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Edward, VIII, 1894 - 1972 (King of Great Britain and Ireland, afterwards Duke of Windsor)



  • Existence: 1894 - 1972

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Literary: articles: Collier's Magazine., 24 Mar 1937 - 19 Jun 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/575
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "A King is Crowned" on the relationship between the Crown and the Empire, George VI and past coronations; "The Changing Face of Divorce" on the history of divorce law, including the Sir Charles Dilke and Virginia Crawford case, divorce's growing social acceptability and benefits; "Edward VIII", reviewing Hector Bolitho's "Edward VIII".Also includes: press cuttings on divorce and on the wedding of the Duke of Windsor...
Dates: 24 Mar 1937 - 19 Jun 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Literary: Evening Standard articles: correspondence., 01 Jan 1937 - 31 Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/552
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the Evening Standard including Percy Cudlipp [Editor] (8), W H Robertson, Manager of the Syndication Department (32) and Michael Wardell, Chairman and Managing Director (9) on the "Great Reigns" series, overseas rights and a dispute over the syndication of the articles; Ernst Meyer on the syndication dispute (15); Elwell and Binford Hole, solicitors, on the syndication dispute (5).Also includes: notes on provincial and overseas newspapers running...
Dates: 01 Jan 1937 - 31 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Literary: "Short Biographies": proofs 2., 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/591
Scope and Contents Proofs of the following articles by WSC: an untitled article on the bad effects of independence for the Philippines; "Edward VIII" on Hector Bolitho's book on Edward, [Edward, Duke of Windsor, earlier Edward, Prince of Wales and Edward VIII]; "The Abuse of the Dole" on the political importance of the unemployment figures and the abuse of the unemployment insurance system; "The United States of Europe" on a Europe without trade barriers and the benefits of solidarity; "Unlucky Alfonso" on...
Dates: 1930 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open