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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Correspondence (private and personal): A-W., Sep 1954 - Dec 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/590

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Correspondents (on various fund-raising and commemorative projects) include: 7th Lord Anglesley [earlier George Paget]; Bernard Baruch; Brian Batsford; Michael Cary [Deputy Secretary of the Cabinet], Derek Stephen [Private Secretary to the Secretary of the Cabinet] and Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook], Secretary of the Cabinet on the presentation of official histories to WSC; "Rock", 5th Lord Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage]; Adrian Conan Doyle on a biography of Arthur Conan Doyle; James Drawbell; Walter Harrap, Chairman of George G Harrap and Company Limited; Sir Patrick Hennessy on oil sketches of [1st] Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] by Graham Sutherland; Sir Leslie Hollis; Keith Holyoake, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand on the official history of New Zealand during World War II; Professor Joel Hurstfield with a copy of his pamphlet entitled "Liberty and Authority under Queen Elizabeth I"; Hugh McCann, Irish Ambassador to Great Britain; [1st Lord] Kilmuir [earlier David Maxwell Fyfe]; Henry Luce; Eric Harrison, High Commissioner for Australia; Hugh Molson, Minister of Works; Cyril Keeling; Walter Nash, Prime Minister for New Zealand; Eleanora Sears (4); and D Balfour Park, Clerk to the Dyers' Company (6) regarding swans at Chartwell.Also includes copies of correspondence and notes from WSC, Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC] and Grace Hamblin [Secretary to WSC]. Replies addressed to the individuals mentioned above and to: Jack Billmeir; 2nd Lord Birkenhead [earlier Frederick Smith]; 1st Lord Chandos [earlier Oliver Lyttelton]; Lewis Douglas; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; 1st Lord Hankey; Alistair Horne; Walter [1st Lord] Layton; [Thomas] Chester Manifold; Drew Middleton; and Professor A L Rowse.


  • Creation: Sep 1954 - Dec 1963

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