Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell, 1936-01 - 1936-12
Scope and Contents
Subjects include: visiting King Edward VIII [later the Duke of Windsor] at Fort Belvedere [Surrey] and at Blenheim Palace [Oxfordshire]; visiting Morocco; going to France with the Imperial War Graves Commission; Winston Churchill’s hatred for Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; a Mediterranean cruise aboard the Nahlin with the King and Wallis Simpson [later the Duchess of Windsor] [see also DUFC 2/17]; visiting Aix [France].
Includes contemporary transcripts of some of the letters which describe the King.
- 1936-01 - 1936-12
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
Finding aid date
- Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Edward, VIII, 1894 - 1972 (King of Great Britain and Ireland, afterwards Duke of Windsor)
- Windsor, Bessie Wallis, 1896 - 1986 (nee Warfield, afterwards Spencer, then Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, wife of Edward, Duke of Windsor)
- From the Fonds: Cooper, Diana Olivia Winifred Maud, Lady, 1892 - 1986 (née Manners, wife of 1st Viscount Norwich) (Person)