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Public and Political: General: Gifts: A-B., 1880 - 29 Dec 1952

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/399

Scope and Contents

Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Kenneth Pickthorn (2); Frederick Leishman [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Sir Thomas White, High Commissioner for Australia; Odette Ayme-Belmonte (6); Bernard Baruch; [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Norman Bentwich; Frank Beresford; John Biggs-Davison; Rhoda, Lady Birley; Frank de Vine Hunt; Enid Blyton; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury]; William McCleery; Sir Norman Brook, [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet]; "Top" [3rd Lord Selborne, earlier Lord Wolmer]; and Alan Bullock.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Kenneth Jamieson, Sir Muirhead Bone, 1st Lord Bracken, 1st Lord Brookeborough [earlier Basil Brooke], Brooke Claxton and Colonel Maurice Buckmaster; notes and copies of correspondence from Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford, Secretary to WSC], "N S" ["Jo" Sturdee, later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC], Sheila Minto [Secretary to WSC], Doris Nash [Secretary to WSC], Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC], "Chips" Gemmel [Secretary to WSC], Richard Greville [Honorary Secretary to WSC], David Hunt [Private Secretary to WSC] and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC]; newspaper cuttings; photographs; poems; pamphlets including an album of cartoons (dating c. 1880); and a letter from Lord Randolph Churchill to John Corbett.Other subjects covered in the file include the transport of gifts. Most of the material in the file dates February to December 1952.

Dates

  • Creation: 1880 - 29 Dec 1952

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (304 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English