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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, R., Jan 1943 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/477

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Betram Rumble, Honorary Secretary of the Air Force Benevolent Fund on obtaining WSC's signature (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and "E S L" [Elizabeth Layton], [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries, Edith] Watson and "J M M" [John Martin], CSC and [her secretary] "G H" [Grace Hamblin], and "C R T" [Charles Thompson, Personal Assistant to WSC].Other subjects include: various gifts and items sent or offered to WSC or CSC; the treatment of zoo animals; payment from the Reader's Digest for quoting WSC; the death of Leslie Paton; requests to turn WSC's speeches into verse, for WSC's autograph, and for a copy of WSC's speech to the Home Guard; a suggestion concerning WSC's literary works.Also includes: attempts to turn WSC's speeches into verse; cutting on WSC and backgammon; copy of Quebec Joint Press Conference by WSC, President [Franklin] Roosevelt and Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King; text of leader from Tribune on the Roosevelt administration; cutting on a Miss Pamela Ruck; illustrated pages on the Boer War, featuring WSC's escape.


  • Creation: Jan 1943 - Dec 1943

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (117 folios))

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