Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday gifts: S-Z., 1954 - 1955
Scope and Contents
Correspondents (mainly concerning 80th birthday gifts to WSC) include: [5th] Lord Munster [earlier Geoffrey FitzClarence], Minister without Portfolio; and Martin Lynch [Private Secretary to Munster]; Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Spyros Skouras (5), President, and J Pattison (3), Director, of 20th Century Fox, regarding the installation of Cinemascope film equipment at Chartwell [Kent]; Priscilla, Lady Tweedsmuir [earlier Priscilla, Lady Grant]; Richard Greville of Conservative and Unionist Central Office; Edward Curzon [later 6th Lord Howe], Chairman of the South Buckinghamshire Conservative Association; Christopher Holland-Martin, Honorary Treasurer of the Conservative and Unionist Party; Henry Spence; Margaret, Lady Stanley; "Jo" Sturdee [later Lady Onslow]; Sir [Charles] Duncan Swann; Mary, Lady Swinton [earlier Mary, Lady Cunliffe-Lister]; Myron Taylor; Peter Thorneycroft, President of the Board of Trade; Wolfgang von Tirpitz; Reverend John Tredennick, vicar of Crockham Hill [Kent]; Sir Gerald Curteis, Deputy Master of Trinity House; Sir Godfrey Thomas, Private Secretary to the Duke of Gloucester; Nicholas Robin Udal, Secretary of the Athenaum (4); Ava, Lady Waverley [earlier Ava, Lady Anderson and Ava Wigram]; Mary Soames [earlier Mary Churchill]; Captain Archibald Cooper regarding a gift from the people of Westerham [Kent]; Cyril Whittles (4); "Moppet" [Maryott Whyte]; John Wilson [later 2nd Lord Moran]; M Graham Grey, Secretary to the Mayor of Wimbledon [Surrey]; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office; and Geoffrey Wilson.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Willy Sax [supplier of paints to WSC], Field Marshal Philbul Songgram, Prime Minster of Siam [later Thailand], Sacheverell Sitwell, Tage Erlander, Prime Minister of Sweden, Konrad Adenauer, the Duke of Gloucester, Lieutenant-Commander Michael Parker [Private Secretary to the Duke of Edinburgh], Queen Elizabeth II, Alan Hodge [editor of History Today]; and notes and copies of correspondence from Elizabeth Gillatt [Secretary to WSC], Gwen Davies [Secretary to WSC], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], L Rushbrook [Secretary to WSC], Grace Hamblin [Secretary to WSC], John Colville [Private Secretary to WSC], Christopher Soames [Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC], and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC].Other subjects covered by the file include: arrangements for a dinner at Trinity House.
- 1954 - 1955
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1 file(s) (246 loose folios)
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Existence and Location of Copies
Folios 224-5: Copyright holder (Lord Moran) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.