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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

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 Lloyd sending a cartoon [not included in file]; [Richard] Eric Long on the war and Wings for Victory Week; Clare Luce on her passport; Pamela, Lady Lytton [earlier Pamela Plowden] on WSC signing a book for her fete; Pamela and Victor [2nd Lord Lytton] sending birthday wishes; Sir James Marchant on producing a WSC calendar (9); Sir Edward Marsh (2), [Charles] Collins Baker, and Eric Underwood on subjects including exhibiting WSC's paintings in the United States, WSC sitting for the sculptor Frank Dobson, and Arthur Clough's brother's tomb; General [George] Marshall [Chief of Staff of United States Army] sending a photograph [not included]; Geoffrey Marshall (2) on WSC's books and his medical services; High Commissioner for Canada [in the United Kingdom] Vincent Massey sending a book; Paul Maze (5) on subjects including gifts, the Free French, and WSC's broadcast to the Home Guard; [Geoffrey] Mason thanking WSC for a copy of "The Unrelenting Struggle"; Helen McKie on her painting of the Admiralty Upper War Room (6); [Leander] McCormick-Goodhart (3) sending a photograph [not included] and cigar. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries, Edith] Watson, [John] Peck, [Francis] Brown, and [John] Martin, [George] Harvie-Watt [Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC], CSC and [her secretary Grace] Hamblin, WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and "E S L" [Elizabeth Layton], and "C R T" [Charles Thompson, Personal Assistant to WSC].Other subjects include: other gifts received or sent by WSC; Maze's daughter Pauline; Mexican government concern over WSC's health; a "Lady McCarthay" in India.Also includes: notes on the History of the Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow [Scotland] Regiment); music sheet for "Salute to Mr. Churchill"; flyer for Lytton's fete; reprint of article entitled "A Suggestion for France" by George Peel; order form for "The Whitehall Series".


  • Dec 1942 - Jul 1945

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (172 folios))

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