Scope and Contents
Includes: copy of a letter from WSC to his uncle Moreton Frewen, c 1899, thanking him for his advice on prose style in "The River War" and on WSC's own views on style and composition; copy of a Cabinet paper on political conditions in Turkey, 1918; WSC’s comments on the Annual Register 1874-77, on subjects including the Church, education, the Indian famine, powers granted to the Government in time of disorder, criminal justice, female suffrage, capital punishment and the extension of the franchise; copies of letters from WSC, 1921, to 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston [Foreign Secretary], General Sir Aylmer Haldane, Commander in Chief Mesopotamia [Iraq], David Lloyd George, Prime Minister, on relations with Turkey and Iraq, and also the death of WSC's mother Lady Randolph Churchill; copy of a letter from WSC to CSC, 1923 on his visit to Bayonne [France] on the 2nd Duke of Westminster's yacht "Flying Cloud", their finances and the move to Chartwell [Kent].
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. 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.