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Public and Political: General: Gifts O-R., Dec 1952 - Dec 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/412

Scope and Contents

Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Roden Orden; Joan, Lady Portal; Henry Pratt Boorman; Sir Carol Reed and [Penelope], Lady Reed; Juliet, Lady Rhys Williams (with notes on taxation); John Tilney; Nellie Romilly [earlier Nellie Hozier]; [6th] Lord Rosebery [earlier Albert Primrose]; Esmond [2nd Lord] Rothermere [earlier Esmond Harmsworth]; Sir William Farren, President of the Royal Aeronautical Society; and Sir Ivison Macadam, editor of the Annual Register of World Events.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to: Colonel Walter Elliott, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Sir John Rothenstein and A L Rowse; paintings; sheet music; photographs and press cuttings; and notes and copies of correspondence from Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford, Secretary to WSC], R McHale [Secretary to WSC], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], Peter Oates [Private Secretary to WSC], Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], and Christopher Soames [Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC].Other subjects covered include the transport of gifts.


  • Dec 1952 - Dec 1953

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