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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Personal correspondence O - R., 03 Nov 1951 - 14 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/207

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Correspondents include: Princess Mary, the Princess Royal, on the death of her mother, Queen Mary; David Astor [Editor], the Observer, on the paper's attitude to WSC; Cyril Osborne; [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (2); George Jellicoe, [1st Secretary], British Embassy, Brussels [Belgium]; C M Arthur, Honorary Secretary, Parliamentary Press Gallery, on a presentation to WSC on his 80th birthday (9); Trevor Evans, Chairman, the Press Club, on a presentation to WSC; Christopher Peto; Samuel Auld, President, Institute of Petroleum (2); Frederick Leishman [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Sir Russell Brain, President, Royal College of Physicians; Sir [Ernest] Guy Lloyd on the Progress Trust (4); George Benson; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury] on a Punch article about WSC by the editor, Malcolm Muggeridge; Edward Carson, MP for Isle of Thanet [Kent]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Anthony Montague Browne, David Hunt, John Colville, Gwen Davies and David Pitblado, WSC's Private Secretaries, and Grace Hamblin, Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel] and Magdalene Stenhouse, WSC's secretaries.Other subjects include: invitations to WSC; a gift of a portrait doll of WSC from a Belgian village.Also includes: photographs of the portrait doll; manuscript of a song for WSC; pamphlet on the Philadelphia Cotillion Society; list of those who sent messages of sympathy on WSC's illness (1953); letters of sympathy on the Punch article; material from WSC's campaign for the rectorship of Edinburgh University [Scotland] (1908).


  • 03 Nov 1951 - 14 Apr 1955

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