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First World War (1914-1918)

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:


Personal: Clementine S Churchill: Correspondence., Dec 1915 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/118A-B
Scope and Contents

Includes letters from CSC to WSC written while he served on the Western Front. Part A comprises original letters: part B comprises typescript transcripts prepared circa 1945.

Dates: Dec 1915 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open

The Papers of Sir Winston Churchill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR and CHUR
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original documents accumulated by Sir Winston Churchill throughout his life (1874-1965). They have been divided into two sections: the Chartwell Papers (CHAR) and the Churchill Papers (CHUR). Together, the two sets of papers cover the following major areas: Personal (CHAR 1 and CHUR 1), 1884-1965 The papers of Churchill as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics and papers relating to...
Dates: The majority of files date from the 1870s to 1965.
Conditions Governing Access: 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 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 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.

(Untitled), 27 Dec 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/118A/1-2
Scope and Contents

Letter from CSC to WSC, on his return to Belgium after leave in Britain. Typescript transcript at CHAR 1/118B/2.

Dates: 27 Dec 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

(Untitled), 11 Jan [1916]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/118A/20-21
Scope and Contents

Letter from CSC to WSC, on the Conscription Crisis, the Prime Minister's method of dealing with opposition, and the possibility of publication of the Dardanelles Papers. Typescript transcript at CHAR 1/118B/23-25.

Dates: 11 Jan [1916]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

(Untitled), 23 Feb [1916]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/118A/76
Scope and Contents Letter from CSC (41 Cromwell Road [London]) to WSC on subjects including: news of a German offensive at Arras [France]; an air raid at Walmer [Kent]; dinner with Lady Randolph Churchill where she had met Hugh Warrender; "Lulu" [Lewis] Harcourt and May Harcourt; reports that AJB [Arthur Balfour] is "run entirely by Masterton [James Masterton-Smith ]"; WSC's improvements to his battalion which have been widely discussed. In a postscript she comments "I fear the war will last over another...
Dates: 23 Feb [1916]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open