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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence K., 21 Apr 1949 - 20 Jan 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/191

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Correspondents include: Yousuf Karsh on photographing WSC in Garter robes; Paul Davie, City of London Remembrancer, on buying original British flag designs; Frederick Leishman [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (2); Thelma Cazalet-Keir; Denis Kelly [Literary Assistant to WSC] on his work on WSC's archives, and ["The Second World War"] (6); Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury]; Rose Kennedy; Eric Kennington on WSC's tribute to T E Lawrence ["Lawrence of Arabia", also T E Shaw] and a critical biography of Lawrence by Richard Aldington (5); Commander Reginald Smith, Metropolitan Police; Eva, Lady Keyes; "Jac" [Jacqueline, Lady Killearn, earlier Jacqueline, Lady Lampson]; 4th Lord Kilmorey [earlier Lord Newry and Morne] on racing; Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe, Lord Chancellor [later 1st Lord Kilmuir] on subjects including Malaya [later Malaysia] (9); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Party]; Sylvia, Lady Kilmuir [earlier Sylvia, Lady Maxwell-Fyfe] (2); Sir Alexander King; Cecil King, United States Congress; Admiral Ernest King, United States Navy; Sir Stephen King-Hall on plans for enemy invasion; Alan Kirk; Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick [British High Commissioner for Germany]; Esmond Knight; 2nd Lord Knollys; Beatrice, Lady Korda on her book and film about Lourdes [France] (14); Sir Alexander Korda (2); Alexandra, Lady Korda; Antonia, Lady Korda; Eric Vines, Commonwealth Relations Office, on Sir John Katelawala, Prime Minister of Ceylon [later Sri Lanka] (3); Sir Edward Spears on a portrait of WSC by Szczesny Kwarta.Other subjects include: the death of Sir Edward Keeling; the presentation by WSC to President Harry S Truman of a model of the Mayflower; requests for signed photographs of WSC.Also includes: photographs of the tiller of the Mayflower and of the model; text of Beatrice, Lady Korda's preface to her book on Lourdes; photographs of Beatrice, Lady Korda; photograph of Kwarta's portrait of WSC.


  • Creation: 21 Apr 1949 - 20 Jan 1958

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