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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Moran - Nixon., Jul 1953 - Dec 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/530A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: various doctors on WSC's health, hearing aids and on gifts from WSC including Charles [1st Lord] Moran [earlier Sir Charles Wilson] (4), Dorothy, Lady Moran [earlier Dorothy, Lady Wilson], Herbert Seddon (5), Dr D Roberts (4), Jacques Vialle (3) and Philip Yeoman; [1st] Lord Morrison of Lambeth; Prince Hassan Ben El Mehdi, Moroccan Ambassador to Great Britain on a disaster in Agadir; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; John Colville on the possibility of a fund for WSC's 90th birthday; Violet, Lady Munnings (3); Mrs P Kamalammal, the widow of "Munuswamy" former butler to WSC (18); Bryce Nairn, Consul General, Tangier [Morocco] on the sale of a consular building to Aristotle Onassis; Walter Nash, Prime Minister of New Zealand; Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Governor of Maharashtra [India]; Elizabeth Nel, [earlier Elizabeth Layton] former Secretary to WSC; Princess Marijke of the Netherlands, god-daughter of WSC, (3); Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands; Queen Juliana of the Netherlands; Princess Wilhelmina of the Netherlands; Major-General Sir Leslie Nicholls (2); Herbert Marchant, Consul General, San Francisco [United States] regarding Admiral [Chester] Nimitz; and Richard Nixon, Vice President of the United States.Also includes: copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above; notes and copies of correspondence from Catherine Snelling and Doreen Pugh [Secretaries to WSC] and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] on subjects including objections to [1st] Lord Moran's book about WSC; a pamphlet commemorating 'British Week' in the Netherlands; a copy of a speech by Richard Nixon on the relationship between the United States and Great Britain, the Cold War and NATO; and 'audiograms' showing hearing tests carried out on WSC.Other subjects covered by the file include: sculptures of WSC by Oscar Nemon; the vaccination of Chartwell staff; and CSC's health.

Dates

  • Creation: Jul 1953 - Dec 1964

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

2 file(s) (218 loose folios)

Language of Materials

English

Existence and Location of Copies

Folios 5, 12, 15, 18, 21, 25-6, 31, 40, 56-8: Copyright holder (Lord Moran) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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