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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 415 Collections and/or Records:

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"A great hobby", 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/298
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a painting by WSC of a still life of fruit on a platter.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A great hobby", 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/299
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC at the Chartwell entrance wearing a siren suit and a broad-brimmed sombrero hat with a feather in it. He is presenting his painting "The Blue Room, Trent Park (1934)" [which he donated to the 1948 Christie's charity auction]. The painting is held by José Joaquim Moniz de Aragão, the Brazilian Ambassador. On the left of the photo is Dr. Gueiros.

Dates: 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A great hobby", 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/300
Scope and Contents

Photograph of WSC's painting of a scene on Lake Como showing trees next to the lake. [WSC took about an hour to create this painting].

Dates: 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A great hobby", 1946-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/301
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC in profile wearing spectacles, a light suit and a hat with a cigar in his mouth. He is painting a view of Lake Geneva.

Dates: 1946-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A great painter", 1948 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/302
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC seated at a large easel absorbed in painting. He is wearing spectacles and a wide-brimmed hat and is shaded by two large umbrellas.

Dates: 1948 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A great painter", 1948 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/303
Scope and Contents

Photo taken from behind shows WSC painting near Cap d'Ail [France] with a glass resting on his painting table.

Dates: 1948 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A great painter", 1948 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/304
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a group of male press photographers in vests on board a boat. They are presumably photographing WSC while he paints.

Dates: 1948 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"California [United States] 1929: Mr Churchill with 188 lb Marlin", 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/115
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC wearing a cap and carrying a fishing rod standing next to a huge fish.

Dates: 1929
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"Cannes [France] 1913", 1913-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/55
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC playing golf.

Dates: 1913-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"Early flying days", 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/60
Scope and Contents

WSC standing in front of a bi-plane wearing an overcoat and peaked cap. WSC is facing towards the camera: others in the group are facing towards the aeroplane.

Dates: 1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"Early flying days", 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/62
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC in the cockpit of a plane wearing leather flying hat.

Dates: 1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"Early flying days: At Hendon 1915", 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/63
Scope and Contents

Photo of a bi-plane in a hangar. WSC walks in front of it, in conversation with an officer.

Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"Early flying days: piloting a plane out of Portsmouth harbour 1914", 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/61
Scope and Contents

Photo shows a sea-plane in flight.

Dates: 1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"First Lord Sports a New Hat!", 1914-02-23

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/45
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC in the cockpit of a seaplane and a small boat on the water beneath the plane.

Dates: 1914-02-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"Hilsen [Germany] sports field 1913", 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/40
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC walking wearing a leather flying hat and goggles, and carrying his hat and gloves. The tip of an aeroplane's wing is just seen to the right of the photo.

Dates: 1913
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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Horseracing: "Windsor: Sept 1950", 1950-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 5/3/92
Scope and Contents

WSC outside weighing room, with binoculars round his neck and smoking a cigar, admiring a racehorse.

Dates: 1950-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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"Hunting wild boar at Foucarmont [France] 1927", 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/109
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC in profile, wearing riding clothes and hat, carrying a whip under his arm and ?drinking from a flask.

Dates: 1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"Hunting wild boar at Foucarmont [France] 1927", 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/111
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC on horseback.

Dates: 1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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Interviews about WSC's health, 1994

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 6/81
Scope and Contents

Interviews carried out by John Mather on the subject of WSC's health. Includes transcripts of interviews plus audio recordings (for WCHL 8/81/1-6).

Dates: 1994
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures are noted in the catalogue.
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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/280
Scope and Contents Proofs and newspaper cuttings of various articles by WSC for the Sunday Chronicle: "With The Grenadiers" on WSC's time on the Western Front with the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars, meetings with [1st Lord Ypres, earlier] Sir John French and conditions in the trenches; an article about George Bernard Shaw in which WSC describes his relationship with Shaw and Shaw's career; "A Man's Hobbies" on WSC's pastimes including painting and "Men Who Change Their Minds" on politicians who alter their...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/282A-B
Scope and Contents Proofs for various articles by WSC for the Strand Magazine: "[Georges] Clemenceau: the man and the tiger" including his relationship with [Field Marshal Ferdinand] Foch, French politics and World War I; "If I lived my life over again" on various decisions taken by WSC, gambling, his experiences during the Boer War and at the Admiralty and his attitude towards the Conservative Party; "People who have influenced or impressed me" on Lord Randolph Churchill, William Bourke Cockran, Sir Francis...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Amalgamated Press., Jan 1934 - Aug 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/501
Scope and Contents Proofs, press cuttings and correspondence on the following articles by WSC: "Do Bye-Elections Count?" discounting the East Fulham bye-election, stating the differences between bye-elections and general elections and discussing the divisions in the Conservative Party; "Defence not Defiance" on the current strength of the country; "How we made the Irish treaty" in defence of the Irish Settlement [1922] and WSC's meetings with Michael Collins; "Will the League survive?" on the crisis facing the...
Dates: Jan 1934 - Aug 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Daily Mail., Feb 1934 - Sep 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/500
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Clive of India" on the achievements of Robert Clive; "B-P" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell; "The Greatest Half-Hour in our History" on the Magna Carta; "This Year's Royal Academy is Exhilarating" on the 1934 exhibition; "Great Deeds that gave us the Empire" celebrating Empire Day; "How I would procure peace" on the futility of the current foreign policy and need to rearm; "August 4, 1914" on the beginning of the First World War...
Dates: Feb 1934 - Sep 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Correspondence., 26 Jun 1923 - 11 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/201
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Wynford Dewhurst on his gift of a sketch to WSC (2); H Greenough Smith (3) of the Strand Magazine on subjects including WSC's articles about painting; Vice Admiral Sir Thomas Jackson about his "target book" which WSC had used to research the subject of 12 inch guns for "The World Crisis"; A E Gloyn Cox (2); Sir Walter Lamb [Secretary of the Royal Academy] about a photograph of WSC; Thornton Butterworth on the publication of Volume 3 of "The World Crisis" (2).Other...
Dates: 26 Jun 1923 - 11 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence concerning "Painting as a Pastime"., Mar 1947 - Apr 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Brian Batsford, director of B T Batsford Limited; representatives of Odhams Press Limited particularly book department manager C L Shard and [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (45); representatives of McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited (7); representatives of Fladgate and Company particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (20); John Benn, Chairman of Ernest Benn Limited (3); Count Michael de la Bedoyere, editor of the Catholic Herald,...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Apr 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.