Letters from GJ to his mother, Rose Jebb, 1940-06 - 1960-08
Scope and Contents
Subjects include: whether to send the children to the United States during the war; concerns about his sister Marjorie, living in Italy; the difficulties in dealing with the Soviets; progress of the Paris Peace Conference, 1946; GJ's view of the United Nations Security Council and his own star status in New York [United States]; the British delegation to the sixth General Assembly of the United Nations, 1951; trouble caused by American investigations into alleged Communists; taking up the Ambassadorship in Paris [France]; results of the Suez Crisis; Queen Elizabeth II's visit to Paris, 1957; the new French government's austerity measures, 1959; the visit of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret; Charles de Gaulle's state visit to London, 1960; the failure of the Paris summit between the Americans and Soviets, 1960 [the "U2 incident"]; leaving Paris.
- 1940-06 - 1960-08
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The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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- From the Fonds: Jebb, Hubert Miles Gladwyn, 1900 - 1996 (1st Baron Gladwyn, diplomat) (Person)
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