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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Christmas Gifts, 1950., [Oct] [1928] - 24 Jan 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/388

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Correspondents (on Christmas gifts to WSC) include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] regarding turkeys from Elwood Whitney; Herbert Jerichow, Managing Director of Tuborg Breweries; Colonel John Astor, [Chief Proprietor of] the Times; Colonel William Whitbread, Chairman of Whitbread Investment Company; David Hunt [Private Secretary to Prime Minister] regarding a cheese for WSC; Geoffrey Crowther [Editor of the Economist]; Lewis Douglas; Sir James Dunn, Chairman and President of the Algoma [Canada] Steel Corporation Limited; Henry Luce of Time-Life International; Harvey MacMillan; and Sir Thomas Moore.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to 1st Lord Marchwood [earlier Frederick Perry], "Willy" Sax [supplier of paint to WSC], and Robert Hudson; copies of notes and correspondence from Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], "Chips" Gemmel [Secretary to WSC]; Grace Hamblin [Secretary to WSC]; an album of Danish presscuttings about WSC; summaries of gifts sent to WSC; Christmas cards and a calendar; a newspaper cutting about naming a mountain after WSC; a pincushion; and a photograph of WSC's horse "Colonist II".


  • Creation: [Oct] [1928] - 24 Jan 1951

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