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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Aberdeen - Army., Mar 1956 - Sep 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/540

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Correspondents concerning honours to be given to WSC, or tributes made to him include: George Stephen, Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Scotland]; Allan Noble, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Donald Tebbitt and Derek Dodson, Private Secretaries to Noble, Averell Harriman concerning the Admiral Byrd award made by the International Rescue Committee; Martin Flett, Permanent Under Secretary of State Air Ministry regarding the Air Council; William Taylor, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Air; Sir Eric Errington inviting WSC to Aldershot [Surrey]; Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States; John Killick and Christopher Everett of the British Embassy at Washington [United States], Patrick de Courcy-Ireland, Private Secretary to the British Ambassador to the United States, and Robert Burnette (4), Director of the National Congress of American Indians on WSC being made an honorary chieftain; Sir Pierson Dixon, British Ambassador to France and Antony Acland, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, and Helmut Isenberg, Chairman of Public Relations for the American Legion Paris Post (5) regarding an honour from the American legion; John Peck, Head of Information Services at New York regarding WSC's honorary membership of the Overseas Press Club; Mary Soames [earlier Mary Churchill] on the American Women's' Club; Robin Cooke, MP on the Anchor Society; Donald Coggan, Archbishop of York; General Sir James Steele on the Army Benevolent Fund; and Alan Mais, Honorary Colonel of the 101 (London) Corps Engineer Regiment.Also includes: copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above; notes and copies of correspondence from Doreen Pugh and Gillian Maturin [Secretaries to WSC] and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC]; newspaper cuttings and photographs; pamphlets and information about organisations including the Admiralty Rifle Club, the RAF, the American Bar Association's collection of quotations, the Anchor Society, the Archbishop of York's 'Feed the Minds' campaign, and the Army, Navy and Air Force veterans in Canada.


  • Creation: Mar 1956 - Sep 1964

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