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Correspondents include: Thomas Graham, College Secretary (16); James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip] (2); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office; General Sir Bernard Paget, College Principal, 1947-9 (14); 1st Lord Davidson, Chairman of the Ashridge Trust (21); Admiral Sir Denis Boyd, Principal (from 1950) (3); Sir Wilfrid Eady (2), Sir Henry Tizard (2), David Pollock, 1st Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope (2), and [Francis] Raymond Evershed recommending Boyd for Principal; Arthur Bryant, Chairman Ashridge Education Council (25); George Kitson Clark; Lieutenant-General Sir Ronald Weeks; Thomas Jessop (2); Sydney Roberts. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Christine Taylor, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].
Subjects covered by the file include: the College's education policy; the appointment of Principals Paget and Boyd; College finances; a row over rooms being occupied by debutantes, students of the House of Citizenship.
Also includes: meeting papers of the Governing Body, Finance and General Purposes Committee, etc.; reports by the Principal and others; details of courses, enrolments, fees, and lecturers; College prospectus 1948; balance sheets and accounts; legal opinion and copies of 1929 and 1934 Trust deeds; cuttings; House of Citizenship material.
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