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Personal: Visits and Invitations: France: Ll - P., Sep 1955 - Apr 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/148

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: S Nicholson (14) and E Dixon (4) of the Overseas Section of Lloyds Bank, on travellers' cheques for WSC and his staff; Lord Moran [WSC's doctor] regarding a health allowance for WSC; G Watkins, Manager of Lloyds Bank (7) on WSC's banking arrangements; W Somerset Maughan on subjects including WSC's opinion of his books "A Moon and Sixpence" and "The Painted Veil" (3); Wolstan Weld-Forester, British Consul-General at Nice [France]; Stavros Niarchos; Aristotle Onassis on subjects including arrangements for WSC's visits (3); Odette Pol Roger, on supplies of Pol Roger champagne to WSC; and Pierre-Jean Moatti, Prefect of the Alpes-Maritimes (6) on invitations to WSC.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC], Gillian Maturin [Secretary to WSC], and Catherine Snelling [Secretary to WSC]; newspaper cuttings on Harry Truman's opinions of paintings by WSC and on the "Tall Ships" race; signed menucards; and a photograph of WSC with Pierre-Jean Moatti.Other subjects covered by the file include: clothes for CSC, films supplied by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, requests for photographs of WSC or interviews with him from the press, and security arrangements.

Dates

  • Sep 1955 - Apr 1963

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (239 loose folios)

Language of Materials

English

Existence and Location of Copies

Folios 25,29 and 36: Copyright holder (Lord Moran) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Contact:
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