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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1945, 1945-03 - 1968-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/120

Scope and Contents

Mainly copies of correspondence between Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] and CSC on subjects including: Sarah's attendance at the Yalta Conference with Winston Churchill; security considerations in their correspondence; Sarah's divorce from Vic Oliver; CSC's visit to the Soviet Union; Sarah's improved relationship with her and Churchill; Sarah's view of the General Election campaign and why she thought people would vote for the Labour Party; Sarah's stay with Churchill at Lake Como [Italy], Sept 1945; CSC's weariness after the war; Churchill's painting.

Also includes: copies of letters from Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill and Diana Bailey] to CSC and Winston Churchill on subjects including Christmas 1944; letters from MS to Sarah on her experiences in Belgium with her ATS unit [Auxiliary Territorial Service]; copies of press cuttings on Sarah's divorce.


  • 1945-03 - 1968-03

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 file(s)

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Finding aid date

2015-11-16 11:18:56.030000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
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