Archive of Sir Robin Day
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.
2.64 Linear metres (24 Shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
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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
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
- Catalogue of the archive of Sir Robin Day, 1950-2001
- Finding aid prepared by Oliver House
- Language of description
- Script of description