Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Family Welfare Association - French Hospital.

Reference code: CHUR 2/555

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Date: May 1956 - Jun 1964

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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 medical research including Richard Paget-Cooke, Director (5), [1st Lord] Tenby [earlier Gwilym Lloyd George] (2) and "Harry" [1st] Lord McGowan; Commander Kenneth Cohen, Secretary of the Franco-British Society; Senator Joseph Clark and John Eppstein on Benjamin Franklin House; Sir William Williams, Secretary-General of the Arts Council; Sir Harold Caccia, British Ambassador to the United States and Anthony Hayday on the Freedom's Foundation at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania [United States]; various representatives of the Freedom from Hunger Campaign including "Buck", [9th] Lord De La Warr [earlier Herbrand Sackville] (8), Gladys Walford, Mayor of Kensington [London], and "Jock" [Sir John Colville].

Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] and Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC]; messages of support from WSC; details of charitable donations made by WSC; a biography of Sir [Arthur] Guy Salisbury-Jones; and information about various organisations including the 50 American artists exhibition, the Fleming Memorial Fund for medical research, the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind, and the French Hospital and Dispensary.

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