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Correspondence and papers relating to the marking of the centenary of The Economist in 1943, 1942-1943 and n.d. [c.1860]

MS. Economist 310

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  1. 'The Story of The Economist by Albert Henry Chapman', Aug 1942, manuscript memoir by Chapman, [office boy from 1898]
  2. correspondence and papers relating to arrangements for a luncheon at the Connaught Rooms, Great Queen Street, London, on 2 Sep, 1943
  3. replies to an invitation to luncheon on 2 Sep and related papers, 1943
  4. correspondence and papers relating to arrangements for a reception at the Savoy Hotel, London, on the evening of 2 Sep, 1943
  5. published materials, comprising a print of an engraving of James Wilson, first editor of The Economist, n.d. [c.1860], apparently from The Drawing Room Portrait Gallery of Eminent Personages (London, 1860); The Economist, 4 Sep 1943; and 'The Economist, 1843-1943', pamphlet containing articles from the centenary number of The Economist and speeches made at the centenary luncheon on 2 Sep, 1943
  6. press cuttings concerning the centenary of The Economist and related papers, 1943


  • 1942-1943 and n.d. [c.1860]


1 box (6 folders)


MS. Economist 310

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