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"A Daughter's Tale": material used, 1941, 1941-02 - 1993-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/7/8

Scope and Contents

Includes: correspondence between MS, Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] and Clementine Churchill (copies and originals), on subjects including MS going up to Liverpool to see [? HMS Gurkha] and Sarah's training in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) and her future war work, also including a copy of a letter from Sarah to John Paddy Carstairs on his films for the Ministry of Information; copies of letters from MS to her cousin Judy Montagu, on subjects including her visit to Liverpool, War Weapons Week, various parties, her engagement to Lord Duncannon [later 10th Lord Bessborough] and joining the ATS [the Auxiliary Territorial Service]; letters from MS to Clementine from Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh [Scotland], May 1941, when she was serving as a maid of honour to Sir Iain Colquhoun [Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland], also on the end of her engagement to Lord Duncannon.


  • Creation: 1941-02 - 1993-03


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2016-04-26 10:01:24.943000+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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