Papers of Winston Churchill [manuscript], 1897-1933.

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Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947. Papers of Winston Churchill [manuscript], 1897-1933.

Papers of Winston Churchill [manuscript], 1897-1933.

The papers contain one unpublished manuscript on World War I and Christianity. The papers contain correspondence with editors at the "Century Magazine" concerning serialization of "The Crisis," the research done for it including a proposed trip to St. Louis to see Henry Hitchcock, illustration by Maxfield Parrish, its delayed publication if George B. Platt is agreeable, a proposed German translation, and his manner and philosophy of writing. In a letter to Selig Polyscope Company he explains the theme of "The Crisis" and his views on the educational potential of motion pictures and in letters to James Burton Pond he replies to Pond's letter about the book and states he is not concerned with English reactions or sales. Other topics include proposed pieces for "The Century," the theme of "Inside the Cup," Annapolis locales of "Richard Carvel." writing advice, various clubs and literary groups, his religious philosophy, his nomination to the New Hampshire Senate, a story as a contribution to a church pension fund, his decision to give up publishing and public appearances and his own opinion of his books, including a comparison with S. Weir Mitchell's "Hugh Wynne." He recommends writings of Herbert D. Croly, particularly an essay on Robert Louis Stevenson, and discusses George D. Prentice. There are also letters of thanks for favorable reviews.

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