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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence H - J., 02 Nov 1948 - 30 Jan 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/170

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Correspondents include: 2nd Lord Hailsham, earlier Quintin Hogg, [later Lord Hailsham of Marylebone] on the death of his father [1st Lord Hailsham, earlier Sir Douglas Hogg]; Joyce Hall, President, Hallmark Cards, on floods in Kansas City [United States]; Nina, Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon [President, Animal Defence and Anti- Vivisection Society] on cruelty to animals (4); Samuel Hammersley, former Tank expert, Ministry of Supply, on the suggestion that he should have been Tank Adviser to 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken]; Averell Harriman [Chairman, Franklin D Roosevelt Birthday Memorial Committee]; "Bert", Sir Arthur Harris, on subjects including the illness of Jan Smuts [former Prime Minister of South Africa] and the political outlook for South Africa; Roy Harrod on his biography of 1st Lord Keynes [earlier John Maynard Keynes]; Sir Oliver Harvey [British Ambassador to France] on a medal struck in WSC's honour (2); Edouard Herriot, President, French National Assembly, on the medal; Herbert Haseltine; Arthur Henderson [later 1st Lord Rowley, Secretary of State for Air]; James Henderson- Stewart; Sir Reginald Hildyard (2); Lord Hinchingbrooke [later 10th Lord Sandwich and Victor Montagu]; Violet Hoare; General Sir Leslie Hollis [Commandant General, Royal Marines] on his reasons for accepting his position (2); Leslie Hore-Belisha on the opinion in the United States Senate on subjects including the Soviet Union, atomic energy and Britain (2); "Bernie" [Bernard Baruch] (2); Roy Howard, Scripps-Howard Newspapers; William Hughes [former Prime Minister of Australia] on the Australian elections; Christmas Humphreys; "C S" [Christopher Soames]; "D K" [Denis Kelly, literary assistant to WSC]; Commodore George [Gordon] Allen [literary assistant to WSC], on the credit for the development of "PLUTO" [undersea petrol pipeline from Britain to Allied forces in France] (2); 2nd Lord Ilkeston [earlier Balthazar Foster]; Ismet Inonu, Leader of the Opposition, Turkey (2); 3rd Lord Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer] (2); "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay] on subjects including Dwight Eisenhower missing WSC (3); Francis Newark, Academic Council, Queen's University, Belfast [Ulster, Northern Ireland] on awarding an honorary doctorate to Ismay (4); the Maharaja of Jodhpur [India] (2); Sir Ibrahim, Sultan of Johore [Malaya, later Malaysia]; Sir Roderick Jones on the death of Jan Smuts; Frank Juler [ophthalmic surgeon] on WSC's eyes.Other subjects include: the death of William Randolph Hearst; racing; the Turkish delegation to the Council of Europe.Also includes: a copy of the programme for the Franklin D Roosevelt Birthday Memorial Concert; copy of a memorandum by Lord Keynes on WSC's support for the Anglo-United States Loan (1946), from Harrod's biography of Keynes; print and typescript of speeches by Brien McMahon, Chairman, Joint Committee of Atomic Energy, United States Senate, on the hydrogen bomb; texts of election broadcasts by William Hughes against the Australian Labour Party; WSC's tribute to Ismet Inonu, on his leaving office as President of Turkey; Francis Newark's citation to Lord Ismay; message from WSC on Ismay receiving his honorary doctorate; anonymous letter to the Sultan of Johore on his favouring the Chinese and Indians over Malays.


  • Creation: 02 Nov 1948 - 30 Jan 1952

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