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Diaries and journals, 1890 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5

Scope and Contents

Includes ELS's detailed journals from his time as a liaison officer with the French Army during the First World War, and also journals which he kept in 1940 while Head of the British Mission to General Charles de Gaulle, which include copies of ELS's official correspondence.


  • Creation: 1890 - 1972

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


15 archive box(es)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Many of the First World War diaries have sections cut from the pages.

Finding aid date

2006-04-07 13:04:12.293000+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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