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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: United States (January - March 1946) S - Z., 03 Oct 1945 - 07 Aug 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/230A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents on WSC's visit include: Jorge Sanchez (5); Douglas Robey [British Vice-Consul, New York]; Iriney Georgevitch, Serbian Bishop of Yugoslavia; Albert Canning, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Special Branch, on WSC's police guard; Charles Scribner; [Walter] Bedell Smith; "Betty", Harold Stark; Sir William Stephenson [Director, British Security Co-ordination] on WSC meeting the lawyer Ernest Cuneo (2); Myron Taylor; John Winant, United States ambassador to Britain (2); President Harry S Truman on arrangements for WSC's speech at Fulton ["The Sinews of Peace", 5 March 1946] and a portrait of WSC, Franklin Roosevelt and Stalin (4); Frank Clarke; Sir Hugh Tudor on subjects including the 1945 General Election, the Anglo-American Loan, the situation in Palestine and the Newfoundland [Canada] fishing industry (2); Philip Reed, Chairman, General Electric Company [GEC]; John D Rockefeller junior; William Tuck, Governor of Virginia, on WSC's visit to Virginia (4); George Carey, General Manager, Western Union Telegraph Company, Havana [Cuba] (3); F McCluer, President, Westminster College, Fulton, on WSC's speech (10); William White, Editor, the Emporia Gazette (2); Edith Willkie; Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley]; Henry Luce; Charles Seymour, President, Yale University. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Peter Solly-Flood, British Embassy, Washington, CSC, Leslie Rowan and Paul Beards, WSC's Private Secretaries, and "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], Kathleen Hill, Elizabeth Gilliatt and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], WSC's secretaries.Other subjects include: requests for interviews with WSC, invitations and gifts; reaction to WSC's speech at Fulton; WSC's feelings on the loss of the 1945 General Election.Also includes: prints of articles on the Anglo-American Loan; catalogue and press cutting for an art exhibition by William Earl Singer; soup labels; prints of letters from Dwight Eisenhower and Fleet Admiral William Halsey on a Princeton historical record; text of an article by Christopher Emmet on sharing atomic information; photographs of turkeys given to WSC; resolutions of the Virginia General Assembly and Senate on WSC's visit; notes on Virginia, and passenger lists for WSC's visit; pamphlet on WSC and Eisenhower's speeches to the Virginia General Assembly ("The English-Speaking Peoples", 8 March 1946); telegraph bills and receipts; text of citation to WSC at Westminster College, Fulton; programme for WSC's visit to Fulton; notes on Yale Institute of International Studies.


  • 03 Oct 1945 - 07 Aug 1946

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