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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence H-J., Nov 1949 - Dec 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/98

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Samuel Hammersley on the possibility of atomic war; [Arthur] Vere Harvey [later Lord Harvey of Prestbury] on the Schuman Plan and passing on a letter on Sweden (2); Antony Head on an Austrian admirer of WSC; John Henderson (2); James Henderson-Stewart; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (10); Prime Minister Clement Attlee (12); 6th Lord Winterton [earlier Edward Turnour] (2); Edward Cass [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party]; Sir Robert Hobart; R A Butler on religious education; Quintin Hogg [later Lord Hailsham of Marylebone] thanking WSC for flowers (2); Julius Holmes [Minister] (United States Embassy, London) on John Kenney [Minister in charge of Economic Co-operation Administration Mission to the UK] and the devaluation of the pound; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton]; Leslie Hore Belisha (2); [Margaret] Patricia Hornsby-Smith; Paul Osmond [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Alan Robbins, News Editor, the Times (2); John Lockhart, Secretary of United Kingdom Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (2); Douglas Clifton Brown [later 1st Lord Ruffside] Speaker of the House of Commons (6); William Whiteley [Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury]; Sir Ralph Verney, Secretary to the Speaker of the House of Commons; Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI]; Sir Frederic Metcalfe [Clerk of the House of Commons]; Greville Howard; John Howard, Chairman of the Eastern Area [Conservative and Unionist Association] on subjects including proportional representation (3); 2nd Lord Waleran [earlier William Walrond], 3rd Lord Long, 8th Lord Buckinghamshire [earlier Lord Hobart], and 9th Lord Hawke (2) on a luncheon for Independent Unionist peers; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office]; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann]; Stephen Pierssene, [General Director] Conservative and Unionist Central Office, on the advantages and disadvantages of a July election; Hugh Fraser; various other representatives of Conservative Central Office (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Gilliatt, and Chips Gemmell; CSC; and from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Roy Harrod and R V Jones.Other subjects include: a lunch for Sir Patrick Hannon; WSC signing copies of his books; the 1950 election campaign and results, including matters concerning the Itchen Division of Southampton [Hampshire]; the History of Parliament Trust; Conservative Party matters, including the Home Counties North conference; matters concerning the opening of the new House of Commons; housing issues; Israel and oil; the teaching of science in schools; a portrait of WSC in the Junior Carlton Club.Also includes: the texts of broadcasts by "Radio doctor" Charles Hill [later Lord Hill of Luton] and Florence Horsbrugh; papers on the new House of Commons and its opening.

Dates

  • Nov 1949 - Dec 1950

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (291 loose folios)

Language of Materials

English

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