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Album from the Maine, 1899-10 - 1900-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW IV 2/2

Scope and Contents

Album with signatures from the staff of the hospital ship Maine which Lady Randolph Churchill raised funds for and sailed with to South Africa during the Boer War. Includes photographs, mainly of leading generals, a letter from Lady Sarah Wilson (Lord Randolph Churchill's sister) congratulating Lady Randolph on her forthcoming marriage to George Cornwallis-West and describing her time in Mafeking [later Mafikeng] while under siege and a later covering note from Grace Hamblin, secretary to Clementine Churchill (1963).


  • 1899-10 - 1900-03

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 volume(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

RDCH 9/1/20

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Winston Churchill via the University of Southampton with the Winston Churchill Library, August 2008.

Finding aid date

2012-08-02 09:00:02.510000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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