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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence W - Z., 15 Nov 1945 - 26 Sep 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/178

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir Cecil Wakeley, President, Royal College of Surgeons; [Alfred] Walford and Olive Walford (2); Sir Alexander Walker; Sophie, Lady Wavertree [Sophie Fisher] on subjects including racing and gifts of WSC's books (5); Sir Simon Marks; Sumner Welles; 16th Lady Wentworth [earlier Judith Blunt-Lytton]; "Bendor" [2nd Duke of Westminster] (7); Sir Charles Davis, Lord Mayor of London; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] on a memorial service for John Winant; Cyril Alington, Dean of Durham; Brendan Bracken on the memoirs of Edward, Duke of Windsor [earlier Edward, Prince of Wales, then King Edward VIII] (2); Wallis, Duchess of Windsor [earlier Wallis Simpson] (3); Duke of Windsor on subjects including a miners' strike in France, Soviet actions in Berlin [Germany], his own future position, living in France and in the United States (12); Sir Walter Monckton on the Windsors living in the United States; Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] on the Windsors living in the United States; General Sir John Crocker, Adjutant-General, on the reburial of Orde Wingate [late Commander of Special Force, India Command] and the burying of Allied war dead in the United States; George Turner, Headmaster, Charterhouse School [Surrey] on a memorial to Wingate (2); Brigadier Derek Tulloch [former Brigadier-General Staff to Wingate] on the memorial (4); Sir Henry Pownall [former Chief of Staff, South East Asia Command] on the memorial (2); Sir Reginald Wingate; 1st Lord Winster [earlier Reginald Fletcher]; 6th Lord Winterton [earlier Lord Turnour]; Alfred Wise; Hector Woodhouse [Chairman, South East Division, National Coal Board]; "Fred", 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis] on Egerton Cooper's portraits of WSC (3); Dorothy, Lady Young on the death of Sir Arthur Young; Charles Zarine, Latvian Legation, on WSC's encouragement to Latvian exiles.Other subjects include: greetings on WSC's birthday; references to WSC in Duke of Windsor's memoirs.Also includes: a photograph of Sir Alexander Walker; manuscript and typescript of a speech by John Winant [former United States Ambassador to Britain] on Stalin's fear of WSC (1946); the entry from the St Paul's School Monthly for Winant; text of WSC's tribute to Winant, and preface to his selected speeches; copy of Winant's selected speeches; dust jacket of Windsor's memoirs, "A King's Story".

Dates

  • 15 Nov 1945 - 26 Sep 1951

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (222 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English

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