"Clementine Churchill": Randolph in Yugoslavia and family correspondence, 1944, 1944-01 - 1968-03
Scope and Contents
Family correspondence (mainly copies) between CSC, Winston Churchill and Randolph Churchill, on subjects including: Winston Churchill seeing Randolph in Algiers; tensions between Randolph and Churchill; Randolph's injuries from a plane crash; difficulties in Randolph's marriage to Pamela Churchill [earlier Pamela Digby, later Pamela Hayward and Pamela Harriman]; Charles de Gaulle's rudeness; Churchill's visit to Italy, Aug 1944; Churchill's fears of a massacre in Warsaw [Poland]; Britain's role in Yugoslavia; Churchill's visit to Moscow [Soviet Union]. Also includes letters between CSC, Churchill, Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill and Diana Bailey], Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] and MS on subjects including the second Quebec Conference, MS's birthday, the kindness of John S Churchill ["Jack Churchill"] to Sarah over her divorce, Churchill's journey to Moscow, MS's gun battery. Also includes a copy of a letter from Kathleen Harriman to CSC from Moscow and a poem by Nellie Romilly [earlier Nellie Hozier] on the death of her son Esmond Romilly.
- 1944-01 - 1968-03
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Soames, Mary, Dame, 1922 - 2014 (née Churchill, writer, wife of Baron Soames) (Person)