Scope and Contents
Diary. Subjects covered include: United Nations Association meetings; Suez Canal Company business; National Provincial Bank business; the death and funeral of King George VI; Cadogan's refusal of the Secretary-Generalship of NATO; Cadogan's appointment as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the BBC; Cadogan's reaction to the installation of his television set, at the BBC's request; meetings at Broadcasting House; comments on BBC departments, staff, and the printing of an issue of "Radio Times"; negotiations surrounding the appointment of a new Director General of the BBC; and arrangements for the Coronation broadcast. Also includes comments on leisure pursuits and household management; shopping and rationing; a trip to the gardens at Sissinghurst, where Cadogan meets Vita and Harold Sackville-West; and visits to art galleries, concerts, and theatre in London; and various social engagements, especially involving Canasta.
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The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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