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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Ros - Ry., 01 Apr 1946 - 28 Aug 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/197

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Correspondents include: Alan Hodge, Joint Editor, History Today, on WSC writing the preface to a paper by 5th Lord Rosebery (3); 6th Lord Rosebery [earlier Lord Dalmeny] on his father's papers (7); Lewis Rosenstiel on subjects including gifts of cigars and whisky for WSC (11); Bernard Baruch; 2nd Lord Rothermere [earlier Esmond Harmsworth, Chairman, Daily Mail] on subjects including WSC's retirement (5); Anthony de Rothschild; John Graham [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; James de Rothschild on subjects including Israel entering the Commonwealth (3); Baroness Jeanne de Rothschild on non-intervention in Hungary by the United States, and United States policy on the Middle East (4); Baron Philippe de Rothschild; A L Rowse on his books about the Churchill family, and helping on "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples" (5); 9th Duke of Roxburghe [earlier Lord Bowmont]; Queen Elizabeth II on subjects including the death of King George VI and thanks for birthday messages from WSC (10); Marina, Duchess of Kent (2); Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to the Queen]; Edward Ford [Assistant Private Secretary to the Queen]; Queen Mary; Lady Cynthia Colville [Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Mary]; Sir Michael Adeane [Private Secretary to the Queen] (3); Princess Margaret (2); Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother; Princess Mary, the Princess Royal; Oliver [Dawnay, Private Secretary to the Queen Mother] (2); Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh [earlier Philip Mountbatten]; Sir Terence Nugent, Comptroller (2); Alba, Lady Paynter (4); Princess Alice [Countess of Athlone]; John Wheeler- Bennett on using correspondence between WSC and King George VI in his biography of George VI (4); Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] on the biography of George VI; Edwin Russell (5); 2nd Lord Russell of Liverpool (2); Robert Ryder. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by CSC, and Anthony Montague Browne, David Pitblado and John Colville, WSC's Private Secretaries, and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], R McHale, Elizabeth Gilliatt, Gillian Maturin, Doreen Pugh, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel] and Chips Gemmell, WSC's secretaries.Other subjects include: broadcasts by WSC in the United States.Also includes: proofs of 5th Lord Rosebery's paper on William Gladstone's last cabinet, from History Today; copy of a letter from 1st Lord Stamfordham [Private Secretary to King George V] to Rosebery, on the royal prerogative of refusing to dissolve Parliament, and on the formation of Ramsay McDonald's Labour Government (1924), and a copy of a letter from Rosebery on the formation of the 1906 Liberal Government; minute by Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] on admitting Israel to the Commonwealth; memorandum by James de Rothschild on Israel and the Commonwealth; orders for the memorial services of King George VI and Queen Mary.


  • Creation: 01 Apr 1946 - 28 Aug 1958

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