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Correspondence and papers relating to the production of The Economist , 1946-2006 and n.d. [c.1935-2006]

MS. Economist 258

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  1. 'The Economist, Printing Problems', n.d. [c.1935], [possibly by Gilbert Layton, General Manager, later Company Secretary]
  2. press cutting from the News Chronicle relating to an overtime ban by members of the Printing and Kindred Trades Federation affecting the publication of The Economist, 19 Aug 1946
  3. correspondence of Gilbert Layton, [General] Manager, with St. Clements Press Ltd. regarding the printing of The Economist , and related papers, 1948-1949 and n.d. [c.1949]
  4. correspondence and papers relating to delays in production of The Economist, 1960-1974
  5. 'David Back, Production', 1968-1969, correspondence relating to the printing of The Economist and the role of David Back, [Production Director]
  6. 'Graham Billington - Production', copies of papers retained by Graham Billington, Circulation Director 1969-1984, relating to circulation and production, [1979-1983]
  7. correspondence and papers relating to the production of The Economist, 1985-2006 and n.d. [c.1985-2006]
  8. 'Camden', copies of correspondence and papers regarding Camden Typesetters Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Economist Newspaper Limited, [1987]


  • 1946-2006 and n.d. [c.1935-2006]


1 box (8 folders)


MS. Economist 258

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