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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on the movement towards a United Europe, H-Z., Aug 1948 - Sep 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/27

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Correspondents include: [William] Stephen King-Hall, Chairman, the Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government (2); (administrative) representatives of the United Europe Movement (8); Dr Robert Borel, Director-General of the International Committee for the Study of European Questions (4); Barbara Blamey (14) and Freda Smith (4) [Duncan Sandy's secretaries]; Duncan Sandys (2); Don Salvador de Madariaga on Spain; Stanislaw Mikolajczyk [former Prime Minister of Poland] on Polish reporting of the European Movement; 1st Lord McGowan (3); Juliet, Lady Rhys Williams (6); J Arthur Rank on his film "Will Europe Unite"; Ronald Mackay; Sir Malcolm Stewart on promoting contact between western European MPs; Priscilla, Lady Tweedsmuir [earlier Lady Grant] on the Council of Europe 1951 session; Leo Amery. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Chips Gemmell, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Gilliatt, and Grace Hamblin.Other subjects include: the distribution of United Europe material in the UK; the Cold War world-wide; protection of civilian populations in relation to national defence; financial support for the United Europe movement including luncheons organised by McGowan; requests for WSC to write for various publications, provide his signature, etc.; Randolph Churchill's wounding in Korea; the Schuman Plan; WSC's speech at Kingsway Hall [London], 28 November 1949; the South Schleswig [Germany] Committee; matters concerning a United Europe meeting at the Albert Hall [London], 21 July 1950.Also includes: reports by the International Committee for the Study of European Questions; United Europe Movement papers; European Movement paper; Council of Europe General Affairs Committee paper; Albert Hall meeting flyer; texts of a speech by McGowan and an article by Amery; Association of University Teachers pamphlet by Kenneth Lindsay.


  • Creation: Aug 1948 - Sep 1951

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