Onslow, Nina Edith, 1922 - 2006 (née Sturdee, 2nd wife of 6th Earl of Onslow and Private Secretary to Sir Winston Churchill)
- Existence: 1922 - 2006
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Interview with Nina, Lady Onslow [earlier "Jo" Sturdee], former personal secretary (1941-45) and principal personal secretary (1945-53) to Winston Churchill.
Includes Jo Onslow (second from the left), Evan Davies (third from the left) and Chips Gemmell (second from the right).
The collection chiefly compiles Lady Onslow's personal letters written to her parents and sister "Jim" from her travels in Churchill's service. They provide first hand evidence of her experiences and include lively recollections of Churchill, descriptions of her work and colleagues, and descriptions of journeys, accommodation and surroundings. The letters are supplemented by a small number of photographs and other mementos.
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