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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: Switzerland (August - September 1946) I - L., 20 May 1946 - 22 Apr 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/242A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents on WSC's visit include: David Lamb; Dennis Larking; H Lefeuvre-Meaulle, French Minister Plenipotentiary in Switzerland (2); Lord Duncannon [later 10th Lord Bessborough, First Secretary, British Embassy, Paris, France]; J Luscher, photographer, on taking photographs of "Choisi", where WSC was staying (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by CSC and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, M Staite, "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow] and B Vogel, WSC's secretaries. A large proportion of the papers in this file are in French or German.Other subjects include: gifts for WSC; requests for signed photographs of WSC, and for his autograph; a Franco-German state; the children's Red Cross; a claim on the oil concession with Iran.Also includes: press cutting from the Journal de Geneve, on "Choisi"; copies of letters by Alfred Kammerman to United Nations statesmen on world peace; photographs of a contract between the forerunner of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and Iran for the supply of petrol, gas and oil (1901); watercolour sketch of a mountain; prints of articles and issues of der Weg and National Zeitung with articles by Alfred Kober on WSC; commemorative pamphlet on [?] Swiss heraldry; copy of a letter by George Phillips, United States Vice-Consul; copy of a letter by Jean Lieber, engineer, on a universal patent (1943); account of expenses; copy of Victoria!, a pictorial magazine on the end of the First World War.


  • 20 May 1946 - 22 Apr 1947

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2 file(s) (2 files (246 loose folios))

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