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Soames, Arthur Christopher John, 1920 - 1987 (Baron Soames of Fletching, politician)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1920 - 1987

Admin / Family structure

Son-in-law of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Extract from memoirs: Sir Donald Logan, 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 62
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2002
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 File

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.
 File

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.
 Item

"Mary: Wife", 1947-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/278
Scope and Contents Photo of Mary Soames [earlier Mary Churchill] and Christopher Soames [?on their honeymoon in Switzerland] smiling at each other. They are wearing winter clothing and walking boots and in the background is a snow covered mountain.
Dates: 1947-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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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 Baron Soames

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM
Scope and Contents The papers include: political correspondence relating to Soames's ministerial career and with his Conservative colleagues; papers from his diplomatic postings in Paris, Brussels and Rhodesia; articles and speeches; photographs; appointment diaries; personal correspondence with friends; recordings and transcripts of interviews with CS which were to be used in his memoirs, which were never completed; some papers on his personal interests, including horseracing; some videos, particularly relating...
Dates: 1921 - 2006
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Lady Soames

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL
Scope and Contents Includes: research material for books on the Churchill family, including originals and copies of family correspondence, particularly MS's own correspondence with her mother; personal and office diaries; papers relating to MS's time with her husband in Paris and Rhodesia; correspondence; photographs, both relating to MS's own career, and those which she collected as source material for her books on the Churchill family; speeches; papers relating to visits and lectures undertaken by MS on behalf...
Dates: 1828 - 2014
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 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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Transcript of interview: Edward Chaplin, 2021

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 201
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2021
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Transcript of interview: Lord Hannay of Chiswick, 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 38
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 1999
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Transcript of interview: Robin Byatt, 2016

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 148
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2016
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Transcript of interview: Sir Crispin Tickell, 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 36
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 1999
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Transcript of interview: Sir Derek Thomas, 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 71
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2002
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Transcript of interview: Sir Kieran Prendergast, 2012

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 137
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2012
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Transcript of interview: Sir Michael Palliser, 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 37
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 1999
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Transcript of interview: Sir William Harding, 2014

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 143
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2014
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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