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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Ca - Col., 22 Oct 1951 - 29 Nov 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/182A-B

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Correspondents include: "Jock", John Colville [Joint Principal Private Secretary to WSC] on subjects including WSC's income, reaction in the United States to President Dwight Eisenhower's illness and the possible marriage of Princess Margaret, Averell Harriman and democratic policies and anti-Americanism in Britain (17); Sir Alexander Cadogan; Alice, Lady Cahill; Louis St Laurent, Prime Minister of Canada; Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury; H A Cape on playing polo with WSC (4); Lord Carlow [later 7th Lord Portalington]; 13th Lord Antrim [earlier Lord Dunluee]; representatives of Lloyd's Bank Limited on funding a school in County Antrim [Northern Ireland] (4); Harford Montgomery-Hyde on his biography of Lord Carson; Freda, Marquesa de Casa Maury [earlier Freda Dudley Ward] (3); Richard Casey, Australian Minister for External Affairs (2); Desmond Flower, Director, Cassell and Company Limited, Publishers, on a book edited by himself and James Reeves on the war (6); Jack Baldry, Private Secretary to the Postmaster General on television broadcasting policy; Lord David Cecil; 1st Lord Cecil [of Chelwood, earlier Lord Robert Cecil] (4); Eleanor, Lady Cecil, on Lord Cecil's death; "Mione", Hermione, Baroness Cederstrom; Anne Chamberlain on letters between WSC and Neville Chamberlain (4); [Denis Kelly, literary assistant to WSC] on the Chamberlain letters; Sir Hugh Chance, President, West Midlands Union of Conservative Associations on Australian isolation from Britain; Sir John Rothenstein [Director, Tate Gallery, London] on Douglas Chandor's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II; Roger Makins [later 1st Lord Sherfield, British Ambassador to the United States]; Sir Edwin Chapman-Andrews, British Ambassador to the Lebanon, on Colonel Charles Churchill (4); Prince Charles of Belgium; Manuel Bianchi, Chilean Ambassador to Britain; Sybil, Lady Cholmondeley (2); "Rock", 5th Lord Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage] on the closure of the British consulate in Nice [France] (2); George Christ [Conservative Parliamentary Liaison Officer] (7); 2nd Lord Churchill [earlier Victor Spencer]; Sir Kenneth Clark and Jane, Lady Clark; General Mark Clark; Sir Ashley Clarke [British Ambassador to Italy] on a proposed visit by WSC to Italy; Georges Gatineau-Clemenceau on WSC and Georges Clemenceau; 1st Lord Leathers [Secretary of State for Co-ordination of Transport, Fuel and Power] on a visit by WSC to a Kent coal mine; Hector Woodhouse, Chairman, South Eastern Division of the National Coal Board, on the visit; Cameron Cobbold [Governor, Bank of England] (2); Lady Hermione Cobbold on the illness of her mother, Pamela, Lady Lytton [earlier Pamela Plowden] (2); Sir Geoffrey Codrington; Harriet Cohen on building Commonwealth relations (5); "Meg", Lady Margaret Colville (4); "Bill" [Sir William Elliot]; Ian Colvin; 1st Lord Colyton [earlier Henry Hopkinson].Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence by Anthony Montague Browne and David Pitblado, WSC's Private Secretaries; copy of a letter from WSC to Lord Carson on the kindness of Ulstermen to him (1927); notes on the future of the BBC; print of Lord Cecil's review of "Closing the Ring", volume 5 of "The Second World War"; copies of letters from Ivy, Lady Chamberlain and Neville Chamberlain on the death of Sir Austen Chamberlain (1937), copies of letters from Neville Chamberlain on armaments contracts and profits (1937), and copies of letters from WSC to Chamberlain on anti-aircraft defences, protecting Greece and Turkey against Italy, bringing troops from India to support France, air strength and the management of the Military Co-ordination Committee (1939 - 1940); copy of a paper by Colonel Charles Churchill on Turkish rule in Syria (1862); a pamphlet by Norman Lewis, Senior Tutor, Middle Eastern Centre for Arab Studies, Beirut [Lebanon], on Charles Churchill; print of a portrait of Charles Churchill; extract from the record of the House of Lords on the closure of the British consulate at Nice; extracts of correspondence between Sir Alexander Spearman, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England (1857); text of an article by John Colville for WSC appealing for less antagonism towards the United States; text of Sir William Elliot's review of Sir John Kennedy's "The Business of War".


  • Creation: 22 Oct 1951 - 29 Nov 1959

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