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Hola Camp, 1959-06 - 1959-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/1/18

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers on JEP's speech on the detention camp disaster in Kenya, with correspondents including: Lady Violet Bonham-Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury]; Alan Lennox-Boyd [Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 1st Lord Boyd]; George Kitson Clark [Reader in Constitutional History, University of Cambridge]; Amie, Lady Noble; [John] Clement Jones, News Editor of the Wolverhampton Express and Star; [? John Astor]; Lord Hinchingbrooke [later 10th Lord Sandwich and (Alexander) Victor Montagu]; Alan Green; Barbara Castle; Edward Heath [Government Chief Whip]; Mark Bonham Carter.

Also includes: texts of broadcasts by Henry Price, and Lord Hinchingbrooke; extracts from Hansard, featuring JEP's speech; press cuttings; reprinted paper by George Kitson Clark on the history of the neutrality of the Civil Service; rough speech notes for JEP's speech.


  • Creation: 1959-06 - 1959-10

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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)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Political 5: 1959-61

Finding aid date

2002-06-19 16:46:25+00:00

Cultural context



Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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