"Clementine Churchill": copies of correspondence with Sarah Beauchamp, 1950, 1950-03 - 1968-08
Scope and Contents
Correspondence between CSC and Sarah [earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] on subjects including: Sarah's tour of the United States [in "The Philadelphia Story"]; her nervous state and embarrassment over her income tax problems; her concerns about the General Election; finding a house in London; a brief visit home, May 1950; working in Hollywood, and filming ["Royal Wedding"] with Fred Astaire; the possibility that some personal letters might have been found in furniture sold by Sarah; Antony Beauchamp having screen tests; Sarah's television work and negotiations for a new play.
Also includes: a copy of a letter from Randolph Churchill on contesting Devonport again, following the General Election, and his financial situation; letters between CSC and June Churchill [earlier June Osborne] on June's wish to end her marriage to Randolph; a letter from Antony Beauchamp on their new house in Hollywood.
- 1950-03 - 1968-08
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 Originals
Original letters are in the papers of Sarah Churchill, GBR 0014 SCHL 1/1.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Soames, Mary, Dame, 1922 - 2014 (née Churchill, writer, wife of Baron Soames) (Person)