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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence K., 03 Jan 1946 - 12 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/171

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Correspondents include: Edward Keeling; Rear Admiral Piers Kekewich on the funeral of Admiral Sir Max Horton; Sir Gerald Kelly, President, Royal Academy of Arts, on subjects including a speech by WSC and adverse press comment on the Academy (4); 1st Lord Kemsley [earlier Sir James Berry, Chairman, Kemsley Newspapers] on subjects including covering the General Election in Manchester, and supporting the Conservative Party (5); General George Kennedy, United States Air Force; Marina, Duchess of Kent, President, RAF Benevolent Fund, on a broadcast by WSC on behalf of the Fund (2); 2nd Lord Cornwallis [Lord Lieutenant of Kent] on a visit by the Duchess of Kent to the Cinque Ports (2); Cecil Aspinall-Oglander on publishing letters from WSC in his biography of 1st Lord Keyes (2); Jacqueline, Lady Killearn [earlier Jacqueline, Lady Lampson]; 1st Lord Killearn [earlier Sir Miles Lampson] on prospects for the General Election and British policy in the Middle East and Egypt (2); King George VI on subjects including thanking WSC for a plaque commemorating the wartime government, gifts of WSC's wartime speeches and war memoirs ["The Second World War"], visiting the scene of WSC's capture in the Boer War, the engagement of Princess Elizabeth [later Queen Elizabeth II], the Civil List, cancelling his tour of Australia and New Zealand because of ill health, and worries over the economy (15); Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to George VI] on subjects including the King's speeches to the United Nations Organization, and on the memorial statue to King George V, the King's health and the cancellation of his tour (11); Edward Ford [Assistant Private Secretary to George VI] (3); Princess Elizabeth on her engagement; Michael Adeane [Assistant Private Secretary to George VI]; Sir Terence Nugent, Comptroller, Lord Chamberlain's Department; Queen Elizabeth; Patrick (Peter) Kinna [former secretary to WSC] (5); Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick, British High Commissioner for Germany, on relations between the Allied Army of Occupation and Germans; Gladys, Lady Phillips, on relations between the Allied Army of Occupation and Germans; Sir Alexander Korda [Chairman, Alexander Korda Film Productions Limited] on WSC's popularity in Germany, and his film "Odette" on Odette Churchill [earlier Odette Sansom, later Odette Hallowes].Other subjects include: WSC's views on the Civil List and the chances of a second General Election (1950).Also includes: notes from Denis Kelly [literary assistant to WCS]; the text of George VI's speech on the unveiling of the statue of George V; the programme for the unveiling.


  • Creation: 03 Jan 1946 - 12 Oct 1951

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