Letters from Lady Diana to John Julius, 1948-01-02 - 1948-11-20
Scope and Contents
Subjects include: the Chelsea Arts Ball on New Year's Eve 1947; Evelyn Waugh ["Mr Wu"]; returning to France; the death of Mohandas Gandhi; concerns about publishing her correspondence with Conrad Russell; Lady Diana's health; old admirers, including Gustav Hamel, Basil Hallam and George Moore; Duff Cooper's knighthood and lunch with the royal family; moving into a house at Chantilly; the visit to France by Princess Elizabeth, May 1948; Lady Diana's dislike of her and Duff Cooper's successors at the Embassy, Sir Oliver Harvey and Maud, Lady Harvey; a visit to Brussels [Belgium], May 1948; a visit to Switzerland and Italy for the Venice Biennale, Como and Portofino, Aug 1948; Duff Cooper's health; a visit to 15th Lord Pembroke at Wilton House [Wiltshire], Oct 1948; a visit to Rome, Oct 1948; memories of George Meredith; sharing a train carriage with Pamela Churchill [earlier Pamela Digby, later Pamela Hayward and Pamela Harriman] back from Rome.
- 1948-01-02 - 1948-11-20
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)