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Personal: Visits and Invitations: Cruises in Yacht Christina., Sep 1958 - Aug 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/151

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: various individuals welcoming WSC to Gibraltar [Spain], the Canary Islands, and the Greek islands including Jose Martinez; John Addis [Counsellor in the Foreign Office] on arrangements for the cruise; Sir Roger Allen [British Ambassador to Greece]; Arnold Carey Foster on the successes of WSC's racehorses; Konstantinos Karamanlis [Prime Minister of Greece]; Bernard Burrows [British Ambassador to Turkey]; and John Blakeway.Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] and Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC]; and photographs of the yacht Christina.Other subjects covered by the file include: arrangements with Aristotle Onassis regarding the cruise; thanks for gifts sent to WSC and CSC; arrangements for currency, transport and supplies of alcohol; requests from the press for interviews with and photographs of WSC; and press coverage of his cruise.

Dates

  • Sep 1958 - Aug 1959

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (134 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English

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