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Party Chairman's correspondence with, and concerning, Sir Winston Churchill, Nov 1959-May 1965

CCO 20/1/8

Correspondents include:-

  1. d'Avigdor-Goldsmid, Major-General Sir Henry, MP for Walsall South
  2. Brook, Sir Norman, Cabinet Secretary (1947-1962)
  3. Butler, RA, Home Secretary (1957-1962)
  4. Cann, Sir Edward du, Party Chairman (1965-1967)
  5. Churchill, Lady Clementine
  6. Churchill, Sir Winston
  7. Douglas-Home, Alec, Leader of the Opposition (1964-1965)
  8. Eden, Sir Anthony
  9. Fraser, Michael, Director, Conservative Research Department (1959-1964)
  10. Macleod, Iain, Party Chairman (1961-1963)
  11. Macmillan, Harold, Prime Minister (1957-1963)

Subjects include:-

  1. Controversy concerning publication of a list of Life Peers, 1965
  2. Churchill's charitable legacies, 1965
  3. Sculpture of Sir Winston Churchill by Oscar Nemon for the entrance to Conservative Central Office, 1965
  4. Condolences upon the death of Sir Winston Churchill from the People's National Congress, British Guiana, 1965
  5. Text of telegrams sent to Sir Winston Churchill congratulating him on his 90th birthday, from Conservative Central Office, and Alec Douglas-Home on behalf of the Conservative Party, 1964
  6. Request from Churchill that a vacancy be found for his former Agent in Woodford constituency, Colonel William Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, 1960
  7. Preparation for an obituary and arrangements to broadcast formal tributes on the BBC and ITV in the event of Churchill's death, 1959-1961


  • Creation: Nov 1959-May 1965


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Language of Materials

  • English

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CCO 20/1/8

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