WINSTONChurchill

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Published on September 27, 2007

Author: Misree

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Slide1:  Introducing the extraordinary archive of Sir Winston Churchill, statesman and pre-eminent personality of the 20th century. Isaiah Berlin on Churchill:  Isaiah Berlin on Churchill ‘…a man larger than life, composed of bigger and simpler elements than ordinary men, a gigantic historical figure in his own lifetime, superhumanly bold, strong and imaginative, one of the two greatest men his nation has produced, an orator of prodigious powers, the saviour of his country, a mythical hero who belongs to legend as much as to reality, the largest human being of our time’. ISAIAH BERLIN, Personal Impressions The Churchill Papers:  The Churchill Papers The backbone of 20th century history Connecting the influential leaders who shaped the modern world Documenting the upheavals of two world wars, an empire in transition, and the social and political changes in industrial society Advisory Board:  Advisory Board Dr. Paul Addison, University of Edinburgh Professor Christopher M. Andrew, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Professor David Cannadine, Institute of Historical Research, University of London Professor Peter Clarke, Trinity Hall, Cambridge Professor Warren F. Kimball, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey Professor Wm. Roger Louis, University of Texas, Austin Professor James Muller, University of Alaska, Anchorage Professor Richard Overy, King’s College, University of London Professor Lord Skidelsky, University of Warwick The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Sir Winston Churchill:  Sir Winston Churchill All aspects of national and international affairs over six decades: POLITICIAN SOLDIER JOURNALIST WARTIME LEADER NOBEL PRIZE WINNER Plus debate, literature and the arts An incomparable archive:  The Sir Winston Churchill Papers An incomparable archive Over 1 million original documents Compiled from Churchill’s public, personal and family papers Includes incoming correspondence and papers from over 15,000 influential individuals Benefits for researchers:  Benefits for researchers International Relations U.S., Soviet Union, Japan, Ireland, South Africa, Spain, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Middle East, Turkey, China, India, Cuba, others History of War Boer War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Cold War Government and Politics of Britain, Empire, and the World The Sir Winston Churchill Papers FOR STUDENTS AND SCHOLARS The scholars say…:  The scholars say… “A microfilm version will be of great scholarly value worldwide” Professor Peter Clarke, Trinity Hall, Cambridge   “This is a very significant project, which will be welcomed by scholars and students” Professor Richard Overy, King’s College, London   “It is simply brilliant that the Churchill Papers will be available on microfilm” Professor Warren F. Kimball, Rutgers University Publication Sequence:  Publication Sequence Speeches of Resonance and Power Official Papers of Government Departments Official Papers: Cabinets and Committees Personal Papers: A Family in War and Peace The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Series 1 to 4 Publication Sequence:  Publication Sequence Public and Political Life: Party and Reform Constituency Politics Literary Papers: The Uses of History Acquired Papers and Miscellaneous The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Series 5 to 8 Speeches of Resonance and Power:  Speeches of Resonance and Power 1897-1945 (from the Primrose League to World War II) More than 1,000 speeches (Notes, drafts, typescripts, printed copy, press cuttings) – 1/3rd not included in published editions 1945-1959 (election campaigns, domestic politics and foreign policy) The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Series 1: 244 files on 106 reels Official Papers of Government Depts.:  The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Series 2A: 180 files on 31 reels Official Papers of Government Depts. Colonial Office, 1905-1908 Board of Trade, 1908-1910 Home Office, 1910-1911 Admiralty, 1911-1915 Duchy of Lancaster, 1915 Munitions, 1917-1919 War and Air, 1918-1921 PRINTED PAPERS MEMORANDA CORRESPONDENCE TELEGRAMS Official Papers of Government Depts., 2A :  Official Papers of Government Depts., 2A Political & commercial relations between Great Britain and the colonies South Africa after the Boer War Foundations of the welfare state WW1 – Dardanelles, military production, Versailles Peace Conference Russian Civil War, and prevention of Bolshevism at home Astrologer forecasts ‘No war in 1914’ Official Papers of Government Depts.:  The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Series 2B: 626 files on c.101 reels Official Papers of Government Depts. Colonial Office, 1921-1922 Treasury, 1924-1929 Admiralty,1939-1940 Prime Minister, 1940-1945 Prime Minister, 1951-1955 PRINTED PAPERS MEMORANDA CORRESPONDENCE TELEGRAMS Official Papers of Government Depts., 2B :  Official Papers of Government Depts., 2B A ‘national home’ for the Jews The Irish Peace Settlement General Strike, return to the Gold Standard, and the Depression Preparations for war, naval strategy, and armaments production Duke of Windsor, Roosevelt and US entry into the war WSC to Stalin: Enigma decrypts indicate opening of Eastern Front Official Papers: Cabinets & Committees:  The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Series 3: 414 files Official Papers: Cabinets & Committees More than 50 years of decision- and policy-making Cabinet Office, 1908-1915; 1920-1922; 1924-1929 Committee of Imperial Defence, 1909-1915; 1920-1922; 1935-1939 War Council, 1914-1915 War Cabinet, 1917-1919; 1939-1945 Official Papers: Cabinets and Committees :  Official Papers: Cabinets and Committees Printed papers, correspondence and manuscript notes on many subjects Contributors include – Stanley Baldwin (Prime Minister) Austen Chamberlain (Foreign Secretary) Winston Churchill (Chancellor of the Exchequer) Maurice Hankey (Cabinet Secretary) Lord Swinton (President of the Board of Trade) Neville Chamberlain (Minister of Health) Leo Amery (Secretary of State for the Colonies) Lord Brentford (Home Secretary) Personal Papers: A Family in War and Peace:  Personal Papers: A Family in War and Peace Childhood, family relationships, personality, and interests Family correspondence (marriages, births and deaths; business affairs; hobbies) Incoming letters from hundreds of correspondents: The Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth), T.E. Lawrence, H.G. Wells, Bernard Baruch) The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Series 4: 570 files Public and Political Life: Party and Reform:  Public and Political Life: Party and Reform More than 13,000 items Policy formulation in public life as MP or Minister Includes issues: Taxation Free Trade Irish land settlement League of Nations The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Series 5: 1,168 files NOTES MEMORANDA POLICY STATEMENTS LETTERS CORRESPONDENCE Constituency Politics:  Constituency Politics Insight into regional, local party, and constituents’ concerns Backdrop to 60 years on the national stage Includes: Oldham, Manchester North West, Dundee, Epping, Woodford The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Series 6: 280 files Literary Papers: The Uses of History:  Literary Papers: The Uses of History WSC’s literary and political lives are inseparable Nobel Prize for Literature All working papers 142 works by Churchill 62 works to which he contributed More than 500 newspaper and periodical contributions The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Series 7: 1,290 files Acquired Papers and Miscellaneous:  Acquired Papers and Miscellaneous 17 files of letters to parents, 1882-1919 300 letters from school days and army training School reports & later letters from world travels The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Series 8: 162 files Lord and Lady Randolph Churchill Papers Churchill Family Manuscripts and Photographs Access to the microfilm collection :  Access to the microfilm collection Fully-searchable catalogue compiled by Cambridge archivists (CD-ROM, Web) 69,000 records at file /document level Search by Keyword, Class, Date and 12 other fields Updated microfilm field as filming progresses Supplied at no charge to subscribers Publication Schedule :  Publication Schedule 2001: Speeches of Resonance and Power (106 reels) 2002: Official Papers of Government Departments (132 reels) Official Papers: Cabinets and Committees (50 reels) 2003 - 2005: Series 3 (continued) – Series 8 Pricing Options:  Pricing Options Prepaid Charter Subscription Charter Subscription Standing Order The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Slide29:  The Sir Winston Churchill Papers Questions? Please contact your Primary Source Microfilm Representative

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