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Personal: Business and Financial: Exhibition of paintings in the United States., 24 Jun 1957 - 10 Oct 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/122

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States, proposing an exhibition of WSC's paintings; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]; James Rorimer, Director of the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art (3); Harry Truman, on his visit to the exhibition (2); Joyce Hall (of Hallmark cards); John Peck [Former Private Secretary to WSC, Director-General of British Information Services]; and various visitors to the exhibition on their impressions. Also includes copies of correspondence and notes from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC]; Gillian Maturin [Secretary to WSC] and Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC].Also includes: press cuttings; photographs of the exhibition (including the visit of President Eisenhower); and a schedule of the exhibition.Subjects covered include: the record attendances of the exhibition and the decision of the Chicago Art Institute to reject the exhibition.

Dates

  • Creation: 24 Jun 1957 - 10 Oct 1958

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (242 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English