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Public and Political: General: Gifts K-N., 1900 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/418

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Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Sir Alexander Korda; Evelyn Leaman (4); Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; David Low; Ann Whitman, Personal Secretary to President Dwight Eisenhower; Harvey Jamieson, Secretary of the Company of merchants in the city of Edinburgh [Scotland]; Sir Clifford Radcliffe, Clerk of Middlesex County Council; Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore; Brendan Bracken; Edgar Beck, Director of John Mowlem and Company Limited; and Major Reginald Macdonald-Buchanan.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Roland de Margerie, Rear-Admiral Samuel Morison, and Herbert Morrison; 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], Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Peter Oates [Private Secretary to WSC] and John Colville [Private Secretary to WSC]; photographs; pamphlets; press cuttings on subjects including a portrait of WSC by Graham Sutherland; a badge; paintings and two cigarette cards of WSC [1900].Other subjects include the transport of gifts. Most of the material in the file dates to 1954.


  • 1900 - 1954

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