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CHAR 2/250/1

Letter from Thomas Loveday, Vice Chancellor, Bristol University, to WSC, Chancellor, Bristol University, on date of main Degree Congregation, hoping that he would be able to preside.

1 folio
01 Feb 1935
CHAR 2/250/2

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC to Thomas Loveday, Vice Chancellor, Bristol University, confirming that WSC would be able to preside at Degree Congregation on 29 June [carbon].

1 folio
08 Feb 1935
CHAR 2/250/3

Letter from Thomas Loveday, Vice Chancellor, Bristol University, to WSC, Chancellor, Bristol University, on arrangements for Degree Congregation on 29 June.

1 folio
17 May 1935
CHAR 2/250/4

Letter from WSC to Thomas Loveday, Vice Chancellor, Bristol University, on arrangements for Degree Congregation on 29 June. Submitting the names of Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] and Lord Lloyd for consideration by Council for Honorary Degrees [carbon].

1 folio
20 May 1935
CHAR 2/250/5-6

Letter from Professor Stanley Badock, Chairman of Council, Bristol University to WSC, Chancellor, Bristol University. Regretting that the Council could not consider WSC's nominations for Honorary Degrees before Degree Congregation on 29 June. Asking if consideration could be deferred until a future year.

2 folios
24 May 1935
CHAR 2/250/7

Letter from WSC to Professor Stanley Badock, Chairman of Council, Bristol University, agreeing that consideration of his nominations for Honorary Degrees should be deferred for a year. Asking to be consulted before the next batch of Honorary degrees was decided [carbon].

1 folio
25 May 1935
CHAR 2/250/8

Letter from Thomas Loveday, Vice Chancellor, Bristol University to WSC, Chancellor, Bristol University. Stating that the procedure for awarding honorary degrees would be considered by Council. Also confirming that George Forbes, Prime Minister of New Zealand and Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] would not be able to receive their honorary degrees that year.

1 folio
28 May 1935
CHAR 2/250/9

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC to Thomas Loveday, Bristol University. Stating that WSC would be arriving by train at 11.17 on 29 June, and asking if he could be met [carbon].

1 folio
03 Jun 1935
CHAR 2/250/10

Letter from Thomas Loveday, Vice Chancellor, Bristol University to Violet Pearman, Private Secretary to WSC. Confirming that WSC would be met at Temple Meads Station on 29 June. Asking what time WSC wished to leave Bristol that day, so that they could make suitable arrangements.

1 folio
19 Jun 1935
CHAR 2/250/11

Note from Violet Pearman to WSC on arrangements for Degree Congregation at Bristol University on 29 June. Asking if he would be willing to speak at ceremony, or at luncheon.

1 folio
21 Jun 1935
CHAR 2/250/12

Telegram from WSC to The Secretary, Bristol University. Confirming that he would make a short speech at Degree Congregation on 29 June, and could also make a short speech at luncheon. Also that he wished to leave Bristol on the 3.10 train [copy].

1 folio
21 Jun 1935
CHAR 2/250/13

Programme for Bristol University Degree Congregation [printed].

1 pamphlet - 20pp
29 Jun 1935
CHAR 2/250/14

Letter from Winifred Shapland, Secretary and Registrar, Bristol University to Violet Pearman, Private Secretary to WSC. Giving the name of WSC's Page at Degree Congregation on 29 June, Arnold Foster, and stating that she was sure that he would be thrilled to have a copy of one of WSC's books.

1 folio
05 Jul 1935
CHAR 2/250/15

Letter from Arnold Foster (Westbury Park, Bristol) to WSC, thanks for signed copy of "My Early Life". Stating that he greatly enjoyed acting as WSC's page [at Bristol University degree Congregation on 29 June].

1 folio
10 Jul 1935
CHAR 2/250/16

Letter from Abigail Baker, (Oaklands, Almonsbury, Bristol) to CSC, invitation to stay during visit to Bristol University on 6 October (note in CSC's hand "accepted 10 Aug 35).

1 folio
28 Jul 1935
CHAR 2/250/17

Letter from Thomas Loveday, Vice Chancellor, Bristol University to WSC, Chancellor, Bristol University. Stating that Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] would be able to receive his Honorary Degree on 17 December. Asking if he would be able to attend.

1 folio
28 Nov 1935
CHAR 2/250/18

Letter from Thomas Loveday, Vice Chancellor, Bristol University to WSC, Chancellor, Bristol University. Stating that Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] had been forced to cancel degree ceremony.

1 folio
11 Dec 1935
CHAR 2/250/19

Letter from Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon], UK Delegation to the League of Nations, Geneva, to WSC. Thanks for letter stating that he would not be able to confer honorary degree at Bristol University on 17 December. Stating that he had been forced to cancel the ceremony because of visit to Geneva. Commenting that he envied the prospect of sunshine and change [WSC was taking a holiday in Majorca], but "if HMG do not recover from their present difficulties I may soon be privileges to share them with you".

1 folio
13 Dec 1935
CHAR 2/250/20

Letter from WSC, Chancellor, Bristol University to Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon], regretting that he could not confer honorary degree on him on 17 Dec, as he was leaving for a holiday in Majorca [carbon].

1 folio
08 Dec 1935