Ref NoOBS/4/1/1/60
TitleEdward Crankshaw
Extent1 file
Creator NameThe Observer Limited
DescriptionCorrespondence file relating to Edward Crankshaw and his work as writer for the Observer.

Correspondents include: KP Obank, David Astor, Donald Trelford

Includes letter about Crankshaw happily accepting the job at the Observer in August 1960, his extensive ideas for the literature department in 1961, his suggestions for a Russian column in 1962, his suggestions for improving the culture pages in 1963, serialisation of Crankshaw's book on Khrushchev in 1965, new draft agreement between Crankshaw and the Observer on writing a fortnightly column in 1965, his Eastern European tour with Lajos Lederer in October 1966, his Karl Marx biography for the Observer in 1967, his withdrawal from the Observer from 1968 and only occasional contribution to the paper, his further withdrawal from the paper in January 1972 after a 25 year stint, Crankshaw's various leader articles on Russia on a freelance basis.
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen(part)

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