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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T - Z., 15 Jan 1951 - 12 Feb 1961

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/131

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Geoffrey Drewe [Assistant to Honorary Treasurers, Conservative and Unionist Party] on WSC's expenses; Kenneth Thompson; John Hare, Vice-Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office, on subjects including the local election at High Wycombe [Buckinghamshire] (2); Sir Edward Bridges, [Permanent Secretary], Treasury, on WSC's salary and Prime Minister's pension (2); Sir Edward Beddington-Behrens [Vice-Chairman, European Movement] on WSC's speech at a European Movement meeting (4); Wynn Hugh-Jones, Foreign Office; Walter Butterworth [United States Minister to Britain] on a tribute to WSC from the United States Senate; Winthrop Aldrich [United States Ambassador to Britain] on the Senate tribute; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton, Foreign Secretary] on subjects including the Senate tribute and WSC's meeting with U Nu, Prime Minister of Burma (3); John Graham [Assistant Private Secretary to Macmillan] on WSC's meeting with U Nu (2); Derek Walker-Smith [later 1st Lord Broxbourne, Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade]; David Weitzman; Richard Greville [Personal Assistant to the Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (5); George Wigg on erecting a monument to 1st Lord Haldane; Evelyn Emmet [Chairman, Conservative Women's National Advisory Committee] on WSC's attendance of a women's meeting; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office, on subjects including the redistribution of parliamentary wards in Wakefield [Yorkshire] and his resignation as Party Chairman (3); Katharine Elliot, [later Lady Elliot of Harwood] Chairman, Conservative Women's National Advisory Committee; Sir Eric Errington, Chairman, Executive Committee, National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations; Woodrow Wyatt; Donald Kaberry, Chairman, Yorkshire Provincial Area, National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations; Julian Amery on a visit by the Yugoslavian general Koca Popovitch; Hugh Molson on a visit by a Yugoslavian Parliamentary delegation, including Mosha Pijade, Vice-President, Yugoslavian National Assembly (2); Sir Charles Peake [British Ambassador to Yugoslavia] on Pijade.Other subjects include: autograph requests; advertising books by WSC in Conservative Party literature.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence by Christopher Soames and Anthony Montague Browne, WSC's Private Secretaries; a memorandum by Peter Goldman, Director, Conservative Research Department, on the Television Bill and commercial television; a draft of WSC's Christmas and New Year message for the Tory Challenge magazine; the report of the committee on Trade Unionist Policy and Organisation; a statement by WSC on Conservative Trade Union legislature; the programme for the "Britain in Europe" meeting of the European Movement; a print of the United States Senate resolution paying tribute to WSC; notes on U Nu, Prime Minister of Burma, and the British position on Burma; prints of an election speech by Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury] and of a speech by General Dwight Eisenhower,Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, on NATO ("A Team for Peace"); a pamphlet on the National Liberal Organization; a report on the Yorkshire Provincial Area, National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations; a message by WSC to the Young Conservatives; a Fabian tract by Kenneth Younger, "The German Problem".

Dates

  • 15 Jan 1951 - 12 Feb 1961

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (203 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English

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