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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Ha - Hor., 19 Nov 1951 - 24 Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/189

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Correspondents include: Sir Charles Hendriks (2); King Haakon VII of Norway (4); Sir Michael Wright [British Ambassador to Norway]; Per Preben Prebensen, Norwegian Ambassador to Britain, asking WSC to write the introduction to a biography on King Haakon (2); Patrick, 1st Lord Hailes [earlier Patrick Buchan-Hepburn] on press hostility to his appointment as Governor-General of the West Indies, the poor Conservative performance in by-elections, the Federation movement and elections in the West Indies, and the death of "Brendan" [1st Lord Bracken] (4); 2nd Lord Hailsham [earlier Quintin Hogg, later Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone] (2); Sir William Haley; 1st Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] on subjects including using letters from WSC in his autobiography (5); Dorothy, Lady Halifax [earlier Lady Dorothy Wood, and Dorothy, Lady Irwin] on selling WSC's pictures for charity, and the death of Lord Halifax (3); John Hall, MP for Wycombe [Buckinghamshire] (2); Joyce Hall on Sarah Beauchamp [earlier Sarah Churchill, then Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] (3); Edward Halliday on his Garter robes portrait of WSC for New Zealand (6); Sir John McKenzie on the Halliday portrait; Anna Roosevelt Halsted; 14th Duke of Hamilton and Brandon [earlier Lord Douglas and Clydesdale]; Ian Hamilton on a memorial for his uncle, Sir Ian Hamilton (8); Elizabeth, Lady Kilbracken; Averell Harriman; "Bomber", Sir Arthur Harris (2); Sir Percy Harris [Sir Percy Wyn-Harris, Governor of the Gambia] on the political situation in Morocco; Roy Harrod on Oscar Nemon's bust of Queen Elizabeth II, and his biography of "the Prof", 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] (5); Sir Harold Hartley (2); John Harvey [Chairman, Woodford Conservative Association, Essex]; Sir George Harvie- Watt; Herbert Haseltine (2); Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Sir Roger Hawkey (3); Lady Dorothea Head on painting (3); CSC; Antony Head; William Randolph Hearst junior, Editor in Chief, Hearst Newspapers, on subjects including Princess Margaret (2); Louis Heller, United States Congress (2); 1st Lord Henderson; Sir Alan Herbert on theatre tax; Blanche Herriot on the death of her husband Edouard Herriot; Charles Hill, Postmaster General; Alan Hodge, Joint Editor, History Today, on subjects including a letter by 1st Duke of Marlborough, ["A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"], and the memoirs of Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (7); Sidney Holland, Prime Minister of New Zealand, on subjects including inviting WSC to New Zealand, and Eden's visit there (6); General Sir Leslie Hollis ("Jo") [former Commandant General, Royal Marines] on subjects including a film of the Marines's Operation Frankton ("The Cockleshell Heroes") and his own memoirs (8); Julius Holmes [United States Minister to Britain]; Keith Holyoake [Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand] (2); Lord John Hope [later 1st Lord Glendevon], Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee, on subjects including a portrait of Lady Randolph Churchill by Jacques Blanche; Lucy, Lady Hopkins, on WSC's relations with her husband, Sir Richard Hopkins; Henry Hopkinson; Thomas Horabin; 1st Lord Horder; Leslie Hore-Belisha; Cynthia, Lady Hore-Belisha on 1st Lord Hore-Belisha's death; [Margaret] Patricia Hornsby-Smith; Florence Horsburgh.Other subjects include: requests for signed books by WSC; the death of 17th Duke of Alba.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence by Anthony Montague Browne, John Colville, and David Hunt, WSC's Private Secretaries; copies of 3 letters from WSC to Lord Halifax, on Halifax continuing as Foreign Secretary and becoming British Ambassador to the United States (1940), from Halifax's autobiography; colour photographs of Joyce Hall's house and family; the order of service for Sir Ian Hamilton's memorial service; notes for WSC's speech on the unveiling of Hamilton's memorial; print of a lecture by Sir Harold Hartley to the Royal Society on the chemist Antoine Lavoisier; note on and typescript of a letter by 1st Duke of Marlborough; original of the Marlborough letter to the Count von Sinzendorff on raising army funds (1709 - 1710); print of Alan Hodge's review of the diaries of 1st Lord Alanbrooke [earlier Sir Alan Brooke].


  • Creation: 19 Nov 1951 - 24 Dec 1959

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