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Public and Political: General: Gifts J-L., 1850 - 24 Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/402

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Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Robert Lusty; W Keatinge-Clay (4); Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Sir Alexander King; [William] Stephen King-Hall; Sir Alexander Korda; Rom Landau; Henry Laughlin [President of Houghton Mifflin Company]; John Leslie; and Shane Leslie.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Thomas Johnston, Sir David Kelly, Fleet Admiral Ernest King, and Henry Luce; notes and copies of correspondence from Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford, Secretary to WSC], Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], "Jo" Sturdee [later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC], Grace Hamblin [Private Secretary to WSC], Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] and Peter Oates [Private Secretary to WSC]; poems and press cuttings; a photograph of William Jerome (circa 1850); a map of the country near Suckin [Sudan] (dating to 1884); copies of letters from Cecil deMille and Alben Barkley; and small cards depicting the figures of World War II.Most of the material in the file dates between February 1952 and December 1952.


  • 1850 - 24 Dec 1952

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