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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, English Speaking Union., Jul 1955 - Apr 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/552A-B

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence mainly relating to plans by the English Speaking Union to honour WSC. Correspondents include: Margaret, Lady Alexander (3); Sir John Colville (9) on subjects including the importance of raising funds for Churchill College [Cambridge]; John Wyndham [later 1st Lord Egremont]; Lieutenant-General Sir Rex Benson (8); Joyce Hall of Hallmark Cards (3); Carl Gilbert [Chief Executive Officer of the] Gillette Company (3); Lewis Douglas (3); Air Chief Marshal Sir Francis Fogarty (11); Arthur Houghton, President of the English Speaking Union (4); Frank Darvall, Director General of the English Speaking Union (27); and Suzanne Bidault of the Congress of European American Associations.Also includes: copies of correspondence and notes from WSC, CSC, Harold Macmillan, Philip de Zulueta, Anthony Montague Browne, Private Secretary to WSC, Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC] and "Jo" [Nina Sturdee later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC]; notes of meetings regarding fund raising; messages of support by WSC; and the text of a speech by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on "The Atlantic Community".


  • Creation: Jul 1955 - Apr 1961

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2 file(s) (2 files (229 loose folios))

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