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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence P - R., 03 Aug 1946 - 28 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/175

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir Bernard Paget (2); Ridley Pakenham-Walsh [former literary assistant to WSC], thanking him for gifts of books (5); Alba Paynter; Sir Richard Pim (2); Audrey Pleydell-Bouverie (4); Odette Pol Roger (3); 1st Lord Portal [of Hungerford] (2); Commodore George [Gordon] Allen; Sir Hugh Protheroe-Smith; Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] on "George Mansfelt", Prince Frederick of Prussia [later parts of Germany and Poland] (2); Prince Frederick of Prussia; Reginald Purbrick (2); John Purbrick (5); Queen Elizabeth (4); Gustav Rasmussen, former Foreign Secretary, Denmark (2); Peter Rawlinson [Conservative candidate for Hackney South, London]; 5th Lord Rayleigh [earlier John Strutt] (20); Sir George Rendel; Lilias, Lady Rennell; Paul Reynaud (2); Charles Rhys [later 8th Lord Dynevor]; Richard Rhys [later 9th Lord Dynevor]; 9th Duke of Richmond [and Gordon, earlier Lord March]; Sir Jasper Ridley [trustee, Tate Gallery, London], asking WSC to open an exhibition of portraits of old Etonians; 3rd Lord Ridley; Eleanor Roosevelt, asking WSC to take part in television broadcasts in the United States on Conservatism against Socialism, and averting nuclear war (3); Sir William Rootes on the General Election campaign in Coventry [Warwickshire]; 6th Lord Rosebery [earlier Lord Dalmeny] on the papers of his father, 5th Lord Rosebery, on setting up his Government (3); Herbert Swope (6); John Rothenstein [Director, Tate Gallery] on writing an article on WSC's painting (4); Anthony de Rothschild; James de Rothschild; Sir Leslie Rowan [Economic Minister, British Embassy, Washington, United States], thanking WSC for his introductions to Bernard Baruch and Dwight Eisenhower, on Baruch's and his own fears on the United States and Britain being overstretched in Cold War rearmament, Anglo-United States relations and British criticism of Sir Oliver Franks [British Ambassador to United States] (3); Paul Ruegger, President, International Committee of the Red Cross.Other subjects include: WSC's relations with the film industry.Also includes: extracts from Eleanor Roosevelt's "This I Remember" from the Montreal Standard; a press cutting from the Washington Post on a campaign against Sir Oliver Franks by the Daily Express; a statement by Paul Ruegger on his mission to Red Cross societies in the Far East, particularly China, and war victims in Korea and Vietnam.


  • Creation: 03 Aug 1946 - 28 Oct 1951

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1 file(s) (252 loose folios)

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Existence and Location of Copies

Folios 2 and 4: Copyright holder (Paget) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

Repository Details

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