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General personal letters to GJ, 1940-06 - 1947-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 8/7

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Harold Nicolson on his bet with GJ on Italy's entry into the war; Sir Alexander Cadogan [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] thanking GJ for his work as his Private Secretary; Nancy Mitford (2); [Edward] Hugh Dalton on his dissatisfaction with his new post as President of the Board of Trade and regret at no longer having GJ with him; Lorna Wingate on GJ's help for Orde Wingate and his success in India (5); Sir Charles Hambro on replacing GJ as chief executive of the Special Operations Executive (SOE); 3rd Lord Selborne, Minister of Economic Warfare [earlier Lord Wolmer] on GJ's departure from SOE; Harold Butler; Charles Webster, Foreign Office, on his work with GJ on the formation of the United Nations; Trygve Lie, Secretary-General of United Nations; Pierson Dixon, Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary [Ernest Bevin], on the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers, Moscow [Soviet Union], 1947, and the by-play between Bevin and Vyacheslav Molotov, the Soviet Foreign Minister.

Also includes several letters from GJ's SOE colleagues on his departure.


  • 1940-06 - 1947-05

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

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Finding aid date

2014-05-15 11:14:21.640000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
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