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Correspondence and papers relating to Sampson's work on Drum magazine between 1951 and 1954, 1951-1954

MS. Sampson dep. 10
Held at the Weston Library

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From a bundle entitled 'AS Letters / 1951-55'. Includes:

  1. letters received from Jim Bailey, founder and owner of African Drum (later Drum), reporting progress with establishing the magazine and prospects for employment, Mar.-Jun. 1951
  2. telegrams from Bailey inviting Sampson to South Africa as business manager, Mar.-Jun. 1951
  3. signed menu from a voyage in the 'Llangibby Castle', 15 Jul. 1951
  4. letters received from Robert Harling, typographer, designer and writer, containing comments on the layout and appearance of African Drum and a request by Sampson for a layout artist, 2 Oct. 1951 and 29 Jun. 1954
  5. letter received from Michael [Davie], Observer journalist, referring to an article by Sampson about Drum published in the Observer 11 Nov. [1952]


  • Creation: 1951-1954


22 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Sampson dep. 10

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom