Official: Prime Minister: Churchill File.

Reference code: CHAR 20/64

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Date: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

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CHAR 20/64/1-20 Correspondence between Alfred Clark, Chairman, the Gramophone Company Limited, Anthony Bevir, Francis Brown [Private Secretaries to WSC], WSC and Alan Hodge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] on putting further issues of WSC's speeches, 1941-42, on gramophone record by the Gramophone Company, the United Broadcasting Company of Chicago [United States], and the Columbia Company, with royalties to be paid to the Feathers Clubs; unauthorised editions produced by Audio Inscriptions Incorporated. 07 Jan 1942 - 05 Jul 1942
CHAR 20/64/21-23 Correspondence between Alfred Clark, Chairman of the Gramophone Company Limited, Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to WSC] and WSC about issuing the address by Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to the Houses of Parliament of 21 Oct 1942 on gramophone record. 09 Nov 1942 - 11 Nov 1942
CHAR 20/64/24-31 Correspondence between Alfred Clark, Chairman of the Gramophone Company Limited, Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to WSC] and WSC on recordings of speeches by WSC and Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] and correspondence between Bevir, Rutherford Tippetts [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Supply] and Bernard Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Information] about provision of paper or woodpulp in making the album of speeches. 01 Dec 1942 - 10 Dec 1942
CHAR 20/64/32 Letter from WSC's Private Office to Paymaster-Captain Ronald Brockman [Admiral's Secretary to 1st Sea Lord] asking if the 1st Sea Lord [Admiral of the Fleet Sir Dudley Pound] would agree with WSC sending a congratulatory message to HMS Welshman. 12 May 1942
CHAR 20/64/33-36 Correspondence between Francis Brown [Private Secretary to WSC], Guy Millard, Foreign Office and Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] on charging a telegram from WSC to 1st Lord Beaverbrook (wishing that he could be with WSC and "Harry" [? Harry Hopkins, Special Adviser and Assistant to the President of the United States]) to official expenses. 14 Apr 1942 - 12 May 1942
CHAR 20/64/37-40 Correspondence between Commander Charles Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC], Colonel [? Denys Hicks], 1st Anti-Aircraft Division, and Major A McGrath [? Military Assistant] to the Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces, on defence and security arrangements for Chartwell [Kent]. 03 May 1942 - 04 May 1942
CHAR 20/64/41-42 Letter from Robert Barrington-Ward, Editor of the Times, to Brendan Bracken [Minister of Information] on the foresight of WSC's Romanes Lecture ["Parliamentary Government and the Economic Problem", 19 June 1930], with covering note from Bernard Sendall [Principal Private Secretary to Bracken] to John Martin [Private Secretary to WSC]. 15 Jun 1942 - 16 Jun 1942
CHAR 20/64/43-45 Letter from Alfred Townsend, Editor of Export, to WSC on the role of Export as journal of the Institute of Export and requesting permission to quote from WSC's 1930 Romanes Lecture ["Parliamentary Government and the Economic Problem", 19 June 1930] following up on an article on the Atlantic Charter in Export [June 1942; copy enclosed]; also includes reply by John Peck [Assistant Private Secretary to WSC]. Jun 1942 - 20 Nov 1942
CHAR 20/64/46-53 Letter to WSC and CSC from Gladys Gough, enclosing a cutting from the New York Times on Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames] being spanked by a United States soldier at an ATS [Auxiliary Territorial Service] party; also includes press transcripts and notes by John Martin [Private Secretary to WSC] and D Parker-Bowles, Duty Officer, Ministry of Information, on whether the incident should be prevented from appearing in British newspapers. 01 Aug 1942 - 12 Nov 1942
CHAR 20/64/54-56 Letter and report from Peregrine Churchill to WSC on a meeting with Sir Stafford Cripps [Minister of Aircraft Production] about the photographic projection of engineering designs direct onto templates for aircraft construction; with acknowledgement by John Peck [Assistant Private Secretary to WSC]. 28 Dec 1942 - 29 Dec 1942