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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence N - P., 08 Jan 1951 - 15 May 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/195A-B

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Correspondents include: Enoch Powell; Christopher Soames; Diana, Lady Norwich [earlier Lady Diana Cooper] on the death of [1st Lord Norwich, earlier Duff Cooper] (2); 2nd Lord Norwich [earlier John Julius Cooper]; "Fudd" [1st Lord Norwich] (2); Bryce Nairn, British Consul-General, Lourenco-Marques, Portuguese East Africa [later Mozambique]; 13th Lord Napier and Ettrick; 6th Lord Nelson [earlier Lord Trafalgar]; Oscar Nemon on his bust of WSC (8); Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II] on the Nemon bust (3); Sir Owen Morshead, Librarian, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, on the bust (2); Queen Juliana of the Netherlands (3); Princess Wilhelmina of the Netherlands [earlier Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands] (3); Sir Paul Mason [British Ambassador to the Netherlands] on subjects including Dutch reaction to WSC's resignation (2); Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on the anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Princess Marijke of the Netherlands (6); Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands on the European Foundation (2); Camilla, Lady Rupert Nevill; Lord Rupert Nevill; Margot Newbould (4); Arthur Sulzberger, publisher, New York Times; Walter Nash, Prime Minister of New Zealand, on an official portrait of WSC; Stavros Niarchos (2); Richard Nixon, Vice President of the United States, on WSC's contribution to literature (2); 16th Duke of Norfolk [earlier Lord Arundel] on WSC receiving the Order of the Garter; Grania, Lady Normanby (4); Geoffrey Harmsworth on using letters from WSC in his biography of 1st Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] (9); Anthony Muir [WSC's solicitor] on the Harmsworth letters (8); King Haakon VII of Norway; Peter Oates [former Private Secretary to WSC]; Tom O'Brien [Vice President, Trades Union Congress] on subjects including defending WSC's actions in the 1910 Tonypandy Riots [Glamorgan, Wales] (5); Admiral Sir Henry Oliver (2); Beryl, Lady Oliver; Sir Laurence Olivier; Vivien, Lady Olivier [Vivien Leigh] (4); John Peck [former Assistant Private Secretary to WSC] on his work for WSC; Beatrice, Lady Pembroke (2); Gladys, Lady Phillips on a naval fund (7); Luang Pibul Songgram, Prime Minister of Siam [later Thailand]; Sir Richard Pim (2); John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Audrey Pleydell-Bouverie (2); Odette Pol Roger on subjects including racing and WSC receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature (12); Jacques Pol Roger; Donald Logan [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Pope Pius XII; 1st Lord Portal [of Hungerford] on subjects including Thomas Sopwith [Founder President, Hawker Siddeley Group Limited] (2); [Frederick] Leslie Preston; John Profumo; Sir Hugh Protheroe-Smith (6); John Purbrick (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Denis Kelly, WSC's literary assistant, Anthony Montague Browne, John Colville, David Pitblado and Christopher Soames, WSC's Private Secretaries, and Jane Portal, [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Doreen Pugh and "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], WSC's secretaries.Other subjects include: requests for signed copies of WSC's books and photograph; a personal public relations officer for WSC.Also includes: order of service for 1st Lord Norwich's memorial service; press statements by Johan Beyen and Joseph Luns [Ministers of Foreign Affairs for the Netherlands] and Dr Drees, Prime Minister of the Netherlands, on WSC's retirement; notes on the European Foundation; press cutting from the Daily Telegraph on the memorial fund for Lord Norwich; card game rules.


  • Creation: 08 Jan 1951 - 15 May 1962

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