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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: general and technical correspondence., Jan 1956 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/568A-B

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Correspondents include: "Jock" Sir John Colville (24); 1st Lord Leathers; 1st Lord Adrian, Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University (5); 1st Lord Tedder, Chancellor of Cambridge University (4); Harold Taylor, Fellow of Clare College; Oliver, 1st Lord Chandos [earlier Oliver Lyttelton]; 1st Lord Godber (3); Alexander Fleck, Chairman of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) Limited; Sir John Cockcroft; Brian Downs (4); Sir Alexander Todd (3); 1st Lord Weeks (4); 2nd Lord Knollys (4); Neil Cairncross, Private Secretary to Prime Minister; Noel Annan; "Ike", Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States; Francis Humphrys, Secretary of the Churchill College Trust Fund (9); William Carron, President of the Amalgamated Engineering Union; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] Prime Minister; and David Stephens, Secretary for Appointments to the Prime Minister.Also includes: a memorandum by Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], Prime Minister, on technological education; notes and copies of correspondence from WSC, Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] and Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC]; messages of support and appeals for funds from WSC; information on the selection of Trustees and the Master of the College; minutes of meetings of the Trustees; and a copy of the trust deed establishing the Churchill College Trust Fund.Other subjects covered by the file include: the purpose of the college, the numbers of scientists and technologists in the Soviet Union, fund raising, the possibility of admitting women to the college and the need for a chapel.


  • Jan 1956 - Dec 1958

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2 file(s) (2 files (274 loose folios))

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