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'S', 1959-2001

MS. Sampson dep. 36
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. three letters from Christopher Soames, [British Ambassador to France], thanking Sampson for sending him a copy of The New Europeans and apparently referring to the application by the UK to join the European Economic Community, 1968-1970, typescript and manuscript
  2. correspondence relating to the Laurence Stern Fellowship, [an annual internship for British journalists with the Washington Post, created in 1979 in honour of its national editor, Laurence (Larry) Stern], 1979-1980, typescript
  3. letter from Amartya Sen, [Drummond Professor of Political Economy and Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford], acknowledging a letter from Sampson and thanking him for a 'write-up', 7 June 1985, typescript
  4. two letters from Sylvester Stein, [writer and publisher, editor of Drum 1955-1958], commenting on the appointment of Andrew Jaspan as editor of the Observer and seeking recommendations for an editor for a newly launched publication, 9 Feb. 1995; thanking Sampson for providing an introduction to Stein's book [Who Killed Mr Drum? (Corvo, 1999)] and referring to interest in Drum and South Africa, 14 July 1999, word-processed
  5. correspondence with Professor Hugh Stephenson, Director of the Department of Journalism, City University, London, regarding the possibility of Sampson delivering the [James] Cameron [Memorial] Lecture, 1995, typescript
  6. two letters from Ben Shephard, television producer, regarding an outline for a television series based on Sampson's Drum: A Venture into the New Africa (London: Collins, 1956), 1995-1956, word-processed
  7. letter from Sir Antony Sher, KBE, [actor, writer and director], in appreciation of Sampson's contribution to his research for a play, 27 Apr. 2001, word-processed


  • Creation: 1959-2001


118 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Sampson dep. 36

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom