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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: United States (January - March 1946) A - B., 28 Dec 1945 - 07 May 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/224

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Correspondents on WSC's visit to the United States include: Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, on the Order of Ahepa (American-Greek educational programme); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe, Chairman, Conservative Party Organisation] on results from county council elections; Kenneth Mackessack, Military Attache, Washington; Floyd Blair, Vice-President, National City Bank, New York (2); Harold Braham, British Consulate; [? Sir Francis Evans] British Consul-General [New York]; Douglas Robey, British Vice-Consul, New York; Hugh Bullock, President, Calvin Bullock Forum (2); 1st Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], Grace Hamblin and Kathleen Hill, WSC's secretaries.Other subjects include: invitations; offers to exhibit WSC's paintings.Also includes: American coins; accounts of expenses; photograph of a letter by President Harry S Truman on the Order of Ahepa; pamphlets on the American and British Commonwealth Association Incorporated; report from a chapter of the American Red Cross; credit stamp for CSC; pamphlets on American art galleries; press cutting from the New York Herald Tribune on the Blinded Veterans Association; pamphlet on Pan-American Airways; transcripts from London newspapers on subjects including support for the United Nations by Andrei Gromyko [Soviet representative on the United Nations Security Council] and Charles de Gaulle's resignation from the French government; pamphlet with speech by Lewis Brown on enduring peace; pamphlet on the Calvin Bullock Forum.


  • Creation: 28 Dec 1945 - 07 May 1951

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