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"Clementine Churchill": Randolph in Yugoslavia and family correspondence, 1944, 1944-01 - 1968-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/110

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.

Dates

  • 1944-01 - 1968-03

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

Finding aid date

2015-11-09 12:12:43.883000+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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