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Windsor, Bessie Wallis, 1896 - 1986 (nee Warfield, afterwards Spencer, then Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, wife of Edward, Duke of Windsor)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1896 - 1986

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell, 1936-01 - 1936-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/7
Scope and Contents Subjects include: visiting King Edward VIII [later the Duke of Windsor] at Fort Belvedere [Surrey] and at Blenheim Palace [Oxfordshire]; visiting Morocco; going to France with the Imperial War Graves Commission; Winston Churchill’s hatred for Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; a Mediterranean cruise aboard the Nahlin with the King and Wallis Simpson [later the Duchess of Windsor] [see also DUFC 2/17]; visiting Aix [France]. Includes contemporary transcripts of some of the letters...
Dates: 1936-01 - 1936-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

MS diary, 1936-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUFC 15/1/21
Scope and Contents

Account of the relationship between King Edward VIII [later the Duke of Windsor] and Wallis Simpson [later Wallis, Duchess of Windsor].
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Dates: 1936-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

MS diary, 1938-01 - 1938-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUFC 15/1/22
Scope and Contents

Subjects include the relationship between King Edward VIII [later the Duke of Windsor] and Wallis Simpson [later Wallis, Duchess of Windsor].

Dates: 1938-01 - 1938-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Papers relating to the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, 1946 - 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SEAG 1
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Anne Seagrim's work as secretary to the Duke of Windsor, including: letters to friends and family describing Anne Seagrim's life and work with the Windsors; correspondence between Anne Seagrim and the Windsors; correspondence, press cuttings and papers relating to biographies, articles and television documentaries on the Windsors; notes for Anne Seagrim's memoir "An Improbable Career"; photograph albums kept by Anne Seagrim from her time with the Windsors.

Dates: 1946 - 2006
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Photographs of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor’s wedding, 1936-08 - 1937-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 9/3/25
Scope and Contents

Photographs of the Duke of Windsor [earlier Edward VIII], Duchess of Windsor [earlier Wallis Simpson], with RSC and others, at their wedding at the Chateau de Candé [France]. Also includes an earlier photograph of the Windsors in Salzburg [Austria].

Dates: 1936-08 - 1937-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.

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Abdication of Edward VIII 2
Monarchy 2
 

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.