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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Personal correspondence Sa - St., 17 Feb 1949 - 05 Apr 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/208

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Lord Cranborne] on WSC's party political broadcast (22 December 1951); 1st Lord Samuel (2); Samuel Hammersley; Thomas Driberg [later Lord Bradwell] on a proposed broadcast debate between WSC and Herbert Morrison [Deputy Prime Minister]; Michael Foot on the proposed debate; Donald Murray, Foreign Office; "Pepe", Duke de San Lucar la Mayor; Sir John Dalton on the Savage Club; Sir Douglas Savory on forecasts of the 2nd World War; Iain McLeod, Minister of Health, on tuberculosis treatment; Willy Sax; Dwight Eisenhower; 1st Lord Jowitt [Trustee, Tate Gallery, London]; Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (2); John Graham [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; General Sir [Allan] John Harding, Chief of Imperial General Staff, on a history of the 7th Armoured Division; Bernard Shanley, Special Counsel to the President of the United States; Spyros Skouras, President, 20th Century Fox; George Smathers, United States Senate (2); Sir Oliver Franks [British Ambassador to the United States]; Gilbert Longden, MP for South West Hertfordshire; [Margaret] Patricia Hornsby-Smith (2); Brigadier John Smyth (2); G Hamilton Snowball (5); John Snyder; Thomas Stanley; John Braithwaite, Chairman, Council of the Stock Exchange, on an invitation to WSC (5); Geraldine, Lady Strabolgi, President, Classical Concert Society, on an 80th birthday concert for WSC (6). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Anthony Montague Browne, David Hunt, John Colville, David Pitblado, Peter Oates, Christopher Soames and Donald Hay, WSC's Private Secretaries, and Elizabeth Gilliatt, WSC's secretary.Also includes: pamphlet for biblical exhibition at the British Museum [London]; list of Savage Club members; press cutting from the Belfast Newsletter on Sir Douglas Savory's review of published British foreign policy documents, including Lieutenant-Colonel George Twist's forecast of the 2nd World War; plan for maintaining a tuberculosis sanatorium in Switzerland; copy of letter by [? Colonel Frederick Skipwith] on news correspondents, including WSC, in the Boer War (1900); scrapbook on Britain and the Commonwealth; press cuttings from the Standard Times on the swing to the Conservative Party before the 1951 General Election; children's drawings for WSC's 80th birthday; pamphlet on WSC as a public speaker.

Dates

  • 17 Feb 1949 - 05 Apr 1955

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (262 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English

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