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Various correspondence, 1953-03 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 3/94

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: "Cys" [Lord Asquith of Bishopstone], on subjects including how well Churchill was looking and the success of his speeches since his stroke, Cys's approval of Hartley Shawcross, and Churchill becoming a Knight of the Garter (3); Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith, later Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury] on Churchill's health, the difficulty he would have in stepping back from public life and her admiration for Clementine's courage; 1st Lord Montgomery of Alamein on various visits to see them (3); Charles de Gaulle; Mary, the Princess Royal [also Lady Harewood] congratulating Churchill on becoming a Knight of the Garter, offering to lend him the diamond garter, star and badge of her late husband [6th Lord Harewood]; Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother on a GCVO being arranged for Princess Marie Louise, also on how pleased she was about Churchill becoming a Knight of the Garter; Sir [John] Shane Leslie on Clementine nursing Churchill back to health and a biography of Leonard Jerome written by his daughter Anita King [earlier Anita Leslie]; Anita King on her work on the biography (5).


  • Creation: 1953-03 - 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.


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Finding aid date

2004-04-13 11:47:04.857000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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