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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, D., Feb 1956 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/550

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Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Thomas Bridges [Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] (2); "Bill", Sir [Cyril] Berkeley Ormond, Director of Public Relations at British Information Services on a donation from the Damon Runyon Memorial Fund (4); Sir John Colville and Major General "Jack" Hamilton, Bursar of Churchill College, Cambridge on the College's decision to reject a donation from the Damon Runyon Memorial Fund; Nils Svenningsen, Danish Ambassador to Great Britain, on the Churchill Endowment Fund; Lord Hodson, President of the David Davies Memorial Institute; Elsbeth, Lady Beddoe-Rees, of the Distressed Gentlefolk's Aid Association (3); Winthrop Aldrich, United States Ambassador to Great Britain (2) and John Graham [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] (2) on Ditchley [Dytchley Park, Oxfordshire]; D Blakey, Town Clerk of Douglas [Isle of Man] on WSC's acceptance of the Freedom of the Borough (6); C Wethered, on WSC's position as President of the Dover Constitutional Association (6); Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall on representing WSC at the unveiling of the Dunkirk [France] Memorial; Alastair Laing of the Imperial War Graves Commission and Paul Reynaud on the Dunkirk memorial.Also includes: copies of correspondence and notes from Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to WSC, Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC] and Catherine Snelling [Secretary to WSC]; reports and information about various organisations including the Derby Club and Dytchley Park; photographs of a Dr Barnados home called Churchill House; and orders of ceremony for the unveiling of the Dunkirk Memorial.


  • Creation: Feb 1956 - Nov 1964

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