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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G. [please note that almost all material dates from 1941]., Jan 1941 - Jan 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/418

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Charles Eade [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch on Randolph Churchill; Sybil, Lady Eden, on obtaining WSC's autograph (2); [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] sending an item from Sir [Ronald] Campbell [British Minister Plenipotentiary to Washington, United States] to amuse WSC; Daisy Fellowes [earlier Daisy, Princesse de Broglie] on lunch invitations (3); [2nd] Lord Fisher of Kilverstone sending asparagus; Alastair Forbes on WSC signing his copy of "Into Battle"; David Lloyd George on the death of his wife; [Sir] Ralph Glyn sending cherries; Edgar Granville praising WSC's statement of 11 December; [William] Crawford Greene enclosing a letter from HMS Renown; Philip Guedalla preparing his book on WSC (2); Amy Guest (4) including (3) on Arab affairs and the Jewish question and (1) on India; Flora Guest (7) including (5) on her son Colonel John Dodge; [Roland] Adams and [Henry] Phillimore of the War Office on Dodge; Diana [?Vicomtesse de la Valdene, earlier Diana Guest] on United States opinion. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and "M S" [Mary Shearburn], "B B" [Brendan Bracken, Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary], [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries, Leslie] Rowan, "A B" [Anthony Bevir], "E A S" [Eric Seal], "J H P" [John Peck], [Edith] Watson, "F D W B" [Francis Brown], [John] Martin, and [John] Colville, and CSC and [her secretary Grace] Hamblin; and from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Robert Graves and United States Ambassador to Great Britain [John Winant].Other subjects include: using passages from WSC's speeches in a film entitled "Revolt"; praise for WSC's leadership; the loss of HMS Prince of Wales; other gifts sent to WSC.Also includes: pamphlet entitled "Great Britain and the United States: Two Ways of Looking at it".


  • Jan 1941 - Jan 1943

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (85 folios))

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