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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: United States (January - March 1946) L - M., 14 May 1945 - 25 Apr 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/228

Scope and Contents

Correspondents on WSC's visit include: Fiorello LaGuardia, outgoing Mayor of New York (2); Frederick Leathers [Director, William Cory and Son Limited] on WSC's journey; 1st Lord Leathers [Minister of War Transport] on WSC's journey (2); Harold Peat, offering WSC a lecture tour (4); Clark Getts, offering WSC a lecture tour (4); Sol Hurok, offering WSC a lecture tour; [Marie-Rene] Alexis Leger ["St John Perse"]; Walter Lippmann (2); Clare Luce; Henry Luce [publisher, Time and Life] on a dinner for WSC (4); Charles Eade [Editor], Sunday Dispatch (5); Fred Longden; J C Thomson [British Consul, Miami] (3); 10th Duke of Marlborough [earlier Lord Blandford]; Duncan Matheson; John Peck, Foreign Office; 2nd Lord Melchett [earlier Sir Henry Mond]; 1st Lord Portal [Chief of Air Staff]; Frank Clarke (2); Henry Morgenthau junior; Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by "Jack" [John S Churchill], Leslie Rowan, WSC's Private Secretary and Elizabeth Gilliatt, "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow] and Kathleen Hill, WSC's secretaries.Other subjects include: invitations and requests for interviews with WSC; the employment of Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] as a secretary; the YWCA fund [Young Women's Christian Association].Also includes: pamphlets on Easton and Lafayette College; text of broadcast by Fiorello LaGuardia on the need to support the United Nations; pamphlet of speeches by Howard Green in the Canadian House of Commons (1945); print of the Congressional Record with a speech by Clare Luce on support for the United Nations; baggage lists for WSC and his staff; private accounts; list of letters to WSC; text of press statement by the New York masons on support for the United Nations, and material on the masons; questions for interview from the Miami Herald; notes on RAF cadets trained at Miami University; extract from WSC's speech in Parliament ["The Few", 20 August 1940].


  • 14 May 1945 - 25 Apr 1946

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