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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Hon - J., 02 Mar 1952 - 21 Sep 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/190

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Correspondents include: "Francis", 5th Lord Howe [earlier Lord Curzon]; Sir Robert Howe, Governor-General of the Sudan, on the Sudanese political situation, and future policy on the Sudan and Egypt; Sir Norman Hulbert; Cordell Hull; David Hunt [former Private Secretary to WSC]; Frank de Vine Hunt, former member of WSC's Map Room, on subjects including maps of WSC's wartime journeys (6); 1st Lord De L'Isle [earlier William Sidney and 6th Lord De L'Isle and Dudley] on the maps (2); Elaine Hunter [earlier Elaine Villiers and Elaine Guest]; Shaista Ikramullah; Ismet Inonu [Leader of the Opposition, Turkey] on his respect for WSC, and good relations between Turkey and Britain; Ali Soheily, Iranian Ambassador to Britain; Ralph Arnold, Constable and Company Limited (2); Field Marshal 1st Lord Ironside [Commander-in-Chief, Allied troops in Archangel, Soviet Union, 1918 - 1919] on his book about the Archangel campaign; Michael Wilford, British Embassy, Paris [France]; Kathleen, Lady Ismay; "Pug", 1st Lord Ismay, Secretary-General, NATO, on subjects including reviewing ["Triumph and Tragedy"], volume 6 of "The Second World War", keeping NATO together, his resignation as Secretary-General, dealing with the Suez Crisis, Sir Arthur Bryant's "The Turn of the Tide", on 1st Lord Alanbrooke [earlier Sir Alan Brooke], and Ismay's own memoirs (23); Colin Coote [Managing Editor, Daily Telegraph] on Ismay's memoirs (4); Eliahu Elath [Israeli Ambassador to Britain] on subjects including a gift of Israeli woodcuts (3); Sir Ian Jacob [Director-General, BBC] on a programme celebrating WSC and a sculpture of WSC (2); Sir [Hubert] Gladwyn Jebb [British Ambassador to France]; Ted Achilles, United States Minister in France, on WSC's retirement; 1st Lord Jeffreys; Hope Jerome; John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Augustus John; Professor R V Jones.Also includes: samples of photographs of WSC for publication; memorandum by Sir Robert Howe on the Sudan; notes on maps of WSC's wartime journeys; photo of WSC in Winnipeg, Canada; print of Ismay's review of "Triumph and Tragedy"; pamphlet on an appeal for St George's Chapel, Windsor [Berkshire]; script for a programme in tribute to WSC.


  • Creation: 02 Mar 1952 - 21 Sep 1960

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