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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sm - Sz., 04 Mar 1946 - 08 Jul 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/156

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir Waldron Smithers, MP for Orpington [Kent] (2); Charles Smyth, Canon of Westminster [London]; John Snyder, United States Secretary of the Treasury; Bernard Baruch; Arthur Soames on subjects including the birth of [Nicholas Soames] and gifts to WSC (7); 1st Lord Soulbury [earlier Herwald Ramsbotham, Chairman, Assistance Board]; 1st Lord Southborough [earlier Sir Francis Hopwood] (2); Sir Archibald Southby, [MP for Epsom, Surrey] on giving up his seat (3); 1st Lord Southwood [earlier Julius Elias]; [?] Paul-Henri Spaak [Prime Minister of Belgium]; General Carl Spaatz; Douglas Clifton Brown [later 1st Lord Ruffside], Speaker of the House of Commons, on subjects including Oswald Birley's portrait of WSC (2); Sir Ralph Verney, Secretary to the Speaker; Sir Edward Spears on subjects including writing WSC's entry in the New Universal Encyclopaedia (4); Francis Spellman [Cardinal of New York, United States] on the Alfred E Smith Foundation dinner; Duncan Sandys; Joseph Stalin sending greetings on WSC's birthday; Oliver Stanley on subjects including WSC speaking in Liverpool (3); Harold Stassen; Edward Stettinius junior (2); Donald Stevenson [High Commissioner for Romania]; Sir Frederick Stewart; Henry Stimson [former United States Secretary of War] on subjects including ["The Second World War"] (4); Edgar Stogdon, former housemaster, Harrow School [Middlesex]; Sir Ronald Storrs on his entry in the Dictionary of National Biography for T E Lawrence [T E Shaw, "Lawrence of Arabia"]; Mabel, Lady Strakosch on subjects including the South African Government contesting the will of her late husband, Sir Henry Strakosch (5); James Stuart [later 1st Lord Stuart of Findhorn]; "Geordie" 5th Duke of Sutherland [earlier Lord Stafford] on subjects including healing a breach with King George VI (6); Millicent, Dowager Duchess of Sutherland (4); Bjorn Prytz [Swedish Minister in Britain]; Philip, 1st Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Cunliffe-Lister, earlier Philip Lloyd-Greame] on subjects including his memoirs.Other subjects include: WSC's black swans; the wedding of Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames]; invitations; gifts to and from WSC.Also includes: press cuttings on the exchange of birthday greetings between WSC and Stalin; a reprint of Henry Stimson's "The Challenge to Americans"; an extract from a letter from WSC to Swinton after his resignation [as Secretary of State for Air, 1938].


  • 04 Mar 1946 - 08 Jul 1949

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