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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sc - St., 27 Jul 1945 - 09 Jul 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/199

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Correspondents include: Robert Schuman on the European Movement; Albert Schweitzer; Peter Scott, Director, the Wildfowl Trust, on WSC's black swans; John Robertson Scott on using letters from WSC and Lord Randolph Churchill in his history of the Pall Mall Gazette (2); Ronald Scott-Miller; Sekon Toure, President of Guinea; "Top", 3rd Lord Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer] on WSC's support for SOE and the Special Forces Club; Seymour [2nd Lord Camrose, earlier John Seymour Berry]; Horatia Seymour; Constance, Lady Shaftesbury; 9th Lord Shaftesbury; Sir Geoffrey Shakespeare; Sir Hartley Shawcross on subjects including differing British and United States policy on the Middle East (10); William Shawcross; Sir John Shea; Clare Sheridan on subjects including the Oscar Nemon bust of WSC (4); Robert Sherwood on his article in tribute to WSC (4); Emanuel Shinwell; Christina Foyle, Director, W and G Foyle Limited; 1st Lord Simonds (2); 1st Lord Simon; Marjorie Sinclair on the death of her husband John Sinclair; Raja Sir Maharaj Singh (4); Abdessadeq El Glaoui; Spyros Skouras, Chairman, 20th Century Fox Limited (6); Sir John Slessor on his memoirs; 1st Lord Slim; Edward P Smith; Margaret Chase Smith, United States Senate; Sir Waldron Smithers; Marjory, Lady Smithers; William Hancock, Director, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London] on using letters from Jan Smuts to WSC in his biography of Smuts (3); Desmond Crawley [Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations]; Isie Smuts (2); Arthur Soames (6); Christopher Soames on buying a stud farm (2); Percy Cox [WSC's land agent] on the stud farm; 1st Lord Soulbury [earlier Herwald Ramsbotham]; Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain; Richard Langridge, Foreign Office (2); Sir Edward Spears on subjects including his history of the war and WSC's resignation (13); Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] on Spears's book offending the French; Ian Gilmour, Editor, the Spectator; Portia, Lady Stanley (2); "Betty", Admiral Harold Stark; Harold Stassen (2); Richard Stokes on subjects including the "iron curtain" (3); 1st Lord Strang on his memoirs (2); George Strauss; Walter Strauss, State Secretary to the German Minister of Justice, on a portrait of 1st Duke of Marlborough; John Graham [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; James Stuart [later 1st Lord Stuart of Findhorn] (3). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by CSC, and Anthony Montague Browne, David Hunt and John Colville, WSC's Private Secretaries, and "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], Doreen Pugh, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Gillian Maturin, Elizabeth Gilliatt and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], WSC's secretaries.Other subjects include: requests for signed books and photographs of WSC; Chinese Catholic prisoners of war in Korea; the failings of NATO.Also includes: extracts from John Robertson Scott's history of the Pall Mall Gazette with letters from Lord Randolph Churchill; text of Sir Hartley Shawcross's speech to the Council on World Affairs, on subjects including communism, British foreign policy and the European Army; pamphlet by Lord Simon on William Gladstone; notes on Raja Sir Maharaj Singh; extracts from letters received by Sir Waldron Smithers after the 1951 General Election; copies of letters from Jan Smuts to WSC (1945-1950) on subjects including the 1945 General Election, the cold war, South African nationalism and India; press cutting from the Times Literary Supplement reviewing Sir Edward Spears's war history; draft stock replies to letters for WSC; extracts from Lord Strang's memoirs on meeting WSC as Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office, and on drafting the German surrender in 1945; photographs of portraits of 1st Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy.


  • Creation: 27 Jul 1945 - 09 Jul 1960

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