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CP/2/5 - Churchill biography

Reference code
Level of description
Churchill biography
Quantity & Format
1 box
Personal name
Churchill, Randolph, R.S.
Scope and content
Contains correspondence relating to the first volume of a biography of Sir Winston Churchill by his son, Randolph Churchill. This was published in 1966 by William Heinemann.

Contains a file of William Heinemann correspondence from 1961-65; a collection of early agreements from 1961-63; and press cuttings, 1967-68, 1974. Also includes a published portfolio of facsimiles based on Randolph Churchill’s book Winston S. Churchill.

The 1974 press cutting advertises Churchill: a photographic portrait by Martin Gilbert, published by William Heinemann (hardback) and Penguin Books (paperback) in 1974.

There is also an additional file entitled Randolph Churchill, 1961-1989. Included are letters from Winston S. Churchill (grandson) and press cuttings relating to Martin Gilbert.

See also CP/2/3/2.
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