"A Daughter's Tale": material used, 1946, 1946-05 - 2002-09
Scope and Contents
Includes: copies of family correspondence, Sept-Dec 1946, mainly between Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah Lady Audley] and Clementine Churchill (apart from one letter from Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill and Diana Bailey]), on subjects including Sarah's film work in Italy, [John] Gilbert Winant, Clementine breaking some ribs, Sarah's health problems, and MS meeting and getting engaged to CS; letter from Pamela Churchill [earlier Pamela Digby, later Pamela Hayward and Pamela Harriman] to Winston Churchill on her divorce from Randolph Churchill, Dec 1946; text of Churchill's speech at Metz [France], Jul 1946; copies of a message from [William] Mackenzie King to MS on her engagement and a letter from MS to Churchill on his birthday; letters from Jean-Louis de Ganay to MS; modern prints of photographs of MS and Churchill painting in Dinant, 1946; letter from MS to "Nana", Maryott Whyte on how much she owed her; telegram from Randolph to MS, passing on a toast and good wishes from Mackenzie King; copy of a solicitor's letter on Sarah's and MS's allowances.
- 1946-05 - 2002-09
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Soames, Mary, Dame, 1922 - 2014 (née Churchill, writer, wife of Baron Soames) (Person)