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Curt J. Zoller Churchill Collection: Printed Materials and Ephemera: Finding Aid
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Description
The Curt J. Zoller Churchill Collection: Printed Materials and Ephemera contains approximately 550 items related to British statesman Winston Churchill (1874-1965). The items date from 1902 to 2010 and consist of articles from a variety of periodicals by and about Churchill, the text of speeches delivered by Churchill, ephemera, audio and visual materials, and printed World War II propaganda in a variety of languages.
Background
Winston Spencer Churchill (1874-1965) was one of the most prominent politicians of the 20th century. He was first elected to the British Parliament in 1900 and went on to serve as First Lord of the Admiralty (1911-1915, 1939-1940), Chancellor of the Exchequer (1924-1929), Leader of the Conservative Party (1940-1955), and twice as Prime Minister (1940-1945, 1951-1955), among numerous other positions. Churchill also wrote dozens of books and articles, including memoirs, biographies, and histories, and received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953.Curt J. Zoller (1920-2014) was a scholar of Winston Churchill and book collector in Southern California. His works included the Annotated Bibliography of Works about Sir Winston S. Churchill (2004) and Becoming Winston Churchill: the untold story of young Winston and his American Mentor (2009) with Michael McMenamin.
Extent
approximately 550 items in 17 boxes, 2 oversized folders, and 1 bound volume.
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
The collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please visit the Huntington's website: www.huntington.org.