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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Baruch - Beaverbrook., Jul 1951 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/519A-C

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: "Bernie" [Bernard Baruch] on various subjects including arrangements to meet WSC, disarmament, the Cold War and atomic weapons, NATO, requests to publish excerpts from letters from WSC, racehorses and his memoirs (36); Donald Logan, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, on a gift from Baruch; William Buckley of Henry Holt and Company Incorporated on Baruch's memoirs; [6th Lord] Bath [earlier Lord Weymouth] on items for his Churchill museum (4); Christofor, Lady Beaverbrook [earlier Christofor, Lady Dunn]; Max [2nd Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Max Aitken] on the death of his father; "Max" [1st] Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] on various subjects including gifts to WSC, the resignation of Neville Chamberlain as Lord President of the Council, the establishment of the Middle East department, the 1940 Club, books, his gallery and letters from WSC which were purchased by Sir James Dunn (including copies) (35); Sir Martin Lindsay on the treatment of the royal family in Beaverbrook's newspapers; M Ince (6) and A Millar (4), Secretaries to Beaverbrook; Bernard Sendall on Beaverbrook's memoirs; "Tommy", Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC] and John Peck regarding WSC's engagements in 1940; Denis Kelly on searches in the Churchill Papers; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] on the publication of material from the Churchill Papers (4); and Shane Leslie.Also includes: copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to Beaverbrook and Baruch; copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] on subjects including WSC's health, travel arrangements and age; newspaper cuttings (on subjects including WSC becoming an honorary citizen of the United States); playing cards; and photographs of a bust of WSC by Oscar Nemon.Other subjects covered by the file include portraits of WSC.


  • Creation: Jul 1951 - Jan 1965

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3 file(s) (3 files (470 loose folios))

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