Letters from JA to Leo Amery, 1942-01 - 1948-12
Scope and Contents
Subjects include: JA's idea for Balkan Federation; JA's frustration with his health and trying to find a new posting; the Cairo Conference, Nov 1943; trying to find a Parliamentary seat in partnership with Randolph Churchill; a visit to King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia; the situation in Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia]; joining the British mission in Albania; serving on the staff of General Carton de Wiart, Winston Churchill's personal representative with Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek, in China; trying to find a Parliamentary constituency; visiting the United States, 1947; campaigning at Preston [Lancashire], 1947.
Other correspondents include: [Neil] "Billy" McLean.
- 1942-01 - 1948-12
Conditions Governing Access
The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Amery, Harold Julian, 1919 - 1996 (Baron Amery of Lustleigh, politician) (Person)