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Public and Political: General: Gifts C-D., 1899 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/408A-B

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Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Jean, Lady Campbell; Thelma Cazalet-Keir; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier Frederick Lindemann]; Ronald Belcher of the Commonwealth Relations Office; "Rock", 5th Lord Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage]; Richard Church; Peregrine Churchill; John Colville and Mary Colville; Adrian Conan Doyle; [George] 3rd Lord Cromer [earlier Lord Errington] and Esme, Lady Cromer [earlier Esme Harmsworth]; Brigadier George Davy; William Deakin; Captain Sir Humphrey de Trafford; John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Tom Driberg [later Lord Bradwell]; John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State, United States; Marcus Cheke, Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps; and Sir James Dunn, Chairman and President of the Algoma [Canada] Steel Corporation Limited.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to John G Churchill, Professor Albert Cock, Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, Virginia Crawley [earlier Virginia Cowles], Geoffrey Crowther [Editor of the Economist] and Lady Juliet Duff; newspaper cuttings (including a photograph of WSC in South Africa in 1899); a print depicting Jerome, Arizona [United States]; photographs; a letter from WSC to Violet, Lady de Trafford (dating to 1908); and notes and copies of correspondence from Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC], "Jo" Sturdee [later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford, Secretary to WSC], Grace Hamblin [Secretary to WSC], "Chips" Gemmel [Secretary to WSC], R McHale [Secretary to WSC], John Colville [Private Secretary to WSC], and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC].Most of the material in the file dates to 1953.


  • Creation: 1899 - 1953

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