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Public and Political: General: Patronage E-F., Apr 1948 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/334

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File includes correspondence with: The Early Closing Association, lunch invitation, 1955; The Eastchurch Memorial to Pioneer Airmen, on appointment as Patron, with article "A short history of early flying in Sheppey, 1909-1911", 1949-52; Rhoda, Lady Birley (2), James Smith (3), Cyril Black MP (2) and Molly Guion on portrait of General Dwight Eisenhower by Oswald Birley, 1954; The Empire Day Movement, 1954; The Society of Engineers (Incorporated) on award of the Churchill Gold Medal to Sir Frank Whittle (1953) and Sir William Wallace (1954), with letter of thanks from Sir Frank Whittle, 1953-54; The English Speaking Union, particularly Frank Darvall (Director-General ESU of the Commonwealth) (4), Lord Baillieu (Chairman) (2), Douglas Fairbanks, William Griffin (ESU of the United States) (12) Bernard Baruch, Walter Graebner (3) Lord Woolton (2) and Lord Wakehurst on proposed Winston S Churchill Fellowship Foundation, with note from CSC advising that it should not be established until after his death, 1948-55; Dr J H Retinger on his resignation as Secretary General of the European Movement, 1952; The Rev Roderick King on depiction of WSC in the new stained glass window of Holy Trinity Church, Exmouth, Devon, 1955; Sir Rupert de la Bere, Lord Mayor of London, thanks for contribution towards the Lord Mayor's National Flood and Tempest Distress Fund, 1953; The Football Association, particularly Sir Stanley Rous, Secretary (7), mainly on attendance at 1952 FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Nerwcastle United, with memorandum of General Arrangements and Instructions for the Final, and correspondence with Sir Arthur Elvin, Wembley Stadium Ltd, on WSC's visit to Wembley (2), 1952; Lord Bessborough (5) Sir Alfred Bossom and Rene Massigli, French Ambassador, London, on appointment as President of the Franco-British Society, 1951-54; The British Society for International Understanding, particularly Rear-Admiral Sir Arthur Hall, Chairman, on award of the Franklin Medal of the City of Philadelphia, with covering letter from Lord Ismay, Secretary-General of NATO, urging him to accept the award, 1955; Freedom House, on presentation of Annual Freedom Award, 1955; The Friends of Canterbury Cathedral on patronage of appeal, 1955-56; the Friends of the Parish Church of St Mary, Harrow on the Hill on appointment as Patron, 1955.


  • Creation: Apr 1948 - 1963

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