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Aitken, William Maxwell, 1879 - 1964 (1st Baron Beaverbrook, newspaper proprietor and politician)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1879 - 1964

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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"Clementine Churchill": copies of correspondence between CSC and 1st Lord Beaverbrook, 1926-29, 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/67
Scope and Contents

Also includes a copy of a letter from Winston Churchill to Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] on subjects including his distress at the murder of Kevin O'Higgins [Minister for External Affairs, Irish Free State].

Dates: 1970-08
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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"Clementine Churchill": copies of correspondence with 1st Lord Beaverbrook, 1954-59, 1968-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/167
Scope and Contents Correspondence between CSC, Sir Winston Churchill and Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] on subjects including: CSC's neuritis; Churchill's plans to resign; installing a lift for the cinema room [? At Chartwell, Kent]; the Churchills' stays at Beaverbrook's villa La Capponcina, in Cap d'Ail [France], particularly in 1955; visits from [Robert] Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] and Clarissa Eden [earlier Clarissa Churchill, later Clarissa, Lady Avon]; the distress caused by Graham Sutherland's...
Dates: 1968-08
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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"Clementine Churchill": copies of correspondence with 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken], 1918-64, 1964-05 - 1968-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/310
Scope and Contents

Complete set of copies from the Beaverbrook Library (with one original). Also includes recollections by CSC of her first meetings with Winston Churchill, her early admiration for Walter Sickert and a story about 1st Lord Fisher telling her that Churchill had gone to France to see his mistress.

Dates: 1964-05 - 1968-02
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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"Clementine Churchill": copies of letters from CSC to 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken], 1918-22, 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/50
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Mainly source material and research notes for the original edition of MS's biography of her mother (CSC), although there is also some material for the revised and updated edition, published in 2002.

Dates: 1970-08
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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"Clementine Churchill": copies of letters from CSC to 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken], 1939-45, 1961-08 - 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/87
Scope and Contents Subjects include: an appeal from CSC for Beaverbrook to join the War Cabinet; having to turn down hospital work; MS's engagement to Lord Duncannon [later 10th Lord Bessborough]; Beaverbrook's donations to CSC Aid to Russia Fund and other appeals; supplies to Russian hospitals; Beaverbrook's mediation between Winston Churchill and Randolph Churchill; CSC's concerns about Brendan Bracken's health; a tribute to Beaverbrook's contribution to aircraft production. Also includes reminiscences...
Dates: 1961-08 - 1970-08
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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"Clementine Churchill": correspondence between CSC and 1st Lord Beaverbrook, 1960-64, 1963-11 - 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/186
Scope and Contents

Correspondence (mainly copies) between CSC and Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] on subjects including: Beaverbrook's gift of a painting by Walter Sickert; a book by Beaverbrook [? "Friends"]; health; Beaverbrook's contribution to CSC's appeal for New Hall, University of Cambridge [later Murray Edwards College].

Dates: 1963-11 - 1970-08
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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"Clementine Churchill": correspondence with 1st Lord Beaverbrook, 1945-54, 1952-08 - 1968-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/127
Scope and Contents

Mainly copies of correspondence between CSC and Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] on subjects including: various food gifts from Beaverbrook; arrangements for the Churchills' visit to Beaverbrook's villa La Capponcina, Cap d'Ail [France], Sept 1952; fitting a lift at Chartwell [Kent]; CSC's neuritis, 1954.

Dates: 1952-08 - 1968-08
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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Correspondence with 1st Lord Beaverbrook, 1916 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CRFT 1/4
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] on subjects including: taxing foreign foodstuffs; his poor opinion of Stanley Baldwin; elections at Paddington [London]; Conservative Party unity; India; the unpopularity of Imperial Preference in the United States.

Dates: 1916 - 1947
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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