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Public and Political: General: Gifts T-Z., 1908 - Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/406

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Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Robert Taylor; Gerald Taylor (3); "Tommy", Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC]; Marigold, Lady Thurso [earlier Marigold, Lady Sinclair]; Colonel John Astor [Chief Proprietor of] the Times; William McAdam, Agent-General for the province of British Columbia [Canada]; Leonard Elgood, Director of the Distillers Company Limited; Ava, Lady Waverley [earlier Ava, Lady Anderson and Ava Wigram]; William Weech; Chaim Weizmann; [Edward] Francis Williams; Barry Smallman [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; and Hugh Wonter.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Wing Commander Frederick Yeo-Thomas, [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary], General Sir [Gwilym] Ivor Thomas, and [2nd] Duke of Westminster; notes and copies of correspondence from Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], "Jo" Sturdee [later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford, Secretary to WSC] and Peter Oates [Private Secretary to WSC], newspaper cuttings including a page from the Sphere commemorating the wedding of WSC and CSC; and an edition of Women's' Illustrated (on WSC's birthday); photographs; and an article on WSC and religion.Other subjects covered include WSC's tropical fish. Most of the material in the file dates between February and December 1952.


  • Creation: 1908 - Dec 1952

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