Catalogue Browser

Back to Catalogue Browser

Back to CHAR 1 Personal

CHAR 1/298 Personal: Correspondence.

  Reference Description Date range  
CHAR 1/298/1

Telegrams from WSC to Bernard Baruch and Louis S. Levy, New Year greetings [copy].

01 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/2

Letter from WSC to Louis S. Levy, thanks for help over marriage of Sarah Churchill and Vic Oliver [carbon].

01 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/3-6

Letter from WSC to Bernard M. Baruch, on the marriage of Sarah Churchill and Vic Oliver, particularly his personal gratitude to Louis Levy, also on the abdication crisis, and its effect on his own political position, also commenting on the European situation, and the tilting of the balance of power against Hitler.

01 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/7

Letter from Lord Hore-Belisha to WSC, thanks for gift of key chain.

05 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/8

Telegram from WSC to CSC, greetings.

04 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/9

Letter from Sir William Nicholson to WSC, asking for autograph for school boy, R. Warren Fisher.

06 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/10

Letter from WSC to Sir William Nicholson, sending autograph, asking Nicholson to visit him [carbon].

07 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/11

Letter from Mary Churchill [later Lady Soames] to WSC, on skiing holiday in Austria and her success in gaining Ski Club of Great Britain 3rd class medal.

09 Jan 1936
CHAR 1/298/12

Telegram from WSC to CSC, on her skiing holiday [copy].

09 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/13-14

Letter from Mary Churchill [later Lady Soames] to WSC, account of skiing holiday at Zurs am Arlberg, Austria.

11 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/15

Telegram from WSC to CSC containing home news. [copy].

12 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/16

Telegram from Mary, Duchess of Marlborough to WSC, on visit to Blenheim.

17 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/17

Letter from Diana Churchill to WSC, on enjoyment of Christmas at Chartwell.

13 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/18

Letter from Anne, Lady Islington to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on the death of her husband.

19 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/19

Telegram from WSC to the Duke of Marlborough, apologies for not being able to visit Blenheim at weekend [copy].

20 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/20-23

Letter from WSC to CSC, on finances of Sarah Churchill and Victor Oliver, his literary articles, meeting with Lord Monckton on the Duke of Windsor, the death of Lady Brand and Richard Sheridan, and his intelligent sheep "Friendly" [carbon].

20 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/24

Telegram from WSC to Mary, Duchess of Marlborough, accepting invitation to visit Blenheim at weekend [copy].

13 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/25

Telegram from Mary, Duchess of Marlborough, aboard R.M.S. Aquitania, to WSC, thanks for greetings.

21 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/26

Telegram from WSC to Mary, Duchess of Marlborough, wishing "bon voyage" for visit to U.S.A. [copy].

21 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/27

Letter from Kitty, Lady Lambton to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on the death of her husband.

21 Jan [1937]
CHAR 1/298/28

Letter from Bernard Baruch Jr. to WSC, asking if he would be willing to address the Committee of One Hundred during visit to Miami Beach.

08 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/29

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch Jr, declining invitation to address the Committee of One Hundred, Miami Beach.

21 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/30

Letter from Sarah, Lady Audley to WSC, on her inheritance under the Elder Children's Settlement Trust.

22 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/31

Telegram from WSC to CSC, on her holiday in St Moritz [copy].

25 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/32

Telegram from WSC to CSC, asking for date of her return from Switzerland, mentioning possibility of a 10 day visit to the French Riviera for 10 days painting [copy].

27 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/33

Letter from Dr E.W. Fish to WSC, on adjustments to his false teeth.

28 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/34

Lord Duncan-Sandys to WSC, thanks for holiday, and the opportunity of "getting to know him well".

29 Jan [1937]
CHAR 1/298/35

Letter from Violet Pearman to Paul Maze, asking for details of his supplier of madder crimson paint so that WSC could order some [carbon].

29 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/36

Telegram from WSC to CSC, on possibility of meeting in Paris [copy].

29 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/37

Telegram from WSC to CSC, on possibility of meeting in Paris [copy].

30 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/38

Telegram from WSC to Lady Norwich, declining dinner invitation [copy].

30 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/39

Letter from Pamela, Lady Lytton to WSC, on his visit to Knebworth.

31 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/298/40

Letter from H.W. Lodge to WSC, sending copy of first printing of T.E. Lawrence brochure.

02 Feb 1937
CHAR 1/298/41

Letter from A.W. Lawrence to WSC, sending copy of [? book] by Bruce Rogers on T.E.L.

02 Feb 1937
CHAR 1/298/42-43

Letter from Sarah, Lady Audley to WSC, thanks for help in furnishing flat at Westminster Gardens, enclosing list of the most needed items, amounting to £194.

02 Feb 1937
CHAR 1/298/44

Letter from Edward Spears to WSC, asking him to write a "line" in support of Mary Spears' book "Action for Slander".

04 Feb 1937
CHAR 1/298/45

Letter from WSC to Edward Spears, praising Mary Spears, book "Action for Slander" [carbon].

19 Feb 1937
CHAR 1/298/46

Letter from Sir Reginald Barnes to WSC, suggesting meeting [annotated "Lunch on Thursday 25th].

19 Feb 1937
CHAR 1/298/47

Letter from Pauline Spender-Clay to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on the death of her husband.

23 Feb [1937]
CHAR 1/298/48

Letter from Margaret Sheridan to WSC on the death of her brother Richard.

25 Feb 1937
CHAR 1/298/49-51

Card from Doris, Lady Castlerosse to WSC, on her house in Venice, and the danger of losing it due to war with Italy.

26 Feb [1937]
CHAR 1/298/52

Letter from Pamela, Lady Lytton to WSC, on the death of her granddaughter, Jane Cobbold.

28 Feb 1937
CHAR 1/298/53

Telegram from WSC to Pamela, Lady Lytton, sympathy on the death of her granddaughter, Jane Cobbold [copy].

02 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/54-55

Telegram from Pamela, Lady Lytton to WSC on meeting [copy].

03 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/56

Telegram from WSC to G.M. Trevelyan, thanks for gift of book [? Grey of Fallodon] [copy].

02 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/57

Letter from Sir Frederick Leith-Ross to WSC, sending gift of book on his family, the Leiths of Starthill.

03 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/58

Telegram from WSC to Leo Amery, "Bravo" [copy].

03 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/59

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, on the U.S.A.'s "wonderful" Neutrality Bill" [copy].

05 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/60

Note from on seats for viewing the Coronation Procession.

[1937]
CHAR 1/298/61

Telegram from Bernard Baruch to WSC, on the U.S. Neutrality Bill.

07 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/62-65

Letter from Lilian Buck, P.S. to Randolph Churchill, to Violet Pearman, enclosing literature on seats for viewing the Coronation Procession.

05 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/66

Letter from Lord Rothermere to WSC, news of Randolph Churchill in Spain, who in his view would make a "first class correspondent".

08 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/67

Telegram from Bernard Baruch to WSC.

06 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/68

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, on his pleasure at the passing of the "cash and carry" bill by Congress, asking if it would harm public opinion if he praised this as a "most friendly act" [copy].

08 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/69

Letter from Elsie, Lady Mendl to WSC, asking for his help in importing a dove into Britain.

28 Feb [1937]
CHAR 1/298/70

Letter from Violet Pearman to the P.S. to Sir Evelyn Murray, Board of Customs and Excise, on Lady Mendl's request to import a dove into Britain [carbon].

11 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/71

Letter from Oliver Locker-Lampson to WSC, asking for introduction to Sir Alexander Korda for his nephew.

11 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/72

Telegram from WSC to Consuelo Balsan, hoping to meet at Eze at Easter [copy].

11 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/73

Letter from Oliver Locker-Lampson to WSC, thanks for introduction to Sir Alexander Korda.

15 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/74-76

Letter from Amy Guest to WSC, on her belief that someone was impersonating her, and using her name without authority.

[Mar 1937]
CHAR 1/298/77

Letter from WSC to Amy Guest, on her belief that someone was impersonating her, and using her name without authority, suggesting that she contact the Passport Office to enquire if a British Passport had been taken out in her name [carbon].

15 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/78

Letter from WSC to Lionel Curtis, thanks for sending Oxford examination paper [an extract of a speech by WSC on T.E. Lawrence had been set as a Latin composition] [carbon].

15 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/79

Letter from Lionel Curtis to WSC, sending Oxford examination paper containing extract from speech by WSC on T.E. Lawrence for translation into Latin prose, also referring to the defeat of Professor Lindemann in the Oxford By-Election.

12 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/80

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch [copy].

15 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/81

Letter from WSC to the P.S. to Lord Vansittart, Foreign Office, on Amy Guest's belief that someone was impersonating her, and had taken out a passport in her name [carbon].

17 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/82-83

Letter from Amy Guest to WSC, on her belief that someone was impersonating her, and had taken out a passport in her name.

16 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/298/84

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, on success in obtaining two tickets for Coronation Procession in the Foreign Office stand for Bernard Baruch Jr and his wife [copy].

17 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/85-86

Letter from [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain (Treasury Chambers, Whitehall [London]) to WSC, thanking him for his letter of sympathy on the death of his brother, Sir [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain, and explaining Austen Chamberlain's great admiration and sympathy for WSC. Chamberlain writes that the death was a great blow, as he had no premonition of such a thing, but that it was the end they would have wished for his brother. He writes that Austen Chamberlain had done what seemed almost impossible, by adding to the reputation of their father [Joseph Chamberlain] "something all his own, arising out of the shining nobility of his character".

18 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/87

Telegram from WSC to Victor, 3rd Lord Rothschild, thanks for gift of case of Pol Roger 1921 [copy].

19 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/88

Letter from Victor, 3rd Lord Rothschild to WSC, sending case of 1921 Pol Roger, as he had heard that WSC was having difficulty finding any.

16 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/89

Letter from Sir Philip Gibbs to WSC, asking for permission to include a "word portrait" of WSC in his next book.

10 Mar [1937]
CHAR 1/298/90

Letter from Violet Pearman to Sir Philip Gibbs, giving WSC's permission to include a "word portrait" of him in his next book [carbon].

19 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/91

Letter from Sir Patrick Donner to WSC on the death of Sir Austen Chamberlain, also asking for photograph of WSC as a "souvenir of India days".

17 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/92

Telegram from WSC to Sir Patrick Donner, promising to send photograph [copy].

19 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/93-94

Letter from Ivy, Lady Chamberlain (24 Egerton Terrace [London]) to WSC, thanking him for his letter on the death of her husband, Sir [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain. She writes that she knew WSC loved Chamberlain and would feel his loss greatly, while Chamberlain had a great affection and admiration for WSC, even when they did not agree. Lady Chamberlain adds that the death was swift and peaceful, and comments on the world-wide tributes to her husband as being a great solace, while saying that "After 31 years of perfect happiness &companionship I must not complain". She thanks WSC for his help, which made it possible for them to have a home, and writes about how happy Chamberlain was in this home, and about his plans for the garden. Finally Lady Chamberlain asks WSC to come and see her so that she could show him the house and garden before she had to leave it, and sends her thanks to CSC for her letter.

20 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/95

Letter from Harold Scott, Prison Commission to Violet Pearman.

22 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/96

Letter from A. Verschoyle [P.S. to Duncan Sandys] to Violet Pearman.

22 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/97-98

Letter from Chadbourne, Wallace, Parke &Whiteside, Attorneys, New York, to WSC on remuneration for Dr Max Kulka of Vienna for work on investigating the divorce of Victor Oliver and his first wife.

22 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/99

Telegram from WSC to [A.] McDonnell, thanks for delightful souvenir [a cigar case] [copy].

19 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/100

Letter from John Matthews to WSC, report on blood tests.

20 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/101

Letter from Oswald Frewen to WSC, on failure to obtain interview for post of County A.R.P. Organiser for Sussex, and on his appointment as a Sea Observer Officer by the Committee for Non-Intervention in Spain.

21 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/102

Letter from WSC to Amy Guest, passing on letter from the Foreign Office confirming that no British Passport had been issued in her name [carbon].

23 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/103

Letter from A. Morrell, Deputy Master, Trinity House, expressing disappointment that WSC would not be attending Trinity House dinner.

26 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/104

Letter from WSC to Oswald Frewen, congratulations on appointment as Sea Observer Officer in Spain [carbon].

26 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/105

Letter from A.J. Sylvester, P.S. to Lord Lloyd-George, to WSC, asking him to contact LLG by telephone.

27 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/106

Letter from Violet Pearman to C.J. Norton, Foreign Office, asking about tickets WSC had reserved for Mr and Mrs Bernard Baruch Jr. in the Foreign Office stand for the Coronation [carbon].

29 Apr 1936
CHAR 1/298/107

Letter from Dr Max Kulka to John G. Broady, Chadbourne, Wallace, Parke &Whiteside, on remuneration for work WSC's behalf, investigating the divorce of Victor Oliver and his first wife, suggesting a fee of £52 10s.

08 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/108

Letter from Sir Philip Gibbs to Violet Pearman, sending copy of his "little screed" about WSC.

22 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/109

Letter from Catherine B. Phillips, P.S. to Sarah, Lady Audley to Violet Pearman, returning letter.

24 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/110

Letter from Lord Hirst to WSC, on the possibility of the General Electric Co. helping Lady "C.".

24 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/111

Telegram from Consuelo Balsan to CSC, regrets at not being able to meet at Eze at Easter.

24 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/112

Telegram from CSC to Consuelo Balsan, hoping to meet in Paris on return from South of France [draft].

[Mar 1937]
CHAR 1/298/113

Letter from E.K. Willett, on behalf of the Duke of Westminster, to WSC, sending photographs of portraits of The 1st Duke of Marlborough and General Wolfe at Eaton Hall.

25 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/114

Letter from Violet Pearman to Sir Philip Gibbs, returning article on WSC, with WSC's suggested amendments [carbon].

25 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/115-116

Telegram from Bernard Baruch Jr to WSC, on seats to view the Coronation Procession.

01 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/117

Letter from Horatia Seymour to WSC, asking if she could borrow his machine for removing tree roots.

06 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/118

Note from Violet Pearman to WSC on payment of Dr Max Kulka.

08 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/119

Letter from Lord Hirst to WSC, apologies for cancelling lunch engagement due to ill health.

08 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/120

Letter from Sir Philip Gibbs to Violet Pearman on his article about WSC.

28 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/298/121

Letter from Violet Pearman to Chadbourne, Wallace, Park and Whiteside, on WSC's intention to contact Max Kulka [carbon].

09 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/122

Letter from Violet Pearman to Dr Max Kulka, sending cheque for £58 19s, in payment of his fees for work investigating the validity of the divorce of Victor Oliver and his first wife [carbon].

09 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/123

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, asking if he would be coming to London for the Coronation [copy].

09 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/124

Letter from Violet Pearman to the P.S. to Lord Vansittart, Foreign Office, asking about progress on WSC's enquiry about Amy Guest's passport [carbon].

10 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/125

Letter from Amy Guest to WSC, on the theft of two of her old British Passports, also on the health of Freddie Guest.

[Apr 1937]
CHAR 1/298/126

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, sympathy on illness of Mrs Baruch [copy].

13 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/127

Telegram from Bernard Baruch to WSC, on inability to visit London for the Coronation as his wife had fractured her ankle.

11 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/128

Note of WSC's appointment with Dr John Matthews, Wimpole St., London.

[Apr 1937]
CHAR 1/298/129

Letter from Dr Max Kulka to WSC, thanks for cheque for £58 19s in settlement of account.

14 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/130

Letter from Margaret, Lady Birkenhead to WSC, asking him to sign and return share transfer forms relating to estate of 1st Lord Birkenhead.

15 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/131

Letter from A. McDonnell to WSC, gift of cigar case.

[Apr 1936]
CHAR 1/298/132-133

Letter from Violet Pearman to Amy Guest, passing on Foreign Office reassurance that as her missing British Passports had expired many years before their whereabouts could not be of great importance [carbon].

19 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/134

Letter from C.J. Norton, P.S. to Lord Vansittart, Foreign Office, to Violet Pearman, on Amy Guest's missing British Passports.

13 Apr 1937
CHAR 1/298/135

Letter from Bernard M. Baruch to WSC, thanks for arranging seats for his son and daughter-in-law to view the Coronation Procession.

19 Apr 1937