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Public and Political: General: Gifts M-O, 1890 - Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/403

Scope and Contents

Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Don Salvador de Madariaga; Ella Maillart; Mary, Duchess of Marlborough [earlier Mary Cadogan]; Lieutenant-General Sir Giffard Martel; George Mikes; Sir Thomas More; 1st Lord Moran [earlier Charles Wilson] and Dorothy, Lady Moran [earlier Dorothy Wilson]; "Dickie" [Lord Mountbatten of Burma, last Viceroy of India]; Ivison Macadam, Director General of the Royal Institute of International Affairs; Sir Arthur MacNalty; Reverend George Appleton; Frederick Doidge, High Commissioner for New Zealand; and William Surrey Dane, Vice-Chairman of Odhams Press Limited.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Daniel Malan, Prime Minister of South Africa, 1st Lord Marchwood [earlier Frederick Penny], 10th Duke of Marlborough [earlier Lord Blandford], Robert Menzies, and Eugene Meyer, Chairman of the Washington Press; notes and copies of correspondence from Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford, Secretary to WSC], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], "Jo" Sturdee [later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC], David Hunt [Private Secretary to WSC]; photographs (including a photograph of a rock called "Churchill's Head" in Australia); a drawing of Lady Randolph Churchill (dating to 1890); newspaper cuttings and pamphlets.Most of the material in the file dates February-December 1952.


  • 1890 - Dec 1952

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1 file(s) (206 loose folios)

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Existence and Location of Copies

Folio 110: Copyright holder (Lord Moran) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

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