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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, L -M., Jul 1956 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/558A-B

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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: Major C Petit of the Association of Lancastria Survivors (8); Sir John Smyth on representing WSC at a ceremony organised by the Association of Lancastria Survivors; Antony Acland [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] and [Adrian] Ian Samuel [Principal Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] on a Libyan award given to WSC by King Idris; Isabel Morison of the Royal National Lifeboat Association (5); representatives of the Royal Society of Literature including Mrs J Patterson, Secretary (5) and [2nd Lord] Birkenhead [earlier Frederick Smith], Chairman of the Council; Donald Lindsay, Headmaster of Malvern College [Worcestershire]; Michael Jenkins; James Killian, Chairman of the Massachusetts [United States] Institute of Technology; and representatives of Merton College [Oxford] including Alick Harrison, Warden, Rear-Admiral Derick Hetherington, Bursar and Sir Burke Trend.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from WSC, Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Catherine Snelling [Secretary to WSC] and Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC]; details of charitable donations made by WSC; information on various organisations including the Royal National Lifeboat Association, the George C Marshall Research Library, and the Royal Society of Literature; newspaper cuttings; photographs of a bust of WSC in Malta; and an extract from a speech by WSC on the legal systems in Great Britain and the United States and on the United Nations [delivered on 31 July 1956].


  • Creation: Jul 1956 - Nov 1964

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