LevelItem
Ref NoWPC/3/5
TitleWP Crozier's correspondence with Harold Wilson
Date1937-1944
Extent1 file
Creator NameManchester Guardian; Editor's Office; Crozier; William Percival (1879-1944); journalist
DescriptionCorrespondence relating to the possibility of employing Harold Wilson at the Guardian. The correspondence includes:
Letter from RB McCallum to William Percival Crozier recommending Wilson, 21 June 1937;
Copy letter from 'Acting Editor' to RB McCallum, 23 June 1937;
Copy letter from WP Crozier to RB McCallum, 14 July 1937;
Group of letters stuck together in top left-hand corner include a copy letter from WP Crozier to Wilson offering interview, 18 July 1937, a letter from RB McCallum to WP Crozier about Wilson, 17 July 1937, a copy letter from WP Crozier to RB McCallum, 19 July 1937, a memo from WP Crozier to JR Scott, 20 July 1937;
Letter from Wilson to WP Crozier enclosing Wilson's 'statement of record' and three testimonials, 19 July 1937;
File note by WP Crozier on Wilson's interview, 20 July 1937;
Copy letter from WP Crozier to Wilson congratulating him on receiving the Senior Webb Medley Scholarship, 26 July 1937;
Letter from Wilson to WP Crozier indicating that it is likely that he will turn down the offer of a trial, 29 July 1937;
Copy letter from WP Crozier to Wilson, 30 July 1937;
Correspondence stapled together includes a letter from Wilson to WP Crozier turning down the offer of a trial, 3 August 1937, and a copy letter from WP Crozier to Wilson, 4 August 1937;
Memo from WP Crozier to JR Scott regarding Wilson as well as other staffing issues, 6 August 1937;
Correspondence stapled together includes a letter written by Wilson's father, James Herbert Wilson, to the Guardian on adoption of Wilson as Prospective Labour candidate for Ormskirk and Wilson's roots in Lancashire, 25 October 1944, and a copy letter to James Herbert Wilson, 3 November 1944.
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen
FormatManuscript
Typescript

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