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Letters from Adeline to Maurice and Henry Hankey and Ursula Benn, 1939-01-12 - 1939-10-26

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AHKY 1/1/54

Scope and Contents

Subjects covered include: arrival at the British Embassy in Cairo, Egypt, travels to the pyramids and staying with the British Ambassador, Sir Miles Lampson; Adeline being nominated to launch HMS Nigeria; the difficulties of driving during the blackout; and Adeline's work in the communal kitchen.


  • Creation: 1939-01-12 - 1939-10-26

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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

One item within the collection (AHKY 3/1/6) is currently closed for conservation reasons.


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Finding aid date

2003-02-14 12:20:56+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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