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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, K-Y., May 1941 - Nov 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/449
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Harold] Clifford Smith on the gift of a damask napkin with pictures of [1st] Duke of Marlborough's victories; [3rd] Lord Rothschild [of MI5] on testing honey; [Ben] Russell of Cunard White Star Limited on seeds from the United States (2); [?John] Wood [WSC's accountant] on an old friend whose son is a POW. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from CSC and her secretary [Grace] Hamblin, WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and [Elizabeth] Layton, and [Prime...
Dates: May 1941 - Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: miscellaneous correspondence., Mar 1941 - Dec 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/415
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Queen Mary asking WSC to autograph a photograph; [6th] Lord Hood [Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] on supplying a F Hourani with information on WSC's ancestor Colonel Charles Churchill; [Emmanuel] Tsouderos, Prime Minister of Greece, and James Gardiner, Canadian Minister of Agriculture, sending Christmas and New Year greetings. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Prime Minister's Private Secretaries "J R C" [John Colville], "E M W"...
Dates: Mar 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his leadership and speeches. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1940]., Jun 1903 - Feb 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/392A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams (4) including (2) on his attending a meeting addressed by WSC; [John] Sandeman Allen on [David Lloyd George]; [1st] Lord Alness [earlier Robert Munro]; Julian Amery [Attache HM Legation, Belgrade] on articles by WSC for publication in Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia] (4); Leo Amery [Secretary of State for India and Burma, later Myanmar] sending on a 1903 letter from WSC to him on...
Dates: Jun 1903 - Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/417
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [4th] Lord Camden [John Pratt] on rationing on the Riviera, France; [1st] Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry] (2); [Arnold] Heeney, Clerk of the Privy Council, Canada, on the Privy Council oath; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin] and "B B" [Brendan Bracken, Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary] on the death of Ronald Cartland; Freda, Marquesa de Casa Maury [earlier Freda Dudley Ward], on a "health-giving lamp" and the Feathers Club (2); Robert...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party and praising his leadership., Jan 1940 - Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/393
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Monsieur Campinchi, French Minister of Marine; [1st] Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph sending on a United States article published in the Telegraph; Robert Cary; [1st] Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil] (?2) including (1) on the League [of Nations]; Lord Hugh Cecil [later 1st Lord Quickswood]; Neville Chamberlain (5) on subjects including his health, government policy, and his resignation; Sir Evan...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G., Jan 1943 - Jan 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/465
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade [editor] of the Sunday Dispatch and Leslie Graham-Dixon thanking WSC for gifts of his books; Admiral Sir Edward Evans [later 1st Lord Mountevans] sending a book for WSC; General Dwight Eisenhower (2) on receiving a picture of WSC and WSC's illness; James Forrestal [Under Secretary of the United States Navy] on WSC's recovery; "B B" [Brendan Bracken] on "Lee's Lieutenants" by Douglas Freeman; Arthur Grenfell on early flying experiences with WSC; Sir Edward...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Jan 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G, many praising WSC's speeches and leadership., Sep 1939 - Nov 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/394
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War] (5) including (2) on his role in the government; Maxine Elliott on her health (2); Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain on honouring [Walter Richard] Sickert; Daisy Fellowes [earlier Daisy, Princesse de Broglie] (2); Sir Warren Fisher [Regional Commander for Civil Defence, North-West Region] criticising the conduct of the war; [Edward] FitzClarence [later 6th Lord Munster] on Randolph Churchill's time in the...
Dates: Sep 1939 - Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G. [please note that almost all material dates from 1941]., Jan 1941 - Jan 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/418
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch on Randolph Churchill; Sybil, Lady Eden, on obtaining WSC's autograph (2); [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] sending an item from Sir [Ronald] Campbell [British Minister Plenipotentiary to Washington, United States] to amuse WSC; Daisy Fellowes [earlier Daisy, Princesse de Broglie] on lunch invitations (3); [2nd] Lord Fisher of Kilverstone sending asparagus; Alastair Forbes on WSC signing his copy of "Into Battle"; David...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Jan 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, H-K, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his speeches and leadership., Sep [1939] - Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/395
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Lord] Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, Foreign Secretary] (3) including (1) on the War Cabinet and (1) on Neville Chamberlain's health; Nina, [Duchess of] Hamilton [and Brandon] giving advice on speeches; [2nd Lord] Hamilton of Dalzell on defending Brittany, France; Captain [Cecil] Harcourt on his receiving an honour; [Saville] Garner [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Dominions] on Sir Edward Harding's collection of autographed...
Dates: Sep [1939] - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, L-M. [please note that most material dates from 1941]., Feb 1941 - Feb 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/420
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Lambert; Harold Laski on the death of his father Nathan Laksi; "Jack" [John] Lawson (2); [Bernard] Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information] on United States recordings of WSC's speeches; Major [Richard] Eric Long (3) including (1) sending on a letter from [Robert] Hudson [Minister of Agriculture] on Long's gardener; [Dame] Edith Lyttelton [Mrs Arthur Lyttelton] (3) including (2) on an English Speaking Union luncheon; Oliver Lyttelton...
Dates: Feb 1941 - Feb 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, R-S, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his leadership and speeches, Apr 1908 - Dec 1940. [Please note that almost the whole file dates from 1940].

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/398
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay on his knighthood; Sir Eugene Ramsden on Conservative support for WSC; Whitelaw Reid [London correspondent] of the New York Herald Tribune [United States]; [Sir] Robert Renwick sending on memoranda on French banks (by "Birch"), demolition in London, and Albania (by Renwick) (4); [David] Waley [Principal Assistant Secretary] (Treasury) and Philip Allen (Ministry of Home Security) on Renwick's memoranda; Paul Reynaud, French Minister of...
Dates: Apr 1908 - Dec 1940. [Please note that almost the whole file dates from 1940].
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, T-Z., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/423
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Walter] Thompson [WSC's detective] on the loss of his son; [General Sir John] Dill [Chief of Imperial General Staff] on Sir Hugh Tudor; Will Thorne on "Jack" [John] Jones; [9th] Lord Torrington on reproducing a picture from WSC's "The Great War Illustrated"; Tudor on missing WSC at Placentia Bay, Newfoundland [Canada] and his news; [Harry] Vaisey sending on a pamphlet on the will of [Sarah] 1st Duchess of Marlborough; Euan Wallace thanking WSC for a letter; General...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence with Tom Driberg [later Lord Bradwell]., Nov 1946 - Jan 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/50
Scope and Contents Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Gilliatt, and Anne Hipwell.Subjects include: Randolph Churchill's health following his wounding in Korea; the detention of a soldier for writing to the press.Also includes: transcription of a speech by WSC (5 July 1949) on General Wladyslaw Sikorski [former Prime Minister of Poland]; press cuttings on Driberg and Korea; copies of...
Dates: Nov 1946 - Jan 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sm - Sz., 04 Mar 1946 - 08 Jul 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/156
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Waldron Smithers, MP for Orpington [Kent] (2); Charles Smyth, Canon of Westminster [London]; John Snyder, United States Secretary of the Treasury; Bernard Baruch; Arthur Soames on subjects including the birth of [Nicholas Soames] and gifts to WSC (7); 1st Lord Soulbury [earlier Herwald Ramsbotham, Chairman, Assistance Board]; 1st Lord Southborough [earlier Sir Francis Hopwood] (2); Sir Archibald Southby, [MP for Epsom, Surrey] on giving up his seat (3); 1st Lord...
Dates: 04 Mar 1946 - 08 Jul 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Ross and Cromarty By-election: Randolph Churchill's candidature., 10 Jan 1936 - 07 Apr 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/287
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Randolph Churchill on subjects including his adoption as Conservative candidate for Ross and Cromarty [Scotland], his willingness to support a Liberal candidate, canvassing, the [National Government] candidate, Malcolm MacDonald, local support, press reaction to his candidature, local agricultural conditions and economic distress, and WSC's popularity in the area (9); Brendan Bracken on Randolph's poor chances; John Astor [owner of the Times] on a suggestion in the...
Dates: 10 Jan 1936 - 07 Apr 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 03 May 1941 - 26 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/151
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's broadcast (3 May, BBC) to the Polish people on 150th anniversary of the Polish Constitution, commenting on the attack on Poland by Germany, Polish resistance, and praise for Poles in exile in Britain. Also includes cuttings from the Listener containing the text of WSC's speech entitled "Poland will remain unconquerable". Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6385-7.Notes for WSC's broadcast (recorded 29 May, broadcast 2 June) to the people of Canada, on Canada's support in the...
Dates: 03 May 1941 - 26 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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The Papers of Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill, Baroness Spencer-Churchill of Chartwell

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT
Scope and Contents The collection includes: papers and correspondence, photographs and press cuttings plus material on household and domestic administration. It contains the letters exchanged between Sir Winston (WSC) and Lady Churchill (CSC) from 1908, the time of their engagement, until 1963, shortly before Sir Winston's death (1965). This collection was used by Lady Soames in the writing of her mother's biography and it provides a splendid, detailed and often very moving record of a remarkable...
Dates: 1884 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: 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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(Untitled), 1921-1923

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/155/1-2
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WSC's Pass Books for Investment Account with Cox & Co., March-Sept 1921, the books contain extensive notes by WSC on his finances, 1921-23, including details of his Childrens' Trust, his South African investments, Chartwell, estimates of his income and expenditure, and expenses and receipts for The World Crisis [2 items].

Dates: 1921-1923
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May 1922

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/157/31-34
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Letter from WSC to Charles Sims, commenting unfavourably on Sims' portrait of Diana and Sarah Churchill, particularly the expressions on the faces of the children [2 carbon copies].

Dates: 16 May 1922
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Aug 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/236/163
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Abe Bailey (38 Bryanston Square [London]) to WSC, thanking him for his letter and hoping that "D" [? Diana Churchill, earlier Diana Bailey, later Diana Sandys, recently divorced from Bailey's son John Bailey] will be happy. He also wants a copy of a letter, which he is anxious to have published in "S A" [? South Africa], adding that "Going for the big thing is what we must always aim at". In a postscript he writes "I am a funny person when once I have liked a person whatever...
Dates: 16 Aug 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jul 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/127-128
Scope and Contents Telegram from Oliver Lyttelton [later Lord Chandos, Minister of State in the Middle East] to WSC with first impressions of organisation in Middle Eastern theatre. He comments on need for troop carriers to transfer air personnel from the Delta to Palestine [later Israel]; the need for closer co-ordination between Middle East and India, and between all three services; the situation with regard to the Red Sea and Egyptian ports; the number of men on the rationed strength; the tactical training...
Dates: 09 Jul 1941
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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(Untitled), 11 Jul 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/130
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Telegram from WSC to Oliver Lyttelton [later Lord Chandos, Minister of State in the Middle East] against suggestion that Randolph Churchill act as liaison between Lyttelton and WSC.

Dates: 11 Jul 1941
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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(Untitled), 13 Jul 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/41/3
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Telegram from Oliver Lyttelton [Minister of State, Middle East, later 1st Lord Chandos] to WSC requesting permission to overrule WSC's objections and appoint Randolph Churchill as liaison between themselves.

Dates: 13 Jul 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jul 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/41/19
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Telegram from WSC to Minister of State, Middle East [Oliver Lyttelton, later 1st Lord Chandos] rejecting appointment of Randolph Churchill as liaison between them and recommending he return to active service.

Dates: 20 Jul 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Dec 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/33/49-51
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Telegram from WSC to Randolph Churchill wishing him a Happy Christmas from WSC and family. Carbon copy followed by letter from "T L R" [Leslie Rowan, Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Resident Clerk, Foreign Office, asking for it be despatched, with copy of final telegram sent through Minister of State [Middle East, Oliver Lyttelton, later 1st Lord Chandos].

Dates: 25 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open