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"A Daughter's Tale": family correspondence, 1968, 1968-01 - 2000-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/7/63

Scope and Contents

Letters (copies and originals) between Clementine, Lady Churchill and MS on subjects including: MS's and CS's stays with the Royal Family at Sandringham, Norfolk, Jan 1968, and Balmoral [Scotland], Sept 1968; Clementine's view of Charles de Gaulle as an "old monster"; MS and CS moving into the British Embassy in Paris [France]; MS's duties as hostess; dining with [William] Averell Harriman [American Ambassador-at-Large] and his troubles over Vietnam.

Also includes: MS's diary notes about moving into the embassy, Sept 1968, and Nov 1968; letters from CS to MS, May 1968, on subjects including preparing for his new post as British Ambassador to France; letter from MS to Lord Hartwell [earlier (William) Michael Berry] on who should finish the official biography of Sir Winston Churchill; letters from the Royal Family, including Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Queen Elizabeth II.


  • Creation: 1968-01 - 2000-08


Conditions Governing Access

Letters from the Queen and Prince Charles closed.


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2016-06-22 13:47:34.910000+00:00



Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
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