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Special correspondence: Sir Winston Churchill, 1940-05 - 1955-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/4

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Sir Winston Churchill on subjects including: organisation of the War Cabinet; the value of air transport, and LSA's view that the Air Ministry did not give it enough importance; averting famine in India; monetary and commercial policy and the possibility of this causing a split in the Conservative Party; the lifelong friendship between Churchill and LSA; honours for LSA; policy on European Union and India after the war; Army reform; Palestine; the possibility of India separating from the Commonwealth; the state of the economy (1947); the 1950 General Election campaign; Israel's attitude to Britain; the United Europe movement; LSA's memoirs; policy on the Suez Canal [Egypt].

Other correspondents include: 1st Lord Greenwood on an article by LSA on Churchill for the Daily Mail; [Thomas] Leslie Rowan [Principal Private Secretary to Churchill] on Churchill's resignation as Prime Minister.

Dates

  • 1940-05 - 1955-07

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Extent

4 file(s)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

Box 239

Finding aid date

2004-08-12 14:22:40.607000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Contact:
Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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