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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Churchill College, Cambridge: correspondence on special subjects, L-Z and miscellaneous., Mar 1958 - Jul 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/571A-B

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Correspondents include: Major-General John Hamilton, Bursar of Churchill College (17); 1st Lord Tedder, Chancellor of Cambridge University (3); Sir John Cockcroft, Master of Churchill College (7); Anthony Phelps, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister; Sir Shane Leslie; Robert Tollast (7) on arrangements to paint a portrait of WSC from photographs (7); Alexander Fleck, Chairman of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) Limited (3); 1st Lord Weeks; Sir Alexander Todd; Brian Downs; 1st Lord Adrian, Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University; 1st Lord Godber; Oliver [1st Lord] Chandos [earlier Oliver Lyttelton]; "Jock" [Sir John Colville]; [2nd Lord] Knollys; Francis Humphrys, Secretary of the Churchill College Trust Fund; Rear-Admiral Christopher Bonham-Carter, Treasurer to the Duke of Edinburgh on the Duke's acceptance of the position of Visitor to the College (3); Noel Annan; Timothy Daunt, editor of "Varsity", the Cambridge University Students' Newspaper; and Francis Crick on his resignation from the College.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] and Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC]; a photograph of a tapestry presented by General Charles De Gaulle; a message sent by WSC on the laying of the foundation stone and copies of the speech he made when planting trees at the College; a reply by the Prime Minister [Harold Macmillan, later 1st Lord Stockton] regarding a gift from the government to the College.Other subjects covered by the file include: arrangements for the laying of the foundation stone and for WSC to plant trees; the selection of portraits and busts of WSC for the College; WSC and CSC's dislike of portraits of WSC by Graham Sutherland; and a gift of WSC's books for the College Library.


  • Creation: Mar 1958 - Jul 1963

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