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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, T -V., Jan 1956 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/565A-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: representatives of Trinity House (on subjects such as the Trinity House vessel named after WSC) including Captain George Barnard, Deputy Master, (9), R McLernon, Secretary (20), V Stamp (3), and Captain Sir Gerald Curteis, Deputy Master; Greville Howard (2) and J Worth and T Thomas, Secretaries of the Newlyn - Mousehole [Cornwall] Fishermen's Preservation Association on the need for lighthouses on the Cornish coast; Mary Soames offering to launch a ship on behalf of CSC; Gavin Astor, Chairman of the Times Publishing Company; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; Sir Edward Beddington-Behrens of the United Kingdom Council of the European Movement; Charles Judd of the United Nations Association; Edward Shafton, Chairman of Variety Clubs International (5); Maurice Thomas, Regional President of "Les veterans du Roi Albert I" (3); Brigadier Sir John Smyth, Chairman of the Victoria Cross and St George's Cross Association (12).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]; details of charitable donations made by WSC; WSC's membership cards for the Tuna Club; information about the United Kingdom Council of the European Movement and an extract from a speech by [14th] Lord Home [earlier Alexander Douglas-Home, later Lord Home of the Hirsel], Foreign Secretary, on the United Nations; information about the Squadron Officer School at Maxwell Air Force Base and the Victoria Cross and St George's Cross Association.


  • Creation: Jan 1956 - Jan 1965

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