Letters from RSC to CSC, 1921-01 - 1967-05
Scope and Contents
Subjects include: RSC’s life at school; the General Strike; visiting Canada and the United States with WSC, 1929, particularly impressions of Quebec and Banff, getting round Prohibition, visiting California, including Hollywood and meeting William Randolph Hearst; RSC’s lecture tour of the United States, 1930-31; the death of 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith]; relations with Pamela Churchill [earlier Pamela Digby, later Pamela Hayward and Pamela Harriman] after their separation [note, some pages relating to this missing]; life in Croatia during the war; ownership of family papers, books and paintings.
- 1921-01 - 1967-05
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Randolph Churchill, June 2011.
Existence and Location of Copies
Some copies in Mary Soames's papers, GBR 0014 MCHL 5/1.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Churchill, Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer, 1911 - 1968 (politician, author) (Person)