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'D', 1956-2001

MS. Sampson dep. 21
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. five letters from Patrick Duncan, political activist and editor of the magazine Contact, regarding Sampson's Drum: A Venture into the New Africa (London: Collins, 1956), plans for Contact and its content, the political situation in South Africa, and other matters, 1956-1958
  2. correspondence with Olga Deterding regarding her failed bid to acquire the Observer and her hopes of acquiring another newspaper or magazine, 1976, typescript and manuscript
  3. correspondence with Michael [Davie], journalist, following his move to Australia, [c.1979], typescript
  4. letters from William M. Dietel, President, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, regarding meetings on issues relating to South Africa, some involving the ANC, 1985-1987, typescript
  5. letter from Jonathan Haslam, Deputy Press Secretary, 10 Downing Street, informing Sampson that the Prime Minister has agreed to give an interview and requesting a more detailed outline of the areas Sampson wishes to explore with him, 22 Jun. 1992, word-processed


  • Creation: 1956-2001


56 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Sampson dep. 21

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom