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"Clementine Churchill": copies of correspondence with 1st Lord Beaverbrook, 1954-59, 1968-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/167

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between CSC, Sir Winston Churchill and Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] on subjects including: CSC's neuritis; Churchill's plans to resign; installing a lift for the cinema room [? At Chartwell, Kent]; the Churchills' stays at Beaverbrook's villa La Capponcina, in Cap d'Ail [France], particularly in 1955; visits from [Robert] Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] and Clarissa Eden [earlier Clarissa Churchill, later Clarissa, Lady Avon]; the distress caused by Graham Sutherland's portrait of Churchill; CSC's appeal on behalf of the World Refugee Year; CSC's friendship with Horatia Seymour.


  • 1968-08

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Badly faded.

Existence and Location of Copies

A clearer set of copies is at MCHL 5/1/277.

Finding aid date

2015-12-15 11:07:05.390000+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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