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"Clementine Churchill": copies of correspondence with Sarah Beauchamp, 1950, 1950-03 - 1968-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/151

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.


2 file(s)

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

2015-12-08 09:52:59.477000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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

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