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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)

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Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 263 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D., Jan 1943 - Jun 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/464
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "E R" [Eleanor Roosevelt] and John Russell [2nd Secretary] (British Embassy, Washington [United States]) (2) on communications with a US sculptor Stirling Calder and his bust of WSC; [1st] Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry], High Commissioner for Canada [in the United Kingdom] Vincent Massey, Chilean Ambassador [to Great Britain] Manuel Bianchi, and Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia [later Czech Republic and Slovakia] Jan Sramek, on WSC's health problems; Sir...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Jun 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/441
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Campbell on the death of his son; Malcolm MacDonald, British High Commissioner in Canada, passing on a request for WSC's autograph; "Porchy", [6th] Lord Carnarvon [earlier Lord Porchester] (2), Sir Philip Chetwode, and Sir Stafford Cripps sending birthday greetings; Victor Cazalet; "R C" [1st Lord] Cecil [of Chelwood, earlier Lord Robert Cecil] on WSC's "two Archbishops"; [Rodney] Gallop (Foreign Office); "Bobbety", Lord Cranborne [earlier Robert Gascoyne...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party and praising his leadership., Jan 1940 - Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/393
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Monsieur Campinchi, French Minister of Marine; [1st] Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph sending on a United States article published in the Telegraph; Robert Cary; [1st] Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil] (?2) including (1) on the League [of Nations]; Lord Hugh Cecil [later 1st Lord Quickswood]; Neville Chamberlain (5) on subjects including his health, government policy, and his resignation; Sir Evan...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G., Jan 1943 - Jan 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/465
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade [editor] of the Sunday Dispatch and Leslie Graham-Dixon thanking WSC for gifts of his books; Admiral Sir Edward Evans [later 1st Lord Mountevans] sending a book for WSC; General Dwight Eisenhower (2) on receiving a picture of WSC and WSC's illness; James Forrestal [Under Secretary of the United States Navy] on WSC's recovery; "B B" [Brendan Bracken] on "Lee's Lieutenants" by Douglas Freeman; Arthur Grenfell on early flying experiences with WSC; Sir Edward...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Jan 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/442
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Eade [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch (3) and Lovat Dickson [Director] of MacMillan and Company (2) on subjects including Eade going to Egypt and WSC binding copies of his works for him; Sir Crisp English on WSC's acute appendicitis in 1922; Michael Foot, [Acting] Editor, Evening Standard, on Low's cartoon "Winterton's Nightmare"; [Sir Alexander] Erskine-Hill congratulating WSC on his speech of 23 April; Wilfred Fish [WSC's dentist]; [Alan] Hodge [Assistant...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G, many praising WSC's speeches and leadership., Sep 1939 - Nov 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/394
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War] (5) including (2) on his role in the government; Maxine Elliott on her health (2); Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain on honouring [Walter Richard] Sickert; Daisy Fellowes [earlier Daisy, Princesse de Broglie] (2); Sir Warren Fisher [Regional Commander for Civil Defence, North-West Region] criticising the conduct of the war; [Edward] FitzClarence [later 6th Lord Munster] on Randolph Churchill's time in the...
Dates: Sep 1939 - Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office Correspondence H-K., 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/532
Scope and Contents Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill and Elizabeth Layton) as opposed to the Private Office File also contains copies of notes and letters by Private Office staff including John Peck and Commander Charles Thompson.Correspondents include: Sir Ian Hamilton; Sir James Hawkey on Victory in Europe; Harry Hopkins, on the election campaign; Lord Horder, on gift of book - "Rebuilding Family Life in the Post-War world"; Lady Howe, on the death of...
Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, H-K. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Nov [1941] - Dec 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/466
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Percy Harris on WSC's safe return from abroad; Cardinal [Arthur] Hinsley [Archbishop of Westminster], Leslie Hore-Belisha, Sir Miles Lampson [later 1st Lord Killearn, British Ambassador to Egypt], and Maharaja Maharao of Kutch on WSC's health; Major-General [Sir] Percy Hobart on his recent honour [knighthood]; Sir Ian Hamilton (3) on subjects including a memoir of his wife, forwarding best wishes, and a cow called "Winnie"; Walter Harrap, [Chairman] of George G...
Dates: Nov [1941] - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, L-M., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/444
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold Laski on the importance of WSC's leadership, particularly in the United States; [Caroline] Lejeune [Mrs E Roffe Thompson, Film Critic to the Observer] recommending films to WSC; [Richard] Eric Long on his support for WSC (3); Jean [Ivan] Maisky [Soviet Union Ambassador to the United Kingdom] sending WSC a copy of [Ilya] Ehrenburg's "Fall of Paris"; Paul Maze sending 2 paintings and hoping to see WSC (3); Barbara McCorquodale (Barbara Cartland) sending WSC her...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, L-M. [please note that most material dates from 1941]., Feb 1941 - Feb 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/420
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Lambert; Harold Laski on the death of his father Nathan Laksi; "Jack" [John] Lawson (2); [Bernard] Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information] on United States recordings of WSC's speeches; Major [Richard] Eric Long (3) including (1) sending on a letter from [Robert] Hudson [Minister of Agriculture] on Long's gardener; [Dame] Edith Lyttelton [Mrs Arthur Lyttelton] (3) including (2) on an English Speaking Union luncheon; Oliver Lyttelton...
Dates: Feb 1941 - Feb 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, L-M. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Dec 1942 - Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/467
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Lambton praising WSC's broadcast [of ?21 March]; [Sir Alan] Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] on having lunched with WSC; Harold Laski sending on a Queen Anne proclamation; [General Sir Hastings] Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] sending on items (2); Major-General Sir Andrew McCulloch on a pipe march composed in WSC's honour by Pipe-Major A Lewis; Reverend James Little, Oliver Locker-Lampson, and Cyril Maude on WSC's health; Guy...
Dates: Dec 1942 - Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, M-Q., Jan 1943 - Dec 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/468A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold MacMillan on Randolph [Churchill] and [Pierre] Flandin; [John] Macnamara on a visit to Chequers [Buckinghamshire]; Reginald McKenna sending praise for WSC; Gwen and Henry [Mond, 2nd Lord Melchett] on WSC's birthday; Violet, Lady Melchett [?on "Rota" the lion]; [James] Tucker, Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor], Herbert Morrison, and [Henry] Morton (2) on books received and sent; [1st] Lord Moran [earlier Charles Wilson] on WSC having come to dinner; Dorothy, Lady...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, R-S., Feb 1942 - Dec 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/446A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Stella, Lady Reading [later Stella, Lady Swanborough] on WSC's broadcast of 10 May; [1st] Lord Reading [earlier Rufus Isaacs] sending a copy of the life of his father; A L Rowse and [Arthur] White, Secretary-General, British Council, on Rowse dedicating "The Spirit of English History" to WSC; Alfred Salisbury (4) including sending on a letter from him to Field Marshal Jan Smuts on the South African scout, Major Pretorious; "Top" [3rd] Lord Selborne [earlier Lord...
Dates: Feb 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, R-S. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Dec 1942 - Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/469A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Rickenbacker sending Christmas and New Year greetings (2); [1st] Lord Riverdale [earlier Sir Arthur Balfour] on wings being presented to WSC; representatives of Birt, Potter, and Hughes Limited, forwarding agents (5), [Maurice] Metcalf [Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Food] (2), and [Reginald] Ashford [Private Secretary to the Chairman of the Board of Customs and Excise], on the gift of Australian wine from W S Robinson; Frances Rodney, editor of...
Dates: Dec 1942 - Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, T-Z., Jan 1943 - Dec 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/470
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Taylor on his health and sending salmon; [John] Joseph Tinker, Margaretta, Lady Winchilsea, [Rodney] Gallop (Foreign Office), the Sultan of Zanzibar [later Tanzania, Seyyid Sir Khalifa bin Harub], and Acting British Resident Zanzibar [?Sir Guy Pilling] on WSC's health; Sir Henry Tizard on the age of the Straits of Dover (3); Robert Trevelyan sending on a copy of a speech by his father Sir George Trevelyan at a Whitefriars Club dinner in 1904; [Sir] Hugh Tudor...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, T-Z., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/447
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Mavis Tate and Sir Reginald Wingate supporting WSC's leadership; Cecil Thomas, editor of the Daily Mirror, on his brother, [Sir] Shenton Thomas [Governor of Straits Settlements (later Singapore and part of Malaysia) and High Commissioner for the Malay States, later part of Malaysia] and Singapore; "Bendor", [2nd] Duke of Westminster, (4) on subjects including the landings in North West Africa, meeting WSC, and reminisces; Sir Courtauld Thomson on gifts of a desk once...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence C., Dec 1946 - Dec 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/53
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [George] Peter Thorneycroft; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (8); Colonel Patrick Blair, Political Secretary [to Chairman of Unionist Party in Scotland] (2); Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] (2); Sir Arthur Young, Scottish Unionist Whip (2); 11th Lord Scarbrough [earlier Sir Lawrence Lumley]; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin], Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party, on...
Dates: Dec 1946 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence, R-S., Jan 1958 - Jan 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/512A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Julian Ridsdale, MP; Sir David Robertson, MP; John Rodgers, MP (5) on subjects including his meeting with Chiang Kai Shek; Colonel Sir Leonard Ropner, MP on the Unionist Club; Anthony Royle, MP [later Lord Fanshawe]; Duncan Sandys on the work of the Civic Trust; Michael Wilmshurst, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; [Gerard Andre], French Ambassador to Great Britain; Sir John Dean on the Sevenoaks [Kent] Conservative Association; Sir Derek Greenaway,...
Dates: Jan 1958 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Nov 1946 - Dec 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/58A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [George] Peter Thorneycroft (3); Ivor Bulmer-Thomas [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on the Gold Coast [later Ghana]; James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip] (5); ?2nd Lord Brocket [earlier Sir Arthur Nall-Cain]; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (6); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (2); Patrick Kinna (Foreign Office); James Thomas [later 1st...
Dates: Nov 1946 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Baruch - Beaverbrook., Jul 1951 - Jan 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/519A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bernie" [Bernard Baruch] on various subjects including arrangements to meet WSC, disarmament, the Cold War and atomic weapons, NATO, requests to publish excerpts from letters from WSC, racehorses and his memoirs (36); Donald Logan, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, on a gift from Baruch; William Buckley of Henry Holt and Company Incorporated on Baruch's memoirs; [6th Lord] Bath [earlier Lord Weymouth] on items for his Churchill museum (4); Christofor,...
Dates: Jul 1951 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Giraudier - Guest., Aug 1956 - Feb 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/524A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Antonio Giraudier on subjects including his family's departure from Cuba, gifts of cigars to WSC, and his application to live in Nassau [Bahamas] (94); Peter Stephens, Commercial Counsellor, Madrid [Spain]; Herbert Marchant, British Ambassador to Cuba on Giraudier and events in Cuba (3); Derek Pearse, Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for the Colonies; [2nd] Lord Bridges, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, regarding the son of Abdullah...
Dates: Aug 1956 - Feb 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence H - J., 02 Nov 1948 - 30 Jan 1952

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/170
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 2nd Lord Hailsham, earlier Quintin Hogg, [later Lord Hailsham of Marylebone] on the death of his father [1st Lord Hailsham, earlier Sir Douglas Hogg]; Joyce Hall, President, Hallmark Cards, on floods in Kansas City [United States]; Nina, Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon [President, Animal Defence and Anti- Vivisection Society] on cruelty to animals (4); Samuel Hammersley, former Tank expert, Ministry of Supply, on the suggestion that he should have been Tank Adviser to...
Dates: 02 Nov 1948 - 30 Jan 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence H - N., 26 Mar 1946 - 04 Jan 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/163A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Nina, Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon [President, Animal Defence and Anti-Vivisection Society] on animal rescue; Roy Harrod on "The Gathering Storm" [Volume 1, "The Second World War"], his own political position and his biography of 1st Lord Keynes [earlier John Maynard Keynes] (3); Sir James Hawley on revoking WSC's deed of covenant in favour of his late wife (2); Alan Hillgarth [earlier Alan Evans]; Agatha, Lady Hindlip; Violet Hoare on her son's death in Malaya...
Dates: 26 Mar 1946 - 04 Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Heath - Kurn., Mar 1956 - Jan 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/526A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Robin McLare, Assistant Private Secretary to Lord Privy Seal; Edward Heath, Lord Privy Seal; Sir James Henderson-Stewart; Sylvia Henley (4); Sir Patrick Hennessy (3); Harold Macmillan [later1st Lord Stockton], Prime Minister; "Hinch", Lord Hinchingbrooke [later 10th Lord Sandwich] on the death of [9th] Lord Sandwich; [9th] Lord Sandwich [earlier Lord Hinchingbrooke]; Alan Hodge, Editor of History Today, enclosing books for WSC and on the History of the...
Dates: Mar 1956 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, L., Apr 1952 - May 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/527A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lord Lambton; Patrick de Laszlo; Henry Laughlin on subjects including an exhibition of WSC's paintings (4); Vivien Leigh [later Vivien, Lady Olivier]; Alan Lennox-Boyd [later 1st Lord Boyd] on WSC signing a book for the Aga Khan (4); Sir Shane Leslie (2); [1st] Lord Tenby [earlier Gwilym Lloyd George]; Henry Cabot Lodge, United States representative to the United Nations; "Edie" [Edith, Lady] Londonderry (4); [7th Lord] Lonsdale [earlier Lord Lowther]; Henry Luce;...
Dates: Apr 1952 - May 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open