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Letters from John Julius to Lady Diana from Beirut, 1957-06 - 1957-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/2/25

Scope and Contents

Letters sent while John Julius was on his way from Belgrade to take up his new post as Second Secretary at the British Embassy in Beirut [Lebanon] and from Beirut itself, on subjects including: disapproval of the new British Ambassador to Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia], Sir John Nicholls and his wife; the visit to Belgrade by Sir Laurence Olivier and the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre company, with their production of Titus Andronicus. Also includes a postcard from Vivien Leigh.


  • 1957-06 - 1957-12

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

2017-11-16 09:21:20.053000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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