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Personal: Racing: Correspondence D - G., Mar 1952 - Jul 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/156

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Arnold Carey Foster on stud affairs, WSC's racehorses and breeding interests (28); Christopher Soames; "Jackie" [1st Lord] Astor; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] on the purchase of cottages for stud employees (3); [Frederick, 9th Duke of] Richmond [earlier Frederick Gordon-Lennox] inviting WSC to Goodwood [West Sussex]; and Thomas Gosling, jockey (3).Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from CSC, 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 WSC's racehorses; race programmes; and photographs of "First Light" and racing at Kempton Park [Middlesex, later Surrey].

Dates

  • Mar 1952 - Jul 1963

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (150 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English

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