Typescript diary, 1949-05 - 1952-09
Scope and Contents
Subjects include: visit to Canada with Leo Amery, May-Jun 1949, including a stroke suffered by Florence Amery; visit to Israel and Jordan, May-Jun 1950 (see also 4/1/5); lunch with Winston Churchill [Prime Minister], Jul 1952, particularly on European policy; visit to Radio Free Europe in Munich [Germany], Aug 1952; Preston Guild Week [Lancashire], Aug-Sept 1952.
Also includes an exchange of letters on whether JA approved of the Allies switching support from General Draza Mihailovic, leader of the Chetnik resistance, to Marshal Josip Tito, leader of the Partisan resistance, in Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia] during the war.
- 1949-05 - 1952-09
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
DateText: This diary is not continuous, but covers: May-Jun and Oct-Dec 1949; May-Jun 1950; Jan-Feb 1951; Jul-Sep 1952.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Amery, Harold Julian, 1919 - 1996 (Baron Amery of Lustleigh, politician) (Person)
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