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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence F - G., 09 Jul 1945 - 21 Dec 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/149A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Douglas Fairbanks [junior]; James Farley, Chairman, Coca-Cola Export Corporation (9); King Farouk of Egypt; Keith Feiling; [?] Frederick Fenning; 4th Lord Fermoy [earlier Edmund Roche]; Sir Aylmer Firebrace, former Chief of Fire Staff, asking WSC to write a foreword for his ["Fire Service Memories"] (3); Wilfred Fish [Dean, Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons] (2); Marguerite Flandin, on the imprisonment of her husband, Pierre Flandin [former French Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vichy Government]; Pierre Flandin on his approaching trial and actions during the war (2); Ava, Lady Anderson [earlier Ava Wigram, later Ava, Lady Waverley]; Ian Fleming on WSC's tribute to his father, Valentine Fleming (2); Peter Fleming on WSC's tribute (2); Donald Forbes; 13th Lord Reay, [earlier Aeneas Mackay] Foreign Office; J Leclercq, Governor of Liege [Belgium]; James Forrestal, United States Secretary of Defence (4); Leslie Rowan [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister] (2); Alwyn Foster; Peter Fraser, Prime Minister of New Zealand (3); 1st Lord Fraser of Northcape, 1st Sea Lord, on the costs of the Navy (3); 1st Lord Hall [First Lord of the Admiralty] on Fraser's appointment as 1st Sea Lord (2); Sir Bernard Freyberg, Governor-General of New Zealand; Sir William Furse; Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe [later 1st Lord Kilmuir], President, Gordon Smith Institute for Seamen (2); Vivian Galbraith, Director, Institute of Historical Research, on the Institute's opening (2); Major- General Harold Redman, Head of British Military Mission to France; Una Ledingham on WSC's tribute to her late father, James Garvin; General Alphonse Georges; James Gerard; George Gibson; Duncan Sandys; 2nd Lord Glendyne [earlier John Nivison]; Sir Godfrey Thomas [Private Secretary to the Duke of Gloucester] on signing the "Tribute to the Red Cross" (2); 6th Lord De L'Isle and Dudley [earlier William Sidney, later 1st Lord De L'Isle] on the late 6th Lord Gort [earlier John Vereker]; Christian, Lady Goschen (3); 1st Lord Gowrie [earlier Alexander Hore-Ruthven], President, Empire Day Movement; Walter Graebner [London representative, Time-Life Limited] (5); "Betty", [Elizabeth, Lady Cranborne, later Elizabeth, Lady Salisbury] on WSC's popularity in Portugal; Anthony Graham-Dixon; Leslie Graham-Dixon; Sir Charles Grant, on meeting General Georges and French generals from the First World War; Allen Green (4); Francis Rundall, Foreign Office; Harry Green (11); Ralph Moore, Headmaster, Harrow School [Middlesex]; Oliver Locker-Lampson; 1st Lord Greenwood and Margery, Lady Greenwood; Lady Lilian Grenfell [earlier Lady Lilian Spencer-Churchill] (2); Lady Frances Gresley [earlier Lady Frances Spencer-Churchill]; Sir James Grigg, on subjects including his dislike of the Labour Government, particularly their policy on India and Burma, demobilisation and his career (4); [Sir Francis Mudie], Governor of West Punjab [India] on the chances of war between Indian and Pakistan; Sir Edward Bridges [Permanent Secretary, Treasury] on Grigg's pension; Joan, Lady Altrincham [earlier Joan, Lady Grigg]; John Grigg; John Gunther; Camille Gutt.Other subjects include: WSC's stay at the Fife Nursing Home [London]; the cinema at Chartwell [Kent]; Walter Williams, Head of the Committee for Economic Development, United States; Sir James Grigg's work as Secretary of State for War; correspondence between WSC and Michael Collins.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence by John Colville, WSC's Private Secretary; prints of speeches by James Farley on the human side of politics, Greece and rebuilding United States trade; an issue of Coca-Cola Overseas magazine; a draft of the foreword to ["Fire Service Memories"]; WSC's statement in support of Pierre Flandin; the Paris [France] press summary on Flandin's interrogation; a reprint of WSC's tribute to Valentine Fleming; letters from WSC to Lord Fraser on the unsatisfactory state of the Navy, scrapping ships and his appointment as 1st Sea Lord; typescript of WSC's tribute to James Garvin; text of a note by WSC on Lord Gort [Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Malta, 1942-1944] and Malta.

Dates

  • 09 Jul 1945 - 21 Dec 1948

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

2 file(s) (381 loose folios)

Language of Materials

English

Existence and Location of Copies

Folios 1-8, 10-11, 13-18, 233-234: Copyright holder (Coca-Cola Corp.) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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