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Soames, Mary, Dame, 1922 - 2014 (née Churchill, writer, wife of Baron Soames)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1922 - 2014

Admin / Family structure

Wife of Baron Soames of Fletching and youngest daughter of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell, 1946-01 - 1946-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/26
Scope and Contents Letters from France, chiefly the British Embassy in Paris [France], mainly on entertaining, with other subjects including: the Conference of Foreign Ministers (including Ernest Bevin [Foreign Secretary]); the declining health of "Loulou" [Louise de Vilmorin]; visits from Winston Churchill in Paris and Geneva [Switzerland], July and Aug 1946; Mary Churchill’s engagement to [Arthur] Christopher Soames; the death of Lady Diana’s sister Marjorie, Lady Anglesey.
Dates: 1946-01 - 1946-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell, 1947-01 - 1947-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/28
Scope and Contents Letters from France, chiefly the British Embassy in Paris [France], mainly on entertaining, including visits by Rosamond Lehmann and Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, with other subjects including the wedding of Mary Churchill to [Arthur] Christopher Soames, and the signing of the Treaty of Dunkirk.
Dates: 1947-01 - 1947-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Memoir of the British Embassy in Paris, 1971-1973, by Sir Roger du Boulay

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 77
Scope and Contents Including memories of the British Ambassador, Christopher Soames; his wife, Mary Soames; negotiations between Edward Heath and Georges Pompidou prior to the United Kingdom's entry into the European Community on 1 January 1973; and a state visit to Paris by Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and the Prince of Wales to celebrate the successful conclusion of those negotiations and the signing of the accession treaty, 15-19 May 1972. Also with notes on Christopher Soames as last British Governor...
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
 Fonds

The Papers of Sir Michael Franklin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FKLN
Scope and Contents The collection relates primarily to Sir Michael’s involvement with policy on Europe. It includes his diaries from 1961-4, and a memoir of his time at the Cabinet Office from 1977-81. This memoir was written by Sir Michael in retirement.
Dates: 1961 - 2012
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.

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