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Deakin, Frederick William Dampier, Sir, 1913 - 2005 (Knight and literary assistant to Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1913 - 2005

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 File

"Churchill Days": George Allen's recollections of working for Sir Winston Churchill, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GALN 1
Scope and Contents Audio recording of Allen's account including observations on WSC and various encounters and discussions with WSC: meeting WSC; terms of employment, meetings at Hyde Park Gate; Chartwell and WSC’s hospitality and preferences for champagne and port or brandy, the cinema, WSC’s preferred walk after lunch to see the carp, swimming lake, black swans, butterfly house and tropical fish; detailed account of the organisation, process and methods of working on WSC’s memoirs including the roles of Allen...
Dates: 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 Fonds

The Papers of Sir William Deakin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DEAK
Scope and Contents The collection largely comprises research papers, particularly about Yugoslavia during the Second World War, 1950s-1990s. In addition, a small number of papers concern Deakin's work on "Marlborough: His Life and Times", mainly consisting of typed transcripts of letters and documents used in research, and on Churchill's history of the Second World War.
Dates: 1935 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.

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