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The Saga of Suez, 1953-03 - 1954-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/1/11

Scope and Contents

Notes and correspondence on the Suez Crisis [Egypt] with correspondents including: Charles Waterhouse (3); Leo Amery, on setting up the Suez Canal Committee (3); Julian Amery, passing on letters from contacts in Egypt (9); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe].

Also includes: copy of letter from the Suez Canal Committee to Winston Churchill, Prime Minister, on the importance of retaining British forces in the Canal Zone; draft press releases on the concerns of the committee; notes on the Commonwealth and Anglo-Canadian relations; press cuttings; speech by JEP to the Wolverhampton South-West Conservative Association on Suez (November 1953); text of talk by Lieutenant-General Sir Brian Horrocks on his tour of the Canal Zone (November 1953); draft letter from Jocelyn Simon to the Times; article by Julian Amery, Hold on to Suez.


  • 1953-03 - 1954-08

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.


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Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Political 3: 1950-56

Finding aid date

2002-06-17 17:02:07+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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