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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Personal correspondence Su - Z., 29 Oct 1951 - 14 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/209

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Hugh Cudlipp, Editor, Sunday Pictorial, on using letters from WSC in his history of the Daily Mirror; [? Herbert] Tanner; 1st Lord Trenchard, congratulating WSC on keeping up good relations with the United States; Gerald Curteis, Deputy Master, Trinity House; Geoffrey Stevens, Chairman, United and Cecil Club, on an invitation to WSC (5); John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Juliet, Lady Rhys-Williams, Honorary Secretary, United European Movement, on the European Economic Conference, and her support for WSC's speech in Parliament on the hydrogen bomb (5 April 1954) (5); Paul-Henri Spaak, Chairman, European Movement, on the European Economic Conference; Walter Wooldridge, President, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, on WSC becoming an Honorary Associate of the college (6); Leslie Pugh, Professor of Veterinary Clinical Studies, Cambridge University, on WSC becoming an Honorary Associate (4); Henry Wallace, former Vice-President of the United States, congratulating WSC on the 1951 General Election; Ava, Lady Waverley [earlier Ava, Lady Anderson, and Ava Wigram]; Sir William Haley, Editor, the Times; Woodrow Wyatt (2); George Young, on his article on WSC's oratory. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by David Hunt, John Colville, Anthony Montague Browne, Peter Oates, Christopher Soames and David Pitblado, WSC's Private Secretaries, and Elizabeth Gilliatt, WSC's secretary.Also includes: issue of the Philistine (1901) with reference to WSC as a public speaker; agenda and text of the resolutions of the 2nd European Economic Conference; issue of the European Review, and drafts of WSC's message to it; text from the review's editorial on the agreement between WSC and President Franklin Roosevelt on atomic power; issue of Encounter, with an article on WSC as a parliamentarian by Woodrow Wyatt.


  • Creation: 29 Oct 1951 - 14 Apr 1955

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1 file(s) (198 loose folios)

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Existence and Location of Copies

Folios 4-5: Copyright holder (Trinity Mirror for Hugh Cudlipp) have withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

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