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Public and Political: General: Coronation Committee., 1911 - Jul 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/596

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Correspondents concerning the Privy Council Coronation Committee and arrangements for the coronations of [King Edward VIII, earlier Edward Prince of Wales and later Duke of Windsor (whose coronation did not take place) and King George VI] include: Eric Leadbitter, Senior Clerk of the Privy Council Office (2); Maurice Hankey [Cabinet Secretary]; Osmund Cleverly, Private Secretary to Prime Minister, appointing WSC as a member of the Privy Council Coronation Committee (2); Charles te Water, High Commissioner for South Africa; and Ramsay MacDonald regarding suggested improvements for arrangements for coronations.Also includes: minutes, meeting papers and reports from the Privy Council Coronation Committee on arrangements for the Coronations, allocation of seats, and arrangements for the processions; a form and order of service for the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary (in 1911); and WSC's suggestions for improvements.The majority of the file dates to 1936-1937.


  • Creation: 1911 - Jul 1937

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (58 folios))

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