Skip to main content

Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with and on Lord Cherwell., 04 Jan 1954 - 08 Jul 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/214

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: "C", 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] on subjects including the Labour Party standing as the anti-hydrogen bomb party, traffic problems in Oxford and radio propaganda in the Middle East (10); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Party, on giving a ministerial lead in public relations; Cameron Cobbold [Governor], Bank of England; Duncan Sandys, Minister of Housing and Local Government; Sir Edwin Plowden [Chairman], Atomic Energy Authority (2).Other correspondents on Cherwell's death include: "Bernie" [Bernard Baruch]; "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Lord Cranborne]; Mary Soames [earlier Mary Churchill]; Sir Robert Watson-Watt; Sylvia Henley; 14th Lord Home [earlier Lord Dunglass, later Sir Alexander Douglas-Home, and Lord Home of the Hirsel]; Roy Harrod; Alan Lennox- Boyd [later 1st Lord Boyd of Merton]; J Harvey, Private Secretary to Cherwell (5); Charles Lindemann; R V Jones, Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Aberdeen [Scotland]; Brebis Bleaney on a memorial fund for Cherwell and Sir Francis Simon. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Anthony Montague Browne, WSC's Private Secretary, and Doreen Pugh, WSC's secretary.Also includes: memorandum on the Oxford traffic problem; issue of the Oxford Magazine with an article by Alic Smith, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, on the traffic problem; extracts from the House of Lords Official Report on a speech by Cherwell on the defects of the United Nations Organisation (11 December 1956), and on a debate on the Oxford traffic problem (1957); reprint from Nature, of an article on Cherwell by Reginald Jones.


  • Creation: 04 Jan 1954 - 08 Jul 1958

Conditions Governing Access



1 item(s) (1 file (83 loose folios))

Language of Materials



Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087