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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Nobel Prize: congratulations., 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/468A-C

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Correspondents (congratulating WSC on receiving the Nobel Prize for literature) include: Winthrop Aldrich, United States Ambassador to Great Britain; Andrew Stark, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; Olaf Nobel; [James] Vincent Sheean; Joyce Hall; Francois Mauriac; Sir Alexander Korda; Eugene Meyer; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]; King Peter II of Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia]; Prince Bertil of Sweden; Louis St Laurent, Prime Minister of Canada; Konrad Adenauer [Federal Chancellor of Germany]; Hans Hedtoft, Prime Minister of Denmark; Tage Erlander, Prime Minister of Sweden; Prince William of Sweden; Theodore Bernstein, Assistant Managing Editor of the New York Times; Sir Philip Morris, Vice-Chancellor of Bristol University; Birger Nerman, Director of the State Historical Museum in Stockholm [Sweden] with his statement recommending WSC for the Nobel prize; Mabel Constanduros; Somerset de Chair; Shri Bal Gangadhar Kher, High Commissioner for India in London; Ronald Belcher of the Commonwealth Relations Office; Professor Edward Doisy; and John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary].Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above; newspaper cuttings regarding the award; details of overseas letters received by WSC; poems; an anti-Communist poster; and notes and copies of correspondence from John Colville, Leslie Rowan, David Pitblado, Anthony Montague Browne, and Peter Oates [Private Secretaries to WSC], Elizabeth Gilliatt and "Jo" Sturdee [later Lady Onslow, Secretaries to WSC].


  • Creation: 1953

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