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Diary of Ethel Whitby while her husband Dr Whitby attended the Quebec Conference, 5-26 September 1944, 1944-09

 Item — Container: DCPP/WHI/2/3/3
Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/WHI/2/3/3

Scope and Contents

A reciprocal diary for 'Leo' to read on his return. Entries record her journey with her husband to Downing Street to start the trip on 5 September, her worries about the wartime travel, lack of news and efforts through Lady Moran to get permission to communicate, along with daily routines etc.


  • 1944-09

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1 volume(s)

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Finding aid date

2019-09-13 13:22:10+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

Downing College Archive
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