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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: Switzerland (August - September 1946) G - H., 22 Aug 1946 - 10 Dec 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/241

Scope and Contents

Correspondents on WSC's visit include: Charles Gos on a speech by WSC on mountains (6); Clare Sheridan; General Henri Guisan, thanking WSC for a gift of some of his books; Alan Hillgarth [earlier Alan Evans]; Henri Hoppenot, French Ambassador to Switzerland; Sir Ellis Hume-Williams. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt and M Staite, WSC's secretaries. A large proportion of the papers in this file are in French or German.Other subjects include: gifts and invitations for WSC; requests for signed photographs of WSC, and for his autograph.Also includes: postcard of a photograph of WSC; list of gifts received by WSC; invoices for gifts, and export documentation; press cuttings on WSC and the Matterhorn; medallion of Regensburg; pamphlet on a shooting competition; drawing of WSC; photograph of a portrait of WSC; poster for a horse show.

Dates

  • 22 Aug 1946 - 10 Dec 1946

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (251 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English

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