Ref NoHJSY/3/1/7
TitleGuardian correspondence 1988-1989
Date23 September 1988- 29 December 1989
Extent2 files
Creator NameYoung; Hugo John Smelter (1938 - 2003) journalist
DescriptionCorrespondence sent to Hugo Young in his capacity as political columnist of the Guardian during 1988-1989.

The letters are predominantly from members of the public to comment on the content, views and writing of Hugo Young's Guardian columns.

Also includes letters from students asking for assistance with research, personal correspondence from colleagues, professional letters concerning work and appointments, invitations to attend events and presentations or support organisations, and internal Guardian correspondence.

There are also personal letters from friends and family, including condolences on the death of his wife Helen Young, and a biography of David Young, Hugo Young's godfather who died in 1988.

Includes letters to comment on writing or send invitations or wishes from:
John Lyttle
Anthony Seldon
Bhiku Parekh
Ian Gilmour
Robin Squire
Anna Ford
Felicity Kendal
Baroness Janet Young

There are also letters from:
David Selbourne, to enclose letter from Peter Preston
Richard Shepherd and Jonathan Aitken, to thank Hugo Young for supporting their proposed changes to the Official Secrets Act.
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsLetters from members of the public may be closed in line with the Data Protection Act.
TermOfficial Secrets Act 1911 C28

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