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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Birthday greetings., 1945 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/464

Scope and Contents

Correspondents (concerning birthday wishes to WSC) include: Percy Cox; Ivor [Bulmer-] Thomas; Vivien [Lady] Olivier [earlier Vivien Leigh] and Laurence Olivier; Major-General [Edmund] Hakewill-Smith; Martin Lindsay; Horatia Seymour; Simon Rodney; Victor Oliver; Vice-Admiral [Lawrence] Braithwaite; Douglas Fairbanks; Oliver Locker-Lampson; "Cranckie" [Sir Edward Crankshaw]; [1st Lord] Lyle; Andre de Staercke; Sir [James] Arthur Salter; [Cyril] Asquith; Lieutenant-Colonel Nawab Malik Khan Tiwana; [1st Lord] Alexander of Hillsborough; Harry [1st Lord] McGowan; Allan Noble; James Stuart; 1st Lord Balfour of Inchrye [earlier Harold Balfour]; Sir William Darling; Sir James Dunn; Esmond [2nd Lord] Rothermere [earlier Esmond Harmsworth]; Sir Richard Hopkins; Patrick Kinna; [1st Lord] Killearn [earlier Miles Lampson]; Eugene Meyer; "Bernie" [Bernard] Baruch; "Mollie", Margaret, Duchess of Buccleuch [earlier Margaret, Lady Dalkeith]; "Freddie" [2nd Lord] Birkenhead [earlier Frederick Smith]; General [Walter] Bedell Smith; "Bendor" [2nd Duke of Westminster]; Sir Francis Whitmore; Queen Mary; Andrew [1st Lord] Cunningham; Lord Ivor Churchill; Leo Amery; Sir Arnold Gridley; George Spencer Churchill; Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch; Alfred Bossom; Sir Rupert de la Bere; Brigadier John Smyth; "Elsie" [Elizabeth] Lady Salisbury [earlier Elizabeth, Lady Cranbourne]; [Sir Richard] Pim; Sir Malcolm Sargent; Frances, Lady Lloyd George; Hugh Frewen; Eleanor Roosevelt; the Sultan of Johore [India]; Harold Stassen; "Betty", Admiral Harold Stark; Sir Philip Morris, Vice-Chancellor of Bristol University; [James] Bryce Nairn; [Edward] Seymour Hicks; Joan, Lady Camden; Sir Albert Braithwaite; George [1st Lord] Marchwood [earlier Frederick Penny]; "Paddy" [Sir Patrick] Hannon; "Moppet" [Maryott Whyte]; "Max" [1st Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Max Aitken]; [Viorel] Tilea; Charles Wood; Sir [Alexander] Whyte; Sir Geoffrey Shakespeare; John, 10th Duke of Marlborough and Mary, Duchess of Marlborough; Sir Ian Fraser; William Deakin; Sir Harry Brittain; [1st] Lord Sandford [earlier Albert Edmondson]; Sir James Hawkey; [2nd] Lord Cornwallis, Lord Lieutenant of Kent; Hartley Shawcross; Eric [3rd Lord] Long; Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe [later 1st Lord Killmuir]; Sir Leslie Hollis; Frank Lord, Mayor of Oldham [Lancashire]; Chaim Weizmann; Major John Bulteel; [1st Lord] Alvingham [earlier Robert Yerburgh]; Harry Truman; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; Dorothy, Lady Moran [earlier Dorothy Wilson]; Charles Rhys [later 8th Lord Dynevor] and Hope Rhys [later Hope, Lady Dynevor]; Odette [Pol Roger]; Antonio Giraudier; Princess Alice of Athlone and [1st] Lord Athlone; Clement Attlee; Winston Churchill; Sir [Harold] Leslie Boyce; Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands; Princess Elizabeth [later Queen Elizabeth II]; Geoffrey Finsberg; Princess Arthur of Connaught; Nicholas Soames and Emma Soames; and "Ike" [Dwight] Eisenhower.Also includes a photograph of Nelson (the cat at Chequers); and newspaper cuttings regarding the University of London parliamentary association (1945).Most of the material in the file dates to 1951.


  • Creation: 1945 - 1951

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1 file(s) (358 loose folios)

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Folio 316: Copyright holder (Lord Moran) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

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