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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Don - Du., 31 Jan 1952 - 18 Feb 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/185

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Correspondents include: "Lew", Lewis Douglas [former United States Ambassador to Britain] on subjects including WSC's speech in Parliament on foreign affairs (11 May 1953), and the 4-power summit at [Geneva, Switzerland] (13); [Sir Saville Garner] British High Commissioner in Canada, on the resignation of George Drew as Leader of the Canadian Opposition; George Drew; Frank Ross [Lieutenant Governor, British Columbia, Canada]; Lady Juliet Duff on subjects including a film script by Terence Rattigan on "Lawrence of Arabia" [T E Lawrence, also T E Shaw], racing, and the Queen Alexandra Hospital [London] (14); Neville Duke, Chief Test Pilot, Hawker Aircraft Limited, on including a letter from WSC in his biography; John Dulles, United States Secretary of State, on his close co-operation with Anthony [Eden, later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] (2); Sir Harold Caccia [British Ambassador to the United States]; John Whitney [United States Ambassador to Britain]; 1st Lord Dulverton [earlier Sir Gilbert Wills]; Edward Martell; Annie, Lady Duncan, on the death of her husband, Sir Andrew Duncan; James S Duncan (4); Sir Charles Dundas on quoting WSC in his memoirs (2); Sir Thomas Dunhill [Consultant Surgeon, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London] (2); Sir James Dunn [President, Algoma Steel Corporation Limited] on subjects including a gift of early letters by WSC, and suggesting that WSC should be painted by Salvador Dali (8); 1st Lord Dunrossil [earlier William Morrison, Governor-General of Australia] on his appointment and past work with WSC; Katharine, Lady Dunrossil, on her husband's death; representatives of Elsevier Publishing Company Limited, on photographs for Lewis Broad's biography of WSC (4).Other subjects include: Neville Duke gaining the air speed record; gifts of wine from Sir James Dunn.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence by Anthony Montague Browne, David Hunt and David Pitblado, WSC's Private Secretaries; press cuttings on Dunn.


  • Creation: 31 Jan 1952 - 18 Feb 1961

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