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Coronation, 1952 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 3/93

Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence about the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Correspondents include: [John] Jock Colville [Joint Principal Private Secretary to Churchill], on court dress and the Coronation Ball (4); Lawrence Sabatini, Principal, Ministry of Works, on whether staff could watch the procession from the roof of 10 Downing Street [London]; Cecily ["Chips'] Gemmell, personal secretary to Clementine, on arrangements for the procession and dress (4); Sir Harry Batterbee, Coronation Committee for Private Hospitality; 16th Duke of Norfolk, Earl Marshal [earlier Lord Arundel] asking Clementine to be a Vice-President of the Coronation Ball; Antonio Giraudier on getting seats for the Coronation.


  • Creation: 1952 - 1953

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)

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Finding aid date

2004-04-13 11:46:22.907000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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