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



  • Existence: 1913 - 2005

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


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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