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Churchill/CLVL contains:
1 Diaries
2 Speeches
3 Writings
4 Letters from Colville to Audrey Paget
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The Papers of Sir John Colville

Title Diaries
Reference CLVL 1
Covering Dates 10 Sep 1939–1957
Extent and Medium 10 volumes; paper; Manuscript
Content and context

Diaries covering Colville's time as Assistant Private Secretary to Prime Ministers Neville Chamberlain, Winston Churchill, and Clement Attlee.

Access and Use

Open except for CLVL 1/10.

Further information

See also CLVL 3

Index Terms
Armed Forces
Battle of Britain (1940)
Conferences
Second World War (1939-1945)
Colville, Sir John Rupert (1915-1987) Knight, civil servant
Churchill/CLVL 1 contains:
1 Manuscript diary. Kept by Colville when he was Assistant Private Secretary to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain.
1 volume; paper; Manuscript.
10 Sep 1939–31 Dec 1939
2 Manuscript diary. Kept by Colville when he was Assistant Private Secretary to Prime Ministers Neville Chamberlain and Winston Churchill.
1 volume; paper; Manuscript.
01 Jan 1940–30 Jun 1940
3 Manuscript diary. Kept by Colville when he was Assistant Private Secretary to Winston Churchill.
1 volume; paper; Manuscript.
01 Jul 1940–31 Oct 1940
4 Manuscript diary. Kept by Colville when he was Assistant Private Secretary to Winston Churchill.
1 volume; paper; Manuscript.
01 Nov 1940–31 May 1941
5 Manuscript diary. Kept by Colville.
1 volume; paper.
01 Jun 1941–30 Sep 1941
6 Manuscript diary. Kept by Colville when he was Assistant Private Secretary to Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
1 volume; paper; Manuscript.
Dec 1943-May 1945
7 Notebook diary. Kept by Colville, includes accounts of visit to America with the Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.
1 volume; paper; Manuscript.
1952–1954
8 Notebook. With personal record of Bermuda Conference.
1 volume; paper; Manuscript.
Dec 1953
9 Diary. Record of training as a pilot in the RAF in Africa.
1 volume; paper; Manuscript.
1941–1942
10 Diary. With notes.
1 volume; paper; Manuscript.
1947–1957

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