Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with and on Charles Crisp, 07 Oct 1900 - 26 Jul 1953
Scope and Contents
Copies and originals of correspondence 1900 - 1948 between WSC and Charles Crisp, second Conservative candidate for Oldham [Lancashire], on subjects including WSC becoming MP for Oldham, Crisp standing for the Carlton Club, constituency business, shares held by Crisp for WSC, Crisp finding a different candidacy, Crisp standing again for Oldham, and Crisp trying to quote from or sell WSC's letters.Other correspondents include: Joseph Chamberlain on Crisp finding a new candidacy (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by R E K Hill, WSC's Private Secretary, and Elizabeth Gilliatt, "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow] and Chips Gemmell, WSC's secretaries.Also includes: press cutting from the People on Crisp trying to sell the letters; bill for Crisp's wedding present to WSC; print of sketch of WSC by Sir Leslie Ward.
- 07 Oct 1900 - 26 Jul 1953
Conditions Governing Access
Open, except for folios 88 - 89, closed since they contain sensitive information on living individuals. Open date: 1 Jan 2025.
1 file(s) (176 loose folios)
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Existence and Location of Copies
Folio 71: Copyright holder (Trinity Mirror for The People) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.