"Clementine Churchill": CSC to 'Streetie', 1933-05 - 1939-04
Scope and Contents
Letters from CSC to her former secretary, Margery Street on subjects including: Sarah Churchill's debut [later Sarah Oliver, Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] and her crashing CSC's car; Winston Churchill's work on the grounds at Chartwell [Kent]; CSC's affection for Sarah; amateur dramatics at Chartwell, Christmas 1933; MS's progress at riding and tennis; Sarah's stage career; Diana Bailey [earlier Diana Churchill, later Diana Sandys] and her engagement and marriage to Duncan Sandys; Stanley Baldwin's grudge against Churchill over the India controversy; visiting the West Indies with the Royal Commission into local conditions, 1939; CSC's pride in MS; her good opinion of Vic Oliver, Sarah's husband.
- 1933-05 - 1939-04
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
Existence and Location of Copies
See copies at MCHL 5/7/2 (and also one original letter).
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Soames, Mary, Dame, 1922 - 2014 (née Churchill, writer, wife of Baron Soames) (Person)