Scope and Contents
Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits, including meetings at Alupka, Athens, Cairo, Washington, and San Francisco; Cadogan's role in the Malta Conference, Yalta Conference, and the United Nations Conference on International Organisation; the Allied invasion of Germany; negotiations over the Polish question and Soviet actions in Eastern Europe; reactions to the death of Roosevelt; remarks on the 1945 General Election campaign, including listening to a radio broadcast of a speech by Churchill; thoughts on Attlee's new Cabinet; discussions surrounding the atomic bomb; news of the Japanese surrender; and Cadogan's comments on wartime affairs and events, and the arrival of peace.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Finding aid date
- Attlee, Clement Richard, 1883 - 1967 (1st Earl Attlee, statesman)
- Bevin, Ernest, 1881 - 1951 (statesman and Trade Union Leader)
- Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Eden, Robert Anthony, 1897 - 1977 (1st Earl of Avon, statesman)
- Foreign Office
- Foreign policy
- Nuclear bomb
- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Soviet Union
- United States