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General correspondence, 1939 - 1941, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 3/31

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: [Alfred] Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich] enclosing an article which he had written on Churchill for the War Weekly and a cutting of a poem, "The Older Men"; S. I. Hsiung [Hsiung Shih-I] on his support for Churchill; Jan Masaryk [Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs] on his good wishes to her and Churchill for 1941 and his gratitude to them both; Anne Chamberlain on [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain's death; Nellie Romilly [earlier Nellie Hozier] on whether a position could be found for Lieutenant-Colonel [Albert] Harold Seagrim.

Also includes: a note from Clementine to [?] Churchill on the black swans' cygnet; a memorandum by her on furnishings for No.10 Downing Street [London], as Churchill wanted to go back to live there once the air-raid shelter was ready; a later letter from Grace Hamblin [former Private Secretary to Clementine] to Mary Soames [earlier Mary Churchill] on her memories of No.10 during the war.


  • Creation: 1939 - 1941
  • Creation: 1968


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.


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Finding aid date

2004-04-07 11:39:56.187000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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