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Archive of Arthur Mann

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Mann's papers include material relating to the Yorkshire Post, his membership of the BBC's Board of Governors, and the Observer.

Dates

  • 1876-1972

Extent

0.6 Linear metres (6 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 3274, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 3274-3279

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9815

Overview

Correspondence and papers of the journalist Arthur Mann (1876-1972). Mann's papers include material relating to the Yorkshire Post, his membership of the BBC's Board of Governors, and the Observer.

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Peter Wright, July 1993, who was responsible for the initial arrangement of the papers.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Arthur Mann
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2017
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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