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Kinna, Patrick Francis, 1913 - 2009 (Private Secretary to Winston Churchill)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1913 - 2009

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Film of an interview with Patrick Kinna [former Private Secretary to Winston Churchill], 2005-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 6/79
Scope and Contents

Interview conducted by Derek Granger for the Kemp Town Society of Brighton, covering Kinna's memories of his wartime journeys as Churchill's personal stenographer, and includes his reminiscences of meetings in preparation for the Atlantic Charter, staying with Franklin Roosevelt, President of the United States, meetings with Stalin, the Yalta Conference and the Potsdam Conference.

Dates: 2005-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures are noted in the catalogue.
 Fonds

The Papers of Patrick Kinna

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNA
Scope and Contents

Includes papers and photographs of the various visits and conferences which Kinna attended with Churchill, newspapers and magazines from the war and afterwards, mainly relating to Churchill, and recordings made by Ernest Bevin.

Dates: 1918 - 2007
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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