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Public and Political: General: Various: General Public correspondence., Jan 1956 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/505A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: D Foreman on a portrait of WSC (3); William Rootes; [John Ramsbotham] Lord Bishop of Jarrow; Sir Tom O'Brien, General Secretary of the National Association of Theatrical and Kine Employees; [9th] Lord De La Warr [earlier Herbrand Sackville]; Richard Wood [later Lord Holderness]; Patrick Macnaghten; Sir Carne Rasch; Sir John Ruggles Brise; John Frost; [Archibald] Laurence Kirwan, Director of the Royal Geographical Society; Benno Elkan; Admiral Sir Reginald Ernle Erle-Drax with a pamphlet by him entitled "Word War III: some pros and cons"; Dudley Ward, London representative for the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF); General Sir Alan Bourne; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook], Secretary to the Cabinet; Alexander Frere, Chairman of William Heinemann Limited; [2nd Lord] Rowallan [earlier Thomas Corbett], Chief Scout; Major-General Arthur Snelling, President of the 14th Army 3 TAF Officers' Dinner Club; John Graham [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] (4) with advice on responses to enquiries; Jean Griffiths regarding WSC signing a copy of one of his books (4); Bennett Cerf; Irving Olds; Professor Robert Kellar, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Edinburgh; Diana Neave; John Hunt, Private Secretary to the Secretary of the Cabinet.Also includes: photographs; an account of the Belgrade [Yugoslavia] revolution by D Ristic; newspaper cuttings; notes and copies of correspondence from Doreen Pugh, Grace Hamblin and Catherine Snelling [Secretaries to WSC] and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC].Subjects covered by the file include various requests and enquiries; invitations; and thanks for cards and presents.


  • Jan 1956 - Jan 1957

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2 file(s) (2 files (274 loose folios))

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