TitlePapers of Laurence Scott
Extent1 box, 2 oversize items
Creator NameScott; Laurence Prestwich (1909-1983); MGEN director
DescriptionCollection includes papers relating to the Scott Trust, personal correspondence, photographs, publications and newspaper cuttings, and other items such as material relating to the Guardian centenary dinner, the passport of JR Scott and death certificates for CP Scott and ET Scott.
Admin HistoryLP Scott, son of JR Scott, was born in Manchester, and educated at Rugby and Trinity College, Cambridge. His first job was as sub-editor with the Financial News, followed by positions as personal assistant to the general manager of the News Chronicle, and circulation manager of the Star. He joined the Manchester Guardian and Evening News as editor in 1943. He acted as chairman from April 1949 to November 1973, and as managing director from September 1947 to October 1967. When Guardian Newspapers Limited (GNL) was established in 1967, he was appointed chairman.
Custodial HistoryMaterial was donated by Laurence Scott's widow, Jessica Scott
System Of ArrangementSubject
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsMaterial concerning the Scott Trust (LPS/1) may be subject to additional access conditions

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