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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 6 Collections and/or Records:

 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 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.
 File

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.
 File

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.
 File

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.
 File

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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