The Saga of Suez, 1953-03 - 1954-08
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.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Political 3: 1950-56
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