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'Scott Trust', correspondence and other papers relating to Sampson's role as a member of the Scott Trust, owner of Guardian Media Group PLC, 1968, 1993-1997

MS. Sampson dep. 45
Held at the Weston Library

Sampson was a member of the Trust from 1993. Includes:

  1. 'Memorandum to the Chairman and Members of The Observer Trust', being 'an attempt to define the functions and relationships of the proprietors, directors and executive officers in a newspaper publishing business: to examine the present set-up of The Observer: and to discuss its future development' by D[avid] A[stor], July 1968, typescript
  2. minutes of meetings of the Scott Trust, 1993-1996, and the Guardian Foundation, 1995
  3. correspondence with Hugo Young, Chairman of the Scott Trust, and others regarding the management and direction of the Observer and the appointment and dismissal of editors, 1994-1996
  4. papers relating to the possible sale of the Observer by Guardian Media Group, 1996


  • Creation: 1968, 1993-1997


1 folder

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access



MS. Sampson dep. 45

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom