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Diary, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/24

Scope and Contents

Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank business; United Nations Association meetings; English Speaking Union events; Suez Canal Company business in Cairo and Paris; discussions regarding the Drogheda Committee and Report; BBC Board of Governors' meetings and social engagements, including discussions with Lady Rhys-Williams and Barbara Wootton; remarks on television programming; Cadogan's first-hand experience of the Coronation and State Banquet; response to the Coronation broadcast on television; and negotiations surrounding the government White Paper on commercial television. Also includes comments on leisure pursuits including gardening, "listening in" to radio broadcasts, exhibitions, and ballet and theatre in London; shopping and household management; and various other social engagements.


  • Creation: 1953

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


1 volume(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2014-02-21 11:43:34.637000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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