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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Personal correspondence E - G., 16 Oct 1951 - 14 Mar 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/205A-B

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Correspondents include: Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on WSC sending a message to l'Echo de la Bourse (2); Maurice Edelman on his history of [the sinking of the French fleet] at Mers-el-Kebir [Algeria] (3); Jean Levy, President, University of Lille [France]; Guy Elliott, Professor of Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa; Isie Smuts; [Arthur] Michael Palliser, Foreign Office (2); Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia; Sir Ian Fraser; Ruth Buckley [Chairman, Sussex County Council]; 6th Lord Gage, Vice-Chairman, East Sussex County Council on the preface to a history of the Cinque Ports (3); Frank Gannett, President, Gannett Newspapers; Viola Garvin on a memorial to J L Garvin (6); [William Wand] Bishop of London; Sir Philip Gibbs on a foreword to his book "The New Elizabethans"; Kenneth Gill on crossing the Rhine [Germany] with John Colville in 1945; Sir Harold Gillies (2); Hadj Thami el Glaoui, Pasha of Marrakesh [Morocco]; 1st Lord Ismay [Secretary of State for Colonial Relations]; 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne]; Gilbert Graham; Leon Guerrero [Ambassador of the Philippines to Britain]; Winston Guest (2); Henry Jenkyns [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Francis de Guingand; James Gunn [President, Royal Society of Portrait Painters] on exhibiting the Graham Sutherland portrait of WSC. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Anthony Montague Browne, John Colville, Gwen Davies, David Pitblado, Christopher Soames, David Hunt and Peter Oates, WSC's Private Secretaries, and Elizabeth Gilliatt, WSC's secretary.Also includes: issues of l'Echo de la Bourse on Anglo-Belgian friendship, including message from WSC; manuscript of A M Elliott's song "Hellfire Corner"; text of an article by Konrad Adenauer [Federal Chancellor of Germany] on WSC's 80th birthday, from Englische Rundschau; press cuttings on WSC's visit to Ottawa [Canada] (1952); photographs of WSC's visit to the band of the Canadian Royal Air Force; suggested preface to the history of the Cinque Ports by Lord Gage; pamphlet of speech by Hugh Gaitskell at Birkbeck College [University of London], "In Defence of Politics" (1954); photographs of a plaque marking the house of Leonard Jerome in Rochester [United States]; photographs from the Quarterly Luncheon of the Gauge and Tool Makers' Association, with Duncan Sandys as guest speaker, and the text of his speech; photograph of WSC with Sir Reginald Barnes and family.


  • Creation: 16 Oct 1951 - 14 Mar 1955

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