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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: General Election., 11 Jul 1959 - 18 Oct 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/108

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence on the General Election in Woodford by individuals including: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (5) on subjects including election meetings, campaign workers and finances; John Biggs-Davison, candidate for Chigwell [Essex] (3); George Christ [Parliamentary Liaison Officer, Conservative Party] on helping with WSC's speeches (4); Peter Emery, candidate for Reading [Berkshire]; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton, Prime Minister] wishing WSC success; Katsumi Ohno, Japanese Ambassador to Britain, congratulating WSC. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by WSC to individuals listed above and by CSC and Catherine Snelling and Doreen Pugh, WSC's secretaries, and Anthony Montague-Browne, WSC's Private Secretary.Other subjects include: requests by other candidates for messages of support from WSC.Also includes: biographical details on Peter Emery; messages of thanks signed by WSC for constituency officials; timetables and lists of engagements for WSC; copy of the Conservative manifesto; drafts and prints of WSC's election address; election poster; election report on subjects including the polling figures, staff, finances, canvassing, publicity, meetings and mutual aid to other constituencies.

Dates

  • Creation: 11 Jul 1959 - 18 Oct 1959

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (147 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English

Subject

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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