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Literary: correspondence on serialising WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") with representatives of the Daily Telegraph, including 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] (6), and also Herbert Ziman [leader writer], Camrose's secretary Douglas Rees, Michael Berry [later 1st Lord Hartwell], and Managing Editor Arthur Watson., Oct 1946 - May 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/13

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Other correspondents include: Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]; representatives of Fladgate and Company including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (3). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Chips Gemmell, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow]; [literary assistants] Charles Wood, William Deakin, and Denis Kelly.Subjects covered by the file include: corrections to the text; production matters including the quality of printing; the Life and New York Times [United States] serialisation; payment details; WSC signing copies of his books.Also includes: copy of note to be placed in subscription edition; cutting on WSC speaking at the Oxford Union debating hall in the 1930s.


  • Creation: Oct 1946 - May 1954

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1 item(s) (1 file (155 loose folios))

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