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Sir Winston Churchill's letters to Lady Churchill, 1953-09 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 2/41

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: a stay at Cap d'Ail in the south of France, September 1953; painting and work on a speech for [the Conservative Party Conference] at Margate [Kent] and trying to decide about the future [following Churchill's stroke in June]; thoughts of writing about the Victorian political scene; an attack by Randolph Churchill against the press; a visit from Tom O'Brien, President of the Trades Union Congress; the state of the French Government; the little yellow cat at Chartwell [Kent] and a new kitten; reaction in France to Churchill's Margate speech [on West Germany's part in European defence]; Churchill's finances, including the sale of a farm and the money from the Nobel Prize for Literature.


  • Creation: 1953-09 - 1953-12

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


Finding aid date

2004-04-06 12:04:33.500000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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