LevelSeries
Ref NoOBS/1/2/2/2
TitleSubject files
Datec1960-c1987
Extent81 boxes
Creator NameThe Observer Limited; Managing Director's Office; Roger Harrison
DescriptionTristan Jones and Roger Harrison subject files.

Series of files accumulated by the managing directors of The Observer Limited containing correspondence and background material on a large number of subjects concerning the paper's management. Tristan Jones was general manager from 1953-1975 and Roger Harrison was Managing Director of the Observer from 1977-1984.

Box 1
Accounts
Advertising
Credit control
Accounts budgets 1984/5

Box 2
Accounts/budgets 1985/86
Accounts/budgets 1986/87
Accounts cars

Box 3
Accounts 1986
Trading forecasts
Accounts 1982/85
Trading forecasts
Accounts
Production costs
Accounts general 1976/1985

Box 4
Acquisitions(2)
Acquisitions(1)

Box 5
Advertising classified
Advertising display
Advertising colour magazine

Box 6
Advertising MAK order protection scheme
Advertising:European sales operation
Advertising agents A-K
Advertising/Editorial features

Box 7
Associated press Ltd
Aspen Institute for Humanistic studies

Box 8
Atlantic Richfield Co.1980
Atlantic Richfield Co.1979
Atlantic Richfield

Box 9
Audit Bureau of circulation cerfificates
Audit Bureau of circulation general
Atlantic Richfield promissory notes
Atlantic richfield Co.1981-1985

Box 11
Back numbers
Book rights, serials etc

Box 12
British Olivetti Co.Ltd
British Printing Corpn.Ltd
British Broadcasting Corp
BBC

Box 13
British United Press
British Road Services
Brown
British Rail

Box 14
Business pages :Editorial & Advertisment(2)
Business pages :Editorial & Advertisment(1)
Building work required within works block

Box 15
Capital expenditure forms
Observer move project:canteen/catering
Cameron markby
Camera press Ltd

Box 16
Circulation 1980-81
General correspondence
Circulation 1977-79
General correspondence
Christies Contemporary Art

Box 17
Circulation:British rail mag & newspaper contracts
Circulation:General correspondence 1982-83

Box 18
SOGAT (Re:wholesalers)
Circulation:Hachette gotch Ltd
Circulation - London Trade weekly overtime claims
Circulation:night managers report
Circulation:RGPS estimated sales figs.

Box 19
Circulation:strike arrangements
Circulation:renwicks Freight
Circulation:Circulation reps
Circulation: re wholesalers etc
Circulation:computer

Box 20
Composing & reading rooms
Commonwealth press unions
Princess Alexandra
Coutts & Co

Box21
CORBY
Cornwell,John
Copyright
Coopers&Lybrand

Box 22


Box 25
Capital requirements & production expenditure
Future planning & 1986 financial projections
Monopolies commission

Box 26
Grant & Partners miscellaneous
Distribution
Budget 1983/84
Reuters Holdings Plc offer of sale by fender
Production review plant & method Part 1 -July 1984

Box 27
Future management structure
Industrial relations redundancy - pensions (2)
Industrial relations redundancy - pensions (1)

Box 28
Marco polo lease 1 Feb-July (ii)
Marco polo lease 2 Feb-July 1986 (i)
Marco polo

BOX 29
Barlow, Lyde & Gilbert printing contract
Barlow Lyde & Gilbert industrial relations
8 St.Andrew's Hill
Marco Polo lease 2 . Aug-

Box 30
Worcester
Sunderland
Portsmouth
Peterboro Web Ltd
George Outram & Co.Ltd
Observer Production Ltd
The Independent
Daily Telegraph
Bradford

Box 31
Staff contracts 1982-1985
Staff contracts 1978-1981
Staff contracts 1978-1981

BOX 32
NPA newsprint CTTEE 1976-1977 (2)
NPA newsprint CTTEE 1976-1977 (1)
Staff contracts 1986

BOX 33
NPA/NUS Jan 1973-part 2
NPA/NUS Jan 1973-part 1
OBS. NUS House agreement

BOX 34
OBS NUS house agreement 1978
Part 2 JUS negotiations 1982
OBS NUS house agreement 1978 part 1
NUS part 3
NUS part 2
NUS part 1

BOX 35
OBS/NUS house agreement file 2
Part 1
NUS 1975 negotiations
OBS/NUS house agreement 1978 part 4
OBS/NUS house agreement 1978 part 3

BOX 36
NPA/AUEW-stoppage of work
NPA withdrawal of letter
OBS/NUS house agreement file 2 part 3
Non-resident journalists photographers-Saturday subs
OBS/NUS house agreement file 2-part 2

BOX 37
NPA council control group
NPA joint standing committee file 2 of 2
NPA joint standing committee file 1 of 2

BOX 38
Reprints 1970-1973
Terence Reese
Redundancy payments
Report & inventory & valuation
Marco Polo House accommodation

BOX 39
Royal Russell school
Reprinting Observer articles 1963

BOX 40
Commercial computer file 1 of 2
Scottish & Universal investments Ltd file 2 of 2
Scottish & Universal investments Ltd file 1 of 2

BOX 41
Patrick Seale file 1 of 2
SE
Commercial computer file 2 of 2

BOX 42
Southern print - B.H. File 2 of 2
Southern print - B.H. File 1 of 2
Smith, Herbert & Co
Senior management meetings
Patrick Seale file 2 of 2

BOX 43
Staff 1983
Staff 1982
Staff 1981

BOX 44
Staff 1985 file 1 of 4
Staff 1984 file 2 0f 2
Staff 1984 file 1 of 2

BOX 45
Monthly staff figures file 1 of 2
Staff 1985 file 3 of 3
Staff 1985 file 2 of 3

BOX 46
Robert Stevens
Steel J 1970-1975 file 2 of 2
Steel J 1970-1975 file 1 of 2
Monthly staff figures file 2 of 2

BOX 47
Sunday Times file 2 of 2
Sunday Times file 1 of 2
Sunday Newspaper distribution association


BOX 48
Telephones file 1 of 2


BOX 49
Time off file 2 of 2
Time off file 1 of 2
ITT Business systems
Telephones file 2 of 2

BOX 50
The Times 1955-1960 1 of 1
The Times 2 of 3
The Times 3 of 3
The Times (1971-1972+) file 1 of 3

BOX 51
The Times existing comprehensive agreements
Times negotiations
The Times (1961-1974) part 1 of 2
The Times 1960 -1969

BOX 52
Donald Trelford file 3 of 3
Donald Treford file 2 of 3
Donald Treford file 1 of 3
Travers award
Trade union negotiations-observer chapels
Trade union negotiations - NATSOPA

BOX 53
TV developments file 1 of 2
Trade unions B.H
P.Toynbee
Times management correspondence

BOX 54
Village London
TV developments file 2 of 2

BOX 56
Board papers
Production general J Cox
Scottish section - George Outram

BOX 57
Incorporated into rest of collection

BOX 58
Vickers plc
"SOGAT.1982' - 1985-1989
Legal matters
Production general 1989
SP&C
Photographs of The Observer 1791/1933

BOX 59
Board reports agendas/minutes
Board reports/matters
Board reports

BOX 60
NUJ
Max Benbohm photograph
Roger Harrison chief executive memos from RH
Roger Harrison chief executive confidential & memos
Management committee 1985-1986 misc.
Management committee 1985-1986 agenda minutes

BOX 61
NUJ
Nick Morrell (additional file)
United file-Historical info
PA & ETC special law - Mary Delane report
JM Blanche,1985-1931
Commercial manager 1905-1931
Cuttings - Maclean
System Of ArrangementRoughly alphabetical though series of mixed alphabetical files (correspondence/subjects beginning with 'CR' through to 'PY') removed from sequence while at the University of Sheffield.
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsUntil fully catalogued material may be made available but only if subject file can be tracked down easily
CopyrightVarious copyrights

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