Scope and Contents
Articles by Lady Diana on subjects including: the relative dangers of driving and flying; her journey back to Paris [France] after Duff Cooper’s lecture tour of the United States, 1940; the pleasures of picnics, dressing up, travel and recalling childhood, 1956 (includes correspondence with Henry Hodson, Editor of the Sunday Times, 1st Lord Kemsley [Editor in Chief of the Sunday Times, earlier Sir James Berry], and various fan letters from correspondents including Peter Quennell); a tribute to Dame Rose Macaulay, 1958 (including a letter from Stephen Spender, Co-Editor of Encounter); Sir Osbert Sitwell and Sacheverell Sitwell; Raimund Reinhardt; Noel Coward; travelling in Egypt; Sir Winston Churchill and Clementine, Lady Churchill, 1962 (including letters from 1st Lord Ismay and others); a tribute to Auberon Herbert; the Vogue covers, 1979.
- 1918-07 - 1980-08
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Cooper, Diana Olivia Winifred Maud, Lady, 1892 - 1986 (née Manners, wife of 1st Viscount Norwich) (Person)