LevelSubSeries
Ref NoGUA/6/2/4/1/4/12
TitleUntitled files
Datec1999-2011
Extent6 files
Creator NameGuardian Newspapers Limited
DescriptionFiles containing mixed material predominantly relating to the Guardian's northern/Manchester office:

File 1 contains correspondence and memorandum relating to the future of the northern/Manchester office and social events including Guardian northern Wayzgoose, copies of letters from politicians to CP Scott now held at the Manchester Guardian archive at John Rylands University Library (1910-1919) and a collage of images promoting the Manchester office.

Files 2-3 [originally 1 file] contain correspondence, reports and memorandum relating to: the Manchester Guardian archive at the John Rylands University Library, IT/editorial system instructions; editorial cost savings/redundancy (2012); the Notherner (a weekly email digest of the North's media), an article about conscientious objectors; a Guardian-orgainised walk; the future of the northern/Manchester office; an article abour the Leeds supertram; Guardian social events; events at which Wainwright gave a talk including the Guardian Open Weekend (2012); the Hutton inquiry; a Guardian redesign (2004); an Israel/Palestine event (nd); interviews with Geoffrey Moorhouse, Harry Griffin and Miranda Hetherington for the GNM Archive oral history project; cromacheck; VPN setup instructions; copytaking services (1999), the sleaze draw and Christmas appeal (1999) and regional coverage (1999).

The files also contain: a flatplan (6 March 2003), a tribute to Alan Dunn; a draft Guardian chronology; mixed correspondence including reader letters and the following internal papers:
'Training module 4a: Mail and Wires for Remote Users' (nd);
GMG Health care scheme (2001).

Key correspondents include Ian Mayes, Hugo Young, Peter Preston and Alan Rusbridger.

File 4 contains correspondence, reports and memorandum relating to: Guardian social events; work experience placements; the Berliner redesign; northern coverage in the Guardian; the 'A Long Exposure' photography exhibition at the Lowry (2008); a scarf featuring map of Europe by the Manchester Guardian; company mobile telephones; David Ward leaving the Guardian; changes arising from the new GNM NUJ House agreement (2008); staff discussion about changes at the Guardian (2006) and a home computer initiative (2004). The file also includes an original portrait of Martin Wainwright by Nicola Jennings, some mixed correspondence including reader letters and the GMG Company car policy and driver handbook (March 2005).

File 5 contains correspondence, reports and memorandum relating to: Guardian social events; a charity appeal (1999); regional coverage; a training scheme; the Newspaper of the Year presentation (1991), flexible working policy, events at which Wainwright gave a talk; the 'You Have What I Saw' Don McPhee exhibition (2011); flooding Focus Podcast; new technology; Holmfirth fair traders co-operative; an article about Cardinal Newman's exhumation (2005); the Northerner; the Bribery policy (2001) and David Ward leaving the Guardian. The file also contains a publicity leaflet detailing nothern staff (nd), Martin Wainwright's speech notes and mixed correspondence including reader letters.

File 6 contains correspondence relating to use of spare space in Manchester office, office technology, Guardian social events and Profile usage. The file also includes a Guardian North Christmas card.
System Of ArrangementThese untitled files were grouped together as one item in the SubSeries 'Subject files' during cataloguing as no obvious titles could be determined.
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsSome records may be closed in line with the Data Protection Act.
FormatDrawing
Printed document
Manuscript
Typescript

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