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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence H., 20 Dec 1945 - 16 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/150A-B

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Correspondents include: Lord Hacking, Vice-President, the Travel Association (2); Edward [1st Lord Halifax, earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States] on subjects including speeches by WSC on foreign affairs and the funeral of Harry Hopkins [Special Adviser to Franklin Roosevelt, former President of the United States] (4); Sir Lionel Halsey; Sir Ian Hamilton (2); Nina, Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon; Sir Patrick Hannon; May, Lady Harcourt (2); Douglas Gracey; George Harrap (3); Averell Harriman, United States Secretary of Commerce, on the unity of public opinion against [the Soviet Union] (3); "Bert", Sir Arthur Harris, on WSC losing the General Election, his own visit to Brazil and South Africa, and on his position and the perception in the press that he was 'sacked' (5); W A J Lawrence on a book by Harris on Bomber Command (6); T E R Harris, Lloyds Bank (9); Roy Harrod [Vice-President, Royal Economic Society] on WSC's post-war speeches, and Anglo-United States economic co-operation (2); Albert Hawkes, United States senator (2); Henry Heinz; Lord Coke [later 5th Lord Leicester, Extra Equerry to King George VI]; Isabella Henson on publishing letters from WSC to her late husband, Hensley Henson; Hensley Henson on publishing WSC's letters; Sir Alan Herbert (2); Ernest Goodale [President, Silk and Man-Made Fibres Users' Association]; Edouard Herriot [President, French National Assembly]; Admiral Henry Hewitt, United States Navy; Alan Hillgarth [earlier Alan Evans, former Naval Attache, Madrid, Spain, and former Chief of British Naval Intelligence, Eastern Theatre] on Spain (3); Lord Hinchingbrooke [later 10th Lord Sandwich and Victor Montagu]; CSC (3); Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Sir Ernest Fisk, Managing Director, Electric and Musical Industries Limited, on an album of WSC's favourite music; Violet Hoare, on the death of her husband Reginald Hoare (2); Reginald Hoare on Indian self-government, Nicolas Titulesco [former Rumanian Minister of Foreign Affairs], reminiscences of WSC in Bangalore [India] and the breaking up of the 4th Hussars (6); Major-General Sir Percy Hobart on his military career (5); Percy Hodder-Williams, [Chairman], Hodder and Stoughton Limited; Christopher Hollis; Sir Leslie Hollis (4); Harry Hooker, Personal Representative of Harry S Truman, President of the United States, on Franklin Roosevelt's affection for WSC (2); Harry Hopkins; Lucy, Lady Hopkins (2); Sir Richard Hopkins; 1st Lord Horder, President, Franco- British-American Medical Society; Leslie Hore-Belisha (4); 2nd Lord Ancaster [earlier Lord Willoughby de Eresby, Lord Great Chamberlain]; Lorna, Lady Howe; Sir Andrew Duncan; Margaret, 2nd Lady Rhondda [Editor, Time and Tide] (2); Frank de Vine Hunt [former staff, Map Room] on a map of WSC's wartime travels, models of landing craft, and a children's camp (22).Other subjects include: requests for signed photographs of WSC; recordings of WSC's speeches; a state visit to Nepal.Also includes: a pamphlet in memory of Eleanor Roosevelt and Lady Randolph Churchill; a pamphlet by Roy Harrod, "A Page of British Folly" on the Anglo-United States loan; text of an inscription in Macao [Portugal] to Lord Henry Spencer-Churchill and his crew of HBM Druid (1840); text of a lecture by Alan Hillgarth on the situation in Spain; WSC's statement on the death of Harry Hopkins; a Time and Tide map of the Atlantic Charter; a press cutting from the Christian Science Monitor on the United States of Europe.


  • Creation: 20 Dec 1945 - 16 Dec 1948

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