LevelItem
Ref NoOBS/6/1/1/2/2/6/1
TitleDavid Astor
Date1974-1984
Extent1 file
Creator NameThe Observer Limited; Editor's Office; Donald Trelford
DescriptionDonald Trelford's correspondence with David Astor in his role as director of the board of the Observer.

Subjects covered: Astors' retirement as editor including copies of letters from friends and colleagues, plans and strategies for the paper's future, Astor's advice on editorial matters to Trelford on subjects such as news and views, apologies and corrections, discussion and publication of articles either written or suggested by Astor, Astor's suggestions for staffing issues, invitations to events, dinners and lunches.

Also includes: a copy of 'Index on censorship' vol. 6.1 (1977) containing an article by David Astor entitled 'How the British press censors itself', article by Edward RF Sheehan entitled 'Step by step in the Middle East' Foreign Policy 22 (1976).
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen
FormatTypescript
CopyrightMainly Guardian News & Media

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