The Duke & Duchess of Windsor Historical Society Quarterly Journal Issue 4-2009 (Issue 22) The WINDSOR'S SAN DIEGO CONNECTION.
Gaulding, Mark (publisher).
Place Published: Palm Desert, CA:
Date Published: 2009.
Description: Duke & Duchess of Windsor Historical Society Journal--Back Issue 4/2009 (Issue 22). A 80-page four color spiral bound news journal. The Duke and Duchess of Windsor Society is an exclusive Society of individuals interested in Wallis and Edward ("WE"). Membership in this "almost cultish" group allows you to participate by sharing your own WE interest and collection with other like-minded individuals throughout the world. The Society was founded over twenty years ago. This organization is founded upon member participation and interest, which is collectively focused in a quarterly journal. Throughout the years it's members have visited and reported on tours of exclusive WE-sites, such as Frogmore, The Mill, among others. Join us for future exciting visits to Windsor haunts around the world or read about the couple's many contributions to fashion, food, entertainment and design. Perhaps you'll be the one who is reporting! COVER: Photograph of Wallis Spencer by photographer Coronado/San Diego society photographer Lou Bigelow, circa 1920, from the collection of Mark Gaulding. The photo was sold in the Sotheby's 1998 auction of the Windsor's personal possessions. The drawing of the Windsor Cottage at Hotel del Coronado is by Society Member and artist, Sue Brucks. (IN). This issue features: The Windsors I Knew: An American Private Secretary's Personal Account Nassau, Bahamas, 1940-1944 Jean Wallace Drewes was private secretary to the Windsors. She wrote a lengthy manuscript of her time in the Windsors employ. Her eldest son tells us how the job came about for Drewes. Excerpts from Mrs. Drewes manuscript are included here and will be featured in future Society journal issues by Michael Hardcastle-Taylor; San Diego: A Society Introduction to the City: An overview of the history of San Diego and a look at the city today by Mark Gaulding (CA); Wallis Spencer's San Diego: A comprehensive look at the homes that the Spencers lived in during their San Diego residency from November 1917 to late 1920. Includes contemporary and current photos as well as a look at San Diego and Coronado at the time by Mark Gaulding (CA); The Duchess of Windsor, Prince of Wales and The Coronado Legend, Part 2. Dr. Benjamin Sacks investigates the long held legend that Edward Prince of Wales and Wallis Warfield Spencer met originally in 1920 in San Diego when Edward made a two-day visit while on his Australian World Tour. For years, this legend added even more mystery surrounding the Windsors. This two-part article originally appeared in The Journal of San Diego History Fall 1987, Volume 33, Number 4 . It is reprinted with permission of the family of Professor Sacks who passed away last year at the age of 104 by Benjamin Sacks, PhD; Upcoming Auction by UK auctioneer house Gardiner Houlgate in March 2010 of four items which originally were sold in the 1987 Sotheby's Geneva auction of the Jewels for the Duchess of Windsor--Gardiner Houlgate will sell four exquisite items that once belonged to the Duchess of Windsor. The sale is set for Thursday, March 25, 2010 at the Bath Auction Rooms in England; North Island Air Base: Birthplace of Naval Aviation - Wallis's first husband, Lt. Comdr. Earl Winfield Spencer, Jr. can be called the "father" of the Birthplace of Naval Aviation. Spencer was sent in late 1917 to establish a new air base at North Island on the Coronado Peninsula. This is a brief article about Spencer's work as well as an overview of the history of the airbase by Mark Gaulding; The Prince of Wales Visits San Diego: A Study in Perception. This article originally was published in The Journal of San Diego History and is reprinted in its entirety with permission of the author, Richard G. Kurial, PhD. First International Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Conference, San Diego, October 2009. Featuring Hugo Vickers, Dean James Leo, Richard Rene Silvin, Lena Farugia, J. Scott Watkins. A comprehensive review of the Society's first official conference get together which launches a series of future events over the next decade and beyond; Society sponsors a two-month Duke & Duchess of Windsor Society Exhibition at the Coronado Public Library from October 3 to November 28, 2009 by Mark Gaulding (CA); WE: cuisine-wise Enjoy Wallis's Spencer's very first dinner party menu which she served in San Diego. Recipes from Fannie Farmer's Boston Cooking School Cook Book by June Gaulding (CA); Society Member Profile: Jean Braxton (Canada) An interview with Society Member Jean Braxton and photos from some of her Windsor travels; WE: S i g h t i n g s by Society Members; New Members/Member News BACKISSUE42009Binding: Spiral
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