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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence A., 03 Jan 1951 - 03 Jan 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/179

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Correspondents include: Dean Acheson; Hans Schlange-Schoningen, German Charge d'Affaires, London, on a visit by Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of West Germany [later part of Germany]; Konrad Adenauer, thanking WSC for gifts of books, and sending good wishes (13); Dorothy, Lady Addison; Rubeigh Minney on his biography of 1st Lord Addison (2); Drew Middleton, New York Times; Augustus Agar; Max Aitken on subjects including Randolph Churchill's successful libel action against Odhams Press Limited (2); "Brookie" [1st Lord Alanbrooke, earlier Sir Alan Brooke] (2); Harriet Aldrich (3); CSC; Winthrop Aldrich, United States Ambassador to Britain (2); "Alex", 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis, on gifts of books from WSC and his paintings (5); Mohammed Ali [Prime Minister of Pakistan] on WSC's retirement; Commodore [George] Gordon Allen [former literary assistant to WSC] (8); Daisy, Lady Allenby (3); 2nd Lord Allendale [earlier Wentworth Beaumont]; Dorothy Allhusen; "Ned", 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] on the Other Club and the death of 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry] (3); Julian Amery (2); Leo Amery on subjects including his hopes of being in WSC's Cabinet, references to WSC in his diaries, including his disagreement with WSC on Free Trade (1924 - 1929), a critical biography of Orde Wingate, and WSC's mountaineering (14); Duncan Sandys; Florence Amery; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] on Leo Amery's account of the events leading up to WSC becoming Prime Minister in 1940; Major-General Frederick Anderson, former United States representative to NATO, on 1st Lord Ismay's work as Secretary General for NATO; Anne, Lady Asquith, on the death of Lord Asquith of Bishopstone; Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe]; David Astor, Editor, the Observer (4); Gavin Astor [later 2nd Lord Astor of Hever]; Nancy, Lady Astor, on subjects including the death of 2nd Lord Astor (2); 1st Lord Athlone [earlier Alexander Cambridge] on the death of Queen Mary (2); Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone; Katharine, Duchess of Atholl, on her memoirs, left-wing propaganda in the Forces, and the British Free Russia Society; Clement Attlee (7); Archduke Otto of [Hapsburg] Austria.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence by Anthony Montague Browne, David Hunt and John Colville, WSC's Private Secretaries, and Denis Kelly, literary assistant to WSC; an issue of the Saturday Review with an article by Samuel Morrison, official historian, United States Navy, on WSC winning the Nobel Prize for Literature; extracts from the National and English Review of an article by Julian Amery on "Triumph and Tragedy", volume 6 of "The Second World War"; the text of Leo Amery's broadcast on WSC's career; a Treasury note on Leo Amery's "A Balanced Economy".


  • 03 Jan 1951 - 03 Jan 1962

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