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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Personal correspondence C - D., 27 Nov 1951 - 14 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/204A-B

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Correspondents include: Eric Caldwell (2); Geoffrey Lines, Mayor of Kingston-upon- Thames [Surrey] on a portrait of WSC (5); John Boyd-Carpenter, MP for Kingston-upon-Thames, on the portrait (3); Sir Oswald Scott [British Ambassador to Peru]; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury](4); Richard Casey; George Catlin on the letters of Harold Laski (3); 3rd Lord Balfour [earlier Lord Traprain] on a children's village in Israel (2); Prince Chula Chakrabongse of Thailand (2); Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on Prince Chula; Frederick Leishman [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Rafael Sanchez Amaya, Colombian Ambassador to Britain; John Stacpoole, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Colonies; Christopher Hassall on his biography of Sir Edward Marsh; [George] Beresford Craddock, in support of WSC's speech [on the hydrogen bomb] in Parliament (5 April 1954); Antony Craxton, Producer, BBC Television Outside Broadcasts (2); Robert Crouch (2); Don Guillermo de Blanck [Cuban Ambassador to Italy]; Lionel Curtis; [Charles] Frederick Gough; Joan, Lady Davidson [later Joan, Lady Northchurch]; Clement Davies; Arthur Deakin; Norman Dodds; John Dodge on the benefits of apartheid in South Africa, Kenya and Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia]; Desmond Donnelly (3); Lewis Douglas (2); Sir James Dunn, President, Algoma Steel Corporation (3); John Morrison [later 2nd Lord Dunrossil, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Colonial Relations]; Sir John Martin, former Principal Private Secretary to WSC [Assistant Under- Secretary of State, Colonial Office] on floods in West Flanders [Belgium]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Gwen Davies, Peter Oates, Anthony Montague Browne, Christopher Soames, David Pitblado, John Colville and David Hunt, WSC's Private Secretaries, and Elizabeth Gilliatt, WSC's secretary.Other subjects include: invitations and requests for signed photographs of WSC.Also includes: copy of a letter from Harold Laski on the Irish Settlement (1921); photographs of a Colombian cartoon of WSC; WSC's tribute to Sir Edward Marsh; annual report of the Contemporary Arts Society; memorandum by Lionel Curtis on WSC, Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States, and world peace; specifications for a Hooper-Rolls Royce limousine; issue of the Montreal Star, including a speech by Sir James Dunn on the development of Canada's iron and steel industry; pamphlet on the situation in Europe by Ernest Weir, United States industrialist.


  • Creation: 27 Nov 1951 - 14 Apr 1955

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