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'T', 1958-2004

MS. Sampson dep. 37
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. letter from James Thurber, [writer and cartoonist], enclosing a copy of his letter of introduction for Sampson to William Shawn, editor of The New Yorker, 25 Aug. 1958, typescript
  2. correspondence with Rev. Timothy Beaumont concerning his plans for the development of the weekly paper, Time and Tide, and the possibility of Sampson undertaking an editorial role, 1960, typescript
  3. correspondence with Professor Donald Stuart, Memorial University, Newfoundland, relating to the publication of the work of Can Themba, writer and Drum journalist, 1970, typescript
  4. letter from Kenneth Tynan in response to a letter from Sampson concerning a film, [possibly 'Macbeth'], 29 Mar., no year [?1971], typescript
  5. postcard from Lionel Trilling, [literary critic and teacher], referring to the 'Committee on Guest Privileges for Distinguished Visitors', 19 Jan. 1975
  6. correspondence with Hugh Thomas, [Baron Thomas], regarding the retention of the British Museum's Reading Room as a reading room, the award of his peerage, the postal service, and other matters, 1980-2004, manuscript and typescript
  7. letter from Charles Douglas-Home, editor of The Times, regarding reporting of Common Crisis [the Brandt Commission's Common Crisis North-South: Cooperation for World Recovery (MIT Press, 1983)] in that paper, 15 Feb. 1983, typescript
  8. three letters from Donald Trelford, [editor of the Observer], responding to Sampson's suggestion of a David Astor Festschrift and to Sampson's account of his [heart] operation, and referring to other matters, 1986-1989, typescript
  9. letter from Andrew Turnbull, Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, regarding an honour for David Astor, 16 Jan. 1991, typescript (= closed).


  • Creation: 1958-2004


138 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.


MS. Sampson dep. 37

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom