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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, D - E., 1909 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/522A-B

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Correspondents include: William Deakin on subjects including St Antony's College, Oxford and the Other Club (9); Somerset de Chair; Humphrey de Trafford; John Diefenbaker, Prime Minister of Canada; [11th] Lord Digby [earlier Edward Digby] on a portrait of General Charles Churchill (photograph of portrait present); Lewis Douglas on subjects including Churchill College and meetings with WSC (5); George Drew, High Commissioner for Canada; Alexander Douglas Home [later Lord Home of the Hirsel], Prime Minister; Eric [3rd Lord] Dudley [earlier Lord Ednam]; Lady Juliet Duff on subjects including WSC's horses and meetings with WSC (6); Lady Christofor Dunn [later Christofor, Lady Beaverbrook]; Charles Eade on subjects including his resignation as editor of the Sunday Dispatch (5); "Ike" Dwight Eisenhower on subjects including his friendship with WSC, the Eisenhower library and his visit to Great Britain; Hugh Ellis-Rees of the War office; Vivienne Entwistle on an interview with her (3); and Kathleen, Lady Epstein on the death of Sir Jacob Epstein.Also includes: copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above; notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC]; newspaper cuttings on subjects including WSC's engagement to CSC (1909); photographs of WSC with his horses and poodle Rufus, of Lady Christofor Dunn unveiling a bust of WSC by Oscar Nemon; a brochure commemorating Eisenhower's visit to England in 1959; and a brochure of an exhibition commemorating the work of Jacob Epstein.Most of the material in the files dates between December 1955 and December 1964.


  • Creation: 1909 - Dec 1964

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2 file(s) (2 files (174 loose folios))

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