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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Nov 1946 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/58A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: [George] Peter Thorneycroft (3); Ivor Bulmer-Thomas [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on the Gold Coast [later Ghana]; James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip] (5); ?2nd Lord Brocket [earlier Sir Arthur Nall-Cain]; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (6); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (2); Patrick Kinna (Foreign Office); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (2); Gertrude Turquand; Senator Albert Hawkes; Representative Frank Boykin (5); Sir Albert Braithwaite; Sir Herbert Williams, Honorary Secretary, Empire Economic Union (3); Prime Minister Clement Attlee; David Gammans; Brigadier Euan Miller [Deputy Military Secretary] (2), Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Browning, Military Secretary, War Office, (2) and Sir Thomas Cash [Deputy Under-Secretary of State for War] on cavalry regiments; Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos]; Juliet, Lady Rhys Williams (2); Sir George Harvie Watt; James Watts on Jewish affairs; Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary of the Cabinet]; 6th Lord Winterton [earlier Edward Turnour] (3); Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred Wise; Sir Robert Cary of Conservative and Unionist Central Office (2); Slobodan Yovanovitch of the Yugoslav National Committee on Yugoslav camps in Italy (3); Konni Zilliacus (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Other subjects include: Conservative Party affairs, including relations with the National Liberals, appointments and the adoption of candidates; the Town and Country Planning Bill; the case of Percy Treite; Turkish affairs; praise for WSC; United States policy and communism, including the views of Henry Wallace [former Vice-President]; Conservative economic policy; US trade; the Conservative India Committee; WSC's health; housing in English villages.Also includes copies of: report of government action in Wales and Monmouthshire; material produced by Wallace; material on a housing scheme in Avon Dassett, Warwickshire; joint letter from the Yugoslav National Committee to the US Congress.


  • Nov 1946 - Dec 1947

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2 file(s) (2 files (284 loose folios))

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