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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday and Christmas gifts., 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/441

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Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Sir [Alfred] Chester Beatty; Tommy", Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC]; Rhoda, Lady Birley; [8th] Lord Dynevor [earlier Charles Rhys]; "Willy" Sax; Peregrine Churchill; Sir Laurence Olivier and Vivien, Lady Olivier [earlier Vivien Leigh]; Patrick Kinna [former Secretary to WSC]; Sir Alexander King; John G Churchill; Clement Flower; [Frank] Rose; Nicholas [Soames]; Pamela Churchill [later Pamela Harriman] and Winston [Churchill]; Oliver [1st Lord] Chandos [earlier Oliver Lyttleton]; Dorothy [Lady] Moran [earlier Dorothy Wilson]; Lady Juliet Duff; Ava, Lady Waverley [earlier Ava, Lady Anderson and Ava Wigram]; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury]; "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay] and Kathleen [Lady] Ismay; [1st] Lord Alexander and Margaret] Lady Alexander; Randolph Churchill; Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill], Edwina Sandys and Celia Sandys; Viola Garvin; Jack Billmeir; Herbert Jerichow, Managing Director of Tuborg Breweries; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] and Clarissa, Lady Eden [earlier Clarissa Spencer-Churchill, later Clarissa, Lady Avon]; Amy Guest; and Henry Luce.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Odette Pol Roger; Christmas and birthday cards; summaries of gifts received; a photograph of WSC's fish; and notes and copies of correspondence from Doreen Pugh, Gillian Maturin, and Grace Hamblin [Secretaries to WSC] and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC].Other subjects covered by the file include a film about WSC entitled "Man of the century".


  • Creation: 1957

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