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'L', 1958-2004

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MS. Sampson dep. 29

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Includes:
  1. letter from Christopher Logue, [poet], to Mr. Kilmartin, [Terence Kilmartin, literary editor of the Observer], concerning a verse written by Ken [possibly Kenneth Harris, former Observer 'Pendennis' columnist], about Logue and suggesting a reply in limerick form for the 'Pendennis' column, 10 Nov. 1958, typescript
  2. correspondence with and relating to Jerome Levinson regarding Sampson's book, The Arms Bazaar (1977), and a possible documentary film based on the book, a request by Sampson for comments on a draft of a new book [probably The Money Lenders (1981)] and advice on sources, the possible political outcomes of the Falklands War, a proposal by Levinson for a publication about US foreign policy, and other matters, 1977-2004, typescript. (During the period of this correspondence Jerome Levinson was Chief Counsel, Subcommittee on Foreign Economic Policy of the US Senate's Committee on Foreign Relations (1977) and General Counsel, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington (1977-1989)).
  3. letter from Doris Lessing, [writer], regarding her visit to Vienna to receive the State Prize for European Literature, her encounters with members of the Peace Movement in various European cities, the need for the publication of an article putting forward alternative views to those of that movement, such as those of NuPAG [Nuclear Protection Advisory Group], and inviting Sampson to meet her to discuss the matter, 24 Mar. 1982, typescript
  4. correspondence with Magnus Linklater, [editor of the Scotsman], regarding Anatomy of Scotland (Edinburgh: Chambers, 1992) [by Robin Denniston and Magnus Linklater] and Sampson's support for a privacy law, 1992, typescript and manuscript

Dates

  • 1958-2004

Extent

423 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Sampson dep. 29

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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