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Public and Political: General: Gifts I-O., 06 Apr 1951 - 29 Jan 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/396

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Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: George Keating (5); Jacqueline, Lady Killearn; Sir Alan Lascelles, Private Secretary to King George VI; Walter Graebner [London representative of Time-Life International]; Miss McLees regarding a gift from Sir James Lithgow (3); John Lockhart; Henry Luce of Time-Life International; 1st Lord Marchwood [earlier Frederick Penny]; Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Moore; Sir Clive Morrison-Bell; Sydney Moseley; Bernard Myers; Leander McCormick-Goodhart; and Irving Olds.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Edith, Lady Londonderry, and 10th Duke of Marlborough [earlier Lord Blandford]; 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], "N S" ["Jo" Sturdee, later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC], Sheila Minto [Secretary to WSC], Richard Greville [Honorary Secretary to WSC] and Peter Oates [Private Secretary to WSC]; photographs; newspaper cuttings; pamphlets and poems.Other subjects covered by the file include: WSC's rule as Prime Minister not to accept gifts from people he does not know and election wishes.


  • 06 Apr 1951 - 29 Jan 1952

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