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TitleSunday Times correspondence 1966-1984 and related papers
Date25 January 1966 - 12 March 1984
Extent1 file
Creator NameYoung; Hugo John Smelter (1938 - 2003) journalist
DescriptionCorrespondence sent to and from Hugo Young in his capacity as political columnist of the Sunday Times during 1966-1984 with related papers.

The letters are predominantly personal correspondence from friends and colleagues, including many journalists and other professional letters concerning writing and appointments. Also includes comments on writing from members of the public and internal Sunday Times correspondence.

Includes lettters to comment on writing or research, or to send thanks or wishes from:
Frank Soskice
Lord Caradon
James Callaghan
Tony Benn
Edward Heath
Basil Cardinal Hume
Francis Pym
Geoffrey Howe
Melanie Phillips
Adrian Hastings
Chris Patten
Jack Ashley
Norman Tebbit
Leon Brittan
Michael Jopling
Maurice Saatchi
Alan Clark
Keith Hampson
Peter Preston
Ian Gilmour

The related papers include:

Comments on the transcript of Hugo Young's Harold Wilson memoirs from the Sunday Times editor, March 1971

Copy of article by Hugo Young about the Labour party, 1979

Copy of article by Hugo Young advertisting his forthcoming Radio 4 series about civil servants, June 1981
Copy of book review by Hugo Young of 'Politics is for People' by Shirley Williams, June 1981

Two draft versions of an obituary for Harold Evans by Hugo Young, with research notes and relevant newspaper cuttings 1981-82

Diary of events written by Hugo Young to record professional changes at the Sunday Times involving staff, 17 January 1982
Additional account of events at the Sunday Times, involving disagreement with Rupert Murdoch, 13 March 1982 and 3 July 1982

Draft of letter from Hugo Young to Peter Preston, discussing the offer of a job at the Guardian, 26 October 1982

Political research notes compiled in 1984 about Harold Wilson, Enoch Powell, Tony Benn, Christopher Chataway, Roy Hattersley and Peter Walker

Undated black and white photograph of Hugo Young and others asleep on an aeroplane.

Draft of writing about hunger strikes in Northern Ireland, undated

Draft of article by Hugo Young 'Contribution to The Masthead from the London Sunday Times', undated.
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsLetters from members of the public may be closed in line with the Data Protection Act.
Civil Servants

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NA314Northern Ireland/Europe
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