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"Clementine Churchill": Winston Churchill medical matters, 1994-01 - 1996-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/302

Scope and Contents

Includes: a chronology of Churchill's medical history [by John Mather]; copies of medical reports and correspondence between Churchill's doctors, including Peter Ward, 1938-63, mainly relating to problems with a truss and an attack of appendicitis, 1947; copy of a memoir by 1st Lord Brain, Churchill's neurologist, "Encounters with Winston Churchill", and correspondence between Brain's son and Martin Gilbert on the ethics of publishing it, and discrepancies between that and the account by 1st Lord Moran ["Struggle for Survival"].


  • 1994-01 - 1996-04

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2016-03-11 10:24:35.830000+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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