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Archive of Sir Robin Day

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The papers comprise scrapbooks and albums of newscuttings relating to the majority of Day's career along with typescript copies of many of his speeches and lectures, as well as correspondence and letters of congratulation from many leading figures of the period including politicians, broadcasters and lawyers.

Dates

  • 1950-2001

Extent

2.64 Linear metres (24 Shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7104, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. a. 2032, b. 2118-2129, c. 7104-7113; Photogr. c. 185

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11008

Overview

Correspondence and papers of, and newscuttings collected by, Sir Robin Day (1923-2000), television broadcaster and journalist.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Robin Day (1923-2000) was a radio and television broadcaster. See Dictionary of National Biography and Who's Who for further details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequest, 2001.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Sir Robin Day, 1950-2001
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Oliver House
Date
2009
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom