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Press Photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0014/COWL

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises press photographs of the Royal Family; the Churchill family; World War II including the liberation of the concentration camp at Belsen. Many of the photographs have caption information on the back plus press agency stamps.


  • 1940 - 1954

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.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers wishing to publish material from this collection must obtain prior permission from the copyright holders and should seek advice from Archives Centre staff.


2 archive box(es) : photograph



Other Finding Aids

The collection has been catalogued and copies of the catalogue are available in the reading room at Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, at the National Register of Archives, London and on the Janus website />.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The majority of this collection of photographs was deposited at Churchill Archives Centre in 1998 with a further small deposit (COWL I) in 2001.

Related Materials

Churchill Archives Centre holds additional collections of photographs of Winston Churchill and the Churchill family in the Churchill Press Photographs collection (reference GBR/0014/CHPH) and the Broadwater collection (reference GBR/0014/BRDW).


The collection was catalogued by Allen Packwood of Churchill Archives Centre. The catalogue was converted and updated by Natalie Adams in July 2005.
2005-07-05 11:52:56+00:00
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.