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Letters to Arthur Mann, with copies of some replies

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MS. Eng. c. 5236

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Includes letters relating to:
  1. (fols. 1-52) The Yorkshire Post and appeasement, 1937-9
  2. (fols. 53-75) the management of the newspaper, 1935-9
With (fols. 103-45) correspondence with Anthony Eden, 1938-9.

Dates

  • 1920-46

Extent

145 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 5236, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 5236

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10206

Abstract

Letters to Arthur Mann, with copies of some replies

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Mann (1876-1972) was a journalist. He edited the Evening Standard, where he started the 'Londoner's Diary', 1915-19, and the Yorkshire Post, 1919-39. In 1941 he arbitrated in the dispute between the Observer and J.L. Garvin, and served as a Trustee from 1951 until his resignation over the paper's criticism of the government's handling of the Suez crisis. Between 1941 and 1946 he was a member of the BBC's Board of Governors. Further details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Arrangement

The papers were arranged by Mann's son Peter Wright, and include (fols. i-iv) his description of them.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Peter Wright, 1994.

Related Materials

Papers acquired earlier are MSS. Eng. c. 3274-9.
Title
Letters to Arthur Mann, with copies of some replies
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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