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Hutt, George Allen, 1901-1973 (journalist and political activist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1901 - 1973

Biography

Allen Hutt (1901-1973) was a journalist, Marxist social historian, and authority on newspaper typography and design. He was the chief sub-editor on the Communist newspaper the Daily Worker for 24 years until 1966; member of the National Union of Journalists from 1926 until his death; and author of Newspaper design (1960; 2nd ed. 1967) and The changing newspaper (1973). Hutt was a consultant on matters of design to many national and provincial newspapers. He was made a Royal Designer for Industry (RDI) in 1970.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Hutt, G. Allen, 1964-1966

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9827/C/11
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The letters are chiefly original letters to Percy Muir and carbon copies of letters from him. Most of the correspondence between Muir and his co-editor John Carter is in item 4, but other items also include Muir's copies of letters to and from Carter.

Dates: 1964-1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Miscellaneous correspondents after the exhibition, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9827/A/84
Scope and Contents

The correspondents are: the National Book League (J. E. Morpurgo), Agenzia Generale Italiana Macchine Monotype (A. Mazssini), John Carter (enclosing a memorandum from Alan Hutt), Robert Boardman, V. G. W. Harrison (enclosing a printed review of the exhibition), Courtney Pope Ltd, Philip Unwin. With the letters is a typescript 'Notes for a post-mortem on Printing and the Mind of Man for J. Matson from John Carter'.

Dates: 1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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