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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Caernarvonshire - Cheshire., May 1954 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/547A-B

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Correspondents concerning honours to be given to WSC, or tributes made to him or requesting support from WSC include: P Williamson, President of the Calcutta [India] Polo Club (8); [1st Lord] Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] and Pierre Dupuy on the Canadian Corporation for the 1967 World Exhibition; Sir Cecil Wakeley, Vice-President of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund; Dwight Eisenhower and Christopher Everett of the British Embassy in Washington [United States] regarding WSC's membership of the Capitol Hill Club; Ivor Williams on his portrait of WSC; Sir John Howards, Honorary Treasurer and Lord Chelmer [earlier Eric Edwards], Chairman of the Carlton Club; Charles Judd regarding a memorial to Lord Cecil of Chelwood; [1st Lord] Ismay on the Central Flying School at Rissington [Gloucestershire]; Thomas Fife Clark, Director General of the Central Office of Information, on the press; Edward Heath [Lord Privy Seal] on the Charlemagne Prize; [Richard] Geoffrey Meade and Herbert Marchant, successive Consul Generals at Dusseldorf [Germany], Sir Frederick Hoyer Millar [later 1st Lord Inchyra], High Commissioner in Germany (6), [Christopher] Roger Brooke of the British Embassy in Bonn [Germany] regarding WSC visiting Aachen [Germany], receiving the Charlemagne prize and donating the prize money to a children's home; Adrian Digby, Keeper of the Department of Ethnography at the British Museum; [1st] Lord Strang, Chairman, and Sir William Elliot, Chairman of Council, of the Royal Institute of International Affairs; and [Geoffrey] Leonard Cheshire on the Cheshire Foundation Homes for the Sick (3).Also includes: copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above; notes and copies of correspondence from Doreen Pugh, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel] and Gillian Maturin [Secretaries to WSC] and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC]; newspaper cuttings; pamphlets and information about the centenary of the birth of David Lloyd George, the Calcutta Polo Club, the Cancer Research Fund (North West area), the Capitol Hill Club, the California [United States] Art Club, and Carlisle and Gregson ("Jimmy's") crammer school attended by WSC.


  • May 1954 - Nov 1964

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