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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Winston Churchill Birthday Fund: various correspondence., 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/430

Scope and Contents

Correspondents concerning the Winston Churchill 80th birthday presentation fund) include: John Colville, Private Secretary to WSC, with information about the total raised by the fund, and its operation; Edward Martell, Chairman of the Fund, on subjects including the establishment of the fund and suggested announcements to the press; Brian Goddard, Secretary of the Fund; [1st Lord] Bracken; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office; Bernard Baruch (2) on subjects including the mishandling of the appeal in the United States; and Roger Makins [later 1st Lord Sherfield], British Ambassador to the United States.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to [2nd Lord] Moynihan; press cuttings about the fund; and notes and copies of correspondence from Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC] and Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC].


  • Creation: 1954 - 1955

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