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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Bo - By., 12 Jan 1951 - 21 Jun 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/181A-B

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Correspondents include: 1st Lord Brookeborough [earlier Sir Basil Brooke, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland] (2); Lady Violet Bonham-Carter Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury], Vice-President, Liberal Party and Chairman, National Television Council, on subjects including reform of the House of Lords, commercial television, the amateurism of Dwight Eisenhower in politics, her support for WSC, WSC's retirement, "The History of the English-Speaking Peoples", the death of "Cys" [Lord Asquith of Bishopstone], her visits to Chartwell [Kent], the Soviet invasion of Hungary, anti-Americanism in the Conservative Party, her visits to Israel, the death of 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann], 2nd Lord Hailsham [earlier Quintin Hogg, later Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone] as Chairman of the Conservative Party, Mark Bonham-Carter's entry into Parliament, and relations between Liberals and Conservatives (67); Sir Robert Boothby; Sir Alfred Bossom (5); Marcel Boussac (6); [Christopher Soames, Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC]; Sir Noel Bowater, former Lord Mayor of London; Paul Davie, City Remembrancer (2); Frank Boykin, United States Congress (2); Sir Dermot Boyle; Sir Edward Boyle (4); "Brab", Lord Brabazon of Tara [earlier John Moore-Brabazon]; Omar Bradley; Sir Russell Brain, President, Royal College of Surgeons; Sir Albert Braithwaite on WSC's retirement (2); Sir Edward Bridges; John Brinton; Sir Harry Brittain on his tour of the United States (3); Sir Graham Hayman, President, Federation of British Industries, and [?] President, British Import Union of Denmark, on economic ties with Denmark, and a British Industries Exhibition in Denmark; Sir Eric Berthoud, British Ambassador to Denmark; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] on subjects including his congratulations on WSC receiving the Order of the Garter, ["The Second World War"], a Cabinet reshuffle (1955), quoting from WSC's papers in official histories of the war, and the publication of German documents on approaches to Edward Duke of Windsor [earlier Edward Prince of Wales, and King Edward VIII] (20); 6th Lord Brownlow [earlier Peregrine Cust]; "Mollie", Margaret, Duchess of Buccleuch [earlier Margaret, Lady Dalkeith] (12); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes], Government Chief Whip (5); Sir Harold Burrough; "Rab", R A Butler, on subjects including possible unrest in the Conservative Party led by the former Chancellor of the Exchequer [George Thorneycroft] (10); James Byrnes.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence by Anthony Montague Browne and John Colville, Private Secretaries to WSC; a reprint from the Lancet of Lady Violet Bonham-Carter's "The Power of Words"; cutting from a birthday tribute to WSC, with an article by Lady Violet Bonham-Carter; notes on the Winston Churchill Fellowship or Travel Grants; notes by Marcel Boussac on the policies of the United States and world peace; a cutting from the Washington Post on Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] as Prime Minister; cuttings on Sir Harry Brittain's tour of the United States.


  • Creation: 12 Jan 1951 - 21 Jun 1961

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