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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence N - O., 03 May 1946 - 23 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/174

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Correspondents include: Margaret Nairn; Princess Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (earlier Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands] on gifts of books from WSC (5); Queen Juliana of the Netherlands on making WSC godfather to her daughter (7); Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands (3); CSC (2); Baron Adolph Bentinck [Minister of the Netherlands in London]; Michiels van Verduynen, Netherlands Ambassador to Britain (3); 6th Lord Clarendon [earlier Lord Hyde], Lord Chamberlain, on Queen Juliana's state visit to Britain (2); Lord Rupert Nevill; William Jordan, High Commissioner for New Zealand (2); 9th Lord Bessborough [earlier Lord Duncannon], Chairman, Church of England Advisory Council of Empire Settlement; Sir Firoz Khan Noon; 4th Lord Normanby [earlier Lord Mulgrave]; King Haakon VII of Norway, thanking WSC for gifts of books, and on Norway's debt to him (9); Princess Martha of Norway; Per Preben Prebensen, Norwegian Ambassador to Britain (2); Frederick Leishman [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; 1st Lord Oaksey [earlier Geoffrey Lawrence, later also 3rd Lord Trevethin]; Vivien Leigh [Vivien, Lady Olivier] (3); Tom O'Brien [President, Federations of Theatre and Film Unions] on Sir Laurence Olivier and film trade politics; Cyril Ormerod [Director of Public Relations, British Information Service, New York, United States].Other subjects include: a gift of the letters of 1st Duke of Marlborough from the Netherlands.Also includes: a press cutting from the Los Angeles Times on the General Election, including cartoon; a copy of the New York Times on WSC's election; text of an article on WSC's farming; notes on the celebration of the founding and colonisation of Canterbury, New Zealand; extracts from a biography of 1st Lord Noel-Buxton on his relations with WSC over his mission to the Balkans (1914), and WSC's view on Balkan confederation; Foreign Office notes on King Haakon, his suite and the situation in Norway.


  • Creation: 03 May 1946 - 23 Oct 1951

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