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Public and Political: General: Gifts S., 1707 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/420

Scope and Contents

Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Frank Salisbury; Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough]; Ronald Belcher of the Commonwealth Relations Office; [Kenneth] Michael Wilford [Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; A Smalley (4) with poems; John Walker, Keeper of Coins and Medals, British Museum; Ella Sprott (4); and Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary].Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Sir John Slessor, Dirk Stikker, Netherlands Ambassador to Great Britain, and Sir Campbell Stuart; notes and copies of correspondence from R McHale [Secretary to WSC], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC], Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC], Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] and John Colville [Private Secretary to WSC]; pamphlets; photographs; poems; drawings and paintings; and a postcard of Queen Elizabeth II; and a pamphlet (dating to 1707) describing a meal attended by John, 1st Duke of Marlborough and King Karl II.Most of the material in the file dates to 1954.


  • 1707 - 1954

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1 item(s) (1 file (190 loose folios))

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