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Correspondence: journalism and reviews, 1951-05 - 1952-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/46

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch, on his book "Winston Churchill by his contemporaries"; [Henry] Wilson Harris, Editor of the Spectator, on LSA's review of a biography of 1st Lord Baldwin, also proposing an article on 1st Lord Milner and on Jean van der Poel's "The Jameson Raid" (3); Geoffrey Cumberlege, Publisher to the University of Oxford; Basil Nicolls, Acting-Director-General of the BBC, inviting LSA to serve on the BBC's General Advisory Council; [George] Ronald Lewin, Organiser of the BBC Third Programme Talks, asking LSA to broadcast on the relationship between the Crown and the Prime Minister (2); Lionel Curtis (writing to LSA and V Halperin) on Halperin's biography of 1st Lord Milner (2); Violet, Lady Milner (2); John Astor; Cecilia Dawson on LSA's broadcast about the history of the Times, particularly her late husband [Geoffrey Dawson, earlier Geoffrey Robinson, Editor]; Donald Baverstock, Producer, BBC General Overseas Service, asking LSA to take part in discussions to mark the statute of Westminster and on changes in the Commonwealth (2); Charles Curran, Assistant Editor of the Evening Standard on LSA's article on Jawaharlal Nehru; Sir Dougal Malcolm on LSA's review of Jean van der Poel's "The Jameson Raid" (2); Arthur Bryant; [William] Keith Hancock [Director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies] on van der Poel; representatives of Odhams Press Limited on V Halperin's biography of 1st Lord Milner (10); Henry Hodson [Editor of the Sunday Times] on LSA's tribute to 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun]; Sir William Haley [Director General of the BBC]; 1st Lord Clydesmuir [earlier (David) John Colville, Governor of the BBC]; 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] on the Milner biography.

Also includes: text of LSA's review for "The Founding of the Second British Empire" by Vincent Harlow [Beit Professor of the History of the British Commonwealth, Oxford]; notes for a possible broadcast on an united Europe.


  • 1951-05 - 1952-11

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The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


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Finding aid date

2004-07-23 16:18:25.717000+00:00

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