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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Reprint Society - Royal Air Forces Association., [1945] - Apr 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/561A-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: Air Commodore Allan Churchman; Admiral Sir William Tennant, Chairman of the Council of the King George's Fund for Sailors; Sir David Robertson of the St Andrew's Society of the State of New York [United States]; John Cloake of the Foreign Office; representatives of the Royal Academy of Arts including Sir Charles Wheeler, President (11) and Humphrey Brooke, Secretary (9) inviting him to events and discussing exhibitions of WSC's work in the Summer Exhibition; representatives and supporters of the Royal Air Forces Association including Sir Arthur Vere Harvey [later Lord Harvey of Prestbury] (2), G Boak, General Secretary (5), and Kenneth Lewis of the House of Commons branch of the Association (4); various individuals on the treatment of British ex-servicemen in Kenya including Duncan [Sandys, later Lord Duncan-Sandys], Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations and the Colonies, Brian Gilmore of the Foreign Office and Nicolaas Huijsman [Principal Private Secretary to Sandys].Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from CSC, WSC, Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] and Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC]; details of charitable donations made by WSC; messages of support from WSC; information on organisations including the Returned Sailors' Soldiers' and Airmen's Imperial League of Australia, the Artists' General Benevolent Association, and the Royal Academy of Arts; a short extract from a speech [by WSC]; and information about the post-war settlement of servicemen in Kenya including copies of letters on the issue from [6th Lord] Gosford [earlier Archibald Acheson] and [6th Lord] Carew [earlier William Connolly-Carew], copies of newspaper articles and a copy of a petition to Queen Elizabeth II.

Dates

  • [1945] - Apr 1965

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

2 file(s) (2 files (155 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English