Ref NoGUA/6/1/1/1/8/2/5
TitleIPI general correspondence
DateDecember 1986 - August 1989
Extent1 file
Creator NameGuardian Newspapers Limited; Editor's Office; Peter Preston (1938-2018)
DescriptionFile of Peter Preston's International Press Institute (IPI) correspondence, December 1986 - August 1989.

Correspondents include: Peter Preston, Ian Yates (general manager, The Press Association), Terry Robinson (director, Lonrho), Lord Rothmere (Associsted Newspaper Holdings Plc), Sir Zelman Cowen (MP and Press Council chairman), Frank Rodgers (Chairman of the IPI British Executive Committee), Michael Heseltine (MP) and Alastair Stuart (IPI Secertary).

Subjects covered include: expenses, April 1988; the appointment of a full-time chairman to the Press Council; letter of protest and reply from Frank Rodgers, concerning the invitation to the Abassador of South Africa, Denis Worrall, to the IPI Annual dinner, December 1986 - January 1987; seminar arrangements, February 1987 - November 1988; the foundation of the Naji El-Ali fund to support the family of the cartoonist who was assasinated in London (July 1987) and the donation of prints of El-Ali's cartoons to Peter Preston, January - April 1989; membership and changes to members contact details, April - August 1989.

Also contains an advert sponsored by the IPI British Executive listing all the editors who endorsed a letter from Frank Rodgers urging the government to remove all references to journalists in the Police and Criminal Evidence Bill, April 1984; a leaflet on the British Executive of the IPI, May 1986 and three black and white prints of cartoons by Naji El-Ali donated to Peter Preston by Naji El-Ali's son, nd.
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsSubject to access restrictions in line with the Data Protection Act and confidentiality.
FormatPrinted document

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