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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on the movement towards a United Europe, D-G., Feb 1949 - Sep 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/26A-B

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Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys (2); Raoul Dautry; Barbara Blamey [Duncan Sandy's secretary] (4); Alicide de Gasperi [Italian Prime Minister] (3); General William Donovan of the American Committee for United Europe (3); Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] (4); Edward Beddington-Behrens (2); Sir Harold Butler, President of the Executive Committee of the European League for Economic Co-operation; Sir Ronald Storrs of European Affairs review; Dr Joseph Retinger [Honorary Secretary General of the European Movement]; Robert Schuman [French Minister of Foreign Affairs] on the European Convention on Human Rights; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat, and Joint Director], Conservative Research Department, on German participation in the Council of Europe at Strasbourg [France]; Pieter Gerbrandy [former Prime Minister of the Netherlands] on the South Mollucas [Indonesia]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips Gemmell, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Gilliatt, and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].Other subjects include: WSC addressing a European Movement mass meeting in France; United States funding for the movement; policy towards eastern Europe; European League for Economic Co-operation matters, including a conference on Europe and Empire; support from Belgian war veterans; a German-European Conference at Hamburg [Germany]; Randolph Churchill's wounding in Korea.Also includes copies of: "Design for Europe" pamphlet; "Commonwealth" by Henry Drummond-Wolff; European Movement papers and pamphlets; reports, summary of reports, and programme for the European Economic Conference at Westminster [London]; Economic Research Council weekly notes; European Affairs (August 1949); European Review (November 1950); a cutting; United Europe General Purposes Committee and Council of Management meeting papers; United Europe leaflet.


  • Creation: Feb 1949 - Sep 1951

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