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Items removed from 1976 diary, 1976

MS. 12864/19

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Press cuttings and correspondence on subjects including: Mary Whitehouse; the BBC; Doctor Who; Inside Linda Lovelace; obscenity trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court; Ross McWhirter; Dennis Potter; religious education; pornography; biography of Mary Whitehouse by Max Caulfield; abortion; film Rosemary's Baby.

Correspondents include Frank Bough, Martin Ingleby, Rosemary McWhirter, Engela and Bokkie van der Spuy, Sir Adrian and Lady Boult, Don [Irving], Raymond Blackburn, Philip J.S. Crome, Nicholas de Jongh, Nigel Perrin, Eddie van Zyl (Action Moral Standards), Ronald Butt, Ken Trodd, Raymond Baxter, Bill Deedes, Kenneth Williams and Richard Briers, among others.

Also includes: photocopy of a draft for a business card; notes containing diary entries for 4-22 March, regarding a tour of and speaking engagements in South Africa; prayer card; a review by Mary Whitehouse of Good News for Modern Men; invitation to The 'Saints and Sinners' Club of London's Ministerial Whitebait Dinner.


  • 1976


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 12864/19

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom