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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence from Conservative Associations (including branches), constituencies, clubs and Young Conservatives, A-D., Nov 1951 - Mar 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/119A-B

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Correspondents include: Priscilla, Lady Tweedsmuir [earlier Lady Grant] (4); Major-General Donald Bateman, Secretary of the Association of Conservative Clubs (2); Alfred Bossom on a broadcast by WSC; Sir Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office; Lady Patricia Kingsbury, Honorary Secretary of the South Buckinghamshire Conservative Association (2); Allen Molesworth of the Cambridge University Conservative Association; Colonel Sir Godfrey Llewellyn, Chairman, Central Council, and Sir Eric Errington, Chairman, Executive Committee, of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations, on the 1954 conference; Christopher Soames (3); Hamilton Kerr; Tom Driberg [later Lord Bradwell] (2); Leonard Ropner, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Films Association, on propaganda films; Sir Patrick Hannon, Chairman of the Constitutional Club; Forbes Hendry; John Chandos-Pole, Chairman of the Belper division of Derbyshire Conservative Association (2); 2nd Lord Scarsdale [earlier Richard Curzon]; Christopher Hollis; Sir John Arbuthnot and representatives of the Dover Constituency Conservative Association (5); various other representatives of Conservative Central Office (24). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Prime Minister's Private Secretaries John Colville, Anthony Montague Browne, Peter Oates, David Pitblado and secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Subjects covered by the file include: requests for WSC to visit, provide his signature, etc.; local and national issues including by-elections, MPs' salaries and unemployment; congratulations and birthday greetings for WSC; using an image of WSC on a miners' association banner; a photograph of WSC which survived a fire at Cardiff City Conservative Club [Wales]; concerns about the Conservative Christian League.Also includes: cuttings; copies of Conservative Association journals and programmes; various invitations; Constitutional Club programme; decorative 80th birthday message for WSC from Dover.


  • Creation: Nov 1951 - Mar 1955

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