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TitleChevins; Hugh (1898-1975); journalist
Extent7 boxes and 2 volumes
Admin Biographical HistoryHugh Chevins, 1898-1975, grew up in Retford, Nottinghamshire. He worked on a number of papers before joining the 'Daily Telegraph' in 1934, where he remained until his retirement in 1960, working as news editor for a short time, and later as industrial and labour correspondent. He was one of a group of industrial and labour correspondents who raised the profile of industrial journalism during the 1930s, and a founder member of the Labour and Industrial Correspondents' Group.
Custodial HistoryNone
DescriptionThis collection is divided into two sections, correspondence and press cuttings. The first consists of Chevins' personal correspondence including confidential memoranda concerning World War II, correspondence concerning the Industrial Correspondents Group, material relating to Chevins' BBC broadcasts, correspondence with various American individuals and societies, correspondence with Hutchinson about Lord Citrine's memoirs, correspondence with Tribune, and circulars, press cuttings, propaganda leaflets, and texts of broadcasts about occupied France and the Gaullist movement. The press cuttings are stories, or transcripts of stories, written by Chevins.
Access StatusOpen
Copyright TypeCopyright is held by the depositor
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