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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence D - G., 30 Jun 1946 - 06 Jun 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/162

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Correspondents include: Helen, Lady D'Abernon (3); Arthur Christiansen, [Editor], Daily Express (2); Sir Clifford Norton, British Ambassador to Greece, on the funeral of Archbishop Damaskinos, former Regent of Greece; Archbishop Damaskinos on his gratitude to WSC; Charles de Gaulle on WSC's treatment of him in ["The Second World War"]; 18th Lord Derby [earlier Lord Stanley] on racing; "Ettie", Ethel, Lady Desborough (6); Sir Humphrey de Trafford on racing; Andre de Staercke, on the staff of Charles, Prince Regent of Belgium, on subjects including gifts between WSC and Charles, reports of a meeting between WSC and Charles, and the divide between King Leopold of Belgium and the Belgian Government (13); "Eddy", 10th Duke of Devonshire [earlier Lord Hartington, President, Zoological Society of London] on a portrait of WSC's lion and an art exhibition; Thomas Dewey [Governor of New York, United States] (2); James Dodds, British Ambassador to Peru and former British Minister Plenipotentiary to Cuba, on the success of WSC's visit to Cuba (2); "Lew", Lewis Douglas, [United States Ambassador to Britain] (5); Sir Patrick Duff, High Commissioner for Britain in New Zealand; John Dugdale [Parliamentary and Financial Secretary, Admiralty] (2); John Dulles, United States Delegation to the United Nations General Assembly, on WSC's speech at Boston [31 March 1949, "The Twentieth Century - Its Promise and Its Realization"] (2); Sir Andrew Duncan; James Chuter Ede, Home Secretary, on the Remembrance Day service; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] on subjects including General Nuri al Said, Prime Minister of Iraq, and WSC's account of the Iraqi rebellion (1941) in ["The Second World War"], a Conservative meeting in Manchester, bandits in Malaya [later Malaysia] and an account of the Yalta Conference [Soviet Union] (3); Edward Stettinius junior, on reviewing his account of the Yalta Conference; Nicholas Eden [later 2nd Lord Avon]; Dwight Eisenhower; Christopher Soames; Walter Wooldridge, Scientific Director, Animal Health Trust; Jacob Epstein; Douglas Fairbanks junior on extending Commonwealth citizenship; Frank Fellows, United States congressman, on supporting a loan to Britain (2); Sir Alexander Fleming on being unable to accept an honorary doctorate and his wife's health; Admiral Sir Sydney Fremantle on publishing a letter by Nelson owned by WSC; Kenneth East, Commonwealth Relations Office (2); Peter Fraser, [Prime Minister of New Zealand]; Admiral Sir Guy Gaunt on his part in bringing the United States into the First World War; General Alphonse Georges on receiving a copy of "Painting as a Pastime" and a volume of ["The Second World War"]; Sir Philip Gibbs; Pamela Gott on WSC's tribute to her late husband William Gott; Sir James Grigg; Filippo del Giudice [Managing Director, Pilgrim Pictures Limited], on showing films to WSC, and his part in producing films including "In Which We Serve", "Henry V" and "Hamlet".Other subjects include: an operation on King George VI; a tribute to the late General Henri Giraud; invitations.Also includes: a photograph of [?] Lady Desborough; text of a speech by John Dulles at the American Club, Paris [France] on European unity; a press cutting from the Times of an article by Herbert Evatt, Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, on relations between the Commonwealth and the king; a draft of a proposed act of Congress by Douglas Fairbanks to extend United States citizenship to the Commonwealth; print of an address by James Farley, Chairman, Coca-Cola Export Corporation, on United States boys' clubs; copy of an overseas edition of the New York Times; memorandum by Filippo del Giudice on the British film industry and his own films.


  • Creation: 30 Jun 1946 - 06 Jun 1950

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