Letters to Joan Gridley from Paris, 1945-01-05 - 1945-04-06
Scope and Contents
Letters from Gridley on subjects including: his request to be allowed to resign; difficulties caused by the cold; reactions to his resignation; arrangements for his replacement, Eric Wyndham White; food shortages; a visit from Jean Monnet; a visit from Clement Attlee, Deputy Prime Minister and a message of thanks from Monnet; arrangements for his departure and handover to Wyndham White; post-war prospects for France and the difficulties facing returning prisoners and deportees; Gridley's own future prospects in the coal trade; a lunch given by the French Minister of Finance, Rene Pleven, for the Chancellor of the Exchequer [Sir John Anderson, later 1st Lord Waverley].
- 1945-01-05 - 1945-04-06
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
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Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Gridley, John Crandon, 1904 - 1968 (economic adviser) (Person)