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Correspondence, The majority of files date from 1923-1960, Later research notes 2001-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT 1

Scope and Contents

Includes large amounts of war-time correspondence between HL and his wife and son when Rachel and Elihu were evacuated to the United States.


  • Creation: The majority of files date from 1923-1960
  • Creation: Later research notes 2001-09


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


26 archive box(es)


Sir Elihu Lauterpacht arranged his father's correspondence by year, adding in both copies and original letters and other papers which he had collected as source material for his biography of HL. Before 1923, the files on HL's early family life were found to be almost entirely material collected by Elihu from various sources, so these have been put in the biographical section, LAUT 7; after that date, following his move to Britain, HL's own correspondence takes over.

Related Materials

Some earlier letters (mainly copies) can be found in the biographical section, LAUT 7.

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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