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Public and Political: General: Gifts E-H., 1954 - May 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/435

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Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Sir Ian Fraser; Leonard Elgood, Director of the Distillers' Company Limited; J Ransome, Secretary of the Federation of British Carpet Manufacturers (4); Terence Grady (2) and John Graham (3) [Assistant Private Secretaries to Foreign Secretary]; George Fisher (5); Sir Oliver Franks; Victor Gollancz; Douglas Guthrie; Sir Gavin de Beer, Director of the British Museum of Natural History; Bernard Hailstone with a photograph of his portrait of WSC; Hamish Hamilton, Managing Director of Hamish Hamilton Limited; Robert Hecht, Austrian Consul in Atlanta [United States]; James Hodson; Sir Ian Horobin; H Elmer House (3); and Richard Langridge.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above; newspaper cuttings; and notes and copies of correspondence from R McHale [Secretary to WSC], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], "Jo" Sturdee [later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC], Grace Hamblin [Secretary to WSC], Gillian Maturin [Secretary to WSC], John Colville [Private Secretary to WSC], Christopher Soames [Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC] and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC].


  • Creation: 1954 - May 1958

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