LevelItem
Ref NoOBS/6/1/1/1/1/1/1
TitleChris Brasher
Date1957-1986
Extent1 file
Creator NameThe Observer Limited; Editor's Office; Donald Trelford
DescriptionIncludes correspondence from and concerning Chris Brasher, sports editor and journalist for the Observer.
Other correspondents include: Tristan Jones, Fred Tomlinson, John Pringle, KP Obank, WH Smart, David Astor, Michael Davie, Peter Gibbings, Clifford Makins, Bagenal Harvey (Brasher's agent), Roger Harrison, Donald Trelford, Brian Nicholson, Jess Watts.
Subjects covered include: Brasher's terms and conditions of employment; matters concerning the sports pages including advertisements, space, and production issues; the NUJ and non-journalist sports writers; the racing correspondent; a Loch Ness monster project; the Singlehanded Transatlantic race; reporting from sporting events including the Tokyo Olympics; orienteering; a Mount Everest expedition; Brasher's work for the BBC; the London Marathon; 'The Runner' magazine; copy taking.
Also includes: invitation to Brasher's wedding; details of collection for his wedding present; Denys W Tucker's comments on Loch Ness story; 'The Runner' feasibility study by Watts.
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen
TermPress Advertising
Sport
Trade Unions
Olympic Games
Sailing
Running
Mountaineering
FormatManuscript
Typescript

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