilson] (4), Dorothy, Lady Moran [earlier Dorothy, Lady Wilson], Herbert Seddon (5), Dr D Roberts (4), Jacques Vialle (3) and Philip Yeoman; [1st] Lord Morrison of Lambeth; Prince Hassan Ben El Mehdi, Moroccan Ambassador to Great Britain on a disaster in Agadir; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; John Colville on the...
Dates: Jul 1953 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Q - Roo., 09 Dec 1940 - 18 Mar 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/196
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Quickswood [earlier Lord Hugh Cecil] on subjects including WSC's career, chances of war with the Soviet Union, and WSC's speeches (6); Admiral Arthur Radford; Prince Rainier of Monaco (2); Raja Sir Maharaj Singh; Habib Rahimtoola, Governor of Sind, Pakistan; J Arthur Rank, Chairman, Rank Organisation Limited, on a film about Douglas Bader; Helen Reid [Chairman], New York Herald Tribune, on the Herald Tribune Forum; 1st Lord Reith, former Chairman, Imperial...
Dates: 09 Dec 1940 - 18 Mar 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open