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Literary: correspondence thanking WSC for complimentary copies and congratulating him on volume 3 ("The Grand Alliance") of his war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Apr 1950 - Jul 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/55

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Bernard Baruch; John Dulles; Fleet Admiral Ernest King; Herbert Swope; James Farley; Sir Alexander Cadogan; Admiral William Leahy; Sir Oliver Franks; Thomas Dewey; Harold Stassen; Mackenzie King; Henry Stimson; "Betty", Admiral Harold Stark; Major-General Frederick Anderson; Antonio Giraudier; John Snyder; 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis; Clement Attlee; Dorothy, Lady Moran; Sumner Welles; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]; Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos]; Nellie Romilly [earlier Nellie Hozier]; Oliver Stanley; Leslie Graham-Dixon; Edith Watson, Charles Barker, and Francis Brown [former Private Secretaries to WSC]; "Van", 1st Lord Vansittart; Stella Daly; 1st Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope; Ernest Bevin; Sir Alan Lascelles, also on Marshal Stalin; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury], also on United Europe; Davina Woodhouse [earlier Lady Davina Lytton]; Brendan Bracken; Anthony de Rothschild; Sir Leslie Hollis; 1st Lord Portal of Hungerford [earlier Sir Charles Portal]; Lady Juliet Duff; Sir Thomas Dunhill; Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone; Sir Orme Sargent; Sir Oliver Harvey [later 1st Lord Harvey of Tasburgh]; Herbert Evatt; Charles Nicholl (2); Geoffrey Mason [WSC's banker]; Henry Laughlin, President of Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers, on the production of the book. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Chips Gemmell, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].Other subjects include: arranging the complimentary copies.Also includes: various cuttings; lists of those to be sent complimentary copies.


  • Creation: Apr 1950 - Jul 1950

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1 file(s) (132 loose folios)

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Existence and Location of Copies

Folios 7 and 25: Copyright holders (John Foster Dulles and Lord Moran) have withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

Repository Details

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