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Personal: Visits and invitations: Monte Carlo [Monaco] (December 1948 - January 1949) A - G., 01 Dec 1948 - 06 Mar 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/73

Scope and Contents

Correspondents on WSC's visit to Monte Carlo include: CSC (4); Aga Khan (III); "Max" [1st Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Sir William Aitken] on his inability to join WSC; Edwyn Hole, Consul-General, Nice [France]; General Raymond Brutinel, on acupuncture and its possible benefits to George VI; Mischel Cherniavsky [cellist], offering to play for WSC; Sylvia Churchill; H Valentine, Assistant Traffic Manager, Thomas Cook and Son Limited, on travel arrangements (5); Eve Curie [Co-publisher], Paris Presse; William Deakin [WSC's literary assistant] on ["The Second World War"]; Kenneth de Courcy; Louis Detraz, General Manager, Hotel de Paris, Monte Carlo (6); Baron Guy Fain, French Consul-General, Monaco; Princesse Jean Ghika.Other subjects include: invitations, gifts and requests for interviews and autographs.Also includes: travel itinerary; baggage lists, including lists of letters and proofs for volumes 3 and 4 [of "The Second World War"]; telegrams between WSC's secretaries, including Jo Sturdee [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt and Cicely "Chips" Gemmell; the programme for a recital by Cherniavsky; an issue of the Argentinean newspaper, Clarin; accounts of travel expenses.


  • Creation: 01 Dec 1948 - 06 Mar 1949

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1 file(s) (231 loose folios)

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Existence and Location of Copies

Folio 49: Copyright holder (Aga Khan) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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