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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Mi - Mu, Mac., 21 Jan 1947 - 05 Oct 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/194

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Bridget, Lady Monckton [later Bridget, Lady Ruthven of Freeland] on WSC's kindness to her husband, Sir Walter Monckton; 1st Lord Milford [earlier Sir Laurence Phillipps] on racing; Sir Walter Monckton on subjects including his health and mental health charities (4); Charles Montag; Gerald Montagu (4); Anthony Montague Browne on subjects including his work for the Foreign Office (4); Noel Montague Browne (5); 11th Duke of Devonshire [earlier Lord Hartington]; Dorothy [Lady Moran, earlier Dorothy, Lady Wilson]; Herbert Morrison (3); Samuel Morison, official historian, United States Navy; Sir Clive Morrison-Bell on the death of Sir James Hawkey [late Chairman, Woodford Conservative Association, Essex] and his own first meeting with WSC in 1924 (3); Sir Desmond Morton [former personal assistant to WSC] on subjects including British help in a possible escape attempt by Paul Reynaud from Vichy France during the war (3); William Deakin [former literary assistant to WSC] on the Reynaud escape; Jordon Mott (6); Nigel Steward, British Consul-General, Nice [France] on WSC's visit to the Cote d'Azur; "Dickie", 1st Lord Mountbatten of Burma on subjects including the British Empire Service League and gifts of WSC's books (5); 2nd Lord Moynihan; Frederick Mulley, MP for Sheffield [Yorkshire] on cutlery export; Desmond Crawley [Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations] on WSC's old servant at Bangalore [India], "Sammy" P Muniswamy (3); P Muniswamy on subjects including asking WSC for support, his own family and WSC's health (27); Anthony Golds, Private Secretary, Commonwealth Relations Office, on Muniswamy; John Gandee [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for India] on Muniswamy (6); Sir Alfred Munnings on an exhibition of WSC's paintings and treatment of horses (4); Hope Muntz; Alan Hodge, Joint Editor, History Today, on Muntz; Franklin Murphy, Chancellor, University of Kansas [United States]; Gilbert Murray on Liberal International for Europe and the Council for Education in World Citizenship (2); Sir Andrew Bryan, National Coal Board; Reginald Macdonald-Buchanan; John McGovern on Afro-Asian moral re-armament; 1st Lord McGowan, Honorary President, Imperial Chemical Industries Limited [ICI] (5); Robert MacKenna, Consultant Dermatologist, on WSC's skin treatment (5); Hilda MacMahon on the death of her husband Cortlandt MacMahon, [speech defect instructor]; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton], Prime Minister; Hector McNeil. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by John Colville, David Pitblado, Anthony Montague Browne and Peter Oates, WSC's Private Secretaries and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Gillian Maturin, Doreen Pugh and "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], WSC's secretaries. Most of the correspondence in this file is dated 1951 - 1962.Also includes: Lord Milford's stud book; list of WSC's doctors; a print of Samuel Morison's article in the Saturday Review on WSC winning the Nobel Prize for Literature.


  • Creation: 21 Jan 1947 - 05 Oct 1962

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1 file(s) (269 loose folios)

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Existence and Location of Copies

Folios 48, 209, 211b, 215-7, 219, 220: Copyright holders (Lord Moran and Alfred Munnings) have withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

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