LevelItem
Ref NoHJSY/3/2/5
TitlePersonal correspondence 1989-1990
Date13 January 1989 - 28 December 1990
Extent2 files
Creator NameYoung; Hugo John Smelter (1938 - 2003) journalist
DescriptionPersonal correspondence sent to and from Hugo Young during 1989-1990.

Includes correspondence from friends and colleagues, letters from family members, letters from members of the public in response to his writing and letters from students asking for assistance with research. Also includes many wishes from friends, family and colleagues on his engagement and marriage to Lucy Waring.

Also includes professional letters concerning work and appointments, comments from colleagues on his writing, invitations to attend events and presentations or support organisations, correspondence with charitable organisations Hugo Young supported, correspondence from publishers and internal Guardian correspondence.

There are also personal letters to send thanks and wishes, comment on writing or involvement in professional projects, or to discuss former appointments or arrange new ones, from:
David Cornwell
Bernard Ingham
James Callaghan
Dominic Lawson
Julian Amery
Kenneth Baker
Anthony Seldon
Nicholas Owen
Chris Patten
Ian Gilmour

Also includes correspondence in March 1990, mainly from other journalists commenting on Hugo Young's writing about the execution of Observer journalist Farzad Bazoft in Iraq. These include letters from John Pilger and Simon Hoggart.
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsPersonal letters may be closed in line with the Data Protection Act.
TermCorrespondence
FormatManuscript
Typescript

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