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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Con - Cz., 12 Jul 1951 - 28 Apr 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/183

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Correspondents include: Tom Connally, United States senator (2); Lady Diana Cooper [Diana, Lady Norwich] on subjects including her dislike of Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (6); Colin Coote, Managing Editor, Daily Telegraph, on subjects including a new edition of his anthology of sayings by WSC (3); 2nd Lord Cornwallis; Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, President, Pan-European Congress, on subjects including integrating a federal Europe into the Commonwealth, the chairmanship of the European Movement, and a Franco- German union (13); John Graham [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on the chairmanship of the European Movement; Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on the Pan-European Congress (2); Sir Anthony Nutting, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs; 2nd Lord Knollys; Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farm]; 28th Lord Crawford [and 11th Lord Balcarres, earlier Lord Balniel] (2); Eliot Crawshay-Williams on electoral reform; Henry Crerar; 1st Lord Ismay; "Peggy" [Margaret, Lady Crewe] (2); Bertram Sargeaunt; Frederick Cripps [later 3rd Lord Parmoor] on his brother Sir Stafford Cripps's relations with WSC (2); Reverend Mervyn Stockwood on the illness and death of Sir Stafford Cripps (3); Sir Stafford Cripps and Isobel, Lady Cripps; 3rd Lord Cromer [earlier Lord Errington]; Harry Crookshank [Leader of the House of Commons] on subjects including WSC negotiating [with Vyacheslav Molotov, Soviet Foreign Minister, on the hydrogen bomb] without informing the Cabinet (2); Richard Crossman; Dame Rachel Crowdy-Thornhill (3); 1st Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope; Andrew Cunynghame; Lionel Curtis on publishing the letters of "Lawrence of Arabia" [T E Lawrence, also T E Shaw], and the need for WSC to step down as Prime Minister (3); Sir Oliver Franks; Grace, Lady Curzon of Kedleston.Other subjects include: hopes for WSC's convalescence; requests for signed photographs of WSC.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from John Colville and Anthony Montague Browne, WSC's Private Secretaries; programme, and opening address by Coudenhove- Kalergi for the 7th Pan-European Congress; resolutions of the congress on subjects including the European Political Community, European armaments and the future of Austria; text of speech by Coudenhove-Kalergi on Europe and the Commonwealth; memoranda by Coudenhove-Kalergi on a Franco-German republic, Cyprus and Germany; press cutting of a letter by Eliot Crawshay-Williams on electoral reform; the programme for the Canadian Centenary Luncheon; text of Mervyn Smallwood's sermon and the order of service for the memorial service for Sir Stafford Cripps; Lionel Curtis's pamphlet, "Evading a Revolution"; collection of speeches at a dinner for Alfred Gruenther, including speeches by WSC, Clement Attlee [Leader of the Labour Party] and Clement Davies [Leader of the Liberal Party].


  • Creation: 12 Jul 1951 - 28 Apr 1959

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