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Lady Churchill's letters to Sir Winston including telegrams from Russia, 1945-02 - 1945-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 1/29

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the journey to the Yalta Conference; the death of Admiral Sir William Goodenough; public concern at conditions in France and Clementine's suggestion that Churchill could influence the Americans to release transport for food and coal distribution; Churchill's success at Yalta [Soviet Union]; a V-2 rocket attack on part of the Fulmer Chase Maternity Home for officers' wives [of which Clementine was Chairman]; Clementine's journey to the Soviet Union for the Red Cross Aid to Russia Fund; a stop-off in Cairo [Egypt] with Sir Edward Grigg [Minister Resident in the Middle East, later 1st Lord Altrincham], particularly the zoo and a visit to the local YWCA branch; Clementine's reception in the Soviet Union and hospital tour; Jack [John S Churchill]'s heart attack.


  • Creation: 1945-02 - 1945-07

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Related Materials

Letters from CSC to WSC, can also be found in Sir Winston Churchill's papers, for 1945-1947, reference GBR/0014/CHUR 1/41, for 1947-1948 reference GBR/0014/CHUR 1/44, for 1949 reference GBR/0014/CHUR 1/46, for 1950-1951 reference GBR/0014/CHUR 1/47 and for 1951 reference GBR/0014/GBR/CHUR 1/49. See also CSCT 5/11 for an album on the Red Cross Aid to Russia Fund.

Finding aid date

2004-03-24 14:47:34.827000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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