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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C., 22 Nov 1946 - 29 Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/161

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry] on racing; Ruby, Lady Carson on black swans; Douglas Chandor on his portraits of WSC and CSC (5); "F T Cheng", Tien-Hsi Cheng [Chinese Ambassador to Britain] on gifts and invitations to WSC (2); Frank Clarke on subjects including the United States elections, sending cigars to WSC, and a projected visit by WSC to the United States (15); Walter Graebner [London representative for Time-Life International]; Randolph Churchill; David Sim, Deputy Minister of National Revenue, Canada, on WSC's gift of books to Frank Clarke; representatives of F Sangorski and G Sutcliffe, Bookbinders, on the books for Clarke (4); John Colville [former Assistant Private Secretary to WSC and 1st Secretary, British Embassy, Portugal]; Lady Diana Cooper [later Diana, Lady Norwich]; Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich, British Ambassador to France] (4); Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp, later Sarah, Lady Audley]; 2nd Lord Cornwallis, Lord Lieutenant of Kent; Sir Philip Morris, Vice-Chancellor of Bristol University, on Sir Stafford Cripps's refusal of an honorary degree (3); Sir Stafford Cripps, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on a derogatory statement about him by WSC in his speech to the House of Commons ["Devaluation of the Pound", 28 September 1949] and his refusal of the degree (4).Other subjects include: WSC's work on ["The Second World War"].Also includes: a copy of "The Truth Shall Make You Free", a pamphlet by George Hull on international economics; import and export documentation for gifts between WSC and Frank Clarke; press cuttings from Time Magazine on Conservative and Labour election tactics, and from Quick Magazine on WSC; the text of Duff Cooper's review of "Crusade in Europe" by Dwight Eisenhower; a draft of Duff Cooper's article on WSC for the Daily Mail; a note by [? Elizabeth Gilliatt, secretary to WSC] (1955); copy of a letter from WSC to Cripps on the weakness of sterling and the timing of the General Election.


  • 22 Nov 1946 - 29 Dec 1949

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1 item(s) (1 file (272 loose folios))

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