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Letters from Lady Diana to John Julius, 1948-01-02 - 1948-11-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/1/12

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

2017-10-04 14:51:19.547000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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