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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence I - K., 26 Nov 1945 - 08 Jul 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/151

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Correspondents include: Ismet Inonu [President of Turkey]; Seyed Taqizadeh [Iranian Ambassador to Britain]; Sir Hastings Ismay [Additional Secretary (Military) to Cabinet] on mementoes of WSC for the Imperial War Museum and notes for ["The Second World War"] (5); Anthony Nutting on the Italian Ambassador to Britain, Duke Tommaso Gallarati-Scotti; Count Nicola Carandini, Italian Ambassador to Britain; Louis Jacquinot, French Minister of Navy, on a memorial to the Free French; Vice-Admiral Thomas James; Admiral Sir William James; Robert Dickson, Chairman, Jellicoe and Beatty Committee; 1st Lord Hall [First Lord of the Admiralty]; CSC; 1st Lord Jessel; Sir Arthur Barratt; Maharaja of Jodhpur [India]; Sir Ibrahim, Sultan of Johore [Malaysia], on a speech by Hideki Tojo, former Premier of Japan, to the Malay Sultans (1943); Sir Roderick Jones [Royal Institute of International Affairs] on WSC's speech at Hever [Kent] to Empire press delegates (2); Frank Juler [ophthalmic surgeon]; Queen Juliana [of the Netherlands]; Samuel Kaplan on gifts of WSC's books (8); Anne Rivlin, Secretary to Kaplan (4); 1st Lord Kemsley [earlier Sir James Berry, Chairman, Kemsley Newspapers]; 1st Lord Kennet [earlier Sir Edward Hilton Young]; Marina, Duchess of Kent; 1st Lord Killearn [earlier Sir Miles Lampson], Special Commissioner in South East Asia, on the situation in Asia and his replacement (5); Eva, Lady Keyes, on WSC's treatment of her late husband, Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Keyes, and Sir Dudley Pound, former 1st Sea Lord, in ["The Second World War"], the naval situation in Norway (1940), and the memorial to Keyes in St Paul's Cathedral [London] (3); Walter Matthews, Dean of St Paul's Cathedral; Ernest King, Fleet Admiral, United States Navy (4); Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] on subjects including his debt to WSC (7); Stephen King-Hall (2); Patrick Kinna, Foreign Office (2); 12th Lord Kinnaird on WSC's visit to Perthshire [Scotland]; David Kirkwood; Sir Hughe Knatchbull-Hugesson [British Ambassador to Belgium] on subjects including the Union Belgo- Britannique (3); Sir Alexander Korda on films for WSC (5).Other subjects include: gifts and invitations to WSC; WSC's sitting for Augustus John.Also includes: order of ceremony, plan and memorandum by Robert Dickson on the unveiling of the memorial to 1st Lord Jellicoe and 1st Lord Beatty; the text of Hideki Tojo's speech on uniting Asia against Britain and the United States; a pamphlet on Jammu and Kashmir [India].


  • 26 Nov 1945 - 08 Jul 1949

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