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Letters from GJ to his mother, Rose Jebb, 1940-06 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 7/8

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.


  • Creation: 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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Finding aid date

2014-04-28 09:59:04.510000+00:00



Repository Details

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