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Public and Political: General: Gifts O-R., 1908 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/419

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Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: John O'Donnell (3); Sir Esmond Ovey; Dato Paglar (3) regarding a gift of cigars; Richard Pape (4) regarding his escape from the Netherlands during World War II and the presentation of spoons to WSC; Desmond Crawley [Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations]; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Alan Hodge, editor of History Today; A Pratt (3); [Mary] Irene, Lady Ravensdale [earlier Mary Irene, Lady Curzon]; Ivison Macadam, Editor of the Annual Review of World Events; John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; and Stuart Culley.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Captain Sir Richard Pim; and notes and copies of correspondence from R McHale [Secretary to WSC], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], Grace Hamblin [Secretary to WSC], Gwen Davies [Secretary to WSC], Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] and Peter Oates [Private Secretary to WSC]; press cuttings; pamphlets; photographs; a sketch of CSC [on her engagement to WSC] (1908); and a spectacle cord.


  • Creation: 1908 - 1955

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