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Public and Political: General: Gifts C-F., [1880] - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/416

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Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Rafton Pounder, Chairman of the Cambridge University Conservative Association; Richard Casey, Australian Minister for External Affairs; [5th Lord] Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage]; John G Churchill and Hilda Churchill; Terence Grady, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; Geoffrey Cumberlege, Publisher, Oxford University Press; Sir James Dunn, Chairman and President of the Algoma [Canada] Steel Corporation Limited; Dr Ludwig Erhard, German Minister for Economic Affairs; Carl Fallas (4); Keith Feiling; Ian Fleming; Alan Fletcher, Associate Editor of the Aquarium (4); Frank Glaves-Smith, Principal Private Secretary to President of the Board of Trade; and Ronald Guppy, Principal Private Secretary to Home Secretary.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Sir Howard D'Egville of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and General Sir James Steele; pamphlets; newspaper cuttings; photographs; an issue of the Aquarium magazine; two letters from Lady Randolph Churchill; a map of the German offensive in France (1918); and notes and copies of correspondence from R McHale [Secretary to WSC], Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], Grace Hamblin [Secretary to WSC], Christopher Soames [Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC], Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] and John Colville [Private Secretary to WSC].Most of the material in the file dates to 1953.


  • Creation: [1880] - 1954

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