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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence H - N., 26 Mar 1946 - 04 Jan 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/163A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Nina, Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon [President, Animal Defence and Anti-Vivisection Society] on animal rescue; Roy Harrod on "The Gathering Storm" [Volume 1, "The Second World War"], his own political position and his biography of 1st Lord Keynes [earlier John Maynard Keynes] (3); Sir James Hawley on revoking WSC's deed of covenant in favour of his late wife (2); Alan Hillgarth [earlier Alan Evans]; Agatha, Lady Hindlip; Violet Hoare on her son's death in Malaya [later Malaysia] and a visit to Scotland by WSC (4); General Sir James Steele [Adjutant-General to the Forces] (2); Sir Richard Hopkins (2); Leslie Hore-Belisha; Sir Robert Ho Tung; William Hughes [member of Australian Parliament] on the Australian elections (2); Leo Amery on Hughes; Frank de Vine Hunt [former staff, Map Room] on his exhibition of wartime maps; Mohammed Reza Pahlevi, Shah of Iran; "Pug", 1st Lord Ismay; Arthur Creech Jones [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on the Colonial Month ceremony; Lesley, Lady Jowitt, on references to Charles de Gaulle in "Their Finest Hour" [Volume 2, "The Second World War"]; Denis Kelly [literary assistant to WSC] (2); 1st Lord Killearn [earlier Sir Miles Lampson, Special Commissioner to South East Asia] on his visit to the Far East; Jacqueline, Lady Killearn [earlier Jacqueline, Lady Lampson]; Fleet Admiral Sir Ernest King, United States Navy (2); Admiral Alan Kirk [United States Navy]; Sir Alexander Korda on the film rights to WSC's books (2); Lady Juliet Duff on the trial of Admiral Jean de Laborde (2); Lady Katherine Lambton on releasing Marshal Henri Petain; Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine] on using a quotation from WSC in the Horlicks war memorial; James Horlick on the memorial (2); 1st Lord Layton [Chairman, News Chronicle Limited, and Star Newspaper Company Limited] on asking for an interview, and a sports competition (2); Judith, Lady Listowel, on Gera Teleki, former Hungarian Minister of Education; 2nd Lord Lloyd [of Dolobran]; 1st Lord Simon on Lloyd's [? maiden] speech in the House of Lords; Geoffrey Geoffrey-Lloyd on Gallup Poll figures and winning working class support for the Conservative Party; Frances, Lady Lloyd-George, on publishing letters between WSC and David Lloyd-George in a volume of Lloyd-George's letters; Oliver Locker-Lampson on subjects including publishing an article on WSC as a Christian, and the Conservative Party's disloyalty to WSC (7); "Edie", Edith, Lady Londonderry on the death of 7th Lord Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh]; "Charley", 7th Lord Londonderry (2); Laura, Lady Lovat on racing; Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos] on subjects including asking WSC to meet Charles Wilson, President, General Electric Company [GEC] (2); Pamela, Lady Lytton [earlier Pamela Plowden] on subjects including a gift of a painting by WSC (6); Cecil L'Estrange Malone; Lieutenant General Sir Giffard Martel [former Head of Military Mission at Moscow, Soviet Union] on combating Communism in the Soviet Union, and asking WSC to write the foreword to the history of the 50th Northumbrian Division (2); Queen Mary (4); Reginald Maudling, asking WSC to meet Conservative Party business contacts; Louis B Mayer; Gwen, Lady Melchett, [earlier Gwen Mond] asking WSC to write a tribute to her late husband, 2nd Lord Melchett [earlier Sir Henry Mond]; CSC; Stanislaw Mikolajczyk [former Prime Minister of Poland]; John Mitford [? later 4th Lord Redesdale] on applying to the Foreign Office (3); Charles Montag on a Swiss art exhibition (8); Willy Sax [paint supplier to WSC] on the exhibition (7); Dorothy, Lady Moran [earlier Dorothy Wilson] (3); 1st Lord Moran [earlier Charles Wilson, President, Royal College of Physicians] on WSC's health; Geoffrey Wilson; representatives of Fladgate and Company [solicitors], including Anthony Moir, on subjects including a gift of picture to Moir, and deeds of covenant in favour of the Moran family (12); John Wilson [later 2nd Lord Moran, 3rd Secretary, British Embassy, Turkey] on the deed of covenant and WSC's popularity in Turkey; Sir Clive Morrison-Bell on the use of tariff maps at [the Council of Europe] and the Church House conference (2); 5th Lord Munster [earlier Geoffrey FitzClarence], Chairman, Association of Conservative Clubs Limited, asking WSC to visit their Annual General Meeting (2); William Deakin [literary assistant to WSC] on references to WSC in Fitzroy Maclean's ["Eastern Approaches"]; Marguerite Steen; Irene Noel-Baker; Philip Noel-Baker [Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations] on the Empire Games [later Commonwealth Games]; Peter Fraser, Prime Minister of New Zealand, on the Empire Games; 15th Duke of Norfolk [earlier Lord Arundel, Lord Lieutenant of Sussex] on a Conservative rally.Other subjects include: an exhibition of WSC's pictures by the Royal Academy; the memorial service for Sir William Nicholson, and his last illness.Also includes: pamphlet on progressive farming; an issue of Alphomega magazine with an article on WSC's visit to Wellington Foundry, Leeds [Yorkshire]; an extract from a memorandum by 1st Lord Keynes to the Chancellor of the Exchequer [Hugh Dalton] on WSC's arguments for the United States's loan to Britain; notes on General Alphonse Juin's views on the Maginot Line [France]; an issue of the East Europe newspaper; a copy of Hansard with 2nd Lord Lloyd's speech on small traders; copies of letters between WSC and David Lloyd George on Lloyd George entering the War Cabinet (1940); notes by Sir Giffard Martel on combating Communism in the Soviet Union, and notes on the history of the 50th Northumbrian Division; print of "An address to Lord Moran" by Reginald Payne on the crisis in the medical profession; press cutting of a cartoon from the Evening Standard on an attack by Sir Alfred Munnings [President of the Royal Academy] on modern art; prints of a speech by 1st Lord McGowan, Chairman of Imperial Chemical Industries Limited [ICI] at their Annual General Meeting, ICI's annual report (1948), and the typescript for McGowan's speech to the National Union of Manufacturers on "British Industry and the National Economy"; WSC's corrections to Fitzroy Maclean's references to him in ["Eastern Approaches"].

Dates

  • 26 Mar 1946 - 04 Jan 1950

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

2 file(s) (408 loose folios)

Language of Materials

English

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