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Political patronage

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 512 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, D., Feb 1956 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/550
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Thomas Bridges [Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] (2); "Bill", Sir [Cyril] Berkeley Ormond, Director of Public Relations at British Information Services on a donation from the Damon Runyon Memorial Fund (4); Sir John Colville and Major General "Jack" Hamilton, Bursar of Churchill College, Cambridge on the...
Dates: Feb 1956 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Early Closing Association - Engineers., Jan 1956 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/551
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: George Wheeler (3) and Walter Rose (3) of the Early Closing Association; M White, Honorary Secretary of the Edenbridge [Kent] Fat Stock and Root Show (13); Cecil Ramsey of the Edenbridge and Oxted [Kent] Agricultural Show (3); Sir Victor Goddard on Commonwealth Day; Jocelyn Lucas, Chairman of the Empire Day Memorial...
Dates: Jan 1956 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, English Speaking Union., Jul 1955 - Apr 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/552A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence mainly relating to plans by the English Speaking Union to honour WSC. Correspondents include: Margaret, Lady Alexander (3); Sir John Colville (9) on subjects including the importance of raising funds for Churchill College [Cambridge]; John Wyndham [later 1st Lord Egremont]; Lieutenant-General Sir Rex Benson (8); Joyce Hall of Hallmark Cards (3); Carl Gilbert [Chief Executive Officer of the] Gillette Company (3); Lewis Douglas (3); Air Chief Marshal Sir Francis Fogarty...
Dates: Jul 1955 - Apr 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, English Speaking Union., Feb 1962 - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/553A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence mainly relating to plans by the English Speaking Union to honour WSC. Correspondents include: Brigadier John Treadwell, Vice-President of the English Speaking Union; Lieutenant-General Sir Rex Benson (6); 1st Lord Normanbrook [earlier Norman Brook] (5); Michael Robb, Minister of Information at British Embassy in Washington [United States] (2); Air Chief Marshal Sir Francis Fogarty (4); Sir John Colville (3); T Rowe of New Zealand Associated Press (4); 1st Lord...
Dates: Feb 1962 - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Family Welfare Association - French Hospital., May 1956 - Jun 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/555
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: representatives of the Family Welfare Association including N Twentyman, Casework Secretary (7) and John Burt, Director (6); Peter Assinder, Public Relations and Appeals Officer at the Foreign Office; [1st Lord] Burdon on the Federation of Jewish Relief Organisations; representatives of the Fleming Memorial Fund for...
Dates: May 1956 - Jun 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Friends of Bath Abbey - Garter Service., Feb 1956 - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/556A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Gertrude Blanchard of the Friends of Bath [Somerset] Abbey (4); various representatives of Canterbury [Kent] Cathedral including Dagmar Hayes (3) and Mrs W Thosby (7); Patrick Wright, Private Secretary to the British Ambassador to the United States (3) and Marshall Beverley, President of the Friendship Veterans' Fire...
Dates: Feb 1956 - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, L -M., Jul 1956 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/558A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Major C Petit of the Association of Lancastria Survivors (8); Sir John Smyth on representing WSC at a ceremony organised by the Association of Lancastria Survivors; Antony Acland [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] and [Adrian] Ian Samuel [Principal Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary] on a Libyan...
Dates: Jul 1956 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, N -O., Dec 1955 - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/559A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer of the National Army Museum (10); representatives of the National Society of Conservative Agents including R Grundy (4) and A Stephens (3); [Joan] Caroline Petrie [later Caroline, Lady Bathurst, 1st Secretary Foreign Office]; 1st Lord Astor of Hever regarding the Newspaper Press Fund;...
Dates: Dec 1955 - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, P-Q., [Mar] [1941] - Mar 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/560A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: D Routhwaite of the Commonwealth Relations Office regarding a centenary message from WSC to the Pioneer newspaper (3); Sir Frank Francis, Director and Principal Librarian of the British Museum; Charles Jervis, Editor-in-Chief, Press Association; Henry Boyne regarding the Parliamentary Press Gallery Trust; various...
Dates: [Mar] [1941] - Mar 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, RAF Benevolent Association - Royal Society of St George., Mar 1957 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/562A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: representatives of the RAF Benevolent Fund including Air Marshal Sir John Whitley (4), "Edgy " [2nd Lord] Knollys (3) and Air Vice Marshal Sir John Cordingley (6); Air Commodore Denis Spotswood of the RAF College at Cranwell [Lincolnshire]; representatives of the RAF Reserve Club including Sir Miles Thomas, President,...
Dates: Mar 1957 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open except for folios 141-143 which are closed until 2024 as they relate to the honours process.
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Reprint Society - Royal Air Forces Association., [1945] - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/561A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Air Commodore Allan Churchman; Admiral Sir William Tennant, Chairman of the Council of the King George's Fund for Sailors; Sir David Robertson of the St Andrew's Society of the State of New York [United States]; John Cloake of the Foreign Office; representatives of the Royal Academy of Arts including Sir Charles...
Dates: [1945] - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Royal Thames Yacht Club - Smuts., Sep 1956 - Feb 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/563A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Lieutenant-Colonel A Odling-Smee of the Royal Western Yacht Club of England (4); George Ward, Secretary of State for Air, on an RAF church; Edgar Lawley, Chairman of the St Mary's Hospital appeal; Clement Harman, Lord Mayor of London, and Walter Matthews, Dean of St Paul's Cathedral on an appeal for the Cathedral;...
Dates: Sep 1956 - Feb 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Soho Gallery - Sussex Historic Churches., Feb 1958 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/564A-C
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Lieutenant-General Sir Reginald Denning, Chairman of the Soldiers' Sailors' and Airmen's Families Association; Christopher Everett on the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution; Derek Mitchell [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Clive Whitmore [Assistant Private Secretary to the...
Dates: Feb 1958 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, T -V., Jan 1956 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/565A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: representatives of Trinity House (on subjects such as the Trinity House vessel named after WSC) including Captain George Barnard, Deputy Master, (9), R McLernon, Secretary (20), V Stamp (3), and Captain Sir Gerald Curteis, Deputy Master; Greville Howard (2) and J Worth and T Thomas, Secretaries of the Newlyn -...
Dates: Jan 1956 - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, W-Z., Sep 1959 - May 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/567
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: A Bond of the Rotary Club of Cheshunt and Waltham Abbey [Hertfordshire] (4); 3rd Lord Forteriot [earlier Henry Dewar] and Brigadier Bernard Fergusson [later Lord Ballantrae] on the Black Watch-Wavell appeal; representatives of the Westerham [Kent] Cricket Club including William Sandall, Honorary Treasurer (3) and...
Dates: Sep 1959 - May 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: D-G., 1940 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/304
Scope and Contents Correspondence on patronage: File includes correspondence with: Lord Rothermere on Daily Mail Golden Jubilee Dinner, 1946 (7); Dr Barnado's Homes, on Churchill House, Eastbourne, 1948; Sir Alfred Watson, on The "Dog and Duck Circle" of the National Liberal Club, London, 1943 (12); Dover's Battle of Britain Memorial Hospital, 1946-47 (20); The Edenbridge and District Agricultural and Horse Show, 1947-48 on appointment as Vice-President (10); The Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh,...
Dates: 1940 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage E-F., 1945 - Apr 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/316
Scope and Contents File includes correspondence with: The Early Closing Association on the selection of a successor to Sir Patrick Hannon as Parliamentary Chairman, with note from Patrick Buchan-Hepburn, (later Lord Hailes), Chief Whip, suggesting Geoffrey Lloyd, W S Morrison (later Lord Dunrossil), Hugh Linstead, Sir Peter Bennett, and others, 1950-51; Eastbourne Town Council, on election as Honorary Freeman, 1951; Edenbridge Bonfire Society, 1950; The Danish Embassy, London, on award of the Order of the...
Dates: 1945 - Apr 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage E-F., Apr 1948 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/334
Scope and Contents File includes correspondence with: The Early Closing Association, lunch invitation, 1955; The Eastchurch Memorial to Pioneer Airmen, on appointment as Patron, with article "A short history of early flying in Sheppey, 1909-1911", 1949-52; Rhoda, Lady Birley (2), James Smith (3), Cyril Black MP (2) and Molly Guion on portrait of General Dwight Eisenhower by Oswald Birley, 1954; The Empire Day Movement, 1954; The Society of Engineers (Incorporated) on award of the Churchill Gold Medal to Sir...
Dates: Apr 1948 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Fourth Queen's Own Hussars P-Z., 1943 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/366
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on WSC's activites as Honorary Colonel of the 4th Hussars including: Letter from Major C M Clements c/o of the regiment, 1946, on shortage of junior officers; correspondence with James Chuter Ede, Home Secretary and Lt-Colonel R S G Smith on desire of Polish soldiers serving with the 4th Hussars to become naturalised British citizens, 1949, including draft letter, signed by WSC correspondence with Frank Salisbury (4) and Lt-Colonel George Kidston-Montgomerie (2)on...
Dates: 1943 - 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Freedoms and Honorary Degrees outstanding A-N., 1945 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/363
Scope and Contents File includes: Annotated lists of offers of freedoms and honorary degrees outstanding, correspondence and press cuttings on offer of Freedom of the Borough of Caernarvon, 1947-48; letter from Lord Alexander of Tunis, on the possibility of WSC receiving an honorary degree from the University of California, 1954; correspondence on offer of Freedom of Canterbury, Kent, 1947-48, particularly with with Evelyn Hews, Mayor, (2) and John Baker White MP; correspondence on offer of the Freedom of...
Dates: 1945 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Freedoms and honorary degrees outstanding O-Z., 1946 - Jan 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/364
Scope and Contents File includes correspondence with: The Burgh of Stirling, Scotland, particularly Town Clerk, Charles Norman (10), and Walter Elliot MP, on offer of Freedom, 1951-63, including press cuttings on postponement of visit in 1952 and 1953; The Borough of Worthing, particularly Ernest Townsend, (16) Town Clerk, on offer of Freedom, 1947-63; The Borough of Oldham, Lancashire, 1941-60, with letters from Leslie Hale MP, 1946 (3), Frank Lord, Chairman, Oldham Conservative and Unionist Association,...
Dates: 1946 - Jan 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Freedoms received A-Be., 1941 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/356
Scope and Contents File includes: Correspondence and papers on Freedom of Aberystwyth, 1945-1951, particularly arrangements for presentation ceremony at 28 Hyde Park Gate, London, May 1951, with letter from Lord Lisburne, Aug 1945 making initial offer.Correspondence and papers on Freedom of Aldershot, 1944-48, particularly arrangements for admission ceremony, July 1948, with letters from Oliver Lyttelton MP, (later Lord Chandos), 1947-48 (4), booklet "Aldershot and the War 1939-1945" and programme and menu for...
Dates: 1941 - 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Freedoms received, Bi-By., 1941 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/357
Scope and Contents File includes: Correspondence and papers on Freedom of Birmingham, 1944-47, particularly with Lord Mayor A S Giles, (4) on admission ceremony at 28 Hyde Park Gate, London, 1946, with letter from James Thomas, Conservative and Unionist Central Office, 1946, urging him to visit Birmingham to accept Freedom, awarded in 1944 Correspondence and papers on Freedom of Blackpool, particularly visit, Oct 1946 with letters from Frank Nickson, Mayor (5) Oliver Stanley MP (2) and Lord Derby (2) on visit...
Dates: 1941 - 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Freedoms received C-D., 1941 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/358
Scope and Contents File includes: Correspondence and papers on Freedom of Cardiff, 1945-49, particularly with successive Lord Mayors, W R Wills, George Ferguson, R G Robinson (4), and Town Clerk, S Tapper Jones (6) on admission ceremony, July 1948, with text of Lord Mayor's speech, letters from David Eccles MP, and Mark Chapman-Walker, Conservative and Unionist Central Office, asking him to accept Freedom in 1948;.Correspondence and papers on Freedom of Deal, Kent, 1945-48, particularly arrangements for...
Dates: 1941 - 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Freedoms received E-M., 1941 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/359
Scope and Contents File includes: Correspondence and papers on Freedom of Eastbourne, 1946-48, particularly admission ceremony at the Dorchester Hotel, London, Apr 1948, with letters from Charles Taylor MP (2);.Correspondence and papers on freedom of the London Borough of Kensington, 1949, with notes on Kensington's contribution to the War Effort, 1939-45, with letter from Richard Law (later Lord Coleraine, MP for South Kensington), text of speeches by the Mayor, Councillor J H Huxley and Alderman Robert...
Dates: 1941 - 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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