Scope and Contents
Subjects include: MS's distress at her widowhood; starting work on a new book [? 'Winston Churchill: his Life as a Painter']; the end of [Arthur] Nicholas Soames's marriage; taking on a new job [as Chairman of the Royal National Theatre]; buying a flat in London; looking back on CS's death; Rupert Soames's wedding.
Conditions Governing Access
Closed for data protection reasons as it contains sensitive information on a living individual.
Language of Materials
MS burned the notes she made on Lord Soames's death, which was presumably the 1987 diary.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Soames, Mary, Dame, 1922 - 2014 (née Churchill, writer, wife of Baron Soames) (Person)