Letters to parents, 1940-05-26 - 1951-06-24
Scope and Contents
Letters from JEP to his parents, mostly from India. Subjects include: JEP's affection for A W J Thomas; hunting and learning to ride; broadcasts; Wolverhampton [Staffordshire] affairs; speaking engagements, including trying to make his maiden speech in Parliament; JEP's return to Cambridge; the writing and publication of JEP's poems in Dancer's End; the illness of Ellen Powell; JEP's return from India; taking an examination in Urdu; [Henry] James Wickenden; JEP's report on the post-war defence of India; JEP's attitude to his friends; Ted Curtis; training at the Senior Officers' School, Sheerness, Kent.
Also includes letters to JEP from his parents, in Jan 1946, and a copy of a letter from [?] Curtis.
- 1940-05-26 - 1951-06-24
Conditions Governing Access
The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
1 file(s) (1 file (79 folios))
Language of Materials
Reverse chronological order
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
DateText: This file mainly dates from 1945 to 1946.
Powell, Enoch; Powell, Albert; Powell, Ellen
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