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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-Z., 11 Jun 1951 - 31 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/393A-B

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Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Vicomte Alain de Thieusies, Belgian Ambassador to Great Britain; "Jimmie" [17th] Duke of Alba; Brigadier-General Cecil Aspinall-Oglander; Morton Bernstein (3); Reginald Maudling; F Feilden (3); Amy Guest; Robert Lusty; Vivien, Lady Olivier [earlier Vivien Leigh]; John Nunneley of Staples Press Limited; and Arthur Sulzberger [publisher] of the New York Times.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Sir James Dunn, Chairman and President of the Algoma [Canada] Steel Corporation Limited, Dwight Eisenhower and A L Rowse; copies of notes and correspondence from Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC],"Chips" Gemmel [Secretary to WSC], Grace Hamblin [Secretary to WSC], Richard Greville [Honorary Secretary to WSC]; an engraving of ?Charles Churchill; photographs, bookmarks, stamps and poems sent to WSC; newspaper cuttings and a gold charm.Other subjects covered by the file include the transport of gifts and the General Election.


  • Creation: 11 Jun 1951 - 31 Oct 1951

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2 file(s) (2 files (346 loose folios))

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