Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence R., 07 Feb 1946 - 02 Jul 1949
Scope and Contents
Correspondents include: Frank Ramsay on his brother Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay [Allied Naval Commander-in-Chief, Expeditionary Force] (3); Clement Attlee, [Prime Minister] on Ramsay, and the memorial for Franklin Roosevelt (3); Leslie Rowan [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister and former Principal Private Secretary to WSC] (8) on subjects including an honour for Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay; J Arthur Rank on films for WSC (2); Mary Stocks, Principal, Westfield College, University of London, on quoting from WSC in her biography of Eleanor Rathbone; 2nd Lady Ravensdale [earlier Lady Irene Curzon] on the Socialist State and the Cynthia Mosley Day Nursery (2); 2nd Lord Willingdon [earlier Lord Ratendone] on the Cynthia Mosley Day Nursery; Stella, Lady Reading [later Stella, Lady Swanborough], Chairman, Women's Royal Voluntary Service, asking WSC to write a foreword to the history of the service; Lilias, Lady Rennell; Count Edward Reventlow [Danish Ambassador to Britain] on subjects including asking WSC to broadcast on Danish radio (2); 4th Lord Revelstoke [earlier Rupert Baring]; Charles Rhys [later 8th Lord Dynevor] (3); Hope Rhys [later Hope, Lady Dyenvor]; Cecil Roberts (2); Paul Reynaud [former Prime Minister of France] on a claim that WSC was asked to prevent Admiral Sir Roger Keyes [former Special Liaison Officer to King Leopold of Belgium] from defending Leopold (3); Tadeusz Romer, former Polish Minister for Foreign Affairs; Jay Kennedy, on a film tribute to Franklin Roosevelt (4); James Roosevelt, on the film tribute (2); Samuel Eckman Junior, Managing Director, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures Limited, on the film tribute; Franklin Roosevelt Junior on WSC's tribute to Roosevelt; Laurence Helsby [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Alan Don, Dean of Westminster Cathedral [London] on the Roosevelt Memorial (2); Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet]; Eleanor Roosevelt (7); CSC (2); Sir William Rootes, [car manufacturer] on supplying cars for WSC (2); 6th Lord Rosebery [earlier Lord Dalmeny, former President, National Liberal Party] on forming links with the Conservative Party (4); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] on forming links with the Liberals; Thomas Rose Price; John Rothenstein [Director, Tate Gallery] (2); 2nd Lord Rothermere [earlier Esmond Harmsworth] (2); Lewis Douglas [United States Ambassador to Britain]; Anthony de Rothschild (3); Lady Sarah Russell [earlier Lady Sarah Spencer-Churchill]; "Kakoo", Kathleen, Duchess of Rutland.Other subjects include: WSC's views on Gilbert and Sullivan operettas.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence by Anthony Bevir WSC's Private Secretary; photographs of [? Chartwell Farm, Kent]; copy of a letter from WSC to Eleanor Rathbone on German military strength (1936); extracts from Paul Reynaud's war memoirs on subjects including his dealings with WSC; French press cuttings on the Munich [Germany] Crisis (1939); press cuttings on WSC and Franklin Roosevelt, including articles by Elliott Roosevelt on the conferences at Casablanca [Morocco] and Newfoundland [Canada]; print of "Britain's Tribute to Franklin Roosevelt" by Sir Campbell Stuart [Treasurer, Franklin Roosevelt Committee], including a letter from Harry S Truman, President of the United States; text of WSC's tribute to Roosevelt; notes by James Stuart [later 1st Lord Stuart of Findhorn, Opposition Chief Whip] on fusion between the Conservative Party and Liberal National Party.
- 07 Feb 1946 - 02 Jul 1949
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1 file(s) (269 loose folios)
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Existence and Location of Copies
Available online apart from folios 268a and 269b: Copyright holder (Duchess of Rutland) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.
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