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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: Switzerland (August - September 1946) P - R., 15 Aug 1946 - 15 Nov 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/244

Scope and Contents

Correspondents on WSC's visit include: M Pilet-Golaz, former President of Switzerland (2); Lionel Pinoteau, French Consul-General in Switzerland; the Prefect of Rolle; John Price, British Consulate, Geneva; Max Huber, Acting President, International Committee of the Red Cross, on a visit by WSC (2); Jean Duchosal, Secretary-General, International Committee of the Red Cross; Thomas Snow [British Minister in Switzerland]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by CSC and M Staite, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, B Vogel and "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], WSC's secretaries. A large proportion of the papers in this file are in French or German.Other subjects include: invitations and gifts to WSC; requests for WSC's autograph, and signed photographs; requests for interviews with WSC; requests for visas; tributes to WSC.Also includes: photographs; a fishing license for WSC; press notices on WSC's visit; a French travel pass; poems and songs for WSC; programme for WSC's visit to the Red Cross, and notes on the Red Cross's history; text of speeches by WSC and Max Huber during WSC's visit to the Red Cross (16 September 1946); issue of a Swiss motor sport journal; postcards and drawings.

Dates

  • 15 Aug 1946 - 15 Nov 1946

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (368 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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