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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, H-K., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/419

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir Ian Hamilton (4) on subjects including the death of his wife, and his bull; George Harrap (7) on subjects including his marriage; Averell Harriman and his wife Kathleen; T E R Harris, WSC's banker; [Sir] James Hawkey and his wife Vera; Alice Keppel; Eva, Lady Keyes, on her husband [Sir Roger] Keyes; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood] (2); [Clarence] Howe, Canadian Minister of Munitions and Supply, thanking WSC for his hospitality; [Arthur] Winnington Ingram [former Bishop of London] dedicating a book to WSC (2); [George] Jarrett offering his services; Will Thorne on "Jack" [John] Jones; Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States] and US Senator Carter Glass on some cigars from Samuel Kaplan; John Winant [United States Ambassador to Great Britain] on a proposed gift of a scale-model of the Mayflower; Alexander Korda (4) including (3) on his film "Lady Hamilton". Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries Kathleen Hill and "E S L" [Elizabeth Layton], [CSC's secretary Grace] Hamblin, "B B" [Brendan Bracken, Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary], [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries, John] Colville, [John] Martin, "E M W" [Edith Watson], and "A B" [Anthony Bevir].Other subjects include: requests for WSC's autograph, to reproduce photographs of WSC, or use extracts from his speeches; various gifts sent or received by WSC; birthday and other good wishes for WSC, including his safe return from America; the loss of HMS Prince of Wales and Repulse; matters concerning Frank Jowett; a photograph of WSC for Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King.Also includes: dust jacket for "Let us be glum" by A P Herbert; copy of script for proposed film entitled "New Order".

Dates

  • Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (1 bound file (136 folios))

Language of Materials

English

Existence and Location of Copies

Folio 44: Copyright holder (Alice Keppel) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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

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