"Clementine Churchill": copies of correspondence with Ronald Tree, 1951-52, 1964-11
Scope and Contents
Subjects include: talk of war in the United States, the lack of American political leadership and the good effect a speech by Winston Churchill might have; the British Government's handling of events in Iran; CSC's disapproval of Churchill's interest in horseracing; the political standing of Dean Acheson [American Secretary of State] and General Douglas MacArthur; anti-British feeling in the United States; Atlantic Union; Churchill's attitude to European unity; gloomy views of Britain's economic future; Tree's view of the 1952 Democratic Convention, particularly his liking for Adlai Stevenson, the Democratic presidential candidate; the presidential election.
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
For the original letters, see the Clementine Spencer-Churchill Papers, CSCT 3/85.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Soames, Mary, Dame, 1922 - 2014 (née Churchill, writer, wife of Baron Soames) (Person)