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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Su - Th., 17 Jan 1951 - 29 Oct 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/200

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Correspondents include: Sir Charles Taylor (2); Arthur Sulzberger, publisher, New York Times, on subjects including gifts and greetings between himself and WSC (10); Drew Middleton, Chief Correspondent, New York Times; Jean Kirkbride, Sulzberger's secretary (5); 5th Duke of Sutherland [earlier Lord Stafford] (2); Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland (6); King Gustaf Adolf of Sweden on "Triumph and Tragedy", volume 6 of "The Second World War" (2); 1st Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd-Greame and Philip Cunliffe-Lister] (5); Mary, Lady Swinton; Herbert Swope on subjects including WSC's speeches (22); Isabel, Lady Sykes; 1st Lord Simonds, Lord Chancellor, on WSC's support for [the judges' remuneration bill]; Cynthia Talbot [earlier Cynthia Guest]; Robert Hale, Robert Hale Limited, publishers, on a libellous statement in a biography of WSC (4); Marie, Lady Tedder; William Teeling; Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer (2); 19th Lord Teynham [earlier Christopher Roper-Curzon] (2); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, First Lord of the Admiralty] (2); Charles "Tommy" Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC]; Dorothy Thompson; Richard Thompson; Peter Thorneycroft, President of the Board of Trade, thanking WSC for helping his career; Marigold, Lady Sinclair [later Marigold, Lady Thurso] on the health of Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] (2); Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, former Secretary of State for Air] on subjects including civil and military aircraft production, WSC's new ministry, and WSC's resignation (13); Joseph Grimond on Sinclair's health (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by CSC, and John Colville and David Pitblado, WSC's Private Secretaries, and Gillian Maturin, Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Doreen Pugh and "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], WSC's secretaries.Other subjects include: requests for signed photographs and books by WSC.Also includes: a press release by George Gallup, Director, American Institute of Public Opinion, on agreement with WSC in the United States on the greater importance of Europe than Asia; outline for an interview with WSC by Herbert Swope, on world peace; press cutting on a speech by Sir Vincent Tewson, General Secretary, Trades Union Congress, on the economic outlook; press cutting of a letter by Sir Archibald Sinclair on attacks against WSC in Parliament; extract from the Daily Express on Nikita Khrushchev defending Stalin's pact with Hitler.


  • Creation: 17 Jan 1951 - 29 Oct 1960

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