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"Clementine Churchill": Churchill memorial statue, 1968-03 - 1974-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/228

Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the statue of Sir Winston Churchill by Ivor Roberts-Jones in Parliament Square [London], mainly with Sir John Tilney, chairman of the memorial committee. Other correspondents include: Horace King, Speaker of the House of Commons [later Lord Maybray-King], enclosing a pamphlet on the previous unveiling of a Churchill statue by Oscar Nemon in the Lobby of the House of Commons; Sir Martin Charteris [Private Secretary to the Queen] (2); John Colville; Julian Amery; Sarah, Lady Audley [earlier Sarah Churchill, Sarah Oliver and Sarah Beauchamp] on CSC's preference for a statue by Oscar Nemon; 1st Lord Chandos [earlier Oliver Lyttelton] on the Fine Arts Commission's decision in favour of the Roberts-Jones version (2); Oscar Nemon; [James] Harold Wilson, Prime Minister. Includes photographs of the plaster cast of the statue.


  • 1968-03 - 1974-08

Conditions Governing Access

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


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Finding aid date

2016-02-03 14:10:13.193000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
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