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WINTRINGHAM, Capt Thomas Henry (1898-1949)

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References on this page: WINTRINGHAM: 1-13


WINTRINGHAM 1 Papers on the Spanish Civil War



WINTRINGHAM 1/1 Papers, photographs and ephemera relating to the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, 1936 Jul-1946 Feb


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/1

1936 [Aug]-1937 Feb 27

Articles by Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) written for the Federated Press, the Manchester Guardian and other newspapers on the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1937, including articles concerning Bowler's perceptions upon her arrival in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, as a foreign correspondent, 1936; articles relating to workers' conditions at industrial installations in Spain; her meetings with workers' unions and committees; the destruction of art works and churches during the first stages of the war; collective farming in Spain; her work with the British Medical Unit, International Brigade, Huesca Front, Spain, 21 Oct 1936; fighting on the Aragon Front, Spain, Oct 1936; work with the British Medical Unit, Aragon Front, Oct 1936; propaganda techniques; Republican relations with the Friends of the Soviet Union and various trade unions; the possibility of gas warfare being used in the war as argued by Professor John Burdon Sanderson Haldane, Professor of Genetics, London University; land reforms in Spain; meetings with Dr Norman Bethune, Canadian Blood Transfusion Service, concerning the evacuation of Malaga, Spain, Feb 1937; changing money, Aug 1937; a review of Elliot Paul's Life and Death of a Spanish Town, Aug 1937; copy of People's Press, 26 Sep 1936, with article by Bowler entitled 'Brave people of Barcelona carry on', 26 Sep 1936 and a copy of The Fight containing article possibly written by Bowler under the pseudonym 'Evelyn Poole' entitled 'Harvest time in Spain', Sep 1937. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/2

1936 [Aug]-1937 [Feb]

Typescript drafts of poems written by Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1937. 12 pp.


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/3

[1936-1937]

Papers relating to Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) in Spain as a foreign correspondent and reporter and honorary Colt machine gun instructor, 16 Saklatvala Bn, International Brigade during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1937, including Bowler's manuscript notebooks containing notes on experiences during the Spanish Civil War and contact details of international journalists; entry visas to Spain; membership papers and press pass to the Unión General de Tubajadores de España (UGT); her membership card of the American League Against War and Fascism, 1936 and 'Somera información sobre reforma agraria'. 1 file.


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/4

1936 Sep 15-1939 Nov 1

Press cuttings, in Spanish and English, relating to the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 including articles by Walter Duranty, Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent and colleague of Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham), primarily for the New York Times. 1 file.


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/5

1936 Dec 9-1945 Sep 6

Press cuttings relating to Tom Wintringham as a member of the International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War including photograph 'British MPs with loyalist leader', possibly with Wintringham in the background, News Chronicle, 9 Dec 1936; 'British fighters now pouring into Spain', in the Daily Worker, 15 Dec 1936; articles alleging that British prisoners were forced at gunpoint to join the International Brigade, Feb 1937, (For related libel case see 1/1/14); 'British reds' leader a Balliol man', Evening Standard, 20 Feb 1937; 'Briton's story of fighting', Times, Feb 1937; photograph of Wintringham with other members of the International Brigade (Macartney, Springhall, Kerrigan and Frank Ryan), among bomb ruins in Madrid, Daily Worker, 22 Feb 1937 and 'Franco's enemies are important men now' on various ex-members of the International Brigade including Wintringham, News Chronicle, 6 Sep 1945. 11 items


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/6

[1936-1939]

Articles, short stories and lecture by Tom Wintringham written during and after the Spanish Civil War relating to the British Bn, International Brigade, including typescript article, 'Huesca', [Sep 1936]; notebook sent by Wintringham from Spain to Leslie Reade in New York, Jul 1937, containing manuscript stories on the International Brigade, World War One and Nazi Germany entitled 'Forgetty pill', 'Chica', 'Uncontrollable', 'Ingratitude', 'Not a war area' and 'Something to do'; typescript draft of 'The Forgetty Pill' [Nov 1937]; typescript notes taken from a book by P O'Donnell, An Irishman in Spain, 1937; typescript and manuscript draft chapters of unpublished account of Wintringham's experiences in the Spanish Civil War, beginning with his injury in the Battle of Jarama, entitled 'Some Life'; draft typescript article, 'Spain 1938'; [Jan 1938]; press cutting, 'What next in Spain?', 20 Feb 1938; draft typescript article, 'British Battalion in Spain' [Mar] 1938; draft typescript article, 'Front line schools', [1938]; transcript of lecture given by Wintringham, 'The Spanish war and military knowledge', [1938]; press cutting, 'The British Battalion, a fine record', Manchester Guardian, 13 Oct 1938; press cutting, 'Volunteers return', Manchester Guardian; draft typescript article, 'Remembering Madrigueras', for International Bde Association Bulletin , [1939]; draft typescript article, 'Jarama battle', for International Bde Association Bulletin, [1939]; article on the British Battalion of the International Brigade for the Daily Herald, [1939]; draft typescript article, 'International Brigade' for Voice of East London, [1939] and draft typescript article, 'Madrid', [1939]. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/7

[1936-1938]

Publications in Spanish including booklets, article 'Doctrinas de los ejercitos extranjeros' and draft typescript articles 'Los bombardeos en el Museo del Prado' and 'El triste sino del Museo del Prado'. 19 items.


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/8

1937 [May]

Typescript papers relating to the position of the Socialist Party in Spain during and after the collapse of the Popular Front government of Francisco Largo Caballero, 1937 including typescript copies of speech delivered by Jesus Hernandez, Spanish Minister of Education and Health, 28 May 1937. 1 file.


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/9

[1938]

Typescript draft with manuscript notes of a book by Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) on her experiences in Spain during the Spanish Civil War, with time line of events. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/10

[1936-1938]

Photographs relating to the Spanish Civil War including Katherine Wise Bowler's (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) press pass, 1936; photograph of Spanish poet Inés Munoz, taken in Madrid [1937]; photograph of [Rabasta Soltero], [Spanish Civil War, 1937]; photographs of Wintringham in Army uniform, 28 Jul 1937; photographs and negatives of Wintringham in Albacete posing with Spanish school children, [1937]; photographs and negatives of Wintringham at Madrigueras taken in the same location as the frontispiece for English Captain; portrait of Wintringham; Wintringham sitting in a chair by a window; Wintringham in a hospital bed following his injury sustained during the Aragon offensive, Sep 1937; Wintringham on the beach in Benicasim with his arm in a cast following his injury, Sep 1937; captioned photograph of a military review by the Italians in Palma de Majorca; photograph of civilian casualties and damages caused by seven Italian and German air raids on Spanish cities 17-18 Mar 1938; photograph of a Communist and Republican rally in Spain, [1936-1938]; two photographs detailing civilian damages caused by Nationalist air raids on towns and cities in Spain, [1936-1938] and photo-montage depicting Nationalist Spanish leader Gen Francisco Franco Bahamonde as perpetrator of civilian deaths and destruction during the Spanish Civil War, [1936-1938]. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/11

[1936-1939]

Items and ephemera relating to the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, including Tom Wintringham's International Brigade association membership card; manuscript note from Arthur Koestler, correspondent with the News Chronicle, relating to a photograph sent to him by Wintringham of two German Army 'dum-dum' bullets allegedly used by Nationalist troops, 26 Oct 1936; copy of French communist newsletter Nos Chansons, editées par 'la jeunesse communiste de Grenoble', containing lyrics for 'l'Internationale' and other songs, [1936]; manuscript notes comprised in France and including the names and telephone numbers of communist, socialist and anarchist contacts in Spain, [1936]; English-Spanish Grammar, Ediciones del Comisariado de las Brigadas Internacionales, (Volunteer for Liberty, Barcelona, Spain, 1938); silk map of Northern Spain, North Portugal and South West France, scale 1:1,000,000; booklets, 'Spain Today', numbers 1 and 2, published by the Communist Party of Spain, Sep 1937; Spanish coins and three lapel pins marked UGT, UHP and CNT/FAI. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/12

Postcards including Republican photographic images issued by the Propaganda Department, Generalidad of Catalonia, [1936-1939]; Republican art deco postcards distributed by the Spanish Ministerio de Propaganda, [1936-1939]; Republican postcard depicting the Nationalists, [1936-1939]; Catalonian postcard from the Comissariat de Propaganda honouring Spaniards killed by rightist governments in Spain, 1919-1921; and photographic postcard depicting Spanish Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (CNT) and Unión General de Tubajadores de España (UGT) rally for the Popular Front, possibly in France, [1936-1938]. 13 items


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/13

1939 May 30-1946 Feb 9

Typescript English and translated German articles from newspapers on the Spanish Civil War and the German intervention in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 and magazine, Die Wehrmacht, Wir kämpfen in Spanien, 30 May 1939, with typescript translation, commemorating the German Army and the German 'Condor Legion' forces who fought with Spanish Nationalist forces during the Spanish Civil War. 1 file.


WINTRINGHAM 1/1/14

1941 Aug

Action for libel by Tom Wintringham against the Daily Mail, on an article, Feb 1937, alleging that British volunteers who went to Spain to engage in non-combatant work were forced at gunpoint to go into battle. 1 item. (For press cuttings see 1/1/5).


WINTRINGHAM 1/2 Tom Wintringham's and Katherine Wise Bowler's (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) correspondence during the Spanish Civil War, 1936 Jan-1938 Jul 7


WINTRINGHAM 1/2/1

1936 Dec-1937 Nov 5

Letters to Tom Wintringham during the Spanish Civil War from correspondents including Millie Wintringham, Spanish poet Inés Munoz enclosing poem 'Iberia', Albert 'Yank' Levy, Frank Ryan, Irish republican, note from Harry Fry, 13 Feb 1937, Christmas cards in honour of the International Brigade and letter from Wintringham's sister Margaret Wintringham to their mother Eliza Mapson Wintringham on photographs of Wintringham sent by Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham), 11 Feb 1937. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 1/2/2

1936 Sep 16-1937 Nov 5

Manuscript and typescript letters from Tom Wintringham to his mother Eliza Mapson Wintringham during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, including on his decision to join Republican forces, 1936; his temporary command of the British Bn, 15 International Brigade, 1937 and letters dictated to Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) by Wintringham whilst he convalesced in hospital following a gun shot wound to the leg, Mar 1937. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 1/2/3

[1936-1937]

Letters and poems written during the Spanish Civil War from Tom Wintringham to Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) relating primarily to experiences during the Spanish Civil War and the growing personal relationship between Bowler and Wintringham. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 1/2/4

1937 Apr- 1937 [Nov]

Letters from Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) to Tom Wintringham, while in Spain during the Spanish Civil War, during their separation after Bowler's expulsion from Spain and after their reunion in London following Wintringham's injury. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 1/2/5

1936 Jan 17-1937 Oct

Correspondence between Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) and newspaper associates during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 relating to Bowler's articles for the Federated Press, the Manchester Guardian and the Daily Worker on topics including concerns about the damage and destruction of Spanish works of art. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 1/2/6

1936 Aug 30-1937 Feb 7

Correspondence between Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) and her mother, Charlotte Everett Bowler ( née Miller), in New York, chiefly on Bowler's experiences during the early stages of the Spanish Civil War. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 1/2/7

1936 Sep 1-1937 Jun 21

Katherine Wise Bowler's (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) personal correspondence during the Spanish Civil War with correspondents including Francisco Largo Caballero, Leslie Reade, Miss Deeble, Rhys Caparn, Henry Wise Miller (Uncle Harry), New York Times foreign correspondent Walter Duranty, and letters from members of the Wintringham family corresponding with Bowler while Tom Wintringham's Convalescence in hospital, following the Battle of Jarama, including letters from his sister Margaret, his wife Elizabeth, his mother Eliza and his brother John. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 1/2/8

1937 Sep 15-1938 Jul 7

Katherine Wise Bowler's (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) personal correspondence while in London following Tom Wintringham's return from Spain after his second injury including letters from Spanish poet Inés Munoz; her uncle, Henry 'Harry' Wise Miller; her mother, Charlotte Everett Bowler (née Miller); Leslie Reade and Wintringham's sister Margaret Wintringham, expressing her disapproval of Bowler's relationship with Wintringham, 15 Oct 1937; also letter from Bowler to Ramona relating to Wintringham's expulsion from the Communist Party, 7 Jul 1937. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 2 Papers of Home Guard


WINTRINGHAM 2

[1931]-1944

Papers concerning the Home Guard


WINTRINGHAM 2/1

1940 May 22-1940 Aug 12

Papers relating to the setting up of the Home Guard including letter from Tom Wintringham to his brother, John outlining his plans in the case of German invasion, 22 May 1940; letter to T L Horabin outlining a plan of action for setting up a Home Guard, 18 Jun 1940; material for an all party group document on setting up a Home Guard and article for Illustrated London News on the first weeks of the Osterley Park Training School, 12 Aug 1940. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 2/2

[1943 May 22-1944 Nov 23]

Transcripts of radio broadcasts on the Home Guard. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 2/2/1

1941 Mar 24

Script for the BBC overseas service by Tom Wintringham, 'The Home Guard'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/2/2

1942 Mar 9

BBC radio broadcast by Tom Wintringham, 'Calling New Zealand: Guerrilla warfare'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/2/3

1943 May 22

Script of BBC broadcast 'The voice of Britain', in which Tom Wintringham talks on the Home Guard. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/2/4

1943 Jul 28

Script of broadcast for the Pacific service, 'Calling the islands - the Home Guard'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/2/5

1943 Dec 23

Transcript of BBC broadcast of interview of Tom Wintringham by Elsa Knight Thompson. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/2/6

[1941-1942]

Typescript draft by Tom Wintringham, 'Material for Home Guard programme', for the BBC. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/3

[1941-1944]

Draft articles on the Home Guard by Tom Wintringham. 14 items, 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 2/3/1

1941 May 8

Proof of article by Tom Wintringham, 'Your job in an invasion', the Picture Post. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/3/2

1941 Sep 11

Draft article by Tom Wintringham, 'Men at arms in Britain', New Republic (USA). 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/3/3

1941 Mar 24

Draft article by Tom Wintringham, 'Defence of America', New Republic (USA). 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/3/4

[1941-1942] May 7

Proof and drafts of article by Tom Wintringham, 'The future of the Home Guard', Picture Post. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/3/5

[1942-1943] Apr 12

Draft article by Tom Wintringham, 'The people at arms', Toronto Star. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/3/6

1944 Nov 23

Draft article by Tom Wintringham, 'Salute to the Home Guard'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/3/7

[1941-1943]

Draft article by Tom Wintringham, 'We can be ahead of the Nazis'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/3/8

[1941-1943]

Draft article by Tom Wintringham, 'Britain faces invasion', New World. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/3/9

[1941-1943]

Draft article by Tom Wintringham, '"First-rate irregulars" in training', Illustrated News. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/3/10

[1941-1943]

Untitled draft article by Tom Wintringham for the Picture Post on the Auxiliary Fire Service. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/3/11

[1941-1943]

Draft article by Tom Wintringham, 'Do you know what to do if Britain is invaded?', Picture Post. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/3/12

[1941-1943]

Proof of article by Tom Wintringham, 'How you can fight invasion' for Local Government Service. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/3/13

[1941-1943] Apr 26

Draft article by Tom Wintringham, 'The culture of the Home Guard', Picture Post. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/4

1940 Sep 21-1942 Aug 17

Press cuttings and other publications on the Home Guard and the defence of Britain including article in unknown paper on Lt Col Thornton Hy Bisgood, commander of Middlesex Home Guards who was rebuked by Anthony Eden, 21 Sep 1940, with anonymous letter in response to the article, 12 Oct 1940; 'Stone V tank', Daily Mirror , 2 Nov 1940; 'HG under the knife', Daily Mirror , 8 Nov 1940; 'Doctors for Home Guard', Daily Mirror , 25 Jan 1941; 'Home Guard arms from America', Star , 31 Jul [1941]; Army Bureau of Current Affairs final report, Apr 1942; article on Albert 'Yank' Levy, 'How to be a guerrilla', Life , 17 Aug 1942; 'The Home Guard are our masters of camouflage', Picture Post , 9 Jan 1943; article by Tom Wintringham, 'We invented modern war', Daily Mirror and Ministry of Information publication, 'If the Invader comes'. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 2/5

1940 Aug 5-6

Report on Osterley Park Local Defence Volunteers Training School with descriptions of training including diagrams on camouflage, tank traps, knives and home made bombs. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/6

[1940-1941]

Photograph of Tom Wintringham giving a lecture to the Home Guard at Osterley Park Training School. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 2/7

[1931-1941]

Lectures and booklets for the Home Guard including diagram of how to make an improvised crossbow; diagram of the path of a bomb; some suggestions as to the practise of street fighting, 5 Dec 1939; series of lectures using excerpts from The German Army: a general outline of its present organisation, tactics and training , by Anton Von Bechtolsheim, delivered in the field artillery school, Oklahoma, 1931-1932; booklet, 'The Home Guard can fight: a summary of lectures given at Osterley Park Training School', HMSO, 1941; booklet, 'Tank hunting and destruction', the War Office, 29 Aug 1940; booklet, 'Operations, part one - general principles, fighting troops and their characteristics', the War Office, Sep 1939 and booklet, 'Extracts from army training memorandum no 40' issued for the Home Guard, the War Office, 25 Aug 1941; précis of three lectures: 'German Offensive tactics', 'Modern defensive tactics' and 'Street fighting'; draft paper outlining the home defence course at Osterley and lectures on 'introduction to war', smoke mortar, messages and reporting, firearms, guerrilla warfare, grenades and explosives, camouflage, street fighting, aeroplanes, and anti-tank ambush.


WINTRINGHAM 2/8

1940 Aug 6-1943 Mar 11

Correspondence relating to the Home Guard including between Tom Wintringham and Maj N Armstrong on pillboxes and street fighting, Aug 1940; pamphlets 'Notes regarding works LDV, Enfield Rolling Mills Limited and Allied Companies', 18 Jun 1940 and 'The Enfield 1914 pattern rifle; correspondence with people interested in setting up a Home Guard in their own countries including Holland, America and Kenya; letter from Kenneth Sinclair-Loutit enclosing a report on 'Home Guard casualty at casualty concentration point', 14 Oct 1941. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 2/9

1942 Feb-Apr

Correspondence on an invitation for Tom Wintringham to instruct at a Home Guard school in Santa Barbara, USA, (cancelled when two of the leaders of the Santa Barbara Home Guard shot each other), including letters inviting Wintringham to instruct in the USA, letters on obtaining permission for Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham to travel to America and letters and press cutting on the shooting incident. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 2/10

1942 Mar-Jun

Papers on the possibility of sending Tom Wintringham to set up a Home Guard in India including report by Wintringham 'Guerrilla warfare in India', 31 Mar 1942, sent to Gen Robert Lockhart of the India Office; correspondence on the subject with Lockhart, Sir Richard Stafford Cripps, Leader of the House of Commons, Indian organisations and Lt Gen Sir Ronald Forbes Adam Adjutant General to the Forces; letters of introduction of Wintringham to the Maharajahs of Jaipur and Jodhpur from the Earl of Jersey; draft letter from Wintringham to The Times on an Indian Home Guard, 7 Apr 1942; BBC broadcast by Wintringham, 'Indian talks: starting a Home Guard', 3 Jun 1942; broadcast for BBC Hindustani Service by Wintringham, 'Guerrilla warfare', 3 Jun 1942; letter from Wintringham to the American ambassador John Gilbert Winant on an Indian Home Guard, 26 May 1942 and press cuttings 'Congress in dilemma says Nehru', in the Star , 1 Jun [1942] and 'Nehru calls millions to fight', in Reynolds , 7 Jun [1942]. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 2/11

[1939-1941]

Papers describing Home Guard training exercises including letter from Tom Wintringham to the War Office outlining various training games entitled 'Instruction by competition'; descriptions of French training games; letter from Wintringham to Sir John Brown outlining training games, 9 May 1939; booklet in Spanish, 'Hay que evitar ser tan bruto como el soldado canuto' and paper on proposed training teams for battle drill and fieldcraft, 25 Jul 1941. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 2/12

[1940]

Papers relating to military training, possibly for the Home Guard, including papers on a ULC/ULF course on warfare by Tom Wintringham including draft course bibliography and notes and synopsis of lectures; lecture on a battle, 8 Aug 1918, possibly the Battle of Amiens, entitled 'Exploits of "Musical Box"' given 8 Aug 1940; and timetable for Army Officers' experimental course at Gilwell Park, 5-10 Feb 1940. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3 Papers of the Common Wealth Party



WINTRINGHAM 3/1 Papers on the Common Wealth Party, a Socialist political party advocating Common Ownership, Vital Democracy and Morality in Politics. (Includes its formation, resignations, libel charges and restructuring after 1945.), 1941 May 23-1946 Mar


WINTRINGHAM 3/1/1

1942 Mar-Jun

Papers relating to the 1941 Committee of which Tom Wintringham was a member and which later merged with Forward March to form the Common Wealth Party. Includes leaflets explaining the purpose of the 1941 Committee; leaflet titled 'An open letter to the new war cabinet'; letters from Richard Acland, 24 May 1942 and letter to John Boynton Priestley, 13 Jun 1942, on their concerns about the future of the 1941 Committee and papers relating to the Nine Point Plan, the basis for the policy of the 1941 Committee, including first declaration of the nine point group, 2 May 1942 and draft of the expansion of point 7 and paper on the 'Attitude to the Labour Movement' of Forward March. 13 items.


WINTRINGHAM 3/1/2

1941 May 23-1943 Mar

Papers on formation of the Common Wealth Party including article by Tom Wintringham, 'Notes on British politics', proposing a new political party, 23 May 1941; memorandum for joint conference of 1941 Committee and Forward March, Jul 1942; newsletter outlining Common Wealth's activities following its creation and report on the Common Wealth Party, Jul 1942-Mar 1943. 4 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/1/3

1942-1945

Papers on resignations from the Common Wealth Party including draft resignation letter from John Boynton Priestley due to his political differences with Richard Acland, 13 Oct 1942; national committee's statement in response to the resignation of Priestley and Vernon Bartlett, 13 Oct 1942; newsletter explaining the resignation of J B Priestly and Vernon Bartlett to Common Wealth party members, 24 Oct 1942 and resignation letter of Ronald William Gordon Mackay (Kim Mackay), 6 Jan 1945. 5 items.


WINTRINGHAM 3/1/4

1943-1945

Press cuttings relating to the Common Wealth Party including 'Common Wealth puts out alliance feeler', in the Daily Worker , 26 Apr 1943; 'Common Wealth plans to fight 120 seats', in the News Chronicle , 16 Feb 1944; 'Is he Britain's baby Stalin?'(on Richard Acland), in The Week , 23 Apr 1944; 'Common Wealth', by Thomas Magnay, in the News Letter , Jul 1943; 'Unity, How?', by Acland in Left , Apr 1944; 'Richard Acland's Gravesend special' for the Gravesend by-election, 1947; and 'The Common Wealth Movement', in World News and Views . 22 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/1/5

1944 Sep-1946 Mar

Papers relating to a libel charge Tom Wintringham brought against Sir John Jarvis MP, who, following the publication of Your MP , made a speech in Parliament asserting that Wintringham had "just served six months in prison for treason," including correspondence with solicitors, Victor Gollancz, Wilfred Roberts, George Collier, Tom Driberg and Arthur John Cummings; various legal documents including the statement of claim; copy of the address of the judge to Wintringham at his sentencing for sedition in 1925 and papers relating to the settlement. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/1/6

1945 Jun-Nov

Papers relating to a libel charge threatened against Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham by United Steel Companies Ltd for a speech she gave as the Common Wealth Party candidate in North Midlothian, 6 Jul 1945 including correspondence with solicitors; transcript of Kitty's public apology and press cuttings '£2,000,000 factory closed down - why?', Daily Mirror , 14 Jun 1945 and 'Britain a richer nation', Edinburgh Evening News , 7 Jul 1945. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/1/7

1945 Jul-Sep

Papers relating to the future of the Common Wealth Party following the Labour victory in the General Election, 1945, including statement by R D Best, 9 Aug 1945; statement by Common Wealth in the Middle East; memoranda on the future of Common Wealth by Richard Acland, Aug 1945 and Norman Clark, 8 Aug 1945; paper on the alternative possibilities for the Common Wealth Party with a questionnaire prepared for the Common Wealth Party national conference, 16 Sep 1945 and letter outlining the outcome of this conference. 13 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/2 Papers on the Common Wealth Party's election campaign, 1942-1945


WINTRINGHAM 3/2/1

1942-1943

Papers relating to Tom Wintringham's election campaign as the Common Wealth Party candidate for North Midlothian in the 1943 by-election, including letters of support and messages to be used in the campaign for North Midlothian, including from John Boynton Priestley, Sir Charles Trevelyan and Henry Noel Brailsford; Wintringham's script for 'Answering You', a discussion on the BBC's North America Service, London, 1942 (for photographs in the studio see 3/7); Communist Party statement on their position on the Common Wealth Party in North Midlothian; reprint from Forward 'Why I fight Scots By-election: our challenge to the Tories' by Wintringham, 2 Jan 1943; press cutting 'Tom Wintringham stands for parliament', in Picture Post, 6 Feb 1943; campaign leaflets for Wintringham and press cuttings relating to Wintringham's campaign. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/2/2

1943

Papers relating to the 1943 by-election including campaign leaflets for Common Wealth Party candidates; campaign leaflets for other political parties, Common Wealth Party instructions to canvassers and campaign leaflet for Tom Driberg running as an independent candidate with his draft address to electors to the Maldon Division. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/2/3

1943-1945

Papers relating to Tom Wintringham's election campaign as the Common Wealth Party candidate for Aldershot in the 1945 general election, including: Wintringham's campaign leaflet; campaign leaflets for the Common Wealth Party, the Labour Party and the Conservative Party; defamatory anonymous leaflets 'A call to all true socialists' and 'Damning the Tories' and related correspondence; flyers for public speeches; extract from minutes of Common Wealth meeting, 10 May 1944; drafts of a profile of Wintringham written by Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham for Wintringham's campaign leaflet; statement issued by the Communist Party on 'Who can beat Lyttelton?'; correspondence including letter from Wintringham to the Aldershot division of the Labour Party on forming an alliance against the Conservative Party, 27 May 1945; correspondence with the Aldershot Council on possibility of granting permission to hold public meetings in Manor Park and official papers including nomination paper and declarations of expenses. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/2/4

1944-1945

Press cuttings relating to Tom Wintringham's election campaign as the Common Wealth Party's candidate for Aldershot in the 1945 general election, including: 'Common Wealth meeting: Sir Richard Acland talks of revolution', Aldershot News , 4 Aug 1944; 'Bring and buy sale in aid of Conservative funds', Aldershot News , 1 Sep 1944; the Aldershot News , 1 Jun 1945; 'Election campaign opens: Conservative and Common Wealth candidates views', Aldershot News , 8 Jun 1945; 'Aldershot candidates continue the campaign', Aldershot News , 15 Jun 1945; 'Views of Aldershot and rival political candidates', Aldershot News , 22 Jun 1945; 'Lively meeting in the Farnborough town hall', Aldershot News , 21 Jul 1945; 'Men with interests', Evening Standard ; 'The speeches of Col Wickham', 20 Jan 1945; 'Socialist plan is frivolous - Lyttelton', in the Daily Express , 2 Jun 1945; 'The four parties discuss monopolies', [ Daily Express ]; 'Oliver bowls a wide', [ Daily Express ], 2 Jun 1945; 'The gentle art of heckling'; 'Aldershot', Sunday Times ; 'J B Priestley writes an open letter to Mr Lyttelton', Reynolds News , 19 Nov 1944; . 'A worker's notebook' and copy of the Times with election results for England, 27 Jul 1945. 21 items.


WINTRINGHAM 3/2/5

1945

Papers relating to Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham's election campaign for the Common Wealth Party in North Midlothian, 1945, including campaign leaflets, draft election address and correspondence with Tom Wintringham, Anne McGregor and others on topics including the Labour Party's late decision to put a candidate up for the North Midlothian constituency and the possibility of Kitty withdrawing so as not to split the left vote. Also campaign leaflet for Ernest Rogers Millington, the only Common Wealth candidate to win a post in the 1945 election and copy of the Times with election results for Scotland, 27 Jul 1945. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/3 Papers on the Common Wealth Party's policy, 1942-1945


WINTRINGHAM 3/3/1

[1942-1945]

Papers on the aims of the Common Wealth Party including article on 'our abiding purpose'; statement of aims; draft preamble to the constitution and draft manifesto. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/3/2

[1943-1944]

Papers relating to the debate surrounding the third principle of the Common Wealth Party: 'Morality in Politics', supported by Richard Acland (President of Common Wealth), but contested by Tom Wintringham. Includes draft of Common Wealth pamphlet by Acland, 'It must be Christianity'; draft Common Wealth pamphlet with comments by Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham, 'Fellowship or morality?'; draft statements on the purpose and aims of the Common Wealth Party and suggested alterations to the Common Wealth Party's constitution; memorandum on political theory by Acland, Oct 1943; draft paper by James Hadham 'On trial: the Church', Nov 1943; article, 'The threefold Commonwealth', in The Church Militant , Jan-Feb 1944; 'resolutions drafted for the purpose of testing the opinion of the National Committee on issues which seem to be undecided in Common Wealth at the present time', Jun 1944; list [made by Wintringham] on problems with Acland, including his religious beliefs; excerpts from Rev James William Parkes' 'Christians in a revolutionary period'; commentary on various draft leaflets and other material for the Common Wealth Party relating to the subject of Christianity and morality and synopsis of a book 'Revolutionaries should be Christians'. 1 file. (For correspondence on morality and Common Wealth see 3/6/3 and 3/6/4).


WINTRINGHAM 3/3/3

1942-1945

Papers relating to the Common Wealth Party's international policy including 'The international aims of Common Wealth', by Tom Wintringham, 8 Sep 1942; manuscript transcript of speech given by Wintringham at a conference in Manchester; draft statements of the Common Wealth Party's world policy by Wintringham; draft statement on international policy by Rev James William Parkes, Chairman of the National Committee, Feb 1943; papers on India including draft statement on India by Lionel Fidden, Feb 1943; papers relating to Italy including Bulletin of the Italian Antifascist Federation, Sep 1943, bulletins in Italian, programme of the Italian socialist Party and a proposed statement on Italy; newsletter: 'The word of the soldier'; and invitation for Common Wealth meeting on the 'Italian situation', 20 Aug 1943; draft for pamphlet 'What happens abroad may affect our personal lives', by Kenneth Ingram , Jul 1943; transcript of speech given by Ingram for the 1944 conference on 'International affairs'; paper titled 'International situation', by Wintringham, 14 Jan 1944; Common Wealth monthly speakers note on Italy and Greece, Feb 1945; correspondence including letter from Rev James William Parkes to J A Evans on an amendment to the Palestine section of the resolution on international policy, 21 Mar 1945; draft of a policy statement on Spain; draft statement on Italy and North Africa and memorandum 'on a political tendency in Common Wealth' by Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham, Apr 1945. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/3/4

1943 Jul-Sep

Papers relating to the Common Wealth Party's policy towards Prime Minister Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill including policy on attitude to Churchill, by Richard Acland, Jul 1943; memorandum on 'coalition and Mr Churchill', by Tom Wintringham, Jul 1943; leaflet for private circulation only on 'Memorandum on Mr Churchill', Jul 1943; letter to Ronald William Gordon Mackay (Kim Mackay) from Rev James William Parkes on Churchill, 3 Jul 1943; 'The question of Winston Churchill' by Parkes and resolution of the working committee, Churchill memorandum, 18 Sep 1943. 7 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/3/5

[1942-1945]

Papers relating to the Common Wealth Party's policy on women including final draft of the women's policy sub-committee and drafts of pamphlets dealing with the relations between men and women. 3 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/3/6

[1944-1945]

Papers on the Common Wealth Party's election policy including document 'Common Wealth and the General election' on points discussed in the national conference; resolutions for by-elections and 'resolution on popular front and general election'; leaflet for private circulation on 'Common Wealth plan for the general election', Sep 1944 and draft leaflet on 'practical policy points for the general election'. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/3/7

[1942 Mar-1943 Oct]

Papers relating to the Common Wealth Party's policy on British industry including speech given by Tom Wintringham at a discussion on 'How to democratise industry here and now', 4 Mar 1942; the Amalgamated Engineering Union enquiry into production committees, May 1942; Barlow and Scott PEP reports on industry, 5 Nov 1942; the West Midland regional 1941 Committee programme for the reform of British industry; paper on setting up of a works advisory committee for the Brush Electrical Engineering Co Ltd and its subsidiaries; draft paper on 'The future of industry' and leaflet, 'Industry and the Future', Oct 1943. 8 items.


WINTRINGHAM 3/3/8

1942-1945

Papers on general the Common Wealth Party's policy including notes from a debate on censorship, 1942 Jul 1-2; article by Richard Acland, (President of Common Wealth) 'What shall the new order be? The case for common ownership', with draft amendments, 17 Aug 1942; Common Wealth Party news sheet entitled 'New war situation', Nov 1942; memorandum following the Beveridge report, 'Suicide or Phoenix act?'; précis of speeches made at the central hall meeting on policy, 16 Mar 1943; draft resolution on political action for Manchester, by Tom Wintringham, 16 Mar 1943; draft paper titled 'Common Wealth and the political crisis'; draft paper by John Boynton Priestley on the need for Britain to make a 'peace effort'; transcript of Acland's speech in the House of Commons on the prolongation of parliament bill, 26 Oct 1943; paper produced by a committee appointed by the National Committee to analyse the 16 points put forward by James Hemming, 1944 Sep 6; paper by Wintringham on the Common Wealth Party's policies on the war, government and other political parties; draft for pamphlet on the Nine Point Plan , originally created by the 1941 Committee and adopted into Common Wealth policy; 'Memorandum on a political tendency in Common Wealth' by Wintringham; paper on 'The ideal community' by Sir Robert Grieg; paper on 'Europe and peace'; draft paper on 'Alliance of working and active middle classes'; paper on 'Common Wealth and the Beveridge report'; memorandum on the condition of Common Wealth's finance department, 22 Jul 1943; resolution on the line of speeches, comments made by a member of the public on the Common Wealth five year plan and chart demonstrating structure of the Common Wealth Party policy department. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/3/9

1942 Sep-1944 Oct

Papers relating to attempts to form an affiliation or electoral pact between the Common Wealth Party and the Labour Party including memorandum on the Common Wealth Party and the Labour Party, by Richard Acland for the working committee, 20 May 1943; draft letter to the Labour Party by Tom Wintringham, 24 May 1943; draft letters with accompanying notes to executive of the Labour Party by Richard Acland, (President of Common Wealth), May 1943; article 'An appeal to the Labour Party', by Wintringham, written for the national committee and the Common Wealth Review ; alternative drafts of the appeal to the Labour Party, 10 May 1944; leaflet 'Open letter to members of the Labour Party from the working committee of Common Wealth', 7 Jun 1943, with various drafts; papers relating to the Common Wealth Party's Special Conference on 'Left unity' and the relation of the Common Wealth Party to the Labour Party, held 8 Oct 1944, including agenda, timetable and report; letter on formation of a committee to negotiate with the Labour Party, 17 Nov 1944; draft for discussion at the negotiating committee meeting, Dec 1944; paper titled 'the coalition, socialism and the general election'; paper titled Labour Party crisis'; copy of letter from Acland to Ronald William Gordon Mackay (Kim Mackay) on terms of affiliation with the Labour Party, 11 Sep 1944; papers for the Labour Party conference, 1944, and copy of letter from Kenneth Ingram to Harry Roff on Labour Party's refusal to affiliate with or make an electoral pact with the Common Wealth Party, 13 Dec 1944.


WINTRINGHAM 3/3/10

[1942-1944]

Papers on relations between the Common Wealth Party and other left wing organisations (excluding the Labour Party) including the Common Wealth Party's draft statement on Marxism, 11 Sep 1942; report on the co-operative movement and the five year plan; report entitled 'A call for left unity'; report on Common Wealth in the present political situation, 8 Dec 1943; report on the Daily Worker unity conference, 2 Apr 1944; and papers on the Communist Party including article, 'Common Wealth and the Communist Party of Great Britain'; article by Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham, 'Revolutionary Pollitt-ics?', on answers given by Harry Pollitt on questions about the Common Wealth Party, 31 Jun 1944; letter to be published in unknown newspaper to Pollitt on behalf of the Common Wealth Party on whether Socialism and Capitalism can co-operate; transcript of speech by Pollitt at Albert Road schools, Birmingham, 4 Jun 1943 and paper entitled 'Material in answer to Communist charges', instructing Common Wealth Party members on how to respond to criticisms made by the Communist Party. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/4 Papers from the Common Wealth Party's committee meetings and conferencesm, 1943 Feb 20-1945 Apr


WINTRINGHAM 3/4/1

1943 Feb 20-1944 Dec 3

The Common Wealth Party's National Committee papers including minutes, 20 Feb 1943; report of policy discussion, 21 Feb 1943; minutes, 11-12 Dec 1943; report, 3-4 Jun 1944; minutes and report, 2-3 Sep 1944; minutes, 2-3 Dec 1944; proposal on the character of the executive committee and draft statement, list of co-options to the national committee; proposals to the national committee on the character of the executive committee and memorandum [by the Common Wealth national committee] rejecting a document by Richard Acland (President of Common Wealth) on 'Immediate political policy', 1943 Nov 25-26. 10 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/4/2

1943 Apr-1945 Apr

Papers relating to the Common Wealth Party's annual conferences including report of the first annual conference, 24-26 Apr 1943; papers of the second annual conference , 7-10 Apr 1944, including first agenda, final agenda, list of members attending and constitution adopted at the annual conference; leaflets 'Common Wealth and the new year', Feb 1944 and 'Common Wealth in 1944' produced for the 1944 annual conference with drafts including original draft following a weekend discussion, 20-21 Nov 1943; report of the conference and papers of the third conference, 30 Mar-2 Apr 1945, including first agenda; supplementary agenda with amendments and report of the science under socialism policy sub-committee for inclusion in the first agenda. 14 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/4/3

1943 Jul 4-Dec 11

Minutes of the Common Wealth Party's Working Committee meetings 6 May, 4 Jul, 8 Aug, 26 Aug and 11 Dec 1943. 5 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/5 Common Wealth Party: publications including leaflets, booklets and draft book by Richard Acland, 1942-1945


WINTRINGHAM 3/5/1

[1942]

Forward March leaflets including manifesto, 'The Forward March and the problem of youth', by Richard Acland and James Hemming; 'Memorandum by a managing director'; 'The Forward March in relation to the war effort'; 'How to go to work' and programme for 1942. 7 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/5/2

1943 Aug-1944 Jan

Newsletter, Common Wealth News, mid Aug, late Aug, early Oct and mid Oct 1943 and late Jan 1944. 5 items.


WINTRINGHAM 3/5/3

1943 Nov-1944 Oct

Common Wealth Information Bulletin , including 'Education', Nov 1943; 'Representative government', Jan 1944; 'Housing and planning', Apr 1944, 'Poverty and inequality', Oct 1944 and 'Monopoly', Oct 1944. 5 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/5/4

1943 Sep-Dec

Town and Country Review , the Common Wealth Party's monthly publication and paper comparing Town and Country Review to the Common Wealth Review Common Wealth Review . 5 items.


WINTRINGHAM 3/5/5

1944 Mar-1945 Oct

Common Wealth Review Common Wealth Review , the Common Wealth Party's monthly publication, Mar-Dec 1944 and Mar-Oct 1945. 18 items.


WINTRINGHAM 3/5/6

1943 [Jun]-Dec

Youth Calling , a publication for the Common Wealth Party's young members, Summer 1943 and Dec 1943. 2 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/5/7

[1942-1945]

The Common Wealth Party 'Popular Library' publications including Here are your answers , by John Boynton Priestley; The German problem , by Henry Noel Brailsford; Religion and the new society , by Kenneth Ingram; Social security and the Beveridge plan , by Barbara Wootton, Democratic education , by StJohn Reade and Dorothy Sargant; The problem of child crime , by James Hemming; Individuals and minorities , by Harry Roff; Common Wealth agricultural policy , by Richard Acland, England, Hawarth, Hemming, Sargeant and Street. 8 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/5/8

[1943-1945]

Common Wealth Party booklets including 'Common Wealth five point programme'; Common Wealth manifesto, second edition 1 Aug 1943 and forth edition, Jun 1944; 'Common Wealth policy 1944-1945'; 'Questions and answers from Common Wealth meetings' by Richard Acland (President of Common Wealth); 'Election handbook'; 'What is Common Wealth?', by R Page Arnot; 'The future of industry', by Joan Robinson; 'Statement of aims', 'The future of agriculture', 'Common Wealth and the political parties', 'What is Common Wealth?', 'Sir Richard Acland states our case in parliament', 'We answer your questions' and 'Danger and opportunity'. 13 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/5/9

[1942-1945]

Common Wealth Party leaflets, numbers 2, 11, 13, 15, 16 and 17, titled 'Constitution of Common Wealth', 'India', 'Common Wealth and the Beveridge report', 'Women in the new age', 'Open letter to the Labour Party' and 'To those who work on the land'. 5 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/5/10

[1942-1945]

Leaflets and flyers promoting the Common Wealth Party. 38 items


WINTRINGHAM 3/5/11

[1944-1945]

Articles and leaflets written by Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham for the Common Wealth Party including draft of Common Wealth pamphlet, 'A five year post-war plan', by Kitty, Mar 1944; draft paper on 'Decentralisation and devolution', by Kitty, [1945 Mar]; comments by Kitty on second draft of paper 'Housing and rent'; draft of paper by Kitty for the national conference report, 'Full employment in the post war period', Feb 5; booklet, 'Italy and Revolution' by Wintringham; draft article by Wintringham, 'Common Wealth', for Left News , 31 Aug 1942; article by Wintringham, 'Common Wealth introductory', in the Left News , Sep 1942; article by Wintringham, 'Common Wealth replies', in News Letter , Dec 1943; draft article by Kitty, 'The world's bloodiest revolution', for the Common Wealth Review , 2 May 1944; draft essay by Wintringham, 'A people's front to win a people's war and a people's peace'; draft essay by Wintringham, 'Common Wealth and the political crisis'; notes for a speech by Wintringham; draft by Kitty of 'Analysis of the present political situation'; draft by Kitty, 'Not even sardine tins', 11 Dec [1945]; draft by Kitty, 'These Greek Communists', for the Common Wealth Review ; draft by Kitty, 'A people's international', for the Common Wealth Review and articles and correspondence on the 'half socialist nationalism' in Scotland following the general election including draft by Kitty 'Patriotism and socialism', for the New Statesman , 21 Apr 1945 and draft by Kitty 'Patriotism is socialism', for the New Statesman , 5 May 1945. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/5/12

Jul 1943

Typescript draft of book by Richard Acland, (President of Common Wealth), Public Control and All That . 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 3/6 Common Wealth Party: correspondence, 1942-1945


WINTRINGHAM 3/6/1

1942 Aug-1945 Dec

Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham's correspondence relating to the Common Wealth Party including with Ronald William Gordon Mackay (Kim Mackay); Rev James William Parkes, (Chairman of the National Committee, 1942-1943); Herbert George Wells, speaking against the Common Wealth Party and Richard Acland (President of Common Wealth), 25 Sep 1942; Bob Best from West Midland branch of Common Wealth, on a questionnaire on vital democracy, Jan 1945; James Hemming on the Beveridge report, 5 May 1943; C A Smith, Nov-Dec 1944; Alan Good, 1942-1943; H D Liem of the Chinese News Agency, 5 Jan 1943; correspondence on the possibility of Kitty running as Common Wealth candidate for North Midlothian, 1944 and various letters on the Common Wealth Party policy towards the Labour Party. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/6/2

1942 Jun-1945

Correspondence between Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham and Richard Acland, (President of Common Wealth) including letter on possible names for the Common Wealth Party, 12 Jun 1942; letters on the Common Wealth Party policy, Common Wealth publications and on differences in opinion between Acland and the Wintringhams. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/6/3

[1943-1944]

Correspondence between Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham and Sir Richard Thomas Dyke Acland, (President of Common Wealth) on the place of Christianity and morality in Common Wealth policy. 1 file. (For more papers on morality and Common Wealth see WINTRINGHAM 3/3/2 and WINTRINGHAM 3/6/4).


WINTRINGHAM 3/6/4

1943 Oct 3-1945 Aug

Correspondence on the place of Christianity and morality in the Common Wealth Party policy including with Kenneth Ingram, George McLeod, John Graham, Tom Sargant, James Hemming, Agnes Stapledon and John Ferguson. 1 file. (For more papers on morality and Common Wealth see WINTRINGHAM 3/3/2 and WINTRINGHAM 3/6/3).


WINTRINGHAM 3/6/5

1943 Feb-1945 Dec

Personal correspondence between Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham and James Hemming of the Common Wealth Party, chiefly on personal matters, with some mention of Common Wealth business including letter to Kitty on the Beveridge Report. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 3/7 Common Wealth Party: Photographs, 1943-1945


WINTRINGHAM 3/7

1943-1945

Photographs of Tom Wintringham taken for Common Wealth Party propaganda including Wintringham planning his election campaign for North Midlothian by-election with Tom Driberg, MP and Richard Acland (President of Common Wealth), in Edinburgh, 1943; Wintringham in a radio studio recording 'Answering You' a scripted discussion on the BBC's North America Service, London 1942 (For script of 'Answering You' see 3/2/1); portrait for Wintringham's election leaflet, 1943 and printing plate of portrait of Wintringham for election material. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 4 Various papers relating to the life and career of Tom Wintringham, 1914-1982


WINTRINGHAM 4/1

1914-1920 Sep 11

Papers relating to Tom Wintringham's time at Balliol College, Oxford, including certificate for his school examinations, Jul 1914, questions for the entrance examination; press cutting announcing Wintringham's scholarship to read modern history at Balliol College, telegrams of congratulations for acceptance, 14 Dec 1915; essay by Wintringham on 'General history 1800-1810' and letter from [Arthur Lionel] Smith, Master of Balliol, on Wintringham leaving Balliol, 11 Sep 1920. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 4/2

1920

Papers relating to Tom Wintringham's visit to Russia with Esmond Higgins, 1920 including manuscript diary of his visit and official papers in Russian. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 4/3

1933-1944

Papers relating to the Communist Party, including programme for the Daily Worker third anniversary dinner, 13 Apr 1933, signed by attendees including Tom Wintringham; programme for debate 'This House has no confidence in His Majesty's Government' with Wintringham as guest speaker, held at Cambridge Union Society, 11 Mar 1930; Communist Party training syllabus 'historical synopsis'; press cutting 'Bee Wells rolls up her sleeves in recruiting race', Daily Worker , 21 Aug 1937; Communist Party publications including Communist International, 15 Mar 1932; booklet 'Britain for the people', May 1944; booklet by Harry Pollitt, 'Smash Hitler now!', 26 Jun 1941; booklet by Pollitt, 'Britain's chance has come', [1941] and 'Forward to a new life for South Wales', Jan 1944. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 4/4

[1939-1942]

Transcript of an address by Henry Wallace, Vice President of the USA on the price of Free World Victory, 8 May 1942; minutes of the delegate meeting of the IBA, 18 Jan [1942]; synopsis of six lectures to be held by Volunteer for Liberty and Marx House, and report on the Fabian Society conference on national defence, 18-19 Feb 1939. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 4/5

[1940]

Map of Ireland annotated by Tom Wintringham entitled 'Civil War 24 May 1921-22 Jun 1921'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 4/6

1947 Jun-Sep

Papers relating to the British economic crisis of 1947, including 'Memorandum on Britain's economic future', by Ronald William Gordon Mackay (Kim Mackay), 14 Jul 1947; transcript of speech by Mackay in the House of Commons, 6 Aug 1947; correspondence between Tom Wintringham and Mackay, 13 -28 Aug 1947; letter to The Times by Wintringham with manuscript draft article on the United States, [1945-1948]; press cuttings 'Cripps to launch his crisis plan today', 12 Sep 1947; letter to The Times by Mackay, 20 Jun 1947; and Soviet News, 3 Jul 1947, 16 Jul 1947 and 7 Aug 1947. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 4/7

1929

Papers relating to Tom Wintringham's proposed development of the internal combustion engine including letters patent and specification for patent for 'improvements in driving gear for use with internal combustion engines', 29 Aug 1929 with correspondence with a patent agency; manuscript proposal for an experiment on the combustion engine, with accompanying diagrams; press cuttings 'Heavy-oil aircraft engine' and 'Crude oil engines'; typescript paper 'The hydraulic connecting rod and aero-engine design'; typescript paper of suggestions on high-compression engines; letter to the Automobile Engineer 'A new field of research' on methods of applying hydraulic engineering to the internal combustion engine and correspondence with Research Engines Ltd, Oct 1929. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 4/8

[1934-1949]

Tom Wintringham's typescript and manuscript notes on landing and launching aeroplanes, a new type of aircraft engine and the armament of aeroplanes. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 4/9

1949 Apr

Papers relating to Tom Wintringham's proposal to use peat to produce motor spirit, to be carried out in Shotts, Lanarkshire, including typescript proposal, Apr 1949; proposal for clearing a peat bog; paper on 'A hydro-peat scheme'; maps of peat bogs in Shotts; survey of peat in Scotland, manuscript notes and correspondence with the Scottish Reconstruction Committee. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 4/10

1938-1954

Membership cards, official documents and appointment diaries, including Tom Wintringham's appointment diaries for 1943, 1945, 1947 and 1948; Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham's driving licence; Wintringham's membership to the Union Theatre Society, Mar 1941; Wintringham's certificate of employment as lecturer for the Armed Forces, 1 Sep 1944-31 Aug 1945; Wintringham's membership cards for the National Union of Journalists; Kitty's press cards for the Federated Press, 1938-1940; Wintringham and Kitty's membership cards for the Labour Party, 1945 and Wintringham's passport, issued 17 Dec 1945. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 4/11

1949 Aug 17-1982

Obituaries, biography and posthumous press cuttings on Tom Wintringham including obituaries of Wintringham collected by his sister Elizabeth 'Jim' Neale ( née Wintringham); a short biography by his brother John Wintringham, privately published in 1982; letters to Elizabeth Neale on Wintringham, 15 Jan 1976 and 16 Sep 1980, and press cuttings referring to Wintringham on topics including the Home Guard: 'A new look at Dad's Army'; 'The strategies of speculation', in the Daily Telegraph Magazine, 10 May 1974; 'What did you do in the Home Guard, Daddy?; 'Captain Mainwaring does battle again…', in the Communist Weekly, 26 Sep 1987; and the Spanish Civil War: 'Yesterday's horrors, today's memories', in the Evening Telegraph, 21 Nov 1975 and article on an ex-girlfriend of Wintringham's, Rose Smith, 'Unforgettable Rose of Beijing', in the Morning Star, 19 Aug 1985. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 5 Drafts and other papers relating to published and unpublished books by Tom Wintringham, 1920-1949


WINTRINGHAM 5/1

1920-1921

Draft of unpublished novel by Tom Wintringham, White Paper , 'dedicated to all unwise politicians'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 5/2

1926

Typescript drafts with annotations of unpublished novel by Tom Wintringham, Jim , written in prison. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 5/3

1935-1936

Papers related to a book by Tom Wintringham entitled The Coming World War including introduction by John Strachey and draft of additional material on a year's changes for the second edition, 1936. 2 items


WINTRINGHAM 5/4

1935 May-1940 Aug

Reviews of Tom Wintringham's books including reviews of New Ways of War in the Star and Reynolds News , Aug 1940; review of Armies of Freemen in the Daily Worker ; reviews of The Coming World War in Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette , May 1935 and reviews of English Captain . 5 items


WINTRINGHAM 5/5

1936-1937

Typescript and manuscript drafts and typescript synopsis, 11 Nov 1936, of unpublished account by Tom Wintringham entitled We're Going On: a personal record of war in Spain and Catalonia , relating to Wintringham's early experiences in the British Bn, International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 5/6

1938-1941 Apr

Papers relating to English Captain by Tom Wintringham including typescript synopsis of English Captain and draft introduction and frontispiece for second edition of English Captain . 3 items


WINTRINGHAM 5/7

1940-1946

Papers relating to a book by Tom Wintringham entitled Weapons and Tactics (published 1943) including draft of chapter 11 for the Czech edition titled 'Epilogue in 1946'; draft blurb, synopsis of the book; preface to the Czech edition, Nov 1945 and serialised articles by Wintringham in the Picture Post on the history of weapons, 1940. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 5/8

[1940-1949]

Draft chapters for various unidentified books by Tom Wintringham including typescript and manuscript 'Chapter 1: The people's revolution', 24 Jul [1943], manuscript 'Chapter 1: The tide of liberty'; typescript chapter 'Not individuals but the system', 3 Aug 1943; manuscript chapter 'Science and Socialism' and typescript 'Chapter 1: Science and society', for Look , 17 May. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 5/9

1941 [Apr]-1942 Aug

Papers relating to a book by Lt Ferdinand Otto Miksche of the Czecho-Slovak army, Blitzkrieg , originally published in Czech, (Tom Wintringham co-translated it into English and wrote an introduction), including summary of part of the book titled 'Defence against Blitzkrieg'; letter from Wintringham to Col [Maurice Somerville] Chilton, Deputy Director of Military Training, Horse Guards, on the importance of Miksche's theories and enclosing a brief outline of the book; draft script for Gerald Bullett, BBC overseas service, promoting Blitzkrieg ; reviews of Blitzkrieg in The Observer , The Manchester Guardian , The Scotsman , Time and Tide , New Statesman and Nation and the Yorkshire Post , 7 Dec 1941-10 Jan 1942; letter from Miksche to Wintringham on a review of Blitzkrieg in Army Quarterly , 27 Feb 1942; letter from Quincy Howe, American journalist to Henry Wise Miller on Blitzkrieg , 6 Mar 1942; signed photograph of Miksche and correspondence between Wintringham and Basil Liddell Hart on the difficulties of working with Miksche, Aug 1942. 14 items


WINTRINGHAM 5/10

1943-1945

Papers relating to Your MP , a book by Tom Wintringham, published under the pseudonym 'Tiberius Gracchus', including draft typescript article by Wintringham, 'Muck raking: they said it', 9 Jun 1944 draft manuscript article by Wintringham, 'Manners maketh MPs'; press cuttings 'Mr Emtys-Evans and yellow book' and 'Birmingham Candidate issue writs', from Birmingham Gazette , 4 Jul 1945; extract from Hansard , speech by Mr Bartle Bull, 26 May 1944 and correspondence on Your MP with Victor Gollancz (publisher of Your MP ), Arthur Wynn, Basil Liddell Hart and others. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 5/11

1947

Typescript and manuscript drafts for an unpublished book by Tom Wintringham entitled Defence for Peace , on the Army and the War Office following the end of World War Two, and manuscript memorandum by Wintringham on defence of the Middle East and oil supplies. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 5/12

1947

Papers relating to the writing of Defence for Peace , an unpublished book by Tom Wintringham, including manuscript notes by Wintringham; letter from Penguin publishers, 3 Oct 1947; manuscript graphs charting the demobilisation of the British Army; letter to Wilfred Roberts, Labour MP on Richard Haldane's Army reforms, 21 Mar 1947; booklet by George Audit, 'Egypt and Labour Government'; and press cuttings on subjects relating to the Army and the War Office. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 5/13

1947-1948

Typescript and manuscript drafts for an unpublished book by Tom Wintringham entitled World Guard, on forming an international armed force of volunteers for peace keeping in Palestine and longer term global peace keeping including manuscript articles by Wintringham on Palestine 'Notes on a Palestinian state', 'A constitution for Palestine' and letter to The Times, 16 Feb 1948, and other related papers including Hashomer Hatzair Bulletin, Aug 1947; booklet by R H S Crossman and Michael Foot, 'A Palestine Munich?', 1946; 'Proposal for the Creation of the Hebrew Republic of Palestine submitted to the United Nations', 23 Oct 1947 and press cuttings from The Times, 'Transition in Palestine', 18 Feb 1948 and 'Palestine and UN', 20 Feb 1948, and 'A world police system', in the Tribune , 10 Jun 1947. 1 file (For related correspondence see WINTRINGHAM 8/10)


WINTRINGHAM 5/14

[1947]

Unfinished manuscript and typescript drafts of an unpublished novel on the events of 1940 by Tom Wintringham entitled More Fun, More People Killed . 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 5/15

1947-1949

Drafts and notes for One World History , an unpublished book by Tom Wintringham on the history of 'the unity of man' with letters to publishers including Victor Gollancz, John Lehman and Thomas Murray Ragg. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 5/16

1948-1949

Drafts for an unpublished novel by Tom Wintringham entitled The Split World . 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 5/17

[1930-1949]

Typescript draft of book Friedrich Engels' articles in the Pall Mall Gazette , by unknown author. 303 pp.


WINTRINGHAM 5/18

[1936-1949]

Typescript draft of book on the war between Italy and Ethiopia, by unknown author. 1 item.


WINTRINGHAM 6 Articles by Tom Wintringham, 1938-1950


WINTRINGHAM 6/1

1938-1943

Draft typescript articles by Tom Wintringham for the Picture Post including 'You are a soldier', [1938-1940]; 'Defence of Britain', [1938-1940]; 'The air arm', [1938-1940]; 'Tin fish', [1938-1940]; 'Officer cadet training unit', [1938-1940]; 'The Soviet red army', including letter on the weapons series, 4 Dec 1939; 'The Militia', [1938-1940]; 'Saint-Cyr', [1938-1940]; 'Education in the army', [1938-1940]; 'The bayonet', [1938-1940]; 'The German army of 1914-1918', [1938-1940]; 'The Soviet web of defence', Jul 1941; 'A weapon of democracy', 14 Feb 1942; 'Arms for the millions', 16 Apr 1942; 'Single staff, single service', 25 Jun 1942; 'Our own mortar', [1941-1942]; 'An army ready to go places', 2 Oct [1941-1942]; 'Blitzkrieg and counter-Blitz', [1941-1942]; 'The Foreign Legion' [1938]; 'And now Egypt', [1942-1943]; 'No other way to win', 27 May [1942-1943]; 'Russia has beaten the blitzkrieg', 22 Jul [1942-1943]; 'A war staff', 28 Oct [1942-1943]; 'Italy's choice - Garibaldi or the Austrian', 12 Nov [1942-1943]; 'The second front - where?', 10 Mar 1943; 'Allies within Europe', 2 Jun 1943, and 'The black day of the German Army', 7 Jul 1943. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 6/2

1940 Jun 15-1950 Mar 25

Articles by Tom Wintringham in the Picture Post comprising 'The lessons of Spain', 15 Jun 1940; 'Arm the citizens!', 29 Jun 1940; 'The Home Guard can fight', 21 Sep 1940; 'The Blitzkreig and the answer', 10 May 1941; 'Train the Home Guard for a modern war', 17 May 1941; 'Your job in an invasion', 24 May 1941; 'We make our own mortar for 38'6', 26 Jul 1941; 'What has happened in Libya', 20 Dec 1941; 'The question of Street fighting', 24 Jan 1942; 'A plea for the woolworth weapon', 9 May 1942; 'Can we open a European second front?', 13 Jun 1942; 'Libya: our defeats start in Whitehall', 4 Jul 1942; 'These are the weapons with which Russia is doing the job', 26 Sep 1942; 'The Kremlin is divided too', 11 Mar 1950; 'Victims of a frozen theory', 18 Mar 1950; 'Revolt against Moscow', 25 Mar 1950. 16 items.


WINTRINGHAM 6/3

1939-1940

Draft typescript articles by Tom Wintringham for the Daily Herald including synopsis of three articles on labour and defence, [Jun 1939]; 'German army gear', 6 Sep 1939; 'German air force', 8 Sep 1939; 'Behind the war news', 21 Nov 1939; 'Real discipline or eyewash', 26 Dec 1939; 'Racing for position', 'The strangest of all wars', Jan 1940; 'Norway and Spain' [1938-1940]; 'Medals and ranks' [1938-1940]; 'Pause or Deadlock?' [1938-1940] and 'Corridors' [1938-1940]. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 6/4

1940-1943

Draft typescript articles by Tom Wintringham for the Tribune as their military correspondent with related correspondence including 'Victory can be chosen', 28 Apr 1940; 'Remember admiral Byng', 12 Jun 1940; 'They shoot spies, don't they?', 16 May 1941; 'Blitz versus blimp', 14 Apr [1940-1941]; 'We have great Allies' 31 Jul [1940-1941]; 'If invasion comes', 6 Aug [1940-1941]; 'Guerrilla and panzer', 11 Sep [1940-1941]; 'Aid for Russia: military aspects', 22 Sep [1940-1941]; 'Soldiers-for what purpose?' [1940-1941]; 'Now arm the people'[1940-1941]; 'This war is being lost'[1940-1941]; 'Toryism is treason'[1940-1941]; 'The Finnish campaign'[1940-1941]; 'What should be done now?' [1940-1941]; 'An army in the doldrums'[1940-1941]; 'A million citizen soldiers'[1940-1941]; 'Paris or London'[1940-1941]; 'The battle of Spain'; 'Wanted a Clemenceau', 6 Feb 1942; 'Surprise from the air', 30 Mar [1942-1943]; 'Truth and Tobruk', 22 Jun [1942-1943]; 'Three ways of war', 5 Jul [1942-1943]; 'Why not fight the Japanese?', 10 Aug [1942-1943] and related correspondence including with Aneurin Bevan and the editor, Raymond Postgate. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 6/5

1940 Mar 15-1942 Jul 10

Press cuttings from the Tribune of Tom Wintringham's column as military correspondent, Mar 1940-Sep 1941 and as himself, Jan 1942-10 Jul 1942, comprising as military correspondent: 'Finland - is the Red Army inefficient?', 15 Mar 1940; 'Ending the stalemate', 22 Mar 1940; 'The bore war', 5 Apr 1940; 'Why Toryism is treason', 19 Apr 1940; 'The power of the bomber', 10 May 1940; 'Now arm the people', 17 May 1940; 'Waking up to war', 24 May 1940; 'The people can choose victory', 31 May 1940; 'France is besieged', 7 Jun 1940; 'Remember Admiral Byng', 14 Jun 1940; 'We must create a citizen army', 21 Jun 1940; 'What about Russia', 5 Jul 1940; 'A million citizen soldiers', 12 Jul 1940; 'Gibralter and the blockade', 19 Jul 1940; 'Vital changes in the Army', 26 Jul 1940; 'If invasion comes', 9 Aug 1940; 'Hands up - or the clenched fist', 16 Aug 1940; 'There has been treachery', 11 Oct 1940; 'Deep shelters are possible', 25 Oct 1940; 'Weak places in Italy's armour', 6 Dec 1940; 'How to stop the Blitz', 18 Apr 1941; 'The reward of muddle and greed', 2 May 1941; 'They shoot spies, don't they?', 23 May 1941; 'Will Nazis beat the Red Army?', 27 Jun 1941; 'The Red Army's fight to date', 11 Jul 1941; 'Turkey Next?', 25 Jul 1941; 'Guerrilla war and its lessons', 15 Aug 1941; 'The truth about 'Guerrilla' war', 19 Sep 1941 and other articles by Wintringham for the Tribune: 'They will never learn', 2 Jan 1942; 'A new model Army', 16 Jan 1942; 'The defence of Australia', 6 Feb 1942; 'Wanted, a Clemenceau', 13 Feb 1942 and 'Three ways of war', 10 Jul 1942. 33 items


WINTRINGHAM 6/6

1940 May 5-[1943]

Draft typescript articles by Tom Wintringham for the Daily Mirror and correspondence with the Daily Mirror staff on the articles, including 'India can be armed', 8 Mar [1940-1942]; 'The larger war begins', 10 May 1940; 'Four questions', 15 May 1940; 'How to read the news', 19 May 1940; 'We are learning fast: artillery with wings', 21 May 1940; 'Excerpts from the writings of Tom Wintringham: predictions which have been fulfilled'; 'Plans for invasion', 4 Jun 1940; 'Fog of war', 13 Jun 1940; 'A people's war', 16 Jun [1940]; 'Training', 21 Jun 1940; 'The coast is clear [Jun 1940]; 'Village into fortress', 5 May 1940; 'First rate irregulars', 1 Aug [1940]; 'Are you a murderer?', [1940]; 'Paratroops', [1940]; 'Our best secret weapon', 30 Mar 1941; article on Greek surrender, 23 Apr 1941; article on the German offensive in Ukraine, 20 Aug [1941]; 'Yugoslav Guerrilla war, 25 Oct [1941]; 'Libya', 2 Dec [1941]; 'Machines in Libya', 7 Dec [1941]; 'History of the pike', 7 Feb [1942]; 'Jap strategy', 20 Feb 1942; 'Milestones of war', 17 Feb 1942; 'More milestones', 17 Feb 1942; 'Ceylon', 1 Mar [1942]; 'Alexander plan', 26 Mar 1942; 'In the spring, an army's fancy', [1942-1943]; We've done it before', 13 Mar [1942-1943]; 'Soldier and sailor too', 14 Apr [1942-1943]; 'Europe is Ready', 22 Apr [1942-1943]; 'Soviet prospects', 1 May [1942-1943] and 'Other Madagascars', 7 May [1942-1943]. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 6/7

1940 May 20-1942 Oct 7

Press cuttings of Tom Wintringham's articles in the Daily Mirror comprising '…by Tom Wintringham', 20 May 1940; 'We are learning fast', 24 May 1940; 'My proposals for him, and you', 28 May 1940; 'Spare-time sport!', 31 May 1940; 'Wintringham's plan for the defence of a real English village!', 13 Jun 1940; 'We answer the muddle critics!', 25 Jun 1940; 'Winter invasion: is it possible?', 9 Sep 1940; 'Why are the wops pulling their punches?', 9 Oct 1940; 'Here's a new 'take cover' idea!', 12 Oct 1940; 'Plan this front line', 26 Oct 1940; 'This new battlefield', 29 Oct 1940; 'Da Duce, he say, everyt'ing still - a swell', 16 Nov 1940; 'What I think about things now…', 23 Nov 1940; 'Get the boot on the run', 30 Nov 1940; 'Plan your own invasion!', 4 Jan 1941; 'The swastika goes south', 31 Jan 1941; 'If the Germans use gas, they'll get more than they can give', 6 Feb 1941; 'Waiting for the wops', 13 Feb 1941; 'Eclipse of the wop moon', 27 Mar 1941; 'Mr Bevin, HALT!', 3 Apr 1941; 'It's a long way to Baghdad', 9 Apr 1941; 'Danger from the desert!', 17 Apr 1941; 'Now for an invasion rehearsal!', 1 May 1941; 'We must hold this line!', 22 May 1941; 'Crete is NOT a rehearsal', 29 May 1941; 'We're not too late in Syria', 12 Jun 1941; 'How soviet can stop the Hun', 28 Jun 1941; 'The Germans are rebuilding the Russian railways', 23 Aug 1941; 'How long can Leningrad hold out?', 6 Sep 1941; 'We should clean up Libya now', 4 Nov 1941; 'Spain may revolt against being forced to fight for the Axis', 14 Nov 1941; 'India CAN make her own arms', 11 Mar 1942; 'Germany's 'Alexander plan' is aimed at the Suez', 31 Mar 1942. 33 items


WINTRINGHAM 6/8

1932-1938

Draft and published articles by Tom Wintringham for the Communist Party including draft article 'To hit the target we must learn to aim' on why the Communist Party of Great Britain is unable to make progress, turned down by the Communist Review, Sep 1932; draft and press cutting of article by Wintringham 'Mutiny' on his charge of mutiny during World War One, Left Review, Aug 1935; Wintringham's notebook containing press cuttings from the Daily Worker, chiefly on, or by Wintringham; draft manuscript articles by Wintringham including letter to the News Chronicle, 30 Mar 1938. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 6/9 Articles by Tom Wintringham for newspapers excluding the Picture Post, the Tribune, the Daily Herald and the Daily Mirror [1936]-1949


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/1

[1936]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Anniversary of the forming of the red army'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/2

1938 Oct 13

Letter to the New Statesman and Nation by Tom Wintringham. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/3

[1939]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Hitler: World-Ruler?'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/4

[1939]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Promote Chamberlain!'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/5

[1939]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Czecho-Slovakia means guns'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/6

1939 Mar 22

Untitled article by Tom Wintringham on conscription for the Manchester Guardian. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/7

1939 Jul 7

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Soviet Navy'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/8

1939 Sep 2

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Hitler and his generals', for War Weekly. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/9

1939 Sep 22

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The German Airforce', for the Ministry of Information. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/10

1939 Sep 25

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'New methods of training troops', for the Ministry of Information. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/11

1939 Sep 28

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Tanks and anti-tank weapons'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/12

1939 Oct 8

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'German tanks', for War Weekly. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/13

1939 Oct 11

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The army today', for the Ministry of Information. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/14

1939 Dec 16

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The British army can take it', for the Ministry of Information. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/15

[1939-1940]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The bravest man I know', for Lilliput. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/16

[1939-1940]

Untitled article by Tom Wintringham on Greece. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/17

[1939-1940]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Are there holes in Germany's west wall?'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/18

[1939-1940]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Education in the Army', for Fortnightly Review. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/19

[1939-1940]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The war, month by month', for Labour Book Service. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/20

[1939-1940]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Enemy aircraft in Spain'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/21

[1939-1940]

Letter to the Manchester Guardian by Tom Wintringham on army conscription. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/22

[1939-1940]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Sir Edmond Ironside', for the Ministry of Information. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/23

[1939-1940]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Napoleon marched to Moscow'.


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/24

[1939-1940]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Possible weapons'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/25

[1939-1940]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Gas warfare'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/26

[1939-1940]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Form fours of football?'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/27

[1939-1940]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Freedom and military force'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/28

[1939-1940]

Untitled article by Tom Wintringham on blackouts. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/29

[1940]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Armies of freemen'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/30

1940 May 11

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Modern encounter' for the Star. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/31

1940 May 13

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Factory to firing line' for the Star. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/32

1940 May 24

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Notes on Russian planes'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/33

1940 May 27

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Parachutists can be wiped out', for Newnes-War Weekly. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/34

1940 Jun 3

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Methods of stopping tanks'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/35

1940 Jun 4

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'German strategy'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/36

1940 Jun 18

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Tanks', for Penguin Scientists. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/37

1940 Jun 20

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Combined Operation A'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/38

1941

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'US army tactics'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/39

[1941]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The Soviet web of defence'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/40

[1941] Feb 12

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The War Office', for the Political Quarterly. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/41

[1941] Feb 24

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Soldiers and hate', or 'Soldiers and hatred' for New Statesman pamphlet. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/42

1941 May 2

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'democratise the army'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/43

1941 Mar 30

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The democratic army', for Red Tape. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/44

[1941] May 18

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Invasion and the official', for Local Government services. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/45

[1941] May 24

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Blitzkrieg and the answer'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/46

[1941] Jun 28

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Marxism or acrobatics?' for New Statesman. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/47

1941 Jul 21

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Memo on invasion of Europe'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/48

1941 Jul 27

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'If Russia was knocked out', for the Ministry of Information. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/49

1941 Aug 1

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Britain and Russia, allies', for Friday (USA). 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/50

[1941] Aug 27

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Atlantic Parley, Eastern Front', for Left News. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/51

[1941] Sep 11

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Invading Europe', for Volunteer for Liberty. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/52

1941 Sep 22

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Modern Guerrillas', for the Forum in the Observer. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/53

1941 Sep 22

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The strategy of subversion', for the Forum, the Observer. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/54

[1941] Oct 12

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Street-fighting', for Volunteer for Liberty. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/55

1941 Nov 10

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'A second front, notes'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/56

1941 [Dec]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'What has happened in Libya?'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/57

[1941] Dec 15

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'A theory of war', for University Labour Federation. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/58

1941 Dec 27

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'On the Malayan front: novel tactics employed by Japanese Invaders, for the Times. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/59

[1941] Dec 29

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Scientific warfare', for the Rotary Service. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/60

1942 Feb 14

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'What shall be done?' for New Statesman. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/61

1942 Feb 23

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Army Airforce', for Volunteer for Liberty. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/62

1942 Mar 16

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Research on war', for Mr Gilbert, US Embassy. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/63

1942 Mar 26

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Invasion - Warsaw', for Radio Reconnaissance. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/64

1942 Apr 9

Preface by Tom Wintringham to Modern Battle by Maj Paul Thompson. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/65

1942 Jun 1

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The common man cuts loose in Britain', for the Nation. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/66

1942 Dec 16

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'We are not amused', for the Nation. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/67

[1942-1943]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Middle East - strategy', for Ministry of Information. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/68

[1942-1943]

Preface by Tom Wintringham for a book by Chris Bailey. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/69

[1942-1943]

Blurb by Tom Wintringham for Armies on Wheels by Samuel Lyman Atwood "Slam" Marshall. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/70

[1942-1943] Mar 2

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Britain's political truce ending', for the Nation. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/71

[1942-1943] Jun 15

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The Army is ready', for Reynolds. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/72

[1942-1943] Jun 28

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'For China's independence day', for H D Liem, China News Service. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/73

[1942-1943] Aug 11

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'To the Caucasus', for the New Statesman. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/74

[1942-1943] Aug 12

Untitled article by Tom Wintringham for Reynolds. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/75

[1942-1943] Aug 19

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The second front - someday', for Free World, New York. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/76

[1942-1943] Sep 24

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Marxism needs modernising'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/77

[1942-1943] Nov 13

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The united peoples', for the Nation. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/78

1943 Mar 1

'By-elections and national unity', for Left Book News. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/79

1943 Jun 3

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'March of time inside Fascist Spain', for Pilot Press. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/80

1943 Jul 15

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Books in general', for the New Statesman. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/81

1943 Aug 20

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Analysis of Europe', for the Left News. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/82

1943 Sep 26

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Invade to liberate', for Volunteer for Liberty. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/83

[1944]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'A case for trial'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/84

1944 Apr 4

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The truth about Munich', for Left News. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/85

[1944] Jul 31

Letter by Tom Wintringham to Volunteer for Liberty, 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/86

1944 Dec 20

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Why not win the war?'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/87

[1944-1947]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'War is also an art'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/88

[1944-1947]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'India - a new proposal'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/89

[1944-1947]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Politics in the atomic age'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/90

[1944-1947]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Socialism and western unity'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/91

1945 Oct

Essay on Marxism by Tom Wintringham, in a letter to James Hemming. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/92

[1945] Nov 18

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Marxism in the Modern World'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/93

1946 Jan

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'The atom bomb: the last weapon?', for Virginia Quarterly. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/94

1947 Aug

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Memo on reduction of armed forces, strategy, oil supplies'1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/95

[1948-1949]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Marxism: class struggle'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/96

[1948-1949]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Journey into Scotland', for New Scot. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/97

[1948-1949]

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'A philosophy of energy'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/9/98

1949 Feb

Draft typescript article by Tom Wintringham, 'Glimpses of world history'. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 6/10

1949-1950 Mar

Papers on Tom Wintringham's final articles 'Communist dilemmas' and 'Myth of the Individual', including typescript draft of 'Communist dilemmas', Jul 1949; 'Communist dilemmas' published posthumously by his widow Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham in three parts in the Picture Post, entitled 'The split in the Kremlin', 10 Dec [1949]; 'The Kremlin is divided too', 11 Mar 1950 and 'Victims of a frozen theory', 18 Mar 1950; letters in the Picture Post, 'On Wintringham and Washing', 8 Apr 1950, and 'Readers write against Wintringham', 15 Apr 1950; Soviet News, 8 Oct 1948 enclosing manuscript notes by Wintringham; letter from John MacMurray to Kitty advising against publication of 'Myth of the Individual' by Wintringham, 10 Nov 1949; and drafts of 'Myth of the Individual'. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 6/11

[1932-1949]

Complete and partial draft manuscript articles by Tom Wintringham including 'Opportunism and sectarianism in the Communist Party of Great Britain', [1932]; 'Guided bomb', 1939; 'Wavell's big job', 6 Jan 1942; article on Josip Broz Tito, President of Yugoslavia [1940-1949]; 'The C W'; 'The country'; 'The proletarian fallacy'; 'Patronage, power'; 'Nasty, British and short: A criticism of writers'; 'Look where you're going' by Wintringham and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham, on beliefs including scientific socialism, class war, Fascism and the European revolution; 'The patriotism of humanity; 'Faith, force, a forum'; and several untitled extracts from articles. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 6/12

1939-1944

Press cuttings of articles by Tom Wintringham in various newspapers including 'Mutiny' in the Left Review, Aug 1935, describing his charge of mutiny during World War One; 'Contempt of Court', in the Left Review, Oct 1934; 'The Comitern', in Controversy, Oct 1938; 'Cowardice or Worse?', in the Communist Review; letter to the Times on war in Kashmir; three part series 'Arms and Democracy' in the Daily Herald, Jul 1939; 'Saluting will never win a war', in the Daily Herald, 28 Dec 1939; letter to the New Statesman and Nation on Marxism and acrobatics, 5 Jul 1941; 'Can we invade Europe? - Yes', in the Volunteer for Liberty, Oct 1941; 'Scientific warfare', in Rotary Service, Feb 1942; 'The second front-some day', in Free World, Sep 1942; 'Dry rot and new life in Britain', in the Nation, 5 Dec 1942; 'Britain is not amused', in the Nation, 16 Jan 1943; 'Analysis of Europe', in the Left News, Sep 1943; 'The truth about Munich', in the Left News, May 1944; 'History of Weapons I: the rifle', translated into Arabic and 'Journey into Scotland', in New Scot, Dec 1948. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 7 Radio scripts, short stories, book reviews, radio criticism, essays and notes by Tom Wintringham, 1918-1949


WINTRINGHAM 7/1

[1919]

Essays by Tom Wintringham, possibly from his time at Balliol College, Oxford, 'Theory and practice in the French Revolution' and 'The acceptance of empire by the French people'. 2 items


WINTRINGHAM 7/2

1934-[1948]

Short stories by Tom Wintringham including manuscript and typescript drafts of 'Candy', 8 Oct 1945; press cutting and typescript draft of 'Lady and Flag' in the News Chronicle, 27 Oct 1934; draft typescript 'First love', printed in the Left Review; draft typescript, 'It's a bohunk' printed in New Writing, [1942]; typescript draft, 'Across the languages' [1941]; typescript draft, 'The words strike' [1939-1942]; manuscript draft, 'Man in nature'; manuscript draft, 'The seven weapons'; manuscript draft, 'The gadgeteers'[1939-1942]; manuscript draft, 'The staff officer'; précis of a proposed series 'What it feels like' [1939-1942]; typescript draft, 'Ingratitude'; typescript draft, 'Something to do'[1937]; typescript draft, 'Your atom or your life'; manuscript draft, 'I believe in people', [Aug 1949]; manuscript draft, 'An Empire adopts a policy' and manuscript pieces of creative writing. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 7/3

[1939-1942]

Typescript book reviews by Tom Wintringham including reviews of Warfare by Ludwig Renn and Nazi Germany Can't Win, by Wilhelm Necker, for the Tribune, 24 Oct 1939; If Germany Attacks, by Graeme Chamley Wynne; The German Army, by Herbert Rosinski, for the Daily Herald, 30 Aug 1939; The Relationship of War to Society, by Lugwig Renn, for the New Statesman; The Military Strength of the Powers, by Max Werner; Reaching for the Stars, by Nora Waln, Men Must Act, by Lewis Mumford and Germany's Next Aims, by O Dutch, for Fact; This Expanding War, by Basil Liddell-Hart; Machine Warfare, by John Frederick Charles Fuller, The War Moves East, by "Strategicus" and Modern battle, by Paul Thompson, for the New Statesman, 5 Oct; Puritanism and Liberty, by Arthur Sutherland Pigott Woodhouse and Commando Attack, by Gordon Holman, for the Listener, 20 Jun 1942. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 7/4

[1941-1943]

Biographical material on Tom Wintringham including autobiographical notes made by Wintringham for a biography to be written by Johannes Steel, [22 May 1941]; manuscript paper by Wintringham on his early life; Wintringham's entry in Webster's Biographical Dictionary and article on Wintringham in the News Review, 27 Mar 1941. 5 items.


WINTRINGHAM 7/5

1941-1942

Draft typescript scripts for radio broadcast and film, chiefly by Tom Wintringham including 'War in China', for German workers, 13 Oct [1941]; two pieces titled 'Guerrilla Warfare', 4 Dec 1941 for 'Talks' and 28 Jan [1942]; 'Three extracts from lectures for BBC'; piece for broadcast to Germany, 22 Aug [1941-1942]; 'Topical flash: Wavell', 11 Nov [1941-1942]; broadcasts for Radio Reconnaissance, 21 and 26 Feb 1942; 'The Don', for the BBC, 24 Jan [1942-1943]; 'August 8th, 1918 the black day of the German Army', two versions, 1940 and 10 Jul 1943; 'Garibaldi' (a film), Aug 1943; script for 'The River', a radio broadcast written by Francis Dillon and performed by Wintringham, 28 Jan 1944; script 'The black day of the German Army', produced by Laurence Gilliam and transmitted by the BBC Home Service, 8 Aug 1945 and policy for BBC Forces programme. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 7/6

[1944]

Scripts for public information films made by Seven League Productions, on the subjects of the railway service, 10 Feb 1944, and tuberculosis, (undated); 'There's no place like it', by Tom Wintringham [1945-1948]; and photographs of houses, possibly in Sweden, marked 'Seven League Productions'. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 7/7

[1945]

Articles by Tom Wintringham on Army reform, and Richard Haldane, including letter to the Manchester Guardian; article 'Wanted, a Haldane'; article 'They will never learn', for the Tribune, and manuscript notes by Wintringham. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 7/8

1947 Sep-Dec

Papers relating to Tom Wintringham's work as a radio critic including as radio critic for the New Statesman and Nation titled 'Radio Notes' comprising cuttings of 'Radio Notes', 6 Sep 1947, 13 Sep 1947, 20 Sep 1947, 27 Sep 1947, 4 Oct 1947, letter to the editor on Wintringham's column, 4 Oct 1947; drafts of 'Radio Notes', 8 Sep 1947, 28 Sep 1947, 9 Oct 1947 and undated [1947]; letter from the editor of the New Statesman and Nation terminating Wintringham's column, 9 Oct 1947, and papers relating to 'The Critics Programme' for the BBC Home Service, including the programme's mandate; correspondence with the producer, T B Radley, 22 Oct-5 Dec 1947; manuscript notes by Wintringham on radio programmes and four typescript drafts of scripts for 'The Critics Programme' undated and 15-16 Nov 1947. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 7/9

Manuscript and typescript parts of drafts for a serial by Tom Wintringham, 'Gullible's Travels', to be printed under the pseudonym 'Jonathan Slower'. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 7/10

[1930-1949]

Manuscript notes and fragments of articles by Tom Wintringham including: notes on military tactics; notes taken from the correspondence of Marx and Engels; maps of Britain charting unemployment in, 1938; changes in population, 1921-1931, and in the electorate, 1935; notes taken from 'Military Operations, France and Belgium, 1918' and notes on North African Union. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 7/11

[1945-1949]

Manuscript drafts and other papers relating to the Cold War, including: draft chapters and synopsis of a book by Tom Wintringham, A Split World, on the world divided between USA, USSR and Britain; draft chapters and synopsis of a book by Wintringham Govern the World! on the possibility of a world government; typescript 'manifesto for a world truce'; press cuttings, including 'The challenge of the atom bomb', in the Nation, 22 Dec 1945; 'Ersatz orchids for UNO', in the Nation, 16 Mar 1946; 'The world comes of age', in the Nation, 20 Apr 1946; 'We talk with Stalin on the two roads to socialism', in the Daily Herald, 22 Aug 1946; 'Striking the balance', in the Listener, 17 Oct 1946; 'How to understand the Russians', in British Survey, 6 Nov 1946; 'The individual and the mass', in the Picture Post, 7 Dec 1946; the New Statesman and Nation, 5 Jul 1947; 'Changing moods in Russia', in the Listener, 17 Jul 1947; Soviet News 30 May 1946, 9 May 1947, 14 May 1947 and 8 Jul 1947; 'Why not a world truce?', 2 Oct 1948 and 'World war against hunger', 27 Nov 1948. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 7/12

[1932-1940]

Draft articles and notes by Tom Wintringham on poetry including typescript transcript of lectures delivered to a literary society, 'Dialectics in modern poetry'; manuscript notes on 'Propositions on poems', 18 Aug 1932 and review of poems by Frederico Garcia Lorca for Life and Letters [1939-1940]. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 8 Articles by Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham), 13 Jan 1937 - 28 Jul 1939


WINTRINGHAM 8/1

1936 Jul 13-1936 [Aug 2]

Typescript notes written by Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) from her trip to the USSR as a foreign correspondent, 1936, consisting primarily of observations about the economic, cultural and social atmosphere in the Soviet Union, 1936. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 8/2

1937 Jan 13-1939 Sep 5

Draft typescript articles by Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) including 'London digs in', [1939] and articles for the Federated Press including 'Raw militia becoming an Army in Spain', 13 Jan 1937; 'Chamberlain plans an election', 10 Jan 1939; 'Chamberlain hopes to win election by anti-Fascist bluff', 10 Jan 1939; 'New militancy in England is sequel to fall of Barcelona', 14 Feb 1939; 'British Labour playing into Chamberlain's hands', 8 Mar 1938; 'Chamberlain fulfils prophecy by posing as anti-Nazi', 31 Mar 1939; 'King's trip on battle cruiser makes dictators happy', 25 Apr 1939; 'What sort of conference?', 2 May 1939; 'Roosevelt conference needed to avert another Munich - or war', 16 May 1939; 'British Labor leader surpasses Chamberlain in the new appeasement plan', 13 Jun 1939; 'You can't hide the smell of fish', 13 Jun 1939; 'Chamberlain and Co cooking up more appeasement', 21 Jun 1939; 'Duke of Windsor, King of Spain?', 12 Jul 1939; 'English IRA bill threat to Labor', 28 Jul 1939; 'Has Von Papen bungled again', 22 Aug 1939; 'Czestochowa - heart of Poland', 5 Sep 1939; undated articles 'Panic Pays' and 'This other Eden' and a brief autobiography. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 9 Tom Wintringham's professional and personal correspondence, [1910]-1949


WINTRINGHAM 9/1

[1910-1920]

Papers relating to Tom Wintringham's early life including copy of Gresham School's alternative magazine The Merman, edited by Wintringham and class lists, 1915-1916; and personal correspondence with Christina Roberts, his sister Margaret Wintringham and others. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 9/2

1915 Jan 4-1918 Sep 12

Correspondence and other papers relating to World War One including letters to Tom Wintringham from his brother John chiefly describing his experiences in Egypt with the Lincolnshire Yeomanry; letters from Wintringham's sister Elizabeth ('Jim') to Wintringham during his time with the Royal Flying Corps on the Western Front, chiefly giving news of home; letters from Wintringham to his mother, Eliza Mapson Wintringham, Apr-Jul 1918; letter to Wintringham's father John Fieldes Wintringham, as he convalesced in hospital at Newton Abbott after a motorcycle accident 26 [Nov] 1918; various official papers and French bank notes. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 9/3

1923 Jan-1938

Personal letters from Elizabeth Arkwright, (later Wintringham) to Tom Wintringham throughout their courtship and marriage with letters to Wintringham in Spain including letter informing him of the death of his mother Eliza Mapson Wintringham, 13 Sep 1937, and letters following their separation on topics including their son Oliver 'O.J.' Wintringham. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 9/4

1925 Oct 16-[1926 Apr]

Letters to Tom Wintringham while in prison for sedition, including Christmas cards from various Communist Party members; two letters from Christina Roberts immediately following his arrest, 16 and 22 Oct 1925 and Communist Party flyer advertising a public meeting with a speech by Elizabeth Wintringham (née Arkwright) on Wintringham's imprisonment, 7 Mar 1926. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 9/5

1925 Nov 24-1926 Mar 22

Photocopies of letters from Tom Wintringham to his wife Elizabeth (née Arkwright) during his time in prison for sedition. 7 items.


WINTRINGHAM 9/6

1930 Aug-1949

Tom Wintringham's professional correspondence, 1930-1936, and 1938-1949, chiefly relating to the publication of articles and books by Wintringham and also on topics such as military tactics, politics, Communism, Spain, warfare and current affairs with various correspondents including Victor Gollancz, the War Office, Wilfred Vernon, John Howard, Penguin Publishers, John Strachey and 'Raji' [Rajani Palme Dutt]. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 9/7

[1933]-1949 Jul 4

Correspondence between Tom Wintringham and his son Oliver Joseph 'O.J.' Wintringham including letter from Wintringham describing how he sustained his injury in Aragon, Spain 7 Sep 1937, also letter from his daughter, Leslie 'Lesh' Wintringham, aged about 6. 1 file.


WINTRINGHAM 9/8

1945 Nov

Letters from Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham to rally support for Wintringham's proposal to set up 'The People's International Radio Station' and a memorandum on an international radio service by Tom and Kitty Wintringham. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 9/9

1946 Jun-1948 Feb

Tom Wintringham's correspondence on Palestine and the possibility of forming a 'World Guard', a voluntary international armed force to engage in peace keeping both in Palestine and elsewhere, including with Wilfred Roberts (Labour MP), Lt David de Lange of the Jewish Legion, William Stoneman, Johan J Smertenko of the American League for Free Palestine, Lewis Bernstein Namier and James Hemming; one letter to William Stoneman encloses a draft article by Wintringham 'International Armed Force for Palestine', 24 Jan 1948. 1 file. (For draft of book by Wintringham on the subject titled World Guard and other related papers see 5/13).


WINTRINGHAM 9/10

1937 Dec 11-1949 Jul 26

Personal correspondence of Tom Wintringham including letter from Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham on her personal problems [1944]; correspondence with Christina Woods (née Roberts); Millie Wintringham; Elizabeth 'Jim' Neale (née Wintringham); Fred Fish; Albert 'Yank' Levy; Leslie 'Lesh' Wintringham; Ferdinand Otto Miksche; Ronald William Gordon Mackay (Kim Mackay); Hugh Williamson; Wintringham's nursemaid 'Nin'; Margaret Wintringham, MP; Frank Ryan, Irish commissar, International Brigade and David Crook. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 10 Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham's professional and personal correspondence, 1921-1951


WINTRINGHAM 10/1

1921-1941

Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham's personal correspondence, chiefly 1939-1941, including one letter to her cousin Mr Spratts Post, 1921 and correspondence 1939-1941, including with Henry Wise Miller (Uncle Harry) and her mother, Charlotte Everett Bowler (née Miller) enclosing photographs of herself in Hawaii. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 10/2

1939-1940

Personal correspondence between Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham and Spanish poet Inés Munoz on personal topics and Spain. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 10/3

1938-1940

Katherine Wise Bowler's (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) correspondence with newspaper editors relating to her career as a journalist, chiefly with Federated Press editors Alexander 'Alec' Crosby and Marc Stone, correspondence with Crosby also contains personal material. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 10/4

1942-1945

Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham's personal correspondence with her mother, Charlotte Everett Bowler (née Miller); Rhys Caparn; Anne N McGregor and Henry Wise Miller (Uncle Harry), on topics including the death of Miller's wife, the poet Alice Duer Miller, 1942, and the death of Kitty's father, 1943. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 10/5

1942-1946

Correspondence relating to the refusal of a visa for Tom Wintringham to visit USA, 1946, including letters from Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham to various friends and officials seeking advice and assistance on procuring Wintringham a temporary visa; press cutting of an article by Tom Driberg on Wintringham's predicament, Reynolds News, 3 Feb 1946; correspondence between Kitty and American magazine Free World on commissioning articles by Kitty on Italy and Spain, 1945; letter from Henry E Stebbins, American Consul to Wintringham informing him his visa had been refused, 28 Jan 1946; copies of telegrams from Culbert Levy Olson, Governor of California inviting Wintringham to instruct the Home Guard in the US, 24 Feb 1942; appeal by Kitty to the District of Colombia, 29 Jan 1946 and draft article by Wintringham 'Tell America'. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 10/6

1946 Jan-Mar

Correspondence between Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham while Kitty was in America attempting to procure an American visa for Wintringham. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 10/7

1947

Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham's personal correspondence, chiefly on the birth of her son, Ben including with her mother, Charlotte Everett Bowler (née Miller), Rhys Caparn, Albert 'Yank' Levy, Anne McGregor and other friends and relatives of Kitty and Tom Wintringham. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 10/8

1948-1949 Jul

Kitty Wintringham's personal correspondence, including with her mother, Charlotte Everett Bowler (née Miller), Henry Wise Miller (Uncle Harry), Rhys Caparn and James Hemming. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 10/9

1949 Aug-1951

Correspondence on the death of Tom Wintringham, chiefly condolence letters to his widow Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham, and Kitty's personal correspondence on her bereavement including with Rhys Caparn, Christina Woods (née Roberts), James Hemming, Kitty's mother, Charlotte Everett Bowler (née Miller) and Oliver James 'O.J.' Wintringham, and Kitty's notebook largely containing names and addresses [1951]. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 11 Photographs, 1891-[1955]


WINTRINGHAM 11/1

[1919-1949]

Photographs of Tom Wintringham, including formal portraits; Wintringham pushing a lawnmower, possibly in 'Garden House', Grimsby, [1919-1930]; Wintringham on a motorbike in Warren Avenue, Richmond, Surrey [1936]; group photograph with Wintringham, SSSSA, New Milton, 1934; photograph of Wintringham with his first wife Elizabeth Wintringham (néeArkwright) and Harry Pollitt in Amersham, 1924; photographs of Wintringham with unidentified people and photographs of Wintringham punting. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 11/2

[1911-1950]

Photographs of Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham (née Bowler) including as a baby, with her mother, [1908]; aged about three, at Bideford Port [1911]; in a park aged about 8 [1915]; aged about 10 with her brother and baby step sister, [1917]; portrait photograph, 1932; portrait aged about 24 or 25 [1932-1933]; portrait, 25 May 1938; passport photograph and portraits for her election campaign for the Common Wealth Party in North Midlothian, 1945, including printing plate of her portrait. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 11/3

[1930-1960]

Photographs of Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham with children. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 11/4

[1940-1949]

Photographs of Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham as a couple. 4 items.


WINTRINGHAM 11/5

1891-[1955]

Photographs of friends and family of Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham (née Bowler) including portrait of Kitty's mother Charlotte Everett (née Miller) Bowler [1894]; portrait of Robert Budleton Bowler, 1891; Jane Bowler, 1946; photograph of Kitty's mother, possibly on a cruise ship, [1940] and photograph of Kitty's mother holding Ben as a baby, [1947]; photograph of Wayne Tod, Honolulu, Jun 1938, sent by Kitty's mother; portraits of Wintringham's mother ('Muv'), Eliza Mapson Wintringham, [1930-1939]; portrait of Wintringham's father, John Fildes Wintringham, [1930-1940]; photograph of the Communist Party Lewisham campaign group, 1917; photograph of 'Comrade Turner', a young woman, 1934; photograph of Eden and Cedar Paul, Shere, 14 Jul 1935; photograph of Rhys Caparn (American sculptor and Kitty's close friend) with Rhys' husband, Johannes Steel, Sharp 'a gunman caricaturist' and unknown woman, 1936; photographs of Orde Charles Wingate, [1939-1942]; portrait of Oliver 'O.J.' Wintringham, aged 19, 1948 and photograph of 'O.J.' in a Northumbrian coal mine and photographs of Kitty with Ben and friends [1955]. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 11/6

[1930-1950]

Photographs of buildings, including 'Peartrees', Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham's home in Essex, 1945-1948; series of photographs taken in 1935, including back yards of a row of terraced houses in Burnley, terraced houses and Nine Mile Point Colliery, Cwmfelinfach and Georgian cresent [in Bath]; photograph of 'The Old House' [USA] with a Christmas message; various unidentified houses and interior shots of a living room. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 11/7

[1920-1949]

Blank postcards of the Lake District, the Cerne Abbas Giant, a ski resort in Switzerland, Blue John Cavern in Castleton, Scotland, the Isle of Skye, Lulworth, a Russian ship 'Alexey Rykoff', portrait medallion of Count Michael Karolyi and detail of carving in Lincoln Cathedral. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 11/8

[1937-1938]

Holiday photographs from a ski resort [possibly Saanen, Switzerland], with pictures of Tom Wintringham and Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) playing in the snow.


WINTRINGHAM 11/9

[1900-1951]

Photographs of children including Oliver 'O.J.' Wintringham as a baby, 1930, aged 4, Apr 1933 and aged about 8 [1937]; Ben Wintringham including playing in the garden at 'Peartrees', Essex [1948], and on holiday in Scotland, Aug 1956; Jon and David Wood, 1951; Felicity and Hilary, undated and Christina Woods' (née Roberts) children, Dec 1931.


WINTRINGHAM 12 Poems by Tom Wintringham and others on topics including World War One and the Spanish Civil War, [1910-1950]


WINTRINGHAM 12/1

[1910-1916]

Manuscript poems by Tom Wintringham written while at Gresham's School, Holt. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 12/2

1915-1919

Manuscript poems by Tom Wintringham on World War One including notebook of poems in three sections, 'Peace, 1915-1918', 'War, 1916-1918' and 'Afterwards, 1919'. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 12/3

1919-1935

Manuscript poems by Tom Wintringham on various subjects including poems written while at Balliol College, Oxford, 1919, and in Moscow, 1920. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 12/4

[1914-1934]

Manuscript and typescript poems by Tom Wintringham compiled (possibly for publication), under four headings 'When that I was and a little tiny boy', 'Armour', 'Silk' and 'Wandering' including poems from Wintringham's school days, World War One and Moscow. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 12/5

1926

Manuscript poems by Tom Wintringham written in prison including poems in a prison issue notebook, issued 1 Jan 1926. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 12/6

1935-1937

Poems by Tom Wintringham and other members of the International Brigade written during the Spanish Civil War. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 12/7

[1938]

Typescript poems by Tom Wintringham, 1920-1936 on various subjects including the Spanish Civil War, Moscow, love, prison and left wing politics, possibly compiled for publication. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 12/8

1940

Manuscript poem by Tom Wintringham. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 12/9

[1900-1930]

Collection of poems by the Wintringham family including poems by Tom Wintringham, Mary Marshall Wintringham, Elizabeth Florence Waring Wintringham, Lesley Wintringham, Charles Richard Fildes Wintringham and Margaret Wintringham. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 12/10

1914 Jan-1916 Sep

Poems by Christina Roberts, Tom Wintringham's girlfriend at Oxford University. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 12/11

[1936]

Poem by Walter Duranty entitled 'Solomons cat', possibly given to Katherine Wise Bowler (later Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham) during the Spanish Civil War. 1 item


WINTRINGHAM 12/12

[1930-1950]

Press cuttings of poems including 'Love me today and forever', by George Barker, 'Litany of the Lost', by Siegfried Sassoon; and 'Labor' (a worker's poem by unknown author), in the Daily Worker, 19 Feb 1938. 3 items


WINTRINGHAM 13 Printed Material, 1923-1950


WINTRINGHAM 13/1

1923 May-1948 May 1

Press cuttings of articles from journals and newsletters by various authors collected by Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham on topics including Trade Unions, the Soviet Union and the Cold War. 16 items


WINTRINGHAM 13/2

1934 22 Jan-2 Jan 1950

Press cuttings collected by Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham, chiefly on World War Two and the Cold War. 1 file


WINTRINGHAM 13/3

[1939-1944]

Booklets collected by Tom and Katherine 'Kitty' Wintringham including Through Chaos to Community by John Macmurray; Hansard, 8 Dec 1944; Jak Valcili Husite (in Czech) by Eduard Wagner, given to Wintringham, Jan 1947; 'Who owns Britain?', by Gordon Schaffer, for the Reynolds News report of the unity conference, 2 Apr 1944; 'History', Chinese Ministry of Information, 1944; 'Private enterprise or public control', by Joan Robinson; 'British tanks', HMSO, 1942; Labour Party publications including statement of policy on 'Labour and Defence', May 1939 and 'Straight Left'. 1 file

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