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Letters from GJ to his mother, Rose Jebb, 1926-01 - 1926-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 7/5

Scope and Contents

Letters sent by GJ while at the British legation in Tehran [Iran] on subjects including: British relations with the new Shah; a visit to Shiraz; the Shah's coronation; GJ's difficult relations with the British Minister to Persia [now Iran], Sir Percy Loraine; [?] Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes] turning up with acute malaria; Victoria Nicolson [Vita Sackville-West]'s book "Passenger to Teheran" and Harold Nicolson's book ["Some People"]; the arrival of Robert Clive, the new minister.

Also includes: photographs of local scenes and embassy staff, including Harold Nicolson; the programme for the coronation; a letter from Nicolson on GJ's health and their friendship.


  • Creation: 1926-01 - 1926-12


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


3 file(s)

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Related Materials

See also photographs at GLAD 5/51-58.

Finding aid date

2014-04-24 08:58:18.787000+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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