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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.

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Papers of Allen Hutt

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9814
Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of papers related to Hutt's activities as a consultant to newspapers and writer on typography and design.

Dates: 1905-1983
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