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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Cincinnati - Czechoslovak Legionaries., Jan 1952 - Dec 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/549A-B

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Francis Hatch, President General of the Society of the Cincinnati on WSC's descent from Lieutenant Reuben Murray (through Lady Randolph Churchill) (3); Sir Irving Gane on WSC's admission to the freedom of the City of London; Kenneth Post, Director of the Civic Trust; R Osborne, Honorary Secretary of the Civil Service Life Boat Fund (4); George Drew, High Commissioner for Canada, on an organisation called the Club des Alouettes (3); [9th] Lord De La Warr [earlier Herbrand Sackville], Chairman of the Royal Commonwealth Society (2); representatives of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, including S Pakeman (4); representatives of the Conservative and Unionist Agents' Benevolent Association including J Harrow, Honorary Secretary (10); representatives of the Constitutional Club including Sir Joseph Haygarth, Chairman (4), Colonel H Joel, Chairman (5), and Sir William Grimshaw; Antony Acland; Vice-Admiral A Vedel on the unveiling of a bust of WSC by Oscar Nemon (3); William Deakin; Erwin Wesp, President of the Coppini Academy of Fine Arts (3); John Moreton, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Colonies; and Thomas Bridges, Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to WSC, Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC] and Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC].Also includes: postcards of signs in Maine [United States]; newspaper cuttings; reports and publications by various institutions and organisations including the Civil Service Life Boat Fund, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, the Conservative and Unionist Agents' Benevolent Association and the Constitutional Club; photographs of the American Museum in Britain at Claverton Manor, Bath; photographs of the unveiling of a bust of WSC by Oscar Nemon in Copenhagen [Denmark]; and a copy of a speech (made by WSC on 13 November 1901).

Dates

  • Creation: Jan 1952 - Dec 1964

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

2 file(s) (2 files (219 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English