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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Soho Gallery - Sussex Historic Churches., Feb 1958 - Jan 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/564A-C

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: Lieutenant-General Sir Reginald Denning, Chairman of the Soldiers' Sailors' and Airmen's Families Association; Christopher Everett on the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution; Derek Mitchell [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Clive Whitmore [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War]; Hugh Ellis-Rees, War Office; Timothy Bligh [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister] (4); various representatives of the South African War Veterans' Association including Philip Law, General Secretary, (11), Major F Child (14), 1st Lord Wilson of Libya (6), Grand President (18), Captain Charles Linnell (5), and Sir Eric Girdwood, President (7); Martin Charteris, Assistant Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II, on impossibility of granting a royal review to the South African War Veterans' Association; Francis Armstrong, Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for War; Major General Sir Robert Laycock, Colonel Commandant Special Air Service Regiment; and Brendan Bracken regarding the Stevenson scholarship at Loretto School.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Catherine Snelling [Secretary to WSC] and Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC]; messages of support from WSC; details of charitable donations made by WSC; orders of service for the funerals of Lord Wilson of Libya and General Sir Harold Carrington; a brochure of fine art reproductions produced by the Soho Gallery; WSC's membership certificate of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution; information about the South African War Veterans' Association; and newspaper cuttings regarding WSC's summons as a witness by a South African woolman.

Dates

  • Feb 1958 - Jan 1965

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

3 file(s) (224 loose folios)

Language of Materials

English