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Kelly, Richard Denis Lucien, 1916 - 1990 (lawyer, assistant to Sir Winston Churchill)



  • Existence: 1916 - 1990

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


The Papers of Denis Kelly

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DEKE
Scope and Contents

The papers mainly consist of Kelly's recollections of his work for Churchill, in the form of memoirs and other papers, taped interviews, and in correspondence, particularly with Churchill's official biographer, Sir Martin Gilbert. There is also a small amount of correspondence dating back to Kelly's time as Churchill's literary assistant and two volumes of Winston Churchill's, "The Second World War" heavily annotated by Kelly, presumably for his own abridged version of these volumes.

Dates: 1937 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. .

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