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"Clementine Churchill": copies of letters from CSC to 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken], 1939-45, 1961-08 - 1970-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/87

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: an appeal from CSC for Beaverbrook to join the War Cabinet; having to turn down hospital work; MS's engagement to Lord Duncannon [later 10th Lord Bessborough]; Beaverbrook's donations to CSC Aid to Russia Fund and other appeals; supplies to Russian hospitals; Beaverbrook's mediation between Winston Churchill and Randolph Churchill; CSC's concerns about Brendan Bracken's health; a tribute to Beaverbrook's contribution to aircraft production. Also includes reminiscences about CSC's help to the Minesweepers and Coastal Craft Fund and copies of later correspondence between CSC and Beaverbrook about the World Refugee Fund in 1959.

Dates

  • 1961-08 - 1970-08

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

1 file(s)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Badly faded.

Existence and Location of Copies

A clearer set of copies is at MCHL 5/1/277.

Finding aid date

2015-10-29 08:58:37.733000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Contact:
Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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