Ref NoRFS/4/1
TitleManchester Guardian Centenary Number
Date5 May 1921
Extent1 newspaper
Creator NameScott; Richard Farquhar (1914-); journalist
DescriptionA special issue created to mark the centenary of the Manchester Guardian's establishment. The issue includes: an article by Charles Prestwich Scott entitled 'A Hundred Years', an article by William Haslam Mills entitled 'The Paper and its Readers: A Century of History'; a copy of the prospectus announcing the first number of the Manchester Guardian in 1821; contributions from statesmen to the centenary number including General Jan Christian Smuts; Giovanni Giolitti; Count Sforza and Raymond Poincare; an article by John Masefield entitled 'Raynard the Fox'; an article by Granville Bantock entitled 'Some Musical Recollections'; an article by Sir Frank Benson entitled 'Memories of the Manchester Stage'; an article by JL Hammond entitled 'A Century of Liberalism'; some reprints from the Manchester Guardian including advertisements from 1821-22 and a quotation from each year from 1821-1921; a survey of the machines and technology used to produce the newspaper; an article by James Bone entitled 'The London End'; an article by AP Wadsworth entitled 'The Growth of Municipal Manchester'; an article by AN Monkhouse entitled 'Reviews and Reviewing'; and an article by James Drysdale entitled 'The Gallery, 100 Years of Parliamentary Reporting'.
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